Confessions of a shopaholic; unable to resist Boots 3for2!

Saturday, 13 October 2012

Well hello there,

I've actually just blogged 10 minutes ago, but thought I'd upload a quick post of a little Friday splurge, I nipped into Boots after dropping my little brother at school and treating my self to a gingerbread latte (bliss!) at the Burgh. Boots is currently running 3for2 and undoubtedly is attracting Beauty bloggers in their droves buying up bargains! Myself being no exception, I had headed in planning to buy the two sets of Real Techniques brushes (but one of them was sold out!) Hopefully my local store will get some more in before 3for2 ends!
I restrained myself and bought three nail polishes; two Barry M (actually my first Barry M polishes) and one Rimmel polish.

Rimmel Metal Rush 'Pearly Queen', Barry M Gelly Hi Shine 'Watermelon' and  Barry M 'Gold Mine Glitter'
Swatches are back to front...

I love the finish of the Barry M Hi Shine, and plan to buy a few others as well the amazing Rimmel Metal Rush which is duochrome and gorgeous layered over the teal polish. Lastly I bought 'Gold Mine Glitter' which is a lovely glitter polish, with a black background and two tones of glitter gold and a gunmetal grey; beautiful... I will review these all soon, and if you follow me on Instagram (@ionabb) you'll have already seen this picture, if not you should definitely head on over and follow! (cheeky!) I'm planning to do a collective haul post as I have done a bit of shopping recently, Autumnal stuff and such like, and will need to start my Christmas shopping soon too! Which is always fun but stressful, I am such an organised/planned out Christmas shopper, so bring it on!

Anyways I best be heading off to bed as I'm working all day tomorrow then headed to my 'Grandparentals' house for dinner, very excited to see them as they are finally home from their holidays! Hopefully I'll get a wee blog post up tomorrow night, if not shall see you all on Monday :) Till next time,



  1. ooh I want to try out that barry m gelly varnish! although I'm pretty addicted to nailvarnish's and have bought too many recently lol I'll wait till next month :)


    1. I know the feeling, I'm turning into a nail polish addict! The finish on the Barry M Gelly is gorgeous though! so shiny :)
      Iona x

  2. pretty colors!

    p.s. I'm having a giveaway from She Inside if you'd like to check it out! xx

    1. Will have to nip over and have a wee look tomorrow :) x

  3. Love the navy Barry M watermelon - gorgeous!! :) x


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