So this is a little over due but back at the beginning of December I jetted off to New York and bought quite a lot of makeup and other beauty bits so I thought I would do a little haul of what I bought. I know it is a month later since I went bought I photographed them straight after and then forgot to write the post!
The majority of the things I bought were from Sephora because it was like heaven to me and if I had my way I would have just bought the whole store... I also bought some bath and body works Christmas products whilst I was there too as we don't have it over here so I felt I had to, and I also had to go into the Inglot store as I have never tried any of their products!
So in Sephora I treated myself to the Modern Renaissance Palette by Anastasia of Beverly Hills because I had seen people raving about it and when I seen how pretty it was I just couldn't resist. I was going to swatch this but I decided I am going to do a separate post on it featuring a makeup look also. I went for two Anastasia liquid lipsticks too in Crush(a soft pink) and Veronica(a dark purple).
I also decided to pick up a Kat Von D liquid lipstick in Bow n Arrow as well as I have never used any of her products but have heard how amazing they are and I definitely agree.
|bow n arrow|
I decided to get the Laura Mercier translucent loose powder as I wanted to try a loose powder and when looking into it I read that this was one of the best. I haven't tried this yet but once I have I will let you know what I think.
I've heard quite a bit about GlamGlow recently and over in the states it seemed to be everywhere so I picked up a lip set including their lip scrub, lip balm and lip plump and I have been obsessed with the lip plump. I find that it does plump my lips quite a bit but it also makes a perfect lip base for liquid lipsticks as it prevents the lips from drying out while keeping the lip colour on all day, definitely would recommend this to anyone!
I wanted to try some of the Sephora face masks so I picked up 2 face masks, 2 lip masks and a nose pore strip. I'm yet to use the face masks as I don't want to use them and then not have anymore but I have used the lip masks and I found that they were actually really hydrating and made my lips feel quite soft which is great for the winter.
I love in Sephora that you can get roller ball perfumes in most perfumes so I decided to get my favourite, Flowerbomb as I know I love it and it is a great handbag size for everyday or for night outs.
Finally, saving the best for last I got two Pat Mcgrath Metamorphis sets in Bronze and Silver. I had never heard of Pat Mcgrath but my auntie(who I went with) had and when we walked into Sephora and seen the stand I was in love. Everything was shimmering gold and the products themselves lived up to the stand. They are the most pigmented eyeshadows I have ever seen. The sets come with an eyeshadow, cream eyeshadow, liquid mixing solution and double ended eyeliner.
|bronze cream shadow, eyeshadow, eyeshadow mixed with liquid|
|silver eyeshadow with liquid, cream shadow, eyeshadow|
Whilst there, there was discount off the MAC Christmas collection in Bloomingdales so I decided to pick up the golden pigment set. I absolutely love the colours in this, especially the gold glitter when mixed with some liquid eyeshadow drops.
|sugar rush, stardream, handsome prince, reigning riches|
The last makeup things I bought were two Inglot pigments. One is a body sparkles in 47 and the other is pure pigment eyeshadow in 119. As you can see, I fell in love with glitters and pigments whilst I was there as everything was so sparkly and shimmering that I couldn't say no, I think as it was so festive there too that it didn't help!
And that was everything!! I absolutely loved my time in New York and could not have had a better time, it was so Christmassy and magical there that I felt like I was in wonderland. If you are thinking of going to NYC I could not recommend it more because I already can't wait to go back.. Especially to go shopping in Sephora again!
If you have nay requests for makeup looks using any of the things I've bought or you want to know anything about them then let me know and I will be sure to do them! Also look out for my Modern Renaissance look which will be up soon!
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