No Makeup/Skincare Purchase Month

Hi all. I spend way too much on makeup/skincare (mainly makeup). Yesterday, I decided for August not to buy any more makeup and use what I have. I am also adding skincare products because although I used to not spend often on skincare, I have been these past few years. Mostly I had been finding products that work well on my skin and nickel free/Quaternium 15 free. However, once I find this, I end up switching after couple days or weeks.

I have tons of makeup. One month may help me use up what I currently bought and really like, such as the Lorac Pro Palette, Tarte’s Tarteist paint mascara and Double Take eyeliner, and Too Faced Melted Berry lipstick. Also the previous purchases I still like- Clinique’s lid pop in Grape and Pop+Primer in Berry Pop, Cola Pop. I have a few others that I don’t use by itself but can add with these two shades.

One month, I know is not enough to finish all these off. Believe me, I have tons more makeup here and palettes I took to PA that I left there because I was planning on giving it to a friend but she decided changing plans to meet her other friend’s needs. Those irritate my eyes. So, I don’t plan on using it at all either way.

But the makeups my skin can tolerate, I plan to use most of them with exception of the products I regret buying.

I am hoping this will help me save money because every paycheck I receive tends to go to makeup. And I really need to get my act together and save! I also need to pay off bills and worry about my car registration, inspection, and maintenance all in one month. August is that time for my car.

I have tried many times and failed at saving. I hope posting this online where others know (rather than just me), I may find support. And maybe somebody out there might join me this month if they have a similar problem with spending on makeup or anything.

Buying a lot of makeup doesn’t necessarily mean you have a problem. It’s when all your purchases are affecting your financial life. And when you try to stop, you realize you are addicted to it and cannot stop. Therefore, please don’t think I think people who buy so much makeup has problems. I don’t.

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Hello everyone. My name is Lisa. Like many, I have been through a lot. Writing has been a passion of mine. As a child, I dreamed of being a writer, publishing my own book. I created this website in order to share my writings, thoughts, and get to know others who share the same interest as me. Thank you for your time spent on my website. I hope you stop by again! *peace&God Bless* Lisa

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