Top 5 Favourite Classics

You’ve all seen those lists, right? The ones that tell you how important and educated you are based on which of the “classics” you have read. I’ll be honest, I’ve read a few (being an English major helps), but there…

St. Tropez Tan

As a girl who was nicknamed Tomato one summer from a really terrible sun burn (I’m not even joking), I know the value of sunscreen. Unfortunately, that also means that my skin tends to be quite pale (thank you Scandinavian…

HELLO!

Welcome to Be Loverly, your source for beauty, fashion, books and all the lovely things of life.

May Playlist

This month although my music loyalty has been to Brandon Flowers’ new album, The Desired Effect (read my review here), I have taken breaks here and there to listen to something else. I’ve been listening to music more than usual…

May Favourites

When it came time to start figuring out what I would share for favourites this month, I was kind of stumped. I have definitely been using a lot of good products, but there are so many new ones (many which…

What’s in My Makeup Bag | May 2015

It’s that time! Today I will be sharing all the things that I’ve been using all month long. For the most part, these are the products that I have been using every day, the ones that I reach for over…

Rules of Civility

Rules of Civility, written by Amor Towles, takes place in the late 1930s and centres around the life of Katey Kontent, a young twenty-five-year-old living in New York City at the tail end of the Great Depression. It’s a tale…

Spring/Summer Fashion List

I thought it would be appropriate to share what is currently on my shopping list in terms of clothing since I’ve shared my reading list and beauty list this month. Like most seasons, I have a lot of things I…

Tarte Tartelette Amazonian Clay Matte Eyeshadow Palette

When the Sephora VIB sale rolled around last month, one of the products at the top of my list was Tarte’s Tartelette Amazonian Clay Matte Eyeshadow Palette. As a girl who loves a good shimmer shadow, mattes are far and…

Brandon Flowers, The Desired Effect

I have been a fan of Brandon Flowers for many years. From his beginnings as the frontman of The Killers, who came to fame around the time I was fifteen or sixteen. I remember when they were on the cover of…

The Perfect Spring Nail Polish?

That’s right, I think I found the perfect nail polish for spring (and possibly summer too). It’s Essie’s Bikini So Teeny. I know, I’m late to the party, but I have to dedicate some time to singing the praises of…

Home Tour: Kitchen

Like I said two weeks ago, for the next little bit, I will be sharing spaces in our home as part of my Home Tour series (see my office here). When we decided to rent our current home, this kitchen was…