Wednesday, 4 August 2010

Oh ASOS, you got me again!

It's the free delivery option that gets me every time, it really is. I can always manage to talk myself out of an online purchase when there's a delivery charge, but when it's free, it almost feels like it'd be rude not to buy. Oh dear.

Anyhoo, payday finally rolled around and I decided to treat myself to a couple of things from Asos before setting aside some pennies to buy some goodies for Tennille & tucking the rest away into my savings. There are so many big things I want to do over the coming years – learn to drive, get a car, start & complete my Open University degree and most importantly buy a house – so I’m hoping to take some more hours at work to save for those things.

Now I don’t actually like planes, the thought of ever having to go on one fills me with terror. So you’re probably wondering why on earth I bought a necklace with a plane on it? My boyfriend loves planes, he’s so completely obsessed and it’s very cute so when I saw this on Asos I had to get it simply because it reminds me of him.

We’ve been having a bit of a tough time with the long distance lately, it’s been over 2 years and it doesn’t get any easier, so anything that reminds me of him I just have to have. A 'friend' said that was a bit sad - charming, ta very much for that - but I actually don't care. It makes me smile. It was only a couple of pounds, it’s so tiny and I love it.

An Illamasqua cream blush has been on my wish list for absolutely ages, they’re quite expensive at £16 so I’ve been good and resisted... until now.

I needed a little pick me up and this has done the job fabulously because I’m in love with it. I got the colour Promise that Illamasqua describe as a warm candy pink & it’s beautiful. I’m excited to do a face of the day and hopefully the camera will pick up on just how lovely and fresh it makes my cheeks look.

It’s such a girly colour that I can’t wait to wear with flawless skin, lashings of mascara and a rosy pink lip. The formula is so smooth, not thick at all and it leaves a really pretty dewy finish to the skin that’s not greasy or oily. I am envisaging having to reapply this throughout the day but for this colour, it’ll be totally worth it.

What are your favourite cream blushers? Are there any more must-haves I need in my collection?
xoxo

20 comments:

  1. That's a lovely shade, I believe it's going to look great on your skin tone!:D

    I don't have any favorites yet.:D

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  2. Oh wow Promise looks absolutely lovely. I love my Dixie, and I've just bought an NYX one which I can't to try :) (and I've just seen your favourites with NYX ones which has made me more excited!) Can't wait to see this on you! xo

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  3. @marie - it is beautiful! :)
    @emma - ooh let me know how you get on with the nyx ones. i love love love mine, a little thick but the pigmentation is insanee. thank you my lovely!

    xoxo

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  4. free delivery always gets me too!! that necklace is so, so cute xoxo

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  5. @peachykeen - hehe i'm glad it's not just me that gets sucked in! love asos!

    xoxo

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  6. pretty creme blush! and cute necklace congrats♥

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  7. the necklace looks so dainty and cute! xx

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  8. ps. i am very jealous that your order actually arrived!! ive made 2 orders recently which have got lost in the post :(

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  9. I'm not really keen on cream blushes, but I have to admit that it looks really lush. 0_0 x

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  10. Oo the necklace is so cute :)
    xx

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  11. @anya - thank you!
    @lisa - oh noo, that's not good! i hope they sorted things for you!
    @vampiressdoll - it is super pretty!
    @charlotte - it's adorable, so tiny and cute hehe.

    xoxo

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  12. aw you mentioned me ♥
    i'm a sucker for anything with free postage too haha, it's just too easy!
    i love the neckalace, good on your for buying it because it reminds you of your boy! i love that.

    that cream blush colour is gorgeous!
    hope your swell missy x

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  13. ooo that illamsaqua cream blush looks soooo pretty! and you are gorgeous!((:

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  14. Ohhh I love Promise!! It's so pretty - if you use a powder blush first and then promise on top it should stay all day :D

    xx

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  15. i know we've already spoken about our love for asos jewellery but i thought i'd comment anyway to say i too love this plane ;) £2 aswell .. the cutest bargain ever.

    i think i'm going to have to venture into the world of illamasqua through asos soon they really do have some lovely products :) xx

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  16. Lovely things, that blusher looks amazing.... I love that pink!
    I can't resist the free delivery at ASOS, I bought a new watch from there last week :)

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  17. that necklace is gorgeous :) I love ASOS for cute little things like that. & I love free delievery, hehe
    xxx

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  18. @tennille - Thank you lovely. I'm good, hope you are too! I'll be getting your goodies sent out on my lunchbreak this week :)

    @rachel - aww thank you! :)

    @ nic - ooh thank you for the tip! it's lasting surprisingly well on its own today!

    @abby - hehe it's too cutee! ooh you really should, asos makes illamasqua purchases too easy!

    @rebecca - hehe i'm glad i'm not the only one that can't resist free delivery!

    @steph - thank goodness for asos! where would we be without it?!

    xoxo

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  19. Very cute necklace, I think it's lovely to have something you can look at to remind you of your boy! I always forget to look at ASOS, probably better for my wallet if I don't!

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  20. @LadyBug - Hehe, I wish I'd forget to look!

    xoxo

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