First Beauty Haul of 2014: ULTA & More

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Hello Everyone!!
I have been waiting for this new year to come so I could haul some new beauty items!
I have seen so many videos and blog posts of whats new at the drug store and I wanted to get out there and see for myself.
Sometimes things on camera look so much cooler than in person which is what I found out (lol).
So I picked up some new items and some not so new that I just really wanted to try out.
I hope you enjoy my first Haul of 2014!



Hot Tools Rainbow Gold Curling Iron 

I have been wanting a new curling wand for awhile now; I debated on getting a new curling iron or a straightener but lately I've been doing my hair more curly than straight so I knew getting an updated curling wand would be a lot more useful and fun.
 The one I have now works great but it's only a 1 inch and I have been wanting bigger hair.
I passed by the hot tools section at ULTA and noticed they were On Sale for $39.99/originally $53.99.
On top of getting a great deal, well I think so, I was able to pick up the rainbow one which I think is so pretty!

John Frieda Radiant Red 

This product was recommended to me by theMakeupAffair, who also has red hair and this is something she has used before and loved!
I recently posted a picture of my red hair on Instagram and shared how dull it became after one wash so I was looking for something new to use on my hair and she recommended this one. Which I've herd good things about; it's a red shampoo & conditioner that helps preserve the color.
Shampoo & Conditioner $5.99 each at ULTA.

Covergirl Clump Crusher & Revlon 3D Mascara 

I have been needing a new mascara for awhile now I was using the L'oreal Butterfly Mascara and I realized it was making my eyes burn throughout the day. I don't want to get to much into that mascara right now, if you would like an update on that mascara let me know. 
I decided to pick up a Covergirl mascara because they always work great and they always have fun new ones to try out.
Now the Revlon mascara I haven't haerd to much about from the reviews I looked up a lot of people didn't like it to much but I'd rather try it out myself. Have you tried it? Let me know.

Covergirl Clump Crusher
at ULTA for $8.99

Revlon Photoready 3D Volume Mascara in Blackest Black
at ULTA for $8.99

Covergirl true Blend liquid make up in m2

I'm very close to running out of my go to Covergirl 3 in 1 foundation and when I saw Covergirl had a new foundation out I had to hunt it down. 
At Ulta they actually didn't have many shades to choose from so I went to Ride Aid where I found it for $8.49 w/ a $1.50 coupon. 
If you can get your hands on a coupon head to Walgreens because they're on sale right now for $8.99.

Maybelline Baby Skin Instant Pore Eraser

This product is getting a lot of attention in the beauty community; I wanted to pick it up to see if it's worth the hype.
It's sold out everywhere including Ulta, who will not be having any new ones till Friday.
I finally got my hands on it at Walgreens for $6.99.
I looked online and it seems to be the cheapest at Target for $5.99.
I can't wait to try it, if you've had a chance to try it please share your thoughts!

Pond's Luminous Finish BB+ Cream

I actually really wanted to try this after seeing Sonia Castaneda's review. 
I'm very curious to see how this products works on my skin.
My skin has actually been clearing up a lot, aside from some dark spots and scaring so, I have been leaving the house with no make up on a lot more and I would really like to have a product like this for those days when I don't want to wear make up but still want to look alive. 
Find it at ULTA for $8.99; I tried looking for it at Ride Aid to compare prices and I didn't see it. 

Rimmel London Show off Lip Lacquer in Comet (200)

Check out the different colors here.
I've never really tried Rimmel London products from what I can remember, but this lip lacquer stood out to me it's pretty new I believe. But I thought it would go well on top of a nude lipstick so I can't wait to try it. 

Rimmel London Scandaleyes Precision Micro Eyeliner

Another Rimmel London product that stood out to me. 
I always like trying new eyeliners and I haven't herd to much from this one, it looks pretty cool. 
It's also waterproof which I'm looking forward to testing out. 

ULTA Cotton Balls

Last but not least cotton balls!
I always want to pick up some of these at the drugstore but I either forget or decided not to pay like $3+ for cotton balls, but they were $1.99 at ULTA so not to bad and I remembered this time.  

As I'm sure you can tell I spent a lot of time at ULTA. 
I checked every section for new items and things that just stood out. They actually opened an ULTA near me so I will be able to go a lot more often which I'm very excited about. 
I hope you all enjoyed this haul and please let me know what new products you have tried out that you recommend. 

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2 comments

  1. This is a great haul Gabriela! I wish I could find Rimmel in Jakarta. They seem to have gvery nice products! What is Ulta? Is it like Target?

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  2. Thank you Lucie! That sucks your not able to get a lot of products huh!? and Yes Ulta is like a Target but just for beauty products they have everything from make up to skin care and hair products they sale high end and drug store products it's a lot of fun to go to :)

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