Beauty Empties February 2019

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A few days ago I had a conversation with Lindsey (who blogs at Sustainably Savvy about green beauty and her zero waste journey) about the “right amount” of products to include into a Beauty Empties video.

I mean, you basically need to get people interested in you talking about trash, that is hard work!


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On top of that you don´t want to show too many products – I mean, I love watching empties, but if I see the video is an hour long, I will never click on it –  but you don´t want to show too little product either. If all you have is an empty bag of cotton pads and a shower gel, you don´t really need to get started.


Not that I show my cotton pad bags or tooth paste, I try to stick to “true” beauty products, whatever that may mean. For me it is skincare, makeup and occasionally hair and body care, but no personal care items.

But back to topic: How many products are optimal? We agreed on ten.

Huge spoiler here, I did not manage to stick to just ten products. I feature 14 in my video, but somehow still managed to keep it around the five minute mark.

You do have five minute to spare to listen to me talk trash, don´t you? If the answer is yes, I recommend you watch over on the You Tube website. There are even German subtitles, in case you prefer that language!



Products mentioned

When Sheet Mask
The Body Shop Shea Butter Body Butter
Omorovicza Cleansing Foam (Review)
Lacura Kind to Skin Micellar Water
Caudalie Vinopure Blemish Control Infusion Serum (Review)
Caudalie Vinopure Skin Perfecting Mattifying Fluid (Review)
Bobbi Brown Corrector in Light Bisque
L´Oréal Perfect Match Foundation in 1.5 Linen (Review)
Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay in Place Concealer
The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid + B5 (Review)
Smashbox Always Sharp Waterproof Khol Liner
Zoeva Cat Eye Pen Black Liner
La Roche Posay Redermic C Anti-Wrinkle Moisturizing Filler (Review)
Lancôme Hypnose Doll Eyes Mascara


But back to you, what do you think is a good number of products to show?


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