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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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Bleh, I am impressed you managed to get through the Costco wipes! My skin is usually very tolerant of new products but I had to quit these after 2 days because they made both my mom and I have terribly red, blotchy skin. I don't know what is in those things but it's awful!

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Well, if those cleansing wipes don't work for you, you can try use them as a quick freshener for other things. When there's no time to shower, apparently Brad Pitt ward off the stinks by swiping baby wipes in the underarm region. I'm sure you can do the same with cleansing wipes. I haven't tried it, but after I'm done toning my face, sometimes I would wipe the still damp cotton pad over the more oily or sweaty areas like the cleavage or underarm. =X

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Haha, I do that too with the cotton pad, it's kind of refreshing when it's been hot out and if I am sweaty and my cat comes to cuddle I end up with cat fur stuck to me. Gross. I don't need to look like I have black chest hairs or something! 

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Cleaning up with baby wipes is commonly known as a "camp shower" and is as the term suggests, great if you are out camping, hiking, or otherwise unable to access a shower. Smiley Very Happy I like to keep baby wipes on hand just for that, its especially good being out in the country because sometimes it takes a couple days for them to get the power back on after a bad storm.

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I hated them so much... it was so painful to finish them! I literally had to force myself to use them just so I could get them out of my cabinet. Ugh. Trust me it was not easy!

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I'll have to ask my mom if she ended up finishing them or tossing them, she didn't want to throw them out immediately, so she was rinsing them off first, then using them like disposable washcloths with her own face scrub, haha. 

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September Empties

 

 

 

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

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It's the Fekkai Intense Fortifying Masque from the PrX Reparatives line Smiley Happy

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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 Smiley Wink

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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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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. Smiley Happy

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

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i'm backkkkkkkk!!! with a few empties Smiley Tongue

 

 

 

full size

 

gimme MOARRRRR

  • prada candy
  • fab facial radiance pads
  • devacurl set it free
  • almay eye makeup remover
  • tarte inner rim liner
  • jack black energizing cleanser (technically my stinky 11 year old used it but it destinked him!!!)

meh

  • lancome lift cream
  • vichy hand cream
  • cake cake walk foot cream
  • evian lotion
  • too faced lip insurance 

 

deluxe samples

 

gimme moarrrr

  • algenist restorative night cream
  • hourglass mineral viel primer
  • bliss triple oxygen moisture cream

 

meh

  • clarins multi active night cream
  • clarins day early unwrinkle corrector
  • clarins ultra light day cream
  • lancome visionnaire corrector
  • murad rapid age spot and pigment lightening serum
  • estee lauder wrinkle/lifting serum

 

foils

gimme MOARRRR

  • devacurl styling cream
  • glam glow thirsty mud
  • glam glow super clearing mud
  • glam glow eye treatment
  • bliss triple oxygen energizing cream
  • napoleon prefoundation skin primer
  • caudalie moisturizing sorbet
  • ysl touche eclat
  • mj highlighting pen 
  • belvada blackhead mask
  • korres moisturizing brightening cream
  • fresh line soothing & hydrating face and eye emulson

meh

  • la roche moisturizing cream

nu uh

  • ud naked skin beauty balm
  • origins planscription anti-aging cream

 

NU UHS

these are products that i haven't finished by either i really dont like, broke me out or have gone bad

  • nars duo - laguna & orgasm - not a huge fan and they've gone hard
  • bare minerals volumizing mascara - smelled bad at first open
  • loreal visible lift powder - blah
  • candy kisses lip balms- smell and taste great but sadly they've gone bad Smiley Sad
  • ball mania balm - gone bad - i bought it cuz it was cute
  • mark glow baby glow gloss and pro gloss - don't like
  • marc anthony keratin blow out cream - doesn't do a **bleep** thing

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Oh wow, I remember using those Candy Kisses lip balms when I was in high school!  I didn't even know they made them anymore.  Where did you get them?

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i found them at a shoppers drug mart!  

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I always love your empties posts. Your photos are always great, making trash look pretty! Smiley Happy

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It looks like you were able to scrape out some of the product from the bottom of the HG Mineral Veil. Can you share your technique? Mine is pretty much empty except that little bit at the bottom!

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i tilted it on an angle over night!!! not all the way upside down but on a slight angle do that the product went on the sides!!!  that stuff is to expensive to waste!!!!