We might have a few days left of the month, but Im ready to post my empties for May.
It was a great month for finishing things up for me. Last month I was able to finish $101.54 worth of product!!
My skin is still incredibly dry, which allowed me to really enjoy using up the samples from my recent skincare project and I was able to finish up one of my perfume samples this month.
I also finished my first full size mascara for this year. I opened it back in January when I got it in my Allure beauty box. I had only used samples of the Tarte Lights, Camera, Lashes mascara prior and wanted to see if they were similar (many mascaras have an issue with this). The formula did seem similar to me.
Did you finish any products this month?
What’s that phrase? March comes in like a lion? March has been a month, hasnt it?
Most of us havent been going anywhere or even wearing makeup, so its incredible that I finished anything this month.
I did manage to use up $122.91 worth of products! My 1st quarter empties total is $277.69!!
As you can see, I finished a few project pan items. I will be doing an update in a future post.
I am also decluttering 3 items.
Luckily, these items are only valued at about $8.
- The Ipsy concealer has been making my skin dry out and thats saying something for someone like me with oily skin.
- The Elf eyeliner runs so bad and I also was not aware that it was a blue liner until it ran so bad.
- The Lancome eyeliner has dried out.
Were you able to finish anything this month?
I did not use alot of products up this month. A lot of that has to do with my medical issues during the last week.
My skin was unusually dry so I used some really moisturizing sheet masks. One stand out was the Peach and Lilly sheet mask. I actually received this mask as a free sample! I received a set of Karuna sheet masks in my FabFitFun box and so far, Ive really enjoyed using them.
I did manage to use up $76!!
What did you finish last month?
I can hardly believe that we have finished a month into the new year already. I did not finish up a lot of products this month, but I managed to finish up some deluxe sized skincare and two perfume samples.
Since many of these products make regular appearances in my empties, I do not have much to say about any of these items that I havent said already.
This months empties total is $78.78
Were you able to finish anything last month?
For the past several years, I have been saving my empties to see how much I actually use up in a year. Its so surprising how long makeup can actually last, but its been interesting to see exactly what you use up in a year.
I set out to use up a lot of my foil samples (which I did not save) as well as several deluxe products. Some of those were years old.
One of the ‘resolutions’ was to wear perfume everyday. So imagine my surprise when I saw that I finished 33 perfume samples!!!
In total I managed to use up $1,419.50 in makeup, skincare and accessories!
How did you do finishing things up last year? Did you save your empties?
I cannot believe that the year is over! The end of another decade. The beginning of something new is about to occur…
The end of a year is something special. You can say goodbye to the old and hello to the new. You can strive to be something more. You can reinvent yourself.
On a makeup related note: Make sure to replace your mascaras, makeup sponges and liquid liners if you have had them in use over 3 months. Dont start your year using old or dirty tools 🙂
This months empties total is $185.45!!
Our total amount for 2019 is $1,419.50!
This amount far exceeds what I thought I would have used up for the year! It all adds up.
How many products did you finish this month?
I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. We have spent the last week sick but we are almost at the end! I finally dont have medicine head anymore.
I spent the last 5 or 6 months working thru some Elf skincare products. They were very affordable but I need something with more effective ingredients as an older woman. They would be great for teens as an entrance to skin care tho.
Elf regularly has sales, so if you are interested, just create an account and you will be notified about those sales.
You will also notice that I am steadily working thru my 25 to the 25th Project Pan products! Im so excited to see how much progress I can get!
This months empties total is $129.93!!
Were you able to finish anything this past month?