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.

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As I'm still having issues uploading pictures from my phone, I'll have to forgo a picture this month. Anyways, I had a pretty productive month and used up quite a few products!

 

Love:

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Garnier Skin Active Micellar Cleansing Water
Secret Outlast 48 hr protecting powder
amika Perk Up Dry Shampoo
Sephora Collection Solid brush cleaner
Nars Dual Intensity Blush in Jubilation (sample size)
Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil in Apple Crisp

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Smashbox Photo finish primer water
CVS facial cleansing pads
fresh Sugar lip treatment sunscreen spf 15
Arrow Boost Color Enhancing Lip Balm
Josie Maran 100% Argan Oil
Md Solar Sciences Mineral Beauty Balm
R+Co Death Valley Dry Shampoo

Meh:

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Drybar Detox dry shampoo
Coola Makeup setting spray
12 Benefits healthy hair treatment
Josie Maran Argan Black Oil Mascara
touch in Sol Stretchex mascara
Extra rich lipstick inS105 (sample size)

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These are my empties from May - super late to post, as always...

 

Loves:

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Meh: 

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Loves- Will definitely repurchase at some point, HG status or close to it!

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MUFE Radiant Primer in Yellow
Blinc Mascara Amplified
Clinique Moisture Surge Gel-Cream
YSL Black Opium
Smashbox Photofinish Primer

Likes- Would consider buying but not HG

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drybar Texas Tea Shampoo/Conditioner
Briogeo Don't Despair, Repair! Hair Mask
Supergoop City Sunscreen Serum
Vita Liberata Dry Oil SPF50
Revlon Colorstay Concealer
OH Truth Serum Collagen Booster
Sephora Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover
OH Truth Revealed Super Creme SPF 15
Nars Lipstick (Galaxy Girl- discontinued)
belif True ream Moisturizing Bomb
Supergoop SPF 37 Eye Cream
MJ Daisy Dream
Murad Invisiblur
OH Ultimate Lift Eye Cream
OH Total Truth Eye Cream
BBW Twilight Woods Perfume (discontinued)

Just OK- would use samples but wouldn't spend money on it

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Murad AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser
PTR Anti-aging Cleansing Gel
Tarte Lights Camera Flashes Mascara
OH Pure Truth Melting Cleanser
Algenist Melting Cleanser
OH Red Tea Foaming Cleanser
Fresh Sugar Shine Lip Treatment

Did not like- the only item I threw out after a few uses and isn't actually "empty"

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Josie Maran Black Oil Mascara

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I just threw out my Josie Maran Black Oil mascara after only 2 uses - it was so dry and flakey (and it was too late to do a return) - such a disappointing product!

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It flaked all over my cheeks. I couldn't believe how terrible it was. I had high hopes too because they market it as conditioning mascara.

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I'm so glad you said this - I've been looking pretty seriously at this product for after I finish my current mascara!  Now I think I will probably skip it.  

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My empties from the last few months! I've been accumulating for a while and my bag started to overflow so I figured this was the perfect time to share.

 

Face/body/hair care:

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Cosmetics/fragrance/misc:

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Nice job! Anything in particular that you loved?

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Thank you! Smiley Happy I'd have to say some of my favorites are the Stila Huge Extreme Lash Mascara, Dr. Jart Dermaclear Micro Water, Clinique Even Better Makeup and the Bite lipstick. Most of what's pictured here has been repurchased!

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June Empties

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Loves - have or would repurchase

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-Crest 3D Whitestrips Professional Effects
-Aveeno Daily Lotion
-Dove Advanced Care Deodorant Original Clean
-Lush Rub Rub Rub Shower Scrub
-Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk in 5.5
-Living Proof PhD Dry Shampoo
-Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray
-Peter Thomas Roth Acne Clear Invisible Dots
-Boscia Luminizing Black Peel Off Mask
-Glamglow Supermud Mask
-Sunday Riley Good Genes
-Dior Forever Foundation (010 when not self tanned, 021 when tanned)
-Belif Aquabomb 
-Fresh Sugar Advanced Therapy Lip Balm
-DDG Alpha Beta Peels (6)

 

 

Likes - enjoyed using, might repurchase

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-Lush Ro's Argan Body Conditioner
-Lush Rose Jam Shower Gel
-Bumble and Bumble Thickening Shampoo and Conditioner
-Smashbox Photofinish Primer Light
-Glamglow Youthcleanse Exfoliating Cleanser
-Algenist Complete Eye Renewal Balm
-Hempz Body Scrub
-Kate Somerville Exfolikate Cleanser
-Too Cool for School Egg Cream Mask
-Drunk Elephant TLC Framboos Glycolic Night Serum
-Omorovicza Hydra Melting Cleanser
-Benefit Roller Lash Mascara
-Dior Miss Dior Perfume
-Clean Air Perfume
-Hourglass Illusion Skin Tint in Nude
-Skin Inc Chlorella Serum
-Ole Henriksen Truth Serum
-Arcona Tea Tree Mask
-Rimmel Stay Matte Powder in 004 Sandstorm
-Carol's Daughter Cupuacu Anti-Frizz Hair Mask
-BBW Handsanitizers in unscented and Bright Autumn Day
-MUFE Ultra HD Foundation in Y225 and Y245
-John Frieda Beach Blonde Sea Waves

 

 

Meh - used it up, wouldn't repurchase, nothing special6.21.16 Empties meh.jpg

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-The Body Shop Body Butter in Coconut
-Pacifica Deodorant Wipes 
-Drybar Bay Breeze Hydrating Shot
-Clinique Liquid Facial Soap for combo oily to oily skin
-Exuviance Glycolic Expert Moisturizer
-YSL Touche Eclat Foundation in B30 Almond
-REN Instant Firming Beauty Shot
-MUFE Ultra HD Concealer in R20 and Y23
-KVD Lock it Foundation in 54
-KVD Lock it Featherweight Primer
-Hourglass Liquid Lipstick in Canvas
-MAC False Lashes Extreme Black
-SOL Janeiro Brazilian Bum Bum Cream
-It Cosmetics Confidence in a Cream
-HEMPZ Pomegrante Body Moisturizer

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Wow! You finished a lot for June. I'm impressed!

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image.jpegTrying to get through lots of foils and deluxe samples

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Top Shelf Tried and True:

 

Garnier micellar water.. the most effective makeup remover I have tried. I have repurchased this.

It's a 10 miracle leave in plus keratin...I have bought many bottles of this and it makes my cranky hair behave.

No. 7 Protect and Perfect Intense Advanced serum.... A truly effective fragrance free serum that doesn't irritate my sensitive skin. I will be repurchasing.

Benefit Roller Lash mascara...One of my favorite no budge, no smudge lengthening mascaras. Always in my collection.

 

Meh:

 

Pacifica eye shadow trio... This bugger really made my eyes water so it will not be emptied by me, passing it on to a friend.

 

Stinky, Rotten and Soon to be forgotten:

 

Matrix Biolage dry shampoo...The floral smell was nausea inducing for me, and the product did not absorb the oil at all...fail!

Batiste dry shampoo sweet and seductive...This smells like Aquolina Pink Sugar perfume, and made my hair reek of the scent for two long days. I will not finish the product.

Garnier Whole Blends 5 in 1 lightweight spray...This was a fail, it made my hair frizzy and unmanageable...in addition to that, it smells like rotting green apples. If you like attracting flies then this is the spray for you lol! I'm not finishing this one either.

 

 

 

 

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I hate batiste... I wish I liked it, because I have oily hair and sounds like a very good idea. 

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My "mini" May empties 

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another big empties month!!! i'm trying super hard to use stuff up.  goal is 150 makeup related products this year and i'm on it!!! 

 

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yassssss  middle child syndrome  bye felicia  
  • dr jart + blackhead master pouch 
  • smile foot peeling mask 
  • sephora + pantone universe venus lure lip balmy
  • essence enter wonderland cream highlighter

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I love the Nivea in shower body lotion too! Received a sample in an Amazon beauty box and had to order two full size bottles! It's funny...I don't like the scent when I'm in the shower but my skin feels so silky smooth and hydrated when I dry off and love the scent when I'm dry. Lol

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i like it for mornings when i'm in a rush...but i like it even more that it makes my 12 year old actually put something hydrating on his skin!!

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This thread has REALLY made me start going through all of the beauty products I've been hoarding.  It feels so good to finish something!  Here are my empties for the month of May.

 

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Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer:  Love this stuff.  I love the way it makes my skin feel so silky after applying it.
Derma e Microdermabrasion Scrub:  This made my skin look and feel amazing!
Seche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat:  I always come back to this stuff.  It dries so quick and so shiny!
Davines Ol Oil Absolute Beautifying Potion:  I got this as a sample in a Birchbox and fell in love.  It makes my hair super smooth and smells amazing!  I bought a full size bottle of it already!
Whish Shave Cream:  This smelled so amazing (blueberry scent) and left my skin so soft!
Oscar Blandi At Home Salon Glaze:  This made my hair feel very silky (which usually isn't the case!)
Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick - Patina:  The color looks good on just about anyone!  I got this sample size in a pack of 6 around the holidays and my friend bought me a full size for my bday (it's her favorite too).
GlamGlow Super Mud:  I just loved the way my skin looked after using this. 
e.l.f. High Definition Powder:  I use this stuff every day.  And it's so cheap!
BBW body lotion - Cool Amazon Rain:  I really like BBW lotion and this scent was nice.
Real Chemistry 3 Minute Peel Body:  I used this on my arms (it would take so long to do your entire body!) and I really noticed a difference!

Likes:

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Kate Somerville ExfoliKate Cleanser:  It smelled nice, but I don't know if it really exfoliated.
Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield:  I liked it and I liked that it had SPF, but I don't know if I LOVED it.
Stila Foundation (don't remember which one now...it came with an Ulta GWP) - I don't really remember much about this other than it was a decent foundation
Hempz Sweet Pineapple & Honey Melon Body Wash:  smelled yummy, average body wash to me.
Sonia Kashuk Pink Innocencia Body Polish - I actually got this on clearance a while ago and just recently used it.  It smelled nice, but I've used better body scrubs.
Benefit Porefessional:  Liked it, but I like other primers better.
Alterna Caviar shampoo and conditioner:  I liked this better than I thought I would.  I have very dry hair and this conditioner seemed to help with that.
Caudalie Devine Oil - I used this on my body (you can use it on your face and hair too) and liked how it absorbed quickly.
Tocca Body Scrub - Giulietta - I loved how this smelled and it was a decent body scrub.
Amika Perk Up Dry Shampoo:  Not my favorite dry shampoo, but certainly not my least favorite either!
Vasanti Brighten Up Enzymatic Face Rejuvenator:  Leaves my skin feeling nice. 




Meh:

 

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Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Moisturizer:  I'm 30 and am starting to get fine lines on my face that I would like to start correcting now rather than later.  This smelled nice and didn't irritate my skin, but I don't think it really did anything for the fine lines!
MTJ High Definition Mascara - Meh.  Didn't really do much.
Cargo Texaslash Mascara - Name is misleading.  It really didn't add volume to my eyelashes!

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