13 March 2013

What the postman brought me from USA

I have yet to finish unpacking (am getting there though), but I feel like procrastinating thought I should take a break and blog about my USA haul that I received a day or two before the big move. I could not blog about it when I received it, as I didn't have time to take pictures (nor did I have the space).

Anyway, I purchased all of these products using an Australian credit card and got the companies to post it to my HopShopGo address before getting them to forward my mail to me. I made four orders (two from Victoria's Secret, one from QVC and another from Bath & Body Works). However, I accidentally ordered a backorder item from Victoria's Secret, and it was shipped separately, so HopShopGo charged me for five parcels. I ended up paying approximately $70 in HopShopGo shipping fees.

1. QVC - USD$59.94 + shipping
I purchased the Tarte Journey to Natural Beauty 6-pc Collection with bag in light.

This 6-piece collection contains:
  • One Brow Architect Brow Shaper: 0.007-oz liner and 0.14-oz definer in Fair-Light
  • Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush
  • 1.7-fl-oz Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Broad Spectrum SPF 15 Foundation in Light
  • 0.2-oz 12-Hour Amazonian Clay Blush in Fearless, a warm pink
  • 0.01-oz Amazonian Butter Lipstick in Plummy Rose, a deep rose
  • 0.31-oz Lights, Camera, Flashes! Statement Mascara in Black

2. Bath & Body Works - USD$50.38
I HAD to pick up some more anti-bacterial hand soaps after trying out and loving the strawberries one from my last order. I purchased warm vanilla sugar, 2 x apples, carribean escape, strawberries and a peach bellini (not pictured, as I forgot it was in the bathroom).

I also picked up the sweethearts shower gel collection, as I absolutely loved the travel sized body lotions I purchased last time.


Decided to put the travel sized "escape to the tropics" body lotion in my cart as well. I also purchased the berry flirt and daisy dreamgirl body lotions to take advantage of their "buy 3, get 3 free" offer. I somehow don't think I'll be needing to purchase any body lotions or shower gels for the next decade...

3. Victoria's Secret
I refuse to add up all two orders to find out how much I've spent... but you can if you like :P All prices are in USD.
I purchased a pair of yoga pants in double chocolate [$15.99] (even though I don't do yoga... or any exercise for that matter... :-\), velour hoodie in rum raisin [$15.99], fleece shorts in white [$9.99]...

 A sweetheart bra top in vibrant fuchsia [$14.99]...

 the perfect V Tee in black [$12.99], essential V-neck Tee in pink ruffles [$9.99]...


a 5-way push0up bandeau top in purple paisley [$14.99]...

Add-2-Cups Bra in Black [$39.60], Secret embrace push-up bra in Ivory/Leopard Inside [$17.99], Push-Up Bra in Blush [$41.60]...

Allover Lace Hipster Panty in Tonal Pink [$4.16], Hiphugger panty in Gold [$5.99], Lace Back Bikini Panty in White Pink Monogram [$4.16], Bikini Panty in Multi Palms Lace [$4.16]...

Seamless Bikini Panty in Grey Multi Stripes [$4.16], Lace Back Bikini Panty in Blue Leopard [$4.16], and Bikini Panty in Iconic Stripe Lace [$4.70].

That's all that the FedEx man brought me from the states. I'm actually quite proud of myself for not getting anything from Sephora... Although I did get the Tarte set from QVC...

    14 comments:

    1. Love your Victoria's secret order! I did an order about 1-2 weeks ago but I stupidly ordered directly from the website instead of shipping it to hop shop go and the shipping takes forever! (whereas hopshopgo used DHL and it took like 3 days to ship my Sephora stuff last week!)

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      1. Oh no! Could always re-order and use hopshopgo? ;)

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    2. Wow you sure got a lot of stuff. Please do some more shopping so I can come and drool a little more lol....

      Love everything, let us know what you think of the Tarte, I would love to get my hands on some.

      Jac x0x

      matillysthisnthat.blogspot.com.au

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      1. Tarte products are AMAZING! Definitely try some out if you can. I've got some tarte products for sale on my blog sale...;)

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    3. Great haul! I tried to purchase the tarte collection but they didn't have it in my shade by the time I got around to it :( Jealou!

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      1. Bummer! Hopefully they'll bring out more shades and do the special again soon :)

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    4. Looks amazing, QVC has great Tarte deals xx

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    5. Argh I'm so jealous! Tarte *_*
      And love what you got from Bath and Body Works and Victoria's Secret

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    6. You make the best purchases! Seriously, I am green with envy every time I see your 'what the postman bought me' posts!

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      1. Thanks Dawn! I don't think I can keep up with my weekly "what the postman brought me" posts for much longer :( Being jobless sucks.

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    7. I swear I already commented on this post but I came back a second time to see that Tarte set! It looks so awesome!

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      1. hahahaha... It's all good. Mishelle, you need some Tarte in your life. Tarte products are amaaaazing!

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