100 Day "No Spending" Challenge - Week 8

Hey everyone. We are officially on week 7 and that means I am over halfway through now.



 I had a pretty busy week. As I said before, I don't get to see my friends much, so I wasn't going to compromise seeing them for the ban. I saw my bestie this week so we went out for coffee and shopping. This did mean I had a cheeky Costa, but instead of ordering the most expensive large hot chocolate with all the trimmings, I opted for a chocolate brownie instead costing me £2.50 roughly. I also bought her dinner, as it was my turn to pay this time so overall I spent about £50. I also bought the monthly Lush retro and limited edition Easter and Mothers Day stuff. This again cost me roughly £60, but this is allowed in my rules. It took all my strength not to hoard more of my favourite products (The Magic Mushroom and Fluffy Egg are my number one favourite lush products!) but at least I'll continue to use up my current stash.

Additionally I bought my boyfriend dinner a couple of nights. He has been so good to me, it was the least I could do (when I say dinner, I mean Burger King hah!). Overall an expensive week. It seems like everything comes at once! But not a beauty product in sight at least :)

Apart from all that, its been a week of freebies! I won a giveaway over on Charlottes blog and got some gorgeous Soap & Glory products I have never tried before and MUA goodies including the much coveted Undressed palette! Thank you Charlotte for this opportunity, I love all of it and you really bought a smile to my face! 



I also Back to MAC'd 6 MAC empties for a free lipstick! I chose Creme Cup and absolutely adore it! Last but not least, I got some Rimmel goodies with my boots points. I have an exciting make up look coming up later in the week with all the goodies I got involving a certain beautiful lady at the Grammy awards. Keep yer eyes peeled if you like a certain California Girl! 



Total money spent: £153.00
What I have learnt this week: Lush costs a lot of money!
Lusting after: The entire Sephora and Disney Jasmine collection and I'd happily break the ban for it if it was more accessible. Any American friends wanna ship it over?! (Lol at me trying to SPEND money on a spending ban post!)

As always here is the list of all the ladies taking part in the ban. I have fully updated the list now so get reading! Some amazing updates and I had a blast reading through them all :)


andra from TheBlackPearlBlog - update 1 + 2
Grace from allthatslap - update 1
Anne from Fashiony Nails -update 1 + 2
Shona from freshbeautyxox - update 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 7
Alice from Bright Town Girl - update 1 + 2 + 3 + 4
Natalie from natalieroseanne - update 1 +2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 7 + 8
Katie from Fashion & Beauty - update 1
Jo from Beauty and the Books - update 1 + 2
Claudia from Beauty and the Chic - update 1 + 2 + 3 + 4
Linsay from Pandora's Beauty Basket - update 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5
Christina from Tales from the Kingdom update 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 7
Sandra from Beauty Balm  - update 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 7
Kate from The Cats Meow - update 1 + 2
L&M from CSI Beauty Blog - update 1(1) + 2(2) + 3(3) + 4(4) + 5(5) + (6)
Samantha from Tiny Paint Pot update 1
Gemma from Gemma E R - update 1 + 2 + 3 + 4
Kelly from Kel Loves - update 2 + 3
Atia from Makeup Monologue - update 1 + 2
Melissa from Son & Star - update 1 + 2  + 3 + 4
Ayshe from Discovering Beauty - update 1
Hannah from Hannah Marie Beauty - update 1 + 2 + 3
Ellie from Mantra Pixie - Update 1
Evenlyn from We Were Raised By Wolves - update 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 7
Sam from Honey Go Lightly - update 1 + 2 + 3
Roisin from Brutal Fashion and Beauty - update 1 + 2 + 3 + 4
Georgina from Make Up Pixi 3 - update 1 + 2 + 3 + 4  + 5 + 6 + 7 + 8
Amy from Paintpotted - update 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6
Ana Cristina from We All Think Differently - update 1 + 2 + 3
Gaelle from The Make Up Fairy - update 1
Sarah from Some Sparkle and Shine - update 1 + 2
Kerry from Girls Addiction - update 1 + 2 + 3/4
Laura from Laura's Haven - update 1 + 2 + 3 + 4
Hannah from Midnight Violets
Ronnie from Looking at the Stars Tonight - update 1 + 2 + 3
Sandra from Just need my coffee 
Vanessa from The Other VW - update 1
Talbs from Talbs - update 1 + 2
Sian from Quite Frankly She Said - update 1 + 2 + 3 + 4
Louise from Nekomentsu - update 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6
Grace Louise from Grace Louise Beauty - update 1 + 2
Sharon from Stagazy eyes - update 1 + 2
K from Life, thoughts, fun and Lush! - update 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5
Fuchsia Forest from Fuchsia Forest - Update 1
Beth from Tinkerbell and the Lost Girls - Update 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5/6/7
Emily Rose from Beauty, Fashion, Life - update 1 + 2
J from What J Loves - Update 1 + 2 + 3 + 4
Juyey from Juyey Bats - update 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5
Amanda from Amanda's Blog - Update 1/2
Jasmine from Sweetaholic Beauty - Update 1 + 2 + 3
Hakme from Hakme Beauty Update 1 + 2 + 3 + 4

If you are doing the 100 day challenge or want to take part in it, its not too late! Just comment below and I can add your link! Also let me know if you have written an update post on your blog so I can link that :)

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    1. It really is! Cannot believe its taken me so long!

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  2. You're welcome, so glad you liked all the things you won! Congrats again xx
    http://styleandsplurging.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Thank you Charlotte <3 I'm so so happy with them!

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  3. I really want to try MAC Creme Cup, it's so gorgeous! Ooo I can't wait to see your Rimmel goodies, I've been lusting after so many of their things! xx

    Natalie Roseanne's Nails and Beauty Blog

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    1. Creme cup is really nice, I am kicking myself for not getting it sooner :) My rimmel post will hopefully be up tomorrow, providing my skin behaves itself!

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  4. Nice job! You're going to love the Undressed palette, I do! And the Constellation too, I have one and it's so gorgeous! xx

    aly
    xo

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    1. I'm quite scared to use the constellation, gonna try it this week. It looks fab on other people!

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  5. You must have had loads of Boots points! I feel like I'm forever spending in there and I only have a fiver on mine. Better than nothing I suppose! I really like Mist You Madly, I keep mine at work :)

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    1. I don't think I have ever spent Boots points before? I just kinda never thought to check and then had quite a lot! And Rimmel was on 3 for 2 so that always helps :)

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  6. Oh- I wouldn't mind sending you things from the states! I don't want to be blamed for ruining your ban though!
    ❤❤❤❤❤

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    1. I would throw away my entire ban for that Disney Jasmine collection! Although that does mean I'd have to restart, it would be a never ending circle haha! But thank you Melissa :)

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  7. You're doing really great with your budget! I know it's not easy! I did a Back 2 MAC recently as well- such a great way to score a lovely product for $0 :)

    -Jen

    www.vibrantbeautyblog.com

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    1. Its a great program - I wish more companies did something like that!

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  8. I think you've done fine. At least you've not spent money on make up. There are so many American goodies I want. Damn shipping charges! M x

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    1. Yes thats what I think too :) And the USA gets all the good things!

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  9. My Creme Cup is well loved, I'll need to repurchase soon. Sephora is such a tease! :(
    xo

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    1. Ahh, you have no idea how much I am kicking myself for not getting it earlier, I have been missing out! its perfection!

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  10. Lush really is a killer; I'm trying to resist so badly! I've finally posted my updates after having problems with my laptop, I'm really not looking forward to hearing how much it's going to cost to fix it!

    http://labeauteobsession.blogspot.co.uk/

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