Stephanie Louise- All Things Beautiful: May 2012: Dollar Tree Haul with Sally Hansen, Maybelline, & NYC

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

May 2012: Dollar Tree Haul with Sally Hansen, Maybelline, & NYC

Every once in awhile, you score something undoubtedly awesome at Dollar Tree. I'm the first to admit I always walk out with something I don't actually need, but I'm pretty sure its because everything is $1. I've been stalking my local store praying that the NYC cream blushes that have been discontinued would hit here. I love cream blushes, especially in the summer. I like to layer a cream & powder for staying powers or where cream blush alone (sometimes just with tinted moisturizer) for a natural flush.

Left to right: NYC Blushable Creme Stick in Urban Spice,  Mauvin' Uptown, South St. Seashell, Big Apple Blush, & Berry New Yorker.
I waited or so (IM)patiently & here they are! I'm actually pretty happy with the color selection. For me, these shades are perfect.

 Left to right:Sally Hansen Diamond Strength Nail Polish in Rose Amore, Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Colors in Raspberry Race (a lovely orchid), Uptempo Plum Presto Pewter, & Teal-y Fast.

I wasn't expecting these Sally Hansen shades to be there so they were a lovely surprise. Obviously I need more nail polish right? I actually tend to like the Insta-Dri colors & I don't think these have surfaced at the Dollar Tree here before.

Uptempo Plum is just gorgeous. This is a black base that actually looks black until it hits the light & then you see this gorgeous plum burst of glitter & sheen.

Maybellin Lip Express Lipstick n Liner in One in Fleeting Fawn (top) & Get Mauvin' (bottom).

These Maybelline pencils aren't something I remember seeing in stores. I picked one up awhile back on a whim in Fawn & I really love it. After doing a bit of makeup research, I around reviews for these pencils from around 2001. These were touted as being super long wearing & they didn't get very good reviews. HOWEVER, I like these quite a bit. They are more like moisturizing lipstick pencils. I wouldn't say they're long wearing but they are comfortable to wear which is great for me plus application is easy. Plus, I love the wood, these just look so cool.

For reference, all of these items come in packaging like these & are hanging on the wall.

Do you ever shop deals at the Dollar Tree? I've definitely had my share of hits & misses!


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    1. They also have jello shot glasses hahahaha
      But yes, so exciting!

  2. I wasn't aware that N.Y.C. had discontinued the cream blushes. I guess that explains why I was able to pick one up for 75% off at Rite Aid a few months back. That's too bad, as they were comparable to the Clinique cream blush sticks but at a fraction of the price.

    1. I was so bummed to hear this as well! They are a wonderful alternative to some high end item & I often prefer them to stains because they kind of grip better which makes them more long wearing for me.

  3. Great haul! Can´t wait to see the swacthes and reviews!

  4. Wow .. I didn't realize dollar tree had makeup! :O

  5. Makes me want to run out to mine right now!

  6. Ack! I need to go to Dollar Tree now! What a great haul!

  7. I didn't know that Dollar tree has these gorgeous items!All for cheap price. I want to go there right away and grab everything.

    1. Its always worth a peek...or a dig...depending on your store! haha

  8. Great post! I picked up the NYC blush from my local dollar tree as well. I was hoping that they would have the Berry new Yorker color, but they only had the south st. Seashell color. But it's great for summer!

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