Hello comrades! Apologies for being missing but I took an unexpected trip! I haven’t traveled in 10 years, so it was a great opportunity. Perhaps I will post about it, but I’m playing catch up, so here’s my next empties post. It’s been a couple of months, but I’m still a little surprised that I’ve used up enough products for it. But it is also a … Continue reading September 2017 Empties
So I was originally going to blog about prison labor and companies to avoid, but since writing my Beauty Bakerie post, I’ve been reminded that there’s no ethical consumption under capitalism (hard to trace every factor of a product) and trickle-down economics don’t work. Furthermore, the companies benefiting from what’s being called slavery are the usual suspects like Walmart which may be difficult for poor … Continue reading Shop Latinx Wishlist!
My first Empties post! I really don’t buy or use things enough to have them more often, but the bottles were piling up. I hadn’t kept the best usage record, I wasn’t sure if I should write about them, so please pardon any vague review. Learning experience! O’Pro Organic Protein Leave in Curl Vitalizer Conditioner & Next Image Curl-n-Wavy Curl Defining Conditioner & Detangler I’m reviewing … Continue reading June 2017 Empties
Since I’ve been blogging about masks with natural ingredients and my not-so-natural usual cleanser was running low, I thought about getting something new. But I totally ran out before I found something, so I’m using these cute little samples I got from CeraVe! First of all, this may be irrelevant, but I appreciate the packaging and size. They came in a perfectly sized box and … Continue reading CeraVe Cleanser + Cream
Can you believe there was a time that I didn’t use masks? Honestly, I still probably wouldn’t if they didn’t make such convenient little gift additions. Since I’ve received a few, I thought I’d share their characteristics in case you’re in the mask market. Shea Moisture Mud Mask If you’re a drug store beauty enthusiast, Shea Moisture can be a tempting brand. Just a glance … Continue reading Masks I’ve Been Using
If you’re like me, you’ve been seeing charcoal as the latest ingredient in beauty regimes. However, whenever there’s a popular craze, it can be overwhelming choosing where to start. A wash? A scrub? A mask? What kind? Which brand? Fortunately, Derma e sent me their Purifying 2-in-1 Charcoal Mask and Purifying Daily Detox Scrub, and I’m excited to share my experience!* What attracted me to Derma e … Continue reading Derma e Charcoal
Earlier this month I signed up for Ashley and Dean‘s Sweet Progress Summer Box Swap. I’ve never participated in a swap before but felt comfortable enough with this blog to start. I must have imagined something about YouTube in their posts because I decided to make an unboxing video since I haven’t made a video before either. To be honest, I’m very nervous about it? But frick it, … Continue reading Sweet Progress Box Swap!
If you’re like me, bath sets and goods are your go-to present. I know they might get as impersonal as gift cards, but I think they are still practical, affordable, and depending on the set or goods, a little luxurious. I was browsing Target’s website the other day when I found this new line called You Are Amazing. Right off the bat, how can you not love that name? It’s empowering … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day
I actually hardly ever buy things for myself unless they’re an amazing price. Does anyone else have these made up numbers in their head like, I will not buy a dress over $xxxx? If it’s the holidays or I have some money, I might justify getting a little present. It’s not like Santa does anymore! This is what I did when I picked up this cute Pacifica … Continue reading Pacifica Holiday Kisses
Who doesn’t love free samples? They may not give a complete picture of longer use of a product, but I think they can definitely get that product in my mind and be a potential buy the next time I’m in the market. I was able to try a free sample sheet of Patchology’s Hydrate FlashMasque. Their website and packaging reinforces the moisturizing idea also claiming it can … Continue reading Patchology FlashMasque