Friday, May 18, 2012

PRODUCTS & PRICES at The Makeup Show NYC 2012 (What I Bought & How Much I Spent)

Sooooo,  have you read my recap of this year's Makeup Show NYC?  Are you curious about the brands that were present, products that were sold, and discounts that were offered?  Then this post is for you!  I've listed (and included photos) of ALL the products I purchased at the show, as well as the exact price I paid for each item.  At the end of the post, I'll reveal which purchase I felt was my best buy!

Some of the discounts I took advantage of included items from NARS (I had been dying to finally get my hands on their blush in Taj Mahal plus been in love with their tinted moisturizer "Seychelles" ever since I received a sample from Bloomingdales a few weeks ago...great match for my complexion).  Kevyn Aucoin was also offering a good discount on their Sensual Skin Enhancer ... got a couple for my kit. 

Click below for ALL the details....

** DAY 1**

Alcone Sponges (pack of 12 packs of 8) - $18 *This will keep my kit STOCKED for a while
Alcone Wipes (pack of 30)- $8 *Heard from Scandalous Beauty they were the absolute best!
Beauty So Clean Cosmetic Sanitizer Mist (4 0z)- $10
Skindinavia Makeup Finishing Spray Original (4 oz)- $20

"Champagne" Natural Lip gloss- $4.50
Contour brush (2)- $5.50 each
Blending Brush (1 pointed, 1 round) - $5 each I think
Waterproof Eye makeup remover- $8

$35 set that includes:
- Model in a Bottle Sensitive Skin Formula Make-up Setting Spray, Matte Finish (2 oz)
- Model in a Bottle Super Gentle Eye Makeup Remover (4 oz)
- Model in a Bottle Long Lasting Eyebrow Sealer
- Model in a Bottle Eyelash Curler
- 2 small brushes

Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Enhancer SX 13- $27
Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Enhancer SX 16- $27 * I needed a good concealer for deep skin tones.

MUD Lip pencils in Red, Natural, and Mahogany- $7.80 each
MUD Black Eye Pencil- $7.80

** DAY 2 ** 

NARS Bronzer in Casino - $23.80
NARS Blush in Taj Mahal - $19.60
NARS Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer in Seychelles - $29.40

Embryolisse Lait-Creme- $23 *Kit essential (I use this to prep the skin)

Smashbox Studio Skin foundation in "4.2"- $25 *This is too dark and too red for me...I must exchange.

Mehron Face Smoothie- $8 *I want to see if this is comparable to the Beauty Blender.

Ultra Foundation Pro #10 Cocoa - $19
Ultra Foundation Pro #11 Mink - $19

"Agent 007" Lipstick- $7

4 packs of disposable lip wands- $1.75 each *Can never have enough disposables for my kit

Dante Makeup Brush Cleaner- $3.50

Parian 4 oz brush Cleanser Spray- $5
Parian 8oz Brush Cleanser- $10
(plus they gave me free brush cleaner wipes :)

BDELLIUM (Brushes)
#777 Shadow Brush (2)- $5 each
#716 Smoky Eyeliner Brush (2)- $5 each
#775 Duet Fiber Shader (2)- $7 each
#774 Large Shader (2)- $5 each
#781 Crease Brush (2) - $6 each
#714 Flat Eye Definer (2)- $5 each
#765 Small Angled Shader- $5
#780 Pencil brush- $5
#758 Large Smudge brush- $5
#942 Slanted Contour Brush (2)- $7 each
#934 Precision Concealer brush (2)- $5 each

I think my most valuable purchase was the Bdellium Brushes (which I purchased to be used in my professional kit).  They seem to be of really great quality, especially for the price I paid.  Plus, kudos to the staff who provided excellent customer service!  They were all VERY patient and helpful. 

What were some of YOUR favorite purchases from The Makeup Show?  Did you find any good deals?



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