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October Empties – hair, skin, and nails

This month my empties box actually OVERFLOWED! So, I’ve actually split this post into two – today is skincare, hair, and nail products and later in the week we’ll get to makeup. Some of the things in this post aren’t empties in the true sense of the word, but they are products I’m throwing away, so they count.

Goodie Box Birthday Box

This month I ordered my first GoodieBox, which is a beauty subscription box based here in NZ, along the likes of Birchbox which is in the US. It was their second birthday this month and there was going to be a super special box in store, so I decided to sign up. It arrived the other day, and I have to say, on first glance I was disappointed, but further evaluation has made me like it more.  I think I’d built it up to be OMGAMAZING in my head, because of all the buzz about it. Here’s what I got: The products were as follows, and prices are NZ recommended retail price, according to information from Goodie Box. Benefit They’re Real Push Up Gel Liner (sample). The much-hyped Benefit liner sample was absolutely tiny, as you can see in the picture. I wasn’t expecting it to be full sized, but I thought the sample would be larger, and so did a lot of other people I know. But anyway, time to review the liner itself! It was kind of hard to apply due to how small it was I felt clumsy holding it, but I think I did a pretty decent job […]