Makeup + Skincare

NYC Sephora Haul

2nd December 2016

When my friend asked for my makeup wishlist for an upcoming trip to New York, I instantly had several products in mind. She kindly picked up an American beauty haul for me from Sephora, which in my opinion doesn’t count as a violation of my self-imposed spending ban, because I didn’t physically do the shopping. That’s my story and I’m sticking to it.

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A week after Trump’s election win, the dollar was looking a bit shaky so in addition to avoiding shipping this haul was a bargain. Every cloud.

K is super organised so managed to get my things, her own and requests from others with several baskets and lists in hand. Only one illusive product escaped our grasp, the Master Palette by Mario from Anastasia Beverly Hills which is sold out everywhere.

Anastasia Beverly Hills feature quite heavily, being one of my all time favourite brands. I got the cream contour palette in shade light, the Ultimate Glow Kit and a liquid lipstick in the shade Milkshake.

Because you can never have too many nude liquid lipsticks, I also got Kat Von D’s Everlasting liquid lipstick in the shade Bow & Arrow, which is one I’ve been coveting for ages.

Despite my recent Too Faced disappointment, I got the Love Flush blush in the shade Baby Love. I’ve used this already and really love it so some faith is restored.

Lastly I got a palette I’ve had my eye on from Tarte, a brand I haven’t tried but have heard great things about. I opted for the Tartlette ‘In Bloom’ Amazonian clay palette. It’s always a bit risky, purchasing something without seeing it from a new brand but it paid off because I am living for this palette. I got the Tartlette In Bloom Amazonian clay palette.


Which products would be on your USA wishlist?

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  • Candice Petersen
    2nd December 2016 at 10:01 am

    AHh that glow kit would be on my list!

    Candice | Beauty Candy Loves

    • Amy
      5th December 2016 at 11:05 am

      I’m absolutely loving it so far!

  • Yiotou_La
    2nd December 2016 at 12:05 pm

    If a friend of mine traveled to the US, I would probably pay her for an extra luggage since I want too many things we dont have here! And I agree, it doesn’t violate your spending ban, your friend did the shopping and she is the only one to blame, I would probably say the same thing haha!! Have a nice weekend Amy x


    • Amy
      5th December 2016 at 11:07 am

      Haha I need a dedicated cargo plane ideally. We’re planning a USA trip next year and I’m going to have to bring an extra suitcase! Haha I’m glad you agree :). Thanks lovely <3

  • Alice Red
    2nd December 2016 at 9:22 pm

    Great picks – I would have definitely picked the Tarte palette and some liquid lipsticks, too! I can’t wait for Sephora to come to the UK x

    • Amy
      5th December 2016 at 11:10 am

      The Tarte palette is probably my favourite, it’s really good. Me too, it’s going to be dangerous though! x

  • Ankita
    2nd December 2016 at 9:29 pm

    Great picks! The Glow kit and the Tarte palette is in my wishlist too!!

    Makeup, Style and Sugar

    • Amy
      5th December 2016 at 11:10 am

      I can say the Tarte palette is well worth getting!

  • Katherine Tran
    3rd December 2016 at 12:59 am

    Everything looks so pretty!

    • Amy
      5th December 2016 at 11:10 am

      I loved all the packaging too!

  • Jacquard Flower
    7th December 2016 at 11:02 am

    Wow you got some amazing products!

    Gemma x

    • Amy
      15th December 2016 at 9:04 am

      Thanks Gemma!

  • Len Dela Peña Parent
    17th December 2016 at 5:17 am

    Wow amazing haul! Thanks for sharing!
    Much love, Len