The Me Spree: Boxing Day Beauty Bargains…

Boxing Day Beauty Bargains

Hey Beauty Buddies…

It’s sale time on the high street, and what’s interesting for me is that this year I braved the crowds & survived unscathed, clutching onto my bag of goodies like a rationing pack on the cusp of an apocalypse. Okay, I admit, I only risked one shop… but what girl could need or want anything more than a Boots superstore spree in the midst of boxing day sales right? Especially when there’s 50% off the marked price *rubs hands gleefully*

Fancy finding out what beauty bargains I managed to bag? Then get yourself comfy and lets have a peek in the basket *happy sigh*


Champneys Nail Polish Collection…

Champneys Nail Polish

As most of you know I’ve a strong penchant for pretty polishes, in fact I literally had to be prised away from the Essie stand after almost 30 minutes of cooing over a multitude of exquisite colours. I literally COULD NOT choose! Deep reds, plums, pinks…  I want them ALL!! *sob* So when I spotted this gorgeous collection of nail polishes from Champneys reduced to a mere £6 for 6 glorious colours (!!) I knew I had to have it. Particularly as the very same luxury renowned polishes are priced at £15 EACH on the Champneys spa website.

Champneys Nail Polish Collection

Shades included are: Nude, Pink, Wisteria, Plum, Mulberry & Clear


Boots Extracts Body Mists

Boots Extracts Body Spray Set

I’ve never been a fan of canned body sprays simply because they invoke a series of wheezes, coughs and splutters, however I’ve never had a problem with a mist spray. Although body mists aren’t renowned as long lasting scents I’ve every faith that Boots Extracts will pleasantly surprise me as the aromas are notably vivid. I spotted this yummy 3 pack on offer for only £3 – a bargain considering they’re normally priced at £3.50 for one bottle. Containing Vanilla, Strawberry & Satsuma scents from natural fair trade ingredients, I am literally in fragrance heaven. Perfect for popping in a handbag, on the bathroom shelf or keeping in drawer at work. Love them ❤


Eylure Brow Shapers & Brow Pencil

Eyelure Brow Shapers and Brow Pencil

Few words can describe my obsession for eye products whether that be on the lid, lash or brow. In my humble opinion eye’s are often the most striking featuring on a persons face. So when I spotted these two beauties from Eyelure that look tempting enough to trim up my brows for the new year, I couldn’t resist! There’s the eyebrow shaper that helps to remove stray hairs and define a nice clean brow line & of course the brow pencil – which I love to use in place of my eyebrow kit on days that I just want a quick brow fix. Keep a look out for upcoming first impressions!


Olay Daily Facial In A Box

Olay Daily Facial in a Box

Anything with the words ‘Daily facial in a box’ is guaranteed to spike my interest. I’m a huuuuge fan of Olay products (specifically their Fresh Face Wash) so I literally cannot wait to try these fabulous little cloths that promise a fantastic facial when activated with water. Sounds the ideal solution for a clean complexion, and with raving reviews on their website it looks like I might have just found a the perfect addition to my daily skin care regime.


Olay 2 in 1 Primer

Olay Anti Wrinkle Firm and Lift Hydration Primer

Hydration & primer in one bottle? Could this really be the answer to my priming prayers? After spotting this bottle of Olya anti-wrinkle primer that hydrates & claims to be the perfect base for make-up I couldn’t wait to get it home to try it out for myself. Priced at a mere £3.99 it just may be the perfect pre-make-up pal to ensure my skin stays moisturised and primed before adding foundation.


Seventeen Gel Colour in Kir Royale

Seventeen Gel Colour Polish Kir Royale

I adore this beautiful soft pink tone, but with promising 8 days of continuous wear with a high shine finish will it really live up to my expectations for it’s pocket friendly price tag of only £3.99? Soft natural colours are always a great staple in any collection and considering that I’m a fan of Boots Seventeen collection I have my fingers well and truly crossed this delivers on its promises!


Natural Collection Juicy Lips Gloss in Fondant

Natrual Collection Lip Gloss in Fondant

Another one of my favourite brands: the Natural Collection. I adore their soft hues & warm earthy tones, however when I spotted this beautiful peachy toned lip colour & quickly realised I’ve nothing yet in my collection that resembles the shade I had to pop it straight into the basket. I’m pretty sure this will look fantastic with a multitude of eye shadow shades and blush tones, don’t you think? For only £1.99 I’m hoping it’ll be every bit as it looks!

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And so commences my Boxing Day Beauty Bargains Haul! Have you tried any of the above products? Is there anything you’re eager for me to try out first or possibly attempt a First Impressions video/post with? Did you pick up any end of season bargains over the last few days? Whatever your thoughts I’d love to read them in the comments below so do stop by and say a quick hello 🙂

Cheerio Chums…

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66 thoughts on “The Me Spree: Boxing Day Beauty Bargains…

    • They’re just too darn tempting right? hehe Thanks so much lovely, really chuffed with my little basket full of goodies – if there was less crowds I probably could’ve spent more, kind of a blessing in disguise lol XXX

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      • That’s always a great feeling – knowing when enough is enough. I always hate coming home thinking that I shouldn’t have spent so much! Like you I picked up the bargains that I needed (including a few little treats) but didn’t go overboard – one shop was enough for my nerves! lol Glad to hear your happy with all your finds too lovely 🙂 XXx

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  1. I’m so glad you are now prepared for the apocalypse…lol! 😂 I am not braving the sales this year (shop or online) although I am now tempted…*step away from the keyboard*…! I haven’t tried any Olay products for years…not since it was called Oil of Ulay…yikes! I might have to check it out…for research purposes of course! 😉

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    • Haaaaa well and truly Traci… should anything start off at least I’ll smell amazing with my body mists lol This was actually my first year, I have to say it literally was every man for themselves, slightly scary how focused some folk are when it comes to hunting down a bargain – think I need to be a little more forceful though it’s soooo not in my nature lol Oh gee yes, Oil of Ulay, haaa that was quite a few years ago! Well I have to admit I used the little face cloths this morning and was SO impressed with them – very very refreshing and surprisingly calmed down my redness! Worthwhile trying out huni, so far so good 😀 XXXX

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      • Sounds fab! The extent of my sales madness has been a few online splurges…that I promised myself I wouldn’t do…but I did…eeeeek! I am in town tomorrow for the ballet and I just hope I make it through the shopping centre alive! Lol!

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      • Haaa brill… see, even the strongest of us cave in occassionally!!! lol Oooh dear, walking through a shopping centre? I’m afraid I’d need blindfolded this time of year, I see as discounted pricetag and my curiosity gets the better of me lol Hope you thoroughly enjoy the ballet… are you performing or watching?! 🙂 xxx

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      • LOL! Watching I am afraid. My ballet years ended when I was 8…my dad used to refer to me as the fat fairy in my tutu or Mavis Cruet from Willo the Wisp! Lol! It’s The Nutcracker at Leeds Grand theatre…can’t wait.x

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      • lol lol At least you got that far – I didn’t even get a pair of ballet slippers on my feet! Too big & bulky!! haha Well I do hope you enjoy watching it, I’d love to see a ballet sometime too – on my bucket list 😀 xxxx

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    • Ahh Jamie they’re blooming ahhhhhmazing! I tried them this morning and was thinking that very same thing – what a perfect travel companion for short breaks or overnight stays as they would take up virtually no room at all!! Love them, and they didn’t leave my skin feeling dry or blotchy. Great job – will defo be reinvesting 😉 xxxxx

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  2. Great finds! Those nail polishes are lovely – what a steal!
    I bought a couple of candles… which is funny since I received candles for Christmas already. I can’t refuse a sale on candles, especially ones that have pretty containers! 😛

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    • Aren’t they just huni? I was soooo surprised – particularly after discovering how much they singularly retail for :-O Which I must admit I wouldn’t pay!!! lol
      Oooh candles are a totally addictive spend, I can never say I have enough candles so I totally get your need to treat yourself to a few more!! Are they any particular scent? I seem to be into very citrus smells at the moment as opposed to the fresher scents – must be craving a summer holiday already hehe XXXX

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    • Ahhh Mil I cannot WAIT to try the polishes…. I’ve had such a craving for building my collection recently so I’m really hoping these will be as gorgeous as I anticipate huni! Used one of the Olay cloths this morning and I am SO impressed – they are fabulous!!! Why haven’t I spotted these little treasures before?!?! 😮 They’re sooo handy, and didn’t leave my skin feeling tight or blotchy… may have found a permanent addition to my skincare routine hehe
      Hope you had a wonderful Christmas lovely lady 🙂 XXXXXXXX


      • Oh that’s great news – at least your making progress! Sounds like it really has knocked you off your feet! I take it that it was a viral infection of some sort? So glad you’re slowly on the mend lovely XXXXXX

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      • Yeah, the first 10 days were Strep but then I caught something else after I’ve finished with the antibiotics, lol and that is a viral infection. Which is by far more violent than the Strep, lol.
        But I am starting to get out of this, even though I woke up today with my left eye all swollen, lol (omg, lol) so lots of chamomile tea on my eye 😀
        Thank you so much hun ❤ I hope to start the new year all better 🙂

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      • Strep? I’ve never heard of it huni – sounds very ferocious, especially if it’s a 10 day thing! Oh my gosh Galit, your poor eye – whatever is happening over there, you’ll have to try and keep yourself away from all these bugs and viruses for at least a few weeks to give yourself a break lol Please look after yourself huni, lots of rest & relaxation… maybe your body is trying to tell you it needs a little me time 🙂 Thinking of you as always XXXXX

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      • It’s short for streptococcal infection 😀 Yeah I need to be away from my mom’s home for a while again (I guess they have too many infections there, lol.
        Thanks hun, you are such a good friend 😍💕

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      • Oh gee 😦 Will have to google it to check it out! Yes, good idea to keep away from the home until you’re over it otherwise it could be a nightmare if it was spread or indeed you caught anything else 😦
        You’re so welcome lovely, same to you XXXXXX

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    • Thanks so much indeed chummy 🙂 Oddly enough I was at the Essie stand for ages trying my best to choose – which was damn near impossible and the whole time I was thinking about your collection. Gosh they have some amazing colours but seeing as the Champneys was on offer I decided to go with it and keep my first Essie for another few weeks time 😀 hehe
      Had a super Christmas chum, very family orientated – just the way I like it, though I’m now excited to get cracking on with 2016. I used to hate NYE but this past few years I’ve taken a really positive outlook to fresh starts… must be my awesome blog buddies having such a positive effect 😉 Hope you had a wonderful jolly hol too Anne *hugs* XXXXXXX

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      • Essie is just the best with colors, I always have the same thing when I stand in front of that display 🙂
        Sounds like the perfect Christmas to me. Same here, lots of food and family. I am not a big NYE fan, but that just has to do with the firework. I agree the new start concept works well 😀 Big hugs xo Anne

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      • Yep – I was totally bowled over by the choice as my local store doesn’t have an Essie stand but the superstore I was in had soooo much on offer! Amazing! Just wanted to take one of each lol
        It really was an amazing Christmas Anne, so thankful for having a great wee clan to celebrate it with 🙂
        Oh no 😦 Are you not so keen on Fireworks? I tend to get very emotional on NYE so it’s a bit of a weird one for me! Sending big hugs right back at ya lovely lady XXXX

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