Thursday, 12 January 2012

The 10 Pan Challenge

I saw this on youtube recently I thought it was such a good idea! With wanted to spend less on make-up so I can save to go to America this was perfect for me to do. Basically you choose 10 products that you want to use up and you can't buy any make-up till you've used them all up! Now that would be very hard so I thought after every product I use up I can buy something I want or needed. So these are the 10 products I have choosen.
1) Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation in shade 51
I really do love this foundation put I have two of them (both same shade) and I want to use one of them up before I buy a darker shade which would be better for summer since this one can be a little light.
2)ELF Tone Correcting Concealer in Ivort and Light Beige
Now again I do like this concealer and it is great for when you're on a budget since it costs just £1.50. But the Ivory is too light and they're both nearly empty so I want to use them up instead of them just sitting in my draw. 
3) ELF Under eye Concealer & Highlighter in fair
Another concealer! Again I do like this product and the colour is the right one for my skin tone, I don't really like the highlighter because I don't think it actually does anything. So I want to try and use up the concealer end because I haven't used it for a while.
4)Rimmel Day 2 Night Mascara in Black
I have too many mascara that I don't use, this being one of them. I do like it but since buying it I have found mascara's that work better for my lashes. It is starting to dry up so I want to try and finish it before I have to throw it away.
5) ELF Waterproof Eyeliner Pen in Ash
I really like this eyeliner but it seems to have started to dry up so fast! I don't know if I didn't store it right but I want to try and finish it. I will probably end up getting another because it is really affordable at £1.50 and easy to use.
6) MUA Professional Eye Primer
I got this when the ELF eyelid primer was out of stock. I do like it and it does make my eyeshadow last all day. The only downside is that it takes about a minute to dry which isn't great when you're in a rush! So I want to finish it and buy the ELF one again. 
7) Witch Pressed Powder
Now I really do like this powder, is it one of the best that I have tried for my oily skin. This reason why I chose it was that I find it hard to finish powders, when they look like they're empty I buy a new one and just leave it! So I actually want to try and finish this one.
8) The Body Shop Born Lippy Stawberry Lip Balm
I never seem to finish lip balms, I always lose them them before they're finished! I've add this one for a while now and it's actually a really nice lip balm so it's going in my bag and it's gettting used!
9) Natural Collection Duo Eyeshadow in Mink/Sable
I used to use this everyday because it is so easy to create a simply look when in a rush. I really like the cream colour as you can see so I want to start using it again because they're really nice colours.
10)ELF Luscious Liquid Lipstick in Baby Lips
Again this is another product I do like but when sorting through my make-up I found out I actually have two of these in the same colour! So i'm going to start wearing it again and use one up since it's been in my draw doing nothing for a while now.

So thats the 10 things i've choosen to use up, I think I have choosen a good mix of things which will hopefully make this possible to do! I will try and keep you updated with what how it is going and when I have used a product up. Let me know if anyone else is planning on trying to do this since I think it is a really great idea.


  1. I've been wanting to try that ELF concelear but have never bought it before! I love the primer (elf) have i tried it? By the way I found your blog through Mondays Beauties Blog Hop and am now a new follower!

    1. They're really good once you get the right shade, and yes I've tried and love the elf primer, even more than urban decay's! Thanks for following will check yours out :)

  2. Not sure if I could control myself to do this! I always see something new I have to have!

    I am doing a fashion & beauty blog hop this week - come and join in the fun!

  3. That's a brave challenge. I've tried no buys before and they never work for me. Good luck with it! A trip is a good motivator.


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