by - February 07, 2018


I'm still living/buying ethically - meaning I'm trying to only buy second-hand/thrift. I'm loving depop for buying but I struggle to sell anything on there. Does anyone have any other recommendations, except eBay?

Anyway, I didn't buy much in January because I am skint after not being able to work full time, however, I did grab a couple of pieces!

First up I blagged this cute black crop top with purple glitter sea shells on along with this coffin shaped brush bag/holder with a unicorn on - I think these were £10 bundled together from the same seller!

Super luckily I managed to find the Kat Von D Everlasting Mini Liquid Lip Set which retails for £42 on depop brand new and unopened for £28 including postage. I wasn't sure exactly how big these were, though I knew they weren't full size. I have a LOT of lipstick and I don't think I've ever finished one, so I figured these smaller ones would actually probably be better, as I'd never finish a full size one.

There are 8 shades in the collection:
  • MADRID (warm redwood) lipstick - 3ml (exclusive to this set)
  • WITCHES (pitch black) lipstick - 3ml
  • DAMNED (black cherry) lipstick - 3ml
  • HAWKWIND (nude sienna) lipstick - 3ml
  • SANCTUARY (cool sepia) lipstick - 3ml
  • LUDWIG (tawny rose) lipstick - 3ml
  • LOVECRAFT (mauve pink nude) lipstick - 3ml
  • EXORCISM (ripe blackberry) lipstick - 3ml

I'm not entirely sure I'll wear Witches and Damned as they're a little out of my comfort zone but I've worn Ludwig, Lovecraft and Exorcism. I loved Ludwig and Lovecraft but Exorcism didn't last amazingly though I think that's because it's a darker shade and needed a bit more care and love.

Okay, this lil fella wasn't strictly a January purchase, it was actually what my grandparents got me for Christmas from the wonderful Emily aka Black Labyrinth. She has some beautiful and original pieces for sale - from skulls to butterflies to beetles and even crystals. All of her work is one off pieces and she does take custom orders.

Everything is ethically sourced and cruelty-free/has died of natural causes and absolutely stunning!



Did you blag anything cool in January? Let me know!

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6 comments

  1. Sooo jel of the Kat Von D Lippie situation - such a good find. Witches is so pretty, do give it a try as it is quite wearable, it’s one of my faves.
    The coffin case is so cute too. Good haul!
    Emily
    www.thebelljarblog.com

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    1. It was such a lucky find! So glad. I definitely will try it. I just bought the Barry M Holographic Lip Topper, which I think is gonna look amazing over it! Do you think I should add some make up looks into the mix on here? I'm soooo crap at taking close ups, and my eyeshadow blending sucks haha xx

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  2. You got some cool stuff! Any plans to swatch the lipsticks?

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    1. Hey Polly!

      Not really because there's so many of them. I do wear them quite often though and post on my instagram if you'd like to look!

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  3. Great post! The Kat Von D kit looks fab, I cannot believe you got it for that price! This is why I love Depop!

    Xo Zoe | www.savagebeautyblogger.blogspot.com

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    1. I know!! I couldn't believe it either. Definitely my best bargain x

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