08 April 2015

Haul: Japan, Hong Kong & Singapore

It still seems I haven't really gotten my blogging mojo back yet. I have just been feeling so lazy, and it sure doesn't help having a new puppy to play and train with. I thought I'd share what I purchased whilst I was on holidays. There are a few beauty items (haircare and skincare) that I forgot to take pictures of before putting them away, but they aren't all that exciting.

I may have went a tat crazy in duty free. I picked up Jo Malone French Lime Blossom and Chloe de Roses, as they had a special if you buy two. 

I also picked up Chanel Vitalumiere Aqua as a back up. I have been absolutely obsessed with this foundation lately and have nearly finished my old bottle! Chanel Rouge Coco Shine in Romance, Chanel Powder Blush in Frivole, Chanel Le Vernis in Distraction, Tutti Frutti and Distraction also somehow found their way into my shopping basket. 

I then wandered over to the MAC counter and picked up a MAC Cremesheen lipstick in Coral Bliss, and MAC Eye Brows in Lingering, which I was hoping would be suitable for my bleached blonde hair (it's still a bit too dark for my liking).

The last stop I made was to the YSL counter, where I FINALLY managed to purchase the YSL Volupte Tint-In-Oil in Shade 4. I would have really liked to purchase the other shades, but they were sold out everywhere. I also purchased a Rouge Volupte Shine lipstick in Shade 31.

I spent way too much money at Sephora Singapore. I bought Sephora Daily Makeup Brush Cleaner, Benefit Roller Lash (LOVE this), Make Up For Ever Step 1 Mattifying Primer, Make Up For Ever Full Cover concealer in shade 8 (HG concealer here), Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-hour Concealer in Medium (a really good concealer too), Tarte Amazonian Clay Waterproof Brow Pencil in Light (not a fan of this), and Kate Somerville Eradikate Mask (this is such an interesting mask, still trying to decide whether I like it or not). 

These products were purchased from Japan and Singapore. In Japan, I purchased the Primavista primer (I have no idea if this is any good, but the "No.1" sticker sold me). I also purchased the Kate pressed cheek colour in PK-2 and K Palette 1 Day Tattoo eyeliner/mascara pack from Japan. The Kate Colour Control lip cream in Nudist Pink was purchased from Singapore. And for the life of me, I can't remember whether I picked up the Ettusais creamy lip crayon in PK 3 from Singapore or Japan. I have a feeling it was in Japan though.

So that's the damage I've done during my holidays. I don't even want to see my credit card bill to see the full extent of the damage. 

Is there a particular product you would like to see a review of?
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  1. There are so, so many beautiful products here!


  2. I cant wait until my trip to Japan later this year!! I have started a list of things to pick up! Great post! x

  3. Wow wow wow, consider me jealous! All of your duty free picks look amazing. I really want to try a YSL tint in oil, and the Chanel Vitalumiere aqua foundation! I can't wait to read some reviews :)

    Tasha // shiwashiful.

  4. Such a great haul! You picked up heaps of things that are my wish list, as well!

    xx Julia

  5. Thanks Melissa! Hope you have an amazing time!

  6. Thanks Tasha! I did a review of the Chanel Vitalumiere aqua here - http://shrinkingwallet.blogspot.com/2014/02/my-top-three-favourite-foundations.html

    The YSL tint in oil is amazing! I predict a review coming soon. Just ordered another shade, and waiting for it to arrive! :)