Summer Drugstore Beauty Haul


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Hello, lovelies! Today, I will be sharing with you what I bought yesterday at Walmart to get ready for summer! Hope you enjoy!

Wet n’ Wild “Comfort Zone” Eyeshadow Palette: Wet n’ Wild has really pigmented, high-quality shadows and I love my “Walking on Eggshells” Trio, so I am excited to see how this works out. To be honest, I really don’t like the three shades in the bottom right corner of the palette, but it was on sale so it only cost around $4!


Rimmel “Fix and Perfect” Primer: I actually don’t use foundation primer on an everyday basis, but I have heard such great things about this one! It claims to smooth, resurface, brighten, mattify, and protect your skin. I’ll probably write a review on it and let you all know how I like it!


Garnier Miracle Perfecting BB Cream for Oily/Combination Skin: I have to admit, I was kind of hesitant to spend over $10 on this product after being majorly disappointed in my Maybelline Dream Fresh BB Cream. However, I did quite a bit of research before purchasing this and even though, I’ve only used it once so far, I think it’s going to become one of my summer staples! A review will definitely becoming soon!14375423

Almay Color & Care Liquid Lipbalm in “Cantaloupe Cream”: I love coral, peachy lips for summer, so I thought this would be the perfect gloss! I also love Carrie Underwood and her makeup, and since she is Almay’s brand embassador I really needed this;)30997489107

Rimmel Kate Moss Lipstick in 32: In the store lighting, I thought this shade would be a pretty peachy nude color, but I was wrong. I tried it one when I got home from shopping and came to the dreadful conclusion that this pastel orange shade would be more fitting for an oompa loompa than for me. I can now add this to my infinite list of lipstick fails! Hmmm, sound like an interesting idea for a post…Screen Shot 2015-06-10 at 3.12.40 PM

L’Oreal Colour Riche Lip Balm in “Caring Coral”: I am so excited that I found this! It is absolutely identical to L’Oreal “Sunset Angora”, which has been discontinued! That has been my holy grail lip color for summer, as I mentioned in my Summer Favorites post and I so happy that I found a replacement!LOreal-Color-Riche-Balm-Caring-Coral

Not Your Mother’s “Beach Babe” Texturizing Sea Salt Spray: This is the first texturizing spray I have ever tried and interested to see what the results will be. It is supposed to give your hair tousled waves with a slight mate finish. I already have naturally wavy hair, so I’m not sure if this will make a difference or not, but I am hoping that it will make my hair look nice and beachy for the summer! By the way, it has a coconut scent, that smells amazing!




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  1. sofiacollins says:

    I’ve been wanting that Rimmel primer for so long but I think I’m going to save up and get a Smashbox one, I’ll be looking forward to your review though! And also, the Almay lipgloss is one I’ve been looking to try for a very long time now. I hope you enjoy the Sea Salt Spray! Great haul! xoxo

  2. amjustjuls says:

    Oooh, I think I’ll have to try that Not Your Mother’s “Beach Babe” texturizing spray. I just recently changed hair stylists, and she commented that my hair is trying to turn curly. I’m wondering how well this will work with my long hair, too?

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