December 3, 2019

What Did You Haul for Black Friday/Cyber Monday?

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Ok, it’s that time of the year again! The time of the year we admit to what we hauled on Black Friday and Cyber Monday because the deals were stupid good.

I was somewhat good up until the last minute when I did a few purchases I probably shouldn’t have! Like last like night, really late, I gave in and got the Colourpop Bare Necessities Eyeshadow Palette and the Good as Gold Eyeshadow Palette. I know I’m going to kick myself for the Good as Gold one because it has Pressed Glitters which I hate but it looks so very beautiful!

I also purchased the MAC Sprinkle Of Shine Set and of course, it’s on sale now with 15% off using code FRIEND. Great. Anyway, I don’t regret paying full price and may go in for a backup because the gorgeous highlighter might just be a nice replacement for my beloved Sweet Vision!

Don’t kill me but I got some hand soaps and candles from Bath & Body Works. I know I have a lot already but the deals were so good! I also got a back up of Merry Cookie because that scent is really becoming a fast favorite! And yes, I know Candle Day is Saturday BUT I paid around $10 each candle so, I don’t feel too bad.

I also got a restock on my Goodal Moisture Barrier Eye Cream since everything is 40% off at Riley Rose and Forever 21!

I also grabbed some Shape Tape Concealer from Ulta since it’s on sale!

The one area I did major damage was at the Barney NY sale. I hauled a few fragrances for myself because the prices were amazing!

And finally, got the Make Up For Ever Let’s Gold Eye Palette that was on sale at Sephora and a few Clarisonic Brush Heads from the Cyber Deals Selection!

I also picked up a few bits and bobs from Kiko Cosmetics as the sales over there were great for Black Friday and Cyber Monday!

Your turn! What did you haul during Black Friday/Cyber Monday?


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  • Kimmwc03

    I picked up a few hand creams and wallflowers from Bath & Body Works during the buy 3, get 3 free sale. I also placed a small Sephora order (forgot what it was!) to get the coupon to use later this month. That’s about it.

    • Isabella Muse

      oh shoot I did too forgot about that. I got the Make Up For Ever Palette on sale and some clarisonic brush heads!

    • Mary

      I got some Davids tea, 2 pair of naturalizer shoes ( one for my momma), the kids Christmas toys for 50% at toys r us ( still running in Canadá), $1 socks at old navy and a tee, my hubby got video games, the sephora clnique take the balm sale, oh an a sweater. I was sooo tempted by many things but I was able to restrain myself

      • Isabella Muse

        Nice haul Mary! I got some lovely Fortnum & Mason’s teas for myself too! ;-D Enjoy your haul!!!!!!!!

  • Maxine

    From Cult Beauty, I picked up a travel size of the Augustinus Bader “The Rich Cream” to try, Hourglass brow gel, Rituel de Fille’s eye soot, and a Nars Blending Eyeshadow brush. Since Amore Pacifica was having a 25% everything sale, I stocked up on my fave fermented green tea essence. I want to buy from Sephora, but the sales are nothing compared to other retailers!

    • Isabella Muse

      Let me know about the Rich Cream! It’s been on my list for a while but never took the plunge! I didn’t even know about the Amore Pacifica deal! gonna see if it’s still on!

  • Janet

    Thank you for your posts for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. They kept me updated on what to keep my eyes open for. I bought IT cosmetics Bye Bye redness color correcting cream, Origins original skin matte moisturizer and Unwash Bio-cleansing conditioner at Ulta andbused the 20% off coupon for even more savings. Still deciding on what to use my Sephora $20 coupon on.

    • Isabella Muse

      Yay! glad to hear it Janet! I hope you enjoy the bye bye redness if you haven’t used it before! It’s quite good! ;-D Enjoy your haul!

  • Canukchick

    I got my year supply of Tarte mascaras ($13 for the $30 mascaras? Yes please!), and stocked up on Acure moisturizers as well. I had to stop myself from going overboard so I only got things I absolutely needed and will 100% use up this year!

    • Isabella Muse

      damn I forgot! I wanted to grab some too! I wonder of Tarte still has them on sale!

  • courtney

    I was relatively good too. I got some Pat McGrath goodies off her site (platinum bronze eyeshadow palette, a gloss, and a last minute purchase of one of her lux trance lipsticks when she had them on sale for $10 each yesterday. I also took advantage of Charlotte Tilbury’s Black Friday deal and snagged the trio of ‘eyes to mesmerise’ pots. I should have waited till Cyber Monday though, because the discount went deeper from 30% to 40% off. Oh well………… Can’t wait to read what everyone else hauled 🙂

    • Isabella Muse

      I know! Grrr! the CT dropping burned up a lot of people! But hey, it was still a good deal at 30% Enjoy Courtney!

  • kjh

    I got [email protected]$*(d yet AGAIN by making a Yesstyle order. Out of profile, so they shut my debit down. And bec I was Palpal-ing it trying o; two cards, it shut down Ulta, too. That happened with CosBar, also, but will they add either to my profile, noooo…it will happen every time. When I call up about this to the fraud alert line, I’m going to see if you can add sites to your profile. It’s so nice to be in Dutch ( you’re still allowed to make ethic slurs if you are that background, right?) with three financial places, but it keeps down the purchasing. So, I want the DEETS on your Barney’s fragrance haul. Something tells me Frederic Malle, maybe Serge Lutens. You haul so well.

  • Carrot

    From Wishtrend – extra 20% off on Black Friday
    1. James Welsh’s Winter Skin Saviour kit
    2. Gothamista’s Holiday Box of Skincare Wishes 2 kit
    3. KLAIRS Midnight Blue Calming Cream (60ml) – I didn’t see that this was included in a set above. oops

    1. CLINIQUE Skincare TLC Kit
    2. Sephora Favorites Best Hair Ever
    3. Bite Beauty Agave Lip Mask – Natural
    4. Bite Beauty Creamy Color 4-Piece Mini Amuse Bouche Supercharged Lipstick Set
    5. Bite Beauty Line & Define Lip Primer
    6. Bite Beauty Matte Crème Lip Crayon – Aubergine

    1. LANCÔME Black Friday Purse Spray Trio – (3) La Vie est Belle sprays (0.34oz each)
    2. LANCÔME Online Only Purse Spray Trio – La Vie est Belle, Miracle and Tresore
    3. BEAUTY FINDS BY ULTA BEAUTY To All A Glam Night Set

    • Isabella Muse

      I’m going to try and do a wishtrend order today as I think 25% ends today! Nice haul ;-D on the Bite Beauty wahooo! You’re going to love the Mini Set! It’s great!

  • Adrienne

    So I went from site to site and went a little overboard. Macys: Sunday Riley mini kit, Estee lauder mini kit with eye serum, Origins mini face masks, good girl mini fragrance,then to Ulta:morphe brushes , (everyone says they are popular, but that doesnt mean quality, and an eye palette that I can’t remember.Sephora: I tried to get Bite Beauty but most colors sold out on both sites I purchased 3 amuse colors and the amuse 4 color kit, then to Nordstrom: buy 2 get 1 free mascara, then londontown/kur for nail kit (free shipping and 40%), and lastly Milani for gilded palette. I missed a lot of items and looking back it may have een cheaper if I had went directly to website instead of retailer. I missed skin food and the body shop. I honestly think I’m done unless there is a 50% + free shipping which won’t happen. So now I’m just waiting on deliveries. The UPS person can play Santa!

    • Isabella Muse

      WAHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO NICE! I’m coming over to stalk UPS with you! I’ll bring cookies!

  • Natalie

    Wasn’t planning to buy anything, but Ulta sent me an email so of course had to look last night! I bought PUR x Barbie eyeshadow palette (had been eyeing this) and lipstick in Barbie Pink (both 50% off, I love the packaging on both of these), NYX Glitter Goals bigger palette for $10 from $25 (only item I bought that was coupon eligible, was $15 so perfect for my $5 off $15 coupon to make it $10), Too Faced Gingerbread Girl for $12.50, free Ulta goody bag for spending $40.

    I know many don’t like the pressed glitters but I love them! I have the NYX Glitter Goals quad in pink/blue/silver from last year, it is a great eyeshadow topper when I apply just a little at a time with the very tip of my finger. Trying to apply too much results in fall out and it’s very difficult to remove at the end of the day, but with just a little over other regular eyeshadow I have no issues with fallout, and easy removal using just regular cleanser and water. It really does make eyeshadow pop and the eyeshadow lasts much better on my eyes for the day when I use glitter as a topper.

    Then I went over to Pat McGrath and I’m trying 2 of her Luxetrance Lipsticks for $9 each (had a code for 10% off that worked on these). I don’t have anything from her but figure for that price I’ll take a chance and see how these $40 lipsticks are!

    Can’t wait to receive everything!

    • Isabella Muse

      I am jealous! I really wanted the barbie stuff but I held back (but not sure how long I’ll last! Might just grab it). I actually wanted to try the NYX Glitter Goals but lately I’ve been sort of veering away from glitter. They sound lovely though! Sadly, code didn’t work for me on the luxtrance but did worth on other items great score though that you did get them on sale ;-D Enjoy your haul!

  • Linda Whitener

    I’ve been trying to exercise restraint, but I did break down and pick up some things you recommended among Ulta’s Cyber Monday offerings: a couple of the CoverGirl Queenship eyeshadow sticks, and the Makeup Revolution Conceal & Hydrate foundation and concealer. Also picked up the Pacifica Love Stoned Natural Mineral Face Palette, because some of those colors are new to me.

  • Claudia

    I feel like if I had a religion you would be my confessor.
    Ulta – FAB Ultra repair cream. My hands get super dry and crack between washing dishes and bathing toddlers in the winter.
    Oshkosh/Carter’s- winter clothes for said toddlers
    Lane Bryant- bras because at less than half off I regret not buying more
    BBW- 3 candles in spite of the bitch working there giving me attitude
    ILNP- nail polish, lots of it
    Smith and Cult- 5 nail polishes
    Nordstrom- Armani Mascara during the buy 2 sale, 2 nail polishes(from the pop-up), a Chanel eyeshadow, nail file from BaseCoat(amazing files) and I get $35 worth of free notes
    Gap- gifts for family and for me(do I need it… )
    Color Club- more nail polish(I love it)
    Christmas tree stuff, I haven’t had a tree since the late nineties but my toddlers asked for one this year and I am secretly excited!!! There was more I wanted(iPad) but I restrained myself.

    • Isabella Muse

      LOL go fourth my child and say two hail marys and one act of contrition and you soul will be cleansed of your dirty hauling deeds LOL!

      Sweet haul Claudia 😀 omg and guess what? we are twins! I got the same coat lol! (maybe I got two one in gray and one in cream but who’s counting!?) I sort of wish it didn’t have a hood though! which shade did you get? Awww that’s so cute ;-D Have fun putting it up!

      • Claudia

        Yay twinsies. I got the gray but it hasn’t arrived. How to do like yours? Why don’t you like the hood? I was ecstatic that it has a hood and THE SLEEVES ARE LINED! Ordinarily Gap doesn’t line the sleeves for either women or girls, I can only assume it’s because only men and boys get cold and if you buy the men’s they don’t fit the hips well. I can’t do cream colors, I have a yellow undertone so it washes me out.

        • Isabella Muse

          yay! It hasn’t arrived yet! I’ll let ya know when it does! Most of my coats/jackets have hoods so I was wanting to switch things up and do something without a hood but here I am with a hood again haha! I know what you mean about men’s coats being weird around the hips! I always feel like I’m wearing a potato sack if I purchase a men’s size! ;-D The gray is just as pretty!!!!!!!!! ;-D

  • Ana

    Hello Muse! For me I bought a Zoeva Palette, repurchased the Smashbox primer set on sale ( i love travel size!) and some Juvias from the Ulta Sale, some melt cosmetics lipsticks (first time trying they formula and awesome deal 5 dlls per lip!) some lashes from HoL and for my friends I bought plenty of single brushes form BH cosmetics sale on Monday . Thank you for your post, they were really helpful!

    • Isabella Muse

      Oh let me know what you think of zoeva! It’s a fav of mine lately as well as nabla! ;-D let me know about your melt haul! I had a few lippies in my cart but didn’t submit at the last minute ;-D aw thank you! I’m glad to hear that! enjoy your lovely haul!

      • kjh

        I just crashed trying to send Zoeva comments. LOVE. The short version: try their US or other country’s site. Ulta does not choose Z’s best palettes. Cafe (perfect fall without the red/orange colorway), Aristo (easy set up for neutral 2 shade looks plus a pop of blue) and En Taupe (cool neutrals, prob my favorite palette, maybe ever.). Their brush selection is beyond extensive and a bit above mid quality. Not Wayne, but better than Nars, most similar to It.

  • Kish

    Probably too much! Lol

    Huda Emerald
    Tarte High Tides palette
    Tarte Pink Sanda lip quench
    Sephora Pro Smoky Jewels & New Nudes
    ND lip glaze
    Sephora face powder
    B&B surf infusion (HG I wish they made bigger bottles)

    Makeup Revolution Precious Stone palettes Amethyst and Emerald
    Cover Girl Queenship Shadow Sticks – 3
    Becca Pop Face palette
    It Brushes Alex and ani set (the foundation one)
    Essence G’day Sydney and Ole Rio palettes
    BH cosmetics Run Wild palette

    Everything was on sale except the Tarte Lip Quench and the surf infusion. Both orders are coming with the sample bags also. 🙂

    • Isabella Muse

      Carrie seriously? How can you say bpal and not say what you got at bpal? You should know better! LOL 🙂 I did a “virtual mock up cart” for my bpal order and had to quit out of the window because it was $600! Unless I win the lotto, it’s not happening LOL!

      • Carrie

        I got…

        Fig and Cranberry Sufganiyot
        Lump of coal
        Gingerbread and Candyfloss
        The Other Hot Chocolate.
        I had a bunch more on my list (as always) but I had to pare it down. Hahaha.

        • Isabella Muse

          haha I have too mannnny on mine. I have Gingerbread and Candygloss on mine but I’m a little worried about that one. Do you think it’ll smell odd!?

          • Carrie

            I’m kinda thinking it might, but that’s sometimes part of the fun for me. Hahaha. I wish bpal could do more cons and stuff where I could smell them first, not gonna lie.

          • Isabella Muse

            Agreed! Or at least wish I lived closer so I can go to lunacy events and sniffle a bit!

  • Brandy

    I got the Colourpop Bare Necessities palette, lippie stix in Cami, lippie primer, and lipgloss in Boo and Crushin’. I got Mac lipstick in Brave and lipliner in Soar. Flower beauty was 40% off so I got the flower pots blush in Sweet Pea and Warm Hibiscus, Petal Pout lipstick in Spiced Petal, Cinnamon Crush, Naked Blush, and Autumn Rose. I also got the mix n matte lip duo in Bronze Envy and an eyeshadow brush. I wanted another color called Honey Nude but they didn’t have that, so I placed an order with Ulta for that and Catrice Prime and Fine Aqua Fresh Hydro primer and used a coupon (didn’t need/want anything else at Ulta). I also got a new phone case and privacy screen protector for my iPhone 50% off. I still don’t know what to get my sister in law. She hardly speaks so idk what she likes and I end up getting her gift last minute.

    • Isabella Muse

      SWEET haul Brandy! ;-D Food gifts are always nice! Some nice chocolates are always welcome ;-D Everyone likes snackies around Christmas right?! ;-D

      • Brandy

        Thanks! I’m really excited about the Colourpop order cuz I’ve never tried anything from them. The Bare Necessities palette looks right up my alley so I had to have it. I ended up buying her Ulta brand bath and body products since they were buy 2 get 2 free plus I used a $5 off coupon. Apparently the Brazilian Sunset scent I got her smells like the Bum Bum cream so we shall see. She’s gotta like something out of the 8 products I got her. Have a wonderful Christmas and New Years Muse!!

        • Isabella Muse

          OOO! bum bum dupe now I have to try that ;-D Sounds like a lovely little haul I’m sure she’ll like it! Who doesn’t love bath and body goodies? 😀 You as well my dear! I hope it’s beautiful!