Beauty products we regret..

(329 Posts)
YouNoNothinJS1 Thu 13-Feb-20 10:21:15

Anything you have found a waste of money and wish you didn’t purchase, I’ll start Kevin A contour pallet! Looks grey on my face

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NarniaBanarnia Thu 13-Feb-20 10:22:55

Hourglass ambient lighting pallette - some big fans on here I know but did nothing for me. Huge waste of £

Mrsjayy Thu 13-Feb-20 10:25:13

An illuminating pallet I just look too shiny and a bit drag Queeny I don't think it is for me blush

Mrsjayy Thu 13-Feb-20 10:26:30

I followed several tutorial s on how to use but nope!

YouNoNothinJS1 Thu 13-Feb-20 10:27:26

Thanks will avoid those products normally my niece will take any unwanted product but she refused this one as it looked like ash she said!

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islandislandisland Thu 13-Feb-20 10:29:07

This! Did utterly naff all.

UpToonGirl Thu 13-Feb-20 10:31:37

So many! Chanel bronzer, Redken shampoo and conditioner, CT powder - lip liner and concealer, Rodial cream (can't remeber which but it was ££). I am an advertisers dream!

Probably loads more but it makes me feel a bit ill thinking about all the wasted money!


onwheels Thu 13-Feb-20 10:48:31

smashbox matt liquid lip colour range "always on".

drying, cracked texture even on my good condition lips and completely cake like. feathered a lot too. bought 2 in the sale but all the same, still over £10 per tube with the offer.

onwheels Thu 13-Feb-20 10:50:18

clinique liquid matt lip colour in colour "cake pop". again sooooo chalky and drying.

YouNoNothinJS1 Thu 13-Feb-20 11:20:49

@UpToonGirl I’m the same! I have bags of makeup and skin care but keep getting caught up in the latest fad! Have hardly any time to get ready now as have 1 & 3 year old can’t wait till I have a bit more time in the morning again haha!

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ironicname Thu 13-Feb-20 11:24:33

The ordinary, I was delighted by the packaging and price, but none of it made a discernible difference.

Sexnotgender Thu 13-Feb-20 11:25:06

This absolute waste of £30

Utterly shit. I bought it for a wedding and thankfully tried it the day before as it didn’t matter how I applied it it just smudged all over the place. I looked like a toddler that had got at my mums makeup.

strictlyshowbiz Thu 13-Feb-20 11:29:49

Clarke's tanning drops
Lancôme flash bronzer
Isle of paradise tanning drops

strictlyshowbiz Thu 13-Feb-20 11:30:13

Clarins not Clarke's!

Annasgirl Thu 13-Feb-20 11:30:23

I bought Bare Minerals foundation - your skin only better or some such tagline. Well my skin on the day of my DM's funeral perhaps - ashen, chalky, deathly. I can never understand how people rave about something and then I try it and it is awful. What kind of colouring do these people have? And what kind of skin? Mine looks like dry paper with this on (and the Armani one).

YouNoNothinJS1 Thu 13-Feb-20 11:31:56

@ironicname thanks I’ve heard glowing reviews about the ordinary so glad I didn’t purchase the price did make me sceptical. @strictlyshowbiz shocked about the isle of paradise drops I lovvvve there tanning water makes me feel like I have a filter on haha.

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TurduckenFucken Thu 13-Feb-20 11:33:57

Green People Daily Aloe Shampoo. Supposedly gentle but it's like washing your hair in Swarfega. Awful stuff. I feel I should use it up so it's not a waste of money but you need so little each time the tube will outlive me! Fucker.

FurrySlipperBoots Thu 13-Feb-20 11:34:42

£300 worth of makeup I bought in a panic before an interview as a nanny with a really high profile family. I never wear makeup. I didn't get the job and it's been left to rot in a box quietly since. £300!!!

PersonaNonGarter Thu 13-Feb-20 11:37:01

Chanel Powder - so talc-y

YouNoNothinJS1 Thu 13-Feb-20 11:38:31

Slipper boots flog it on Facebook😁 and @TurduckenFucken sorry about the shit shampoo haha your post made me laugh!

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TurduckenFucken Thu 13-Feb-20 11:40:57

AND (getting into my stride now)...

Keihl's Ultra Facial Moisturiser. It somehow managed to sit greasily on my skin without soaking in, but didn't seem to moisturise either.

graingers Thu 13-Feb-20 11:41:03

Anything Bare Minerals.

Philip Kingsley Elasticizer. Greasy load of shite.

TurduckenFucken Thu 13-Feb-20 11:42:33

I was inspired by the threads here about using up old products, and currently have the face and hair of a swamp beast while I work my way through all my unsuitable purchases. Grr.

QuantumWeatherButterfly Thu 13-Feb-20 11:51:00

An Aveda shampoo that is meant to be good for problem scalps. Somehow managed to make my hair feel like really greasy straw. Cost £20, used about twice. DH bought it for me for my birthday, and was not impressed.

Also, just about every beauty box I've ever bought. They feel like such a great, bargainous idea, but in reality there is practically nothing I actually use, so just a monumental waste.

AlwaysOnAbloodyDiet Thu 13-Feb-20 11:54:30

Look Fantastic beauty boxes, for a whole year.
I don't use most of the (tiny sized) products.

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