Free for Haul Friday, Volume #105

Welcome to Free For Haul Friday!

  • Haul:   Philosophy holiday shower gels! They were $5 on Nordstrom, I couldn’t resist 🙁
  • Weekend plans:   Seeing my parents for brunch, putting some ideas to paper!
  • Glittery lips for the holidays?:   Totally YES!

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My little prawn with his Thanksgiving collar!

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1) – nothing! Aside from new earphones, but I don’t think that counts.
2) – kicking my fiance to work on something he’s been neglecting + giving moral support and feedback
3) – Hm, I hate glittery lip colours, all except for one and I actually may end up wearing that on christmas. We’ll see, but probably not.

Haul: Just one thing – MAC’s Unconditionally Fabulous nail polish (it’s aptly named!)
Weekend plans: blissfully, NOTHING! We may drive to see our youngest at uni though it’s a busy time for him!
Glittery lips for the holidays: I finally have a glittery gloss and it will be getting a lot of use, but if not glittery, certainly BRIGHT!

Haul: UD F&F: Naked palette, cream shadows in Whipped and Moonshine, Marshmallow body powder. Fortune Cookie Soap- Cram Your Face In My Sweet Pumpkin Pie Smellgood spray (new obsession), Clearly Complexion bar soap and face mask. Plus some new foundation and concealer that hopefully won’t break me out like others (Neutrogena Healthy Skin and their stick concealer)
Weekend plans: First weekend off in months, going to my dad’s house to celebrate my birthday, I turn 21 on monday!
Glittery lips for the holidays: Love how it looks, but it’s a little messy for me.

Haul: Nothing, but this no-buy might change soon: I have a job interview today. Wish me luck! 🙂

Weekend Plans: Photographing for the blog and homework.

Glittery lips for the holidays?: Yes, yes, yes!

And I totally have to “aw” at Mellan’s pic: Awww!

Haul: NARS Danmari palette! I am soo in love and just had to break my makeup ban for such an amazing palette!

Weekend plans: Probably going to the movies and babysitting my twin toddler nephews.

Glittery lips for the holidays?: Sure, why not!

Haul: LE NYC Blue eyes eyeshadow palette (has the peach/orange shade in it)

Weekend plans: Try and finish a sewing project I started in May. lol

Glittery lips for the holidays?: YES but dose Adora from Kat Von D count 😉

HAUL: Nothing. 🙁

WEEKEND PLANS: Seeing a couple of friends and also going to see “This Must Be The Place” with Sean Penn.


Haul: I hauledd so much! Some From CCO & a bit of ebay bidding as well. Three quads, Shadowy lady, tone grey, in the gallery, Mac valiant quad, Petticoat msf, 6 opi mini nail polishes (one broke in the post :() Mac Lipstick In fetish and high strung, Models own nail polishes, Mac eyeshadows in patina, Print & Cork. Some false eyelashes. My wallet hates me, but i got it all really cheap and all of it brand new!

Plans: its my religious festival on sunday EID! its like our version of christmas! So gotta clean up tommorow, and then celebrate with my family on sunday, and then spend the day with my boyfriend on monday! cant wait!

Glittery Lips? Hell Yeah

Haul: Smashbox Photo Op Mega Palette!! LOVE IT! Origins Checks and Balances cleanser, Origins Night-A-Mins Cream, and MUFE Wild & Chic Best of Kit

Weekend plans: Iowa State football game tomorrow

Glittery lips for the holidays?: Glittery lips anytime!

Hauled: Urban Decay BOS 3, Pocket Rocket “Jesse”, Matte Token “Chronic”, Loose Pigment “Protest”. Friends and Family Sale FTW!
Also grabbed a beautiful woolen pea/trenchcoat this week. It’s my new love.

Weekend: Working, as usual. Writing papers in between.

Glittery lips: Sure! I’ve been liking the glittery lips for a coupla months now.

Haul: China Glaze Snow Globe, Orly Au Champagne (yes I plan to wear them together), L’Oreal Le Gloss in Mystic Mauve
Weekend plans: Kids soccer games, family pictures, sister’s birthday party, purchase Butter London holiday polishes
Glittery lips for the holidays?: ABSOLUTELY!!

Haul: Guerlain Les Violettes powder, Guerlain lingerie de peu foundation, Burberry Trench eyeshadow
Weekend plans: Roller derby on Saturday, roller skating + laundry on Sunday
Lips: Hmm, maybe if I find a nice sparkly shade I like! 🙂

Haul – Illamasqua Hussy blush, Kat Von D Angeles Palette and Urban Decay Freakshow.

Weekend Plans – Study and possibly seeing an old friend.

Yes to glittery lips! Always!

Haul – Zoya Loredana and Noel using their Halloween promo code. I paid $7 for shipping, so it was basically like buying one and getting one free if I’d bought them at my local ULTA. 🙂

Weekend plans – Starting my holiday crafts!

Glittery lips – Not really. I’m more for glittery eyes.

Haul: Soft Sable, What Joy and Whirls & Twirls lipsticks, For Effect and Morning Frost Paint Pots, Snowglobe Beauty Powder, Pleasure Principle and Spanking Rich Dazzleglasses, Winterized Mineralized Eyeshadow, Mineralized Brush Set and Coral Lipglass set from the MAC holiday collections, plus the three Butter London holiday nail polishes: Black Knight, Tart With A Heart and Fairy Lights

Weekend plans: Tomorrow is Bonfire Night here in the UK so we’re going over to see friends and have a few drinks and a few sparklers 🙂

Glittery lips for the holidays?: Sure, why not?

OKAY! I ALWAYS seem to miss this post until sometime on Saturday and then it just fills pointless to fill out 🙂 Here goes:

Haul: Ordered the entire Cyber Eyes collection from Estee Lauder. I couldn’t be bothered to wait for any PR samples I’m SO excited to see it! LOL!

Weekend plans: OMG are you sitting down? I’ve been working my backside off trying to produce a Christmas EP for someone (CHRISTMAS MUSIC?!) over the past two weeks. They came to me REALLY late with the idea so we’ve been cramming like mad to get it done and ready by as CLOSE to Thanksgiving as we possibly can! Production jobs pay well though – They support my makeup addiction… and I DID just buy all that stuff at Lauder LOL!

Glittery lips for the holidays?: AMEN!

Do you?! Hah! You and Jay listen to it together – He listens to it in the summer! I have a few favorites, “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” I actually quite like… Mostly because it sounds like the kind of holiday song you’d sit and cry to while lamenting your sad, sad life. I can get on board with that kind of thinking 😉 LOL

Yesterday I spent all day budgeting, planning and, frankly, lying to myself about how much money I have and then took my trusty wishlist and traipsed to my local MAC counter and bought:
1) Such Flare! Lipstick
2) Whirls and Twirls Lipstick
3) Dressed to Dazzle Lipgloss
4) Rebel Lipstick
5) Hold That Pose Eyeshadow
6) Evil Eye Eyeshadow Palette

And now I am poor – yet my Wishlist remains massive. Need to find a job. >.<

I depleted my Boots points (Irish Drug Store) and bought Estée Lauder Sensuous and the EL Gift with brushes, palettes and storage. It’s so, so pretty. I’m considering it a very early Crimbo self gift 😀

HAUL: Way too much! MUFE HD Blush in ‘Innuendo’ & ‘First Kiss’, Amazonian Clay Blush in ‘Exposed’, MUFE HD Complexion Starter Kit, Dior Eyeshadow Palette in ‘Rosey Tan’, Illamasqua Cream Blush in ‘Laid’, Clinique Chubby Stick in ‘Fig’, Clinique Almost Lipstick in ‘Black Honey’, Neutrogena Make-Up removing wipes, Makeup Brush Cleanser. Whew!
Weekend PLANS: Lots of studying – philosophy reading, human rights essay, religion presentation
Glittery LIPS for the holidays?: Not a fan of the glitter, but I will be pulling out my red/plum/purple lipstick!

Haul: Demeter Sex on the Beach bar soap and Honeysuckle candle, Ooohlala of Beverly Hills Pomegranate Sorbet Body Scrub and 2 (gold and metallic turquoise) nail polish pens from the dollar store!

Weekend plans: 5k ROC race in Pomona & The Hive art gallery on Saturday and maybe the LA Prostate Cancer 5k on Sunday

Glittery Lips: Oh hell to the yes!

Hoping those $5 Philosophy gels are still available on Nordie’s site!

Haul: mac supreme style lipstick and chanel tweed corail
Plan: spending weekend with my hubby 🙂
Gllitery lips: never have a problem with it haha

Haul: Rollerblades! Need different pads though. The ones I got suck.

Weekend plans: Birthday party, Comikaze Con, tabletop gaming, and LARP theater show! Yikes it’s gonna be nuts.

Yesterday I bought Rimmel’s Scandal Eyes mascara, Bourjois Healthy Mix foundation (I’ve heard so many recommendations) and the new Bourjois lip gloss that’s supposed to make your teeth look whiter. I’ve yet to try them out, though. I’m waiting for my MAC Glitter & Ice order and Models Own Beetlejuice nail polishes to arrive.

I’ve no plans for this weekend, except for maybe watching other people’s fireworks from my window.

Glittery lips for the holidays? But of course!

Haul: Smashbox “Try it kit,” a set of 2 mini Urban Decay eyeliners, a mini Urban Decay all nighter spray and 3 Bath and Body Works lip products because they were 3 for 2.
Weekend plans: Working on my research paper and hopefully getting outside if the weather’s nice!
Glittery lips for the holidays?: Only if I get my braces off, no need to draw attention to those. On other people though, yeah!

Haul: All from MAC: Sparkle Neely Sparkle, Three Ring Yellow, Moleskin, Embark, Antiqued, Coquette, Quarry, Jest, Haux, Corduroy, Sushi Flower, Malt, Sweet Satisfaction and Make Your Mark eyeshadows. Taupe and Blooming blush. Snowglobe and How Beautiful beauty powders.

Weekend plans: Read, watch some movies, relax

Glittery lips for the holidays? No way!

Got a few things in the Ulta that just opened near me
Macadamia nut hair treatment
NYX lipstick in femme
A new tweezerman lash curler…they are the best for my flat asian eyelid

Haul: MAC Sultry lip bag from the holiday collection
Weekend Plans: homework!! and clean up around the house…
Glittery lips for the holidays: yes!!

Haul: Huge Haul this week! Too many sales! 3 Urban Decay Cream Shadows, 2 La Femme blushes, MUFE blush #48, Sephora Nail Hydrator, Josie Maran Argan Oil, NARS lipgloss (Female Trouble), Philosophy Gel duo, and Rock and Republic shadow and gloss from Haute Look! WHEW!

Weekend plans: absolutely nothing! Thank Goodness!

Glittery lips for the holidays?: Oh yes! Dazzleglass all the way 🙂

Awwe such a Mellow Mellan. Where do you get the seasonal collars? Are they durable?

Haul: Sephora Friends & Family! NARS Danmari blush palette, Jack Black Balm Squad Quad, Kat Von D Angeles palette, MUFE Mat Velvet Foundation, Sephora brand Flashy Ultra Green waterproof liner, Tarte SmolderEYES Liner Collection, YSL Rouge Volupte in Nude Beige, Jack Black Beard Lube Conditioning Shave (for my husband of course!)

Weekend plans: Nothing really!

Glittery lips for the holidays?: Not for me xP I’m actually not one for glittery lips! I love a lot of shimmer though!

Hey Joyce!

Etsy! 🙂 I have a few from Silly Buddy, but the Thanksgiving one is from RogueCollars. They seem like regular nylon collars (like TopPaws, the kind you’d find at Petsmart/Petco, which is what he’s always had and those last well for us) but have fabric sewn over the outer portion.

Haul: Opi Muppet Np-whole collection. Too Faced Holiday palette. Illamasqua blush in Ambition and lip gloss in Bella Donna.
Weekend plans: family time
Glittery lips: hell yeah!

Very small haul this week. I went to TJ Max and picked up the Balm and the Beautiful palette, from Sally’s I brought Finger Paints Vermilion nail polish, then went to CVS and brought Essie Mochacino, then from a beauty supply place brought three Color Club colors.
Weekend Plans: work on some paper work hideous.
Glittery Lips: Sure if it the subtle kind at least for my taste.

I love it when big dogs curl up like that with their hind legs tucked in their necks. It’s so cute, almost as much as when they lie on the ground with their hind legs stretched out behind 🙂

Haul: Skin care products – exfoliating scrub & moisturizer, blacktrack fluidline, brown script &
browndown eye shadows

Weekend plans: Weekend in New York state w/hubby, meeting sister for lunch & shopping while he attends a conference

Glittery lips for the holidays?: I’ve never tried it but I’m going to put on my big girl panties & give it whirl!

Haul: Burberry Sheer Glow foundation in 08, Burberry blush in Russet and Rose, Burberry Lip Cover in Heather Rose, Burberry Lip Glow in Cameo. Shu Uemura foundation brush #18, brush cleaner, eye liner brush #5F, Wong Kar Wai Dance in Glitter lashes. Lancome Virtuose Drama mascara. Chanel Peridot nail lacquer and Illusion d’Ombre in Mirifique and Illusoire and Rouge Allure Velvet in La Fascinante. Inglot concealer in MW15.

Phew! 🙂 That was actually over a few weeks!

Weekend plans: Jazzercise class in the mornings, maybe a blow-dry if I’m lucky, a long walk with the bad dog, and some Facebook stalking.

Glittery lips for the holidays?: OMG YES. Especially a matte red lip with a dab of gold glitter pressed right into the centre.

Also: Team Mellan! His nose is just too cute. BTW Christine, you looked really stunning in the full-face pics of the new Illamasqua collection. Not made-up, but really radiant!

Haul: I bought a HD Foundation, HD Blush, Kabuki, two Aqua Cremes and a brush case by Makeup Forever, another Beauty Blender and cleanser. On Monday I puchased my first Burberry lipstich in English Rose and Rosewood eye shadow. Now I have to save some money for my trip to NYC in two weeks.
Weekend plans: Relaxing on my sofa, reading and sleeping.
Glittery lips for the holidays?: Glossy lips yes, but no glittery lips.

By the way, this is a lovely picture of Mellan.

Haul – The Philosophy shower gels on Nordstrom! I can’t turn down $5 body washes. Although, I should. I have waaaay too many!

Weekend plans – Work. Possibly the beach.

Glitter lip colors for the holidays – YES YES YES. I’m dying to get the new sparkly ones from Urban Decay.

Haul: Candles from B&BW, both Bare Escentuals Eyeshadow 8.0 palettes, Boscia peppermint scented blotting sheets, and other misc. items from the Sephora F&F sale.
Weekend plans: Work, hang out, the usual..
Glittery lips for the holidays: Nah, not my style.

Haul: I’m on an Illamasqua kick, blush in Ambition and pure pigment in Ore.
Weekend plans: Some time with the parents and by myself since my husband is away for the night. Do an interview for a paper I have coming up and try to get a head start on some more papers for school.
Glittery lips for the holidays?: Yes, as long as it isn’t the gritty large particled kind!

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