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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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It is so rewarding to finish them.  I admit certain things make me happy and other things make me sad.  My Dreamtone being empty was a sad moment, because I told myself I will use all of my Bright Expert (opened last June) before I get another Dreamtone.  I am going to miss it for a while.  Bright Expert is not my favorite serum but tossing a serum I paid $70 for is not something I want to do.

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I've been trying to use up my not-sô-favorite things first if expiry dates let me.  You'll be through it before you know it especially having fewer options open and available.  Thís thread is really helping with tidying up my product area.  Best thread idea ever!  I'm still surprised with how much stuff I had around that I was disregarding.

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Does anyone else cut their tubes open to get the last of the product out?  I have a strivectin tube I just cut open and there was still an ounce of cream left!!! 

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Yes ma'am, I always do.

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I started doing that a couple of months ago and I was amazed at how much product was left! I could have sworn it felt empty and then I cut the tube and I see that I have at least 4-5 more uses.

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Right?  I can't beleive I haven't always done this!!!  It's so wasteful not to! 

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I never have, but I plan to start with the next item that needs it.

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I used to just assume there was nothing left if I couldn't squeeze it out and toss the tube!  at the price per ounce of so e of our products it's silly not to get it allSmiley Happy 

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Here are my June Empties!

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Loves/Will Repurchase:

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  • Urban Decay Naked Skin Foundation
  • Bath and Body Works Pink Chiffon Body Wash
  • Bath and Body Works Aromatherapy Eucalyptus Spearmint Body Wash
  • Philosophy Purity Made Simple 3-in-1 cleanser
  • Versace Bright Crystal Absolu EDP
  • Neutrogena makeup remover wipes
  • Soap & Glory The Righteous Butter body moisturizer

 

Likes/Indifferent:

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  • Origins Checks and Balances Frothy Face Wash
  • Fekkai Full Blown Volume Shampoo
  • Fekkai Brilliant Glossing Conditioner
  • Dolce & Gabbana lipstick in Natural Monica
  • Glamglow Supermud Clearing Treatment
  • Caldrea Body Lotion
  • Bumble and Bumble Surf Foam Wash and Creme Rinse
  • Sephora Super Supreme Body Butter
  • Nars Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base
  • Smarty Pants Vitamin Gummies
  • Tarte Lights, Camera, Lashes Mascara

 Dislikes:

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  • Bvlgari Omnia Indian Garnet
  • Miss Dior Blooming Bouquet
  • Urban Decay Naked Flushed
  • Smashbox Full Exposure
  • Gilchrist & Soames Body Lotion
  • First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream
  • Ulta Makeup Brush Shampoo
  • Lancome Perfecting Make up Primer
  • Urban Decay Naked Skin Beauty Balm
  • Benefit They're Real Mascara
  • Whish Shave Cream

 

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You went through a lot - good work!! I can't believe you finished a whole foundation... I've only been able to do that once! 

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Thanks!  I do go through foundation pretty quickly.  I bought a Nars tinted moisturizer but I think it might have been breaking me out so I stopped using it so my skin can clear up for a friend's wedding next week.  I might experiment with it again after that so hopefully I can ease up on the foundation usage. 

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I chuckle that some of your dislikes are some of my favorites! I love that we all like different things though Smiley Happy Nice month of empties!!

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Thanks!  It's crazy how some products will work for some people and not for others.  I guess that's why TSBs work so well.  

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That's definitely one of my favorite aspects of TSBs! I love being able to put in items that others are excited about and love getting to tell people that some of their pass-on items have become my favorites!

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Gotta love making more progress through products Smiley Happy 

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Loved/Would repurchase:

Benefit High Beam 

Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb

Sally Hansen Diamond Flash Top Coat (already have a new one!! so good)

Neutrogena Pink Grapefruit Foaming Scrub

Philosophy Purity Made Simple Cleanser

Benefit Porefessional

Macadamia Deep Repair Masque

 

Liked:

Murad Clearing Solution

Murad Rapid Collagen Infusion

GlamGlow BrightMud Eye Treatment

B&BW Sleep Aromatherapy Lavender Vanilla Body Wash

Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Shampoo & Conditioner

Surf Foam Wash Shampoo & Creme Rinse Conditioner

 

 

Hated:

Mario Badescu Enzyme Cleansing Gel

 

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Nicely done!! I've got a packet of that Macadamia Masque I'm looking forward to using Smiley Happy

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Ah I love mine! You'll have to let me know what you think!

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Nice job finishing the High Beam.  Those little babies take so long to use I fear it will expire before I finish it.  We are in agreement on The Murad serum.  I love the GlamGlow for eyes though.

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Thanks, it took forever to finish!

 

How long do you leave the GlamGlow eye treatment on? When I leave it on for the recommended time I feel like it doesn't do much for me. I like it, but can't say I love it enough to buy it.

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I leave it on just slightly over three minutes.  I read that it hardens if you leave it on too long, making it less effective, because you then have to wash it off (washing away most of the effect).  It usually takes me around five.  I basically put it on after my shower.  Then, I put my body lotion on, which is about a 5 minute process with my foot cream.  I wash my hands.  Then, I remove the GlamGlow with a dry cotton round.  

 

After I remove it, I am very careful not to get any toner on the portion of my eyes the GlamGlow touched.  The trick is to ensure you do not get the area wet.  On the rare occasions I have accidentally touched the toner under my eyes (which is normal for me on non GlamGow days), my eyes never look as bright.

 

I also suggest only using one pod (AKA 1/2 of the unit) for both eyes.  There is way too much in a single pod for each eye.  The product lasts twice as long that way but works just as well in my opinion.

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April Empties Smiley Very Happy

 

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GlamGlow BrightMud Eye Treatment

Sephora Sample: PTR Gentle Complexion Pads (LOVE!!! Kept skin clear + smell like peach bellini!)

Sephora Sampe: Fresh Rose Mask

Philosophy Take a Deep Breath Moisturizer (Really liked it, light but moisturizing)

Philosophy Time in a Bottle Serum

Sephora Super Supreme Body Butter

Mario Badescu Ceramide Herbal Eye Cream (Loved)

Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz - Ash Blonde (Obsessed, bought a new one immediately)

Benefit Stay Flawless 15-hour Primer

Givenchy Phenomen'eyes

Sunday Riley Good Genes Treatment (AWFUL - face burned so bad, pretty sure I had an allergic rxn)

Urban Decay Original Eyeshadow Primer Potion

Living Proof Restore Targeted Repair Cream

Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer (Really do not like this stuff...too silicone-y)

Hourglass Veil Fluid Makeup (Dislike - this stuff breaks apart on my face)

Murad Acne Clearing Solution (Liked!)

Vita Liberata pHenomenal 2-3 week Tan Lotion (Liked!)

Caudalie Vinoperfect Serum

Lorac Eye Primer (Loved!)

 

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