As you probably will not remember, my awesome mom gifted me Laura Geller’s Baked Collection for Christmas. And I fell completely in love with the foundation. I mean the rest is all pretty sweet-tastic as well, but the foundation is KILLER.
It’s been a bit over three months and my sample-sized foundation started running out, so I headed over to Ulta to buy a replacement. I did some internet research and discovered that the full-sized foundation was $33, which is honestly not so bad when the sample size lasted for 3 months and the foundation is literally the best ever. I also noticed that there was a coffee-flavored kit for sale at Ulta, but I remained focused: no marketing tricks for this girl. I just needed the foundation, not some random samples of things I never wanted in the first place. I’ve been around the block a time or two. I know how these things work.
But they were out of my color. And so, since I was there anyway, I walked over to check this fancy-schmancy kit out. For only $6 more, you could get foundation, blush, highlighter, highlighter shading brush, eye shadow palette, and lip gloss. And so I decided to give it a try. It was super cute, and the packaging totally fooled H, who asked: Are you seriously buying coffee from this ridiculous makeup store? Why do they even sell coffee here?
So I bought it, fully anticipating a mini-sized foundation that would last for another three months. BUT WAIT: It was actually a full-sized foundation. AND a full-sized blush. And a full-sized everything. Check it out:
The blush, eye shadow, and lip gloss are all incredibly natural-plus, [that’s what I call my style, for your information] and the lip gloss is actually not sticky. I’m ambivalent about the highlighter and highlighter brush — it’s a foam pad brush, not a bristled brush, so I’ll have to try it for a few days to see how I like it.
But seriously, it’s like the gift that keeps on giving and I am stoked about this amazing deal! Adorable packaging, great deals, and products that I can and will actually use. So stoked, in fact, that H started making fun of me and saying that this was just like getting three fishing lures in a package that looked like pork rinds — only that is not actually a thing. This is.