Saturday, March 3, 2012

A little haul - Australis, Face of Australia, Natio, Target

The makeup/beauty products
After seeing several recent haul and review posts, I went out to visit my old friend Priceline. We haven't caught up with one another for quite a while, so it was a long visit.

I had a little list of things that I wanted and purchased most of them. I also went to Target in search for some Essence products but I was so disappointed - the stand there was awful, barely anything on it and half the products were smashed and smushed. Very disappointing. Anyway, I will get onto the haul. There isn't too much but still worth posting about it anyway.

Face of Australia was have a buy two get one free deal. I bought the Illuminator for myself in Angel Flame after reading Gianna's review, bought a blush for my Mum who has been wanting it for a while, and got the lipstick Lychee Crush for free. I saw the review on Michaela's blog and wanted it immediately!

I spotted the Australis creme blush on sale for seven dollars and I decided to just go for it and chuck in the basket. I got it in the shade Dusky Rose. I then ambled over to Natio where I spotted this eyelash curler for seven dollars and bought that too. I was looking for the Australis Crystal colour top coat but unfortunately it had sold out. It was also going for ten dollars so I figured I could probably get it cheaper elsewhere another time. I will be staying on my wishlist though...

I forgot to picture this with the other makeup products but I bought a black nail polish because the other one I had was completely useless. Shocking. Anyway, fingers crossed this new one (which was only three dollars) is a little bit better. One coat is all it needs to be fully opaque, and I seriously mean fully opaque. It is super glossy, but I haven't had it on long enough to speak about the chipping factor.

 The Australis blush looks a little bit scary in the packaging but I'm hoping it will blend out nicely as a blush, and if not it will be a lovely lip colour. There were only two other shades which I did not like, this one was the nicest.

I have tried out the lipstick, and it is amazing. Every review I have read has praised it like no tomorrow, and I totally understand why. It's gorgeous. So soft and moisturising and creamy, and such an awesome colour.
The illuminator also looks quite scary, but it blends so wonderfully and looks gorgeous. I had planned on getting another colour because even on Gianna's post I thought it was too pink, but realised at Priceline that it was perfect.

I am really happy with the eyelash curler. I wasn't sure whether to go for cheap or expensive after you guys all commented. This was seven dollars and I hope it lasts.
 I also bought some Earrings from Target for three dollars on special down from nine. I wanted the pearl ones because they were nice and little, unlike the ones I already have. I expect I will get a lot of use out of the silver ones too but I'm not sure about the last ones...

I bought this hat for five dollars down from ten. I tried to get it on a nice angle when photographing it but it looks a bit funny. It's nice in real life....

Last but not least is this bag. I adore it, I think it is wonderful, and it only cost $15. What a bargain!

The gold ones down the bottom are shaped like hearts

L-R: Lychee Crush, Dusky Rose, Angel Flame

I am hoping to get some reviews done ASAP!


  1. The hat and bag are so cute! X

  2. Yeah they are, and at that price, even better!

  3. Can't wait to get my hands on Lychee Crush, looks gorg :)
    I really like the gold stud earrings, I think they are my favourite of those 3 actually!
    Nice haul, loving the bag too :)

  4. The lipstick looks like such a good colour :)

    Laura xoxo

  5. youlittlebeauty - Glad to hear you are planning on getting Lychee crush...I think all of Australia will end up wearing this lipstick! Interesting that you like the gold earrings the best, will have to try and use them more often!

    Laura - It really is gorgeous!

    Rachael - It is summery...shame summer has officially come to an end! :(


  6. Hi hun I just wanted to let you know I awarded you with a blog award. You can check it out here.

  7. Oh thankyou Simera,
    So kind of you!

  8. I need to try this Face of Australia lipstick! Gonna head to Priceline tomorrow haha :) Lovely blog xx

  9. Looks like you got some great stuff!

    I'm having a giveaway, would love if you would check it out!

  10. FemmeBeauty - Thanks! I would definitely recommend giving it a shot! I am hoping to post a review soon...

    Aly - I think so! I'll have a look!



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