Sunday, 8 March 2015

Drugstore & High End Beauty Haul

Hi Guys,

So I went shopping as per usual and over a few trips I seem to of amounted quite a few beauty bits, that have been on the wish list for a wee while. After a lot of deadlines at college, I thought it was the perfect time for a treat! 
 I actually cant believe how many bargains I got with this little lot too! So I cant say it was all on a whim as I think I planned out a lot of this around my Boots points vouchers and sales too.
Of course I have yet another couple of Illamasqua products, but when they have their polishes in TK Maxx just now for only £3.99! You cant really say no, I picked up Blizzard from a past Christmas Collection. Its a clear polish with matte white glitter in lots of different sizes.

Illamasqua do a secret pro sale, which I kindly got invited to, so I picked up just the one product after how much I bought in the New Year's sale! I got the Pure Pigment in Berber a shimmery red, which is actually not that scary on the eyes and is also beautiful on the lips!
 I got my boots points vouchers sent over, which I always forget to use. But I knew I wanted to pick up another Bold Metals Real Techniques Brush after trying one previously. So I chose to get the crease brush, which Ive not had a go at yet, but I'm really looking forward to it!

I also had to get the new mint green offering from Barry M, from their brand new Speedy Quick Dry range. The shade is Pole Position and its a very bright almost off white green. I tried it quickly earlier and it really does dry so quickly! I cant say how quick though as I was in such a rush I didn't pay too much attention.
Lastly from Boots I got the new Clinique foundation in the form of Beyond Perfecting, its actually also a concealer and has a concealer applicator too. I had a little tester that I was really enjoying so I decided it was time to pick up the full size!

I also had £10 between Debenhams and House of Fraser vouchers, So I firstly picked up Crosswires Lipstick from MAC. Which is a Cremesheen formula, its been on the list for a while as its a lovely spring coral shade. I also picked up another Cremesheen, as Ive been loving them recently, except I got another long standing wish list want. Peach Blossom Lipstick, which is more of a peachy pink shade. 

I think Im going to lay off the spending for a while (Lets see how long that lasts!) as I now have these to play around with, I cant wait to get experimenting with them!

Eloise x

9 comments:

  1. Crosswires is a lovely shade, I'm sure you'll love it!

    Thanks for sending your link across in the chat tonight, you're right it's very easy to get distracted by Jake Peralta!

    www.hello-freckles.com

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  2. Ah love a good haul you actually did really well, the clinique foundation looks fab

    Laura xx

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  3. I've been spending loads recently too! I love the look of that RT brushes and those two MAC lipsticks are gorgeous and I've never heard of them! Great haul :)

    Sarah / Sarah Smiles

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  4. Great Haul! I have seen those nail varnish's in TK Max myself!! Love them MAC lipstick shades xx
    OliviaCheryl.com

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  5. Crosswire looks stunning! You can always find amazing deals in TKMaxxx - especially with makeup brands :)
    Elise @ Elise Dopson

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  6. Hey Eloise, love your blog! These MAC lipsticks look amazing. I need to buy some new ones! The ones I have are like 5 years old. Also love the plate your make-up is on - such a good idea! Where's that from? Feel free to come visit me at www.katiekat.co.uk and let me know what you think! Xo

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  7. The Real Techniques metal collection is definitely on my wishlist, the rest of your collections has me lusting like crazy, I really need a MAC lipstick after reading this.
    Beautiful blog lovely.
    Amy | blondeamy.co.uk X

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  8. i've never been a fan of the barry m polish formula but the quick dry collection is GORGEOUS! i picked up two the other day as they were on 2 for £7 in Superdrug xo

    Halcyon Velvet

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  9. Love both the Mac lipstick colours, definitely adding them to my list! :)

    www.lifeinthefashionlanee.blogspot.com

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