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No Buying Unnecessary toiletries in November

edited 31 October 2012 at 11:02PM in Health & Beauty MoneySaving
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edited 31 October 2012 at 11:02PM in Health & Beauty MoneySaving
AND HEREWE GO AGAIN FOR ANOTHER MONTH! As usual this initial post has been shamelesslycopied from the many previous months! A big THANK YOU to Kiplingmonkeyfor starting us off last month.

Welcome all newbies andregulars to this very friendly and chatty thread where we give lots of lovelytips on how to use up your stash and lots of support and encouragement if youneed them.

Keep up the pampering and keepdown the spending: let’s make the naughty step an empty and lonely place this month(rather than one so long that it can be seen from space)! Will this be themonth when the "usual suspects" rein it in a bit? Let's see..... (butI doubt it!)

Remember - those products donothing for you while they are locked in drawers, boxes and cupboards!

We are eternally grateful to KatieClampet who set up this fab challenge in January 2010.

Here's her original challenge post:

"No buying any new toiletries, cosmetics, perfume etc... until I haveused up ALL the ones I already have. I got a huge amount of (really nice) stufffor christmas but I am going to resist the urge to browse Boots, Asda,Superdrug etc, and pop another tub of cream, face scrub, shampoo or conditionerinto my basket. I reckon the stuff I have will last me until possibly June. Ihave decided that the money I save I will put into my special holiday account.
Anyone else?"

Lots of us have taken part in thechallenge over the past few months and are making great progress in reducingour stashes and unnecessary/excessive spending.

Regulars ignore this, but a quick resume is always helpful for newbies;

Why not add the challenge to yoursig as a reminder?

We have a "Swaps Group" on Facebook when you can swap good conditionitems with other like-minded addicts. PM Sarah*a or xoxo or Trudijfor more info on joining.

How about taking a bit of time to do a stock-take and see if there are any gapsin your stash that you might need to spend on this month? Some of us set abudget for the month for essential purchases or to help with withdrawalsymptoms, others like to go cold-turkey!! Other ideas which some people finduseful: Listing everything out so you can cross things off as used to increasethe sense of achievement, and putting a sum of money in a pot each time you useup an item to save for something you really want, or simply to assist in makingfuture essential purchases "cash neutral".

Remember the challenge is about makingthe most of your money, enjoying your products, finding which products reallysuit you best and are worth buying, giving yourself a well-deserved pamperingand breaking the habit of buying for thesake of buying.In money-saving tradition, it should also be about making your products l-a-s-tas long as possible (although the temptation of using an unloved shower gelextravagently to finish it off is sometimes too much to bear!)

Brand new products (or opened perfume) sell well on ebay
Unsuitable products can be used for other jobs (shower gel/shampoo as handwashetc)

Some items can be returned to certain stores for exchange (for essential itemsor gifts!!) without a receipt

Unwanted items can be recycled as gifts or for gift hampers (saving the moneyyou'd have spent on gifts)

Unsuitable items can be donated to charity as mentioned earlier.

It helps to avoid the places where temptation lurks for you; be it QVC, Boots,Bodyshop, the supermarket toiletries aisles, grabbit board, online toiletriesbrowsing, seductive department store beauty counter offers etc. Rememberretailers are making offers and promotions all the time, so there willl alwaysbe another deal!*


Good luck all for November andindeed the rest of the year, and remember to keep popping in for inspirationand support, and to report your UU's and IN's.

Especially any sales bargains - we want a nosy and to keep your stash listsupdated

Welcome to all newbies - the more the merrier. Please introduce yourselves sowe can welcome you properly!

Oh - and anyone thinking "OMG my stash is FAR bigger than all of theirs, Icant possibly join" - believe you me, we have been doing this challengefor well over a year some of us - you wont scare us, and I can almost guaranteethat someone somewhere will have had more and survived.... we are verysupportive (and protective - so dont be scared !!) oh - and we are nosey!!|

Useful abbreviations!

WIBA? - Will I Buy Again?
UU - Use Ups
IN - Self explanatory - stuff you've gained into your stash - warning,lines may be given out for unnecessary purchases or you may be sent to thenaughty step!
WNBA - Will Not Buy Again!
Glitch - when a shop/online store make a pricing mistake so you end uppaying less or even get freebies!
PYN(M/T/W/Th/F/Sa/Su) DELETE AS APPROPRIATE! - Paint Your NailsMonday/Tuesday...... it allows everyone to try and finish those dastardly nailvarnishes with group support! You can never be too groomed for this thread Alsosee PY(T)N... - for toenails!
Splutterer - the stage where an item is nearing the end of it's life andspluttering - also the most annoying and seemingly never ending stage!
GWP - Gift With Purchase - a sample or mini sized item
HG - Holy Grail - this is the product you would go back for time andtime again, it does the job brilliantly, and is either economical, or sofantastic price becomes no object!
NPI - Near Purchasing Incident (OMG we all have those!)
LHJ - Long Haul Job - for those products - love 'em or hate 'em - thatnever seem to end no matter how often you use them
PRCP -Pink Rose Candle Philosophy.From Erma Bombeck who said, 'If I had my life to live over again I would haveburned the pink candle sculptured like a rose that melted in storage'. Don'tkeep things 'for best' or 'for a special occasion'. That day never arrives.Give the best to yourself now and enjoy it. (Thanks to McCulloch29 forintroducing this thought provoking sentiment to us)
GA- for an out that was given away rather than binned or UU, to charity,as a present, or "just because!".

TA - for an out that was thrown away due to going off (generally as ithas been lurking at the back of a stash since time immemorial) or for any otherreason such as a broken container or spillage.

If anyone can think of any more we can add to the list so newbies won't beintimidated by our jargon!


Here is a list of our lovely,fragrant ladies who have polished and pampered their way through their productsand managed to get their toiletries stash under control. Ladies -congratulations You are an inspiration to the rest of us, xx . Thanks also toerm, me () who suggested we start the Graduate list. To join the list ofgraduates let us know by posting that you are graduating in big colourfulletters, that way the OP can easily spot you and add you to the list, or betterstill - pm the OP as the thread can move really quickly! You may also wish toadd how many products you have used up during the challenge, good luck ladiesxx

1.mineallmine - graduated with honours March 2011
2.Bronnie - graduated with honours March 2011
3. lostinrates - graduated with honours around June 2010
4. Ruby_Eskimo - graduated with honours Jun 2012
5. Seaside dreamer -graduated with honours Oct 2012

Previous threads:

In case you need to refer back to a previous stash list or product review -here are the links for the past few months challenge threads:
August 2012:
September 2012:
October 2012


  • Evening ladies

    I haven't posted a stash list in ages so I thought I'd do one this month, but I'm not including perfume, nail varnish or cosmetics as I would feel I was getting nowhere if I did that as they take so long to use up!

    Shower (6)

    1.Tesco t tree and mint




    5.M&S pomegranate

    6.Molton brown templetree.

    Bath (2)

    1.elemis quiet mind

    Shampoo (4)

    1.Molton brown Indian cress


    3.Elvive shine

    4. Elvive nutria-gloss lite



    2.Happy hair

    Hair treatments, serums, styling etc (4)

    1.John frieda frizzease spray

    2.Kerastase oleo relax 125ml

    3.Organix Morrocan oil serum

    4.Umberto giannini mousse



    2.Pantene normal hold

    Bodylotion (14) (2200 mls)

    1.Agent provocateur sauce 125ml

    2.Clarins eau dynamisante 100ml

    3.Elemis frangipani 100ml

    4.Fendi 125ml

    5.Neutrogena multi-repair 50ml

    6.Molton brown blissful templetree


    8.Prada l’eau d’ambree 200ml

    9.S&G girligo 250ml

    10.S&G girligo 100ml

    11.S&G girligo 100ml

    12.S&G the righteous butter 150ml

    13.S&G the righteous butter mini 50ml

    14.S&G the righteous butter body lotion 500mls

    Body Scrubs (1)

    1.S&G flake away


    1.St tropez self tan

    2.St tropez wash off

    3.St tropez gradual tan

    4.St moritz mousse

    5.Vita liberata gradual tan

    6. L’oreal sublime bronze

    7. White to brown

    Feet (2)

    1.Compeed overnight cracked heels 75mls

    2.Scholl hard skin

    Facemasks (3)

    1.Elemis hydrating

    2.S&G scrub your nose in it

    3.S&G the fab pore

    Hands (8)(570mls)

    1.Clarins 50ml

    2.S&G hand food 125ml

    3.S&G hand food 125ml

    4.L’occitane rose 30ml

    5.Loccitane mango 30ml

    6.Loccitane date 30ml

    7.Loccitane shea 30ml

    8.L’occitane shea 150ml

    Cleansers (10)

    1.Clinique 7 day scrub

    2.Clinique 7 day scrub

    3.Balance me facial wash

    4.Balance me facial wash

    5.Balance me facial wash

    6.Balance me facial wash

    7.Simple cleansing lotion

    8.Superdrug hot cloth

    9.Superdrug hot cloth

    10.Superdrug hot cloth

    Face &Eye creams, oils, lotions (9)

    1.Clarins normalizing night gel 30ml

    2.Instant Boost Skin Tonic (200ml)

    3.M&S Pure toner

    4.Skin Repair Moisturiser (15ml)

    5.Daily Eye Repair (5ml)

    6.Smoothing Line Serum (5ml)

    7. Balance me eye cream

    8. Olay eye serum

    9. Garnier essentials makeup remover

    Only planned purchases for this month are some copies of Glamour for the freebie nail polishes

    happy pampering,xo
  • Thanks for the new thread sunshineyday.

    I am of course in for another month of trying to be good. Ended Oct on a minus so that is good - am hoping for similar in November but have a lot of fairly new full sizes on the go so am not expecting a bumper month on the UU front.
  • Please count me in for another month :o
    Consolidated and under control 42 payments to go.
    Aim: 35 and Debtfree
  • Hi ladies! :wave:

    Here I am again...I've been here for *blushes and whispers* two years but I will not be a graduate and get to wear the mortar board of moisturisation for a while yet...

    ...but I would like to say that I am SO glad I joined this challenge when I did; I am moving into a flat on Friday, and although I still have a good drawer-and-a-bit's worth to take with me, I have much less to take with me than I would have had before. (I've also been doing the book/DVD challenge as well or else the walls of my abode would have exploded before now!) I have used up and given away simply tons of stuff and I am so glad of the extra space it has given me. Once I'm in my new flat, I will continue to use up my stash, and I will be delighted to see it diminish I am planning on doing with all the things I don't actually need any more, no matter what they are. :D :T

    Happy pampering in November, ladies! :D
    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~

  • mcculloch29mcculloch29 Forumite
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    Thanks for starting us Sunshineyday.

    Good luck in your new home Pickle! A friend of mine moves in just over a week, from a largish 2 bed bungalow to a 1 bed apartment - she is on a mammoth jettison plan.

    I must look at re-homing books. I have ten bookshelves scattered around the house - I've given so many away too but Amazon keep offering me them...

    I'm in again, UU's last month were quite slow as almost everything is large sizes, or a LHJ for another reason, the Lush Seanik shampoo for example. Lush weren't kidding when they said up to 100 washes with a solid shampoo, though when I've had others, (particularly Godiva and New) they didn't last nearly as long, even allowing for my longer hair then.

    I have a large Avon body lotion arriving any day (should have been here by now; think the rep is perhaps waiting for most people's pay day.) I combined it with Christmas present buying to get 4 items for a fiver.

    There was a mystery toiletries prize in the music club raffle last night. I actually won it, but as I'd already won a prize - a large block of white choc. that GS will get - I insisted it be redrawn. (Phew!)

    It was duly won by somebody else who'd already won and she didn't want it either - but I think she took it eventually... It was shampoo or shower gel I believe.
    Erma Bombeck, American writer: "If I had my life to live over again... I would have burned the pink candle, sculptured like a rose, that melted in storage." Don't keep things 'for best' - that day never comes. Use them and enjoy them now.
  • edited 1 November 2012 at 2:35AM
    Fiasco55Fiasco55 Forumite
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    edited 1 November 2012 at 2:35AM
    Thanks for starting us off again sunshinyday. I am back in for November.

    There seems to be some rather good luck about just now with the raffle prize wins ladies. I will join in on the next raffle I see (just in case it has rubbed off on me too!) Very kind of you And to put the second prize back in for someone else to win. A few weeks ago I was at a charity night in a comedy club and this same woman won 7 of the prizes and took every one of them. The next comedian on stage then singled her out and said "you can have handed them back...just saying". He got a lot of cheers for that comment. I couldn't have had the brass neck to take all of them home.

    Pickle - hope the move goes swiftly and smoothly.

    Belated Happy Birthday Seaside Dreamer - Hope you had a lovely day. I can't wait to read the INs :drool:

    I have been out today and purchased two mags and now have on the Nails Inc polish in the midnight blue (which I am loving) and the Benefit tint thingy (which I have been wanting to try for a while).

    So my plan for this month is to make it four months without any buying any non essentail items. In having a quick thing, nothing is springing to mind that I will need this month except another can of dry shampoo.

    I also want to UU another perfume, so will target a small 10ml size one.
    No buying toiletries Graduated May 2017
    Decluttered 2016 2469 items, 2017 1580 items :j
    2018 3060 items
    Sealed Pot Challenge No 038
  • Thanks for starting us off! I'm in for November :D

    Really hoping to make some serious inroads this month!
  • VALMVALM Forumite
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    Thanks sunshineday for starting new thread. I am back in although I've pretty much graduated in all areas except shower gels of which I still have tonnes to get through.

    November is going to be a costly month as it is re: purchasing "necessary" items so will try and be extra vigilant at trying to ignore all the offers that are coming around.

    I need to buy :-
    Elemis Lime Blossom cleanser and Elemis sensitive shave gel for MrM
    LE Skin Repair Moisturiser which I usually use as night cream but will use as a day cream when my 15ml tube of PCMC has gone up until Christmas when I know Santa will deliver 2 new pots of PCMC.
    C&P for Emma and IBST. Am intending to order these direct from LE. So I'll get the essentials kit with a free body lotion (love this still) and will get MrM his usual Christmas stock of Mens Body Wash (this smells divine). Am intending to make the order up to £70.00 to get the free gift which I'm going to do by ordering a travel size of the Brightening mask. I'm then going to swap this with the Superskin balm in the free gift and give this pack to emma as a stocking filler ready for her trip away with school next year.

    We're also getting low on liquid soap but I'm going to try and eek this out until next month.
    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
    £2. Challenge member 55
  • edited 29 November 2012 at 9:50PM
    ItzybitzyItzybitzy Forumite
    949 posts
    edited 29 November 2012 at 9:50PM
    Thank you for starting the new thread :)

    Anything i use up will be put to red!

    Ancienne Ambiance, Rosa Jasminum Bath Soak
    Lilac Thyme Soap Company, Rose Bath Soak, 150g
    Radox Stress Relief Bath Therapy, 500ml
    Boots Replenishing Shower Gel, 300ml
    Boots Replenishing Shower Gel, 300ml
    Boots Softening Shower Gel, 300ml
    Boots Shower Cream,, 250ml
    Yardley London, Lavender Soap, 120g
    Johnsons 24hour Moisture Radiance Body Wash, 250ml x 1
    LDN Moisturising Shower Gel, 250ml
    Liz Earle Energising Body Wash, 100ml
    Botanics Revealing Body Polish, 200ml
    The Body Shop Mango Soap, 100ml
    Dove Shea Butter Beauty Bar ,100g x 2
    Eau Pure Soap, 200g
    Soap and Glory, Body Buff, 50ml
    Kneipp Classic Herbal Body Wash, 200ml
    Aqueous Bath and Shower Gel, 30ml
    Anatomicals Don't Just Clean It Woman, Scrub It Body Scrub, 75ml
    Boots Mediterranean Mint Melon and Sugar Body Scrub, 400ml
    Yardley Peony Body Wash, 200ml
    The Body Shop Hemp Moisturising Wash, 200ml
    Weleda Lavender Creamy Body Wash, 20ml
    Body lotion/Butter/Gel
    Aveeno Skin relief Shea Butter Moisturising Lotion, 10ml
    Weleda Skin Food, 1.5ml
    Weleda Sea Buckthorn Replenishing Body Lotion, 1.5ml

    Laidbare Moisturising Body Mlk, 200ml
    Royal Ballet Performance and Elegance Body conditioner, 6ml x 2
    Balance Me Citrus and Spice Hand and Body Lotion, 55ml
    Alison Clarke Mango Body Butter, 50ml
    Liz Earle Energising Hip and Thigh Gel, 150ml
    Soap and Glory, Glow Lotion, 150ml
    Topicrem Sparkling Body 3D effect Body Milk Moisturiser, 15ml
    Palmers Skin Success Eventone Moisturising Lotion, 250ml
    No7 Protect and Perfect Moisturising Body Serum, 200ml
    Body Shop Satsuma Puree Body Lotion. 250ml
    Belle and Roquer, Mousse Tentation Chocolat, 200ml
    Jergens Naturals Skin Firming Body Moisturiser, 200ml
    Boots Coconut and Shea Butter Body Lotion, 300ml
    Boots Cranberry and Pomegranate Body Lotion, 300ml
    Neals Yard Rehydrating Rose Daily Moisturiser, 45ml x 2
    Other body products
    Listerine Staywhite Mouthwash, 250ml
    Simple Cleansing Facial Wipes x 25 - x 1
    Aquafresh Triple Protection Toothpaste, 20ml
    Nivea Sun Moisturising Aftersun Lotion, 200ml
    NIA 24 Sun Damage Prevention Sunscreen, 75ml
    Colgate Sensitive Pro Relief 22ml x 3
    Superdrug Cucumber Facial Cleansing Wipes x 25
    Boots Cotton Wool Pads 100 x 2
    Colgate Toothpaste, 100ml
    Epaderm Cream, 25g
    Body Spray/Deo
    Nivea Pearl Deo, 50ml
    Nivea Double Effect Deo, 50ml
    Hands, Feet
    Vav Manucure Absolue Hand Cream, 2ml
    Hoof Feet Foot Scrub, 28.35g
    OPI Hand and Body Lotion, 30ml
    Bath and Body Works Midnight Pomegranate Hand Gel, 29ml
    Cowshed Cow Pat Moisturising Hand Cream, 50ml
    Loccitane Hand Cream, Date Bouquet, 30ml
    Superdrug Optimum 1 Min Manicure, 100ml
    Carnation Footcare Exfoliating Foot Scrub, 75ml
    Decleor Nail Strengthening Serum, 15ml
    Boots Hand and Nail Cream, 75ml
    Vaseline Essential Pure Oat Extract Hand Cream, 75ml
    Sweet Snuggles Chocolate Hand Lotion, 50ml x 2
    Nivea Pure and Natural Hand Cream, 100ml
    Lip Gloss/Balm/Stick
    Galenco SOS Lip Balm, 4.8g
    Pushi Organic Anti Wrinkle Lip Balm, 10ml
    Spoilt Rotten Mandarin Lip Butter, 10ml
    Lemon Muffin Lip Balm, 12g
    NYC Liquid Lip Shine, Pink Sand
    NYC Tinted Lip Balm, Sugar Angel
    Joules Elderflower Fragrenced Lip Balm, 7.5g
    Topsop Lipstick, Secret Admirer, 3.5g
    Topshop Magical Lip Tint, Crystal, 3.5g
    Elf, Luscious Liquid Lipstick, Strawberry
    Hello Kitty Raspberry Ripple Lip Gloss, 7ml
    I Love Raspberry and Blackberry Lip Gloss, 15g
    Essence XXXL Shine Lipgloss, Wanted
    Sleek Lipgloss, Magic Strawberry
    GOSH Lip Gloss (No idea about colour)
    Bloom Aromatherapy Lip Balm, Sweet Lips, 15g
    Max Factor MaxWear Lipfinity Lipgloss, 710
    Revlon Lip Butter, Pink Truffle
    Lip Rocks Lip Gloss, Rose, 15ml
    Bloom Lipstick, Cranberry, 4g
    Bloom Mineral Plus Lipstick, Ragtime, 4g
    Bloom Mineral Plus Lipstick, Foxtrot, 4g
    Bloom Liptint, Nude, 3.5g
    Burberry Lipstick Rosewood, 0.8g, 04x 2
    John Masters Lip Calm, 4g
    Jelly Pong Pong Irish Cream Pavlova Lip Frosting, 15ml
    Terre d'OC Lipgloss, Abricot Negara
    Diego Dalla Palma Lipstick, Number 42
    Jane Iredale Just Kissed Lip and Cheek Stain
    Avon Lip Gloss - Lilac
    Avon Lip Radience - Rose Foil
    Body Shop Born Lippy Lipbalm Strawberry 2x
    Body Shop Born Lippy Lipbalm Mango/Peach
    Pretty Smile Juicy Strawberry Lip Balm
    Carmex Lip Balm
    EOS Sweet Mint Lipbalm, 7g
    Loreal Glam Shine Lip Gloss, 6ml
    Chit Chat, Juicy Lipstick, Fiery Red
    ELF Minty Lip Gloss , Seattle, 2.4g
    ELF Minty Lip Gloss, Nashville, 2.4g
    No 7 High Shine Lipgloss, Whisper, 8ml
    Xplode Lipstick, 3.5g
    Cherry Carmex, 7.5g
    Balmi Lipbalm, Blackcurrant, 10.5g
    Herbfarmacy Lip Conditioner, 6g
    Lush Bubblegum Lip Scrub, 25g
    ELF Mineral Lip Gloss, Trophy Wife, 6g
    ELF Plumping Lip Glaze, Plum Pout, 1.8g
    ELF Lip Primer and Plumper, 3.1g
    Glossybox Lipstick, Glossy Pink, 4g
    Lipcote, 7ml
    ELF Luscious Liquid Lipstick, Caramel Candy, 1.5g
    Snog Me Senseless Minty Tingling Lip Balm, 15ml
    Collection 2000 Cream Puff Moisturising Lip Cream, Powder Puff 2, 5ml
    Sexy Mother Pucker Lipgloss, Pink Apricot
    Lancome juicy Wear Top Coat, 10ml
    ELF Mineral Lipstick, Nicely Nude
    Jason Aloe and Beeswax Lipbalm, 4.5g
    Mischa Barton Luscious Lips, Pink Pop
    NYC Tinter Lip Balm, Sugar Angel, 9g
    Japonesque Tinted Lip Conditoner Swabs, x24
    Frost French Floozie Lemon Meringue Lip Balm, 3.6g
    Glossybox Lipstick, Glossy Pink, 4g
    2 x Jemma Kid Lip Gloss
    Superdrug Little Green Tin Lip Balm, Apple
    Vaseline Lip Therapy Lip Balm, Rosy Lips
    Next Gold, Vanilla Lip balm
    Mischa Barton Lip Gloss Pink Pop, 8g
    Stila Lip Glaze, Fantasy, 1.5ml
    Stila Lip Glaze, Spiced Maple
    Hair products
    Dove Hair Therapy Colour Radiance, 50ml
    WEN Sweet Almond Mint Cleansing Conditioner, 60ml
    Avon Naturals Almond Oil and Avocado Conditioner, 250ml
    Superdrug Coconut and Sweet Almond Shampoo, 300ml
    Aveda Pure Abundance Volumizing Spray, 50ml
    ESPA Pink Hair and Scalp Mud, 100ml
    Vidal Sassoon Illuminating Shampoo, 250ml
    Vidal Sassoon Illuminating Conditioner, 250ml
    Umberto Giannini Backcomb in a Bottle, 30ml
    Mark Hill Heat Protection Spray, 50ml
    Alberto Balsam Strawberries and Cream Shampoo, 400ml
    Alberto Balsam Strawberries and Cream Shampoo, 400ml
    Percy and Reed Finishing Polish, 100ml
    Percy and Reed Moisturising Shampoo, 100ml
    Percy and Reed Moisturising Conditioner, 100ml
    Percy and Reed Hydrating Mask, 100ml
    Aqueous Conditioning Shampoo, 30ml
    Stila Hair Refresher Jade Blossom Dry Shampoo, 75g
    Trevor Sorbie Beautifully Straightened Heat Defence Blow Dry Spray, 50ml
    Wella Colour Saver Mousse, 50ml
    Avon Advanced Techniques Root Boosting Tonic, 150ml
    Stila Creme Bouquet Hair Refresher, 75g
    Herbal Essences Ignite My Colour Shampoo, 400ml
    Mythic Oil, 125ml
    Elie Saab Le Parfum Perfume Sample
    Lancome, La Vie Est Belle, Sample, 1.5ml
    Thierry Mugler Angel Perfume Sample
    Fandi Fendi Perfume, 4ml
    Ralph Lauren Romance
    Taylor Swift Wonderstruck Perfume, 50ml
    Dr Hauschka Moisturising Day Cream, 5g
    Sanctuary Radiance Exfoliator, 15ml
    DHC Deep Cleansing Oil, 30ml
    Dr Hauschka Quince Day Cream, 5g
    REN Hydra Calm Cleansing Gel, 5ml
    Murad Intensive Wrinkle Reducer, 7ml
    Clarins One Step Facial Cleanser, 10ml
    Estee Lauder, Advanced Night Repair, 1.5ml
    Dr Hauschka Rose Day Cream, 5g
    Smashbox Photofinish Foundation Primer, 1.5ml
    Essential Care Organic Rose Moisturiser, 1.5ml x 2
    Balance Me Wonder Eye Cream, 7ml
    Vichy Idealia Pro Deep Corrector, 1.5ml x 2
    REN Mayblossom Balancing Cleansing Gel, 25ml
    MONU Calming Cream, 20ml
    Olay Clarify Purifying Toner, 200ml
    Caramex Healing Cream, 21.26g
    No7 Protect and Perfect Day Cream, 10ml
    Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant (Sachet Sample)
    Wei Black Soy Instant Lifting Face Treatment Pad
    Dr Jart Regenerating Beauty Balm x 2 Sachet Samples
    Olay 3 Point Treatment Cream, 7ml
    Dead Sea Magik Gentle Cleansing Facial Wash, 25ml
    Loccitane Angelica Hydration Cream, 15ml
    Essential Care Creamy Coconut Cleanser, 30ml
    Liz Earle Superskin Moisturiser, 50ml
    MOA Green Balm, Small Tub
    Ritessens Cleansing Milk, 125ml
    Bloom Skin and Tonic Masks
    Dr Jart Beauty Balm, 15ml
    Skinetica Anti Blemish (unsure of size)
    Lulu's Time Bomb Take Off Time Cleansing Cream, 125ml
    Avon Visual Perfection Tint Releasing Moisturiser, 50ml
    Clarins Gentle Eye Make Up Remover Lotion, 10ml
    Loreal Age Re Perfect Cream,50ml
    The Beauty Parlour T Zone Oil Control Mattifying Moisturiser, 100ml
    Olay Everyday Sunshine Moisturiser with Sunless Tanner, 50ml
    Loreal Gentle Eye Make Up Remover, 125ml
    Vashaly Day Moisturiser, 50ml
    Japonesque Make Up Remover Swabs x 24
    La Roche-Posay Daily Renewal Fluid for Oily Skin, 30ml
    Loreal Revitalift 10 Repair Day Cream, 50ml
    Benefit Porefessional, 7.5ml x 2
    Murad Essential C Cleanser, 45ml
    REN Hydra Calm Day Cream, 15ml
    Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair, 7ml
    Dermalogica Clean Start Smart Mouth Lip Shine, 3ml
    DermalogicaClean Start Brighten Up SPF 15, 15ml
    Dermalogica Skin Smoothing Cream, 7ml
    Dermalogica Multivitamin Power Firm, 5ml
    Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel, 7ml
    Nelsons Pure and Clear Facial Wash, 125ml
    Good Things Miracle Mattifier Moisturiser, 15ml
    Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel, 50ml
    Dr Jart Beauty Balm SPf 25, 15ml
    Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant, 13g
    YON KA Pamplemousse, Normal to oily skin, 50ml
    ELF Shimmering Facial Whip, 9.5g, Spotlight
    Institut Esthederm Bronz Repair Anti-Wrinkle Tanning Cream, 20ml
    Clinique Even Better Eyes Dark Circle Corrector, 10ml
    Boots Tea Tree and Witch Hazel Night Treatment Cream
    Boots Tea tree and Witch Hazel Night Treatment Gel, 75ml
    Avon Fresh Hydration Light Moisture Face Cream, 75ml
    Boots Essentials Cucumber Moisturising Cream, 100ml
    Simple Restoring Night Cream, 50ml
    No 7 Essential Moisture Day Fluid, 100ml
    The Body Shop, Warming Mineral Mask,, 100ml
    Estee Lauder Perfectly Clean Splash Away Cleanser, 30ml
    Loreal De-maq expert Milk to toner, 2 in 1 Make Up Remover, 150ml
    Your Organics, Replenishing Day Face Cream, 50ml
    Your Organics Eye and Lip Lift, 15ml
    Avon Care 3 in 1, Cleanser, Toner and Moisturiser, 200ml
    Balance Me Balancing Face Moisturiser, 20ml
    The Beauty Parlour Face Scrub, 150ml
    Simple Facial Wash Gel, 50ml
    ELF Mineral Facial Cleanser, 50g
    Dr Hauschka Cleansing Milk, 10ml
    Dr Hauschka Cleansing Cream, 10ml
    Benefit Watt's Up, 25g
    Monu Reviving Rosewood Mist, 100ml
    Clearasil Perfectwash Kit
    Nivea Daily Essentials Light Moisturising Day Cream, 50ml
    Caudalie Vinexpert Radiance Day Fluid, 10ml, x2
    Bio Oil 60 ml
    Pushi Organic Anti-Wrinkle Lip Balm, 10ml
    Bloom Eye Paint, Mauve, 6.5g
    Bloom Eye Paint, Sage, 6.5g
    Bloom Eye Paint, Rose, 6.5g
    Bloom Eye Colour Cream, Moss, 3.5g
    Bloom Eye Colour Cream, Lagoon, 3.5g
    Elysambre Eyeglitter, White, 2g
    Inika Mineral Eyeshadow, Peach Fetish, 1.2g
    BM Beauty Eyeshadow, Dusty Road, 1g
    Collection 2000 Loose Glitter Wand
    Collection 2000 Dazzle Me, Mystery
    Collection 2000 Dazzle Me, Paradise
    NKDSKN Eyeshadow, Turquoise, 2g
    MUA Eyeshadow, Pearl, Shade 4, 2g
    MUA Eyeshadow, Pearl, Shade 7, 2g
    Front Cover Glitter Pigment, Moonshine
    Rimmel Stir It Up Eyeshadow, Wassup?, 4g
    Rimmel Stir It Up Eyeshadow, Sure, 4g
    Rimmel Stir It Up eyeshadow, No Way!, 4g
    Rimmel Body Glitter, 002, 1.2g
    MeMeMe Beautifully You Eyeshadow, Mermaid
    Rimmel Glam Eyes Eyeshadow, Celestial Sapphire
    Rimmel Glameyes Royal Violet Eyeshadow
    MUA Extreme Metallics, Celebrity, 5.9g
    MUA Eyeshadow, Cream
    Virgin Vie Eyeshadow, Indian Ocean
    No 7 Eyeshadow, Island Sea, 1.5g
    Blingtone Eyeshadow, Spicy
    ELF Mineral Eyeshadow Primer, 45g
    Jane Iredale 24-Karat Gold Dust Shimmer Powder, Silver, 1.8g
    Jane Iredale 24-Karat Gold Dust Shimmer Powder, Rose Gold, 1.8g
    Rimmel Colour Rush Eyeshadow - Tempted
    GOSH Copper Eye Dust
    GOSH Eye Powder, Butterfly GOSH Eye Powder, Bluebell
    GOSH Eye Powder, Plummy
    Marks and Spencers - Platimum Trio Eye Shadow
    Boots Duo Eyeshadow - Mocha Latte -
    Bourjois Noir Emeraude Eyeshadow
    Bourjois Bleu Myosotis Eyeshadow
    Clinique Colour Surge Eye Shadow, Beach Plum
    Clinique Eyeshadow Duo, Totally Neutral
    Clinique Colour Eyeshadow Quad
    Stargazer Eyeshadow Satin Earth 1x
    Rimmel Colour Rush Eyeshadow, Grey Sparkles
    Bourjois Rose Perle Eyeshadow
    Avon Smooth Mineral Midnight Mauve Eye Dust
    Kryolan Sparkling Eye Dust, SP333
    Rimmel Colour Rush Eye Shadow, Walnut Pearls
    Rimmel Stir It Up Eyeshadow, Wassup, 4g
    Elf Eyeshadow Duo
    Blingtone Eyeshadow, Crystalline Green
    Revlon Matte Eyeshadow, Tempting Teal, 2.4g
    Collection 2000, Colour Intense Trio, Earthbound, 5g
    Collection 2000, Colour Intense Trio, Aphrodite, 5g
    Wet n Wild Beauty Benefits Triple Fusion Eye Shadow, Lily Bloom
    Avon True Colour, Smokey Eyes
    ELF Duo Cream Eyeshadow, Olive, 3g
    W7 Silky Smooth Quad Eye Shadow - Shades of Mauves
    Clarins Make Up Palette Mono Colour
    17 Vodence Eye Shadow
    Bloom Sheer Colour Cream, Coral, 5g
    Bloom Eyeshadow, Ash, 3g
    Bloom Pure Mineral Eyeshadow, Goldstone, 1g
    Bloom Pure Mineral Eyeshadow, Aquamarine, 1g
    ELF Mineral Eyeshadow, 0.85g, Smouldering
    No7 Eye Shadow, Antique Rose
    Maybelline Dream Mousse Eyecolour, Eden Green,
    MeMeMe Eyeshadow Quad, Dream Eyes
    Make Up Pallate's
    Vera Valenti L'ombre a Paupiere Margarita - Eyeshadow Palette
    MUA Undressesd Eyeshadow Palette
    Next Face Complete Pallate
    Rimmel Pallate Sweet Seduction
    Avon Eyeshadow Palette, Starlet
    Topshop Smokey Eye Pallete
    Pixi Awakening Eye Beauty Kit
    Benefit Ooh La Lift, 7g
    Marks and Spencers 4 Eyeshadow Pallate
    Collection 2000, Smokey Eyes Pallate
    Iroisie Ultimate BB Cream, 1ml
    Clarins Skin Illusion Foundation, Wheat, 1.5ml
    Jane Iredale Glow Time Mineral BB Cream, 2ml
    Maxfactor Face Finity, 3 in 1 Foundation, Natural, 2ml
    Maybelline Fit Me Foundation, Ivory, 10ml
    Topshop Eye Brightner, 1.5ml
    Almay Translucent Matte, 7.9g
    Chit Chat Cheek Tint, 12ml
    Chit Chat Highlighter, 12ml
    Illamasqua Illuminator, Glimmer, 7ml
    Technic High Lights, 12ml
    Stila Tinted Moisturiser, Light, 50ml
    ELF Glow Bronzer, 9.9g
    NYC Sun 2 Sun Bronzing Powder, Bronze Mist
    !!!!!!!! Beauty Absolute Concealer for Eyes, 10ml
    Stila Smooth Skin Moisture Powder Foundation Refill, 15g, Shade C
    Stila Angel Light Whitening Powder Foundation Refill, 12g, Shade B
    ELF All Over Colour Stick, Golden Peach, 4g
    ELF All Over Colour Stick, Toasted, 4g
    Stila Tinted Moisturiser, Medium, 50ml
    Vichy Dermablend Samples, 6g
    W7 Cover Stick Concealer with Tea Tree Medium Deep
    Calvin Klein Endless Light Concealer - Brown Sugar
    Jemma Kidd I Glamour Volume Mascara
    Mirenesse Mascara,Black, 1.5g
    2true Glitter Mascara
    Natural Collection, Lashlength Mascara, Black, 8ml
    Collection 2000 Skyscraper Mascara, Black
    Lancome Hypnose Star Mascara, 2ml
    Avon Beyond Colour Mascara Navy
    Maxfactor More Lashes Multiplying Mascara
    ELF Waterproof Lengthening and Volumising Mascara, 7g
    ELF Lengthening and Volumising Mascara,7g
    Lip Pencil/Liner
    Fearne Vamp Red Lip Pencil
    Elf Lip Liner, Natural Blush
    Barry M, Glitter Eyeliner, Green, 5ml
    Bloom Shadow Liner, Emerald Green, 0.4g
    Loreal Superliner
    17 Eyeliner, Onyx
    Topshop Gel Liner, Ink, 4g
    Stila Glitter Eye Liner, Green Gold, 3ml
    Accessorize Eyeliner, Glam Eyes
    Inika Eyeliner, Coco
    The Body Shop Sparkle Eye Liner, 3ml
    Inika Eyeliner, Graphite, 1.2g
    Eyeko Skinny Liquid Eyeliner, Purple
    Studio Make Up Line Styler Pen
    Avon Kajalstick Brick Bronze and Black
    Avon Colourtrend Kajal Stick. Black and Warm Brown
    Markwins Eyepencil - Black
    Eyeko Skinny Eyeliner, Black x2
    Nail Polish/Remover
    OPI Nail Lacquer, Save Me, 15ml
    Nails Inc, Porchester Square, 10ml
    Nails Inc, Portabello, 4ml
    Nails Inc, Notting Hill Gate, 4ml
    Nails Inc Mini, Shoreditch, 4ml
    Nails Inc, Westbourne Grove, 4ml
    Nails Inc Brook Street, 4ml
    Elf Nail Varnish, Mint Cream, 6ml
    Missguided Nail Varnish, Misstify, 13ml
    Technic Nail Varnish, Carnival, 12ml
    Filthy Gorgeous Nail Polish, Rosey-Posey, 10ml

    MUA Nail Varnish,6.2ml, Shade 12
    MUA Nail Varnish, 6.2ml, Shade, 15
    ELF Nail Polish, 10ml, Berry Pink
    Elf Nail Polish, Fire Coral, 35oz

    Collection 2000 Hot Looks Nail Polish, Bright Lights, 8ml
    Andrea Fullerton Nail Polish, Eliza, 5.5ml
    Sally Hansen Lacquer, Vibrant, 8.8ml
    Ciate Paint Pot, Purple Sherbet, 13.5ml
    Broadway Nails imPRESS Press on Manicure
    Japonesque Nail Polish Touch Up Swabs, x 24
    Patons's Nail Varnish Remover, 150ml
    Elf Nail Varnish, Lilac, 6ml
    Elf Nail Varnish, Punk Purple, 6ml
    Topshop Nail Varnish, Amethyst, 8ml
    Chit Chat Nail Polish, Violet, 12ml
    Chit Chat Nail Polish, Rio, 12ml
    Rimmel Nail Varnish, Azure, 8ml
    Rimmel Nail Varnish,Your Majesty,8ml
    Rimmel Nail Varnish, Double Decker Red, 8ml
    Nails Inc Mini, Tate, 4ml
    Nails Inc Mini, Porchester Square, 4ml
    Elite Nail Varnish, 8ml, Cuivre
    MUA Nail Varnish, 6.2ml, Shade 10
    MUA Nail Varnish, 6.2ml, Shade 3
    Nails Inc Nail Varnish, 10ml, Manchester
    Nails Inc Nail Varnish, 10ml, Hanover Square
    MUA Nail Polish Shade 18, 6.2ml
    ELF Nail Polish, 10ml, Purple Dream
    Rimmel 60 Second Nail Polish, Night Before, 12ml
    MUA Nail Polish Crackle Glitter, Silver, 12ml
    Nails Inc, Nail Polish, Bluebell, 10ml
    Nails Inc, Porchester Square, 10ml
    Andrea Fullerton Nail Varnish, Matthew, 5.5ml
    No7 Colour Lock Nail Enamel, Demure, 15ml
    Nails Inc Lotus Oil Slick Pen
    Elf Nail Polish, Sunset, 10g
    Collection 2000 Nail Varnish, Bongo Beat, 8ml
    Collection 2000 Nail Varnish, All That Jazz, 8ml
    Smooth Nail Varnish Juicy, 15ml
    Smooch Nail Varnish Luscious Lavender, 15ml
    Smooch Nail Varnish Jade, 15ml
    Smooch Nail Varnish Indigo, 15ml
    GOSH Nail Varnish, Night Kiss, 8ml
    GOSH Nail Polish, Gasoline, 8ml
    Leighton Denny Nail Varnish, Sex Kitten, 12ml
    Beautyuk Shatter Polish, Black
    Zoya Nail Polish 15ml (Carey)
    TopshopNail Varnish, Treasure, 8g
    Models Own Nail Varnish, 14ml Aqua Violet
    Models Own Nail Varnish 14ml Disco Mix
    OPI Nail LacQuer, Be A Dahlia Won't You, 15ml
    OPI Nail Lacquer, Save Me, 15ml
    OPI Nail LacQuer, Gold Shatter, 15ml
    Deborah Lippmann - Razzledazzle
    Alessandro Pro White Effect Polish, 10ml
    Technic Carnival Nail Polish, 12ml
    Eye Candy London Lights Nail Polish, 12ml
    Elizabeth French Nail Polish - Mystery
    Claire's Accessories Nail Polish- Metallic Green
    LCN Nail Polish, Free Spirit, 8ml
    Nails Inc, South Molton Street, 4ml
    Nails Inc, Symartis Street, 4ml
    Nails Inc Victoria, 10ml
    Nails Inc Piccadilly Circus, 10ml
    OPI, Designer De Better, 3.75ml
    OPI, Warm and Fozzie, 3.75ml
    OPI Excuse Moi?, 3.75ml
    Barry M, Navy, 10ml
    OPI Nail Envy, 15ml
    Nails Inc, Cadogan Square, 4ml
    Nails Inc,Jermyn Street, 4ml
    Rimmel Summer Fever Blush
    MeMeMe, Blush Me, Coral, 8g
    Natural Collection Blush, Pink Cloud
    Topshop Blush, Prime Time, 4g

    Total on 1st November 2012 - 432 products

    Goal for this month- Use everything up and ONLY buy when absolutly essential (aye right) :D


    Dove Hair Therapy Colour Radiance, 50ml - WBA, these Dove Treatment conditioners are so good for my hair :) Makes it so soft!
    Total debts = [STRIKE]£3116[/STRIKE], [STRIKE]2216[/STRIKE] [STRIKE]£2066[/STRIKE][STRIKE]£1916[/STRIKE][STRIKE]£1766[/STRIKE][STRIKE]£1616[/STRIKE][STRIKE]£1466[/STRIKE][STRIKE]£1316[/STRIKE][STRIKE]£1166[/STRIKE][STRIKE]£1016[/STRIKE]£866
    DMP £150 each month
    Total paid off so far £2150 :D
    Debt Free by Jan 2013
  • I'm in again. Didn't do very well in October. I haven't counted but I am pretty sure I had more ins than outs.

    Can't think of anything I actually need for a while so will try to be good. I will also try to count the ins and outs as that might shock me into not buying. May give in if I see any good magazine freebies but will try not to otherwise.
    3 stone down, 3 more to go
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