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


  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!

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

    Laura xx

  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

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

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

  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 and let me know what you think! Xo

  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 | X

  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

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


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