Mini Target Haul

Happy Memorial Day weekend! With two different parties and a lunch date, it’s been a pretty busy weekend for me, so today will probably be pretty low-key. It’s been unseasonably mild (and dare I say cold) in Maryland this weekend, but as soon as I know it it’ll be 90 degrees and 80 percent humidity.

I stopped in Target yesterday (famous last words) because I needed some new liquid eyeliner and foundation, but I capped myself at $20 because Target can be a dangerous place if I don’t set limits. I brought along some coupons, and I ended up…basically sticking to my $20 cap.

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Since I am scraping the bottom of the barrel of my L’Oreal True Match foundation, I picked out Revlon’s Colorstay Liquid Foundation as a replacement.  There was versions for both normal/dry and combination/oily skin, so I got the combination/oily version in Medium Beige (240). It was $9.49, but I had a $1.00 off coupon.

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I had been using NYC Liquid Eyeliner, but it finally dried up so I bought L’Oreal Paris Telescopic Liquid Eyeliner in Black (810). I picked this out because it had one of those lovely Target clearance stickers that make me want to start dancing in the aisle.  It was marked down from $8.49 to $5.80, plus I had a $1.00 coupon. I’ve read mixed reviews about this, so we’ll see how it goes.

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Then, I had a $2.00 coupon off of a Revlon product, so I picked out a Revlon Colorburst Lip Butter in Sorbet (053). I wanted a bright summery shade, so this is a nice pink. I really like the shade. I’ve never used a lip butter, but I like that it’s not as in your face as lipstick without being as laid back as lip gloss. Does that make sense?

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So…my total came to $19.03, but then I had to buy some groceries too, and somehow a sneaky little nail polish got into my basket. I had to restrain myself from picking up another Essie (those things are pricey little buggers!), but I ended up getting another Sally Hansen Insta-Dri. My old yellow shade dried out so I picked out this yellow in Butter-fly Stroke (10). Yellow is always a nice shade for summer, so I am glad to have it.

So, overall my Target beauty total came to $22.52. It’s been a long time since I have bought any makeup so I definitely restrained myself considering I got four things including a foundation for $23!

Once I get a feel for it, I’ll put up a review of the Revlon foundation, and I’ve heard good things about the Revlon lip butters so hopefully it’s as awesome as everyone is saying.

Have a great Memorial Day or happy Monday for everyone outside the US!

Have you bought any exciting products lately? Do you shop at Target?

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15 thoughts on “Mini Target Haul

  1. Vikki Sorensen May 27, 2013 / 11:03 am

    Lovely! I haven’t bought anything lately but I really want the BH California series. I may get those this week.

    • Sam May 27, 2013 / 5:27 pm

      I’ve never heard of BH California. Is it a brand? Part of me doesn’t want you to tell me because then I am probably going to want it too… ;P

      • Vikki Sorensen May 29, 2013 / 10:11 pm

        Sorry for the delay. It’s by BH Cosmetics and they have three California series. It’s eyeshadows, blush and, I believe, contours in one happy package. They have Hollywood, Malibu and San Francisco. I love them!!!

  2. beautyandthethrift May 27, 2013 / 3:28 pm

    Ooo you should definitely do a review on the L’Oreal liquid eyeliner! :)

    • Sam May 27, 2013 / 5:29 pm

      Alright. Will do :) It’ll be interesting to see how it goes.

  3. simplymything May 27, 2013 / 4:24 pm

    I love Revlon Lip Butters…That shade looks gorgeous!:)xoxo

    • Sam May 27, 2013 / 5:30 pm

      I’ve heard good things, so I am excited to wear it out and about!

    • Alyx May 28, 2013 / 6:32 pm

      I love the Revlon Lip Butters too. I have Strawberry Shortcake and Tutti Fruity, and they are two of my favorite lip products.

    • Sam May 27, 2013 / 5:30 pm

      Thanks :)

  4. brazennell May 28, 2013 / 6:11 am

    I really like the Revlon Foundation! Can’t wait to see what you think of it

  5. ajs336 May 30, 2013 / 10:35 am

    That lip butter is so pretty!

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