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Finally, a Haul (Mac & OCC)

Hey, Glamour Dolls :-)

So, FINALLY a post!  I haven't done a haul since May of last year. I decided to treat myself  to some makeup (besides the drugstore makeup I've been buying) and I bought a few items that I've been wanting from Mac since forever. Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics (OCC) had a garage sale last month and I picked up a few things. Here's the goods...


I hit pan on my Studio Fix powder, so; I got the Careblend pressed powder...I am so in love with this powder. It gives a natural finish and the appearance of having on foundation even though it's a powder, most days I wear this alone, by itself... that's how good it looks :-) Thanks to my friend Lynnie, for recommending it to me!

I also got a few things I've been wanting for a while, Mac Sweet as Cocoa blush, Studio Fix Fluid foundation and Mac Spiked brow pencil. I don't know how I went this long without Mac Spiked brow pencil... it fills in my brow so easily and it makes it really easy to draw on the tail end of the brow. I have yet to use the Studio Fix foundation, so I'll will post about it's performance at a later time.

I love contouring with this blush...


I took advantage of OCC's garage sale, (plus I get a pro discount from them) I made out pretty good. I got the Tattoo nail polish, it's a blackened-green color. I also bought two of their pigments: Lafayette and Atmosphere, both are beautiful colors.

Swatched without a base or primer.

Have you hauled any makeup purchases recently?


Jennifer said…
Hey lady. Great haul. I've been interested in OCC for a while now, especially their lip tars. Swatches look so pretty. Can't wait to see you EOTDs with these!
Jennifer said…
Hey lady. Great haul. I've been interested in OCC for a while now, especially their lip tars. Swatches look so pretty. Can't wait to see you EOTDs with these!
Sharon said…
great haul honey. love everything. Bought a new foundie&nail polishes hehe
Ms. Viva Glam said…
@Jennifer: Thanks! OCC has Garage sales every few months and you can get the lip tars for $10 each. Sign up for their email list and they'll notify you of the next sale.

@Sharon: Thanks, Sharon. What new foundation did you get? I'll have to check your blog and see...I've been so out of the blogosphere loop.
Agent Elle said…
Nice haul! OCC pigments are my new obsession. I hauled some MAC shadows, liners, Mineralize Skinfinish Natural, and some Face & Body. Then I hauled some lip colors from Inglot. I really like the lip paints.
Ms. Viva Glam said…
I'm always envious of your hauls, girl! I gotta check out the Inglot lip colors.
Jennifer said…
I want that blush!
Agent Elle said…
The lip paints are pretty sheer, but buildable. The lipsticks are sort of the same. They do have a scent, so anyone with sensitive noses should be careful. They have a TON of colors. TON! The only thing is that the online swatches are nothing like the product, and they only catalog them by number.
Agent Elle said…
Forgot to add, that blush is really gorgeous.
Ms. Viva Glam said…
@Jennifer: Go get it! It took me over a year to finally get it, it's pretty as a blush and works well for contouring.

@Agent Elle: I'll pick up a couple from Inglot at The Makeup Show in May. I'll take your word for it, you always give me good product recommendations :-)
Sharon said…
had bought the chanel perfection lumiere but returned it as it oxidises but am so in love with the Lancome teint idole ultra 24hour foundation its perfect so bought that one
Ms. Viva Glam said…
Ok, cool. I heard Lancome has really good products, maybe one day I'll get to try their foundation, especially since I'm a foundation junkie.
Natalie Kay said…
Oo! I've been lusting over Sweet As Cocoa for a while, wanna pick that up next, I saw they are selling it at a reduced price on Cheap Smells, worth checking out for some MAC products! Also will you possibly do a post on Careblend, thats another product I've been really interesting in! xxx
Ms. Viva Glam said…
Hey, Natalie! I will do a review on the Careblend, I'll try to have it by the end of the month... I love it though :-)

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