Empties – October 2018

Hi there! Today’s post is about all the products I emptied last month. As always, I used a number of single use face masks. Whilst I don’t keep the empty sachets, you can read about my latest face mask finds here. Onto the big empties!

1 Olay Anti-Wrinkle 2 in 1 Instant Hydration + Radiant Glow – this is a lovely moisturiser. I have a back-up bottle!

2 Essence Black Eyeliner Pencil – my favourite eyeliner pencil! I have several more in my stash and in my rota!

3 Sukin Super Greens Facial Recovery Serum – another great product from Sukin. I can definitely see myself buying this serum again.

4 Superdrug Naturally Radiant Flycolic Tonic – this is one of my new holy grail products!

Nivea Waterlily & Oil Shower Gel – this is a lovely shower gel. My husband used it too, so this is a shared empty. I hope I’ll find it again somewhere.

6 Herbal Essences Moisture Balance Conditioner – the best conditioner ever. It’s been discontinued, but I have an impressive number of back-up bottles (shampoo and conditioner).

7 The Body Shop Atlas Mountain Rose Body Lotion – I enjoyed using this body lotion while it lasted, but I won’t buy it again.

8 The Crème Shop Detoxing & Renewing Overnight Gel Mask With Charcoal – whilst I liked using this product, I don’t think I’ll buy it again. When the seasons changed, I noticed that I would need a more hydrating product for 9 months of the year.

9 Max Factor Pan Stik 25 Fair – this is my holy grail foundation!

10 My Little Pony Strawberry Lip Balm – a nice lip balm. It’s very hydrating, and it has a fruity taste. I have a few more My Little Pony branded lip balms.

11 Superdrug Lip Balm – a nice vanilla-flavoured lip balm. I have a few more of these.

12 Ekél Natural Clean Peeling Gel With Grape – this is a truly awesome product. I have 3 more of these with different fragrances (apple, apricot, rice bran).

13 My Little Pony Shower Gel – a nice shower gel. The melon fragrance is lovely. I might repurchase it at some point.

14 Radox Scent Touch Feel Lively Body Wash – I don’t like the fragrance of this one very much. I managed to use it up but I won’t buy it again.

15 Superdrug Cucumber Peel-Off Mask – this is a nice face mask. I enjoyed using it. I have a back-up!

16 Anna Sui Flight Of Fancy – this is a lovely fragrance. I can definitely see myself picking it up again!

I think I’ve done well again this month. I’m happy I managed to finish a lot of skin care products. What did you empty last month? Feel free to comment. And thanks for reading! 🙂

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

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Olay 2 In 1 Hydration + SPF 15 Lightweight Lotion

Hi there! I found this cute looking new Olay 2 In 1 Hydration + SPF Lightweight Lotion when I swung by my local Superdrug the other day. It was £2.95 only, so I bought it! I was really intrigued because the lotion looked like a combination of two of my favourite Olay products!

The bottle reminded me of Olay’s Complete Day Fluid (which has been my favourite moisturiser for about ten years). And the pink packaging made me think of Olay’s 2 In 1 Hydration + Radiant Glow moisturiser (which smells divine). Now let’s see what this product is really like!
Olay Pink SPF
This Lightweight Lotion is really lovely. The formula reminds me very much of Olay’s Complete Day Fluid (I checked the ingredients – it’s not the same, but similar!). This means you get tons of lightweight moisture.

Plus: This lotion doesn’t clog pores and it feels really nice on my skin. I can reapply this lotion every couple of hours if I want to (I moisturise like a maniac every Sunday!) and it doesn’t rub off. It’s also worth mentioning that this lotion contains SPF15 and it sits great under make-up. Excellent quality!

Scent-wise this lotion is a mix of Olay’s Complete Day Fluid and the original Olay Beauty Fluid. It’s a gorgeous, subtle and ‘happy’ scent which goes well with the pink theme of the product. I love it!

If you look for a light moisturiser with SPF, I would recommend this one without hesitating. Olay 2 In 1 Hydration + SPF Lightweight Lotion is exlusive to Superdrug. It’s available as 100ml for £5.99 (RRP). At the moment Superdrug has a BOGOF offer on selected Olay products.

Mrs Strawberry Blonde