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it’s a retinol product that has a serum/light moisturizer texture. it is loaded with antioxidants and peptides. I only use this two times a week, I find the retinol can be a little strong for my skin but I love what it has done. I do only use this at night since there is no sunscreen. It is EXPENSIVE, $65 for 1 ounce (BOOOOO). My moisturizer is a mix of coconut oil, argan oil, pumpkin oil and apricot oil 🙂 and my skin loves the combo of products

Laura Mercier mineral powder, MUFE Smokey Lash mascara, MUFE AquaEyes eyeliner in 0L I think that if you love these products, you’ll have trouble finding cheaper dupes. I’ve bought these all multiple times, for myself and others.

I’m cheating because I can’t pick just three! I can’t! I’m sorry! I did try to compensate by narrowing it down to categories though. 🙂

Foundations: YSL Le Teint Touche Eclat, Dior Airflash, and Laura Mercier Creme Smooth

Mascaras: Chanel Inimitable Intense and virtually all of Dior’s offerings (they really are wonderful!)

Skincare: Algenist, Caudalie, Chantecaille, and StriVectin are great. I also just started getting into Dior skincare. I’m kind of a Dior junkie, haha.

Me too! I’m in love with my Dior products. Saved up for their Diorsnow skincare range (moisturizer, lotion, eye cream) and I really like it!

I just got into Dior skincare too! Dangerous! I love the Total One Essential serum and the hydra life day, night and eye creams.

I don’t actually “save up” for anything, but I have moved things around on my list. I allow myself a certain amount every month, and I just go down the list as opportunity hits. However, last week I found NARS Ninotchka on ebay, and given the fact it’s VHTF, I skipped a couple of items I planned to buy in-store this week. I must say it was definitely worth the sacrifice (the other items on my list are easy enough to pick up later). A couple of months ago, I decided to pick up Kevyn Aucoin contour & highlighting powders, and while the highlighter was worth it, the contour powder left a bit to be desired…

I’ve been picking up quite a few face products lately, although I’m usually all about eye products. If I would have stayed on track, my list would have been done, but due to findinggood prices, or just being at a mall that carries certain products, I’ve been taking advantage of opportunities to pick up products that were at the bottom of the list.

I just turned 30, so I’m on a real skin care kick right now. I’m loving Dior’s Total One Essential serum and the hydra life day, night and eye creams and my Clarisonic brush. Coincidentally, these all were a bit of a splurge.

Guerlain Meteorites (loose pearls and pressed), Chanel Illusion d’Ombre in Mirifique, and Chanel Rouge Allure in Chanel. 🙂

Any Japanese cosmetic brands. If I went to Japan, I could easily spend at least thousands of dollars, Suqqu, Three, Addiction, Kose, Jill Stuart, etc. Lipstick, Eyeshadow, facial products. Brushes. Love them all.

I just got my hands on a sample of Guerlain’s Tenue de Perfection foundation this weekend, the first Guerlain foundation I’ve tried. It is really impressive! In terms of other beauty splurges, I’ve started spending more on toners in the last 6 months or so, and it’s made a pretty big difference for me. My skin is more even in tone and texture, and it is able to heal itself faster, too.

Guerlain Terra Ora
Dior duo blushes ( Paradise duos )
M.A.C Temperature Rising lipsticks

(spring/summer 2013 edition ! 🙂 and among others )

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