Snow Storm Drugstore Haul

12:03 PM

This is an older blog entry that I forgot to finish typing!! Doh!!

A few weeks ago there was a major snow storm and the hubby and I decided that we were feeling stir crazy so we went to a drugstore & picked up some snacks & I picked up makeup.

This is what our balcony looked like.


I blogged about seeing these at my local Duane Reed a few weeks ago & I decided to pick them up. I don't really like to wear these alone because they don't blend that well, but I put a bit over my powder blush & I love the glow it gives.

NYC Blushable Creme Sticks in Big Apple Blush & South Street Seashell


I bought this because it reminds me of the Stila Kajal Liner in Taupe. I can't say that it's an exact dupe, but for $4 vs the $18 for the Stila Liner I like it.

Maybelline Cool Effects Eyeliner in Peach Daquiri

Swatches!! - I also bought a Wet N Wild Lipstick in Just Peachy, but I forgot to take a picture.



I've been on the hunt for a red lippie, I was going to go for MAC's Russian Red, but when I saw this I knew I had to try it.
Milani Lipstick in Perfect Red - This lipstick is supposed to be the perfect red for everyone, because it adjusts to your skin tone. I personally didn't notice any changes to the color when I applied it. What really sold me at first thought was the packaging, so pretty & elegant.



This lipstick is really moisturizing & leaves your lips with a glossy shine, it also stays on for a really long time.

I recently did a blog entry titled Retro Lady, which I used this color.
I'm still not sold that this is the perfect red for me -  I like it,  but I think I would prefer a matte red.

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9 comments

  1. Great haul!! I do that all the time, I never finish writing my blog posts, haha

    The red looks great!

    My lips are too small to use a matte red =/

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  2. still not SOLD? its so pretty on you!! :) Hope you are doing fine gorgeous!! ^_^

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  3. Oh crap, that red is hot on you!

    Those blushes look awesome, too.

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  4. Nice haul! The lippie looks great on you :)

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  5. Damn that's snow!! Well at least you guys were able to get out! :)

    ohh... pretty!! Thanks for doing all the swatchies!! And I think the red lippie is gorg on you! So very old hollywood glam!

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  6. i think the red looks good on you - i have russian red and it feels just a weeeee bit too dry on my lips, but it's ok with some gloss over it. maybe a peach or pink gloss on top of the milani red would get it closer to russian red?

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  7. Isn't it crazy that a month ago we were covered in snow and this weekend we were sweating our asses off? LoL

    You look gorgeous in that retro pic!

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  8. and that red is delicious on you!

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  9. oooooooooooooooh those blushes look nothing short of super special and divine!!!

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