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    • Babafette
    • By Babafette 31st Aug 15, 11:07 AM
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    Babafette
    No Buying Unnecessary Toiletries September 2015
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    • 31st Aug 15, 11:07 AM
    No Buying Unnecessary Toiletries September 2015 31st Aug 15 at 11:07 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 InaPickle 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 stashed 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 years!!) 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 signature as a reminder?

    We have a "Swaps Group" on Facebook when you can swap good condition items with other like-minded addicts. PM your email address to Trudij, Tokkiandoliver, seasideDreamer or luvlycake and they can add you to the group.

    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 extravagantly to finish it off is sometimes too much to bear!).

    Brand new products (or opened perfume) sell well on eBay.

    Unsuitable products can be repurposed and 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 or a local women's refuge as mentioned earlier

    It helps to avoid the places where temptation lurks for you; be it QVC, Boots, Body Shop, 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 will always be another deal! Honest!

    Good luck all for March and indeed the coming months, and remember to keep your stash lists updated, keep popping in for inspiration and support and to report your UU's and IN's, especially any sales bargains - we want a nosy!

    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 don't be scared !!) oh - and did we mention that are nosy??!!

    Useful abbreviations and jargon!

    WBA - Will 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!
    NBI - A non-bought item such as a present, gift with purchase or free sample
    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 inspired by Erma Bombeck who said: 'If I had my life to live over again I would have burned the pink candle sculpted 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 to charity, as a present, or "just because" rather than binned or UU
    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
    PP - Project Pan: a list of specific items targeted to be used up

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


    Graduates

    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 InaPickle 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
    2. Bronnie - graduated with honours March 2011
    3. lostinrates - graduated with honours around June 2010
    4. Ruby_Eskimo - graduated with honours June 2012
    5. Seaside dreamer - graduated with honours October 2012
    6. InaPickle - graduated with honours September 2014


    Previous threads

    In case you need to refer back to a previous stash list or product review, here are links to past challenge threads. Click on the date to take you straight to it:

    January 2012
    February 2012
    March 2012
    April 2012
    May 2012
    June 2012
    July 2012
    August 2012
    September 2012
    October 2012
    November 2012
    December 2012
    January 2013
    February 2013
    March 2013
    April 2013
    May 2013
    June 2013
    July 2013
    August 2013
    September 2013
    October 2013
    November 2013
    December 2013
    January 2014
    February 2014
    March 2014
    April 2014
    May 2014
    June 2014
    July 2014
    August 2014
    September 2014
    October 2014
    November 2014
    December 2014
    January 2015
    February 2015
    March 2015
    April 2015
    May 2015
    June 2015
    July 2015
    August 2015
    Time may be a great healer, but it's a lousy beautician....
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    • asajj
    • By asajj 31st Aug 15, 12:30 PM
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    • 31st Aug 15, 12:30 PM
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    • 31st Aug 15, 12:30 PM
    Thanks for the new thread - I won't make a PP list for September but will definitely join

    PS: I think we should amend the post where it mentions Swap group on Facebook as I'm not sure it is active still?
    2015 in 2015 / 2015

    No buying unnecessary stuff.
    Clearing out by selling on Ebay, donating to charity etc.
    • dolly84
    • By dolly84 31st Aug 15, 2:06 PM
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    • 31st Aug 15, 2:06 PM
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    • 31st Aug 15, 2:06 PM
    Thanks Babafette for the new thread. I'm in.

    My PP list for September

    1. Tigi Moisture Maniac Conditioner
    2. Clarins Ever Matte Foundation
    3. Liz Earle Cleanse & Polish 30ml
    4. Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Day Cream 30ml (c/f from August)
    5. Elemis Pro Radiance Hand Cream
    6. Revlon Pink Ice Lip Gloss
    7. Rituals Honey Touch Body Cream
    8. Imperial Leather Paradise Island Bubble Bath
    9. Vichy Normaderm 3 in 1 Scrub, wash, mask
    10. Ren Clearcalm 3 Clay Cleanser
    Debt Free and now a saver, conscious consumer, low waste lifestyler.
    • Maisie M
    • By Maisie M 31st Aug 15, 6:15 PM
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    • 31st Aug 15, 6:15 PM
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    • 31st Aug 15, 6:15 PM
    PP list for September so far:

    1. No7 Naturally kissed body moisturiser (I have about 5 open moisturisers and this one has the least in it!!)
    2. No7 stay perfect foundation Soft Rose
    3. No7 essential night cream (sample tub almost finished)
    4. No7 time resisting day cream
    5. No7 Naturally kissed moisturiser face x 2
    6. No7 protect and perfect lipcare
    7. No7 radiance revealed exfoliator
    8. Nails inc. avocado oil for nails
    9. No7 revitaliser hand saviour
    10. No7 smoothing eye base
    11. No5 hot oil treatments for hair (one gone, two left)

    Going to put them all in one basket to try focus my attention on these.

    • Plumpudding
    • By Plumpudding 31st Aug 15, 8:41 PM
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    • 31st Aug 15, 8:41 PM
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    • 31st Aug 15, 8:41 PM
    My first PP list!

    1) Molton Brown white sandalwood shower gel
    2) Balance me Clay face mask
    3) Aromatherapy Associates moisturising face mask
    4) Dr Organic snail serum
    5)terra green body moisturiser
    6) bioderma cleanser
    7)frizz control hair serum
    8) amie morning moisturiser
    9) creightons bronze ambition bronzer
    10)Ole henrikson 3 in 1 cleanser
    11) olay 30 second wrinkle filler
    12) Origins starting over age eraser

    All of these are currently in use, but none of them are coming on holiday with me, so there's nearly three weeks in September to use them up.
    • mrs-moneypenny
    • By mrs-moneypenny 31st Aug 15, 9:31 PM
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    • 31st Aug 15, 9:31 PM
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    Thank you for the new thread plumpudding
    hope everyone is well and managing to UU more than they add

    would like to be below 250 by the end of the year
    first full count list done for a while was at End of Feb 2014 had 358
    now have 295 items

    Perfumes - 19
    Sexy Amber michael kors
    vivienne Westwood boudoir
    Thierry Mugler X2 8ml
    Thierry Mugler Angel 25ml
    Narciso Rodriguez for her X2
    Hugo Boss Deep Red
    Agent Provocateur X2
    Tresor in love
    Viktor&Rolf flowerbomb
    Jimmy Choo
    Doir poison
    Nina Ricci RicciRicci
    Sarah Jessica Parker Lovely
    Jean Paul Gaultier classique
    Lush Gorrilla perfume karma
    lush solid perfume honey i shrunk the kids


    face care - 18
    aldi face mask
    Anew clinical eye lift pro
    Anew clinical defence deep recovery cream x2
    ren rosa centifolia hot cloth cleanser
    skin doctor instant face lift
    skin doctor instant eye lift
    skin therapy eye make up remover
    Aveeno cleansing lotion X2
    Anew ultimate age repair cream cleanser
    dead sea magik gentle cleansing face wash
    balance me pure skin face wash
    No7 skin spritz
    dead sea magik mild exfoliant
    body ultimate skin care face & body polish
    body ultimate skin care collagen therapy gel
    Lacura Q10 renew multi intensive serum


    Body butters - 9
    S&G the righteous Butter 300ml
    salonniere body butter
    Elle Macpherson nourishing honey butter
    sanctuary body butter X 4
    sanctuary mande lular body souffle
    champneys moisture miracle body butter

    scrubs & polishes - 10
    Body boutique body scrub
    sanctuary mande lular body scrub
    spa O2 revitalising body scrub
    sanctuary body scrub
    bhs brazilian lime sugar cane and basil body scrub
    Gok gorgeous body polish with almond oil
    B&h skin spa body polish
    B&h sweet mandarin & grapefruit body polish
    Salonniere body polish
    no7 cleansing body polish


    lotions and creams - 31
    Bath boutique body lotion
    Royal jelly body lotion X 2
    B&H lemon blossom and white rose hand & body lotion
    B&H cherry blossom oriental lily & lotus flower steam cream wash
    B&H cherry blossom oriental lily& lotus flower steam shower body cleanser
    cerise tube of GW body lotion
    B&H french lavendar and cassis body balm
    dead sea magik silky smooth body lotion
    pure poison body lotion
    secret obsession body lotion
    jean paul gaultier classique body lotion
    tresor in love body lotion
    agent provocateur body glamour lotion
    B&H white mulberry & marshmallow body lotion
    B&H sweet mandarin & grapefruit hand &body lotion
    O2spa hand and body lotion
    sanctuary body lotion X2
    Lush dream team hand and body lotion
    cowshed grumpy cow body lotion
    ArranAromatics shimmer gel
    Hypnose senses body lotion
    Lush potion body lotion
    B&H silky hand and body lotion
    B&H cherry blossom oriental lily and lotus flower hand & body lotion
    Boots oriental floral mimosa body cream
    nivea soft X2
    boots royal jelly body lotion
    Natural extracts body lotion with vitamin E


    Oils - 4
    source of purity massage
    Avon SSS dry oil body spray
    Agent provocateur body massage oil
    Dr organic organic vitamin e pure oil complex


    bath and shower - 26
    Avon 1000ml mandarin & white jasmine bubble bath
    Avon 1000ml White Lily bubble bath
    Avon 1000ml romantic rose bubble bath
    Avon 1000ml soft rose bubble bath
    Avon 500ml mandarin & white jasmine bubble bath
    Avon 500ml lavender bubble bath
    Avon 500ml strawberry sorbet bubble bath
    Avon 500ml pink bubble bath x2
    Sanctuary body wash X3
    Royal jelly shower gel
    S&G Sugar Crush Body Wash
    salonniere body wash
    salonniere bath creme
    BS chocomania shower gel
    BS pink grapefruit shower gel
    fenjal luxury shower oil
    Angel perfume shower gel X2
    tresor in love shower gel
    hypnose senses shower gel
    bhs whitetea and gojiberry bath salts
    bhs olive sage and cocoa butter bath and shower gel
    Champneys skin comforting bath soak powder


    feet - 11
    Elle Macpherson pedicure in a jar
    the rectory softening foot cream
    the rectory smoothing foot polish
    body blitz revive foot scrub
    body blitz revive foot lotion
    sanctuary soothing foot lotion
    sanctraury intensive heel rescue balm
    scholl revitalising gel
    carnation anti blister stick
    carnation cracked heel cream
    SpaO2 foot lotion

    Hands - 5
    30ml tube of sanctuary hand cream
    salonniere hand cream
    champneys vitamiracle hand & nail cream X2
    Anew ultimate Hand cream

    bath bombs - 12
    7 bomb bath bomb
    5 lush bath bombs


    deodorant - 2
    Roll on deodorant
    Sanctuary body spritz

    hairspray and hair - 12
    aldi hair spray
    Vo5 heat protect spray
    Lee Stafford dry shampoo
    phytologue phytoctrus soin hair mask
    paul mitchell colour protect locking spray
    catwalk frisky scrunching gel
    Argan oil conditioner
    Treseme 500ml shampoo colour protect
    Treseme 500ml shampoo &conditioner
    Lush solid shampoo bar

    talc 2
    2 assorted

    sachets and samples - 2
    avon clear skin blemish treatment
    Maybellene superstay better skin tester

    soap - 12
    Body boutique soap
    carex liquid soap x2
    apple tango hand wash
    sainsburys antibacterial hand wash X2
    so fruity fresh mandarin hand wash 750ml
    lush snow fairy bar
    bomb cosmetic soap in a sponge
    Imperial leather soap 3

    Massage bars - 2
    assorted Lush ones

    random items - 3
    L'Oreal solar advanced sun protection
    L'Oreal nutri summer tone up
    Clarnis sun wrinkle control cream


    Nail stuff - 26
    polishes assorted X20
    collection 2000 2in1 top coat
    nail attraction top coat
    nail attraction strenghtener
    avon exfoliating expert manicure gel
    boots holy grail nail and cuticle cream
    cutex nail polish remover

    skin and face - 82
    nivea tinted day cream
    maybellene dream matte mousse
    rimmel stay matte make up
    rimmel double act foundation
    Elizabeth Arden let there be light compact
    No7 intellegient colour foundation
    estee lauder lucidity
    benefit show off
    benefit sun beam highlighter
    ritz loose powder
    olay loose glitter powder
    candida beauty glow loose powder
    candida beauty glow powder compact
    blushers assorted X4
    eye pencils assorted X14
    lip pencils assorted X4
    body shop choc lip butter
    lip sticks assorted X 26
    mascara assorted X3
    eyeshadows assorted X17

    i think that all of it.
    i havent bothered counting the toothpaste & mouth wash products as they are essentials
    Last edited by mrs-moneypenny; 22-09-2015 at 7:40 AM.
    SPC~12 ot 124

    In a world that has decided that it's going to lose its mind, be more kind my friend, try to Be More Kind
    • Gemzie121
    • By Gemzie121 1st Sep 15, 12:01 AM
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    • 1st Sep 15, 12:01 AM
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    Count me in again :-D yay September. I love September through to December. Not so much the cold nights but they do make you want to bath and generally pamper yourself a lot more. It's too rubbish to go out so I tend to stay in and do my nails or use face masks etc a lot more in winter. Plus I'm really looking forward to getting out the Christmassy toiletries I've saved, especially the bath and body works Christmas range I bought a while back.
    Anyway, pp list for September...
    1. TBS mango body butter 50ml
    2. TBS blueberry lip butter
    3. Boots royal jelly body cream
    4. Simple light moisturiser mini
    5. TBS satsuma shower gel 250ml
    6. TBS vitamin E night cream
    7. Alberto balsam grapefruit and guava shampoo
    8. Alberto balsam grapefruit and guava conditioner
    9. Avon chamomile hair balm
    10. Vaseline active fresh deodorant spray
    11. Katie's kouture eau de toilette
    12. Amplex caring roll on deodorant
    13. Dove vanilla and Shea bath cream
    14. Lush bubble bar (1/2 of)
    15. L'occitane vanilla bouquet hand cream
    16. Sanctuary body scrub mini
    • evilsquid1603
    • By evilsquid1603 1st Sep 15, 9:14 AM
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    • 1st Sep 15, 9:14 AM
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    • 1st Sep 15, 9:14 AM
    thanks for the new thread Babafette!

    started on a roll with a UU already
    Benefit mini its potent eye cream - WNBA i think this is one of those benefit products thats overpriced for what it does and for the dinky packaging.
    No Buying Unnecessary Toiletries!
    • BlueEyedGirl
    • By BlueEyedGirl 1st Sep 15, 10:00 AM
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    • #9
    • 1st Sep 15, 10:00 AM
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    • 1st Sep 15, 10:00 AM
    I will buy nothing this month! At some point this month will go over my list and check everything I have... do a recount etc.
    • asajj
    • By asajj 1st Sep 15, 10:30 AM
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    asajj
    Elle Macpherson pedicure in a jar
    by mrs-moneypenny
    How do you find this mrs-moneypenny? Any good?
    2015 in 2015 / 2015

    No buying unnecessary stuff.
    Clearing out by selling on Ebay, donating to charity etc.
    • Plumpudding
    • By Plumpudding 1st Sep 15, 11:18 AM
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    Plumpudding
    1) Molton Brown white sandalwood shower gel
    2) Balance me Clay face mask
    3) Aromatherapy Associates moisturising face mask
    4) Dr Organic snail serum
    5)terra green body moisturiser
    6) bioderma cleanser
    7)frizz control hair serum
    8) amie morning moisturiser
    9) creightons bronze ambition bronzer
    10)Ole henrikson 3 in 1 cleanser
    11) olay 30 second wrinkle filler
    12) Origins starting over age erasing moisturiser

    the first 2 UUs in red. I love Molton Brown, this was a gift. And I liked trying the Ole Henrikson, it was very gentle.
    • VALM
    • By VALM 1st Sep 15, 1:58 PM
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    VALM
    Hi I'm back in though I go away on 26 September (so so so excited now) and will be hauling!!!

    Until then though I promise to be good and can't think of anything that I need for the hols. I have fessed up on last months' challenge today to a purchase I made yesterday at Trafford Centre - a Nails Inc gel polish. Am gonna try it tonight and if it wears well I will use it for my hols rather than having gels done at the salon.

    My PP list is a bit limited but here goes:-

    Tresemme Conditioner
    Elemis Lime Blossom Balancing Cleanser
    Laura Geller mascara
    Clinique mascara
    Cargo blush

    All from last month or 4 x 4.

    Elemis Papaya Enzyme Cream
    L'occitane Divine oil
    LE Nourishing mask
    LE IBST

    Has anyone tried Philosophy The Present. I tried it in JL yesterday and the skin on my left hand felt so good afterwards.
    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
    • emma-6584
    • By emma-6584 1st Sep 15, 2:16 PM
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    Shampoo
    *Herbal Essences Honey Shampoo*
    *Touch of silver shampoo*

    Conditioner/Masks
    Moroccan Oil Mask
    *John Frieda Blonde Conditioner*
    *St Ives Hot Oil Treatment*
    *Lee Stafford Purple Hot Shot*
    Affinage Color Shot

    Shower
    *French Fig Bar Soap*


    Body
    L'Occitane Verbena Hand Cream
    Body Shop Absinthe hand cream
    *Body Shop Olive Body Butter*
    *Coffee Exfoliator scrub*
    Fig Body Spray
    1 x Colgate Toothpaste
    1 x Listerine Whitening

    Skincare
    Una Brennan Oil Cleanser
    *Cetaphil cleanser Jar*
    B Revealed Glycolic cleanser
    B Radiant Serum
    *Iaso Moisturising Serum*
    *Una Brennan Rose Moisturiser*
    *Boots Botanics Day Cream*
    *Decleor Neroli Oil*
    *Taramar (day) as Nightcream*
    Dermalogica Toner
    *Benetint Balm*
    *Inishfree exfoliator Sample*
    Body Shop - Seaweed Mask
    *2 x Korean Collagen Mask*
    *2 x Crest Whitening Strips*
    *Clarins Beauty Flash for Eyes*

    MAKEUP
    *Dior Mascara*
    *Home made Lipstick Medley*
    *1 x Jar of foundation concoctions*
    *Lancome Artliner*
    Lancome Concealer
    Trial Setting Powder
    Lancome Bronzer

    Above is my list of items for rotation and UU this month. Anything with a * means I am fairly hopeful I can get to the end of it by 30th of this month. Those without are being put into the rotation but realistically I know they will be still in use well into October

    Good luck to you all this month X
    Last edited by emma-6584; 01-09-2015 at 2:21 PM.
    July 2015 - 997 in Debt.
    No Buying Unnecessary Toiletries challenge, started June 2015 UU x 18, TA x 6, IN x 26.
    July 2015 - No more paying full price!!
    • BirdNerdSophie
    • By BirdNerdSophie 1st Sep 15, 2:59 PM
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    Thanks for the new thread!

    I have had a busy few days with many UUs and a few INs!

    UUs:

    Palmolive Almond Milk Hand Wash 300ml: Really liked the scent of this hand wash - WDBA.
    S&G Sugar Crush Shower Gel 250ml: Again, another lovely smelling rpoduct with lathers brilliantly. WBA in the xmas sales no doubt.
    Boots Tea Tree and Witch Hazel Spot Wand: This was an interesting spot treatment with a gel application for the day and a cream one for night. It's not as good as my HG Witch Stock but I have another in the stash. WNBA.
    Boots Fruit and Sweet Amber Body Spray 75ml: HG - WDBA and have done so!

    INs:

    Boots Fruit and Sweet Amber Body Spray 75ml
    Boots Bergamot and Berries Body Spray 75ml
    Garnier Ultimate Blends Strength Restorer Shampoo (250ml), Conditioner (200ml) and Serum (50ml) - The serum is absolutely brilliant and I am using a freebie sample of it at the moment.
    Palmolive Sea Turtle Hand Wash 300ml

    VALM - Enjoy your holiday - I go to the US at the beginning of October and will be hauling too!
    Duck enthusiast. Mango milkshake connoisseur. Positive reinforcement training. Bob Ross fan girl. Team Q.
    • Plumpudding
    • By Plumpudding 1st Sep 15, 3:10 PM
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    Plumpudding
    forgot to say, thanks for the new thread Babafette!

    BirdnerdSophie and VALM - so envious of the hauling potential of your hols - pictures, pretty please? Or at least a full run down of your catch.
    • emma-6584
    • By emma-6584 1st Sep 15, 3:12 PM
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    forgot to say, thanks for the new thread Babafette!

    BirdnerdSophie and VALM - so envious of the hauling potential of your hols - pictures, pretty please? Or at least a full run down of your catch.
    Originally posted by Plumpudding
    Ditto!! Excuse my terrible manners....was too excited about the new thread! thank you Babafette X

    Also would love to see a run down/ pics of the exciting new hauls Jealous!!
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    No Buying Unnecessary Toiletries challenge, started June 2015 UU x 18, TA x 6, IN x 26.
    July 2015 - No more paying full price!!
    • mcculloch29
    • By mcculloch29 1st Sep 15, 3:38 PM
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    Thanks for the new thread Babafette.

    Small UU of Lacura wipes, pink packet, the ones that always go out of stock first in A!di. These are the only ones I use now, unless I can't get them. Then it's Wilko's but they are nowhere near as good, tbh.

    Slightly larger NBI of a Garnier Ultimate Blends Nourishing Repairer Shampoo 400 ml . This is for really dry hair, but shampoo is shampoo, most seems to suit my mop. Will be trying it later on today and duly reviewing.
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    • By dolly84 1st Sep 15, 4:46 PM
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    My makeup basket for September

    Body Shop Vitamin C Engergising Skin Serum (use as primer)
    Clarins Ever Matte Foundation
    Bourjois Healthy Mix Concealer
    Max Factor Miracle Touch Blush in Soft Pink
    No7 Mineral Blush in Rose Pink mixed with Bare Minerals Blush
    No7 Instant Radiance Concealer
    Dior Celebration Collection
    - eye primer, eyebrow wax, 3 eyeshadows (matte brown, shimmery brown and satin cream), mini brown eye liner and mini mascara)
    Debt Free and now a saver, conscious consumer, low waste lifestyler.
    • nyg123
    • By nyg123 1st Sep 15, 5:45 PM
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    I met up with some friends in Liverpool and went to Lush. I bought 2 solid body moisturisers and a balm to replace the LE balm that is nearly finished. Was quite pleased that I limited it to these! I have also ordered (although they haven't arrived yet) 2 SBC body butters on a really good offer. These are regular use items for me. I really like them.
    • gothrockchic1
    • By gothrockchic1 1st Sep 15, 6:11 PM
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    Hello everyone, I'm in again!! My PP List is

    1.Rituals Shower Gel
    2.Centreparcs Shampoo
    3.Rosecea Cream
    4.Avon Hand Cream
    5.Vosene Leave In Conditioner
    6.Dove Purely Pampering Body Lotion 50ml

    One month I would love to UU 10 products as some point but these are the oldest in the stash!
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