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Friday, December 18, 2009

strawberry.net & blogsale haul

As i said on my last post, i have a package waiting to be picked up. I went to the PO a while ago & to my surprise, i have 2.

Hurray!animal smileys

One is from Strawberry.net & the other one is from ECT of e.motion of motion's blog sale.
I'm actually glad that my strawberry.net haul had already arrived, i know that now is a peak season & there's a high chance that packages would be received later than late (yeah, i use late because it's always late here).

Let's start first with the blogsale haul. I bought random items.
  • ELF Studio Corrective Concealer Palette
  • ELF Candy Lip Gloss in Candy Fix, Frosting Fanatic & Mocha Maniac
  • ELF Mineral 2 in 1 Conditioning Gloss in Supermodel
  • Everyday Minerals Start to Finish Bronzer
  • NYX Lip Pencil in Pink Nude
Her items are so cheap! I was actually not expecting that it would be able to receive it already since i just bought it a couple of weeks ago. But hey, im not complaining! i love early packages!

Now on to the Strawberry.net haul. I'm so excited about this because the box is huge!


It's because the curled styros are all over the box to make sure that the items are safe & sound...


These are what's inside!

I was seriously debating if im going to open it up already since it's gonna be christmas. Just so that i'll have something to open & enjoy on that day evil grin smileys

But then i know that it's silly if i'll do that because i already know what's inside..LOL about that..

Anyway, on we go to the content

  • Benefit B-Spot Fragrance coffret
  • Benefit She Laq Sealer
  • Silver Necklace with a snowflake pendant
The necklace is so cute!

Perfect for the winter, don't you think?
Im not exactly a necklace person but i think this looks really cute! I'm not sure if i'm going to use this though....

One thing that i'm very curious about is the sealant. I know how it works, but i want to see for myself if it does work! So i got myself this!

As always, Benefit has that cute packaging! It looks so mysteriously magical.


This is the back carton


These are what's inside

I don't think the brushes are actually good enough, but hey it's still a freebie!
I'll let you know what i think about it as soon as i have tried it.

Lastly is the Benefit B Spot coffret


I already had my first experience of B Spot thanks to Sarah, when she included a sample of it on her love package. I like it then & was actually surprise to realize that this lasted on me for like a whole day!

I sprayed it in the morning..i thought that the scent disappeared right around afternoon, but it seems like i just got immune to it. Bf told me later on that i still smell good. I think this is the only Eau de Toilette that lasted on me..to think that this is not a Eau de Parfum! great staying power~

I'm actually glad that the scent is not wrong for me...

I did not realize that the packaging got silhouettes of women. I only realize it when i looked at the back.

Not wanting to sound a nymphomaniac but after seeing this from a far, i thought it was G spot plus the silhouette of the woman
confused smileys

Going back, these are what's inside.

  • B Spot EDT full size
  • B Spot EDT sample size
  • handy mirror
I like how 'cool' it looks. The Pastel green is very nice to look at!

As for the bottle, it's just round, nothing interesting.

I'm really very happy with my haul. Looks like i've been a good girl because Santa delivered it earlier!
innocent smileys

Now what has been keeping me busy?
Gift wrapping!

I decided that i want to have a red & blue gifts this christmas so i have to buy a lot of metallic foils & double sided tape just for that...plus the ribbons too.

Actually, i changed the color of the ribbons today compare to this pic. Blue gifts got red ribbons & red gifts got blue ribbons.

I'm not yet even halfway done with all the wrapping. sad smileys

But it's ok since i'm mostly done with christmas shopping. Though i still have 2 more people on my list that i don't really have an idea what to get....I guess i'll be finish with my list this weekend!

I like looking at a color coordinated gifts..though not quite yet because again, i haven't changed the ribbons on my gifts when i took this pic, but now they are already color coordinated. yay!

The white holographic gift is actually the gift for bf. Just so that it would stand out to signify that it is special..LOL

How about you?
Do you have a theme for your gifts?

Hope you are enjoying your day/evening,ladies!

Jaa ne~!
^_~

18 comments:

Denysia said...

The benefit items look nice! :D

herroyalbleakness said...

yay for the haul thiamere! i love strawberrynet too! and the necklace sure looks cute, too. I'm wondering if it has a long chain :)

i love gift wrapping! and those goodies you've wrapped with love look so shimmery and nice!

Y said...

LOL no way! I don't have a theme, because I tend to recycle a lot of packaging. I'm not spending money on that! Other people can.

e.motion in motion said...

Great hauls, and glad you got everything early!! Hope you like everything ^^

GirL With GLasSes... said...

i love the snowflakes pendaNT!
good at na receive mo na ang package mo. wow ang tagal tagal pla dumadating sila.

ang daming giftssssssss!!!!!

twinsouls888 said...

Wow I love your hauls girl, I'm so happy you got it already.
^_^. I'm tempted to buy the Benefit B Spot, is it similar to D&G's Light Blue? I love citrusy floral scents kasi hehe.

Advance Merry Christmas girl :)

Dina (XYYan) said...

nice haul! the necklace looks so pretty~

Askmewhats said...

the snowflake pendant looks so girly! and I love Benefit's B Spot..smells great! Sis, I've been eyeing the she laq too but I didn't purchase it, i have to finish what I have on hand first :) heheh can't wait for your review

Sugar Bunnie said...

can you do a review on the elf concealer

Pammy said...

I like the necklace. :P

Nice Christmas gifts to yourself. And the color coordinated presents are cool. :D

Blovet Beauty said...

i love the snowflake pendant!!! I want one just like that!!

BabyJap,RN said...

i used to have Benefit She Laq, but i didnt like it.. seems like it doesnt do anything to make my liners last.. :( mas ok pa without it minsan haha! :P

Khymm said...

wow love your hauls! di ko pa natry magshop sa strawberry.net.. ang cute ng pagka-gift wrap! love the colors!

xoladiihoneyxo said...

no themes for me. lol. great haul! =D and omg.. I thought it said "g spot" on the back of the benefit box too until I paid more attention and noticed it says "b spot." lol. I'm glad you like the smell and found something that matches with you =]

Jbreezybaby said...

lool SM plastic bag! awwwww... sabi ni lola ang laki na daw nung SM na malapit sa amin hahaha. memories :) I love how u gift wrap ur presents! I like mine gift wrapped too, some people are lazy they just put them on a paperbag tapos tissue.. walang effort lol.

thanks for greeeting me thia! Im glad to be done with school! i cant wait to see whats next for me! hehe take care hun! xoxo

Catmare said...

I love benefit lipsticks and their lip&cheek tint. I haven't tried the sealant yet though, but I'm wanting to try it ever since I saw it on your blog. Your blog is very tempting. lol. The packaging is really cute =)

Sherry said...

hi sis,the influential blogger top ten, remember you are one of them? I was told cannot include your blog as your blog started in feb 2009. :( sad.. they only want blogs start in march 2009. one a month different..

you can see here. http://www.influentialblogger.net/2010/05/join-top-10-emerging-influential-blogs.html

Anonymous said...

can you do a tutorial on how to order sa strawberry.net? others were saying scam sila hindi pala? thanks :D

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