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  • What I Bought In Paris

    Hello Freckles Bioderma Sephora Paris Haul

    You may have seen my posts about my recent trip to Paris, today I’m chatting about what I bought while I was there.


    Bioderma was an obvious one! After every beauty blogger and their pet raved about the stuff, I knew I wanted to pick some up. I got both of these for 17 I think and let me tell you, it definitely pays to shop around. The pharmacies near the Louvre were charging 19 a bottle. Luckily there was no way I was gonna part with that much for one and I found these in a little pharmacy just off the Champs-Élysées – which I actually thought would be a more expensive area.


    Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentré
    was another ‘must-buy’ and oh man was it worth it! I think it was around 14 and the man who served me seemed surprised I only picked up one. Looking back, I should’ve bought back ups since I can’t just pop over to Paris any time I feel like hitting up the French pharmacies!



    I never got to CityPharma during our trip, which is a shame and that’s probably why I was pretty reserved with my spends. When I go back (whenever that may be) I’ll definitely get along there and pick up more bargains. By the time the next trip comes around I think I’ll be in need of more Nuxe. Honestly not sure why I didn’t get a second Rêve de Miel lip balm and pick up some Huile Prodigieuse Multi-Purpose Dry Oil Spray to try out. Silly me!

    Onto Sephora, well… we all knew this was going to happen. Of course I picked up two of the Cream Lip Stains didn’t I?! I actually couldn’t decide which to go for and my boyfriend bought me both 03 Strawberry Kissed and  06 Forever Fuchsia (keeper or what, ladies?) I’m sure it was some ploy to get me out of Sephora, but it worked…until the following day when I went back! I picked up a lipstick as a little gift for my Mam and the Sephora Pro Airbrush 55 which is an absolute dream to use! 


    I’d definitely recommend shopping around if you’re going to the pharmacies in Paris, get to CityPharma if you can as I’ve heard it’s the best and of course you have to go to Sephora! 


    Have you been to Paris? What did you pick up when you were there?


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    34 Comments

  • Reply Jessica Edmunds August 28, 2014 at 8:19 am

    I forgot about SEPHORA you lucky thing!!! Love your Beauty picks I cannot go on holiday without a mini haul xxx

    Blonde of carbs

  • Reply Shannon Wilson August 28, 2014 at 10:26 am

    Not long back I tried a sample of the Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentré. I've got to admit, I really, really liked it. I definitely need to get my hands on the full size version. Raspberrykiss xo

  • Reply Siobhan Marie August 28, 2014 at 5:19 pm

    I really need to get my hands on some of that bioderma, I've heard good reviews too 🙂 xo
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  • Reply Laura - Alagoz August 28, 2014 at 8:26 pm

    Lovely haul! <3

    Laura
    Pink Frenzy

  • Reply Sophia Meola; ❤ August 28, 2014 at 8:29 pm

    SEPHORA *insert heart eyed emoji here*
    I picked up Strawberry Kisses whilst I was in Barcelona in June…was so excited to give it a try after Amelia is always raving about it 😀

    Sophia Meola | A Fashion, Beauty & Lifestyle Blog

    xx

  • Reply Kay Cake August 28, 2014 at 11:11 pm

    Would love to see swatches of those Sephora cream lip stain xx

  • Reply Amber Rhodes August 29, 2014 at 8:19 am

    Shopping in Paris would be fabulous. Pity I live in Australia and can't just 'pop' over! Oh well, one day!
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  • Reply Wanischa S August 29, 2014 at 12:19 pm

    Nice picks. When I went to Paris, I only bought Bioderma and some Nuxe products.
    Pharmacies there were just very interesting.

    Kah-Feh Yen

  • Reply Esha August 29, 2014 at 1:08 pm

    I wanna try the lip stains 🙂 Share the swatches soon. 🙂
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  • Reply Party Violets August 29, 2014 at 8:42 pm

    I would love to go to Paris! I'm headed to Berlin next week though so I can't really complain! If only they had a Sephora there.
    Bioderma is amazing, I've gone through countless bottles of it!
    Danielle / Party Violets

  • Reply Annabel B August 29, 2014 at 10:45 pm

    Eek, I've as if Paris could any more beautiful, you go and get the best haul!

    Annabel ♥
    Mascara & Maltesers

  • Reply Nicole Baxter September 1, 2014 at 12:43 pm

    I need one of the sephora lip stains in my life! They are so pretty xx

    Coleoftheball

  • Reply Jasmin Charlotte September 1, 2014 at 8:04 pm

    I loved Paris but went when I wasn't that into beauty so didn't get anything! Really need to get back there soon. I still haven't tried bioderma, really want to! x

    Jasmin Charlotte

  • Reply Rachel Phyall October 14, 2014 at 2:13 pm

    I'd been searching the net for some new skincare products and came across this…

    http://www.escentual.com/bioderma/

    Just in case of emergencies!

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