When I am not reading or blogging I like to hang out on facebook and chat with fellow Canadians about make up and deals etc. I am in this one group on facebook and we recently decided to organize a swap and I was so lucky to get an awesome local lady, Mihaela. Sadly she is not a blogger but perhaps I can convert her hehe.
When we contacted each other we decided that we were going to change up the budget that was given to us because we weren’t going to mail them out so why not add what we would have spent on shipping to the gift.
I had so much fun shopping for Mihaela and she told me the same thing. So we decided that we would meet up today (Saturday) at a huge shopping mall and we would perhaps do some shopping and then go and sit for coffee and do the swap.
Driving to the mall was fun and sadly I had no Canadian magic to guide my way LOL. I have only been to this mall a few times and every time I go I get lost. Its roughly 20 minutes from me and requires me to take two highways. There was alot of turning around and doing the route all over again but it was fine because I didn’t mind.
I finally made it to the mall safe and sound and managed to scope out a good parking place that didn’t require me to park 10 miles away like you would normally have to do at this mall because its always busy.
The day before meeting up we shared some sneak peeks. Which peeked our curiousity even more.
As you can see Mihaela wrapped each one up in pretty purple tissue paper.
Isn’t the box beautiful? I have actually put this on my bedside table. The two pictures are taken from Mihaela when she sent them to me. I knew I wouldn’t get pictures other wise and I wanted you to see the before product.
Julep Popova Trina Turk Fall 2012 collection (I have bee wanting a nice green polish for sometime now)
Misa #285 epiphany (its a gold glittery kind of polish)
Essence Cherry Blossom Girl in 04 It’s Peach not Cherry
Maybelline color show in 320 Green With Envy (this is sort of a dupe for Essie’s Mint Candy Apple)
OPI top coat (which I really needed since I threw out my old one)
Revlon color stay ultimate liquid Lipstick in 030 miracle mauve
The All natural Face vegan lip gloss in the shade frosted bronze
Maybelline Color Whispers in 80 made-it mauve (this has been something i really wanted to try)
Thanks so much Mihaela for all the goodies you generously gave me. I can’t wait to dip into them and use everything.
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One thought on “A Morning of shopping, chatting and swaping”
What a nice idea and fun outing it must have been 🙂
I’m new to the world of beauty boxes (since january) but I got into it very fast…hehehe I suscribed to lots and haven’t got anything in double or luckily enough nothing I would not try or use myself. Of course, if I was to get doubles or stuff I didn’t like I would be ready to swap. I live in Laval.