About Me

Welcome to The Happy Sloths, my name is Jasmine! I am the author of this little blog and I currently reside in British Columbia, Canada. Blogging is a hobby of mine that started all the way back in 2013 and for my "day job", I work as a Registered Nurse. My love for makeup started all way back when I was 12 or 13 (with a watermelon-flavored Lip Smackers lip gloss) and from then on, I slowly developed an addiction! I love makeup because it makes me feel more confident and the creative process is so relaxing and therapeutic! Finally, you may wonder why this blog is called "The Happy Sloths". Well, sloths are simply the cutest animals around (and believe me, they were all the rage back in 2013). Therefore, I wanted a unique, non-conventional name for a beauty blog so I settled on the Happy Sloths!

Beauty Facts
Below are some beauty facts about me that you may find helpful as a reference when reading reviews on this site:

Skin Tone: Fair to light beige with neutral undertones (i.e. MAC NC15-20)
Skin Type: Combination, enlarged pores, and emerging fine lines
Hair Type: Wavy, prone to split ends, frizz, and tangling
First Beauty Purchase: Lip Smackers Lip Gloss
Beauty Items I Cannot Live Without: Shiseido Natural Eyebrow Pencil in GY901 (sadly discontinued), Jack Black Lip Balm, Biore UV Aqua Rich Watery Essence Sunscreen (reviewed here), Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Pink Juice Moisturizer (reviewed here)
Favorite Makeup Brands: Dior, Charlotte Tilbury, Givenchy
Favorite Skincare Brands: Fresh, Farmacy, Biossance, Youth To The People, Glow Recipe
Worst Beauty Habit: Picking at my skin, not consistently wearing SPF
One Beauty Item I Have Way Too Many Of: Lipsticks!

Photography Equipment
I take and edit all my own photos. See below for the gear I currently use:

Camera: Fujifilm X-T1 with the kit lens (18-135mm Lens); for close-ups (lip swatches) I use a macro extension tube bought on Amazon.
Lights: Lowel Ego Fluorescent 2 Light Kit (no longer available and replaced by the new Lowel Ego Bi-Color LED Light Panel), 18" Angler Bi-Color Ring Light

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