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Instant Repurchases

Recently I was watching Mary from ALoveTart's video and it got me thinking: which products do I repurchase before they've even run out?

Some things are just staples.

Macadamia Natural Oil Nourishing Leave-In Cream

Shay from Magnific Hair first introduced me to this brand a few years ago and I've been hooked eva since. I haven't seen it available locally but you can get it on Amazon and even sometimes on Hautelook 1 (a flash sale site that offers a wide variety of products at reduced prices).

Macadamia Natural Oil Nourishing Leave-In Cream

M.A.C Prep + Prime Highlighter 'Peach Lustre'

Bath & Body Works Gentle Foaming Hand Soap 'Black Cherry Merlot'

This scent is simply divine...but I'm sure you're tired of hearing me say that.

Bath & Body Works Gentle Foaming Hand Soap 'Black Cherry Merlot'

NYC In A Minute 'Grand Central Station'

These are also available in The Marketplace.

Berkley & Jensen 100% Pure Cotton Rounds 100 Count

The packaging has changed but the product better has be the same. These are best cotton pads I've found locally. Shopsmart has them for the best price (approx. $7) but I've also seen them in Bio Beauty for about $12. International readers you can find them easily on Amazon.

Berkley & Jensen 100% Pure Cotton Rounds 100 Count
[Click photo for a comparison]

rms beauty lip & skin balm 'simply vanilla'

Aveeno Positively Smooth Shave Gel

I've always found the Gillette Satin Care range to be heavily fragranced and a bit messy to deal with. I have none of these issues with this one and it's also cheaper.

Aveeno Positively Smooth Shave Gel

Chanel Chance 

I hear sooooooooooooo many women raving about this, and with good reason. Katrina gave me my first bottle one Christmas and I mean now that I am never again to be without it.

Chanel Chance

Eden's Choice Naturals 'Peppermint' Soap

I just ordering by the batch now.

Eden's Choice Naturals 'Peppermint' Soap

Maybelline Define-A-Brow 'Medium Brown'

I had heard someone say on YouTube that this was being discontinued. I don't know if that's true. For many years I would only be able to find it in pharmacies in Jamaica. Thankfully now it's readily available in Collins, Paradise Beauty Supply, Rachel's Health and Beauty and Massy Stores. This was the first fine tip retractable brown pencil I ever used. 

Maybelline Define-A-Brow 'Medium Brown'

REN Clean Skincare Micro Polish Cleanser

Too Faced Lip Insurance

Take any smearing, smudging lip product from zero to hero *real quick* with this baby right hurrr.

Too Faced Lip Insurance

I can't be the only one that does this. Let me know which products you instant repurchase in the comments.

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Personally I'm at a point where not much excites me and I truly need to cut my eye at the people tings 😁 That and Auntie Mia wanna put VAT on online purchases 👀I dunno how we gine survive bout hey! Of course I still wanna support the local M.A.C counters and attend Beauty Tradeshows so I gotta be realistic. A low buy suits me just fine.

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