I will review these the next time I am able to wear makeup. Hoping the brow stuff works (at least ONE of them…)
I bought the NYX brow things in one fell swoop at Target the day that I did my failed Wet n Wild brow review.
W7 is a popular drugstore brand from the UK. Their nude eye shadow palettes have been making news on the interwebs as great dupes for Urban Decay’s Naked eyeshadow palette.
The W7 palettes require an eye shadow primer or water for the lighter colors. When I did a quick swatch test on my arm, they barely showed up.
Like I promised in my original blog post, I am going to start whittling down my GINORMOUS makeup collection.
My makeup purge-a-thon started with a cleaning of my upstairs bathroom. I rarely use this bath and keep just a minimal (for me) amount of ’emergency makeup’ there. I also have things I had forgotten about stashed in that room and my bedroom, too.
While I was at it, I decided to clean my bedroom as well. Until this week I had not slept there for about a year and a half-ish. I was on bedrest during my pregnancy, then recovering from the c-section- so the sofa was where I lived.
The makeup purge of my ‘small emergency stash’ in the bathroom turned up:
-5 different eyeshadow palettes
-37 lipsticks/lip glosses
-a dozen or more eye liners
-8 different mascaras
-A BRAND NEW IN BOX Bimatoprost (Latisse) eyelash growth medicine!
-BRAND NEW Michael Kors perfume (xmas gift)
-Urban Decay Honey body powder- also BRAND NEW
-2 tweezerman tweezers
-7 different makeup pencil sharpeners
-4 eyebrow pencil/gel thingies
-Hard Candy blush
-assorted expired eye and face creams
-a ton of makeup brushes (foundation, eyeliner, shadow, blenders, lip brushes)
I am very proud of myself- I was able to throw away all but 2 of the eyeshadow palettes (brand new Stila and an Urban Decay palette I thought I lost), the blush, most concealers, 80 percent of the brushes, all the mascara, eye creams, etc.
I was still left with a pretty impressive haul, including an amazing assortment of 15 lipsticks and glosses that I forgot I had. I had 2 of a particular color, which is a testimony to my sick hoarding habits.
Yeah… keep in mind, this is my SMALL stash. I’m really worried about what I will find when I clean out the downstairs bathroom.
My makeup addiction is out of control. I have to also say that I am very pleased that I did this purge. It was getting ridiculous. I don’t even wear makeup much anymore since this baby was born.
Well, at least the bathroom and my bedroom got a cleaning while I was at it…