The Stash Staples

If someone challenged me to build a shelter out of all the beauty products I own I could probably makeshift something that rivals my snug one bed flat. There’s a lot of the stuff and it’s growing by the day with no signs of stalling anytime soon, a makeup mountain if you will – you get the gist. So when a repurchase is made over the act of using up my long line of awaiting testers, it’s a big deal. The product in question surpasses HG status and is deemed a ‘staple’ – definition: a dash to the nearest outlet stocking said ‘staple’ product occurs when the last blob, squeeze or brush is noted – which is exactly what happened yesterday when I went supermarket sweep style in the aisles of Phoenix. So welcome this trio into the stash staple line-up…

Maybelline Hyper Glossy Liquid Liner – do I even need to say anymore? I’ve lined my way through countless bottles of the stuff and nothing even comes close to its staying capabilities. I tried to muddle along with other liners that were languishing in my collection, but nothing made the cut like this one. Repurchase, done. Next into the basket went Maybelline Cheeky Glow in Creamy Cinnamon. This is my third purchase of the stuff – nothing out there beats its cream-like finish that makes your routine done in no more than a minute. Finally, I’ve been eking out the last offerings of my tube of The Body Shop Honeymania Hand Cream for too long, so when it blobbed out the last of its contents it was the act that prompted my Phoenix dash. I slather this on each morning as a daytime moisturizer-type product and have found it to keep my dry patches at bay while not feeling heavy on the skin at all. One for dehydrated gals who need a little extra somethin’ somethin’ during the day.

So the latest round of repurchases have been put back into rotation and we can all breathe a collective sigh of relief. That is until the next staple gets low. Shoes on, purse in hand – ready, steady, go.