My First Colourpop Haul

My First Colourpop Haul

Colourpop has upped his game and how. I have resisted making an order from them for years and I am glad I waited.

I placed two orders from Colourpop a month (or so) back during that time they were having all these amazeballs offers. Both my orders arrived on the same day so I am combining what was in both in this haul post.

It was a super fun haul and I love when I can get more for less.

Lets dive right into the haul!

I picked up 4 Supershock shadows. I think the formula is pretty cool and the packaging is cute. However you can dry them out if you leave it open and I have a strong feeling one day I am going to do that. I always forget to close my makeup *sigh*

I got the shades ‘Coconut’ (which came damaged in the mail 😦 ), Sailor, Baby Talk and Bill.

The highlighter/blush duos by Colourpop has been spoken about quite a lot so I decided to try one out myself. I picked up ‘The Knockout’ Palette. I think the formula is buttery and pigmented but I just felt the colors in this palette itself were too orangey for my taste. 😐

I also picked up 3 single shadows. The criteria of choice were cute names 😛 They are good pigmented, buttery eyeshadows.

I also got myself a lippie stix in ‘Only You’. The formula again is super pigmented and buttery.

They tossed in two makeup brushes free. They were having an offer where you get 1 brush free when you order two supershock shadows. I ordered four so I received two brushes. I am not complaining. 😀

Also the lovely people at tossed in for me Satin Liquid Lipstick in ‘Magic Wand’. A pinky-peach nude color all free. This gave me chance to try out their satin lipstick formula. 🙂

I love how they are such an affordable brand that does good quality makeup. This was such a pleasant haul that just didn’t break my wallet.

What is your favorite Colourpop product? Have you tried any of the above? What are your thoughts?


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Another Sephora Dubai Haul

Another Sephora Dubai Haul

This haul is from early this year(around February if I am not wrong) and like always its taken me forever to put this up. The products in this haul are still relevant and available so I tell myself there should be no problem posting it up after a good 6 months 😀

My two current beauty blenders are pretty battered but still works really well. I still wanted to stock up on another one for when one dies. I saw this value set and grabbed it. Read my thoughts in this set HERE.

I am obsessed with nose strips because they solve pretty much my biggest skin issue. I keep trying using different methods all the time. I grabbed a couple of these Sephora nose strip and I really like them. The only downside is I feel it’s too pricey for one strip and when I got them they didn’t have packs(but I believe they have them now).

I have more highlighters than I would possibly ever need and the only explanation I can give is I like shiny things. Champagne Pop (Becca X  Jaclyn Hill) has been hyped and how. I felt it was a gorgeous shade and wanted to have it. Now the collectors limited edition version of this highlighter is available. I wont be getting my hands on those but if you are planning on this highlighter this would be a great opportunity.

I love my Kat Von D liquid lipsticks and this one has become a favorite since I got it. This is the new Lolita II and is a gorgeous rusty orangey red.I also had to restock my Nars Creamy Concealer because I was running out of it.

I also picked up an urban Decay liner. They are oh so gorgeous I could resist.

I am very picky when it comes to a blush. I keep using the same one all the time whereas I chose all my other makeup according mood and occasion.Read my favoritest blush review HERE. However I have looked to wander out of my comfort zone(something I have spoken in my various posts before). This Marc Jacobs Air blush is pure indulgence and I had to treat myself to it.

This was my Sephora Haul early this year. Await my new one in a few weeks. 😉

Have you tried any of these? Is any of these your favorites? Let me know below 🙂


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One Big NYX Haul

One Big NYX Haul

A NYX store situated right in front of your hotel does no good for anyone. The chic and sleek interior screaming for attention and all that makeup. That is exactly what happened a few months back while I was traveling. Do I have to even explain what followed?!

Instead of me beating around the bush and giving you an excuse or two for my shopaholic tendencies, let me get straight to my not so little haul.

When Nyx launched their lip lingerie everyone wanted to try them out. I was no different but my reason was more to find out whats so lingerie-ish about them? *realizes she still has no clue* . Jokes aside, I loved their color choice and settled with ‘Embellishment’, a cool – toned mauve shade that was quite unique compared to my regular selections. I wore this all along my honeymoon because I am all about the puns*puts on imaginative sunglasses for coming up with that last line while sitting in front of a laptop past midnight* 😉

Next is this cute little nude matte shadow called ‘lap dance’ that I spent more hours choosing than it should be allowed. I am all for a good nude shade and this one is another feather in the collection. Also this packaging!! Is anyone else falling for it as much as I am?

I had mentioned in my Stila Haul how I was in a lookout for eyeliners a few months back and ended up with enough for my entire family. I had seen ‘The Curved’ Nyx eyeliner around and had always wondered whether it was really as ergonomic as its expected to be. Given how I was in the lookout for a good raccoon eye maker how could I not pick this up. Lookout for a much review soon.

I am all about that glitter since forever. I don’t care what you think of it but I would forever be in love with anything and everything shiny. And I have only genetics to blame for it. 😀 Grabbed a few glitters from the Nyx store because I can’t have enough.

I also got two blush pans. One on the mauve side and the other a very pigmented pink. Both have sparkles in them. I also got an empty blush palette to insert the pans into. #ThatOrganizedLife 😉

Have you tried out any of these products? Whats your favorite Nyx product?


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A Limited Stila Haul

A Limited Stila Haul

That huge Boots store somewhere between Oxford street and regents street terrified me even a notch higher than how Sephora makes me feel. They just seem to have all the right stuff, after rummaging through thee ground floor with a full basket, horror-struck me and I just pulled myself out of the damn store but only of course after picking up some makeup too. So as always I wanted to share the makeup I got so here it is…

I have never used anything from Stila before because nothing really stood out or made it to my wish-list. However I always wondered what they’d be like…

I was out of eye liner of any kind at this point so I had made a note to pick a good eyeliner or two during this trip. So i went ahead and picked up 6 eyeliners since. 😛

I started with this pack of 3 eyeliners from Stila. It was one of those ‘I need a new eyeliner and I get 3 for a good price so why not buy them without too much thought’ kind of purchase.

This value set is called ‘morning to moonlight’ and has two smudge stick eyeliners’ in ‘Stingray’ and ‘Lionfish’, and a Stay All Day liquid eyeliner in ‘Intense Black’.
I ended up loving them so much that I wish I had stocked up more(although even Eeyore would know the next time I will run out of eyeliner would at least be after a good 5 years).

Next I also picked up their ‘Stay All Day’ liquid lipstick set in “naturally nude”.

I have never used any of their lipsticks naturally and hadn’t tried many liquid lipsticks too. I taught buying the set would let me experiment them in 3 different shades. I went in for the nude set as opposed to the pink and the red one was since I felt this was just safe and there was more chances of me making use of them. The 3 liquid lipsticks come in the mini-size.

If I am not wrong both these were 2016 holiday sets. I had purchased them when they had first come out in November last year.I purchased each of the above for 18 pounds.  I know limited editions, not available anymore, is an annoying thing to make a post about. However these lipsticks and eyeliners’ are available in full size on the Sephora and Boots website for anyone interested. 🙂


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A Drugstore-ish Haul

A Drugstore-ish Haul

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Happy Ramadan Lovelies! :*

This post is something I’ve been trying to get done for a while now. And by now I mean six freaking months!!! My procrastination levels have crossed too many boundaries and my lack of time management skills is taunting me. However, here I am determined to get this little post done and how.

It is quite hard for me to get across drugstore products from where I live so while strutted around the streets of Tokyo last winter I picked out a few things I found interesting from various drugstores.

Some of these products were totally overpriced for being drugstore and that makes me wonder if they are drugstore in the first place. However, here we go…

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BIODERMA Makeup Removing Micelle Solution

This had been on my radar for a while so when I saw it I had to have it. This cost me almost as much MAC makeup remover but it works so much more efficiently so I guess that’s worth it. It’s so easy on the skin and removes makeup without a fuss. Totally loving it.

L.A. SPLASH Glitter Eyeliner in Gold

If it was you, would you not bring her home?? I went through a phase where every look I did had some gold eyeliner in it. I went full on with my creativity with this one and boy did I enjoy it or not! 😀 My only regret is not getting a few more colors. They are just so easy to work with.

BURTS BEES Beewax Lip Balm

I still havent used it but I’ve heard so much about them that I am dying to.

MAYBELLINE Lash Sensational Volum’ Express

I have to admit that the packaging was like half the reason I bought this mascara, the other half being I left my holy grail mascara at home. The brush needs some getting used personally and I am working towards that. Apart from that, it does the job quite well.

MAYBELLINE Age Re-wind Dark Circles Eraser

This one I got all the way from the US. I wanted the concealer but I only managed to get down the highlighter. I really want the concealer but I don’t know any place that ships worldwide. :/

Is any of the above products your favorite? let me know in a comment below, I love to hear from you.

Until next time,

Keep Smiling!Xx


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A Mini benefit haul | Testing the Waters

A Mini benefit haul | Testing the Waters

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And its time for another haul post. Benefit is another brand that I have been itching to try for the longest time so I decided to go for it. I placed a mini order and I received a few complimentary samples with it that let me have me have a sneak of some of their other products.

The two products at the top of my list was the they’re real! push-up liner and the mascara. I’ve read reviews on these two products that were half positive and half not so positive so I was really not sure if I wanted to risk spending all that money. Read more

A Huge Makeup Revolution Haul!

A Huge Makeup Revolution Haul!

*Warning: Long post – the first two paragraphs’ especially have lots of randomness going on 😉 *

After endless days of teasing you all about a haul post (You have no idea what I am on about? Follow me on Instagram and stay in the loop! 😉 ), it is finally here. Knowing how tired and unproductive I am while fasting I had scheduled my posts ahead of time like a pro (look at me being all organized *pffft*) and had everything planned out for the last few weeks *pats own head* but now I need to make new ones because my efficiency died away eventually. Last week in particular just wasn’t my week, I dropped my iPhone from my bed shattering the screen and my mom keeps asking me why there is hair strands on my screen every time I show her something on it; that’s like rubbing salt on a wound. So while I was sulking away the whole week, there came a package from Makeup Revolution that made everything so much better. IMG_2371 Read more

A Teeny-weeny Nyx and Makeup Geek Haul (Review & Swatches)

A Teeny-weeny Nyx and Makeup Geek Haul (Review & Swatches)

I always hear people raving about Nyx products on how good yet cheap it is. So I’ve been wanting to try it for a while now. So Surprise! surprise! I did a little online shopping. I’m not entirely thrilled about this haul but yeah let me just get into it and tell you all about it.

These are the 3 things I got:

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Birthday Haul Part 1

Birthday Haul Part 1

It was my birthday last month and I have a habit of buying myself something I really want every year. It’s a gift to me from myself because no one knows me as much and what I want as much as I do. However, since I had gone on a road trip and just got home only 2 hours before it was midnight (and my birthday) I was too tired to really go out shopping the next few days. But that didn’t stop me from filling my cart and checking them out while I’m all comfy in my PJs. The packages did take weeks to reach me so that’s why I’m making the post now. Also I have a few more stuff I’m expecting in the mail soon, I’m hoping to make a part 2 for this post once I receive them.

Anyways the haul:

Let me break down the above photo and talk about each product I purchased: Read more

Makeup Geek Eye Shadows, Z-Palette And The Beauty Blender! The Most Exciting Haul Ever!

Makeup Geek Eye Shadows, Z-Palette And The Beauty Blender! The Most Exciting Haul Ever!

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Finally the order I placed at Makeup Geek arrived. Its only been around 2.5 weeks however the wait felt way too long. I’ve been super excited and awaiting for this box to arrive. Everyone has been raving so much about makeup Geek, the Z-palette and the iconic original beauty blender. I really cant wait to try them all. I’ve already arranged my makeup into the Z-palette and made swatches of eyeshadow on my wrists. *Please oversee the blabber, this girl is extremely happy and excited 😉 *

So Here’s what I ordered: Read more