It has been a while…however, even though the end of the month has come and gone, I decided to share this post regardless as otherwise it would have been the only one I skipped and that just would not do. I am keen on staying on top of this challenge as the results have been incredible. Yes, I know 🙁 I kept dangling the amazing results in front of your nose except I haven’t found the time to share them. To be honest, I do not even know how to start to make them stand out or show the dramatic impact this challenge has had on my spending. I will find the way, hopefully soon :).
Okay, with that being said, let’s get started.
- Shein Glitter Nail Art Stickers (1 Sheet) – £0.5
- Shein Face Wash Cotton Towels – £2.5
- Shein Round Jelly Fake Nails – £1.07
- Shein Double Sided Adhesive Nail Tapers (15 sheets) – £1.43
- Shein Ultrasonic Skin Scrubber – £8.20
- Necessaire The Body Wash Eucalyptus – £25
- Shiseido Treatment Softener – £35
- L’Oreal Elseve Hyaluronic Acid Shampoo – £4.47
- Sinsay Press On Nail Set in Blue/Periwinkle – £2.20
Total Purchases: £81.87
Allowance from Empties
- Gliss Supreme Length Shampoo – £2.21
- Yadah Collagen Daily Green Sheet Mask – £1.32
- Innisfree Skin Solution Hydrating Sheet Mask – £2.56
- Innisfree Youth-Enriched Gel Cream With Orchid 50ml – £25
- Costa Brazil Body Cream 25ml – £50 – review
- Decree by Dr AJ Sturnham SOS Revitalizing Eye Mask – £12
- Stradivarius Hand Cleaner Spray Cherry Jam – £3.36
In February, I emptied products that were worth a combined value of £96.45 so my allowance from empties is £48.22, aka half that amount.
I do no get to have any allowance from posts since I after writing a huge article which I still have to review before posting and being swamped by work and finding ways I could help given the geo-political situation, I haven’t shared any reviews in quite some time. That needs to change.
£48.22 (allowance from empties + £0 (allowance from posts) – £13.44 (January’s spending which I forgot to deduct) – £81.87 (February’s spending) – £2195.41 (previous closing balance) = -£2242.5
The results are interesting…Yes, that is a way to say that they are worse than before. However, I am not mad about it. Yes, I did spend more than perhaps I should have, but I haven’t really purchased much as this comes after two months of pretty much no spendings. I did pick up a few treats here and there and then there was the SpaceNK beauty gift with purchase – my first one since Brexit. Actually, the gift with purchase I picked up from SpaceNK I think it was the first one in over two years. It has been quite some time since I last shopped at the boutique retailer.
As you probably noticed, I also discovered Shein. Yes, I was pretty late to the game. No worries, I do not plan on making my Shein purchases a frequent occurrence, but they do offer greta shipping and all the household products I have been obsessing over for the past couple of years and which I could not grab from YesStyle due to lack of appropriate shipping options for my country. Furthermore, I got an Ultrasonic Scrubber, similar to my Dermapore one for 10x less. There is a long story here, but I will share it soon as I feel you do need to know it as well, especially if you were planning on picking up such a device. I needed some time to let go of the “anger” before posting so that my review can be a tad more objective, if you will.
I haven’t purchased anything all that interesting, but I did get a few things to test and others that I have been meaning to try for some times. My balance could have looked a bit better, but it is wha it is. There is always next month (unless a CB GWP comes out…).
How did you do in February?
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