PP12: Cargo HD Pressed Powder in #20

I purposely left this one last for the Project Pan update, since this was slightly different from the rest of the items in that I opened a brand new product at the onset of the project, in an attempt to pan it in 12 weeks.
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A face powder is one of those products that I use daily, and I was curious how much product I can go through in 3 months.
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PP12: The Body Shop Fresh Nude Foundation in 020 Bali Vanilla

I’m all caught up now! Back in synch with the rest of the Project Pan crew! 😀 And it’s also the half way point to our 12 week project.
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Today we’re looking at the still relatively new Body Shop Fresh Nude Foundation in 020 Bali Vanilla:
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I bought this foundation on a whim back in March when this was newly launched. This costs C$25 for 30ml.

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Maybelline SuperStay Better Skin Foundation

Earlier this year, when I asked for suggestions for what to redeem for during the Optimum Points Redemption event, the Maybelline SuperStay Better Skin Foundation was a recommendation by Kazzmarie. I originally selected the shade 20 Classic Ivory, but then I was worried it was too light, so I exchanged it unopened for the next shade up, 25 Nude Beige.
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It normally retails for C$17.99 for 30ml.

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Body Shop Online Order

I succumbed to some sale items on Body Shop’s site! 😛
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I’ve never ordered off the Body Shop website before but they seem to have better sales and carry some items that the stores don’t carry.  I got:

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Vincent Longo Water Canvas Foundation

The Vincent Longo Water Canvas Foundation had been on my wish list for a while now. I was really excited to learn that Hudson’s Bay started carrying this brand in their stores, and I purchased it during Hauluary:
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I purchased the Water Canvas Foundation ($63 for 11.5g) in #4 Soft Amber and the corresponding Water Canvas Travel Compact ($18).  The Water Canvas Foundation is definitely the most well-known item from the Vincent Longo (VL) line and I wanted to see what the hype was all about.

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