December empties

I've been making a conscious effort to use products up over the past month or two and it's really paid off. These are my collection of empties for some of November as well as December, but I'm quite pleased with how many I've worked my way through!

Lancome Bi Facil eye make-up remover - a full size bottle and a 30ml travel size - This removes my eye makeup without a fuss, but is expensive (£21 full size). I'm on the hunt for a cheaper alternative, but I still have a couple of minis in my stash. 

Noble Isle mini Fireside bath and shower gel - This smells yummy (so yummy in fact that I got over excited and used it all in one bath). I have a few more to try from a mini set but I would definitely consider buying this again.

Aussie 3 minute hair mask sachet - I wasn't very impressed with this. It didn't seem to do much for my hair, so I won't be repurchasing. 

Thalgo Creme Thalgomince sachet - This came in a Latest in Beauty box. It felt lovely, but really, how can you get a good impression of a cellulite cream from one sachet?! I didn't get enough of this to trial it properly, so I don't think I would buy again.

Ren Active 7 radiant eye gel mini - I like this and tend to use it in the mornings, with a heavier cream at night. I have another of these samples which I'm currently using and would consider buying the full size. 

Clarins Eye Contour Gel mini - This is a similar texture to the Ren gel, but is a funny green colour. I wasn't overly fussed with it, and would probably choose the Ren gel over this one.

Clarins Eye Contour Balm mini - Loved this! I used the eye balm at night and it's creamy texture was lovely and light and left my eyes looking refreshed in the morning. I would definitely buy the full size once I've used up some more of my stash.

Creme de la Mer eye concentrate mini - If I won the lottery, I would buy this forever! Not much more I can say, aside from the fact that I haven't, so it remains firmly on the lust list. 

Trevor Sorbie hairspray mini - It was ok, strong hold, not too crispy. I prefer Elnett. 

Molton Brown relaxing Yuan Zhi bath and shower gel 100ml - love this stuff. I would definitely buy it again if I were feeling flush (it retails at £18 for a 300ml bottle).

Boots Simply Sensitive gentle refreshing toner - You'll see this pretty often in my empties posts as it's the only toner I buy. Under £3, it refreshes my skin and doesn't leave it feeling 'squeaky' or clogged. Already repurchased.

Ren Hydra calm global protection day cream 15ml - This is my regular day time moisturiser. It suits my skin perfectly and once I've used up my stash of minis, I will be buying a full size one. 

Phew! So that's me for December. I'm trying very hard to use things up at home before buying new stuff, so I'm hoping my empties posts will be nice and long for the next few months. 



  1. I want to buy the Lancome eye make up remover but it's quite expensive, I may have to go with a cheaper one - Boots toner looks very interesting!!

  2. Try the Garnier make up remover-the one that is bi phase like the Lancome eye make up remover-its a good dupe and much cheaper xx

  3. I love creme de la mer too! Great empties x

  4. You used up so much! Did so well! I love the reviews. X


  5. I love the bi-facil eye makeup remover but I agree that it's expensive. A good alternative I found is one from Neutrogena and I included it in my December favorites.


  6. You have so many! That clarins and aussie hair mask look amazing




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