Free for Haul Friday, Volume #056

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: Chanel Riva nail lacquer + 2 Rouge Cocos

Weekend plans: Try to kick this cold to the curb and get some studying done.

What’s on your lips: Jack Black Lip Balm in Grapefruit & Ginger!

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This week’s Mellan photo…

I think Santa’s missing his CUTEST reindeer!!

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HAUL: ecotools brushes (to use for my travel kit)! about to go and buy a few more ecotools brushes and take advantage of the nyx 50% sale!

WEEKEND PLANS: studying πŸ™

LIPS: eos lemon drop lip balm!

Haul: Urban decay pocket rocket, Stilas twinkle lip set, and there 24 karot lip gloss WHICH WAS A FAIL! The gloss its self s wonderful. But I had to CUT the whole top of because after an hour of twisting, it would not come out!
Weekend plans: homework, and beauty newsletter
Lips: Pocket rocket in James…yumm

Haul: Clean & Clear Daily Pore Cleanser – I ran out of my old cleanser.

Weekend plans: Try to get over being sick, get some photos for a class and write my 6-page paper.

What’s on your lips: Wet’n’Wild Mega Mixers lipbalm in Island Mojo.

Haul: 3 liptars from OCC(Traffic, Rx, and Katricia), Camera Ready Cosmetics-La Femme Blush Palette, duo eyelash glue, and non latex wedges. Eve Pearl- Foundations in Deep & Dark, Salmon Concealer Duo in deep/dark, blush trios in Sin-Amon and Sultry.
Weekend Plans: Packing to leave Iraq for R&R (Yea!!!)
On my lips: nothing

HAUL: Stila Lip Glaze Set from Sephora, Smashbox All Day Beauty Kit (took advantage of the 20% off, and got two free deluxe samples!), and 8 Blushes from MAC (Peachtwist, Dollymix, Fleur Power, Breezy, Plum Foolery, Salsarose, Burnt Pepper, and Full Fuchsia). πŸ˜€

WEEKEND PLANS: X-Mas Shopping and bleaching my roots & touching up my purple hair. It’s faded to pink now πŸ™

ON LIPS: Dermalogica Lip Treatment.

I got a Chanel Vitalumiere Eclat pressed powder today! I’m super excited about it, because it came with both a sponge and the most luxuriously soft mini brush I’ve ever seen in a compact. Haha…that’s a big deal! And I placed an order for some Butter London polishes!

Weekend plans: Researching for a 20 page history paper. Lame. πŸ™ But maybe I’ll have time to do some Christmas baking too.

Hope you feel better, Christine!

HAUL: Milani eyeshadow quad in Wild Violets ($3.29 last chance deal at my local Walgreens), Stila All About You Cool ($13.97 at my local Costco!), Stila All About You Warm, and Profusion Exlusive – The Makeup ($5.99 at Walgreens). I also ordered things online from Urban Decay (wallpaper shadow box, Cult eyeshadow and Heist eyeshadow), Nyx (Glitter in Glam Gold, Platinum (Silver) and Luxurious Lavender, Royal Purple, Jumbo eye pencil in Milk and Purple Velvet, Mocha blush, Peach blush, Box of Smokey Look Collection, Super Skinny Eye Marker, Purple/Deep Purple/Prune trio), (4pc brush set, 5pc Brush Set, Defining Eye Brush, Eggplant cream shadow, Eye Shadow Brush, Fan Brush, Natural Eyeshadow Palette, Party Eyeshadow Palette, Sparkle Eye Edition, translucent pressed powder and Makeup Mist & Set) and Sugarpill (Burning Heart Quad and Dollipop eyeshadow). I’m probably not done yet because I haven’t bought stuff from Sephora…yet πŸ˜›

WEEKEND PLANS: Relaxing at home. Might be assembling a bookshelf.

WHAT’S ON YOUR LIPS: Revlon Colorstay lipliner in Nude, Carmex and Beauty Rush lipgloss in Strawberry Fizz.

Magellan is absolutely adorable! Give Labrasnore a big hug πŸ™‚

HAUL: Took advatage of the Eve Pearl sale & got the duo Foundation & Salmon concealer in dark. And also one of the blush trios.

WEEKEND PLANS: write an 8 page Kinesiology paper

LIPS: my ole faithful Carmex!

Haul: Went to Ulta at 6am and grabbed 1 of 10 Stila kitten lipgloss and shadow packet. Also got a smashbox quad. My first non-mac items since getting into makeup. Im branching out!


Weekend Plans: continue to procrastinate on the paper and hang out with my parents who are visiting me at school.

Lips: Kitten lipgloss which I LOVE!

Aaawwww…Mellan is a cute reindeer!

Haul: Chanel Nail polish in Riva + 2 Rouge Coco’s in Taffetas Rose and Perle
Weekend Plans: Clean the house and enjoying some R & R
Nothing on my lips at the moment!

Hope you had an awesome Thanksgiving!

HAUL: (all from the cco) Bobbi Brown Rich Cream Cleanser, Bobbi Brown Foundation Stick compact in 2 Sand and 3 Beige, EstΓ©e Lauder Double Wear Light in 2, Clinique All about eyes eye cream, and Origins gift set with full size of Mega-Mushroom Face Cream and travel sizes of Mega-Mushroom Face Serum and Face Cleanser. They didn’t have any special deals at the cco for black friday πŸ™

WEEKEND PLANS: sleep and prepare myself for the chocolate showpiece I have to make for class on monday.

LIPS: Burt’s Bees Beeswax lipbalm

Haul: NARS Eyeshadow Duo in “Iceland”

Weekend plans: School Assignments, Studying & Going to Seattle for some over the border shopping!

Lips: Peppermint Softlips organic lip blam πŸ™‚

Haul: Fresh Supernova mascara, Tarte Ring It In mini cheek stain set, Stila Make an Impression in Moscow palette, Bare Minerals True Gold eyecolor, and Eco Tools powder brush.

Weekend plans: I honestly have no idea what I’m going to do this weekend.

What’s on your lips: Caudalie Lip Conditioner

HAUL: For makeup related things, I only got one brush this week, tried to get MAC’s 210 but they didn’t have it in my local MAC counter so got a cheap alternative from Duroy which does it job brilliantly for only 5 euros. I also got a new longish down coat and new ankle boots.

WEEKEND PLANS: Studying, within four weeks I have four exams, one portfolio, one 10 page essay and a presentation due! None of which I’ve done any work for so far.. Oops.

LIPS: eos honeysuckle honeydew lipbalm

Haul: 2 blushes from Shu Uemura, 2 eye creams

Weekend plans: studying for 2 exams and a paper!

What’s on your lips: nothing πŸ™‚ just got home and removed makeup already

NYX glitter cream palette in Royal Violet & Sweet Chocolate Browns
NYX eyeshadow palette for blue eyes
2 Too Faced Enchanted Glamourland Palettes
2 NARS blushes in Sin
Super Lush Lips lip balm
GO SMILE Teeth Whitening Pen
Illamasqua Nail Varnish in Scarab
Zoya 32z Remove Plus
Qtica Cuticle Repair Balm
Qtica Lip Repair Balm
Zoya polish in Sarah

Dang, SERIOUS hauling this week!!

Haul: Sigma F70 & F80 brushes on Wednesday. I also got a sample of the Chanel Lift Lumiere and Giorgio Armani Lasting Silk foundations! I’m so excited to sample them on Monday.

Weekend plans: I had a chemical peel done on Tuesday so pretty much peeling and recovering! πŸ™‚ also some homework too.

Lips: aquaphor! My dry lips love it πŸ™‚

Haul: I finally picked up some items from Le Metier de Beaute! I love everything and got my first lip pencil ever.

Le Metier de Beaute – Classic Flawless Finish Compact Powder
Le Metier de Beaute – Lip Creme: Sweet Creme
Le Metier de Beaute – Lip Pencil: Nudite
Le Metier de Beaute – Classic Flawless Finish Concealer

Chanel Riva
Laura Mercier Illuminating Powder – Starlight
Laura Mercier Lip Glace – Blush (Love the color but not long lasting at all on me πŸ™ – likely return…

Natura Bisse – Oxygen Cream
Natura Bisse – Stabilizing Toner
Natura Bisse – Oxygen Complex

That’s not fair Christine! You can’t leave out what shades of RCs you picked up! What did you get?!! πŸ™‚

Haul: MAC lipstick in O and three Pearlglide eyeliners {in Undercurrent, Patrol Blue and Lord it up}.

Weekend plans: Study a bit, possibly call a friend, write.

What’s on your lips: Lush Honey trap lipbalm.

Haul: Chanel Fuschia Tweed blush, which I looooove. I’ve been eyeing it for a month & finally broke down & got it!
Weekend Plans: short work day on Sat, & hanging out with the boy, I also have a friend visiting from out of town. Studying for my personal trainer certification.
On my lips : Creme Cup with a swipe of Angel & Wonderstruck Gloss

Mellan is such a sport lol, I’m sure treats were involved ;o)

Haul: Last week I bought OPIs Give me the moon as a present for my saint’s day

Weekend plans: I can’t start my notebook so i have to wait for my friend who can hopefully fix it. I also have to finish a job application

What’s on your lips: Right now? By Terry Or The Rose

MAC Gentle Simmer l/s
MAC Marquise D l/s
MAC Nymphette l/g
MAC Wonderstruck l/g
MAC Big Kiss l/g
MAC Damzel l/g
MAC Feeling BPB
MAC black penultimate liner
MAC Blackground PP
Stila Grapefruit l/g
Chanel Amethyst e/s
Benefit Powderflage
The Balm Cabana Boy blush
The Balm All About Alex e/s
The Balm Hot Mama
MUFE Full Coverage Concealer
MAC Pro Longwear Concealer
Korres Lip Butter Jasmine
Korres Lip Kisses set (l/g in Nude, Natural Purple and Fuchsia)
Korres Lip Glaze Trio (Jasmine, Pomegranate and Raspberry)
Korres Save Your Lips set (lip butter in Pomegranate, Guava and Mango)
Korres 16 Pink blush
Smashbox Bare blush
Smashbox Flush blush
Smashbox Chiffon blush
NARS Oasis l/g
Benefit Jing-a-ling l/s
Too Faced Leopard Love Complexion Perfection Kit

Weekend plans: Visit my mom and my grandparents

On my lips: Nothing

Haul: Dior Addict gloss in Negligee Pink (my first! I’m in love!), Jack Black lip balm duo, sample of MUFE HD blush

Weekend plans: working and catching up on HW…the sememster’s almost over!!

Lips: Jack Black lip balm in vanilla lavender

Haul: some random nail polish i picked up in a bin at Forever 21 that is a cool purple/gold color, MAC Tartan Tale smokey pigments set, a few wet n wild eyeliners (cheap and I love em!), Clinique fash wash and moisturizer. I never get to shop and was in SF for the holiday!

Weekend Plans: Dealing with MORE snow shoveling, working on some crocheting, and relaxing!

Lips: Some tea tree oil balm I got at the health foods store. It is very nice in the winter!

Ok…how do I get my dog to let me put Christmas accessories on him? πŸ™‚

Haul : some bath stuff from Vickys Secret for my mom and my dads wife . Also , some jeans from lane bryant ( buy one get one free- yay!) , a sweater and some socks from Oldnavy , A pair of boots and a pair of leopard print ballet flats via Jessica Simpson.

Weekend plans: studying , writing a paper, cleaning my bedroom

Lips : nothing right now

I went back to the mall and got some aromatherapy stuff for my cousin as her Christmas present, and I got some candles , a body creme , and a shower gel/ bubble bath for me. Oh did I mention I spent 23 bucks and got 3 full size candles, and a body creme? LOVE BBW this time of the year !!!!!!

Haul- Urban Decay Naked palette (I know, I know. I’m a little late) and Sparkle-licious from the new OPI Burlesque collection.
Weekend Plans- Study study study!
Lips- Mary Kay Extra Emollient Night Cream

Haul: I went to the Cosmetic Company outlet on Friday morning, they had an additional 10% off. I got:

Utterly Frivolous l/s from FAFI collection
Humid e/s from Beach collection
Red Devil l/g from Brunette Blonde Redhead collection
and High 90s Slimshine

<$40 πŸ™‚

Weekend plans: Gym, Harry Potter and brunch with the twin.

What’s on your lips: Nothing

Beauty Haul:
– Eve Pearl Anti-Shine Mattifying Gel (Light/Medium)
– Eve Pearl Priming Moisturizer
– Katie B. Cosmetics Baked Mineral Powder (Medium)
– Katie B. Cosmetics Liquid Mineral Foundation (G500)
– Katie B. Cosmetics Mineral Eyeshadow (Bronze)
– KORRES Lip Butter (Pomegranate)
– KORRES Pomegranate Scrub
– KORRES White Tea Gel Cleanser
– Sephora Blending Brush #29

Weekend plans:
I did a lot of cleaning on Black Friday! πŸ™‚ I did not end up braving the crowds.

On my lips:
Burt’s Bees Lip Balm

Hope you had a great Thanksgiving!

HAUL: Oh there were some GREAT deals!
Urban Decay’s Black Friday sale(I got 4 glosses(Heatherette,Baked,Love Junkie), 3 shadows(Chronic, Electric, Cult), and both palettes;
Rock & Republic(they’re still having their 50% off sale and they restocked on Wednesday) 5 shadows(Corrosive, Tribal, Brink, Denim,Affair) Pressed Powder(Satin)2 Glosses(Sexy Beast & Imposter), and 2 brushes (Small eye shader & Definer);
NYX’s 50% off Black Friday sale (I got 2 eyeshadow bases (Pearl & White), Yellow Funk shadow, Yellow JEP, 4 liquid liners (Pink,Gold,Purple,Blue), Purple Rain lip liner, Medusa lipstick, 2 Tinted Lip Spas (Champagne Bubble & Pinky Winky);
Another Sigma E35 blending brush (free shipping);
and 2 more MAC Pearlglides (Black Swan & Petrol

Weekend plans: more shopping! πŸ™‚

Lips: nothing and they’re dry. LOL!

Haul: Chanel Riva nail lacquer and finally got the Guerlain Holiday 2010 Meteorites!

Weekend plans: cleaning and decorating some for christmas!

What’s on your lips: Grassroots “smile for me” lip conditioner!

Haul:polo deoderizing big pony spray in 2. Philosophy a wish is a kiss set (both are gifts)

Weekend plans:back at home having fun with family and friends

What’s on my lips right now: moisturizing chap stick

Hey Christine, where’d you get the Jack Black lipbalm in Grapefruit Ginger? It sounds SO amazing!

Haul: Burberry Lip Cover in Nude Beige, Burberry Lip Glow in Nude Beige, some Kiehl’s skin care
Weekend Plans: Shopping downtown, friend’s birthday party
Lips: Jack Black lip balm in Lemon Chamomile, and Revlon Colorburst lipstick in Soft Nude

I found a three pack of Jack Black lip balms at – the mint flavor, Grapefruit and Ginger, and Black Tea and Blackberry for $19.50. Bought an extra set to give for Christmas. Can’t wait to try it.

HAUL: Mineral eyeshadows from Sweet Libertine (35% off sale this weekend!), Burt’s Bees Lemon Cuticle Butter. May get Origins Multi-grain foundation on Monday with $10 off deal. Maybe some Ecotools brushes.

PLANS: NEED TO WORK. Grad school is kicking my but this quarter and my self-esteem/motivation is at an all time low.

LIPS: Jack Black Lip Balm in Mint. That you for introducing this to me, its been helping a lot!

Haul: Benefit Sugarbomb, MAC Pearlglide liners in Molasses and Black Russian, Estee Lauder Signature Hydra Lustre lipsticks in Rose Radiance, Vintage Mauve and Soft Amethyst, MAC Superglass glosses in Fab Frenzy and Sweet Tart (for my BFF’s Christmas present), Prestige Total Intensity eyeliners in Powerful Purple and Intense Olive (which are AMAZING, BTW) and soem Billy Jealousy face wash and shave stuff for the man.

Weekend Plans: Work Christmas dinner on Saturday, more Christmas shopping on Sunday, making chicken fettuccine!

Lips: Calvin Klien Delious Truth sheer lipstick in Trendsetter.


* Illamasqua “Hussy” Blush (it’s soooo pretty!! <3)

* Illamasqua "Surge" Liquid Metal (even prettier…..OMG glitter bug, it's just soo shiney and pretty!! <3)

* Illamasqua "Ore" Pure Pigment (Pretty, although this was an impulse buy…but judging from your review, I chose a good product to impluse buy on!! ;p)

* MAC "Peachtwist" Sheertone Blush (for my sister-inlaw for her b'day….would you say this is the closest dupe for the "Northern Lights MSF, Christine?)

* MAC Pro Longwear Concealer in NW 20 (The assistant didn't try it on me so I pray I got the right colour!! =/)


To find a 50's style dress for a friends wedding…thankfully I found a gem of a dress, it's a powder blue/periwinkle kinda colour, whith white flowers and it's soo 50's looking, it's gorgeous!! <3)How was your weekend, Christine? πŸ™‚


* Lucas Paw Paw Ointment….only the best balm in Australia!! πŸ˜‰

Christine if you ever want to try this, it would only be my pleasure to send one up to you….just let me know and I'll pop one in the mail for you!! πŸ˜‰ I've sent my friends in the US one before and they've absolutely loved it!! πŸ™‚ xXx

Ohhh and I forgot to mention, Christine…..A) I hope you get better soon, but if you’re still crook (sick) this morning, then try out my remedy for a cold, it works everytime!! πŸ˜‰

* 2-3 cloves of garlic chopped up into small pieces
* Put on a teaspoon
* Pour yourself a glass of Orange Juice or any juice with high vitamin C content….I also love to drink Ocean Spray cranberry juice!! πŸ™‚
* Drink a mouth (not quiet full though) of OJ, then try to shove the garlic into your mouth without it touching the sides much, then swollow just as you would a tablet!!

I do this a few times a day whenever I’m sick or even when I start to feel like I’m about to get sick!! Garlic is a natural antibiotic… me, Christine, try this and you will feel better after a few hours!! πŸ˜‰ I’ve been doing this for a few years now and touch wood, I hardly get colds anymore…..garlic is such a miracle cure, I tell everyone about it!! πŸ˜‰ And if you’re worried about the bad breath, don’t be, if you swollow it the way I explained then it should be very minimal!! πŸ˜‰ Good luck and I hope you get better soon, beautiful girl!! πŸ™‚ xXx

I’m a bit late but here’s my list from last Friday:

Haul: I went to CCO on black friday and got MAC English Accents lipglass (Liberty of London collection) and MAC Big Bow lipstick (Hello Kitty collection)… I looove CCO and they’re hidden MAC treasures and prices!

Weekend plans: Breakfast at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge and hotel-hopping around all the Disney resorts with my boyfriend… fun!

Lips: MAC Modesty lipstick with Lust lipglass

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