29 By 29-The end of a yearlong panning project : MakeupRehab

Final yr, for my 28th birthday on 11/11/17 I made a decision to do 29 by 29, a undertaking wherein I attempted to pan not less than 29 merchandise. I used to be balls deep in buying final yr, actually attempting out a whole lot of issues, didnt actually know what I appreciated but, had bought a whole lot of issues in 2016 and simply had method an excessive amount of stuff.

So I went to a craft retailer, purchased a reasonably ornamental field, and on this field went my 29 merchandise. I made a decision if I completed one thing, I might exchange it within the undertaking (so if there was one thing I didnt end, I may nonetheless attain 29 as a result of I had stuffed the completed slot with one thing else, like if I completed a primer I put one other primer within the undertaking). This actually made placing on make-up simpler as a result of the fundamentals of my face have been already picked out and collectively (powder, primer and so forth) and I wasnt digging by stuff. All I actually needed to do was pick an eyeshadow pallette.

And, amazingly for the very inconsistent and erratic me, I really caught with it and completed the undertaking.

Issues that I completed included

  1. buxom full on lip polish april

  2. ciate london wonderwand black

  3. nyx epic ink liner black

  4. make up for ever extremely hd r230

  5. lancome monsieur massive black

  6. profit ka forehead shade 5

  7. mac eye forehead pencil lingering

  8. nyx jumbo eye pencil pure gold

  9. colourpop forehead pencil bangin brunette

  10. tom ford lip coloration indian rose

  11. colourpop extremely shiny contessa

  12. jordana cat eye suede

  13. coverfx customized enhancer drops moonlight

  14. seraphine botanicals liquid coal black

  15. becca first mild priming filter n/a

  16. nyx whole management drop alabaster

  17. laura mercier free setting powder translucent

  18. tony moly so cool eye stick n/a

  19. profit dandelion dandelion dew

  20. city decay 24/7 liner perversion

  21. tarte amazonian clay good mascara black

  22. colourpop crystal setting spray aquamarine

  23. yves saint laurent contact eclat n/a

  24. first assist magnificence coconut pores and skin n/a

  25. profit porefessional n/a

  26. maybelline match me truthful

  27. tarte clay stick basis truthful beige

  28. make up for ever pores and skin equalizer hydrating base

  29. colourpop extremely satin november

  30. tarte amazonian clay 12-hour highlighte stunner

  31. tarte amazonian clay waterproof bronzer park ave princess

  32. boscia porefecting whte charcoal mattifying primer

  33. kat von D studded kiss magick

  34. city decay razor sharp longwear liquid eyeliner zodiac

  35. jordana sculpt n go 01 mild

  36. tarte tarteist professional glow stunner

  37. profit dandelion dandelion dew

  38. sephora forehead gel clear

  39. city decay perversion black

  40. profit porefessional pearl

  41. realher knowledgeable recommendation lip liner I’m valuable

  42. laborious sweet glamoflauge truthful

  43. the balm balm shelter lighter than mild

  44. maybelline match me matte + poreless truthful

  45. nyx precision forehead pencil ash brown

  46. city decay the illuminizer translucent

  47. chunk magnificence amuse bouche rhubarb

  48. too confronted shadow insurance coverage primer

  49. milk kush mascara black

  50. tarte the sculptor park ave princess

  51. clinique fairly straightforward eyeliner pen black

  52. nyx whole management drop alabaster

  53. tarte form tape truthful

  54. coverfx illuminating illuminating setting spray

  55. dior diorshow black

  56. tarte amazonian clay ending powder translucent

  57. becca velvet blurring primer velvet blurring primer

  58. tarte maracuja creaseless concealer mild

  59. kat von D signature forehead darkish brown

  60. kat von D alchemist palette alchemist palette

  61. smashbox photofinish pore minimizing

  62. fenty magnificence flyliner cuz im black

  63. profit hoola quickie contour stick hoola

  64. city decay perversion black

  65. coverfx excellent setting powder translucent mild

  66. stila glitter & glow rose gold retro

  67. colourpop no filter basis truthful 10

  68. colourpop lippie pencill lumiere

I ended including new gadgets in in october so I may deal with what was left.

What I had left when the undertaking ended was (% is the amout left):

  1. City decay unique primer potion 15% left

  2. Maybelline Masterfix setting spray 25%

  3. Nyx matte liquid liner in black 50%

  4. KVD Lock It basis L41 impartial 30%

  5. CoverFX customized enhancer drops in Celestial 25%

  6. Physicians Method mineral glow pearls in translucent pearl 75%

  7. ABH dipbrow in ash brown 15%

  8. KVD Lock it concealer l1 impartial 20%

  9. Sephora honey lip scrub 60%

  10. too confronted papa dont peach blush 50%

  11. tarte poreless mattifying primer 30%

  12. ABH mini forehead gel in clear 70%

  13. Too Confronted sweetie pie bronzer 80%

  14. nyx wonderpencil wp01 50%

  15. nyx suede matte lip pencil in copenhagen 90%

  16. essence clear lash and forehead gel 60%

  17. KVD lash liner 85%

  18. Nyx fake blacks eyeliner in midnight 20%

  19. City Decay 24-7 jean michael basquiat eyeliner in Vivid 15%

This undertaking actually helped me do away with muddle and see what I actually like. I had so many open mini/deluxe samples of issues like primers and stuff, it was ridiculous. I actually wanted to make use of up some issues. I additionally was in a position to be taught extra about my preferences and move on issues I simply wasnt going to make use of. I used up extra issues than is listed right here however they werent a part of the undertaking, they have been simply issues I occurred to complete, like jars of moisturizer and face masks and so forth. I nonetheless have a whole lot of lipsticks and eyeshadow pallettes however Im in a spot the place I’ve a superb routine with my make-up and dont really feel like I have to have a number of open eyeliners and so forth. I additionally really feel like Ive discovered to do my make-up higher total as a result of I used it extra as a result of it was handy for my to make use of. It actually did really feel good to complete up a basis and transfer on vs have a number of open ones at a time and having to ask myself what I wished to make use of

Im nonetheless utilizing the field, it has my primary face stuff (primer, basis, powder, eyebrow pencil, setting spray and so forth) all I’ve to seize to go along with it’s eyeshadow, bronzer, blush, and spotlight. Im not attempting to pan any particular bronzer, blush, or spotlight, Im simply utilizing what I take pleasure in utilizing at this level. I nonetheless suppose the field iis useful for utilizing up a particular powder and so forth, particularly whereas Im nonetheless engaged on utilizing up smaller sizes of issues that constructed up from ipsy, sephora play and so forth. (Not subscribed to magnificence packing containers). It additionally actually does make the make-up routine go sooner. I both go barefaced or I do the entire routine with a full beat face lol, so having every thing collectively is sweet.

For 2019, Im planning on a no purchase as a result of I do have sufficient of most issues to get by the yr (like, I’ve to complete my kvd basis, 2 colourpop basis sticks, a it CC cream thats 70% full, a full photofocus basis and a full tarte tinted moisturizer. I dont want to purchase basis this yr). I’ve some merchandise I wish to know higher and get some pan on (since I completed my beloved Jordana contour stick, I wish to make good use of the ABH cream contour and KVD shade and light-weight powders I bought final yr that I mainly by no means touched.). I wish to end some merchandise of manufacturers I not help (reminiscent of KVD, to not trigger drama Im simply not a fan understanding extra about her personally,I used to solely know the model from sephora not about her as an individual) however I additionally know Im not going to completely end these issues and Im not going to throw them away or something dramatic. I wish to deplete what I can although.

I might additionally prefer to promote a few of my mainly unused issues that I do know I simply wont ever find yourself utilizing on Make-up Change. I’ve a tough time letting go of issues however I’ve some good issues I simply dont like (like I used to be gifted some magnificence bakerie lip whips however my lips dont like them so i’ve not less than 10 which might be solely swatched as a result of I simply cant, although I like their Versailles and bubblegum disaster shades). I’ve different issues like eyeshadow pallettes I by no means used and possibly by no means will as a result of i’ve different higher issues that Im at all times going to decide on first.

So anyway, TL;DR Ive used up a whole lot of gadgets, discovered so much about my preferences as a make-up used and I’ve gotten some actually good habits about utilizing up my make-up and never having a number of of functionally the identical issues open, and Ive determined to positively simply do a complete no purchase this yr arising, as a result of I’ve no cash to waste on this stuff anyway and I take pleasure in seeing good use within the issues I have already got. I’ve determined to attempt to promote good issues Im simply not going to make use of and attempt to declutter and simply benefit from the issues that I legitimately take pleasure in carrying. I’ll proceed to maintain monitor of what I exploit in a destashed.completed 2019 spreadsheet, which I’ve achieved for the earlier two years, and I wish to see my make-up stock worth go down by not less than 20% by the tip of 2019.


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