This month has pretty much been a write off when it’s come to keeping my spending of beauty non essentials to under £25. I’m not looking forward to seeing what my deficit is going to be at the end of the month. When I was going to purchase the lovely Harvain’s runner up prize this weekend – I couldn’t resist doing a spot of shopping for myself.
I’ve spoke about a couple of times, but out local body shop is in an outlet centre and it by far has the best deals in the entire Outlet center. A large chunk of the store is discounted compared to normal Body Shop prices, and on top of that the more you buy the more you save. Buying 4 or more items saves you 40%, and it can often mean that you end up spending less to indulge in buying 4 items or more.
Blue Corn Face Mask – £11 – w/ 40% Off = £6.60
I’ve think I’d heard of this mask and originally I was going to get the Vitamin E Mask as I’d remembered hearing good things about it. But then I saw this, claiming to be the mask best for Deep Pore cleasing I picked it up. For the past few weeks I’ve had the odd spot coming up and I’ve got some blackheads on my chin that I just don’t seem to be able to shift. When I got to the till the woman asked if I’d tried this before and said she loves it, so I’m hoping this will turn out to be great.
Moisture Foundation – £13 – w/ 40% Off = £7.80
I’d seen this a few times and whilst I’ve bought a few different foundations recently they all seem to be a little dark. so I picked this up. I was really impressed with the shade selection – the shades don’t go super dark, but they do have a lot shades suitable for fair skin. This seemed to match perfectly on my hand so fingers crossed it sits as well on my face.
White Musk Libertine EDP 60ml – £5 – w/ 40% Off = £3
You may be thinking, haven’t you already featured this recently – and yes it was in a beauty box just last week. This is a limited edition scent which makes an appearance once every year or two – and I’ve been loving it so far and reaching for it 4 or 5 times a week since getting it. Once I saw it had been reduced from £18 to £5 then with an extra 40% off I had get it. NO BRAINER, 60ml perfume for £3. Pfft anyone who says no to that is just a fool.
Shower Gel Pink Grapefruit – £4 – w/ 40% Off = £2.40
I’ve currently been using a Ted Baker Shower Gel which I got in a set at Christmas but it’s been making my skin a bit dry, and it basially doesn’t have any scent to it at all. I decided to get another of the Body Shop shower gels and I’ve not tried this one before, although had the scent in a handcream and really liked how sharp it is. It’ll be a good wake me up in the morning!
Colour Glide Lipsticks – £2 Each – w/ 40% Off £1.20
I bought one of these in my last Body Shop haul and I absolutely LOVE it. I don’t think I’ve gotten around to reviewing it yet, but these have sadly been discontinued now. I picked out 3 that I thought would be the nicest looking – there was no samples out to see what the shades were and they were all sealed, so I was limited to the label for guidance – and they’re all in a similar range. These all swatch very differently to one another, and the finish is also very different to the Rose Quartz one I already have. At least at £1.20 it’s no big loss if one – or all – of them turn out to be not as great as the original one I fell in love with. I’ll plan a post comparing them all!
Left to right the shades I picked up were Pink Ginger, RubySparkle and Pinkette.
Let me know what products you’re interested on seeing reviews on first, and whether you’ve tried any of them yourself!
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