10 May 2015

Empties: April 2015

For some reason this past month I seem to have finished a lot of products!

Nail related empties;

ELF - Cranberry - Not a bad nail polish, shimmer isn't a favourite finish of mine so I won't be repurchasing [swatch].
Ciate - Cutie Pie - This one went all bitty and strange, I'm not keen on semi opaque pinks so again won't be repurchasing [swatch].
OPI - First Class Desires - I liked this polish but it is very similar to Stargazer 161 so I won't repurchase this one either.

Leighton Denny - Remove and Go Pot - This did the job well, I have a couple of these so don't need to repurchase any at the moment [review].
Leighton Denny - Crystal Finish - Quite a good relatively fast drying top coat, it does smudge nail art though.
Technic - Purple and Grey Stripe Pens - I had half used these about five years ago and not touched them since so time for the bin.
Collection 2 in 1 Base Coat - I like this base coat and I am sure I will repurchase it at some point.

A couple of hair products;

TRESemmé - Keratin Smooth Shampoo - I never really have any opinion on shampoo, it either cleans your hair or it doesn't. This one though is actually one I liked a lot, it does clean your hair, but it also helped to reduce frizz and means I can avoid using heat to straighten my hair. Left my hair smoother and easier to manage. I haven't had any keratin treatment done to my hair, but used this anyway.
Avon - Morrocan Argan Oil - This hair oil is good for the price, although don't go thinking it is actually argan oil as the amount in this is minimal. That said I still liked this, full review coming soon.

Foundations, some empty some out of date;

Revlon Colorstay - Buff  - Used this up, Buff is my shade and I like how it is long lasting and medium / full coverage. Applied with fingers or a make up sponge it can be a medium more natural coverage foundation, applied with a brush though and you can really work it up to a full coverage. When I wear this foundation I don't need a concealer. I need to get a new one ASAP! A good, reliable foundation [review].
Rimmel Lasting Finish - True Ivory 103 - This is slightly too dark for me, that said I still used it up. This wears well and has good coverage, this is a close second favourite foundation to the colorstay. True Ivory 103 is lighter than Ivory in my opinion, however since I last purchased this it now comes in even lighter shades which is something I would like to try out [review].
Sleek - New Skin Revive - I didn't use this up, it went out of date. it just didn't sit well on my skin, the bottle was quite chunky too.
Skin 79 - Super BB Cream - This went out of date. It also seemed to make me look grey in tone which isn't something you want. It made me look ill [review].

Face and body products;

Soap and Glory - The Righteous Butter - I put off using this for so long, I don't like the sticky feeling on your skin you can get from using some body butters. First time I did use this I regretted not using it sooner, it isn't sticky at all, and it is a great all over body moisturiser. It is quite expensive but you do get quite a lot and the jar does last a good while. The scent is traditionally Soap and Glory and it does linger on the skin for around 12 hours. I have another jar of this to go through then I will consider a repurchase.
Superdrug Vitamin E - Night Cream - Really like this and will keep repurchasing it for now but I don't know for how much longer as I am getting older and may need something more age appropriate soon [review].

 Paul Frank - Cotton Candy Lip Balm - This was okay, it didn't leave any colour on the lips and was slightly plastic-y in scent.
Lipsmacker - Cherry Coke Lip Balm - This one did leave a slight red tint to the lips and the scent was very much of cherry coke. I have had a couple of these ones before in the past and liked them, however I heard Lipsmackers are no more so I will have to go elsewhere for my lipbalm addiction...



  1. I love Revlon Colourstay, I never remember to repurchase it when I need a new foundation! You got through loads, I never have enough for a decent post, have been keeping my empties but I never seem to finish anything :(

    1. Keep saving bits up you will soon have enough. Make up is slower to work through than shower gel and the like :)


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