Nordstrom Sale Haul | Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel and MAC 'Look in a Box- Sunblessed' | #NSale

Hello all! I posted a couple of weeks ago some upcoming deals for the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, and today I wanted to share with you a mini haul! In that post, I mentioned many items on my wishlist, and also some of my personal recommendations. I actually picked up one item from each of those lists, and I've very excited to tell you about them!

I don't shop much as Nordstrom, but I love that they have free shipping on every order. Also, since I signed up for their Nordstrom rewards program before July 10th, I was able to get a $10 off coupon to use during the sale. I also built up points on this purchase, which will go towards another $20 coupon when I reach 2,000 points.

The first thing I got, which was on my wishlist, is the MAC Look in a Box in 'Sunblessed'. I don't own many MAC products, and I saw Emily Noel on YouTube raving about this kit, so I wanted to give it a try. This set comes with four full sized products and a neoprene makeup bag.

It comes with the eyeshadow 'Deception' which is a shimmering purple/taupe shade, which really reminds me of 'Satin Taupe', also from MAC. This is the item in the kit that didn't really impress me. I find the formula to be a little dry and the pigmentation isn't amazing. It's a pretty shade that I will try to use, but I don't think I will be using it so often.

This set also has their famous Fluidline in 'Blacktrack', which is a pure black gel eyeliner. I was super excited to try this because I don't own many gel eyeliners. This is a very pigmented, dries matte and lasts all day.

The lipstick in this set is the shade 'Sunblessed' which is a cremesheen finish. It's a beautiful peachy pink, that is very similar to other MAC lipsticks. It's creamy, pigmented and has a slight vanilla scent. The packaging of this is also adorable, I love the matte pink tube!

The last item this set has is the False Lashes Mascara. This is the only item in the set I haven't tried yet, but I'm hoping it will work out!

Nordstrom Sale Haul | Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel and MAC 'Look in a Box- Sunblessed' | #NSale

Nordstrom Sale Haul | Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel and MAC 'Look in a Box- Sunblessed' | #NSale
MAC Look in a Box in 'Sunblessed'
Top: Eyeshadow in 'Deception'
Middle: Lipstick in 'Sunblessed'
Bottom: Fluidline in 'Blacktrack'

The next set I got was the Clinique 'Big Genius, Little Genius' Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel, which was one of my recommendations list. This is my all time favorite moisturizer! I did a whole review on my blog a while back, but I love this more and more everyday. As someone who has oily skin, this is the best moisturizer I have ever tried, and I use it every day and night. It smells great and feels amazing on the skin. The only thing that might bother people is that it doesn't have SPF, but I'm okay with that. For $38 and over 8 fl oz, this is an amazing deal that I couldn't miss!

If you still want these deals, the Nordstrom Sale isn't over yet! You can still shop the sale here until Monday August 8th, when the price go back up. And if you want some more recommendation, you can check out my original sale post here.

Did you pick up anything during the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale?

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  1. The MAC set looks perfect! I really wanted to get the hourglass palette but I'm holding off until their holiday palette!


  2. My figurative dog-ears perked up after reading 'best moisturizer for oily skin'. I'm always reluctant to try this from the name itself, but reading this, I'm intrigued to try it. Might try them once I run out of my current one.

    Selene Addicted