Lovelies on the Loose | 2009 – 2010

November 29, 2010

Also known as ‘I Scare Myself’ ;)

I did this once last year, hoping to make it a regular thing but life got away with me, so I never kept it up. I did continue to keep the cases and boxes and this is the result – two years’ worth of beauty packaging! Granted some of these belonged to items in my kit but still, it was quite a shock seeing everything laid out on the bed. Reminders of beauty joy, I had a nice time sorting through them prior to taking this photo…which lives up to the name of this blog, doesn’t it? :) This heap has since gone to the recycling bin – hurray for decluttering!

Posted in: lovelies on the loose | makeup memories | makeup merry | makeup packaging

16 Responses to Lovelies on the Loose | 2009 – 2010

  1. November 29, 2010 at 2:35 am

    one word. WOW!!!!!!!! :p

    • makeupmag
      November 29, 2010 at 11:52 am

      Hi Nicole’smirror,

      Yep – that’s the result of keeping all those packets/boxes/cases for two years!

  2. JC
    November 29, 2010 at 9:58 am

    I do this too :)

    • makeupmag
      November 29, 2010 at 11:52 am

      Hey Chevvie,

      Show! :D

  3. TheUndercoverGypsy
    November 29, 2010 at 11:06 am

    Oh, this is such fun to look at!!! It’s human nature at its most heightened, isn’t it – getting a peek at what others have stashed (ok, a little pun intended) in their vanities….I’d probably scare myself too if I look at all the pretty packaging that I’ve collected over time – I have such a hard time letting go of the LE packaging, especially.

    • makeupmag
      November 29, 2010 at 11:55 am

      Hi TUG,

      I meant for this to be a monthly thing, then a tri-monthly thing…but I never found the time to do it properly, so I eventually accumulated everything! I’ve kept a couple of boxes because they are so pretty but they’ve mostly ended up in the recycling bin. :)

  4. nia
    November 29, 2010 at 11:32 am

    gasp! LOL. oh i love this!

    • makeupmag
      November 29, 2010 at 11:55 am

      Hi Nia,

      Despite the scare, I enjoyed going through everything too! :D

  5. November 29, 2010 at 12:56 pm

    WOW! @_@ Jawbreaking moment lah, Mag!

    • makeupmag
      November 29, 2010 at 1:14 pm

      Hi Farah,

      Haha! I like how you described it! :D

  6. nia
    November 29, 2010 at 2:20 pm

    oh no, not scary at all… i also do this too… stash the packaging.

    my family will go, oh no no, WTH?; but i go, oh yes yes, i’m soooo proud XD

    i vote for this to be a yearly thing~!

    • makeupmag
      November 29, 2010 at 7:56 pm

      Hi Nia,

      :D I am actually relieved at the amount of space I’ve freed up. I might do this on a monthly or tri-monthly basis but I doubt I’d be able to make this a yearly thing, no thanks to my need for space! ;)

  7. November 29, 2010 at 2:57 pm

    Sometimes I feel bad throwing the boxes away, some of the packaging are too lovely to end up with in the dump.

    • makeupmag
      November 29, 2010 at 7:57 pm

      Hi AG!

      I’ve kept some of the nicer packaging! ;)

  8. November 30, 2010 at 9:30 pm

    wauw,,,,,When I have a lot of …just like you have

    • makeupmag
      December 5, 2010 at 9:06 pm

      Hi Dhini,

      Take a pic! :D

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