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 feel like I had so many empties last month! When I pulled out the bag to take my photograph (not gonna lie) I felt strangely proud of myself.
-NUDE Purify clay mask (my HG, have repurchased)
-PTR Oilless Oil (a good all purpose facial oil)
-DDG Colloidal Sulfur Mask mini (great for overnight spot treating pimples)
-Skin Iceland 2 step Fresh Start mask (good for tingly clean skin)
-Sunday Riley Ceramic Slip cleanser (an interesting new cleanser for me, love it mixed with Good Genes)
-PTR Camu Camu Sleeping Mask (too thick, weird Kahlua-like smell)
-Patyka Pink Clay mask (annoying packaging, felt slightly greasy for a mud mask)
-Algenist Complete Renewal Eye Balm (confused by the hype of this, actually)
-Body Shop Chocomania (still working my way through these, I think I have one more left)
-Balea Sensitive Skin facial makeup remover wipes (good for travel)
-Clinique Clarifying Lotion #2 samples (tried using these while I was having all the breakouts, but my skin does not react to salicylic acid at all)
-Dr Jart WaterFull Hydrogel mask (this is the second time I've used one, and it was better when I chilled it beforehand and left it on much longer than the recommended time)
-Dr Jart Pore Minimalist (other than making me look like Batman, I did not enjoy this. Made my skin tight and slightly itchy)
- Skin Republic Anti Spot + Blemish mask (not sure if results are more noticeable with cumulative use, but this doesn't do much for me, except make a mess)
Great empties! I have the same feeling. I keep my empties in a bag under my bathroom sink and I look forward to pulling it out at the end of the month and seeing what I've gone through. Is that Algenist Complete Renewal Eye Balm really hydrating. Trying to decide if I should add it to a TSB. My skin is SUPER dry, eye area included, so I can only do things that are really emollient. So gels are out but not sure about balms.
kelloua, I find the Algenist eye balm moderately hydrating, but I have combo oily skin.
Considering that it doesn't give me puffy deposits under my eyes that I've experienced from other more emollient creams, it's ok, but I just felt it was way more hyped up than it was worth. It is somewhere between a gel and a cream consistency. It's not as heavy feeling as a cream, but heavier than a gel.
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Here are my September empties, not as much this month as I've been too busy and stressed to bother with a full skincare routine or trialing anything new.
The Purity cleanser wasn't a true "empty" since our cleaning lady knocked it over
Also, I didn't realize how many perfume vials I got through this month! Most of them to be honest weren't worn on me so much as they were used just to spray my room whenever I was in it (like the mens ones I couldn't use)- yes that is 14 vials!
Philosophy Purity cleanser
Shiseido cotton pads
Estee Lauder Nutritious Radiant Vitality cleanser
Laura Mercier Flawless Skin polish
Fresh Advanced Lip Therapy
Drybar Sake Bomb shampoo
Drybar Sake Bomb conditioner
Charlotte Tilbury Magic Cream
Kaplan MD Perfect Pout Duo x2
Kiehl's Crene de Corps
Fresh Rose Face Mask - nothing good happens, nothing bad happens
Perfume Vials - they were all good, not necessarily earth shattering
Issey Miyake - L'eau D'Issey
Burberry - My Burberry
Versace - Bright Crystal (started off good but then not so much)
Marc Jacobs - Daisy Dream ( not as good as Daisy)
Replica - Lazy Sunday Morning
Cartier - Baiser Vole
Ralph Lauren - Midnight Romance
Elizabeth and James - Nirvana Black (already own this)
Estee Lauder - Modern Muse (doesn't last very long)
Escada - Especially Escada
Victor and Rolf - Flowerbomb
Tom Ford - Oud Wood
Tom Ford - Grey Vetiver
Replica - Beach Walk
Pantene BB Shampoo - I expected that "BB" for haircare was gimmicky but this was terrible. I couldn't use it more than once consecutively without major buildup. In the end this was used as more of a shaving cream.
I've definitely had those unintentional empties. I too really love that LM Face Polish. Usually I'm not one for skincare products from cosmetic brands but I really like everything about this, feel, scent, and results. I tried Exfoliakate recently and it just made me miss this product.
nothing that i didn't love this month but a couple of stand outs
- bioderma makeup wipes
- cinema secrets brush cleaner
- sally hansen polish
- urban decay subversion lash primer
- soap and glory righteous butter
- beyond the zone last call hair masque
- origins night-a-mins
- dr dennis gross alpha beta daily peel