Saturday, December 28th, 2013

Temptalia Asks You


If you had a $75 beauty gift card, what would you treat yourself to? Share!
Temptalia's AnswerLa Prairie Foaming Cleanser — I’m almost done with the tube I have, and I really want to purchase another to replace it.

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76 thoughts on “If you had a $75 beauty gift card, what would you treat yourself to?

  1. NAKED3 or MAC Face & Body the MSF Natural.
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  2. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Camille Camille

    I’d buy a Clarisonic the moment I got my grubby little hands on that gift card. Investing in skincare has recently become a big priority of mine. A smooth canvas helps makeup look that much more flawless. =]

  3. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Amy xamyx

    I’ve been loving Philosophy Miracle Worker, so I’d consider Hope In A Jar (it’s not paraben-free, so I’m abit on the fence). Maybe I’d pick up a full-size of Miracle Worker, which is $65…

    If I went for actual makeup, I’d probably pick up another NARS Multiple (Maldives), and an eyeshadow duo (Habanera & Paris top my list ATM).

  4. Carrie

    I had a $25 gift card and got Naked Basics.

    If I had $75 to spend, I’d probably pick up the MUFE eyeliner kit; with the after-Christmas sale, it’d cost almost nothing out of pocket!

  5. I share what I have in my seohora cart right now :)

    Ruby red slippers nail polish
    black dahlia nail polish
    hourglass radiant ambiant powder

    exact 75 I guess :)

  6. Kathleen

    Naked 3 and too face better than sex mascara

  7. Courtney K

    I tend to be very practical with gifts, so I’d probably buy some kind of fancy serum or face cream, or maybe a Chanel shadow quad.

  8. I’d probably broaden my MAC collection – Face&Body Foundation for sure, and whatever lipsticks or eyeshadows that caught my eye at the time (I can be a little impulsive when choosing them!)
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  9. Hmm either lots of lipstick and nail polish or COACH POPPY Flower.

  10. Another YSL glossy stain, and probably a new foundation formulation. Something all fancy-like.

  11. C

    Oh man that would be so helpful right now. Probably Kevyn Aucoin’s sculpting powder or an Hourglass powder.

  12. SatelliteDreamer

    GlamGlow mask! I would never buy it for myself, simply because of the price. I had tried a sample before and loved it. My hubby got it for me for Christmas, and I feel bad, because it’s expensive for a mask, but it was a gift, so I definitely appreciate it, and will use it all up!

  13. Alexis

    I would love to get Urban Decay Vice 2 or OPI Gwen Stefani collection.

  14. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of PJ Paula

    A really good moisturizer for my dry, aging face.

  15. That’s a good question!! Hmm..Idk..maybe YSL Glossy Stains or some Hourglass items or Giorgio Armani Lip Maestros or maybe some permanent MAC lippies & pigments..or even use it toward buying a large bottle of YSL Manifesto perfume ;)

  16. Miss J

    Murad Hydrodynamic Ultimate Moisture. It’s $60 ish, and with no job, that’s just hard to fork over.

  17. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Maggie Maggie

    Let’s see…how about…the Kat Von D Ladybird Palette, Buxom Menace and the Bobbi Brown Cream Shadow in Bone…and I’ll cover the rest.

  18. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Meiya Meiya

    An expensive foundation and a modest eyeshadow palette, or one of my favorite fragrances.

  19. Hmm…the Anastasia brow pencil I want, and the 120 mL bottle of MAC’s Face and Body in White! Because I’m pale as butt and as much as I love F&B, none of the normal shades are light enough.
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  20. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Jen Jen

    Probably one of the Naked palettes since I have always wanted to try out those products or any of the Benefit or YSL products!

  21. Naked 2, since I couldn’t get it (my local Sephora was sold out :( Boo) or the Vice 2 palette and the rest… Some random little extras from Sephora, ha!
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  22. Hm…might just be able to get a refill pan of the pressed powder and finally try out Guerlain Meteorites!
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  24. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Veronica Veronica

    Guerlain Four Season bronzer in Nude 00. It’s on my wishlist, but it’s a hard one to push myself into buying just because of the price tag. :P

  25. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Alix Alix

    NARS matte lipstick in Valparaiso, NARS sheer lipstick in Dolce Vita and a Clinique lipgloss.

  26. Hourglass Mineral Veil primer and Clinique High Impact mascara.

  27. I would buy a couple of Georgio Armani Eyes To Kills, or maybe a couple of Chanel Illusion D’Ombres. So gorgeous!

  28. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Sarah Sarah

    2 YSL Glossy Stains(Violine Out of Control and Naughty Mauve)

  29. grlnxdor

    Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Peels. I got a trial 5-pack for Christmas which I am going to cut in half so I can get 10 treatments–the pads are really soaked in product so I don’t think I will be altering the results. I had a sample from Sephora and I loved the results so much so that I would like to continue, but it is pretty expensive. I really need to shift my thinking away from makeup and concentrate on skin care more. Like that’s gonna happen!

  30. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of DCH indiekicks

    Oh man, SO hard to answer. I was about to say Estee Lauder’s Invisible Fluid Makeup and then maybe a high end primer or powder, but after further thought I think I would rather use that money on brushes.

    Hakuhodo G5553-2mm foundation brush ($54) and the G5545BkSL blush brush ($48). Obviously, that’s over $75 but it would definitely take most of the sting out of purchasing.

  31. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Aida Aida

    I’d save it for Guerlain’s reformulated Meteorites for spring ;).

  32. Probably that new Guerlain Meteorites pearls that you showed here. A 75 dollar gift card would be the perfect excuse to buy it or maybe I’d use it for one of the Marc Jacobs eye shadow palettes that I don’t really even want or need but would like to have as an indulgence!

  33. Advanced night repair eye serum! I would like to try it, but my wallet is crying ;)

  34. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Elizabeth Lizzi

    I actually got a $100 Sephora gift card for Christmas. It didn’t last long in my wallet, spent on the 26th. I used it for UD’s Anarchy palette, Sephora + Pantone Radiant Cut palette, and Too Faced Chocolate Bar. But if I did get another gift card I would use it to purchase Marc Jacobs Stalet palette.

  35. MakeupTray

    Tom Ford, Guerlain, or Givenchy makeup. These lines or makeup brushes by MAC or Hakodo

  36. LMM

    Perfume! Have my eyes (nose?) on the new Elizabeth & James scents. Something I rarely buy myself so it feels like a treat.

  37. Nicole

    That makes 55 Euro. I would go for Diors Creme d’Rose Lip treatment (28 Euro) and a Bobbi Brown Creme shadow (28, Euro; I watched too many Lisa Eldrigde tutorials using them).

  38. Nars Light Reflecting Loose Setting Powder or Too Faced Chocolate Bar palette and some really good quality anti-aging crème.

  39. I’ve really been wanting to try Lancome Visionnaire…so I’d put a $75 towards that absolutely!

  40. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Melisa Melisa

    I have been really wanting to try the Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Serum, so I would use the gift card for that and anything remaining would be put toward a Chanel product.

  41. Bobbi Brown Stuff xD

  42. Christina San

    I’d have to say either the Lancome Genifique serum or the Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair. Oh dear…. I’m getting old!

  43. A Nars Palette – namely At First Sight Eye & Cheek palette or Splendor in the Grass palette.
    ( close 2nd – Naked 3 or Armani Luminous Silk Foundation – always wanted to try this)

  44. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Jackie Jackie T

    Josie Maran Argan Cleansing Oil and a few NYX blushes and lip glosses

  45. I’d save it for the Too Faced Chocolate Bar palette in spring and maybe stretch it to the Benefit Porefessional Agent Shine powder.
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  46. Kirsten

    I would get UD Naked 3, and TheBalm Staniac.

  47. zainab

    UD Naked 3 or some of the Bare Minerals palettes and blushes, which I’m still curious to try.

  48. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Sasha Sasha

    I’d purchase either dr. jart or tarte BB cream and a chanel cream blush.

  49. Margarita

    I would probably get my naked 3 palette or some really good facial cream. The mark jacobs bronzer was appealing to me as well!

  50. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Amy Amy Ventura

    Mac MSF natural, and the Naked3 or Mac Warm soul blush

  51. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Kathy Kathy

    I was fortunate to receive a couple of Sephora gift cards for my birthday at the end of November, so I’m thinking about using them on Tom Ford Black Orchid. I wish they would carry Shanghai Lily. I sampled it in Santa Fe over the weekend and…oh my little goodness!

  52. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Samantha Sam

    I would definitely pick up another YSL Glossy stain. Maybe in baby doll rose, and then I would buy myself the Too Faced Pretty Rebel Palette.

  53. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Christy Christy

    I’d get a Hakuhodo J104 powder brush. (And throw in a retractable lip brush as well, though that goes over.)

  54. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of kim kim

    Another Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder. I have radiant light and it is wonderful. Cannot believe the difference it makes.

  55. Probably a couple Chanel cream blushes! I think they look amazing :D

  56. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Marta Marta

    Some good eyes serum

  57. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Cat CatG

    I’d buy 2 Givenchy Le Rouges!

  58. I’d go to Lush. Get some Ro’s Argan body conditioner, lip scrub, Hottie Massage bar, Eau Roma water and Ocean Salt.

  59. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Lisa Lisa C

    It’s funny that you brought this up, because just a few months ago I received a $270 beauty gift card and what I decided to do was to buy some really expensive things that I’ve been wanting but had a hard time taking the plunge. So now I did! Picked up a TF blush, the MJ blush brush, Guerlain pressed meteorites and a couple other things :)

  60. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Greta Greta

    Hmmm…..I’d either get a new foundation (armani or guerlain), or get the shisheido pore primer and and possibly a chanel lipstick (rouge allure velvet in La Malicieuse). Either way I should have about $10 left over to cut into the costs of my next haul.

  61. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Hollie HollieH

    I would probably treat myself to Guerlain’s Meteorites. I have really been wanting to try them.

  62. Vera

    75$ is not really that much money … at least $150 you need for something really nice. I probably would get Cle de Peau body exfoliator. But if I had 150$, I would get La Prairie white caviar hand cream:)))

  63. Esther

    I would use it towards Sk-II essence! !

  64. New guerlain spring le eye shadow palette and pink meteorites cream blush…does that put me over 75…probably

  65. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Karen Karen

    Definitely a toss up between Tom Ford Black Orchid and GlamGlow which I am loving right now.

  66. A Coco Chanel fragrance or the Lorac Pro Pallete

  67. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Alyssa alyssa897

    There’s a few things I have on my wish list so the trick is just figuring out which one to get right now:

    1) LORAC Pro palette $42
    2) Urban Decay Vice 2 palette $59 (or $56 I can’t remember)
    3) Marc Jacobs Lolita palette $59
    4) Urban Decay Naked 3 palette $52

    That is the order of preference pretty much. But honestly I might have to go for the Vice 2 palette because I looked it up on sephora.com to double check the price and it was gone. :O So it might be disappearing soon! Ahhh!!

  68. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Brenda Brenda

    Clarins Gentle Exfoliator Brightening toner and either Clarins or Nuxe cleanser for sensitive skin.

    Skincare has become very important lately – my skin doesn’t deal well with these harsh winters and the more I can take care of it and wear less foundation, the happier it is :)

  69. Naked 3 or Hourglass ambient lighting powders..

  70. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Vanessa Vanessa V

    Well I have an awesome brother who knows his sister so well and he gifted me a $100 sephora gift card for Christmas… I just spent it yesterday, I got hour glass ambient lighting powder in dim, 2 urban decay glitter liners and Bobbi Brown lipgloss

  71. Ooh probably the Naked 3 palette and maybe something i’ve yet to try like a jo malone perfume!
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  72. Lime crime or sugarpill