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Amazing August Hauls!!!!

Hello BT! Today is August 1st and that means another month of hauls!

 

This month is the 2x/3x/4x the points for BI,VIB and ROUGE respectively. This is a great time to stock up on points lost throughout the year!

 

Please share your purchases! Remember, a haul is a haul no matter how big or small! Smiley Wink Smiley Happy

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I'm so excited to post! I'll be out shopping this weekend so I'll post right after that final shop. I'm saving up everything to post it all. Smiley Happy

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Finally posting my latest (well within the last week or two) purchases!!

 

 

Lip tars and samples from the sale

 

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Napoleon items from Ulta's sale (I can't resist a good sale, clearly). Also, those lipsticks are gorgeous!! I had never tried a napoleon lipstick before, and I'm in love. 

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My beautiful, beautiful Tom Ford items! Nude dip and Softcore. 

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Louboutin polish Smiley Happy Finally got to try this last weekend, and I really like it. I can't wear nail polish at work, so for me it's only a weekend item (or a special weeknight). One coat being completely opaque with a quick drying time is a lifesaver for me! Although the next day, I did have some scuffing on the tips, so I added another coat and that lasted beautifully through the rest of a rather rough weekend. Definitely getting at least one more color. 

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LOUBOUTIN....It's beauuuutiful O_O

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I still can't get over how huge it is!! Here it is compared to a butter polish

 

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Drooool. I must resist that nail polish. 

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Aaahh TF love it! 

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Yay!  You got the primer. 

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Thanks again for the reccomendatïon! I love it so far. It's light enough that it doesn't mess up my moisturizer o serum but I really see a difference with my foundation. 

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I am trying SO hard to only replace make up I'm genuinely nearly running out of, but every time anyone posts a Tom Ford haul, I somehow convince myself there are many definitions of 'nearly running out of'. Mabe hitting the pan on every eyeshadow in a palette is not essential ...

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My current justification is that once I have a good stock of high end shadows and whatnot I'll trade away my mid range items. Or I'll just hoard it all. We'll see. 

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That blush looks so lush, vibrant, and silky. I think I may be just a little bit obsessed with it now. Is it more red or pinky? Warm or cool?

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It's very warmed toned and shows reddish/plumb on my skin. The highlighter is super creamy and blend able and both are so intensely pigmented that it will last forever. I barely tap my brush and it's plenty!

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Thanks!

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Nothing too exciting. Just some basics.

 

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Urban  Decay All Nighter Setting Spray

No Bleeding  Secret Lip Liner

MAC Eyebrow Pencil in Fling

MAC Prep + Prime Highlighter in Radiant Rose & Light Boost

+ a crazy amount of samples that I somehow already displaced. 

 

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How do you like the "No Bleeding Secret Lip Liner"  My niece always wears red, red lipstick and she's been on the hunt for a good liner/primer to prevent feathering, bleeding, etc...   I use the Too Faced Lip Primer, but she has tried it and thinks it makes her lips too dry.

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When I remember, I usually put concealer around my entire outer lip line after moisturizing and before powder foundation. I've been using IT Cosmetics Bye-Bye Under Eye Concealer and it help with some bleeding/migration issues and also does give a very subtle highlighted/poofy effect to my lips. (I'm probably the only one who notices it though, but if it makes me feel better.....why not?) It's good if the color is a little lighter in color, something slightly darker wouldn't do the trick.

 

Do you like the Too Faced Primer?

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It works pretty well for me.  I don't use lipstick everyday (I'm more of a gloss girl), but when I do, the Too Faced Lip Insurance definitely extends the wear of my lipstick.  It can be a little drying so I use balm first and try to stick to hydrating lipsticks.

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I'm on the fence. It works well with most lipsticks but if the the formula is very creamy it still bleeds on me. One thing that bothers me is that you can feel it on. It has a very waxy texture. I'm still trying to figure out if I really like the product.

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Hi dziggi - I almost got the No Bleeding Lips, but have a Bite liner similar to it (only tried it a few times, not terribly impressed, but since I just found it again in a summer-time bag, maybe I need to give it another go) Did you try/like No Bleeding Lips? Maybe your info will help me decide.

 

Did you get the crazy amount of samples in store? When I got to the counter and asked if they had any other samples, before I even got the words out, the girl said, 'Umm....that's what's in here." Referring to the VIB Rouge Sample bag. So I ended up letting it go and hoping I'll have better luck next time. Any secret undercover password/lingo to help get samples? (like needing to know the password to get into a 'speakyeasy' or something - although I suspect that might have actually been easier! Smiley Very Happy

 

Don't feel bad about misplaced samples, I misplace Everything all the time! Probably due in part to the fact that I'm always trying to hide my purchases here, there and everywhere. Did they give you good samples? Thanks for any info, I appreciate it. Smiley Happy

 

btw - I remember the first time I enlarged your avatar - what a hoot!!! Your dog is adorable. I had one who loved wearing her sweater, she'd scratch at the door to go out and then I'd put her sweater on her and she'd run away to go sleep somewhere (they're so smart) She was also partial to a long set of faux pearls that I found from childhood dress up days, they'd wrap around her neck several times (only with human supervision, of course) you could feel she felt so fancy with her pearls on though, Yes, sometimes a paper towel around her neck was even enough to make her happy - that's what reminded me of her. Any details to share about your Dough Baby and his/her other fashion trends? I smile every time I see your avatar - thanks for that.Smiley Happy

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I'm still trying to decide if I like the liner. It's good but I'm not wowed with it. Some of my creamier lipsticks still bleed while wearing it and it has a very waxy texture (or maybe I'm applying too much, not sure). I'm still trying to figure how much to apply.

 

I never get any samples in store! I swear the sales people keep the samples for themselves because whenever I go out they always tell me they are out.  I know when I worked in a department store the makeup counter sales people always took home a generous amount of samples. Or maybe I'm just looking to much into it. If there is a secret code or special hand shake for getting samples, I have yet to figure it out! Smiley Happy That's why I'm loyal to the online store. All the samples and promos I want.

 

I wish that was my dog! I actually found the pic online after searching for Welsh Corgies. That's why I had to use it as my avatar. The face on the dog is priceless. It cracks me every time I see it. "Human, why are you looking at me like that? I've got bread on my face, don't judge." Hahah your dog sounds like quite the fashionista! Smiley Happy

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The items I picked up today. I was going to get more makeup items, but the SA looked at me like I was crazy when I asked if they had any ordering promos. I listed a few I remembered but I could not remember them all. Then, she pretended like they never get any. As the emails clearly state some are in store and online, I find it hard to believe the Downntown Disney store is excluded from ALL the promos.  Thus, I only bought the Ariel Polish that is listed as sold out every time I see it listed online. I did not ask for those samples either. They had them pre made at the register. I will probably toss them as I am unsure how sanitary they are. 

 

I could not decide which shoes I liked better, so I got them both.