Project Pan 2018 | Lets do 18 in 2018

Hi, Beauties,

I know everyone starts Project Pans at the beginning of the year, but there is no better time to begin than the present.

For those of you who don’t know project pan is when you select products from your collection and you dedicate yourself to using them up or hitting pan.

Most makeup junkies can agree with me on one thing; you have so much makeup but not enough time to use it all and you just keep buying more! I have a lot of products I neglect. That is why I have chosen to try and use up 18 products by the end of 2018! There are some products I love that I use all the time, and there are items I neglect and want to form a better opinion of/get more use out of. This should be fun!

I am going to be doing a purge of my makeup in the next couple days, anything that is expired/unsafe to be used up (sadly there are lipglosses from about 7-10 years ago lingering around) (don’t worry I never touch them just haven’t gotten round to tossing them) will be going in the trash. Anything I can donate to a friend (stuff that is still good, but cant use: Sensitive to it or just doesn’t go well with me) I will and then I will fill my makeup bag with my items I want to use up.

 

Wish me luck!

Are any of you beauties doing project pans?

Link them below for inspiration!

Till next time.

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Converting To Cruelty Free by 2019

Animal testing has been on my mind lately. I sat down and really looked at my makeup collection and I have come to realize my favorite products are actually made by companies that test on animals.

It has taken me years to find products that work with my skin. I have lots of unopened products that sadly can’t be returned and being on a budget I can’t just throw them out so I will be using them up. However, I am going to use everything up and find replacements that are cruelty-free.

My aim, for the end of 2018, is to have found replacements for a lot of my animal cruelty products. It may seem like a while but I think swapping out products for other brands will be a lot of trial and error + the time it will take me to actually use up my remaining products. Not many foundations work with my skin at all and I think this is going to be the biggest issue. Another issue is going to be finding products that are truly 100% cruelty-free, there are a lot of lists out there and a lot of labels on packaging, but some lists haven’t been updated In years and some brands don’t advertise the product is cruelty-free.

I do really wish that I was less selfish and that I could easily just throw away or stop using products that are tested on animals, but at the moment that just isn’t an option for me, maybe in the future, I will be able to do a massive purge.

The main products that I want to swap out are the foundation, eyeliner, mascara, and eyeshadows. I currently by chance have a few cruelty free products that I love and I hope to be able to branch more into those brands and find some new beauty favorites!

I will update as I try out new products and keep track of how much of my makeup has been swapped out.

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