Bi Weekly Empties #11 2017

Hello Everyone and New Followers,

(CF)= Cruelty Free

(BCF)= Batch Cruelty Free

(ETB)= Empty That Basket Challenge

 

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Bath and Body Works Vineyard Champagne Kiss Body Spray (BCF): I am passing this along to my sister. The scent is too peachy for my liking. I love the body lotion in this scent not the body spray.

Dove Nourishing Oil Care Conditioner (ETB) : I will not buy again.

Clear Scalp & Hair Shampoo For Dry Skin: It didn’t work all that well. I will not be rebuying.

Skintimate Shave Cream in Mandarin Burst: I will be rebuying this product.

Exact Aloe Hand Soap: My husband bought this for me and I will not be rebuying it.

 

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Lens Cleaning wipes: I buy them all the time.

Scentsy Layers Enchanted Mist shower Gel: I didn’t enjoy the scent.

L.A.M.A. Soap Company Cherry Bomb Bubble Bar (CF): I will be rebuying this product when she has more in stock.

Aim Floss: I only buy this floss now.

Cuter Cuticles Barrier Butter (CF): I will rebuy this product but not in this scent.

 

Full Size: 119+10=129

Deluxe Size:40

Foil Size: 6

Total All Together:165

How many Cruelty Product:120

How many Batch Cruelty Free Product:5

How Many Cruelty Free Products:53

Empty That Basket:40-1=39

 

(Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, all items in my blog posts have been purchased by me for my own personal use and not sent to me by companies for reviews.)

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Bi Weekly Empties #10 2017

Hello Everyone and New Followers,

 

(CF)= Cruelty Free

(BCF)= Batch Cruelty Free

(ETB) = Empty That Basket Challenge

 

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Cake Beauty Coconut & Cream Hand Cream(CF): I will rebuy this hand cream again.

Real Nature Blueberry Sheet Mask: Yes I would rebuy.

Arm& Hammer Advance Deodorant: No I will not rebuy this product due to the cap issues.

Colgate Whitening pen: I will not rebuy due to the fact it does not work on crowns.

Little Luxuries Soapworks Whipped Sugar Scrub In Sex on the beach(CF): Yes I will rebuy. I am putting my order at the end of the month.

Clean & Clear Morning Burst Cleanser: Yes I will be rebuy it.

The Body Shop Aloe Toner(CF): I will always buy this as my toner.

Macqueen Aloe Cleanser: I will not be rebuy since the product came in a box.

Lanige Water Bank Mask: I will not be rebuy this product.

Eyeglass Cleaning wipes: I will always rebuy these.

Real Nature Sparkling Apple Paper Mask: I will rebuy this.

Delon+ Acai and Goji Berries Body Butter(CF): I will rebuy this product if I see it.

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Crest Mouth Wash: Rebuying.

Banana Boat Sun Comfort Sunscreen: I will keep buying this for my runs on the beach. It keeps the sand off.

Cranberry Cinnamon Spice Body Scrub: I will not rebuy.

Playboy Queen Of The Game: I will rebuy it again if I can find it. I love the candied violet scent.

Elf Tinted Lip Balm in pink(CF): I will rebuy this product again but in the clear or nude shades.

Sensodyne Toothpaste: I will not be rebuying this product. It tastes really bad.

 

Full Size: 106+13=119

Deluxe Size:35+5=40

Foil Size: 6

Total All Together:165

How many Cruelty Product:113

How many Batch Cruelty Free Product:4

How Many Cruelty Free Products:51

Empty That Basket:41-1=40

(Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, all items in my blog posts have been purchased by me for my own personal use and not sent to me by companies for reviews.)

Bi Weekly Empties #9 2017

Hello Everyone And New Followers,

(CF)= Cruelty Free

(BCF)= Batch Cruelty Free

(ETB)= Empty That Basket Challenge

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The Body Shop Raspberry Scrub(CF): I will rebuy later. I decide to buy some different scents for scrubs.

Dove Shea Butter Shower Cream: I will not be buying this product. It was more like a really think shower cream and it was really hard to get out of the bottle.

Fluffs Cotton Pads: Yes I will rebuy.

Listerine Total Care Zero: I will not be rebuying. I love crest one so much better.

The Body Shop Tea Tree Day Cream(CF): I will not be rebuying this product. It made my skin red and irritated.

 

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Wet Ones: I have already bought them.

Colgate toothpaste: I have one on the go.

Personna Gentle Touch Razors: I have already bought them.

Herbal Essances None of Your Frizzness Shampoo: I will not be rebuying this product.

Etude House Lemon Sheet Mask: I love this product and will be rebuying it in the future.

Nivea Double Effects Deodorant in Violets: Love the scent and will rebuy it.

Sugar Plum Hand Cream: I will not be rebuying it.

The Body Shop Atlas Mountain Rose Body Spray (CF): I will not be rebuying it at this time. I have a smokey rose body spray in my stash.

 

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Jergens Wet Skin Lotion in Green Tea: No rebuy.

Avon Bubble Bath in White Lily: No rebuy.

L’Occitane Shea Butter soap(ETB): No rebuy.

Caudalie Vinoperfect Serum: No rebuy.

 

Full Size: 93+13=106

Deluxe Size:31+4=35

Foil Size: 6

Total All Together:147

How many Cruelty Product:98

How many Batch Cruelty Free Product:4

How Many Cruelty Free Products:46

Empty That Basket:41-1=40

(Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, all items in my blog posts have been purchased by me for my own personal use and not sent to me by companies for reviews.)

 

Bi Weekly Empties #7 2017

Hello Everyone and New Followers,

Here is another long empties post. I use more then 20 items in two weeks. I am sure to reach my yearly goal of finishing 365 items. So lets get started.

 

(CF)= Cruelty Free

(BCF)= Batch Cruelty Free

(ETB)= Empty That Basket Challenge

 

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Exact Aloe Hand Soap Refill: I will never rebuy this ever again. It was my least fave. hand soap refill ever.

Sukin Botanical Body Wash(CF): I love the product but hate the pump. The pump could not pump out a good amount of product. So I had to unscrew the lid and pour on my loofah. I will rebuy for it’s scent.

Rusk Brillance Shampoo(CF): I wish I could rebuy this shampoo for scent alone. It worked great for my color hair when I dyed it. I will buying rusk calm shampoo. Next time I go to winner. I will note that the shampoo in watery but foams up really well.

Tresemme Expert Beauty-full volume conditioner: I got this in a glam box and won’t be rebuy it.

 

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Biore Renew Cooling Eye Gel: I will not be rebuying it. It did nothing for my dark circles.

The Body Shop Raspberry Scrub(CF): I will rebuy this product. I still have two left.

Bath and Body Works Sugar Plum Swirl(BCF): I will rebuy this product if it comes out again for Christmas.

Lama Soap company Cinnamon Bun Soap(CF): I will rebuy from this soap company again. But I will avoid all soaps with cinnamon stick or any stick  after almost hemstring myself on it.

Etude House Lipstick: The sticker at the bottom that tells the shade is gone. So I can’t tell you what it is. But I love the lip sticks from Etude House and plan to buy more.

Cougar Beauty Marine Eye Serum(CF): I love this product and will be buying it over the next month.

Cougar Beauty Snow Algae Face Serum(CF): This product I will not be rebuy. It was just meh for me. I am going to change my star rating on my review. If you want to see my review of both products you can find it here Product Review: Cougar By Paula Dunne Marine Collagen Eye Serum And Snow Algae Facial Serum

Specto Blemish Gel Cleanser For Sensitive Skin: I love this product and will rebuy it after I finish some cleansers that I have in stock.

Cuter Cuticles Chocolate Cheesecake Lip balm(CF): I never thought I would love a lipbalm as much as I love this one. It is slightly stick but the moisture of this balm last all day. I only apply it one in the morning and one at night. I will do a big stock up when I finish my nail barrier from them.

Lens Cleaner Wipes: Always will be a rebuy for me.

 

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L’Occitane Shea Butter Lotion(ETB): I will not be rebuy it right now. Mainly due to the fact it’s not cruelty free and I can get the same scent at the body shop. However at holiday time I do buy it.  I also really hate their sample size bottle. It was really hard to squeeze out.

Bliss Fat Girl Sleep Body Lotion(CF): I will not be rebuying this. It really did nothing for me.

Simple Cleansing Facial Wipes(ETB): I will rebuy this product again just not right now.

Revitalizing Eye pads: I will not be rebuying.

Avon Bubble Bath in White Lilly: I will not be rebuying.

Tarte Brighter Days Highlighting Moisturizer(ETB)(CF):  I had many issue for this product. I was hoping for a natural glow effect but that was not to be so. Instead I got a unicorn peed all over my face rainbow effect. I will not rebuying it unless I am going for the fresh unicorn peed on me look.

 

Full Size: 63+15=78

Deluxe Size:18+5=23

Foil Size: 4

Total All Together:105

How many Cruelty Product:66

How many Batch Cruelty Free Product:4

How Many Cruelty Free Products:35

Empty That Basket:46-3=43

 

(Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, all items in my blog posts have been purchased by me for my own personal use and not sent to me by companies for reviews.)

Bi Weekly Empties #6 2017

Hello Everyone And New Followers,

I use quite a bit  of products this month. I discovered some new faves. this month and products I will never buy again. So lets get started.

(CF)=Cruelty Free

(BCF)= Batch Cruelty Free

 

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Lens Cleaner Wipes: I am always going to rebuy this perfect for on the go.

Bath And Body Works Pumpkin Apple Cider Body Lotion(BCF): I will rebuy this scent if they bring it out next fall. It was the perfect balance of apples and Pumpkins.

Witchcraft Almond Cuticle Oil: I might rebuy. I am currently using Cuter Cuticle barrier.

London Drugs vitamin  E oil: No rebuy. After awhile it became like glue. I use this item to add vitamin e to my face lotions.

Cake Beauty Delectable Hand Cream in Lemon & Cream(CF): I will rebuy this scent in all the range. This scent was so yummy just like a lemon menagerie pie.

Jazzee Linen Spray in Fresh Linen scent:  I bought this from Dollarama and love it. The scent keeps for about a week. I change my bedding every week and spray this one. I find it works just as well as Febreze. I will be rebuy it.

Life Brand 3 blade razors: I will rebuy if I am traveling.

Ed Hardy Body Lotion in For women: I will not rebuy. The lotion was so sticky. I end up using if for a foot lotion.

Clean Clear Dual Action Moisturizer: I will not be rebuy. When I got half way through it started to have a off smell.

Arm & Hammer Advance Deodorant: I have rebought this item: My only beef is if you drop it product shoots up and gets the cap messy.

Exact Eye glass cleaner: Rebuy.

Luv Fresh Gel Crystals in Berry: This one had a really strong scent. I will rebuy this one.

Milk and Cookies Scented Soap: It smelled more like hot chocolate and gingersnap cookies to me.  I will rebuy it if they bring it out next christmas.

 

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Briogeo Don’t Despair, Repair Hair mask(CF): I got this in a beauty box and might rebuy.

Dove Pure Care Dry Oil: I won’t be rebuying.

Clinique Moisture Surge: Not enough sample to decide to rebuy or not.

The body Shop Frosted Berries Shower Gel(CF): I will rebuy next year.

Pantene Repair&Protect Shampoo: It just was shampoo to me. Nothing really special about it. Not rebuying.

Hawaiian Tropic Sheer Touch Sunscreen: Not rebuy.

The Body Shop Frosted Berries Body Butter(CF): I will rebuy it next year.

 

Full Size: 50+13=63

Deluxe Size:12+6=18

Foil Size: 3+1=4

Total All Together:85

How many Cruelty Product:56

How many Batch Cruelty Free Product:3

How Many Cruelty Free Products:26

Three month percents

Cruelty products used: 66%

Batch Cruelty products: 0.03%

Cruelty Free Products:33.7%

 

(Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, all items in my blog posts have been purchased by me for my own personal use and not sent to me by companies for reviews.)

 

 

 

 

 

Bi Weekly Empties #5 2017

Hello Everyone,

A quick update for my Samantha talks vogue Brazil steal photo from lesser known Canadian blogger. Good news the blogger is getting paid for her stole photos and they are also crediting her for the photos. So thank you to all who took the time to spread the word about it.

Also there is no winner reply from anyone I have email. So on my vacation I am taking with me 10 email address with me on my trip and hopefully when I get back I will have a winner for the 50 dollars girl bits giveaway. So I can do my birthday giveaway this month.

I am also looking into getting a p o box at my local post office. So fingers crossed. So let now get down to the empties.

(CF)= Cruelty Free

(BCF)= Batch Cruelty Free

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Clean & Clear Essentials Deep Cleaning Astringent Toner For Sensitive Skin: I will rebuy if the body shop aloe toner is out of stock.

Listerine Zero Mouthwash: Rebuy.

Bath and Body Works Foaming Hand  Soap In Holly Jolly Berry(BCF): I got this as a gift from my sister for Christmas. If this comes out next Christmas I will rebuy it. I love the smell of raspberries and pomegranate together.

The Body Shop Raspberry Body Scrub(CF): yes I will be rebuying this. I currently have one in  my shower and two in my stash.

Bath and Body Works Sun ripened Raspberry Body Cream(BCF): Yes I would rebuy this next time they bring it out.

Cake Beauty Sweet Mint & Cream Hand Lotion(CF): I found it was okay scent but not something I would go out of my way to rebuy.

Biore Nose Stripes: Rebuy. Me and my husband buys a new box every two months and share a 14 pack. This is the first time in awhile that he didn’t recycle the box on me,

Arm&Hammer Extra Whitening Advance White 3 in 1 With Baking Soda Tooth Paste: I love this toothpaste. It got my teeth really white. I am currently using something else due to my local store being out of stock.

Bumble & Bumble Don’t Blow It Hair Treatment: I end up buying this product after watch Hey Claire monthly favorites videos about last year and been buying it every so often as a treat. I will be buying the blow dryer version of this product. Then I will be reaching for this one again.

Lush Igloo Soap(CF): As you can tell I didn’t keep the wrapper and should have been in the last empties blog post. I will rebuy this soap if it comes out again. Here is my review Product Review: Lush Cosmetics Igloo Soap

 

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Lens Cleaning Wipes: I will rebuy. I have become more of a glasses wear after a bad contact situation.

Etude House Super Collagen Eye Cream: It was okay but I won’t go out of my way to buy it.

L’Occitane Amande Milk Concentrate: I will not be rebuy this product. The body shop has come out with a milk, honey and almond version I will be picking up with it being cruelty free and being that it is at a good price.

 

Full Size: 40+10=50

Deluxe Size:11+1=12

Foil Size: 1+2=3

Total All Together:65

How many Cruelty Product:41

How many Batch Cruelty Free Product:2

How Many Cruelty Free Products:22

(Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, all items in my blog posts have been purchased by me for my own personal use and not sent to me by companies for reviews.)

Bi Weekly Empties #4 2017

Hello Everyone,

 

This was a big two weeks of empties. So lets get started.

(CF)= Cruelty Free

(BCF)= Batch  Cruelty Free

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John Frieda Brilliant Brunette Visibly Brighter Shampoo and Conditioner: No rebuy. To find out why here is my review. Product Review:John Frieda Brilliant Brunette Visibly Brighter Collection

Lens Cleaner Wipes: Rebuy.

Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Cleaning Oil(CF): Yes this is a rebuy for me after I finish the ones in stock. Here is my review Sponsor Post ,Review And Giveaway: Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Cleaning Oil And Face Oil

Elements Body Essentials Silky Smooth Shampoo(CF): I might rebuy if the company still makes it.

Yves Rocher Pure Calmile: I won’t be rebuy due to the strong scent.

Josie Maran Hand Cream in Vanilla Apricot(CF): I could not stand the scent of it for a hand cream. So I ended up using it on my feet. Will not be rebuying it.

Dove Powder Roll On Deodorant: I will be rebuying this product if it goes on sell. The roll on lasted me the longest of all deodorant I have used.

Aim Floss: I have all ready bought a new one.

Brompton and Langley Paris Hand Cream: I have one in my stash but yes I will be keep rebuying this product due to scent and formula.

Spectro Cleanser for Blemish Prone Skin: I have rebought this product and am using it. I couldn’t be more happy with the results of this product and will continued to buy and use it.

BV spa Lavender and Rosemary Body Lotion: I will be rebuying this product. You can see my review here Product Review: BVSpa By Bon Vital

 

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L.A.M.A. Soap Company Cranberry Orange Bath Bomb(CF): This was a plain white bath bomb. It didn’t really have a scent to it. So I am on the rocks about rebuying it or not.

Soy Wax Lilac(CF): No rebuy.  I can’t find this company anymore. I enjoyed the scent. It was a medium throw.

Global Beauty  Care Retinol Paper Mask(CF): The mask was not cut right. I have to cut out one of the eye holes and mouth area. I will not be rebuying mask from this brand due to that fact.

Lush Cosmetics Shoot For The Stars Bath Bomb(CF): I really hated this reformula of this product. My isssue was the stars that were oil melting stars. They left a gross film of orange oil and glitter. I have to wash my bath right after my bath. I will not be buying this formula in the future or asking it for Christmas.

THE FACE SHOP Herb Day Lips And Eye Wipes: I will rebuy this product again. I worked great when I want to change my lipstick without leave a oily film behind.

Nivea Essentials Lip Balm X2: I will not be rebuying this type of Nivea lip balm. I found it was not as great as the ones I use before. The formula was quiet drying on the lips.

 

Full Size: 22+18=40

Deluxe Size:11+1=11

Foil Size: 1

Total All Together:52

How many Cruelty Product:33

How many Batch Cruelty Free Product:0

How Many Cruelty Free Products:19

(Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, all items in my blog posts have been purchased by me for my own personal use and not sent to me by companies for reviews.)

 

 

 

Bi Weekly Empties #3 2017

Hello Everyone and New Followers,

My name is Samantha. I love spending time in the sun. I blog Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

For the next few blog post I will be another empties and a February haul blog post. I need a few more days to do some more product review before I can bring you my honest opinion.

So let see what I used up at the beginning of this month.

(CF)= Cruelty Free

(BCF)= Batch Cruelty Free

 

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Be Delectable Cake Beauty Coconut & Cream Body Scrub(CF): This scrub is a brown sugar scrub. I was not impress by the scrub. I found that is wasn’t much of a scrub since the partials were so very small. Scent was great. Not a rebuy for me unless I can’t find anything else better.

Colgate Total Alcohol Free Mouth Wash: I really just buy what ever alcohol free mouth wash. If it is on sale I will rebuy it.\

Gingerbread Latte Hand soap: I would rebuy this hand soap if I see it again at the dollarstore.

Pacifica Tuscan Blood Orange Hand Cream(CF): I buy a few blood orange product every summer. I will be rebuying this brand again and this product.

Beyonce Heat Perfume: yes I will rebuy this perfume again. I will mainly buy if it comes in a set or is on sale at Shoppers Drug Mart in there 19.99 perfume section.

Garnier Ultra Lift Eye Cream: I will not rebuy this product. It did work on crow feet but it didn’t lift anything and didn’t work on dark circles.

Cotton pads: My husband bought this brand by I love the fluffs brand of cotton pads. I will not be rebuy.

 

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No Name Sharpner: No Rebuy.

Miu Miu Perfume: I won’t be rebuying.

Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil In Pumpkin Pie(CF): This product didn’t really smell like pumpkin pie. It smelled more like nutmeg and all spice. If it came out in the large tub size I would rebuy it.

The Body Shop Frosted Berries Sugar Body Scrub(CF): I would buy this product for scent alone.

 

Full Size: 15 +7=22

Deluxe Size:7+4=11

Foil Size: 1

Total All Together: 34

How many Cruelty Product:22

How many Batch Cruelty Free Product:0

How Many Cruelty Free Products:12

(Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, all items in my blog posts have been purchased by me for my own personal use and not sent to me by companies for reviews.)

 

Bi Weekly Empties #1 2017

Hello Everyone And New Followers,

My name is Samantha. I have a  addiction to bath and body products. I blog on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

CF= Cruelty Free

BCF= Batch Cruelty Free

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Avon Black Raspberry and Pear Bubble Bath: No rebuy.

Seacret Vanilla Scrub(CF): I am going to be honest here. I have this product for 10 years and never open it and it still smell great after all those years. I will rebuy from this brand in a different scent.

The Body Shop Gingerbread Body Butter(CF): I would rebuy this scent if they bring it back.

The Body Shop Frosted Cranberry Shower Gel(CF): yes this is a rebuy for me.

CoverGirl Oh Sugar Lip Balm In Gumdrop: I might rebuy it but I love the Fresh sugar lip balm in rose more.Here is a link to my review of this product Covergirl Oh Sugar Lip Balm in Gumdrop and Cupcake

Nivea Hydro Care Lip Balm: This is a rebuy for me. I love this lip balm.

Fluffs Cotton Pads: Rebuy.

Josie Maran Argan Infinity Cream Intensie Creamy Oil (CF): I used this as a hand cream and I loved it. I re bought the hand cream version.

L’Occitane En Provence Shea Butter Hand Cream: I will rebuy this product.

Replica Lazy Sunday Morning: No rebuy.

Bvlgari Omnia: No rebuy.

Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb: Rebuy.

 

Full Size: 7

Deluxe Size:5

Foil Size: 0

Total All Together: 12

How many Cruelty Product:8

How many Batch Cruelty Free Product:0

How Many Cruelty Free Products:4

 

(Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, all items in my blog posts have been purchased by me for my own personal use and not sent to me by companies for reviews.)

Bi Weekly Empties #2 2016

Hello Everyone,

Only 3 more days till advent calendar fun. Starting on the first of December to run till the 24th I will be sharing my husband advent calendar goodies he choose for me. So stay tune for that.

So lets get on with my bi weekly empties.

(CF) = Cruelty Free

(BCF)= Batch cruelty free.

 

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Bath and Body Works London Tulips Raspberries Travel Lotion(BCF): I love the scent it really makes the tulips work with the scent of raspberries. I would rebuy.

The Body Shop Vitamin E Serum (CF): I will be rebuy this product next month. I have a few serum foil pack to go through first.

The Body Shop Virgin Mojito  Body Butter(CF): I got this product in a Vancouver Bloggers Swap. I would buy this product for myself. If they bring it back.

Listerine Total Care Zero Mouthwash: Yes rebuy.

BV Spa Lavender and Rosemary Salt Scrub: I am not going to buy this scent. I love the product but have fallen in love with the pink grapefruit scent.

Secret Jewels Winter Wonderland Soap in Spice Vanilla: I am currently using this soap but after a month using it. I can say that I would buy it again. I will have a post review when I get the the jewelry capsule.

exact spring fresh scent: No rebuy. We are leaning towards buy goat milk soaps and Dove soap.

Pantene Ulimate 10 conditioner: I will rebuy this. I am current using a different conditioner but when I finish the one I am using. I will be going out and getting this one.

Nuxe Anti-Aging Skincare Nuxellence Eclat Moisturizer: I will not be rebuying. The issues I have was that the product was tinted and if you use a drop too much of the product is would ball up on your skin.

Lens Cleaning Wipes: Rebuy.

 

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THEFACESHOP The Therapy Serum: No rebuy.

Etude House Baking Powder: I might rebuy but I think I will try to get my hands on the Biore one first. Before rebuying this product.

Tresemme 7 Day Keratin smooth Shampoo and Conditioner: No rebuy.

John Masters Organics Honey & Hibiscus Hair Reconstructor(CF): No rebuy. I love the smell but the price is a bit high.

Yves Rocher Elixir 7.9 serum: No rebuy. I really hate the scent.

Mizon Watermax Aqua Gel Cream: No Rebuy.

L’Occitane Precious Cream: I will rebuy this product when I finish my current face cream.

 

Full Size: 9+7=16

Deluxe Size:3+3=6

Foil Size: 9+8=17

Total All Together: 39

How many Cruelty Product:30

How many Batch Cruelty Free Product:1

How Many Cruelty Free Products:8

(Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, all items in my blog posts have been purchased by me for my own personal use and not sent to me by companies for reviews.)