ULTA mini haul

I feel like such a broken record but:  sorry to be MIA for so long.  Turns out my “little cold” got a lot worse in a very short period of time!  I ended up with “walking pneumonia,” pink eye, and symptoms of asthma, which I haven’t had since I was a little kid.  YUCK!

Fortunately, a bunch of antibiotics and a few rest days later, I’m feeling like a human again!

Over the weekend, I just HAD to get out of the house since I was suffering from cabin fever, so I headed over to ULTA with my 20% off store coupon.  I knew I needed hairspray, but I wanted to get my money’s worth from the coupon so I grabbed a couple more things (of course!).  And I would have done another “vlog” for this mini haul, but I don’t want to subject you to listening to my coughing and hacking.  Trust me, it’s not pretty 😉

ulta goodiesFrom the left, moving clockwise:

  1.  OPI Avoplex Cuticle Oil To Go (sorry, couldn’t find this one on the ULTA website) – I keep noticing how janky my nails look, but I only seem to notice when I’m stuck in traffic, or sitting in a boring meeting, or talking on the phone.  So, I thought this would be handy to use at the spur of the moment when my cuticles need a little pampering!
  2. Zon Cosmedix 24/7 Oil Control Blotting Sheets – I like that these sheets have a very fine powder on one side to help blot up my oil slick of a face.  We’re going camping this week, so I think I’ll bring these along in my travel bag.
  3. OPI Correct & Clean Up Pen (also not on the ULTA site – what the heck?) – So this needs no explanation…I make a hot mess out of my nails when I try to give myself a manicure.  Hopefully this will help clean up my mistakes.
  4. L’Oreal Telescopic Explosion mascara in Carbon Black – I had to throw out my mascara when I got pink eye, booo!  I’ve never tried a mascara with this kind of brush.  It is supposed to help you reach each teeny little lash.  I’m a fan of dramatic mascara, so I’ll let you know what I think once I use it!
  5. Revlon Sugar Sensation foot file – Doesn’t this look fun?  I’m going to keep this in the shower to use on my feet this summer.
  6. Yes to Blueberries Travel Cleansing Towelettes – This was another purchase for our upcoming camping trip.  I will probably want to freshen up throughout the day, so I thought these wipes would come in handy!
  7. Revlon Brow Fantasy Pencil & Gel in Brunette – I looove watching YouTube makeup gurus, and Tiffany D is one of the best!  She’s always talking about this brow product being one of her faves, so I thought I’d give it a try.  My brows get a little crayzay if I don’t tame them with something 😉

So there ya have it, the goodies from my shopping spree!  I love to pamper myself with little treats like these….what is your favorite way to pamper yourself?


6 thoughts on “ULTA mini haul

  1. i can go crazy in Sephora. My face is an oil slick too. What makeup do u use? the only thing that even somewhat keeps me shinefree is bare Escentuals matte.
    Hope your doing better.

    • I’m actually allergic to Bare Escentuals, booo! I wish I could use it, because it seems like a nice product. I use Estee Lauder for my foundation…but it seems no matter what I do, my face is always super shiny :/

      • I actually bought the Estee lauder double wear powder today to try it. Is that the one u use?

      • Twins again!! Yeah, I use the Double Wear foundation – right now I’m using MAC powder with it. I have tried the Double Wear powder too – it’s good! Let me know if you like it 🙂

  2. Omg, you poor thing!! You may have the worst luck when it comes to being sick.

    … but I’m sure your shopping trip helped out. There isn’t a better excuse to get out of the house and head to Ulta.. and when you have a coupon to use on top of that too!!

    Enjoy your camping trip this weekend girl 🙂

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