Today I went to see what’s going on with the New Year’s Eve party. Until yesterday, I had no idea where I would spend it. Luckily for us, a friend sent us a photo of a restaurant offer and we went to talk to the manager. Now that is secure and I don’t have to stay home, haha.
How I ended up with a haul?! Well, first we had some stuff to do at the mall, but then shopping happened!
I was walking. The next thing I know, I’m in a pharmacy buying skincare products.
DISCLAIMER: All the products in this post I bought with my own money. It is not a sponsored post!
For some quite time, I was looking for a hydrating moisturizer. I’ll tell something about my skin, before showing you the products. So, until a few years ago I had very very oily skin all year round. Now I noticed that my skin has changed. In the winter I have more dry, sensitive skin and it peels off and in the summer it is oily in the T-zone, so I guess it is mixt. At my local pharmacy was some sort of promotion, so when I bought 2 products the 3rd one was free (from the same company). Genius! For my skin in the winter, the pharmacist recommended me Eau Thermale – Avène -Hydrance OPTIMALE Rich.
Now I don’t say this is good for everybody, this is just what she recommended for my skin problems. This is what they say about it:
Long-lasting hydration. Its creamy texture leaves a feeling of ultimate comfort on your skin.Hydrance Optimale Rich is particularly recommended for sensitive dry or very dry skin.
AVENE AQUA. PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM. GLYCERIN. PPG-15 STEARYL ETHER. CYCLOMETHICONE. CETEARYL ALCOHOL. CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS. GLYCERYL STEARATE. PEG- 100 STEARATE. BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII. CETEARYL GLYCOSIDE. BENZOIC ACID. BETA-SITOSTEROL. BHT. C13-14 ISOPARAFFIN. CHLORPHENESIN. DISODIUM EDTA. PARFUM. GLYCINE SOJA. LAURETH-7. PHENOXYETHANOL. POLOXAMER 188. POLYACRYLAMIDE. SODIUM CHONDROITIN SULFATE. SODIUM HYDROXIDE. AQUA. XANTHAN GUM.
The second product I bought was a foundation. A few years ago I had some problems with my skin (I had little red dots on my face) from a cheap foundation ( I know stupid for me to buy that, don’t judge me) so after that, I didn’t put ANYTHING on my face. And by that I mean nothing. No foundations, no moisturizers, nothing! And obviously, my skin cleaned up. But now I want that make-up bag again if you know what i mean, but this time from the pharmacy tested (not on animals) and based on thermal water. I’m not going to lie, I’ve used a few years ago Avène and it was good. The foundation is this one:
( I forgot to take a photo of it) It is Couvrance Fluid Foundation Corrector
My shade is Natural 02. When I tested it blended perfectly with my skin tone, the texture is light and it they say this:
Corrects moderate imperfections and evens out skin tone. Stands up to water and perspiration. Anti-UV protection SPF 15
Offers defense against the sun’s rays. Protects against photo-induced ageing thanks to its pre-tocopheryl content. Guarantees a perfect, even complexion for all light or matte sensitive skin. Naturally hides and conceals moderate imperfections thanks to its covering power.
Natural Fluid Foundation : WATER (AQUA). CYCLOPENTASILOXANE. BUTYLENE GLYCOL. ETHYLHEXYL METHOXYCINNAMATE. ZINC OXIDE. DIMETHICONE. PHENYL TRIMETHICONE. OCTYLDODECANOL. CETYL PEG/PPG-10/1 DIMETHICONE. ISONONYL ISONONANOATE. MAGNESIUM SULFATE. SORBITAN SESQUIOLEATE. ASCORBYL PALMITATE. BHT. CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE. ETHYLENE BRASSYLATE. METHYLPARABEN. PHENOXYETHANOL. POTASSIUM SORBATE. SODIUM DEHYDROACETATE. TOCOPHERYL GLUCOSIDE. TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE. TRIMETHYLSILOXYSILICATE. XANTHAN GUM. IRON OXIDES (CI 77491). IRON OXIDES (CI 77492). IRON OXIDES (CI 77499). TALC. TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891).
And the promotional product! I chose the same moisturizer, but for the summer when my skin gets oily. Eau Thermale Avène Hydrance Optimale Light
So this is all for skincare products. After we walked I arrived at the curlers and straighteners. I didn’t have a curler, so I looked for the most affordable yet good product. I bought Remington Pro Big Curl Tong – 38mm barrel.
I didn’t test it yet, but I guess it is working. Haha! After that I thought, good now I have a curler, but I need a hairspray, I chose the Nivea Styling Spray Mega Strong. The texture is light and you can brush your hair after you spray it in your hair. It is not sticky (I had one like that).
For clothes, it is nothing that much to say. I bought a pair of black jeans from Bershka. They were missing from my wardrobe and a new shoulder bag from Stradivarius.
(The watch is there just for the picture :)) )
And this is my December mini haul. Also, this is the first haul that I am doing. Hope you like it and see you in the next blog post…and social media! Have a nice weekend!