Month: November 2016

The Beauty Clean-Up #1

This is essentially an empties post however I decided to put it under a different name – The Beauty Clean-up, as to put forward I guess, an ongoing project that I have been thinking about for a while. For months even. Once you become a beauty enthusiast, it’s very easy to also become a hoarder because really and truly, there are only so many products you use in a day, in a week, in a year. So naturally, there will be products that don’t get used as much, that get left behind – is it a lie to think we need all these products in our lives? I like to think of myself as a smart shopper, but in the recent year or so, my beauty drawer has been expanding and it bothers me in the sense that no matter how good the products are, I’m not using them up simply because they’re not being touched! Therefore, I am challenging myself to use up many of these products whilst not buying anything for the rest of the year …

Hauls Can Be Practical Too | My Creative Buys

I have been talking about Beauty & Skincare for a while now, but I have never planned or intended to post a haul. The reason being is, I find hauls exhausting to watch so despite my love for many YouTubers, you will not see me jumping at a new haul video. I am generally more forgiving towards seasonal hauls or hauls where you really are buying essentials since they are thematic and we require different products at different times whilst some others may be used throughout the year. But there is also another ‘category’ of products which is the reason why I don’t like watching hauls: products we don’t need, that we over-buy and/or buy on the whim. I get it. It’s even more of a phenomenon now with the internet which makes hauling both practical and impractical, convenient and inconvenient. But I refuse to give up on being a more efficient shopper, so I’m showing you how. In this post, I’m covering products that I’ve genuinely waited for as well as some essentials!  The tray is …