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No Buy July!

Having gone through my makeup collection extensively the past week, I've decided to go on a 'No Buy July' challenge (which includes not buying necessities such as makeup remover and brush cleansers, since I have loads of deluxe samples to go through.) As an avid supporter of both Sephora stores and Sephora.com, this might be difficult, but I'm still determined Smiley Happy.

 

My goal is to make it through the entire month of July without any purchases, and if possible, until my birthday in August.

 

If any of you beautyholics are also planning on a No Buy July, please comment below (and help each other through the next month-ish! Smiley Very Happy)

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Shhh... not necessarily. If it's still in stock a couple of places, it'll be mine Friday.

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Check the Dior site Smiley Happy

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Gahhhh, I didn't know it but there has been a red-bristled blush brush sized hole in my life. 

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Yes, yes there has been rikkie. You need these!

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Aargh, I want to justify it to myself by saying I could use it with the Guerlain meteorites, it sounds like it would work nicely, not quite so stiff/scratchy as the Guerlain brush and nice and big for sweeping across the face. 

 

Is it less than $55 anywhere or do I just need to suck it up? It's really tempting! Red and black is kind of my weakness, it doesn't really matter what it is, if you make it red and black then I probably need it, hahaha.

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Did you ever see Sephora's red and black blush and bronzer brush? Smiley Wink

 

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I forgot about that one! I'm not big on double ended brushes though, I'm always worried about squashing one end or the other. I don't know how to store them to avoid it and not have them rolling all over the place. Any ideas?

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I'm not a fan of double ended brushes either, and have been looking for the perfect storage method. Brush rolls destroy whichever end I stick in first. So for now I've resorted to just Ziplocking all of my double ended brushes together, and so far it's worked out better than I thought! LOL

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@poshified- 

I'm curious about that lovely LM illuminator. Is it a powder or a cream? I can't tell from the product page.

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It's powder Smiley Happy. I believe it's similar in consistency to the Estee Lauder illumination powder gelee that everyone was raving about a while back.

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It looks so cool!  I'm completely unable to resist face powders Smiley Happy

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I can't either! Especially when it's so prettily designed Smiley Very Happy

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LOL...I don't qualify for this challenge..

Hi, My name is Amira...and I'm addicted to make-up!!!!

My bday is in August...so maybe I'll try this in September Smiley Happy

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Hello AmiraHall! My birthday's in August too which is why I'm doing this in July! haha. Must exercise self-control in August Smiley Very Happy

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I love that this thread always has new pictures of new products... I'm not on a no buy but it's giving me too many ideas!! haha

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OMG I KNOW! I made a huge order yesterday out of stuff I discovered on this "no-buy" thread. 

I'm thinking about trying a no-buy of my own. Maybe starting August 1st and lasting until I try all unused purchases at least once.

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This thread enabled me into buying that Tarte palette.

 

However, I'll have to post my empties on here. Y'all will be impressed. I may buy a lot, but I'm using up a lot.

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Lol it isn't it ironic Smiley Tongue and I try so hard to keep my empties I just can't thought! I end up throwing those away Smiley Sad

Super duper excited to see your empties though!

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HAHAHA You're going to love me at the end of the year- one of my goals for all of 2013 was to hold onto all of my empties so that I can accurately assess just how much I justifiably use during 12 months. I've got the room- just another shopping bag (almost 2!!!) in a hall closet.

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Omg! Lol I'm curious to see what it will be at the end of the year! I've always wondered how much I actually use compared to what I buy... which I know I buy way more since I keep running out of space.

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I buy more than I use for sure, but now that I'm at a financial place where I can buy what I want and have the room to store what I want I need to figure it out.

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I'm with you on the empties boat! I'm not sure if all my empties can fit in one picture LOL

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Yes, post pictures! I love to see them!

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Ah I would too but with the 4X points for rouge aug 12-18...

 

i think I will hold out after that for all the Christmas gift sets... 

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I'm like you. Sometimes I forget to use the things I've bought.

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