Friday, March 05, 2010

MAC Warehouse Sale

I attended the MAC warehouse sale today... sorry.. I packed everything away before I took pictures (I completely forgot! I'm so out of practice with my haulage and blogging!)... but I really didn't get much this time around -- I really limited myself and what I *DID* get turned out to be a disaster... let me explain:

* NEVER gotten to a Friday sale so late before.. usually get there by 8:30am for the doors to open at 10am... got there at 9:30 because of an accident on the 401... thank goodness Susan was there at 8 ^_~

* The lines inside for the products were much much longer than usual... Wendy waited 45min just for foundation!

* I got Cash Flow paint pot... only to find out when I got home that it was COMPLETELY dried up... how annoying~ the product shrank and when I turn it upside down, it just.. falls out... it's not dry enough to crumble and I suppose it can still sort of be used when rubbed against my skin... kind of like a shadestick consistency... or.. it will become a very expensive back-to-mac (B2M) empty....

* I THOUGHT I got (because I asked for) a full bottle of cleanse-off oil... when I got home I realized the lady packed me a bottle of Charged Water... which I already have like 4 of... boo....

* The Charity Bag (although still a good deal) was a huge disappointment... already had everything in there... and the pkg itself was just plain boring... PLUS... there is typically CHOICE... this time around there was only one option (even though I could see labelled on the boxes behind the table there were 8 *EIGHT* different types)...

* I spent 85% of my money at the $3 bins... and picked up 34 pairs of lashes... yeah... that's right... 34.... lol and the rest on travel sized cleansers/fix+/moisturizer -- the travel sized MAC studio moisture creme (30ml) is $3... the FULL SIZED product from stores (50ml) is $38.50CAD... 2 travel sized bottles = 60ml.... you do the math....

* Ultimately, of course, I am always grateful and appreciative of being able to go to these sales.... big thanks to L for hooking me up! <3

* Did you go to the sale this weekend? What did you haul? SHARE!!!!!

9 comments:

Erica said...

yeeeah, i went today too. but pretty late! it was sad cause most of the things were the same from the previous sale, which is disappointing!

MakeupByDonnaMarie said...

Don't throw away that paint pot! Stick it in a plastic zip lock bag and place it in a mug filled with HOT water. Let is sit for a couple of minutes or however long it takes to get the water cold. Make sure not to get water in the bag itself. Let the end of the bag hang out of the mug. This should melt the product down and make it useable again! Hope it helps! Sorry to hear about your bad experience :(

Kizzy-online said...

So jealous! Hihi!

cindycs said...

unfortunately i wasn't able to go to this sale, but i did get cash flow paint pot from the last sale and the same thing happened with me, where it was dried out. so i'll give the suggestion above a try and hopefully it works for me

So Very Fabulous said...

I went Friday too, but not until the afternoon. It wasn't too insane. I've only been once before, over a year ago so I got a ton of stuff, mostly eye shadows and lip products. That's really too bad about your paint pot! I got a couple of other colours so I'll have to check them out and hope theyre ok.

Michelle Trinh said...

i hate how everytime i get a chance to get a ticket, I always have exams or something like that. I am super jealous because a few people i know got to go.
but im sorry about ur experience and i hoped you had a great time!
hopefully next time ill be able to go ;D

Anonymous said...

what was your charity package? i went today (saturday) and there were two different ones.. both were kinda blah though..

Klalo said...

I got to go to the sale for the first time this Saturday and spent a ton, although friends of mine said that most of the items were similar to what was available in December. I got Cashflow pp, and thankfully it's okay. After reading your entry, I went and rechecked it, lol.

The charity package that I got on Saturday morning was the Holiday 2009 House of Mirth lip bag (with Fantasia l/s, Get Rich Quick d/g and Cedar lip liner in a cute bag). I'd be willing to trade one with you if you're interested.

Rica said...

I was hoping to go. Too bad I had a midterm... Plus I didn't get a ticket. Oh well. Btw I believe spraying some fix plus in it will help the paint pot. I mean, let the liquid sit in there for a while. The product should become softer. Hope this helps :)