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Letting Go

Been awhile huh?

All this hauling really makes you do two things: appreciate sleek storage solutions and analyse what old products you're not using.

Here are some things that gotta go and why.

Casualties: Revlon Illuminance Creme Shadow palettes 'Pink Petals', 'Skinlights' and 'Wild Orchids'
Reason: I had these for eons

These are the like OG of cream shadows. Revlon improved the packaging over the years but the formula stayed pretty much the same. I guess I was holding on to these more for sentimental value than anything else; they were among the first eyeshadows I ever purchased.


Casualty: Botanics Soothing & Calming Eye Base
Reason: I never use it

There's absolutely nothing wrong with this product, I just never remember to use it. I kept it in the fridge along with some lipsticks that I also neglect.


Casualty: Revlon Lip Butter '085 Sugar Plum'
Reason: Faulty packaging

This one is a bitter pill to swallow since I really love this formula and colour. Somewhere along the way the clear panel at the top fell out. It's just too much hassle to tote around; so I put it in the fridge. Yuh already know what happens then...


Casualties: NYC In A New York Minute '202 Grand Central Station', 'Nail Tek II Intensive Therapy' and 'CND Stickey Base Coat'
Reason: They all got thick before I got a chance to finish them.

Funny enough, I've already repurchased each of these so it's not like I'm giving them a good ole Bajan wash off. Still, I thought their change in consistency was worth noting. The CND being the worst of the lot since I barely used any of that. Somehow, it leaked through the cap. Jury's still out on if it's better than Orly's Bonder. The NYC top coat is a great inexpensive quick drying one but please make sure your polish is already dry before you apply it.


Casualty: Revlon ColorStay Lip Color '20 Plum'
Reason: Just plain old

#TBT or nah?

Maybe the packaging was to mimic cigarettes?


Casualty: Glass nail file from Beauty Exchange
Reason: It lost its "edge"

I guess all glass files aren't created equal. After a while the surface became smooth thus making the file useless.


What items did you break up with lately?

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