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The Rest Of It

Y'all didn't think it was over right?

Just like last year, we took advantage of being able to see and touch things in person. So of course we hit up the usual suspects: Ulta, Target, Walgreens, Saks Fifth Avenue, CVS etc. Surprisingly we barely went into any Sephora's this toss. I'd already bought most things I wanted in VIB sale anyways.

Sidenote: if you're a shopaholic I encourage you to keep track of your purchases. Thankfully this blog helps me with that. If you're not a blogger you could utilize Instagram or go retro and just write everything down. Knowing when a product came into your collection gives perspective on when you should discard it (if you've even used it, that is).

Aussie 3 Minute Miracle Moist and Macadamia Professional hair products - www.modenmakeup.com
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New York drugstore haul - www.modenmakeup.com
New York drugstore haul - www.modenmakeup.com
New York drugstore haul - www.modenmakeup.com
Garnier SkinActive Micellar Cleansing Water - www.modenmakeup.com

  • Aussie Moist 3 Minute Miracle 
  • Macadamia Professional Activating Curl Cream
  • Macadamia Professional Nourishing Moisture Masque (not pictured)
  • Q-tips Precision Tips
  • Maybelline Lasting Drama Waterproof Gel Pencil 'Glossy Emerald'
  • Nivea Lip Butter 'Cocoa Butter Kiss' and 'Vanilla & Macadamia Kiss'
  • L'Oreal Voluminous Color Creations 'Turquoise Crush' LE
  • e.l.f Makeup Remover Cleansing Cloths
  • Physicians Formula Eye Booster 2-in-1 Lash Boosting Eyeliner + Serum 'Ultra Black'
  • Neutrogena Shine Control Primer
  • Revo 100% Natural Lip Balm 'Peppermint' and 'Honey'
  • Neutrogena Makeup Remover Cleansing Towelettes 'Night Calming'
  • Ulta Makeup Blending Sponge Duo
  • NYX Micro Brow Pencil 'Chocolate' (not pictured)
  • Tree Hut Essential Travel Kit 'Coconut Lime'
  • Tree Hut Shea Sugar Scrub 'Tropical Mango'
  • Neutrogena MoistureSmooth Color Stick 'Wine Berry'
  • Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips 'Waikiki Strip'
  • Soap & Glory 'Orangeasm' Super Rich Body Butter
  • Real Techniques Brush Cleansing Palette
  • Yes To Cucumbers Soothing Cooling Hydrating Mist
  • Molly & Rex Thank You cards
  • e.l.f beautifully bare Blending Brush
  • Notebook Thanks Sharalee!
  • e.l.f High Definition Undereye Setting Powder 'Sheer'
Check out The Marketplace if you want to try a couple of these product for yourself. The rest of the haul is on Keek.

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