Project Samples/Pan Update – April 2015

Products/Samples Used Up:

  1. Kerastase Ciment Thermique – I really loved this product.  It made my hair feel really nice and it smelled good.  I can see myself buying a full-size of this product in the future after I get through all of the hair products I currently have.
  2. Avon Advance Techniques Damage Repair Leave-In Treatment – I really loved this product too.  It worked really well in my hair and it smelled amazing.  I could see myself buying this product too although it is very similar product to the Karastase Ciment Thermique.
  3. Anna Naturals Glowing Mama Scrub – I decided to use this product on my face and I liked it but I think it would be a better scrub for your body.  It was very moisturizing and did a good job as a scrub.  It is a walnut scrub though to you might want to look into the product a little bit more if you have nut allergies.
  4. Juice Beauty Stem Cellular Moisturizer – At first I was kind of iffy on this moisturizer but I used up the entire deluxe sample and it really wasn’t that bad. I do have other Juice Beauty moisturizer samples and a full-size product to get through so I’ve started working on another sample.  I’m not sure if I would purchase a full-size later on or not.  I’m on the fence.
  5. Beauty Protector Protect & Oil – I love to use leave-in treatments and oils in my hair so I decided to use this product up this month too.  I don’t think I will purchase a full-size of this product because I do like Moroccan Oil more and I already have a full-size of this product.
  6. Herbal Essences Naked Shampoo & Conditioner – I love this shampoo and conditioner, doesn’t matter which kind.  This set was for volume but I love them all.  The Naked line is free of silicones, parabens, & dyes.  This won’t be my last time purchasing them that is for sure.
  7. Organix Brazilian Keratin Therapy Conditioner – I had about 1/4 of the bottle left and just needed to use it up.  It’s not a bad product but I probably won’t buy it again because I like other conditioners better.
  8. Neutrogena Shampoo Anti-Residue Formula – There was about 1/3 of the bottle left and this is another one that just needed to be used up.  This is also one of those products that isn’t a bad product but I won’t be repurchasing it because I like other shampoo more than I like this one.  I do have another bottle of this shampoo to get through though.

Products/Samples Not Used Up:

  1. First Aid Beauty Smooth Shave Cream – This will definitely take me a few months to get through.
  2. Miracle of Aloe Miracle Hand Repair Cream – I am literally just about done with this bottle.  I have probably 3-4 more uses out of it.  This will be used up shortly.
  3. Dr. Brandt Pores No More – I gave this product to my sister.
  4. Origins Clear Improvement Mask – I have about half of the sample left so I will keep using it.
  5. Marcelle New-Age Precision 8-in-1 Power Serum – Let’s be honest here.  I still haven’t touched it.  I’m kind of scared to use a serum because I have oily skin.  I will use it up but I’m just nervous to try it.
  6. B&BW Coconut Lime Verbena Body Lotion – This is just about gone as well.  I have 2-3 uses left out of it.
  7. Eslor Firming Collagen Daycream – I have used this a couple times and I don’t know what to think.  Since it is a cream it is thicker than I am used to and I don’t know how I like it.  I will use it more before I decided if I am going to keep using it or give it to my mom or sister.
  8. Dove Advanced Care Deodorant – About 1/8 of the stick left.
  9. Ahava Purifying Mud Mask – Half of the sample left.  Working on two masks at the same time makes it slower to use both,
  10. Aveeno Clear Complexion Daily Moisturizer – This maybe has 1-2 uses left.
  11. The Body Shop Vitamin E Eye Cream – About half of the tube left.
  12. Neutrogena Pore Refining Toner – Less than half of the bottle left.

Overall I think March was okay for using up these products and the products in my Project Pan.  I like the concept of the two ‘projects’  but find it difficult to actually complete depending on the products I have chosen.  I think I might need to figure out a new process that I will be able to use to achieve the same results of using my products and getting through them.  I will keep you updated!

xo, Sammi