Mission Accomplished - 100 Day Spending Ban

100 days have passed and I have done no clothes and beauty product shopping. It's proved to me that I don't have to have all the latest makeup products just because they're all over blogs. I don't need to buy a magazine for the freebie, when I've got a huge pile of uni reading to do instead. I don't need to buy another dress just for the sake of shopping.

I have to say though, that living in Edinburgh definitely made the spending ban a lot harder. I was at home, where there are officially no shops, for about 80 days and they were much much easier than the last few week in Edinburgh.
Over the 100 days I did 4 wishlist posts (and loads of empties posts which I'm super proud of) and now it's time to look back and see what things I was lusting after and what things I actually still want to buy.

Week 1:
Wedges - It's spring/summer now and these black wedges seem more suited to my winter wardrobe.
Blue Sequin Dress - Same applies to this dress. This is too festive for summer.
Ipad 3 - Still want it, still not got the money to buy it.
Cheryl Cole: My Story - This might be bought later in the year, when I need a book on my kindle for by the pool
Chanel Soleil Tan De Chanel Bronze Universel - I think I might get this once I've got a few more Boots points.

Week 2: 

Wake-up Alarm Clock - Now that the sun shines through my curtains quite early in the morning I don't think I'll be needing this soon.
Rimmel Apocolips - I think I've managed to resist. If not I promise I'll only buy one!
Nails Inc Marylebone 3D Glitter - I'm quite enjoying having shellac on my nails (done by me) so don't really need this
Lion King The Musical Tickets - I still really want to see this but we're thinking of going on holiday in October so might miss out on this one.

Week 3:

Crest 3D White Strips - I still want to try these out
Leopard Print Dress & Peach dress - I still like these dresses but might just end up buying a different colour or pattern in the same style depending on what I see in the shops
Scarf - Same with this scarf, it's lovely and I want a spring-like scarf but it might not be this one
Kiko Makeup Fixer Spray - I got back into using MAC Fix+ so won't be purchasing this
Nude Heels - Still needed but not sure when I'll be buying them

Week 4:
1. Bioderma - This is on my shopping list for London and I definitely still want it
2. I've tried on a similar dress in New Look which I think I'll be back to buy
 34. - I'll still be buying a new bikini for my hols so this might appear in a haul soon
 5. The hype is still there but I think I can resist for longer
 6. Another lovely dress which may or may not be bought

Did you do a spending ban? How did you get on? 
Are you still lusting after things that were in your wishlists?


  1. Congrats hun! You did so so well! I completely sucked at it haha.
    Well done for not buying anything :)


    1. Thank you! It's not easy avoiding temptation xx

  2. will wait for your empties post ! :)


  3. Well done! :)
    I did a 100 day spending ban which ended just as your one started, but I never did a round-off post, which is a really good idea!

    1. Thank you, well done on your one too!
      I quite liked looking back and seeing what I wanted and whether I still wanted it x

  4. Congratulations! I couldn't do it. Xx

    1. Thank you! It's quite a challenge but worth trying xx