What I Bought In Paris

August 28, 2014

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

    Blonde of carbs

  2. 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

  3. I really need to get my hands on some of that bioderma, I've heard good reviews too :) xo

  4. 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 :D

    Sophia Meola | A Fashion, Beauty & Lifestyle Blog


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

  6. Shopping in Paris would be fabulous. Pity I live in Australia and can't just 'pop' over! Oh well, one day!

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

    Kah-Feh Yen

  8. I wanna try the lip stains :) Share the swatches soon. :)

  9. 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

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

    Annabel ♥
    Mascara & Maltesers

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


  12. 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

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


    Just in case of emergencies!

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