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Wednesday, 27 March 2013

Wish List: Spending Ban Edition

My spending ban is almost over now (April 1st, I can shop again!!), and I promised I'd share updates and haven't. I'm actually pretty pleased with how I've got on - I caved and bought a sausage sandwich on the way to Uni one day last week, and I did buy Marie Claire for the free Neal's Yard hand cream. In my defence on that one, I resisted buying it on the 28th February because I'd convinced myself it was March 1st, so I could have had it legitimately and missed out because I'm a fool! Oh, and there were the three nail stamping kits I bought in Poundland after seeing Terri post about them... Otherwise, I've been good, and resisted buying a fair few bits and pieces. My proudest moment was definitely going to Superdrug for an exfoliator and buying only the exfoliator! Here are a few of the things I've been lusting after! First up, beauty products:

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1. Tonymoly Egg Pore 3 Set, around £18. I can't remember where I first came across this, but having Googled around and read a few reviews, it sounds perfect for clearing out and shrinking the massive, congested pores around my nose and giving a smooth base for makeup. Not that I need any more primers...
2. Sleek Blush in 'Mirrored Pink', £4.49. I spotted this on Amy's blog and it's a beautiful shade. I need more blushers like I need a hole in the head, but this is just so gorgeous! Check out Amy's swatches and you'll see what I mean, it's beautiful.
3. Urban Decay Naked Flushed Palette, £20. I don't actually own a bronzer, but I really don't need any more blushers or highlighters. Nonetheless, this is a beautiful palette and I love the idea of having all three products in one go; perfect for travelling!
4. L'Oreal Color Riche Nail Top Coat Confetti, £4.99. I've seen this on so many blogs and I love the effect it gives! I have so many glittery top coats, but this is a little bit different since it's matte. Diamond Lurex has also caught my eye, so I expect a couple of these will be making their way home with me at some point...

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1. New Look Blue Animal Print Jacquard Skater Dress, £29.99. I have plenty of dresses, but I love the print of this and can't wait for Spring to finally get its act together so I can wear pretty dresses and even, maybe, God forbid, bare legs!
2. Topshop Branch Floral Tea Dress, £46. I think this is over-priced for what it is, as Topshop's items often are, but it is really pretty and I do love me a good tea dress. Green is one of my favourite colours to wear and I'd love to invest in this for the summer!
What have you been lusting after lately?



  1. I've had my eye on that Urban Decay cheek palette, it looks so pretty! <3

    Jennie xo | sailorjennie.com

  2. I love Sleek blushes - they are so great for their price.

    1. I only have one but I love it! Such great pigmentation :) xo

  3. The egg products sound really interesting! Thanks for your comments too :) - Boho Vanity

    1. You can probably expect a review at some point once I cave in and buy them ;D xo

  4. I need a naked palette in my life x


    1. I love the eyeshadow palettes I have, such good quality :) xo

  5. i have the loreal polish i only ever use it on my ring finger as a acent colour i think you should buy it ! 3 4 2 in boots at the moment so its a good excuse



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