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I received something very special in the mail today.

It was a gift from Kelly of Whimsy Beading of a beautiful bracelet that she handmade. (She has more lovely bracelets in this style here.)

It’s seriously beautiful. I need to wear it with a slinky black dress, and commission a choker to coordinate with it.

Next in the mail came my sample order from Concrete Minerals. I did their purchase 5 samples for $4.99 and they also threw in 2 extra samples for free. Shipping was only $1.99, which is pretty reasonable.

Seance – deep purple with lavender sheen
Zealous – vibrant turquoise
Juvenile – acid green with turquoise sparkle
Kismet – bright pink with gold undertones
Prude – pale shimmery pink
Mad Hatter – dramatic reddish-purple with green sparkle
Bang-Up – electric blue with gold sparkle

*Mad Hatter & Bang-Up were free shades
I’m particularly interested in trying Juvenile, to see how well the turquoise sparkle shows up.

Last, after I went to see Alice in Wonderland in 3D, I stopped by Ulta.

This is what I picked up:
Piggy Polish Beach Break – reddish fuschia with multi-color sparkle
Physicians Formula Healthy Wear SPF 50 Powder Foundation in Translucent Light
Ms Mancire 3 mini salon boards

I’ve really been dying to try this powder because of the fact that it’s SPF 50. I first saw the lovely Blix with it and that piqued my interest, so I want to try it.