Sunday, 9 December 2012

Hawaii Haul: Cosmetics, Skin Care, Candles

My Mum and Grandmother recently took a trip together to Honolulu, Hawaii. So of course, I saved up some money and sent my Mum off with a long list of beauty products to buy for me! I picked a few high-end products because they are much more affordable in the USA compared to Australia. I can't wait to try these products out and see if they live up to my expectations. Let me know if you've tried and tested any of these products, or if you'd like a specific review on a particular product. 
Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation, Chantecaille Just Skin Anti-Smog Tinted Mositurizer SPF 15,  Laura Mercier Oil-Free Tinted Moisturizer SPF 20, Laura Mercier Foundation Primer, Chanel Illusion D'Ombre Long Wear Luminous Eyeshadow in Emerveille, Clé de Peau Beauté Concealer, MAC Eyeshadow in Nylon, MAC Eyeshadow in DazzlelightMAC Eyeshadow in Jest, MAC Lip Pencil in Redd, MAC Lipstick in Ruby Woo, NARS Bronzing Powder in Laguna, NARS Pro-Prime Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base 

L’Oreal Telescopic Carbon Black Mascara, Maybelline Full 'N Soft Waterproof Mascara, Maybelline Full 'N Soft Mascara, Benefit They're Real Mascara  

Maui Babe Browning Lotion, Jergens Natural Glow Firming Daily Moisturizer, 2x Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Liquid, Aussie 3 Minute Miracle Deep Conditioner, Crest 3D White Advanced Vivid Whitestrips, First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Smooth Operator Kit (2x Ultra Repair Cream, Ultra Repair Instant Oatmeal Mask, Ultra Repair Lip Therapy)

Bath & Body Works: Frosted Cupcake 3-Wick Candle, Vanilla Bean Noel Candle, Peach Bellini Candle, PocketBac Hand Sanitizers 

Friday, 7 December 2012

November Empties

  • 2 x Skinvitals H-Revive Cloth Facial Treatment Mask - These are not as good as My Beauty Diary sheet masks, but they are readily available at Priceline. 
  • 2 x Skinvitals Eye Brighten Cloth Eye Treatment Mask
  • Kiehl's Ultra Facial Cream - I enjoyed using this sample as this cream left my skin feeling hydrated and smooth - I can see why this is a popular product from Keihl's.
  • Kiehl's Ultra Facial Cleanser
  • Kiehl's Ultra Facial Toner 
  • Bioré Ultra Nose Strip 
  • Say it with Scent Green Tea Hand & Body Lotion 
  • Caron Laboratories Bump eRaiser Medi Paste - This is a fantastic product I discovered thanks to Lust Have It. It helps to get rid of bumps and ingrown hairs created by shaving.
  • Cetaphil Moisturising Cream - A staple moisturiser that I love!
  • Cetaphil UVA/UVB Defence SPF30+ Daily Facial Moisturiser - I found this moisturiser didn't absorb into my skin very easily and didn't feel moisturising enough, but I do like the fact that it has SPF 30, making it ideal for summer.  
  • 2 x Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion 
  • Crest 3D White Vivid Whitestrips 
  • L'Occitane Soothing Concentrated Mask 
  • Mask in a Cup - I like the unique packaging of this facial mask, it's a clever product which would make a nice gift for a beauty-loving friend!
  • Rexona Women Hypo-Allergenic Anti-Perspirant Deodorant
  • Philosophy Purity One-Step Facial Cleanser - I can't believe I finished this huge bottle of cleanser! I really like this cleanser from Philosophy and it works great with my Clarisonic Mia. They stock Philosophy now in David Jones, so if you can get your hands on a sample I'd recommend trying this out!
  • MorrocanOil Moisture Repair Conditioner - A great conditioner, I just wish it wasn't so expensive!
  • Redken Iron Silk 07 Ultra Straightening Spray - I wouldn't recommend this heat protectant as I didn't like how it left my hair feeling.
  • Sally Hansen Airbrush Legs 
  • Evo Soap Dodger Body Wash
  • Puretopia Glowingly Smooth Body Polish - A great find thanks to the Priceline Skincare Goodie Bag. I've been looking for this as I want to repurchase it but can't find it anywhere :(
  • Yes to Cucumbers Hypoallergenic Facial Towelettes 
  • Almay Oil-Free Makeup Eraser Sticks - These handy little cotton tips make cleaning up eye makeup a breeze! Great for fixing up liquid liner and eyeshadow. Perfect for travelling!