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haha, oh my. I love make up but my budget will only allow be to buy single products not regularly… but only once in a while 🙁

i buy single beauty products in bulk when they are a staple and they are on sale. for example, when sephora dropped the price of the NARS duo concealer from $30 to $10 I bought 8 of those just because it was too good a deal to pass up. now i have one for my counter, one for my purse, one for my travel bag and a bunch of back ups.

I often buy in more or less large quantities because MAC LEs take all my money and there’s hardly any left for single permanent items!

I don’t like to haul in large quantities – makes my heart miss several beats when the total price goes near even $50!!!

The Last time and only time I hauled BIG was the Spring Colour forecast (got 5 items). I usually buy one or two items at a time ( in consequence I can actually use & enjoy them more thoroughly).

I like to buy in quantity that’s the only way I know how. I love makeup to much just to buy a single product.

It really depends on the product and its shelf life. If it is body lotion or shower gel and it is cheaper to buy it in bulk – or if it is on special – I’ll load up. I tend to buy all my skincare items from an overseas web site because everything has at least 50% markup here in Australia- so to take advantage of free postage, I’ll double up on face moisturiser, cleanser and masks. One thing I generally will not buy in bulk however is anything with an SPF because things with an SPF tend to have a shorter shelf life. Also I want to make sure any sun protection I am using is fresh and not out of date, so will not buy these in bulk in case it expires before I finish it!

I have to say large quantities. My make-up is 90% MAC so I go to the counter everytime a new collection is released to check it out. Most of the time I buy 3-4 items per collection, I rarely buy only one item.

LARGE quantities are lots of fun, but smaller quantites are easier to sneak past my husband. That’s how I tend to buy most often, hehe!

I’d prefer to buy in large quantities, but I don’t have the moolah!!

BTW, I just purchased RA laque in Santal and the MAC 239, mostly because of your recommendations. I hate your blog for making me spend so much! (But keep going haha)

VG Gaga and Cyndi are not yet here in the Philippines, so is the Liberty collection. BOOO

LOL me too! It is such an adrenalin rush to open/go through a whole lot of products. I just wish I could do it everyday lol

depends on what i am looking for. i am able to walk into a store if i am going for an exact item and walk out with just that item. it’s when i just browse is when i end up walking out with tons of stuff.

i do like palettes. i tend to buy more palettes/palette refills than anything else. i hauled the heck out of INGLOT this weekend. i am very happy with my purchases though.

It seriously depends on the product. For example, when I found out MAC’s So Scarlet was LE (and now DC), I searched high and low to get at least 5 backups LOL. But for regular stuff, I just buy it as I need it. I guess it also depends on if the item is on sale. If it’s on sale, I’ll probably buy lots of it.

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