Monday, 3 June 2013
Hello Haul! Caudalie, Kiehl’s, Bobbi Brown, M.A.C. & Kruidvat
Girls love shopping, I love shopping. My wallet doesn’t always like me for it, but whatever. I didn’t really go overboard the past few months: I only got some necessities and two things I’ve been eyeing for a while now. Well thought out purchases.. because I’m hitting the London streets in a couple of weeks to stock up on some other lemmings that I can’t even find here, so I had to do some saving!
I repurchased my Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Oil-Free Lotion, because it simply really works for my skin and it’s ultra budget when you look at how much product you’re getting for just €24. A massive 125ml! That’s almost unseen in mid range skin care, as you usually get about 30ml or 40ml for that price. This lasts me a ridiculously long time, so I’m good for another long, long while now. Then I also got the Caudalie Vinosource S.O.S. Thirst Quenching Serum because I ran out and it’s the single best serum to tackle my dehydrated but still combination/oily skin. Caudalie often does these promotional packages where you get some extra items for free, which is usually a really good offer! This time I got a travel size flacon of the Eau De Raisin (which I’ve been wanting to try for a while now!) & a mini of the Vinosource moisturizer. The Eau De Raisin will be perfect to use as my second toner.. A skin care habit that I only recently learned about & that I’m going to write an article about myself soon.
I also bought the very budget friendly Kruidvat Nail Polish Remover, because my Ciaté one (that smells like white chocolate!) is almost empty. Sure this one doesn’t smell like chocolate, but it’s fool proof for a nail polish remover daredevil like me. I’ve encountered quite a few tricky situations that involved me screaming and running around the house to get towels to save my laptop/sofa/book from terrible stains, because I have a tendency to throw bottles of dangerous substances around. Unwillingly, of course. So this one by Kruidvat has an easy pump that allows me never to spill any varnish remover ever again! I was actually looking for the one by Bourjois, but since it wasn’t in stock.. I went with this one. During the M.A.C. event a couple of weeks ago where I met Lyne Desnoyers and learned about all the upcoming AW13 makeup trends, I gave into the M.A.C. Paint Pot in Soft Ochre to use as a daily eyeshadow primer/base. It’s such a versatile and easy to use product: I apply it with my fingers in just a few seconds, and it honestly does not crease all day through. And then last but very certainly not least.. I finally got the Bobbi Brown Concealer Duo Kit in Beige I was eyeing for the past couple of months. A friend of mine had her make-up done at Bobbi Brown last season and told me about the genius effectiveness of Bobbi’s creamy corrector & concealer. I was a bit reluctant at first since it’s REALLY creamy and I’ve got quite a few fine lines under my eyes… But I tried it a couple of times when I was in a Bobbi store or at a counter, and I was never disappointed.. I found this almost unused one for just 2/3rds of the price on a blog sale, so I thought it was THE sign for me to get it and just try it out. First verdict? Oh my gosh this conceals like a boss! Thorough review with pictures is of course to follow.
What did you shop lately? Let me know! Being a bit of a shopaholic, I can always use some inspiration for my future lemmings ;)