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
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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