Merry (belated) Christmas! Holiday Haul 2015

Even though today is December 30th (or so the calendar says..), it is still December 25th in my mind. The entire month of December is like Christmas to me; it’s such a fun season! Maybe that’s the reason why I’ve been MIA these past couple weeks, just lost track of time. Orrrrrr I’ve really been under the weather, as that seems to be the most likely scenario right now. Despite all of the holiday cheer, my immune system just couldn’t hang. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

Christmas! Sweet, glorious Christmas! A holiday full of family, friends, food, and gifts, what could be better?! Us Southern Californians got a wonderful gift this holiday- cold weather! While it might be 33 degrees and snowing in Wisconsin, it’s brisk 62 degrees here, with the temp dropping to 38 at night. ๐Ÿ˜ฎ If only we could get some rain..

Besides the holiday cheer and chilly atmosphere, I personally had a lovely Christmas. Usually my father works Christmas Eve/Christmas Day, but he took the week off this year so we could all spend time together. My friends and I did some holiday shopping and binged on Christmas movies, my mother and I drove around our entire county to look at the pretty decorations and lights, and on Christmas Day we opened presents and had a wonderful family dinner. I couldn’t have asked for a better holiday.ย Hopefully yours was just as lovely! โค

Golden Glamour Holiday Haul 2015
The GIGANTIC Christmas Tree in South Coast Plaza!

Now comes the fun part of this post: the Holiday Haul! All of the gifts and goodies I accumulated from friends and family this season. (Spoiler: about 90% is makeup, not that I’m complaining ๐Ÿ˜‰ ) Let’s dive right in:

 

Bite Beauty “Best of Bite Rewind” Lipstick Set, Bite Beauty Opal lipstick, NARS Audacious Lipstick in Anna

Golden Glamour Holiday Haul 2015

Golden Glamour Holiday Haul 2015

 

Essie Fifth Avenue, Formula X The Two in Iconic and Legend

Golden Glamour Holiday Haul 2015

Golden Glamour Holiday Haul 2015
Close-up of Iconic and Legend, look at that duo-chrome and shimmer!

Tarte Tartelette Eyeshadow Palette

Golden Glamour Holiday Haul 2015

Golden Glamour Holiday Haul 2015
I’m already in love with that second row- those plummy mauves look stunning!

Sephora Ginseng and Pomegranate Sheet Masks

Golden Glamour Holiday Haul 2015

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Pomegranate mask for energetic, fresh and radiant skin; Ginseng mask for toned, replumped, and energized skin.

Colourpop Highlighters in Teasecake, Smoke N Whistles, Blush in Fox, Eyeshadow in Stereo

Golden Glamour Holiday Haul 2015
Clockwise from Top Left: Fox, Teacake, Stereo, Smoke N Whistles.

Colourpop Liquid Lipstick in More Better, Lippie Stix in Bound

Golden Glamour Holiday Haul 2015

BeautyBlender MicroMinis

Golden Glamour Holiday Haul 2015

Tocca Perfume Wardrobe

Golden Glamour Holiday Haul 2015

Lush Cosmetics Golden Wonder gift set, Joy to the World gift set

Golden Glamour Holiday Haul 2015

Golden Glamour Holiday Haul 2015

Lush Cosmetics Snowcake soap, Golden Handshake hot hand mask, Salted Coconut hand scrub

Golden Glamour Holiday Haul 2015

Selfie Stick, BB8 necklace, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, Winnie the Pooh earring set

Golden Glamour Holiday Haul 2015

Cash, $25 iTunes gift card, $50 Lush gift card

Golden Glamour Holiday Haul 2015
Okay, I may or may not have spent the majority of my lush card on Boxing Day..

Clothes! Cardigans, sweaters, and dresses, all so cute and cozy!

Golden Glamour Holiday Haul 2015

A new dresser, to store even more makeup and clothes ๐Ÿ˜€

Golden Glamour Holiday Haul 2015

Lastly, a WordPress upgrade.

I now have my own website! Also, I got the “U” back in “Glamour”! (Even though you can spell it without the “u”, about 90% of the population use “glamour”) This is all so exciting, I can’t wait to update everything and start posting more content. There’s a stack of beauty products to review sitting on the floor next to my desk at the moment, so expect lots of reviews! ๐Ÿ˜‰

Once again, I wish you a Merry belated Christmas, and a Happy New Year. See you in 2016! โค

 

 

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