Dry Shampoo Extravaganza!

Going as long as humanly possible between washes is all the rage the last couple of years! And very appropriately, I washed my hair today (I managed to get 3 and a bit days between washes). Last March, I was at a friend’s house with an acquaintance who is a hairdresser. I mentioned I have…

Cleaning Out My Closet

For the millionth time, I’ve run into a slight dilemma with the closet situation: I have my pre-partum clothes (25 lbs less my current weight and could wear whatever I wanted – this includes fancy clothes and office clothes and a few casual pieces). And I have my post-partum clothes (office wear since I started…

Skincare Savvy: Spousal Edition

I finally had the opportunity to trade in several years worth of Lush pots for a complimentary face mask. Rather than enjoy the spoils of my hard-earned victory by myself, I asked my husband to join me in the process. And rather than blog about my experiences with the face mask, I thought I would…

Review: Naked Reloaded Palette

The Naked palettes have always been on my radar but never in my collection. I’ve waffled between Naked 2 and Naked 3, loving the shadows but never being able to justify the cost. A neutral palette, in my humble opinion, should be affordable and include shades ranging from highlighters to black. Every neutral palette should…

Review: Essano Rosehip Gentle Facial Cleansing Micellar Water

I made a point of traveling with an abridged version of my skincare routine this trip. I should know better by now: there are ways of shortening the process I’ve established, but certain products are essential to maintaining my complexion and overall health of my skin regardless of how much they weigh in my bag….

Sarah’s Beauty Favourites 2019

Hello again! Happy New Year! Our hiatus has finally reached an end, and Pragmatic Beauty is getting back on track with new posts about skincare, cosmetics, and lifestyle for the year 2020. Sara and I had a very busy 2019, some of which we’ll probably be talking about here. But I thought it would be…

Temporary Hiatus

Hello, all! Sara and I are very sorry that the blog has been silent for the past couple of months. We’re both busy with our own projects: Sara, with her baby and her business, and me with school. Sara would like to add that she has been so busy, she has not brushed her teeth…

Review: Fenty Pro Filt’r Powder and Concealer

Last year was easily the Year of Fenty. I loved every single thing I tried from them, with few exceptions. Yes, the formula of the Stunna Lip Paint was a little thin, and yeah, the Flyliner had a little too much sheen for my liking, but overall, I found myself several new standards. I went…

There’ll be Stye in the Eye When We Die

Disclaimer: All content and media on this blog is created and published online, and contain personal anecdotes. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, and should not be relied on as health or personal advice. A couple of weeks ago, I had the tail end of my second stye in less than…

Pelvic Floor Physio: What to Expect

Disclaimer: All content and media on this blog is created and published online, and contain personal anecdotes. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, and should not be relied on as health or personal advice. There’s a big movement (maybe it’s a little movement but it’s big to me because new mom…