October 16, 2013

US Beauty Haul!

I am flying back to the UK in a few days and that means my shopping in the US have also come to an end. As I have previously shared my two Sephora orders from this trip [Read Here and Here], today I want to share the rest of the beauty products that I picked up in the few weeks that I spent on the US east coast.

Things I picked up:
  • Almay Intense I-color Shadow Sticks x 2 (Duo for Browns & Duo for Hazels) [Review Here]
  • Essie Grow Stronger Base Coat
  • Maybelline Color Tattoos x 2 (Bad to the Bronze & Barely Branded) [Review Here]
  • Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips Custom Eye Enhancing Shadow & Liner (Nude) [Review Here]
  • Physicians Formula Organic Wear Jumbo Lash Mascara (Ultra Black) [Review Here]
  • Physicians Formula Eye Definer Felt-Tip Eye Marker (Ultra Black) [Review Here]
  • Real Techniques Your Eyes/Enhanced Starter Set
  • Revlon ColorBurst Lip Butters x 6 (Juicy Papaya, Pink Lemonade, Sorbet, Strawberry Shortcake, Sweet Tart & Wild Watermelon)
  • Revlon Parfumerie Scented Nail Enamels x 4 (Moonlit Woods, African Tea Rose, Lavender Soap & Pink Pineapple) [Review Here]
  • Tarte Strike A Pose Limited-Edition Statement Lash Set [Review Here]
  • Urban Decay Double-Ended 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil (Whiskey & Zero) [Review Here]
  • Wet n Wild Color Icon Eyeshadow Trio (Silent Treatment) [Review Here]
  • Zoya Nail Polish (Julie) [Review Here]

I try very hard to resist purchasing beauty products from the permanent collection when I am in the UK if they are available in the US. I much rather explore UK-exclusives and other European brands than paying the price differentials. Of course, limited editions are an entirely different story! All the products in this post adds up to just under $120 USD, so I believe a little patience really helps in stretching the dollar in my beauty department.

I have tried about half of the products so far and luckily with more hits than misses. Full reviews coming soon!

I am especially looking forward to trying these newly released Revlon Parfumerie Scented Nail Enamels! Here is a bigger picture to see the colors. The bottle design is absolutely exquisite!

What have you picked up recently? Which of the above products would you be most interested in?

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