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My make believe shopping spree.Bloomingdales friends and fam is here!

8 Nov

The influx of friends and family events amongst retailers is indicative that Christmas will be here like tomorrow! One of my favorite retailers, Bloomingdale’s, began their friends and family event today. Using the code FBOOK you can receive 20% off your purchase, some exclusions apply.Sale ends this Sunday, November 14,2010. To receive the discount in store you must have a shopping pass.If money was no object, here are some things I’d snatch up. Notice, there aren’t any cosmetics included, those, are in fact one of the exclusions 😦

 

What’s on your wish list?*Note* all items pictured can be found at Bloomingdales.com or in store.

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Review: New from L’Oreal! Voluminous Million Lashes mascara

8 Nov

I finally got around to snapping some pictures of the most recent mascara I have tried. L’oreal Voluminous Million Lashes Black , is the latest from L’Oreal. At first sight I reallllyyyyyy liked the gold packaging. For people that could care less about packaging I am sure you’re laughing about me liking a gold tube,lol. My first thoughts about the mascara after opening the package can be summed as  “A Dior Clone!”. The smell (don’t ask why I sniffed it) reminded me of the all of the Diorshow mascaras, which has a distinct rose scent. The brush reminded me of the wand of  Dior ‘Diorshow’ Iconic Mascara , its the mascara out of their entourage that (for me) curls and defines the best.

Anywho. here is a pic of my bare lashes.

                                one coat

       two coats

 pretty gold tube 😉

 

What L’Oreal claims:

This luxurious,buildable formula amplifies each lash instantly. Glides on smoothly, and lasts all day, while thickening and separating every lash for a clump-free, flake free, smudge-free look.

 

Overall, I like the brush, it is easy to handle and I feel like I can get to all my lashes. However, I feel the product calls out its main feature as “voluminous”. I didn’t exactly feel like it fattened my lashes. It’s not terrible, it did lengthen, and wasn’t clumpy, but didn’t hold up to the volume claim. At least for me it didn’t. I paid about $7 with a coupon. If you can get it on sale I’d say give it a shot. Otherwise hold off, I still think L’Oreal does a great job with mascaras.

Have any of you kittens tried this yet?