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Monday, 10 March 2014

Crissy Chats #3: Weekly Wishlist, Buyincoins and life update

Hello lovelies!

To be honest, I wasn't planning to write a post today but I've been feeling the urge to write something so here I am!

What have you been up to? I've been quite busy these days, hence the lack of beauty posts lately. I seem to be writing about plenty of things but beauty - or maybe that's my impression. I have several posts saved as drafts but I already missed last week's Crissy Chats and I felt like writing a little chit-chat post. 

Weekly Wishlist



*sigh* I can't help it. Everyone keeps talking about those Revlon Colorburst Matte Balm and I don't seem to find them anywhere for some reason, but I'm very keen on getting one of them. I've also seen the Astor ones and I'm very interested in buying one. I'm starting to see more brands bringing products like that, though... even H&M! So I'll see which one will be getting home with me hopefully by the end of the week.

Also, plenty of you have been writing about the Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water and both price + quantity seem so reasonable. I've heard it's around 4.99 GBP for 400 ml which is great. I'm very excited about getting it as I'm a big fan of Garnier.

Buyincoins

Okay. I did it. I bought something from Buyincoins. Just one thing, just to try how fast they deliver and everything. They've already sent the package so I'm quite excited to receive it. If you don't know what Buyincoins is, it's an online shop that sells incredible stuff - from clothes and accessories to make up, stationery and other items. You can find anything you can find on eBay but so much cheaper. They always have sales and special offers and right now there's a 5% off in Beauty if you put the code WOMENSDAY5. Oh, and did I mention there's FREE SHIPPING

They sell plenty of dupes. I kept reading reviews on the clones they sell for MAC brushes and lipsticks, Real Techniques brushes, Too Faced palettes and Urban Decay palettes among other things... and all the clones are way cheaper than in Aliexpress / eBay. Can you guess what I've bought? I think it's an easy guess.

Credits go to the person who uploaded this picture to buyincoins

Hopefully my Naked 2 arrives safely within 14-21 days. And, yes, you can expect a review from it! Everyone keeps mentioning that the pigmentation is quite good but I'm very excited to find that out myself. I have been thinking about it for a month now but, oh well, this wonderful palette is now 5,88$ which is 4,20€... I couldn't miss the chance. I had been thinking about getting the Naked 3 which is around 6$ now but both palettes are usually 10-12$ each so... [LINK

I know it's quite scary because of the ingredients but I haven't read bad reviews on them so far. So this shall be an adventure! I keep tracking the hashtag #buyincoins on Instagram because people keep posting what they're getting (mostly UD / Too Faced palettes) and I'm soooooooooo excited! Like a kid during Christmas!

I've also read that people who had problems with Buyincoins either got a refund or got the chance to buy something else without any additional cost, which is great.

If my little experiment with Buyincoins goes well, expect future hauls! 

1. Bloody Mary To Go + Kiko Digital Lacquer in red glitter 2. My feet at the tube 3. Boarding pass + strawberry & banana smoothie at the airport 4. Selfie Sunday 5. Primark Blouse + Neon Blue nails in Barcelona 6. Pug socks from Primark.

If you follow me on instagram, you're probably tired of my awesome pug socks. I've been busy keeping up with my coursework since I missed some classes when I went to Barcelona, but oh well! I'm feeling more organised everyday and there's a lifestyle post on health & fitness coming up this following week! So if you're interested just stay tuned!

Yesterday I posted a post on my lovely Sunday at my Chinese classmates' house. I enjoyed so much eating their food and chatting, I'm so looking forward to organising a Spanish meal now with them!

Also, if you're into knitting / punch needle / cross stitch, you may also like following my mum's blog. Yes, my mum is in the blogosphere. It's in Spanish but she's posting plenty of pictures and I will help posting some of them in English, too. [LINK]

And that's all, folks! 

What's in your weekly wishlist? What do you think about buyincoins? And how was your weekend?






18 comments :

  1. I really want to get my hands on a revlon colourburst matte balm too, they all look so pretty!

    http://velvet-winter.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. I know right? Sighhhhhhhh I want them badly! <3

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  2. I love Revlon so I would love to get those colourburst matte balms. I saw them in superdrug and I loved the colours!
    I have the garnier micellar water but I haven't tried it yet as I have a habit of buying new things even when I haven't run out...

    nailartiste.blogspot.co.uk

    x x

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    1. Ohh I hope you do a review on it because I'd love to read about it! x

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  3. Wow those pug socks are soooo cute, I want some!

    Joey xx
    www.asecretshopaholic.com

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    1. They are sold at Primark! So lovely, are they not? xxx

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  4. OMFG TODA CHICA NECESITA ESOS CALCETINES PORQUE SON UNA MARAVILLA. No, ahora voy en serio. As long as it makes you happy...Además son súper cucos, si hubiese unos de bulldog francés a mí me gustaría tenerlos...Mis calcetines son más aburridos que los tuyos, eso seguro (y no tan kawaiis).
    ¿Puedo servirte como conejillo de indias cuando utilices la Naked 2? 8-) Maquillar no sé maquillar demasiado bien, PEEEERO me gusta como maquillas.
    <33

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  5. Oo be interesting to see if the replica Naked 2 palette is good. I wanted to own some of the Revlon Colorburst Matte Balms but when I tried them on in store I wasn't a fan at all! The pigmentation isn't smooth and really shows up any dry areas of the lips, also the colours are a little neon and a bit garish! But it may on your skin colour and lip condition because I've seen some nice images of them on other people. I adore the packaging though! But the formula is nothing on the Clinque originals. I've also heard they don't last very long on the lips either. I'd recommend the new Maybelline Colour Sensational Shine Glosses if you've yet to try them! But if you do get your hands on the Revlon lippies I'd be interested to see your personal experience :)

    Hollie
    holliefurniss.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Hollie thanks for your opinion about it, I appreciate it a lot!!! I haven't tried those colour sensational glosses but they seem great! The lipsticks are great plus I really like Maybelline! I'll definitel write a review if I find a Revlon matte balm!! xx

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  6. The pug socks are so cute, I want to have a pair! I also bought yesterday the Micellar water from Garnier, after so many great reviews I can`t wait to try it. I also want to let you know I`ve tagged/nominated you for the Beauty Procrastination Tag. Have a great day!

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    1. I hope you write a review so I can read about it! Thanks for the tag Georgiana, although I already did the tag! x

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  7. The replica looks really close to the original!! I already own naed 1 and 2 but I am really tempted to get the 3 but at the same time I can't justify it! So buyincoins could be a good alternative!! I've been dying to try the garnier water as well!!
    xo
    The Beauty Break // http://beautytimebreak.blogspot.com

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    1. It does, doesn't it?! I would give Buyincoins a gom Carla!! :) I've read so many reviews and they're identical! xxx

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  8. I've bought brush dupes from buyincoins a fair few times, I've always been too scared to buy cosmetics from there though because there are no ingredients listed. Looking forward to your review on it, as Naked 2 is the one in the Naked collection I am missing!

    Holly / Faceldn.com

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    1. Yes that's quite scary... but everyone talks wonders about those palettes on buyincoins. I'm so looking forward to writing my review, believe it! Thanks for the comment Holly xxx

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  9. I love this type of post! It's so much fun. I'm also intrigued by buyincoin - I've never heard of it before. I'd be afraid of trying it because of the ingredients, as you mention, but it's nice that there are dupes for such expensive products!

    xo
    Dolce
    www.mydailysweet.com
    Check out my blog for a huge $500 giveaway!

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    1. Yes I agree that's the scary part! However everyone loves them and I haven't heard bad reviews on them... so I thought I'd give them a go! x

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