It’s that time of the year again, the annual Sephora VIB sale for the fall season has nearly come and gone. I initially wasn’t planning on picking up much but this sale always falls around my birthday so between treating myself and a few gift cards I ended up with three hauls this go around. I didn’t make a wish list this time around but I’m quite happy with the products I chose, even if my husband was stuck browsing at Sephora longer than he would have liked, haha! Continue reading →
It’s been awhile since I’ve done a collective haul post so I thought I’d share with you all the products I purchased during the month of August since the month is nearly over. Where did July and August go? I feel like I say this every summer but they just disappear so fast! However, rather than talking about how I already miss those sweet summer months let’s chat about the products I purchased this month! Continue reading →
What an unusually busy summer and fall it has been! I have had a super busy last few months but I’m settled into my new house, my makeup is unpacked and I have time to start working on blog content again! With the Sephora VIB Sale starting this weekend for Rouge members I thought I’d talk about a few of the items I have my eye on. As usual it’s a pretty open ended wish list, I always stray from my list when I actually go to fill my cart but it’s fun to start looking ahead of time. So let’s chat about the items I have my eye on! Continue reading →
Last week I posted my Sephora Spring VIB Rouge Sale Wish List so it seems fitting today, now that my online order has come in, to share with you what I bought! Unlike in the fall, I was actually healthy during the first access weekend for VIB Rouge so I actually got to go to the store this time. I went Friday during the day so it was really quiet in there so it made for a quick and efficient shopping experience. Unlike past sales, I actually, for the most part, stuck to my wish list! I did add one item as I had been looking at it online in the days leading up to the sale. But otherwise I was in and out of the store in less than 15 minutes! I already talked about most of these items so I’m not going to be going into detail on why I chose them like I usually do (because normally I go in a totally different direction than my wish list).
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The Sephora Spring VIB Rouge Sale is right around the corner! This time around I’m looking to haul some skincare. I’ve been really getting into researching new products to use in my routine. One of the biggest deterrents for me for buying quality skincare is the price so the sale seems like a great time to pick up some new products!
Sephora Spring VIB Rouge Sale Wish List
Farmacy | Sleep Tight Firming Night Balm
I used a sample of the Farmacy Sleep Tight Firming Night Balm and I really loved the way it made my skin feel in the morning. It supports firming and toning of the skin, as well as reduces fine lines. I’m all about preventative skincare when it comes to anti-aging products so I would love to add this product to my routine. The interesting part about this product is that it is a balm but it melts into an oil in your hands as it warms. Continue reading →
I think one of the best parts about the VIB Rouge Sale in the fall is that it is always right around my birthday. Between the desire to treat myself and a few generous gift cards (thank you to my family!), I usually end up with a pretty decent haul. The last of my packages arrived yesterday so I’m ready to share the damage with you!
Eye Shadow Palettes
Violet Voss | Ride or Die Eyeshadow Palette
I had only intended to get one palette during this sale, the Anastasia Beverly Hills Prism Eyeshadow Palette, however, another gift card rolled in around the same time I got the “back in stock” email so it seemed like fate. I’m so glad that Sephora is carrying Violet Voss now. I bought their collaboration palette with Laura Lee last year and really loved it. It was a bit pricy but the 20% off made it worthwhile and they really do make great eye shadows. Continue reading →
The annual fall Sephora VIB Rouge Sale is almost upon us and though I’m planning on going light this year, I thought I’d gather up a few items I have my eye on. I likely won’t buy all of these but I always like to have a game plan ready before a big sale! I find it helps keep impulse buys to a minimum. My list is a combination of fun things I’ve had my eye on and practical items that I just don’t want to pay full price for. So, let’s dive into my list, shall we?
Sephora VIB Rouge Sale Wish List
Anastasia Beverly Hills | Prism Eyeshadow Palette
After the Anastasia Beverly Hills Subculture Eyeshadow Palette being kind of a flop (note: I did keep it, I do actually use it, but I don’t love it as much as their previous palettes), I was a bit skeptical on the Prism Eyeshadow Palette. However, so far, it looks promising so I will probably pick it up, given the eyeshadow palette addiction that I have.
Bite Beauty | Amuse Bouche Lipstick in Black Truffle
I’ve had my eye on Black Truffle for quite some time. It is just the kind of vampy shade that I love wearing at this time of the year. I quite enjoy the Amuse Bouche formula, it isn’t my favourite, but it’s quite nice to wear. Continue reading →
Hi guys! Although it isn’t quite the end of September, I can assure you that I am done hauling for the month. So, I thought I’d collectively share in one place what I purchased this month! I’m planning on posting reviews, swatches, makeup looks and so on using these products so stay tuned!
L to R: Haze and Haze II
The first purchase I made this month was the Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick Haze Duo which was a flash sale/launch for 48 hours earlier this month. The shades were super unique to my collection and I looooove the Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick formula so I couldn’t pass them up. I posted a makeup look using Haze II just a couple days ago!
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Hi guys! In my quest to try out more face masks, the next once I’ve tried is the Sephora Avocado Sheet Mask. I received this item complimentary from Sephora as part of an invitation to their local launch party last month. I was pretty excited to see this item was sent as I frequently put it in my cart and then end up taking it out. Does anyone else do that? I’m so indecisive. Anyways, I love avocados so why not put them on my face?
I started off with a clean face (first image) and place it on my face (second image). I left it on for about 15 minute as the packaging suggested. Based on the Sephora website this mask is said to “[Nurture] and [support] healthy skin by offering intense nutrition and relieving sensitive areas.” After removing the mask there was some serum left on my face (third photo), though there wasn’t a ton which leads me to believe my face absorbed most of it. My face did feel slightly sticky for a little while after use. Continue reading →
Hi guys! Earlier this week, I wrote a post in anticipation of the opening of Sephora Thunder Bay and I’m excited to now share with you my experience at the Preview Night which occurred the evening before the official opening. The opening of Thunder Bay’s very own Sephora in our Intercity Shopping Centre has been something I’ve dreamed of but never really thought would actually happen, but we’re here! It turns out, our region has a very high number of online sales which is what helped bring Sephora to our beautiful city. I was very thankful to receive an invitation to the Preview Night both as a VIB Rouge member and also as a beauty blogger. Continue reading →