Monday, 2 February 2015

Boots Haul

After payday arrived last week it was finally time for me to pick up a few bits and bobs in the blogger paradise that is Boots. 
I had a few things I needed to get and and others were spur of the moment - although I am being good and I did think through each purchase before heading to the checkout, well done Kirstie!
 Simple are a brand I have used on and off for years and years! They were my go-to brand as a teenager and I know I'm always safe with them! 
Recently my skin has been a bit dry and sensitive - damn air con/heating/cold weather - so having a perfume feel shower gel that made for sensitive skin is a must ..... even though I find £2.10 a bit steep for the size... I'm such a cheap skate sometimes!
After running out of my Liz Earle Skin Tonic and turning into a bit of a penny-pincher I decided to settle for Simple's Facial Toner. I've used this countless times before and know it will keep my skin clean and clear.
February is birthday and valentines season .... so my favourite eyelashes were a definite must! These are the Eylure 101's - I used to wear the 107's all the time but they have changed the design slightly on them which makes them way too big for my little eyes ... which sucks! This is the triple pack.... as you can see I had to already swiped out a pair to rock on Saturday night! At less than £14 these work out better than buying pairs separately!
Elegant Touch Express Nails are something that I've used a few times before and have always been so impressed with! These were down to just £2.20 on clearance, amazing right? So I just had to pick up a pair to have on stand-by!
Now it's time to talk about the make-up!
 I needed a replacement for my everyday foundation - Bourjois Healthy Mix in 52 Vanilla as mine was running seriously low. When I picked it up I noticed the deal on Bourjois was "Spend £12 and get a free lip product" - after eyeing up the Rouge Edition Velvet Lipstick in Nude-ist for weeks now and knowing it was worth £9 I knew this was a deal I couldn't miss out on ! So I grabbed the Poudre De Riz De Java powder (which was on the only one there, s it was totes meant to be!) as I have been so intrigued about it for months and have heard great things, chucked it in my basket and got super excited about the great deal I was getting - less than £20 for these 3!

So there we have it - those are the few bits I've picked up this past week! 
What have you been buying?
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  1. I've been considering some stick on nails myself recently. I have pretty good nails myself and love a good gel manicure but not the after effects so I'm wondering if some press ons might be good for a night out (not that i have many of them!)

  2. I love Bourjois foundations, I'd love to try more from the brand, particularly that powder. Those nails were such a bargain! xx

    Ioanna |

  3. Gorgeous haul! I love the look of that Bourjois Rouge edition Velvet lipstick and I have one in the shade Ole Flamingo! I love Simple for basic skincare essential too! I always find it difficult to be reserved when I go shopping in Boots but I think you did really well! Those eyelashes look beaut and perfect for a night out! :) xx

  4. You can get that Simple shower gel for a pound at Poundworld.
    Rubi | The Den |

  5. I love the java rice powder in fact I might even order some now haha, god blogs are enabling me lately xxx

    Blonde Of Carbs

  6. I just bought the Rouge Edition Velvet in Nude-ist and I absolutely love it!!
    Loves! Kirstie
    Kimamely Beauty

  7. I've wanted to try that healthy mix foundation for a while but I absolutely love the rice powder, its really similar to the bare minerals mineral veil! :)

    Sarah / Sarah Smiles

  8. Great haul, especially the Bourjois products! I bought the Healthy Mix Foundation last weekend too and I love the glow it gives to my skin! And love that you've picked up Nude-ist, it's my favourite shade from the Rouge Velvet Edition :)

    Brogan xx

  9. I think lashes are an essential! I’m loving individual lashes at the moment.

  10. Love love love Eylure 101's. 100's are really nice too - just slightly more fluttery. Good choice. :)

    XO, G from grace'd

  11. That foundation is my current everyday foundation and I love it! Also those eyelashes are amazing, even for someone who really struggles applying them like me haha!

    Beth x

  12. Great haul and I think the lashes look perfect! Bourjois is my favourite makeup brand and I love the rouge edition lipsticks, nude-ist is a gorgeous colour. xx

    Beyond The Velvet | Beauty, Fashion & Lifestyle Blog

  13. The Nude-Ist Rouge edition lipsticks are fantastic, and I love this colour. I keep looking at the Rice powder from Bourjois but I am really trying to keep my spending down, hopefully might be able to treat myself to this sometime soon.

  14. Great haul - I have heard so many good things about the Bourjois java powder x

    Heather | Of Beauty & Nothingness x

  15. not a big fan of eyelashes but i'm willingly to buy this eylure lashes

  16. I Love the elegant touch nails they are so cute!! I love the amount of patterns they have too!! xx

  17. I swear by the Java Powder. It's so beautiful and great for making your skin glow.

    The Crown Wings

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  19. I own the Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet in Frambourjoise and love this lip product! I'd also love to try the Elegant Touch Express Nails one time - such a great bargain for that price!
    xx Ann-Kathrin


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