19 February 2015

Beauty Products I've Used Up | Empty Products #10

Out With The Old...
Here's another empty product round up, this little lot has been gathering dust in my drawers for far too long, it's time to say goodbye but before I do, let me give you the product run down.

Product's I've Used Up
// Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation//
// Bobbi Brown Luminous Moisturising Foundation //
Ok, so technically these two aren't exactly finished but they are petty old, I've had them way longer than is probably sanitary (I know, gross) so they had to be chucked. As foundations go they are both sat at the opposite ends of the spectrum, DW is as full coverage as you get.

 Back in the day this was my foundation of choice, but nowadays I definitely prefer a lighter look. Plus this one does give you the dreaded ghost face in photos (just something to bear in mind). Right, onto the LM foundation which is light to medium coverage with a dewy finish. It was an ok foundation, but to be honest it was such a long time ago I can't really remember, oops!
 Repurchase? No

// Ren Flash Rinse 1 Minute Facial //
One minute facial in a tube is quite a statement. It did wake up my complexion and gave a bit of radiance, but as this was a sample I didn't get that many uses out of it, but I was impressed, plus it smells lovely which doesn't hurt.
Repurchase? Maybe

This Works Deep Sleep Pillow Spray //
Unfortunately sleepless nights are a regular occurrence for me, I suffer from pretty bad nerves and stress among other things and find it so hard to wind down and relax when it comes to sleep. To be honest this spray was a bit hit and miss, sometimes I slept others I didn't, so even though it smelt nice I don't really believe it worked, sad but true.
Repurchase? No

// Mini Nars Gentle Eye Make Up Remover //
It's very rare that I use anything other than Bioderma to do a quick removal of my make up but I decided to give this little sample a try as I'd never tried any Nars skincare product before. Over all it did a good job at removing my eye make up, but it did leave an oily residue behind, so I didn't use it over the rest of my face. This remover is fine if you're planning on using another cleanser afterwards, but it's just a bit too oily for me.
Repurchase? No

// Mini Tarte Lights Camera Lashes Mascara //
Man this little sample lasted a long time! I absolutely loved this mascara as I'm sure you all know. It's pretty much the only one I've used for the last few months, it manages to give both length and volume without clumping and flaking, now that's impressive!
Repurchase? Definitely, though I am interested in trying a few more Tarte mascara offerings.

// First Aid Beauty Facial Radiance Pads x2 //
I've recently gone through two small containers of these pads, so that should give you a good indication of how we got on. They really brighten your skin ready for moisturiser and are perfect for a lazy girl like me, (no shame haha).
Repurchase Full Size? Yes.

// Fresh Soy Face Cleanser //
I wasn't too impressed with this cleanser, first of all I didn't like the scent (cucumbers, yuck) so that didn't bode well, but it didn't remove make up very well and left my skin feeling dry.
Repurchase? No

// Caudalie Vinoperfect Radiance Serum //
I was a little underwhelmed by this serum, it did sink in pretty fast and was a nice base for moisturiser, but I didn't notice any difference in my pigmentation or scarring, which is what I was hoping for.
Repurchase? No

// Lush Roots Hair Treatment //
Ok this might be a bit tmi but I have a bit of a dandruff issue. I thought this treatment might help, well it didn't really help with the buildup but it did refresh my scalp as the first ingredient is mint and it's super cooling, so would be great during the hot months if you suffer with an itchy scalp.
Repurchase? No

What products have you tried recently, will you be repurchasing any of them?

XOXO Claire
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