It’s that time of the year again for us beauty lovers. Sephora is currently running their Holiday Bonus Beauty Insider Event for a few weekends, catering not only to their Beauty Insider members of different memberships levels but also to those who are non-Beauty Insider Members.
For Rouge Members, you’ll get 20% OFF two weekends of sale access in advance. The first round of sale started last weekend, and the next round will be this coming November 2 to 5. Just use the code ROUGEBONUS
For VIB Members, you can still get 20% OFF on November 9 to 12. Use Code VIBBONUS
For Insiders or Non-Beauty Insider Members, you can get 15% OFF on November 16 to 19 with the code BIBONUS
Aren’t these weekend sales exciting? It’s always a great idea to take advantage of these sales event in order to try some new releases in beauty and skin care or use them to finally get a discount on some products you’ve been wishing and longing for a long time. With that being said, I have compiled a few items that have been on my wishlist for some time and also some newness in beauty that I would love to try. I will be adding another set of wishlist in the following weeks to come.
Charlotte Tilbury Stars In Your Eyes Eyeshadow Palette ($75) – This is such a pricey eyeshadow palette with a very beautiful packaging. I would really like to try this because each color seems to be very pigmented and also, I haven’t really tried a Charlotte Tilbury eyeshadow before or even own one, so I’m hoping that this would be a keeper.
Beautyblender Sapphire ($20) – Because there is always a reason to buy a Beautyblender especially in every color, LOL. I cannot stress how much of a staple this little sponge is for me and it’s still the most useful tool to apply the foundation seamlessly while looking natural. This newest Sapphire-blue shade is just too beautiful to pass up.
BKR Spiked Tutu Glass Water Bottle (Little, 16 oz: $42) – I’ve been eyeing this beautiful eye-catching water bottle for a long time. I like its edgy, unique and spunky design that is not only cool to carry around, its entire aesthetic is just perfect as a decor, plus it makes you wanna drink more water too, ha! It comes in two sizes, and I like the “little” size which is easy to carry. I know it’s kinda silly to wish for a fancy-looking water bottle because, at the end of the day, it’s just really a water bottle, LOL, but this is just so pretty, and on top of that, it looks like something made for self-defense, LOL.
Kerastase Reflection Sulfate-Free Shampoo for Color-Treated Hair (8.5 oz: $30) – I’ve always wanted to try this particular shampoo from Kerastase. I’m a big fan of Sulfate-free haircare, and this one sparks my curiosity a lot. Also, I’ve heard that this smells really great, and of course, it’s gentle not only for colored hair but also for those who’ve had some treatments done on their mane.
Urban Decay Naked Cherry Eyeshadow Palette (12 x 0.038 oz: $49) – I’m excited to try this but not quite sure about what to expect of this palette, in other words, this palette is giving me mixed emotions. I’m afraid the shades might be too “bruised” looking for me, but they all look really gorgeous judging from the swatches I’m seeing online. So I’m hoping this would really work for my skin tone.
Giorgio Armani Rouge D’Armani Matte Lipstick (0.14 oz: $38) – Saw this at my local Sephora and I almost bought a few shades, but I’m waiting for this sale. These lipsticks look really pretty and they have a beautiful elegant red and black case. The texture is a very nice matte and the shades are just gorgeous.
Shiseido Modern Matte Powder Lipstick (0.14 oz: $26) – Someone recommended this to me and mentioned that this is such a very good yet understated matte lipstick, and judging from the reviews online, I think I may like this a lot. We’ll see, so far, I really love the shade range.
Hourglass Ambient Lighting Edit Unlocked Palette ($80) – I’m torn between this palette and the other limited-edition new Ambient Lighting Edit Volume 4 Palette from Hourglass as well. However, I seem to like this Unlocked palette better, at least shade-wise. The Volume 4 Palette looks very much like the Volume 3 which I already have from the last Holiday Season (reviewed HERE). Problem is, this Unlocked Palette is still Sold Out. Hopefully, Sephora will restock this soon before the sale ends.
Have you shopped the Sephora Holiday Bonus Event already? What’s on your wishlist?
Stay tuned for more of my Sephora Holiday Event Wishlist
The Sephora Spring 2018 Beauty Insider Event is back again for its second round tomorrow April 20th Friday until April 23rd Monday. If you missed out on some of the beauty products you wanted to buy or had simply been eyeing a particular item for some time, tomorrow is your chance to get them at:
15% Off Everything In-store or Online for Rouge Members. Use Code: YAYROUGE.
15% Off Everything In-Store or Online for VIB Members. Use Code: YAYVIB
10% Off Everything In-Store or Online for BI Members. Used Code: YAYINSIDER
If you’re not sure what to buy and are looking for some guides and recommendations on what products to try, check out the first part of this article-My Wishlist for the Sephora Beauty Insider Event Spring 2018HERE.
I had a lot of fun shopping last week’s Sephora sale. The store was packed and even though some of the stuff I wanted were sold out by the time I reached my local Sephora store, I was still able to find the stuff I missed out on by ordering them online. The shipping was pretty fast too. I’ll be posting some of my Sephora loot on my Insta (@reviewsandotherstuff) very soon, so stay tuned for that. I still have some stuff I wanted to buy at Sephora and I can’t wait for tomorrow’s event to start. So here’s the second part of my Wishlist for the Sephora Spring Bonus 2018 Beauty Insider Event. I also included a list of some of my recommended products so you guys can check them out once you shop online or in-store.
Fenty Body Lava Body Luminizer in Who Needs Clothes?! (3 oz: $59) – I tried this at my local Sephora and I was really blown away by how blinding and glittery this was. I only had to put a little drop on the back of my hand and it’s so shimmery and so pretty. I wanted to buy it right then and there, but I had to stop myself especially after reading some reviews talking about how sticky this could get, and besides, I have to wait for the sale tomorrow anyway. So I want to try this again and see whether I really want this or not. But it’s so beautiful though…LOL
Briogeo Don’t Despair, Repair! Super Moisture Shampoo (16 oz: $36) – This has been on my wishlist for some time. I love Briogeo products because they’re not harsh on the hair, and their stuff always smells amazing. I bet this shampoo is gonna be awesome too, and with the good reviews online, I’m sure my hair is waiting for this.
Coola Full Spectrum 360° Sun Silk Drops SPF 30 (1 oz: $46) – Another product I’m dying to try from a brand that is quite underrated yet is actually delivering quality products – Coola. I love everything that Coola makes, especially their sunscreen, and I’m telling you, they have the best scented and lightweight sunscreens in the world. I’m excited to try this newest Sun Silk Drops from them, I bet it’s gonna be good.
OleHenriksen C-Rush Brightening Gel Crème (1.7 oz: $44) – Oh I have to have this one. This is a newly-released moisturizer from Olehenriksen and an exciting addition to his “Truth” line of skincare. There’s already a lot of buzz about this which I am not really surprised because don’t we all love everything that smells delish like OleHenriksen’s Vitamin C and orange-infused gels and creams?
Tom Ford Eye Color Quad in O4 Honeymoon (0.35 oz: $85) – I keep seeing this in-store and every time I see this eyeshadow quad, I feel like I would have a heart attack. It’s so beautiful, especially the Honeymoon compact. It’s one of those eyeshadow colors that you can’t help but stare in awe and excitement. So, this only goes one way. In my shopping cart, lol.
Huda Beauty Obsessions Eyeshadow Palette in Warm Brown (0.05 oz: $27) – This is another one of those eyeshadow colors that you can’t help but stare. Then you stare at it again and again, and you swatch it on your arms, then you stare at it again. Yeah, that’s how beautiful and mesmerizing this eyeshadow palette is. Also, each shade of the compact seems to be well-curated, so I bet this eyeshadow palette won’t disappoint.
Korres Greek Yoghurt Foaming Cream Cleanser (2.54 oz: $14, 5.07 oz: $26) – I recently a got a sample of this Greek cleanser and I was really impressed. I’ve been a long time fan of some of Korres’ skincare products and this foaming cleanser is definitely worth having in its regular size. It lathers very well on the face and it makes the face feel thoroughly cleaned. Also, this smells fabulous.
Dior Addict Lip Glow Color Reviver Balm (0.12 oz: $34) – The Dior Lip Glows are the best-tinted lip balms I’ve ever tried and they should be everyone’s must-have lip products. Try the HOLO Pink, HOLO Purple, Raspberry, Matte Raspberry and the Ultra Pink shades which are so beautiful and so pigmented. Their stain lasts a long time and they’re very comforting on the lips. See the swatches HERE.
Tom Ford Nail Lacquer (0.41 oz: $36) – One of my favorite nail polishes are made by Tom Ford, simply because their colors are so vivid and their shades are pretty and unique, not to mention the fact that their names are very catchy. Also, I find that their nail colors tend to last a long time, almost about two weeks or more without chipping. So I recommend the shades in Bitter Bitch, Plum Noir, and Mink Brule. A review of the TF Nail Colors will be out very soon.
Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil Body Butter (8 oz: $35) – Need a lotion that smells so good and so hydrating? I definitely recommend that you try this Argan Body Butter by Josie Maran. This body butter is great for dry skin, and it comes in different scents. I especially love the sweet citrus and it’s one of my staple body moisturizers of all time. P.S. I will also be reviewing some of my favorite body lotions and body butters soon, so stay tuned for that.
OleHenriksen The Clean Truth Foaming Cleanser (1.7 oz: $10, 7 oz: $30) – This cleanser is both on my wishlist and on my list of recommended products. That’s because this face cleanser is so good in every way. This literally comes out as a foam and is ready to use on the face. One pump or two is enough for a good thorough cleanse. The formula lathers well, takes off excess oil, and it makes the face feel very clean. I also dig the juicy energizing orange scent too.
Tom Ford Shade and Illuminate Glow Stick ($55) – If you want that easy breezy beach vibe glow, then get this TF highlighter and blush stick. It’s practically easy to use and it’s so blendable. Its finish and effect on the face will simply set you on a vacation-mode. See the swatches and review HERE.
Huda Beauty Desert Dusk Eyeshadow Palette (0.89 oz: $65) – If there’s one eyeshadow palette that I love looking at and love using for its beautiful range of unique colors (not to mention the fact that the palette itself already has a lot of shades to choose from) it’s gotta be the Huda Beauty Desert Dusk Eye Palette. This palette is simply gorgeous through and through, and you can get a lot of looks just by using this. Reviewed HERE.
Tom Ford Illuminating Primer (1 oz: $75) – Reviewed HERE. This is my go-to primer when I need my makeup to last longer and to be perfect. It does have a funny smell, but it feels really good on the skin, and it works with any TF Foundations or better yet any foundations out there as well. The effect is dewy and gorgeous.
So, that comprises the second part of my Sephora Spring 2018 Bonus Event Wishlist as well as my recommendations on what products to look out for when you hit the stores tomorrow or if you shop Sephora online. Remember, the Sephora Sale continues throughout the weekend and ends Monday.
Hi guys! The Sephora Beauty Insider Event for Spring 2018 will start this April 20th Friday until April 23rd Monday. Get 15% Off All Purchases In-Store and Online for VIB and VIB Rouge Members. Beauty Insider members will get 10% Off. However, if you’re a Rouge member, you’ll get first access this coming April 13th Friday until April 16th Monday. You can even bring a friend in-store on April 13th and both of you will receive the 15% off everything and an exclusive Sephora Card Case plus 7 samples with any purchase. Now that’s a treat!
I have compiled some products that I’ve always wanted to purchase but never really made up my mind about them or was sort of holding back just because I was waiting for this sale to happen. A lot of these products are the luxe ones that are too costly especially if you wanna buy them in several shades. Ready to check what’s on my Wishlist? Here they are…
Tom Ford Lip Lacquer ($54) – I’ve got my eyes set on these new-released lip indulgence from TF. I’ve tried these at Nordies before and I already have the Pussycat shade as well. I had to stop myself from trying more because of the upcoming Sephora Beauty Inside Event. So far, my first impression of these Lip Lacquers is really positive. They come in 3 finishes; Matte, Metallic, and High Shine.
Anastasia Beverly Hills Soft Glam Eyeshadow Palette ($42) – There’s no other Spring-released eyeshadow palette that interests me other than this Anastasia Soft Glam. From its suede packaging to the wearable colors of each pan, this palette is just perfect for everyday eye makeup wear.
Tom Ford Soleil Blanc Shimmering Body Oil ($100) – I’ve been looking into this for quite a while now since I’m starting to get into body oils. This smelled really nice at the store and it has a pretty good amount of shimmer. Just that price though.
Tom Ford Boys & Girls Lip Color (0.07 oz: $36) – I’m looking forward to purchasing some of the Girls shade as I skipped on them before. It looks to me that the Girls have a much better color pay off compared to the Boys. They seem to be more long-wearing as well.
Tatcha The Silk Canvas Protective Primer (0.7 oz: $52) – This is currently sold out and a lot of people are raving about this primer. I’m curious if this really holds the makeup longer, and how velvety the finish would be given my oily-prone skin type. I also really like the way it smells when I tried it in-store. It’s like finally, a primer that smells good, so I need to get my hands on this soon.
Farmacy The Mighties Kit ($45) – I’ve been really liking the Farmacy products lately, especially when I got a sample of the Honey Drop Lightweight Moisturizer and the Honey Potion Mask. They feel so smooth and so moisturizing on the skin. Applying them is such a soothing experience, and this set is gonna be a real treat if you love this brand.
Hourglass Vanish Flash Highlighting Stick (0.21 oz: $42) – I love Hourglass Cosmetics because their products are not only beautiful, they also make you look beautiful in them. This Highlighting Stick feels so creamy and so beautifully shimmery when I tried it in-store. I have my eyes on the Champagne and Gold Flash shades.
Anastasia Beverly Hills Amrezy Highlighter (0.31 oz: $28) – Didn’t really care much about this before as I was more focused on the ABH Soft Glam Eyeshadow Palette, but when I swatched this in-store I was immediately blown away. The golden shimmer is beautifully wearable, it’s glitzy and blinding but in a soft and natural way. Now I need this.
Marc Jacobs Beauty Glow Stick Glistening Illuminator (0.49 oz: $42) – This has been out for a long time and I’ve always wanted it. Every time I see this in the store, my heart breaks because its glow is so beautiful and so bold, and I feel like this time I’ve got to have this, you’ll never know when the situation calls for a dramatic glow highlighter.
Drunk Elephant Lippe Balm (0.13 oz: $18) – Been having some chapped lips issue lately due to the dry cold weather, and a lot of people are recommending me this. They said it’s effective and it works especially during dry lip seasons. So off this goes to my cart.
Chloé Nomade Eau de Parfum (mini/travel: $28, 1 oz: $75, 1.7 oz: $105, 2.5 oz: $132) – Ever since sniffing this in a magazine, I knew this scent is going to be perfect for me and it’s going to be a hit for everyone. I got a sample of this in-store as well and it’s really good. It’s not the typical Chloe scent, it’s more of a soft slightly sweet floral with something green and fresh. It’s different and unique.
Tom Ford Ultra Shine Lip Color ($54) – Heard very good news about this “another latest” from Tom Ford. They said all the shades in this range are so good, you can’t miss it. The pigments and longevity seem to be the big plus on this one. So I have my eyes set on the Nubile, Exuberant, and Luscious shade.
So, there you go guys, that’s what’s on my wishlist, but I bet that it’s only gonna be the first part. LOL. If you’re gonna be shopping online for the Sephora Beauty Inside Event this week or next week, use the code YAYROUGE for Rouge Members, YAYVIB for VIB Members and YAYINSIDER for BI Members. For in-store shopping, present the card they sent you by mail at checkout.
Happy Shopping Beauty Lovers! What’s in your Wishlist?