Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Today: Haul (!!!!!!!?!?!)

OK guys, I've been on a lipstick craze lately and I think it's time I cool it down but before I did, I purchased 4 new lip products (though one of them is shipping and will be here in a week or so!)

I took a leap of faith, everyone, and I purchased Rimmel Kate Moss Lipsticks (Matte collection). This is the first drugstore (high street) make-up purchase in my entire life. That sounds snobby I guess, but I grew up in a strange environment. My first make-up products were Laura Mercier. Go figure.

Anyway, so I purchased two lipsticks! And guys, here in the US we have TEN matte shades, not five. They are really pretty and I hope the UK and elsewhere get them! I'm definitely buying more colors. 
 Left is #103, and right is #107. They are both from the matte line. 
 I also bought Bobbi Brown lipgloss in Bellini. Its so pretty over other colors, I can't wait to play around with it! The Kate Moss lipsticks come in bright red casing with her signature on it (as you can see). Not a huge fan of black and red together like that (reminds me of bad proms?) but I can get over it because they are easy to find and the lipsticks are so awesome on. They cost $5.49 each, and the Bobbi Brown lipgloss was $24.00
The first thing I noticed after putting on the Rimmel #103 was that, though matte, it was surprisingly moisturizing. My lips always go super dry when I put many lipsticks, so that was a pleasant surprise. The color also looked darker on my lips than I anticipated.
Bellini, Rimmel Kate Moss Matte Lipstick#103, Rimmel Matte Lipstick #107
The photo was taken in afternoon natural lighting through an open window. Also, if anyone noticed, yes, I got my hair cut and I hate it and wish it never had happened.
This is Bellini over #103. It lightens it up and makes it more springy! 
Natural Lips as a reference 
 #107 is quite dark. It's the color Moss is wearing in the photograph for the campaign (x) I think the photograph for the lipstick has been darkened a bit because I don't see anyone with the lipstick looking that kind of oxblood dark red. But it is gorgeous nonetheless. I think this will go great for nights out, or could work for daytime with a little mascara and no eyeshadow. 
 I also have to confess that I visited Aritzia today. I've been in a craze all week because my favorite bra went missing (I know, who am I) and I was worried it would be gone forever. I had gotten it on sale at this store, but couldn't see anything similar on their website (that's not a sponsored link, actually like none of my links have been sponsored links). So I called them and described it and guess what. They had it in different colors. 
It's the best ever because it's kind of dressed up sporty. It has a detachable halter strap and really cute detail on the front. It looks adorable under sundresses, slouchy shirts, sweatshirts, etc. etc. Basically everything. 
I bought two just in case. And I'll be going back periodically because I think they have such cute clothes and I want this bra in basically every color! 

Also, UPDATE: I contacted Rimmel and they informed me that Apocalips are not sold in the US and they have no plans on doing so!! So if ANY BRITISH BLOGGERS want a cheap thing from the US like cereal or hand sanitizer or a similar lipstick, let me know?? And we can do an exchange or I can send money. PLEASE. SOMEONE.

That's all! Anyone have any plans to buy stuff this week? 



  1. I love rimmel lipsticks x

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    1. why not both?! haha, the more the merrier, done and done!

  3. Replies
    1. aren't they lovely? i know i'm trying to stop buying so many lipsticks but... i'm probably just going to keep buying them because there are so many different kinds out there!


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