Sunday, June 16th, 2013

Temptalia Asks You


Are you more inclined to try a product that gets a lot of buzz/hype? Or does it put you off?

Temptalia's AnswerIt honestly depends! Sometimes it motivates me to try it sooner rather than later, and other times I feel like I’ve heard/seen it too much that I want to skip over it because it feels like everyone else has already talked about it enough.

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14 thoughts on “Are you more inclined to try a product that gets a lot of buzz/hype?

  1. stacey

    It depends. MAC RiRi products turn me off….even if I like Matte lipsticks. It took me awhile to buy La Mer…when it was a big deal back then….never regretted that purchase.

  2. Avatar of Amy xamyx

    If it’s from a brand I’m already familiar with, and I like, it’ll definitely grab my attention. Similarly, even if it’s a brand I haven’t tried, but it’s a product that I’m looking for, I may try it if I need it. The bottom line is, it’s the product itself, and if it doesn’t seem to fit my needs/tastes, I don’t care how much hype it gets, I won’t bother. Also, there are certain products I just won’t pay over a certain amount for, unless the actual color blows me away.

  3. For me, I tend to wait until some of the hype has died down before I try something that has caught my eye. I prefer it this way so that I can create my own opinion without feeling pressured by what everyone else thinks of it.

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  4. It depends on my personal taste, really. I am conscious of products that might sell out quickly, but at this point, if it seems like it’s going to be a huge panic to get something the day it comes out, I can’t be bothered. That doesn’t mean that I’m immune to the lure of much-hyped new products, but I don’t want to feel pressured to change my schedule to go out and get them right away.

  5. I usually check out reviews on a product, so if I hear a lot of good things I’ll generally give it a try. The exception is MAC. I’m burned out of their constant promotions, so I rarely go there any more.

  6. Depends honestly on if it’s recommended to people of my skin tone. I’m so damn pale that a lot of products don’t look good on me. I don’t care how much a red lipstick is hyped, I’m not wearing it. Same goes with NARS Orgasm.

  7. Kristy

    I’ve been ignoring MAC (like a lot of people) for a good couple of years now, because I’m frustrated with seeing “sold out” on the website with every hyped collection. It’s so annoying, almost insulting to our intelligence, like they really can’t make enough of something to last more than one day! Anyway, with new products I usually cruise the blogs and look at swatches and reviews, and I can often talk myself out of something I don’t need, or I just get tired of looking at it, which causes the urge to buy to subside. I only buy things that I love nowadays.

  8. Valerie

    When it comes to Lip products, I am for inclined to. But it also depends on the prices 9 times outta 10 I more inclined to try something more hyped that is a drugstore product especially mascaras. I am itchin to try some of the new Revlon lipsticks and glosses…do you know if they happen to be limited edition or not? But sometimes I like to try and discover some things myself that aren’t hyped so i’m kind of like a yes and a no.

  9. Valerie

    When it comes to Lip products, I am for inclined to. But it also depends on the prices 9 times outta 10 I am more inclined to try something more hyped that is a drugstore product especially mascaras. I am itchin to try some of the new Revlon lipsticks and glosses…do you know if they happen to be limited edition or not? But sometimes I like to try and discover some things myself that aren’t hyped so i’m kind of like a yes and a no.

  10. Avatar of Mardi Mardi

    No. I avoid products that test on animals, which is most of the big ones, and there seems to be less hype over the cruelty free companies

  11. It definitely pushes me to check out the products in the store. Whether I decide to buy them really depends.

  12. Avatar of Laurel Laurel

    Sometimes! When it comes to mascara, though, I’d say I’m LESS inclined to buy it because I feel it’s such a personal thing and I never usually like the mascaras that get the hype. Last weekend, though, I finally gave it and bought 3 mascaras I’d never tried before (Maybelline Falsies, Covergirl clump crusher, and Covergirl Flamed out). I got them because I had a coupon :) and I have to say that I love the falsies and flamed out so far! Overall, though, if the item is decently inexpensive ($15 or less) I’m more inclined. Usually the expensive hyped up products I end up hating (I’m looking at you Giorgio Armani Eyes to Kill)!

  13. Yes, most definitely. That doesn’t mean I will purchase purely because of hype, but I am more likely to check out the reviews, etc.

  14. Avatar of Azaza Azaza

    Yes at first but then I do my research and if it gets good reviews based on people who have the same skin type then it will be on my wishlist. I wont buy it asap though