Firstly, people need to accompany me to Boots to ensure I only buy what I had originally intended on buying, I’m too broke for all these special offers. My purse begs you! But, I did make a rather lovely saving of a whopping €14.75 so that makes me feel a little better about it.
Right, so I was originally only going to Boots to get my life saving John Frieda Tone Correcting purple shampoo but the its was 3 for 2 on all hair products so I went a little crazy.
As I already mentioned I was in need of my beloved purple shampoo because I have like one more wash left in the bottle I have and without it my hair turns the most revolting colour. I am planning on doing blog post on this very soon so look out for that. I picked up two bottles of it purely because I know I will need it so I may as well while its on offer. The shampoo itself is €6.49 but worth its weight in gold!
Also since it was 3 for 2 I picked up two bottles of the Aussie Re-constructor 3 Minute Miracle Conditioner, €5.69. These conditioners do wonders for your hair, it wasn’t until mine ran out that I realised how much of a difference it makes to the condition of my hair. It is technically a hair masque but I use it every time I wash my hair. Did I mention it smells like bubblegum? YUM!
That was four products so naturally I needed two more. The first was the Got2B Guardian Angel heat protection spray €5.19. I have never used a heat protectant ( I know, shoot me!) but since my hair is rather damaged from the bleach I felt it was time I was a little nicer to it. I haven’t used it yet but it smells really fresh and lovely. And the final hair product was the Umberto Giannini Backcomb In A Bottle €8.29. Firstly I thought the price was a bit much but I’ve heard such good things about it on YouTube and in blogs that I just splurged on it. It smells gorgeous and anything that will save me backcombing my hair is good with me.
Finally, I was in need of a new face exfoliator so I got the Boots Tea Tree & Witch Hazel face scrub €4.04. I was just looking for something cheap and simple to do me for the mean time. It has a quite menthol smell as can be expected with the Witch Hazel. I’m excited to try it out and let you all know how it works.
So I am, as I’m sure most of you are, a bit of a lipstick junkie at times. I LOVE lipsticks almost as much as mascara (and that’s saying something!).
Some of you may already know this but for those of you who don’t I’ll explain briefly, basically for the past I’d say year or so I have been on a hunt (and I mean hunt!) for a purple lipstick, not just a sort of plummy colour but a bright, no shimmer, full pigmentation Barney purple. Sadly I have not been able to find such a shade and no one else has been able to find one either (moo). So the other day I got a tweet from the lovely Laura or FitznBitz saying to check out her post about the new Kate Moss Rimmel lipsticks that there was a purple, the second I seen it I was like “Yes, I’ll be ‘avin’ that thank you”, its still not exactly the shade I’m after but its certainly the closest I have found so far and at Rimmel prices? Happy days! So off I went to Boots to get said lipstick and I also wanted a black one for a series I’m gonna start on my YouTube soon. There was a 3 for 2 offer so naturally 3 had to be gotten.
Firstly, we have the entire reason for the trip which was the Kate Moss for Rimmel lipstick in 04 Rossetto (€6.95) . Its a very dark and vampy type plum colour but personally I love it! Bit of a matte light brown shadow, thick black liner? You’d be only gorgeous! I really like how the purple contrasts with the yellow in my hair. I can definitely see myself wearing this very soon.
Next we have the other lipstick I had intended on buy which is the Barry M lip paint in 37 (€6.75) which is their straight black colour. As I’m sure many of you are aware black lipstick is becoming quite popular recently and I’d been wanting one for a while but could never totally justify it, but now with an upcoming tutorial series I’ll be doing on good ole YouTube I knew the black would be needed. I have to say I was a little bit scared of it (as were my friends) BUT I kind of love it! I think it kind of suits me in a weird way, not sure how well it would suit me with dark hair but I think it looks nice with the blonde (sorry, yellow) . Now just to get the courage to leave the house with it on.
Lastly was a bit of an impulse (but sure it was free!), years ago me and my friends bought this lipstick ages ago thinking it was a for real green lipstick but its more of a gimmick than anything. Its Barry M lip paint in 124 (€6.75). As I said this one is mainly just a bit of a giggle from people’s reaction. In the tube it is a vibrant true green but once it touches the skin it changes to a like vibrant pink lip balm that is also a stain? For me it comes out as a “your lips but better” shade. It feels like a lip balm and lasts for ages, love it.
Have any of you picked up a Kate Moss lipstick? And would you rock a black lip?
And of course if any of you know where I can get my Barney lipstick please let me know.