Eyes Lips Face (ELF) Summer Haulage

Since my previous order (haulage here), about 4 months ago, ELF had come out with a bunch of new products (including 4 new Makeup Brushes). At the time of this order, they had a promo which included a Free Plump It Up Gift (3pc) with any $25+ order, in addition to a Free Sample with every purchase. I’d accumulated enough points (you get 50 point just for signing up) to pick out a Free Gift of my choice (from select items). I figured it was worth placing an order right then and taking advantage of all the deals and promos and such. Mostly, I just wanted to give those Makeup Brushes a try!

Generally, I try to stick to a budget of around $100 (otherwise it’d be too easy to go overboard without even realizing it). The subtotal for this order was $100 (minus the $8.87 sales tax), which I felt was close enough to my personal target.

Makeup (Eye Stuff, Lip Stuff, Face Stuff, geddit? ELF lawl)

Tools (Makeup Brushes, Sharpener, Tweezers, Lash Curler, etc…)

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Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII

Eeeeeeee! I’m so excited! I’ve always been pretty much obsessed with Call of Duty in general, but I’ve been looking forward to Black Ops 4 (yas, Treyarch, yaaaaaas!) in particular, for months now! It’s finally been released today! Isn’t she a beaut?

Surprisingly, neither my guy friends nor my brothers seem too fussed about it. Heck, none of them have even picked up a copy of their own yet. One brother is currently playing Far Cry 5 while the other is finishing up God of War.

As you can see, I play COD almost exclusively! Unfortunately, when I went to purchase an Xbox One console, the only version I could find was the 500GB which sounds decent except in reality, it’s actually 364.9GB which meant I was constantly having to uninstall games to make room for newer games. Take now, for example, Black Ops 4 is about 50GB so I had to uninstall everything (except Black Ops 2 because my heart won’t let me) just to have enough memory space for the new game and all the upcoming DLCs. In case you are wondering, I’ve got 2 external hard drives, but those are reserved for other stuff (like my blog lawl).

I can’t wait for Black Ops 4 to finish being installed (which going by the Mcdonald’s connection I’ve got, might take a good long while)!

Sultan Center Haul #8

Of course I couldn’t leave Souq Sharq without making a quick stop at Sultan Center!

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Spotted at Victoria’s Secret

We bottled up deep-sea ingredients like Sea Kelp, Ocean Water and Sea Salt and infused them with ocean vibes so you can reef the benefits of super fresh, totally nourished skin.

I was at Soug Sharq picking up a few birthday gifts (Farsali Unicorn Essence and Bath & Body Works Gift Set) and only passing by, when I spotted the Limited Edition Ocean Extracts Collection over at Victoria’s Secret. They had a “Buy 2 Get 1 Free” deal going on and I was so tempted to pick up a few things for myself, but refrained from doing so (… for now). I just took a few photos instead.

The display is missing the Conditioning Lip Oil and Sea Mist. That said, it seems to me like this Ocean Extracts Collection is a perfect mash-up of both the Water Collection (here) and Sea-Tox Collection (here) from Bath & Body Works (here). The packaging is all lovely and blue! The feature ingredients are Sea Kelp, Ocean Water and Sea Salt. The moisturizer is legit called “Water Lotion“. It even saysSecretly a Mermaid” on the packaging of the Sea Salt Body Scrub! Proof that like I said, Bath & Body Works and Victoria’s Secret are sister companies.

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Bath and Body Works Mini Haul

Magic In the Air Gift Set retails for around KD 19/500

A wondrous blend of almond flower, white iris & whipped vanilla

Magic In the Air Gift Set contains:

– Glittery Storage Container
– White Shower Sponge
– Magic In The Air Shower Gel
– Magic In The Air Body Lotion
– Magic In The Air Ultra Shea Body Cream
– Magic In The Air Fine Fragrance Mist

I got this as a birthday gift for my cousin’s wife, also from the Soug Sharq branch of Bath & Body Works (so many birthdays at once). I don’t know her all too well (they just got married recently), but from what little I do know, she seems to enjoy more delicate scents. As such, I’m hoping she’ll enjoy this Gift Set in the scent Magic In the Air.

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Farsali Mini Haul

Despite the fact that I can’t stand the Soug Sharq branch of Debenhams (based on my previous experience here), I had to go back there again, because it’s the only place in Kuwait (that I know of) where they sell Farsali. I wanted to purchase the Farsali Unicorn Essence as a birthday gift for my older brother’s wife (she happens to be obsessed with highlighters). Seeing as how well the Farsali Unicorn Essence made my highlight just pop (haulage here), I figured she’d definitely enjoy using the Farsali Unicorn Essence too. I managed to spot the Farsali Jelly Beam Highlighter (only in the shade Glazed which frankly is the prettiest anyway) and the Farsali Rose Gold Elixir (white packaging), in case anyone is interested. Also, the staff were just as obnoxious and annoying as they were about a year ago.

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ColourPop Disney Designer Collection

ColourPop collabed with Disney to come up with the Disney Designer Collection. The collection featured 6 of the Disney Princesses decked out in “Designer” versions of their typical character outfits.

Tiana from The Princess and The Frog (Green Ruched Top and Yellow-Green Rockabilly Skirt, same colors she wears in the movie, except she has a Black Bolero with Marching Band detailing over-top. The ginormous green flower makes the outfit very “high fashion”. Chic!)

Ariel from The Little Mermaid (Purple Tie-Dye Asymmetrical Punk-y Dress complete with knee-high fishnet socks and fishnet gloves and iridescent fishtail detailing on the abdomen area and mismatched splotches of Aquamarine and Pink and White all over the skirt area, which seems to include some Black around the inner part of high-low hem, all possibly meant to mimic the iridescence of a Mermaid’s Tail. Trashy!)

Belle from Beauty and the Beast (Yellow Off-The-Shoulder Dress with ruffles, which is very off-the-times, with a longer pleated skirt draped and pin-tucked around the much shorter skirt with a single Yellow Rose on the abdomen area. The entire dress features a Red Rose print, which is deliciously apropros! Elegant!).

Jasmine from the movie Aladdin (Rainbow-Vomit Animal Print Aesthetic and Gold-on-Gold everything so…. spot on, for a stereotypical Arab. Also, the only one carrying a Designer Handbag lol The Sleeveless Fitted Jumpsuit with a Matching Skirt over top and Long Pink Waistcoat (Cardigan? Dress?) would be something I’d totally wear… only in a different color… minus the Animal Print, minus the Skirt, minus the gold-on-gold everything lol Also, I love her hair! Even though Ariel is generally my favorite (actually Mulan is my true fave, but she’s not featured), Jasmine looks very Tribal Warrior-esque and is by far the coolest out of all the “Designer” versions!)

Snow White from the movie of the same name (White Greco-Roman Dress… with a White Fur Stole. Boring. Also, her hair should’ve been in a bun, just sayin’).

Cinderella from the movie of the same name (Silver Ball Gown with Black Detailing complete with a matching Shawl and Black Gloves, all dripping in Jewelry. Her hair and the slant of her eyes, makes her look like a 1950’s Barbie. Blech.).

The Disney Designer Collection consisted of a 15-pan Pressed Powder Shadow Palette and 6 Super Shock Shadows and 2 Super Shock Highlighters and 6 Creme Lux Lipsticks and 3 Ultra Glossy Lips. The packaging is quite cute! As were the names and even some of the descriptions. The shades however, were an all together different story (with a not so happy ending).

No offense to ColourPop, but MAC totally did it better with their Venomous Villains Collection (haulage here)!

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