It's always an expensive couple of hours when either of my furry friends go to the groomers. With it being pointless to drive home and drive back again, I always pop into the local shops where I end up making one too many purchases in Boots or Newlook. This week however was a different story, I may have purchased one too many shoes BUT it didn't cost me a penny thanks to left over gift cards & Boots Advantage Card points.
With a Newlook card having sat in my purse for months, I finally managed to find a few items. Pre-Christmas I'd spotted a pair of light brown ankle boots, with my size never being stocked in-store. I was over the moon to finally find a UK3 in the sale section, which then turned out to be further reduced again. For £12 I have boots that I can easily wear throughout all the seasons, whether it be with skinny jeans or a cute dress. Having been debating a pair similar on Ted & Muffy, I'm much happier with the shading of these and of course the price. The boots are still in-stock online, in multiple shades. Another of my sale finds were these brightly jewelled sandals, which are actually from the 915 range, however were sat in the regular line when I came across them. I always hit Newlook for my summer sandals, they're always made well & so affordable. I just know these will be getting more than their fair share of wear this year & only cost £5. I'm sure there will be something similar in this years collection.
I've also been wanting a pair of White Converse having worn my Grey pair so much over the summer & always being the choice of shoe when I was learning to drive. Online I'd been eyeing up the white Dainty Converse OR white Crochet Converse, which obviously retail for a lot more than the Newlook option I picked up this week. I can't get over JUST how alike they are. The soles are the exact same - bar a different colour but apart from the logo at the back, everything is the same, even the soles 'grooves'. It's kind of ridiculous I'd of happily ordered the branded version. A UK3 fits perfectly, with the option of black also online though I definitely prefer the white. The Newlook Crochet Laceless Plimsolls retail for just £10.99, with sizes 1-7 available. Obviously I had to pick up another pack of 'Ballerina Socks' - basically socks that don't show and while I was in that section I couldn't help but pick up a few knickers in spring patterns/shades. My last shoe find, I finally gave in to the whole hype of Lace Up Pumps. I ended up looking in the teen range for a pair with the usual range only having larger sizes and being a little too pointy for my liking - not to mention wide on my narrow feet.
Moving onto Boots I didn't really have any products in mind, anyone else totally forget and end up browsing the entire store? This time around I was sucked in by haircare, with multiple shampoo & conditioners purchased, along with heat spray and a hair mask. Whilst purchasing two different ranges may be excessive I easily get fed up of the same hair products, not to mention being highly sensitive. With everyone raving about the latest L'oreal products - Extraordinary Clay, I decided to make use of the 3 for £10 offer, grabbing the 'anti-dandruff' shampoo, re-balancing conditioner & clay masque - which is a pre-shampoo treatment. Also on offer were Garnier products, with the Delicate Oat, rice cream & oat milk line heading into my basket. I grabbed the shampoo, conditioner and heat protection milk - all of which were £1.94-£2.99. They smell SO good, I'm definitely heading back to grab the scent in the body moisturiser & body balm. What have you been purchasing recently? Lucy xxx