Project 10 Pan : Am I getting rid of my makeup??

January 18, 2013

Me getting rid of my makeup? Please! This will only happen when sun and earth collide.

To be honest, I still don’t have an exorbitant amount of lipsticks like other beauty bloggers out there but I’m starting to feel that I have more makeup than I need. So I thought: how to use up makeup without getting rid of it? Project 10 Pan was the key to all of my questions. Have you ever heard of it before?

Project 10 Pan is … a project. I believe you all got that already, haha! It has been on the net for quite some time now… Here’s how it works:

  1. Choose 10 products. 
  2. Hit pan or finish up all of the products.
  3. You are not allowed to buy any products until you have accomplished rule #2. 

Now, because I’ve always been a bad player and a very good cheater when it comes to games, I chose a product that I’ve already hit pan on. So I’ll have to finish up this one completely. And, I kind of adjusted rule #2 by reducing the number of product to two. Well, this is how you satisfy a materialistic/shopaholic’s needs (moi!).

My goal isn’t to get rid of my “clutter”, as my mum would call it. Hell no. My goal is to finish up these babies to be able to buy new products and test new stuff. I guess this project “purifies” my makeup collection. Plus, it’s a great way to control your money and save up for the good stuff on the market. And most importantly, it reminds you how grateful you should be for having all of the makeup you own and being able to afford it (that last bit was kind of a clichΓ©, wasn’t it?).

I picked my products to form a “daily routine”. Of course, these aren’t the only products I use in that routine:

  1. Stay Matte by Rimmel 
  2. Maybelline’s falsies drama mascara
  3. MAC’s tendertone in hush hush
  4. MAC’s fluidline in Blacktrack
  5. Laura Mercier’s Tinted Moisturizer 
  6. Urban Decay Primer Potion 
  7. MAC lipstick in Plumful  
  8. MAC studio finish concealer
  9. Benefit’s Dandelion blush 
  10. Pinch O’ Peach blush by MAC 

Again, I didn’t choose these products because I don’t like them. Au contraire mon ami! I have a few favorites in this list. I’m doing Project 10 Pan to renew few products, it doesn’t matter wether I love them or not.

Did this post make sense to you? Because it did to me, in my head. Even I got lost during the process of writing it, haha! 
I’ll keep you updated in two weeks to let you know what happens with these products πŸ˜‰
Have you ever done Project 10 Pan? What are the products you chose? Leave everything about your experience in the comments below πŸ™‚ 
– Zein xx

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  • Reply RosyChicc January 18, 2013 at 11:00 pm

    This is great project! I feel like I have too much makeup, too so I may do this project a try myself! :))


    • Reply Zein January 19, 2013 at 3:00 pm

      Good luck! Keep me updated on your results πŸ˜‰


  • Reply Lou January 19, 2013 at 2:35 am

    I guess I have to try a project like this. I also think that I have way too much make up sometimes!

    • Reply Zein January 19, 2013 at 3:00 pm

      Good luck with it then πŸ™‚


  • Reply Pale skin and doe- like eyes January 19, 2013 at 3:41 am

    im not sure if you have previously been nominated, but i have chosen you to be awarded ‘The Liebster Award’

    Check out my post on it to see what steps are next πŸ™‚


    • Reply Zein January 19, 2013 at 3:01 pm

      Sorry sweety, I’ve been already nominated… You can check out the post I made about it! But thank you so much!


  • Reply Miss Chatterbox January 24, 2013 at 1:45 pm

    That is a really good idea! I think this helps a lot to appreciate what you already have instead of buying tons of new things all the time and never using them. I think I will give this a go too!
    Btw I really like your blog, following you now πŸ™‚


    • Reply Zein January 25, 2013 at 9:37 am

      Thank you πŸ™‚


  • Reply Delyteful Speaks February 7, 2013 at 3:40 pm

    Once upon a time I contemplated doing project pan.. but then that thought just went away πŸ˜›

    I couldn’t do it .. I’m that much of a makeup junkie

    • Reply Zein February 7, 2013 at 3:51 pm

      Hahahaha! I want to be over! I NEED to buy makeup! I can’t take it anymore πŸ˜›
      But I’m doing it because I love a good challenge and to prove to my mom that I’m capable of not buying any makeup for a few months (I’m actually dying on the inside!)


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