Friday, 22 February 2013

Palmer's Cocoa Butter Love (and some very cheap Ballet Pumps!)

I don't know about you but I love the Palmers Cocoa Butter range.  I find their products very fairly priced and always good quality.  Last year when I ran out of my usual night cream and was waiting for the Christmas sale offers, I saw in Superdrug that Palmer's had a skin care range.  There were only a few products but they did have a night cream.  I was in a rush at the time and never got back to the store to purchase.  So this week whilst I was on a little light shopping trip with a friend, I paid Superdrug another visit.  I had asked in a few Boot's stores but they didn't stock the skin care items.  It's currently on a 3 for 2 offer and also available on line (just did a quick check and found they do a coconut hair range as well - yum!).  So my friend and I shared the offer as I only currently need a scrub, she bought one as well as the face mask.  This worked out at £4 and while it hasn't set the world alight as far as scrub's go (but then I am no expert), I feel that Palmer's have delivered again on a fair price and a good product.


£6 but cheaper if you use the 3 for 2 offer


Also on offer were their lip balms.  I have used them before but not the tinted dark chocolate cherry flavour.  For less than £2 each I grabbed them and am so impressed with the tint.  If you are after a cheaper alternative to the Clinique Chubby Stick, I really recommend this.


£1.89 for the plain, £1.99 for coloured

My favourite lip products at the moment

I was very well behaved on this shopping trip.  I even put a £10 top back in Zara.  However, after a recent trip to London where I had to wear some ballet pumps on the commute then swap to heels, I realised how much I needed a comfy pair.  These just called out to me.  They were sold by an independent but are by Jones Bootmaker.  Originally £60, last day of their sale, £15.93 to me - BARGAIN!  All leather, I thought at half price for £30 they were slightly over my none existent budget but for £15 odd, why would I walk away?  I can't wait to wear these bobby dazzlers!









6 comments:

  1. I like the Palmers Cocoa butter but I can only use their non fragranced range as I don't actually like anything sweet smelling on me. I do have one gripe with their dispenser tops - they always seem to get clogged up and I end up having to unscrew them to get to the lotion/cream. I think they do pump action dispensers now but I don't often see them around.

    Look forward to seeing you tomorrow. Wrap up warm!

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  2. I've never tried anthing but the body butter But had to stop cos it just makes me want to eat chocolate and I don't need any help there! Great buy with the pumps too.

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  3. Ditto Sue's comment above, I love the non fragance range, must try the tinted lip balm
    J
    http://lifelovesand.blogspot.ie/

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  4. I love the Palmers range, all of it - recommend the Coconut Body Butter - smells delicious and non-greasy intense moisturiser. Am off to find the lip tint.... cheers for the tip!

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  5. Those shoes are perfect, the weather is so blah, I am addicted to buying pink in lieu of sunshine. I love your blog btw, I am reading avidly as moving to a cottage near Bicester (which could be very dangerous).

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  6. I've used their pump ones Sue, but they clog a little too. It doesn't bother me though as I love the smell!
    Oooh, coconut! Definitely buying that next!
    Hello & welcome The Find Boutique Bootcamp! Thank you for reading! Bicester - oh dear, yes, it is very dangerous if like me, you are a shopaholic for a bargain! It's nice to buy something with some colour to brighter our mood with such dull weather isn't it. x

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