Before we begin, please excuse me for my crinkled, creased bedsheets - I wanted to add a bit of colour to the background, and then I remembered that I'm a student and I can't be bothered to iron. Anyway... I got the chance to pop back to London the other weekend to get spoilt by my Mum for a few days - ah home cooking. As you can quite clearly see, on my way back to Madrid the Duty Free shop at Gatwick was just far too exciting to ignore... 

The first thing I got my mitts on was a new shade of my favourite Chanel Illusion D'ombre eyeshadows. This one's called 'Initiation' and it's a gorgeous gold-laced brown that I can already tell will be a favourite - I'm actually hoping that it's going to be one of those shadows that you can just throw on with a bit of mascara and be ready for the day (a la Satin Taupe). These eyeshadows are outstanding - I already own four shades; Mirifique, Illusoire, Epatant and Riviere - and they are all super smooth, pigmented and extremely long lasting. Definitely worth checking out if you haven't already. 

The next thing that caught my eye was the REN stand - I mean, who knew they sold REN in duty free? Anyway, it's been a while since I've tried a hot cloth cleanser and what better way to get back into the game is there than trying out this newly released version from REN? I have only used this a couple of times, but it's lovely and gentle yet extremely effective, and the cloth it comes with is great quality. Look out for this in a future post!

Last but not least, I got myself a box of yummy Jelly Baby jelly beans. I have always loved jelly beans, but I'm pretty fussy about which flavours I like so I never buy them. So, when I saw a pack that only contained tropical flavours, I just had to get myself one! The peach and pineapple crush ones are definitely the best! Well that's all I got in Duty Free - have any of you got a Duty Free shopping list?

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  1. Really want to try the ren cleanser, but that chanel eyeshadow shade looks gorgeous x

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  2. Ooh what lovely products! I'm not flying anyway soon so not duty free for me :(

    Kate xo //

  3. im going on holiday in May and am super excited for the duty free, yay! have heard loads about the ren hot cloth cleanser - would love to know your thoughts on it after you've tried it out xx

  4. that chanel eyeshadow! think Im in love.

  5. Woo! I'll let you know when I've had a bit more time to try it :) x

  6. I'm actually in Spain right now due to fly back to England on Sunday. I'm hoping for some Dior... ;)

  7. That eyeshadow is stunning! Loving the jelly beans too :)

    The Oxford Owl