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May 4, 2010
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Shoppers Drug Mart was having a 40% off sale on Quo brushes and Physicians Formula. I love the Physicians Formula Multi-Colored Face Powder and Shimmer Strips Bronzer I bought recently, so I was super excited about picking up more PF.

I know this seems like a really dinky haul by most standards, but it’s big-ish for me. I have this ridiculous thing where somehow it seems worse to spend $40 in one go than to spend $10 on four separate occasions, so I usually buy my makeup item by item.

Physicians Formula Pop! Shimmer Strips Custom Eye Enhancing Shadow & Liner for green eyes, Quo Eye Smudger brush, Quo Crease Shadow brush, Rimmel Lasting Finish lipstick in Just So, Hersheys Cookies & Cream, Arizona green tea. The beauty advisor also threw in samples for Lise Watier Neiges eau de toilette, Smashbox Photo Finish Light foundation primer, and Burberry Sport eau de toilette.

Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips Eye Enhancing mascara comes with a full mail-in rebate. I was on the fence, but after checking out the good reviews (the mascara itself being good, rather than its eye-enhancing abilities) I might have to take up Physicians Formula’s offer. Also considering picking up the Organic Wear Tinted Moisturizer. I’m on a PF obsession!

Also ran by Save On Foods for NYX Jumbo Eyeshadow Pencil in Horseradish and Round lipstick in Topaz. Of all places, the last place I expected to find NYX was at Save On Foods (with testers!) In Vancouver, I haven’t seen it in Shoppers, London Drugs, or any other of my normal drugstore go-tos. It’s funny standing in checkout holding my eyeshadow pencil and lipstick because I don’t want to put it on the conveyor belt.

In my last FOTD I mentioned going to an Olympic merchandise sale (it’s at 3700 East Hastings, on the corner of Hastings and Boundary btw), so I thought I’d squeeze into this post what I picked up.

Super cute striped Billabong hoodie: it has very long sleeves which is perfect for long-armed freaks like me.

Quatchi and Mukmuk keychain plushies, Mukmuk luggage tag: they’re so cute but you really have to sort through the plushies because not all of them are well-made. If you aren’t familiar with them, they are part of the Vancouver Olympics mascot team and inspired by West Coast native legends (Quatchi is a sasquatch, Mukmuk is a marmot—a real animal—and kind of a “mascot sidekick” because he doesn’t appear on all the merchandise like the others). Mukmuk is Andy’s favourite because it’s fat and “shaped like a potato.”


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