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I totally agree!!!! NARS is a well rounded brand lots of fun colors but also full of neutral basics.

My first thought was “Urban Decay” but I don’t dig their foundation so I’d go with Benefit as of now. I like their foundations okay I love Hello Flawless with Some Kinda Gorgeous and their blushes are gorgeous and they have that highlighter and blush thing and I love their creaseless cream shadows and enjoy their lipsticks, so I think Benefit.

Yes! I thought I would definitely be in the minority on this one. I love Benefit. I second everything you mentioned! The only thing is that Benefit is pretty pricey, but I’m a sucker for cute packaging and quirky products.

i have to agree that i jumped to urban decay too, but ive never tried their foundation and i couldnt go for just dinair so my pick would be lancome because its great foundation and other products generally.

MAC for sure. 95% of of the products I use everyday are already MAC, there stuff just works for me and I love it. The only thing I would miss would be Urban Decay Primer Potion.

What Guerlain foundation is your favorite? I am just getting into Guerlain and am taking a liking to their products too! Also I recently discovered this blog and it is fantastic!

What kind of skin do you have Christine? Oily, combo, dry? I’ve been thinking about investing in Parure Gold.

Hmmm this is a tough one!!! I would say I’m torn between MAC, Clinique, and Lancome since I can use the skincare from all lines, and they all do make my favorite foundations..

Definitely Laura Mercier because she has amazing foundations in all forms (liquid, cream, tinted moisturizer, mineral, powder); considering I’ve tried almost 60+ liquid and cream foundations and 60+ powder products, I’d say that Laura Mercier has the most consistently great lineup when it comes to face products; truly unmatched! She has excellent concealers for the face and eyes as well, albeit they are not my favorite, but they are great. She also has a fantastic bronzer for lighter skin tones (Dune Bronze) that I aboslutely LOVE!! Haha I bet you can all tell that I <3 Laura Mercier. Now, if I wore eyeshadow, eyeliner, mascara, blush, lipgloss, lipstick… etc, which I don't, I may not have chosen Laura Mercier, because while all of her products in these respective categories are superb and top notch quality, there really isn't a super wide range of products. For example, the LM collection of eyeshadows, blushes (cream and powder) pale in comparison to MAC's or NARS' collections. In addition, when looking at price/unit (i.e. $150/oz) her products are typically more pricey. They're certainly no Le Metier or Cle de Peau, but they are pretty expensive. But who knows, maybe I would still pick Laura Mercier because while her collection is small, virtually every shade is wearable on a day to day basis. I don't think there are many crazy oranges, neon blues, etc… Guess I'll never know! :]

Agreed! Laura Mercier is beautiful for everyday, so wearable and the eyeshadow/blusher/lip all-in-one palettes/kits are fantastic value IMO.

My answer to this surprised me! I’d pick MAC. I don’t have a lot of MAC stuff right now, and I tend to go for NARS and Urban Decay usually, but MAC has the biggest selection of everything. I’d have an endless number of eyeshadows, blushes, foundation formulas, etc. to chose from.

MAC or Dior! if it was for skincare products I’ll choose Lancome without a doubt but for “makeup products” it’s either MAC or Dior.. I love both of their eyeshadows, lipsticks, and lip gloss/glasses, and blushes. it’s hard to choose one brand!

Laura mercer. Since I’m going to be using it for the rest of my life, the brands line still has to look great on older skin which Laura mercier’s does. Plus her stuff matches and compliments my skin tone nicely. And it’s not as expensive as guerlain which would’ve been my second pick, but it is just too pricy for me to have to buy everything from them for the rest of my life.

Hands down, Dior. Their shadows quads sometimes are lacking but as an overall I can do a full face everyday and be 100% satisfied.

MAC because of their variety…i love urban decay and toofaced but they leave lot of skintones out when it comes to foundation and powder & while MAC might be the most popular brand there is they have a very reasonable price range.

Nyx! i cannot choose Chanel just because they created “Dragon”.
And i don’t choose Fyrinnae because they don’t make red lipsticks like Nyx and Chanel.

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