August Beauty Haul: Italy Edition

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Hi girls !
At the end of August I went on vacation from Ljubljana to Italy with my boyfriend, his American friend and girlfriend. We had lots of fun and as on every vacation, it seems like I have a tradition to do "a bit" of shopping. Of course in the stores that are not available in our country.


Firstly in Venice I stopped in Khiel's, just because it was the first store I saw. I really needed a lip balm since I forgot mine in a car, parked far away, so I bought Facial Fuel No-Shine Moisturizing Lip Balm which was like 9,50€. Probably the most expensive lip balm I now own. It's minty and feels a bit more like salve, so not that hydrating. I also wanted to try their face masks but the smallest ones were like 18€ or more and I can't buy that many beauty products, so I skipped those. Yup, Khiel's is really expensive.
Then in Kiko I looked around for cushion foundation but the shades didn't impress me, so I picked a Nail Cuticle Oil (2,90€) which comes with a brush applicator and I kinda need it for on the go.
I also stopped by MAC which was packed full of people and I felt sorry for only two girls working inside. I wanted to buy a shader brush but it was like 20€, so I was like hell no, since you can get Zoeva brushes for less. I picked up the last small Prep+Prime Fix + spray to try out (10€). The bigger one was like 18€, however I have a new UD one and this little one is perfect to carry around. And I didn't even get a bag.

Then I could've shopped in Florence but didn't bother (silly me), so on the way home we stopped in Trieste at the shopping centre Torri d'Europa. Immediately I stopped in Sephora where I wasn't that impressed. It's quite a small shop and the selection is not that amazing. Still, I picked up a few things. I decided to mainly focus on brand I haven't tried before: Benefit Cosmetics. The How to Look Best at Everything Kit - Light (34,5€) seemed so appropriate. I just love smaller products to try out and this one covers all the basics: the POREfessional PRO balm, hello flawless oxygen wow foundation - ivory, boi-ing concealer in 01 & 02 and hello flawless powder - ivory + a brush.
Also they had a mini Hoola bronzer which is so cute and useful for travel, I had to have it (15,90€) and I can already tell you that I love it. Great pigmentation and it's not too orange on my skin, so it's the perfect matt shade, I spotted Pupa! Vamp Gel Eyeliner in black which was reduced to 7,90€ and I really needed a new black one since mine is almost dried out (never mind, later I found in my stash a brand new one from L'oreal).
And also something little: Sephora fizz cubes for bath in the scents: Vanilla & Mango (each 1,50€).
By the till I was looking at Makeup Forever HD powder (mini) but I limited myself to just a few things. Yes, I know how to restrict myself :) Maybe next time I will have a look at that brand !

p.s. Let me know which products would you like to see on the blog first ?

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  1. Ohh, Benefit sete gledam že dolgo časa, mislim da je to res odličen način za preizkušanje novih izdelkov. Pa še kjut so!

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    1. Ja, meni se je ta zdel najbolj priročen ! :) Edino škoda, ker pudra v kamnu ne morem dat ven :/

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