Friday, July 8th, 2011

Free for Haul Friday

Welcome to Free For Haul Friday!

  • Haul:  Let’s see, this week I picked up a mega bottle of Kiehl’s Creme de Corps, because I had a few friends recommend it (I’ve never tried), and with Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale going, I couldn’t pass up the lifetime supply of the stuff.  I figure if it doesn’t work out, my mom will be happy to take it off my hands (she’s a body cream junkie).  I also received my NARS Smudgeproof Eyeshadow Primer and sharpener.
  • Weekend plans:  I’m crossing my fingers for a mellow weekend, actually!  Last weekend, we entertained my boyfriend’s’ family at our place and then for the 4th, I went up to my parents’ house for the day.  Maybe cuddling with Mellan and a movie :)
  • Beauty item you really want right now:  Cle de Peau Foundation/Concealer – I want to see if it lives up to the hype, but I’m not ready to spring for either yet.

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This week’s Mellan photo…

This was how I spent my 4th — throwing the frisbee 2134987234 times for Mellan!

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87 thoughts on “Free for Haul Friday, Volume #088

  1. Rosie

    Haul: The only makeup related thing I purchased was powder puffs and sponges.

    Weekend plans: Going to a Beatles tribute band tonight, going possibly to a Beach Boys tribute band tomorrow and Disneyland for sure, and heading to the Getty on Sunday.

    Beauty Item I want right now: Nothing really, I should get a new Deslick Oil Control Makeup setting Spray and Zero before UD’s FF sale ends though.

  2. Krista

    Haul: Going to MAC to buy yet another paint pot or two and a lighter MSFN.
    Weekend Plans: Meeting up with friends tomorrow and will celebrate my brother’s birthday on Sunday
    What I REALLY want right now: More paint pots. I know a lot of people think they dry out too much but I’m really loving it since it stays on forever!

  3. Dawn

    My MAC goodies arrived today!

    From Fashion Flower I got Light Sunshine Beauty Powder, Groundcover eyeshadow, Summer Shower and Ever Hip lipsticks and my first ever lip gelée – Budding Beauty. I was pleasantly surprised at just how big this is!

    From Semi-Precious, I got the 234 brush, Gem of Roses and Geo Pink, Rare Find, Golden Gaze, Hint of Sapphire and Clarity.

    Also this week I got a backup of Thrills lipstick from the To The Beach collection, Sleek’s New Skin Revive foundation in Shell, and Sleek Pout Polish in Bonaire, from their new Caribbean Collection.

    I’m hoping for a quiet weekend, but no doubt my parents will come over and want us all to go out somewhere.

    The beauty item I most want right now is some new Paint Pots from MAC in pretty colours. I hear rumours that there are some in the pipeline, along with new Fluidlines.

  4. heidi

    Haul: MUFE aqua cream shadow #17.
    Weekend plans: work :(
    Makeup item I really want: tarte true blood palette. I’ve never seen true blood a day in my life but the colors look incredible!

  5. emi s.

    I got two packaged in the mail yesterday – mac see sheer lipstick, and an inglot 5-pan palette w/ 5 eyeshadows. I chose 5 mattes – an off-white highlight, 3 taupes, and a dark purple for lining.

    Thank you Christine so much for the Inglot swatches! I’m so happy with the shades I ended up with :)

  6. lustrebonbon

    Mellan is playing Frisbee in a life jacket. How freakin adorable!

  7. Aww Mellan is adorable! Are you going to be purchasing anything from the new Illamasqua collection?

  8. Haul: Urban Decay Jackpot eyeliner set, Mildew eyeliner, and Naked lipstick. Tarte Glamour Me palette, Amazonian Clay blushes in Amused, Blissful, Exposed, and Tipsy. Josie Maran My Favorite Powders palette, Argan Oil lipsticks in Sole Love, Luscious, and Curvaceous. This is the most I’ve bought in MONTHS! lol xP

    Weekend plans: Hanging out with my husband and his brother tonight, poker night at a friend’s house tomorrow night, and….yeah. Nothing big this weekend! Last weekend was SO CRAZY filled with family time which I loved, but we can’t do that every weekend :(

    Beauty item you really want right now: I want to get my feet wet in MAC’s permanent lipstick and eyeshadow range, but who knows when I’ll actually take the plunge. They’re like gateway products!!

  9. Lauren

    Go for the Cle de Peau! Those two items were life changing for me – seriously! The cost is kind of crazy though, but I’ve been using both the concealer and foundation since April and barely made a dent in them

  10. Haul: Mary Kay Amber Blaze, Cinnabar, Sienna & Almond shadows, NARS Cordura duo, NYX Dune & Guru trios, a bunch of NYX lip liners, and NYC Cream Blush Stick in Urban Spice.

    Weekend Plans: sewing up some sheets to make a background for photo shoots. Photo shoot on Sunday (I am on a roll with these shoots!).

    Beauty item you really want right now: Dior Quint in Stylish Move, and I would love to try more Lakme products and Bassam Fattouh products. I can get a few Lakme items online, but the majority of the line is only available in India, and I don’t think BF products are sold online at all (at least for now).

  11. Joanna

    HAUL: Semi Precious… Rose Quartz msf; Gem of Roses and One of a Kind lipsticks; 128, 234 and 235 brushes.

    I wasn’t overly impressed with the eyeshadows, but I was going to check out Rare Find. When I got to the store, it was missing from the display, so I took it as a sign that I wasn’t meant to have that eyeshadow.

    WEEKEND PLANS: Getting my hair cut and coloured tomorrow and lunch with my mom. Was planning on painting the fence, but it’s going to rain all weekend!

    BEAUTY ITEM: I’m really wanting to get my hands on some of MAC’s limited edition purple eyeshadows.

  12. Dana

    Haul – not much really, just John Frieda’s 3 day Straight Spray, haven’t tried yet but hoping it will get me through to my next Brazillian treatment. I have high hopes but low actual expectations hahaha!

    Weekend Plans – going to the outlets tomorrow to get a bday present for my Mom (Coach wallet maybe?) And of course I will stop into the CCO there and hopefully haul some goodies to report on next week.

    Beauty Product I want right now – nothing really comes to mind. My face has been breaking out like crazy this past week so I would really like some miracle cream to clear it up. 😀

  13. Leslie

    Haul: I’ve heard wonderful things about Dior’s Hydralife Skin Tint and I need a new tinted moisturizer/foundation after I tried Mac’s Mineralize Satinfinish foundation which made me break out like mad!

    P.S. I love that when you review items, you mention how it looks specifically on your skin tone. I’m A NC25/30 as well!

  14. Haul: Essie It’s Genius…sadly that’s it cuz I’m still waiting on my Chanel Peridot and Chanel Graphite to be delivered….

    Weekend plans: Hanging out with the baby boy at the pool and trying out some new summery recipes!

    Beauty item you really want right now: Bare Escentuals Prime Time Primer Shadow in Urban Decay.

  15. Brenda

    Haul: my first MUFE products: 2 aqua creams, a HD blush, and an eyeliner pencil!
    Weekend plans: preparing to go on holiday (south of France)
    Beauty item you really want right now: more MUFE eye pencils!!!

  16. Brian aka Roulette

    OMG Christine you will love Creme du Corps!! It will make any dragon scales turn into silky skin in no time. It’s heavy with out being greasy. It really does deep moisturize. It worked wonders for my legs and body. My only tip is to apply it right out of the shower, when you skin is damp it will spread out better and you will use less product, and let it soak in for a bit if you can before you get dressed. Have a great weekend and keep up the good work. PS Im still waiting for the second batch of Jealousy Wakes to show up on the website…*sigh

    • LOL, let’s hope so since I have a bottle the size of my face (which is huge!)

      They’re supposed to have a wait list first, so I imagine that will come before the eyeshadow – and that will give us more info!

    • Alinda

      I was going to say the same things about the creme du corps, it’s amazing :)

      • stravs

        i LOVE the creme de corps, but i use the one with SPF 30. living at high altitude, i need sunscreen every day, and this is the only body lotion i’ve found that moisturizes enough, provides decent sun protection, and smells good — kinda like coconut! i suppose that’s sort of a sunscreen-y smell, but it’s light and i actually really like it. i WISH they made it in a gigantic bottle!

  17. Brooke

    My haul was from Sephora, MAC, and Ulta. From Sephora I got Benefit’s Eye Gotta! The Annie Collection and the Clinique the 3-step Skin Care set for oily skin. From MAC I got the MSF in Semi-Precious Rose Quartz, lipstick in Gem of Roses, and e/s in Parisian Skies. From Ulta, I picked up a pack of Yes to Cucumbers facial wipes, waterproof One by One mascara, Real Techniques starter set, travel essentials, blush brush, shading eye brush.

    I love the brushes and the MAC lipstick and MSF, I am soo happy that I got them!

  18. Ana G.

    Haul: Just bought Shroom eyeshadow and Pro Longwear concealer.

    Weekend plans: Since it will be raining, staying home with my husband and son, playing games and preparing his 3rd birthday party (3, already?!?)

    Beauty item you really want right now: gem of roses lipstick!!

  19. Marina

    Haul: Nothing…I’m about to place a tiny MAC order for Gem of Roses l/s and Evolution Revolution l/g but they won’t come back in stock! I’m getting so annoyed! (Sorry, Christine, I’d get Jealousy Wakes but I’m 13 and I don’t think I’d wear it enough to justify buying it. 1 item from MAC is a month’s allowance…It doesn’t pay to be a makeup obsessed teenager)

    Weekend Plans: Hanging with my parents and grandparents, going to the beach, working on family travel Shutterfly albums (which somehow got to be my job…..)

    Beauty Item I REALLY want right now: NAKED Palette. I said I wouldn’t give into the hype, but now there’s no way I’m not giving in. It’s gorgeous. If I make some money of those Shutterfly albums, maybe I’ll get the chance to purchase it…UGH. If only it was in their FF sale…

    Sorry for the rant! :)

    • Don’t even worry about it! :)

      I don’t think any of the Bloggers’ pieces will be back in stock for awhile – still have to get notice of a wait list/notification list first!

      • Marina

        There’s a waitlist! How do I get on that???

        Thanks Christine! You’re amazing!

        • Supposedly there is a “wait list” which sounded more like a notification list, but either way, I haven’t heard a peep about restocking or the list since the original announcement!

    • Mariella

      Marina, I got the Naked palette when it first came out and, believe me, it’s not “hype” at all. The colours are gorgeous and it is also a great value to boot. Most of the shadows do have some shimmer, though, so if you don’t like that, you may want to rethink the palette. And one of my fave shades – Sidecar – has lots of glitter fallout, which is a shame.

    • meme

      It’s great and you NEED it! I happened on it when the very first edition was released – total luck. Then I realized how lucky I was as it came in, and sold out same day from UD and Sephora over and over again until they switched to putting the shadow brush in it vs. the liner pencil that was in it originally. I honestly have though of buying a back up for it but I doubt I will ever get through using the one I have – but those shades that are exclusive to it of course are the ones I reach for 9 times out of 10!!! Thus maybe the need to get a back up!

  20. Mellan is such a cutie! I would cuddle up with a movie with Mellan any day =)

    Kindness is the best accessory,

  21. Gabby T

    Haul: My Chanel Graphite just arrived!!!
    Weekend plans: Pilates class Saturday, long run Sunday and curl up with my kitties and the hubs in between!
    BI I want right now – Chanel Prelude Quad and Khaki Platine Eye Pencil

    • meme

      Yeah! And do you have plans to put the Graphite on this weekend? Fingers or toes? I adore mine and happy I spent the $ for it.

  22. Jamie

    Haul: I got 2 packages on Tuesday, one from Bath and Body Works and another one with an OPI polish :)
    Then yesterday I went to MAC and picked up all 4 MSFs from Semi Precious along with 2 lipsticks, Musky Amethyst and Gem of Roses!
    My wallet hates me, but that’s okay because I’m a happy girl.

    My weekend plans: I’m going to visit my sister and we are going to spend the day at the pool, go get sushi, and then see a movie, I love spending time with her.

    Beauty Product(s) I really want: Tarte True Blood Cheek Stain and Chanel Etole lipstick along with a few other products.

  23. NewRibena

    I also hit up Nordstrom for my HUGE coveted Creme de Corps. While I was there I also picked up Looks like sin cremesheen, Musky amethyst lipstick and a Laura Mercier cake eyeliner.

  24. Kelsie Rose

    Haul: NYX black cherry lipstick and Monte Carlo lip creme. NYX lip pencils, cocoa and earthtone. MAC lipglass, Lychee Luxe (loving the coral). Milani brown shimmer eye pencil

    Weekend plans: A whole bunch of NOTHING :)

    Beauty Item I Want: I want new foundation brushes and a new summery perfume. But I haven’t decided which one yet but Estee Lauder’s Sensuous Nude smells great!

  25. Ana Krum

    Haul: I’ve got a wee bit Ebay/mascara/drugstore stuff happy. At least it counts as a birthday gift from myself!

    Max Factor Masterpiece Max Mascara
    Max Factor 2000 Calorie Mascara
    Covergirl Lash Blast Fusion Very Black
    Loreal Voluminous Carbon Black
    Loreal Voluminous Million Lashes Blackest Black
    Bourjois 10h Sleep Effect Foundation in 71
    MAC Select Cover-Up NW15 (2o purchase)
    NARS Albatross (replacing my MAC CCB Shell which dried out)

    Weekend plans: Studying! I’m just finishing my semester. Only 2 days left! Also hanging out with the boyfriend and going with him to his friend’s party.

    Beauty item you really want right now: The ones that are arriving in the mail!

  26. Maya

    Haul: Chanel Quartz and Graphite nail polishes, Prelude Quad, and Illusiore cream shadow

    Weekend Plans: Homework and a couple amazing dinners with family and friends!

    Beauty Item I really want right now: Hoping to stop at a MAC counter today to get Gem of Roses lipstick!

  27. Christina

    Haul: Mac Humid, Tilt, and a 2nd pot of Sun Blonde. I didn’t realize I’d like the color so much. I wanted a 2nd pot of Surf USA as well, but there weren’t any left in Louisiana. My boyfriend is in boston, so he surprised me and went looking until he found one. I also picked up Mac’s Golden Refined and did back to mac for crosswire lipstick. I also picked up Urban Decay’s Naked palette. It’s my new favorite palette.
    Weekend plans: Schoolwork. Taking a summer Spanish course.
    Beauty item you really want right now: Guerlain Meterites. I plan to order them next week.

    • meme

      oooh – me too – i really want Guerlain Meterites I had one years ago. It grew legs and walked out of my house…ummmm????

  28. Erin

    Haul: I did some DAMAGE this week. UD F&F: 3 shadow pencils (Sin, Morphine, & Rehab), 1 eyesshadow (Sin), and 1 deluxe eyeshadow (Scratch). Tarte F&F: 2 blushes (Amused & Blissful). MAC Semi Precious: 2 MSFs (Pearl & Rose Quartz), 1 blush (Warmth of Coral), 1 lipgloss (Geo Pink), and 1 lipstick (Gem of Roses). A new collection and 2 good F&F sales in one week = broke, but happy Erin.

    Weekend plans: Spending as much time with the hubby as possible because he is going overseas next week for almost a month to visit family.

    Beauty item I really want right now: I really want some of the new Zoya polishes!

  29. Beanz

    Haul:Sephora- Oscar Blandi Jasmine Hair Oil & Tocca perfume; QVC- the Tarte Today’s Special Value Kit (Glow your Way?)

    Weekend Plans: Outlet mall shopping! Hoping to hit the CCO & the Coach outlet store

    Beauty Item: not sure???? I feel broken! Maybe something will strike me at the CCO tomorrow!

  30. Sarah S.

    I’m like, in love with your puppy! Every week it’s cue the “awwwwwwwwww!”
    Haul: Stila Kitten Glitter Liner, DuWop Isla Serena Rotating Map Palette, Iced Tea in Butter Rum, Cheek Duo in Luz de Luna, Clinique Black Honey cream eyeliner, and Too Faced Matte Palette
    Weekend Plans: Sister’s Husband’s Family’s annual Barn Party (phew!)
    Want: Tokidoki’s new Hercolino Palette

  31. NeenaJ

    Haul: All Chanel! Illusion d’Ombre Eyeshadows in Epatant, Illusoire, and Mirifique. Khaki Platine eyeliner. I used a couple of department store gift cards that I’d been hoarding since the holidays, so my wallet isn’t protesting.

    Weekend: Meeting a friend for sushi tonight with kids in tow. My toddler is looking forward to his first sushi! Inlaws are coming to visit on Sunday.

    Beauty item I’m lemming: Chanel Rose Ecrin blush. I know I shouldn’t, but… Please someone, talk me out of it!

  32. Leslie

    Haul: I was terrible this week. From MAC I got Warmth of Coral and Pressed Amber blushes, Gem of Roses lipstick, Geo Pink lipglass, and the 234 & 235 brushes. The 235 is nice but I’m not quite sure what to do with the 234…it’s oddly shaped. From Urban Decay’s F&F sale, I got Sin eyeshadow pencil, Bang afterglow cheek tint, and Eden primer potion. Aaaaand from Tarte’s F&F sale, I picked up two Amazonian clay blushes in Amused and Tipsy, and the Amazonian clay powder.

    Weekend plans: It’s my birthday on Sunday! So tonight the BF and I are throwing a party, on Saturday we’re celebrating with a friend of mine in Baltimore who’s birthday is the day after mine, and on Sunday I’m having dinner with family.

    Beauty Item I Want: Something…ANYTHING that will control my oil! It’s driving me absolutely insane because absolutely nothing helps longer than an hour. My eye is currently on Skindinavia’s No More Shine spray, but I’m sure after I try that and it fails to work, I’ll be onto something else.

  33. Caroline

    Haul: I had a 2 month “no buy” policy and this week I finally got some stuff I have been eyeing. I got Clinique’s LE gradient blush in Black Honey and the duo lipgloss/lipstick of the same name. I also got Guerlain Terracotta bronzer in 01 and Urban Decay’s All Nighter spray. Lastly, I got MAC Semi-precious MSF in Goldstone.

    Weekend plans: not sure yet. Have to work tonight so will see how I feel.

    Beauty Item I Really want right now: two things, new makeup brushes and Too Faced Matte Eye Palette.

  34. Rita

    I just came back from Paris like a hour ago with a lot of makeup. From Semi-Precious I got the 2 eye brushes, 2 l/s, 3 MES, 2 MSF, and the coral blush. Pressed Amber was not available in any store. I also got MUFE lip liners, UD eye pencils, Shu lipstick and 2 e/s, Paul & Joe blush and nail polish, 2 MdB e/s, l/s, eye liner, gloss, and possibly something else, too. I have not unpacked yet.
    This weekend I’m just going to relax and try on my new makeup.

  35. Gretchen

    I hauled in Gem of Roses, Geo Pink, Dark Indulgence, Smoked Ruby, Golden Gaze, Blue Sheen, and Semi Precious Pearl from the Semi-Precious collection, as well as Parisian Skies, Sparkle, Neely, Sparkle! and Nitrolicious from the Bloggers collection. This weekend is going to be so much fun! I’ll be in Memphis for the first time hanging out with some friends.

  36. Becca

    Haul: MAC Warmth Of Coral and Feeling Flush blushes. They’re the only things I got from the collection, but I swear they are the most gorgeous fruity colours ever!!!!! <3
    Weekend Plans: I'm actually leaving to Slovakia for a month today at like 8pm. So I guess my plans are the plane, airport and crashing when I get to my home in Slovakia!
    Beauty Item I want right now: oh boy… there are so many!! I don't have a job so I don't buy too much makeup (well compared to everyone I know I buy a ton but not compared to makeup-obsessed-people. So here are my top items:
    a full size of UDPP (I just have 2 minis)
    MAC creme d'nude lipstick
    MAC woodwinked eyeshadow
    MAC Electric Blue Eyeshadow
    MAC Expensive Pink Eyeshadow
    MAC Cranberry Eyeshadow
    MAC painterly paint pot
    MAC underage lipglass
    Hard Candy fox in a boxes
    Hard Candy Sheer Envy Tinted Moisturizer
    Hard Candy minis set in First Flush
    Hard Candy painted lady lipstick in Fire Alarm and Knock Out
    Hard Candy Pexi Gloss in Honey Do and Arm Candy

    oh boy…. haha

  37. Carrie Ann

    Mellan is such a cutie. :)

    Haul: MAC Love Joy Mineralize Blush, Dollymix, Sonoran Rain Lipglass, Revlon Illuminance Creme Shadow in Skinlights and Copper Canyon, and a 5-piece EcoTools brush set.

    Beauty item you really want right now: Probably one or two of Nordstrom’s exclusive MAC sets.

  38. Brie

    Haul: Picked up the One of A Kind and Musky Amethyst lipsticks, the Blue Sheen and Dark Indulgence mineralize eyeshdaows, and the 128 blush brush from the MAC Semi-Precious Collection. Picked up some permanent items as well, such as a Sheen Supreme in Impressive, a Pro Longwear Lipcreme in Perpetual Flame and a Cream Colour Base in Hush. Also scored the Ocean Dip nail polish from the Surf Baby collection and I’m loving it!

    Weekend plans: Going to San Francisco to take the trolley with the boyfriend down to Pier 39 :-) Also going to check out the Nordstrom cardholder pre-sale on Saturday as well as the fall collection from Chanel!

    Beauty item I want right now? I’m practically stalking the new Chanel eyeshadows as well as the Khaki Platine eyeliner!

  39. Haul: MAC 128, 204, 234, 239 Brushes; Smashbox Step-By-Step Contour Kit; Clinique Lash Power Mascara in Black Onyx.

    Weekend plans: Nothing as of right now

    Beauty item I want right now: Ben Nye Creme Rouge Wheel

  40. Mariella

    Okay, you are all my witnesses; I am putting myself on a self-imposed makeup buying moratorium til the end of summer! It’s getting ridiculous the amount of stuff I have and I never use up anything that isn’t skincare! This week, I bought MAC Steamy (love it to bits), Bows and Curtsies from Fashion Flower (the counter was sold out when it launched but MAC had it on the website still so I got it) and also, from Semi-Precious, Golden Gaze, which I love. I had planned to get Dark Indulgence as well but I was smart – I took my 3 similar shadows with me to the counter and it’s virtually identical to TheBalm’s Jealous Jordana and to Bows and Curtsies. I also took Gilt by Association to compare to Golden Gaze and GG is must less glittery, which is why I got it. WHEW!!

    Weekend plans: more work on our shade garden, which is looking nice already; inviting MIL over for dinner

    Beauty Item I want right now: those Bare Escentuals cream eyeshadows (especially Urban Nature); Sephora’s “glitter brush” to see if it actually helps keep Maui Wowie et al OFF MY CHEEKS.

    • Good luck on the no buy!!

      • Mariella

        Sigh….I know, and with all these new releases, it is just so hard to resist! If I weren’t so hooked on your blog, Christine, I wouldn’t know about all this great stuff coming up. Maybe I have to stop coming here! (just kidding).

  41. Annie

    Tomorrow is the launch of Semi-precious Collection in The Netherlands 😀 I have already reserved all items and will go to test if they are worth to buy :) The staff there are always very excited with your reviews as I recommended you across all boutiques xD

    I can’t wait to try them and next week will be for Mac Fashion Flowers (>_<)

  42. Miranda

    haul:Mac semi precious collection, opi nail polishes
    weekend plans: going to the park with a friend and going to a concert possibly
    beauty item i want right now: either the benefit they’re real mascara,the too faced matte palette, or more buxom big and healthy lipsticks

  43. Meiya

    Went to MAC last night – bought another 15-pan palette and Mulch & Nylon. Also picked up the MAC 235 (I have a thing about brushes, and needed a large eye brush).

    Beauty Item that I Want Right Now – Chanel Ultra Correction Line Repair Night Cream. Got this as a sample when I bought a couple of the new long-wear eye shadows last week. LOVE IT, despite myself. I must force myself to enjoy the sample and not buy the full jar.

  44. agreen2

    Haul:Inglot 10 palette with eyeshadows, Inglot eyeliner gel in a black matte and eyeliner brush, Inglot duraline, MAC Luster in Gem of Roses, MAC lip gloss in Geo pink, MAC semi precious blush in warmth of coral and MAC MSF in Rose Quartz.

    Weekend Plans: None

    Beauty item I really want: Too FAced matte eyeshadow palette

  45. Sharron

    Haul: Tarte Amazonian Clay Balancing Foundation, Yaby apricot concealer, Zoya Jem & Neeka polishes & a few Embryolisse skincare samples.

    Weekend plans: Reorganize/purge my closet & feed my True Blood addiction.

    Beauty item you really want right now: Yaby Set Palette & various products to put in it, especially the Pearl Paints.

    • meme

      OOOH! You have your hands on those 2 fall shades from Zoya? I saw they were available to order on line about 3 days ago. I have an order forming now. How do you like the 2 you got? Did Zoya have the entire Smoke & Mirrors spoon sets they tucked into your order so you have your own spoon swatches now for the entire collection?

      • Sharron

        The polishes are still en route, and should get here tomorrow or Monday. I can’t wait! 😀

  46. Lisa

    haul: MAC Semi Precious MSFs Crystal Pink and Rose Quartz

    Weekend plans: hitting the Angels game/Dierks Bentley concert on Saturday to celebrate a friend’s birthday.

    Beauty Item I want: True Religion Hippie Chic perfume, sample in the Ulta ad smelled super yummy!!!

  47. Diana

    I was desperately missing makeup after a week of camping in Yosemite and Tahoe so I went crazy on Semi Precious. Goldstone and Rose Quartz MSF, Feeling Flush Blush, Gem of Roses, One of a Kind& Lush Amber Lipsticks. Got Geo pink gloss but i think I’m taking it back. I keep reading about how little product is in there and as soon as I took it home I realized it wasn’t worth it. Gonna go back for either Warmth of Coral or Pressed Amber. LOVE LOVE LOVE the MSFs tho, my MUA makes me want whatever she’s wearing even if I go in dead set on not getting it. She’s bad for my wallet :)

  48. Lori

    Haul: Just picked up a couple of MAC shadows this week, satin taupe and unsurpassable.

    Weekend plans: Babysitting my neice.

    Beauty item you really want right now: I really want the Tarte True Blood Cheek stain. Its unlike anything else in my collection.

  49. meme

    Haul: I got a few older Essies from, the new OPI Stems collection (all 4 shades), and a new Aveda eye shadow brush. I have liked their eye brushes for a long time.

    Weekend: Keep working on getting over my really hard hitting summer cold, housework.

    Beauty Item I want right now: Ordering about 6 of the new Zoya fall 2011 polishes from Smoke & Mirrors collection, hoping to find a sample size of UD Over-Night Makeup setting spray to try. Trying to watch my budget. Need to force myself to clean out some of what I have before buying more!

  50. Courtney

    Haul: MAC Rose Quartz MSF, Clarity e/s, and Feeling Flush blush.

    Weekend Plans: Tabletop gaming! It’s been so long. Then a whole lotta nothing cause it’s time to relax.

    Beauty item I want: A new Magenta lipliner (I lost mine), Lightscapade MSF, and some more MUFE aqua liners.

  51. Nicole

    Haul: I haven’t bought any make-up related product for 2 weeks. I think, I am sick.
    Weekend plans: Doing some reading, some sleeping and ordering a new bag
    Beauty item you really want right now: The new Bobbi Brown eye shadow palette.

  52. inge

    Haul: Rouge G Gabrielle, Guerlain Automatique in Shalimar ( to die for, thanks Christine!), YSL chromatics palette #2 ( gorgeous).

    Weekend plans: organize my closet

    Beauty Item I want right now: More Rouge G’s and I CANNOT wait for the Glamglass collection from MAC.

  53. Christine

    Haul: TandaZAP and Lancome’s Artliner in IceBlack.

    Weekend plans: Relaxing!

    Beauty Item I want right now: Eyeshadow from Inglot.

  54. Sarah

    Ohh yay! This one was a great week for me because this Friday was my birthday… I spent the majority of the week buying myself presents, followed by a whole lots from mum too =) (Haven’t see dad yet, expecting some Deborah Lippmann’s on the way…)

    I Hauled: Napoleon Perdis Primer, Napoleon Perdis Luminous Lip Veil in Hot Toffee, NARS Laguna bronzer, NARS Orgasam blush, MAC brush #187, MAC Fix+, Issey Miyaki EDT and finally, the the one I begged and begged for, Urban Decay Naked Pallette.

    My plans this weekend include playing with lots of makeup, having a Mad Men themed party, drinking lots of cocktails and feeling horribly miserable on Sunday =)

    Beauty Item I want now? I can happily say nothing, completely cleared my list =) Very successful birthday indeed.

  55. londonhermit

    I picked up 2 shadows from semi precious: goldne gaze and blue sheen and two shadow from the permit: sketch and courdoroy. I went to bare minerals and brought a primier and two shadows purrfect and black ruby. I also brough some nail polish: OPI here today aragon tomorrow, dim sum plum, william tell me about opi and big apple red.

    Weekend plans laundry and enjoying my new laptop

    Beauty product I’m lemming always more nail polish.

  56. Sarah

    Haul: MAC MSF Goldstone, lipsticks in Musky Amethyst (LOVE at first swipe) and Gem of Roses (ended up being MLBB, the BB part being the lustre finish as this is the EXACT same color as my lips weewoo).

    Weekend Plans: Lounge, file 12349817234 papers for work, and hunting for Golden Gaze as it is sold out everywhere online and @my local MAC counter.

    Beauty item I reeeeeally want right now: Tarte Trueblood lip surgence and a few colors from the new Zoya Smoke/Mirrors collections. Has anyone found the products used on/a close dupe to the True Blood Season 1 lips promotional photograph?

  57. liz

    Haul: Nothing makeup related! I purchased a pair of Keds sneakers off of Hautelook and received them in the mail !

    Weekend plans: family BBQ on Saturday

    Beauty Item I want right now: Naked palette from Urban Decay and a palette in MAC’s Colourizations collection

  58. Abbey

    Haul: MAC hey e/s (CCO)
    MAC dashing lassies palette
    Plans: sat:baby shower and then getting a feild hockey stick
    sun: is my birthday not sure what I’m doing
    Makeup Want: jack black lip balm. Two faced natural eye palette

  59. Laurel

    Haul: Got my Tarte Glow Your Way to Gorgeous in the mail (10 pieces for $50? I think yes) so it was a good week
    Weekend plans: Cleaning, and going some festival with my mom
    Beauty item you really want right now: Too Faced Naked eye palette and Matte palette

  60. Kristabelle

    Haul: waiting for a lime crime package with their primer and nude lipstick. It was on sale and I figure I can always return it, but if the primer lives up to its claims that’d be great. Enough eyeshadow fading already! (Looking at you, UDPP.)

    Weekend plans: running errands, working out, and a date tmrw, working sunday.

    Beauty item you really want right now: one?? i have a word doc full haha (yeahh, i know it’s a problem.) But right now I’m reallyy wanting Sugarpill’s Burning Heart palette- hopefully next payday! And I want new brushes badly, will have to place an order with Crown soon.

  61. Kim

    Haul: Picked up Cha Cha Tint… while I love the color, it doesn’t last but a couple of hours on me! I have yet to find any stain that lasts on me.

    Weekend plans: My fiance and I will be shooting some family photos for a client.

    Beauty item I want right now: I want to try the Tarte Amazonian Clay blush to see if it will last on me, as well as more of the Benefit Cream Shadows. Those DO last on me!

  62. shuz4ever

    Haul: UD Naked Palette; UDPP; 2 UD 24/7 eyeliners; Korres Tinted moisturiser + face primer; Laura Mercier Oil free face primer; Two Faced poreless primer; MAC brushes (182; 134; 150; 109); Philosophy Pool Party Set shower gels.
    Weekend Plans: Catching up on my reading n reorganizing my husband’s shoe closets…he’s travelling so want to suprise him when he returns.
    Beauty Item I want right now: Mac semi-precious collection – waiting for my goodies to arrive – ordered 2 l/s; 2 c/g; 2 me/s.

  63. Jazz

    Beauty items: just some stuff from bath and body works- their true blue spa line is amazing. And since it was buy 2 get one free and I had a coupon for another free item- I couldn’t resist. I also plan on getting some Milani and some eyeshadows either this weekend or next. My debit card got mad at me- so my bank put a hold on my account , for fraud protection.

    Weekend plans: studying, job hunting

    What I want: it’s more like what I need – I am in need of some concealer

  64. CarrieG

    Haul- nothing! Out of country, however when i return I will be picking up the Too Faced Natural Eye Palette, a philosophy body wash and tonsss of hair products!
    Weekend plans- BEACH HOUSE Woo
    What i really want right now- Chanel shimmer scent in chance de tendre!! I just cant cough up 50 dollars though right now!