Sunday, February 3, 2013

OOTW, 1/28-2/1

I feel like I should clarify before I do another one of these videos that at my school, we have a a dress code for the seniors. So basically, I have to look nice every day hence why I'm usually always wearing a skirt/nice pants in these. Just wanted to throw that in before I'm accused of overdressing for school. It's kind of in the handbook. :)

 Where: School
Top: TJ Maxx
Skirt: Forever21
Socks: Target
Boots: Anne Klein
Scarf: Target
Nails: Essie's Sew Psyched

Friday, February 1, 2013

Empties #1

I've finally finished up a few products so I figured I'd talk about each a little bit. This is something I've seen on Youtube and even in blogs as well.

I've finished about two or three bottles of this. I featured this in my top 12 products of 2012. The Suave dry shampoo is the only kind that works for me.

As for face products, I finished my Physician's formula tube concealer and their mineral powder. I finished by L'oreal true match foundation. My mom bought a small tub of Philosophy's hope in a jar for herself but stopped using it once it got too cold because it wasn't heavy enough. I gladly finished it off for her.

I've had all of these mascaras for too long, so they're not really "empty" but they're old and smelly and some are just dried out. Starting from top to bottom: Maybelline falsies, L'Oreal voluminous millions lashes, Maybelline one by one, L'Oreal double extender or something, Rimmel sexy curves and Covergirl luxe. I also finished a sample size of Urban Decay's primer potion.

As for repurchasing, I obviously have and will repurchase the Suave Dry Shampoo until the day I don't have hair anymore or they discontinue it. I love the Physician's formula concealer. I'm actually getting more of it today. The powder is nice but I wouldn't say it was my favorite. I still have to use a mattifying powder over top to keep myself from getting oily. The L'Oreal foundation was nice, but was too dark when I was finishing it. I might pick it up in a lighter color at some point. It has good coverage, especially on the days I was a little more red. I'm not really a moisturizer person, but Hope in a Jar was a little disappointing. I don't think it really did anything for my skin, though I have noticed that this year my skin is drier than it has been in the past.

The mascaras were all decent, except for the Falsies and the Luxe mascara. Falsies clumped horribly with my lashes and I hate waterproof mascara. The Luxe mascara I didn't like because I bought it in green by accident and it hardly showed on my lashes. I loved my purple bottle of Sexy Curves but I can't find it anymore. Unfortunately, I fell in love with Benefit's They're Real mascara so I get to dish out a ton of money any time I want to use a new mascara. It's a price I'm willing to pay though. It makes my lashes look incredible.

Does anyone else have issues finishing products like I do? I get sad when ones I really like are at the end. I hit pan on my favorite Tarte blush and I almost cried. :)