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Haul: Hard Candy Top Ten Trendsetter Palette in Raining Men and Birthday Suit. theBalm Cindy Lou-manizer
Weekend plans: Cleaning my place and my parents house.
Do you keep a diary?: Nope, though it would be a waste of time trying to think of somethings to write. In stead I always had a sketch pad on hand.
You are always so nice to help your parents out 🙂
I’m there only child so I have to be the extra hands. 😉
This weeks haul – I ordered Topix Replenix Serum and a set of BeautyBlenders from Dermstore.com.
Weekend plans – im working tomorrow and relaxing the rest of the weekend!
Do i keep a diary – no, its never been something i could keep up with.
Have a great, relaxing weekend, Amber! 🙂
Haul: none this week, though my Becca blush arrived and I love it. I’m tossing up between the Lorac Unzipped and theBalm Nude Tude, because I want one but I don’t really need both… So one of the two will be my next haul. Christine, do you have a preference for one or the other? Because I’ve heard raves for both, but also a few meh reviews on the Nude Tude.
Plans for the weekend: studying for my exams, barbeque on Sunday and viewing some rental houses.
Do I keep a diary? I used to keep a proper one when I was a teenager, now I sort of write bits and pieces, but more fiction than recounts of my day (though sometimes my stories match my mood, or they do things I’ve done). Not much time for any non-university writing at the moment though, I hope I’ll get more chances to do all the things I enjoy when I don’t have exams hanging over me.
What Becca blush was it, Zainba?
If you like more shimmery shades, Unzipped. If you prefer mattes, ‘Nude Tude.
It looks like he has a blush palette 😉
Haul: Urban Decay goodies 😀
Weekend plans: Working on some looks and then just chill.
Do you keep a diary?: No. But I used to.
How long did you keep a diary for?
Nars Femme Fleur lipstick, PC skin care.
Relax this weekend, maybe see a movie.
Never had a diary.
xoxo for the gorgeous Mellan! Have a great weekend Christine.
How are you like Femme Fleur?
Like the lipstick formula better than any other Nars lipstick. Thanks for the great review you did on this shade!
Guerlain kiss kiss holiday set, Urban decay electric nail polish trio, buxom full bodied lipstick duo, NYX macaron lippy lavender & violet, NYX butter lipstick razzle fiesta.
play with my new goodies, rest & catch up on my dvr shows!
Do you keep a diary:
Nope…taking my secrets to the grave
What shows do you planning to watch from your DVR, Bre?
The first 48, inside homicide, scandal, how to get away with murder, homicide hunter, bad girls club redemption, the real, blackish.
You have a LOT of TV ahead of ya 🙂
Haul: Laura Mercier Caviar Stick set (check your local Sephora! Mine had tons!), Bite Beauty lip set, Chanel Envol, MAC No Faux Pas lipstick.
Weekend Plans: I’m working this weekend! Haha gotta catch up at the office, but I’m doing a Breast Cancer walk tomorrow morning!
Do you keep a diary? Not really… I get super critical about what I write, so it never lasts long!
Happy to hear you were able to easily snag the Caviar Stick set, Estefania!
Thanks, Christine! Haha I guess living in a city where we get everything last finally paid off! 😉
I can’t wait to see the other EL shades you got (if you got Fierce, I hope you like it as much a I do)!
Haul: I helped a friend lay her hands on a limited edition Diptyque candle on their website. Took the opportunity and bought myself the new web exclusive Benjoin. I like it!
Weekend plans: Spending Saturday with friends and Sunday working. You’ve got to do a bit of both I guess 😉
Do you keep a diary?: Not anymore! When I was a lot younger I used to 😉
Do you still have the diaries you kept, Sunny?
No I think I got rid of them at some point (mostly because I don’t want to remember how immature I was haha. The stuff 12-year-old girls write :p
■Haul: Clinique Bottom Lash Mascara, Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Bauhau5, Anastasia Beverly Hills Maya Mia Paltette, Benefit Cheeky Sweet Spot, Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Blush Palette, Palladio Natural Rice Powder. Repurchased MAC Soft Oche Paint Pot and NARS Smudgeproof.
■Weekend plans: My weekends pretty much revolve around school these days. I’m taking a Microbiology class on Sundays, and I have a quiz or exam every Sunday, which means I spend all day Satuday doing homework and studying…
■Do you keep a diary?: NOOO. I used to when I was a kid/teen, but every time I went back to read them I felt so ashamed and silly so I stopped doing it altogether. This is my diary hahahaha!
What a great haul, Maddie! Lots of very nice things 🙂
Good luck on your quiz!
Haul: Bobbi Brown Soothing cleansing oil,Bite Beauty Best Bite Remix set,Givenchy Le Rouge lip #201,Makeup For Ever Full Cover concealer,KatVon D Ink liner,Estee Lauder Modern Muse Eau De parfum
Weekend plans: long sleep ,this last three days are troll for me
Do you keep a diary?: I’m not use it everyday thought just a moment or event that impressed me and I don’t want to forget
Ooh, Le Rouge!!
Hope your weekend is relaxing!
Been quite bad.
You can’t leave us in such suspense 😉
Is just my shame. Finally gave in and bought Negligee, after weeks of telling to myself that don’t need it. Got TF’s Black Dahlia (Wendy’s fault!), Platinum, Cocoa Mirage and CdP In Satin Moon. Oh, and another EL Night Recovery serum… Ran out of it. Plus my good old Boots eye make up remover, that adore. Is going to be my b’day soon anyway… Like in a month… Just shameful behavior.
I have no plans… Just to watch movies, drink red tea like an old lady and ponder about stuff.
Hope you get to rest amd recover yourself.
Do you love Negligee, at least? I hope you do.
Happy early birthday 🙂
Haul : None, but my Burberry Lip Velvet in Fuchsia pink arrived and I can’t stop staring at it.
Weekend Plans : Diwali party – time to whip out the aforementioned Burberry lipstick!
Do you keep a diary : Does keeping mental note of all the lipsticks you want count? Seriously though, I wish I did, but I don’t 🙁
You gotta wear it! 😀
Haul: The week’s not over yet, the Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Set may still be mine!
Weekend plans: Taking my oldest niece out for a day of lunch and shopping on Sunday. Plus I have several new books I need to start reading. Walking with a friend, now that most of the rain’s over here.
Do you keep a diary?: I keep appointment books, in which I always write down a little bit about each day. Does that count? It’s fun to look back at books from years ago and have a single entry bring back memories of exactly what I was doing that day.
That’s a neat idea – appointment books with little bits about the day! Very fun.
Haul: Anastasia Tamanna palette (LOVE it)
Weekend plans: Revisions/responses to reviewers, dissertation data collection and HOPEFULLY get a start on wedding planning
Do you keep a diary: No, but I recently found the one I did keep when I was six. It was pretty funny to read
What kind of wedding do you envision, Sonya?
Lol a fusion wedding! We’re doing a full north Indian wedding in Singapore, where I’m from, but I’m trying to incorporate some English touches for my fiancé too.
Oooh, that is going to be fun 🙂
Haul: Wet ‘n’ Wild Lipstick in Birthday Suit; MAC Cosmetics Lipsticks in Fresh Brew, Head in the Clouds, and surprisingly Crème Cerise.
Weekend Plans: I have to study for my Informative Speech today and tomorrow (but not without my Godiva chocolate). On Sunday, I’ll finally have to tape it when I get everyone noisy out of the house lol! The joys of taking Oral Communications online.
Do you keep a diary? Ages ago but my English teacher in ninth grade killed that when she made my class have to keep a journal for the entire year. I hated that, despite being an avid writer of fantasy and science fiction stories. Apparently I’m a lover of hypocrisy. *snickers*
Good luck on your speech, Whitney! 🙂
Haul: Sinful Colors Shine in Most Sinful, OPI Incognito in Sausalito, Revlon Top Speed Nail Enamel in 24K.
Weekend plans: I might have an odd job lined up (yay for a chance to make some cash!) and I have to redo my draft for my senior project because the first one was a mess.
Do you keep a diary?:When I was a teen I did, but not now.
Fingers crossed the job comes through!
Melan is so cute and geek today!
Haul: Bite Mini Lipstick Set, MAC Heirloom No Faux Pas and Salon Rouge Lipsticks.
Weekend plans: It´s almost summer in Brazil. Probably go to the beach for some tan and drinks.
Do you keep a diary?: No. Only when I was a kid.
Nice!! Glad you were able to get the Bite set!
Haul: I found a sale and got a Revlon Brow Fantasy Pencil and Gel in Dark Brown and a deep raspberry Matte Lip Balm (I don´t remember the name)!
Weekend plans: Get some rest and begin preparing for a working trip I´m leaving for next Saturday!
Do you keep a diary? Not anymore, but I did enjoy keeping one when I was younger
Your assistant Mellan is ready to take notes :D! Have a happy and relaxing weekend, Christine!
Hope you have a lil’ fun on your working trip 🙂
Haul: I ordered some Holiday makeup but nothing has arrived yet. 🙁
Weekend plans: I finally get to relax this weekend! No exams for next week so I’ll be playing videogames and catching up on my favorite TV shows.
Do you keep a diary?: No, I suck at keeping track of those.
Hope it arrives soon!!
Hi Christine, Just received my Tom Ford cream eyeshadows (2 of each) Platinum and Spice. I don’t want to miss out this time around. Two white beauty blenders from the dermstore which are on Back Order. A couple of By Terry lipsticks in 201 and 200. Tempted to order a couple of lipsticks from Guerlain but I have done enough damage. For the amount of makeup I purchase you would think I wore it everyday but I don’t.
Nice! Happy to hear you were able to get the TF cream eyeshadows this time around!
Haul: The new Too Faced Cocoa Powder Foundation/kabuki set, Nip + Fab No Needle Fix serum ( I use it as a light moisturizer for my oily skin… only $19.99 ).
Plans: Getting ready for the big move to Boston and puppy sitting….interesting combination 🙂
Diary: Never again! I had 9 journals from high school and college. My fresh older brother walked off with them…..good thing I had nothing horrible written!
Ooh! Good luck on the upcoming move, Valerie 🙂 I was born just outside of Boston!
Thanks! You have the great west coast weather! I’m excited about Boston because there’s nothing exciting happening here in western CT 🙂
BIG Haul (It was my birthday): Sleek Arabian Nights palette, Makeup Forever Artist Palette, Makeup Geek Z palette with Moondust, Mango, Glamorous, Country Girl, Cocoa Bear, Creme Brulee, Sensuous, Beaches & Cream and Vanilla Bean, Makeup Geek Utopia Pigment, Ardency Inn Eyeshadow in Heaven, L’Oreal True Teal Infallible Silkissime Eyeliner, L’Oreal Cobalt Blue Infallible Silkissime Eyeliner, Hello Waffle Ethereal Voice Eyeshadow, Hello Waffle blush samples in June Bug, Pumpkin, Sweet Tea, Hello Waffle sample of Golden Veil highlighter, Hello Waffle 1000 Likes Celebation Eyeshadow Collection, Milani Gel Eyeshadows in Bella White, Bella Gray and Bella Mandarin, Milani Liquid Eye Pencil in Perfect Purple, Milani Color Statement Lipstick in Mauve, Milani Color Statement Lipliners in Spice and Brandy, L’Oreal Miss Manga Mascara, FierceMagenta Purple Iris Lipstick, FierceMagenta Lipgloss in Romance, Wild Plum, Summer Love, and Bloody Cherry.
Weekend plans: Continue giving my room a makeover!
Do you keep a diary?: Yes, I write quite often if I have the time.
Whew! That is a big haul! Happy, happy birthday, Cat! 🙂 Any favorites yet?
Thank you Chrstine!! Cocoa Bear eyeshadow from Makeup Geek was an instant favorite! I know it’s just a brown, but it’s very special! Also Pumpkin blush by Hello Waffle, I’ve been wearing it every day this week!
It’s a very nice shade by MUG 🙂
Haul: TF Black Dahlia lipstick Guerlain Meteorites Blanc 00 & Perles Du Paradis, & Guerlain ‘Coque d’Or’ Iridescent Perfumed Powder, Moto Boots and ordered Chanel Reve d’Orient – e/s quad w/the embossed stars and Rouge G de Guerlain lipcolor Rose Grenat 864
Weekend plans: Dining out Sat night, Family Sunday Dinner, & a Little R&R
Do you keep a diary?: NO
Where’d you find Reve d’Orient, Joannie?
Nordstrom. It was a preorder but shipped prior to the projected date. This is such a nice product. The scent is delicate and dissipates quickly, leaving behind a micro shimmer that looks so awesome w/the delicate necklaces that I’m wearing. I love it! The bottle is quite lovely too and looks nice next to the holiday Météorites.
Haul: dior golden shock quint…a gift. I love it.
Weeknd: starting to pack up apt. And Halloween birthday party tomorrow night
Diary: not since I was 13
Happy to hear you’re digging the new holiday quint!
Haul: I went a bit crazy with drugstore this week! Wet n Wild’s Comfort Zone palette, an off brand 3 dollar palette to play with, three Jesse’s Girl pigments and I have an ELF order shipping to me right now! 😉
Weekend plans: Probably gonna have a friend over and relax a bit. 🙂 Nothing special!
Do you keep a diary?: Nah, not my kinda thing. 🙂
What have you been using most so far?
I haven’t been able to do my makeup for a while due to my skin being a bit wonky. Gotta go to a dermatologist to get it sorted, until then, I’m just practicing, playing around and then wiping away. :c So sad.
Last week I did do a look for fall though, used some BB Cream and just forgot about my skin for a bit. I went to a local farm and wanted to get in the Autumn spirit, haha.
Haul: ALL the indies! I’m new to independent cosmetic companies, but the IndieMakeupandMore subreddit has been incredibly useful (and expensive!) with influencing some great purchases. So far I’ve received my Fyrinnae and Meow Cosmetics orders. I’m still waiting on Shiro and Darling Girl.
Weekend plans: Relax and clean.
Do you keep a diary?: I was required to when I was in school to become an addictions counselor. I had to write a journal entry every night and turn it in to my advisor for feedback the following day. It was actually an incredible experience, and it helped me a ton. However, I’ve been pretty terrible about writing since graduating last year.
That’s a great subreddit! So glad you discovered it before jumping into indies 🙂 That should help a lot on only buying from the reputable ones!
Haul: I picked up all of the fall matte Wet n Wild lipsticks earlier this week along with a few other lipsticks from CVS. I also just ordered the Bobbi Brown Scotch on the Rocks bronzer and Bite Beauty lipstick duo. Seriously can’t wait to get them!
Weekend Plans: Wine & Halloween movies lol
Do you keep a diary? No. I haven’t had a diary since like middle school lol. Brings back memories..
What Halloween movies are on the to-watch list?
Hi i just recently discovered your blog and love your lipstick reviews they totally help me with my never ending search for specific shades that i have in mind rather than spending hours on end at sephora and then getting distracted by something completely different than what i went in for 🙂
Haul: Bobbi brown Highlight powder
Weekend Plans: Study 🙁
I never had a diary
Thank you so much, Hima! 😀
Good luck on whatever you’re studying for!
Haul: Birthday – BareMinerals Ready Convertible Eyeshadow Palette, Purminerals Jupiter Ascending set, a tattoo-style Little Mermaid T-shirt and some jewelry. Non-birthday that I bought: A new Sonia Kashuk blush brush, my ancient one died. I’m not sure I like the new one as well. Burt’s Bees pumpkin spice lip balms for me and my older son (he’s been pumpkin obsessed since infancy). Wet n Wild Halloween glitter sets.
Weekend plans: My younger friend’s son is visiting again tomorrow. Finish decorating my porch for Halloween. Grocery shopping. Laundry.
Do you keep a diary?: No. I love to write, but I abhor keeping a diary. I’m always paranoid someone will read it. Even if it weren’t read till I was dead, it would still bother me.
What’s your son’s favorite pumpkin-themed thing?
I am partial (and predictable) with the Pumpkin Spice Latte. I love all the fall spices, though.
His favorites are all the foods: Pie, ice cream, pancakes. He likes the lip balms, air fresheners, etc. that come out, too though. If he could have jack-o-lanterns all year round, I think he would, too.
Nice 🙂 Can’t say I’ve had pumpkin pancakes but now I want to try!
Haul: From Clarins, their BB cream in the fairly newly released lightest shade (00), another Super Restorative Eye Cream (I’d sworn off it because of wasteful packaging and the silly price but they redesigned the packaging and I actually miss the “results” I get with it) and a wonderful new eyeshadow formulation from them – sort of like Illusion d’ombre – in a fabulous matte grey shade. Then, of course, I had to visit MAC to pick up Sweet Sentiment Mineralize Blush which just launched. I am very happy with it and got 2 compliments on how well I was looking this evening as I worked my butt off in a hot kitchen helping my sister in law with the rehearsal dinner for her son’s wedding tomorrow (and this was still the same makeup I’d applied first thing in the morning!)
Weekend plans: haircut tomorrow and then nephew’s wedding. Sunday – kick back and relax.
Do you keep a diary: Not any more. But I do keep copious LISTS!!!
LISTS! Do you do lists for everything?
I don’t have daily to-do lists other than ticking off that I schedule this post for that time (it helps that I do the same times each day, more or less), but that’s more so I don’t double-book a post, lol! I’ll do lists before we travel and things like that, though.
I am also so happy that you are loving Sweet Sentiment 🙂 Phew. I kept thinking of you and Subtle Breeze when I was swatching it!
Haul: I just got my Sephora order in!! I got the Tarte Blush Palette, UD Full Frontal Lipstick set, Bite Beauty lip set, MUFE Studio Case, and the Josie Maran Winter Wonderland Color set!
OOOH! Lots of great sets, Krista!
Haul: Clinique cheek pop in Ginger Pop.
Weekend Plans: Making ox tail stew for an Oktoborfest party tomorrow.
Do you keep a diary? I did when I was younger, but haven’t in about 16 years.
Yay for Ginger Pop!!
Haul: I bought the Sigma 3D kabuki brush, several NYX butter glosses and a few Barry M gelly nail polishes (which I’ve never tried before so I’m excited to use!). I also got the MUG Vegas palette & a few random eye shadow pans. I now have one too many MUG pans for one large z-palette, dang it!
Weekend plans: My in-laws are still visiting town, so mostly family time!
Do you keep a diary?: Not anymore! I used to for years and years as a kid, and I always think of taking it up again. I even have a blank book & pen in my bedside nightstand!
Isn’t that annoying? When you run out of space in your empty palettes? LOL! I used to keep so many extras just in case so that wouldn’t happen!
It is annoying! But I stuck the extra pan in with my MUG blushes in an xl z-palette… And I have two mini z-palettes for travel, so technically I have lots of space! 😀
At least there was space! I have a random pan of Inglot sitting on a windowsill because I have no home for him, lol!
Haul: My online MAC order arrived – got replacements for my MSFN in Light Plus and Eyebrows in Lingering, plus bought La Vie En Rouge (which is quite nice!), but the BEST BIT – I finally convinced myself to spring for a 239 brush!! It might actually be THE BEST makeup item I’ve ever bought. I actually think it’s going to make a whole lot of my other eye brushes redundant. I can’t believe I went this long without one!!! I did my entire eye look with just that brush last night. I’ve already got a second one in my shopping cart!!
Weekend plans: Do some study, chill out after my crazy week!! 🙂 I’m moving into doing more nursing roles in my vet nursing traineeship, which is stressful, but really rewarding!
Do you keep a diary?: Heck no! I’ve tried in the past, but I suck. I tried to keep a travel diary when I went to Europe, and I lasted a week (I was there for four weeks LOL).
Wow!! Happy to hear you’re loving the 239 as much as you are 😀 YAYYYY! Worth the wait!
Haul: a few Urban Decay eyeshadow singles and liners
Weekend plans: Still (still!) supposed to pack for the move
Do you keep a diary: I used to. When writing became my work, I forgot how to love it. I should work on that.
Better get packing, Kat! 🙂 Good luck on the move!
Weekend plans: Nothing special and some work for work this week.
Do you keep a diary?: Not anymore.
Hope you have a nice weekend, Nicole!
I Think Mellan needs an iPad! 😛 So, so cute!
Haul: Nada. Waiting for November. So it’s been more like lemming..
Do I keep a diary? Haha
LOL! Trying to picture him swiping the iPad with his big feet… priceless.
Mellan is so cute investigating the notebook!
Haul, quite a lot from MAC, lipglass and lipstick Viva Glam Rihanna 2, lipstick Good Kisser, Nailpolishes liguid pigment in Gold and Pink Pearl, eyeshadows in Expensive Pink and in Girlie. Seeme I had a very pink day that day 🙂
I also got NARS nailpolish in Orgasm, I find it a very sweet easy to wear everyday polish. And finally Seven Veils Eau de Parfume from Byredo. A very interesting scent. It starts out smelling like a very smokey whisky, then it mellows inte something I can’t describe, but I’m a bit addicted to it 🙂
Weekend, nothing planned
A diary, no. I’m not a writer, as I have shown here more than once. I did sort of keep one when my son was a baby, I wrote what he ate, when he started eating new things, when he first spoke and walked and so on, but after that, no.
So glad the new perfume is working out for you 🙂 Perfume can be tricky!
I tried it on three times before buying it. Perfumes are on the expensive side, and coming home with something that smells like a catlitter box on isn’t fun at all.’It’s not happened, but it could have 🙂
I had a friend who had almost everything turn into “baby vomit” on her (her words, lol). I cannot recall any scent turning that sour on me before, but perfume is SO personal and one person’s favorite is another person’s near-migraine!
At least baby-vomit isn’t as bad as the adult kind. 😀 I don’t know how many times I’ve tried scents that’s been so good on others just to find them so wrong on me. I’m always glad when I find a new one I can wear, I guess this one will last for some time as a little really goes a long way.
Mellan looks like he is contemplating his own diary!
Haul: Buxom Lips in Brandi, I love the Buxom lip glosses, although this one doesn’t wear as dark as it looks in the tube. I also bought a couple of WnW lipsticks, got them home only to find that I had duplicates of both already, and one of those I actually now have three tubes of the color. Gee, I must have liked it!
Weekend plans: working, and trying to catch up on cleaning. I intend to drag fall/winter clothes out of storage and box up some spring/summer items that won’t be useful anytime soon. I love this time of year!
Do you keep a diary? I have always kept a diary, sometimes more diligently or detailed than other times, but I have diaries going back more than thirty years, to the 5th Grade. 🙂 I find it is a stress relief for me, I write about everything, even dreams or nightmares. I rarely go back and read them, but maybe once a year I will look back and flip through, see what I was thinking. I don’t know what to eventually do with them though, they are so very personal and I wouldn’t want anyone else to access them, so I think I need to put some kind of “burn upon death” clause in my will. 🙂