Empties #1

Welcome to my first empties post! In case you’re new to the beauty blogging world, an empties post is where I gather up all of the products I’ve used up (“emptied”) in the past several months and write my final thoughts about them. I’ve thought quite a bit about how to organize this, but since this is my first one it’s still going to be a work in progress! This post is entirely skincare products, because that’s what I use the most of. And so…

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June Favorites

June is over, unfortunately, because this June was really great for me. It involved 5 wonderful weeks of my summer internship, a couple of baseball games, several books, a bunch of World Cup watching, froyo, and a lot of really beautiful summer weather. The following are my 5 favorite beauty products from this month. If I have a review for the product, it’s linked in the product name.

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The Body Shop | Sorbet – Satsuma

This gel is so bright and summery smelling, and it has such a lovely texture. It also contains aloe, which was useful as I got sunburns on a construction site several times this month.

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Kat Von D | Tattoo Eyeliner – Trooper

This is the eyeliner that singlehandedly made me realize why other people wear eyeliner.

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Harvey Prince | Hello

I really can’t get enough of this perfume. I will definitely buy this as soon as my Birchbox sample runs out.

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Olay Fresh Effects | Dew Over! Hydrating Gel Moisturizer

I’ve been loving this moisturizer because of how light it is. It also smells very fresh; perfect for both day and nighttime.

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Vasanti Cosmetics | BrightenUp! Enzymatic Face Rejuvenator

This month I’ve been getting back into exfoliating for the first time in ages. I did it in high school, but after I switched to some new products I guess I just forgot to buy an exfoliator. This one contains very small microcrystals that feel great on my skin and definitely gets the job done.

Here’s to an even better July!