January-February Empties


Empties:

  1. Lux Shea Exfoliating Scrub - Love the sweet scent, but it's not as exfoliating as using a mitt with a regular body wash.
  2. Alchemy Unscented Very Gentle Shampoo - Gentle, yes, but didn't do much for my scalp. I'd rather have a scented shampoo.
  3. Aveeno Ultra Calming Foaming Cleanser - It didn't feel like it cleansed my face enough. I think it's foam thing, so I'm never buying foaming cleansers ever again.
  4. Hada Labo Olive Oil Cleansing Oil - Love this one, I already have a backup. But I will try DIY oil cleansers once I empty the backup.
  5. Neutrogena Sensitive Skin Moisturizer - Not quite moisturising enough for my face. Used this up as body lotion.
  6. Sukin Hydrating Mist Toner - This stung and I did not like the scent. Managed to use it up on my neck.
  7. Sukin Cream Cleanser - This didn't cleanse my skin well even when used with a Clarisonic and it left my skin greasy. Used it up as body wash. 
  8. Shiseido Revital Moisturizer - An ok moisturiser, and for a high-end brand a more luxurious scent would have been nice.
  9. Peter Thomas Roth Instant Mineral SPF 30 - The product is nice enough for retouching throughout the day, but the brush is really scratchy, so I decanted it into a powder sifter. 
  10. Face of Australia SPF 30+ Tinted Moisturiser - I really liked this -- the coverage was nice and delivered enough moisture (except in winter), but not too greasy. But I'm not sure if it has enough UVA protection. 
  11. Hada Labo Super Hyaluronic Moisturizing Milk (travel size) - I quite like this, and I-m still working through my full-size bottle, but I do feel like there are better moisturisers out there.
  12. Tatcha Radiant Deep Brightening Serum (sample size) - I feel like I got sucked into the hype.  This didn't deliver for me.
  13. Tatcha Rice Enzyme Powder (sachet samples) - It's good, but not worth the expensive price tag for me.
  14. Mario Badescu Oil-Free Moisturizer SPF 30 (sample size) - It was a nice, non-greasy moisturiser with sunscreen, but I think I prefer a physical sunscreen (if I can get one that isn't thick, greasy, drying).
  15. Dermalogica sachet samples - I really like the Super Rich Repair and MultiVitamin Power Recovery Masque, so I may get those once I run out of my stack of samples. For some reason, the Gentle Cream Exfoliant didn't working so well for me, but will give that another try.
  16. Face Shop sachet samples - Not enough sample to give a good verdict, but initial impression was meh, so I'm not even gonna bother trying them again.
  17. Paco Rabanne Lady Million EDP sample - I can't remember how this smelled, must not be that good that I forgot, but must be not so bad that I finished it. Anyway, I'm just trying to use up all the samples I have, so long as I do not find them disgusting.

Chuckers:

  1. Sanctum Body Soothe Lotion - I tried to finish this, but I just couldn't stand the horrible scent and the fact that it hardly moisturised my skin. I'm better off not using this at all.
  2. Face of Australia Eye Primer - Makes eyeshadow last even less, than eyeshadow used on its own. 


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