Miscellaneous Shopping Haul

10 Jul

I did it again, guys. I fell off the no-shopping wagon. Wanna see what I got? 🙂

Note: all shadows swatched dry, no primer unless otherwise mentioned.

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Storage container from Michaels Craft Store! I’m always in need of another container to store makeup jars and what have you. This one fits my Maybelline Color Tattoos (yes, I have all of them. I am that girl), glitters, bases, and Loreal Infallible Eyeshadows. As you can see, I’ll probably end up needing another one pretty soon…

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Glitters! I got these at Sally Beauty Supply for around $5 each, which I think is fair. Swatched from left to right over clear lipgloss: Gold Rush, Snow Cap, Sunrise, Silver Rush. These are gorgeous 😀

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From Walmart I picked up an NYC Glossy Lipbalm, which I’m not a huge fan of. It’s an awkward orangey-red color on the lips and it smells like artificial apples, which isn’t entirely unpleasant, just weird. The other 2 swatches are from Target: the Milani Shadow Eyez Pencil in “Brown Deluxe” and the Covergirl shadow pencil in “Flamed Out.” I LOVE these pencils. Both are water-resistant, meaning that once they’re dry, they will stay on basically forever. I’m planning to purchase more on my next Target run.

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Also from Target, a Revlon Photoready Palette in “Metropolitan.” The swatches don’t do this palette justice; the shadows are really soft and the colors are gorgeous and go very well together for a subtle neutral look. The glitter shadow is the only con of this palette; it needs a base or it will slide right off the eye. Kind of a pain, but it’s the smallest shadow in there and I can ignore it unless I really feel like breaking out my glitter base.

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Random sparkly things! My favorite! Bunny ring was on clearance at Kohls, and the rhinestone wheel and geode necklace are from Michaels. I love how the rhinestones vary in color and size so I don’t need to buy 10 different boxes of rhinestones. I used a medium-sized red stone for my Eye of the Tiger inspired makeup.

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What cave have I been living in to not have purchased these Wet ‘n Wild palettes before now???? They are AMAZING. The shadows are soft and generally very pigmented, and they are $5 in the U.S. Five. Dollars. I’ve just died and gone to makeup heaven.

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Wet ‘n Wild palette in “Petal Pusher.” I wasn’t as pleased with this palette, but what can you expect from purple eyeshadows? They are the bane of my existence. These aren’t bad by any means, but they need a primer and a base to really show up.

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Wet ‘n Wild palette in “Comfort Zone.” This palette. I love it. Most of the colors are great for neutral makeup without being “too neutral” (aka just highlights and browns). I mean, that GREEN. But the real star of the show in this palette is the ahmazing blue/brown duochrome shown in the last 2 pictures. Just look at it for a minute. First it’s brown. Then it’s blue. Brown. Blue. Brown. Blueeeee.

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Loreal Infallible Eyeshadows from Target. From top to bottom: Endless Sea, Liquid Diamond (my favorite, it is such a beautiful shimmering lilac color), Golden Emerald, and Continuous Cocoa. These swatch really beautifully but for some reason don’t translate as well to the eye. I’d recommend applying them with a finger or using a base. They are nicely pigmented and the colors are gorgeous 🙂

Random clothing items!

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I felt like I needed a black vest. Maybe it’ll be part of my Halloween costume..?

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Green pants 😀 TJ Maxx is my best friend.

Well, that just about wraps up my miscellaneous shopping haul. I need to start being good about spending my money. I actually just deposited my savings from the past decade into my long-neglected bank account, so it’ll be out of my greedy paws for a while (probably a good thing). Let me know if you’d like an in-depth review of any of the products. Cheers everyone and happy shopping!

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3 Responses to “Miscellaneous Shopping Haul”

  1. bubliibeauty July 11, 2013 at 10:33 am #

    Lovely haul 🙂 The wet n wild shadow palette reminds me of the colorstay one…

    • O July 11, 2013 at 10:48 am #

      Thank you! It is a bit similar but I’d say the pigmentation of the wet n wild palette is better and there’s more colors to choose from. And it’s cheaper! I’m in love 🙂

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