Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Collective Haul: Sephora, Forever21, Drugstore, Bath & Body Works

Yay to another collective haul. I've gotten such an overwhelming response to my previous collective haul posts that I decided to do them at least once a month, depending on the things I've bought and was given or sent.

Disclaimer: This is not some sort of bragging. I just wanted to share with you the items that I got and perhaps give you inspiration for your own shopping list. :)

A few weeks back, my mom got me this Sephora Collection Pro Lesson Palette in Natural Eyes. I haven't tried it yet but I will do a review on it when I do.


Another product that I was so happy to receive was the Clarisonic Mia in Turquoise which I am loving so much. I have decided to do a month-long test on it and have been taking note of it's effect on my skin. I will definitely get back with you with a review on it once I finish the 30 day experience.


There were so many fab items at Forever21 that's on sale but I picked out mostly essentials so I got 2 knit tank tops: a light heather gray and a cream, 2 tees: a black and ivory, a fitted scoop neck dress in black, a cropped tee with "Heavenly" print, a chiffon blouse in mint, a tennis shoe in green, taupe thong sandals and a cute love necklace. I am so ready for spring and summer with these items. I need some shorts and colored skinnies too! Definitely on my shopping list for next time.




I'm too lazy to go downstairs and take a picture of the actual shoes since I wore them once already. :)

From Walgreens, I hauled a Wet n Wild MegaLast Nail Color in Wet Cement, a Maybelline Colossal Waterproof in Extreme Black and a copy of March 2012 Vogue with Adele - I love her!


Lastly, from Bath & Body Works, I took advantage of their 4 for $15 for antibacterial handsoaps. I grabbed Caribbean Escape, Paradise Coconut, Mango Mai Tai, and Japanese Cherry Blossom. I love Bath and Body Works! I should've grabbed two more for 6 for $20 but I think I'm alright for now. I keep a stash of these for deep cleaning my makeup brushes. On that note, I also have an upcoming post about how I  deep clean my makeup brushes since I do something a little different from what the other beauty gurus do.



So how do you like my haul? :) What Rebecca Said is hosting a Blog Hop so please check it out and find yourself immersed in new blogs and Blog Love Therapy is hosting a Twitter Hop this week too.

Oh, and ladies, I might be going off the radar for 2 weeks. I might not be able to follow anyone back or reply to your comments but I have queued a number of blog posts for the coming days. I will be having my  exam on the 16th and I am nowhere near prepared so I have to devote my time really studying and not slacking. I hope you understand and continue to support my blog. I promise that once I finish my test I will be doing more makeup looks as many have requested. 



37 comments:

  1. I love bath and body handsoaps. They last forever and smell so nice, all the time :) Looking fwd to your review on the makeup palette :)

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  2. Hi Joanne,

    I nominated you for the Versatile Blog Award. Go check it out!

    http://deborahyanni.blogspot.com/2012/02/versatile-blogger-award.html

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  3. There's nothing wrong will bragging. I do it all the time haha!

    Becky
    xx

    http://www.beckybedbug.blogspot.com

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  4. Great haul!! Would love to see the reviews :)

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  5. I've read that same Vogue issue with Adele on the cover and I liked all her photographs! Gorgeous gorgeous woman :)

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  6. I love your haul. Hey regarding that Wet N Wild polish, only complaint is I feel it never truly dries...hmm...always pretty pliable. I've been eyeing the clarisonic for a very long time, please let us know ASAP how it works on you. Good luck with exams!

    http://vaintastic.blogspot.com/

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  7. great haul!! I am also a fan of forever21! everytime I visit their online store ( there's no forever21 store here in germany ) I end up in despair,wanting to buy everything >.<
    xx

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  8. Those are great products. I'm pretty interested in the pro palette and it'd be great if you did a complete review on it when you're done experimenting with it :D

    http://daphyin-makeupisart.blogspot.com

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  9. The Shirts are looking awesome <3
    great decision.

    http://www.jestil.blogspot.com/

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  10. this haul is super cute:), I have stretch marks...everywhere, and my complection is glow-in-the-dark, so they are way more obvious! but that lotion is great! following you too:)

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  11. What a great haul! I'm very interested in the Clarisonic product! So I'll be looking forward to your update on that! :)

    -Lisa
    Thelovelymemoir.blogspot.com

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  12. Great goodies.

    http://www.descontraidas.com

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  13. i love that emerald blouse...so pretty...and oh my goodness!! bath and body works! that's got to be one of my favorite stores, I can't walk out of there without buying something...my favorite is black rasberry vanilla cream and moonlight magic :)
    xoxo Stephi
    http://chiikalivelovelaugh.blogspot.com

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  14. Nice haul! You bought some great things!

    xo Marie
    http://nyorkeratheart.blogspot.com

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  15. Would like to try the clarisonic, have heard good things about it.

    Good luck with the exam! xx

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  16. Maybelline Colossal is my favorite mascara in the world. Good luck on your exam!

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  17. Thanks for taking part in my blog hop lovely! :D I really want to get the clarisonic mia! :)

    whatrebeccasaid.blogspot.com xx

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  18. Awesome haul, a lot of great things. Like that green sheer button up. And the clarisonic can't wait to hear your reviews on it. I've been dying to try it.

    http://pursuingpoise.blogspot.com
    Ann

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  19. what a great haul!!! cant wait to read your review on the sephora neutral eye and sonic skin cleansing system.. It has such mixed reviews.

    coffeebreakcrn.blogspot.com

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  20. Cool stuff! Love your shoes:)
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    http://la-gugu.blogspot.com/

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  21. wish u showed what the pro palette looked like! will just wait when you do the review cuz x

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  22. That mint green shirt is so beautiful! XX

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  23. I love the shoes! I'm all for comfortable, classic shoes in pretty colors. Love!

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    1. i think i'm going to get more of those shoes in different colors. they are so cute and comfy!

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  24. Hi my dear,
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  25. I am sure you are gonna love your Clarisonic :-) I bought mine about a month ago now and my skin is so much better! I went through a bit of a skin purging phase for about a week but after that was baby smooth skin hehe xo

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  26. love all of your choices!!!such a lovely post!!

    thank you for following...i 'm doing likewise...your blog is amazing!!!hope you keep in touch!!!

    a kiss from the
    cocobloggers

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  27. you've found some lovely buys :) can't wait to read more about the clarisonic mia, it looks really interesting! i'm your new follower, love your blog :)
    http://vckyv.blogspot.com

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  28. thanks for the comment hon!! and of course!! its a pleasure to follow back :D
    xx

    http://thegoldenpaillettes.blogspot.com/

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  29. You'll LOVE your Clarisonic :D I guarantee it ^^
    One thing though, is that I found once a day, instead of twice a day is better on my skin. Once a day made it feel raw and overexfoliated .. if thats a word. So yeah if you ever find that its irritating definitely cut back and it should do the trick!

    wunbun.blogspot.com <3

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  30. I'm inviting you to join my giveaway for a chance to win a $20 giftcard from sneakpeeq!!!

    here's the link:
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    hope you'll drop by and join! have a great day!

    x o x o
    jess

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  31. i love your tshirts!!

    www.aroundlucia.com
    www.aroundlucia.com

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  32. I have that same exact green blouse but in light blue! I love the style of the shirt :)

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  33. Nice t-shirt! <3

    modas-diva.blogspot.com

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