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 keep one of those sephora vib bags under my vanity!  when i finish something i toss and forget about it til the end of the month

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That's an awesome idea! Thanks! I think I'll try that! 

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and it's easy to hide when ppl come over and you don't want to look like a garbage collecting wack-a-doodle :smileyhappy:

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I store mine under the bathroom sink.  Out of sight.  Out of mind.

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I'll have to start moving things to make room under there. lol I have a lot of stuff I'm not sure quite what to do with and where/how to store. I'll be moving in a couple of months anyway so I'm sure a lot of stuff will end up getting tossed so my packing ends up being lighter. :smileywink:

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I actually haven't finished ANY of my makeup.... I only finish moisturizer and face wash every few months. 

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I feel like makeup is so difficult to use up. Especially if your constantly trying out new things. For me body care is the stuff I use up the most, then skincare followed by haircare. The only makeup items I actually use up are concealers and foundations but that's usually 3-4 products a year. If I actually use up a powder products such as eyeshadow or blush I would flip out. I'm not even close to pan on any of my blushes. Haha.

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Other than small samples or foils, I never have either.

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September Empties

 

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Spoiler

Love

Dial Spring Water Antibacterial Soap- I only use this on my hands in the shower, so it takes a really long time to finish a bottle.  I like the scent and feel better about cleaning my hands with this than regular soap.

Curel Daily Moisture- I like the price and it does a good job.

Original Sprout Miracle Detangler- I bought this when my older son first started getting longer hair.  It has no scent and works well at detangling.  I am going to take a break while I try other products but will likely come back to this.  My only complaint is other detanglers seem to do more for the look of my hair.

Clinique Sunscreen SPF50- I burn with almost everything.  This seems to prevent me from burning.  It is a little thick, so it takes longer to spread in.  I think the thickness helps it sink in and stay on better.  It also does not have the typical terrible sunblock smell and applies more matte than most.  If I buy it during a GWP event, it is a great value too.

Lancome Savon Fraichelle- I am in love with this smell (same as the exfoliant).  It lathers nicely and rinses clean.

Fekkai Hair Mask- One of the few masks where I actually feel my hair looks and feels better immediately after use. 

Suave Clinical Strength Invisible Solid Deodorant- Before I found the invisible solid, I struggled with white lines.  This helps.  My only complaint is this wastes a lot of product at the end because of the design.  It also does not last very long compared to the non invisible solid in the same brand.

 

Will try again

Bed Head Recovery Shampoo- My husband uses this too, which is why the shampoo finished before the conditioner.  He does not use conditioner for some reason.  It smells nice and works all right.  I've tried better and worse.  I would only use it again if he bought another one though.

Ahava Mineral Hand Cream- It feels nice, but I am not fond of the smell.  I could overlook the smell for the feel in kit or sample form, but I would not buy this again.

Murad Intensive C Mask- It tingles like crazy, so I want to convince myself it is doing something.  I am not rely sure it is though, because I have yet to notice a difference.  I would try it again before writing it off completely though.

Ahava Mineral Body Exfoliator- Works decently well.  I prefer the Lancome one.

Wen Sweet Mint Replenishing Spray- I never noticed a difference in my hair whether I used this or not.  I'd try it again, but I would not buy it.

Weather Ready Hand Cream- My husband bought this and swears it is amazing.  When I used it, I found it too greasy.  He says it is because I use too much.  If he buys it again, I will try using less to see if it works without feeling greasy.

Clinique Repairwear Moisturizer- It moisturized all right, so I would try this again.  I did not see any improvements in my skin though.  

Juice Beauty Stem Cellular Moisturizer- Like all Juice Beauty products, the smell is not the best.  It does moisturize decently well for a lightweight cream.  

 

Not for me

Up and Up Cotton Rounds- I usually buy these for the price, because I never got why people invested in quality cotton.  This particular batch was so poorly made that they were falling apart from the start.  Upon using, they would actually start to break apart.  I bought a bunch, so I will probably use up my supply.  I doubt I would buy these again though.

Eve Lom Face Primer- It felt moisturizing, but I am not certain it actually primed my face well.

 

 

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I love Lancome Savon Fraichelle body wash & scrub. I haven't purchased it in ages but once I use up all the body products I hoarded I'm definitely buying it. The scent is so addicting. I feel like it opens up my sinuses. :smileyhappy:

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I always say the same thing about it opening my sinuses. 

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I love the Fekkai mask. It saved my hair this summer during holidays!

I went away for 2 weeks and that's a lot of salt and washing but my highlights survived thanks to this and the shampoo and conditioner.

Great empties :smileywink:

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I definitely liked the mask a lot.  It will be repurchased as soon as I've whittled down my stash a bit.

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Where is the Fekkai mask in the picture?  I must be missing it.  I do like their glossing cream so I'd be interested in trying the mask, but I wanted to see what it looked like before searching for it at ulta.

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Yes.  It is blue with a white lid.  It came in a Sample Society box, so I am uncertain the full size version looks exactly the same.  I already threw it away and cannot zoom in on the picture, so I cannot give you the exact name.  Maybe, my lovely friend who pointed out the product in the picture can type the exact name, because she still has hers.  I loved it, so I would definitely suggest giving it a try.  The Brilliant Glossing Cream is amazing.  I am trying to use up some oils before I open my next tube.

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It's the Fekkai Intense Fortifying Masque from the PrX Reparatives line :smileyhappy:

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ok, thanks ladies.  I'll have to go hunting around my local Ulta.  

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It's the jar sandwiched in by the Wen product, the Clinique Laser Focus, the Secret deodorant, and the jar that says "weather ready".

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Thank you!

 

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I haven't tried that Fekkai mask from the Sample Society box yet. How was it??

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I really liked it.  Every time I used it, I saw immediate results.  My hair was softer, less frizzy and easier to comb through.

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