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A question of budget! (makeup choices!)

Saturday, November 16, 2013

I'm so happy now! In fact, I'm thrilled because I just bought a Laneige makeup set! Laneige is from Korea. It consists of 3 mini lipsticks, and 4 shimmery eyeshadows. I decided to buy this set because I loved the colors. The lipsticks are pinkish (3 different shades) and I think would go well with my complexion. I'm Chinese and have a kinda medium tone skin. I'm not too dark but I'm not really fair either. I suppose you could call me medium fair; but not dark enough to be olive.

This set set is only available during this Christmas season and already the one I bought is the 2nd last set! The salesgirl told me that these Christmas sets sell very fast and they have very limited stocks! Already this is the first day of the Christmas sales but the sets have already started selling before the official start of the Christmas sales. I'm glad that I booked my set the moment I saw the catalog ads!!!!

Well, that's Laneige! I saw another offer from Estee Lauder. You only get to purchase this set only if you buy something else (purchase with purchase). This set is more value for money, I suppose (8 matte eyeshadows, one full sized lipstick, one lip pencil, and a few other things); but you can only purchase this set for an additional RM120 only if you spend like RM200+ first on something else. So, in total, you will have to spend at least RM300! I can't justify spending that much money on vanity items! LOL! But my Laneige set only cost me RM120 only without other conditions and I got some free samples for the BB cushion foundation as well; as well as small bottles of the toner and moisturiser (one each).

I suppose the Estee Lauder offer was more value for money. But I prefer the Laneige colors better. And with the Estee Lauder package, you will need to spend like 3 times more (because if I pick the Estee Lauder offer, I will most probably buy a bottle of perfume for like RM300 plus!!!! And then get the makeup set for an ADDITIONAL RM120!!! Yikes!!!! I don't have that much cash!). So, I'll just content myself with my little Laneige Winter Wonderland Makeup Palette!!!!

Whew!!!! It's tough being a woman, isn't it!!!!???
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  • CHRIAMARIA1983
    And what a blessing to have the money to make these purchases!

    1012 days ago
  • MYAKAYAH
    Hey Elaine
    Glad to see you thought out your makeup purchase and you are happy with what your bought. I don't buy expensive makeup sets but this past year I bought a neutral makeup palate in lip shades (a 4 pack of browns) and an eye shadow pack (18 shades of browns, gold, rust) Together both sets cost me $25 USD. I need to get myself a good set of Makeup brushes though soon! I like makeup very simple and easy to deal with. I am a ginger with my red hair and green eyes (I look somewhat similar to the actress Julianne Moore if you know of her.)

    I don't bite with offers of makeup that you need to buy other things to get something you really wanted instead. I find that fairly dishonest in some way deep in my heart. Enjoy the makeup~ emoticon
    1041 days ago
  • LALMEIDA
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    1042 days ago
  • MISSDAISY23
    Hi Elaine, emoticon

    I, too, believe you have made the right choice! Just enjoy life as it is too precious!

    Take care & have a fabulous day! emoticon

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    Daisy

    1043 days ago
  • FENWAYGIRL18
    It sounds like you made the right choice as you'd of spent double or triple the money if you had to buy purchase to purchase... Enjoy your new set, it's tough to be a woman sometimes but it can be fun too! emoticon
    1043 days ago
  • SONICB
    Yeah, I just do not relate to this entry at all. But glad that you are happy with your purchase!
    1044 days ago
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