Thursday, December 13, 2007

Bonus Time! Sephora Here I Come!

Although dull at times, working in finance does have its perks: Holiday Bonus time! After receiving my check today (of which the government took almost half! sniff, sniff), I heading over to Union Square. I had to go pick up tights to wear with my cute cocktail dress tonight at our company holiday party cause its so darn cold in SF right now. Once they were purchased, of course, I beelined over to Sephora to treat myself on a job well done this year:I got NARS's Night Series Mini Palette($55), something I have been lusting after for months! It's quite pricey, but definitely a must have for my eyeshadow collection. All the colors are so shimmery and fun, perfect for creating holiday looks. I don't usually wear green eyeshadow, but I am going to experience with some new color combos and it will be fabulous, I just know it.I also picked up a small bottle of Smashbox's famed Photo Finish Foundation Primer($15.50). Everyone raves about this so much, I knew I had to try it. Not quite ready to invest in the full size, this one is perfect for me to test it out. I have used products with silicone in them, so I know how lovely they make your skin feel. I have a feeling this is going to be a winner!I also got a new brush ($9) for my gel eyeliners. It is actually a Sephora Professional lip brush, but I am going to use it for my MAC Fluidline tonight, since I forgot the brush I usually use at home. The brush is stiff enough for eyeliner and just becuase it says its for lips, doesn't mean you can't use it on your eyes. Think outside the box, ladies.

Of course I am a Sephora Insider, so with my purchase, they gave me a free sample of Frederic Fekkai Glossing Sheer Shine Mist(full size $22.50). Maybe that will liven up my hair this afternoon before the party. Hope so!

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i♥make-up said...

Lovely haulin Ms. Beauty Junkie,
I hauled as well, today. I got done with my exams on Monday, so it's been all about haulin and bloggin!!! I prefer MAC Prep+Prime Skin over Smashbox's version just because it gives the skin a dewy glow as opposed to a matte finish, did u try UDPP (Urban Decay Primer Potion)?


CityChic said...

I love that Nars set! You're so lucky you get a bonus.

Beth said...

i♥make-up~ Congrads on being done with finals! Definitely a good excuse to do a little shopping. I did try UDPP and I like it!

citychic~ I am lucky, but its all going to pay off bills mostly! Ugh. At least i got a few treats.

Thanks for reading!