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Empties - V2

Seeing product empties is so satisfying Smiley Happy

 

Post your weekly, monthly, quarterly, whenever-ly empties and let us know how you felt about them!

 

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Previous Empties thread:

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Thanks for the mini reviews, @sephoraaddict918 .

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@sephoraaddict918 Impressive collection of empties!

 

Best,
Rebecca

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Hi @sephoraaddict918 ,

 

This is a very impressive set of empties but am I the only one that loves when you finish a stick of deodorant? 

 

Best Wishes,

 

Janean

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I totally love the Ole Henriksen C Rush Brightening Gel Creme. This was my second bottle and it was a 750 point reward, yay! I love that it is so hydrating to my parched skin and does not clog my pores. I look glowy. In the morning when I apply it, the bright, orange scent makes me happy. Will re purchase for sure. TO Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 is another one I will re purchase. This was my first bottle. I feel like it hydrated my skin and also LOCKED the moisture in. Sadly, I could not use it under makeup as it balled-up. But I loved it at night before bed. Unscented and very effective. Oh and that low, low price; I love that for sure.

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Two items I adore! Great job on finishing them @christyrc 

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Great empties @christyrc! I'll have to look into that OH cream; it sounds wonderful!

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@christyrc Love those items. Thanks for sharing!

Best,
Rebecca

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I don't feel like I made it through very much this month; it's like I'm on the brink of finishing up several things and this month just didn't push them over the edge.

 

I'm just decluttering this.  I used it a couple of times and I think it's one of the most pathetic excuses for a "detox mask" that I've ever used.I'm just decluttering this. I used it a couple of times and I think it's one of the most pathetic excuses for a "detox mask" that I've ever used.These were just OK with the exception of the Elemis Superfood; it was actually awful.  It smelled like a slug that crawled into a smelly sock and died.  It definitely didn't belong on my face.These were just OK with the exception of the Elemis Superfood; it was actually awful. It smelled like a slug that crawled into a smelly sock and died. It definitely didn't belong on my face.The "happy empties".  And can we all appreciate that after TWO YEARS I finally made it through a Butter Bronzer?!The "happy empties". And can we all appreciate that after TWO YEARS I finally made it through a Butter Bronzer?!

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Wow @CookieGirl1, good job on the Butter Bronzer! Feels good to get through a product. That Elemis item sounds ... ewwww! But your description had me cracking up. Sounds like there will be more empties to come this month.

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My June empties:

Love-
Wyld Konjac Sponge
Prada Candy

 

Ok-
Yours Truly Madly In Love Bubble Bar
Equate Wipes
YTP Kale + Green Tea Cleanser
Pure Sugar Scrub
Tea Tree Oil Foot Mask

 

Hate-
Nail Mask.

 

No Opinion-
Korres Black Pine Sleeping Oil
Korres Black Pine Nigth Cream
Nars Eyeshadow Base

 

Destash- Wax Cubes- Horrible Smell.

 

Total-69

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Great job on the empties @Samtian!

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@Samtian You did great this month! 

 

Best,
Rebecca

Empties - 2019

all loves this week 😍❤️

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So nice to have all loves in a week and look at all those sheet masks! Great empties, @lmaster! Smiley Happy

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That you so much @itsfi 😍

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Last of June empties:

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I've switched from the Aveda to Sachajuan and my hair has responded well. Took awhile to use these up, won't be repurchasing but might be an option for my daughter as she gets older. Absolutely love the consistency and herbal scent of the La Mer, probably my favorite product of theirs. Of course I am not going to repurchase, but a girl can dream Smiley Happy Love the Lavanila but trying some other brands for kicks. The Andalou, meh. The best part about it is the natural ingredients. 

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This was a very slow week for masks. The Frudia has a floor cleaner scent, it was not pleasant, although it fit quite well. Both WF masks were awesome and repurchases. The Sephora Coconut rubberizing mask has an amazing coconut scent, wasn't the best; it cracked and didn't peel all that well. The Hey, lo mask is the second I've tried from this company and love love love. Sweet tomatoes, it smelled delicious! Fit great and gave my skin some serious love. Need to try the broccoli one next.

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Good to know about the Andalou @eshoe ! I see it pop up at my local winners often and the ingredients are appealing, but I’m hesitant to pick something up if I can’t return it once opened (bless you Sephora return policy)

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Don’t buy it @cianni. Lots of other beautiful rose masks out there🌹!

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June empties! Still trucking through my stash! I was hoping to hit 100 finished items by halfway through the year (I don’t include sheet masks or foils because I can’t be bothered to save them), but unfortunately I missed the mark and am at 84 at the halfway mark. I’m still pretty impressed though, and looking forward to a big July ☺️D8F2114B-A1FC-417D-AA31-57EE49287D29.jpeg

 

 

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FAB face cleanser - would not repurchase. I wanted to love this because I’m always looking for a mild cleanser for my sensitive skin, and have had great luck with other FAB products. This made my skin feel dry/tight.

Laneige eye sleeping mask - would repurchase. I have a dry under eye area sometimes as a result of using prescription topicals. This has helped keep my undereye area hydrated, even in the dry winter. A little goes a LONG way, and a bottle will last for a long time. I would advise against using it more than twice a week because it is a little heavy for everyday use

ELF concealer - Not the worst formula, but it did oxidize a bit. I think this product has been discontinued but I would try an ELF concealer again. It was lighter coverage that worked well for spots, or on no/light makeup days.

 

Laura mercier caviar eye stick in Amethyst - This was part of my pan. I didn’t love the product already because it was more grey than purple, and it creased terribly. The product wasn’t stable in the component (was too soft) and eventually fell out into a sink, so the last 1/4 of the product was unusable. Wouldn’t rebuy.

 

Guerlain l’essentiel natural glow foundation DS - LOVE this foundation. It’s a light to medium coverage that is buildable. Feels nice on and doesn’t get cakey. The finish is beautiful, not too matte and not too dewy or satin. Great staying power and I didn’t have transfer issues.

 

Tarte rainforest of the sea 4-in1 setting mist - Would not rebuy. I didn’t find that it did a great job at setting my makeup and didn’t help with oil. I didn’t care for the scent either.

 

Hawaiian tropic lip balm - Just happy to have finished a chapstick before I lost it LOL. I would repurchase once I go through more of my stash. Love that it has spf and that classic Hawaiian tropic vacation scent.

 

Too faced mascara melt off mini - This is an HG product for me, and I’ve gone through many minis and full sized. I would only rebuy FS because the mini has 0.5ml versus 8ml in FS.

 

Drunk elephant c-tango multivitamin eye cream - would not rebuy. This gave me horrible milia under the eye, so I ended up using it on the rest of my face. I did like it as a Vit C serum for my face but it’s excessive to buy an expensive eye cream for use on the whole face.

 

First aid beauty barri-air cream - Great product but terrible packaging. Would only rebuy if the packaging was changed to be airtight to prevent foaming. My face felt hydrated, and I had the impression that it was retaining moisture better compared to other creams which I feel so more for moisturizing but less for hydrating (if that makes sense??)

 

Batiste rose gold edition dry shampoo - HG product. Smelled kind of like maraschino cherries, which I like. It didn’t have a rose gold color or anything. I believe this is LE, but pops up at winners/TJs often. I would repurchase

 

Bath and body works aromatherapy stress relief sugar scrub - fantastic product. Smelled like eucalyptus and was amazing in the shower. It didn’t irritate my sensitive skin and made it SO soft. I mainly used this on my legs prior to getting them waxed and I’ve found less in-grown hairs as a result of proper exfoliation. I would repurchase because I have a hard time finding scrubs that aren’t too abrasive

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Lots of empties this month @cianni! Nice work! Smiley Happy 

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I find the Too Faced Melt Off Cleansing Oil to be such an underrated product. I put it on my lashes for a few seconds and then follow up with my DE Slaai cleanser on top and my mascara comes off seamlessly. <333

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