Saturday, 2 February 2013

asos beauty haul

For those of you guys that follow us on twitter, you'll know that I had a package arrive this morning from ASOS. I honestly am such a little kid and get super excited whenever I have a package delivered! I can't wait to open it up and try out the new items. I picked up a few sale items, so here's a little peak in case your interested to pick them up yourself!

A picture of Korres Wild Rose Skincare Set

Korres Wild Rose Skincare Set £13.50 (Was £25) 

This set includes:

  • Wild Rose 24-hour Moisturising & Brightening Cream (40ml)
  • Milk Proteins Cleansing & Make Removing Wipes (25pk) 
  • Cosmetics Pouch 

First impressions: 
This is actually my first Korres purchase. I love that the brand sources natural ingredients for there products and is cruelty free & vegan friendly!  I was interesting to try out this face cream after reading good reviews on the product. I love anything rose scented, and so I'm immediately in love with the scent. I'm excited to incorporate this product into my skincare routine. The cream on it's own is currently retailing at £19 in many places so this is definitely a bargain! The wipes and pouch are an additional bonus. 

A Picture of Stila Written in The Stars Palette


This palette includes:
  • 12 Eye Shadow Shades
First impressions:
This is one of Stila's limited edition holiday palettes, a larger snowflake palette including thirty eye shadow and blush shades is also on sale. The reason I choose the smaller palette, was because I was looking for something compact to use whilst travelling. I love the mixture of matte and shimmery shades and think this could be an alternative to my urban decay naked palette. I'm really excited to experiment and play with the eye shadows. Although I love the pretty snow flake design of this palette, I'm not to keen on the packaging as it is quite plasticy and I feel that it could break easily. However for only £8 you can't really go wrong. 

a picture of stila merry & bright palette


The set includes: 
  • 6 Eye Shadows 
  • 1 Convertible Colour in Lillium 
  • 1 Lip Glaze in Kitten 
First impressions:
I love the pretty packaging of this palette, I'm a real sucker for packaging! I also love how compact this palette, it may be hard to tell from the picture but the palette fits nicely into the palm of my hand.  

I see this palette being perfect for travelling or popping into my handbag. The six eye shadow shades are all neutral based, there is a nice mix of shimmery and matte shades. The convertible colour will work with most skin shades.There is also a nicely sized mirror, handy for touching up your make up on the go. The lip glaze is such a pretty peachy shade, with small specks of gold glitter. Overall on first impressions, this palette has the slight edge over the written in the stars palette above.

If you guys are interested in seeing swatches of the eye shadows or would like full reviews on these products then please let me know in the comments below.

Have you tried any of these products? What are your thoughts?

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Sita xoxo

35 comments:

  1. Ooo great haul! I actually got the Stila Merry & Bright set for Christmas (I love the packaging too!) but I haven't tried it out yet. I should though. hehe...

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  2. i have heard awesome things about the lip glaze

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  3. Oooooh! I love your haul!!

    I love your photos! So artistic, detailed and clear! I really enjoyed my blog walk through your blog :) I just followed you on GFC and looking forward to more posts from you :) Hope you can come by my blog for a visit and maybe follow me too? Thank you and more power to you!

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  4. Recently just joined your blog and I love it, great haul and I love that you put your first impressions!

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    .Georgina Clare.

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  5. Stila is familiar! I think one of my make-up artists used one on me before. :)

    xx Daphne of http://daphnebenosa.com

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  7. That palette does look like such a good size, I'd love to read a review!

    Tara
    The Style Rawr!
    xoxo

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  8. you got a nice haul! That palette looks nice!! You should do a review!!

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  9. Always wanted to try something from korres! That gift set looks amazing too!

    Pipp xx
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  12. oh! great sale especially for stila!
    you have a darling blog - now following you on gfc - hope you do the same xx
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  13. Oh my goodness, you got some really great things, wow!

    xx
    Kelly
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  14. Great haul ;)))

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  15. Love asos, I really want to try the Stila!

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    x

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  16. You are too sweet. Thank you for your uplifting comment on my blog today. It means more than you know! I love your blog and am now following along:) Have a great day!

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    Have a beautiful and blessed week.

    Stay beautiful,

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  18. Asos have a great stuff!
    Nice blog, i'm Your new follower :)

    Kisses from Poland

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  19. All the Stila products have beautiful packaging.

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  20. awesomeee
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  21. The stila pallette is super cute x

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  22. Nice Post !! :D just followed xx

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  23. ~Oo I bought Stila for my cousin and she loved it!

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  24. So jealous! Looks like a great kit! x, Kat

    Love and Ace

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  25. Hey this looks like such a lovely package, and I'll definitely be looking at them on Asos soon!
    Would love it if you followed back :)
    Much love, Sarah x

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  26. i get just as excited when i get new deliveries! lol
    great products!

    -Tish
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  27. the palette looks great
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  28. OOOOH I love the palette!!! Those brown colors are great for every day and not to extravagant. Really nice!!!
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  29. I love Korres and I really want to try the brightening cream! They have really nice body washes and lotions, and the lip butters are a major staple for me :)

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