March Empties

I actually have quite a collection for my March Empties! I was really beginning to think I’d have nothing to show this month, then I managed to finish all of these products within days of each other. Now will I repurchase any?
Hold tight for some mini reviews…
Clearasil Daily Clear Vitamins & Extracts cleansing wipes*
I received these through the Glamour Reader Panel (you can register here – I would advise doing so – I’m a member of both the Glamour panel and the Elle {currently closed unfortunately} panel and have received some fantastic products to trial before they are properly released in the UK). I received these with some of the other range of products and whilst I love the other products in the range, I’m afraid the jury is definitely out with these ones. The first time I used them, I broke out in spots and had awful dry skin in places, although it never happened again after that first time. They do feel rather scratchy when used though, but I cannot fault the cleansing abilities of the wipes, they certainly do the job. Would I repurchase? Probably not.
Grace Cole Moments Revitalising Body Wash*
I received this as part of a gift set for Christmas from my friend Laura. I’m still using the other products in the range, but I go through shower gel like wildfire, especially if I haven’t got any bubble bath to hand! The smell is quite nice and light, not too overpowering and the wash lathers up well. This wash left me feeling refreshed and as claimed in the name, revitalised. This wouldn’t be my first choice in shower gels or body washes however, I do have my firm favourites. Would I repurchase? Only if I could not get hold of my favourites.
Lush Colour Supplements Multi-Purpose Colour Base in Light Yellow*
I originally got this free from Lush with a coupon that came in More! magazine. I hadn’t stepped foot inside Lush before this time and I had no idea how much I would grow to love the brand. I’m sad to say that even though I’ve had this quite a while, I haven’t totally finished it but it has gone way past the use by date and I’m not going to risk putting it on my skin. The product creates a fantastic base and is perfectly matched to my skin. Would I repurchase? Yes and this time I would make sure to use it more often as I think the product is great.
So..? Kiss Me Tease Me Shower Gel*
I won this in a competition from the So..? Facebook page and my oh my, did it remind me of being a teenager! I think my first little perfume collection comprised of the whole So..? range so winning this brought back some memories. This lathers up well and smells divine which is pretty much all you can ask from a shower gel, isn’t it? Would I repurchase? Depends on how reminiscent I was being, normally no, if in a good mood, yes.
Johnsons Extra Protection Baby Wipes
Okay, I cheated a little bit with these ones as Jack helped me out a little bit! These are amazing at taking off makeup though and feel soft against your skin. The subtle scent is nice too. Would I repurchase? I use these anyway for Jack, so in that sense, yes. For myself, not unless I run out of my normal cleansing wipes.
Rimmel Stay Matte Foundation in ‘Ivory’
You already know my feelings on this one, since it is a staple of my makeup bag. This is in the older packaging – I must say I do prefer the newer look although when looking for it in the stores, I was looking for this tube! This foundation provides me with great coverage and is easy to remove at the end of the day. You can see how loved this product is, due to how battered the tube looks! Would I repurchase? Time and time again.
Klorane Nourishing Treatment Shampoo (with Mango Butter) sample*
Recently, Klorane were offering samples on their Facebook page and having heard a little about the brand, I thought it would be worth trying out. You get barely any product in this bottle, but I found my hair a lot smoother and shinier after use, really nourished. I got the sample for dry/damaged hair and this shampoo really brought my hair back to life. Would I repurchase? Only if I couldn’t purchase my Herbal Essences products.
Rimmel Volume Flash Mascara x10 in ‘001 Black Extreme’
This used to be my staple mascara, although I have recently started trying other brands. I’m a Rimmel junkie as you can probably tell. This mascara is amazing, making my lashes look much,much bigger and I always repurchased, however since trying other brands, I have to say it’s one of many I would pick. Would I repurchase? Yes, although I’d use it intermittently with other mascaras.
Miss Sporty Fabulous Lash Lash Building Mascara in ‘Black’
A fab mascara, cheap and cheerful too. Lengthens and defines my lashes, although like the Rimmel mascara above, it is one of many that I would choose. Would I repurchase? Maybe.
Burberry Body perfume sample*
Plenty of us received these samples from the Burberry Facebook page and were pleasantly surprised at the size of the samples we received. I am devastated at finishing this sample as I had grown to love the perfume somewhat and cannot justify the full size price tag right now. Such a fantastic scent and shall be on my wishlists for months to come.
Have you finished any products recently? I’d love to read your empties posts!
An asterix (*) by an item means I either received it as a PR sample, ordered a sample from a brand, received as a member of a reader panel, won in a competition or received as a gift. More information can be found in my disclaimer here

6 comments / Add your comment below

  1. well done finishing so many! i absolutely loved the burberry body sample, ill get round to buying it at some point! i have rimmel stay matte which i do like, but for some reason keep forgetting about!

  2. Ohhh my 'So….. Kiss Me' takes me back to age 14 when it was my body spray of choice to carry in my schoolbag. Such a nostalgic smell for me!

    Jem xXx

  3. there is only one type of makeup i have ever ran out of! usually i just have to throw it out because it gets so old.

    im always trying to find a new mascara it seems, i saw zooey deschanel was in ads for rimmel and i almost bought the mascara just because i want my eyes to be like hers.

    <3 katherine

  4. Well done! I'm always so satisfied to finish an entire product lol! I've done quite well this month, however can't post about it due to a broken camera .. this means double next month I guess! xx

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