Empties

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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I tried a sample of YSL Touche Eclat the other day too & loved it! Great coverage and the color was perfect for me.

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Love (have repurchased or will repurchase):

Josie Maran Apple Crisp Body Butter (smells like apple pie, loved it)

 

Like (may or may not repurchase):

Sephora Lotus Face Mask

Sephora Lotus Eye Mask

Sephora Ultra Soothing Fiber Mask

Josie Maran Argan Oil

Briogeo Don't Despair Hair Mask

Lancome Dual Finish Powder

Ole Henriksen Truth Serum Collagen Booster

Phyto Phytokeratine Mask (almost a love, great scent, would like to try again)

Nest Wasabi Pear Body Cream (love the scent, but would prefer a thinner formulation)

Disney H20 Blushing Orange Shampoo (wouldn't purchase, but I wouldn't pass up another sample either!)

Disney H20 Grapefruit Bergamot Shampoo (wouldn't purchase, but I wouldn't pass up another sample either!)

Bumble and Bumble Tonic (I was interested in trying again, but now I see they call it a primer.  Not sure how it might have changed.)

 

Dislike (no plans to purchase):

Lush Bohemian Soap (love the lemon lollipop smell, but it doesn't lather)

Bumble and Bumble Gentle Shampoo (nothing special)

Bumble and Bumble Thickening Shampoo (nothing special)

Alterna Caviar Replenishing Moisture Shampoo (nothing special)

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Loving the Disney H2O bottles.  I've got a few of those in my latest empties pic too!

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Here are my December empties!

 

Repurchase:

Lush- Finished a bathbomb (I forget which one), bubble bar (Dorothy? Over the rainbow?) and bath melt (mango). Will definitely repurchase the mango bath melt.

 

Excedrin intensive repair hand cream- I'm on my second tube now. It saves my hands during the winter!

 

Boscia detoxifying black cleanser- I really enjoyed this! I have several travel size backups in my stash. The warm sensation when putting it on my face is really nice.

 

Maybe repurchase:

Caudalie gentle cleansing milk- enjoyed it but I have other face cleansers to get through before I purchase anything. This was very gentle and I enjoyed it.

 

Klorane dry shampoo with oat milk- This was my first time trying dry shampoo. Once I started using dry shampoo I found my curly hair became healthy. I enjoyed this but am going to try others.

 

Tony Moly aloe face mask sheet- I have a love / hate relationship with sheet masks. I thought this one was very wet and soothed my skin. But my face must be small because this mask was huge on me.

 

 

Will not repurchase:

PTR Blemish Buffing Beads- used it primary during summer months after my spin classes. Seemed to work, but I went through it quickly.

 

OH Aloe Vera Deep Cleanser- I thought this smelled like nail polish remover. I only used it once and dumped it because I couldn't stand the smell.

 

Buxom lip cream in Dolly- It made my lips go numb all day and I did not like that sensation!

 

Josie Maran mascara- I like bold lashes and this did not give me the volume and length I desired. Would be good for someone who likes very natural looking lashes.

 

Sephora Rose sleeping mask- enjoyed the rose scent, but did not give me a lot of moisture. It says it is 1x use, but I was able to get a few uses out of it!

 

OH grease relief cleansing cloths- I thought these cloths were really dry and didn't do much for me after workouts.

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I don't post in this thread because I hate saving up empty bottles & packets, but I always read it because I love the little reviews that you all do. Anyway, because of that, now any time I finish *anything* I get all excited. This morning while making lunches it was a bag of baby carrots and a bag of pretzels. I felt so triumphant Smiley Wink.

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Everything I've used up over the past couple of months or so:

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Will repurchase:
Angels on Bare Skin cleanser
Eau Roma Water toner
Beauty Blender Cleanser -- this sample really impressed me! 

Likes:
The Sacred Truth mask
Brazened Honey mask

Did not like/Will not repurchase:
Belief True Aqua Bonb
Philosophy When Hope is Not Enough serum
Celestial face moisturizer

 

I also used a lot of Lush bath bombs/bubble bars but as they melt away and I couldn't take an "empty" picture of them, I made a collage showcasing them all Smiley Happy

 

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No spoiler b/c I liked them all XD

 

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I just got the AOBS, Eau Roma Toner, and Celestial and so far I like them! I hope they will work for my skin.

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I've tried a lot of things from LUSH, but surprisingly none of the black pots you posted above. On another note, love the sex bomb!

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I love Angels on Bare Skin- it gives me the most perfectly soft skin.  I am also a huge fan of Sex Bomb.

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Have either of you tried Ro's Argan? I'm trying to get an idea of the best body moisturizer and am wondering if Angels on Bare Skin might be better.

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Angels on Bare Skin is a cleanser, so not useful for moisturizing.  I haven't tried Ro's Argan.  Dream Cream is a pretty solid moisturizer, but the smell isn't great.

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I haven't tried Ro's Argan but I have tried Celebrate and it's a nice moisturizer with a great scent. I make be reading your message wrong but Angels on Bare Skin is a cleanser and not a moisturizer. Hope this helps!

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Definitely! I'm on my 2nd tub on Angels. I really love the scent and how it makes my skin feel. And you can't go wrong with the adorable rose petals in Sex bomb Smiley Happy

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Yay, a Lush junkie! I've been looking into trying the Brazened Honey mask soon- I'm currently using the Mask of Magnaminity, which I really enjoy!

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*High Five* Lush junkies unite! Brazened Honey really helped to brighten and clean pores. I've also enjoyed Mask of Magnaminity. I enjoy how the self-preserved formula Smiley Happy

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Yes!! Smiley Happy And that's great to hear because that's exactly what I need for my skin. And the self preserving formula is also awesome! Have you tried any other Lush masks that you liked? I also had Cosmetic Warrior on my list.

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I'm glad you found my post helpful Smiley Happy

The best face mask I've tried from Lush is the Sacred Truth. It's so creamy and leaves your face very smooth and revitalized---as if it restored moisture. It's also not harsh or stripping. 

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That mask sounds like it's perfect for the kind of weather were having now, I'm going to stop in the store and check it out. It helps that I work right near one Smiley Very Happy

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Loves

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Belif true cream aquabomb
Soy Face Cleanser
Boscia Make-up Break-up Oil
Tarte Lights Camera Splashes Mascara
Smashbox Photo Finish Hydrating Undereye Primer

Likes

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Neutrogena Oil Free Moisturizer SPF 15
Murad Hydrodynamic Ultimate Moisture
Dr., Weil for Origins Mega Bright Moisturizer
Benefit Sunbeam
Tarte Maracuja Oil

Just OK

 

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PTR Max Sheer All Day Moisture Defense
Mario Badescu Azulene Calming Mask
Ole Henriksen African Red Tea Foaming Cleanser

Disliked

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Tarte Maracuja-c brightener eye treatment
PTR Anti-Aging Cleansing Gel

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Tarte Maracuja Oil was the first face oil I've ever used, and I love it. I also tried a sample of the Fresh Soy face cleanser for the first time last week and really liked it! Definitely something I would consider purchasing full size.

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I liked the maracuja oil more than I thought I would! I am considering repurchasing but I think I want to try other oils first Smiley Happy

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