Sephora had there VIB 15% sale recently and O.M.G. I completely lost control, which hurts especially since the sale ended the same week IMATS in NYC started. This event was open to all Beauty Insiders as: VIB Rouge card holders had the privilege to shop a week before it was publicly announced; VIB card holders were able to shop as of 4/2; and last Beauty Insider card holders were able to shop as of 4/4. I made my purchases online and in the store so lets get started...
|Limited Edition Sephora + Pantone Universe Rush Luster Cheek Sweep|
This was my FIRST purchase because I completely fell in love with this cheek palette. It's beautiful; pigmented; The texture and quality is so nice and soft; and it works on any skin complexion. This palette is apart of Sephora's Pantone limited edition collection and it retails for $26.00.
|Face Products: Primer and Foundation|
Since I purchased my BECCA foundation in February, I've been loving this brand. Therefore, I wanted to try more of there products. Sadly, I didn't get a chance to buy 'Flower Child' blush, but I was able to return my Hourglass Veil Primer (it had a packaging defect) and purchase BECCA's Ever-Matte Poreless Priming Perfector. This primer is supposed to help your foundation lasts up to 12 hours, reduce pores and help with anti-shine. I like the product but not the packaging. I have to really squeeze for the product to come out and when closing it the top would get stuck. Overall, it's a good primer. It retails for $36.
Buxom Cosmetics has recently caught my attention, especially 'Show Some Skin Weightless' Foundation. I started to research the brand, surf Youtube and read blog posts to learn more about it. I have come to LOVE this foundation within a week after using it! It feels more like a BB cream than a foundation, which I love because it meets it's signature "weightless" yet it gives a pleasant luminous look on the skin (nothing strong) perfect for the summer. It's medium coverage. This retails for $34.00.
I returned my Make Up Forever HD Foundation and repurchased another BECCA Ultimate Coverage Complexion Creme foundation. Yes, that's how much I love this foundation! :) I also repurchased GlowGlam face mask that has helped me so much especially with my blackheads.
|Limited Purple Beauty Blender|
I am a huge beauty blender fan, but seriously purple - thank you beauty blender. This is a limited edition only but I love it! It retails for $19.95.
|Kat Von D Long Everlasting Love Liquid Lipstick|
|Swatch when wet / Color 'Vampira'|
|Swatch after drying / Color Vampira|
|K.V.D All New Color Addition Swatches|
|Mix & Match box for $25.00|
This was actually my last purchase during the sale. Sephora is bringing in Spring/Summer collection and it's nice. I think this box is so cute and brings nice goodies, which includes:
1. - Nails Inc. nail polish in 'Devonshire Row,' which is a pretty orchid purple (season color)
2. - Deborah Lippmann nail polish in 'Girls just want to have fun.' The color is a cool coral, which I LOVE because it's color I love to rock all year round!
3. - Sephora Formula X in 'Invincible' which is a pretty light cream color.
4. - BITE Beauty Lush Fruit Lip Gloss in 'Strangefruit' is a purple/pink.
5. - Hourglass Extreme Sheen High Shine Lip Gloss mini size in 'Child.' This color is a nude/peach color.
6. - Tarte Lipsurgence Lip Tint in 'Elite.' The color is in a rose/pink
Sephora gave this free small striped cosmetic bag to all VIB card holders. It's so cute that I immediately fell in love with it.
|Buxom Shimmering Plumping Shine lipgloss (100 Points)|
|Samples: Kat Von D Foundation; NARS Foundation; and Buxom Foundation / 100 Point: Benefit NEW Big Easy; Smashbox Primer; and Buxom Lipgloss|