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June 2018 Empties!

Disclosure: PR Sample; See below To say that June was a crazy month is an understatement. I go back to work on Monday after having been on maternity leave since the end of February – so I’ve been focused on cuddling and spending time with my baby who happens to be 4-months-old today! I apologize …

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May 2018 Empties!

Zoya Marigold and Nahla swatches

Disclosure: Some PR samples, Jamberry consultant; see bottom May was a big month for finishing products in my house! Dove Dry Spray Anti-Perspirant in Soothing Chamomile I won’t go on and on about the deodorant I finish all the time! Would I repurchase? Yes. In fact, I’m running low on my stash and I’m planning to …

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April 2018 Empties

Disclosure: PR Sample, see bottom. Lush Cosmetics Dirty Spring Wash Sample I have used Dirty shower gel in the past, but when I stopped into Lush recently, the cashier asked me if they could get me samples. I asked for one of Dirty. I got two used out of my sample and love how the …

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March 2018 Empties

I enjoy doing empties posts because it motivates me to finish products and use certain things up. I like to see the culmination of what I’ve used at the end of the month, and the act of purging the empty containers makes me feel like I’ve gotten my money’s worth of whatever I’ve emptied. I’ve …

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February 2018 Empties!

February 2018 empties post beautyjudy

Disclaimer: Prior PR sample, see bottom. When I look at my February empties laid out, it’s not a very exciting month! I didn’t use a variety or a ton of products. Alongside the few empties I have this month, I’ve got two products that I had to stop using, because I discovered they were irritating …

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November Empties!

November Empties BeautyJudy

Another month…another bunch of product down! I finished/threw away a variety this month and I have to say, there is such a sense of pride for me when I finish a product and I put it aside to take the empties photo each month. I feel as if I’m holding myself accountable for my purchases …

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September Empties!

September empties post beautyjudy

Disclaimer: Some PR Samples, see bottom. My empties are focused on skincare this month, with facial cleansers taking the prize for most finished products! LVX 3-in-1 Treatment I received a sample of this treatment a couple years ago from LVX and wasn’t super impressed by it, it didn’t seem to “treat” anything and in the …

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February Empties!

KBShimmer Picture Perfect Cuticle Cream

Disclaimer: Some PR samples, see bottom. I used up a lot of products this month! As part of my 40 Before 40 adventure, I also pledged to use more of the samples I’ve been given, because they hang around and I haven’t been traveling as much as I used to, so they don’t get used …

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Subtle Changes to my Beauty Routine in Pregnancy

Cult Nails Wicked Fast

Disclaimer: Some PR Samples. See bottom. Over the course of my pregnancy, I’ve found myself making subtle changes to my beauty routine. The majority of these changes involve how I take care of my facial skin, as my normally sensitive skin needs evolved. In December, for example, I found myself having to put aside my …

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New Caress Fresh Collection – Body Washes and Beauty Bar

Caress Fresh Collection Body Washes and Beauty Bar Kelly Rowland Caress Fabulista

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. I’m the kind of person that drags myself out of bed in the morning, miserable after two or three snoozes of the alarm clock. The first thing I do, after grabbing some water, is take a shower. It’s the only thing I can do to wake me up and put …

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