100 Day Makeup No-Buy Empties: Would I Repurchase?

Hi beauties,

The title says it all! My 100 days of not buying makeup has officially ended! While I did run out of a lot of products, I still have a healthy stock of products, which speaks volumes to how hefty my makeup collection had grown. These past 100 days were definitely hard but I’m glad I did the no-buy! I was spending way too much money on makeup and was getting overwhelmed with the amount of products I had.

I’m generally not a fan of monthly empties posts (sorry not sorry), but after 100 days, I figured I’d share what I ran out of!



As you can see, I have six mascara empties. Insane I know! But I had had so many on the go that they all dried up/ran out by the time the no-buy was over.

From left to right:

Revlon Lash Potion Mascara: NOT repurchasing. It wasn’t that great.

Sephora Brand Lash Plumper Mascara: NOT repurchasing. Not impressed.

Makeup Forever Hydrating Primer: NOT repurchasing. Wasn’t that hydrating.

Urban Decay Perversion Mascara: WILL repurchase. This stuff is badass.

Rimmel ScandalEyes Mascara: NOT repurchasing. The oversized brush is messy!

NYX Micro Brow Pencil: WILL repurchase. It’s a great Brow Wiz dupe.

Anastasia Brow Wiz: NOT repurchasing since discovering the NYX version.

Kat Von D Lock’n’Load Makeup Setting Spray: NOT repurchasing. Too ‘wet’ and I don’t think it works as well as UD All Nighter.

Sephora Brand Ultra Precision Liquid Eyeliner: WILL repurchase as this is a holy grail.

Urban Decay Primer Potion: NOT repurchasing since I’ve been loving Too Faced’s primer lately.

Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara: NOT repurchasing. I love the volume but this flakes way too much.

Laura Mercier Translucent Setting Powder: NOT repurchasing. This powder is too dry for my liking, and way overpriced.

Rimmel True Match Concealer: NOT repurchasing. Cakey and doesn’t cover enough.

YSL Touche Eclat Foundation: NOT repurchasing since they reformulated it 🙁

Stila Volumizing Mascara: NOT repurchasing. Not enough oomph and formula is too dry.


There you have it! Do you guys love any of these products?


xo J

11 thoughts on “100 Day Makeup No-Buy Empties: Would I Repurchase?

  1. I think this is also a great idea. I also spend way way too much money on makeup. I wonder if I could be strong enough not to purchase makeup for 100 days. I might just try it out and post my empties. I hope you don’t mind if I steal your idea.

  2. Well done on your challenge!! A couple of weeks ago I completed a 100 days no make up and clothes challenge!! We made it 💪 Had I known s one else was also doing it I d had created a support group haha xx

  3. Yay congrats! you completed one of my worst nightmares haha. I just had a quick question, what is in that pot? is that your urban decay primer potion? I’ve never seen it in that container before

  4. It’s crazy how much you THINK you will use up in 100 days but that’s really not bad at all! I loveeee the TF mascara but I agree with you, too much flaking for it to be worth it 🙁 So what’s the first thing you’re going to buy!?

    1. Yea mostly mascaras haha 😉 I know, its great but I can’t justify $30 for getting flakes all over my face! I actually bought some products from Milani as my first purchase back in the makeup world! Stay tuned for a drugstore haul 🙂

  5. I feel like UD was my holy grail primer the last two formulations, but not the most recent one… now I’m really into the Too Faced too when I used to like UD better. UD, what are you doing?!

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