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2016 Makeup Use-Up

More Project Pan action!

There's a whole subset of Project Pan participants in the blogger/vlogger beauty community that's growing daily. More and more we're realising that the corporate beauty industry - controlled by like four mega brands - just want us to be forever shopping; always grabbing for the newest thing on the market. But if we keep that up when will we ever get a chance to truly appreciate our already ridiculous makeup collections? Never. That's when.

I'm not on any soap box because y'all know I'm a shopaholic too. It's just necessary to take a step back and truly analyse what you have regularly. Last year's challenge highlighted for me the types of products I could easily go through versus what I shouldn't buy anymore of since I barely use them. This year I'm hoping to completely use a lot more products and *fingers crossed* shop a lot less. I picked the following products mostly due to the length of time I've had them. Please click on the links provided for more details on the respective item.


Since I'm already on a roll with these I'm just gonna finish them up.

black | Up Fluid Foundation (original formula)
M.A.C Studio Finish Concealer
M.A.C Studio Fix Powder
Korres Lip Butter 'Mango'
NYX Black Label Lipstick 'Sand'

2016 Makeup Use-Up products

Fresh Meat

2016 Makeup Use-Up products

Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat Radiant Touch '4' (which is now called '6')
M.A.C Prep + Prime Highlighter 'Peach Lustre'

2016 Makeup Use-Up products

Bourjois Paris Creme Blush '04 Sweet Cherry'
Revlon A Floral Affair '470 Peachy Keen'

2016 Makeup Use-Up products

Physicians Formula Mineral Wear Talc-Free Mineral Airbrushing Pressed Powder SPF30 'Translucent'

This ain't translucent so I dunno how long me and he gine get on.

Physicians Formula Mineral Wear Talc-Free Mineral Airbrushing Pressed Powder SPF30 'Translucent'

NYX Dewy Finish Long Lasting Setting Spray

NYX Dewy Finish Long Lasting Setting Spray

Josie Maran Argan Illuminizer

Today was the first time I ever opened this thing. It is so pigmented. This is highlighter for three lifetimes.

Josie Maran Argan Illuminizer
Josie Maran Argan Illuminizer swatch
Josie Maran Argan Illuminizer swatch

Gotta make an effort with the eyeshadow usage right?

2016 Makeup Use-Up products

2016 Makeup Use-Up lip products

Are you focusing on using up any products this year? How do you feel about the seemingly constant barrage of new makeup releases? Let's discuss it in the comments.

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