Monday, August 18, 2014

July/August Haul

I will be doing an overall back-to-school haul, but for now I will be showing what I got during July and August (mostly tax-free weekend). This haul is quite small and a mix of things, but I am very excited to show you some of the items!

First up is the Benefit POREfessional Primer. I did not go into Sephora with the intentions of buying this or anything other than a palette, but like many shoppers before me I was tricked into buying more because of the cheap, mini products Sephora puts in line. To be quite honest I have wanted a primer and a Benefit product for awhile and since I have heard nothing but great things about this product I decided to give it a try.
Benefit's POREfessional primer

 Can I just say that I do not care how late I may be with buying this Urban Decay Naked3 palette because it is absolutely divine. I have lusted after this since it first came out and I saw it blowing up my Tumblr dashboard and after months I finally bought it. I am not exactly the most adventurous person when it comes to makeup so the dressed up neutrals of this palette are perfect for me. It has everything I could want and need and will work perfectly if I want a subtle day look or a seriously smokey eye. I intend on doing a post and review on the palette itself, so stay tuned if you are on the fence about buying this gorgeous little gem.

Urban Decay Naked3 

I must admit that I have a slight obsession with the way the English dress. I love how everything they put on looks like the ideal mix of rocker, posh, and classic style. One item that I have noticed that is a staple in my favorite English idols' closets is a pair of Chelsea boots. Ideally I wanted a gray suede pair, but after seeing these in H&M on sale I couldn't deny myself from buying these babes. The heel is leather and the base of the boot is suede which makes the boots look a bit more expensive then your typical run of mill H&M shoes.

H&M black Chelsea boot similars

I firmly believe that you can never own too many scarves. Considering that I will be spending winter in the north I think it would be wise for me to stock up on as many scarves as possible. I did not have a lavender one such as this, and with it only being $4 why wouldn't I buy it?

Icing scarf similar

To get ready for Destin I bought this cute H&M bikini top in my favorite shade of burgundy. I loved how the color looked against my skin and I also loved the embellishments on the ties. The H&M site is currently down for maintenance so I will try to link my swimwear later.

The second I saw this H&M bikini bottom I knew I had to have it. Not only does it match my scarf but it also look great with by bikini top. It was definitely a lot skimpier than I would normally wear, but I decided to take a risk and I was pleasantly surprised with the end results.

You may be sick of hearing this, but I'm moving to the north where the winters are brutal, so fleece lined tights are kind of a necessity. 'Nuff said.

Icing Fleece Lined Tights

Thanks for reading! xox

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