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Quick dp coming back from the states what to request?

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justjuanmorebeer Mon 18-May-15 10:27:40

I was thinking of asking him to get some retin a cream as I think you can buy it without a prescription there?

What other things are cheaper that I can get him to get?

He's in San Francisco.

Trooperslane Mon 18-May-15 10:29:57


WaxyBean Mon 18-May-15 13:10:05

Anything from J Crew or Anthropolgie. sephora teint infusion foundation, handbag sized rollerball perfumes from Sephora.

Coastingit Mon 18-May-15 14:15:21

Marc by Marc Jacobs handbag, or Coach.

CloserToFiftyThanTwenty Mon 18-May-15 14:23:24

Teeth whitening stuff


justjuanmorebeer Mon 18-May-15 20:20:58

Tell me more about this sephora foundation? I love that shop. Wish we had it here.

Marc by marc good call thank you.

elderflowergin Mon 18-May-15 22:02:56

EOS lip balms and hand creams and mint Oreos!

justjuanmorebeer Mon 18-May-15 22:21:26

MINT oreos?! shock

itsveryyou Tue 19-May-15 00:52:54

Mint Oreos. Just do it. They're like a pumped up Viscount biscuit of old. It's not style, nor beauty, but it will improve your life!

WaxyBean Tue 19-May-15 05:50:39

Teint infusion foundation is a dupe for door skin air nude serum but half the price. Very sheer.

rootypig Tue 19-May-15 05:58:43

Madewell jeans, bloody marvellous.

rootypig Tue 19-May-15 06:00:08

In fact, Madewell anything.

mysteryfairy Tue 19-May-15 06:37:46

Kiehls products - someone very kind just brought me a skincare starter kit which isn't available in the UK. It's very lovely. I think everything is cheaper.

Stuff from Victoria's secret/pink seems to be cheaper - DH brought DD a school bag rather than anything more complicated though.

elderflowergin Tue 19-May-15 09:40:36

Mint Oreos are amazing and are £7 (!!!!) in tescos imports bit, there are other lovely flavours too, mmm

justjuanmorebeer Tue 19-May-15 11:58:50

I've told him about the oreos. If they don-t appear I will be devastated now.

carrie74 Tue 19-May-15 14:04:38

Food wise it's different M&M flavours: peanut butter, mint, raspberry and dark chocolate, pretzels, and my personal favourite: almond. My kids insist on bringing home PopTarts (this year it was Berrylicious and cinnamon bun flavours).

Uggs if you ned some.

Clothes-wise you need to know what works - I love Victoria's Secret body bras and their cotton multi-buy pants, J Crew Ts and shorts, Sam Edelman shoes/sandals, trainers, jeans, sportswear, luggage (you may need him to buy this anyway...).

We ended up bringing 2 additional suitcases back this year (mainly because my H brought 2 pairs of trainers with him, then bought another 2 pairs, and I brought 1 pair and bought another, and a buy one get one free deal on M&Ms. Plus we decided to buy a good carry-on bag while there which we ended up checking in. Plus all the other stuff we bought...).

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