Happy Monday lovelies! I’ve got a Makeup Monday post for you all today!


I know that most of us hate Mondays, but I’m currently on Thanksgiving break, so life doesn’t suck that much right now, haha. I do have a mountain of homework to do though, so it’s not a very stress-free break.

Anyways, I’ve got a mini Ulta haul for you with things that I bought a little while ago. I’ve been testing all of these items as well so I’ll be doing a product review on some of them in the upcoming months!


I bought the travel size version of the Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer after seeing it being advertised on various social media platforms. After reading some reviews, I saw that it wasn’t very effective on oily skin types, but I decided to try it nonetheless.

What’s my verdict? I’m still undecided after trying it out for aΒ while,Β but you’ll see my final thoughts in my upcoming November Product Review!


This is the ever so popular Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray. I’ve talked about it before in a collective haul and back in my July Product ReviewΒ but I was never sold on the product because I didn’t think it kept my oils at bay. However, I noticed a significant difference when I stopped using it so I ended up repurchasing the full size bottle, but I still don’t love it.

So many people rave about this product keeping their makeup in place all day, but I don’t get those results. It does keep me from getting as oily as fast, but by the 5 or 6 hour mark, I’m shiny and when I blot, a lot of product and oils come off. I’m thinking of trying the L’Oreal spray since it’s supposed to be a similar and less expensive formula, but at this point, I’m also thinking of changing up my foundation and primer to see if that makes a difference.



This is the Urban Decay Grindhouse sharpener. I can’t remember what post it was, but I read somewhere that you need to use this sharpener with the Urban Decay 24/7 eyeliners in order to get the best results with that liner.

I’ve also heard that the Essence sharpeners are almost an exact dupe for this, but I will admit, I chose the UD one for the packaging. This has been a good sharpener and I find that it’s sharpened my Rimmel and UD liners well; now I just hope it’s worth the money and it doesn’t break down on me anytime soon.

So that’s my mini Ulta haul; I hope you enjoyed it and keep an eye out for my future November Product Review to see if I review more than just the Smashbox Primer!




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