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#Anti-Haul | What I'm Not Gonna Buy

Kimberly Clark started this series and I think it's an amazing idea. Soooooooooooooooo many beauty items are hyped up and often we fall prey to the social media frenzy. Watch Kimberly's first video below to catch the gist:


Imagine, me the shopaholic, talking about what I'm not going to buy. LOL. Right on the heels of sharing money saving tips - which are stellar if I do say so myself - then shopping down New York. Still, the reality is we all need to be more vigilant for what's really unique in the cosmetic and skincare industries these days. Disclaimer: nothing is wrong with any of these items and I am most definitely not telling anyone what to do with their money becausin nobody is could tell me wha to do wid mines.

Tom Ford Soleil Blanc Shimmering Body Oil - $98USD


I had every intention of buying this. One selling point in the marketing blurb is that this smells like the Soleil Blanc Eau de Parfum Spray which costs $220 for 1.7 oz. So yuh would tell yuhself lemme get this cheaper product, get the same scent and since it's an oil it gine last longer right? Well thank God for the ability to travel and see/smell things in person. This smells just like the NARS Monoi Body Glow II. I mean just like it. Funny story: the NARS product is mainly fractionated coconut oil with the tiare flowers soaked in it. BUT it's only $59. So the rest of the money is for the gold shimmer and spray nozzle? Nah son.

Becca x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Collection Face Palette - $52USD


Sigh. That's pretty much all I can say. Watch Rita B and Tina's videos below for the craziness that surrounds whole collection. I think I'm done buying YouTuber collaborations.



Anastasia Beverly Hills Glow Kits - $40USD

'Sundipped' LE

Not that I'm done with highlighters, although I try to be, but these wouldn't make any sense in my already ridiculous collection. They're beautiful but I think the range in each palette is kindda wild. I'd probably use two of the four at most.

Too Faced Melted Matte Liquified Long Wear Matte Lipsticks - $21USD each

'Who's Zoomin Who'

Too Faced released their version of a liquid matte lipstick with much pomp and pageantry. The shade range is impressive. Fuh my one part, I'm liquid lipstick-ed out. I have a backlog of formulas to compare, from expensive ass By Terry to Indie brands. I think I'm done with this trend too.

Urban Decay1 Vice Lipsticks - $17USD each

'Pandemonium'

I guess I musse one of those people that is resistant to change. How dare Urban Decay discontinue their Revolution Lipsticks? And while I can appreciate the price reduction and impeccable shade range - 100 colours in six finishes - how dare they change to lighter/cheaper packaging? Stupse.

That's it for this episode :) Let us know what you're not going to buy in the comments.

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