Boots Haul + First Impressions Including the NEW Soap & Glory Gloss Sticks!

Hey guys! I hope you’re all well. I bought a few new products from Boots a couple of days ago and thought I’d share my first impressions with you guys! I love trying new products and there’s a couple of great ones that I found. I bought a mixture of beauty and haircare, so I’ll get straight into it!

First I purchased a shampoo and conditioner, which were on offer for ยฃ1 each – these are the only products I’ve not tested out yet as I’m saving them for my holiday, but at ยฃ1 each I don’t have much to lose! They are the Boots Fresh & Nutty Coconut shampoo and conditioner. For my hair extensions I have to use sulphate-free products and I couldn’t see any on the product list for these, so thought I’d give them a go!

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Next, I picked up the Maybelline Lash Sensational mascara. I have been using the Benefit Rollerlash which I do love, but it’s dried up very quickly. As it’s quite pricey I decided to try a cheaper alternative, as I’ve heard this one is great.

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I’ve tried it once and it doesn’t lengthen my lashes as much as the Rollerlash, however I would say this mascara separates them better. Here’s how it looks with no other product on my eyes:

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I really love the Rimmel Exxagerate lip liners and have just run out of the shade Eastend Snob, but my local Boots was all sold out – so annoying! Instead, I picked up the Maybelline Colorsensational lip liner in the shade Sweet Pink. I’ve got a couple more lip products to mention so will insert the swatches of all of them further down. This definitely doesn’t live up to the Rimmel liner in my opinion – it’s a pencil so needs sharpening and the shade is very natural, almost unnoticeable. However, it does help enhance the lips so it will do until I can get another Rimmel liner! If you love a very natural look then definitely try this one.

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I also picked up two of the new Soap & Glory gloss sticks, in the shades Nudist and Technicoral. They are only ยฃ3.50 each and I seriously love these. There are five shades and my favourite is by far the shade Nudist. They’re sheer but still give off a decent pigment – the perfect coloured lip balm for throwing in your handbag. They have the perfect amount of gloss and their staying power is much better than I expected! Definitely grab these if you can – they’re worth it! They will also be swatched below with the liner:

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Here are the swatches! At the top is the Maybelline Colorsensational lip liner in Sweet Pink and below is the two gloss sticks, Nudist first and then Technicoral:image

Finally is my only repurchase, Batiste’s dry shampoo. This is a serious must-have for second day hair! I got the original scent this time.

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That’s everything! Let me know if you’ve discovered any great products recently, I’d love to check them out! Thanks for reading!

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18 thoughts on “Boots Haul + First Impressions Including the NEW Soap & Glory Gloss Sticks!

  1. Fab post Gigi – I’m absolutely loving the look of those S&G gloss sticks – will definitely be ordering the shade nudist online as it looks amazing!!! ๐Ÿ™‚ I have their Archery pencil at the moment and am LOVING it – such a great range!! Enjoy your goodies huni *hugs* X

  2. I had never seen the Soap&Glory lippies, but now I’m going to keep an eye out! They look gorgeous. Were the shampoo and conditioner good? I love that scent so I’d definitely look into getting them if they’re worth it. X

    • The gloss sticks are amazing, especially the colour ‘Nudist’ ๐Ÿ™‚ I’ve tried the shampoo and conditioner once before and been so surprised, they’ve been great so far! they smell lovely and leave my hair feeling really lightweight ๐Ÿ™‚ x

  3. i’m so excited to try out the Soap&Glory lippies, I’ve only just recently really noticed their makeup range and what I’ve tried so far I have really loved. Great post! xoxo

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