I love love watching/hearing about hauls. I'm interested in what people got and what they recommend. I went to Sephora today, and went out with an empty wallet. lol. I manly went to get skincare products:
Korres Milk Protein Cleanser
Korres Wild Rose Daily Brightening Refining Buff Cleanser
Boscia Bright White Mask
Clinique Moisture Surge Extended Thirst Reflief
Givenchy Mister Mat
Korres Pomegranate Mattifying Treatment
Fresh Face Polish
What did you all get recently?
Month of May shopping spree..... Sephora & Nordstrom
Laura Mercier Bronzer/Blush Ritual
Laura Mercier Secret Camoflauge SC5 (summer shade)
Sephora Sun Safety Kit
Soap & Glory Body Butter
Bobby Brown Corrector Peach
Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer Almond summer shade
Shiseido - BioPerformance Restorative Creme -Nordstrom GWP got me; beach bag, sunblock, deluxe serum sample, lipstick, deluxe sample of cleansing oil.
Laura Mercier creme liner Noir, & LM Liner Brush-Nordies event
I think I'm set for summer.
Recently, I bought....
-MUFE Aqua Rouge in 16 Fuschia
-Bite Beauty High Pigment Matte Pencil in Tart and Rhubarb
-Urban Decay 24/7 Glide on Pencils in Demolition and Zero
-MUFE Aqua Eyes in Matte Black
-Caudalie Cleansing Water
-Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream
-Sephora Eye Makeup Remover
-Dr. Jart CC Essence Balm
-Benefit Hello Flawless
I think I will have to take a break from any other shopping sprees til the end of summer. Lol.
Ladies, THIS is the destruction that happens when dangerous promo codes get in the hands of the wrong people. Way too many samples! I used the ITKIT code (bottom right), UNDERWRAPS (top right), and GARDEN- the Gucci Flora in Magnolia- love this scent!
And above is a photo of my lack of restraint when it comes to makeup
UD Afterglow Cheek Tints in Bang, Fetish, Score, and Crush
UD Super-Saturated Lip Color in Adrenaline
MUFE Aqua Cream #54
Bare Mineral Stroke of Light (shade 2- ironically got a sample of shade 1 in my mystery sample bag)
Too Faced La Creme in Spice Spice Baby
Josie Maran Coconut Watercolor Cheek Gelee in Poppy Paradise
Clinique Take The Day Off Cleansing Balm
100 pt perks of Bite Beauty Lipstick & Korres Greek Yogurt Sleeping Facial
And... filler items to get to $25 for free shipping- Sephora Polish, Soap & Glory Face Soap and Clarity, and Smith's Rosebud Salve.
Crush (far left) is my favorite of the four, but I love them all!
The bite beauty lipstick and la creme just arrived today so I haven't had a chance to test them out yet, but I will let you know! I've had the La Creme Juicy Melons shade on my heart list for a while, but I can't find it in stock! My local store is consistently out, and I'm waiting for it to come back in stock online. Hopefully I like the formula
The Bite Beauty lipstick I liked, but not as much as La Creme. I found the Bite Beauty one slightly drying, and it definitely did not last as long on my lips- it failed the red bull test! (I've decided I'm testing all of my lipstick from now on with the red bull can test ) It was a great color though!
I was excited this morning because Juicy Melons is back in stock, so I'll be making another order!! Or two... I kind of want to get some more shades of La Creme now haha.
I grabbed an UD Afterglow Cheek Tint a few weeks ago (and the old ammo palette, deluxe shadow box, full size de-slick spray, plus a travel size all nighter spray and mini primer potion for free ) but I can't get it to stay on my face! I love the way the tarte cheek stains just glide on and look dewy and perfect all day, and the UD just disappears within 5 minutes! Reach up to brush your hair out of your face? Say goodbye to the cheek stain! Want to use a blotting paper in your nose? That'll cost you the cheek stain. It sits on top of my skin and slides right off again, what am I doing wrong??
Hmm... hopefully roxystar4 can jump in here too, I know she owns one! I haven't had trouble oddly- which shade are you using? I apply my on top of primer/foundation using a stippling brush and then set my whole face with finishing powder and/or one of the UD sprays.
I've got the shade Greedy. I have tried putting it just on bare skin, with a primer, over foundation (cream and powder) , and using the UD spray with it to see if there was anything that helped. I think stippling sounds like a good idea though, I'll give that a shot and hopefully it'll help it stick but maybe it is just not for me. I only paid $9 so it's certainly the not priciest thing I've bought that hasn't worked out perfectly! I hope it will help though.
Looks awesome! I got the other it kit in my order, can't wait to get in it the mail. Would love to hear how you like Josie Maran cheek gelee, I've been thinking about it but they don't have it yet my store yet for me to try.
I'll update when I've tried it! I did find it interesting in store when swatching these that they leave a slight stain on skin- this is the first cream blush I've tried that does that. Given, on top of foundation/primer, etc they may not reach the skin, but on bare skin it's something to take note of
So I hate to be the negative nancy on a product that clearly a good number of people love, but you can take my review with a grain of salt and read the others on the product page.
I wasn't crazy about this product at all. Could not get this to work on my cheeks- applied VERY splotchy and unevenly and looked very unnatural. I tried using a few different brushes, my fingers, tried this over foundation, on a naked face and on just primer and I could not get this to apply in a way that I was happy with it. I was considering returning it (I absolutely HATE returning things, have yet to return something to Sephora), but tried it on my lips for kicks and giggles and actually really liked it on my lips. A lot easier for smooth application on my lips and the stain lasted my entire 12 hour shift.
I have spent waaay too much this past month at Sephora but it's okay cause I totally deserve it!
-Sephora Collection Smokey Studio Customizable Eye Palette
-Sephora Collection Perfecting Eye Primer
-Sephora Collection Long Lasting Eyeliner High Precision Brush
-Benefit Brow Zings
-Sephora Collection Double-Ended Smokey Eye Brush
-Kat Von D Tattoo Liner in Trooper
-Philosophy Clear Days Ahead facial cleanser
-Korres Volcanic Minerals Volumizing Mascara
-TokyoMilk Dark Femme Fatale Collection Lip Elixirs
-Dr. Jart+ Black Label Detox BB Beauty Balm
I didn't get those last 3 yet, still waiting for my package to arrive! (Come on, Thursday!)
And as far as free samples go, well omg!
-Boscia B.B. Cream SPF 27 PA++
-Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream SPF 35 deluxe sample in Light
-Guerlain Maxi Lash
-Bumble and bumble Thickening Shampoo
-Clinique 3-Step Skin Care System Samples For Combination Oily to Oily Skin
-Living Proof Nourishing Styling Cream
-Soap & Glory The Righteous Body Butter
-Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional
-Benefit Happy Birthday gift
I am working on getting that Soap and Glory body butter in full size cause it smells heavenly!!!!
wow so you actually used the code MOISTURIZE and received the full size. Good for you. I did NOT get it instead i got a tiny sample when I used the code. SO MAD !!!!!!!!!
Way more than that, I have a ton of points roxystar4. Thats why I did not care for the points. Yeah too bad it happened to me but I dont want to say anything anymore cause I dont want the code list to be removed because I got upset and voiced my frustration here. I dont want to affect other ladies here. Sorry ladies.
*hugs* Do you have an origins store near you? I know its not the same but they give out very generous samples at the store near me- has lasted me a month+
Maybe/Hopefully the Origins store will do this for you?