Sephora Haul and Swatches!

1 May

My local mall FIE-NUH-LEE got itself a Sephora.

Excuse me while I go die of sheer unfiltered joy.

Aaand we’re back, with a lovely little haul that I think demonstrates quite a bit of restraint on my part.

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I walked in and immediately skipped (jauntily) to my favorite aisle, the Urban Decay aisle! There were 2 more electric palettes left and I basically kissed the ground.

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I’m sure you’ve all seen it before, but humor me, will ya?

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I’ve wanted this palette since the initial photos were leaked back…last year? Anywho, it has me written all over its gorgeous rainbow abstract painting cover art.

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More swatches and a review to come shortly! Right now I’m being good and taking my biology test (while blogging…), but soooon very sooon it will be time to play with this… πŸ™‚

I also picked up this Urban Decay Eyeshadow in YDK. It’s the type of champagney light bronze color that I use so often I figured I might as well get a full size of it instead of picking colors from various palettes.

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That logic makes sense, right?

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Plus, the packaging looks like a compass or something. Something awesome.

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And for my final trick, a few things I’ve wanted since forever from Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics (OCC): their Lip Tars.

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I picked the shades Black Metal Dahlia (an original Lip Tar) and Meta (a Lip Tar: Stained Gloss). I’m itching to get more of these, but I have to find out if the colors are worth the trouble. Meta actually reminds me a lot of the Maybelline Color Elixir in Celestial Coral…oops. It’s a lot brighter though and supposedly stains, so money well spent. And can we just take a moment for Black Metal Dahlia…

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So that wraps up my haul! The Smashbox primer was a gift for my mother, so I won’t be reviewing that. Let me know if you’d like to see reviews of anything I’ve purchased…odds are you’ll get them no matter what πŸ™‚

Any recommendations now that I have a Sephora just five minutes away?

Your ecstatic neighborhood Olive

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22 Responses to “Sephora Haul and Swatches!”

  1. Notorious Beauty Blog May 5, 2014 at 10:33 pm #

    I LOVE OCC stained lip glosses and I cannot wait to own Black Metal Dahlia because it is soooooo pretty! Jealous πŸ˜‰

    • Olivia May 6, 2014 at 6:54 am #

      Hehe it is a pretty color πŸ™‚

  2. natziwang May 3, 2014 at 11:49 am #

    Sephora Lip Creams for sure. Always Red and Infinite Rose I own and can guarantee you’ll love them, and I’m sure you’ll like the purples they have. And oh god, Black Metal Dahli. D= I keep trying to convince myself the non-metallic version is more wearable (which was why I got it to begin with) but that colour is gorgeous!

    • Olivia May 3, 2014 at 12:09 pm #

      Purples?! I’m sold πŸ˜€ I’m really excited to get Black Dahlia, I’m not usually a huge fan of glittery metallic lip colors but for some reason this is an exception. Thanks for the recommendations!

  3. Amria May 2, 2014 at 9:43 am #

    Oh that electric is to die for! πŸ˜€ IFK what to recommend, maybe the Sephora lip glosses, the colours are pretty cool πŸ˜€

    • Olivia May 2, 2014 at 9:45 am #

      Thanks for the recommendation, I am sad to say I don’t own a lot of lipgloss (long hair problems) but I’m excited to try out more colors! Purple maybe? *crosses fingers for purple*

      • Amria May 2, 2014 at 9:48 am #

        I get you, I have exactly 2 lip glosses haha. But you know , even now with short hair, it still finds a way to stick to the gloss

  4. EyeOfTheBeholder May 2, 2014 at 9:32 am #

    I literally had to read that first sentence 4 times trying to figure out what it said πŸ˜€ I felt like a kid in 1st grade “ok now sound out each syllable” hehehe. That Black Metal Dahlia looks stunning!

    • Olivia May 2, 2014 at 9:34 am #

      Hahaha πŸ˜€ Thank you! I think I’m going to pick up Black Dahlia as well…I’m such a hoarder 😦

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