Being in the beauty industry comes with a myriad of perks, from hearing about products before they hit shelves to chatting up celebrities about their newest beauty releases. Perhaps the greatest bonus — as many a beauty editor will tell you — is having all the newest industry innovations at your fingertips, to take home and test out at will.
Humblebrag aside, all this test-driving can lead to some serious beauty enlightenment. Because industry heavy-hitters are constantly being bombarded with products, it’s a big deal when they go #empties status on one — when they use it to the very last drop. And while, yes, you could always simply search for this hashtag on Instagram or Twitter, we've put together the recent #empties of nine experts from some of our all-time favorite publications.