Taking out the trash IV – April 2016 Empties

Again I have been collecting my empty skincare containers and the few bits of makeup that are actually not going to be used anymore and threw all in for a video.

Taking out the trash
Taking out the trash


Go get yourself a cup of tea, as it is a long one, but you will be rewarded with mini-reviews and a whole lot of dirty packaging.


Now if that doesn’t tempt you…

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From my samples stash – Moisturizers for dry and aging skin

If you are unfamiliar with the „From my samples stash“ series, click here for a more in-depth explanation.

But short story even shorter, I recently organized my samples drawer and use them for a first impression post.

My big, chaotic samples drawer.
My big, chaotic samples drawer.

This time: Moisturizers for dry and aging skin!

Now my skin is aging (obviously), but it is far from being dry. It is combination/acne-prone and sometimes dehydrated. So what on earth was I doing with these?

You see, I don’t believe in packaging claims, and just because something says dry on the bottle doesn’t make it suitable for dry skin only, as you will see below. Read more