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PROJECT 10 PAN

Have you been buying way too many beauty products lately? Is your vanity overflowing with way too much clutter? If you haven't heard of the Project 10 Pan (which I believe started on Youtube, that's where I heard about it!), let me briefly describe what it is. You select 10 (or however many you'd like) products, whether it's makeup, skincare, hair products or all. You must finish these 10 products in its entirely (or "hit pan", where you have used so much of the product that you see the bottom of the "pan") before you are allowed to buy new makeup products. This really helps with appreciating what you have rather than buying more and more things, leaving older products you have to sit in the dust! *There are also exceptions, for example, if you run out of concealer... you can allow yourself to purchase another concealer even if you haven't completed the Project 10 Pan.

 

Is anyone else doing a Project 10 Pan?! I definitely needed to control myself after IMATS LA and tons of Sephora gift cards for my birthday and the recent UD sale! So, I started up my Project 10 Pan again two weeks ago! I'm determined not to be good and stick with it!

 

Here are my items that I've chosen for my Project 10 Pan:

 

1. Sephora Mineral Foundation Powder in Medium 25 - I've had this since March and I'm barely half way!! I use this daily.

2. Sephora Lip Gloss in Pink Ballerina - about half way through.

3. Clinique Lip Gloss in Bamboo Pink - about half way through.

4. NYX Lip Gloss in Beige - still have more than 3/4 of the product left!

5. Stila Liquid Eye Liner in Black - I'll finish this in about a month or so.

6. BADgal Lash - I have about half a month left til I need to throw it out.

7. L'oreal Voluminous Mascara - still have about 2 months til I need to throw it out.

8. Maybelline One by One Mascara - will be throwing this out in a couple weeks.

9. UD Primer Potion - I have two small samples, but I really don't know how long they will last!

10. ELF Blush in Tickled Pink - I haven't even hit pan with this!

and any of my UD eye shadows in my Naked palette, which I haven't even hit pan with!

 

This will definitely take a long time to complete, but I'm okay with that because I really need to save my money and just enjoy what I have! Smiley Happy

 

Let me know what your list looks like! Smiley Happy

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Here's my list of recently used up beauty products. (from year 2013 and NO samples)

1. TheBalm TimeBalm Concealer, light

2. Sibu Beauty Seabuckthorn Balancing Facial Cleanser

3. Neutrogena Pure and Free Liquid Daily Sunblock

4. Sibu Beauty Seabuckthorn Complexion Soap

5. Origins Youthtopia Foundation, light

6. Loccitane Ultra Rich Face Cream

 

60% of project 10 pan completed.

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Here's my list of recently used up beauty products. (from year 2013 and NO samples)

1. TheBalm TimeBalm Concealer, light

2. Sibu Beauty Seabuckthorn Balancing Facial Cleanser

3. Neutrogena Pure and Free Liquid Daily Sunblock

4. Sibu Beauty Seabuckthorn Complexion Soap

5. Origins Youthtopia Foundation, light

6. Loccitane Ultra Rich Face Cream

7. Voluspa Fragrance in Saijo Persimmon

 

70% of project 10 pan completed

 

I've decided that I'm only including makeup/skincare/fragrance in my project 10 pan because I dont have very much from haircare/bodycare/nails etc.

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I haven't written in a long while, and a lot of things got used up.

 

1) MAC lipstick in Wuss. This is my all-time favorite nude lip color that they don't make anymore, but since it's down to 1/3 I have a chance at using it up. Plus I get the container for Back to MAC, yay, free makeup! GONE!

 

2) Benefit They're Real Mascara- The deluxe sample one from Sephora, tested once and found to be ok, just not my favorite. Dried up and tossed.

 

3) Too Faced Pink Leopard Blush- about 1/4 left now, was 1/2 when I started 5 pan. Pan is definitely showing, but still hanging in there.

 

 

4) MAC tinted lip conditioner SPF 15 in some rose shade, the label fell off, 1/2. This one is used up down to the tube, I dug out the remainder and put it in a small jar in my travel bag, but I consider it GONE!

 

5)Stila waterproof glitter eyeliner in Flash- can't tell how much is in here, but it's relatively new. Still in progress, though it's nearing it's expiration date.

 

6) Kinerase Deep Wrinkle Control Scraped out the last bit on Sunday!

 

7) MAC shadow in Little Minx

 

8) Sephora Lash Booster-Done and tossed.

 

9) Shu Uemura Lash Primer Done and tossed

 

10) Pixi Illuminated Tint and Conceal  Done and tossed

 

So I am down to 3 items, YAY!!  I hereby nominate the following replacements:

 

1) Fairy Drops Scandal Queen Mascara-  Getting near it's expiration date.

 

2) LORAC Starry Eyed Baked Eyeshadow trio in Star Studded. Pan showing on the 2 colors I use, I'm going to toss it when they're gone under the assumption that I'm never going to use the green and it'll be expired anyways.

 

3) Boscia Restorative Night Treatment- Sealed container so I don't know how much is in there.

 

4) Urban Decay Rollergirl Palette-  I can see me using up 3 of the 4 shades and that's good enough for me, I'm not crazy about Woodstock.

 

5) Christian Dior Abricot Nail cream- about 1/2 gone.

 

6) Peter Thomas Roth Powder Sunscreen- Tube/brush feels lighter, but with these, they run out all of a sudden, so I can't predict how much is in there.

 

7) Philosophy Miracle Worker Retinol Pads- Almost gone, but I couldn't think of anything else!

 

Keep on whittling away at your collections, I'm rooting for ya!

 

Yay!!

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So I started Project 10 Pan on 3/24/12 so I thought I'd add my list here! I'll update often and note the items I have finished. I will also add the items that I have finished oustide of my 10 items because I'm pretty sure some of them will be finished before the selected 10. So here are my products!

 

1. elf matte eyeshadow - nude

2. elf matte eyeshadow - brick

3. maybelline dream mousse concealer

4. revlon photoready foundation

5. revlon photoready powder

6. maybelline mineral power bronzer

7. revlon colorstay liquid liner pen

8. maybelline falsies mascara

9. revlon colorburst lipstick - soft nude

10. mac cremesheen glass - boy bait

 

This is probably going to take me quite a few months because some of these products are pretty full. I started this after seeing the video that beechbum06 posted on her youtube channel so you can check that out if you want to see it. Wish me luck!

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It's been a really long time, so I'm starting over.

 

Face:

MUFE Hd primer

Amazing Cosmetics Verlvet Mineral Pressed Powder

Lorac Protectint

Tarte blush in Blissful

 

Eyes:

Lorac eye primer

I'm never gonna get through my Naked palette so I won't even list it... Smiley Happy

Sephora Kohl waterproof eyeliner in Keep Brown

Tarte Lights Camera Splashes Mascara

Smashbox Eye Beam Double Ended Brightenener

 

Buxom Leslie Lip Polish

 

Here we go!

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I have always wanted to put one of these lists together to help motivate me to use up some of my products. Here is my list of 10:

 

1. Bare Minerals Mineral Veil - tiny bit left only a few uses

2. NARS Laguna Bronzer Deluxe Sample - about 1/4 left

3. Laura Geller Baked Highlighter in French Vanilla - about 1/2 left

4. Bobbi Brown Corrector in Light bisque - about 1/2 left

5. Bare Minerals Lipstick in Parfait - about 1/4 left

6. Bucom Lipgloss Mini in Leslie - about 3/4 left

7. UD Zero 24/7 Liner - about 1/2 left

8. UD Urban Ammo Pallette - hit pan on Sin a long time ago and almost hit pan on Chopper and Grifter. The rest have a looong way to go 

9. Origins Eye Doctor Eye Cream - about 1/4 left

10. Neutragena Light Night Cresm - about 80% left

 

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Thanks for joining in fran!! This is so exciting! Its nice to do these sort of things every once in awhile, not to punish yourself for overspending but to give yourself a chance to appreciate the things you already have. I hate the thought of things sitting around, going bad and no-buys give me a chance to use up things Smiley Very Happy

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I promised, so here it is Smiley Tongue EDITED

 

1.  Omorovicza Balancing Moisturizer

2.  Omorovicza Lip Perfector

3.  Tokymilk Dark Handcream 

4.  Caudalie Vinoperfect Firming Serum

5.  Edward Bess Black Sea Serum

6.  Omorovicza Body Cream

7.  Guerlain Maxilash Mascara

8.  Boscia BB Cream

9.  Bite Lip Gloss in Prosecco 

10.  Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment in Rose 

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Starting all over, so here's my list:

 

1.  Laura Mercier Primer-Radiance

2.  LM Tinted Moisturizer Oil Free in Porcelain

3.  Clinique Moisture Surge

4.  Origins Mega Mushroom Moisturizer

5.  Peter Thomas Roth VIZ-1000

6.  Nars Blush/Bronzer Duo in Orgasm/Laguna

7.  LM Concealer

8.  LM Mineral Powder Foundation in Tender Rose

9.  Clinique DDML

10.  Dior Hydra Life Sorbet Eye Cream

 

 

 

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UPDATE

Here's my list of recently used up beauty products. (from year 2013 and NO samples)

1. TheBalm TimeBalm Concealer, light

2. Sibu Beauty Seabuckthorn Balancing Facial Cleanser

3. Neutrogena Pure and Free Liquid Daily Sunblock

4. Sibu Beauty Seabuckthorn Complexion Soap

5. Origins Youthtopia Foundation, light

6. Loccitane Ultra Rich Face Cream

7. Voluspa Fragrance in Saijo Persimmon

8. Lancome Dual Finish Foundation, Porcelaine I

 

 

80% of project 10 pan completed

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UPDATE

Here's my list of recently used up beauty products. (from year 2013 and NO samples)

 

1. TheBalm TimeBalm Concealer, light

2. Sibu Beauty Seabuckthorn Balancing Facial Cleanser

3. Neutrogena Pure and Free Liquid Daily Sunblock

4. Sibu Beauty Seabuckthorn Complexion Soap

5. Origins Youthtopia Foundation, light

6. Loccitane Ultra Rich Face Cream

7. Voluspa Fragrance in Saijo Persimmon

8. Lancome Dual Finish Foundation, Porcelaine I

9. Benefit Booing Concealer, 01

 

 

90% of project 10 pan completed

 

1 more! Huzzah!!!

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good post, i feel the same

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UPDATE

 

Here's my list of recently used up beauty products. (from year 2013 and NO samples)

 

1. TheBalm TimeBalm Concealer, light

2. Sibu Beauty Seabuckthorn Balancing Facial Cleanser

3. Neutrogena Pure and Free Liquid Daily Sunblock

4. Sibu Beauty Seabuckthorn Complexion Soap

5. Origins Youthtopia Foundation, light

6. Loccitane Ultra Rich Face Cream

7. Voluspa Fragrance in Saijo Persimmon

8. Lancome Dual Finish Foundation, Porcelaine I

9. Benefit Booing Concealer, 01

10. Oblige by Nature Milk Cleanser

 

 

100% of project 10 pan completed Smiley Very Happy

 

self analysis: Only 4/10 of those completed are makeup items, and none of those makeup stuffs are things like lips/cheeks/eyes....which is really what I need to be working on. I do have tons of skincare so its good that I'm finishing some skincare as well...but I still think that I need to do a makeup only 5 pan soon.

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i really like this post! Great idea Smiley Happy

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I was reading through this post and I figured that I would post my P10P that I started a few days back on here as well. I tend to use both high end and drugstore makeup, so here goes:
1. EOS Strawberry Lip Balm
2. Revlon Lip Butters (creamsicle and gumdrop - I prefer the darker shades)
3. Cherry Lip Gloss from Bath and Body Works
4. Strawberry Rosebud Salve
5. Clinique Blended Face Powder
6. Maybelline Define-a-Line
7. L'oreal Lineur Intense Liquid Liner
8. Too Faced Natural Eye Palette (just a few shadows) - my favorite palette ever, I just want to be able to rationalize buying a backup (:
And things I've finished since 3/9....
Maybelline Dream Lumi Touch Highlighting Concealer (I actually liked this quite a bit)
OPI Nail Polish - Princesses Rule

 

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let's get some recent posts to this.    I would be afraid, or chicken, because of being such a makeup addict.   I don't even care about clothes, just skincare and makeup. Smiley Sad

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I know how you feel. Their prod is great for super sensitive/dry skin, but I need some action. At least you didn't try the clay cleanser, I tried it then was like "........okay.......that never happened. Next."

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Oh have you tried Clarins gentle cleanser? You just need a pea size or less and it works into this super luxe/rich lather that feels sooo good. My face feel super clean after rinsing, but no dryness that usually comes after. Its in the buy-again category in my book, which have very few prod in it.

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