Over the years I've accumulated quite the collection of half-used lotion, talk, perfume, and hair product bottles and tubes. It's easy to buy something "because I'm almost out" and then return home and begin using the new one without finishing the old one. And even if I don't buy it, a lot of that kind of thing is given to me.
So, I've decided to take the "Use-What-I-Have-Before-I-Buy-More" challenge. AND I've decided to drag Husband Dear along for the ride. Oh, he's enthusiastic about the challenge as he has also built up quite a collection of spray on deodorants and after shave over the years.
Together we will squeeze every last drop, from moisturizer to hair gel to aftershave to hairspray, until it's all gone before we purchase any new products. It's enough to keep us going for a while, maybe 2 months, I'm guessing, maybe more
It's not like we spend a huge amount of money on these sorts of things. But we do hate throwing things away and even more than that we HATE carting around half empty bottles of this and that if we have to move. Therefore the need to use up what we have!
So, that's it, my Frugal Friday tip: Use what you have until it's gone before buying more. Sounds pretty simple but it sure does take willpower!
Oh yeah, it helps if you gather it all together in one place, just so you know upfront what you have to work with.
Good luck! And for more frugal reading head over to Biblical Womanhood.
Have a great weekend! (I can't believe it's already the weekend again!)