I didn’t know this was possible. Four months into my #shopthestash challenge and I have to go and buy stuff. I don’t really want to, but I’ve run out of some of the essentials.
My eyeliner disappeared and I had to find the courage to declare it as a loss and go and buy a new one. I later found it a couple weeks later, hidden behind the back of my sofa.
My beauty blender is on its last legs, so I’ve purchased the Real Techniques sponge–killing two birds with one stone: trying out a new product and buying something that I really need. I’m so attached to my little blender, this purchase felt like a betrayal of sorts. It felt like Crazy, but true!
Ditto snail cream. I’m sad and excited I’ve run out. I’ve wanted to try different iterations of the snail cream and I haven’t decided yet which one ‘ll go for. It’s probably between Mizon, Benton and Cosrx. Fellow bloggers, if you’re reading this and want to give me some direction on what to buy, I’m all ears!
And SPF. Spring on the west coast has been a lot sunnier and warmer than normal, compared to the rest of the country. All that good weather means I’ve been out and about more than usual. I needed a good SPF and I’m pretty sure this tube will go by quickly.
It’s not like I haven’t gone into a store. I have.
I’ve gone in, sampled and swatched. But I’ve lost interest in buying something. Anything. It was nice being able to walk in, have my fun and leave empty-handed. This month was a weird month. Buying is weird. I don’t feel excited when the register pings. I feel guilty. I had to psyche myself up to buy eyeliner, my sponge and my sunscreen.
Change for the better? Yeah, I think so.