wendyomgwar

Empties

I love seeing other peoples empties! So I decided to make a board where people could post pictures of their empties, or just tell us about them! I'd also be interested in knowing whether you're repurchasing anything or not.

sparklekai

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so it's not quite time for my empties yet but i thought this baybee deserved special attention 

 

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and yes...i have backups :smileytongue:

notcreative

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One day I hope to finish something like this.  Well done.  Yay for the backup. My fear if I ever actually finish something will be that I will have no backup.  If you love it enough to finish it, a backup is always a good thing.

sparklekai

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i put it away and stopped using it because i was terrified of running out - of course it was le!!!  then some amazing friends found it for me and i went crazy :smileyhappy:

notcreative

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That's awesome.  Nice to have great friends who get your passion.

shadetertiary

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Impressive! Truly empty!

sephoramusthave

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notcreative

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Impressive to finish off so much makeup.

sephoramusthave

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beauty2sample

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I rearranged my stash and am feeling much more productive in getting through everything!

 

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Love (have repurchased, will repurchase):

Josie Maran Body Butter (this was Model Citizen, such a great scent)

 

Like (may or may not repurchase):

Bliss Ex-Glow-Sion (almost a love, need to try more)

Bliss That's Incredi-Peel (almost a love, need to try more)

Ole Henriksen 3 Little Wonders (like it so far, need to try more)

Ole Henriksen Power Peel (nice results, but a pretty intensive and rough process)

Sephora Pore Clarifying Mask (not bad, need to try more)

Sephora Age Defy Night Cream (not bad, need to try more)

Lancome Advanced Genifique (not bad, need to try more)

Clinique Moisture Surge (not bad, but I like the Bliss Ex-Glow-Sion better)

Alterna Bamboo Conditioner (not bad, need to try more)

Drybar Texas Tea Conditioner (not bad, need to try more)

BB Thickening Conditioner (not bad, need to try more)

BB Hairdresser's Oil Conditioner (not bad, need to try more)

Living Proof PHD Conditioner (not bad, need to try more)

 

Dislike (wouldn't repurchase--I'm so picky with shampoos!)

Alterna Bamboo Shampoo (too drying for my hair)

Drybar Texas Tea Shampoo (too drying for my hair)

BB Thickening Shampoo (too drying for my hair)

BB Hairdresser's Oil Shampoo (too drying for my hair)

Living Proof PHD Shampoo (too drying for my hair)

 

notcreative

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[ Edited ]

Trip Empties (the ones I, my husband or the GRA did not toss anyway)

 

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Loved

Carol's Daughter Almond Cookie Oil Mist

MUFE eyeshadows

Givenchy Le Rouge (loved the formula even though I did not like the color, Manderine Bolero)

Armani liquid foundation (color was wrong, but it felt great on)

Bare Minerals Liquid foundation (even the color was a perfect match)

 

Liked

H2o+ Spa Shampoo

Key West Lotion

Ulta Nail polish remover wipe

H2o+ Spa Conditioner
GlamGlow Green

Shine body soap

H2o+ body soap

H2o+ face soap (used for hands only)

 

Not for Me

Shine body lotion (too thin for winter, probably summer as well)

Tamara76

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I'm so amazed that y'all are able to hang on to your empties!  My OCD kicks in right away and I have to recycle the bottles, jars, packaging, etc... :smileyhappy:

 

The only ones I can hang on to are the empty Lush pots so that I can take them back to the store.

sparklekai

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i keep a sephora bag from the vib sale last year with 2 small gift bags (1 for foils, 1 for deluxe samples and then full size roam free) inside under my vanity.  as i finish something i put them directly in there.  that way i can't see them but i can hold them for empties!

notcreative

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I agree with the lovely Sparkle.  I have terrible OCD.  However, I have a large bag under the sink that I only see when I open the cabinets.  Out of sight.  Out of mind.  It works for me.

plm95

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Thats why I didn't have a picture, haha! I don't save much if it is not usable, so this thread is fascinating to me!

plm95

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Boring, I know, but I finished an entire bottle of the Tresseme Smooth and Silky Shampoo and Conditioner! I never commit to just one shampoo and conditioner but I already have a new set of this in my shower - its awesome!

sparklekai

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another month gone!!!! here's november's empties!!!

 

foils

 

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yas please

  • sephora brush wipes
  • lancome labase pro
  • mufe hd primer

meh

  • biore nose strip

nu uh 

  • benefit they're real remover

 

deluxe samples

 

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yas please

  • dr brant pores no more primer
  • too faced chocolate soleil bronzer
  • algenist eye balm
  • algenist firming and lifting cream
  • algenist firming and lifting serum
  • algenist repairing oil

meh

  • clarins toning lotion

nu uh 

  • benefit they're real remover
  • pixi flawless primer
  • diorshow mascara
  • benefit they're real mascara

dried up before i could play

  • korres eye primer

 

full size

 

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yas please

  • glysomed hand cream
  • anastasia brow whiz
  • living proof perfect hair day 5 n 1 treatment 
  • korres shower gel
  • sephora reveal lip balm

meh

  • nivea lip balm
  • argan oil curl cream - too heavy for my fine hair but perfect for my sons thick curls 
  • johnson's body lotion
  • evian facial mist

nu uh 

  • marc anthony bye bye frizz - that big a bottle but only for one use?!?!
  • amie facial wipes
  • maybelline colossal volume
  • benefit they're real mascara
  • pur big look mascara
  • teeez mascara 
notcreative

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Lots of great items.  

 

That big bottle of Marc Anthony only gave you one use or it was so terrible that you could not bring yourself to use it again?

sace021

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This is the first time I've ever saved any empties, but I'm on a mission to use up products in the next few months!!

 

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Have already repurchased/will repurchase:

Origins Checks & Balances Face Wash - this is probably my 5th bottle, I love how it doesn't make my skin feel stripped

Lush It's Raining Men - I have the bar soap right now but I adore this scent

Mario Badescu Drying Lotion - also probably my 5th bottle

Lancome Hypnose Mascara - I've probably gone through 10 tubes of this

Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray - 3rd bottle!

Dr. Dennis Gross Purifying Booster

 

So/so:

Lush R&B - I've used this a few times, didn't finish this pot before it's expiration date

Fresh Rose Face Mask - this felt super nice but takes a lot of work to rinse off

Bamboo Anti-Breakage Thermal Protectant Spray - my hair's been breaking more than usual since I started using this, not really a great endorsement for the product

Body Shop Shea Shower Cream - good to shave with

Lush Dream Cream - I don't love the smell, but moisturizes well

Dr Dennis Gross Clinical Concentrate Radiance Booster - I'm on the fence about this one

Dr Dennis Gross Furulic & Retinol Moisturizer - this is a really good moisturizer, there are just a couple I like better

 

Would not repurchase:

Murad Acne Body Wash - very expensive, doesn't really do much

Origins Modern Friction - I do like this and have used a couple tubes but have since found things I like better

Body Shop Shea Lip Treatment - sooooo gross

Murad Hydro Dynamic Moisturizer - just a generic moisturizer to me, no scent which is the only bonus

Dr Dennis Gross All in One Cleansing Foam - left my skin a little too dry for my preference

Dior Hydra Life Eye Cream - this is not awesome, it has HA but that's about it

 
notcreative

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There is a Lush next to my new Sephora.  I plan on exploring the brand a little more in 2015, because I love the only thing I've tried so far.  It's Raining Men sounds like the perfect product to start with.

StephaniLynn

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Will/Already have Repurchase:

Joico Color Endure Shampoo

Secret Deodorant

UD All Nighter Setting Spray

Benefit Theyre Real Mascara

Gurlain Maxi Lash

Glamglow Bright Mud

 

Might Repurchase:

Dior Pore Minimizer

Philosphy Microdelivery

Glamglow Youth Mud

Lorac Pro Mascara

Ulta Cotton Rounds

Suave Cocoa Butter Lotion

ELF Mattifying Powder

Smashbox Primer

 

Will Not Repurchase:

Tarte Lights, Camera, Lashes Mascara

ELF Exfoliating Makeup Wipes

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