Free for Haul Friday, Volume #206

Welcome to Free For Haul Friday!

  • Haul: Guerlain Crazy Meteorites, MAC Divine Night!
  • Weekend plans:  Swatching/testing/reviewing!
  • Pen or pencil?:  Pen!

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Someone spotted a bug! I love that his forehead wrinkles when he’s thinking!

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Finallyyyy I was successful in grabbing vice 2 by UD …
missed out vol 1 n was feeling bad …
so UD vice 2 n one liner in lucky to avail free shipping ..

it may reach in a month or two but m happy 🙂
wanted ud revolution lipstick too but aahhhhhh they r not LE so controlled

weekend plans ….. may go out for movie 🙂

pen or pencil …. pencilllllll all over the place …
With 5 yr old u can expect that

Well I did some Xmas shopping this week so this is what I ended up with:
1. Bobbi Brown Twilight Pink Palette, 2. The Smashbox Wondervision eye set in “sparks” along with the lipgloss set. 3. Several bath bombs from the Lush Holiday collection, 4. The Tarte TSV set from QVC (this will not air until Nov 18 but I pre-ordered it) 5. The Ciate nail lab kit 🙂 ( I want it) and one thing for ME! The Guerlain Crazy Meteorites!!

Weekend Plans…..Gotta work this weekend ! (YAY O/T)


Haul: Bourjois Healthy Mix foundation, Max Factor mascaras (false lash effect, 2000 calories, 2000 calories waterproof), Revlon Matte top coat.

Weekend plans: relaxing

Pen or pencil?: I like both

Haul: Cargo Blu-Ray Hi-Def blush in Pink, Revlon LE Lip Butters in Invite Only and Provocative, NYX eyeshadows in True Taupe, Iced Mocha, Ash, Taupe, Bare My Soul, Sparks, Emotion, Amber Fire, Sensual. I went to New York and may have gone a little crazy. 😛 I’m going on a semi-No Buy after this, as I want to nab a few Z-palettes and clean up my collection a tad before getting anything else.

Weekend Plans: Lots and lots of work. o_o My hospital is so understaffed right now.

Pen or Pencil: Pencil for exams, pen for everything else. (At my job, we’re not even allowed to use pencil!)

I’ll probably pick up the Pro palette, plus a medium and small sized palette for traveling. I’ve already started depotting some of my singles and placing them in little boxes because I just got fed up with all the clutter. Have to say it’s a lot easier than I expected it to be – more time consuming than anything else!

Haul: Chanel Enigma, off ebay (US version :))!
Weekend plans: Not much. I’m going to work, and some friends and I might take a night stroll in town.
Pen or pencil? Pen!

Haul: Nada for cosmetic. 😉
I did get in 12 black lace appliques that I started to hand beading with sequins and czech beads, then glue down pearls and rhinestone.

Weekend plans: Christmas shopping with my Mom.

Pen or pencil?: Pencil! I draw for always pencil.

Christine, Mellan gets cuter and cuter. I love him wearing his Jersey.
Haul mac perfectly poised msf, and mac stares & speculation fluidline, it might go back, not a bad quality, but I am not impressed.
I also got my cosmetic-love package: skin79 green bb cream, tony moly tomatox and appletox.
Weekend plans, chores and more chores.

I prepaid for the MAC Stroke of Midnight coral lip and cheek bag, the pink lip and cheek bag, and the mineralize brush set. While I don’t physically have it yet, I think the $200 I spent definitely qualifies as a haul. I’m really glad the Divine Night collection didn’t grab me, because the other two holiday collections certainly did.

Haul: OPI Don’t Pretzel My Buttons, Suzi Loves Cowboys and Bastille My Heart. Long Winter Soap Co. perfume oils in Dark Witch and Apparition. Then I picked up Lime Crime’s Serpentina lipstick. I know the stories but I’ve wanted to test the quality. The reviews I’ve found vary so I gave in. I’m a sucker for odd lipstick shades and I just don’t know enough brands with the options.

Weekend plans: Not a ton. Farmer’s market and writing. The gentleman has been ill so it will be a weekend of forcing him to stay in bed when he’s able.

Pen or pencil?: Pen! I always carry too many.

Mellan, why do you have to be so cute all the time? 😀

Haul: Cure Natural Aqua Gel; Guerlain Blanc de Perle Mattifying Hydrating Emulsion Brightening Pearl Perfection and Parure de Lumiere Light Diffusing Foundation in Ambre Clair (32); Laura Mercier Illuminating Eye Colour in Gilded Bronze, NARS Powder Blush in Dolce Vita

Weekend plans: Get a massage and go shopping for Christmas gifts. 🙂

Pen or pencil?: I say pen, because I can’t sign important documents with a pencil.

■Haul: Still debating on the Hourglass Ambient Powder trio…
■Weekend plans: Work and homework, meh.
■Pen or pencil?: Pencil all day

It’s definitely turning cccold here after a week of beautiful warm sunny weather and now my JRT is already sporting a doggie coat. Mellan looks uber dapper in his.

❅ Haul: I’ve gone a bit nuts over the past two weeks and will have a number of orders coming in, but happily I’ve curtailed myself enough on recent collections that I thought I would be nuts about and wasn’t to end up finding a handful of real winners: Chanel Joues in Accent from the holiday collection is just about the most perfect fall blush I’ve found and yet still remains subtle looking. However, the best of the best this week goes to the folks at GA who have nailed it again with their new cream version of Maestro foundation. I’m in freaking love! Everything that was slightly problematic (emphasis on dry patches) with the liquid version has been solved with the cream version which is better suited to aging/dry/combination skin IMO. I don’t know how they do it, but they’ve got this whole vulcan meld thing with the skin down to an art. I’m sorry NARS, but your radiant cream foundation isn’t in the same ball least for my skin. Last but not least, MUD corrector palette. Now I have it, I cannot live without this baby, particularly peach shades 1 and 2.

❅ Weekend Plans: Splitting wood for the woodstove in preps for winter

❅ Pen or Pencil: Definitely pen!

Have a great weekend ✌

yes! glides on beautifully and similar to my experience with the liquid the coverage looks very light until it blends with the skin and even in outside light it doesn’t look like a layer sitting on top of skin. Don’t know how they do that, but I know I love it.

I did NOT need to read this about the Armani foundation! Good think there’s no Armani counter near me (though that doesn’t help me when I go to “the big city”)

Haul: All NARS! Sheer Glow Foundation, Eye Paint in Mesopotamia, Pure Matte Lipstick in Amsterdam, Multi-Action Toner

Weekend Plans: A few hours overtime at the office, then hibernate!

Pencil or Pen: Pen, I hate constantly sharpening pencils

Haul: MAC Scene to Be Seen MSF, MAC Stares & Speculation Fluidline, MAC Flair for Finery Lipstick, GA Flash Lip Lacquer in 107 and 524, Hakuhodo J004G Eye Shadow Brush Round & Flat x2, 3 more acrylic pencil holders for my brushes.

Weekend plans: Study

Pen or pencil?: Definitely pencil!!!

Please for all that is holy in brushes let me know. I LOVE THE 239. Honestly, if I could only use one eye brush, that would be the one. I have not seen any brand successfully match it ni shape, density, and size.

I was totally SHOCKED that Hakuhodo didn’t have one (within their extensive range).

Haul: I got the Hourglass Ambient Lighting palette I ordered from Sephora in the mail yesterday. I tried the 1st shade and liked it very much.

Weekend plans: Housework, might check out the new Carrie movie

Pen or pencil: Ink pen.At first I thought you were talking about eyeliners, lol

Haul: Real Techniques Duo-Fiber Brush Set, Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette, Mac LS in You Got it and Flair for Finery, UD Vice 2 Palette, UD Black Market Eyeliner Set and Feminine Palette (the last two are for holiday gifts!)
Weekend plans: NOTHING!! YAY!! LOL.
Pen/Pencil: PEN! I hate the noise of pencil lol.

Haul: MAC Contructivist Paint Pot (to my delight, they got more in stock); I also placed a substantial Clarins order today (it’s their “time to choose” bonus/GWP) but I won’t have it for a few weeks (if you pre-order, you get extra goodies; I’m always up for extra goodies)

Weekend plans: I’m doing a 30-day yoga challenge so that will be a substantial part of my weekend – going to yoga classes.

Pen or pencil: pen (even for crossword puzzles, though when I try Sudoku, I use pencil because I’m really lame at it)

Haul: I’m still shopping my stash. This week I rediscovered MAC Vanilla and Remotely Gray together with Armani Sheer Blush No 5.
Weekend plans: Sleeping, reading, workout (Zumba and Lean Machine programm) and get to know my new mobile phone.
Pen or pencil?: Errr… in my Moleskines I prefere pencils, at work writing with pens.

Haul: OCC Nail Polish and Lip Tar in Strumpet. I’m officially obsessed and feel compelled to buy more! LOL!

Weekend plans: Running errands and paperwork; might catch a movie.

Pen or Pencil? Pen, or mechanical pencil! I’m a lefty so regular pencils seem to always smudge.

I am seriously considering them! I was so excited when you posted the press release for those sets. I think it’s a great way to try colors from the permanent line and they are so concentrated that even the smaller tubes will last longer than the average lipstick. 🙂

Haul: Konad Stamping Set (it’s really fun!) and Clinique lipsticks in Merlot & Go Fig. I also cashed in some Sephora points and got a mini Dior Miss Dior perfume, a small Josie Maran Argan Oil Hair Serum and a Formula X nail polish sample in Pyrotechnic.

Weekend plans: Making Frankenstein cupcakes for my friend’s party tomorrow. I also have to start writing a screenplay for my Screenwriting class.

Pen or Pencil?: Pen! (I’m hardcore). 🙂

Hauled a lot this week!! On to the goodies:

1.Nars Goodbye Emmanuella L/S & Amchoor N/P
2.Deborah Lippman I Wanna be Sedated N/P

Sephora F&F Haul:
Givenchy Le Rouge #306 & #307
Hourglass Femme Rouge L/S Ballet
Hourglass Hidden Concealer
Hourglass Ambient Light Trio
Peter Thomas Roth lashes to die mascara
Dior Mascara Base

Weekend plans: color my hair & rest!

Pen R Pencil? Definitely pen!

Have a great weekend everyone 🙂

Haul: Guerlain Crazy Terracotta Healthy Glow Powder, Guerlain Crazy Pressed Meteorites, MAC MSF’s in Perfectly Poised and Centre of Attention (a little commentary… I think they have gone up in price again… probably my last purchase of MSF’s) and Hourglass Ambient Lighting palette – which is beautiful!
Plans: Homework and work on narratives for report cards. And Once Upon a Time is on Sunday!
Pen or Pencil: Pen – in as many different colors as I can get!

<3 Guerlain haul!

The MSFs are pricier this time around, at least because of the "special" packaging - not sure if it is permanently increased, though.

Ipsy Glam Bag, does it count? 😉
1) Boots No.7 sale
Skin Illuminator – pink
Lip liner – nude
4 brushes:
powder blush brush
eyeshadow blend & contour
2) Monda stainless steel mixing palette
3) Graftobian Magic Set
4) 3 WnW lippies
5) Rimmel waterproof eye kohl – nude

Weekend plans, cook spicy things, do a mini-facial, lol in the bath…it’s cold and rainy here.
Pen or pencil? Stylus mostly, write and drawing on iPad…But pencils of all kinds for paper.

Haul: A whole bunch of Sue Devitt. It’s gone out of the business, so the whole lot is 75% off at Macy’s. I wasn’t familiar with this brand before, but I discovered her gel foundation in Tanami is my perfect match. I’ll have to troll eBay now and stockpile it!
Weekend plans: I think it’s going to be a mellow weekend. I’d like to see a movie, but I don’t know what’s out. Any recommendations?
Pen or pencil?: Black ink has always been my favorite medium for drawing! You’d think I’d be better at eyeliner then…

I’ve heard a lot of good things about Gravity!

Yes, I don’t know any more than that, though. But the SD eyeshadow palettes are really gorgeous. I also love her cream to powder blushes. Tell your m-i-l that there are still a lot of products on the Macy’s website, but they aren’t as heavily discounted as in-store. I’ll probably go back in a week or so and see what’s left super cheap!

Haul: a sample of OCC Lip Tar in Hoochie. I’d never tried it before but omg I’m in love. new favorite lipstick color and formula. I can’t wait to get a tube of it.

Weekend plans: checking out crafts and eating traditional Maine hole baked beans at my town’s HarvestFest tomorrow!

Pen or pencil?: pencil all the way. my handwriting looks so much cuter in pencil.

Haul: Shu Uemura Rouge Unlimited Lipstick in BG930

Weekend Plans: I was going to hangout with my best friends, however, I’m in bed because of toothache. Already went to the dentist and still have to go again on Monday. 🙁

Pen or Pencil? Pencil

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