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Sometimes, when you’re lacking of inspiration for your next post, God sends you a sign. Like, the “big sales on The Make Up Store” add on Instagram kind of sign. Besides, my new office is literally 3 steps away from it ! I mean, give a girl a chance to get cured from her shopaholicism ! But well at least I got my idea for today’s post. Here’s my Make Up Store haul :


First these 3 nail polish ! I like the coral one very much, I think it’s finally the good shade, usually they tend to be too orange for me but I have high hopes for that one. It is in shade Lisa. The white one is actually pearly. I have seen a swatch on the store that looked absolutely wonderful, very classy, chic and elegant, but also would be perfect on a matte and tanned skin like mine, for just a casual summery evening. The name of that one is Malin. And the middle one, is a deep Bordeaux, between red and purple in shade Jazmine. Now the dilemna is, which one do I start with ?


A primer for the T-Zone also caught my attention (and my money). It is supposed to make look matte, which is great for me and for all combination-skined people, who tend to have a very shiny T-Zone. And the item that puzzles me the most, is that Aqua Cooling Powder ! I think it’s a mix between a moisturizer and a primer, but it’s a powder, and you can also use it after putting on your make up to keep it in place and to refresh it throughout the day … I had to buy that stuff, right ?? I am super curious to try it on, I can’t wait really, and I’ll make sure to review it for you guys ASAP.

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This Ultra Light Foundation was also on sales, and who ever said “I have too many foundations to choose from” ? … Alright I may have said that very sentence myself a few times, that is not the point. The point is, the texture is really light, almost like a BB cream, but I guess with more coverage,  and it seems easy to spread thanks to that little sponge on the tip. I took the shade Espressino, and I’m not very happy with the fact that the name is not written anywhere on it. I had to take the little stickers from the box and stick it on to it, otherwise I would never remember the name of the color, and couldn’t buy it again, if ever I wanted / needed to.


Last but not least, 2 lipsticks : the Chubby Lipstick in color Flame, that is a fatty greasy lip pen (duh!), in a rather dark peachy orange. Gosh it’s so hard to describe the colors sometimes ! I had it already but used 2/3 of it so I bought this one for my stocks, not that I really need any … And the other one is the 404 matt, thank you for that very eloquent name, Make Up Store ! It is a dark bloody red, matte but a bit glossy if that makes any sense ? I mean it’s not too dry to apply on the lips (or on the hand, when making a swatch) so it is glossy-creamy in that way, but it does not sparkle, no no !

Now the time has come for me to go and try all this make up on, if that’s a success I’ll post them tomorrow on the blog, or later today on Instagram. Bisous bisous girls and boys :*