Monday, February 6, 2012

January Empties and Chuckers Part 2

I already did a January Empties post in the middle of the month because things were starting to pile up. The second half of the month was slower, so there weren't that many more after all.

EMPTIES


Cetaphil Oily Skin Cleanser
This belongs to Noodle Arms, though I used it a few times. I'm undecided about whether to repurchase - at the moment she's using Silk Naturals cleansers, and after reading the ingredients on the back of this I'm not overly impressed with its contents, so I'd say probably not.

Nature's Goodness Olive Leave Mouthwash
I talked about this in my Echolife haul post, so I won't say any more about it except that it's a definite repurchase once I finish the Listerine Zero bottle I'm working through.

Garnier Clean Sensitive Gentle Eye Makeup Remover
I found I had to do a bit of pulling and rubbing to get eye makeup off entirely with this, so I wouldn't repurchase it.

Silk Naturals Pore Refining Toner
This is the third bottle Noodles and I have gone through - it's a really lovely hydrating, moisturising toner. It's really annoying that it only comes in 60ml bottles, though. Definite repurchase.

Silk Naturals Awesomesauce 5ml sample
Another of Silk Naturals' many serums. I liked it, and I'd probably buy a full bottle at some point, but I've got the Vitamin C one still going at the moment.

CHUCKERS


Apologies for the hair there - gross! I'm afraid my bathroom always has stray hairs around no matter how diligently I clean it, because I shed like a mofo.

Maybelline Lash Stylist Mascara
I'm pretty sure this was discontinued a couple of years ago - I picked it up a while ago for $5 in a Chemist Warehouse clearance bin. In theory I love mascaras with a comb instead of a brush, because I hate clumpy lashes and they do a good job of separating them. Unfortunately, in practice I got sick of poking myself in the eye at least 4 times a week, so it's going.

Bioeffects EGF Serum 3ml sample
This was some high-falutin' serum sample that came in one of those monthly boxes and I was using it under my eyes because I didn't really know what else to do with it. However, after reading this article that Sarah posted on Twitter, I stopped immediately, and frankly I wish I'd never touched it now. :-/

12 comments:

  1. I'm going to have to check out some SN skincare next time I place an order with them. That sucks the mascara about the mascara :( Poking yourself in the eye is not a good thing!

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    1. Those 5ml samples let you have a really good try of things. :-)

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  2. ergh makes me worried that I gave my egf serum to my mum 0_o

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    1. I freaked out when I read Sarah's link!

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  3. Good for you and Noodles! Clear this stuff out!

    Btw, how did you get your blog back? Was it a Blogger error or did they really temporarily remove your blog?

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    1. It must have been a bug in their system - it was gone for a while and then it was back.

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  4. Glad to have Bio Effect off my wishlist! I might check out Silk Naturals or DIY skincare when I use up my skincare stash.

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    1. The Silk Naturals samples are big enough that you can have a really good try of things and figure out whether you like them. Definitely worth looking into if you have any interest in natural skin care. :-)

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  5. Yikes on that serum, I think it's good to chuck things sometimes.

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  6. Yeah, after reading that article I really regret using a whole 15mL bottle of that stuff on my face over a year ago :/ Let's hope that time heals all wounds...and skin ;)

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    1. Note to self: I will investigate things from now on before I go blindly slapping them on my face!

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