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i dont know if it counts as breaking it but i have when i accidently hit my products with my nail and it takes out a small chip haha that drives me absolutely nuts!! especially if it’s something like a liner or a paint pot

I agree! I’ve stuck my nail into my creme liner multiple times already, and I’ve only had it for under a week. And I broke a MAC eyeshadow, but I don’t know what it’s called. It’s a bit darker and cooler than Espresso, and it’s a satin. Any ideas Christine? It’d be awesome to figure out what it was, the bottom got wet (you can see I treat it well lol) and the name is all smudgey.

I can’t remember breaking a product. But TWICE this week, I have dropped my NARS single eyeshadow in Night Breed on my ceramic tiles in my bathroom. How that eyeshadow did not shatter into a million pieces (both times!) I will never know!! It was scary!

Last week!! I dropped a Sugarpill pressed e/s two days after receiving it in the mail. Chunks broke off, but I was able to press most of it back in the pan. It still looks ‘sickly’. If I order from them again, I’ll probably buy another one. My OCD tendencies will not allow this craziness to continue. ๐Ÿ™‚

I dropped Fig. 1 and half of it crumbled. Also the clear plastic part of the lid from my Bi-Tone mineralize blush came off in my purse and the blush got a little scruffed up, so now I’m extra careful. You should see how I tiptoe around when i use a pigment!

Weird…I bought Fig. 1 in a pot and put in my purse. By the time I got home, it was crumbled! Brought it back and got a replacement…but made sure I held it carefully in my hand all the way home!

I’ve broken my Chanel Mat Lumiere foundation in a public restroom while rushing my make up before heading to work. Not only was it embarassing but it was heart broken. It was so new. ๐Ÿ™

Yes… nearly every Illamasqua lipstick I’ve even bought has ended up snapping off. ๐Ÿ™ And then I end up having to use a lipstick brush to apply them.
It’s my own fault, they’re the only lipsticks I buy online and it’s too hot out here to be having lipstick shipped. I should just wait until it is cooler out before I buy more.

I’ve never ordered lipstick online, but I’ll definitely keep this in mind in case I ever do!

What if you put them in the fridge (or freezer?) for a bit after you receive them to ‘re-set’ the lipstick?

Yes, sadly. I took a small compact of powder on a plane trip and packed it on my carry-on backpack. Unfortunately when I took it out at my destination it seemed to have broken in to pieces…

I actually work at Ulta and a costumer brought in her favorite bronzer that wasnt being made anymore. She wanted me to find a close match to it, so i ran off with it and ended up dropping it. it shattered and crumbled everywhere. =( i felt so horrible especially since its not available anymore!

Well anytime I go to a mac counter to see the new releases, I of course knock over the loose pigment because of my excitement. It happened with the lithe at nordstrom the other day! Whoops.

I dropped my first mac product when I just took it out of the packaging and It all broke in tiny pieces. I tried to fix it and it kinda worked . It also happened with My pupa blush and mineralized eyeshadow. It’s so frustrating to break a 20$ product right after you bought it! Mineralize make up is fragile

Only once! Thank goodness! But it was years ago and my first MAC eyeshadow and I didn’t know any better…. I dropped it, the container was fine, but the shadow had shattered. I stupidly believed the SA when she told me I should just throw it out….

i remember when i dropped my 2 mac e/s in crystal and bronze in their pots. i had to go and repurchase them- i got them in the pans this time.

The stuff I have broken in the past were cheap. Like the 1 dollar elf blush(but i love that one!)The other one I broke long long time ago which is a little more expensive was my Anna Sui Shimmer pressed poweder><…

I dropped one of my Stila illuminating powders a few days after I got it and broke the dome into a few pieces, but it’s still use-able ๐Ÿ™‚ Also, my Stila Kitten eyeshadow has turned more or less into loose powder due to packing it for trips and daily use :/

dropped an inglot pressed pwder and it went ALL OVER the floor! was absolutely devastated, swept it up and did the worst repressing job in the history of the world. i went out the next day to buy it again… but in loose powder form.

I dropped a 3/4 full bottle of Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk foundation, the glass broke and foundation spilled all over the floor, there was still some in the bottom half of the bottle, but I threw it all out, couldn’t risk having glass in my foundation. It was heartbreaking stuff, and an absolute PAIN to clean up.

Yes,I broke my Sutdio Fix Powder Plus on a tile floor, on Friday 13th. Never has anything happened to me on a Friday 13th but this year! But it was my fault, I was in a mad rush.

Oh, and I broke some drugstore eye shadows a couple of years ago. Can’t say I was sorry about them. They were of poor quality.

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