Trash Stash: November to December 2017

Here’s a combined Trash Stash post for the last 2 months of 2017:

I forgot to take a group shot and was too lazy to take the items out of the bag for recycling. 😛

I initially felt that my steam dwindled a bit toward the end of the year to finish up products but once I started to list them out, I found that I did finish quite a few items in the last 2 months.  I decided to do a big post instead of separating into 2 posts, so grab a cup of hot tea. ☕

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Trash Stash: February 2017

It’s always a mad race at the end of the month to have all my trash presented nicely and the give their final photograph before they’re tossed out! XD
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I’m a bit nervous about whether I hit my target of one per day quota… o_O

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Trash Stash: April 2016

It comes as no surprise that I’ve got a bunch of empties again this month.
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Fine, I’ll admit it, I’m literally eating this stuff. I just want lots and lots of empties each month! I especially enjoyed the gulping down that Mizon snail serum – YUMMY. 😆

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Favourites Lately: Early 2016

I’m baaaack. 🙂  Thanks for all the well wishes last week!  I’m about 50% better simply because it’s unavoidable for me to not be on the computer at work. I’m looking into an ergonomic assessment for my desk, and possibly doing some physio. I’ll be scaling back on my posting slightly but it’s challenging because I have so many backlogged posts! Here’s a post that I meant to post last week:

I waffle back and forth about doing monthly favourites but I think a quarterly list works for me. Here are the items that have been standouts for me lately:
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All of these items would be rated 8 out of 10 or above in my Stash Worthiness! 🙂

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February 2016 Low-Buy Accountability

This is the first check-in for my 2016 Low-Buy.  For February, I allocated $50 to spend on makeup.  I managed to stay within my budget! 😀
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My first makeup purchase of February was in my LUSH haul at the beginning of the month where I bought the Sophisticated Cream Eyeshadow for $19.95
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I had $30.05 left after that.

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Lise Watier Simply Nudes Eyeshadow Palette

I rushed to get this review up because I just couldn’t hold off on testing this puppy out and sharing my thoughts.  The Lise Watier Simply Nudes 12-Colour Eyeshadow Palette is from the Variations de Nude Spring 2016 collection:
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I’ve neglected my Project Focus 10 palette (the Smashbox Double Exposure) so I could wear this beauty all week:
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I picked this palette up when I redeemed my Optimum Points, so it didn’t cost me anything, but the retail price of this palette is $65 CAD, for 12g of product (1g per colour/pan).  For those of you not familiar with the brand Lise Watier, it’s a Canadian mid-range cosmetics line that I would compare to Stila or Smashbox in terms of quality – you can read more about the brand philosophy here. It is sold at Shoppers Drug Mart, select Sears and Hudson’s Bay locations. “Lise Watier” is pronounced Leez Watt-ee-yay. 😉

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Optimum Points Redemption Beauty Event Haul

Yippee! Another opportunity to get free makeup! The Shoppers Drug Mart Optimum Points Redemption event last weekend was all focused on BEAUTY – so what choice did I have but to get more makeup? 😉
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I had $200 to redeem. Yeah yeah, I just did a makeup purge and here I am, getting more stuff… (My stash was getting dangerously low with all the decluttering LMAO! 😆 )

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Foundation and Concealer Purge of 2016

This has been a long time coming. I just needed to set some time aside and be in the right mood to be serious about getting rid of some items from my stash. Sometimes I feel a bit attached to items due to nostalgia and I talk myself into keeping stuff I really shouldn’t. I think I did well:
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Since I’ve been hauling like a madwoman, it’s only fair to purge some stuff too! Tomorrow I’ll be purging some lip products.  Let’s have a closer look at the foundation and concealer purge pile:

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Trash Stash: December 2015

It’s the final Trash Stash of 2015! I`ve got quite a bit of stuff this month:
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I still remember my first Empties (before it was renamed to Trash Stash) – oh how time flies! 🙂

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