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#FlashbackFriday | Beauty in Panama

Panama is most definitely beautiful. It was never a place I intended to visit so let me begin by thanking Innovate Barbados and COPA Airlines for the opportunity. COPA Airlines sponsored Innovate Barbados 2018 and provided three tickets for attendees to any COPA Airlines destination in the Caribbean or Central America. Panama was being promoted as a shopping destination - cause yuh know how Bajans love tuh shop!

If you're new to this blog, when a post starts with 'Beauty at/in...' it's not about the places' landscapes. It's a beauty blog after all; we're all about what cosmetics are available.

COPA Airlines -
MultiPlaza Mall Panama -

Having done no research about Panama, I was shocked to see the variety of brands available there. Panama is home to the largest mall in the Americas: Albrook Mall.

Albrook Mall Floor Plan -

Very popular brands are available in Panama; whether it's via stand alone stores or counters in Cave Shepherd  / JC Penny-esque department stores. They're a lot of pictures ahead to be prepared to scroll πŸ˜„

Sacha Cosmetics Store in Panama -
Sigma Beauty Dry n Shape -
Burt's Bees Kiosk in Panama -
Smashbox Cosmetics display in Panama -
Urban Decay Cosmetics display in Panama -
M.A.C Cosmetics store in Panama
Department store in Panama -
Department store in Panama -
Maybelline display in Panama -
Catrice Cosmetics display in Panama -
CoverGirl display in Panama -
Essence Cosmetics display in Panama -
Max Factor display in Panama -
Sally Hansen display in Panama -
Revlon display in Panama -

Even the airport was a beauty lovers paradise.
Chanel Cosmetics display in Panama's Airport -
Dior Backstage Collection display in Panama's Airport -
O,P.I interactive display in Panama's Airport -
Shiseido display in Panama's Airport -
Sol de Janeiro in Panama's Airport -

I even saw brands I knew nothing about.

Belier Nail Polish in Panama -
Flormar Professional Makeup in Panama -
Miniso Store in Panama -

In the MultiPlaza complex, luxury brands are available like: Hermes, Tiffany & Co., Gucci, Versace, Cartier etc. They're also fantastic restaurants and familiar franchise eateries. I can not tell you how many Cinnabon MiniBon rolls I ate πŸ˜› Oh, Starbucks is there too.

Starbucks Panama mug -

The most glorious find was a Guiseppe Zanotti store😻

Guiseppe Zanotti Cruel sandals -

I didn't intend to shop but ammmm

Miniso Masks -
Miniso Skincare haul -
Miniso Mirrors -
Sigma F03 brushes -
Lush Panama haul -
Lush Cream Egg Bubbleroon Blue Marbled Easter 2018 Collection -
Lush Goddess Bath Bomb -
Chanel Coco Mademoiselle EDP -
Vichy Normaderm Toner -
Panama nail polish haul -

I wouldn't recommend the Vichy toner due its high alcohol content. Finally, I'm gonna try something from Lush. Stay tuned for a review. Sorry for the picture overload, long story short: Panama is worth the trip. I might go again next year πŸ˜€ Transport is cheap and food is reasonable.

Panama Canal March 2019 -
Panama Canal Tour
Go! T-shirt from GFS Apparel

Oh, I bought two of those Sigma highlighter brushes for a reason:

Moden Makeup June 2019 blog giveaway -
M.A.C 'Highly Illogical' Trip The Light Fantastic Powder and Sigma Beauty F03 High Cheekbone Highlighter Brush

Comment below if you want to win the two items above. Turn your notifications on for replies cause that's how the winner will be notified on July 1 😘


  1. Wow, thanks for sharing. I never considered Panama for shopping!

    1. no problem; it was news to me too!

    2. Congratulations! Send me your contact details. lucinda @

  2. I had no idea panama had so much makeup stuff! *plans next trip*

  3. I'm hearing more and more persons saying they went to Panama to shop of late

    1. And I ain't even went everywhere. Apparently it's great for furniture shopping too.

  4. I would have love to go with you I'm shooked

  5. Those Shoes!!! G O R G E O U S!

  6. You definitely opened my eyes to Panama as a shopping destination for sure - for not just makeup! A pity I can no longer wear such lovely shoes but dang!!

    1. There's a Crocs store too :) We're thinking about going again next year


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