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Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Holiday Loot Pt.1


YSL Rouge Volupte Lipsticks in Shade 1 'Nude Beige' and Shade 8 'Fetish Pink'
I have been lusting after these lipsticks ever since I started blogging and I've finally given in and treated myself. I bought the first and was amazed at the quality - so of course I decided to splash out on a second (oops - sorry bank account). They've fast become my go to lipsticks and I shall be reviewing them very soon. I thought i'd opt for more neutral shades to start with as I will get more wear out of them, but I have my eye on some of the reds and corals for my birthday..('Red Muse' - please be mine?) They took a mahoosive chunk out of my holiday spends but every girl needs a bit of luxury in her life, no?


Lancaster Tan Maximiser Aftersun
A staple in my holiday beauty bag, this product is seriously amazing and I will continue to repurchase every time I run out. A lot of people would cry a little inside at spending £25 on an aftersun, and I must admit it kills me inside each time, but I always use it alongside a cheaper alternative and I make it last. It has no self tan in it but deepens the colour you have naturally (it also smells amazingly yummy) and feels beautifully light and soothing on suntanned skin - I usually get mine in Duty Free for the discount so if you fancy trying something new at the airport then I really recommend this. You can read my full review here.


Hello Kitty Mini-Perfume, Nail Polish & Baked Eyeshadow
*ahem* Please don't judge me on this. But i'm a sucker for anything Hello Kitty (or anything cute), and on a little mooch around one of the beauty stores on holiday I just couldn't stop myself. They actually had a proper make-up stand full of beauty goodies and it didn't look tacky in the slightest (honestly!) I wanted the perfume just for pure cuteness factor (how can anyone resist the mini cat head?!) and of course the nail polish happened to just jump into my basket..
I'm going to try and use the eyeshadow as a highlighter for contouring - it's suprisingly pigmented.



Lola Blush in Shade '003'
Lola is a brand i'd never heard of before, but it was stacked alongside Chanel and YSL at the counters, so i figured the makeup would be of decent quality. I really liked the blush range they had and decided to try this eye-popping pink shade to go with my tan! It's so pigmented and you only need the tiniest bit to provide an amazing colour pay off. They also have an amazing range of lipsticks and glosses...

Nail Polishes
I've never tried Technic polishes before, so I decided to give them a go. The bright pink shade was a cheap polish from a random shop on the beachfront and I picked it up for a couple of euros - suprisingly a really good polish! 


Ahh I need to go on another holiday purely for the makeup sesh at the airport..
Does anyone else go a bit beauty-crazy whilst on holiday? My shopping starts in duty-free and doesn't stop until I get back..





25 comments:

  1. very cute hello kitty makeup <3
    xx

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    1. I thought that too - some of it was a little bit tacky but there were a few nice things in there :)) x

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  2. I can't wait to let loose in duty free! Actually have a list ready ha. Really want to try the Lancaster , didn't even know they did it in duty free though so might be making a last minute purchase!x

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    1. haha They had Mac at the airport when i went! Thats never happened to me before! Yess they have quite a lot of Lancaster - i spotted it out there as well think it just depends where youre going - if you tan quite a bit then its an amazing product :) xx

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  3. Love everything you bought! Amazing haul :) xx

    http://belle-amiebeauty.blogspot.co.uk/

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  4. ooh I've never seen the Lola brand before either, would love to see a review on the blusher, it's such a pretty shade xx

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    1. I cant believe ive never seen it.. so far i think its really good - it should be more well known. I shall do a review once ive used it a bit more :) xx

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  5. Ooh that Lola blush looks great! I've never heard of that company either but they sounds pretty good :)

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    1. Its such a pretty colour - i shall post some swatches soon :)) xx

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  6. Lovely bits you got here. That Lola Blush looks amazing, the colour looks fantastic xx

    www.misssunshinesparkle.blogspot.com

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    1. Its so bright! Its really pretty for summer with a tan :) xx

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  7. Those YSL lippies look amazing! I can't wait for the day my bank balance will let me own one, or two ;) I love the look of everything, your right, the Hello Kitty stuff is too cute! xx

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  8. Love the YSL lipsticks! They are the perfect shades xx

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  9. Spending money on holiday/in duty free is like PayPal money...it's not "real" money so you can spend loads! Ahem :) LOVE the Hello Kitty stuff :) xxx

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  10. Ah those are my favourite lipsticks of all time! Fetish pink is my favourite shade too I think!xo

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  11. I love those lipsticks, the nude one is gorgeous. I love the look of the Hello Kitty stuff and a sucker for the stuff also :)

    Charlee
    http://charmedcharlee.blogspot.com/
    xxxx

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  12. Oh my gosh I make a mental list for duty free every year when I go on holiday.. I LOVE shopping in the airport :D Those lipsticks look absolutely stunning! X

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  13. lush purchases :) the ysl lippies are definitely worth forking out for ;) xx

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  14. i really want the hello kitty stuff, so cute!! x

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  15. I think I'll need to buy the Lancaster after sun at duty free! really want to try it xx

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  16. Love the hello kitty makeup and your new lipsticks xo

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  17. Nice!
    i follow you on bloglovin,
    follow me back? xx

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  18. Seems like you picked up quite a lot of things you haven't tried before. How exciting! The YSL lipsticks are beautiful. I definitely think you did the right thing starting off with some shades you know you'll get a lot of use out of.

    Oh and I love the Hello Kitty cosmetics line too. The perfume bottle is too cute. Did you check out the lipsticks? I have one in Bollywood, and I love it.

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  19. I spent a year living in Lanzarote, and had never heard of the Lola brand before that, but I love the foundation, and I have a nude lipstick that is such high quality!

    itsallaboutb.blogspot.com

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