Clinique Moisture Surge, Clinique Fresh Pressed, Clarins Double Serum, Jimmy Choo perfume, Pacco Rabanne UltraViolet

Airport shopping! Never to early to shop!

If there’s one thing that’s been mentioned a few times this year, it would be my trip to New York approaching.  Now………it’s a series of posts STILL about New York but from a ‘Look where I’ve just been‘ perspective! (Sorry! Hahaha!)

Arriving at Heathrow Airport at 5am to check in for a 9.30am flight meant that we had plenty of time for breakfast….and erm, umm, yeah, SHOPPING!

World of Duty Free is like a sweet shop to me, but I knew I had to control my spending given I would be in New York in a matter of hours and heading for at least one branch of Sephora armed with my wishlist!

So, what did I buy at 6am?

Clinique Moisture Surge, Clinique Fresh Pressed, Clarins Double Serum, Jimmy Choo perfume, Pacco Rabanne UltraViolet

Clinique Moisture Surge

I was running out of this anyway at home but I’ve used this moisturiser for a couple of years now and I love it so this is a repurchase.  It’s a very lightweight moisturiser and perfect for my oily / combination skin.

Clinique Fresh Pressed

I have used this before (and written a blog post on it!) and have been wanting to repurchase for a while, so what better time than 6am? Haha!  My skin felt amazing last time I used this so I am looking forward to adding this back into my routine.

Clarins Double Serum

This is a bit of a ‘Caroline Hirons made me do it’!  This is said to be a powerful anti-aging serum with a whole cocktail of plant extracts including Tumeric which is great for the skin so I am really looking forward to starting this (I’m trying to use up another serum before I open this!).

Jimmy Choo EDP

This is the original perfume by Jimmy Choo and I LOVE it!  I always get compliments when wearing this fragrance and I absolutely love it.  I quite possibly go a bit overboard when using this as its addictive!!  😛    Top notes:  Sweet Italian Orange & Pear Nectar, Heart notes:  Tiger Orchid, Base Notes: Toffee & Patchouli.  Truly beautiful!!

Pacco Rabanne Ultra Violet

Another repurchase of an old favourite.  I first discovered this going through Duty Free aged 17 on my way to Canada.  I was handed a little piece of card with this on that I took and placed into my note book.  Every time I opened my note book on the trip the fragrance hit me and it was again, addictive!  I HAD to buy it!  I used this on my wedding day in 2002 and I always make the bottle last as long as I can!  It isn’t one I buy all of the time as I do love other perfumes too but this is a real treat when I do get it!  Top Notes:  Fresh Pimento & Capsicum, Heart Notes:  Japanese Kinmokusei, Base Notes:  Ambergris & Vanilla.  Gorgeous!

Have you tried any of these?  Do you go shopping in Duty Free?

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8 thoughts on “Airport shopping! Never to early to shop!

  1. stashy says:

    Clinique Moisture Surge is such a great product.
    I like browsing the Duty Free shops but I often have to stop myself because I know I’d mostly be buying things that I didn’t need! 😛 I’m always tempted by the prices and they often have exclusives too.

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  2. Tigritsa says:

    I have never shopped at a Duty Free shop before! I haven’t been to the airport a lot lol so I didn’t know this was a thing! I would totally take advantage of the deals! I love what you bought. You made some great decisions on your purchases! Can’t wait to see what you bought from New York!

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  3. sarahscupofbeauty says:

    Hi Rachel!! Lovely haul! I’m feeling you girl! Only a make up addict would get excited 6 am in the morning on the airport. That’s something my BF can really get annoyed about, but I usually drop him somewhere haha and then go shopping by myself! As I don’t trust myself, I usually only do my duty free buying on my return trip, then I’m sure I still have the money :p. xoxo Sarah

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