Wednesday, 4 December 2013

November Empties #2

'Twas the empties post before Christmas...! Quite scary that the next empties post I do will be after celebrating Christmas and preparing to see in 2014! Before I ramble on too much about Christmas, let's go onto what I used up product wise in November.

Batiste Dry Shampoo in Paisley 200ml - FREE (from blogger meetup, worth £2.99)
This is the first time I've used Batiste in ages and I forgot how much I do like Batiste dry shampoo. Paisley has a refreshing, fruity fragrance that isn't too sweet and it easily revives my second day hair.
Re-purchase? Yes I would but probably only if it was on offer.

Girlz Only Dry Shampoo in Dawn til Dusk 150ml - £1.50
This is the dry shampoo I tend to use now rather than Batiste as it's cheaper per ml and I think it works just as well. This has a lovely citrus fragrance.
Re-purchase? Yes.

Tesco Smooth Conditioner Jojoba and Balsam 750ml - No longer available
According to the Tesco website they only do 500ml sizes of this conditioner now worth £0.80 and this scent isn't available any more either. I don't actually use this on my hair but to shave my legs! It's quite a thick formula so I don't get any nicks from the shaver and it leaves my legs smooth and soft too.
Re-purchase? Yes I've bought the 500ml size in Apple and Aloe Vera.

Green People Pressed Powder SPF15 in Porcelain Pale 10g - £20.95
This is the first time I've used this powder and it's one of the cheapest pressed, talc free, mineral powders I could find! The colour is very, very pale so perfectly suited for me at this time of year. The coverage is light but buildable and finishes off my makeup nicely. Full review coming soon!
Re-purchase? Yes I already have.

Chanel de Volume Mascara in Noir Sample Size - FREE (magazine sample)
I was lucky enough to get this sample from Stylist magazine and try my first ever Chanel product. I love many things about this - the wet formula, the volume, the curl, but not how it flakes and smudges under my eyes. It was so close to being the perfect mascara!
Purchase full size? No.

Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye 15ml - £38.00
I really love this eye cream and although it lasts for ages, I still hate it when it runs out because it's so expensive! It has a gel/serum formula which is amazingly hydrating and I swear it has lightened my dark circles slightly too.
Re-purchase? I will do eventually, when I can afford to!

Shearer Candles Amber and Rose Fondant Candle - FREE (from blogger meetup, worth £3.50)
This has an absolutely gorgeous scent! The heart is floral tuberose and the top notes are violet and amber. It is also available in various different sizes and shapes of candle and the scent comes in a reed diffuser too. A candle of this size is an ideal and an affordable way to give it a try!
Re-purchase? Yes.

Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer in Fair - £4.19
I think this is my most re-purchased concealer to date! It's great to use on dark circles, over blemishes and any other areas of redness. 
Re-purchase? Yes.

What empties have you used up this month? Do you use any of the products mentioned above?

Beauty Bird xx



  1. Estée Lauder do amazing eye creams, I've almost finished my Resilience lift and even though they are expensive, it's lasted for an unbelievable 5 months. Well worth getting! Xx

    1. I do think with Estée Lauder skincare you get something that is well worth the money and really delivers! xx

  2. I love the collection concealer I'm sure the price is creaping upwards though!

    Rebecca xx

    1. I hope it doesn't! The price is definitely one of its big plus points xx

  3. i use the shampoo for makeup brushes haha!

    have a nice evening,
    zofia xo

  4. Ive nearly finished (another) lasting perfection concealer too! xx

    1. I've used up quite a few of these now, I always seem to go back to it! xx

  5. I like my Batiste too Sasha but only buy it when it's on offer! Love the lasting perfection concealer - can't believe I took so long to try it. Hate it when favourite expensive items run out and need replacing! xx

    1. I know, I dread it when they get low! They always run out at an awkward time money wise too!! xx


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