Friday, February 19th, 2010

Welcome to Free For Haul Fridays!

A play on Oh No They Didn’t's “Free For All Fridays,” every Friday is Free For Haul Fridays! Friday is a day for fun — whether you’re already off enjoying your weekend or if you just need a way to get through til the end of the work day, FFH is here for you!

Share your latest beauty hauls! Once you’ve done that… say anything you’d like. Tell us about the greatest thing that happened to you this week, why your pet is the cutest, what you’re doing this weekend… whatever!

First, I’ll share mine!

OPI Hong Kong collection!  I’m wickedly tired, but I had an amazing time hanging out with Karen from Purple Lab & the sweet folks at HSN for the past two days going behind-the-scenes at both HSN & on the Purple Lab set.

Now… have at it!

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47 thoughts on “Free for Haul Friday, Volume #016

  1. Cherie

    I did more damage with the MAC Colour Forecast collection. Picked up Bronzilla l/s, Cha Cha l/g, Colour 4 quad (LOVE – I’ve received so many compliments wearing this combination and Ripe Peach blush).

    For early V-day I took my mom for lunch and gave her MAC Nymphette l/g. She ended up buying herself another l/s while we were there!

    I also got two really nice shirts from the Tommy outlet at awesome prices.

    This Monday I started my no-makeup-buy until MAC’s Liberty of London :) Even though I feel that I should pickup the MAC Blush Ombra in Vintage Grape… Should I? Shouldn’t I?? Let’s see how I do :)

    I’m glad this week is over. I’m ready for the weekend! I’m going to my cousins ballet concert tomorrow with my Mom. Then the man and I are going to our friend’s surprise bday at night. Sunday is my day of housework and laundry and tv!!!

    Have a great weekend everyone :)

  2. Glenda

    I’m a shopping addict!

    Hush Hush Rose Lipglass, Radicchio Lipstick, Vintage Purple and Springshine Ombres, the 3 and 4 Spring Color Forecasts eyeshadow quads, Benefit Moonbeam highlighter, Cargo Reverse Lipliner, and 2 OPI nail polishes.

  3. Cassie

    I picked up Viva Glam Cyndi, plus VG Gaga and Dervish lip liner to match. I hated how it looked on my bare lips (like a corpse!) but it looks good with Dervish. I tried to get the Ripe Peach Blush Ombre but it was sold out. Probably going back for Show Orchid and maybe Studded (the silver matte nail polish).

  4. Andrea

    I haven’t bought anything this week, but I’m going to Vegas tomorrow and I’m planning on taking advantage of cheaper U.S. prices and the strong Canadian dollar!!!

  5. Victoria

    i got the complete Sigma Brush Set in pink and the Glamour on the go kit…love them!!!
    last night me and one of my best friends went out to dinner to celebrate an early bday for me since she has to go back to school on my bday.
    tomorrow night me and my dad are going out to Red Lobster for my actual bday.

  6. Jenny

    I picked up Fresh Salmon lipstick from MAC a few days ago and I’m loving it, although I haven’t been able to wear it the past few days because i’ve been sick D:

    I’m really excited about the Liberty of London collection so I’m going to try not to buy anything until then (although I really want to try the new MAC foundation). I went to London this past summer and I spent a few hours in Liberty so I was excited to see a collection with it.

  7. azita

    i picked up viva glam gaga, and hush hush rose lipglass. they look so pretty together! i still have my eye on fresh salmon and rose maiden lipstick.

  8. Violet

    I bought the blushes and lipsticks from Mac’s Riveting collection — I am really loving the pigmentation on the blushes! I love the bright colors in that collection. It doesn’t seem to be getting a lot of love because it’s so “outside the box” but it’s exactly what I’ve been looking for. I also bought a 138 brush and Viva Glam V. The 138 felt like a huge splurge, but this weekend is my husband’s and my 9th anniversary and we had a good time shopping for ourselves.

  9. Dee

    Straw Harvest, Nanogold, and Kumquat lipglass from Spring Color 2, Lala From Spring Color 1, and Show Orchid and the silver lipglass from Riveting.

    The funniest thing that happened to me was when I was babysitting my nephew. He told me that his toy lizard speaks spanish, that he likes hot cocoa and not hot chocolate and then he fell asleep on me feet(true story lol).

  10. Emily

    I got Glamour Check! eyeshadow, Rock Out! Lipglass, and Studded Nail Lacquer from MAC this week. I also got my friend a Coastal Scents palette for her birthday :)

  11. Erin

    I didn’t spend too much but I love everything that I got!
    I went to the CCO and got the 165 brush and bonus beat lipglass. then I went to my mac counter today and picked up the Color 4 quad from spring color forecast (love!)

    Thank god its the weekend!

  12. Jess

    i bought a few things:
    *Hush,Hush Rose lipglass (my current favorite lipglass!)
    *Essie-Mint candy apple (nail polish)
    *China Glaze-peachy keen (nail polish)
    *NYX 10 Color palette in “Romance”
    *A bracelet by C.C. Skye

    Im Trying to control my shopping until MAC’s Liberty of London collection!! im sooo excited for it :D

  13. Jenn

    I was good this week…I only hauled Chantecaille’s Rose de Mai Rosewater spray loving it :) so relaxing and uplifting at the same time excited to go see shutter island this weekend!! hope everyone has a lovely relaxing weekend!

  14. Nicole

    I got two Bobbi Brown shimmer bricks!! Nectar and Pink Quartz! I’m really excited to use them. I tried to buy my first Chanel lipstick this week, but sadly the color was discontinued. I might try to hunt it down. But at least I have the Rouge Coco launch to look forward to!

  15. DonnaN

    I also did more damage with MAC’s Spring Colour Forcast. I got Springshine Blush Ombre, Hush Hush Rose l/g, Sketch e/s, NC20 Select Sheer Pressed compact at my store and my MAC Online finally arrived…Lavender Wind, Electric Fuchsia and Cha Cha. With that, I am done with Spring Color Forcast.

    I also got a tube of Clinique Exfoliating Scrub from Macy’s.

    From eBay, I got Sugarshot and from MU Alley, I traded for a bunch of MAC products: Night Manuevers e/s, Lucky Jade and Royal Hue shadesticks, Angeldish l/s and Electrosky paint pot.

  16. Evelyn

    I realize I may have a Guerlain addiction as I picked up a KissKiss gloss in opal pearl which is completely beautiful. Then I saw the YSL eyeshadow compact in Lilac Sky which I think I will finally buy because it is just so beautiful. Sephora is evil! Oh I bought some cute studded flats by Circa Joan & David…buying spree!

    Working late tonight and working on papers this weekend, so no excitement for me. :( But at least I have my gloss. :)

  17. Carrie

    I ordered some MAC lipsticks: Fresh Salmon, Cyndi, Lovin’ It, Front Lit, Riveting, and Bubbles. For some reason, I have been really into MAC lipsticks lately. I’ll have to cool it until the new collections come out, though.

  18. Jen

    Had a sub par week, and went for some retail therapy.. picked up Urban Decay 24/7 eyeshadow in Rockstar, Orgasm blush, MAC 129 brush (LOVE) and plushglass in powersupply. I love how these colours complement each other, they make me look natural-but-better and glowy!

  19. Rowan

    I had a terrible stomach virus this week right after Valentines :( So the only thing I hauled was NARS Kaula Lumpur e/s duo. Sad for me, good for my pocket, even better for my hubby! LOL.

    This weekend I’m on call for my job so I can’t really do anything exciting but sit by the phone and wait if they need me. Although tomorrow night I have a dinner party to go to which should be fun!

    And my best friend’s birthday is Monday so that’s another party!

  20. Jennifer

    Phew…This week I got…Which will be my last make up haul for quite awhile (If I can keep to it haha).

    MAC:
    Victorian L/S
    Pink Burst L/S
    Hush, Hush, Rose L/G
    Fresh Salmon L/S
    Cyndi Viva Glam L/S
    Gaga Viva Glam L/S
    Melba Blush

    :)

  21. Rosanna

    I went to downtown Vancouver (full of olympic crowds XD) yesterday and so I went to the Mac Pro store and did some damage. >_< It did not help to have a friend with me because I actually spent more than I intended to!

    My Haul:

    Colour Quad 4 (Spring Colour Forecast)
    Lala Eyeshadow (Spring Colour Forecast)
    15 ProPalette
    Delft Paint Pot (they're discontinuing these!)

  22. Claudia

    I got zoya remove +, zoya nail polish, 3 Milani holo polishes, 2 Color Club polishes, 2 OPIs, 2 ORLYs. So yup nail polish week lol. And L’Oreal mascara.

    I am moving to my new place tomorrow, hectic? Yes. Can’t wait for freedom again!

  23. Diana

    I picked up Riveting, Creme de Nude, Blankety lipsticks and I love them all. About 2weeks ago I got my first Mac lipstick in VGV and as you can see my new addiction is lipsticks…I don’t know why I hated them for so long. Thanks for all the swatches Christine.

  24. Sarrah T

    Purity made simple, hope in a jar, a benefit bronzing set (w/ Hoola, Gilded, Highbeam, and a mascara), another benefit set as a backup(their pink primer, eyebright, blue BGL), Living proof thickening cream. It’s about $200 worth of stuff, but it’s my first big Sephora of the year. I used to spend $100-$200 every other week at Sephora, but up until now I had only spent $25 there. Now I’ll be starting another project 10 pan and cleaning out my stash. I’m trying to get away from the collecting and sticking to buying the things that I love.

  25. Evie

    Viva Glam VI SE !

  26. teha83

    I had to have the new 130 brush :) While I was there I bought VG Gaga and Show Orchid. Kind of interested in the new mineralize foundation but not sure yet if I’m going to buy it, it’s really creamy and easy to blend.

  27. Mackenzie

    Today it was stock the kit day. I picked up metal maven l/s, the new brush, studded nailpolish, true babe l/g. A crap ton of ardell lashes, and new mascara wands. Then at sephora I just picked up some new purity cleanser. I did way too much damage with spring colour. I’m trying a no buy until liberty too. We shall see how this goes.

  28. amy

    My latest haul includes: MAC Crush Metal Pigments Stack 1 and OPI nail polish in Jade is the New Black and Bling Dynasty. I have been attending some Olympic venues and parties this week and will be attending more next week. It has been a lot of fun and everybody has Olympic fever in Vancity with people spontaneously breaking out in dance and sing O Canada on the streets.

  29. Rosie

    I got the OPI Alice in Wonderland small kit polishes. And China Glaze Lubu Heels. Not beauty related but I got some new headbands for cheap in this cool hip store in downtown Fullerton. I got a new haircut that is very blunt and short/volumized in back and longer in the front and it looks so awesome with headbands. But now, I’m trying to go purchase free for Lent. Doesn’t help that BFTE is having a 20% off sale and I really want 1939.

  30. Silvia

    Hi everyone!
    I could not resist and asked for a brow pencil from the all sexes all races collection – and the mua recommended taupe for my NC42. I love it and it is so quick in the morning :)
    then I also got the bronzer from bobbi brown in Maui. I tried it a week ago and loved it. It leaves a nice warm shimmer! kind of warms me up in the cold winter months.
    that’s it for me. on Monday will propbably end up getting some lipsticks at the mac counter since the spring collection is then available and I got an appointment. I am thinking l/s fresh salmon and bubblegum…this weekend will do some workout and meet friends and on sunday have lunch with my parents.

  31. montygrl4131

    Stopped by Mac and picked up Straw Harvest, Hot Hot Hot, Nanogold, Sketch, Club, Gaga and Cyndi Viva Glam. The Mac girl was wearing subculture under her Gaga L/S and it had a very pretty result.

    At Nordies I finally broke and bought Particuliere, Ming, and Santal. They were out of the Kaska Beige quad, but the lovely sales lady who helped me offered to have it mailed to me from another store. Apparently that store didn’t have it, but she called me and let me know that she had called around and located one out of state. How AWESOME is that customer service!? Kathy at the Kiehls (yes Kiehls) counter in the Florida Mall is so sweet. Stop by and see her if you are in the Orlando area:)

    I also ordered the Guerlain meteorites in Beige Chic, but not sure that I like it.

    I hope everyone has a happy weekend:)

  32. Amber

    I am a beauty addict! I couldn’t stay away from Sephora for another week, so I hauled Philosophy Cherry On Top shower gel, a BeautyBlender set (cannot live without these now!) and a BE Buxom Babes lip polish set – Lacey and Pixie! I also took advantage of the free Smashbox primer sample! Cannot wait to try – I need something for my pores. I had tons of BI points, so I cashed them in for the Tarte The Insider collection and Ole Henriksen Truth serum. And since March is my birthday month, I got my b-day gift from Sephora, the Sephora Collection Beautiful Eyes Kit.

    I have to work today, but tomorrow I am going to my friends house for dinner and some fun, then Monday is my day for cleaning and tv!

    HAPPY HAULING!!!!!!!!!!

  33. Amber

    OMG – I almost forgot my transdesign haul! I got Essie polishes in Tart Deco, Lilacism, Van D’Go, Neo-Whimsical, Chinchilly, Mink Muffs and finally got my nails on Sexy Divide!

  34. sonia

    I got a replacement shu uemura curler and returned a mac eyeshadow I got last week and got a fix+ bottle instead.

  35. Desiree

    LOL, today was a big haulin’ week for me! Lets see…Dior Addict High Shine is rose couture, Viva glam Gaga, mac e/s in all that glitters, mythology & mulch, hush hush rose l/g, colour me coral l/s, and colour 4 eyeshadow quad.
    And then my mom went to the drugstore, so that means I gave in to even more temptations…milani liquif’eted eyeliner in brown, milani runway eyes palette in 01 designer browns, maybelline color sensational l/s in nearly there, l’oreal hip duo in “bustling”, and last but not least, l;oreal lineur intense felt tip liquid liner(:

    whew!! lots of new stuff this week. but now im like BROKE, haha. but thats what I get for being so…makeup addicted. x]

  36. Kiera

    Finally got Nars Madly, have been wanting it for months, just never picked it up. So happy I did, love it!

  37. strawberry

    i wanted to try out revlon photoready so i got that, but i’m afraid the one i got is a little bit lighter than my skin tone. i also got rimmel lipsticks and 4 polishes from OPI’s Hong Kong collection :]

  38. Leigh

    I picked up a China Glaze polish in Thunderbird, a new bottle of Fix +, a few misc. skin care items, some Herbal Essence Hairspray, and 4 polishes from Forever 21! I was good.

  39. Meika

    Ordered Riveting and Show Orchid l/s, another 3N l/g, and the fushia blush from the collection. Then I went to Sephora and purchased DiorShow Mascara, DDF Sulfur Therapeutic Mask, Anastasia brow stencils and brow pen in universal deep shade.

  40. kfm

    grabbed some stuff from the riveting collection- first time ordering on line from mac and i’m happy to report that they were amazing. ended up getting riveting, metal maven, bubbles, true babe and rock out… would have been a clean sweep if i didn’t already have show orchid :-P

    also managed to score silverthorn eyeshadow, which is still available on the canadian web site.

  41. Tattoo Girl

    This week I bought MAC Chromaline in Marine Ultra and Rich Purple, MAC Gloss in ALuminum, Teal, and Ice Blue, Metal Maven l/s, Show Orchid l/s, and True Babe l/g. Then yesterday I went to the CCO and got Mink & Sable e/s, a backup of Femme-Fi e/s, and She-Boom lipgelee!

  42. Diana

    I hit the jackpot at my local CCO…my husband treated me to 5 lipsticks from Mac: Blankety, Snob, Pretty Please, Freckletone, Buoy O Buoy, and Wildly Lush lipglass. I hope I’m good for a while. He’s so sweet, anything to make the Mrs. happy.

  43. Chester

    I got a couple of nail polishes.

    Essie Tart Deco
    Essie Chinchilly
    OPI Baguette Me Not
    OPI Mother Road Rose

    Sadly, no makeup. I’m looking forward to MAC’s Spring Color Forecast but I’ll have to wait another fortnight till it’s released in my country. So excited!

  44. Emm

    I got MAC Color forcast the color quad 3, and the stacked 1 crushed metal pigments. I also got brow powder and concealer w/ salycilic acid from Clinique since I wanted the lillyland set offer they have at bloomies.