Mar 12, 2013

Where, oh where has my dealer gone?

   James and I went out for sushi last night at this place we haven't been to in awhile. For some reason, they took forever to serve raw food and I remembered something about that place.
 
"Hey babe, remember when I used to meet my makeup dealer in this parking lot?"
"Haha! Yeah, whatever happened to her?"
"Hell if I know. She probably got bumped off."

WTH is going on in this picture? A wad of hundies for a nasty ass lunch bag?

   Yes, I really had a makeup dealer. I had it bad, guys. This was before I became a makeup artist. I had just started getting into makeup and I was a serious makeup junkie. It really was like a drug to me. I would shop for makeup constantly. My habit was getting pretty expensive so I started looking for the cheaper stuff. I boldly went where no one should ever go for makeup; Craigslist. I'm almost ashamed to admit it. I saw a post that said they were selling name brand cosmetics at ridiculously low prices. I wasted no time. I sent an email and set up a time to meet with this random makeup dealer near my place. I asked James to drive me to a dark parking lot and he parked beside the car. Thankfully, it was a woman. I don't even remember her name anymore. I was careful not to make a big scene of getting out of the car and into her's. I was afraid a cop would see us and think it was a legitimate drug deal.
   This chick had all kinds of goodies! MAC brushes, Chanel eye shadow palettes and a ton of Benefit. I carefully inspected everything to make sure it was legit, most of it looked pretty good. She was like "Whatchu want gurl? I got all kindsa shit" I was in way over my head. I looked at everything for way too long and finally decided on getting Hoola from Benefit and a really nice Chanel palette for my sister's birthday. God, that palette was gorgeous! I ended up calling her about a week later. "Hey, can you meet up with me? I'm going through withdrawals. I need it bad!" So we met again, this time I let James stay home. This was when I noticed something was off with the product. It was the Dr. Feelgood Lipscription from Benefit (it has since been discontinued). It came with two tubes. One was a lip exfoliator and the other was a balm. The issue was that they products were in the wrong tubes. The balm was in the exfoliator and the vice versa. Where the hell is this chick getting this stuff? I was too afraid to ask questions. I just paid for the stuff and went back home. That was the last time I saw her. I emailed her and texted her a couple of times. Nothing.



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7 comments:

  1. that is pretty funny! love the idea of clandestine make up dealings, haha x

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  2. this is the greatest story i've ever heard. i've had dreams where i'm a shoe junkie and show up in an alley and buy some j.crew flats and hunter boots out of the back of a car, but it never went further than dreamland. you just gained like 400 extra cool points (on top of your already exceeding amount).

    xo nicole
    writeslikeagirlblog.com

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  3. This post is amazing. Wish you lived in Kansas City and we could hang out!
    The Nautical Owl

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  4. Hahaha!

    xo Jennifer

    http://seekingstyleblog.wordpress.com

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  5. oh my god i love this story. never did i ever know that was going down on craigslist. i prolly woulda went for it too.

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  6. OMG!This is just great!Don`t you ever want to know,where she got all this stuff from?

    xoxo

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  7. This is absolutely hysterical.
    Jillian - http://epic-thread.blogspot.com

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