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Sharalee The Enabler (Sephora VIB more)

If ever there was a woman that understood why certain cosmetics fill up my heart (and eyes) with joy, it's Sharalee. I don't know where she was all my life but I am overjoyed that she is here now. Because not only does she share a love for the lovely beauties we gush over, she also love off a sale. Talk about having yuh ears to the ground? Sharalee is up on all the new releases and more importantly all the sales. Whatta gem.

All that to say, all this is her doing. All of it. And now we're gonna be in makeup comas til next year.

Sephora's VIB Tote for 2014

The motherload

Eye products:
  • Urban Decay Smoked Palette
  • Marc Jacobs The Sky-Liner set

L - R: 'O(vert)', 'Brown(out)', 'Sunset', 'Midnight In Paris', 'Th(ink)', '(Plum)age', and 'Blacquer'

*gasp* Lucinda got eyeshadows?! Shock and awe! What can I say? I've had my eye on that Urban Decay palette for a long time and at the sale price it is a steal.

Nail polish:
  • Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics 'Technopagan'

Yup, just one. Can you believe it?

  • First Aid Beauty Cheers To FAB Skin set
  • First Aid Beauty Facial Radiance Pads
L -R: Facial Radiance Pads (travel size and full size), Ultra Repair cream, Ultra Repair Lip Therapy, Face Cleanser (with FAB Antioxidant Booster) and Eye Duty Triple Remedy

Face products:
  • The Balm Mary-Lou Manizer
  • The Balm Cindy-Lou Manizer
  • The Balm Betty-Lou Manizer
  • Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed 'Topaz'
  • Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Spotlights
  • NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer 'Cafe'

T- B: 'Pearl', 'Champagne Gold' and 'Opal'

I said here that I use 'Caramel' in the Radiant Creamy Concealer for my under eyes; I got 'Cafe' to use on other parts of my face.

  • Zoeva Rose Golden Luxury Set
Includes the following brushes: 317 Wing Liner, 110 Face Shape, 227 Luxe Soft Definer, 127 Luxe Sheer Cheek, 142 Concealer Buffer, 102 Silk Finish, 231 Luxe Petite Crease and 106 Powder

Just an fyi, this didn't come from Sephora.

and now for where the money really went...

Lip products:
  • NARS Audacious Lipsticks: 'Jane', 'Liv' and 'Dominique'
  • Too Faced Melted Kisses Set: 'Melted Berry', 'Melted Fuchsia', 'Melted Peony' and 'Melted Nude'
  • Too Faced Lip Insurance
  • NARS Velvet Lip Liner 'El Agua'
  • Christian Dior Creme De Rose
  • Bite Beauty Deluxe Matte Creme Lip Crayon 'Aubergine'
  • Bite Beauty Matte Creme Lip Crayon 'Amaretto'
  • Bite Beauty Matte Creme Lip Crayon 'Cognac'

Yes indeed, loads of blog material!

A million thanks to Sharalee again - you Temptress you!

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