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Make Out 2014 - December Update

From the last two posts in this series you know this is a haul. Ah so it go!

The motherload

  • Dr. Hauschka Skin Care Rose Day Cream Light Thanks Sharon!
  • Dr. Hauschka Skin Care Quince Day Cream Thanks Sharon!
  • Clarins Toning Lotion with Iris (repurchase)
  • Bio Oil (repurchase)

Face Products:
  • It Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye 'Rich' Thanks Anderson!
  • Milani Baked Powder Blush 'Luminoso' Thanks Heidi!
  • Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup 'New Truffle'

Lip Products:
  • Evolution of Smooth Visibly Soft lip balm sphere 'Vanilla Mint'
  • NYX Chunk Dunk Hydrating Lippie 'Pomegranate Margarita' Thanks Heidi!
  • Revlon Colorburst Matte Balm 'Sultry'
  • Clarins Instant Light Natural Lip Perfector 'Nude Shimmer'
  • Evolution of Smooth lip balm 'Barbados Heat Wildberry' LE
  • M.A.C Lip Pencil 'Chestnut' Thanks Heidi!
  • Free Spirits Cosmetics 'Luv Me Or Hate Me'
  • bhcosmetics Color Lock Long Lasting Matte Lipstick 'Blissful' Thanks Heidi!
Also, not pictured are three Too Faced La Creme Colour Drenched Lipsticks - Thank you Sharalee!

An Eye Product and a Tool:
  • Absolute New York Double Barrel Sharpener
  • NYX Control Freak Eyebrow Gel

The problem area...

Nail products:
  • O.P.I 'Shine for Me' (Fifty Shades Of Grey Collection)
  • Milani 3D Holographic 'Cyberspace'
  • Essie 'peak of chic' Thanks to the Manager of Collins :)
  • Essie luxeffects 'Set In Stones'
  • Essie luxeffects 'Summit Of Style'
  • Essie luxeffects 'Rock At The Top'
  • Orly Extra Strenght Slip It Off Nail Lacquer Remover
  • Seche Restore 
  • Zoya 'Hunter'
  • Nail Tek Foundation II (repurchase)

Right so, 2015 is most certainly going to be focused on using what I have... cause... *ahem* I have more than enough. p.s. Don't forget to check out the Moden Makeup Marketplace because things I've swatched that didn't work for me often go there at half of what I paid for them.

Did you get any beauty products for Christmas?

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