After a year of buying and trying many new beauty products, it was time to reevaluate what I owned. Recently, I meticulously combed through my entire beauty collection. Keep reading my massive 2018 beauty declutter to see what products I purged from my collection.
A Little Bit About My Massive 2018 Beauty Declutter Mindset
Whenever possible, I try to donate or rehome makeup that I no longer want. However, I did not approach this year-end declutter with the same mindset. Instead, this declutter was almost entirely focused on letting go of products that are too old to keep using.
In many cases, certain products had expired so badly that they developed a chemical smell. Keep reading to see what products didn’t survive my massive 2018 beauty declutter.
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CVS Health – 5 Minute Whitening Gel *Didn’t whiten my teeth
Chi, Dove, R+Co, Bumble & Bumble, Ouai
Chi – Iron Guard
Dove – Style + Care Extra Hold Hair Spray
R+Co – Tinsel Smoothing Oil*Left my hair frizzy and greasy
Bumble and Bumble – Surf Infusion Sea Salt Spray
Ouai – Wave Spray
Ouai – Finishing Cream
Final Thoughts on my Massive 2018 Beauty Declutter
Although I hate throwing out products, decluttering is a necessity when you own a large collection. Unlike clothing, makeup, skincare, and haircare go bad. Therefore, it is almost impossible to own this much makeup and go through it all.
Ultimately, my goal is to eventually use more of what I own and purchase less.