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#Anti-Haul | What I'm Not Going To Buy (Local Edition)

In previous anti-haul posts I've only mentioned things I could buy online. I think we do a bit more research when we don't have the option of instant gratification. This toss I'm mentioning products I've seen on shelves in Barbados. Since the Moden Mavenz are trying to save more this year, I'm trying to cool these trigger fingers when I see new products in M.A.C, Collins, iMart, Styles n Beauty, Mozaic etc. Trying.

Anyho, below are things I'm abstaining from purchasing and why.

Jordana Sweet Cream Matte Liquid Lip Color

Y'all know I sooooooooooooooooooooooo behind on those liquid lipstick comparisons. And everytime yuh look round another brand releasing more. I tap out Fam. I have seen reviews saying that these are similar to the recently launched NARS Velvet Lip Glides (I ain't buying any of those either). One thing yuh can't deny though, the price is right.

Jordana Sweet Cream Matte Liquid Lip Color -
As seen in Caribbean Queen

Bio Balance Skincare

This brand get popular real quick locally and I'm happy that more people are interested in taking better care of their skin. Heidi has been talking about a few of the products and they seen to be working for her. I like the price point. I haven't checked the ingredients myself but I hope they're good since it's so easily accessible. I have a lot of skincare to go through before I add a new brand into the mix.

Bio Balance Skincare -
As seen in Massy Stores, Warrens

Tata Harper Boosted Contouring Eye Mask

Just so we're clear that I'm not a brand snob.

In this instance the ingredients read great but the price...lawdhavestmercy. As though I wasn't sceptical about eye creams before now there are eye masks that finna cost us $433BDS DP / $346BDS DF Bish whet?! 😱 Yeah, I had a great time at that Tata Harper Demo but not that great of a time.

L.A.Girl Cosmetics Strobe Light Strobing Powder

These almost got me yuh. But as you will soon see in my highlighter tag, I most definitely don't need a next nudda one. Not like that alone would stop me; honestly, the swatches I've done of a few of the lighter shades were not impressive. That said, if y'all wanna see a swatch post I might be convinced to reconsider 😏

L.A.Girl Cosmetics Strobe Light Strobing Powder -
As seen in Exotica Makeup and Extensions, Broad Street

As seen in Beauty Works (old Barbados Hardware building), Swan Street

M.A.C Studio QuikTrik Stick

These do intrigue me but I gotta be honest with myself; I'm not the best when it comes to using cream products. I really wish I was since I know they easily achieve a natural/'skin-like' finish but I just never remember to use the ones I have.

M.A.C Studio QuikTrik Stick -
As seen in Cave Shepherd, Broad Street

Let us know what you're cutting your eye at in the comments.

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