Boxing Day Beauty Buys

Hey everyone !

I cannot even tell you how nice it is to be back to blogging (I’m not even going to try and count how many days I’ve been inactive for… let’s just say it’s been a while!).

I always think a break is good for just refreshing your head .. I find I always have so many more ideas after one .. especially with it being over a Christmas & New Years!

Now … I definitely did my fair share of shopping over Boxing Day (including a huge Lush purchase – check out my latest YT video for a haul!)… and I found some little gems (beauty wise!) that I could not wait to share with you.. especially as I usually only stick to buying clothes in the sales!


Let’s start it off with some perfume gift sets? Now .. both these perfumes are two of my FAVES … and they just remind me of when I was at University!

Diesel Loverdose


I remember when this came out years ago .. me and my sister both saw the bottle and fell in love. We then sprayed it on our wrists (along with about 10 other perfumes) and carried on shopping. Throughout the day – this particular perfume just stood out so much…that we both actually went back and purchased it! I am SO rubbish at describing scents, but looking online the perfume has notes of: mandarin, liquorice, jasmine, amber & vanilla (yum!). It is definitely a sweet perfume that reminds me of sweets when you first spray it, then it changes to a really warm, sweet scent as it settles into your skin. The bottle is so stunning too, and with it being an Eau De Parfum, it lasts SO long too!

Bvlgari Omnia Crystalline



Firstly… HOW STUNNING IS THIS BOTTLE. It is so unique, but really classic at the same time. This is probably the complete opposite scent to Loverdose… it is fresh and almost citrus-y. This used to be my go to scent for Spring, but I had to pick it up after seeing it on offer. Again, using trusty google, the notes in this one are: bamboo, lotus blossom, sandalwood and musk. I find this to have a really “clean” scent and think it is perfect for everyday, especially during the Spring.

Zoella Gingerbread Gift Set



This is one scent that I had already picked up and when I saw it on sale for £4 in Superdrug I could not resist picking up some more! Gingerbread has been my absolute favourite scent this winter.. in fact I have been obsessed with everything gingerbread this winter (and am a little bit gutted that when winter is over I will have to pack up my gingerbread props, *cries*). This scent literally smells like gingerbread when you spray it, then settles into a lovely, warm vanilla scent. I do find I have to reapply this in the afternoon, but I always have the bottle handy in my bag for touch ups as the bottle is so light.

Benefit Gift Set


I could not believe my eyes when I saw this little set .. I had already paid for my perfumes and literally turned back when I saw this. With each Benefit box powder being around £23 each, I knew it would only be smart (and better for my bank) that I picked up this set for less than £20, right? Also the powers are actually decent sized (5g compared to 8g full size), and the fact that I get a mini “They’re Real” mascara just made my day, as I have never tried it *gasps*.. I know! Coralista and Hoola are two absolute staples, and having never tried the other powders, I am excited to give them a go! Also.. the Watt’s Up highlighter has always been on my wishlist, so getting to try it beforehand means I can see if it is worth the hype! Giftsets like this are my fave because it means I can test a range of things before purchasing them.. and the Boxing Day sales are always a fab time to pick them up!


So guys.. they were the beauty bits I picked up in the sales… I was so chuffed with everything I got and definitely was more impressed with them rather than the clothes! Did you pick anything up in the sales? I’d love to know if you did !

I’ll see you all in my next post!

Lots of Love,





  1. beautyaddictmama
    December 31, 2016 / 8:04 am

    I love the Boxing Day beauty sales!! This year, I used them to buy two products that I hadn’t ever tried before.

    I bought the Lady Million gift set as I felt like trying it! And as I have never, ever tried Estée Lauder make up, I bought a lip and eye palette to try from Selfridges that was down from£53 to £38! Bargain.

    • January 4, 2017 / 5:33 pm

      I know you can really pick up some amazing things ! Thanks for reading lovely x

    • January 4, 2017 / 5:32 pm

      Its so good isn’t it ! I couldn’t believe it when I found it! Thanks for reading lovely xxxx

  2. January 2, 2017 / 3:25 pm

    I didn’t really do much boxing day shopping so it was nice to live vicariously through this post haha! I totally want to try the ginger bread Zoella set because it’s one of my favourite things about christmas.

    Bethany | Curly and Wordy

    • January 4, 2017 / 5:32 pm

      Awww Hahaha ! You definitely should pick it up it’s fab! Thanks for reading darling xxx

  3. Beth
    January 5, 2017 / 3:11 pm

    Looks like you got some great bargains! Really like the sound of the Bvlgari scent – would love to try that out!

    Beth x

  4. January 7, 2017 / 10:57 pm

    Those are such amazing buys, sweetie!! I love a good Boxing Day sale – I managed to get the wedding outfit sorted on that Monday eeekk!!! The Benefit gift set is so lovely & those perfumes you got are beautiful <3
    A little break is always so refreshing!! I took one over Christmas & New Year's. Came back with lots of new ideas & well rested. Though I jumped into work right away and managed to land the worst cold!!
    But it's so great to be reading your blog again. I've missed you!!
    xox Nadia

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