Recent Beauty Buys

Recent Beauty Buys Urban Decay Naked Basics Elizabeth Arden Lip Set Topshop Flush Blush For the past few weeks, while on blog break, i managed to accumulate a few new beauty bits that i have been craving for a long time. First on the list was the Urban Decay Naked Basics palette, the perfect size and colors to take while traveling or for daily commuting. Although i still want the Naked 3, it was more sensible to get the shades that i know i will be using every single day. Neutrals will never get out of fashion.

A Topshop cream blush was on the list for months. I got the color Flush – which is a bright fluorescent pink (looks awfully red in the picture, but definitely a pink) that gives the most flattering, forgive my pun, flush to the cheeks. I seem to reach for cream bases more in the winter time, as my skin gets drier and it doesn’t melt the product away.

The Elizabeth Arden 8H Lip Set was a bargain got in Clerys with a 50% off discount (was €40, i got it for €20). My lips were acting the maggot with all the wind and central heating, resulting in painful dryness so this set was a god sent. Set up as a lip wardrobe – there is an intensive night balm (the pot), a pre-lipstick conditioner (the lipstick balm) and a lip SPF 20 for summer days or skying holidays. Think there is still some stock left in Clerys if you need it, highly recommend.

Marc Jacobs Daisy is something that i will always have to have in my perfume collection, i will never get tired of this wonderful scent. My favorite perfume ever, a huge statement coming from the owner of a 75+ bottles of perfume collection. Scent is my crack.

As i started a slimming/health kick alongside every other woman on the planet, the Clarins Body Shapping Cream seemed like the natural choice in firming up my wobbly bits. I use it every night after shower and deep tissue massage with my Scholl machine, following the massage moves recommended by the Clarins experts – starting from the ankles and finishing up with my arms. It is gently cooling, feels luxurious and the skin looks great and pampered. Obviously a cream wont dissolve fat deposits, but it definitely makes a difference in the skin appearance. I do believe in cellulite creams!

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15 Comments

  1. January 14, 2014 / 3:37 pm

    Ahhh, le vreu pe toate 😀

  2. Andreea
    Author
    January 14, 2014 / 3:40 pm

    Haha, anul de abia a inceput Delia asa ca pune-le pe wishlist :).

  3. January 14, 2014 / 4:15 pm

    Fantastic choices, love that Blush, Naked Basics palette and perfume!

  4. Andreea
    Author
    January 14, 2014 / 5:00 pm

    Thank you Yavanna, had them on my list for ages.

  5. Sinead
    January 14, 2014 / 5:09 pm

    The basics palette is top of my wish list. Think Ill have to get it at the weekend

  6. January 14, 2014 / 5:17 pm

    I’ve got to say, your site design and pix make me want to spend like no other!

    I must get Flush out of the drawer again, forgot I loved it.

  7. January 14, 2014 / 5:23 pm

    Great choices, the Elizabeth Arden Lip set looks good 🙂 xx

  8. Andreea
    Author
    January 14, 2014 / 5:36 pm

    Aw thank you Lorraine for the lovely compliment, ill have to pass it to Ony too. He will be chuffed :).

  9. January 14, 2014 / 5:37 pm

    Pff..am tot vazut produse de la Topshop la Pixiwoo..dar din pacate aici nu am cum sa pun mana pe ele (probabil sunt pe asos sau site-uri asemanatoare, dar nu se compara cu acel rush pe care il ai cand le vezi in fata ochilor si simti texturile :D).

  10. Andreea
    Author
    January 14, 2014 / 5:53 pm

    Oana, cred ca livreaza Topshop si in Ro eu de obicei le cumpar online de pe topshop.com. Dar inteleg ce zici, tot mai bine e cand le vezi in realitate.

  11. January 14, 2014 / 8:29 pm

    Great choices. I particularly love Naked Basics. I feel that is a palette you need whether or not you’ve got any of the other three, as they contain too few mattes.

  12. January 14, 2014 / 8:49 pm

    Oh, Daisy is one of my favourites, especially in summer! Love the blush & have always been a great fan of the 8 hour cream!

    alex @ pinkelephantbloggin.com

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