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    • kiplingmonkey
    • By kiplingmonkey 31st Aug 12, 10:09 AM
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    No buying unnecessary toiletries in September
    • #1
    • 31st Aug 12, 10:09 AM
    No buying unnecessary toiletries in September 31st Aug 12 at 10:09 AM
    AND HERE WE GO AGAIN FOR ANOTHER MONTH! As usual this initial post has been shamelessly copied from the many previous months! A big THANK YOU to ruby-eskimo for starting us off last month.

    Welcome all newbies and regulars to this very friendly and chatty thread where we give lots of lovely tips on how to use up your stash and lots of support and encouragement if you need them.

    Keep up the pampering and keep down 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 the month when the "usual suspects" rein it in a bit? Let's see..... (but I doubt it!)

    Remember - those products do nothing for you while they are locked in drawers, boxes and cupboards!

    We are eternally grateful to Katie Clampet 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 have used up ALL the ones I already have. I got a huge amount of (really nice) stuff for 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 conditioner into my basket. I reckon the stuff I have will last me until possibly June. I have decided that the money I save I will put into my special holiday account.
    Anyone else?"

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

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

    Why not add the challenge to your sig as a reminder?

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

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

    Remember the challenge is about making the most of your money, enjoying your products, finding which products really suit you best and are worth buying, giving yourself a well-deserved pampering and breaking the habit of buying for the sake of buying. In money-saving tradition, it should also be about making your products l-a-s-t as long as possible (although the temptation of using an unloved shower gel extravagently 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 handwash etc)

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

    Unwanted items can be recycled as gifts or for gift hampers (saving the money you'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 toiletries browsing, seductive department store beauty counter offers etc. Remember retailers are making offers and promotions all the time, so there willl always be another deal!*


    Good luck all for June and indeed the rest of the year, and remember to keep popping in for inspiration and support, and to report your UU's and IN's.

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

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

    Oh - and anyone thinking "OMG my stash is FAR bigger than all of theirs, I cant possibly join" - believe you me, we have been doing this challenge for well over a year some of us - you wont scare us, and I can almost guarantee that someone somewhere will have had more and survived.... we are very supportive (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 the naughty step!
    WNBA - Will Not Buy Again!
    Glitch - when a shop/online store make a pricing mistake so you end up paying less or even get freebies!
    PYN(M/T/W/Th/F/Sa/Su) DELETE AS APPROPRIATE! - Paint Your Nails Monday/Tuesday...... it allows everyone to try and finish those dastardly nail varnishes with group support! You can never be too groomed for this thread Also see PY(T)N... - for toenails!
    Splutterer - the stage where an item is nearing the end of it's life and spluttering - 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 and time again, it does the job brilliantly, and is either economical, or so fantastic 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 - that never 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 have burned the pink candle sculptured like a rose that melted in storage'. Don't keep things 'for best' or 'for a special occasion'. That day never arrives. Give the best to yourself now and enjoy it. (Thanks to McCulloch29 for introducing 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 it has been lurking at the back of a stash since time immemorial) or for any other reason such as a broken container or spillage.

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


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

    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

    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:
    SPC Member #067 SPC5-8 = £1334.28 SPC9 = £829.76

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    • Catriona_P
    • By Catriona_P 31st Aug 12, 10:14 AM
    • 800 Posts
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    • #2
    • 31st Aug 12, 10:14 AM
    • #2
    • 31st Aug 12, 10:14 AM
    I'm in! Hooray
    "Why, this is hell, nor am I out of it."
    • dolly84
    • By dolly84 31st Aug 12, 11:01 AM
    • 4,916 Posts
    • 45,355 Thanks
    • #3
    • 31st Aug 12, 11:01 AM
    • #3
    • 31st Aug 12, 11:01 AM
    I'm in for September.

    Thank you Kiplingmonkey for starting the new thread.
  • bunnykins
    • #4
    • 31st Aug 12, 12:25 PM
    • #4
    • 31st Aug 12, 12:25 PM
    I'm in for September to please.

    Thank you Kiplingmonkey for starting the new thread.

    bunnykins x
    Save money on toiletries: no new/duplicate items until I've used up all existing supplies
    • maddiemay
    • By maddiemay 31st Aug 12, 12:36 PM
    • 4,005 Posts
    • 36,674 Thanks
    • #5
    • 31st Aug 12, 12:36 PM
    • #5
    • 31st Aug 12, 12:36 PM
    Thank you Kiplingmonkey.

    Count me in too please. I will have a little total up and list my totals in a while.
    The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time. (Abraham Lincoln)
  • paperheart
    • #6
    • 31st Aug 12, 1:46 PM
    • #6
    • 31st Aug 12, 1:46 PM
    Thank you kiplingmonkey for starting us off.

    I'm in please - will post my list once it is updated.

    Hope you all have a scrumptious weekend.

    ph x
    • **tracey**
    • By **tracey** 31st Aug 12, 3:15 PM
    • 168 Posts
    • 1,460 Thanks
    • #7
    • 31st Aug 12, 3:15 PM
    • #7
    • 31st Aug 12, 3:15 PM
    Thank you Kiplingmonkey

    I am in again for September. I am aiming for a no spend month and hoping to use up lots of products as August was quite slow
    VSP member #25
  • Itzybitzy
    • #8
    • 31st Aug 12, 6:17 PM
    • #8
    • 31st Aug 12, 6:17 PM
    Thank you for starting the new thread

    Anything i use up will be put to red!

    Radox Stress Relief Bath Therapy, 500ml
    Loccitane Lavender Foaming Bath, 100ml
    Indulgent Hot Butter Fudge Bath Syrup, 100ml
    Dr Hauschka Floral Body Wash, 5ml
    Lush Bubble Bar Rock Star
    Queen of Shaves Shaving Gel, 50ml
    Lush Snow Fairy Shower Gel, 100g
    Lush Soap, Icey Blue
    Cowshed Wild Cow Invigorating Bath and Shower Gel, 30ml
    The Body Shop, Love etc, Body Wash, 60ml
    Lush Soap, Snow Fairy
    Boots Replenishing Shower Gel, 300ml
    Boots Softening Shower Gel, 300ml
    Boots Shower Cream,, 250ml
    Yardley London, Lavender Soap, 120g
    Skin Therapy Body Wash, 70ml
    LDN Moisturising Shower Gel, 250ml
    Botanics Revealing Body Polish, 200ml
    The Body Shop Mango Soap, 100ml
    Dove Shea Butter Beauty Bar ,100g x 2
    Lush Soap, Honey I Washed The Kids
    Eau Pure Soap, 200g
    Kneipp Classic Herbal Body Wash, 200ml
    Boots Mediterranean Mint Melon and Sugar Body Scrub, 400ml
    Yardley Peony Body Wash, 200ml
    The Body Shop Hemp Moisturising Wash, 200ml
    Templespa La La Lagoon Bath and Shower Gel, 50ml
    Body lotion/Butter/Gel
    Nivea Body DNAge Body Care, 150ml
    Avon Fresh Hydraton Body Lotion, 200ml
    Palmers Cocoa Butter Lotion, 50ml
    Body Shop, Jolly Orange Body Butter, 200ml
    Matis Intensive Firming Body Cream, 10ml
    Matis Tonislim, 5ml
    I Love Raspberry and Blackberry Body Butter, 220g
    Soap and Glory, Glow Lotion, 150ml
    Eco Beauty Evolve Radiance Boost Smoothing Cream, 200ml
    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
    Laidbare Moisturising Body Mlk, 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
    Boots Cotton Buds
    Montagne Jeaunesse Cocoa and Orange Face Mask, 15g
    Dentimint Fluoride Mouthwash, 600ml
    Montagne Jeaunesse White Chocolate Masque, 17g
    Nivea Sun Moisturising Aftersun Lotion, 200ml
    NIA 24 Sun Damage Prevention Sunscreen, 75ml
    Montagne Jeaunesse Chocolate Masque, 20g
    Lacura Cotton Wool Pads (100) x 1
    Colgate Sensitive Pro Relief 22ml x 3
    Colgate Toothpaste, 100ml
    Epaderm Cream, 25g
    Simple Cleansing Facial Wipes x 25 - x 2
    Body Spray/Deo
    Boots Pretty Body Spray
    Triple Dry Deo
    Nivea Sensitive and Pure Deo
    Nivea Pearl Deo, 50ml
    Nivea Double Effect Deo, 50ml
    Hands, Feet
    Superdrug Optimum 1 Min Manicure, 100ml
    Carnation Footcare Exfoliating Foot Scrub, 75ml
    Decleor Nail Strengthening Serum, 15ml
    Sweet Snuggles Chocolate Hand Lotion, 50ml x 2
    Decleor Aroma Confort Hand Cream, 50ml
    Margaret Dabbs, Intensive Treatment Foot Oil, 100ml
    Nivea Pure and Natural Hand Cream, 100ml
    Lip Gloss/Balm/Stick
    Chanel Glossimer for Lips, 166, Amour
    MUA Lipstick - Bright Red
    Avon Glazewear Sparkle, Shimmering Amythyst
    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
    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
    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
    Loreal Glam Shine Lip Gloss, 6ml
    Chit Chat, Juicy Lipstick, Fiery Red
    No 7 High Shine Lipgloss, Whisper, 8ml
    Xplode Lipstick, 3.5g
    Cherry Carmex, 7.5g
    Herbfarmacy Lip Conditioner, 6g
    Lush Bubblegum Lip Scrub, 25g
    Glossybox Lipstick, Glossy Pink, 4g
    Lipcote, 7ml
    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
    Mischa Barton Luscious Lips, Pink Pop
    NYC Tinter Lip Balm, Sugar Angel, 9g
    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
    Paul Mitchell Liquid Curl Definer, 25ml
    Herbal Essences Dazzling Shine Shampoo 400 ml
    Herbal Essences Dazzling Shine Conditioner 400 ml
    Batiste Dry Shampoo, Cherry, 200ml
    Biosilk, 15ml
    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
    Mark Hill Volumising Blow Dry Mousse, 50ml
    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
    Stila Hair Refresher Jade Blossom Dry Shampoo, 75g
    Clynol Colour Care Shampoo, 50ml
    Templespa Good Hair Day Shampoo, 50ml
    Superdrug Intensive Colour Conditoner, 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
    Boss Nuit Pour Femme, Sample
    Givenchy Dahlia Noir Perfume Sample
    Echt Kulnisch Wasser, Colonge, 3ml
    Guerlain La Petite Robe None, Perfume Sample, 1ml
    Taylor Swift Wonderstruck Perfume Sample, 1,2ml
    Lady Gaga Fame Sample, 1.2ml
    YSL Manifesto Sample, 1.5ml
    Fandi Fendi Perfume, 4ml
    Ralph Lauren Romance
    Nivea Pure and Natural Regenerating Night Cream, 1.5ml x 2
    Comfort Zone Recover Complex, 4ml
    Dermalogica Clean Start Ready Set Scrub, 15ml
    Origins GinZing Refreshing Eye Cream, 5ml
    REN Frankincense Revitalising Night Cream,5ml
    Jo Malone Ginseng Day Moisturising Cream, 7ml
    Sanctuary Thermal Rose Clay Mask, 7ml
    MURAD Intensive Wrinkle Reducer, 7ml
    No7 Radiance Revealed Exfoliator, 15ml
    REN Omega 3, Night Repair Serum, 50ml
    Rodial 5 Min Facial, 1ml
    Rodial Glamoxy Snake Serum, 1ml
    Elemental Herbology, Cell Food,2ml x 3
    REN Photoactive Sun Veil, 3ml
    Lavera Summer Glow Facial Moisturiser, 1ml
    REN Active 7 Radient Eye Gel, 5ml
    REN Frankincense Revitalising Night Cream, 15ml
    Dermalogica Skin Smoothing Cream, 22ml
    Body Shop Vit E Moisture Cream, 15ml
    Balance Me Wonder Eye Cream, 7ml
    Lavera Liposome Intensive Cream, 1ml x 4
    Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair, 1.5ml x 3
    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
    Clarins One Step Facial Cleanser, 10ml
    Loreal Age Re Perfect Cream,50ml
    No7 Protect and Perfect Day Cream, 10ml
    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
    La Roche-Posay Daily Renewal Fluid for Oily Skin, 30ml
    Pomegranate Active Night Plus Natural and Organic Treatment, 10ml
    Loreal Revitalift 10 Repair Day Cream, 50ml
    Benefit Porefessional, 22ml
    Murad Essential C Cleanser, 45ml
    REN Hydra Calm Day Cream, 15ml
    MONU Calming Cream, 20ml
    Dermalogica Clean Start Smart Mouth Lip Shine, 3ml
    DermalogicaClean Start Brighten Up SPF 15, 15ml
    Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel, 50ml
    YON KA Pamplemousse, Normal to oily skin, 50ml
    Clinique Repairwear Laser Focus Wrinkle and UV Damage Corrector, 7ml
    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
    Olay Clarify Purifying Toner, 200ml
    Olay Clarify Renewing Scrub,150ml
    The Beauty Parlour Face Scrub, 150ml
    Simple Facial Wash Gel, 50ml
    Dr Hauschka Facial Toner, 10ml
    Dr Hauschka Cleansing Milk, 10ml
    Dr Hauschka Cleansing Cream, 10ml
    Dr Hauschka Moisturising Day Cream, 5g
    Dr Hauschka Rose Day Cream, 5g
    Dr Hauschka Quince Day Cream, 5g
    Matis Intensive Resourcing Cream, 5ml
    Matis Fundamental Beautifying Cream, 5ml
    Sanctuary Radiance Exfoliator, 15ml
    Benefit Watt's Up, 25g
    Monu Reviving Rosewood Mist, 100ml
    Clearasil Perfectwash Kit
    Nivea Daily Essentials Light Moisturising Day Cream, 50ml
    Nivea Daily Essentials Refreshing 2 in 1 Cleanser and Toner, 200ml
    DHC Deep Cleansing Oil, 30ml
    Caudalie Vinexpert Night Infusion Cream, 10ml, x 2
    Caudalie Vinexpert Firming Serum, 7ml, x2
    Caudalie Vinexpert Radiance Day Fluid, 10ml, x2
    REN Mayblossom Balancing Cleansing Gel, 25ml
    REN Omega 3 Night Repair Serum, 10ml
    REN Hydra Calm Cleansing Gel, 5ml
    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
    Calvin Klein Eyeshadow, Plum, 2.5g
    Rimmel, Colour Loose Eyeshadow, Suede
    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 2x
    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
    W7 Silky Smooth Quad Eye Shadow - Shades of Mauves
    Clarins Make Up Palette Mono Couleur
    17 Vodence Eye Shadow
    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
    MUA Undressed Eyeshadow Palette
    Avon Eyeshadow Palette, Starlet
    Pixi Awakening Eye Beauty Kit
    Benefit Ooh La Lift, 7g
    Marks and Spencers 4 Eyeshadow Pallate
    Collection 2000, Smokey Eyes Pallate
    Loreal True Match Foundation Sample, Golden Beige, 1ml
    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
    Stila Tinted Moisturiser, Medium, 50ml
    YSL Teint Eclait Foundation Sample
    Vichy Dermablend Samples, 6g
    BM Beauty Mineral Summer Warmth Bronzer, 1g
    W7 Cover Stick Concealer with Tea Tree Medium Deep
    Calvin Klein Endless Light Concealer - Brown Sugar
    Avon Colour Trend Mascara - Black
    2true Glitter Mascara
    Natural Collection, Lashlength Mascara, Black, 8ml
    Collection 2000 Skyscraper Mascara, Black
    Lancome Hypnose Star Mascara, 2ml
    17 Peep Show Mascara, Black, 9ml
    Jemma Kidd I Glamour Volume Mascara
    Avon Beyond Colour Mascara Navy
    Maxfactor More Lashes Multiplying Mascara
    Lip Pencil/Liner
    Fearne Vamp Red Lip Pencil
    Elf Lip Liner, Natural Blush
    Barry M, Glitter Eyeliner, Green, 5ml
    Loreal Superliner
    17 Eyeliner, Onyx
    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
    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
    Pretty Perfect, Twist and Out, Nail Polish RemoverPatons's Nail Varnish Remover, 150ml
    Elf Nail Varnish, Mint Cream, 6ml
    Elf Nail Varnish, Lilac, 6ml
    Elf Nail Varnish, Punk Purple, 6ml
    Missguided Nail Varnish, Misstify, 13ml
    Topshop Nail Varnish, Amethyst, 8ml
    Chit Chat Nail Polish, Violet, 12ml
    Chit Chat Nail Polish, Rio, 12ml
    Technic Nail Varnish, Carnival, 12ml
    Filthy Gorgeous Nail Polish, Rosey-Posey, 10ml
    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, Shoreditch, 4ml

    Nails Inc Mini, Porchester Square, 4ml

    Elite Nail Varnish, 8ml, Cuivre
    MUA Nail Varnish,6.2ml, Shade 12
    MUA Nail Varnish, 6.2ml, Shade 10
    MUA Nail Varnish, 6.2ml, Shade, 15
    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, Fire Coral, 35oz
    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 x 2
    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 Hot Looks Nail Polish, Bright Lights, 8ml
    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
    Andrea Fullerton Nail Polish, Eliza, 5.5ml
    Zoya Nail Polish 15ml (Carey)
    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 x 2
    OPI Nail LacQuer, Gold Shatter, 15ml
    Deborah Lippmann - Razzledazzle
    Alessandro Pro White Effect Polish, 10ml
    Broadway Nails imPRESS Press on Manicure
    Technic Carnival Nail Polish, 12ml
    Eye Candy London Lights Nail Polish, 12ml
    Elizabeth French Nail Polish - Mystery
    Claire's Accessories Nail Polish- Metallic Green
    Topshop Nail Varnish Top and Base, 8ml
    LCN Nail Polish, Free Spirit, 8ml
    Nails Inc, South Molton Street, 4ml
    Nails Inc, Symartis Street, 4ml
    OPI, Designer De Better, 3.75ml
    OPI, Warm and Fozzie, 3.75ml
    OPI Excuse Moi?, 3.75ml
    Sally Hansen Lacquer, Vibrant, 8.8ml
    Barry M, Navy, 10ml
    OPI Nail Envy, 15ml
    Nails Inc, Cadogan Square, 4ml
    Nails Inc, Portabello, 4ml
    Nails Inc,Jermyn Street, 4ml
    Nails Inc, Notting Hill Gate, 4ml
    Nails Inc, Westbourne Grove, 4ml
    Ciate Paint Pot, Purple Sherbet, 13.5ml
    Rimmel Summer Fever Blush
    MeMeMe, Blush Me, Coral, 8g
    Natural Collection Blush, Pink Cloud

    Total on 1st September 2012 - 366 products

    Goal for this month- Use everything up and ONLY buy when absolutly essential (aye right)
    Last edited by Itzybitzy; 30-09-2012 at 9:53 PM.
    Total debts = £3116, 2216 £2066£1916£1766£1616£1466£1316£1166£1016£866
    DMP £150 each month
    Total paid off so far £2150
    Debt Free by Jan 2013
    • moromir
    • By moromir 31st Aug 12, 6:38 PM
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    • #9
    • 31st Aug 12, 6:38 PM
    • #9
    • 31st Aug 12, 6:38 PM
    I'm in and hoping for a no-spend month, still too depressing to post a list though!
    • sunshineyday
    • By sunshineyday 31st Aug 12, 6:52 PM
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    Back in again for September, thanks kiplingmonkey for starting us off again,

    happy pampering, xo
    • evilsquid1603
    • By evilsquid1603 31st Aug 12, 6:58 PM
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    i'm back! this month is def a no spend month! i will have INs from Amarya and thats it.

    i'll do a stash list at some point. it def needs updating!!
    No Buying Unnecessary Toiletries!
    • alja
    • By alja 31st Aug 12, 7:13 PM
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    Thank you kiplingmonkey! I am in once's my first proper full no buying toiletries month since months ago...let's see if I can do it!! Very tempted to make it a no buying magazines month too as I spend way too much money on those too!
    Save £6k in 2019 - £6400/£6k #83
    • Mortgage Reduction Novice
    • By Mortgage Reduction Novice 31st Aug 12, 7:14 PM
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    Mortgage Reduction Novice
    Wow ItzyBitzy that's quite a list!

    I joined for the last week of August and had 3UUs and 3INs...I'm focusing on using up my make-up stash and not allowing myself to buy HG Benefit Powderflage until I have 5 make-up UUs.

    Here goes for September (UUs crossed out, Ins in blue):

    Bathroom Items
    Trevor Sorbie beautiful burnette intense treatment
    2x Aussie mega shampoo
    Aussie mega conditioner
    Neutrogena visibly clear blackhead eliminating scrub
    Nivea Daily Essentials Face Wash
    Palm Olive aroma therapy absolute relax shower gel
    Radox clary sage bubble bath
    Colegate cavity protection
    2x Listerine fresh burst
    Boots waxed dental floss
    Braun Oral B 3000
    Palm Olive citrus burst shower gel
    Radox Revive shower gel
    Sanctury salt scrub
    2x The Soap Farm bathbombs

    Non-bathroom Items
    No7 Protect and Perfect day cream - HG
    No7 Protect and Perfect night cream - HG
    No7 Protect and Perfect serum (mini and full size) - HG
    Boots essentials nail polish remover
    2x Garnier Simply Essentials soothing 2 in 1 make-up remover - HG
    Ciate rich papaya foot renew potion - HG
    Clynol thicken hold 4 hair thickening elixir
    Aloe Propolis crème forever
    Shockwaves Go Matt Clay – WNBA see ‘wants’ section
    Sure Maximum protection - HG

    Benefit Jiffy Tan
    Garnier amber solaire after sun with tan
    Garnier body summer body moisturising lotion
    No7 calm skin redness relief balm
    No7 heavenly hydration moisture mask
    Eau pure body lotion
    Nip + Fab frown fix
    Nip + Fab adbo gel
    Product trial eye cream
    Nivea hydro care lip balm

    Dior Pure Poison - HG
    DKNY Be Delicious fresh blossom
    Vera Wang Princess

    Hands and Feet
    Boots intensive foot softener
    Scholl hard skin remover
    Rimmel nail white pencil
    18x 17x nail colours
    2x crackle effects
    1x 17 Nail Xtras double gloss top coat - HG

    Ecotools bamboo foundation brush - HG
    L’Oreal studio secrets smoothing resurfacing primer - HG
    Bourjois healthy mix serum gel foundation - HG
    Bourjois healthy mix correcting concealer
    Benefit girl meets pearl
    Vivo blush highlighter duo sugar candy
    Natural Collection eyeshades sea shell
    Lancôme Hypnôse mascara - HG
    L’Oreal Carese lipstick Aphrodite scarlet
    5x Lancôme juicy tubes mini - HG

    Coleur caramel gloss 811
    Natural Collection liquid eye lines black
    17 solo eyeshadow darkness
    The Face Shop eyeshadow 23
    No7 stay perfect shadow mini - island sea/ truffle
    No7 stay perfect shadow full size – silver lining/ oyster/ [STRIKE]midnight blues[STRIKE]
    The Body Shop eye colour 31/ 07/ 02
    Maybelline superstay 24 colour rose dust/ raspberry
    17 blusher damson wine
    Benefit blusher Hoola/Georgia
    Benefit stay don’t stray
    Benefit watt’s up
    Benefit lemon aid
    Benefit moon beam
    The Body Shop eye definer 10
    Barry M lip lacquer crayon 10
    Natural Collection moisture shine rose petal
    No7 liplicious sweet peaches mini
    No7 precision brow pencil 10 brown
    Rimmel renew & life brightening powder
    No7 anniversary eye trio flirty 50s
    Benefit smoking eyes kit
    No7 exquisite curl 02 brown/black
    Maybelline one by one Volum’ express waterproof
    No7 amazing eyes liner 10 brown
    Lancome eyes virtuose - eye shadow palette

    At work
    Protect and perfect hand cream
    L'occitane Mango Flower hand cream

    Other beauty related
    £25 spa finders gift card
    £45 vouchers for local beauty therapist
    Last edited by Mortgage Reduction Novice; 24-11-2012 at 4:28 PM. Reason: UUs and INs!
    MFW: Nov 2008 £156k, Jun 2015 £129k, Jun 2017 £114k.
    • evilsquid1603
    • By evilsquid1603 31st Aug 12, 7:31 PM
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    forgot to say on the other one - thanks to KiplingMonkey for starting us off!!

    Updated list


    Liz Earle full size x 3
    Liz Earle mini
    Elemis travel size
    Bare Minerals mini
    Balance me
    liz earle spray
    liz earle 30 ml
    liz earle dry
    Liz earle light
    korres magnolia bark
    Aubrey organic rose
    Elemis day cream x 2
    Bobbi brown hydrating face cream
    REN night
    REN Day
    Yon Ka
    L’occitane mini
    facial oil
    liz earle superskin 10ml x 2
    Homemade oil
    liz earle superbalm x 2
    Figs & rouge x 2
    Balance me x 2
    Face sunscreen
    none left!
    eye cream
    origins ginzing
    Origins ginzing mini
    bobbi brown x 2
    estee lauder
    Origins plantscription sample
    Sephora gel
    REN gel mini x 2
    Balance me
    Eyelash Serum
    Urban decay
    liz earle intensive moisture
    liz earle oil control
    elemis papaya enzyme peel full size
    elemis 1/2 size x 3
    origins oil control big
    Origins oil control small
    REN glycolatic
    Aubrey sensitive
    liz earle
    spot products
    bare minerals blemish therapy
    Liz earle
    clean & clear
    Neals yard
    Liz earle eyebright
    Full size x 2
    Make Up Remover
    Sephora full size
    Bioderma x 2
    Bare minerals x2
    Clarins x 2
    bubble bath
    none left!
    body wash
    REN only one left!
    body scrub
    REN only one left!
    body lotion
    REN mini
    Elemis full size x 2
    Hand Wash
    Liz Earle
    hand creme
    Lavera x 2
    body oil
    none left!
    sun cream
    none left!
    liz earle 1/2 size
    liz earle full size
    Skin Blossom
    liz earle full size
    liz earle 1/2 size
    Skin Blossom
    Hair mask
    Phillip B
    john frieda only one left!
    hair mist
    bed head x 2
    neal & wolf
    john frieda
    hair spray
    L’oreal TEC x 2
    Hair Oil

    make up

    bare minerals full size x 2
    Bare minerals half size x 2
    Susan Posnick
    shu uemura
    bare minerals mv illuminating
    urban decay
    urban decay travel size
    Laura mercier secret brightening
    Laura mercier setting powder full size
    17 shine control loose powder
    Smashbox mini
    Smashbox deluxe
    Bare Minerals pressed mini
    Multi use
    Laura Mercier
    make up sprays
    avene x 3
    stila x 2
    laura mercier secret finish
    Laura mercier Foundation Primer x 3
    Smashbox mini
    Laura mercier radience
    Benefit that gal x 2
    Bare minerals full fize
    Bare minerals half size
    eye primer
    bare minerals br opal
    bare minerals normal
    urban decay
    benefit stay dont stray
    benefit stay dont stray travel
    Trish McEvoy x 2
    laura mercier sc
    bobbi brown corrector
    bobbi brown concealer
    benefit erase paste
    bare minerals bisque x 2
    Benefit powderflage x 2
    Laura mercier undercover pot x 2
    Laura mercier secret concealer
    Bare minerals eye brightener
    eye shadow
    bare minerals primer shadow
    bare minerals high shine
    bare minerals creme de la creme
    bare minerals velour
    bare minerals beagle
    bare minerals sassy
    bare minerals panache
    bare minerals gold & blue
    bare minerals satin ruffle
    bare minerals smoulder
    bare minerals 1980’s
    bare minerals black leather
    bare minerals rock star
    bare minerals rock star
    bare minerals magnifique
    inika gun metal x 2
    Inika peach fetish
    Benefit birthday suit
    mac painterly
    mac blackground
    mac my dark magic
    mac carbon
    mac trax
    mac 4 colour pallette
    mac summer stash
    mac Iced delights duo
    Dior black smokey eyes
    Dior taieulleur bar
    illamasqua static
    bobbi brown galaxy
    bobbi brown black velvet
    bobbi brown brown pallette
    bobbi brown peony & python
    bobbi brown purple pallette
    bobbi brown smokey eye pallette
    Nars pandora
    Laura mercier taupe palette
    laura mercier mauve palette
    Bare minerals renew
    Laura mercier smoke
    Laura Mercier blanc
    Illamasqua neautral pallette
    Illamasqua cream black
    Illamasquq green creme
    Bare minerals
    Bare minerals palette
    Susan posnick
    bobbi brown pink peony
    bare minerals bright radiance
    bare minerals warmth
    bare minerals boost
    bare minerals flirt
    bare minerals clever
    bare minerals chic radiance
    dior travel kit
    benefit thrrrrob
    Bare minerals clear radience
    Bare minerals
    bobbi brown black dregs
    bobbi brown black
    bobbi brown violet
    bobbi brown chocolate
    bobbi brown black mauve
    bare minerals coffee 1/2
    bare minerals coffee
    bare minerals black 1/2 (MU bag)
    bare minerals black jasper
    bare minerals black sea
    bare minerals slate
    bare minerals black iris
    sephora black
    mac graphblack
    mac smoulder
    mac purple
    DIOR black
    DIOR black travel
    body shop navy x 2
    body shop black x 2
    neals yard black
    clarins bronze
    urban decay perversion
    urban decay zero
    urban decay mildew
    urban decay stash
    urban decay corrupt
    urban decay stray dog
    urban decay uzi
    urban decay bourbon
    urban decay baked
    urban decay rockstar
    urban decay asphyxia
    urban decay ransom
    urban decay midnight cowboy
    benefit eye bright
    benefit eye bright
    stila moray
    illamasqua sealing gel x 2
    Eyeko plum
    Jemma kidd black
    Illamasqua x 3
    Bare minerals
    Dior Diorshow
    Dior iconic
    mac primer
    Bare minerals def half size x 2
    bobbi brown full size
    bobbi brown travel size
    Bare minerals curl and lengthen
    Clinique high lengths
    YSL mini x 2
    Benefit mini
    Dior mini
    Dior primer mini
    Bare minerals
    Anastasia mini
    Anastasia lash fix
    Essential care
    Lip gloss
    urban decay midnight cowboy
    lip venom moon venom
    lip venom twilight venom
    lip venom twilight blush
    lip venom mini
    mac lady gaga
    mac fab frenzy
    bite prosecco
    tarte nude
    bobbi brown pink lilac
    bobbi brown clear
    bare minerals dani
    bare minerals starfruit
    bare minerals cherry bomb
    bare minerals pizzazz
    bare minerals savvy
    illamasqua sangers
    illamasqua sangers
    Bare minerals
    Terre d’oc
    Bare minerals
    lip stick
    NARS 413 bleecker
    bobbi brown blue rasberry
    benefit skinny dip
    benefit frenched
    illamasqua sangers
    tarte true blood
    bite pomegranite
    bite rose
    Bite mini x 2
    Lip balm
    liz earle pink
    Jane iredale
    John masters
    Fresh x 2
    Estelle & thild
    anastasia brow colour x 2
    anastasia brow pencil x 2
    anastasia brow gel
    anastasia cooling gel x 2
    laura mercier brow colour
    HD Brows brow pallette
    17 brow gel x 2
    Bobbi brown brow kit
    blotting paper
    papier poudre

    Dior Holiday (still left: 6 eye shadows, lip gloss)
    Dior Travel (6 eyeshadows, powder, blusher, concealer, 3 lipstick, lip balm, mascara, eye liner, lip liner)
    Dior Minaudière (3 eyeshadows, 2 lipglosses)
    Laura Mercier eye sampler (8 eyeshadows)
    Laura Mercier (6 eyeshadows, 3 eyeliners, 2 blushers)
    Laura Mercier (6 yeshadows, 2 blushers)
    YSL (4 eyeshadows, 1 blush, 2 lip colours)
    Bobbi Brown refillable pallette containing: bobbi brown pot rouge mini x 3, Benefit boing dregs, Benefit erase paste dregs.

    Chloe Love x 2
    Vera wang princess
    Vera wang rock princess
    Vera wang lovestruck
    Diesel loverdose

    Sephora NPR
    opi nail envy
    elle red
    violet diamond
    deborah lippman
    bad romance
    razzle dazzle
    gris montaigne
    Purple revolution
    night rider
    red polish
    red glitter
    faux pas
    nails inc
    in style brown
    instyle candy
    hampstead heath
    andrea fullerton
    silver dot and flick
    leighton denny
    sex kitten
    4 x muppets minis
    an affair in red sq
    mad as a hatter
    lincoln park after dark
    the one that got away
    sephora by opi
    blasted silver
    Butter London
    Blowing rasberries
    No Buying Unnecessary Toiletries!
    • Dollypop
    • By Dollypop 31st Aug 12, 7:50 PM
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    • 2,858 Thanks
    Thanks for starting us off Kiplingmonkey

    I'm in for September, aiming for a no spend month except for my Amarya box first time I've aimed for no spend so we'll see how it goes!

    Tried and failed to keep up with this thread in August, MUST TRY HARDER!

    I didn't fall completely off the wagon though, using unheard off restraint I'm trying to use up the many trial sizes of face cream I have before re buying my beloved Liz Earle

    Good luck to the other girls aiming for a no spend month
  • tokkiandoliver
    Thanks Kiplingmonkey !!!

    I am in again for September. I don't have much left, but all the items that I have are taking FOREVER to UU.
    No Buying Unnecessary Toiletries Challenge
    TOTAL UU's in 2012: 588
    Total UU's in 2013: 210
    INS for 2013 starting March: 8
    • seasideDreamer
    • By seasideDreamer 31st Aug 12, 9:25 PM
    • 1,363 Posts
    • 10,330 Thanks
    I'm in again, getting there through
    Debt free and busy treating myself

    No more toiletries/make up until I've used what I've got stashed since Jan 2011, graduated October 2012. Restocked Dec 13..damn those sales
    • indiepanda
    • By indiepanda 31st Aug 12, 11:55 PM
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    • 6,625 Thanks
    Count me in too. I'm aiming for a no spend month, can't think of anything I need this month (or truth be told a LOT of months).

    I've been debating ordering a beauty box but I think that can wait as treat till I have my stash well and truly under control.... so maybe the end of next year!

    I used up a moisturizer this morning, have to confess I used the last little bit as a body moisturizer. It was a Neroli face cream from St Kitts Herbery that my sister bought me for Christmas a couple of years back. LOVE the smell (Neroli is my favourite essential oil) and the texture is nice. WMBA, they've relaunched in a pump bottle rather than the jar I had which I think is more hygenic.

    However, I have a large stash of face cream so reckon it won't be till 2014 I might need one!
    • Fiasco55
    • By Fiasco55 1st Sep 12, 12:38 AM
    • 1,345 Posts
    • 15,364 Thanks
    Thanks Kipling Monkey for starting us off again.

    I am in for this month too.

    Last month I didn't buy any toiletries and I want to continue that this month. I still like my freebies but other than that I won't need any INs.

    Total for last month is 14 UUs and 4 (non bought Ins).
    No buying toiletries Graduated May 2017

    Decluttered 2016 2469 items, 2017 1580 items
    2018 3060 items

    Sealed Pot Challenge No 038
    • indiepanda
    • By indiepanda 1st Sep 12, 7:10 AM
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    • 6,625 Thanks
    This is what I like, a good start to the month with some UU.

    Origins Mega mushroom facial wash - WNBA, it was ok but for what it does it's too expensive

    JASON jojoba conditioner: WMBA - the one I had was great for my irritable scalp, but the listing on their web site now describes this as being for long and strong hair not itchy / flaky scalp so I am wondering if they have reformulated.

    Got my box of face products out today to select a new face wash and face cream (finished that yesterday). Reminds me just how much choice I have - quite a lot of them are sample sizes but if I keep saving them for holiday because it's handy to have small ones I'll be using decades old cream when I go on hols post retirement - I'm 40 at the end of this month. Better to use when fresh.
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