Project Pan #1

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I have way too much make-up then is healthy so this new year I have decided its time for operation ‘Hit Pan’ to come into effect before I am buried alive in blushers, concealers and any other make-up items. I have selected eight products to use up as fast as possible, some I will repurchase they just need using up before they go off and others I will be glad to see the back of.

MAC Face&Body in C1

I really do love this foundation its great for super lightweight coverage but also can be built up to a medium coverage perfect for someone who doesn’t want to have multiple foundations but wants different coverages. However MAC doesn’t really cater for my cool toned pale skin, C1 is far to yellow based for my skin – I am going to try N1 just in case it suits me as I do love it. Not the cheapest of foundations coming in at £21.50 but its well worth it if you can find your skin shade.

Rimmel Wake Me Up Concealer in Ivory

I have a love hate relationship with this concealer, perfectly lightweight in the summer but not heavy enough in the winter and it doesn’t have a long enough wear time for my liking. I probably won’t repurchase this concealer but if you prefer a lightweight concealer which helps brighten under your eyes then this is the one for me and at a bargain of a price – £5.49

Glossybox Blusher

This is a beautiful blusher for us pale skin girls as it’s a lovely dolly pink however as its limited edition I sort of just want to use it up and get it out of my collection. It is a little powdery however blends beautifully and has great pigmentation.

Bourjois Bronzing Powder

I have had this for far to long in my collection I am slightly worried its out of date and I am getting rather bored of it. It is a great bronzer and for slightly darker skin tones would be perfect for contouring however for a paler skin tone a light hand makes it wearable but I have found better products since I purchased it.

Bodyshop Lightening Touch

This is a product I can’t wait to see the back of. A bad version of the Benefit High Beam, it is designed like the Touch Eclat but the product gets all gunked up at the end. It is also super shimmery making you look slightly like a glitter ball with the product being hard to blend.

Benefit Big Beautiful Eyes

I love this palette and I already have a fresh one lined up waiting to step in when I finish this one. The Boin-ing concealer is impossible to use as its orange on me but the shadows are so buttery and full of pigmentation that I will have no trouble using them up. Easy to blend they are an easy starter kit for people just getting into make-up. The only downside to this product is the high price tag – £25.50

Seventeen Maximum Volume Mascara

This is another product that I can’t wait to get rid of. I love big in your face lashes and this barely tints your lashes. If you prefer a more subdued look then this mascara might be for you but it just doesn’t cut it for me.

Rimmel Moisture Renew Lipstick in Nottinghill Nude

I do like this lipstick but its the old formulation so isn’t as creamy as the new versions, the shade is a little to pale for a nude so i’m not 100% sure if I will repurchase but I love Rimmel lipsticks they are super affordable – £6.49, the formula is super creamy (even creamier in the new formula) and the lasting power and pigmentation is fantastic.

Anyone else doing project pan?

Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO

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6 thoughts on “Project Pan #1

  1. What a really great idea! I need to pick up a few make-up pieces so might need to join you in this! I love this look to, really pretty.

    Kay, ohkay-dohkay.com xx

  2. This is a great idea. I actually went through my collection and have pulled out about a dozen items that i’ve used but not for a while and don’t plan on using. I’m going to try and sell these as a job lot just to get them out of the house (plenty of facebook pages to try and sell on). However the beginning of the year was spent in NYC and this meant a huge amount of Sephora shopping so even more was added. I’m also including skin care in the things i’m trying to use up.

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