Thursday, December 12, 2013

Throw Back Thursday


In light of the popular "Throw Back Thursday" trend, I thought we should put a twist on it. 

I challenge you to dig through your make-up collection & pull out an item you haven't used in quite some time.  Perhaps a blush color that has been forgotten, or an eye-shadow color you don't remember getting, a lip gloss at the bottom of your make-up bag...??

I did this recently with my lip-stick collection*.  I acutally re-discovered 4 colors that had been in hiding.  It was like getting a brand new item, except it was FREE (gotta love that word)!  I was excited to use them again & it changed up my look going into a new season.



1. MAC-Syrup  2. MAC-Berry Boost  3. MAC-Dubonnet  4. MAC-Sophisto
  
I know I'm guility of forgetting about what's in my make-up case.  I get so excited about getting new items to change things up for me, that the older items get pushed aside.  It's fun to go back & pull those items out again...after all, you've already paid for them, right?!

What other "forgotten" items can you pull out & use again?  It doesn't have to be cosmetics...how about a pair of earrings, or a bracelet or two, or maybe a scarf or belt, or even nail polish?  The possibilities are endless!

Leave me a message in the comments about what items you re-discover!

*A side note a bout me:  I actually don't keep my lip sticks/glosses in my cosmetic case.  They all go in my purse.  Why?  Because I know I'll want to touch up my lips throughout the day, so I make sure they are all with me.  Plus, they wouldn't fit in with my other cosmetics...apparently I've accumulated a small collection over the years.  :-)  That being said, when I run out of space in my purse, I take the "less used" colors and stash them in storage...hince the reason I forget about them. 

2 comments:

  1. Love it! It's so true how fun it is to rediscover things you already have. I took your advice and pulled out some old lip gloss/lipstick to use again. I threw a few away that I got from the "free gift" that I knew I would never wear. I also love to apply the "rediscovering what you already have" with home decorations (pulling things that have sat in a box in the basement or … even just rearranging what you currently have out). Thanks for sharing your blog Kellie!

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    1. Thanks Jennifer! I'm glad you founds some lip gloss to bering out and use again! And you are definately right about home decorations and rearranging...completely makes things fresh feeling again!

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