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Empties: February 2014

5 Mar

Hello everyone! So I haven’t been updating my blog lately… and that’s because school has been really hectic. I had a lot of assignments and papers and I just finished my midterms yay! But I hope to get back in the swing of things and whatnot but of course I must do the obligatory empties and I have a few more things this month too. As you know I haven’t been purchasing beauty products for the past two months so my stash has been decreasing which is awesome (look I finished another blush!) so without further ado here are the empties for the month of February.

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– B&BW White Tea and Ginger Body Wash, Pink Sugarplum Triple Moisture Body Cream x2 (my favourite scent I can’t believe I’m almost gone through my stash of it)

– Shiseido Ibuki Gentle Cleansing Foam

– Scope Outlast Mouth Wash Mint (because mint is awesome)

– Johnson’s Baby Shampoo

– Origins Super Spot Treatment

– Too Faced Primed & Poreless Loose Powder

– Eye drops

– Tarina Tarantino Hyperdream Eyeliner in Tommy Jet

– Butter London Nail Base Coat

– Target Acetone Nail Polish Remover

– L’oreal Hair Mask

– St. Ives Apricot Scrub

– Lieole Water Drop BB Cream

– Biore Moisture Sunscreen SPF 50+++

– Shu Uemura Ultimate Hair Oil sample

– Make Your Face Hair Shampoo sample

– Benefit Dandelion Blush

– Origins Vitazing Eye Cream sample

– MAC Electric Cool Eyeshadow in Pure Flash!

Total = 21 products

Hooray for finishing two makeup products!! There probably won’t be much makeup products for the next few months though.

Project Update: Month 5 + 6 + 7

8 Jan

Hello everyone! Update from October and I have to say I am slightly disappointed with myself. Here are the goodies that I picked up the past three months (and note that some of them are Christmas presents):

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For October I picked up a few things and then went really crazy for makeup in November due to the Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales and got a lots of gifts sets in December. I also made two indie cosmetics orders (Sugarpill + Geek Chic Cosmetics) from Black Friday shopping (hooray for great deals!).

So first off I have to say that I have a soft spot for special/unique packaging. That was one of the main reasons why I picked up the Shu Uemura X Takashi Murakami collaboration palettes. The Canadian prices of these palettes are really inflated ($90CAD) and the colors are dupable but that packaging is to die for. So that makes these two palettes my most expensive makeup items that I own. >.< One of the palettes broke in transit but I got it replaced which was really nice of Shu to do now they are both in pristine condition ready to be used.

The other things of course is the Vice 2 palette from Urban Decay with it’s gorgeous jewel-tone shades how could I resist? And I have had my eyes on getting more OCC Lip tars to add to my collection and since these are only available online I picked two that are just perfect for the fall/winter times. I used them a couple of times and they are GORGEOUS! If you haven’t tried these lip products go and try them they are amazing! Shades purchased are Strumpet and Black Dahlia.

From MAC I purchased a duo compact and an eyeshadow for a brow duo and I also got the Violet lip bag which contained a lipliner (Vino), lipstick (Dark Deed) and lipgloss (Art of Seduction).
So from the online orders what I ordered from Sugarpill Cosmetics is Bulletproof eyeshadow (who can’t get enough black eyeshadows?), Tipsy and Weekender loose eyeshadow (the only pigments I’m missing for a complete Sugarpill collection), and of course the Cold Chemistry palette (this is a must have of course haven’t you seen the palette gorgeous!). From Sephora’s VIB Sale I picked up the Too Faced All I want for Christmas set and in the photos am missing the eyeliner, mascara and eyeshadow primer.

From Geek Chic Cosmetics I ordered a few things it’s been a while since I ordered from them but they had released a new collection and I wanted to try some lippies this time around. So I ordered the whole 8-piece Fellowship collection (LOTR related of course I couldn’t say no); Doll Cheeks Blush (Nerdgasm is one of my favorites); lipsticks in My little Pwny, Crysalis, Lipstick of the Shifting Sands, and Once Bitten; Geek Gloss in Health Potion, Benevolent, and Banished. I won’t wear Banished that much but when I review these item it will be epic.
Holiday Gifts from ELF (they all came in sets and stuff) and purchased for myself is a few new things from the drugstores (L’Oreal and Rimmel).

Face masks = haven’t used them very much in the past 3 months… You’d think with exams and studying that I would just put on a mask and continue to study but I haven’t actually used any sheet masks this month. I just used a clay one this month because my skin has been acting up. I will be trying to use up my stash much more this year.

So after this posts up comes my resolutions for next year and I’ll let you know then what my plans are for purchasing new makeup and stuff like that. And can I say HOLY WALL OF TEXT!!

Empties: September 2013

3 Oct

Hello everyone! It is the beginning of a new month and can you believe that it is only 82 days until Christmas? Yikes! Putting Christmas aside here are the empties for the month of September!

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– Caudalie Deep Cleansing Scrub

– Olay Fresh Effects Satin Lotion

– Dove Cleartone Deodorant

– B&BW Wild Tulips and Berry Triple Moisture lotion, Carried Away Moisturizing Shower Ge, Lime Basil Foaming Hand Soap

– Fruits & Passion Lime Verbena Shower Gel

– Evian Facial Mist

– Tresemme Mud Hair Mask (red top)

– Ole Henricksen Truth Serum sample

– Origins Spot Treatment (best stuff EVAR!)

– Tarte Amazonian Clay Finishing Powder sample

– ELF Lipgloss in Blossom

– Shiseido Sheer Tender Lipstick (not sure which shade)

That is everything and I’m really glad that I finished a few makeup products even if they aren’t that big but finishing any makeup is a huge milestone I guess. 😀 Until next month then!

Beauty Stash: Eyes – Single Eyeshadows + Pigments

11 Sep

Hello everyone! A large post for today and this is everything in my collection I will be doing an overall post once all the items are put away/stored in a convenient setup.

Pigments:
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Sugarpill Pigments in Decora, Tiara, Goldilux, Birthday Girl, Stella, Magentric, Starling, Darling, Lumi, Junebug, Asylum, Absinthe, Magpie, Royal Sugar, Hysteric, Paper Doll (not shown)

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A LARGE stash of loose eyeshadows from indie brands Geek Chic Cosmetics and Shiro Cosmetics. I plan on reviewing these by collection later on so I’ll just include the amount of numbers this post.

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– MAC Holiday Collection 2012 Brilliantly Cool Crushed Metallic Pigments, MAC Crushed Metallic Pigment in Aloha

– Kat von D Pigments in Starcrossed and Meditation

– The Balm loose pigment in Unknown Shade

– L’Oreal Infallible (in no particular order): Sassy Marshmellow, Goldmine, Endless Chocolate, Bronze Divine, Magnetic Coral, Pepsy Coral, Tender Caramel, Amber Lights, Permanent Khaki, Sahara Treasure, Time Resist White, Hourglass Beige, Forever Pink, Purple Obsession, All Night Blue, Unlimited Sky

Single Eyeshadows:

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– MAC Mineralized Eyeshadows in In the Sun, Daylight Sweet&Sour duo, Love Connection duo, Summer Haze, Snow Season, Fresh Ice; Extra Dimension Eyeshadows in Zestful, Large Pan Eyeshadows in Carbon, Once upon a Time, Aztec Brick, Electric Cool Eyeshadow in Pure Flash!, Regular eyeshadows in Parrot, Era

– ELF Singles in Wild Wheat, Saddle, Coffee Bean, Oatmeal

– Makeup Forever Singles in 83 Turquoise, 171 Iridescent Acid Green

– Maybelline Singles in Tastefully Taupe, Linen

– Essence Singles in Mystic Purple, Cappucchino Please!, Party All Night , 3D Duos in Irresistible Mermaid Kiss, Irresistible Caramel Cream

– Tokidoki Singles in Choco, Carnivora

– Bare Minerals Duo in The Top Shelf

– L’Oreal Duo in Adventurous

And a random addition because I don’t know which section to put it in the NYX Glitterati Palette.

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Total – 119 products

… I knew the little pigments added up so I guess that means no more single eyeshadows for me I guess…

Beauty Stash: Eyes – Eyeliners

10 Sep

Hello everyone! The photo shown in this post is old because I have used up some of the eyeliners featured but there are too many eyeliners to retake the photo so I hope that y’all don’t mind. Here are the eyeliners then!

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– Joe Fresh Gel Eyeliner in Slate, Smashbox Jet Set Gel Liner in Deep Black, Maybelline Eye Studio Gel Liner in Blackest Black, L’Oreal Infallible Gel Liner in Blackets Black, Etude House Bling Bling Eyesticks (old school) in Shooting Star, Butterfly Star, Etude House Proof10 Waterproof Retractalbe Pencil in Grey, Lavshuca Liquid Gel Eyeliner in Brown-black, Sephora+Pantone Universe Eyeliner Trio in Black, Brown, Orange, Sephora Waterproof Retratable Eyeliner in Glitter Black, MAC Kohl Liner in Feline, MAC Prolongwear Eyeliner in Mountain Air, Urban Decay Double ended Liner in Whiskey and Zero, Tarina Tarantino Hyperliner in Puppeteer and Tommy Jet x2, Urban Decay 24/7 Liquid Eyeliner in Pervasion, Maybelline MasterDrama Eyeliner in Sapphire Strength, Midnight Master, Annabelle Metallic Kohl Pencil in Bronze (discontinued), Annabelle Smoothliners in Meteorite, Brownie, Jade, Rimmel Soft Kajal Kohl pencil in Black, Rimmel ScandelEyes in Nude, NYX Slide On Pencil in Black Sparkle, Jewel, Tropical Green, Gunmetal, NYX Retractable Eyeliners in Golden Olive, Gray, Deep Blue, Blue Eyes, Aqua Green, Covergirl Liquiline Pencil in Gray, Covergirl Lineblast Liquid Eyeliner in Black

Total: 36 products

WOW!! That is a lot of eyeliners… I knew I had a lot but didn’t know that it was 36!! I will definately not be buying any more liners until I finish a few… or maybe won’t buy until I cut this number down to say 15 liners.

Beauty Stash: Eyes – Eyebrows, Mascara and False Eyelashes

6 Sep

Hello everyone! An all together post today to feature what is stated above. TO be honest these are things that I don’t use too much on a daily basis and when I do it’s one at a time… I should really decrease the amount of products that I have for each section.

Mascara: (Please note that all of these are new mascaras so they are still “fresh”, all the shades are in black and I crossed out the ones that I have finished)

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– Benefit They’re real! sample, Maybelline Great Lash Lots of Lashes, Maybelline MegaPlush, Tarte Lights,Camera, Lashes sample, Fairy Drops Las Vegas Edition, Fairy Drops Mascara Base, Maybelline The Falsies Flared, Revlon Lash Potion, Covergirl Lashblast Fusion, Lashblast Covergirl Lashblast Luxe, Maybelline The Rocket

Total: 9 products

False Eyelashes

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From various shops: Mainly Daiso lashes, All of the Ardell + Cirque du Soleil’s lashes, Paperself Paperlashes 2 pairs, Duo Lash adhesive

Total = … can’t really put a total on the number of lashes that I have.

Eyebrows:

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Integrate Eyebrow Powder and Etude House Drawing Eyebrows Retractable pencil in Grey Brown

Total = 2 products

So I can see where my prorities are when it comes to these products. I don’t use false eyelashes too much because they require more time in the morning than anything so I leave them for special occasions. But I would like to reduce the amount of unopened mascaras that I have right now. 9 products is a lot when I only use one at a time. I wonder if I can actually do a mascara buying ban… but they release newer cooler ones every few months!

Ah well, I do want to decrease my brow products to one because I only need one brow product and I like powder better because it does last longer than pencil. I have to repurchase my pencil every 4 months compared to 9 months for powder brow products. I do want to try a cooler tone eyebrow powder but I will only purchase it when I run out of the brow products.

This is a good way for me to see what I have and what I would like to decrease so in my case reduce mascara and attempt to find a new brow product after completing my current stash.

Beauty Stash: Eyes – Eye Palettes

5 Sep

Hello everyone! Onto everyday palettes that I have that make it easier to use and not as huge as the other palettes that I have.

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Drugstore Eyeshadow Palettes – Wet ‘n Wild Blue Had me At Hello, Comfort Zone, NYX 10 Color Palettes in Strike a Pose, Versus, Secret World, Catwalk, Romance, Maybelline Color Explosion in Caffeine Rush, Revlon Photoready Palette in Bohemian and Metropolitan

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– Sugarpill Palettes in Sweetheart, Heartbreaker, Burning Heart, Bare Minerals 8.0 Palette, Bare Minerals 4.0 The Truth, MAC All Women Quad

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– Wet ‘n Wild Trios in I got Good Jeans, Don’t Steal my Thunder, Walking on Eggshells, I dream of Greenie, Silent Treatment, I’m Feeling Retro, Fasio Eyeshadow Quad in PK228, Majolica Majorca Eyeshadow Quad in RD384, Essence Sun Club in Long Beach and South Beach, Nars Duo in Alhambra and Isolde

Total = 28 products

Not too bad but there are a lot of eyeshadows that don’t get used because these eyeshadows are usually tucked away in my drawer.