Products I Regret Buying.

22 Nov 2013

Impulse buys are the work a Satan in the fact I will see something and just buy it. Sometimes these can have great outcomes and I could discovered a new Holy Grail product. Sadly, this is not always the case and I'm left disappointed and with,most of the time, moneyless.

Bourjois Colour Boost Lip Crayon.
When these arrived in shops, I'd never tried anything like it before and was keen to try it out. I never venture out of my comfort zone when it comes to things especially lip products and I always go for a certain array of colours but, on the day of purchase, I must have been feeling out of character as I decided to buy a vibrant shade and I decided to buy the colour 'red sunrise'. I instantly regretted this when I got home and I've never worn it outside the house and for £7.99, it was a pretty expensive impulse buy and left me in an expensive state of disappointment. Funnily enough though, it hasn't put me off thinking about buying another in a different shade that would suit me better because I feel the formula is great!

Maybelline Colour Tattoo 'Eternal Gold'.
Apart from using this shade of colour tattoo for my Greek Goddess post for halloween, I'd never used it before. I'm going to be a loving daughter and blame this purchase on my mum as I had my heart set on buying 'on and on bronze' (which I did later buy) but my mum thought that the gold would suit me better. Using this only once, I could sell this on but I am still annoyed at myself for buying this. I'm not too disappointed because it did give me an insight in what to expect when I did buy another colour but I still wish I would have thought about the colour better.

Kate Moss Lipstick in #16.
 This was not an impulse buy but a ridiculous mistake where I went to pick up shade #19 but instead picked up this pink colour! Smooth Sarah! I have never worn this and don't plan to but this is more a mistake on my behalf rather than the product because I'm just stupid! The colour really doesn't suit me and is a bright pink that seems to make my lips dryer than they are.

Nivea Primer.
 This product really let me down. When I saw the word 'primer',I ran to the shops and picked it up but I was let down and once applied and dried it sort of peeled off my face which was not appealing and really did put me off. I guess it works as a moisturiser but it still isn't the best on that point. This is probably the most disappointing product out of those included in this post. Even though there is a pot for dry skin aswell, I don't think I want to take the risk in trying it out again to have a repeat of disappointment.

MUA Mosaic Bronzer 'Sun kissed Glow'.
I wouldn't say this was an impulse buy but more of a desperate-need-for-a-bronzer-that-night kind of buy. I wanted something cheap and that's what I got and it was fine for the night but now I despise this product and the shade it has as it's a really brown toned bronzer and looks almost muddy and looks more like I took a trip to the sun rather than give me a sun kissed glow so I do regret buying this.

I think that's enough negativity for a while now but I'll try and end this on a positive and say that there's a few things I've learnt from this:
  • Read online reviews before investing any money into a product.
  • Read the stupid numbers and shades properly.
  • Control your urge to impulse buy.
  • Make sure you have a bronzer days before you're meant to be going out!
Has there been any product you've been disappointed with and how did you deal with the disappointment?
Hope you're ok! x

1 comment

  1. I was quite disappointed by the Nivea primer as well but I just ended up using it as a moisturiser!