When The Drugstore Has A 40% Off Cosmetics Sale...

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Why is it always the week you vow to yourself that you're on a makeup spending ban for the entire month that your local drugstore goes "SOZ GURL HERE'S A 40% OFF SALE".

Yes.

That happened.

And yes...I couldn't hold myself back.

So here is a haul so I can pass it off as "buying products for blog content" rather than the fact that I have zero self control when it comes to sales.

1. Rimmel - Lasting Finish foundation in the shade "Ivory"
I didn't exactly need a new foundation but I wanted to try this one due to the positive reviews. I don't exactly own any foundations that claim to last for 25 hours so I kinda wanted to test out the longevity compared to my old favourites like Nars sheer glow and Mac mineralize.

2. Maybelline - Lash Sensational Mascara
Took this as a good opportunity to re-purchase my favourite mascara. It has featured in various posts like my 2015 favourites and favourite mascaras.

3. Australis - Velourlips Matte Lip Cream in "Hon-o-loo-loo"
I reviewed the shade Pa-ree a few months ago (here), and because I liked it so much I thought I may try out a new shade. Unfortunately, for some reason, this particular shade goes crackly on my lips. Will try exfoliating them to the max but so far I aint loving it.

4. Maybelline - Color Tattoo in "Chocolate Suede
Okay, BUT SINCE WHEN DID PRICELINE STOCK CHOCOLATE SUEDE?! After seeing this on one of KathleenLights videos I have been lusting over it ever since. It's a beautiful shimmery chocolate colour which is verrrry similar to Urban Decays "Busted".

5&6. Essence lipliners in 'Satin mauve' and 'Wish me a rose'
Essence lipliners are the equivalent of a small chocolate bar. Ridiculously cheap. They came to be $1.20 so I picked up the two shades left. If you haven't given them a go - just try them. They're great bang for buck.

This is what happens when you leave makeup in your dogs reach hahaha. Luckily I was able to pry the lipliner out of his mouth!

For the rest of April I shall avoid makeup stores at all costs. Wish me luck?

Holly x

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5 comments

  1. I need to go on a makeup spending ban as well. I'm so obsessed with trying out different foundations! I just can't help myself!

    Renee | Lose The Road

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  2. Oooh, good haul! I know exactly what you mean though. Last time I went on a spending ban, the limited edition Lorac Pro Palette was released and I couldn't not buy it!

    But stay strong and keep up the spending ban!

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    1. Limited edition collections are my ultimate weakness haha. Particularly all the Christmas ranges (the too faced one was incredible last year). x

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  3. You watch Kathleen's videos! Her eye makeup is seriously on point and I love her KatChats videos! Your dog is so cute!
    Aleeha xXx
    http://www.halesaaw.com/

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    1. SAAAME! KatChats videos are amazing!! x

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