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7 Mac Pigment samples from thebodyneeds
4 Mac Lipsticks and fascinating Eyekohl from mac.co.uk
and the whole set of nyx jumbo pencils from ebay lol (Thats my july spends over with…..hopefully lol)

not really a big splurge, but yesterday, since I’ve officially finished high school (hurray !!) I went to MAC to find out (with delight) that they finally got pink lemondade and lychee luxe (I’ve been waiting for ever to get my hands on them). So I bought those two and slicked pink lipgelΓ©e. I’m also going back on saturday ’cause naked honey is coming out (finally).

it wasnt much but it was 2 items from the Naked Honey Honey Collection. It was the pollinator eyeshadow and the Queen Bee lipglass. No regrets though. πŸ™‚

My last beauty splurge was Fresco Rose paint pot, Sunset B. eyeshadow, Via Veneto dazzleglass, Patisserie lipstick, Reflects Antique Gold and Mutiny pigment. I’m now ready for Colour Craft!

This is a splurge for me:

Private Sale in our Area.

One Mineralized Satinfinish NC37 (better match than NC35)
One e/s Quad Shadowy Lady Cult of Cherry
Bobbi Brown E/S in Moss (matte green), albeit in the old round packaging
Creme Cerise Lipstick
New Weed fluidline
Greenstroke Paint Pot
Softwash Grey Pigment
Smoke Signal Pigment
*You could tell, I love green πŸ™‚

Never bought so much in one go. But I came out a happy camper because it would cost almost $200 (converted to local currency), but ended up spending less than $100 all in all.

Its not a lot compared to everyone else here but its my first real ‘haul’ – a powder blush in Harmony; Porcelain Pink MSF from Color Craft; a #116 and a #226. I’m very happy with my buys!

I got a bunch of stuff during MAC F&F; I’ve got a few more items on my list so I feel another splurge coming on for the month of July. Seems I am somewhere around 1 to 3 splurges a month! I have to say, makes my man real mad!

transparent finishing powder from MATIS.. it was so cheap, so i couldn’t let it slip away! their skincare line is supposedly very good, so i thought i’d check out their makeup!

Makeup Forever Pure Pigments in Yellow, Orange, Fuschia, Violet, Emerald Green, Blue and Black…(all but the Bright Red)… : )

…I purchased the SUPERSIZED CLinique three step cleansing kit…which is in auto-delivery for every three months…and two MAC F & F orders…MAC 182 kabuki brish, MAC 208 brush (thanks to your post), Woodwinked e/s, Mythology e/s, MAC sharpener, and MAC QUEEN BEE LIP GLASS….I LOVE QUEEN BEE!!!!

Two days ago I ordered 5 lipsticks & 2 dazzle glasses from Eurisocrats, 1 pro pan blush, and 6 of the Loose Beauty Powders that are being Dc’d. Next big haul is Colourcraft!

My latest beauty splurge was at M.A.C and i purchased…
M.A.C fix + Rose
M.A.C Studio fix fluid
M.A.C Studio fix powder
M.A.C Sun rush lustre drops
M.A.C Brave new bronze lipstick
M.A.C Liberated lipglass
M.A.C Vibrant grape eyeshadow
M.A.C Groundwork paint pot
M.A.C Mineralized blush in lovething

I usually only buy one thing at a time, because I am broke! lol I think my last beauty splurge was probably my brush set, which is too long ago! I think I am long overdue for another makeup splurge. πŸ˜€

I am going to put myself on a shopping ban, so I did my last splurge, which hasn’t really stopped lol:
Nfu Oh nailpolishes x 5
OPI & China Glaze nailpolishes x 10
MAC F&F hauls x 2times
Urban Decay palettes x 2
Shu Uemura painting liners x 4
Shu Uemura lipsticks x3 eyebrow pencil
Shu Uemura Brightening oil cleanser 450ml
Koh Gen Do foundations, base and powders
MUFE shadows, Aqua liners, Diamond Powder and Star Powder
Lastly, new iPhone 3GS πŸ˜€

I was at a MAC warehouse sale, my first ever. Got:
3 SE Brush sets (red handles, gold handles, black handles)
182 brush
e/s: Hot Contrast, Poison Pen, Lotusland
paint pots: cash flow, girl friendly, greenstroke, rollicking, mosscape
gel liner: non-conformist
blush: x rocks, Sun Centred colour form, Pink colour form
lip gloss set from Holiday 09
eye liner set from Holiday 09
Strobe cream
Fix+

MAC Cremesheen Lipstick in Lavender Whip (I bought it from a seller who had overstocks of these and it’s priced at 46sgd ea.! it’s super costly but i just have to have one.)
MAC Style Warrior Lipglass in Gold Rebel
Suesh 16 pc. Brush Set (Filipino brush brand)
MAC LE Lustre Lipstick in Classical
MAC Brow Shader in Wheat

And now, I’m broke

Urban Decay Deluxe Shadow Box
Too Face Shadow Insurance
Kat Von D Beethoven Palette
Bennifit Bad Gal Lash
Sephora Birthday Gift
6 MAC eyeshadows
MAC eyeshadow pallete
MAC Dainty Blush

My last splurge was eighty dollars on three eyeshadows and a Powerpoint, and my last purchase was a tube of Maybelline Full ‘n’ Soft waterproof. My next splurge is going to be Assemblage MES quad from Colour Craft and one or two Technakohls. I’ve been jonesin’ for Graphblack for a while now, but the new ones from Colour Craft look yummy! I’ll probably get Colour Matters, which is a gorgeous lime.

My last two were within days of each other. Both being entirely Smashbox.

First one, from Hautelook.
3 eyeshadows, 4 lipsticks, bronzer/cream blush duo.

And the second from QVC.
The “Past, Present, and Future of Beauty” kit with:
Halo powder
Light cast detail highlighter
Eye shadow duo in Trend/Worthy, a pink nude/toasted brown
Cream eyeliner in Most Wanted, a rich chocolate
Sheer lip-enhancing gloss in Illume, a pale nude shimmer
Blush in Proof Sheet, a peachy pink
Photo finish primer light
Mini kabuki brush
#31 highlighter brush
#9 creamy eyeliner brush

And I also bought a tinted moisturizer.

Proof Sheet blush is my all time fave. I wear it every single day & have 2 back-ups at home. LOVE!!

The NARS Summer Collection 2009. I bought everything but the bronzer and one of the l/s’s. This was my first time using NARS and I have to say I might not want to use anything else from now on. πŸ˜€

I guess my biggest spurge lately was 6 brushes from GOSH: 3 eyeshadow, 1 powder, 1 duo fibre and 1 blush brush. They are as good quality as Mac, but half the price. πŸ™‚ My next big splurge is going to be Color Craft, I’m planning on leaving about Β£200 ($300) there! :O

I’ve been planning this for a while, but haven’t ordered yet. I’ll probably send the order through later today.

All from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale:
MAC Graphic Garden Palette
MAC Fresh Cut Palette
MAC Baby Blooms Lip Bag
MAC Summer Crop Lip Bag
MAC Sweet Tease Look-in-a-Box
Lancome ‘Declaring Indigo’ Brush Set
Philosophy Microdelivery Exfoliating Wash
Philosophy Purity Made Simple Facial Cleanser

I keep telling myself that I need the face washes (I’m within about 3 weeks of finishing off what I have, and these are SUCH A GOOD DEAL), I LOVE the Lancome brushes, and I have a fairly small makeup stash, and these don’t duplicate anything I already own, and are colors that I have been wanting for a while.

I suppose at least I’ll qualify for free shipping!

Queen Bee lipgloss
Honey light Highlighting powder
All that glitters
Contrast
Heat/Element Duo
Purple Rite

Hehehe, I had quite the ‘yay done with the school year’ celebratory haul a few weeks ago. Lucky everyone’s in the middle of semi-annual sales right now. I got:

Crabtree & Evelyn Naturals Hand Soap (x2)
Crabtree & Evelyn Naturals Botanical and Mineral Body Mist (x2)
L’Occitane Rose Face Mist
L’Occitane Green Tea EDT mini
The Body Shop Shimmer Cube palette 06
The Body Shop Bergamot essential oil
Stila Charmed palette (x2 – both as gifts though)
Sephora Naturals Sampler
MAC Golden Nectar High-Light Powder

I am really looking forward to Colour Craft though!

a mac haul
eyeshadows: greensmoke, flourishing, samoa silk, star violet, club, orb, cork, sketch, blush palette, 3 cream blushes, 3 powder blushes, shell ccb, pretty please lipstick, (2) 217 brushes, 242, 252, whirl lip pencil, coffee eye pencil, engraved, myth, cherish, 2 rose romance lipstick, goldyrocks, 2 purple rite lipsticks, impassioned solar bits, golden bronze powder, soft ochre paint pot.

I found that the mac sales assistant in the bay area to be incredibly unhelpful. I went to 10 different mac counters in department stores, pro store and mac standing stores and quite a few were unknowledgeable and unhelpful. So, I decided to drive 10 hours up north to a mac store and not only were the staff helpful, but i didn’t even have to pay sales tax. The mac assistants taught me techniques, colors that work on me and everything in between and not in the very least disappointed πŸ™‚

MAC F&F sale haul! Lots of brushes, foundation, pigments, eyeshadows, blush, empty palettes, paint pots, paint, dazzleglass and other LE goodies. My total came to over $700 in 3 orders.

i bought a chanel glossimer. And while it was only one item it was ridiculously priced for a lipgloss but it was just so darn pretty.

Definately the MAC friends and family event — I got a lot of makeup but have loved everything. I went in to MAC last Saturday and ended up spending $75 more (after the $250 I spent during the friends and family). I need to stop for a while πŸ™‚

YSL products:
LE africa eyeshadow palette – shimmery browns eyeshadow palette #2 – africa sun powder bronzer #2 – sheer red lipstick #1 – perfect touch foundation – matte compact powder spf30 foundation – compact powder #1 – LE africa lips palette – waterproof black mascara – longlasting lack eyeliner pencil – pure lipgloss #2 & 3

MAC products:
dazzleglass in baby sparks, love alert, steppin’ out, smile, gldylocks – some rose romance eyeshadows and pigment – style warriors solar bits (too bad i only found impassioned coz i loved it! i waned the others too!) and some eyeshadows and blushes.

NARS products:
a bunch of eyeshadows (duos, cream, single)- duo concealer.
Dior bronze makeup palette in a clutch

by the end of this shopping spree i was totally broke LOL but i think it was worth it since i won’t buy some for a while now.

Let’s see.. I spent over $500 on F&F. Went to CCO and spent $88. Then last week I spent around $200 on Euristocrats dazzleglasses and 1 lipstick, a e/s I ran out of and concealer. I’m done ’til Makeup Art because I already ordered and paid for Graphic Garden($70) and Look in a Box($60)

Mac F&F Sale
Mac Bare Study paint pot
Mac 239 brush
Mac Pretty Please lipstick
Mac Brun e/s
Mac Phloof e/s
Mac Soba e/s
Mac Silverthorn e/s
Mac Margin blush
Mac Blacktrack fluidline
Of course this wasn’t enough so I had to order 4 Saint Germain l/s, Luna Cream Base and, in my shopping cart now is another 4 Saint Germain l/s, one more Silverthorn e/s and Buckwheat e/s. I really have to stop!

It was today, I went to Sephora and my local MAC counter.
MAC Eyeshadow in Clarity.
MAC 239 Brush
Too Faced Shadow Insurance.
Then I ended up going to the dollar store (to get glowsticks for 4th of July), and saw that they have one of my favorite lipsticks there that I bought for $7 at Target. Maybelline Moisture extreme lipstick.
Then, I saw they had Covergirl Squeeze It Eyeshadow. Which was on sale at my grocery store for 50% off, and it was still over $6!
So I ended up getting those. :]

By the way, it was my first ever MAC purchase! Woo! πŸ˜€

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