Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Tarte Dream Come Hue 12-Piece Collector's Set

What it is:A limited-edition, full-size collector’s set of bestselling blushes and lip tints.

What it does:
This giftable, hand-picked collection from Tarte allows you to create enduring and elegant, blush and lip looks. In celebration of the award-winning and celebrity favorite lip and cheek products, this exclusive, 12-piece collector’s set is the perfect addition to any makeup lover’s beauty wardrobe.

This set contains:
- 6 x 0.20 oz Full Size Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Blush in Exposed (nude pink), Blushing Bride (rosy pink), True Love (watermelon), Tipsy (coral), Natural Beauty (rosy red), Dollface (cool pink)
- 6 x 0.10 oz Full-Size Lipsurgence™ Lip Tint in Lust (red), Lovely (watermelon pink), Moody (berry), Elite (melon), Enchanted (rose), Charmed (light pink)
- Gift box

Benefit Cosmetics Advent Calendar

What it is:
A limited-edition, holiday advent calendar filled with 24 mini beauty essentials.

What it does:Get a beauty surprise everyday with this holiday countdown. Each day, open the sweet shop doors to reveal a Benefit bestseller or surprise gift. Keep it for yourself, or give it to a fellow beauty addict.

This set contains:
- 0.25 oz “That gal” brightening face primer
- 0.25 oz the POREfessional pore minimizer
- 0.08 oz Benetint cheek and lip stain in Rose
- 0.08 oz High beam liquid highlighter
- 0.08 oz Chachatint lip and cheek stain in Sheer Mango
- 0.08 oz Posietint lip and cheek stain in Poppy Pink
- 0.04 oz Stay flawless foundation primer
- 0.1 oz They’re real! mascara
- 0.22 oz Ultra plush lip gloss in Dandelion
- 0.22 oz Ultra plush lip gloss in A-lister
- 0.22 oz Ultra plush lip gloss in Fauxmance
- 0.14 oz BADgal lash mascara
- 0.08 oz Stay don’t stray concealer and eye shadow primer in Light/Medium
- 0.1 oz Fakeup concealer in 02 Medium
- 0.1 oz It’s potent! eye cream
- 0.3 oz Total moisture facial cream
- 0.08 oz Ooh la lift eye cream
- 0.08 oz Watt’s up! highlighter
- Beauty sticky notes
- Doodle pad
- Heart-shaped paperclips
- Pinky, polka-dot hair tie
- Elastic hair band with bow charm
- Metallic silvery hair tie

Sephora Inside JCPenny Cleansing Ritual To Go Favourites Bag!

Why did I get this set? I truly have no idea. I plead temporary insanity. The $16 price tag I guess was too much for me to handle!

Inside comes:

  • Boscia Tsubaki Cleansing Oil Gel 30ml/1oz   $7CAD or $5.60 US VALUE  
  • Philosophy Mircrodelivery Exfoliating Face Wash 30ml/1oz   $4.13CAD or $3.38 US VALUE  
  • First Aid Beauty Face Cleanser 1oz/28.3g   $6CAD or $4.75 US VALUE  
  • Peter Thomas Roth Pro Strength 40% Triple Acid Peel 1 4ml dose $9.17CAD or $7.33 US VALUE  
I think the only thing in here I really want to try is the Peter Thomas Roth Acid Peel, and at a $7.33 value, I WAY overpaid for this set. Sigh.......... Oh well, guess I have some little travel sized cleansers to gift! 

Sephora Inside JCPenny Spa Radiance Favourites Bag!

For $35 I really don't know how you can pass up this set! There was zero chance I was going to not walk home with this glittery rose gold makeup bag filled with fantasticness!

Inside you get:

  • Algenist Genius Ultimate Anti Aging Cream 7ml   $15.58CAD/ $12.79US value
  • Boscia Luminizing Black Face Mask 30g/1oz   $15 CAD/ $12.14US value
  • Glamglow THIRSTYMUD Hydrating Treatment 15g/.5oz   $22.35CAD/ $20.29US value
  • Josie Maran Argan Infinity Intensive Creamy Oil 5ml/.16fl oz   $5.40CAD/ $4.50US value
  • Kate Somerville ExfoliKate Intensive Exfoliating Treatment 15ml/.5 oz   $25CAD/ $22US value
  • Murad Renewing Cleansing Cream 45mlo/1.5fl oz   $8CAD/ $8US value
  • Ole Henriksen Pure turth youth activating oil 15ml/.5oz   $28CAD/ $22.50US value
  • Peter Thomas Roth Cucumber Gel Mask 15ml/.5oz   $5.40CAD/ $4.50US value
  • Shiseido Beefiance WrinkleResist Eye Mask 1 packet, 2 sheets   $7CAD/ $5.83US value
Not too shabby for $35USD! The two items in here that I already wanted and were already on my shopping list to buy were the exfoliKate and the THIRSTYMUD which alone have a value of 42.29USD making the rest of the items totally free!

Ulta Exclusive Smashbox On The Rocks Palette

So I showed you all the Smashbox On The Rocks Palette last week (an Ulta exclusive) and while I managed to refrain and NOT buy it this past weekend (for myself), I did get one for a girlfriend. Because its not mine, I wont swatch it, but I will show you all it.  

And inside is a booklet with some how to looks.

And then the gorgeous palette! Just like the Tarte ridiculousness of the names being NOT on the palette in any way but on a plastic sheet that lays over the shadows, that is how this one comes. It is seriously beyond annoying and frustrating. BAH!

Haul From Minnesota!

So yeah, this is what you can expect to see in the upcoming days. I promise I will still review all the Chanel and MAC and such that I bought in Toronto, but I am going to hold off until I can finish and get caught up with all these new and limited edition sets so you can see them in time to make up your mind!

Kat Von D Studded Kiss Lipstick Set

What it is:
A stunning, limited-edition set with nine mini Studded Kiss Lipsticks that comfortably coat lips with bold color for 10 hours.

What it does:
This collection of stunning hybrid lipsticks makes the perfect gift for anyone who wants to explore and enhance lip looks this holiday season. Formulated with Color Cushion Technology, these lip colors offer incredible 10-hour wear, bold one-swipe application, and enticing velvet-touch comfort that leaves lips feeling supple. Featuring a spectrum of artfully crafted shades that each carry daring color: four bold reds, three statement pops of color, and two everyday classic shades—in a wide range of matte, shimmer, and metallic finishes. Each lipstick is infused with a high-quality formula, including a powerful antioxidant complex of vitamins A, C, and E, and each one offers a hint of uplifting cream brûlée fragrance. This set comes housed in an edgy-chic, black monochromatic casing designed after Kat's own studded bracelet—made to look as rock 'n' roll as the woman who wears it.

This set contains:
- 9 x 0.04 oz Lip shades in Countess (matte hot orange red), Agatha (matte pale peach nude), Adora (metallic golden red), Sexer (iridescent fluorescent pink), Wonderchilde (iridescent neon lilac), Bachelorette (matte reddish fuchsia), Mötorhead (matte black cherry), Lovecraft (matte mauve pink nude), Hexagram (matte blood red)

Monday, September 29, 2014

New GWP At Shoppers Drug Mart

So this is the new GWP that will be starting...... This Saturday I think..... Anyways, its starting soon and free with a $125 purchase from a Beauty Boutique. The gift looks ok, but the it seems far disappointing in comparison to the one that Murale just had. That being said, this fake Longchamp tote looks awesome and might be a reason by itself to pick up some goodies!

Holt Renfrew Autumn 2014 Beauty Bag

The price of these bags seems to keep going up and up, this one being $45 and you get considerably less inside. I think it seems to be a trend though that the Autumn ones have far less in them than the spring ones.

That being said, for $45 and $10 off, I am ok with it because the bag is so awesome. I have actually already used the bag and think the value is there for that alone.


Beauty Shopping For A Good Cause

Shoppers Drug Mart had bags on sale for $10 with all the money going to breast cancer. So really, it was a donation to a good cause and I just happened to get makeup!

First Bag: 

Each one of these items (except maybe the soap) all retail for far more than $10, so this was an awesome bag!

And the second bag:

Everything together ($20 spent):

Never happened in on one of these before, and I really like the concept of bags that are clear so its not a mystery what you are getting inside. Reviews on these products are all to come in later posts!

Julep September Unboxing

My September box FINALLY came!

Quite happy with the box and surprisingly like the lip product!

Benefit Goodies A Go-Go

Gazing at eye-mazing! This complete eye kit in a collectible tin includes our world-famous lengthening mascara, 4 longwear powder shadows and a stay-put eye primer. Follow our exclusive Tips and Tricks to create two looks for daytime or playtime!

A $65 value.
Kit includes:
  • longwear powder shadow in call my buff, thanks a latte,gilt-y pleasure and kiss me, I’m tipsy 4x 1.2g Net wt. 4 x 0.04oz.
  • stay don’t stray deluxe sample in light/medium 2.5 mL / 0.08 US fl. oz.
  • they’re real! deluxe sample 3.0 g Net wt. 0.10 oz.
Beauty tipGo full circle! Apply stay don’t stray above and below your eyes. Our dual-action primer works 360 degrees to make concealers AND eyeshadows stay put.


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