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

Holiday 2016 releases are already out folks. The marketing beauty beast don't want us to have money no time atall atall. Please, let us make better purchasing decisions. There are some great budgeting tips here.

Pat McGrath Labs Lust 004 Lipstick Kit - $60USD

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I'm totally for supporting Black women in the beauty industry - although her line is probably owned by Procter & Gamble - but $60?! nah Fam. The extra is fuh glitter and a clear lipgloss? Not when the lipstick alone is $25. p.s. I probably will get one of those.

Laura Mercier Fall In Love Face Illuminator Collection - $58USD image

Honest to God I got my eye on dis. Like fuhrealfuhreal; but I really shouldn't buy it for the same reasons I said about the Anastasia Beverly Hills Glow Kits. Also each pan is approximately 1/3 of a full size Face Illuminator, so if my math is correct - which it could totally not be - this should cost $55. I dunno how they worked out that it's a $65 value. 

It's so pretty though *sob*

Too Faced Christmas In New York Collection - $15 - $58USD

Is it just me or does it seem like Too Faced puts out the same tings every year?

May Lindstrom The Problem Solver - $90USD image

I'm all for skincare with high quality ingredients. I even have a few May Lindstrom items on the 'To Buy' list. But I'm not paying an exorbitant amount of money for a clay mask again. Nope. In all fairness, this product does have more than clay in it but that does make up the main ingredients.

"Fuller’s Earth Clay, Red Moroccan Rhassoul Clay, **Theobroma Cacao (Raw Cacao), Red Alaea Sea Salt, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Sodium Bicarbonate, Bamboo Carbon Charcoal Powder, *Vanilla Planifolia Bean, *Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower, *Althaea Officinalis (Marshmallow) Root,***Boswellia Carteri (Frankincense), *Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola), *Archangelica (Angelica) Root, *Cinnamomum Zeylanicum (Cinnamon), *Myristica Fragans (Nutmeg), *Syzygium Aromaticum (Clove), *Curcuma Longa (Turmeric), *Capsicum Annuum (Cayenne) Pepper.

* Certified Organic

** Certified Fair Trade

*** Wild Harvested

I think you could buy some clay from Healthy Kinks ($22BDS and under), add in some activated charcoal and mix them with honey. Yes, a DIY clarifying mask post is coming.

Healthy Kinks 8 oz Bentonite Clay -
$14 from Healthy Kinks #rep246

Natasha Denona All Over Glow Face & Body Shimmer in Powder - $38USD

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I just realised that these are also available on Nice. I'm just trying to reign in my highlighter purchasing. Trying.

Let us know what you're skipping in the comments.

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