Birthday Freebie: Urban Decay’s Perversion Mascara

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Is your birthday in August? Are you signed up with ULTA for a rewards card (which is free)? If you said yes to both of these answers then lucky you! For those whose birthdays fell in June, July, or August ULTA will send you a special email with your code for this sample size of Urban Decay’s Perversion Mascara. I received mine a few days after my birthday, which was in July, and have been testing this product ever since.


This sample mascara comes with 0.1 fl oz of product and is in the shade of black. The packaging of this product claims that this mascara will give you bigger, blacker, and badder lashes. This mascara is used for length and volume along with the claim it will nourish your lashes as you wear it.The brush itself is filled with a very thick set of bristles that picks up a large amount of product. In my honest opinion a bit too much product… Continue reading for more + swatches!

Full Review: NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream

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As part of my mini ULTA haul I had purchased one of NYX’s matte lip creams mainly out of curiosity. I knew of the Copenhagen shade that always blows up the internet in the Fall/Winter. So because of this, and the fact it was buy one NYX product get the other 50% off, I just had to try out a new shade. The shade I purchased is in the color San Paulo which is a bright fuchsia color. Without any special deals this product retails for $5.99.

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Mini Haul: Ulta

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Over the weekend I went on a serious hunt, mainly for a cheap highlighter but also because I had some coupons. The destination Ulta, the outcome, well a lot more things than I was expecting. I ended up getting a highlighter, matte lipstick, a finishing powder, two more face masks, and a free birthday mascara! So let me go ahead and tell you about each product.

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