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January 16, 2013

Collective Australian Flash Sale Haul, 2012

Over the October and November I did some hardcore Australian Flash Sale shopping. When I say flash sale I mean stores like OzSale, BuyInvite and Brands Exclusive. I'm sure you know the ones I mean.

This post is long over due (and I mean two months late) so I'm unsure of all the prices of these products. 
The Balm Meet Matt(e) Eyeshadow Palette
Purchased from OzSale for approximately $16.00 each
Purchased from OzSale for $7.00 each
Left to Right: China Glaze Nail Lacquer in Pink Voltage, Refresh Mint and Pink Plumeria
Purchased from OzSale for $14.00 each
Left to Right: Butter London Nail Lacquer in Primrose Hill Picnic and Slapper 
Purchased from Brands Exclusive (price unknown, under $5.00) 
Left to Right: Maybelline Shine Sensational Pop Sticks in #130 Fruit Punch, #110 Raspberry Ice & #120 Citrus Slice and Colour Sensational lipstick in Pink Please
Along with these products, I also purchased an additional four China Glaze products from OzSale.
I purchased a nail polish in Pelican Grey, China Glaze's Orange Cuticle Oil, Pool Party and Electric Beat. Each was $7.00

I know you might be thinking "Hey, Sophie, aren't you doing Project Pan?" Yes, yes I am. The eyeshadow was ordered before Project Pan (as far back as September/November) and, although the lip products arrived during Project Pan, they were ordered a number of weeks before. I haven't used them, however.

What do you think of the products I've acquired lately? Have you tried any of them? Is there anything you'd like to see reviews of? Let me know! 

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  1. The China Glaze polishes are great! You're safe on the Project Pan, no worries :P

    1. That's what I thought, Natasha! Aren't they beautiful colours?!
      The palette was bought before I started Project Pan and no where in it did I say I couldn't buy nail polish. I didn't say I COULD but that doesn't count, ahah. xx

  2. Lucky your China Glaze polishes arrived okay! Mine were smashed up!

    1. Sorry to hear that, Michaela! One of them had a chip taken out of the glass on the bottom but that's it. It wasn't big and luckily they arrived unhurt. xx

  3. I'd love to know what you think of the Butter London nail polishes, could you do a review? I almost purchased some the other day, I don't know if its the colours or just the name, "Butter London" it just appeals to me, lol.......


    1. I totally agree! I feel like the packaging and the name of these nail polishes, as well as how difficult they can be to track down, means that they're held in such high esteem when maybe they shouldn't be. In saying that, however, I do love the two colours I have..
      I'll definitely review them for you! xx

  4. Awesome haul!! Love your blog :) x

    1. Thanks, Jordy! So great of you to stop by. I really appreciate it. xx

  5. I've never purchased make up on those sites as I've heard too many people say they received them faulty, they were old stock or they were fakes. Have you had any issues with your purchases?

    1. Hi, Amy! I've honestly never had an issue with the authenticity of products on these sites. The only issue I really have is that shipping can sometimes take a ridiculously long time (for example, my lipsticks from BrandsExclusive took approximately two months to be posted, possibly longer). One of my nail polishes from the first China Glaze order was damaged, yes, but it was only a little chunk of glass taken out the bottom and the actual product is fine.

      I'd definitely give Australian Flash Sale sites a try, even just once! xx

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    1. I did, Sheri! I was very lucky but now I need to start practising self control again. Eek. x


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