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Monday, July 4, 2011

Weekend Bits





As you probably already know. there were lots of sales going on all over the metro this past weekend. I didn't feel up to the challenge of enduring the traffic jams AND THEN elbowing my way through the feeding frenzy at the major commercial areas, so I chose to take the road less travelled.

I managed to pick up a few stuff nonetheless:

From Watson's

1. Marrionnaud Eyebrow brush and spoolie- Still on the eyebrow thing and getting sick of the dinky eyebrow brushes that usually come with eyebrow powders.

2. Watson's Brand Cotton Pads- if you're a big cotton pad user, I recommend getting this. It's PHP 46 for a pack of 150 pads + 60 pads free. When I checked, you only get about 100 pads from the leading brands for that price.

3. Cyleina Kojic Soap- I'd heard that Cyleina soaps were already available in Watson's but this was my first time to see them. Prolly cuz they're always OOS.

4. Nivea Sparkling White Night Cream- I have a friend who swears by this night cream. She has the nicest skin of anyone I know so I thought I'd give this a try.

5. Pond's White Beauty Nature Naturals Facial Wash- Never had much luck with the brand in the past, but it's just a sachet. How much can it hurt to try, right?

6. Purederm Foot Mask- Repurchased this many times already.
7. Electric toothbrush heads


From HBC


1. Body Recipe Calamansi Roll-On Deo
- heard good things about this and it's always OOS so I  wanted to try it for myself.

2. San-San Blush in 03- a yummy bright pink shade.

3. Hortaleza Professional Keratin Hot Oil Treatment- another repurchase

4. 2-Way Cake Refill in 02- Already hit pan on my current 2-Way Cake foundie. Will test this soon.

And from the department store.


Ever Bilena Mousse Blush in Scarlet- Heads Up! The entire EB mousse line is on sale at PHP 99/each item. I'm crazy about their mousse blushes. This is my fourth one already. It's just too bad that their foundies are all too ligh for me. Included a swatch in case anyone's interested.


Cherry Nail Polish- it's a beautiful burgundy color. I got this for a number of reasons: I liked its long brush handle and it's dirt cheap (PHP 15+) but mostly I got it for entertainment purposes.

Check out the color name. LOLWHUT. (I'm so immature)


I also found this:


e.l.f. Studio Eyebrow Kit
- A personal triumph! Been looking for this for a really long time, but they always seemed to be OOS. I'm very happy with this but check back for the details.


Have a good week, luvs!

18 comments:

  1. Nice haul. I have yet to try that foot scrub, too lazy to open mine. :P

    I love that Marionnaud brush.

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  2. Nice finds! I think the cotton pad is a good deal. I'll look for that when I drop by Watson's. LOL @ the name of that nail polish. I think I've heard of that before. But it's super cheap nga for the price of P15.

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  3. Hi Catmare. I'm just not sure if it's the regular price or on sale. I'm not picky and I go through cotton pads like nobody's business. I might get a backup soon.

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  4. Hi Pammy! I'm like that too.

    I'm amazed at the quality of Marionnaud brushes for their price.

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  5. Great finds! I\m into elf also with dr blush on and bronzer:)

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  6. I like your haul! And Pussy Red? What the? Hahahaha! :P

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  7. Thank you! Which shade do you like? I'll check it out, too!

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  8. Hi Lisa! How was your trip?

    Haha. I can't even imagine what it's supposed to mean.

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  9. i also have the elf eyebrow kit and i do like it. :D great haul dear!

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  10. Nice haul! I have Cherry polishes too. So cheap, no? :) And I also just got a San San blush. I think mine's in shade 2 (or 3, not sure).Not very pigmented but I looooove the glow it gives my cheeks :D

    Following you now :)

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  11. watson's baby! i seldom find bloggers who really do haul a with substance... you're one of them, you always have interesting finds love!

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  12. hi Jackie, thanks for the info, I should definitely try the Ever Bilena Mouse as per your recommendation! - Mar
    http://notyourordinarybeautyqueen.blogspot.com/

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  13. Hi Marianne. No problem. Let me know what you think. Thanks for stopping by.

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  14. watson's ftw! LOL wow, thanks a lot. i guess that's what being on a tight budget does to a girl. haha.

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  15. Hi Aya! I was surprised when I saw it. I thought PHP 20-30 for a nail polish was cheap enough.

    I was kinda disappointed with the san-san blush when I swatched it, but I realized it's good for someone like me who's still getting the hang of powder blushes. i tend to overdo iit. =)

    yay! thanks a lot for following back. I love your blog!

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  16. Hi Sugar! Yay! Glad you approve. =))

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  17. I used to have that elf studio eyebrow kit, but didn't work for me so I gave it..hehe

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  18. aww.. I'm sad to hear that. I'm still getting the hang of using it, too.

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