November & December 2011 Empties!

I was able to finish quite a few products before 2011 was over including some skincare, bodycare, and even some makeup. The satisfaction of finishing up a product never really loses its charm.As you can see most of my empties were samples this time around. Most of them were hefty samples that lasted me at least a month each so I have used them enough to formulate my thoughts on them. I have reviewed a few of these products in the past so I will link those reviews as usual and quickly summarize my thoughts on the rest!

The Body Shop Seaweed Facial Wash (sample) - I briefly talked about this being a mediocre cleanser in my last empties post and will not be repurchasing this.

Lush Whoosh Shower Jelly

Origins A Perfect World Creamy Body Cleanser (sample) - This is creamy and luxurious but I had to use a lot of product to cleanse my body. I will not repurchase because I'm not in love with this and I would have to be head over heels to buy this for the retail price.

Ole Henriksen Youth Serum Collagen Booster (sample) - I don't have fine lines or wrinkles yet so I couldn't really tell if this was helping at all. It did not have any negative effects on my skin so I can't quite formulate reliable thoughts on this since I'm not really the target market.

Boscia Oil Free Daily Hydration (sample)

Dior J'adore Perfume (sample) - I talked about this in my last favorites post and I adore this scent (no pun intended!). I will definitely buy the full sized bottle once I finish a few more perfume samples and clear out my scent stash.

Maybelline Colossal Waterproof Mascara - This has also graced a favorites post in the past as it is my favorite mascara of all time. It holds a curl beautifully, lengthens, and volumizes. I will absolutely repurchase this once I am out of mascaras!

Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer Oil Free in Bisque (sample) - This is another product that I have mentioned in a favorites. I will link the review to avoid repeating myself. I go more in depth about why I enjoyed this product in the video below as well.

Make Up Forever Face and Body Foundation in 20 (sample) - This was weightless on my skin and the light coverage was refreshing. However this sometimes looked very patchy and oily after a few hours on my skin while other times holding up well for 12 hours. This was very unpredictable and I did not like that aspect. Therefore, this will not be a repurchase.

These are unfinished products that I am giving away to my cousins because I have no use for them and I think they might find them useful.

Estee Lauder Gentle Eye Makeup Remover (sample) - This is a semi weak eye makeup remover and can't remove my waterproof mascara and tough liners without tugging on my delicate skin. I am passing this on to my cousin who wears minimal eye makeup as it will remove pencil liner just fine.

Philosophy Falling in Love Fragrance - I dislike this scent because it is sickeningly sweet but managed to use up about half the mini bottle somehow.... I mostly sprayed this around my room as an air freshener :X

Watch the video below to here more of my thoughts on these products!


  1. awww that is too bad about the MUFE, I can wear it over 12 hours and it looks flawless the whole time. Guess it's skin type? :/
    Nice to see a large array of products

  2. It probably is due to skin type or maybe I applied it wrong.... Sometimes it lasts all day on me looking great but every so often it just turns out horrible in a few hours :(


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