A little high-street shopping trip!

Posted by Lipglossiping On May - 22 - 2012

I don’t do many ‘haul’ posts, I don’t think they’re quite as popular in the blogosphere as they used to be?  Taken over by beauty box posts perhaps?

Anyway, I’ve been having a bit of a high-street love-in this past week and in the town where I’m currently staying, I’m limited to a Boots and a Superdrug – the Superdrug is a good ‘un, the Boots store massively blows but I did spot a good discounted section at the back that I didn’t have a chance to check out.  My LUSH purchases came from my local store in Southampton just before I drove up North. Um, that’s about it really – here’s what’s prompted me to open my purse this week!

When you’ve got a full fringe, dry shampoo is your friend and I thought I’d give Batiste Cherry a spin, I usually go for the original, dark, or tropical but I think this one is my new favourite.  I’m a massive fan of Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation and surprised myself when I realised that I hadn’t given the Healthy Mix Serum version a go – again, this is a big hit with me (so far).  I think it suits my dryer skin even better and gives a slightly more translucent coverage.  The only gloss that I’ve ever repurchased is BarryM’s Lip Gloss in Toffee, it’s a wonderful colour with a pretty amount of shimmer and a non-sticky texture, I love it!

As for my LUSH dabble, I picked up another holy grail in the form of Lemony Flutter Cuticle Butter, it’s the one I keep in my handbag and I generally alternate between this and CND’s Solar Oil which I use immediately after painting my nails.  I was sent a bottle of LUSH 9 to 5 Cleansing Lotion a few weeks ago and whilst I’ve been enjoying using it, it hasn’t set my world alight you know?  I’m not really expecting LUSH Ultrabland to either, but I wanted to try another cleanser to discover the differences and to see which one I lean towards in terms of formula, as they’re both quite different.  Finally, I picked up a bath bomb for Leila – yes, it’s Space Girl.  Yes, it contains copious amounts of glitter.  No, I didn’t have a say in the selection and yes, I will be the one left cleaning the bath.

What was the last beauty product you snapped up?

12 Responses to “A little high-street shopping trip!”

  1. Paris B says:

    I love the Bourjois Healthy Mix Serum too – absolutely wonderful product and I can’t even find it here :( The last beauty product I picked up was the Dior Orange Pareo gloss :)

  2. victoria says:

    I love Bourjois Healthy Mix Serum too. I’ve repurchased Ultrabland probably over 10 times and wouldn’t be without it :)

  3. Nesita says:

    I’ve been loving Healthy Mix Serum this winter and spring, though I’m afraid I won’t be able to use it so much now that it’s getting hotter. My last beauty purchase was, if I remember correctly, a Catrice LE eyeshadow palette.

  4. NeenaJ says:

    No judging here! My 2-1/2 aged son loves the LUSH robot bath bomb.

  5. Leah says:

    I have much love for Bazza M. Their new waterproof liners are great. I’ve been meaning to pick up the cherry dry shampoo too. xoxo

  6. makeupmag says:

    Love the photo of the pretty cherry shampoo!

  7. kelly says:

    My last purchase was the full set of China Glaze Prismatics, had to have them!

  8. Hollie says:

    I definitely need to try Lemony Flutter! The last thing I bought was a Coconut Body Lotion and Body Butter from the Body Shop xx

  9. Nargis says:

    I had so many hauls but because of exams had no time to post them :(
    I love Healthy Mix Serum foundation, I think Bourjois are one of the best high street brands.

  10. The cherry batiste is fabulous. I’ve just returned to a full size of the ‘fresh’ Batiste because I’d previously been using the coconutty one and it was starting to turn me.
    Also a big fan of the Healthy Mix Serum foundation. So good!

  11. luxiehoney says:

    I do like the Healthy Mix serum but I have to be crazy careful not to make myself look orange :S It’s not tooooo bad if I top it with some mineral foundation though. Wish they had some paler shades and I’d use it a lot more! xxx

  12. Susannah says:

    I’ve used both the 9 to 5 and Ultrabland cleansers (liiittle bit of a LUSH addict…) and I have to say that, for me, they’re both great, but do completely different things. 9 to 5 is my HG make up remover, but I didn’t love it as an overall cleanser, whereas Ultrabland is AMAZING for a deep cleanse if you use it like a Liz Earle cleanser and polish it off with a hot, damp muslin, but it didn’t do anything to remove my eye make up!

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