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No Buying Unnecessary Toiletries December 2020

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  • asajjasajj Forumite
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    Merry Christmas all, hope you had a good time!
    Couple of UUs from me:
    Garnier Miscellar Water 30 ml
    Elemis HydraBalance Day Cream 20ml
    1 x Charcoal Tooth Floss
    Will take it to Boots recycling point:
    Clarins Concealer
    No7 hydraluminous foundation
    1 NBI:
    TBS British Rose Gift Big Box Set (Shower gel, body spray,body butter, hand cream)

    ally.
  • dolly84dolly84 Forumite
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    I dragged my bag of makeup empties into town for recycling only to be told it had fallen apart, whatever that means, I suggested they might update the scheme so people know.  I knew I wouldn't be able to get rid of it, on paper these things work but they never seem to work in practice, not where I go anyway.
    Debt Free and now a saver, conscious consumer, low waste lifestyler


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  • pinkfluffybabepinkfluffybabe Forumite
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    dolly84 said:
    I dragged my bag of makeup empties into town for recycling only to be told it had fallen apart, whatever that means, I suggested they might update the scheme so people know.  I knew I wouldn't be able to get rid of it, on paper these things work but they never seem to work in practice, not where I go anyway.
    That's frustrating!
    Not buying unnecessary toiletries 2021 23/91 UU, 17 IN
  • VALMVALM Forumite
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    dolly84 said:
    I dragged my bag of makeup empties into town for recycling only to be told it had fallen apart, whatever that means, I suggested they might update the scheme so people know.  I knew I wouldn't be able to get rid of it, on paper these things work but they never seem to work in practice, not where I go anyway.
    I have some eyeliners that Emma has decluttered but there’s no point in taking them when the box is already overflowing. The system is probably not working due to the Covid restrictions debacle. Probably the recycle reps are employed one minute, furloughed the next.
    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!

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  • sstevo19sstevo19 Forumite
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    One IN from yesterday:

    A Florence Hydrating Gel to Milk Cleanser 200ml 

    Took advantage of their biannual sale to get the new, reformulated version of the gel cleanser. Hope it's good :) 
  • edited 31 December 2020 at 5:24PM
    pinkfluffybabepinkfluffybabe Forumite
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    edited 31 December 2020 at 5:24PM
    Thanks for the new thread sstevo, back in for December. 
    Want a final push to get the stash numbers down. Some of these hair stuff is samples for using up. 

    PP list: 

    Ren rose shower gel 
    Ren rose body lotion 
    Aveda sap moss shampoo
    Aveda sap moss conditioner 
    Percy and Reed shampoo
    Percy and Reed conditioner

    Living Proof Shampoo
    Living Proof conditioner 
    Oskia Renaissance cleansing gel
    Drunk Elephant protini moisturiser
    Cerave hydrating cleanser
    Burts bees lip balm
    Bamboo hair oil
    Origins ginger body creme
    Keihls ultimate hand cream 
    Origins drink up mask
    The ordinary niacinimide and zinc 

    Winter List:
    Midnight recovery concentrate
    Phillip Kingsley elasticiser
    Pixi glow tonic
    Soaped duper ginger shower gel


    That should keep me going  :D

    I'm done for 2020, no other UU likely today. 
    December totals: 12 UU, 20 IN
    Christmas presents and offers tipped the balance here. 
    2020 totals: 63 UU, 57 IN
    Stash level hasn't changed much over the year but I got to July before having any INs so that's a win, and my stash is more of things I'll use and less random stuff so I guess that's a win of sorts  o:)
    Not buying unnecessary toiletries 2021 23/91 UU, 17 IN
  • VALMVALM Forumite
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    Happy New Year everyone. I don’t think I can be bothered totting up totals this month I suppose I don’t want to face the stash. Ha ha. Plus I’m still in bed nursing a hangover.
    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!

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  • ponypalponypal Forumite
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    Happy New Year all!

    NBI IN's from xmas:
    IN Peachy Lush bath bomb
    IN The comforter Lush bath bomb
    IN LUSH Not Sleepy Shower Bomb
    IN LUSH Floating Flower Bath Bomb

    I have UU the Peachy bath bomb which was nice, would not have ever picked this for myself but that's the beauty of gifts, it was nice!
    I also UU the shower bomb which was awesome I absolutely loved the scent I think it was similar to Avobath? 
    UU Superdrug nourishing nail polish remover - I have two in my stash so I'll all covered!
    Will do totals in a bit



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  • edited 7 January at 5:43PM
    ponypalponypal Forumite
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    edited 7 January at 5:43PM
    December totals
    4 UU’s

    6 IN’s (2 purchased, 4 gifts)

    Yearly totals

    63 IN (40 purchased, 19 NBI, 4 bought with a voucher)

    71 OUT (58 UU, 9 TA, 4 GA)

    Pretty pleased with this!

    Debt Free since December 2017
    #11 3-6 month Emergency Fund - £6,000.00/£6,000.00
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