It’s been a long time since I made a post like this. I like taking pictures of things I buy, even if I don’t always post them, since it helps me see clearly where my money goes. Usually I just dump everything into one photo, but I took these while I was trying to organize my things so I decided make separate little groups for them. Since I put more effort in these pictures than I usually do, I figured I might as well share them.
A little disclaimer before we begin, some of these are gifts and pasalubong for friends. So it may seem like a lot, but I’m giving some of these away.
The very first thing I bought when we got there was this 1-inch Conair curling iron. I have a 1 and 1/2 inch Revlon curling iron that I use in the Philippines, but it runs on 220V which means I can’t use it in the States. This one by Conair is dual voltage so I can use when I travel.
I also picked up some basic toiletries - facial scrub, moisturizer, hair mask and conditioner. (I love Garnier Fructis products!)
A pack of cute EOS lip balms. I’m going to be giving most of these away since I still have a couple of lip balms at home I need to finish.
This may seem random, but I got this tweezer set for only 99 cents! We use these during our lab experiments so I figured I should just get a pack since it was so cheap.
Nail art stickers. Most of these came from the Dollar Tree and the 99 Cent Only store, but the three in the upper left are from bhcosmetics.com.
Candies. I tried to avoid buying too much since sugar and my thighs can’t seem to get along, but sometimes you just have to give in to those cravings.
Body sprays and perfumes from Victoria’s Secret and Bath and Body Works. I might have gone a little overboard, but I have a weakness for anything that smells good. Most of these were on sale so I don’t feel too bad about buying so much. This time I bought the smaller bottles because it takes me forever to finish the large ones. (Remember all those body sprays and perfumes I got for Christmas back in 2011? I still have some of them left.)
Huge bottle of TUMS from Costco. (I also got a smaller bottle to carry around in my bag from Walmart.) I always have problems with hyperacidity so I usually bring a pack of Kremil-S with me, but these taste so much better!
Make up brushes. They’re so much cheaper over there.