Haul; Collective Haul (#13)

How apt, on Black Friday, I post a haul! πŸ˜›

Forgive me God! I HAVE SHOPPED………… EXTENSIVELY!!!!!!!!!

Let me tell you this was the most I have bought in a very long time and although it has been quite a while since I’ve posted a haul, there’s no reason for one person to buy THIS much! Except addiction! AND NO! I DON’T NEED HELP!!! *sniffs new mascara still in plastic package*

I am not ashamed... No, I am not, I'm not, I'm not, I'm not! I'M NOT!!!

I am not ashamed… No, I am not, I’m not, I’m not, I’m not! I’M NOT!!!



These were gifts... Gifts... OK!

These were gifts… Gifts… OK!

Moving on….

Guardian Haul


Catrice Eyeshadow in 350 starlight expresso, original price; MYR 14.30, purchased for; MYR 4.80

Silkygirl Expert Brow & Nose Shadow in 01 Dark Brown, purchased for; MYR 18.90

Cathy Doll Ice Cream Magic Blender (makeup sponge) original price; 23.90, purchased for; MYR 20.30 (if you follow my blog you know this tragic story, if you don’t, link here)

Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water, original price; MYR 14.50, purchased for; MYR 9.90

Maybelline Micellar Water, original price; MYR 24.90, purchased for; MYR 19.90


Watsons Haul


Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water, original price; MYR 14.50, purchased for; MYR 9.80

Essence I ❀ Colour Intensifying Eyeshadow Base, purchased for MYR 14.90

Esence Extra Longlasting Eyeliner Pen in 01 Black, original price; MYR 13.90) and Essence Lash Princess Volume Mascara (original price; MYR 18.90), purchased both for MYR 18.90 in a bundle pack


Aeon Haul


Naisture Face Masks (I didn’t see the original price), 4 masks for MYR 10

IN2IT Waterproof Eyebrow Colour, original price; MYR 22.90, purchased for; MYR 19.00


Sephora Haul


Paco Rabanne Black XS EDT (my very first love affair in a bottle since I got a sample of it in 2005, never did bother purchasing it until now), original price; MYR 310, purchased for MYR 248 (during the black card 20% off sale), I paid only MYR 198 because I had a Sephora MYR 50 gift card (it was a gift and you will never know!). πŸ˜€

NYX Micro Brow Pencil in Ash Brown, original price; MYR 45, purchased for MYR 40.50 (with my point accumulated 10% discount)

Sephora birthday gift; blusher (so pretty)!


Elianto Haul


3x Elianto Mono Eyeshadow in 01 White, 13 Cocoa, and B138 Espresso, purchased for MYR 9.90 each.


Daiso Haul


I always get a bottle (or two) of this when I’m in Daiso and I see it (that’s a total of 5 backup bottles so far), in fear of it running out of stock in Penang as it often does. MYR 5.30 each


Bath and Body Works


I love this!!! Fine Fragrance Mist in Wild Madagascar Vanilla original price MYR 73; purchased for MYR 38 (I KNOW RIGHT???!!!!!!!!!)


Insta shop


Upon advice of my other blogger friends I purchased this from Thameen by A (@thameenbya) and it was definitely much more affordable than buying it at the retail store that carries it here in Malaysia, purchased for; MYR 50 + MYR 8 shipping


Golden Rose


Dream Eyebrow Pencil in 302, original price; MYR 20, purchased for MYR 18.90


Mr. DIY Haul


2x clear plastic cosmetics organisers (only one showed in picture), purchased for MYR 19.50 each

2x metal pen holder, purchased for MYR 3.50 each


Forever 21 Haul


Single + double tweezers + makeup sponge, MYR 15 each, buy 2 free 1 promo, DON’T BUY THE SPONGE (regret post link here)!!!


Bag of Love (subscription bag)



Local subscription bag that I was intrigued by. They’re a no commitment, subscribe as and when you wish kind of a deal so I ended up purchasing this one because it was only MYR 49.90 plus shipping! I’ll show you close up shots because I have never tried any of these brands and I have no idea how much they cost!





The product I was most excited about!

The product I was most excited about! I have yet to slather all around my eyeballs but I CANNOT WAIT!!!

Some premixed coffee, tea and cocoa beverage mix in a beauty bag! YESSS!!!! I LOVE! I've already had the chocolate and the cafe latte! Delicious!!!

Some premixed coffee, tea and cocoa in a beauty bag! YESSS!!!! I LOVE! I’ve already had the chocolate and the cafe latte! Delicious!!!

It is a Malaysian subscription bag so obviously Malaysian readers who want to get their hands on their next bag, go ‘like’ their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/BagofLove/




Pulled this picture from my Instagram (follow me! DUH! @harivain). Got this from my glam squad member Lakshmi and Geetha! I did a collaboration post with them for Halloween, check it out, link here. I don’t know how much these cost because they were gifts and I’ve never purchased these before.


Essence Mosaic Blush in 30 Kissed by the Sun, MYR 15.90 (birthday present by blogger friend Lakshmi)

Essence Make Me Brow, in 02 Browny Brows, MYR 12.90 (gift from Emma, a newfound friend from the UK)

How gorgeous are those brushes and the packaging too!!!

Already wrote a first impressions on this (link here). I won this via a giveaway, MYR 139.00 (shipping rates separate)


PR Stuff

I didn’t put this in the big picture because I forgot! πŸ˜›


I got this via BFF, an online community of beauty reviews. Used it for a week and reviewed.

My profile link; http://www.bffsays.com/user/daran30

Product review link; http://www.bffsays.com/review/view/5097

It is not a paid review. I was sent this in exchange for an honest review.

Beauty Bloggers Lovers Tag


I was tagged by Stacey T of A Maple Girl (link here); a gorgeous blogger, she recently started sharing recipes even! She is, in fact, running a giveaway on her blog so do check it out! There’s a certain chocolate inspired palette up for winning! πŸ˜€


1. Which beauty blogger would you like to do your makeup?

Ellinor Rosander, more popularly known for her special effects work on the popular YouTube channel ellimacs sfx makeup (link here). She’s been a blogger long before her work on the YouTube channel and yes, I want to be transformed! Into a fantasy creature, with horns, claws and prosthesis, no less!


2. Which beauty blogger do you want to be your best friend?

Emily Noel of course!!! She started YouTube before blogging (blog link here) but both outlets were started way back in 2008. She’s the darling beauty YouTuber everyone wants to be friends with! And there’s no denying her talent in makeup! In fact, she inspired one of my more interesting posts about the simple joys of makeup (link here).


3. Which beauty blogger would you have a secret affair with?

I have a blogger in mind but my lips are sealed! *evil smiles* (or my fingers rather; because this is typed, get it? get it?? oh well….)


4. Which beauty blogger would you like to go on a shopping spree with?

Let’s make this a possible real life scenario shall we? Emily Quak; she is a local blogger and she is also a beauty YouTuber with the most number of subscribers in the country (Malaysia)! Her success is with good reason. She is pretty amazing at what she does. Also, I am being a little biased as well πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜› because she did choose me as a winner for two giveways (one with L’oreal Malaysia; mentioned here and another with The Body Shop Malaysia; a.k.a my The Power of Makeup post, link here).


5. Which beauty blogger could convince you not to buy something you’ve always wanted?

I don’t think anyone could, let alone a beauty blogger. The operative phrase here is “something you’ve always wanted”. I like to learn my own lessons. πŸ˜› But I would agree with Stacey, Tati (GlamLifeGuru) is the one person that has swayed me away from products I may have contemplated purchasing. Tati isn’t exactly a blogger though so hey! Still no answer! πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜›


6. Which beauty bloggers stash would you like to transplant into your room?

Emily Noel’s! Have you seen the number of Ikea Alex drawers in her room???!!!!


7. What are the top three items a beauty blogger has talked you into buying?

The Biore Perfect Cleansing Water (my review here), Chulip lip balm (my review here); these two were the doing of Emily Quak. Breena Beauty Face Luxe brush (my review here); this was not a coercion but something I purchased to show my support to a fellow Malaysian beauty blogger who’s doing great things. The blogger in question is Sabrina Tajudin (link here).


8. What are the top three items a beauty blogger talked you out of getting?

Maybelline Velvet Matte Liquid Lip Color via Sabrina Tajudin, Essence Metal Glam Eyeshadow and Revlon Single Eyeshadow (detachable ones) via Emily Noel.


I tag all of you guys to do this!!! Cool tag huh? A rare instance of my post being devoid of pictures. πŸ˜›


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