Wednesday 1 May 2013

products we've used up (empties): april 2013

Hi guys! Last month we did our first empties post and had a good response so we thought we would continue on a monthly basis. We're definitely on a mission to finish products. Over the past few weeks we have been thinking a lot about the cosmetics we use and definitely want to make a few changes. We are thinking of starting some sort of project pan and will share details with you within the next week or two once we've had time to finalise details. 

1.The Body Shop Yes Yes Yes Tantalising Lip Butter
This was a special charity lip butter that The Body Shop came out with. I found it in my stash half empty and I wanted to finish it up. It smelt fruity and lovely but I didn't really want to use it on my lips so I just used it up on dry spots on my body. Waste not want not as they say! 

2. The Body Shop Lemon Lip Butter
This Lip Butter definitely wins a place in my list of worst lip products so no I shall not be repurchasing. I had to stop applying it on my lips and ended up using it on dry spots on my body just to finish it up. I have done a full review of this product which you can read by clicking here

3. Lush The Sacred Truth Fresh Face Mask 
This was a lovely face mask. Our skin felt refreshed, softer and brighter after using it. Using this mask has definitely wet our appetite to try other fresh face masks from Lush and we would definitely get this one again. You can read our full review here

4. Cargo OneBase Concealer and Foundation
I actually really like this product. It works well under the eyes as well as to cover blemishes and redness. It applies nicely and blends really well. I would purchase this product. Although I'm not sure if we get Cargo Cosmetics in the UK.

5. Bourjois Eau De Gloss Lip Gloss
I'm not sure if bourjois still do this lipgloss. It smelt and tasted delicious however the colour did not suit me so I would not repurchase this particular shade again.

6. Cargo Classic Lip Gloss
I liked this lipgloss, the consistently was nice and it didn't feel sticky on my lips. The colour is really pretty but because I have really dark lips it did not show up well so I won't repurchase.

7. Diorshow Blackout Mascara
I really liked this mascara. This was a free sample I received however I probably won't repurchase as it is on the expensive side and I can't justify spending so much on a mascara.

8. The Body Shop Cassis Rose Shower Gel
I may have mentioned once or twice that I love the smell of roses so my favourite thing about this shower gel was the scent. The shower gel lathered up really nicely, left me feeling fresh and was non-drying. I would repurchase. 

9. Sure Crystal Clear Diamond Deodorant 
I will definitely be repurchasing this deodorant as its my favourite. It keeps me feeling fresh and doesn't give me white marks. I have done a full review here

10. Sure Natural Mineral Sea Salt Deodorant
I already have a deodorant that I really love so I don't know what possessed me to try something else. This deodorant left white marks and did not work as well as the one above. I have had this for months and finally finished it bit by bit. I definitely won't be buying again. 

11. Nivea Daily Essentials Regenerating Night Cream
Unfortunately this cream was way too rich for my face and broke me out so I won't be repurchasing. I think it will work well if you have dry skin.

12. Simple Kind to Eyes Soothing Eye Balm
This eye cream was okay but it didn't really do anything for me and so I won't be repurchasing.

13. Karin Herzog Vita-A-Kombi 3 Face Cream 
The cream is rather expensive and not something I would have tried if I hadn't won it in a competition. My skin felt dried out after using it, likely due to the hydrogen peroxide it contains. I shan't be buying it again.

What products have you used up this month? 

Sita & Radha xoxo


  1. Great choice! I love Lush products :)

  2. Nice body shop products!
    Best, Zia

  3. I have used the body shop and deodorant products and think they are great!

  4. I love reviews, specially this one!

  5. Great reviews and great job on using those products up!

    xo – Sheila
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  7. oooh I need to try some of these products!! thanks for sharing!


  8. Great little reviews. I should try a Lush face mask again. Also, I think Cargo are coming to the UK soon. :)


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