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Letting Go

Some more things I just gotta break up with.

Casualty: Fashion Fair Perfect Finish Creme To Powder Makeup 'Topaz'
Reason: I had this for donkey 'ears


It's a great formula but the colour was a little off. I bought this in St. Lucia many moons ago before I was even really interested in makeup.

Casualty: Clinique even better clinical dark spot corrector
Reason: I never reach for it


After the comparison post I held on to this thinking that I'd use it if my skin was feeling dry...and I never did. 

Casualty: Botanicals Perfectly Concealed Palette
Reason: Wrong shade


These Botanicals compacts are very sturdy and the mirror is an adequate size. I just wish the product inside was suitable for my skintone.

Casualty: NYX Slide On Eye Liner 'Tropical Green'
Reason: Product dried out


Sad sad sad. Use your products people.

Casualty: M.A.C Mineralize Eye Shadow 'Style Influencer'
Reason: It dropped and broke and was subsequently useless


This eye shadow formula is very soft so you have to be careful with it. The format of the shadow made it impossible to repress since the individual colours would be lost. 

Did you have to toss any beauty products recently?

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From the box: "Deeply exfoliates the dull surface of the skin for clarity, radiance, and younger-looking skin. Visibly brightens the appearance of age spots and discolorations. Instantly plumps the look of fine lines and wrinkles in 3 minutes*

*Clinically tested and proven to significantly improve the appearance of lines and wrinkles in 3 minutes. Results obtained via profilometry analysis.

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Purified Lactic Acid: One of the most hydrating Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs), Lactic Acid exfoliates the surface layers of t…