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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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Loves




Likes


Did not like


Skyn Iceland cooling daily lotion-this burned really bad on my face only used it once and it is going.

Charlotte Tlibury magic eye rescue-this felt fine but smelled awful I wonder if my foil might have gone bad.

 

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March Empties

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All of these are staple products or products I use frequently.
-Orgins Drink Up Intensive Overnight Mask
-SK-II Facial Treatment Essence
-Hylamide SubQ Eyes
-Josie Maran Argan Oil
-Josie Maran Argan Cleansing Oil
-Nugg Face Mask Hydrating (x3)
-Nugg Face Mask Revitalizing
-Nugg Face Mask Deep Cleansing
-Tony Moly Pureness 100 Hyaluronic Acid Sheet Mask
-Simple Facial Cleansing Wipes

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Top Row-Likes (will repurchase/purchase full size)
-Karuna Hydrating Face Mask
-Kate Sommerville Goat Milk Moisturizing Cleanser
-Nude Advanced Renewal Overnight Repair Mask
-Ren Clarifying Clay Cleanser
-FAB Vitamin Hydrating Mist

2nd Row-These were just ok. I don't think I'll repurchase.
-Skin Inc. Pure Deepsea Hydrating Mask
-Pericone MD Nutritive Cleanser
-Cerave PM Facial Moisturizing Lotion
-Origins GinZing Refreshing Face Mask
-Farmacy Honey Potion
-Neutrogena Hydro Boost gel-cream
-Yes to Cotton Comforting Paper Mask

 

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this lot of empties is from January through March.  I never used to count, but I'm trying to use up what I already own this year and think challenging myself to use more each month is a great way to do it.  This quarter was 79 empties.

 

I have zero idea why the pics are coming up upside down, but trying to post lately is quite... trying... lol.  If anyone's curious about anything please ask! 

 

Everything

 

Loves

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Everything here is pretty self explanatory.  The MAC is the studio tech, it stays in my purse for touch ups through the day and after work. I know pore strips are controversial, but I like em. The two moisturizer samples were from the sample challenge in march, I'm still deciding which to pick up full size.

likes

 

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At the moment I'm only re purchasing the porefessional here.  I use it on my t zone all the time.  Everything else I'm waivering on either due to cost or having a similar product already.

Meh

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Everything here was okay.  But I've tried better in their category.  If I got them for free or in a great deal value pack with something I wanted, sure I'd use them.

 

Nope, no way.

 

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The cotton here came from Costco and was okay until I tried the shisedo cotton.  Now I'm spoiled and will only use this to remove polish.  The Pacifica body wash smelled great but made my skin feel tight. There are two lash glues that just aren't anywhere near gluey enough, lashes were falling off way before their time. The glam glow I had a reaction to. The burts bees cuticle butter is just not for me. I didn't like the packaging, the scent, or see any real results.

 

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don't know if I should call this late or early to the game or a little bit of both but here are my February -  April 26th empties...

 

 

 

 

There was a lot of sunlight coming through my window when i took these pics so it's kinda hard to all the products here. 

 

LOVES:

 

- Bath & Body works wallflower salted vanilla

- Beauty Blender - The Orignal beauty blender

- Benefit the POREfessional 

- Benefit - They're Real remover

- Bumble and Bumble - Pret a Powder

- Glamglow - Volcasmic matte glow moisturizer

- Murad - Hydrodynamic Ultimate moisture 

- Nivea - In-shower body lotion 

- Peter Thomas Roth - firm- x Peeling gel

- Schick Razor cartridge replacement coconut 

 

LIKES:

 

- Aerin - Amber Musk

- Belief - The True Cream moisturizing bomb

- crest - Cavity protection regular toothpaste

- Elizabeth & James Nirvana - rose

- Fresh - Lotus Youth Preserve radiance lotion 
- Fresh - Seaberry Moisturizing face oil 

- Fresh - Rose hydrating eye gel cream

- Not Your Mother's clean freak - Dry shampoo

- Origins - Gin - zing 

- Plackers - Right angle dental flossers

- Sephora - Charcoal Nose strip

- up & up - cotton rounds

- Yves saint Laurent - Mon Paris

 

MEH/ok 

 

- Derek lam 10 crossby - Afloat

- Derek lam 10 Crossby - Drunk on youth 

- Derek Lam - 10 crossby - Looking glass

- LIila grace French vanilla hand cream

- Sephora Collection express eye makeup remover wipe

 

nope, nope, nope.

 

- Lady speed stick - Invisible dry powder fresh

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34 this month, lowest so far this year. I did meet my goal from last month of being home for more than half the nights of the month (yay!!) so I didn't use as many foils etc.. 

 

Loves

Note: the blush (tarte oasis) was dropped and broke, i didn't finish it Smiley Sad 

 

ok:

Bobbi brown eye cream was hydrating but nothing incredible.

Body shop scrub was too creamy, not gritty enough for my liking.

 

No

I wanted to love farmacy sleep tight so much, the smell is so soothing and I really like the texture. It was okay to use sporadically, but with consistent use it clogged up my pores. 

 

 

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Had I known about this string, I would have taken pictures of my empties this year... I finally finished my Bite Agave Lip Mask mini and my full sized Bite Beauty Fiano lipstick, which I even scraped out of the bullet. I am so sad that the Luminous Crème lipsticks aren't around anymore Smiley Sad But I have been very proud of myself because I have been able to use up about 20 Sugar lip balm minis and one full size - scraping them out from the bottom and all. Because I've been trying to use up my lip products before buying new ones, I am a bit too proud of myself for using a few all the way up.

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Likes: top two rows
Meh: middle two rows
Dislikes: very bottom row

Was hoping to go through more than this, but I massively broke out at and my skin is still recovering. I think the culprit is either the REN GLRR mask, the Fresh Vitamin Nectar mask, or the Tarte moisturizer. Or maybe all of those.

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For some reason, I went through more stuff than usual this month! Hooray!

 

Full Sizes

sephora + pantone universe foiled waterproof eyeliner - rose dawn (I will miss this a lot - it was lovely)

aveda light elements defining whip

yes to cucumbers soothing facial wipes - 10 pack

cerave am facial moisturizing lotion

 

Deluxe Samples

make up for ever smoky extravagant mascara

lancome bi-facil eye makeup remover (sadly, this was the final bottle of the 5 point perks I had stashed)

peter thomas roth blue marine algae face mask (love it, but not sure I can take the plunge for that price...we'll see)

clinique pep start eye cream

urban decay all-nighter setting spray

glamglow supermud clearing treatment

caudalie vinosource moisturizing sorbet (definitely want the full size of this!)

peter thomas roth rose stem cell gel mask

 

Samples

urban decay vice lipstick sample in psycho

urban decay all-nighter liquid foundation (bleh, did not like)

garner whole blends illuminating shampoo

hask kalahari melon oil color protection shampoo

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This is a random collection of empties/did not finish.

 

Top row:

Perricone Not A Lipstick - finished, will not repurchase. Neither balmy/moisturizing nor long lasting. 

Dior Addict 222 Casual Beige - very nice, but I repurchase very few lipsticks. 

Living Proof PHD Shampoo - have already purchased full size. 

Amika Dry Shampoo - have purchased FS, but I'm always looking for the new best thing. 

Burts Bees Body Lotion - nearly unscented, a good base for light fragrance. 

Living Proof Nightcap - I liked this, but it didn't fit well in my daily routine. 

Amika hair mask - smells lovely, felt nice, but not as good for my dry hair as Pureology. 

Urban Decay eye primer - this used to be a favorite, but my skin has changed (much drier) and it was a struggle to use up.

 

Bottom row:

PTR Instant Firm Eye - oh, I hated this so much. Tight, chalky, and left my face feeling dehydrated. Did not finish. 

Omorovicza Omoressence - the smell didn't appeal to me, but it might be someone else's favorite. 

Fresh Rose Face Mask - I usually love rose anything, but this was so gooey. Nope. 

Living Proof Prime Style Extender - love the scent, and I might purchase the FS after I use up some of my existing products. 

Clarins Eye Concentrate - meh.

Juice Beauty Green Apple Peel - this might be wonderful for someone with gentle skin. I need bigger guns.

Laroche Posay Pigmentclar Serum - didn't seem to make any difference in my pigmentation. 

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Loves-

Likes-

Dislikes-

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(I will come back to share thoughts, but need to post and run for now!)

 

Loves

Meh/would try again

Dislikes and Random Samples

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I had a bit of a clean out of various beauty stashes so my empties are a bit of empty and a bit of tossing old stuff. 

 I averaged 26 empties over the first three months, April I had 26 empties and 37 items I was purging.  Mays goal is to beat 26!

 

Loves

 

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Im still using up some DDG peel pads, I will actually buy a box someday.  The tient idol will be my next liquid foundation.  The PTR moisturizer was a bit nicer than the tidal for me, I did just purchase SR CEO so I'll likely wait on another purchase for a bit. I really may be a marketers dream because I really liked the cream to liquid consistency.  The Dior balm is a favourite, I'll buy berry next, and soon.  Tons of product under the bullet!

Likes/meh

 

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None of these were bad, but nothing wowed me.  I liked the verb and briogio masks, though they seamed more like rich conditioners.  The Amika shampoo was nice too, just not as nice as the alterna or Bumble ones I've been loving. Everything else was just meh, I'd use them but I'm not re purchasing.

Nope

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Proactive was something I tried and it sort of worked, but I've found other products that work much nicer.  Most of these are pretty full and being tossed from a few years ago.  Elf brush cleaner required a lot of product to work, I like the shea moisture bar I'm using now better. Lipgloss in and tube isn't for me lately, most of these photos are just old unused products.

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30 this month; I've hit the DS skincare part of my stash so those take longer to use up to see if they work. I'm just happy those Fresh lip products are out of my life!

 

 

Loves:

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Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo and Conditioner -- These smelled so good and left my hair so soft. I might even take a break from my tried and true Nexxus, or at least pepper it into my routine. WP.


Unwash Dry Cleanser -- This worked really well and I loved the smell -- to me it smelled like cucumbers.


Neutrogena Body Clear Body Wash -- Staple, already have backup bottles.


Elizabeth and James Nirvana White -- It’s not fruity, it’s not floral, it’s just...really nice. WP.

Likes:

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Marcelle Hydra-C 24H Energizing Hydrating Gel - I liked how lightweight this was and it moisturized well, though it probably would have been better suited for warmer months. I’d consider purchasing it.


Philosophy Renewed Hope In A Jar Moisturizer -- I’m torn on this because, while I really liked it (very smooth), it made my face super greasy all day long. I think this might have been better for winter when my skin is drier, which is why I put it in the “like” category, but it’s just too much for April. I’d like to try it again next winter.


Mario Bedescu Cucumber Cleansing Lotion -- I don’t use face wash in the morning, and this was a great alternative. It’s on the verge of my love list except I didn’t notice any huge differences with it. WP.


YSL Black Opium -- I loved this at first but I realized it was a bit more sweet than I like. WNP but I can see why people would.


Shiseido Ultimune Eye Power Infusing Concentrate -- This didn’t do much for my under eye circles, but it smelled really nice and made my eye skin really smooth.


Shiseido Benefiance WrinkleResist24 Eyes -- I used this with the product above and, like I said, didn’t notice a difference with my under eye circles but the consistency was nice and kept my eye skin hydrated and smooth.

Meh:

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Peter Thomas Roth 24K Gold Mask Pure Luxury Lift & Firm Mask - I didn’t see much of a difference with this mask, but I did love putting gold all over my face Smiley Happy WNP.


Origins Modern Friction Instant Brightening Pads -- These were fine, but they didn’t wow me or anything. I must not be the only person that felt that way because Origins discontinued them. WNR even if I could.


It’s A 10 Miracle Leave-in Product -- It made my hair really soft but I hated the smell. WNP.


Ulta Beauty Makeup Removal Facial Towelettes -- They were fine.


Skyn Iceland Icelandic Relief Eye Cream -- I am also using a DS right now (and have been for a few weeks) and do not notice a difference in my undereye circles. Also, the consistency is like lumpy custard, which I kind of hated.

No:

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Juice Beauty Green Apple Peel -- I kind of hated this and was happy to be rid of it. It smells terrible (I feel like all their products do) and it made my face very red after I used it. I feel like it did smooth out my face when used 1x week so I stuck it out, but I’m sure there are things that are as good or better that I won’t be sad to have to use. WNR.


CLINIQUE Lash Power Flutter-to-Full Mascara -- this flaked all over my face within hours. It was not a good enough mascara to put up with that. WNP.


KORRES Wild Rose + Vitamin C Advanced Brightening Sleeping Facial -- This didn’t sink into my skin very well, leaving it sticky. I also really hated the smell. WNP.


Patchology Flashpatch Eye Revive Gels -- These kept sliding down my face. Maybe I need to lay down for them to stay put, but I wanted it to be something I could put on in the morning while I’m getting ready for work. Plus I didn’t notice any difference. WNP.


Evanhealy Wild Carrot Nourishing Eye Balm -- I hated the feeling of this under my eyes, like soft candle wax. It says you can use it anywhere but I didn’t even like the feeling on my lips. (Technically a destash since it’s full size and I only used it once, but I got it in the Whole Foods bag.) WNP.


Stila Lash Stunner Extreme Lash Primer -- I’m not a big fan of eyelash primers, and this was no exception. WNP.


Fresh Soy Face Cleanser -- I hated the consistency and the smell (smelled like boiled parsley to me), and it also didn’t even seem to get my face all that clean/get my makeup off. WNP.


Iles Formula Haute Performance Shampoo and Conditioner -- I feel like I had already tried this before...regardless, this left my hair feeling oily. WNP.


Tarte Lip Scub -- Ouch. This hurt. WNP.


Fresh Sugar Lip Serum Advanced Therapy -- I feel like it made my lips drier. Was not a fan and WNR.


Fresh Sugar Lip Polish -- Didn’t notice any difference. WNR.


Garnier Clean Blackhead Eliminating Scrub -- The tiny exfoliating particles really hurt my face, and I don’t have sensitive skin. Definitely WNP.


Murad Eye Lift Firming Treatment -- I noticed zero difference after 8 uses. WNP.

Destash:

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Tarte LipSurgence Lip Cream in Wonder - Nothing against the product itself, I just didn’t like the color on me.

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Loves

Likes

Alrights

Nope (this is actually the advance balm)

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I have a few empties to share!

 

Tons of heat/styling protectants - I had quite a stash of heat protectants for my hair...finally used up the last one! I don't count the ones with hold, since I don't like using products with hold to blow dry (unless I'm setting my bangs)

 

Sunday Riley Blue Moon - yep, used up the entire 3 oz size cleansing balm. Really love this stuff. I MIGHT repurchase but may consider trying a full size of the Clinique Take the Day Off balm first to see how that works for me, since the SR is so $$$.

 

Pixi Glow Tonic (100 mL) - used this mini bottle up after almost 6 months (wow!) and don't think I'll repurchase. Have already switched back to my Missha First Treatment essence.

 

My close-to empties:

 

Herbivore Blue Tansy mask - I figure I have maybe 3 uses left. I'm seriously considering repurchasing.

 

The Ordinary Buffet serum - only 1/4 left, already repurchased! Went a few days without this stuff and my skin felt WRONG!

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These are my May empties, I'm feeling pretty good about finishing all of these products Smiley Happy

Love:

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hey honey - Walk the walk Propolis foot and heel cream
tarte -tarteist glossy lip paint in Obvi
Secret Deodorant in ooh-la-la lavender 

Like:

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Peter Thomas Roth - Irish Moor Mud Purifying Black face mask
Smashbox - photo finish foundation primer
Ulta collection - Eye makeup remover

Meh:

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Urban Decay primer I think? I don't have the rest of the packaging, but I imagine if I actually liked it I would have remembered the name. 
Peter Thomas Roth - 24K Gold Mask
The Ordinary - Natural Moisturizing Factors + HA
belif - The true cream - aqua bomb
Farmacy - honey potion
Dior - Diorshow mascara
Original Beauty Blender
Milani - Amore mettallics lip creme in 01 chromatic addict

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This is pretty good for me!

 

Full Sizes

victoria’s secret red hot heavenly shine lotion

stila one step correct

trader joe’s face wash with tea tree oil 

 

Deluxe Samples

peter thomas roth cucumber gel mask 

peter thomas roth pumpkin enzyme mask 

peter thomas roth 24k gold mask 

l’occitane relaxing shower gel 

 

Samples

LXMI creme du nil hydrating moisture veil 

l’oreal color vibrancy nourishing shampoo 

make up for ever hydrating primer

 

Thrown Out (because of age):

urban decay razor sharp liquid liner - dark force

opi nail polish in copper mountain copper

a bunch of lotions

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My May empties consisted of a lot of foils and some DS and even a couple of FS items. I was inspired by all the great posts in this thread and made a conscious effort to get through all those samples that I have accumulated😂

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I enjoyed using most of these items and  would repurchase.
Loves:
Hourglass Ambient Lighting powder in Diffused Light
Bioderma micellar water
Caudalie micellar water
Amore Pacific Future Response Age Defense cream and serum
Fresh Sugar Lip in Rose
The Chemistry Pro Repair hand cream
Algenist Genius cream
Algenist Genius Vitamin C serum

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Meh: 
Dr Dennis Gross C + Collagen serum- didn't really see any changes in my skin
Consonant eye cream- the dry texture made it difficult to blend into my skin, it was just odd. 
Shu Uemura Tsuya cream- super strong fragrance that I couldn't get used to.

 

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These are actually all of my March - April empties:

 

Loved items, previously repurchased or willing to repurchase:

+ Alaffia EverDay Coconut Body Wash that was accidently thrown out

 

Mehhiish:

The Donkey Milk & Benton snail masks I have several more to go, I liked them but I can never makeup my mind on masks on the first try.

 

Ah! The powders in the back aren't included, shoulda moved them!

 

Not for me:

 

I really like the Buxom glosses, it's just this really pale nude color. I didn't like it against my complexion, made look very sallow.

 

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 May empties-

Loves

Likes

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I do my empties a little different than others. I saved one of my bigger bags from Sephora  (of course) and will post when I have it filled up. 

So here it goes:

makeup

Dior diorshow mascara full size, like but you get way to many samples to buy ever

Lancome courbe virtuose mascara full size, I don't remember and it dried out so most likely no

Buxom lip gloss dolly, deluxe sample like but have 3 

deluxe samples

other

belif true cream aqua bomb, ds, so far my favorite will purchase full size whenever I run out of samples

Yuni shower sheet x1, sample, don't care for the smell 

Sephora almond foot mask,fs, will buy to hit 25 for promo ha!

body wash

Sol de janeiro,fs,got it for the smell already bought another one but I don't know if I'll purchase again

Soap & glory cream wash,ds, I had to use a lot to feel clean will not purchase

Soap & glory sugar crush, fs, yes love it

Dial skin therapy Himalayan salt& exfoliating beads,fs, like it would probably buy again

other body

Soap&glory scrub of your life,fs&ds, I'm sad this worked very well on my arms for clogged pores then stopped 

First aid beauty red clay deep cleansing bar,ds, no didn't do anything at all.

dry shampoo

Herbal essence, fs, love 

Drybar detox,ds, love replaced my herbal essence due to the bad ingredients he has

detanglers

Pantene,fs,like but found other without bad ingredients 

Beauty protector,ds, like but not enough to buy also cancelled birchbox

Drybar, ds, prep rally, my new love

nails

Ulta nourishing nail polish remover,ds, did the job no complaints couldn't find my other one

Sephora instant nail polish wipes x6 so far, they work but dry quick!

Ulta nail polish wipes not as saturated as Sephora

face cleaners

fresh soy eye makeup remover, sample, like out conditioning this was but it's been discontinued

Boscia tsubaki cleansing oil,sample, didn't feel like it cleaned

Korres wild rose exfoliating cleanser,sample,undecided but didn't break me out

Korres Greek yogurt cleanser x8 like but can't use everyday it dried my very oily skin out

Philosophy purity 3in1 sample, no broke out don't like smell

Boscia makeup breakup cool cleansing oil,sample, like the thickness but broke out 

Dr. Brandt pores no more, like maybe buy only used ds

First aid beauty deep cleanser red clay liquid,fs, like it a lot saw almost immediate results

shampoo&conditioners

Ouai volume s&c x2, leaning toward no

Bumble&bumble thickening s&c, fs and ds,like but probably take a break from other stuff I like better 

Drybar Texas tea s&c, fs and packets, love totally works on my straight fine lifeless do nothing hair

Drybar sake bomb,ds and packets, meh, will use samples 

Rahua s&c, packet x 1, NO the smell is awful but it goes away by morning and it does good stuff but the smell kept me up at night

Iles formula haute performance,packet x2, wanted to love this but no will only use samples 

Verb hydrating s&c, ds and packets, meh 

Living proof, fs and ds, full s&c loves my first high end purchase

Igk 30,000 ft s&c, loves bought full size immediately

Igk hot girls s&c, loves bought full size immediately 

Alterna caviar repair s&c, sample x3 loves it it gold but expensive will purchase when ULTA has good promo

If you havent guesses I have to rotate my s&c cause my hair gets immune. It's weird I know.

Sorry for no pics but it says my pics are too big even when they're not 

 

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My first empties post! These are from January through May. I kept meaning to post monthly, but I never felt like I had enough to make it worth it. Oops. At least I'm doing it now and tossing all the empty bottles! Woohoo.

 

Loves (have or would repurchase)

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-I lilked both the Purlisse and BonVivant sheet mask. Both left my face feeling supple and moisturized.
-The DE C firma is the 2nd Vit C serum I've used, but the first I've really try to use consistently. The 1st being Caudalie Polyphenol C-15 (broke me out, not a fan, never finished). I like the DE; I haven't had the break out issues that some have had. I purchased the mini day set with the B moisturizer and got a full size. I like it and would repurchase, but I'm also curious about other formulas. I do think it has done good for my skin. I have been using the full size bottle daily since January or February and think I have maybe another month or two out of it. $80 is a lot to invest at once, but I do feel better that the bottle will last a half year or more with daily (1 pump) use. I would have no qualms about this if it were priced at $60/bottle. Get it during the 20% sale!
-This formula of Secret deodorant is my HG. I stray from it every once in a while and ALWAYS regret it and come back. Lavender is my current fav scent.
-Clinique Pep Start Eye Cream. Got this sample in my Sephora Play. It's relatively cheap and seems to be doing its job. Bought a full size to evaluate more.
-UD Perversion Mascara. I like this and actively seek out samples of it. I don't know if I would pay full price given the ubiquity of samples and how slowly I go through full size mascaras, but I like it the most of out any higher end mascara I've tried in recent memory.
-Origins Gin-Zing Eye Cream. I was originally trying this on one side of my face and the Clinique on the other, but gave that up for this in the morning and the other in the evening. I like this and feel like it brightens my under eye with its reflective particles or whatever. I bought the full size of this that was bundled with other products of the line because it was in a squeeze tube instead of the jar and the price of the eye cream alone with all the other stuff. Worth it for that deal.
-Nourish Organic Argan Face Serum. I actually REALLY loved this stuff. It lasted me forever and didn't cause any weird break outs (I have struggled with acne all my life). This is one of the first oils I've used and it maybe didn't sink it as much as others, but it left my face feeling moisturized and looking good. And it's not crazy expensive. Simple ingredient list that I like, as well. Probably one of my best Ipsy introductions. I would repurchase this in a second if I didn't have a million other oil samples to work through (which aren't living up to this).
-Elizabeth Mott Thank Me Later Eye Shadow Primer. I think the name is cute, but I also felt it worked just as well if not better than UD's primer. I don't know how expensive this is, but assuming it's the same price or less expensive than UD's, I would repurchase. As it is now, I have primer samples to last me for at least 5 years. I like the small sample sizes bc I feel like I can use them up before they go (really) bad.

Mehs (used up, unsure about purchasing full size, would use again as sample)

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-Stila Glamoureyes Mascara. I got this in a set with the In the Moment palette. I used this for way longer than I should have. It was way too wet upon first opening, and probably did't get to the dryness level that I like for a year (I know, that's bad; I'm horrible). Once it dried out a bit, it was ok. Made my lashes look nice, nothing amazing and wouldn't last all day/night, but I did keep using it until it got too dry to be useful. I don't think they make it anymore, but I wouldn't repurchase at $20+ a tube. I would at $8-10.
-Dr Jart Ceramidin cream. I used this in drier winter months and I really liked it. The sample wasn't big enough to determine lasting effects. I'm hesitant to buy a full size due to price. But I'm really contemplating it. 
-Fresh Rose Hydrating Gel Cream. This was nice for warmer months. I'm hesitant about moisturizers that have cones in them, but this didn't seem to break me out like others. Needs further research.
-Coola Sport Sunscreen. I tried 2 flavors of this (mango and white tea), it worked pretty well. Maybe a bit greasy for daily application, but worked great at the pool in FL. Like the smell of both. It didn't break me out/give me hives like chemical Neutrogena sunscreens have, but I'm a bit gun shy since this reaction to chemical sunscreens only developed in the past 2 years.
-DE B Hydra Intensive Hydration Gel. It was ok. Don't think it was hydrating enough for me. I used it on vacay in FL and still don't know how I feel about it. Didn't break me out, so that's a positive. Probably more expensive than it's worth.
-Klorane Corn Flower Eye Makeup Remover. Works well enough. Don't know if I want to spend this much on eye make up remover. FWIW, I don't often wear waterproof eye makeup or anything like. that. I like these little bottles for travel for sure.
-Caudalie Polyphenol Eye Cream and 20 SPF sunscreen.I think this whole line has been discontinued so it doesn't really matter. Didn't do enough to justify the price. I'm not paying $40 for a 20 SPF moisturizer.
-OI All In One Milk. I didn't like the smell of this at all, but it did make my hair easier to brush and left it feeling nice. 
-Beauty Protector Protect and Detangle. This was super fragrant, which I wasn't the biggest fan of, and it was thick enough to clog the pump a bit. 
-It's A 10 Miracle Leave In Product. I liked the smell of this better than the others, but it didn't make my hair as easy to brush as the others. It also left it with a weird residue.

Nopes (wouldn't repurchase, probably wouldn't even reuse if it was free)

Spoiler
-Ulta Makeup Remover wipes. The smell was only so so. A bit medicinal, but I didn't like the feeling it left on my face. My whole use for these is if I'm too tired to wash my face, I'll take off my sunscreen with it, but I ended up having to rinse my face after using these. Nope.
-BioRepublic Aloe Revitalizing Mask left my face feeling like it had a weird residue on it and looking more blah than revitalized.
_Dr Jart Water Drop Moisturizer This was just a small sample from Sephora. The way this behaves is really cool, but I think it was too full of cones to be good for my skin and also not moisturizing enough.
-Sephora Pearl Mask This just felt blah. Didn't think it did anything.

Sorry for the novel. Maybe I will learn how to be succinct with these eventually!

Re: Empties

May and June empties

Loves

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Me Bath Shower Sherbert Body Scrub- This was my favorite body scrub, but can't find it at Target anymore. I've gone through too many tubs to count. I liked that it stuck to my palm while using it, instead of crumbling to the floor.
Philosophy Purity Made Simple- I've been using this for maybe 8-10 years in the A.M. I rarely Try something new.
Kate Somerville Goat Milk- This was my second jar and I had a backup on standby. My only beef with it is it doesn't mix well with some of my primers- like MUFE Hydrating for example.
Lush Pink Custard Shower Jelly- This is new to me but I bought 2 backups. It smells good and is crazy foamy.
Lush Snow Fairy Body Conditioner-I'm sad this was my last Snow Fairy. I went through about 4 total.The scent was light and was sooo moisturizing. I'll have to buy more next Xmas.
Lush D'Fluff- Also new to me, but good for razor burn when used after Scrubees also by Lush.
Formula X Erase Cuticle Cream- This worked when used nightly but is now discontinued.
Escada Perfume- I wish I knew which one LOL. It doesn't say on the bottle but all the Escada summer perfumes are good IMHO. It's sweet and fruity if you like those scents.
Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil Body Butter- Another favorite. It's unscented and very moisturizing, all that I need in a body butter.
Giorgio Armani Eyes To Kill Waterproof Mascara

Likes

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Lush Charity Pot- I didn't like this on my body so I used it as hand cream at night. It was just too greasy so I've moved onto Lemony Flutter.
Joico K-PAK Shampoo- This is good I just need something more moisturizing. I wouldn't be able to use this everyday.
Paula's Choice Lip Balm- It got the job done but I haven't repurchased. I used it at night.
Rahua Omega Hair Mask- This was pretty good and I'm thinking about buying a full size. It was moisturizing without being heavy. I just don't know If I will still like it in the winter.
Tarte Tarteguard 30- I used this on my neck and chest only so I can't really give an opinion. It's too strongly scented for the face I think.
Ren Flash Defense Anti-Pollution Mist-This was just ok. I prefer something that gives more moisture.
Sephora Avocado Sleeping Mask- These things last forever. I poked a hole with a pin and covered it with tape to keep it fresh. This gave me the same results as the sheet masks I've used by Sephora.

Nope

Spoiler
Whish Shower gel- I've used this before without issue but this time I ended up with little red bumps all over my chest. I alternated it with the Lush shower jelly just to use it up.

 

Re: Empties

Lots of empties for June...at least by my standards.

 

Full Sizes

comforts for baby shampoo (I use this to wash my brushes)

bath & body works country apple shower gel 

pacifica tuscan blood orange body butter 

pacifica underarm deodorant wipes - travel size (this doesn't really deodorize, but it did make me smell like coconuts)

sephora eye makeup remover - travel size (definitely not the best eye makeup remover I've used)

korres cranberry instant lifting mask

 

Deluxe Samples

peter thomas roth irish moor mud mask 

too faced shadow insurance eye primer 

 

Samples

make up for ever hydrating primer 

murad invisiblur perfecting shield 

smashbox pore minimizing primer 

 

Re: Empties

@wendyomgwar I used up my travel size of Living Proof's Humidity Shield in like two weeks.  Ouch!  

 

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