Saturday, January 26th, 2013

Temptalia Asks You


If you could have an endless shopping spree (free!) with any beauty brand, which would it be? Share!

Temptalia's AnswerGuerlain or Tom Ford, since the price point is quite high! But then NYX crossed my mind because I get urges to swatch everything but their catalog is SO massive.

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161 thoughts on “If you could have an endless shopping spree (free!) with any beauty brand, which would it be?

  1. I believe I would shop for MUFE. I love MAC too though. It’s a hard decision.

  2. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Emily 18thCenturyFox

    One brand? Chanel. It’s what I have the least of but am most curious about. I can’t justify buying it because I have SO much MU already.

  3. Sarah Chambless

    Urban Decay or MAC!

  4. Mavis

    Clinique is the only brand that I can think of that’s got a lot of products that I like from it, so I’d have to say them!

  5. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of rebecca blueraccoon

    I’m actually *not* going to say Burberry mostly because I have a fair amount of their products and their selection is a bit limited. I’d probably go for Guerlain. All the Rouge Gs I wanted…ooh, that’s tempting. On the other hand, I hear good things about Tom Ford, so maybe them. I could get their blushes, and their brushes which are supposedly excellent…hmm, decisions, decisions..

  6. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Barbie Barbie

    oh god what a hard question probably makeup forever

  7. Carrie

    My first thought was MUFE, but the more I think about it, Guerlain or maybe Cle de Peau would be a good idea because I could indulge absolutely guilt free.

  8. Maris

    Inglot. Heard great things about it but it’s not available in my location =(

  9. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Resa Theresa

    I would say Le Metier de Beaute or Cle de Peau, two super high-end brands that I’ve always wanted to try!

  10. Mine would be Urban Decay, Lime Crime, or Make Up Store. :)

  11. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Veronica Veronica

    Probably Guerlain or NARS. The former because it’s a pricey brand that I’d love to indulge in guilt-free, and the latter because it’s my secret financial kryptonite.

  12. Geneva

    MAC, NARS or MUFE.

  13. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Andrea Andrea

    My first reaction was ‘ Definitely Urban Decay’ but I actually already have so much already that there’s not a lot left to buy (yikes). So I’d have to go with MAC.

  14. Joni

    Probably Dior. One of the more expensive brands that consistently makes a lot of things I want to buy.

  15. Lilia

    This is almost as painful as being forced to be able to pick one celebrity to have a relationship with. I’d have to say a brand that has a good variety of lipsticks and eyeshadows. I can’t stand shimmery lipsticks and the only brands that has good corals and peaches and mattes and creams and satins are Make Up For Ever and Illamasqua.

  16. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Anne Anne

    That would be Chanel. But Guerlain would be good, too!

  17. Kitty

    Oh my gosh. Thats a toughie, Its definitely between Illamasqua and OCC.

  18. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Melissa divinem (Melissa)

    Guerlain!

  19. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Melissa Melissa

    KA’OIR. Hard choice but I want so many KA’OIR lipsticks… they have tons of odd colors and I have heard great things. Tempted to say Illamasqua for the same reasons.

  20. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Katherine Katherine

    Le Metier de Beaute. I haven’t been able to bring myself to indulge at their price point. Also, a few times from the Guerlain limited edition holiday releases are too much for me to justify the investment.

  21. Stephanie TP

    I wanna say illamasqua, chanel, guerlain, Nars, Tom ford, ysl….. But i will pick only guerlain because most of my everyday makeup is from them. They always make awesome products and they are quite pricey, plus I always lust after their collections

  22. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Megan Megan

    MAC, if I could have access to any of their collections! After that then I’d have to choose a Korean Beauty Brand… I love some of the packaging. NYX would be nice too. For just nail polish then Zoya or OPI.

  23. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Lisa Lisa

    Guerlain without a doubt! I would beeline for their fragrances: Mitsuko, L’Heure bleue, Samsara, Chamade, etc… and their lipsticks are alright too ;). I would also go for a Hermes fragrance spree…

  24. First thought would be Illamasqua. Oh, to have all their colours! Plus an endless supply of perfect foundation, endlessly matte skin, and the list goes on!

    I’d also want to investigate organic/eco-friendly brands that I don’t have access to, either for price or location reasons. I think a lot of them have incredible products but just aren’t distributed widely enough or at a low enough price point that people take notice.

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

    Definitely Burberry, NARS or Bobbi Brown!!

  26. Jaime

    I’d go with Inglot, I’m massively in love with the Freedom System palettes.

  27. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Chantale Macaddict

    Guerlain: For their Orchid skin care line!! I already have some of their make up and fragrances but these skin care products are wayyyy pricy!

  28. Priscilla

    M.A.C becouse i trust the brand… Or gurlain becouse it is alwasys so so pretty

  29. Martha T.

    MAC because I never had a single MAC product, they are constantly coming up with new things and they have amazing brushes which I need in my collection.

    If not, then Lancome, NARS or Burberry.

  30. corina

    it would probably be
    1.Chanel
    2.Mac
    3.Urban Decay

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

    Hmmm…I’ve always wanted to try more Shiseido products so if that includes their products available only in Japan, then yes. Otherwise, it would be MUFE or MAC.

  32. Liis

    I think it would be MAC.

  33. Miasara

    it would be Tarte or Too Faced

  34. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Precious Precious

    Most probably Guerlain, I wanna have all the shades of Rouge Automatiques, Rouge Gs, L’Extraits, and buy back-ups of meteorites without feeling guilty. Haha!

  35. Isa

    Oh my god this were a dream ♥ i think chanel, dior, mac all the expensive brands :D

  36. Zainab

    Inglot, because I’d want to buy everything. Nars or Guerlain because they’re expensive. If I went with Guerlain I’d want all the perfumes, even the old, discontinued ones.

  37. Jules

    If it’s just one brand, I would go for Guerlain. It’s a whole experience from package to texture and shades.

  38. CoyoteWinter

    MAC – they have such a huge range of products and shades. Up till recently I might have said Illamasqua but having bought a bunch of their eyeshadows, I am severely unimpressed as the quality is worse than drugstore eyeshadow.

  39. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Tone Tone

    Oooohhh…. I was thinking Inglot, NARS or MAC, but then Guerlain interfered…

    Then again, I have a thing for eyeshadow refill and custom palettes, and overall love my MAC shadows a teeny tiny bit more than my Inglot ones, so I think I’d choose MAC!

  40. Niamh

    Guerlain or Chanel. Without a doubt!!!

  41. cel

    Oh my goodness, I could only imagine all the swatches of NYX products. Actually, hoping you would do the whole soft matte lip cream line

  42. Probably Guerlain or Chanel! Or.. Illamasqua! Or YSL! There is so many great brands out there I wouldn’t be able to decide lol! :)

  43. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Mariella Mariella

    It would be a toss-up between Nars, Chanel or Guerlain, I think.

  44. Orlane

    I adore Nars, but I have so much from them that I think I don’t *need* any more for now. So I think I’m going to say Laura Mercier. I have very little from her since it’s so expensive here in France but loved everything I bought and would love to discover a few more products from their range :).

  45. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of ANTIGONE ANTIGONE

    SISLEY and SHU UEMURA

  46. Liz

    Bobbi Brand and Make Up For Ever

  47. Probably Chanel,Mac,Tom Ford , or MUFE!

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

    Tom Ford because the whole line isn’t available here in Canada and US retailers don’t ship it here. *sigh* It is a mirage in a makeup desert for me. I might as well bite the bullet and order it from Harrod’s but the shipping and the conversion rate…. Ouch! I’m better off waiting for this free endless shopping spree.

  49. Sarah

    Inglot, Inika and Lily Lolo!!! I love this brands. And the best: cruelty free :-)

  50. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Dominique Dominique

    Le Métier de Beauté and Illamasqua I think. But I also love Tom Ford beauty and other brands ! Let’s say Le Métier de Beauté / Illamasqua !

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

    mac !!!! it delivers products for different purposes and it also continues to launch multiple collections

  52. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of chris chris

    Tom Ford and NYX.

  53. grlnxdor

    That would be so cool! I’d have to go with MAC, Burberry or Chanel.

  54. MAC, without a doubt. It’s not just hype…they deliver.

  55. MAC, Inglot or Shiseido probably!

  56. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of KaseyCannuck Kaseycannuck

    Guerlain because the quality is there and the price point is ridiculous in Canada.

  57. Kellyn

    Definitely NARS!

  58. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Por Por

    Definitely Guerlain. Meteorites powder, please be mine. Otherwise, I would have said Urban Decay, but I already own so much of their line because I can’t say no to them.

  59. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Wenz Wenz

    Illamasqua or MUFE!!!! They both have such extensive range of great products !

    • I was going to say the exact same thing! I’m surprised to not see more people say MUFE yet! Both brands are hard to test/swatch where I am so it’d be nice to just be able to GET stuff! LOL

  60. Danielle

    My first thought was MAC.. but with the Pro discount, I knew I could think of another brand. I’d probably have to say NARS and Chanel. Although this is stuff. There are so many brands I love! I wouldn’t mind a Revlon lipstick spree, either.

  61. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Ellen Ellen

    Guerlain, Le Metier de Beaute, or Edward Bess. Can’t I have all three?? haha

  62. Natasha

    Guerlain, Cle de Peau and Sisley:)

  63. ann

    Rouge Bunny Rouge or SUQQU.

  64. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of fabiola fabiola

    MAC, always MAC, l’d like to be in a MAC pro-store getting whatever I want without thinking how much it is so far.

  65. Rachel

    Guerlain or MUFE.

  66. Diana

    NARS! I would say Urban Decay, it being my favorite brand… But I already have so many of their eyeshadows and liners! :)

  67. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Kate Faith

    NYX is very tempting… So is Benefit, but they don’t have enough products. Probably MAC. So many different things!

  68. Kristina

    I think I’d say Chanel or Cle de Peau.

  69. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Amanda Amanda

    I can’t decide on one :( I’d go with Urban Decay or Too Faced

  70. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Evie PoetrysTruth

    Oh my this is a great question. I would say Urban Decay or Nars. I love those two lines and they are women of color friendly. I would say MAC but I’d only shop their brushes.

    • Elizabeth

      Ditto. My first thought is Urban Decay because I love everything they do, but NARS is my splurge. And I think they have more to choose from.

  71. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of cyndi Cyndi

    My first thought was chanel, but I have most of what I want from them. I would say guerlain

  72. Lily

    Nars or Guerlain

  73. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Lauren crystallinity

    I’m gonna have to go with Inglot.

  74. Caroline

    Le Metier de Beaute, Rouge Bunny Rouge or Burberry

  75. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Pamyla Jill

    Chanel or Le Metier de Beauti or La Prairie I would grab each “step” in their high priced skin care lines!

  76. sadia

    urban decay!

  77. Marcela

    Cle de Peau, La Prairie or Dior! haha my dream

    • Alice

      I agree with these completely, especially since these brands also cover skin care, which is 80% of the issue for my age bracket. An endless shopping spree could cover the thousands of dollars of skin care products I’ve always wanted from afar.

  78. Mel

    Tom Ford, Chanel, Armani, Guerlain, Shiseido.

    I LOOOOVE NYX, they are realeasing so many cool things lately, like highlighters, bronzers, eyeshadows, primers.
    Christine, I wish you could do more reviews of the brand :(

  79. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Jade Jade

    I’m tempted to say MAC and get ALL the brushes I have my eye on – or every brush they make! If it were free, why not?! Not to mention all the products I want to try – Face & Body Foundation, lipsticks galore, eyeliners, eyeshadows, eep!! Their skincare has always intrigued me too.

    Then I think, maybe Guerlain, all the lipstick shades, meteorites, give their skincare a go, foundations, perfumes.

    Other brands jump to my mind – NARS, for example, or bareminerals, or Benefit. They all have an Achilles heel though, a reason why I wouldn’t choose them. It would come down to Guerlain or MAC. I honestly think MAC would win too – I really want a new set of makeup brushes!

  80. Chanel! To do looks with each season’s complete collection, and the full line of skincare ;)

  81. Mia P

    Illamasqua or Mac.

  82. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Bella Bellociraptor

    Kryolan. Their line is enormous and I always have the urge to buy special effects makeup, but I can’t justify it in my everyday life.

  83. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Nancy Nancy

    Guerlain, definitely, Guerlain…..

  84. Katherine

    Cle de Peau and Burberry

  85. Probably MAC or Benefit.

  86. silvia

    makeup forever, kryolan, Mac

  87. ANNA

    I would say MAC for their pigments, lipsticks and brushes; however Illamasqua got too many unique and gorgeous makeup and (for me) is more pricy than MAC, so I would pick Illamasqua

  88. lafemmetopaz

    I would have to say Guerlain, Armani and Le Metier de Beaute.

  89. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Christina Christina

    Either MAC or Chanel. MAC because of the amount of really fun collections they release and Chanel because of the wonderful permanent range and gorgeous cohesive collections.

  90. Sheila

    I would go crazy with the Tom Ford makeup collection and everything UD has also. Then go buy a lot of MAC lipstick.

  91. JillianPS

    I think I would agree with Guerlain or Tom Ford… I’d probably throw Burberry into the mix too. The only limiting factor is that if it’s just their makeup products (and excludes perfumes and skincare), the selection is more limited than other brands like Urban Decay/NARS/MAC etc. Bobbi Brown would be up there too, but it’s more affordable than Guerlain or Tom Ford, so I’d wanna do some kind of cost analysis to see the total product value I could get (such an accountant, haha). If this could include fragrances, I might lean towards Tom Ford because I’ve smelled about 4-5 of his, and I love them ALL.

    The other one I’d strongly consider would be OCC, because it’d be fun to own all of their lip tars and play around, and their concealers are pretty awesome too! With more innovation coming out of them, they could slowly build themselves to be one of the premiere high-end brands.

    Ultimately, I think it’d come down to Guerlain, Tom Ford or Burberry!

  92. Sonia López

    I’m between Urban Decay and Mac

  93. i would love to raid Tom Ford :)

  94. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of tzwiggy t_zwiggy

    Burberry or Le Metier de Beaute for makeup!

    Hakuhodo for brushes!

    Zoya for nail polishes!

  95. VickyM

    Chanel and Ysl :D I want everything lol, well probably I would still be selecting products but well I want some Chanel quads, 5 or 6 Chanel perfumes, nail polishes Chanel black pearl and repromoted Graphite ( If only :( ) I also want many Rouge Coco and Rouge allure lipsticks, and Rouge allure glosses, and glossimers. I want some Ysl Rouge Voluptes, all the Gloss de brillance, some more lipsticks, maybe one or two eyeliners and a few perfumes. Or I will just buy it all :P .

  96. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Wendy Wendy

    Inglot or MUFE… So many products to buy from them!