I recently came back from a solo birthday trip to London. It was my first time there, and actually in England, period.
Shopping in London is magnificent. I mean out of this world amazing! But expensive… one sterling pound, or quid as they like to call it, was $1.77! I pretty much had to think of it like twice as much. C’mon USD, get your weight up!
I managed to get myself to Selfridges, which was walking distance from the hotel I stayed in. Total makeup porn. I didn’t spend much time in there because I felt under the weather and my nose, being extra sensitive, could not take the perfumey smell! I stopped by the Charlotte Tilbury, Suqqu, and Illamasqua counters and made my exit. The window displays are a sight to see as well.
I ended up in Superdrug and Boots and picked up a few things there. I’d say these are the equivalent of Walgreens or CVS.
As excited as I was to see all of the English beauty brands that are hard to find here in the states, my favorite part of the trip was seeing Bath! Talk about beautiful!
Oh and as beautiful as Bath is in its 1000+ years old glory, it also has great shopping and makeup!
I’m in love and can’t wait to go back.
Stay tuned for swatches and reviews!