21 May 2014

Minimising The Stash // Lips

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The other week I posted about spring cleaning my bathroom and wardrobe and I mentioned that I was about to work on my make-up collection. Well I finally did it and it feels good! I sorted through everything and got rid of products I just don't use or had expired and only kept products I know I'll use. Plus it means I now have room to buy some new products! I may or may not have already placed a NYX order for a couple of lip products that everyone raves about.

Before the sort out all my lip products were just throw into one compartment and I only really used the products on top as those are the one's I could see. There was a mix of lipsticks, tinted lip balms, lip glosses, lip liners and crayons. Now though everything has it's own place! My lipsticks are stored in a muji drawer on the top of my dressing table which I'll be blogging about soon. Lipglosses are kept together and the same for lip balms.

On a side note, who needs this many lip balms! My next mission is to work my way through them all and not buy any more until I do so. Ignoring the tinted lip balms, a standard lip balm is a lip balm and I only really need two or three right? One for my dressing table, one for my handbag and one for my bathroom which is where my skin care is.

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11 comments

  1. I reaaally need to have a big Spring Clean in my make up drawers but I find it so difficult to throw the majority of it out, who knows when I might need it again - right?! x

    Charlotte / coloursandcarousels

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  2. Haha, and I thought I had a lot of lip balms! I definitely need to give my lip drawer a bit of a spring clean, I'm sure I've got a few lipsticks in there I've not worn in over a year.

    Catherine, xo // Lady Liquor

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  3. My God just look at that lip stash! The clear out was totally imminent! isn't it for all of us? :P Greatly inspiring post!

    Le Blanc De Chanel Review | TheConscienceFund

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  4. Congrats on reorganising! I find I get so much more use out of makeup when it's all nicely displayed and easy to access x

    http://anna-blush.blogspot.com

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  5. I had a bit of a spring clean with my makeup recently and it feels so good having everything down to what you actually use and being able to see everything properly! x

    Evelyn @ We Were Raised By Wolves

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  6. Wow, everything is so neat and organised! I love having a good clear-out and being able to find the products that I actually want to use! x

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  7. I am the same with lip products I have far too many & I think quite a few need to be thrown out. Its so hard to part with some things. You managed to organise your stash - I think I will make it my mission to do the same, if not make a productive start
    http://www.letstalkbeauty.co.uk/

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  8. Need to do this! Your drawers are to die for! x

    BerrieBlogs| {beauty blog}

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  9. It was through spring cleaning that I, too, discovered I had way too many lip balms. Good luck using them all up, too!

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  10. So many gorgeous products you have. The best thing with spring cleaning for me is the rediscoveration of so many old products that have been forgotten :) / almeidas.se

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  11. Great job! That's the way to organize stuffs so that you got to check on them easily.

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