Thursday, November 28th, 2013

Temptalia Asks You


What products have you used for years and will continue to use for years to come? Share!
Temptalia's AnswerOne constant for me is Jack Black Lip Balm, so I definitely think that would be one! I don’t get the opportunity to use too many products continuously, though. The only others I can think of is philosophy’s shower gels and NARS Smudgeproof Eyeshadow Primer!

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61 thoughts on “What products have you used for years and will continue to use for years to come?

  1. Lemony Licks

    theBalm nude ‘tude palette. I use it every single day and I can get casual and intense looks with it. The liner shades are amazing and I can use the matte brown shade for my eyebrows. I don’t know of any other palette that can do that!

  2. Sarah

    I’ve always been using Mac’s powders and concealers, I’ve bought so many different kinds, and nothing compares to them for my skin. I’ve always been using Burt Bee’s lip balms and Origins face wash.

  3. Jen

    My Paula’s choice products!!

  4. I too adore the NARS Smudgeproof Eyeshadow Primer. Another primer of my choice would be Becca Ever Matte Poreless Priming Perfector. I also really like Benefit’s Benetint but let’s face it, it takes a long time to finish those tints lol

  5. zainab

    Not too many, I’m always looking for a better xyz and I haven’t been a discerning makeup user all that long, but I’ve owned Urban Decay Half Baked in some form since I was 14 and I still use it (though I threw my original single away), I’ve had at least one Estee Lauder lipstick in my stash since I was sixteen or so and I always like using them, and I’ve used Rimmel mascaras almost exclusively as long as I’ve been wearing mascara (though I’ve got a Guerlain Noir G sample that’s making me question my brand loyalty). So those are constants I guess.

  6. PianoGirl1985

    Clinique anti-acne mud mask. I was currious about the new GlamGlow mask but the Clinique one is a tried and true fantastic product and costs almost nothing compared to the other one and one tube usually lasts me for over a year.

  7. I will forever have Lancome Hypnose Mascara in my purse, next up is the Lancome Bi-Facil makeup remover

  8. Elizabeth F

    I use Differin and salicylic acid on my face — good for the battle against oily skin, acne, and wrinkles. I love Olay Quench body lotion; I even put it on my face if any parts get too dry from over-zealous acne treatments. .
    I use Citre Shine Spray Laminator on my hair; I have naturally straight, fine hair and an oily scalp, and I like how the spray doesn’t make my long hair look too greasy or weigh it down to a pin-straightness.
    For shaving, the wire wrapped blades on Schick intuition razers make the process fast and nick free, and I also use Aveeno Positively Smooth shaving cream. I hope they NEVER stop making that. Even my husband uses it.
    I’m open to new brands and new items for everything else. :)

  9. Purity face wash by Philosophy. It’s perfectly Ph balanced and great for your skin! (I Ph tested it myself!)
    Aveda’s Lip Saver – hands down the best lip balm ever! It’s worth the $8.50 price tag!

  10. Maybelline Colossal Mascar! Its as good as it gets. MAC Prolongwear Foundation will be a close second!
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  11. Neutrogena Oil-Free Moisture for Sensitive Skin and Epically Epic lip balms are the two I can think of off the top of my head.

  12. Nikki

    I’m pretty satisfied with these products and don’t plan to replace them anytime soon. I haven’t been using all of these products for years, but I can definitely see myself using them continuously in the future:

    Carmex soothing lip balm (squeeze tube)
    Acne.org treatment gel
    Nivea Essentially Enriched Body Lotion (best drugstore lotion I’ve ever used)
    MUFE foundations
    MUFE Mist & Fix
    UDPP
    NYX Single Eyeshadows in Black and Dark Brown
    Wet n Wild Comfort Zone palette
    Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil in Whiskey
    La Femme Blush on Rouge (I own 16 shades and love them all!)
    Rock & Republic Contrived Blush in Shameless
    MAC Tinted Lipglass & Pro Longwear Lipglass (I’m totally addicted and extremely loyal to these glosses.)
    Sonia Kashuk makeup brushes (specifically the Core Tools)
    China Glaze Nail Polish

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

    I’ve been wearing MAC Studio Fix for over 20 years and I just LOVE it!!!!!

  14. For me I’ve been using Make up For Ever face & Body foundation for 10 years. Benefit Dandelion is also a classic blush for fair skin I’ve used for ten years. In the make up for ever category I also love eyeshadow 165 a very natural looking matte taupe.

    I like MAC lipglass in Viva Glam V since it came out. Buxom Lipglosses are also a classic in any shade.

    For eyebrows I like Yves Rocher crayon in cendré which is awesome.
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  15. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Tigerlily Tigerlily

    A bit boring but La Roche-Posay Lipikar sugras shower gel. I don’t use it to shower however, but to wash my hands. I tend to wash them too frequently (e.g. about 5-6 times while doing my makeup) and this is the softest product to do the job. I am on my…5th? bottle now and always have a backup ready.

  16. I love my Bioderma makeup remover, I feel if I’m willing to dish out the cash I’ll continue to repurchase, and also eye love my Marcelle Waterproof Eyeliners, they’re fab!

    xx Ali

  17. Korres Lip Butter in Jasmine- I actually go into a panic if I do not have this stashed in my purse.

    NARS smudgeproof – see zero reason to try anything else because it’s just that good. Thanks Christine!

    Origins – Reinventing the Heel – only foot cream that works for me in the winter and keeps my heels from cracking

    Every other spot is up for grabs. When it comes to beauty products, I’m as loyal as the next better thing..

  18. I will always use Vaseline. It soothes my sore lips and is a great eye makeup remover. I also use it when I have dry feet.

    Another product that I will always use is Head and Shoulder’s shampoo.

    I cant think of any makeup products because I rarely finish any to repurchase.

  19. Clinique Step 2 i guess :) i am pretty much consistent with that one :)
    not use daily but i do love it

  20. grlnxdor

    Cetaphil and Aquaphor–my faithful daily companions for 15+ years!

  21. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of kate Kate

    Liz Earle Cleanse & Polish to remove make up, Chanel inimitable mascaras (intense and waterproof) UD primer potion unless I find a better one!

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

    Mac studio fix powder foundation, estee lauder ANR and Olay complete all day mosturizer with spf 15, keeps my skin mosturized, has spf and its really affordable!!

  23. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Lily Kelley Lily

    Clinique and Paula’s Choice skincare.

  24. Nicole

    I think the MAC Cleanse off Oil is a staple in my routine and I guess, I will use it in the future.
    Painterly Paint Pot by MAC was a product I used for years until I discovered the Nars Base, which is just amazing.
    From the category cheep and good is my nail polish remover, which I use for over 5 years.

  25. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Patricia patsyann

    For me, that product would definitely be Lansinoh HPA Lanolin as a lip balm/treatment. I have been using it for many years and can’t see myself ever not using it. Without this, I can’t wear lipstick. Also, I have been using the Eve Pearl salmon concealer for several years and don’t plan to ever change that out as it covers up, without the dreaded creasing, my horrible purple under eye circles. I am relatively new to the makeup game so I have not been using anything else “for years” yet!

  26. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of panunee tokyogirl

    SK2 Facial Treatment Essence
    Bioderma Sensibio H2O
    Paula’s Choice 2% BHA liquid
    Clinique Mild Liquid Facial Soap
    Clinique Acne Solution Spot Healing Gel
    Clinique Moisture Surge

  27. Katie

    Picked up Jack Black lip balm after seeing you mention it a few times and I can’t imagine my life without it now. I have chronically peeling lips and even lip scrubs don’t get rid of the peeling for more than a few hours. Jack Black is the first thing to actually make my lips soft and hydrated even when it’s not on! It’s a miracle product and I’m obsessed. Thank you!

  28. I’ve used MAC products for years, but specifically their eye shadow in Woodwinked. I have been through so many of that color and have already hit pan on another one.

  29. Here are mine:
    Garnier Anti-Puff eye roller
    Laura Mercier Loose Powder Translucent
    Clinique Lipsticks
    Burt’s Bees lip balm
    Mac Paint Pot in Painterly
    Beauty Blender
    Mary Kay Lash Love Waterproof Mascara
    Caress Body Washes
    Chanel Extrait de Gloss

  30. Kellie

    Hmmm. Clean & Clear Essentials Foaming Facial Cleanser, ELF Healthy Glow Bronzers (as highlighters), Aloe Vesta skin conditioner, Palladio felt tip liquid eyeliner, Queen Helene Mint Julep Masque (even though they constantly lie about that extra 33% to keep us buying it), and I think it is safe to add Urban Decay Primer Potion to the list.

  31. YBF Brow pencil, L’Occitane She hand cream, Sally Hansen Hard as nails top coat, Burt’s Bees Coconut foot cream. That’s about it. Have my favorite brands that have been repurchased for color cosmetics, but not specific colors. Don’t get to use up product very often and there’s always something new to try

  32. Mac eyeshadows, paint pots, lipsticks and glasses. Also diorshow and ysl mascaras, ysl golden gloss.

  33. Aelita

    chanel foundations, great quality, great colour range for fair skins, love love love them. However onetime I was thinking that they break me out, well now I know that it was due to improper cleansing, too harsh and not too thorough, now with micellar solutions(bioderma is the best but any other brand works just as good) I’m back to my have foundations.

    micellar solution makeup remover, can’t live without it

    chanel lipsticks gimmie all:))))

    essie nail polishes

    max factor mascaras, now in canada I buy cover girl as far as I know that are very similar

    bourjois blushes

  34. CeeBee

    Thin Lizzy concealer
    Shiseido Eudermine
    Jordana blushers in Tawny Beige, Pink Silk & Blushing Rose (though the new shades are great too!)
    Guerlain Meteorites powders (I have several variations)
    MAC Pearlglide liners
    J.Lo Still perfume
    Dove Beauty bar
    Olay Regenerist Micro Sculpting cream
    Chanel nailpolish in Tendresse
    Anna Sui foundation primer (the BEST EVER)
    Head & Shoulders Dry Scalp care shampoo and conditioner
    Bio-Oil (I add a few drops of lavender essential oil to mine)
    Estee Lauder Crystal Shine lipstick in Crystal Baby
    St Ives apricot scrub
    Radox muscle soak bubble bath

    That’s… more than I thought, for my fickle self ;-)

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    MAC Blot Powder

  36. Kristina

    For me it would be Too Faced Shadow Insurance eyeshadow primer. I wear it everyday!

  37. Ashley

    Definitely the Laura Mercier Mineral Powder and the Nars Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base!

  38. I never thought I would but I tend to be very faithful to products that work for me. My list:

    – Jack Black lip balm (thank you Christine!)
    – Nars Smudgeproof (Once, more, thank you, Christine!)
    – Nars blush in Sin
    – Clinique Dramatically Moisturizing gel
    – UD eyeliner in zero ( I had a weird reaction to perversion)
    – I alternate between Lancome Doll Lashes and Armani Eyes to Kill, but I’ve been wearing Doll Lashes for a much longer time.

  39. Isabelle

    For decades now, Clarins Beauty Flash Balm.
    Studio Fix compact powder

  40. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Susan Susan Dowman Nevling

    I don’t stick with one product. Too curious but I only use sensitive skin ptoducts for cleansing and moisture. Make up is just too much fun.

  41. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Karen Karen

    I’ve been using Lancome mascara since I first started using makeup and it’s still one of my staples. The other things I’ve used for years are Nars blushes. Nars bronzers and UD 24/7 pencils. Nars products because they’re amazing and the UD 24/7 pencils because I always have a couple in my bag. They don’t irritate and for years I’ve used them when I have no time or have left my makeup for a pop of color.

  42. Summer

    Dior Forever foundation, Dior Nude powder, Diorshow Mascara, Dior eyeshadow palettes, Chanel waterproof eyeliners, Chanel Glossimers, Chanel Rouge Coco Shine in Boy, Urban Decay Setting Spray, Lorac Behind the Scenes Eye Primer, Laura Mercier African Voiolet Eyeshadow, Seche Vite

  43. Christina

    Clinique High Impact Mascara
    Cover Girl Lash Blast Mascara
    Chanel Correcteur Perfection
    Chanel Poudre Universelle Loose Powder
    Jack Black Lip Balm
    Paula’s Choice Skin Recovery Toner
    Paula’s Choice Moisture Boost Cleanser

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    Urban Decay Primer Potion!

  45. Jeanie

    Paula’s Choice skincare since 2010, MAC Studio Finish concealer since 2006, and I’ve had a constant bottle in my stash of MUFE Face and Body foundation since 2008.

  46. I have repurchased my Lush Jackie Oates foundation about 5 times now, its the only foundation I’ve found pale enough for me and amazing coverage. Another is la roche posay anti pore clogging moisturiser as it completely got rid of my spots and mystic diamond argan oil for hair x

  47. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Alison Alison

    I’ll probably be using Moogoo’s Vitamin C eye serum, Moogoo’s lip balms, Shu Uemura eyelash curlers, and LUSH’s Vanishing Cream for years to come. The first three because they’re exceptional and completely fulfill their basic uses to the point where I can’t see myself ever replacing them, and the moisturizer because, strangely enough, I can’t seem to find a SINGLE moisturizer that has just the right balance of lightness and moisture for my skin.

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

    Essence black gel eyeliner, Vaseline petroleum jelly, Estee Lauder double wear stay in place foundation, Bare Minerals pressed foundation powder, Benefit porefessional primer, and Elizabeth Arden eight hour cream

  49. Maybelline concealer and coverstick. It’s cheap and it works well for me. I’ve used it since I was 12. (I’ll be 18 next Saturday) Other than that, I’m always up for trying new things! i’m always looking for something more pigmented, something that has better wear time, etc.

  50. Elyse

    Urban Decay eyeshadow primers. I go thru several per year.

  51. Katrina

    Urban Decay Primer Potion

  52. La Vie Parisienne

    - Guerlain Meteorites
    – YSL Touché Eclat
    – YSL Rouge Voluptes in Caress Pink and Rose Culte
    – Chanel Extrait de Glosses
    – Chanel Le Blanc Sheer Illuminating Primer
    – Chanel Quadra Eyeshadow in Mystic Eyes
    – Chanel Joues Contrastes
    – Fresh Sugar Lip Balms
    – Fresh Sugar Lip Scrub
    – Dior mascaras
    – Dior Hydra Life skincare
    – Tom Ford lipstick in Black Orchid
    – Tom Ford eyeshadow quad in Titanium Smoke
    – Laura Mercier Eye Basics in Linen
    – Laura Mercier Silk Creme foundation
    – Laura Mercier Lip Plumpers
    – NARS Schiap lipstick

  53. Even though I like to try all kinds of products, I always come back to Lancome Effacil makeup remover (I still get it confused with Bifacil, so I just ask for the “dark blue one”), Purpose facial cleanser, and Almay mascaras. I’m very loyal to other toiletries, like contact lens solution, deodorant, soap, toothpaste, etc., but makeup is too fun, and I always want to try new things!

  54. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Badriya Badriya

    Revlon Colorstay foundation! even when I use other foundations I tend to mix a bit of the colorstay foundation with it.

  55. Blzwbr

    Kenebo Greentea cleanser (using it on and off for 15 years) hands down best cleanser. It’s also the cheapest. I use it to clean my brushes and clairsonic sometimes,
    Another HG cleanser is L’oreal pore minimizing and makeup removing cleanser, sadly it’s been discontinued, I probably used up 8, 9 bottles of it. I bought backup.
    Lanegie Waterbank Essence (using it for about 8 years now),
    MAC studio fix plus foundation powder (about 8 years),
    Jordana Fabouliner in black for 3-4 years,
    Chanel glossmier lipgloss, #168
    Tarte blush in dollface,
    Target oil aborting sheets,
    Biotherm foundation (my HG use it for 5 years and got discontinued)
    L’oreal True match foundation, purchased multiple bottles,
    MAC Studio Fix foundation, also purchased multiple bottles,
    Estee Lauder Double Wear, my HG foundation but very hard to remove, save for special occasion,
    Revlon Colorstay Whipped foundation, drug store HG foundation!
    MAC angel lipstick, repurchased a few times.

  56. Bonnie

    Great question, I have so many to list. I love all of these products!
    Vaseline Petroleum Jelly for lips – only like completely unscented lip balms – drugstore equivalent
    Dove Go Sleeveless Deodorant
    Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream – use before bedtime with cotton gloves
    Cover Girl Overlast Nail Polish
    Seche Vite Top Coat Polish
    Paul Mitchell Color Care Shampoo and Conditioner
    Aveeno Skin Relief Body Wash – drugstore equivalent
    Aveeno Bar Soap for handwashing
    CeraVe Hydrating Face Cleanser – drugstore equivalent
    Neutrogena Clean Makeup Remover Towelettes – drugstore equivalent
    Nivea Crème (blue tin) – use under eyes before concealer
    NYC (New York City) Eyelash Curler
    Paula’s Choice Resist Weekly Resurfacing Treatment with 10% Alpha Hydroxy Acid
    L’Bri Intense Moisture Crème on eyelids then apply Mac Painterly Paint Pot (perfect shade) over entire lid area and to eyebrows and in tear duct corners (really brightens)
    Clinique Moisture Surge Intense Hydrator Face Cream for my dry skin, use under tinted moisturizer
    Smashbox Sheer Focus Tinted Moisturizer in Luminous – discontinued now, have one tube left
    Laura Mercier Foundation Primer in Radiance – use alone or mix with above tinted moisturizer
    Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circles Treatment Concealer in Neutralizer shade
    Lancôme Powder Eyebrow Pencil
    ELF Studio Brushes
    EcoTools Brushes
    Nars Satin Lip Pencils
    Nars Velvet Gloss Lip Pencils
    Revlon Super Lustrous Shine Lipsticks
    Revlon Super Lustrous Lip Glosses
    Smashbox Lip Enhancing Lip Glosses
    Rimmel Scandaleyes Waterproof Kohl Kajal in Nude for touching up brown (sun) spots
    Wet n Wild Coverall Cream Foundation for nose only in shade 816 if any oily breakthrough, I have dry skin
    Wet n Wild Megalast Nail Polish