Free for Haul Friday, Volume #231

Welcome to Free For Haul Friday!

  • Haul: Guerlain Rouge Gs x3, Sephora Samba Eyeliner set
  • Weekend plans: Blog, blog, blog!
  • Favorite subject in school (past or present)?: ย English/writing

Share your pet photos to the Temptalia Pets flickr group! ๐Ÿ™‚

This week’s Mellan photo/video…

Nap time on his new toys!

We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!
Explore Temptalia

We're here to help you make better beauty purchases that you'll enjoy and love! We recommend signing up to take advantage of personalized features like tracking products you own, viewing dupes that you already have, and more!

Here are some useful resources for you:

Compare Any Two

Curious how two shades compare to each other? Type in the shades below to get instant side-by-side swatches!


Comments that do not adhere to our comment policy may be removed. Discussion and debate are highly encouraged but we expect community members to participate respectfully. Please keep discussion on-topic, and if you have general feedback, a product review request, an off-topic question, or need technical support, please contact us!

Please help us streamline the comments' section and be more efficient: double-check the post above for more basic information like pricing, availability, and so on to make sure your question wasn't answered already. Comments alerting us to typos or small errors in the post are appreciated (!) but will typically be removed after errors are fixed (unless a response is needed).

We appreciate enthusiasm for new releases but ask readers to please hold questions regarding if/when a review will be posted as we can't commit to or guarantee product reviews. We don't want to set expectations and then disappoint readers as even products that are swatched don't always end up being reviewed due to time constraints and changes in priorities! Thank you for understanding!

Comments on this post are closed.
We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!

I just got all of my Ulta and almost all of my Sephora stuff & the video was 16mins ๐Ÿ˜ฎ
A little overwhelmed by all the new stuff I have to play with! lol
I’ve been using the Unzipped, and I really love it. I think you should get it!! I thought I wouldn’t need it since I have the UD Naked 3, but Unzipped is a lot warmer. LORAC shadows are always a win for me ๐Ÿ™‚
I might be placing another Sephora order ๐Ÿ˜ก but definitely picking up some Pur Minerals stuff to try out.

Plans for the weekend: sleep in a little bit (usually means until 9am), edit videos, and get some chores done around the house

Favorite subject in school: English and Art

How fun! ๐Ÿ™‚ I think I got the Unzipped palette. I want to say I did, but ULTA orders take almost 2 weeks to get to me, so I forget, lol!

Is this Smellan’s latest free for haul ๐Ÿ™‚ He’s too charming!!!

โ˜ผ Haul: NARS matte multiples in Altai and Laos. I grabbed them on the cheap from evilbay and I freaking love them. I read a few people didn’t care for the texture, but for me, they really work. I tend to pare down my makeup into spring/summer and opt for a more natural and slightly dewy look which is why I wanted to give these a go. I used a small stippling brush to work the two as a combo on cheeks with Altai acting as a contour underneath Laos..totally gorgeous.
โ˜ผ Weekend plans: Spring Clean-up. The last vestiges of snow are finally disappearing. I hate this time of year until the grass and trees start to green up. Everything looks so drab.
โ˜ผ Favorite subject in school (past or present)?: Science

Have a great weekend

Yes! Haha! I couldn’t resist. I love buying him holiday toys ๐Ÿ˜‰

I liked the new Multiples on the cheeks, just not lips, but on the cheeks, I like them more than the regular ones!

haul-some of the Buxom lip polishes with the 15% off at Sephora
weekend-visit my dad in the hospital. He is still there. It has been 2 months and I guess he is getting better-somedays it’s hard to tell.
fave subject- in high school it was Social Sciences. In college-Geography, that was my major.

Haul: Cover FX illuminator Sunlight, Benefit Stay Don’t Stray primer set, Origins moisturizer, Origins balancing Toner, Urban Decay Supersaturated pencil (Punch Drunk), KatVonD Backstage Bambi, Bite Beauty Pomegranate lip pencil, Bite Beauty lip duo Vivid, YSL Manifesto rollerball, Juicy Couture rollerball set, Soap and Glory Hand Food (addicted!!), Lorac finishing powder and Lorac lipgloss set.

Weekend plans: DIY projects to organize my apt.

Favorite subject in school (past or present)?: I LOVE psychology (hence my current profession-therapist) and I liked literature. I love to read ๐Ÿ™‚

From Ulta Sebastian Drench shampoo and conditioner, Parissa wax strips, Smashbox Be Legendary lipstick in Honey.
Weekend go see Draft Day with my hubby.
World History.
Mellan looks so so cute! A big hug and kiss for him from my boys.

Cutie Mellan looks so comfy!

Haul: Bite Beauty Luminous Creme Lipstick Duo (the vibrant one), Korres Pomegranate Toner, NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in Milk, NYX Butter Gloss in Eclair
Weekend plans: Shop for patio furniture! And enjoy the gorgeous spring weather. ๐Ÿ˜€
Favorite subject in school (past or present)?: English/Literature and History (especially Art History)

Haul: Nothing, but just got some late birthday money, so I can splurge a little now. ๐Ÿ˜€
Weekend plans: Sleep? And catch up on Hannibal (the TV show)
Favorite subject in school (past or present)?: Maths (especially Calculus)

Haul: My Sephora order came in on Wednesday!!! i never get my orders that fast.

Weekend plans: Sew Sew Sew!!!

Favorite subject in school (past or present)?: Every art class I could take including Stage where i was the sole stage production member. ๐Ÿ˜‰

I was my on of last course in high school as well and I thoroughly enjoyed it even though I wan painting mostly wood for Deadwood Dick. I also had prop cattle head I made stollen off stage before the show probably because they though it was real. lol

Haul: Issey Miyake L’Eau de Issey rollerball and Smith’s Rosebud Salve.
Weekend Plans: Helping a friend paint a room, move furniture, clean my apartment, and do laundry.
Favorite subject in school: History

Haul: Guerlain Gipsy Rouge G, Algenist Moisturizer, Clinique Sunscreen, Ole Henrikson Cleansing Wipes, Clean & Clear Cleansing wipes, UD Setting Spray, hopefully I don’t order anything else from Sephora’s sale today.
Weekend plans: It’s Spring Break so nothing for a few days, then all my assignments!
Favorite subject in school (past or present)?: I’m actually enjoying my Linguistics and Spanish classes right now.

I think I mentioned in last weeks haul I saw another one in my future, and after getting Gracia (which my mom slyly placed on her dresser) I nearly ran to the store for Gipsy. Haha!

Haul: Ardency Inn lip gloss in Sheer Black, Lorac Rockinโ€™ Red Hot Liquid Lustre Set, Nails Inc. polishes in Upper Street and Old Compton Street, Urban Decay lip gloss in Streak, Sephora Favorites set in Meet Your Match and crystal nail file.

Plans: My son’s no longer sick. Yay! Hopefully we can just chill and make an Ikea trip as a family. Tired of the hubby working, working, WORKING!

Subject: Dude! English, especially English Lit. (HS and college), all my AP Honors classes, and AP Creative Writing (my HS teacher was da bomb!). History, pretty much every class I took, but especially European History and Latin American Studies (college teacher was hilarious). AP Biology was great, the teacher didn’t treat us like morons and how can I forget the mushroom party at the end of the year! AP Spanish 1-3 with Seรฑorita Mora. I miss her, she left us for a man, we joked it was Ricky Martin. How very wrong we were. ๐Ÿ˜›

Haul: I guess I skipped last week’s post, so this includes purchases from the last couple of weeks: Bliss Pore-Fector gadget; Clarisonic Cashmere Lux face brush; FAB face cleanser and radiance pads; Origins Well Off eye makeup remover; Origins GinZing cream eye shadow Blue-tiful Burst; Chanel Black Satin polish; Nars matte pencil Dragon Girl; MAC Patentpolish Kittenish; Bite Beauty lipstick Fig (these last two are pretty much the same color, the MAC being a bit more glossy); L’Oreal collection privee lipsticks: Julianne’s Nude, Jennifer’s Nude and Doutzen’s Nude. Also Dillard’s was doing buy2get1free mascara so I bought 2x Iconic Overcurl (my favorite mascara of all time) and 1x Extase (never tried it before).

Weekend plans: nothing really… relaxing :).

Favorite subject in school (past or present)? Literature ๐Ÿ™‚

Mellan, as always, is just precious!

Haul: Naked 3 and Hourglass Ambient Lighting powder in Diffused Light — I finally caved and bought one and I love it! I can definitely understand how these can become addicting.
Weekend Plans: Probably catch up on some reading.
Favorite subject in school (past or present): It’s kind of a tie between English and Biology, although I’m an English major so I guess I’d have to choose the former. ๐Ÿ˜‰

Haul: Only a few products from Sephora’s sale. MUFE HD Blush in 215 and 410, MUFE eyeshadows in Chartreuse Satiny 57 and Iridescent Acid Green 171, MUFE Aqua Eyes in Shimmering Plum 4L, Green 16L and Pistachio 17L, MUFE Aqua Liner in Iridescent Emerald Green 3, Diamond Lagoon Green 4 and Diamond Black Purple 7, bareMinerals READYโ„ข Eyeshadow 2.0 in The Scenic Route.

Weekend plans: I’m still recovering from my surgery, so I can’t do much at all. Watch TV (while I’m flat on my back) and maybe take a few (very short) walks.

Favorite subject in school: I always loved math and still do!

Happy Friday!!!
Haul: Bite Beauty Agave Lip Mask, Vita Liberata Tanning Mitt, Vita Liberata pHenomenal 2-3 Week Tan Mousse (first time trying self tanning!! EEK!), Too Faced Pardon My French Set, SEPHORA COLLECTION 10 Shades Of Samba (technically was purchased last week, but I didn’t include it in my haul!! Thanks for the rec. It’s gorgeous!!
I feel like I need to place one last order with this sale.. sigh.
Weekend plans: Self tan!! LOL.
Favorite subject: ummmm.. none?

What a sweet picture!
Haul- MAC Lipsticks, and I’m going to Sephora tomorrow..not sure what I’m going to get yet.
Weekend plans- Sephora, and try to spend as much time outside as I can.
Favorite school subject- Art of course!

That is an excessively cute Mellan pic lol

HAUL: Dior Sunset lipstick (luv, luv, luv!) and Chanel RA in Conquise
WEEKEND PLANS: Not much, just home with the family, maybe go for a drive for some coconut water
PAST FAVE SUBJECT: English, for sure

Latest Haul: Urban Decay Naked foundation, Maybelline Buff Nudes lipsticks in the taupe color (actually is a much creamier and more wearable version of Riri Nude in my opinion). Also got the Hourglass Ambient Palette that got re-released!

I know I said I was on a spending ban, BUT! $6 in CVS ExtraBucks is NOT MY MONEY, so I got Milani Lip Intense Liquid Lip Colour in Violet Addict and the Color Statement lipstick in Rose Amour since my store finally had that shade. It was buy one get one 50% and somebody gave me $4 so I got them, hahaha. Not my money = not breaking my money spending ban.

Weekend plans are still recovering from surgery. It went well. No pain for the most part. Having a makeup gig for two hours on Wednesday (recovery was 48 hours so far) triggered some pain, but… it was worth it lol. But yeah, gonna spend this weekend doing more recovery. I’m over it now lol

Haul: Fyrinnae Aztec Gold eyeshadow, Givenchy Le Rouge in Mandarine Bolero, YSL Rouge Volupte lipstick in Peach Passion, Sephora My Boyfriend’s Jeans eyeshadow, Nars Kauai Duo eyeshadow, Urban Decay Electric Pigment Palette, Urban Decay eyeshadow in Evidence, Urban Decay Ammo palette, Too Faced A La Mode eyeshadow palette, Urban Decay Catfight lipstick, Sleek Storm eyeshadow palette, Sleek Vintage Romance eyeshadow palette, Maybelline Color Tattoo in Tough as Taupe, Ulta Taupe eyeshadow, Nyx eye pencils in Tropical Green and Jewel, Nyx En Fuego Love in Rio eyeshadow palette, Nyx Bellini Kiss Love in Florence eyeshadow palette, Nyx Eat Love B Fab Love in Florence eyshadow palette. I put Ulta’s 20% off coupon and Sephora’s 15% off to good use. I also got like 15 products from ELF’s 50% off sale, including some brushes, a mineral lipstick, powder for eyebrows and contouring, their makeup mist, makeup remover pen and lip exfoliator. I AM SO EXCITED TO TRY ALL OF MY NEW TREASURES!!!
Weekend plans: Grad school work (won’t be able to play around with my new makeup unfortunately!)
Favorite subject in school (past or present)?: Currently a class where we learn how to apply various therapy modalities in practice

Are you PT or OT? OT is so comprehensive + functional. They even do cog! Love OT + OTs. Good job on your sale/haul. Dontcha love the rationalization we do about saving vs. spending, when it comes to makeup?

Mellan is a gorgeous dog and this picture is adorable ๐Ÿ™‚ , I have a dog as well, a Shih tzu, her name is Dottie

Nothing for a haul but i do have to make a return to Sephora

Weekend plans: go to work, go to bed bath and beyond to get some candles with my mom because she’s obsessed with Yankee candles, and go to the comic store to pick up the first issue to a new batman series (I’m a big Batman fan)

Favorite school subject: I’m a junior in college so right now my favorite subject would be accounting

HAUL: Bite Beauty Agave Lip Mask, Formula X Meteoric, CLINIQUE Peach Cheek Pop, Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush, Dior Crรจme de Rose Lip Balm, Yves Saint Laurent ROUGE PUR COUTURE in 13 Le Orange, Guerlain Rouge G Lipstick in Girly 71, and Givenchy Le Rouge in 203 Rose Dentelle

WEEKEND PLANS: Clean my house, get a mani/pedi, do a lil B-day shopping for myself and have a Game of Thrones Marathon with my bestie

FAVORITE SUBJECT: I equally loved English and Mathematics

Haul: Chanel Chance Eau Fraiche
Weekend plans: Will have my sister over this weekend. It’s also my daughter’s birthday. Fun weekend!
Favorite subject in school (past or present)?: Government or English. At least while in high school. I have far too many favorites from university.

Our dog won’t sleep with toys, but he will curl up on my mother’s bed and sleep all day when she’s at work, looking plaintive and sad. 9_9 Mellan is a cutie, though!

Haul: Urban Decay Gash lipstick (vintage version off ebay – cheers for the old packaging!), BITE Beauty lip pencil in Pomegranate. I was really excited about the latter because it was on my wishlist; apparently, my coworker received it in a gift box and, not being a red lipstick person, gave it to me. I don’t know whether to find it hilarious or sad that I’ve built up the reputation in my department as the person everyone should come to for cosmetic needs. ๐Ÿ˜›

Weekend Plans: Hair cut, vacation planning, finishing local taxes (procrastination!), and attending a comic book emporium with a friend.

Favorite subject in school? Well, I hated high school, but I loved college. Strangely enough, despite writing and reading being my greatest strength, I really enjoyed trignometry and calculus!

Less authoritarian, more freedom to schedule as needed, more focus on personal interests and disciplines, and to be blunt, the escape from the utterly toxic bullying culture that existed at my high school. (I wish I was joking, but the school had actually gained a reputation for how poorly the administration deals with it.) In general, I just generally enjoy learning and going to class – I just like doing it with other *adults.* If I was a rich schmuck, I’d be one of those lifetime students. ๐Ÿ˜›

One of the best parts about college was being able to schedule all my classes Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday and have a four-day weekend every weekend, LOL.

I was very, very lucky to go to an atypical high school, though I enjoyed college a lot more than high school as well!

Haul: Fyrinnae order! got 5 blushes and 3 highlighters, a pumpkin and poppy order which included a ambient powder dupe and i’m so excited to try it out ๐Ÿ˜€

Weekend plans: catch up on sleep, i haven’t been sleeping well lately

Favorite subject in school (past or present)?: biology (in high school) now: any criminal justice course

I just wanna cuddle with Mellan! SO cute.

Haul: Got rematched for UD Naked Foundation, so bought that. I also needed a new eyeshadow primer so gave NARS Pro Prime a go. I’ve used UDPP Eden for the longest time but I don’t always want full matte eyelids! And every other primer I’ve tried failed at preventing creasing. So far I love the NARS though!
Weekend plans: It’s my BDay next Tuesday… AND I have a Anatomy and Phys test that morning. So having a cookout this weekend instead! At least we’re FINALLY getting nice weather here in Boston.
Favorite subject in school (past or present)?: Sciences all day! Except Physics, yuck.

Haul: Sephora shadows in Rock the Runway and as I’d purchased another shadow earlier in the week, the SA gave me the 3 pan palette for free; NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer in Vanilla (I’m going to be returning Custard as it is so not good for me).

Weekend plans: still doing the 30 day yoga challenge so lots of yoga this weekend (I should be going to a class tonight but I’m so exhausted from my day that I’m passing on it ๐Ÿ™

Favourite subject in school: Well, I’m an English teacher so I guess I should say “English” but I really loved French and also Theatre Arts.

Haul: all 3 NYX Dreamcatcher palettes (have yet to play with them), some more Milani Brilliant Shine lip glosses (which are luuuurvely) and the coral and violet Lip Intenses, a RT starter eye brush set, the rest of the ELF Lustrous long last eyeshadows to make up the set and some Jack Black face wash.

Weekend plans: Domestic stuff, out for dinner with mu husband on Saturday, catch up with friends on Sunday, watch the last Sherlock episode from season 3 because I am so behind…

Favourite subject at school: History – there is so much we can learn from the past!

He’s not too messy – really the only time he’s messy is if he’s eaten something he was supposed to/is sick. I highly, highly recommend getting a carpet cleaner (we have the Hoover SteamVac) if you have a messy dog/accident-prone dog. I used to use spot cleaners and paper towels, but it’s a lot faster and more thorough to just get the big ol’ vacuum out to do it – because it gets up everything. We don’t let him play in mud or anything like that, so we don’t get muddied paws in the house (though we have tile downstairs, which helps when it is rainy!).

Awww! Mellan, I totally understand. Cuddly toys and naptime are two things that should never really leave your life (although you can end up making a slight transition from ‘cuddly toys’ to ‘husband/partner’ ;-))

Haul: Nothing this week! Saving my pennies to finally send something to someone ๐Ÿ˜‰

Weekend Plans: FINALLY FINISH THAT DAMNED THESIS CHAPTER *cough* sorry, uh, also ballet.

Favourite Subject at School: I loved school! I’m a boring academic, through and through. My favourites were Chemistry and History/Classics, though I had a hard time separating that from German, Japanese and English ๐Ÿ˜›

Haul: L’Oreal gel liner, L’Oreal 24 hour liquid liner pen, Bite Beauty Tannin lipstick, a pair of earrings from Etsy ( a few nail polishes from a blog sale and a tote bag from Etsy (

Weekend plans: I have to work all weekend. I hope I can squeeze in some time to watch The Walking Dead.

Favorite subject in school?: English/creative writing, history, anthropology, sociology, foreign languages. Can you tell I like learning? ๐Ÿ˜›

Haul: Oh man, I was bad this week with the Sephora VIB sale! Laura Mercier OF Tinted Moisturizer, Clarisonic Deep Pore Brush Head, 2 Nars Radiant Creamy Concealers in ‘Amande’, an Hourglass Ambient Blush in Mood Exposure, a Sephora Formula X Base Coat, and Jack Black Lip Balm in the black tea flavour (because Christine recommended the formula, and I absolutely love it!). I also got a bunch of sheet masks from The Face Shop, and a L’Oreal Nail Polish from their Les Blancs collection in the colour ‘Mint Glacee’.
Weekend plans: I have a meeting all day tomorrow, then Sunday I’m hoping to get some work done on my take-home exams!
Favorite subject in school (past or present)?: Probably Imperialism! It’s a political science course I took this term that was just so cool – it brought in history, ideology, all sorts of stuff. So interesting.

What a beautifully precious and docile creature! <3 Mellan! ๐Ÿ™‚ Thank you for sharing! He looks as if he's smell of vanilla. ๐Ÿ˜€

Haul: Let’s just say I’ve many a large box brimming with fabulous goodies! (And I don’t think I missed anything) Oh! I tried the Jack Black flavors! The tea one reminds me of a childhood medicine but is workable, and the lemon one is cushiony moisturizing and addictive! I LOVE it! So relaxing a scent.. Thank you for the recommend! ๐Ÿ™‚ <3
Weekend plans: Massive relaxation, explanation to "five" as to why we can't go to the zoo yet, and organizational planning for the giant over-hauls I made.
Favorite subject in school (past or present)?: Art

Haul: 2 Chanel nail polishes: Taboo and Tentation. me likey a lot!
Weekend plans: Got a gaggle of 16year olds getting ready for their first ever ball (as I write they are at the hairdressers getting their hair styled 1920’s, then its back home for makeup sessions and getting dressed) whilst entertaining visitors who’ve been staying here the week. Phew!
Favorite subject at school: hmm, peering into the dimmer recesses of my mind I believe English was what I was best at although whether or not it was my favourite is another matter. I hated school.

Haul: Returned my Radiant Orchid Cheek palliate and Beauty Blender for a YSL Glossy Stain in Fuchsia Fugitive and Make Up Forever Aqua Eyes eyeshadow in 23.
Plans: I got a swim meet tomorrow… And left my eyeliner at home. THANK GOODNESS I BROUGHT THAT AQUA EYES!!!! Then research project.
Subject: High school: PE, College: International Commercial Law

Mellan is so adorable, even when he’s asleep. ๐Ÿ™‚

Haul: I think I skipped a couple of weeks’ worth of posts, so here goes… ๐Ÿ˜€
– Chanel Joues Contraste Powder Blush in Accent, Reflex, Rose Initiale, and Rose Petale
– Chanel Le Petit Pinceau Touch-up Brush
– Chanel Le Vernis in Coup de Coeur, Distraction, Rose Confidentiel, and Tapage
– Chanel Les Beiges Retractable Kabuki Brush
– Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet in L’Adoree
– Chanel Twist and Spray Eau de Parfum in Coco Mademoiselle and Twist and Spray Eau de Toilette in Chance (Eau Tendre)
– Guerlain Blanc de Perle Mattifying Hydrating Emulsion
– – Guerlain Blanc de Perle Meteorites Compact UV Shield Pressed Powder
– Guerlain Ecrin 4 Couleurs in Les Tendres
– Guerlain Les Voilettes Translucent Loose Powder Mattifying Veil
– Guerlain Rouge Automatique in Attrape-Coeur
– Guerlain Rouge G in Georgia, Gina, and Gracia
– Hakuhodo G5556 Powder and Liquid Brush
– Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush in Dim Infusion
– MAC 109, 116, 130, 168, 187, 219, and 224
– NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer in Custard
– Tom Ford Bronzer Brush, Cheek Brush, and Cream Foundation Brush
– Tom Ford Cheek Color in Flush, Narcissist, Savage, and Wicked
– Tom Ford Lip Color in Aphrodisiac, Bare Peach, Cherry Lush, Crimson Noir, Flamingo, Rouge Fatal, and Vampire Kiss

Weekend plans: We’re having a few, close friends over for lunch tomorrow. ๐Ÿ™‚

Favorite subject in school (past or present)?: Baking and Pastry Making, Biology, Chinese Literature, Garde Manger, Geography, History

Oh, don’t be. You have no idea how many times I’ve searched your blog for reviews of Tom Ford Lip Color before deciding on the shades. So, thank you for that, Christine. ๐Ÿ˜‰

Haul: Urban Decay Brightening and Tightening Primer and 24/7 Pencil in Chaos
Weekend plans: Hopefully hunt down and catch a MAC 217 and 219, maybe work, definitely sleep
Favorite subject in school: English and sometimes science

Although I am on a no buy I had a sephora gift card to spend. So I got
Makeup forever hd pressed powder
Jack black grapefruit lip balm
Hourglass ambient powder in eretheral light and
Make up forever hd blush 210

OMG, I bloomin’ bloody freaked out, “cause my tax return came, in time to indulge in big S + big U discounts. Highlights were: presents: UD Smoked palette for a friend to whom I gave Naked Basics @ XMAS. She said she had never had such great E/S + begged me to get her a dark green + dark blue. ‘course I thought of Evidence + Loaded, was waffling on which purple, for a 4 palette + did better $ wise with the palette (+ 15%). Also got BE Dream Sequence for a young lady I had in school (now 40), who only wears purple. Not a biggie for me, but she’ll love it, unless her 18 y.o. steals it. Seriously. My personal damage was done both online (Z palettes for depotting + Chrysalis) and in-store (Bite Clementine, which won out over Timanfaya {bit of pink in that one}, Laura Mercier lip trio in natural, Bite in Cava, OCC in Psycho and Anita (no midrange stuff for me!) + 3 Sephora eye pencils: eccentric diva, MB Jeans, and the slate one. At U, succumbed to Naked 3 (what lippies are you guys using with it?) NYX brightening powder, 3 NYX lippies (LA LA, Cocoa, Thalia) Maybelline buff in Taupe, IT L/S in the red color (the lipfeel reminds me significantly of Poppy’s Medieval, which I seriously love), the Butter London blue + purple eye pencils + masc. The pencils are good, the mascara, not so much. The masc does better with the S eye fan brush, which really does improve the application. Good thing U refused my coupon code or I would have been all in for some Poppy. Lipstick Queen is not at our U. Enough damage for now. To think the government actually underwrote my addiction!

Plans: 2 X night job, some reports for day job (gotta get ahead; i have jury duty….) Dog walking + dog loving, housework or changing clothes from winter to summer. YAY! Warmth!

Subjects: HS: German. Undergrad: Psych, German, Theatre Grad school: Speech Path + Special Ed, each of which I currently use in day job. Sorry, Christine, Business School was torture, like being in a cult + I never used it, except in my thought processes. I’m a clinician at heart.

Now it’s 1:34A + all I want to do is go snug with Mellan + his toys. Guess I’ll settle for Jussi Sperling (Jack Sparrow in German; see how useful one’s favorite subject can be? Naming the dog! He’s a B+T SH Dachshund Tweener.)

zowie! jury duty was cancelled, as was one night job shift, so i could nurse the allergies by napping + zyrtec+ wrap gifts, without stressing over the evaluation reports. Just noticed I got rung twice for one pencil + still have a 10% at S for reinstating VIB. Think I’ll go for Nars Madly, though for the life of me, i can’t figure why they call it seashell pink. Kinda like that NYX beige lipgloss, which could hardly be pinker. Sometimes the descriptions are quite baffling.

Haul: A new bottle of rosehip oil. It was on 50% off sale, so yay! ๐Ÿ˜€

Weekend plans: Today (which is Saturday here) I went out to the city with my mom, while I’m planning on staying in tomorrow.

Favorite subject in school (past or present)?: Art, definitely. I also enjoyed English, Indonesian, cooking class, history (sometimes, depending on the teacher), and anthropology.

That’s probably because I went to school in Indonesia. XD Sorry I didn’t specify it in my original comment, I can see how that could easily be misunderstood.

Although I recently found out that in Australia, Indonesian is pretty commonly offered in schools. Perhaps because the language is relatively easy to learn, although I imagine the fact that Indonesian immigrants are pretty common (due to the close proximity of the countries) probably helps as well. ๐Ÿ™‚

Haul: Only shop my stash. I rediscovered my Nars Sheer Glow Foundation
Weekend plans: Nothing special and preparing my tax declaration
Favorite subject in school (past or present)?: math and chemnisty

Smallest Sephora haul ever…an OCC lip tar in Lydia and a Sephora eyeliner in Fairy Tale. Also got a MAC Prolongwear foundation and 2 lipsticks in Viva Glam 4 and Ruby Woo…my first (well, ONLY) true red.
I also picked up a L’Oreal eyeshadow in Golden Emerald. I’ve had my eye on it since it was swatched here, and that colour never hit the shelves in Canada. I got it from EBay at about half the cost they sell for here.

Good haul, nonetheless ๐Ÿ™‚

So glad you were able to find Golden Emerald – one of the best shades in the range, IMO!

Haul: Jordana best lash volumizing mascara, 2 revlon nail polishes, one sinful colors nail polish in Cinderella (gorgeous color), and my first eyelash curler ever, it’s just the $1 elf one. xD I’ve never used one before so I got it to try it out. My lashes are naturally curled so we’ll see how much I use it haha.

Weekend plans: My uncle’s family is coming over today and we’re making french bread pizza and wings for dinner. Tomorrow my mom, dad, and I are going to see the cherry blossoms. ๐Ÿ˜€

Favorite subject in school (past or present)?: World/Ancient History and Art! Which is good considering I got my degree in art & design xD.

Haul: A few Real Techniques brushes – the Setting Brush, eye Shading Brush, and Fine Liner Brush, all of which are AMAZING. But, I have to say, the purchase I’m most proud of this week is Guerlain Gloss d’Enfer in Madame Flirte, which I bought for $17 AUD!!

Weekend plans: Had a wedding to attend, which was lovely ๐Ÿ™‚

Favorite subject in school (past or present)?: I always liked Geography!

Hahahahahaha exactly!! And I have to say I’m pretty happy with it… ๐Ÿ™‚ I cannot get over how truly non-sticky it is. I feel like I’m wearing balm, not gloss! Really don’t like the scent… but I find I don’t notice it after application.

We try to approve comments within 24 hours (and reply to them within 72 hours) but can sometimes get behind and appreciate your patience! ๐Ÿ™‚ If you have general feedback, product review requests, off-topic questions, or need technical support, please contact us directly. Thank you for your patience!