Makeup Minimalism | 2019 Low Buy Introduction & Project Pan Goal

At the close of 2018, I had every intention of doing a yearlong cosmetic No-Buy. Having successfully completed a 6 month No Buy in years past, I felt like this challenge would be doable for me. However, the more I thought about doing a yearlong No Buy, the more anxious I became about my spending…  I started to spend uncontrollably, constantly buying new beauty products online. Essentially, I was on a beauty binge that lasted for roughly 2.5 months.

As a result of my reckless spending this Fall and this Winter, I’ve decided to put myself on a three-month long No-Buy. My No-Buy started on February 11th and will run through May 11th.

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Makeup Minimalism | Winter 2019 Beauty Empties (Cosmetics, Skincare, Hair Care)

As a beauty blogger and lover, I’m constantly trying out new cosmetic, skincare and hair care products. However, over the past 2-3 years, I’ve been attempting to reign in my shopping and work through what I own through a comprehensive inventory system, periodic No-Buys, and yearlong Project Pans.

The below products are beauty items that I am happy to have finished over the past 3 months. Although the total number of products finished is not greater than the number of new items that entered my collection, I still view this finished products as a small victory. Please keep reading to see what I used up!

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Pan That Palette 2018 Finale/Will I Do It Again?

As a beauty buyer and trier, I’m always testing out new products. Eyeshadow is my favorite makeup category, but I’ve never finished an entire premade palette. This year, I took on the daunting task of trying to pan my Anastasia Beverly Hills Master Palette by Mario. How id I do with my Pan That Palette Challenge? Keep reading to find out.

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Makeup Minimalism | 2018 Rolling Project Pan & Declutter Finale

I am a beauty addict. Although I love the beauty industry and I love buying new products, my spending got out of hand the last few years. I’ve been making a big effort over the last two years to down-size my collection and to stop impulse shopping through meticulous inventory tracking, project panning, and intermittent shopping fasts. If you’re interested to see how I did this year, then please keep reading!

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Makeup Minimalism | Massive Beauty Collection Declutter

After a year of buying and trying many new beauty products, it was finally time to evaluate my collection. I meticulously combed through my collection and got rid of the cosmetic, skin, and hair product that I didn’t like, wouldn’t use or expired. For today’s post, I decided to share what I decluttered from my collection.

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Makeup Minimalism | Fall 2018 Beauty Empties (October, November, December)

As an avid beauty lover, I am always buying and trying new cosmetic, skin, and hair care products. However, I want to try to minimize my waste and make use of what I own, so I share empties to keep me accountable and to log my progress in down-sizing my collection. I am thrilled to…

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Pan That Palette 2018 – Update #3

As a beauty blogger and makeup enthusiast, I buy and try a lot of makeup. This year, my goal is to hit pan on every shade in my beloved, Anastasia Beverly Hills’ Master Palette by Mario.

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Underrated Beauty YouTubers that You Should Be Watching

With tons of video content on YouTube, it can be a struggle to discover new content creators. If you’re bored with your current subscription list, then please check out these underrated Beauty YouTubers.

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Summer Empties (July, August & September!)

As an avid beauty buyer and trier, I am always trying to work through the makeup, skincare, and hair care that I already own. This summer, I finished 38 products!

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Pan that Palette: Update #2

As a beauty blogger and lover, I buy and try a lot of makeup that I never finish. This year, I’ve made it my goal to use up my ABH Master by Mario Palette. Although I haven’t made as much progress as I would have hoped by this point, I’ve been making steady progress every month.

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