31/01/2017

Boots Sale Picks #1

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It's the most wonderful time of the year; I love January. Sales time, Christmas chocolate can be bought at dirt cheap prices and it's my birthday (thanks for all the tweets everyone!) so it's probably my favourite month of the year.
Despite having a no-spend January which has actually been going pretty well, I thought I'd treat myself to some beauty gift sets seeing as I work opposite a Boots store! In total, I spent less than £20 for all three which I think is a real bargain! Here's a closer look at what I bought:

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Essie Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree

Not that I need anymore nail polishes but I couldn't resist these! I've actually never bought an Essie nail varnish before. I've always found that cheaper brands do nail polish just as good as the expensive brands. However, since getting a Nails Inc polish with Glamour magazine a couple of months ago, I'm going to try some new brands this year.

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Even if you don't have many nail polishes, these three are perfect staples. I always say you need a good pale pink and deep red in your collection and a dark colour. I tend to stay clear of black because it is a bugger to get off so navy is the perfect alternative!

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Limo-Scene
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Midnight Cami
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Thigh High
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Seventeen Sparkle and Shine Lip Gloss Collection

These lip glosses were bought on a whim and I'm not entirely sure how often I'll use them all yet! I loved the array of colours in the set; plenty of pink, red and orange. I thought I love their concealer and nail polish so why not try their lipglosses?

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These pots are pretty tiny but I think they're a great handbag size. They're thin tubes too so you could carry all six around with you and change up your look during the day!

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Jack Wills Lip Crayon Gift Set

I'd seen the choice of Jack Wills beauty gift sets in the Boots Christmas catalogue and had my eye on a few that I'd consider in the sale. Unfortunately, I only found this one. I had to go to the men's section upstairs to find it on the end of a shelf but I'm glad I did because I love them already!

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So far I've used the darkest three shades and the pigmentation is amazing for a non-beauty brand! The red is my favourite by far though as I assumed it would be sheer but it's not! I love lip crayons for work as I find them easier to re-apply throughout the day than lipstick.

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Have you found any bargains in the Boots sale? Leave me a comment with your bargain buys!
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12 comments

  1. I was so good and somehow avoided splurging in the sales! Love the Essie set, such pretty colours!

    Sarah :)
    Saloca in Wonderland

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  2. Girl you got some fab bargains - I love the Essie trio polishes, such fab colours!

    Hayley xo
    www.frockmeimfamous.com

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  3. Ohh what a bargain!! Essie Nail polishes are the best!! Those colours are so pretty! xox

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  4. Great bargains! I love Essie nail polishes too :)

    Thanks for sharing
    Steph xx

    Steph's World | Lifestyle Blog | www.stephsworld.com

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  5. I got the Essie trio too, love the boots sales!! xxxxxx

    lucylovesbeautyxo.com

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  6. I brought the Essie trio and I absolutely love it! Wish I'd have picked up the jack Wills box too x

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  7. I'm super impressed with the pigmentation on the Jack Wills products as well, that red is such a lovely colour 😍 Can't beat a red lip to give you that confident look! I'm a big fan of the nail polish shade Limo-Scene that you picked out as well, neutral nails that go with everything are a must! Great post as always Sian!

    Abbey ✨ www.abbeylouisarose.co.uk

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  8. I love those Essie nail polishes! The shades are so pretty! I haven't seen the jack wills lipsticks before but those swatches are making me want to invest! Can't beat the boots sales after Christmas! Fab post :) xxx
    Rachel | www.rachelxblog.com

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  9. I have never tried out Essie polishes although hearing so many good things about them - I just own too many colours that I can't justify buying anymore!

    www.lovefrommaira.co.uk

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  10. I love the bargains you picked up , I love the Essie polish collection xxxx

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  11. Ooh great picks! I really love that Essie nail set, the colours are all beautiful. The seventeen lipgloss collection looks so pretty, I remember seeing it in store and was going to buy it for a few people but never got around to it

    Lauren | Lauren the Daydreamer

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  12. I love picking stuff up on sale it makes it more justifiable to my husband when I already have far to much hehehe. I love Essie for nail polishes I tend to pick them up in TKMaxx

    Tania || www.taniaalexandraribeiro.com
    xx

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