Weekend Splurges

Merry Christmas Eve loves!

I hope everyone has a great Christmas Eve and enjoy it to the fullest!

I know I’m glad I finished finals and did great in my classes so this weekend I splurged a bit more on my makeup junkie-ness more than I planned. This whole month has a been a bit too much on the makeup purchases but who could resist right?!

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This weekend, I made a stop at Ulta, and CVS. I feel like I go to CVS every few days to see if more clearance products come out. To my surprise, the beauty clearance sale also covers hair care!

I got the Salon Grafix Healthy Hair Nutrition Conditioning Cleanser in Citrus Creme. This was originally $8 but I got it for $2.50! I really advise you guys to look around the beauty, hair care, and bath and body area of the store. You have no idea how many goodies you can find.

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I saw this new Wet n Wild Color Icon Eyeshadow Palette and took forever to chose what shade I wanted! So many possibilities! I opted to get the shade “Floral Values 393A”. It’s very feminine and soft. It comes with a base color, the browbone, the definer, the eyelid and the crease. I have a feeling that they might start discontinuing the original trio eyeshadow palettes but I could be wrong. I only paid $3.99 for these suckers!

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The last thing I got from CVS this week (and hopefully the last!) is the Physicians Formula Organic Wear 100% Natural Origin Bronzer in Medium Skin. This is my first time actually buying a bronzer so I’m excited on trying this out! It’s original price was 14.99 but it was on 75% so I only paid about $3.15!

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I later went to Ulta and I had one of those coupons that were Buy more than $10 and get $5 off, so I went off to the hunt! :p I got one of the most talked about product on the web which was the NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in “Milk”. I use this mostly when I want my shadows to pop.

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This winter has been pretty harsh here in California and I don’t think people notice how bad the cold weather effects their skin! Especially their lips! I heard that the Sally Hansen Peptide Lip Smoother was on clearance but alas, I could not find it. Although I did find it at Ulta! I’m excited to try this especially at night when it’s the coldest.

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As I was already paying at the cashier’s, I still did’t have enough to get the discount so I grabbed the closest and cheapest thing. haha I did get the Ulta Anti-Bacterial Hand Gel Sanitizer in “Holiday Cheer”.

So at the end, I only paid $6.59 which is not bad at all!!

Have you guys found any new products that you tried and loved? Let me know! πŸ™‚

MERRY CHRISTMAS EVE!! and Happy Birthday to My Baby Sis!

Mini jewelry Show and Tell

Hey loves!!

Ahh this is so overdo! This is supposed to be a mini jewelry haul from October but I’ve been swamped with school. Last few weeks are approaching. >_<
So last month (October) was my birthday month and I did quite some damage when it came to jewelry.

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Target had a sale earlier in October, buy an accessory (watches, earrings, sunglasses and necklaces), get one free. I’m not much into sunglasses or necklaces and I already have a signature watch that I own, so it came down to earrings!

One of the earrings I bought is a 3 set. A small silver coiled hoop, a medium sized hoop and and a larger hoop. Not bad for paying 4.99 especially it being a 3 set.

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The second earring I got was this grayish black teardrop dangling earrings with flowers coming from the inside. This one was also 4.99

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This last one I actually got from Sears. It’s also a teardrop earring that looks gold in the picture but is actually a silver one. It also has designs coming in from the inside. Β It feels heavy but it’s actually not.

I must say I think I may have a thing with dangl-y and teardrop earrings. hehe

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Do any of you guys like shopping at Target for jewelry?

The Week long extravaganza

Hey loves!

Hope everyone had a great week/weekend. πŸ™‚

I figured I would do a weekly haul of everything that I bought this week. I made huge dent in my bank account but hey its ok, most of what I bought was on sale. πŸ˜€

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1. Aveeno Nourish + Dandruff Control Conditioner (Retail price $6.36)Β 

2. Aveeno Nourish + Dandruff Control Shampoo (Retail price $6. 36)

3. Maybelline Color Tattoo Pure Pigments in 10 Brash Blue (Retail $6.99)

4. TreSkinRX 2-week trial kit Normal to dry skin (Retail 14.99)

5. Maybelline Baby Lips in Peppermint (Retail 3.99)

**The two Aveeno Nourish + Dandruff Control products were free complimentary of smiley360.com.

*For the Maybelline Color Tattoo Pigment I only paid $1.62 because I had used the CVS $5 Beauty Club reward

*TreSkinRX was sent to me to review. (Look out for a review in about 2 weeks) πŸ˜€

*For the Maybelline Baby Lips I payed $1.07 because I had used a $3 CVS Extra Bucks.

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1. Lifeway Lowfat Kefir Probiotic Strawberry Smoothie (Retail $3.45)

2. Purple Tumbler (Retail $1) GO DOLLAR TREE!! πŸ™‚

3. Rodan + Fields Essentials Foaming Sunless Tan (Retail $24)

4. Maybelline Color Show Polka Dots in 95 Blue Marks the Spot (Retail $3.99)

5. Gunilla of Sweden Nutrient Rich Body Lotion (Retail $25)

6. Rodan + Fields Overnight Restorative Cream pm (Retail $73)

**Lifeway Kefir were free complimentary of Influenster.

*The two Rodan + Fields products were sent to me to review. (Look forward to reviewing these two!)

*Gunilla Body Lotion was sent to me to review. Can’t wait to try this after getting sunburned at the beach! >_<

*Maybelline Color Show, I only payed $1.07 because I had used another $3 CVS Extra Reward Bucks.

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Last One I promise. πŸ™‚

Payless Shoes had a clearance on flip flops and jewelry. The Flip flops were originally $9.99 and on clearance for $5.99. If you text either SHOES or PAYLESS to 747-474 to get a coupon text for usually a 20% discount.

Maybe in the future, I’ll post something about getting different deals and easy ways to get it. πŸ™‚

Walmart Beauty Haul

Don’t you just hate going to a store knowing what you’re going to buy but you end up buying more things than you expected?! Sadly I was a victim to this, this past week.

I bought:

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A book called About Face by Scott Barnes ( a makeup artist) πŸ™‚

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Wet N Wild MegaLast nail polish in 204B Private Viewing

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RIMMEL ScandalEyes Waterproof Eyeliner in 004 Taupe

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Physicians Formula Organic Wear Jumbo Lash Mascara in Ultra Black

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Maybelline Color Tattoo Pure Pigments in 50 Forest Fatale

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I’m pretty excited to reading the book. πŸ˜€ and trying the Maybelline Pigments

*Dreams are illustrations from the book, your soul is writing about you. -Marsha Norman