Friday, July 29th, 2011

Free for Haul Friday

Welcome to Free For Haul Friday!

  • Haul:  Osmotics Cream Extreme x2!  It’s something I fall back on when my skin is SUPER dry and nothing else is working.  It’s pricey, but with Osmotics’ 20% off sale, I had to grab two.
  • Weekend plans:  I’ll be at Cosmoprof in Vegas covering the event!
  • Go-to summer foundation:   Kiehl’s Tinted Moisturizer

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This week’s Mellan photo…


THIS is all Mellan wants to do! He’s happy as long as I keep throwing that frisbee.

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67 thoughts on “Free for Haul Friday, Volume #091

  1. Avatar of Michelle michelle

    Haul: Jealousy Wakes!!! Eek, I’m so excited…it should arrive today.
    Weekend plans: Going to the cottage for the long weekend (Canada) and holidays all next week!

    • Fingers crossed you like it!

      • Avatar of Michelle Michelle

        Oh I totally do! You did an awesome job!

        • Avatar of Marina Marina

          Michelle? Cottage in Canada? You sound just like my Uncle’s girlfriend/wife(They’re not planning on having a wedding but I guess they’re married in a way…). You just made my day with how much you resemble her! (Except I don’t think I’ve ever seen her wear eyeshadow as bright as Jealousy Wakes!) Sorry, that was kind of awkward.

  2. Avatar of Natalie Natalie

    Haul: NARS Barbarella, BeneFit They’re Real! mascara, and a hand-held labeler to label all of my palettes, shadows, foundations, etc!

    Weekend plans: Maybe NKOTBSB for a second time tonight; otherwise just relaxation!

    Go-to summer foundation: MAC Studio Moisture Tint or NV Perricone’s tinted moisturizer

  3. Yazmin

    Hello kitty lucky tom palette – i bought it off a blog sale and some jumbo eye pencils. Estee lauder double wear foundation in shell beige, its my holy grail foundation replacing my studio fix fluid. And an evisu hoody & evisu cardigan for my boyfriend.

    Plans are to go to a suprise birthday dinner, play some PS2 with my brother, catch up on the sleep ive missed from watching movies all night and having work early in the morning.

    I dont have seasonal foundations and only change my foundation when i find a better formula.

  4. Dana

    From the Estee Lauder Warehouse Sale – 3 bottles Fix + Lavender and the Tartan Tale mini nail polish set
    Then I stocked up at Ulta (20% off coupon) – PTR Gentle Complexion Pads, Pureology Shampoo, Phytodefrisiant Gel, Boscia Primer, Pop Nailpolish

    Weekend Plans – not much really, but I’ll probably go to the free Air Supply concert in the park on Saturday (yay 80′s!)

    Go to summer foundations – Philosophy Supernatural airbrush powder OR Estee Lauder Double Wear Light (depends on the condition of my skin)

  5. Haul: Jealousy Wakes. Brock my no-buy just for that.
    Weekend plans: The family is taking my time. ^_^

  6. Avatar of Lauren LaurenDS

    Haul: SparkleNeely & Jealousy Wakes eyeshadow! I wore JW today to work-had to play with it- I used Delft paintpot as a base, JW to the crease, dazzle light on the inner corner above JW to the middle of the eye- then cut the crease with Omega and a fluffy brush…I then popped blacktrack fluid line 60′s style liner . Holy crap- it looks so good. Everyone keeps stopping me to check out my eyes- good work christine!
    Sparkle neely sparkle is actually quite nice as well. I heard some horror stories, but I didn’t have any issues with it last night at all. It just pulls slightly burgundy on my skintone.

    Weekend plans: I work all weekend.

    Go-to summer foundation: Origins VitaZing, Nars Sheer Glow, Laura Mercier Silk creme, MAC prolongwear mixed with Nars Orgasm illuminator- I have foundation ADD and these all look good and work for me.

  7. Avatar of Angela Angela

    Haul: I bought Benefit’s sugarbomb blush on Sunday & looove it! Thanks for the awesome review on it, Christine. I really appreciate the reviews you do on makeup; I’ve been buying makeup based on your reviews so I never end up w/ something I don’t like!
    Weekend plans: Washing the car. That’s it. Maybe the beach Sunday.
    Go-to summer foundation: I used covergirl powder foundation year round It’s pretty good; although I would love to find an alternative that would keep my nose nice and matte all day (it gets shiny all the time, & it’s not even greasy) and isn’t too heavy on face and doesn’t rub off.

  8. Sarah S.

    Haul: Estee Lauder Pure Color Illuminating Powder Gelee from the Modern Mercury Collection. Will you be reviewing this, Christine? And a back-up of MAC Bubble Tea Plushglass (I just can’t find a good dupe… anybody?)
    Weekend Plans: Maker Fair at Henry Ford Museum! Love to see people dressed in Steampunk garb :)
    Go-to Summer Foundation: I’ve been so impressed with Stila’s redone tinted moisturizers with higher SPF 20, and Boscia’s BB cream gives great coverage on my acne scarring.
    xoxo for Mellan!

  9. emi s.

    Haul: UD anniversary palette is in the mail! It should arrive next tuesday, yay!

    Weekend plans: Just going to relax

    Summer Foundation: Tarte tinted moisturizer or laura mercier tinted moisturizer, they have different finishes so it depends on the look i’m going for

  10. Tulie

    Haul: select moisturecover NW20, deep truth, plumage, prussian, goldmine, beautiful iris eyeshadows
    Weekend plans: we’ll see… maybe prepare in soul for my new work on Monday :S
    Go-to summer foundation: i have no special one for summer. I use my regular ones: Clinique anti blemish and Chanel mat lumiere- with loads of moisturizer though.

  11. Avatar of Mariella Mariella

    Haul: nothing (still waiting on the UD 15th anniversary palette!)
    Weekend plans: friend visiting from out of town – taking her out for a real English high tea; shopping for a dress to wear to a wedding
    Go to summer foundation: probably Pur Minerals mineral powder foundation (I should give the Kiehl’s a try; tried MAC and Laura Mercier and both are “okay” but not overwhelming).

  12. Andrea

    He looks so cute, No haul this weekend

  13. Lauryn

    Haul: DINAIR Pro Airbrush kit

    Weekend plans: Editing and burning to CD a photo shoot i did.. and summer cleaning. FUN!

    Go-to summer foundation: MAC N5 Studio Fix powder applied with kabuki brush and set with Skindinavia makeup set spray.

  14. Jen

    This week’s haul — Bobbi Brown Creamy Lip colour in 4 Nectar, Clinique High Impact Mascara 01 Black, and Clinique Brush-on Cream liner in 02 True Black.
    Also: ordered pro brow enhancer gel, silk wrap nail treatment, and ultra luxury liners in Eggplant, Midnight Blue, and Golden Brown (for brows) from Avon :D

    Plans for the weekend: be with Sweetheart

    Go-to summer foundation: Laura Mercier tinted moisturizer.

  15. Lena Vaz

    Mellan is so cute!

  16. Hsul: 4 Jealousy Wakes shadows, China Glaze Riveter Rouge, Rodeo Fanatic & Emerald Fitzgerald.

    Weekend Plans: Taking a lot of photos for my blog. I want to try and photograph at least 4 posts’ worth so I have an easier time posting during the coming week.

    Go to summer foundation: I just bought NARS Powder Foundation in Syracuse. I am hoping it will combat oiliness during the summer.

  17. Christine

    Haul-BH cosmetics 120 pallette second edition,UD 15th anniversary shadow pallette,Kat Von D True Romance Pallette (omg pallette crazy I went LOL), Rose Bud Salve, and Tokidoki gloss in Burger? (bright orange)
    Plans-something outside I am thinking, summer doesnt last long here in Edmonton Alberta
    Summer Foundation- I just recently got MUFE HD foundation which I am in love with, I also use diorskin nude but nothing compares to the MUFE :) I would love to try kiehls tinted moistureizer

  18. Avatar of Elle Kelsie Rose

    Haul: NYX Doll Eyes Mascara and China Glaze Custom Kicks nail polish!

    Weekend Plans: Enjoying my last weekend off-school starts for us next week :(

    go to summer foundation: I make my own tinted moisturizer with 1-2 drops of MAC Select SPF foundation, a drop of Clinique uplighter, and Nivea Soft moisturizer.

  19. Nikki

    Haul: warmth of coral blush, rubenesque paint pot, mac 116 brush, sheen supreme lipstick in bare again,

    Weekend plans: Take the kids to the zoo and attend my cousins bday party.

    Summer foundation: Pregnancy hormones have messed with my skin so I need more coverage. I stick with revlon colorstay.

  20. I hauled MAC’s Fast Response Eye Cream yesterday. I’m looking forward to trying it today!

    Weekend plans – Drinks tonight with some of my hubby’s colleagues, maybe visit the farmer’s market, and see a movie on Sunday. Bike riding.. It’s a long weekend in Canada, so I’m sure we’ll find something interesting to do!

    My go to summer foundation is my regular foundation, MUFE HD. Tinted Moisturizers break me out. If it’s too hot to bother, then I just don’t use anything on my face.

    Mellan looks so happy and refreshed!! I’m trying to talk my folks into getting a small pool for their German Shepherd. Dad refuses though, because she’ll get muddy and smelly… Sigh.

    Have a nice weekend everyone!

  21. Sky C

    Haul: MAC Lightful Ultramoisture Creme and MAC False Lashes Mascara

    Weekend Plans: In Cali for the weekend! I’m attending a wedding and we’te hanging out with the whole family ! It’s like a big reunion!

    Go-to Summer foundation: MAC MSFN in Medium plus and Chanel Double Pefection Powder foundation in Rich Beige

  22. Avatar of Joanna Joanna

    HAUL: Lots of MAC items: Sorcery and Memorabilia eyeshadow; Lap of Luxury lipglass; Too Chic beauty powder; and Rain of Flowers nail lacquer

    WEEKEND: Picking up my hubby from the airport on Friday, farmers market on Sunday

    FOUNDATION: The one I use year-round — MAC Mineralize foundation

  23. Haul: Hello Kitty Graffiti Palette and Beauty Blender.
    Weekend plans: spending time with the hubby b/c he’s been out of town all week.
    Summer go-to foundation: Laura Mercier tinted moisturizer mixed with MAC prolong foundation in NC15 :)

    HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND EVERYONE!!!

  24. lexi

    does Mellers get to go to Vegas as well? he looks like a roulette kinda guy ;)

  25. Kristabelle

    Haul: Nothing exciting. Clinique Emergency mask (awesome for spot treatment) and some travel sized stuff for my vacation next week.
    Weekend plans: getting my hair cut, working out, and catching up on my sleep.
    Go-to summer foundation: Kinda torn. I love Revlon Photoready because it looks really natural and glowy, but for whatever reason whenever I get hot, it makes my face super almost painfully itchy. The other one I use is L’oreal True Match, which is nice but does look kinda heavy for summer.

  26. Avatar of Marianne Mar

    Haul: MAC Dainty blush, MAC Lip Erase and MAC l/s Gem of Roses
    Weekend plans: A big hiphop event on Saturday, another one on Sunday :)
    Go-to summer foundation: Chanel Vitalumière Aqua

  27. Rita

    Haul: I got today Illamasqua Lover Blush and Emerge Pigment. Can’t wait to try them on!
    Weekend plans: Nothing yet.
    Go-to summer foundation: Mac Face & Body + MSF Natural

  28. first time i will be writing my haul …
    i am proud to say “Jealousy Wakes” and you know how badly i wanted that …i could actually feel your warmth while i was buying that and when i will have the master piece in my hand i am sure that very moment will have all the lovely memories
    i sware i coudlnt have asked anything else then JW
    It will still take some months to reach me here in India but i have all the patience ….
    you know I can easily let go of my whole makeup stash for single piece of the eyeshadow which is created by wonderful and most humble person on earth

    I love you and Temptalia and each day the love grows to next level

    i am short of words Christine :D :D I seriously am

  29. Coco72

    Haul: MAC PRO lipstick in Lady Danger, NARS blush in Dolce Vita, Anny nail laquers in 372 Summer love, 369 green racing drag and 167 sunrise. And a T-shirt of Zara with this message: “To feel like a queen is as simple as believing you are one (then everyone will see you that way)”

    Weekend plans: A meeting with the whole family of my hubby. I don´t wana go :-(

    Go-to summer foundation: Bioderma SPF50+ foundation, It has full SPF protection and it feels like wearing no foundation and no sunscreen

  30. Jillian

    Haul: this week i went crazy with drugstore products! Sonia Kashuk blending sponge, formula 10.0.6 deep cleansing mask, elf candid coral studio blush, essie polish in tarte deco and sand tropez, sinful colors polish in 24/7, NYC lipstain in persistant pink
    Weekend plans: seeing my friend in an opera and trying to clean my new cartilage piercing :P
    Go-to summer foundation: covergirl natureluxe but only on parts of my skin that are red, then all over my face with mary kay mineral powder foundation

  31. Avatar of Maja Maya

    Mellan’s pool pictures are too cute!

    Haul: Givenchy Photo Perfexion Foundation (hate that spelling, but good foundation lol), Burt’s Bees Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream, Sally Hansen Mega Shine Top Coat, Chanel Rouge Allure Extrait de Gloss in Insouciance

    Weekend Plans: The usual homework and grad school stuff with some relaxation, hanging out with my boyfriend and family, and hopefully shopping!

    Go-To Summer Foundation: The only two foundations I ever use, which are the Givenchy one I just purchased and Chanel Vitalumiere Aqua

  32. Haul: Let’s see… an e.l.f. eyeshadow palette from target (it’s meh), e.l.f. creme liner in gunmetal (pretty good), and some samples from High Voltage.

    Weekend: Working as usual. I need to sit down and do some drawing for a tarot project I signed myself up for between workin’.

    Summer Foundation: I’ve been putting the mileage on UD Urban Defense lately.

  33. Courtney

    Haul: All Of My Purple Life! I am so excited to get it in the mail. I also bought the Naked Palette this week. Don’t ask me how I’m just getting around to it.

    Weekend Plans: FLOATING!!!

    Go-To Summer Foundation: NARS Sheer Glow, just no primer underneath on extremely hot days (which is every day here)

    Have a good weekend everyone!

  34. Beanz

    Haul: MAC- Jealousy Wakes!!!! Hocus Pocus and Evolution Revolution. Plus the Josie Maran TSV QVC has on today.

    Weekend Plans: None really, probably just cleaning.

    Go-To Summer Foundation: Tarte Amazonian Clay Foundation

  35. Tish

    Haul: Sparkle Neely, Sparkle eyeshadow, MAC Fix+
    Weekend Plans: Cleaning, hanging out with the fam

  36. Amanda Dubs

    Haul: I went to Sephora yesterday just to look around and they had ONE UD 15th anniversary palette left. I couldnt leave it behind! :D
    Weekend Plans: My parents are on vacation and my best friend is staying with me. Fun will be had.
    Summer go-to-foundation: I guess its the same as my winter foundation, MAC tinted moisturizer. Ive also been using Elizabeth Arden powder foundation.

  37. Caroline

    Haul: I went Tarte crazy. I got their Amazonian clay blush in Exposed and lip surgence lip tint in Exposed. And from QVC their Glow Your Way to Gorgeous kit. From Sephora, DDF Brightening Cleanser and Philosophy’s turbo booster C powder.

    Weekend Plans: in-laws are in town so hanging with them.

    Go-to summer foundation: either BE mineral powder or Laura Mercier tinted moisturizer.

  38. Cherie C

    Well what a week… Best Haul EVER??? I big diamond ring!!! I got engaged a week ago today and this week has been so awesome!!!!

    Makeup haul: I treated myself to a blue liquid eyeliner from Urban Decay.

    Weekend plans: finish our patio out back and enjoy the long weekend.

    Summer foundation: NARS!

  39. Avatar of Sharron Sharron

    Haul: Tarte Waterproof Clay Liner in black, Tarte Radiant & Rested: Volume II (the products in this set have become my go-to for a quick-n-easy, work-friendly look), Sephora Mineral Foundation, Zoya Velvet Matte Polish in Posh, and a free bottle of Zoya Remove+, I also have a Holika Holika BB Cream and samples from Embryolisse, and Sobe Botanicals on order. [This actually represents 2 weeks worth of haulage.]

    Weekend plans: I have a cleaning and reorganizing project planned, so a trip to Ikea is in order. Would you believe I’ve never been there?

    Go-to summer foundation: Right now, it’s Tarte’s Amazonian Clay Balancing Foundation. I swear, my skin looks better after three weeks of daily wear…

  40. Nicole

    Haul: Nothing make-up related.

    Weekend plans: Relaxing in the sun and English training

    Go-to summer foundation: Bare face or Bobbi Brown Natural Finish Long Lasting Foundation.

  41. Ana Krum

    Haul: I went a little blush-crazy this time and ordered Deep Throat (10% off) and Illamasqua Rude Cream Blush (15% off for my b-day!) Now I’m trying to find a nice matte medium brown eyeshadow…

    Weekend plans: Dinner with boyfriend’s family, buying some medicine books and studying!

    Go-to summer foundation: Laura Mercier Oil-Free Tinted Moisturizer

  42. Avatar of LaTasha Tasha

    Haul: urban Decay 15th anniversary palette (it’s at Sephora NOW but you have to ask for it since many stores haven’t received a display yet.)
    Weekend plans: Taking my Mom out to dinner for her birthday.
    Go to summer foundation: Colorstay foundation mixed with a little moisture.

  43. Avatar of traci Traci

    Haul: MAC Jealousy Wakes!! should be here in a few days! BareMinerals Pure Radiance all over face color, Maybelline Full N Soft waterproof mascara, Seche Vite Top Coat, more Clean N Clear oil blotting papers, and more Yes to Carrots Lip Balm (my HG!!)

    Weekend Plans:School all day Saturday, working on my future home (finishing up putting in tile and grout yay) on Sunday with family

    Go-to Summer Foundation:Purely Cosmetics Mineral Foundation

  44. Jennifer

    Haul: Finally got the chance to order Jealousy Wakes; I’m super excited!!! Christine you are absolutely an amazing person and beauty guru and and I can’t wait to order a product that you designed to share with us! Nice choice on the veluxe pearl; it is definitely my favorite MAC e/s finish. :). Also from MAC: hocus pocus e/s, evolution revolution lipglass, empty pro palettes, 168 brush, and zoom fast black lash refill.
    Benefit mini tint trio, benefit eye bright, UD anniversary palette, essay nail polishes, tarte micronized translucent loose powder, chanel dragon lip laquer, chanel mirifique illusion e/s, chanel prelude quad, Avon extra longwear mascara. Yup, definitey going too crazy with makeup hauls when coping with a breakup. :(

    Weekend plans: working then going on a small road trip to visit an old friend.

    Go-to summer foundation: MAC pro longwear hands down. Works even better without a primer and doesn’t melt off in the 90+ degree heat we’ve been having here!

    Mellan is adorable as always!!!! I wish my puppy liked to swim. :-/

  45. Avatar of Aleeya Aleeya

    Haul: I finally got my Jealousy Wakes eyeshadow (loves it!!) Also another Evolution Revolution and I got a tube of Sonaran Rain. I got my Clinique acne skin care kit so crossing my fingers that it will help control my breakouts.

    Weekend Plans: Trying to not buy anymore makeup. I have been going crazy the past couple of weeks and need to slow down. I literally got a delivery of some kind of makeup item everyday this week. My mom thinks I have an addiction lol. Other than that hoping to catch some deals on cute clothes.

    Go to summer foundation: UD Urban Defense. Its cool but I think it maybe the source of my mild breakouts so I am going to be searching for something else really soon.

  46. I went to sephora yesterday and I finally(!) got my hands on the UD naked palette!!!
    And I also went to the MAC counter and got a new lipstick called Ramblin’ Rose…Why does no one in the beauty community talk about this colour, it’s amazing!
    XOXO

  47. Krista

    Haul: I just bought a ton of ELF products. I have a love-hate relationship with this brand. I bought 2 eyeshadows, 3 eye primers, 3 lip stains with the gloss hookup, 1 blush, 1 mascara, 1 eyelash curler, 1 tinted moisturizer, 1 pressed primer, 1 eyebrow was/powder, 1 gel liner–PHEW! Hahaha, and I’m actually loving every single thing!
    Weekend plans: Stay home and try out my new makeup!
    Summer Foundation: Any powder foundation on top of tinted moisturizer

  48. Avatar of artemis artemis

    cuuuuuute dog

  49. Avatar of Marina Marina

    Haul: Placing my order for the new UD palette on Sephora right now! Super excited!
    Weekend Plans: Triple Sweet 16 for 3 friends of mine…and my mom’s college friend is staying at our house…
    I don’t wear foundation/tinted moisturizer yet.

  50. Haul: Nothing makeup related but… I got a puppy!!! A little girl named Eva who’s half maltese, half yorkshire terrier <3
    Weekend plans: Sister-in-laws basketball bbq this afternoon, viewing a house tonight, and then chilling and spending time with my furbaby tomorrow!
    Go-to summer foundation: MAC Face & Body

  51. londonhermit

    My haul is cummilative. I brought three out of the six wet n wild dream weavers palettes. I picked up earth looks small from here, fly me to the moon, and dancing in the clouds. I also picked up I dream of greenie. At rite aid I brough three of Maybelline limited eddition nail polishes in beige glace, on the rum, and autumn leaves. I finally got one Jesse’s girl polish in wham bam and a wet n wild polish in private viewing.

  52. Bree

    HAUL: MAC 116 & 239 Brush; Twinks & Texture Eyeshadow SEPHORA: platinum #10 crease & #15 small eyeshadow Brush, colorful blush in Healthy Rose; NARS: orgasm/laguna/albatross Trio Palette & rosebud lip liner; Urban Decay: Baked eyeshadow.

    WKND PLANS: Stayn in catchn up on Drop Dead Diva,Hawthorne,Covert Affairs & General Hospital…basically watchn tv all wknd

    Summer Foundation: mac studio tinted moisturizer/MSFN in medium dark

  53. lisa

    Haul: UD Naked and 15th Aniv. Palettes, revlon nail polish in midnight affair and emerald city, burt’s bees lipbalm, revlon photoready foundation in nude and natural beige, true religion hippie chix perfume, nyx eye pencil in milk and lip pencil in iris. (Kind of a binge for me)
    Weekend plans: nothing at all : )
    Summer foundation: MAC msfn in medium

  54. Kristen

    Haul: L’Oreal Active Daily Moisture lotion, L’Oreal Go 360 Clean Deep Facial Cleanser, ARDELL Brow Precision Shaper, and NYC Kohl Eyeliner Pencil in 927 Taupe.

    Weekend Plans: Finish up my 3rd summer reading book and clean out the other house for incoming renters. Easier to rent the house than sell it right about now.

    Go-to Summer Foundation: Ulta Fabulous Face Pressed Powder. It feels light on my skin while still giving enough coverage over redness.

  55. Sarah

    Haul: A TON of MAC from my first-ever visit to a CCO (saved over $53!)! :) I’m a happy girl who has learned to WAIT on holiday sets–they had all from the past 2 years.
    Weekend plans: The daytrip (6 hours roundtrip) to outlet shopping and lounging.
    Go-to summer foundation: Bare Minerals. Otherwise, it sweats right off.