Wednesday, 17 April 2013

The spending ban is over!!!

First of all, the picture has nothing to do with this post :) I just find it very positive and cute and this is a happy post :) With everything that has been going on in my life, I didn't get a chance to add my final spending ban post, but I am finally here with my last update! On the 11th of April, the 100 DAY SPENDING BAN officially ended and I must admit- it was a big relief :) haha. 

Since my Haul Post, I haven't bought anything else, so the total for the 100 days comes to £49. Wow! You can see everything I bought on the photo below (including some items I was allowed to buy, like nail polish remover) I couldn't resist Dainty Doll bargains from Fragrance Direct and a couple of Rimmel Apocalips.

I am really proud of myself to be honest. I am a true shopaholic, who can spend £500 during one shopping trip, without thinking twice. The best thing about the ban is the fact that it made me realise how much I used to spend on beauty and fashion and I am now more sensible with money. I managed to save up a lot of money and I used to it towards a deposit for our new house. I was meant to save up for a holiday, but the priorities changed.

Since the ban ended, I stocked up on some essentials like Hydraluron, Emma Hardie Moringa Cleansing Balm and La Roche Posay Effaclar Duo and made a couple of cheeky 3 for 2 purchases in Boots, but that's it. The products I bought were ones I really needed or wanted to try for ages. 

I am really proud of everyone who completed the 100 spending ban, especially those who didn't break it at all :)  I am looking at you Georgina :) You are my Spending Ban Hero!


  1. Woo hoo, congrats! :D One day I'll try something like that (cof cof) :P

  2. I need to go on a shopping ban but i just cant!!

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  3. Wowww well done, I don't think I'd do that well! I might try this next Lent...

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  4. Nice job Sandra! I knew you could do it!

    xo, aly

  5. Sandra you did SO well!! Congrats on everything you accomplished :)


  6. To bad that you weren't able to use the money toward your vacation! Hopefully you get to go soon :)

  7. I don't know how you did it, but that's amazing!

    Jillicious Cosmetics

  8. Well done!! That would be have been soo hard!! But you have motivated me to give it a go (lucky I've just hauled lol) 100 days is a loong time though, congrats on the house

  9. Well done! I'm doing a spending ban for May as i need to get myself back in check. If you fancy joining us, a few people are going to do it with me x

  10. Thanks lovely :) Everyone did so well, even with little slip-ups :) You did great :)

  11. I tried but found it too hard! I've got to not spend until IMATS now!


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