Let me tell you… I had the most amazing time at IMATS Toronto! It was deffinitly an experiance of a lifetime and I’m so thankful that Danny from Crown Brushes/Jordane Cosmetics was able to hook me up with a two day pass! THANK YOU <3
I had the chance to watch a ton of great tutorials live from MAC Pro as well as meet Emmy Award Winning Eve Pearl live, which was fantastic because I’ve been watching her videos for years. She’s a great makeup artist and an even more talented business women so deffinitly picked up some great words of advice.
Now for the best part of couse: HAULAGE!!
My 2011 IMATS Toronto Haul:
There was so many great products at great prices – If you’re a makeup artist, a lot of the discounts were the same as if you were to apply for the pro card. Makeup Forever ran out of colours so quickly I couldn’t even get my hands on a pallette (40%off, same as the pro card)
JORDANE BLUSH PALETTE: $10 or $15
LASHES: 15 Pairs for $20
OBSESSIVE COMPLUSIVE COSMETICS: LIP TAR $10 EACH – this product freakin rocks, I don’t know how to explain it enough like even if I was to use the tube every single day it would still probally last me about 3 years! You just need the tiniest little dab of it and you can also mix the colours together to get some gorgeous custom shades!
JORDANE SHADOW PIGMENTS: 5 for $20!!
VARIOUS BRUSHES FROM CROWN BRUSHES AND ROYAL & LANGNICKLE: $2-$6 each! yup, thats it! And they’re all really good! The brush belt was only $15
EVE PEARL: Thumb palette $7 or $10
, I think I already lost it 🙁 It was so handy though
NYX PRODUCTS: The same price as if you were to get them at the discount cosmetic store at Bramalea City Centre… super long line.. deffinitly wasn’t worth the wait but you know me – I can’t help myself! Will be giving away some of these with my first giveaway!
FACE ATELIER: I was really excited about this one because I had been looking to get this foundation for quite some time. Built in primer, long lasting, sweat resistant but for me personally… I prefer something a tad bit more matte. 5 for $100 + 1 extra for myself for $20… to bad that the lady matched me with a a shade too dark! 🙁
AND FOR MY FAVOURITE BUYS!!…
MINK FALSE LASHES… Mink lashes are my favourite thing and I’m so excited to be launching my own line as well shortly. I got to try Velour for the first time and fell in love with the hype! JLO is addicted to mink and Madonna wears $10,000 lashes adorned with diamonds, I defiantly had my fun with these!
AND NARS… one of my favourite brands and I was finally able to pick up a palette. I know I spend a lot of money on makeup but never for myself, always for my kit. I could never really make spending $26 on ONE single eyeshadow colour make sense to me but I finally sucked it up. Sadly, nothing from NARS was reduced but I still picked up a palette for $60 and I love it! This is my favourite palette at the moment: (so much so, its already been used in the pic! )
And Of course… the brush belt! I’ve never come across one that has been big enough, visually appealing, enough compartments, easy to clean… so this deffinitly has me organized now!
And that’s it for now folks 🙂 <3 It’s saturday night – This princess is headed OUT! 😉