Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Collective Drugstore Haul (Bourjois, Essence, Maybelline, La Roche Posay, Avene, etc)


It's been a while since I did a haul post , and that's because I was hauling only one or two things weekly in the past month and I was waiting untill I saw you all the things I got in one post. They're mostly drugstore stuff I got from various places, so let's start!

Avene Cleanance Gel cleanser
I've mentioned many times that this cleanser is my number one essential, it's the only gel cleanser I use for almost 15 years, and I buy one every 4 months. If you have oily and acne prone skin please try it sometime, it's amazing!

La Roche Posay Physiological Micellar Solution
A month ago I did a review about my HG micellar lotion, Vichy's Purete Thermale, and even though it's been my favorite so far, I always have this urge to try new things when it comes to beauty, and La Roche Posay's Physiological Micellar Solution was in my wishlist for a long time, so I decided to get the small bottle to try it out. I've only tried it twice and I actually really like it! It doesn't irritate my skin at all, and it leaves my skin matte, which actually Vichy's doesn't. I always use a cleansing gel after I take my make up off with a micellar solution because it leaves a sticky feeling on my face, but I could just easily use only the Physiological solution if I'm in a hurry, without having to cleanse my face twice, it's that good!

Sephora Waterproof Eye Make Up Remover
It's one of the best two phase eye make removers I've ever tried, and whenever I find it in a good deal I always grab one because it's a little more expensive than the drugstore one I use. It removes mascara very good without any effort at all, and it doesn't irritate my eyes which is very important to me because I have sensitive eyes.


Bourjois Healthy Mix Serum Foundation
This is a foundation I've been wanting to try for a long time, and when they had a 20% off deal at Bourjois I decided to get it. I've been reading mixed reviews about it, people with oily skin either love it or hate it. I've tried it 2 times so far and my first impression is that it's a very good light to medium coverage everyday foundation that actually lasts on my skin without dissapearing within a few hours. My main problem with light coverage foundations is that within 4 hours it looks like I haven't put any foundation on my face at all, I didn't have that issue with this one though. Yes it gets a little oily around my nose and I may need to blot my face more frequently but I don't mind that, I have oily skin and I've learnt to live with that! The coverage is not super light, is more light to medium and i didn't expect that, I thought it would cover less and I'm surprised of how good it covers some of my redness and red spots. The ultimate test is whether it will break me out or not, that's why I have to try it for at least a month to be sure.


Maybelline Color Sensational Vivid lipstick in Electric Orange
The Vivid line just released in Greece and I really wanted to try one, the 2 euros off promo also helped! I wasn't sure which one to get, I wanted the Shocking Coral but when i swatched it on my hand it looked so pink so I got for the Electric Orange instead, which looked like an awesome color to wear at summertime. But OMG it is so neon, I'm really shocked with myself for getting that color! When I first tried it on my lips I was like "there's no way I can wear this color in public", it took me a few tries to figure out how exactly to wear it and I finally found a way! I first apply some Liposan (Nivea or Labello at other countries), then I line my lips with a soft peachy coral lipliner, I use the Essence 09 Nude Coral Lipiner, and then I just pat the lipstick lightly on my upper lips then I pressed my lips together so the lipstick will transfer to my lower lips too, that way it creates a beautiful bright peach shade on my lips, which is much more flattering than the bright orange.


Essense Match Cover Cream Concealer
A new concealer in the Essence permanent line, and even though it comes only in one color combination I really wanted to try it. When I swatched it on my hand I found it was super creamy and that is the reason that made me buy it in the first place. Coverage - wise though this concealer is very week, it's not for those who have problem with dark circles like me, but I'll continue using it. I like to blend both colors with my fingertips, because the light one is too light and the darker one is exactly the same color with my skin.


Essence 3D Eyeshadow in Irresistible Chocolates
These 3D duo eyeshadows are new in the Essence permanent line, and while I was browsing the colors, this shade was the one that caught my eye! I still haven't used it on my eyes, but from the swatch on my hand the lighter one is like a warm beige taupe shade and the darker one is a grey-khaki one, I hope it will look good on my eyes!


Foltene Eyelash and Eyebrow Treatment
I ordered this from Feelunique one month ago and since then I've been using it every single day. I got it for my eyebrows because they're so thin, and I read the best reviews about this treatment. I don't know if one month is too early to notice any results but I there's a noticable difference on my left eyebrow, which is the most problematic one, it looks more thick and I' very happy with that. Even my mother noticed it so I think this product is a win-win!

Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Top Coat
I also ordered this one from Feelunique because I don't think it's available here in Greece. I was in desperate need for a quick drying top coat because my Poshe became really thick and I find annoying the fact that it shrinks my nail polishes a lot! I'm really happy that I got the Insta-Dri because it's amazing, it has a thin texture which I love, it doesn't create bubbles while others I've tried with thin texture did. And the most important thing is that is doesn't shrink my polishes. Too bad Feelunique decided not to ship nail varnishes internationally anymore!



These are the things I hauled the past month. Have you tried any of these? Do you like them?
Let me know!






20 comments:

  1. Το foltene θα είναι σίγουρα στις επόμενες αγορές μου! Το insta-dri το έχουν sephora και hondos! Σκέφτομαι να το δοκιμάσω αλλά προς το παρόν είμαι απόλυτα ικανοποιημένη με το seche vite!

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    1. Thanks Μαιρη μου! Θα τα τσεκαρω σιουρα, αν κ ειμαι σιγουρη οτι θα ειναι τσιμπιμενα :(

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  2. I'm so diggin' your haul! I really wanted to get the exact Maybelline lipstick you bought, is is THAT neon? I might just reconsider its purchase after all...

    xx

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    1. Thanks :) Yeah it is very bright, if you're not used into bright and bold lip colors this might be too mcuh for you, but I still love the color!

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  3. Αχ αυτα τα hauls σου!!! Θελω να δοκιμασω και εγω τα καινουρια lipsticks Maybelline!
    Τα φιλιαααααα μου!

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  4. με γεια σου ολα!!!θελω κι εγω ενα maybelline vivid!αυριο λεω να παω να τα τσεκαρω μαλλον προς το shoking coral με βλεπω.παντως τα sally hansen τα εχουν μεν τα hondos(πανακριβα) αλλα τα εχω βρει και σε sites οπως το http://www.allcosmeticswholesale.com/ η το http://www.beautyjoint.com/ και αλλου πολυ φθηνοτερα απο εδω!

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    1. Thanks so much για τα links :)

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  5. Θέλω πολύ να δοκιμάσω το foundation από bourjois..Με γεια σου,όλα πολύ καλά!:D

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  6. poluu wraia pragmatakia!!eidika to kragion maybelline kai to make up apo bourjouis!!

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  7. αχ αυτο το foundation και εγω το εχω βαλει στο ματι εδω και πολυ καιρο αλλα να σου πω οτι τσιγκουνευομαι να δωσω στην bourjois 20ε. ξερω χαζο ισως, αλλα...

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    1. Οχι εχεις δικιο ειναι ακριβο, και εγς περιμενα μηπως εβρισκα καποια εκπτωση για να το παρω, γιατι αλλο να ξερω οτι μου αρεσει κατι, αλλα επειδη το δοκιμαζω πρωτη φορα καλο ειναι να το βρω σε εκπτωση γιατι μπορει κ να μην μου αρεσει στην τελικη.

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  8. Θα μπορούσα να έχω αγοράσει όλα όσα πήρες!Ταιριάζουν πάρα πολύ τα γούστα μας!Το μόνο που έχω ήδη είναι η σκιά της essence, η οποία δυστυχώς δε με ενθουσίασε...Ο επόμενος σταθμός μου είναι τα Vivids!

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    1. Χαιρομαι πολυ οταν βρισκω ατομα με ιδια γουστα με μενα! :)

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  9. Nice haul!! About the Avene Cleanance Gel, is it me or did they they change the formula a little? I think it's less harsh now (yay!) I want to try the Bourjois foundation and I definitely want to see you rocking that lipstick!! xx

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    1. Actually it is milder than it was previously, but then again I can't really tell the difference because I only use this all the time LOL

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  10. Το κραγιόν είναι WOW! Έχω πάθει ένα κόλλημα με τα πορτοκαλί κραγιόν τελευταία (δες αν θέλεις την τελευταία μου ανάρτηση, είναι για τα πορτοκαλί κραγιόν που έχω στην κατοχή μου)
    Το lash & brow treatment νομίζω πρέπει να το αγοράσω το συντομότερο δυνατόν, τα φρύδια μου έχουν ανάγκη κάτι τετοιο. Την σκιά και το concealer από essence τα ζαχάρωνα κι εγώ αλλά έδειξα αυτοσυγκράτηση :p
    Yπέροχες όλες οι αγορές σου, καλοφόρετα!
    xx

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    1. Να'σαι καλα. Σ'ευχαριστω!

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  11. Nice haul. I never tried Essence before but those two products look great, especially the 3D eyeshadow. I can't wait to see swatches and a review on that! Hopefully they have that line of eyeshadows in the States because it looks interesting.

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  12. Great products, especially Avene and LRP ;)

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