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

To find out what anti-hauls are all about and who inspired me to post my own please read the first installment. There very well might be an anti-haul every month at the rate these beauty companies are going.

Kevyn Aucoin The Neo-Bronzer 'Siena' - $58USD

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This is another item that I really had my eyes on. I mean, just look at it! Reality is though that since the products aren't separated in the pan they'll most likely just muddle together. And if I want a highlight/blush/bronzer product in one - that black people most likely can only really use as a blush - I already have 'Ritual' from Laura Mercier. Sigh. It's pretty though.

Becca Backlight Priming Filter - $38USD

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I took a sample of this with me to New York and when I tried it I was immediately impressed. I dunno if it was just because it was chilly and my skin was dry or the fact that the product wasn't a greasy shiny mess. Having the word 'light' in the title threw me off and I was kindda expecting the worst. Still, I'm not gonna part with all that money. 1. I heard Stephanie Nicole say the L'Oreal Lumi is very similar and secondly. Becca ain't acting so right these days. These brands dun get more than enough of our money man.

Jeffree Star Skin Frosts - $29USD

'King Tut'
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What am I gonna do with 15 grams of highlighter? Notwithstanding my reluctance to put any more of my money in this man's pocket. No. Just, no.

Surratt Beauty Artistique Face Brush - $230USD

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I'm sure this brush is fantastic but the most I'm spending on a brush is Chikuhodo Z1. Troy Surratt you keep your expensive tools soul. Laura Lee recently did a video about this particular brush.


Christian Louboutin Loubilaque Lip Lacquer - $85USD

Rouge Louboutin
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Oh Louboutin, how they catch our eyes with pretty packaging. Sigh. When the promo pictures for this released I thought it was a liquid lipstick; I was gonna get one to add to the plenty others that I'm yet to review. But alas, it's a lip gloss. And if recent reviews are to be believed, they smell terrible and some colours are patchy. Here's Tati's thoughts on the line:



$85 for a lip gloss. Yeah, you tried it.

Let us know what new beauty products you have your eye on in the comments.

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