Friday, November 29, 2013

Bye Bye Loves: My Beauty Empties for November 2013

I emptied a decent amount of beauty products this month and many of them are favorites! Now I have to decide whether to try out some new things or stick with my tried and true favorites.   That's why I love empties posts.  You really have a good, strong opinion of a product after using it all up.

Bare Minerals Purifying Facial Cleanser - 6 fl.oz. $20
I love this cleanser so much! My all time favorite cleanser has been Philosophy's Purity, but I love this one even more!  It is so gentle feeling and still removes everything, even my eye makeup.  After cleansing my skin feels soft and smooth, never tight or dry - even in the dry winter months!  I still have other cleansers in my stash to work through, but I already repurchased this one.  I highly recommend checking it out.

Bare Minerals Original Foundation SPF15 - 8g/.28 oz. $27
More love for Bare Minerals! I have gone through many of these!  Most recently I have been mixing this sample of light with medium beige to get a better match for my more pale Fall/Winter complexion.  Some days I wear it alone, other days I wear it over a tinted moisturizer.  I always seem to come back to this powder.  It is easy to use, gives medium coverage and has a natural finish.

Zoya Remove+ Polish Remover - 2 fl.oz. $4.60
I got this little bottle of remover for free with one of my Zoya orders.  I can't believe I waited so long to try it out!  I don't care for the smell, but I have never used a remover that smelled good.  I have heard others describe the scent as lavender or baby powder, but I get licorice mixed with a regular nail polish remover smell.  Scent aside, I love this remover! It works really well, removing all of my polish easily, but still feels gentle on my skin.  The price for this size is a little crazy, but the larger sizes are much more reasonable.  The 8oz. size with the pump top is $9.99 and the 32oz. refill size is $25.  I plan to order the 8oz. size with the pump top with my next Zoya order.  This is definitely now my preferred remover.

LUSH Geo Phyzz Bath Bomb - 3.1 oz. $4.95
This bath bomb is described as having an uplifting pine scent and hawaiian salt and volcanic clay to relax and soothe sore muscles.  It was relaxing and soothing, but I didn't get too much of a specific pine scent.  I would call it a woodsy/herbal fragrance.  I loved that it completely dissolved and didn't leave a mess behind like some bath bombs do.  And, oddly enough, the green bath bombs always seem to be my favorite.  There is something about bathing in green water that I find appealing. Strange, I know.  This is one that I would repurchase. 

Bath & Body Works/White Barn Candle - Applemint - 4 oz. $9.50

This candle was not one if my favorites.  I bought it on a clearance sale when this scent was discontinued to I guess I should have known.  The scent was just too faint for me.  It smelled okay when I sniffed it in the jar, but once it was burning it gave off very little fragrance.  I was disappointed because I usually love my Bath & Body Works candles!

That's all for now! 

Have you tried any of these products before?
What did you think?

What have you used up recently?
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