LightInTheBox Haul

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted a haul so I thought I’ll squeeze this one in since I made this order during Black Friday sales. I love shopping and I like showing off what I bought so obviously expect haul posts every once in a while.

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Hakuna Matata Shirt
Price: 
$7.99

I fell in love with this shirt the moment I saw it. It comes in one size and I would say it’s between M and L so it’s roomy and comfortable to wear. I love the colors, it doesn’t seem like it’s going to fade when you wash it. The material is light cotton so it’s more for spring and summer climate.

Rate: 5/5

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vyazjj1443147442674Solid Grey Shirt
Price: $9.99

The material of this shirt is quite thin cotton and not thick enough for colder weather. It’s quite loose but I got it in size XL anyway because I’m still insecure about my body shape. It’s really comfortable and long enough to be worn with a pair of leggings.

Rate: 5/5

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xffdcw1439290081674Patchwork Peach and Grey Blouse
Price: $15.99

I don’t know why the color is listed orange while it looks more peach-ish, anyway it looks really pretty in the picture but it turned out the inside part is see-through from front and back so you’ll need to wear something under it unless you’re fine showing your bra. I got it in size L because I like wearing these tops with leggings or skinny jeans, it fits really nicely.

Rate: 4/5

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Overall, LightInTheBox has literally anything I can think of and I know for fact I could waste all my money there and I won’t really regret it. I also bought a XIAOMI 3S android box since I’ve been enjoying Chromecast lately and I wanted to experiment if I can install VPN in it, problem is the device is fully functional in Chinese but there’re few tutorials how to change it to English. Anyway if you want me to  review these kind of devices, please let me know you in the comments.

I hope you enjoyed this little haul and have a great day.

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Dresslink Haul

It’s been quite awhile since I did a Dresslink haul, it became my favorite shopping website. The website has changed couple of weeks ago and it looks really elegant and fancy, even the models photos are in higher quality so I had to check it out. The items I chose aren’t as cheap as the ones I reviewed before.


svb030775-1-dresslinkMermaid Tail Blanket

Price: US$ 14.24
I’ve always wanted to buy this blanket, I found it on Etsy for $60 so I was really thrilled to find it on Dresslink in a cheaper price. It’s really comfy and warm, I’m honestly obsessed with it already. The color is vibrant and pretty, my favorite.

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amh006244_gr-2-dresslinkDrawstring Hooded Cloak Cape Asymmetrical Hem Dress

Price: US$ 13.31
I bought this because I’m going to UK soon and I’m sure it’s going to be cold by this time. I chose it in XL to be safe and I wanted some room so I can wear a lighter shirt under it. It’s really comfortable and thick so it’s going to keep me warm pretty well since I get cold way too fast.

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Overall, I like Dresslink’s new changes in the website and service, they are still my favorite since they ship really fast. The items I received were higher quality than the clothes I bought before so I guess it explains why the prices went up slightly. I hope you enjoyed this mini haul from Dresslink, have a nice day.

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LightInTheBox Haul

Choker necklaces are becoming a trend recently and I just had to jump on the bandwagon not because I want to stay relevant and pretend I’m cool .. Yeah, that mostly. Anyway I wanted also to share my thoughts about a website similar to Dresslink which I posted few hauls in the past of it, so this website is called LightInTheBox and here’s my first impression of it.

The website basically has EVERYTHING you can think of from clothes to house ware even electronics and their prices are cheap just like Dresslink and CNDirect so I had to test out the quality of the items. I didn’t choose clothes this time since I order them online way too much so I chose these three chokers.

ltlnxn1465198816817Necklace Choker Necklaces Jewelry Halloween / Party / Daily / Casual Double-layer / Fashion Alloy Black / White 1pc Gift

Price:  USD $1.99
The first choker is double layered with gem hanging on the lower part. I absolutely love it, it’s my favorite from this haul. The material is sturdy and doesn’t seem it gonna snap anytime soon.

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beccdd1459750736650Necklace Choker Necklaces / Torque / Gothic Jewelry Jewelry Halloween / Wedding / Party / Daily / Casual Fashion Lace / Fabric Black 1pc

Price: USD $1.99
I’ve always been a fan of gothic fashion so this choker grabbed my attention instantly. The fabric is almost velvety and the pearl is secure in it’s spot, for this price it’s a really high quality item.

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dyfwrh1467698999801Necklace Imitation Pearl Choker Necklaces / Pearl Necklace Jewelry Halloween / Daily / Casual Adjustable Pearl / Alloy / Lace Black-White

Price: USD $2.99
The last item is definitely my least favorite item and I don’t know why it’s priced higher than the previous two items. So the material of it is exactly like the cheap ribbons that can’t be straightened after it gets wrinkled from the packaging. The choker itself is long enough to hang lower as a necklace then a choker that’s why I didn’t like it as much as the other two chokers.


Shipping cost & Insurance: USD $11.72
Overall Total: USD $18.69

The processing of the order took almost a week and few days till I got an email that it got shipped, even though I chose a shipping option with tracking number (S.F Express) it kept showing ‘Not Found‘ which I can assume it’s the shipping company fault since it didn’t even work with their website so avoid that option if you want to track your order.

Overall, I like this website and I would definitely continue buying from it and maybe try out the clothes and dresses they offer.

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ACW All Cosmetics Wholesale Haul

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I recently posted about a website that I would consider a Sephora alternative, I mentioned that I’ll do a proper haul post of the things I bought from this website. I have few comments about some products I got from this website which I’ll mention later, this post isn’t sponsored in any way.

NYX Shine Killer ($14.00)
The first product is a primer that keeps your face matte if you have an oily skin. To be honest, it doesn’t work on everyone as I read mixed reviews about this.

GLAMGLOW Supermud Clearing Treatment ($49.99)
This mud mask is one of the over-hyped beauty products in my community so I bought it because I want to understand the hype. I’ll admit it’s a great mask but I’ve used similar type of masks and they were less pricey than this one. I’ll comment though on the product that it’s a tester which is stated in their website “Jar is a tester unit, it has never been tested or used. No box”

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URBAN DECAY Shadow Primer Potion – Original ($9.99)
Again, one of the over-hyped products but honestly it’s worth it. It keeps the eyeshadow in place for a long time and minimizes any creasing on the lids  The wand is definitely useless and it’s driving everyone insane. My comment about this product like the previous one is also stated in their website “Tubes have scratches due to being unboxed.”

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NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream – San Paulo ($6.00)
NYX matte lip creams are my favorite at the moment, I’ve been already obsessed with Cannes shade so I decided to try out different shades. This shade is more of a red shade than a nude but it’s quite light and it can give a pink tint when it’s evened out with fingers.

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NYX Butter Gloss – Creme Brulee ($5.00)
I’ll confess something, I ordered this because of Karalee’s review post. I’m so in love with this, it’s not that super shiny gloss which is a plus point for me. I love how it leaves my lips soft and smooth, since it doesn’t last long I decided to mix it with another product and it worked well.

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L.A. GIRL Matte Line Art Eyeliner – Intense Black ($9.00)
I’ve been fangirlling (is that even a word ?) over Kat Von D Tattoo Liner for the longest time, I absolutely love that eyeliner. I decided to try out a new eyeliner I never tried before which is the L.A. Girl eyeliner and I’m in love. It’s almost similar to Tattoo liner, dries fast and it’s easier to line the lid without messing it up if you have shaky hands.

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CAILYN Pure Lust Extreme Matte – Nudist 09 ($19.00)
Honestly I’ve never heard of this brand, I don’t know anyone who tried it as well so I wanted to try it because .. it’s nude and matte, enough said. It’s nude alright but has a slight pink tint to it, gets the matte effect fast enough therefore I like it.

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L’OREAL Youth Code Texture Perfector Serum ($12.99)
I’ve always used serums for my face as part of my skincare routine, I found this product and I wanted to give it a try because it’s also like a moisturizer. From the first use I instantly felt the effect, it got absorbed fast and it left my skin really soft. It closes obvious pores which I liked the most about it, I’ll continue using it everyday as part of my skincare routine and see how it goes.

URBAN DECAY Lush Lash Mascara ($16.99)
I’m a total mascara hoarder, having this amount of mascaras satisfies me. This mascara has officially became my favorite from the day I first tried it, it doesn’t give you spider lashes from the first use. It lengthen the lashes and give them a fuller look, it makes the eye look gorgeous to be honest. The website stated “full size, no box” but like I mentioned in a post with my first impression of this website, it seemed unused even though it didn’t come in a packaged box.

L.A. GIRL Matte Pigment Gloss – Dreamy ($6.00)
This liquid lipstick is so beautiful, I needed to take a moment to admire it when I tried it for the first time. The color is definitely darker than the Cailyn one I mentioned earlier, it gives a beautiful shade with matte effect and it’s long lasting. I barely felt it on my lips after using it and doesn’t smudge at all.

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I paid overall total $148.96 plus $13.50 for shipping. It came really fast and it was well packaged in a box. Other than the comments I mentioned, the website sells authentic makeup products and I honestly like it, will probably buy the rest of my makeup from it if they bring Kat Von D products.

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Sephora Alternative

Few weeks ago I tried ordering from Sephora website and paid almost $117. A day after placing my order, I logged in to check my order status and it was showing “Unsuccessful Authorization” so they basically cancelled my order without even informing me. I sent them emails regarding this issue and they replied with a long email a day after, and I honestly didn’t understand a word from it because it doesn’t really say the exact reason, they mentioned I’ll get a refund for my cancelled order and I got it recently. After this experience with Sephora, I tried finding an alternative makeup website so I can order from because we don’t really have Sephora store in my country but there are ladies who bring those makeup products and sells them for quite a high price.

I came across this website which sells makeup in decent prices which is called ACW All Cosmetics Wholesale and decided to try it out. They sell high end brands and also drugstore brands so you’ll have various options to choose from however I couldn’t find Kat Von D or Tarte products, hope they add these brands soon. The website is well organized and you can search for products by brand or category, there’s also a ‘sales’ tab of discounted products. I read few reviews of people saying some of their products are fake, mostly mentioning MAC lip products but I can’t say for sure since I didn’t try buying MAC from them yet. Anyway here’s what I bought from this website.

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E.L.F. 11 Piece Brush Collection 85015 ($37.50)
I have a cheap makeup brushes collection which I bought ages ago and I seriously needed new ones so I decided to go for E.L.F brushes since I read positive reviews of them before. The brushes came in an authentic E.L.F box and it was well packaged. I love that each brush got it’s own name since I love using wrong brushes for wrong areas, the brushes are really soft and they pick the color really well also great for blending.

RIMMEL Lash Accelerator Mascara – Black 001 ($4.99)
For the longest time I was debating myself into getting lash extensions because they make the eyes look so pretty with lengthy lashes, I decided to try out this mascara because it enhances lash growth just like serums. The mascara wand is thinly shaped so it gave my lashes more of my natural look which is great for my everyday look, I’ve yet to see the effect of the lash acceleration so will post an update probably after few weeks of using it. The mascara came in a clear plastic retail bag which was odd to be honest but the mascara itself seemed unused anyway, maybe that’s my only comment about this website.

The shipping cost was $6.50 and it honestly came very fast.

Overall it was a good online shopping experience, I think the prices are reasonable compared to what I used to pay for makeup brought by the Instagram sellers as I call them. Other than the mascara packaging comment I mentioned earlier, I didn’t have any problem with my order. I’ll make a proper haul post of this website soon so I can check how authentic the products are so stay tuned for that.

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Lush Haul

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Dear Lush in Oman, ever thought of bringing Halloween collection before posting this on Instagram ?

So I went thinking, hey maybe they brought the new collection as Lush in UAE posted on Snapchat but nope they didn’t, the lady working there told me they’ll bring the shipment by next week so I’ll probably cave in and do another haul anyway. So moving on to what I got to satisfy my money wasting needs:

Lava Lamp bath bomb
I never really tried this bath bomb before so I had to go for it , it smelled nice. I tried it in the weekend and it fizzes up pretty nicely and I liked that the colors mimic a lava lamp. It’s definitely rich in oils as it left my skin quite soft but it stains the bathtub with purple all over.

Big Blue bath bomb
Now I’ve mentioned this bath bomb before in older posts but this bath bomb is one of my favorite bath bombs from Lush. I love the smell of it and it makes my skin super soft because of the seaweed and salts, it’s quite calming as well. It also leaves a mess in the bathtub as the seaweed would remain after the water is drained.

Blackberry Bath Bomb
Also one of my favorite bath bombs, it smells absolutely amazing. Like it’s title, it’s gives a cheerful feeling when you smell the berry scent after it fizzes in the water so I would definitely say it brightens up your mood.

Blue Skies and Fluffy White Clouds bubble bar
I honestly never tried bubble bars before and I’m too excited to try this out. I’ve read quite a positive feedback for it while some would consider it having more of a manly smell, I can’t say for sure until I try it out myself.

I hope you enjoyed this Lush haul, I will try doing a Halloween haul hopefully when they bring those cute spooky goodness to their store. Did you finish your Lush Halloween haul ? If so, please comment below with the link of your blog post I would love to check it out.

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Bath & Body Works Haul

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It’s been awhile since I last visited Bath & Body Works, I was interested to see the small little details they added for Halloween. They just put this huge banner of A Thousand Wishes fragrance to be the consumer choice of 2015 (2016 is almost done ?) Anyway I decided to try out the shower gel so the first item of this haul is:

A Thousand Wishes shower gel
I was instantly in love with the smell, I normally go for shower gels with the same fragrance as Pink Chiffon which I mentioned before in my August favorites but this one smells amazing and doesn’t have the fruity elements like Pink Chiffon.

Japanese Cherry Blossom Candle
I’ve always been a fan of Cherry Blossom scent so I instantly snatched this candle from the shelf. It has a beautiful calming scent.

Seaside Gardenia Candle
This candle definitely has a melon scent because it’s the only smell I can recognize, it has a fainty smell and it’s quite calming. I bought the big one with 3 wicks because I honestly got hypnotized with the scent.

Hope you enjoyed this small haul of Bath & Body Works, any recent purchases you had ?

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