Friday, 3 January 2014

Boots and Primark Haul - Includes Soap and Glory and La Roche-Posay - January 2014

My Mum and I had to pop to town because we had things to return after Christmas and she also took Ethan for a bit so that I had a chance to browse Primark and Boots on my own! Sadly there was only One thing I wanted in Primark and I got so much make-up for Christmas that I didn't want to get too much. But, this is me, I did do a little purchasing...

This is what I picked up from Primark - It was, originally, £12 but marked down to £5 which is the sort of bargain I love. I wasn't totally in love with the cardigan until I actually wore it - It's oversized in exactly the right way in that it doesn't just look silly big, it's just right and it's soo comfy. I wish there had been some more things I wanted whilst I actually Had some money to spend but that's life I guess - Definitely worth going to see if you can find any bargains in your local store, though! 

I remembered that the La Roche-Posay range had been on offer when I was browsing the Boots site so I thought I'd see if the Effaclar Duo was in stock when I was in store - It was the Last one! I got it for £9.75 rather than the standard £13. Looking forward to seeing if this works as well for me as it does for others - I'm trying out some new skincare at the moment so this will have to wait a while, but looking forward to it once I can use it.

I had been wanting to try the Soap & Glory Lip lacquers ever since I heard about them but they kept being out of stock when I did online orders - I decided I was Definitely going to get one with my Christmas money so wandered on over to the S&G stand... Cosmetics were Clearly on 3 for 2 and there wasn't anything I Really wanted at that time so the Obvious answer was to get three shades of the lip lacquers!

I picked up from top to bottom 'Charm Offensive', 'Whatchamacoral' and 'Muse Bouche' - One every day shade and then one more s/s and one more a/w - That's planning ahead that is! I'll do swatches for these in a post once I've used them a bit and can let you know my first thoughts. These were £7 each, but obviously I only paid £14 for 3 with the offer.

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  1. Sometimes you get lucky and get bargins on stuff that you wanted to buy.
    Its a matter of luck I think.

  2. Some great buys! Love the Soap and Glory Sexy Mother Pucker range Jess x

  3. The cardigan is a steal at £5. Even I LOVE these kind of bargains. Makes me all happy :)

  4. That's the kind of cardi that would work over a casual dress in Spring and Autum as well. You know, it never occurd to me that makeup would be in the Jan sales as well - duh! lol

  5. Sexy Mother Pucker has got to be one of the BEST names for a make up product yet!! Nice bargain spotting!!

  6. Ooh you got yourself some total bargains, ive got the cardigan too x
    Beautyqueenuk xx

  7. Boots is such a great store, I spend at least £30 every time I go in!
    Cornelia - Ineffable Beauty

  8. I really want to try those lipglosses!
    Alimak | Kamila
    Kamila xx