A couple of weeks back, Indigo Kir Royale and I did a combined Selfridges order. It was really very naughty of me to buy more makeup given my recent reckless spending (makeup and food, mostly), but I couldn’t pass up a chance to get my hands on some Charlotte Tilbury.
www.selfridges.com ships directly to Australia, and although the shipping is expensive (a flat rate 25 pounds) – it is not too bad when shared between two or more. Plus, it’s fast. When purchasing from them, the VAT is taken off the full price (second column in the invoice after the jump)- depending on what you buy, you still end up paying significantly less than Australian prices.
Charlotte Tilbury Luxury Palette in Dolce Vita
NARS Duo Eyeshadow in Surabaya
NARS Velvet Gloss Pencil in Hopi
Laura Mercier Lip Stain in Mulberry
Reviews to come!
Keep reading after the jumpmyfunnyvalentine on Mar 19th, 2014 in Haul, laura mercier, NARS | 100901 commentSelfridges+Haul%3A+Charlotte+Tilbury%2C+NARS%2C+Laura+Mercier2014-03-19+03%3A27%3A59myfunnyvalentinehttp%3A%2F%2Fmyfunnyvalentineblog.com%2F%3Fp%3D10090
With all the moving I’ve been pretty disciplined with holding back from too many unnecessary makeup purchases (although, I suppose “unnecessary” was always open to interpretation). The Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales this year for ASOS beauty and NARS were too good to resist, and I bought some things I’ve been lusting over for ages. I also stocked up on a couple of bottles of my HG foundation- NARS Sheer Glow in Fiji.
I’ve had a good play with most of the products already, and am really taken with Watercolour blush in Gentle, NARS Red Square, and NARS Mozambique. Reviews on their way…
NARS Sheer Glow foundation
NARS Velvet Matte lip pencil in Red square
NARS Velvet Gloss lip pencil in Mexican Rose
NARS Eye Paint in Mozambique and Iskandar
Daniel Sandler Velvet Waterproof Eyeliner in Grey Velvet and Brown Velvet
Daniel Sandler Watercolour Blush in Gentle and Dare.Posted by myfunnyvalentine on Dec 28th, 2013 in Haul, NARS | 95570 comments. Black+Friday+2013+Haul%3A+NARS+and+Daniel+Sandler+2013-12-28+12%3A00%3A56myfunnyvalentinehttp%3A%2F%2Fmyfunnyvalentineblog.com%2F%3Fp%3D9557
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Priceline contacted me a couple of weeks ago and asked me to
go nuts with a giftcard curate a $50 priceline shopping guide. As you can imagine, I was more than happy to help.
This is what I chose for my #PricelineChristmasHaul
Maybelline Color Tattoo Metal in Barely Branded
Maybelline Color Tattoo Metal in Silver Strike
Carmex Moisture Plus
Essie Meet Me At Sunset
Essie Turquoise and Caicos (Essie varnishes were on sale at the time- 2 for $20)
You can purchase Priceline Gift Cards in store or online.
note: $50 giftcard was provided by PR. See editorial policy in PR tab for more info.Posted by myfunnyvalentine on Dec 24th, 2013 in Drugstore, Haul | 94080 comments. Priceline+Christmas+Haul%3A+Under+%2450+2013-12-24+03%3A15%3A59myfunnyvalentinehttp%3A%2F%2Fmyfunnyvalentineblog.com%2F%3Fp%3D9408
It has been a long time since I purchased more than one or two makeup products in one go (moving around a lot makes you reconsider buying large quantities of anything)- so I thought it was about time to give into a few lemmings and also restock some necessary basics. Thank you Elise for helping a sister out.
Reviews and swatches will be up shortly!
Le Blush Creme De Chanel in Destiny:
I’ve heard so much about these blushes, and fell in love with this shade when I swatched it.
MAC Stud Eyebrow Pencil:
Great product, and the 3rd repurchase.
Urban Decay Lip Pencil in Ozone:
I bought this to keep my bleedy lip products in line. OCC Lip Tars, Lush liquid lipsticks etc.
Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips Custom Eye Enhancing Kohl Kajal Eyeliner Trio:
Loved their Shimmer Strips Custom Eye Enhancing eyeliner trio, so I thought I would give these a try.
Bobbi Brown Long- Wear Gel Eyeliner in Black Ink:
My HG gel eyeliner. 3rd repurchase.
Diorshow Fusion Mono eyeshadow in Millenium:
I am a sucker for cream eyeshadows and it was love at first swatch when I was checking out the Dior Mystic Metallics collection.
Becca Ultimate Colour Gloss in Hummingbird:
Love the Becca formula and couldn’t resist throwing this one in.
Posted by myfunnyvalentine on Sep 29th, 2013 in Haul | 86500 comments. US+makeup+haul%3A+Chanel%2C+Dior%2C+BECCA%2C+Urban+Decay2013-09-29+07%3A38%3A13myfunnyvalentinehttp%3A%2F%2Fmyfunnyvalentineblog.com%2F%3Fp%3D8650
If you follow my tweets, you may have heard my angry rants about how Kiss And Makeup NY lost my parcel, and how awful their customer service was. I had spent over $100 on an order, which never arrived. After 4 weeks of waiting, I starting emailing them to find out whether there were any delays they knew about- each time I emailed them, they took forever to reply (with a generic ‘sometimes things take longer through customs, give it another few weeks’ answer). In the end I never received my package, and Kiss And Makeup NY customer service essentially told me that it was my fault that I didn’t insure my items.
I mourned for my lost package for about a month, then I decided to reorder some of the items and pick up a few more things at Nordstrom. Elise from Stuff That I Bought kindly offered to be my makeup mule since she is living in New York at the moment, so here are my new pretties! (thanks Elise, you are the best thing ever).
MAC Bronzer in Bronze
Jack Black Lip Balms Natural Mint
NARS Sheer Glow Foundation in Fiji
YSL Glossy Stain #9 Rouge Laque
Revlon Lip Butter Red Velvet
NARS Pure Matte Lipstick Moscow
Burberry Lip Velvet Antique Pink
Burberry Lip Velvet Rose Pink
MAC Pro Longwear Lip Pencil ‘What A Blast!’
Swatches (from left to right)
1. YSL Glossy Stain #9 Rouge Laque
2. Revlon Lip Butter Red Velvet
3. NARS Pure Matte Lipstick Moscow
4. Burberry Lip Velvet Antique Pink
5. Burberry Lip Velvet Rose Pink
6. MAC Pro Longwear Lip Pencil ‘What A Blast!’
I haven’t swatched the MAC Bronzer, the NARS foundation, and the Jack Black balms
Posted by myfunnyvalentine on Jan 11th, 2013 in Haul, MAC, NARS, Swatches | 62300 comments. Beauty+Haul%3A+NARS%2C+Burberry%2C+YSL%2C+MAC%2C+and+Revlon+2013-01-10+23%3A51%3A21myfunnyvalentinehttp%3A%2F%2Fmyfunnyvalentineblog.com%2F%3Fp%3D6230
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