Tuesday, May 29, 2012

"If the pressure is too big, do something else." -Karl Lagerfeld

I apologize profusely for the lack of blog posts lately - I just finished my spring semester, so hopefully I will be able to post a lot more! I was also having trouble uploading photos to my MacBook because I couldn't find the USB cable for my camera, but I finally found it today! :) This post is going to be about a few makeup/beauty/hair care items I purchased recently. 

 I went to Woodbury Commons with one of my best friends and I got a great deal on two sets from YSL. One included a mini sized lipstick, a full sized Touche Eclait, and a full sized mascara. YSL mascara is around $30 USD on its own, Touche Eclait is $40, and a regular sized lipstick is around $32. This set was around $50, so it was a great deal! However, I wasn't in love with the mascara, and my mom liked it, so I wound up giving it to her.

The lipstick is in shade #9. It's a pretty plum-esque red. Rouge Pur Couture is my favorite lipstick formula ever. The next shade on my wish list is #26 :)
 This is the small size next to the regular sized lipstick.

I also got another set from YSL - a gift set for their Parisienne fragrance. This was also around $50 (for a 3.4 fluid ounce bottle of perfume, a lotion, and the box), which was a good deal because the perfume runs around $80-$90 on its own.

I'm currently using this box to store my Chanel nail polishes so that they don't get dusty. :)

 I love this fragrance and I also love how simple the bottle is!
 I really love YSL beauty products.
 Another favorite brand of mine is Benefit. My mom got me They're Real and Posie Tint, which I've been wanting for a while. :)

 Posie Tint comes in the same type of container as High Beam. Both are really easy to apply!
My mom also got me this set from Nioxin that includes a shampoo, conditioner, and scalp treatment. I've only been using it for a little while so I can't say if I love it or not yet. :P

Finally, no makeup post would be complete without some Chanel nail polishes! I got these in the past few weeks - Mimosa, June, Delight, and Blue Satin!

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  1. Wow, you got some great stuff!! I follow you on tumblr and didn't even know you had a blog. I'm following it now though!

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  3. Please update us on whether or not you like the Nioxin products! :)

  4. The YSL you got came in such chic packages!!


  5. this post is lovely! did you get the YSL sets from the YSL outlet at Woodbury Commons or at another store there? thanks!

  6. I just tagged you in the Mega Blogger Awards on my blog because I love your blog!


  7. awesome!! I love Benefits High Beam :)

  8. I absolutely adore the Chanel nail varnishes, my favourite is Peridot. Please let us know what the 'They're Real' mascara is like, is it comparable to others, etc? Great post! :)


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  11. what color is that peach ysl lipstick


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