Drugstore Beauty Haul – Joe Fresh

 

Hey guys! This January I’ve set myself a challenge: aside from the healthy eating/fitness challenges you get with the start of any New Year, I’ve set myself the mission to be a little more minimalist.

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Drugstore beauty hauls are some¬†of my favorite blog posts to read. So a few weeks ago,¬†I decided to pick up some beauty bits from my favorite brand Joe Fresh. I didn’t go too crazy – I’m on a bit of a minimalist kick at that moment. If you like Joe Fresh brand then I think you’ll appreciate all of these products I’m about to show you.

So when Maxi Grocer running one of their¬†beauty clearance, ¬†you know it won‚Äôt take long before you‚Äôve stocked up enough for a life supplies. LOL! It may result in a few ‚Äėunnecessary‚Äô or ‚Äėimpulse‚Äô purchases but¬†I didn’t go overboard this time.

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JOE FRESH MOUSSE BLUSH 

I’ve been looking for a nice mousse blush to try and was really excited to pick up not one but two blushes at my local Joe Fresh counter.

Starting with this brand’s mousse blush.

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I like everything about this blush. It comes in this nice and cute white jar packaging with cap matches the products inside. Did I mentioned already that I really like these two shades?

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The shades I got here are¬†in Rose and Melon. Here are the description of the ingredients and where it’s made, in case you’re curious to know.

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With this blush it takes very little effort to blend. I’m really enjoying the performance¬†of this formula. The formula is nicely pigmented and it blends out to a beautiful dewy finish. I adore this product!

Have you tried out any mousse blush¬†products? Let me know what other brands you’ve tried that you’d recommend?

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JOE FRESH TINTED LIP BALM

It’s a deep sheer coral¬†that looks great for everyday wear¬†and natural at the same time. It applies smoothly, but as for the moisturizing I honestly¬†don’t know. It feels more like a lip stain than a lip balm.

Price wise – CAD$8 really is not that cheap for a tinted lip balm, consider their regular lipsticks are only $6. I wouldn’t have picked it up if it wasn’t on sale.

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My only gripe is the sweet scented smell on this lip balm. It hangs around. I can’t figure out exactly what the scent is…artificial pomegranate or melon? Whatever the case maybe be … I’m not a huge fan of any strong scented products on my lips and for this reason alone I don’t see myself reaching for it. The smell¬†just make my head spins.

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JOE FRESH EYE PRIMER

Next up is their Eye Primer. I couldn’t find the shade off hand but I’ll put it in my next blog post if I find them.

So, here’s how the packaging looks like, a white cyclinder bottle with a doe foot applicator. Simple, clean and a perfect size for travelling. It¬†contains a good amount of product in this bottle.

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This is my first experience working with this product and I really like it. It looks like an Ivory shade to me when I did the color swatch. I like the easy to blend formula of this eye primer. CAD$6 price point is amazing!

I’ve been wearing this the moment I got it but I’m going to try again for this week before I write a full detail review. So, I hope you’d¬†bear with me for a little longer.

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JOE FRESH MATTE LIPSTICK

Last but not least is their lipsticks. I’ve several of Joe Fresh’s matte lipsticks and love them¬†including this Nude¬†ones.¬†I was on the hunt for a nude lipstick and picked this up when it was on sale. I was expecting it to be more of a soft¬†brown or peachy tone but to me surprise, it looks incredibly opaque camel in color. I find this shade fits me alright given I’m light-medium toned person. If you’re deep¬†tone then it may looked a little more washed out in my opinion.

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The white and clear packaging is simple and sleek. I would say this is a better made plastic packaging. The packaging definitely feels so much solid and durable compared to than other drugstore brands.

On a short note, I do like this lipstick, it’s creamy, moisturizing and more! It doesn’t give a complete matte look that I was expecting but a nice demi-matte¬†finish. I’ll¬†continue to wear this for another week before I share my final thoughts and opinion.

That’s all for my haul. I’ve tried out most of them, some to my liking and some are not. ūüė¶ I’ll make a review on these products, stay tuned! ūüôā Oh yes, let me know which product you like me review first. Don’t forget to leave your comment below.

So it’s the end of my post. If you’re looking for a good cruelty brand beauty products, Joe Fresh does not test their products on animals if you’re concerned. If you’re in Canada you can find them at Shoppers Drug Mart or Loblaws.¬†

Have you tried any of these products before? What drugstore products are on your wishlist?

Thanks so much for stopping by the blog. I hope to see you all again on my next post. Stay tuned for more popped up makeup products which I’m so excited to show you guys. Bye!

Sharon xoxo

 

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Glossy Girly By Elf |REVIEW

 

ELF is by far the most inexpensive beauty products and loved by many makeup lovers.

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I’m not quite a lip gloss person myself but I sure love the price. For $7.00 you get three pretty lip gloss in the shades of red, pink and plum.

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The Lip¬†gloss Super Glossy Lip Shine by Elf.¬†These make your lips feel so smooth and it tastes great. This lip gloss¬†has different fruity taste depending on the shades. Honestly, I’m not a big fan of the lip gloss but the colors DOES look right up my alley judging from the transparent tube packaging.

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elf lip gloss

This lip gloss gives a nice glossy finish¬†but I felt it was thick in formula with a slight feeling of tackiness. I’m don’t feel comfortable wearing lip products that makes my lips feels heavy and gunky. I also noticed that the Plum color lip gloss doesn’t have the color intensity I would have expected.¬†They have delicious scents and taste but¬†sadly I’m not “wow” by these ūüė¶

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This is a decent¬†deal price wise¬†if you like elf lip gloss¬†product! I want¬†to like them but it just failed to¬†¬†impress me. So, I’ll not repurchase this again. I’ll give these away.

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Are you loving the Lip gloss? What’s your favourite tinted lip gloss? I want¬†to hear your comments down below.

Thank you for taking the time to read.

Sharon xoxo

 

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Wordless Wednesday|Makeup Spotted

 

Hey Beauties!

I’m sharing with you a short post on Wordless Wednesday since I’ve been sick and have not been out as much as I would love to. So, instead I went through my the pictures I took earlier where I spotted some of these interesting products. These pictures were taken while grocery shopping at¬†Maxi – at their beauty section.They’re not new products but I think it arrives not too long ago in some of the store in Canada.

Are you excited? If yes, continue strolling down.

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Some of you probably have these products already and for those who haven’t I hope this post will help.

Thank you for taking the time to stop by.

Sharon xoxo

 

Walking On EggShells |Wet n Wild Palette

 

Hello Gorgeous!

You guys know that after being highly impressed by its Wet n Wild Coloricon Eyeshadow Palettes which I did a full review on. Click here if you like to go back to read.¬†Since that day, I’ve been fanatically looking for a their new and good eyeshadow palettes to try on. My goal is to find the best and comfortable shadows that can rock my world. Hope that make sense!

In this post, I’m not doing the latest trend collection but more the best palette there are from Wet n Wild. I¬†was¬†inspired by youtuber, Emily and I decided to try this Wet n Wild Trio Eyeshadow Palette she raves about. So, I picked up the shades in¬†Walking on Eggshells and also¬†I’m¬†Getting Sunburned.

I’m so excited you guys ūüėÄ Let’s jump right in …

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I have the winner here the Wet n Wild Coloricon Eyeshadow Trio in Walking on Eggshells and I really like the¬†I’m Getting Sunburned palette too. Yay! Now, I got two palettes to play with. I got these for only $2.77 a palette when it was on¬†special sale, the regular price was $3.97.

Here are some closed up pictures. Do I have to say more!!!

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I¬†couldn’t believe myself when I did the color swatches. I’m like Aahhhhh!!!!! (in opera high note) that I can find an amazing combination and texture out from a drugstore brand.¬†The texture is silky smooth and buttery soft. I love it, love it!¬†The pigmentation is insanely incredible and it’s long wearing too. I was wearing it today and the day before yesterday and I’m totally loving it.¬†These 3 shades have shimmer finishing and it blends so well. It’s such a versatile¬†palette to play with. You can wear this for day or night wear.

I highly recommend you to try it. I’ll be repurchasing Walking on Eggshells over and over again. For less than $3.00 a palette, please do yourself a favor and get one.¬†I love the low prices and the incredible¬†quality. I’m totally hooked to Wet n Wild eyeshadow palette now. Let me know if you like to read more of Wet n Wild makeup products that I’ve not mentioned in my post that you like me do in the comment section below.

You can find twelve pretty colors from this collection and they’re available online at Wet n Wild website, drugstores, US Target, Walgreen and Walmart.

Oh what better thing to do than wearing Walking On Eggshells on a beautiful Friday morning and I’ll be back for another review on the I’m Getting Sunburned palette tomorrow.

What do you think of the Wet n Wild Coloricon Trio Palette? I love to hear your comments, leave them down below.

Thank you so much for taking the time to read.

Sharon xoxo

 

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