Empties: November 2018

  • OleHenriksen truth serum 1oz
  • Suntegrity 5-in-1 sunscreen “light”
  • Josie Maran argan daily moisturizer spf 47
  • Arcona white tea purifying cleanser
  • Gloss Moderne clean luxury shampoo .23oz x5
  • Gloss Moderne clean luxury conditioner .23oz x4
  • OUAI treatment masque x3
  • Pond’s original fresh moisture clean towelettes
  • Koh Gen Do pure cotton
  • Malin + Goetz peppermint body scrub

sampled: iles formula haute performance shampoo, conditioner, finishing serum, drybar southern belle volume boosting shampoo+ conditioner

Empties: May 2018

-OGX repairing + awapuhi shampoo

-juice beauty stem cellular cc “desert glow”

-dove dryspray cool essentials(not going back to organic because I dig this one)

-Mario Badescu aloe vera toner

-Mario Badescu facial spray with aloe, herbs, and rosewater

-w3ll people biotint spf30 “light”

-it cosmetics your skin but better cc+ “medium tan”( silver original version)

-Aurelia cell repair night oil

-Malin+Goetz vitamin b5 body moisturizer


sampled: Kevyn Aucoin the etherealist foundation, kiehls calendula deep cleansing foaming face wash, kiehls daily reviving concentrate, kiehls ultra facial cleanser, Youth to the People superfood antioxidant cleanser, gloss modern clean luxury shampoo and conditioner

Mint Shampoo Debate

I love all things “mint” I don’t know if its the soothing scent the way it feels on my skin and hair but I love it. I can’t say enough about mint. I had a friend who used to grow mint in her yard it was so cool. I was like “wait am I smelling mint” and she’s like “yes” I was like say no more bent down to smell it closer.

Sorry about sidetracking this post but I love mint shampoo. So far I’ve used two brands. The OGX one and the Malin+Goetz brand and ofcourse I love both and I love how it feels on my scalp. I like to use it as a once a week treatment because at one point I was told the dandruff came back because my scalp was dry and the shampoo was too highly fragrant. I was using a nice brand but I decided to put that one away for summer and purchase a mint shampoo because mint has always done wonders for my scalp in the colder months. I used to own both the shampoo and the conditioner of the OGX brand but when I ran out of everything I had I didn’t really replace it because I was hoarding other hair products. I always loved how good the brand would make my hair look and feel. Then I tried the Malin+Goetz brand and I was like ooh its so– good it feels good on my scalp then I saw the pricetag and was like is there other cheaper brands that can substitute for it? Then I thought about the OGX one and immediately bought a bottle.  My old boss used to say “its the poor man’s _____” for things she’d substitute and in my case my OGX mint is the average woman/man’s mint shampoo. The best part about the shampoo is it has tea tree in it if I’m not wrong. It smells like heaven(if you like mint, you’ll love it) That’s a definite win-win for me.

October 2017 Empties.

Yarok feed your moisture masque

Malin +Goetz vitamin e shaving cream

Elizabeth Arden 8 hour cream-unscented

Neutrogena body clear body wash(I buy 2 versions its so good)

samples of: Kiehls creamy eye treatment with avocado, Malin+Goetz moisturizing shampoo, L’occitane immortelle essential water, Oribe shampoo+ conditioner for brilliance and shine


Changing Up Products.

In the past month or so, I had realized I was spending way too much money on makeup removers. I had to actually order things to get them so I figured not only will I save more money, I can save time. So one afternoon I bought like 4 different ones I hadn’t tried. I needed something that wiped off most of my sunscreen….and my favorite was: Neutrogena.

I actually bought both the scented and the unscented. I prefer original scented one. The scent is so good don’t know what it is…just so pretty and I don’t even like scented skincare that much. You get 25 wipes for under $5. I like to get mine at Target or Walmart they give you best prices.

Last but not least all things eucalyptus! I am currently obsessed with the Malin+Goetz deodorant. I try my best to steer far away from deodorants with aluminum in it but they always worked the best….but I tried to look for natural deodorants without…charcoal I think something about it makes my skin burn)and after about 4 trials and errors, I found the M+G deodorant. It smells like the blue Halls cough drop in a good way light, clean. I only use it once in the morning after I shower and I don’t ever have to reapply its so easy and wonderful.