This year though, I have decided to start a project, which is not really a resolution per say, but I guess it could count as one. I decided to give myself a 10$ per week allowance to buy makeup. (which can be accumulated over the weeks to buy more expensive products for example).
The reason behind this is because I have accumulated a lot of makeup in 2013, so much that it barely fits into my vanity anymore. It's not that I'm spending that much (because I always buy things on sale or clearance), but it's more that I think I just have too much stuff lying around now. I think it would be nice for me to take the time to think about things that I really want and that I would enjoy rather than impulse buying 2-3$ items all the time.
What I'm trying to say is, I'd like to focus on quality over quantity this year. By giving myself a 10$ allowance per week, it will help me take my time to choose products that I really want and also make me wait a little to get them. Anyway, I think this could really help me reign in my shopping habbits.
|Exhibit A : This is a picture I took in June 2013|
|Exhibit B : This is what it looks like in January 2014. I guess it doesn't look that much worse, but I had to relocate my falsies and all my liners because it wouldn't fit inside my drawer anymore.|
I have 3 other sub-goals which aren't exactly makeup related, but I thought I would share anyway.
1) No Bath and Body Works purchases for at least 6 months or until I have used up all I have. I just have a bunch of it at the moment and I find it useless to buy more just because there are good deals going on.
2) No more Lush purchases for 6 months for the same reasons (and because it's expensive).
3) I will keep myself from buying the Alex 9 Drawer from IKEA until my birthday because it's expensive. If I can wait this long then I will deserve to get it for myself as a birthday present!
That's all for my goals for 2014! Have you made similar goals for yourself? Let me know in the comments I'd love to hear about them!