Omg guys, I have the best luck with my little Shoppers. This one is closer to my place, has a cosmetics section without the high end brands (so it isn’t called a Beauty Boutique). And they were having all Quo holiday products on clearance for 75% off.
Let’s get right to it to see what I found.
There wasn’t any brush set left unfortunately (with this sale, it would have been CAD15, imagine that!), so I picked up:
– 2 Diamond lipsticks (CAD3.75 each)
– a High Voltage Shimmer Eye shadow collection (CAD4.50), and
– a In the Club Light Up Lip gloss collection (CAD5).
Please don’t hate me for telling you the price, as I still can’t believe it myself. I can’t remember the last time I saw Quo products at 75% off.
I got both shades that were available from the collection, Solitaire (left, a pinkish plum), and Pave (right, a muted pink).
I swatched the testers and couldn’t decide on one, so both came home with me. Pave looked better on my hand, but my lips are pigmented, so Solitaire might show up better. Hard decision, you see?
The red paper sleeve with fun patterns slides in and out the square paper box, with clear plastic surface to hold the products in place. Pretty neat looking, I liked it. The shimmer is quite intense in the jars, especially the silver shade on the right.
The lipglosses hid a little surprise, as I didn’t notice the word “Light Up” on the label. The tubes have a little mirror attached at the back, and yes, you guess it, the caps light up when you untwist them to open.
The 2 shades are Studio 54 (top, a brownish peach) and Le Cirque (bottom, a magenta pink). I suck at describing the colours, but I guess you might have seen these in Shoppers already.
It worked out CAD2.50 a tube, even cheaper than the lipsticks. Fun!
So that was it from the holiday collection. I had some other lemming items but they were gone by the time I walked in.
The clearance corner also had a few other Quo items at 75% off. I grabbed:
– a Cashmere Brows crayon in Blonde (CAD3.25). I realized when I got home that this was a brow pencil, not highlight pencil for under brow bones. Now I don’t know what to do with this, as I’m not blonde, lol.
– a Cooling Gel Shadow pencil in Snow Drift (CAD3.50) – finally own this.
– a Cream Shimmer liner in Purple Rain (CAD3.75), looks gorgeous, and
– a Swirl Gloss in Heavenly Hash (CAD3.75) – so pretty in the tube, don’t you think?
The staff at the cosmetics counter told me only this store has this crazy discount, as she was looking for the brush set herself and other stores had them 50% off only. So definitely check out your Shoppers to see which one is a gem of 75% discount. Even 50% is still a better deal than the 40% I saw for weeks after Christmas.
This haul got me thinking. Quo is a Canada exclusive brand, so it might be fun to do a giveaway (maybe when I get to 200 subscribers), as I feel bad having all these goodies for myself. I might throw in some Gosh as well, one of the hard-to-find brands outside UK and Canada. Are you guys interested at all? As what’s the point doing a giveaway if no one wants my prize, lol.
Let me know what you think. I leave the makeup unswatched for now. Cheers!