Monday, 24 June 2013

Empties #3

Boy, I’ve been a busy bee lately… just look how many beauty products I’ve used up!  I know I have a problem with hoarding products, along with the inability to throw things away, so I made it my mission to stick to a product and use it until it’s empty!
Here are the products I’ve finished… read below for what I think about them and if I’d repurchase!


Beauty Products Used up!

Bioderma – This is possibly my favourite makeup remover as it does a wonderful job of removing even the heaviest of eye makeup.  I soak a cotton pad in this, place it on my eye for up to 15 seconds and wipe away.  The skin around my eyes can be quite sensitive, however this doesn’t irritate them at all.

VO5 Dry Shampoo x 3- Can’t quite believe that I’ve been through three bottles of this dry shampoo since my last empties video!  I’ve mentioned before that I use dry shampoo daily and that this is my favourite type as they smell gorgeous and leave my hair revitalised without looking powdery.

Garnier Fructis Hair Spray – I really like this hairspray purely because it sells really good.  I would probably repurchase, although the lid kinda broke after a few uses.

L’Oreal Elnett Satin Hair Spray – This is a fantastic hairspray if you want your style to stay in place, however I really dislike the musky scent of it.

TRESemme Platinum Strength Deep Conditioning Treatment – I love using hair masks as a little extra treat for my hair whilst I shave/exfoliate etc in the bath and this is the one that I’ve been reaching for the most and used up!  It smells good and leaves my hair feeling soft.

Joico K-Pak Deep Penetrating Reconstructor Mask – I do love Joico products, despite being a little pricey.  This one smelt like bananas and added some moisture back into my locks.

Blanx Extra White Toothpaste – This is supposed to be a toothpaste treatment that you use for a few weeks at a time, which makes your teeth super white.  I can’t say I’ve really noticed a difference though so I’m not sure that I’d repurchase.

Sleek Lipstick in Barely There – My favourite lipstick EVER and the first lipstick I’ve EVER used up and finished!   This is a very big deal!

Sleek Lash Out Mascara – You can read a review of this here –  really liked it and would probably repurchase!

Maxfactor False Lash Effect Mascara x2 – This is one of my all time favourite mascaras.  It is really affordable, has a lovely fat plastic brush and just makes my eyelashes look incredible without making them clumpy.  I’ve finished two of these recently.

MAC False Lash Extreme Black Mascara – I loved this mascara also but it’s a little bit pricey for constant use, in my opinion.

The Body Shop Super Volume Mascara – This was my go to mascara for a very long time throughout school and university.  It’s a goodun.

The Body Shop Liquid Eyeliner – Another one of my go-to products and the one that got me into liquid eyeliners.  This liner is super easy to use and lasts really well on the skin.  I’d recommend it if your a liquid liner virgin and want an easy one to practise with.

MAC Eyeshadow in Nylon – This must be the fourth pot of this eyeshadow that I’ve gone through.  I wear MAC’s Nylon every single day as it’s the most gorgeous shimmery cream, gold.  I use this underneath my brow bone and on the inner corner or my eye and sometimes also as an eyeshadow base too.  I’ve already got a backup waiting. I love it.

MAC Paintpot in Bare Study – Bare Study is a shimmery champagne gold paint pot which has finally dried up.  I really like this although wouldn’t repurchase as I’d want to try other shades!

There we have it!  All of the products I’ve recently finished!  Be sure to check out the video above as well for an extra giggle.

What beauty products have you used up recently?




  1. I still need to try Bioderma!
    And i do not like the Elnet scent too.
    xx Stephanie (

  2. Can't believe you finished a lipstick, I never get through mine! xxx

    Maddy from UNSTITCHEDD 

  3. Impressive list! I enjoyed reading through it. I just went through my last bottle of my favorite Garnier shampoo only to find out that they've discontinued it. What an awful feeling! I'm also out of my favorite Aveeno cleanser, so I need to go get that. Thanks for reminding me!

    I think I'm going to pick up some of that VO5 dry shampoo, too. I'm in the market for a new one, and it seems like you quite like it!

    ♥ Em from Mascara Warrior

  4. Really need to get my hands on some bioderma! That body shop eyeliner also sounds very good - want to check that out. I love empties videos and posts!
    Saskia x

    Sassy's Space Blog

  5. I absolutely ADORE the False Lash Effect Mascara. Excellent price for a wicked product.

  6. Really want to try Bioderma! I love Barely There, too.

    Katie x |

  7. i've wanted to try bioderma for a while!
    i've also been on a hunt for a good everyday mascara, might check out the max factor and the body shop one!
    bethanylu xxx

  8. I know what you mean about the VO5 Dry Shampoo. I tried the plump me up version for the first time the other day and I absolutely LOVE IT!

  9. What a lot of empty products! Nice to see :-)

  10. WOW you went through a lot of makeup products!! I always find that when I save my empties, all I go through completely is hair and skincare products. I think I'll have to make it a mission to use makeup products all the way through! Good idea...

    I definitely want to try out the Nylon MAC eyeshadow! I've gone through a lot of the Aussie 3-minute miracle deeeeep conditioner bottles.

    <3 Kelly | The Patch Diaries

  11. I recently finished my first ever lipstick aswell! It was MUA's shade 4 but I repurchased ages ago so I wasn't bothered :) xo

  12. Wow that's a lot of empties! Can't beat clearing out... Means you can buy more ;)

  13. Wow that's a lot of empties! I really want to try Bioderma but haven't got round to ordering any yet.

    Kimberley x (currently holding an international MAC giveaway)

  14. I googled MAC Nylon and it's such a pretty colour! Thank you for the recommendation! x

    ATA|AllThingsAnita - please take a minute to give me some feedback on my blog! xx

  15. WOW, you used up a lot of stuff...I could never do it. :)

  16. I have Nylon by MAC as well. Absolutely love it.

  17. I'm using the Bioderma H2O sebium at the moment and have the sensibio waiting for me, I can't wait to try this once my other one is used up. I haven't come across anybody who dislikes it.

    I actually did a video on what products I used up recently (okay, last month but the June one isn't filmed yet) and I'd be super happy if you checked it out :)


  18. Wooow..that are lots of empties! Respect..and I never finished a lipstick up!

  19. Definitely want to try both the mascaras you've used up! I use up La Roche Posay products like they're going out of fashion xx

  20. I agree with the reviews of Joico and Bioderma-great products:) Nice post:)

  21. I cant remember the last time i used a product till it was empty!! Your doing very well now you have an excuse to go and buy more!


  22. Wow that's a lot of empties! I really think it's time for me to give Bioderma a try!
    xx Amber

  23. I really want to try bare study! seeing as you've finished it, it must be worth having!

    Sophie Xx

  24. You go through so many products!! I wish I was better with that, but I always buy new ones before I finish old ones.. other than my face wash products that is. But I can't imagine going through my make up.

  25. I have never finished a lipstick... I imagine the sense of achievement is massive!


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