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Cleaning out my makeup

I went to Sephora again (surprise, surprise) to pick up some more skincare samples and ended up spending half an hour swatching varying shades of red because the tube of red I own isĀ at least 10 years old. I’m pretty sure it’s the first tube of lipstick I purchased, and I’m pretty sure it’s not sanitary to keep using it. I tossed it.

So inspired and ready to let go, I went through my small collection of makeup last night and purged everything I’ve had for too long. (And in doing so, might have given myself an excuse to buy another tube of lipstick heh heh.)

Keep in mind that I don’t wear a full face of makeup. I’ll wear lipstick occasionally and mascara if I remember. All of the makeup I own is in a rectangular Ziplock container lol.

Here’s what I’m chunking:

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  1. some random eye pencil I never used
  2. some random liquid eyeliner I used for maybe six months in college
  3. L’Oreal Color Riche in 260 Raspberry Rush with probably 85-90% of product left
  4. Maybelline Baby Lips (throwback!) in 20 Grape Vine with probably 80-85% of product left
  5. NYX lip liner in 11 Red with probably 70% of product left
  6. Maybelline Great Lash in clear that I used to use for my eyebrows
  7. Origins Underwear for Lips that sucked but I thought it was so cool when I bought it that I bought a backup, which never made it out of the packaging and has already been tossed out
  8. Rimmel Moisture Renew in 540 Burgundy Lustre with probably 80% of product left
  9. L’Oreal Voluminous False Fiber Lashes that dried out because I didn’t use often/quick enough

And in case you’re curious, here’s what the rejected lipsticks look like swatched:

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  1. L’Oreal Color Riche in 260 Raspberry Rush
  2. Maybelline Baby Lips in 20 Grape Vine, after 4-5 swipes
  3. NYX lip liner in 11 Red
  4. Rimmel Moisture Renew in 540 Burgundy Lustre

FYI: I already tossed out the ichiban, OG lipstick, which was a L’Oreal Infallible lipstick in some red shade.

What I am keeping:

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  1. Revlon Colorburst Matte Balm in 215 Shameless
  2. Fenty Beauty Mattemoiselle in Shawty
  3. NYX butter lipstick in Hunk
  4. ELF brow pencil in a shade that works with my eyebrows
  5. Urban Decay comfort matte in Tampered
  6. NYX matte lipstick in Crazed

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  1. NYX butter lipstick in Hunk
  2. Revlon Colorburst Matte Balm in 215 Shameless
  3. Urban Decay comfort matte in Tampered
  4. Fenty Beauty Mattemoiselle in Shawty
  5. NYX matte lipstick in Crazed

So now I have only five lipstick shades and my goal is to use ’em up and maybe get a deep berry shade and a red to round out the arsenal.

What’s your lipstick collection like? Its it crazy or is it a lil baby one like mine? I recently watched Tati’s video where she showed her insane lipstick collection and was like WTF.

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What I did: September 8

Last night I went to bed lusting over the idea of having a fancy bagel with cream cheese from Rockstar Bagels. Sadly that didn’t happen this morning when I woke up. One day though!

Instead, I ended up putting on a face mask and making breakfast at home.

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I made myself a banana coffee smoothie with cinnamon and topped it off with some shreaded coconut. The sack of mushrooms I bought in bulk started molding, so I settled for baked sweet potato fries. If you have any tips on how to store mushrooms in a paper bag, let me know! I thought having it sealed on the counter was fine, but apparently not because it created moisture inside and started to mold šŸ˜¦

Now that it’s September, the weather has cooled a bit, but not cool enough to wear flannel sadly. It’s OK though because I’m definitely feeling the `70s trend that’s been happening this summer.

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Today’s outfit:
Tank and bandana from Madewell
Circle skirt from American Apparel
Sandals from Sperry’s

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What I did: Tuesday, July 18

I woke up today with the desire to skip the gym and hop into the pool, book in hand. I’m in between books right now btw because I finished Double Cup of Love and can’t decide if I want to read Kitchen Confidential or Girl in the Woods. I meant to bringĀ Girl in the Woods with me to the pool, but ended up accidentally leaving it behind and reading Kitchen Confidential instead (bless the bf for bringing a couple of books down to the pool). Within an hour it became unbearably hot, and we headed back inside.

Later, I did adult things like change out the dead bulb in my car’s break light compartment and got a car inspection. I congratulated myself for doing such things by going to the nearby plant nursery to pick up some plants and ended up with two succulents. Let’s hope I keep these alive this time. Names still TBD.

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