Sunday 2 December 2012

November Empties

I used up quite a mixture of products this month! So here's what I ran out of...

Superdrug Nourishing Nail Polish Remover 200ml - £1.39
I've had this for ages - I'm guilty of picking my nail varnish off half the time instead of removing it properly! :s It's an okay product and it does the job, though with a bit of effort sometimes!
Re-purchase? No - I've bought a Cutex one to try instead.

Lush Cinders Bath Bomb - £2.25
I blogged about this recently here and it was my first ever Lush bath bomb! I'd recommend giving it a go because it's quite Christmassy; it contains cinamon leaf oil, sweet orange oil and popping candy! The smell is gorgeous.
Re-purchase? I would - but not right now as there's lots of other Lush bath bombs I want to try!

Cover FX Natural FX Water Based Liquid Foundation SPF15 - £37.00
I've been using this for about 6 months and have loved using it because it's a foundation and concealer in one, providing moderate coverage for acne, dark circles etc. It's also non-comedogenic, so doesn't aggravate spot prone skin. There's a great range of shades to choose from, but it is very expensive! Full review here.
Re-purchase? No - I've discovered Vichy Dermablend Corrective Foundation, which is a similar product but at over half the price.

Collection 2000 Lasting Perfection Concealer - £4.19
This a fab bargain buy and provides great coverage of dark circles and blemishes without going cakey. If you haven't tried it yet then I recommend that you do! Full review here.
Re-purchase? Yes I already have.

Jane Iredale Pure Pressed Powder Refill - from £25.50
Thankfully with this you only have to buy the compact once and then can just re-purchase the refill, as this is an expensive product just for the refill! I love it though because it's pressed minerals and so doesn't clog pores, finishing off my foundation and concealer nicely. If you can recommend a cheaper pressed mineral powder please let me know!
Re-purchase? Yes I already have.

Amie Spring Clean Cooling Clay Mask (Sample) - FREE
I got about two uses out of this sachet, but from that I didn't really notice any difference to my skin. It felt nice and didn't dry out my skin, but that's all I can say really! I think you need to try the full size to make a proper judgement.
Purchase full size? No - I just didn't fall in love with this! I want to try Origins Out of Trouble mask next.

Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair for Eyes - £36.00
I've tried a lot of eye creams over the years and this is the only one that's really made a noticeable improvement to me in terms of texture, hydration and intensity of my dark circles. It's not a miracle worker but it does help! This pot lasted about six months. Full review here.
Re-purchase? Yes, once I've done all my Christmas shopping! I'm using a REN eye gel sample for now.

Kleenex Shine Absorbing Sheets - £2.99
This pack contains 50 sheets and it has been a lifesaver for absorbing oil through the day, without removing makeup. It's now a staple in my handbag! Full review here.
Re-purchase? Yes I already have - I found them in Asda for £1.50!

What empties did you have this month? Do you use any of the above products?

Beauty Bird xx



  1. Superdrug currently have the Kleenex sheets on BOGOF - love the range x

  2. lovely post :)
    I want to try the Kleenex sheets!
    hareem x

    1. Thanks Hun :-)
      I'd recommend trying them for definite xx

  3. I really want to try the eye cream and kleenex sheets. I agree that Lush bombs are so nice :) xx

  4. Replies
    1. I love the smell of Cinders and can't wait to try more bath bombs from Lush! xx

  5. I'll get cinders next time im at lush. great post xx

  6. really want to try those kleenex sheets! :)

    1. I really like them, I keep them in my handbag and use one whenever needed! xx

  7. Isn't it a bugger when you finish high-end skincare products? Aha :) xo

    1. Yep!! I was gutted when the Estée Lauder eye cream started to run out! xx

  8. Would love to try Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair for Eyes!!

    1. I love it and want to try the one for your face! xx

  9. Still after the Collection 2000 concealer - but must finish my existing ones first! Love the sound of the bath bomb - must find the time to indulge! I used Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair a few years ago - lovely product! xx

    1. That's very good, I bought it when I was still using a different one, oops!
      You should definitely indulge with some bath bombs and have a nice relax! :-) xx

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