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Summer 2016 Drugstore Makeup Haul


Hello ladies!

I went on a little shopping spree in my nearby Drogerie Markt, and I wanted to share my buys with you today. I've been meaning to pick up some new lipsticks, and I also needed a new powder, but of course I ended up with waaay too much stuff yet again. Let's see what we have...

EOS Lip Balm Strawberry Sorbet

I know the hype for these has kind of died down, but I just discovered them recently and I am in. Freaking. Love. My favorite is the sweet mint scent, but I wanted another one for my collection. It's super fruity and sweet, and it moisturizes well without being oily (it's more waxy). These are expensive for lipbalm, about 7€ a pop, but compared to stuff like the by Terry Baume De Rose, I'm fine with paying that. Of course, my puppy already chewed it up... Oh well. 

Maybelline Vivid Matte Liquid Lipsticks

I saw a few reviews for these, and I already have a red shade, so I wanted to pick up a few more. So far I've only worn 05 Nude Flush (I also got a vampier shade, 45 Possessed Plum), and it felt my lips weirdly tingly... This didn't happen with the red shade, so I'm wondering what the problem was - almost felt like a slight allergic reaction! I love the shade though. These are about 9€ and you can purchase them here.

Catrice All Matt Powder

I adore Catrice powders. I've tried most of them, but not this one, so I had to get it for about 4€. I've tried it already and it's absolutely lovely. Very smooth, finely milled and absolutely lovely. Will repurchase for sure. I think powders are definitely something you can get from the drugstore without giving up the quality.

Catrice Blush Artist Shading Palette

Got this in the shade 020 CorAll I Need. Pretty, but nothing special. They're not really blushes as they're quite sheeny and don't have a lot of color payoff. I would sooner use them as blush overlays. About 5€ for this palette. The shades are very pretty, though.

Catrice Deluxe Glow Highlighter

I haven't tried everything from this palette yet, but it seems great. The left highlighter is lovely, and the bronzier shade is good for contouring for Snow Whites like me (seriously, where is my tan, it's summer). Same price as the blush palette, I would recommend this one over the previous product.

Catrice Pret-a-Volume Smokey Mascara Velvet Black

I mean, this is an okay mascara, just a little disappointing to me. The result seems quite natural, and I was expecting something extremely dramatic. Seeing the brush, I was sure it would smudge and crumble, but thankfully it doesn't do that. Not my favorite. About 6€.

Catrice Fluid Lipstick Intense

Got this in the shade 040 Rose Your Voice! Haven't tried it yet, but the swatch was lovely. I'm super into these rosey, nude shades lately. I'll keep you posted on this one. I think it was about 4€.

Catrice Matt Lip Artist

These crayons are just lovely. I got two shades, 030 Barberry Hopping and  010 Bare Nude's Soul. One is more nude,  the other more red. I was initially afraid these would end up on my teeth as they're very creamy, but they seem fine. Love the matte dry down and the price - 5€. I think these are limited edition, which is really a shame.

Catrice High Glow Mineral Highlighting Powder

I couldn't resist, it's so pretty! But unfortunately, this highlighter is way too shimmery for me. It's finely milled, but just not a great product. I wish the color was darker as well, as it's too light even for me, and that's saying something. It costs about 4€.

Catrice Camouflage Concealer

Been hearing great stuff about this. I want to do a comparison to Urban Decay Naked. Pretty sure I had it before and loved it! It costs around 5€. It is very velvety and smooth.

Essence The Beach House Blusher

Isn't this adorable?! I want to get back into Essence blushers, I used to purchase them with every limited collection and they're absolutely lovely (anyone remember their Marble collection from years ago? That was probably my favorite blusher of all time). This was on sale for about 2€, since it's an older collection.

Catrice Ultimate Stay Lipsticks

I absolutely adore these, and they're a bargain at around 5€. I got two shades, 070 Plum & Base and 060 Floral Coral. Beautiful shades, pleasant application and they feel great on the lips. I want every shade!

Hope you enjoyed this haul! I'm really excited about another brand arriving in Slovenia - L.O.V., and I might be picking up some bits from them as well. Until next time!
What's your favorite drugstore makeup item?

H&M Home Haul


I've been shopping like crazy...

And I feel like I'm getting old, because nothing feels as good as shopping for things for my home at the moment! :) I placed an order on H&M Home and today I wanted to share a few cute things I picked up from them. I'm so excited they started delivering their home things to Slovenia!

Let's start of with this grey blanket, which comes in a few other colors (here's hoping I can eventually convince my boyfriend to get the pink one as well). It costs 30€ and it's incredibly soft, perfect for snuggling up! I'm kind of getting tired of those super soft polyester blankets because they get ruined fast and don't look very expensive, so this is a great alternative.

I also got a whole bunch of candles: Honey Blossom - a sweeter scent, Green Tea - sharp and citrusy, and Cotton Flower - gentle and soft. I'm so glad I was able to get a few candles from H&M, I love them and they're a good bargain at only 8€.

My favorite buy is probably this beautiful round vase, which is glass and has a gold rim on top. I think it would look stunning with peonies, which I really need to buy if they're even still in season! The vase costs 20€, and there is also a smaller version available.

I got a cute napkin holder which goes nicely with the coasters I showed you in my Zara haul. It cost 8€ which is a bit stupid since it's just a bit of metal... And it also comes in rose gold.

Finally, because I am a child, I got a plate and mug with a cat motif. Of course I had to buy them, do you even know me? :P I think they're adorable, and I'm pretty sure they're meant for children, but I'll probably use them for photos and decor. They are both 6€ and there is also a bowl available.

I'll definitely order from H&M home again. I keep wishing these companies did furniture as well because I'm sure it would be adorable. But until they get on that bandwagon, I'm happy with their cute decor stuff!
What's the last thing you bought for your apartment?