Project Update: January 2017

January was a success in some ways and a failure in other ways. I managed to use up two polishes but didn’t use many of the polishes I picked for the main project. The reason for the latter is that I mainly concentrated using the polishes I wanted to use and most of them weren’t in the current project. I’m not to worried about this, though, because it’s only the beginning of the year and because I did manage to use up two polishes.

I am worried about the amount of polishes I bought in January, though. I allowed myself to buy some in the beginning of the month because I hadn’t bought any at the end of the year. And then I saw some really good offers on nail polish and some interesting looking polishes, so I bought some more. So now, the total number of polishes in my collection is exactly 100. I didn’t want to reach that number again, since I got below it already, so it makes me feel a bit disappointed in myself. However, I can get below 100 just by using up one polish and by refraining from buying new ones for a while.

In the picture below, you can see the two that I used up, which are Depend 255 and OPI Look at My Bow!. The only other polish I used that was in the project was Mavala Candy Apple.

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Project #2 has 14 polishes in it and I used one of them last month. These polishes are the ones I used only on my toes last year and the goal is to use them on the fingers this year.

Bourjois Turquoise Block
Chanel April
Deborah Lippmann Candy Shop
Depend 393
Essie Cute as a Button
H&M Gumdrops
H&M Coral Road
OPI 5 Apples Tall
OPI Small + Cute = <3
OPI Spoken from the Heart
OPI Super Cute in Pink
Picture Polish Enchanting
Rimmel Cocktail Passion

Project #3 has sixteen polishes, some are the same as in project #2. Here I also used only one polish this month. These are the polishes that I bought last year but only used once. This project helps me decide whether I need to keep these polishes in my collection.

Bourjois Turquoise Block
Depend 393
Depend 481
Essence Pink Parrot
Essence Play with My Mint
Essie Take Me to Thread
Mavala Freesia
Natural Code by Lumene Rebel Royal
OPI Spoken from the Heart
OPI 5 Apples Tall
OPI Super Cute in Pink
OPI Small + Cute = <3
OPI Say Hello Kitty
Sally Hansen Giant Peach
Sally Hansen Combustealble
Sensinity 91

I succeeded in using both of my textured polishes once this month as was the plan. OPI Magazine Cover Mouse I used three times, actually. I decided to add Deborah Lippmann Candy Shop to this category as well because it might be difficult for me to use up otherwise.

All in all, January was a success but I’m pretty pissed at myself for buying so many polishes that it mars the progress I made. I could possibly compensate by not buying any polishes in February, so maybe I will do that!

That’s all folks!

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