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    • kiplingmonkey
    • By kiplingmonkey 30th Nov 12, 9:09 AM
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    No Buying Unnecessary Toiletries in December
    • #1
    • 30th Nov 12, 9:09 AM
    No Buying Unnecessary Toiletries in December 30th Nov 12 at 9:09 AM
    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 Sunshineyday for 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: letís 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 December and indeed 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
    November 2012

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

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  • rosemary54
    • #2
    • 30th Nov 12, 9:20 AM
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    • 30th Nov 12, 9:20 AM
    first to sign up again!!!!!!!!!

    really really really don't want to buy anything this month....decided against going to town as will only buy stuff I don't need with money I don't have
    • Catriona_P
    • By Catriona_P 30th Nov 12, 10:05 AM
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    • #3
    • 30th Nov 12, 10:05 AM
    • #3
    • 30th Nov 12, 10:05 AM
    I'm in again! Thanks Kipling for starting the thread.

    I'm thinking it might be easy to get a no spend month (hah) since I'm so distracted with the xmas build up and will probably get loads for xmas anyway!
    "Why, this is hell, nor am I out of it."
    • silvasava
    • By silvasava 30th Nov 12, 10:57 AM
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    • #4
    • 30th Nov 12, 10:57 AM
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    • 30th Nov 12, 10:57 AM
    Third sign up here please.
    Going to do an inventory this weekend
    Small victories - sometimes they are all you can hope for but sometimes they are all you need - be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle
    • maddiemay
    • By maddiemay 30th Nov 12, 11:06 AM
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    • #5
    • 30th Nov 12, 11:06 AM
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    • 30th Nov 12, 11:06 AM
    Thank you Kipling, count me in again for another month.

    I almost it the "buy" button on a Liz Earle order yesterday, I am almost out of C&P, and although I have enough cleansers for many months I do like to have a C&P in my overnight bag, will need toner soon and a nourishing mask, which would have made the order up to £55 for a free gift and free p&p, but part of the free gift is Eyebright, which I used to love, but now react badly to. Left the order open on the pc for ages, then eventually deleted it completely.
    Rosemary - completely agree about the no going into shops, only have a weeny Boots and a nice independant chemist which sells Clarins and Lancome, staff are lovely, but don't feel comfortable browsing too often, even the nail polish selection (my weakness) is pretty poor in Boots, so I hardly ever spend in there either.
    The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time. (Abraham Lincoln)
    • getting-there-slowly
    • By getting-there-slowly 30th Nov 12, 1:02 PM
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    • #6
    • 30th Nov 12, 1:02 PM
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    • 30th Nov 12, 1:02 PM
    Can I join in again?

    November was ok, but will brave the dreaded count up this weekend!
    No Buying Unnecessary Toiletries: July stash 72/0 INS/2 UU/0 TA
    • sunshineyday
    • By sunshineyday 30th Nov 12, 2:05 PM
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    • #7
    • 30th Nov 12, 2:05 PM
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    • 30th Nov 12, 2:05 PM
    back in again for another month, thanks to kiplingmonkey for starting us off

    happy pampering, xo
  • rachel84
    • #8
    • 30th Nov 12, 3:12 PM
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    • 30th Nov 12, 3:12 PM
    Going to join in again... was an active poster about a year ago... had alot going on so put the challenge to the back of my mind. Started lurking again mid October and am desperate to get things used up or ga/ta as am planning to move out of my current flat Nov 2013, put our stuff into storage and go travelling for at least 6 months and I don't want to have to store boxes and boxes of toiletries.
    More importantly I need to save money to pay for the trip and to pay off a few debts before I leave.

    Am off to do a quick count and may post a list later this evening
    • **tracey**
    • By **tracey** 30th Nov 12, 4:15 PM
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    • #9
    • 30th Nov 12, 4:15 PM
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    • 30th Nov 12, 4:15 PM
    I am back in again for December
    VSP member #25
    • SuiDreams
    • By SuiDreams 30th Nov 12, 5:52 PM
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    Will be joining in or December, although probably won't post much till the office closes for Christmas. I need to try and uu loads of thing ready for the Christmas gifts coming in. Shampoo and body lotion seem to be under control now.
    • emsjune78
    • By emsjune78 30th Nov 12, 6:15 PM
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    Hi All,

    I'm back in, as ever! Thanks to Kiplingmonkey for starting us off on the new thread.... December OMG

    Will post my updated stash list later, its dwindling but will probably get bumped back up over Christmas (without being too presumptuous) Not that I really mind, free IN are my kind of IN
  • Spending Vs Saving
    Hi everyone,

    Thanks Kiplingmonkey for the shiny new thread.

    I'll still be in for many months to come i wonder if i can beat 19 UU this month, weird how everything always seems to finish at the same time but....i some how doubt it those tresemme shampoos go on....and on ......and on

    Happy pampering everyone
    Consolidated and under control 42 payments to go.
    ; ): o
    Aim: 35 and Debtfree
    • kiplingmonkey
    • By kiplingmonkey 30th Nov 12, 7:19 PM
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    Thank you Kipling, count me in again for another month.

    I almost it the "buy" button on a Liz Earle order yesterday, I am almost out of C&P, and although I have enough cleansers for many months I do like to have a C&P in my overnight bag, will need toner soon and a nourishing mask, which would have made the order up to £55 for a free gift and free p&p, but part of the free gift is Eyebright, which I used to love, but now react badly to. Left the order open on the pc for ages, then eventually deleted it completely.
    Originally posted by maddiemay
    Well done for resisting the LE. . I have had a pre order email for the Elemis tomorrow on the Q but have deleted it. I have put £5 in my SPC which starts again today (had £145 for the last 12 months - £80 of that was from resisting TSVs (£5 went in the pot for each one I managed not to buy)). I am thinking I might crank that up to £10 in the New Year but Dec will be a tough month so sticking at £5 for the time being.
    SPC Member #067 SPC5-8 = £1334.28 SPC9 = £829.76

    • sparrer
    • By sparrer 30th Nov 12, 7:45 PM
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    Hi, can I join in please? I have so many sachets of shampoo, conditioner, face and body moisturiser, perfume samples, foundation creams, little tubes of toothpaste....all freebies gleaned from the freebie board and similar. In fact I have a whole drawer full of them! I do take them on holidays but the hotels always provide them and I can't resist bringing them home. Often they provide all the above plus ladies razors, toothpaste, shower caps (perfect for bowl covers in the fridge), cologne and more. I think I have enough to last a year, so don't understand why I bought a jar of moisturiser last week . I often slip one or two of the 'better' labels inside birthday and Christmas cards which seem to be well accepted, but there is still so much to get through....
    • emsjune78
    • By emsjune78 30th Nov 12, 8:16 PM
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    Stash as its stands below - currently in use in pink, INs in RED (since beginning of challenge in Jan, unless they are already marked as being in use):

    Soap & Glory Clean Mary Cleansing Milk 75ml
    No.7 Heavenly Hydration Moisture Mask 100ml
    Sainsbury's Skincare Cleansing Fluid 200ml
    Sainsbury's Skincare Cleanser & Eye Makeup Remover 75ml
    Christian Dior Equite Makeup Remover 50ml
    Clinique Take The Day Off Makeup Remover 30ml
    Clearasil Blackhead Clearing Pads
    Avon Clearskin Cleansing Pads
    Almay Pore Minimizer 14.2g
    Renew You Anti-Ageing Collegen Face Mask 10ml sachet x 2
    The Body Shop Cocoa Butter Lip Balm x 2
    Olay Regenerist Night Renewal Elixir 50ml x 2

    Benefit That Gal 7.5ml
    Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Concentrate 4ml

    Etat Pur Cleansing Water 190ml
    REN Jojoba Microbead Invigorating Facial Polish 25ml
    REN Glycolatic Skin Renewal Peel Mask 15ml

    No.7 Beautiful Skin Foaming Cleanser 150ml
    Neutrogena Multi-Defence Daily Moisturiser 50ml
    Wilkinson's Skin Therapy 3 in 1 wipes x 2 packs

    M&S Wowee Plum Bath Sugar
    M&S Jazzy Plum Bath Caviar 42g
    M&S Juicy Lime Bath Caviar 42g
    M&S Zingy Lemon Bath Caviar 42g
    Tesco Spa Cream Bath 100ml
    Next Just Red Bath Crystals 100g
    N-spa Renew Bath Soak
    Dove Beauty Bar 100g

    L'Oreal Techni.Hairmix Supreme Smooth Nutri-Smoothing Cream 200ml
    Tresemme Freeze Hold Hairspray 500ml x 2, 100ml x 1
    Trevor Sorbie Beautiful Volume Volumising Mousse 200ml
    Charles Worthington Dream Hair Shining Star Glossing Spray 50ml
    Charles Worthington Takeaways Results Relax & Unwind Straightening Cream 50ml
    Charles Worthington Takeaways Results Moisture Seal Hair Healer Intensive Leave-In Conditioner 50ml
    Schwartzkopf Gliss Hair Repair Reflex Shine Care 150ml
    Toni & Guy Model.Me Erin Creative Styling Glue 150ml
    Lee Stafford Poker Straight Dehumidifier 200ml x 3
    Jo Hansford Smooth & Shine Glossing Serum 50ml
    Tesco Extra Firm Hold Styling Mousse 200ml
    Percy & Reed Dry Conditioner 50ml

    L'Oreal Everpure Colour Protect & Volume Shampoo 250ml
    L'Oreal Everpure Colour Protect & Volume Conditioner 250ml

    Tresemme Heat Protection Spray 300ml
    Dove Colour Radiance Conditioner 50ml
    Batiste Dry Shampoo for Dark Hair 200ml
    Tigi Bed Head Control Freak Extra Extra Straight Hair Straightener 250ml
    L'Oreal Elvive Nutri-Gloss Crystal Sparkling Shampoo 400ml
    VO5 Gloss Me Smoothly Shampoo 250ml
    L'Oreal Preference High Shine Conditioner 54ml x 2

    Soap & Glory Butter Up Body Smoothing Cream 200ml x 2
    Soap & Glory Mist You Madly Body Spray 250ml, 100ml x 2
    Soap & Glory Girligo Moisturising Mist 100ml x 3
    Soap & Glory Flirtigo 250ml
    Soap & Glory Greatest Scrub of All 125ml
    Lush Once A Year Massage Bar
    Tesco Spa Body Lotion 100ml
    FCUK Polished Body Spray 75ml
    FCUK Polished Whipped Body Cream 300ml
    St Tropez Bronzing Mousse 120ml

    Palmers Cocoa Butter Formula Firming Butter 250ml
    DKNY Energising Body Lotion 150ml
    Impulse Very Pink Body Spray 75ml
    Estee Lauder Body Performance Slim Shape+ Anti-Cellulite Visible Contouring Serum 15ml
    L'Oreal Sublime Bronze Self Tanning Smooth Milk Fluid 150ml
    No.7 Pre-Holiday Conditioning Body Balm 15ml
    Garnier Intensive 7 Days Softening Lotion sachet x 7
    Sure Clear Pure Crystal Roll-on Deo 50ml

    Hands & Feet:
    M&S Feet Moisturising Lotion 50ml
    M&S Feet Exfoliating Scrub 50ml
    Next Beauty Parlour Indulgent Foot Lotion 100ml
    Next Beauty Parlour Pampering Foot Scrub 100ml
    Classics Nail Polish Remover 250ml
    Boots Essentials Quick Off Nail Polish Remover 150ml
    Be Bare Nail Varnish Remover 250ml
    Derma V10 Orange Nail Polish Remover Pads
    Anotomicals Help The Paw Hand Cream 100ml

    L'Occitane Mango Flower Hand Cream 30ml

    Gucci Guilty EDP 75ml
    Jean Paul Gaultier Classique EDP 100ml
    Dior Addict 2 EDT 100ml

    Hugo Hugo Boss Woman EDT 5ml
    Elie Saab Le Parfum 1ml

    Shrunk by over 100 items altogether since I started the challenge 11 months ago
    • mad_scientist
    • By mad_scientist 30th Nov 12, 8:17 PM
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    Thanks for the shiny new thread kiplingmonkey

    I am in again for another month, my downfall this month might be buying myself a little present when I am meant to be out shopping for other peoples!

    Hello to the newbies, you won't find a friendlier thread on MSE! (and we smell lovely )
    No more buying unnecessary toiletries 2018
    35 UU / 13 unnecessary ins
  • Itzybitzy
    Thank you for starting the new thread

    Anything i use up will be put to red!

    Neom Complete Bliss Bath Oil, 5ml
    Lilac Thyme Soap Company, Rose Bath Soak, 150g
    Radox Stress Relief Bath Therapy, 500ml
    Sanctuary Luxury Bath Float, 75ml
    Sanctuary Foaming Bath Soak, 75ml
    Aqueous Bath and Shower Gel, 30ml
    Soap and Glory, Body Buff, 50ml
    Johnsons 24hour Moisture Radiance Body Wash, 250ml x 1
    Weleda Lavender Creamy Body Wash, 20ml
    Liz Earle Energising Body Wash, 100ml
    The Body Shop Mango Soap, 100ml
    Sanctuary Body Wash, 75ml
    Sanctuary Body Scrub, 50ml
    Boots Replenishing Shower Gel, 300ml
    Boots Softening Shower Gel, 300ml
    Boots Shower Cream,, 250ml
    Yardley London, Lavender Soap, 120g
    Marc Jacobs Dot Shower Gel, 75ml
    LDN Moisturising Shower Gel, 250ml
    Botanics Revealing Body Polish, 200ml
    Dove Shea Butter Beauty Bar ,100g x 2
    Eau Pure Soap, 200g
    Kneipp Classic Herbal Body Wash, 200ml
    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
    Body lotion/Butter/Gel
    Green People Nurture Body Lotion, 2ml
    Jergens Naturals Skin Firming Body Moisturiser, 200ml
    Body Shop Satsuma Puree Body Lotion. 250ml
    Sanctuary Body Lotion, 75ml
    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
    Belle and Roquer, Mousse Tentation Chocolat, 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
    Marc Jacobs Body Lotion, 75ml
    Other body products
    Colgate Toothpaste, 100ml
    Superdrug Cucumber Facial Cleansing Wipes x 25
    Colgate Max One Toothpaste, 19ml
    Nivea Sun Moisturising Aftersun Lotion, 200ml
    NIA 24 Sun Damage Prevention Sunscreen, 75ml
    Colgate Sensitive Pro Relief 22ml x 3
    Primark Cleansing Wipes 25 x 2
    Boots Cotton Wool Pads 100 x 1
    Epaderm Cream, 25g
    Body Spray/Deo
    Nivea Double Effect Deo, 50ml
    Nivea Pearl Deo, 50ml
    Hands, Feet
    Sweet Snuggles Chocolate Hand Lotion, 50ml x 2
    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
    Nivea Pure and Natural Hand Cream, 100ml
    Lip Gloss/Balm/Stick
    Pushi Organic Anti Wrinkle Lip Balm, 10ml
    Mischa Barton Luscious Lips, Pink Pop
    Galenco SOS Lip Balm, 4.8g
    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
    I Love Strawberries and Milkshake Lipgloss, 11ml
    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
    Molton Brown LipSheer, Gingerblossom
    Body Shop Born Lippy Lipbalm Mango/Peach
    Burt's Bees Lipbalm, 4.25g
    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
    Vaseline Pink Bubbly Lipbalm, 20g
    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
    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
    Nip Fab Mango Smoothie Lip Butter, 8ml
    Nip and Fab Coconut Lattee Lip Butter, 8ml
    Nip and Fab Cherry Tarte Lip Butter, 8ml
    MUA Lipgloss Shade 5
    AEOS Organic Lip Gloss, Cherry Blosson, 8ml
    Hair products
    Superdrug Coconut and Sweet Almond Shampoo, 300ml
    Avon Naturals Almond Oil and Avocado Conditioner, 250ml
    Aqueous Conditioning Shampoo, 30ml
    Trevor Sorbie Beautifully Straightened Heat Defence Blow Dry Spray, 50ml
    Stila Creme Bouquet Hair Refresher, 75g
    Milk Shake Conditioning Whipped Cream, 100ml
    Batiste Graffiti Dry Shampoo, 200ml
    Batiste Tropical Dry Shampoo, 200ml
    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
    Stila Hair Refresher Jade Blossom Dry Shampoo, 75g
    Wella Colour Saver Mousse, 50ml
    Avon Advanced Techniques Root Boosting Tonic, 150ml
    Herbal Essences Ignite My Colour Shampoo, 400ml
    Mythic Oil, 125ml
    Fandi Fendi Perfume, 4ml
    Undergreen White Classic Addition Perfume Sample, 1ml
    Mary Greenwell, Lemon Perfume Sample, 1.5ml
    Agua de Colonia Concentrada Perfume Sample, 1.5ml
    Marc Jacobs Dot Perfume, 50ml
    Ralph Lauren Romance
    Taylor Swift Wonderstruck Perfume, 50ml
    Dr Hauschka Cleansing Milk, 10ml
    Nivea Express Hydration Primer, 1.5ml
    Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair, 7ml
    Dermalogica Multivitamin Power Firm, 5ml
    Dr Hauschka Cleansing Cream, 10ml
    Green People Hydrating Firming Serum, 2ml
    Dead Sea Magik Gentle Cleansing Facial Wash, 25ml
    DermalogicaClean Start Brighten Up SPF 15, 15ml
    Balance Me Balancing Face Moisturiser, 20ml
    Essential Care Creamy Coconut Cleanser, 30ml
    Sebamed Night Intensive Cream, 10ml
    Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel, 7ml
    Dermalogica Skin Smoothing Cream, 7ml
    Yon Ka Pamplemousse, 50ml
    Olay Regenerist Cream, 7ml
    Doctor Duve Hand and Decollete Cream x 1Sachet
    Sophyto Omega Daily Moisturiser, 15ml
    Sophyto Purifying Silken Cleanser, 15ml
    Sophyto Dual Action Exfoliating Treatment, 15ml
    Loccitane Angelica Hydration Cream, 15ml
    Liz Earle Superskin Moisturiser, 50ml
    MOA Green Balm, Small Tub
    Ritessens Cleansing Milk, 125ml
    Bloom Skin and Tonic Masks x 2
    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
    Ayuuri Rose Facial Toner, 250ml
    Benefit Porefessional, 7.5ml x 1
    Murad Essential C Cleanser, 45ml
    REN Hydra Calm Day Cream, 15ml
    Dermalogica Clean Start Smart Mouth Lip Shine, 3ml
    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
    Superdrug Vitamin E Hot Cloth Cleanser, 200ml
    Benefit Porefessional, 22ml
    Neutrogena Multi-Defence Night Moisturiser, 50ml
    Body Shop Vitamin E Nourishing Cream, 50ml
    Avon Care 3 in 1, Cleanser, Toner and Moisturiser, 200ml
    The Beauty Parlour Face Scrub, 150ml
    Simple Facial Wash Gel, 50ml
    ELF Mineral Facial Cleanser, 50g
    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, x1
    Bio Oil 60 ml
    Pushi Organic Anti-Wrinkle Lip Balm, 10ml
    Rimmel Stir It Up Eyeshadow, Wassup?, 4g
    ELF Duo Cream Eyeshadow, Olive, 3g
    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, 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
    W7 Silky Smooth Quad Eye Shadow - Shades of Mauves
    Clarins Make Up Palette Mono Colour
    Bellapierre Shimmer, Copper
    Rimmel Stir It Up Eyeshadow, Out of The Blue, 4g
    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
    MUA Eyeshadow Pallette, Heaven and Earth
    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
    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
    Collection 2000 Skyscraper Mascara, Black
    Lancome Hypnose Star Mascara, 2ml
    Mirenesse Mascara,Black, 1.5g
    Natural Collection Lashlength Mascara, Brown, 8ml
    2true Glitter Mascara
    Natural Collection, Lashlength Mascara, Black, 8ml
    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
    Nails Inc, Symons Street, 4ml
    Nails Inc Nail Varnish, 10ml, Hanover Square
    Nails Inc Mini, Tate, 4ml
    Rimmel Nail Varnish, Azure, 8ml
    Rimmel Nail Varnish, Double Decker Red, 8ml
    OPI Nail LacQuer, Be A Dahlia Won't You, 15ml
    Smooch Nail Varnish Juicy, 15ml
    Leighton Denny Nail Varnish, Sex Kitten, 12ml
    Collection 2000 Nail Varnish, Bongo Beat, 8ml
    Elf Nail Varnish, Punk Purple, 6ml
    Japonesque Nail Polish Touch Up Swabs, x 24
    Patons's Nail Varnish Remover, 150ml
    Elf Nail Varnish, Lilac, 6ml
    Topshop Nail Varnish, Amethyst, 8ml
    Chit Chat Nail Polish, Violet, 12ml
    Barry M Nail Paint, Silvery Lilac, 10ml
    Kiko Nail Polish, 11ml
    Bloom Nail Polish, Yeojin, 12ml

    Chit Chat Nail Polish, Rio, 12ml
    Barry M Nail Polish, Yellow Topaz Glitter, 10ml
    Rimmel Nail Varnish,Your Majesty,8ml
    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
    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, All That Jazz, 8ml
    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
    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, 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 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
    Seche Nail Varnish, Smokey, 14ml
    MUA Nail Varnish, Shade 1, 6.2ml
    MUA Nail Constillation, Gemini
    MUA Nail Constillation, Libra
    Nails Inc, Cadogan Square, 4ml
    Nails Inc,Jermyn Street, 4ml
    Color Club Put a Pin In It, Nail Polish, 7ml
    Topshop Blush, Prime Time, 4g
    Glossybox Blusher, Glossy Rosewood, 2.5g
    Rimmel Summer Fever Blush
    MeMeMe, Blush Me, Coral, 8g
    Natural Collection Blush, Pink Cloud

    Total on 1st December 2012 - 413 products

    Goal for this month- Use everything up and ONLY buy when absolutly essential (aye right)
    Last edited by Itzybitzy; 30-12-2012 at 11:58 AM.
    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
    • rogueylawyer
    • By rogueylawyer 30th Nov 12, 9:12 PM
    • 615 Posts
    • 5,409 Thanks
    I'm in for another month. Been in for 7 weeks so far, thought I had started with 301 items but it turned out there had been a few more in there. I'm currently down to 269 items with 46 used items. 19 INs with a total spend of £35 in 7 weeks, including contact lens solution which is on a direct debit.

    We move house in 2 weeks and I'm hoping to get another dozen out of the stash before everything goes crazy with the house move/Xmas.

    I've been putting £2 in a pot for every UU, even the freebie samples, and added the cost of a skincare package I was tempted by but managed to walk away from. Now have over £106 in the account ready for a few strategic sale replacements.
    • Tater
    • By Tater 30th Nov 12, 10:41 PM
    • 144 Posts
    • 1,223 Thanks
    Thanks for starting the new thread KiplingMonkey.

    This definitely has to be a no spend month what with all the other spending that will be going on.

    I'm off to Budapest tomorrow and WILL NOT come back with any hotel minis (I feel myself crumbling already!)
    • evilsquid1603
    • By evilsquid1603 30th Nov 12, 10:59 PM
    • 1,378 Posts
    • 11,943 Thanks
    thanks for staring the thread Kipling!

    im back again! hoping dec wont be too bad this year. the xmas gifts arent that brill this year so im not going mad!
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