March Empties

Another month, another round of empties!

March Empties

L’Occitane Shampoo & Conditioner - I love L’Occitane but didn’t love these two. My hair felt weighed down and got really static. It’s a shame because this range smells so nice – fresh and citrus.

L’Oreal Elvive Extraordinary Oil sample – I used this sample two ways: as a pre-shampoo treatment and on damp hair. Both ways left my hair feeling really greasy. Dislike.

Simple Moisturising Facial Wash – I got this in a set for Christmas. I used it for my AM cleanse. It’s nice enough and really cheap to buy so I’d get it again if I was in a hurry.

Goldwell DualSenses Ultra Volume 60 Sec Gel Treatment – I didn’t get on with this at all. I tried it twice but both times my hair felt really greasy and knotty. I actually threw it away half-full!

Soap & Glory Eye Maintenance – Another product I didn’t like – I didn’t feel like this was really doing anything for me so I threw it away with most of it still left!

Collection 2000 Illuminating Touch – I use this under my eyes on days when I can’t justify using my YSL Touche Eclat (I’m on maternity leave, I’ve got to watch the pennies)! It’s really good and I will definitely be buying it again.

Lancome Hypnose Drama Mascara miniature – Lancome Hynose is my favourite mascara, I don’t love Hypnose Drama though. If it ain’t broke don’t fix it!

Soap & Glory The Righteous Butter – In the beginning I liked this body butter but the tub is SO HUGE that by the time I got halfway through I was desperate for it to run out! I just got bored of the scent.

Herbal Essences Beautiful Ends Split End Protection Intensive Mask – I didn’t find this really worked as an intensive treatment, it just felt like a regular conditioner. I’d choose something else in future.

Molton Brown Rose Granati Hand Wash – This is such a beautiful smelling handwash – gorgeous pomegranate – but oh so expensive to buy! Luckily I got it in a Christmas gift set.

Mandara Spa Tropical Blooms Smoothing Shower Scrub – I was given this as a Christmas gift and it is so lovely. It smells of jasmine and ylang ylang and has just the right amount of grittiness. What I especially like about this brand is that it’s free from nasties like SLS, parabens and animal ingredients.

Crabtree & Evelyn India Hicks Hand Therapy – I love Crabtree & Evelyn, they have some of the most gorgeous smelling products. This hand cream was lovely, so moisturising and smells beautiful.

Aussie 3 Minute Miracle Reconstructor Deep Conditioner – This is a staple product for me, I always use it!

Dr Bronner Magic All-In-One Pure Castile Soap samples – I used both of these as AM face cleansers, though the peppermint one was probably not the best idea on my face as it made it all tingly! These are so good though and so versatile, even if I am quite reserved in my own use of them.

I Coloniali Deep Massage Body Cream with Myrrh sample – I did not realise this is an M&S brand! Or at least, M&S sell it. I’m in love with this stuff, it smells amazing and feels so wonderful on my skin!

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  1. I love Righteous Butter, can't get enough of it... I love the sound of the Mandarin Spa Scrub xx

    1. I loved it to start but then I just wanted it to end! xx

  2. i am so jealous of your commitment - you are doing so well - i have done ok ish - but for some reason i have this hankering to do a huge pharmacy shop - it must be an itch bc there is no need but everytime i read your posts it gives me pause - Thanks Sian for making me be good!!x

  3. Great post. Such a shame that you didn't like quite a lot of the things you used up :(
    I love Soap & Glory but I usually buy the travel sized products as I get bored of using the big tubs too lol.

    Found you on the Mummy, Beauty & Lifestyle Bloggers Page on Facebook and am now following :D

    Louise x

    Confessions of a Secret Shopper

  4. I love the I Coloniali Deep Massage Body Cream simply beautiful! It's £35 though x

    1. I was going to buy it but then I saw the price, ouch xx


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