Boxing Day Sales Buys

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I managed to go shopping before work on Boxing Day, and bagged a few bargains in Boots and Debenhams!


I’m not usually one for sale shopping, but I thought I’d see what all the fuss was about this time. I was in town Boxing Day morning for 8am to squeeze in some shopping before my friend and I started work at 10. Town was eerily quiet. I suppose that’s the way it should be the day after Christmas, but I was expecting mass queues outside Next and people struggling to carry all their bargain buys.

Our first stop was Boots. I headed straight for the No7 gift section and nabbed a couple sets – they were all half price after all! The first thing I picked up was the No7Β Beautiful Skin set. The main reason I picked up this set was because of the sturdy vanity case, but I’m looking forward to trying out the contents. The case contains: Beautiful Skin Sumptuous Bath Milk, Beautiful Skin Perfecting Body Polish, Beautiful Skin Blissful Body Wash and Beautiful Skin Nourishing Hand & Nail Cream. All the products have a subtle cucumber scent which is really refreshing. It’ll be a nice change from using bath bombs and bubble bars. I also picked up the No7 Stay Perfect set, which includes 5 metallic eye pencils. I’ve tried travel versions of these in the Beauty Wonders advent calendar – and I loved them! I also picked up the Marc Jacobs Daisy Eau So Fresh Christmas Gift Set. Daisy eau so fresh has raspberry, wild rose and warm plum notes – a super refreshing scent.

I popped into Debenhams and bought theΒ Marc Jacobs Daisy Dream Christmas Gift Set. Daisy Dream is floral and fruity, packed with blackberry, grapefruit, pear and coconut water. I love Marc Jacobs perfumes and of course, the bottles are so beautiful too.

Did you treat yourself to anything in the sales?

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  1. January 7, 2016 / 8:39 pm

    Although I'm not usually one for January sale shopping (well.. except for Online of course) – I did happen to pick up a few nice bits in the Boots sale this year!

    Nothing better than picking up a good bargain – especially when it's half price!


    • January 8, 2016 / 5:37 pm

      No I'm not normally! But I thought I'd see what all the fuss was about πŸ™‚ definitely! x

  2. January 7, 2016 / 8:54 pm

    Ohhh you did well in the boxing day sales! I ended up buying a bunch of clothes & a paco Rabanne perfume :p Olympea! I love Marc Jacobs Daisy Dream! That fragrance is wonderful!

    Serene xoxo

    • January 8, 2016 / 5:39 pm

      Ah I love that perfume! Good choice πŸ™‚ Marc Jacobs have the best perfumes don't they x

  3. January 7, 2016 / 10:37 pm

    great picks! i love the no7 range although i haven't used any of their skincare for a while. surprising that it was so quiet, i always assumed boxing day at 8am would be crazy too! x

    • January 8, 2016 / 5:40 pm

      I absolutely love their skin care and makeup! So i'm looking forward to trying out their bath products πŸ™‚ x

    • January 8, 2016 / 5:41 pm

      I didn't when it first came out but now I love it! x

    • January 8, 2016 / 5:41 pm

      I'm really impressed with them too! πŸ™‚ x

  4. January 8, 2016 / 1:35 pm

    I was so tempted to buy something, but in the end I was good and did not buy anything. The Stay Perfect set is very tempting though, I really want to try more eyeliners this year and eventually get better at it.

    • January 8, 2016 / 5:42 pm

      I don't usually give in to sales, but I thought I'd see what all the fuss was about! πŸ™‚ I can't wait to try the eyeliners out x

  5. January 8, 2016 / 2:11 pm

    Oh gosh, so jealous of your Marc Jacobs items! We don't get boxing day sales here, ahhhh!

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    • January 8, 2016 / 5:42 pm

      Really ahh that's such a shame! Hopefully you get sales throughout the year instead! πŸ™‚ x

    • January 8, 2016 / 5:43 pm

      I think it's because I got in there quickly… although even now there's still some decent stuff about! x

  6. January 10, 2016 / 9:49 pm

    Looks like you got some really lovely bits in the sales! πŸ™‚ I had been tempted by the Marc Jacobs gift sets but joked with the bf and said I’d get them next year when I’ve ran out of Daisy haha.

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    • January 14, 2016 / 1:56 pm

      I'm definitely happy with the few things I picked up! πŸ™‚ would've been nice to hit the Lush sale too but I was at work, boo. x

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