Friday, July 16th, 2010

Free for Haul Friday

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!

Haul: I grabbed my Digi-Pops stuff from Nordstrom on Tuesday! :)

Excited for: Catching up on my to-do list, seeing my sister!

Friday plans: Hang out & have lunch with my sister!

This week’s Mellan photo…

This is what Mellan looks like when we make him wait to be released to eat his breakfast/dinner!

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202 thoughts on “Free for Haul Friday, Volume #037

  1. ace

    hmmm well yesterday i ordered the ud naked palette!! and im going horse riding today,on my favorite horse, so i cant wait!! πŸ˜€

  2. Ru

    Aww Mellan looks so sad in that picure!

    This week I hauled UD 24/7 in Mildew, and though it doesn’t stay on my inner rim, the color is gorgeous and I’m a bit obsessed with it right now! I almost hauled Benefits Confessions of a Concealaholic, Bourjis liner with smokey brush on the opposite side, MAC Jazzed, and Bobby Brown Gel Liner in Denim, but stopped myself because I think I might be getting a bit out of control!! Next week though…

  3. Lauren

    i was going to get UD NAKED but then i realized it wasn’t limited edition, no need to rush. I purchased MAC Soften the mood mineralize e/s, Jazzed l/s (which looks an awful lot like Ever Hip on my super pink lips :( ), DIOR Bronze SPF 20 in Honey Matte, i believe and finally, Bobbi Brown lip crayon in Posey. I really got some great stuff. That bronzer makes my skin absolutely glow with a complete lack of sparkles! loves

    • Finding the right bronzer can be so tricky!

    • Vanelle

      Omg I thought the same thing too, because of brands like Mac that come out with products and they sell out so quick we are programmed to wanna rush and get stuff. Thank God Urban decay made it permanent. I’ll get it later.

  4. Amber

    I just placed my order online with Nordies – here is my haul!
    Chanel Quatour Boutons
    Chanel quad in Enigma
    Chanel glossimer in Coral Love
    Philosophy Purity 32oz size
    MAC Jazzed l/s from In the Groove

    So excited for everything! But very mad that I missed out on Stereo Rose – at least I got Petticoat.

    I am just back from vacation, so getting everything re-organized is my main focus this weekend.

  5. Cherie

    Happy Friday!!!

    Haul: NOTHING! Wow… good for me but sad for me too. I am trying to buy only essentials until MAC Villans and Feline. Then I’m showing self control again until Christmas. We will see how I do… lol

    Excited for: See friends this Saturday at a bbq lunch and another friends for dinner :) Sunday is relax station!

    Friday plans: Have lunch with mom and movie date tonight with my bf and bff. Going to see the new Leo movie.

  6. happybadfish

    I almost bought some of the new palette’s from the Digi-Pops. I really like they way they look. Does anyone know if they will be making the large eyeshadow palettes to match? I hope so!

    I am teeter-totting about the UD Naked palette. I certainly don’t need anymore eyeshadow, but I love the way this one looks.

  7. Jayna

    My order from Mac arrived so 2 more Stereo Rose and 1 more By Candlelight (don’t need those!), I received another order from Fyrinnae this one had 4 shadows and 3 city glams. That is all for this week.. much slower than last week! I did place some orders but I will report on those when they arrive πŸ˜‰

  8. Carrie

    Sephora-UD Naked Palette (I already have sooo many neutrals, but I couldn’t pass up such a great deal), Sephora Flashy Green eyeliner, lots of free samples, & free BE Buxom mascara. 2 discontinued shades of Loreal Hip Eyeliners from Ebay. Testing out Maybelline Dream Matte Mousse foundation. Thinking about returning Haute & Naughty mascara, is it a hassle to return MAC purcheses made online?

  9. I can’t remember if I included that I got Stereo Rose, Petticoat, and By Candlelight last week, but I did and I LOVE them! Especially Stereo Rose. I was kind of scared to use it because I’m NW20, but it’s gorgeous! I also got Lustering because it’s so darn pretty. Since MAC just had to offer me free shipping, I caved and got the “Hang Loose” mineralized blush duo. It should be coming Monday or Tuesday. Now I have to relax (not that I want to!) because I’ve been getting so much and I need to save for Venomous Villains and Fab. Felines!

  10. Radha

    Haul: Nordstrom to pick up Digi Pops Dazzleglasses
    Excited For: Sunday, when my best friend and her family will be coming to our lakehouse.
    Friday Plans: Hang out with my two best friends in the world, one of which moved and I haven’t seen in a month!

  11. Cindy

    Last Friday after my haircut I was of course checking out the salon’s nail tech’s polishes for sale. First she had OPI Catch Me In Your Net, which had become impossible to find, so I was going to get that. Then I turn around & on a separate stand she had about 50 OPI & Essie polishes with a sign that said $2 each. I bought 32 bottles of OPI & 6 Essie for TWO DOLLARS EACH. Even with my $9 bottle of CMIYN I spent a grand total of $85 for 39 bottles of premium polish.

    Some were duplicates of colors I already had, some were things I never would have bought otherwise, and some were VERY hard to find polish lemmings that sell for well into the double digits on Ebay if they can be found at all. The nail tech was like ‘There is nothing wrong with any of them, I just have mulitples & am cleaning out my stash’. Of course I’m thinking ‘Wrong with them? What CAN be *wrong* with polish? Just last week I used Seche Restore to bring back my OPI Take It For Granite from 1995!’ To say it made my week would be an understatement.

    I was SO overjoyed that I turned around & ordered my very first Chanel polish – Paradoxal on Tuesday (cause I made a huge deal I deserved to splurge!). Then I was FLOORED when my order arrived the very next day. So yeah, I’m in polish heaven. Now if I could just save my penny’s enough to get that Urban Decay Naked pallette…

    • Is Paradoxal all you thought it would be? I find it such an unusual color!

      Wow, polish from 1995! I am impressed πŸ˜‰

      • Cindy

        Paradoxal is gorgeous! It’s hard for me to pass up a purple polish & to find one so unique is amazing. I used the ‘stickey sandwich’ method in application since I’ve heard conflicting thoughts on Chanels wear time, but 24 hrs in and no problems so far. Unless you count the amount of time I’ve spent gazing at my nails all day. πŸ˜‰

        I got the 1995 polish in college & wore it as go-to my pedi color for my entire sophmore year. Even when it started heading south I just couldn’t part with it. I feel like I’ve been reunited with an old friend. LOL

  12. Corinne

    Haul: I didn’t have any haul plans till today when Urban Decay posted their new Lip Junkie Lip Glosses. OMG finally!! So I picked up 2 Lip Junkies in Heavy and Perversion (btw LOVED how they all looked on you Christine), Deluxe Shadow Palette, Deluxe eye shadow in Sting, and 24/7 eyeliner in Baked. At this rate I think I might need a third caboodle. LOL Also had a non beauty haul, my mom picked up an indoor grill for us from HSN. I’m super excited to try it after reading some really good reviews. Our apartment doesn’t allow grills on our porch so this will be so awesome to have!!

    Excited for: I am soooo looking forward to the MAC Villanous Collection. Go Maleficent and Evil Queen!! It will be my first non Urban Decay purchase in a while. Which is good cause I really shouldn’t limit myself when it comes to colour! πŸ˜€

    Friday plans: We pick up the wee podling around 2pm and probably grab dinner when I get home. Not sure what to do for dinner, debating between cooking or going out.

  13. starr

    haul: stila convertible color in poppy (its gorgeous!! but pricy), pacifica perfume

    excited for: no exercise on the weekends and i can finally sleep in!! my parents are making me wake up everyday at 8 (for me thats pretty early considering its summer and i like to sleep in :)

    friday plans: pick up my sephora order at my local post office (:D ive been waiting for a week!) and practice the guitar

  14. Sarah

    Ahh finally I can contribute to ‘Free for Haul Friday’ πŸ˜€
    Mmkay so, Elf (not very expensive makeup but still) had a 60% off sale, so I grabbed both brush sets and their kabuki plus their high defenition powder, which is silica and one other ingredient. It’s heavily compared to the Makeup forever HD Microfinish Powder

    I also got this purse from handbag heaven.:

    I got 20% off :) Its extremely similar to the Marc Jacobs Stam Bag.

    Excited for: Sleep! I stayed up all night :)
    No friday plans, Saturday my dogs have an apponintment to be groomed and shaved down. They’re too hot! Mellan is too cute by the way.

    Ahh i write so much

  15. Nicole Smith

    Haul: Yesterday i went to MAC. I picked up the viva glam gaga lipstick…so far im lovin it! looks great with my tanned skin and dark hair.

    Excited for: Going to pick up my new horse this weekend!

    Friday plans: Going for dinner with my trainer then jumpin in the truck and headin out to pick up new horsey :):)

  16. Jen

    Most recently I’ve bought MAC Lucky Green e/s & Blue Brown pigment.. And some glosses from Illamasqua as well as a green nail polish.

  17. Rebecca

    -No hauls this week, Im waiting for Dare to Wear!
    -Im excited for going to see Inception tonight with my brother, and hanging out with my cousin tomorrow!! <3
    -Friday Plans: ^^^

  18. Nicole

    I ordered from! I hope it arrives on my birthday! LOL. I didn’t choose the free birthday gift though. I thought the Sephora brand samples was a pretty lame gift. Haha. ANYWAY, I bought the UD Naked palette, the red Dior Ultra Gloss, a MUFE Aqua Cream in #13, and NARS Oasis blush! πŸ˜€

  19. Kelsey

    Awww Mellan is so dramatic!
    Haul: I was in FL so I went to the The Cosmetics Company Outlet! MAC: 223 brush, 165 brush (so excited to find this!), Dazzleglass Creme Soft Dazzle, a Lipglass from the Baroque Boudoir collection, and Refined Mineralize Skinfinish. I also got Clinique’s Pore Minimizer.
    Excited for: Not much…
    Friday Plans: Starting a powerpoint project on Maxine Hong Kingston

  20. Kalex

    I hauled from Stila and Avon this week! Got Stila’s Mothersday gift set, Kitten primecolor and Kitten lip glaze, and from Avon Mark’s tinted moisturizer, and 2 of the new 8 hour glosses.

  21. Rita

    Ok, this is my London haul. Nearly all I bought I intended to buy, and all of these items are not available to me at home.

    Bobbi Brown Pot Rouge in Cabo Coral
    Tom Ford lipstick in True Coral
    Illamasqua Intense Lipglos in Mistress
    Inglot: 2 e/s trios (574 greens & 565 orange-turquoise-brown)
    MΓ©tier de BeautΓ©: Echo blush and Papaye Creme Lip Creme
    Paul & Joe lipstick N 05
    RMK Nail Colors in Holographic Orange and Clear Orange Pink
    Shu Uemura Cream Eye Shadow (light green)
    Urban Decay eye liners Lucky and Covet
    MAC brushes 109, 168, 217, 252
    MAC Pro Palettes 1 x 15 and 4 & 4
    MAC Pigments in Pink Pearl, Chartreuse, and Antique Green
    MAC Prep & Prime Skin and water based Mixing Medium
    MAC Studio Finish Skin Corrector in Blonde Ash
    MAC Superglass in Sugar Overloaded

  22. Pbbunny97 on utube

    haul: 5 MAC dazzle lipsticks :) and frisky girl face in a box from MAC :)
    physciacians formula spf 50 healthy wear powder and bronzer and tinted mousturizer and elf blush brush and concealer. placed an order on Sephora for the naked pallete, and also on NARS for 2 blushes but havent gotten them yet! probably in nexts weeks haul!

    Excited for: Going to MAC tommasrow to get 2 blushes and 2 lipsticks :)

  23. Grace

    Haul: i got my Nordies sale stuff too!
    Excited for: seeing my guy buddies again, i saw them yesterday!
    Friday Plans: surprisingly nothing.

  24. Solange

    Bobbi Brown opened her first store in argentina yesterday!!! IΒ΄m so excited and I already bought Rich Color Gloss in Dusty Rose and Cream Eyeshadow in Glacier. I looooove the gloss, I think IΒ΄m gonna buy every other color.
    IΒ΄m excited for my Bachelorette Party tomorrow night!!!!

  25. I indulged in a few more goodies from In the Groove: Blue My Mind and Togetherness, Petticoat (mine’s REALLY dark), and Stereo Rose, which it turns out, I absolutely adore on my NW15 Skin <3
    I also picked up Rhapsody in Two blush, from Too Fabulous. It's pretty much an exact dupe of By Candlelight, so if anyone missed BC, Rhapsody in Two is on the website.
    I picked up Essie's Matte About You, and Nubar 2010.

    Friday plans: Taking it easy! It's been a long week.

    Excited for: Still trying to figure that out.. My hubby's away, so things are pretty quiet around here. I may get some back to school shopping done!

    Mellan looks hungry! What a great photo. Saku and Crosby, my maine coon kitties say HI!

    • So happy to hear you love Stereo Rose on your skin, JayJay! πŸ˜€

      Mellan says woof! And he’s nice, honest – he doesn’t even understand that cats are not dogs.

  26. Davina

    I got the Too Faced walk of Shame set on sale at Sephora. Love it! I also go the Smashox Classifeyed eye paletts.
    I was also looking at the UD naked palette, but I’m not in the fall mood yet. :-)

  27. Li Ming

    Haul: Eve Pearl Trio Salmon Concealer, Eve Pearl Fan Blush Brush, Eve Pearl Priming Moisturizer with Astanxanthin (50% off!! I couldn’t resist), MAC Soft Brown e/s, MAC Girlie e/s

    Excited for: seeing my boyfriend and checking out my new wakeboard + bindings! semi-excited but also semi-dreading my 5km run on Saturday morning…lol

    Friday plans: bowling with some friends and spend time with boyfriend

    • 50% off is always a good deal πŸ˜€

      • Li Ming

        Happy to say that the 5km run was not so bad. I even beat my previous time (wasn’t planning or hoping for it as I hadn’t been running in a while)! Went wakeboarding shortly after the 5km run. My new wakeboard gear is sooo awesome. I love it! And the boyfriend surprised me by getting me the board that I really wanted but just couldn’t afford.

  28. Lynn

    Oh Mellan, if you gave me this look everyday, I’d cave! He’s so photogenic:)

    This morning I hauled a couple of things at Nordstrom’s anniversary sale: Michael Kors sunglasses & some Spanx, I bought another Chanel glossimer in Pink Teaser & MAC’s Digi-Pops Dazzleglass

    Excited for some R & R this weekend

    Looking forward to a baseball game tonight and to say farewell to a colleague who’s off to grad school!

  29. janette

    Haul: 2 MAC shadows and Look in a Box-Tawny One
    Excited for: Mini school reunion Saturday
    Friday Plans: Spend time with hubby and daughter, till time for work.

  30. Kelli

    This was a sad week for my wallet

    – Tom Ford Lipsticks (True Coral, Warm Sable and Bruised Berry) – I love them so much I’m might get Vanilla Suede and Black Orchid too… as my wallet runs away
    – UD Naked Palette
    – Chanel Glossimers in Coral Love and Pink Teaser
    – Chanel np in Particuller (bc I found it online and HAD to have)
    – Essie np in Haute as Hello, Turquoise and Cacaos, and Vixen something
    – Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb travel set (a steal at $25 for .75 oz at Sephoa)
    – Vera Wang Princess rollerball
    and I’m sure some other stuff as UPS and FedEx keep coming :(

    Excited for: Going to see Inception on Saturday!

    Friday Plans: Going to an outdoor jazz concert

  31. Haul: I haven’t! I’ve been on a no-buy that ends in Fall.

    Excited for: vacation with my mama to Colarado in two weeks πŸ˜€

    Friday plans: work, work party then dinner with the SO

  32. Vanelle

    Well today I’m going to nordstrom to check out the new Nars collection for Fall. I’m leaning towards the blush right now hopefully it looks good on my skin and maybe an eye shadow duo.

    I am also picking up:
    Cactus flower
    Oasis(I decided to give this a second look and its awesome!)
    And luster. I’m kinda having a Nars obsession lately.

    I also wanna pick up a paint pot for my dark shadows like smut, embark, beauty marked, sketch, things like that and I was gonna ask what paint pot would work best, constructivst, or black ground? Or any others?

    Mellan is cute as always.

    • Was the new collection out at your counter, Vanelle?

      If you want something that keeps it very dark, then I’d say Constructivist.

      • Vanelle

        The New Nars collection? Yes it was in store. Nothing special about it so I passed.

        I went to get the paint pot, didn’t see this post soon enough and I was in a hurry, so I asked the makeup artist what would be good, she recommended quite natural. I like it so far but I’ll still check out constructivist tomorrow. Thanks for your help Christine.

  33. technically it wasn’t this week that I hauled it but I was on vacation in the Dominican Republic until Wednesday and came home to the UD Naked Palette (looove it, so pretty!) and got Constructivist PP from a blogsale

    excited for possibly seeing Inception with the boy, I hear it’s really good =]

  34. Arantzazu

    This week I bought Missha BB Cream #21… Waiting for it =) I hope it arrives soon. Excited for next week’s coffes and parties with ‘the guy’ Hahaha. Watching a film, as a Friday plan =)

  35. Ada

    I picked up Digi Palette stuff: Steamy, Knight Divine, Sketch, Contrast, and the empty quad.

    I’m excited for the weekend – dragon boat racing, and maybe the beach with my kids.

  36. natalia

    Haul: 3 eyeshadows and two eye brushes from rock&republic on Hautelook

    Excited for getaway weekend with the boy to the beach!

  37. Deb

    My haul was getting the Urban Decay Naked palette and Smashbox Bright Eyed Eye Shadow Quad from! 44+6(!!)=50=free shipping and happy Deb!

    And my kitties are pretty darn adorable. There was a fly in the house last night, and watching them chase it and pounce at it made me so happy.

  38. LuvJ

    Friday for me will be spent in a mosh pit called the Nordstrom anniversary sale!! Look at that face — I’ve never seen any other pup with so many facial expressions… Can you imagine if he could actually talk? I heart Mellan :)

    • Good luck!! I can’t imagine it! I went once and never again, LOL.

      Sometimes I really do wonder what he’s thinking. You can actually ALWAYS tell when he’s thinking – he gets those thinking lines on his forehead/brow area.

  39. Shannon

    I….just picked up my Chanel preorder from Nords last night. And then added two more Chanel items to my existing $300 order (Pink Teaser glossimer and Rose Petale JC). And then i wandered over to Dior who’s next door and ordered Misty Mauves (it was sold out but she found one at another Nords)…and then went over to BB and caved in on Graphite and Ivy Shimmerinks. *sigh* oh then went to Nordstrom Rack and grabbed a Fekkai glossing set that a fellow MUAer swears by. >.>; i put quite a dent…

  40. o0oCarinao0o

    I did a haul this week! Yay!

    Benefit Sugarbomb
    YSL Lipgloss 02 Pure Rose and 19 Golden Petal
    Imju Fiberwig
    Benefit Powderflage
    Benefit Erase Paste <– I might return this =/
    Lancome Bifacial
    UD Eyeliner Lust, Deviant, Binge and Mildew

    Oh and Eve Pearl Salmon concealer <– I'm in love <3

    I'm going to watch my hubby and brother play soccer today. I hope my son warmed up to the turf…everytime he steps on it he wants me to carry him.

    ^ ^;;

    Happy Friday!

  41. Dini

    Haul: Bunch of products from MAC Pro including Face and Body Mixing Medium, Virgin Isle CCB, Violetta lipstick, and Full Fuchsia blush! Oh, and I also order Kat von D’s Memento Mori palette, and the UD Naked Palette from Sephora. Oh, how I wish I had known the UD palette was going to be permanent. Would have waited.

    Excited for: Hanging out with family this weekend.

    Friday plans: Resting once this work day is through.

    Have a great weekend!

  42. Kat

    Awwwwwwwwwwwwww So CUTE. He looks like a big soft sweetie!

  43. Ludwig

    I just had my first “high-end haul”! I got YSL Rouge Volupte in #2 Blond Sensual, YSL Gloss Pur in #3 and a Chanel Glossimer in 131 Mica. I also hauled Nars blush in Taj Mahal (been wanting it ever since I saw your review on it), Seche Vite top coat, China Glaze nail polishes in For Audrey and Ruby Pumps. I’m excited for my cousin’s wedding!
    Btw, Congrats on getting the Temptalia award sticker on those Revlon lashes!! You do an AMAZING job and you totally deserved it! : )

  44. Keener

    Haul – MAC Brush Cleanser (since I discovered the joys of using a foundation brush, cleaning brushes in a timely fashion is my new obsession), Mac Eyeliner in Brownborder. I stopped into Sephora to check for the Naked Palette, its not out yet in Canada, but I got an email today that it will be available July 29th. Also, this was the first time this has happened to me so I don’t know if this is a new policy, my MAC store would let me use my 6 empties to get an item from a new collection, but they wouldn’t let me this time. It makes sense, but I was surprised because the last time I was there the MA and I spoke about how many collections are coming out and how I can grab things with my empties. So I’m confused, but mostly disappointed. It’s a major part of my budgeting.

    Excited for – Dinner plans with the girls

    Friday Plans – Movie plans with the boy

    • I am big on cleaning brushes in a timely fashion, too! :) Mostly so they don’t stain, haha.

      The B2M policy is ALL over the place — you’ll get a dozen different answers unfortunately!

  45. Jami

    Haul: Petticoat MSF, Jazzed lipstick from In the Groove. That was my second time going to MAC for in the groove. Paradisco eyeshadow, Georgous Gold eyeshadow, Bare Slimshine, and Girls Delight dazzleglass.

    Excited For: Taking the kids to the creek tomorrow for water fun! (Got them so water shoes today)

    Friday Plans: Ordering pizza and watching a movie with the fam tonight!

  46. Sheena F

    Haul: I was looking for a good moisturizing lipstick and thought I’d give Dior a try. So I got Dior Addict High Shine in #222 Casual Beige then I got theBalm’s time Balm concealer then some perfume samples from Sephora: Chanel Chance, Burberry Sport for Women and Coach–all kind of summery scents. AND I’ve been wanting to try NARS’s shadow primer so luckily, my local Sephora had the NARS sample size so I got that using my BI points :)

    Excited for: the weekend! after work, I am going out with my friends and my sister for lunch at Cheesecake Factory!!! then watch Despicable Me afterwards.

    Friday plans: Work at the California Academy of Sciences and when I get home, try to organize my makeup and our place in general.

    • Sheena F

      Ohh almost forgot, I got some Nordstrom goodies the other day: MAC’s Apply & Blend brush set. I looove the brush roll…perfect since I have vacation dates coming up in the next few weeks and some empty palettes for travel use :)

    • Love perfume samples πŸ˜€ They last quite awhile, too!

  47. Jenny

    Awwwwww…Poor Mellan. I was gonna say though, before I saw your response to the drooling, when my dog is waiting for food and his face is tilted down, puddles start forming. Sometimes having a food centric dog gets annoying but I have to say that their near-religious expression at the sight/smell of something yummy might just be the most adorable thing ever.

    Haul-ed Military and So Rich, So Pretty from Alice + Olivia this week. Gotta build the wallet back up again for Aug/Sept. Have a good weekend Christine!

  48. vickie

    Haul-clinque 3 step system. Mac brush cleanser 217 another 239 fabulous fun and glamour od dazzleglass all from nordstroms anniversary sale.

    Excited for taking my cousin to the aquarium for her 5th birthday on saturday and then my other cousins christiining

    Friday plan- dinner and seeing eclipse with my dad : )

    • Loveee the 239! I like that you say “another 239″!

      • Vickie

        yup now i have 2 but im still wanting more! it like my fav eyeshadow brush. nothin i have compares to it…i just wish it wasnt white sometime cause idont want it to stain lol

  49. Ann

    Aww poor Mellan! I love these weekly pictures!

    I didn’t haul anything this week **pats self on back**

    BUT….I’ve been eyeing Nars Mounia blush & Cordura duo eyeshadow for awhile now and that Temptalia code sure is *ahem* TEMPTING! Haha they are both currently in my cart & I am contemplating whether to hit “Place Order” or not….

  50. LNU

    Haul: Nothing! Believe me it killed me to not get my hands on those LE Alice + Olivia Pigments!

    Excited for: My cousins weddings on August 1st!

    Friday plans: Go to my cousins house tonight for a religious thing.

  51. SUBelle

    Haul: UD Naked and Sephora for OPI teal nail polish. A very small haul, lol.
    Excited for: Reunion this weekend, summer school being OVER on next Thursday
    Friday plans: Tonight’s “Meet and Greet” for family reunion.

    Have a great weekend@

  52. Haul:
    MAC Jazzed, All styled Up, I like it like that lipsticks.
    MAC Partylicious Pigment.
    Kat Von D. Memento Mori Palette.
    OCC LIp tars Clear, Hush, Memento, Anime, Grandma, & NSFW.

    Excited For: Attending a wedding!

    Friday Plans: hanging out, maybe go swimming:)

  53. Carrie

    I actually got a lot of fragrance stuff this week because a couple of my orders arrived in the mail. One took almost a month to get here. I got an Aquolina Pink Sugar set, the Harajuku Lovers Summer Cuties (they were 50% off at Sephora), and one of Mariah Carey’s new fragrances. I also got an Urban Decay nail polish set, and Sephora sent me a free Boxum Babes lip gloss set from Bare Escentuals. I love Sephora freebies! :)

  54. CeeBee

    Haul: Nothing. But I have By Candlelight on hold at the nearest MAC counter…

    I plan to stay in bed this weekend – it has been below freezing (like -4C) every single day this week and now that it’s the weekend it is raining. Bleh!

    Christine – quick question if you have time: Guerlain Rouge G’s – Gemma or Georgia, which one do you prefer?

    • Doesn’t count til you pay!

      Gemma – I kind of dig the way it glistens a lil’ gold.

      • CeeBee

        Yay! I was leaning towards Gemma because of the shimmer, even if it does run slightly cooler that Georgia.
        My No-Buy officialy ends tomorrow – YAY! (it didn’t even save me any money, I just spent it on other things but I consider my lesson learnt and I’ll never do it again, LOL!)

  55. Rachel

    Haul: Nars Deep Throat as I saw a spot of metal at the bottom of the blush I’ve been using daily for the last while. First time I’ve hit the pan on blush! Also, it’s my first Nars blush and I love it already.

    Excited For: My best friend is having a birthday party tomorrow night. She’s having a bonfire and dinner at her house.

    Friday Plans: A friend from school is visiting from across the country and planned a get together at a nearby park, so I’ll be going to that.

  56. Haul: Dior ready to wear pallette from the anniversary sale today, dior satin peach gloss …love it! Sephora online order for UD naked pallette,Lorac’s new pallette and fiber wig mascara > Heard good things about it so am going to try it out. Ohh! and Mary Kay toning lotion.

    Excited for : ? not much happening. My daughter has a sleepover tonight so i’m pretty much going to be left alone..: (

    Friday plans: see above.

    Mellan is so adorable even if he is looking sad!

    Excited for

  57. bxboricua

    Haul: Finally got Satin Taupe and All that Glitters (LOVE!)
    Excited for: Sleeping in this weekend
    Friday plans: none yet, but who knows?
    Have a great weekend Christine!

  58. Dana

    Today was all about Nordstroms! Picked up from Mac the new Dazzle lipsticks in Smash hit and Hellraiser. They are really pretty, very sparkly but gorgeous. I also bought a Michael Kors watch for myself and a DKNY watch for my Mom’s Bday on Monday. And I got a pair of Calvin Klein flats. Yay for Nordstroms!

  59. AnGeLwInGz

    Only purchased the Chanel Inimitable Intense mascara. I’m going to the Digi-Pop event at Nordstrom tomorrow so I’ll probably haul there.

  60. Kiersten

    I got the UD Naked Palette and Free Love eyeshadow from Sephora. From MAC I just got Call My Bluff. Very pleased with it all.

  61. Katie

    I don’t know if this counts as a “haul,” but it was definitely a beauty purchase…I just got back from having a chemical peel. It is my second one in a series that I am having done before I get married. Oh to have 22-year old skin again….sigh. I have a list of products that I want to purchase soon, including NARS eyeshadow base, Dior Skin Shimmer in Amber Diamond (which I am SO jazzed about) and a good pink lipstick. I am considering YSL’s Rouge Pur since I have never used one before, just the Rouge Volupte. If anyone has a good recommendation for a nice pink shade, I am all ears. Oh, and I did get the new Versace Versense perfume….loverly.

  62. Maria

    I had a lovely haul yesterday – MUFE 10L Aqua Eyes (the bronze one) and MAC Hang Loose, Go For It, Pink Nouveau, and Violetta! ^_^

    (The very nice MUA at MAC Pro in Toronto said Violetta’s going to be discontinued! :( Have you heard anything about that?)

    • Lurvee the Aqua Eyes. And Violetta :)

      I haven’t heard that all! I’m surprised — they’re promoting it in the Venomous Villains collection!

  63. Aisha

    I did a bit of hauling this week. My Glamour Doll Eyes order came in. I got sample sized jars of Just Bitten, Angel Wings, Dinospotz, Island Chic, Ladies Night, Secretive, Boyfriend Sweater, Skinny Jeans, and Family Secret. The last two I have been wearing the past couple days, I really like them. I also picked up the Revlon Colour Burst Lipstick in Soft Nude (this just released in Canada not too long ago), and Maybelline’s Falsies mascara.

    I will probably be hauling more, though. My boyfriend just broke up with me and my birthday is on Tuesday. Retail therapy didn’t work the first time, but I’m considering trying again.

  64. Jessi

    Haul: Got a back-up of Go For It (best purple lipstick ever!) and Love To Love and Togetherness mineral eyeshadow trios….I was gong to hold back but Soften the Mood’s formulas were so gorgeous I broke down and got my other favorites. Wow, I’ve spent SO MUCH on this collection.

    Excited For: Having a girl’s night with some of my friends who’ve never met but really want to meet each other.

    Friday Plans: Housework, then getting together with a friend for some drinks tonight.

  65. Lurique

    I think I’m developing a Chanel addiction. It started when you did a review of Nouvelle Vague, I just had to have it! Soon after that I bought ParticuliΓ¨re and Mistral. It has gotten so bad that this week I had a friend that’s a flight attendant pick up Paradoxal and Jade Rose for me in the US, because I can’t bear to wait till the end of August when they are released here in the Netherlands. Also today I got my first (but most probably not last) glossimer. As you can see the infatuation has spread from nails to lips. Where do you think I should venture next? Blush? Eyeshadow? Mascara?
    After all you started this;-) (thnx for that by the way LOL)

  66. Nikki

    I got Jazzed l/s and I was going to order a couple Nars blushes (can’t stop thinking about them and I have none),but I will be traveling next week and can hit up a sephora where I can see them in person. Not sure which two to get- I’m torn! My stereo rose is still pending I am hoping I still receive that:/
    Mellan looks so adorable I just want to pet him:)

  67. Rissy

    I was so good this week. :) just bought the bronze warm korres set, to try the tinted moisturizer. πŸ˜€ I love it. Thanks for the awesome reviews… it truely does help.

    Excited for: sleeping in.

    Friday plans: going to the beach now!

  68. Wendy

    This week I got a Fafi lipstick in Utterly Frivolous, Grand Entrance E/S, and Tempting E/S from my local CCO. (:

  69. I just took my eldest daughter to a Lush birthday party this evening and bought a shower jelly for myself. :) Lots of yummy smellies, my daughter stocked up on bathbombs. :)

    Otherwise I bought 3 more Superglasses (love them), a Rimmel lipstick, Sleek Circus eyeshadow palette when I went shopping on Monday, plus a Laura Geller baked eyeshadow, a Givenchy fall 2010 eyeshadow quad and a Guerlain fall 2010 KissKiss Essence de gloss on good old eBay. Not too crazy by my standards anyway!

    It’s my younger daughter’s birthday party tomorrow and my kitchen is nearly finished – woohoo! :)

    • Lush birthday party! What! That sounds AWESOME!

      Happy birthday to your daughter!

      • It was good fun! :)

        Thanks for the birthday wishes. It’s not actually her birthday for a month, but because of the summer holidays we’re doing her party now before all her friends go on holiday! :) She loves it, she gets two birthdays. She calls this her fake birthday, lol. :)

        • AHA! Love it! My sister used to do that, too — her birthday was in the summer, so she always did the party the next month, when school was in session.

  70. Emily

    I had a super-awesome haul! I got back from a trip to NY this week and didn’t get to post last week because I was in NY…so this has all of it in it…I finally got to visit a MAC Pro store. =) Here’s the haul: MSF in Stereo Rose and By Candlelight, Mineralize Eyeshadows in Calm, Cool, & Collected, Making It East, Togetherness, Soften the Mood, and Love to Love, Mineralieze Blush in Happy Together, Creemsheen lipglass in On The Scene, Lipstick in Jazzed, Cream Colour Base in Bat Black, Chromagraphic Pencil in Rich Purple, Pigments in Chartreuse, If It Sparkles, Later, and Partylicious, and Reflects Glitter in Reflects Blackened Red, Reflects Bronze, and Reflects Copper. Very excited about these purchases! Soon I plan to order UD’s Naked Palette too!

    Excited for: wedding planning? I don’t know if I can really say I’m excited about the planning anymore! It’s so much work! And I have not much time left! But the wedding is exciting non-the-less. =)

    Friday plans: Hanging with the man.

  71. Emily

    Oops! I also got pan-refills for Red Brick, Bottle Green, Greensmoke, and Plum eyeshadow!

  72. Haul: MAC Sea Me Shadestick
    Urban Decay Get Baked Palette
    Urban Decay Smoke Out Eye Pencil in Jane
    Urban Decay Smoke Out Eye Pencil in Purple Haze
    Urban Decay Loose Pigment in Shattered
    Urban Decay Loose Pigment in Baked
    Urban Decay Loose Pigment in Smog
    Urban Decay Loose Pigment in Gunmetal
    Urban Decay Smoke Out Eye Kit in Sweet Lucy
    Urban Decay Ultraglide Lipgloss in “O”
    Phew, UD sale!

    Excited for: Getting back into making makeup videos!

    Friday plans: Hopefully going to Six Flags Great Adventure to go on Great American Scream Machine before it closes forever on Sunday!

  73. Diana B

    Give him whatever he wants….he’s sooooo cute who can resist

  74. Araceli

    WOW this week no makeup products but kinda debating about getting the Nars Orgasm blush I kinda wanna try it.

    Excited for the beach tomorrow morning I hope its a nice day.

    Fridays plans OMG sleep so tired

  75. Suzanne

    Beauty Haul: MAC Studio Fix Foundation and Concealor.
    Excited about: I bought an Hermes scarf. I have been wanting one for years and years, finally the time and budget was right.
    Fiday Plans: After work, unwinding for the weekend with the hubbie and kids!

  76. Lauren

    Hi Christine! Happy Friday!

    Let’s see, I picked up Petticoat, By Candlelight and ordered the UD Naked palette! I’m excited to go to the Monterey Bay Aquarium tomorrow with the boyfriend! Friday’s plans were to pick up the aquarium tickets from AAA and to essentially run errands. :)

  77. mandy

    This week I got Smashbox blush in Radiance and OPI for Sephora in Only Gold For Me. I like the shade of the blush but the texture is so matte and a big chalky to me. The polish is gorgeous on top of almost any color.

  78. Joanna

    Haul: Go For It lipstick and Dazzlelight eyeshadow

    Excited for: Sleeping in!

    Friday: Ordering in pizza and watching movies with the fiance.

  79. Annette

    I located a MAC Stereo Rose for a friend who missed out on it, so I’m awaiting that in the mail. I also purchased items during the Eve Pearl Black Pearl Sale (40% off sale still going on until Sunday-use code BPF71). I already have a lot of her makeup items, so this time I got accessories more than makeup. I got my very first false eyelashes and glue, moisturizer, water spritzer bottles (I love those things).

    That picture of Mellan is priceless. I want to jump through the picture and be able to pet him (after his meal, of course, lol).

  80. Pearl

    Aww…Mellan looks so sad there (but sooo cute) waiting for his food. If it is my cat and it’s meal time, she’ll be assertive about her wants. Sometimes I feel like my cat owns me, not the other way around. :)

    Haul: My Stila Road to Radiance (USA) Palette arrived today. Pretty colors. The packaging is very cute; reminds me of a passport book. And lastly, it’s only 10 bucks!

    Excited for: Nordstrom Anniversary Sale.

    Friday Plans: Movie night!

  81. sam

    while i have been in singapore i have bought way too much make up for the year. soo i have to try and control myself till the end of the year. and do project Hit Pan fort eh next few months. :)
    soo no window makeup shopping this weekend.

  82. Q

    I don’t have a lab, I have an American Cocker Spaniel, but she’s the same way about her food. So sad!

    I had kind of a crappy week, so I indulged in some retail therapy and did a Twitter giveaway (I like buying for others as much as I like buying for me, so it was fun).

    I made 2 fairly large Fyrinnae orders with 3 tubes of Pixie Epoxy — one for me (I’m nearly out), one for my giveaway winner and one for my mother who is getting into mineral/loose eyeshadows and kept asking how to make them last longer.

    I bought 2 blushes from the HauteLook Rock&Republic offerings: Shameless (which will probably be too dark and too red, but I don’t have anything remotely like it) and Foreplay (which is a matte peach).

    I got a backup of Jazzed lipstick and found a BNIB LoL Peachstock l/s that I couldn’t pass up (awesome price) so I got a backup of it, too. I got a few brushes for my powdered foundations from different companies so I can figure out what I like best. I got a 15-pan palette because I’m starting to re-organize the stash.

    I bought NARS super orgasm even though I think it’ll be too much of a glitterbomb because I’m still on the lookout for the perfect blush (as evidenced by the eleventy million blush purchases this week alone).

    I ordered a couple of other things, but I can’t remember offhand what they were, so it’ll be like Christmas when they show up. ^_^

    • I always wanted a cocker spaniel. I read this book once, as a kid, and it showed a cocker spaniel and how dogs could read your moods and comfort you when you were sad!

  83. Dawn

    I got an enormous, but colourful haul this week, and looking at it all I’m thinking “Yikes!”. Think I’m going to have to stop spending! Thing is, some of these things are discontinued and it’s a case of grab them when you see them. Some were at great prices, too. I got:

    The new Barry M 102 Dazzle Dust (Burgundy Noir)

    ByLaurenLuke – My Smokey Classics palette

    MAC products: Kumquat lipglass, Cherry Electric Superglass, Crystalled Purple glitter, pigments in Bright Fuchsia, Fuchsia, Grape, Violet, Full Force Violet, Magenta Madness, Rose, Neo Orange, Antique Green. Lipsticks in See Sheer, Hot Tahiti, CB 96, Girl About Town, Mellow Flame, Phlox, Trimming Talk and Most Popular. Mineralize Blushes in Moon River and Love Rock. Mineralize Skinfinish in Refined. Sheertone Blush in Peaches. Lip Pencil in Magenta. Lipglass Pencil in Rosebound. Shadestick in Gracious Me. Eye Kohl in Violet Underground.

    Urban Decay lipstick in Wanted

    NYX Jumbo Eyeshadow Pencils in Yellow, Orange, Electric Blue, Purple Velvet, Lipliner Pencils in Coral and Dolly Pink, and Royal Violets Glitter Cream Pallet.

    Pixi Lip Boosters in Pixie, Trixie and Elf

    and I got a free L.A. Colors Diamond Shine lipgloss in Red Rubies.

    Hoping for a quiet weekend