Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Beauty Haul

Woah there, that was a lot of beauty products.
Now, I haven't been out on one massive shopping spree and piled all of this lot into my basket all at once. That would just be ridiculous. Oh, no. This is basically everything that I have either bought or acquired within the past couple of months, whether through online shopping, late Christmas presents or competitions and giveaway wins. Actually, I say everything, but I can think of at least a few bits I forgot to pop in the photos, but never mind. The point is, I've been meaning to do a haul post for ages, and it's only now that I've been able to get everything together and go for it. The products are pretty much just a big jumble of goodies - I haven't separated them into groups depending on where they came from, because frankly, I can't quite remember. 

That being said, I must drop a thanks in here to the lovely Wengie of Raves 'nd Ramblings for the beautiful Nuxe travel set I won in her giveaway, and Suzy of Suzy Hearts Beauty for the goodies I got from hers, although saying that, I can see that most of it is not, in fact in the photo as they have already found their way into my daily routine and various handbags and makeup bags.
Big thanks also go to Gem of the wonderful Gem Seren blog for the lovely Secret Santa gifts she sent me, and to My Beautie and Baobella for their generous Christmas competition prizes (I seemed to be on a bit of a winning streak back in December!).

Now, I'm not going to go through each individual product and tell you my thoughts, because a) I will be writing full reviews on them all soon (in fact, I have already posted about a couple of these) and b) there are LOADS, and that would make this a ridiculously long post that no one would be able to finish reading.
So, without further ado, here's a big old list of everything that's in the photos, and consequently, my haul

For those of you who like to know what came from where, I have marked the products below accordingly, with 'c' for competition, 'g' for giveaway, 'cp' for Christmas present, and '£' if I bought it myself.

Elemis Skin Nourishing Milk Bath (c)
Nuxe Travel Set (g)
Laura Mercier SPF20 Tinted Moisturiser (shade 'Sand') (£)
Vivo Colour Block Palette (cp)
MUA Pro Brow Kit (£)
MUA Bronzed Perfection Bronzer (£)
MUA Cream Blush in Dolly (£)
Ren Keep Young and Beautiful SH2C Serum (£)
Antipodes Grapeseed Butter Cleanser (£)
L'oreal Volume Million Excess Mascara (g)
Along Came Betty Shea Body Butter (c)
Model's Own Winter Wonderland Nail Polish in Northern Lights (g)
Milani Mineral Blush in Sweet Rose (c/cp)
Milani Single Eyeshadow in Evening Sky (c/cp)
Milani Single Eyeshadow in Heavenly Pink (c/cp)
Eylure Katy Perry Lashes (c)
NailEase Nail Wraps (c)
Violent Lips Lip Tattoos (c)

The Milani products are marked with both 'c' and 'cp' because I'm actually not sure where I came from - my mother passed them onto me already unwrapped, and there was no note with them, so I'm not sure. If you are reading this and they were from you then thank you very much! :)

So there you go, I hope you liked having a nose, and if there is anything more you'd like to know about any of the products before I review them in full then ask away and I will be happy to tell you.

What's been in your beauty shopping bag lately?



  1. This is a good haul! Nothing better than a load of new beauty products! x

    1. I know, it feels like such a treat! I've been enjoying using them all xx

  2. I love getting loads of new products and wondering what I'm going to use first! xx


    1. Me too, so much more fun than getting one or two at a time!xx

  3. Woah! I really like the Milani single eyeshadows x

    1. I still haven't tried those actually! Best get to it xx

  4. That Nuxe travel set looks ah-ma-zing and the fact you won it makes it even better :)

    1. It does indeed, nothing like a good prize and I'd been wanting to try Nuxe for ages xx

  5. Ooh what a haul! I really want the Models Own nail varnish, in fact the whole Wonderland Set!xx

    1. They are really pretty, but they are an absolute nightmare to get off!xx

  6. Ooh! Lovely bits there! I'd love the LM tinted moisturiser myself too x

    1. I was enjoying using tinted moisturisers more, but now I've gone and ruined it by using too many skincare products and making myself break out :(xx

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    1. Haha, I do the same whenever I see a haul. it's torture when you're not meant to be spending xx

  8. I LOVE the MUA bronzed perfection, it's amazing! x

  9. Oooh this makes me itch to go shopping!!!! Really would like to try the Nuxe products and the MUA bronzer!


    1. The bronzer is awesome, will let you know on the Nuxe xx


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