Boots Haul

I recently stopped by Boots to pick up some Winter essentials, repurchase some faves and indulge in a few treats!

I repurchased Soap & Glory Hand Food hand cream in the larger size

This has quickly become my most favourite Winter essential. Keeps my hands super soft and smelling gorgeous, without being overly greasy. Perfect!

I also got myself a full size Garnier Miracle Skin Perfector B.B Cream in light

I was dubious about this at first, as I am with any product that has this much hype. But after using my free samples I fell in love. Some people have been using this as a primer, but for me it's been a simple foundation. It gives me good coverage, not too heavy, and with a little powder on top for added staying powder it's magic!

Some new purchases for me are Revlon's PhotoReady concealer in 002 light and Revlon's eyeliner pencil in 06 Aubergine

I'm pretty pleased with this concealer. I just needed something for underneath my eyes as no matter what I do or how much sleep I get, I always have dark circles. But this lightened them right up, not too heavy, and pretty much stayed put all day.

I decided to branch out in my eyeliner colours. I'd always been a black eyeliner kinda girl, maybe the odd brown if I was feeling daring. But after receiving the olive glittery smudge stick in last months Glossy box I loved how it looked and so bought this dark purpley little number, with a little shimmer in it. I love the colour, it just doesn't stay put as well at the smudge stick does. Any suggestions on good eyeliners that don't end up half way down my face after a few hours?

My winter essentials this year are these bad boys...

Carex antibacterial hand gel - Spash gel, moisture plus and grapefruit and lime.

Last Christmas was awful because I was terribly ill for the whole holiday! Christmas is no fun when you're confined to your bed, and can't even manage a little turkey! So this year I am determined not to get ill and so stocked up on these guys.

And how could I go to Boots and not get some nail varnish?!

Revlon Top Speed in 606 Stormy
Rimmel Lycra Pro in 378 Posh Trash
Rimmel Lycra Pro French Manicure in 445 French Rose

I love all of these, especially Posh Trash. French Rose is nice too, it gives that French Manicure look without looking too unnaturally pink.

To go with the French Rose nail varnish I also got Rimmel's Nail White Pencil

The reviews on this have been pretty mixed, but I really like it. They whiten the tips of my nails just a little which is what I wanted. I didn't want anything too unnaturally white. It's perfect!

So what are your winter essentials?

Peace H xxx


  1. Jealous of all your lovely goodies! x

  2. I love "Hand Food" it's the best ever!

    I'm kind of addicted to little gel sanitisers, but the smell is sometimes a little off putting. I found one in M&S at the tills recently called soft coral and it smells gorgeous (once the alcohol smell evaporates) :D xx

  3. The moisture plus and splash gel smell quite nice after the alcohol has evaporated, but I was a little bit disappointed with the grapefruit one... Smells a little too much like kitchen cleaner!