Wednesday, November 28, 2012

De-cluttering the Stash

Since my Project 10 Pan finished a few days ago, I wasn't sure what to do next. I still have items I never use and I still need to save money. I decided that step number one was to organize. As I was organizing however, I noticed that I had a lot of products that had gone bad, were broken, didn't react well with my skin, etc. I threw out a ton of stuff that was just plain dumb to keep. A majority of items I've given to friends and family, while others I've decided to work through. PinkSoFoxy on YouTube inspired me to go one step further and donate unused/ unopened items to a woman's shelter. This is the perfect time of year to donate cosmetics. I've also included some gently used clothing, etc., but for the purposes of this blog I will only show the beauty related items. In my next post I will go through the rest of my items and see from whatever is left what I can give to family and friends (products that are gently used).

Here's what I'm giving away to the shelter:


This is the skincare:


This is the makeup:


These are the body products:



What do you think I should do next to minimize my collection? Another project pan? 5 out 1 in? Any other ideas? I`m really committed to this.


18 comments:

  1. You're doing a great job Natasha!! I also donated 5 bags of clothes last week :) It really feels great.

    And regarding project pan, I keep doing project pan until I'm comfortable with my make-up collection. You should do whatever feels right for you!
    Good luck :)

    xoxo
    Suzanne
    www.writtenbysuzanne.com

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    1. Thanks! I think I might just do another project pan...after I get some holiday shopping out of the way...

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  2. Thanks,for the follow.^^
    Follow you back on gfc.

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  3. Hey nice blog here! Visit mine and let me know what you think, maybe we could follow each other!
    XOXO
    Ylenia

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  4. Great job, and Im sure the womens shelter would be so happy to receive all those goodies.
    Recently had a good tidy-up of my wardrobe, cosmetics and skincare is next!

    http://beautyandlifestylehunter.blogspot.com.au/

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    1. I hope so :) I look forward to your post about the tidy-up.

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  5. such a good idea donating to a womens shelter, those products look lovely as well. I have no ideas on how to minimise further, I'd say that as long as space isn't an issue and you like all of the things you have left then maybe just use them when you get around to it rather than for the sake of using them up. How come you're trying to minimise your collection just out of interest? Most of the bloggers I come across (including myself) are the other way around and always looking to expand rather than minimise lol xx

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    1. I have worked in cosmetics far too long and have accumulated things that I never wanted in the first place due to gratis and gifts from the companies. A lot of it had gone bad, while others just didn't work for me. As an example, I still have 10 foundations. No normal person needs 10. I would just see a knew foundation(that was actually available in my colour) and buy it. I'd rather try it, use it, and then buy a new one when it's finished. The other problem is that my skincare collection is just as bad.

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  6. This is awesome!!!! I'm sure the ladies at the shelter will appreciate all of these niceties. Bless your heart hun, you are absolutely FAB.

    xoxo

    Maya D

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  7. I so need to sort my cupboards out, Natasha. Good luck with your sort out. Have a great week.

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  8. Good idea!!! would you like to follow each other?
    Besos, desde España, Marcela♥

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  9. lovely collection and a big one as well :D

    xx m

    thisishowwerule.blogspot.com

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