Happy new year everyone! I wish you all a year full of blessings, health, love, and a lot of fun! I'd love to hear all about your goals for 2017, so please let me know all about your exciting plans for the new year in a comment below!
A couple of days ago my online MAC order arrived, and over the last few days I also bought some other make up products that I wanted to share, so I decided to do a collective haul post for you guys :) I am aware that I haven't done a "what I got for Christmas" post yet, but as I've been away quite a lot recently, I haven't had time to do that yet. I am so sorry, but I promise I will do it sometime in this upcoming week, as I'll have a lot more free time, and I hope that's okay! :)
However, I will share a tiny little part of what I got for Christmas this year, as I bought myself a new PS4 as a Christmas present to myself! :) If you've been reading my blog for a longer time, you'll know that I've had a PS3 for years now, and I love it so much, but I just really felt like I needed to upgrade to the PS4. I couldn't really use it yet though during Christmas because I had so many people to visit and stuff. I will include the games I got with my make up haul, so please keep reading if you're interested in seeing what I got!
1. MAC Prep + Prime Fix + spray | Shop
I completely ran out of my beloved MAC Fix + spray, so I had to order a new bottle. I love how dewy it makes my foundation looks, so it's definitely my go-to setting spray.
2. Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade in "Taupe" | Shop
Because I naturally have such light (white-ish) blonde hair, it's very difficult for me to find eyebrow products that I love. My brows and lashes have been my biggest insecurities for as long as I can remember, because they're just not as dark and beautiful as my brunette friends' brows and lashes! Over the years I've used a ton of different brow pens, gels, and powders, but it's been nearly impossible to find colours that look good, so my life literally changed the moment I bumped into Anastasia's taupe products! This colour looks so good on light blonde women like me, and it's available in a lot of different ABH products, of which the Brow Wiz and the Brow Pomade are my favourites. The Brow Pomade I bought, is so easy and fast to apply, and it stays on all day. I've used it everyday for the past year and half, and this is the first time I had to repurchase, so one small jar lasts a long time as well. I really recommend it to everyone!
3. MAC Studio Fix Fluid in "NC10" + Foundation pump | Shop
My favourite foundation! The foundation pump makes it so easy to apply, and this formula stays on all day as well without having to reapply. I love that this foundation is available in such a huge variety of different colours as well.
4. MAC Mineralize Skin Finish in "Soft & Gentle" | Shop
This colour works beautifully as a highlighter. I have a very pale skin, and I find this colour very flattering for me, so I repurchased this after I hit pan on mine!
5. Benefit "Hoola" bronzer | Shop
Such a beautiful, matte bronzer! The only one I've found so far that doesn't make me look like an oompa-loompa. I keep repurchasing this bronzer whenever I hit pan on mine, so I never have to run out of it, that's how much I love it, haha.
6. Velour "Whispie Sweet Nothings" lashes | Shop
I've had these lashes so many times before and I absolutely love them! They're not too thick, but still really long and voluminous. They're also really fluffy, which makes them great for a glamorous look, but still very wearable for an everyday look. I do not wear fake lashes every day, but these are very nice to add some glam to my look.
7. Ardell "Wispies" lashes | Shop
These look super similar to the Velour lashes I bought, but a lot less expensive! To be honest I just wanted a back-up pair that looked similar to my Velour lashes, so I went to the store to see what they had. I've heard of Ardell Wispies before, and I've seen really beautiful looks with these on YouTube and Instagram, but I had no idea they were sold in my town! They're a lot cheaper than my Velour lashes too, so I'm super excited to try these out soon.
8. DUO eyelash adhesive in "Clear" | Shop
This is a very affordable, yet amazing lash glue. It's available in both black and clear, and I have them both. I use the black one whenever I wear eyeliner with fake lashes, and the clear one whenever I apply lashes but I don't have any eyeliner on.
9. PS4 game: "The Last Guardian" | Shop
I've been playing this game every day since I got it! Everything looks amazing, and I'm sure that if you're into adventure games, you will love this game a lot. It's only available on PS4, so I'd recommend you to run to the store and buy one right now haha, just so you can play this.
10. PS4 game: "Rise of the Tomb Raider" | Shop
As you can see, I still have this game wrapped in plastic, but that's only because I got it yesterday and I didn't have time yet to play. I'm a huge Tomb Raider fan, and I've played a lot of Tomb Raider games in the past, so they're a huge part of my childhood. I only have to work from 9 till 1 tomorrow, so I'll probably run home and play this asap!
11. PS4 game: "Skyrim" | Shop
If you've been reading my blog for a longer time, you'll know that I have played Skyrim before on my PS3. I love this game a lot, and I've heard it looks ever better on PS4, so I was curious to see if that's true. My dad gave me a gift card for Christmas that I can use at a game store I like to go to, so I decided to get Skyrim another time, just to see if it really does look nicer. But to be honest, if I didn't have a gift card, I probably would not repurchase the same game for a different console, as that just seems like a waste of money. But in this case I decided to give it a try :)