Yes, I realise that the name of these posts keeps changing, but I have no idea what to call them. Help me? Pretty please! Now that we got my begging out of the way. let’s see what this last month had in store for me (no pun intended) and what my progress or lack-thereof looks like.
|Product Name||Price in £|
|Net-a-Porter Beauty Advent Calendar||238|
|Sephora Collection All Over Solid Cleanser Watermelon||4.47|
|Sephora Collection All Over Solid Cleanser Cactus||4.47|
|Merci Handy New Wave Cleansing Gel||2.23|
|Fa Cleansing Gel||2.23|
|SkinCity Beauty Advent Calendar||110|
|Latest in Beauty Box||16.90|
|LookFantastic Beauty Boxes (set of 3)||30|
|Bye Bye Blemish Water Activated Dissolving Cleansing Sheets||9.84|
|Jo Malone White Moss & Snowdrop 100ml||105|
|Oh My Cream Beauty Advent Calendar||145|
|Huxley Moroccan Gardener Body Wash 300ml||27|
|Marks and Spencer Naughty List Hand Wash & Hand Lotion Duo||5|
|Percy and Reed Perfectly Perfecting Wonder Balm 75ml||18|
|Marks and Spencer Winter Spiced Apple Bath Foam 500ml||7.5|
|Marks and Spencer Absolute Sleep Cream with CBD Oil 50ml||25|
|The Body Shop Mango Hand Cleanse Gel||2.5|
|The Body Shop Festive Berry Body Yogurt||9|
|The Body Shop Winter Jasmine Body Yogurt||9|
|The Body Shop Winter Jasmine Fragrance Mist||8|
|The Body Shop Warm Vanilla Hand Cream||5|
|Cult Beauty Skin Savers Edit||45|
|Sephora Collection Gentle pH Balancing Toner||12.60|
|Belif Pore Cleaner Blackhead Buster||26.15|
|Nature Box Avocado Oil Solid Shampoo||5|
Allowance from Empties
Wei Beauty Brown Sugar Ready Glow Exfoliating Mask – each worth £6.13 and I used up two so my allowance is £6.13
Ziaja Hand Cleansing Wash Gel full size – each worth £3.65 and I used 3 so my allowance is £5.46
Christophe Robin Cleansing Purifying Scrub with Sea Salt 40ml – worth £6.4 so my alliance is £3.2
Wei Beauty Golden Root Purifying Mud Mask – worth £4.07 so my allowance from this item is £2.03
Oribe Gold Lust Repair & Restore Shampoo 15m – worth £2.75 so this leads to an allowance of £1.37
Oribe Gold Lust Repair & Restore Conditioner 15ml – worth £3.6 so the allowance gained from this item is £1.8
Nivea Fresh Blends Apricot, Mango and Rice Milk Shower Gel – worth £4.3 so the allowance is £2.15
By Wishtrend Natural Vitamin 21.5% Enhancing Sheet Mask – worth £4 so my allowance is £2
Zitsticka Killa Patch – I used up one which is worth £3.37 so that leads to an allowance of £1.68
Total allowance from empties: £25.85
Allowance from Posts
Net-a-Porter Beauty Advent Calendar Review – read it here
SkinCity Beauty Advent Calendar Review – read it here
Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Joia Shampoo Review – read it here
Niche Beauty Advent Calendar Review – read it here
GlossyBox September Beauty Box Review – read it here
FabFitFun Autumn Beauty Box Review – read it here
How to clear your pores with Dermapore – read it here
Allowance from reviews: £35
- 5 videos/reels – £15
- image posts – £12
Allowance from social media: £27
Total allowance: £25.85 + £35 + £27 = 87.85
–£1599.35 (last month’s closing balance) – £872.89 (this month’s spending) + £87.85 (allowance from empties and posts) = -£2384.39
This is bad. This is so bad! If after my birthday back in June I thought that my spending was bad, this is so much worse. I really hoped that I would catch up and end up with a positive closing balance before the year’s end. That ain’t happening for sure. Don’t ask me why I thought that, wishful thinking most likely!
It is becoming increasingly embarrassing to post these reports, but I will do it anyway. Want to know why? Well, I did hear that it helps some of you (thanks for letting me know) so even if my results are bad, some of yours are better than ever. I am incredibly happy for you! However, even my results are better than those from last year so it all depends on what I compare them to. Still, I want to continue doing this until I manage to have a positive closing balance again and hopefully even maintain it.
I do however expect that my spending will go down a bit now that I got basically most, if not all the beauty advent calendars I wanted. Those calendars contributed quite a lot to my spending, as you can see above.
Oh well. New month, new chance to do better.
How did you do this past month?
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