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Since I haven’t been makeup/beauty shopping for a while, I ran out of some products, plus I wanted to try some new ones.

Okay, as you guys know, Rimmel is probably one of my favourite makeup brands ever. Their products are amazing, so I decided to grab a couple of Rimmel stuff.

First of all, I almost ran out of my favourite powder, mine is in shade 005 ‘Silky beige’:

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It’s a great powder for those of us with combination to oily skin. But for summer, when we all get sweaty, it’s a must.

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As you guys know, I love Apocalips lip stains and I am especially loving this one in ‘Nude eclipse’. It’s gorgeous, has very creamy opaque formula, stays on well and has very fresh scent to it. Speaking about the Scandaleyes eye shadow stick, it’s my first one and I thinkย it’s a very decent product for the prise. Again, very creamy, vibrant colour, doesn’t smudge. Mine is in shade ‘Bulletproof beige’. And finally the last Rimmel purchase was this eye primer. I haven’t used many eye primers before, only Urban Decay’s one. I usually use my Maybelline’s Color Tattoo eyeshaws as eye shadow base and they work great for me. I was very curious and excited to get this primer, but I didn’t love it that much. I mean it is okay, nothing special.

Next thing I got – a new lip gloss. Since I ran out of my favourite from Sephora, I needed something similar – something very light, non-sticky, moisturising and with a beautiful subtle shimmer to it.

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This YSL gloss is in color ‘Golden Macadamia’ and in person it is more beige than pink. I really love the packaging and how gorgeous the color is. However I am not a fan of the brush and the smell. I can say that overall, it’s okay, but I definitely like my Sephora lip gloss (which is like 3 times cheaper) much more!

That’s it for my makeup purchases, and now going to my recent beauty buys.

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If you like peel off facial masks, you are probably going to enjoy this one by Beauty Formulas – smells great, cleanses perfectly and is very affordable. Another Beauty Formulas purchase – my favourite cleansing wipes. Because my skin is sensitive, I get these ones and they are brilliant – they remove all the impurities and don’t break me out. And they are also very cheap.

You guys know, how much I love Lee Stafford hair products and I really like my new heat protecting spray. It definitely does what it says. Definitely try it if you are looking for a good product that protects your skin against flat iron, curling wand, blow drying, etc.

And finally, the last thing I got was a new daily moisturiser.

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This one by Garnier is pretty good. I apply a tiny amount on my face when I am not wearing makeup. Since my skin is oily, I can’t put it under foundation, I just use some facial toner. ย I find that this stuff is really good for those days when you want your skin to rest a bit, but if you have dry to normal skin, you can probably use it instead of a primer, because it leaves your skin very silky.

That’s it for my recent haul,

Love you guys

xoxo

Hello ladies,

I have realised how boring I’ve become – I only buy practical stuff that I need ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

Have to do something about it. I just feel like in the winer time I have no desire to splurge.

Anyways, let’s get started with my recent beauty haul.

First item I got is thisย  hair mask. I have run out of my hair mask a couple of weeks ago, but decided to buy a new one only after I got a haircut on Monday. I have this little tradition, whenever I get a haircut, I always buy some new treatment for my hair after that. So since I have oils, conditioners, heat protection, bla bla bla other stuff from Lee Stafford (that I am obsessed with), I realised I didn’t have a hair mask, so I got this one. It was around $8, which is a great deal, because the bottle is huge.

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Haven’t tried this yet, but I am pretty sure it’s good. I usually use hair mask only once a week, because if I do more, my hair tends to get even more oily. So what I do with hair masks, I wash my hair in the evening, apply the mask on my hair from ears and down to the ends, then I do a very high hair bun (without rinsing the mask), and go to bed. In the morning I rinse the mask, my hair looks very healthy and shiny after this little procedure.

I also got a new face mask. I run out of my Nivea one, so I wanted to try out something new. I found these in Watson’s and because they were very affordable, I decided to give them a shot.

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I have tried all of them. They didn’t break me out, left my skin feeling fresh and matte. If you have combination to oily skin, definitely try them out.

And finally, I purchased this moisturiser, which is amazing and smells yummi

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It really smells like chocolate and leaves my skin super soft. Also, I’ve noticed how great are all the Beauty Formulas products. You can never go wrong with them.

That’s it for my little beauty haul. Hope you guys enjoyed it.

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P.S. HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY TO ALL OF YOU! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Hi guys,

I have been pretty busy lately, so unfortunately didn’t have much time to blog or shop ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

Today, however, I realized I bought a couple of things, I wanted to show you.

But first of all, look at this adorable sheep, that my friend Safie bought in Poland. We have this little tradition – whenever my friends or me travel, we always get each other cute souvenires ๐Ÿ™‚ So thank you, Safie, this little buddy is lovely!

Okay, for my haul, which was pretty small, I got a new face toner. I was running out of my Nivea mattifying toner, so I wanted to get the new one. I went to Watson’s, but was pretty upset to hear they didn’t have it. Instead, they suggested trying new mattifying toner from a Finnish brand Lumene. It’s twicew more expensive than the Nivea one, but it does the job – keeps my skin matte and looking fresh. Also it doesn’t break me out!

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It also makes my pores so much smaller. Very good toner, definitely try it out if you have oily skin.

Also I got some new brushes, which I am so excited about. Some of them are made of natural hair, some are synthetic, but they are all very good quality!!!

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From left to right:

  • huge eyeshadow brush (I use it for contouring my face)
  • foundation brush
  • eyeshadow brush
  • sponge eyeshadow brush

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That’s it for my little beauty haul. Hope you guys liked it ๐Ÿ™‚

Hugs&kisses

Hi guys,

Yep, I got some new stuff from Asos. Everyone knows how obsessed I am with Asos) I’ve been shopping there for almost five years by know. They have lovely highstreet brands there and also they have free international delivery with no minimum spend! ๐Ÿ™‚

For a couple of years now, I’ve been into UK highstreet barnds. I find that British people not only have sexy accent, but amazing and unique sense of style as well))

That’s is why shopping is not quite fun for me without checking out such stores as Topshop, Asos (they only have online version) and River Island.

At Asos they offer many Uk brands, that sometimes are very good deals.However, I find that purchasing US brands from Asos is not reasonable – prices are too high most of the time.

Anyways, I almost forgot why I started this post (as usually))))hehe

This time I purchased three items.

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These dogtooth print jeans from River Island I got on sale. The photo is from asos.com if you are wondering.

I find that no other jeans fit me so well as River Island and Mango jeans do. So whenever I want to purchase jeans online I get them from RI (my size is 6) or Mango (I wear 32). They always fit me perfectly.

These lovely pants have gorgeous dogtooth print and they are so soft! Very good quality!

Next thing I got, is this sweater from Oh My Love:

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The sweater was also on sale and they only had one item in stock, so i grabbed it the minute I saw it. I loved the color, shoulder detailing and the fabric – it was said it is 100% cotton! I mean it’s such a trouble to find knitwear without polyester these days ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

Moving to the part, when I got it, I was really excited first. Then I realised it was NOT at all cotton! But it definitely wasn’t fault of Asos team. The tag of this jumper said 100% cotton, but I can tell it was a big lie. I have a couple of cotton sweaters from Mango and they all feel so much different. Plus, when I tried this burgundy sweater on, my hair started acting crazy -it became really frizzy!!!

Another disappointment about this sweater – it was sweaty… Sorry for this kinda details, I know how gross it may sound. It was obvious, someone purchased it, wore it a couple of times, then put the tag back on and returned it to Asos (what kinda person would do that?!?!). That’s why they had only one sweater in stock. My first thought was to send it back. But then I thought, the jumper was really nice for the price, no matter the fabric. So I washed it. Properly. Several times in a row))

After all I am happy I kept it, but this is definitely the last time I am buying something from Oh My Love brand. It’s not nice to lie about the fabric!

And finally the last piece I got from Asos:

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May I just say that Asos jewelery is soooooooo unbearably cute ๐Ÿ™‚

This lovely little skull stretchy bracelet was originally only $14. And I love the packaging too.

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This is how I style it. I am so obsessed with gold, that’s probably because I am Muslim and Muslim girls love everything gold and sparkly))))haha

I love this oversized watch from Paul’s Boutique and I wear it most of the time. I lam obsessed with the combo of this watch with this spikey and skull bracelets, both from Asos.

The sweater I am wearing on this photo is from Topshop, the acid wash jeans are from Lee.

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This is the photo I posted on Instagram the day I got my parcel. Overall, I am satisfied with the items I got. If you are wondering about the price, the order was around $100, but because they had 20% off discount code that day, I only payed $80 for this package, which I think is a very good deal.

What do you guys think about online shopping? What are your favourite online stores?

Hugs