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No Buying Unnecessary Toiletries January 2020

edited 30 November -1 at 12:00AM in Health & Beauty MoneySaving
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  • dolly84dolly84 Forumite
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    Welcome back kiplingmonkey.
    Debt Free and now a saver, conscious consumer, low waste lifestyler

    Fashion on the Ration 18/66
  • radioles1408radioles1408 Forumite
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    Hello, hope you all had a good Christmas and New Year. I'm back with a new challenge for 2020.

    I aim to use up 150 toiletries in 2020. My focus at the end of last year was to make a dent into the mini bottles I had acquired from hotels/gift sets and to finish off half used things. I'll continue with that this year, but will at some point start looking at make up too. I seem to have stuff lurking in various bags, drawers and cupboards!

    I'll start with a confession though, I did buy a wee S and G set yesterday in B00ts. It was half price, it was paid for with money gifted to me at Christmas, I like S & G and the tin it came in will be useful for putting stuff in, so I only feel bad a little bit bad about it. :)

    Good luck to everyone in using up their stash. x
  • sstevo19sstevo19 Forumite
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    First UU of the month (and year) for me:

    La Roche Posay Hydreane Legere Moisturiser 40ml WDBA and have done. My HG moisturiser, nothing else compares really. I am looking at trying a few different ones though, in case I can't get my hands on this in the future, unlikely but a possibility.
  • London_babyLondon_baby Forumite
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    Happy New everyone!

    In again for this year and decade, last year was a challenging year personally so gong to start this year with a lot of self-care without new purchases.


    Superdrug hand rescue balm handcream: WNBA, ok but prefer handcreams with SPF.
  • VALMVALM Forumite
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    Another UU

    ELF 16hr Camo concealer. HG. Another in stash. Tried to pop the stopper out of this but it wouldn’t budge.
    Back for the No Buying Toiletries challenge. I pledge to only buy when I run out of a product that is not already in my stash no matter what wonderful emails land in in my Inbox or threads I read on MSE re: glitches!

    SPC Member 046
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  • lantannalantanna Forumite
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    8 in today :eek:

    Bought dry shampoo and picked up my LF subscription box.

    All items I will use like glov reusable make up remover pads, e cooking face serum and a lord and berry lip liner.

    Feel like I’m going to have a clatter of empties over the next week, seem to be getting to the end of a lot that I have been using up since the middle of last year.
    2021 low buy year in order to buy a house
    12k savings 2021 £ 634.84/ £15000 # 25
    Mortgage deposit £6000.00/ £20,000 target
    Target date to buy: June 2022
    Fees etc £403.83/ £5000 target
    Debt : £1157.67 Credit Card
  • asajjasajj Forumite
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    I sold 3 items today so 1 eyeshadow and 2 highlighters are out. Not much money but better than keeping them in.

    Will use a sample of Kiehl's Centella Recovery skin-Salve
    £2020 in 2020 / £1678.62

  • Happy New Year everyone! :j
    Thanks for the new thread again, sstevo. :beer:
    I missed then whole December thread by the look of things. I have two UUs, one of which was from last month.


    Estee Lauder Double Wear foundation: absolute HG product. It is really good quality that lasts and a bottle lasts ages. I have another one I have already cracked open.

    Listerene Cool Mint mouthwash: perfectly fine - not the most fun item in my collection. I have something to replace it.
    Please call me 'Pickle'
    No More Buying Books: ???
    No More Buying DVDs: ???
    NMB Toiletries ??? and I've gone back for my Masters at the University of Use Ups!
    roud to be dealing with her debts 1198~

  • BetharooniBetharooni Forumite
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    Happy new year all!!

    Finally sat down to do my January PP list and Finish 7 by Spring List.

    PP list:
    - Molton Brown Re-charge Black Pepper Body Wash
    - Listerine Advanced Defence Gum Treatment Mouthwash
    - Aussie 3 Minute Miracle Shine Deep Treatment
    - Garnier Oil Beauty Oil-infused Restoring Lotion
    - Cold Pressed Olive Oil Ultra Deep Cleansing Masque
    - Nivea Cleansing Wipes
    - No7 Beautiful Skin Eye Make-up Remover
    - Sure Cotton Dry Anti-perspirant
    - Carex Aloe Vera Hand Gel
    - Head & Shoulders Shampoo (mini)
    - No7 Match Made Concealer in Calico
    - No7 StayPerfect Lip Lacquer in Coral Dream
    - St Tropez Gradual Tan Tinted (GwP-don’t want so will sell or give away)
    - Johnson’s Baby Shampoo

    Finish 7 by Spring:
    - No7 Beautiful Skin Foaming Cleanser
    - No7 Soft & Soothed Gentle Toner
    - No7 Beautiful Skin Radiant Exfoliator
    - L’Oreal Hydra Genius Aloe Water
    - Chocolate Masque
    - Cucumber Anti-stress Peel-off Masque
    - Champneys Citrus Blush Shower Gel

    Am pretty close to finishing several items from PP list within next few days so hopefully should be able to report UUs fairly soon.

    B x
    Save £15K in 2021 #13 £ £0.00/£15,000 / £17,032.87 saved in 2020
    Make £2021 in 2021 #2 £0.00/£2.021 / £1,897.24 made in 2020
    Saving for House Deposit £7,845.96/£40,000
    3-6 Month Emergency Fund £1,153.71/£5,000
  • sstevo19sstevo19 Forumite
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    Fifth Anniversary 1,000 Posts I've been Money Tipped!
    One IN today:

    Ultrasun Face Anti-Ageing SPF50+ 50ml A new SPF to try.
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