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Yes! This is why I like to follow seasonal trends–it helps assure that all of my products get a little action. Otherwise I’d just wear the same coral lipstick all year, and that’s no fun!

I agree. I rotate my blushes and lip colors by seasons as well so that I can remember how much I love all my products.

I am terrible at rotating foundation, but I do make an effort to use different eyeshadows (from different palettes) and lipsticks on a regular basis.

I try to, especially with my hoard of palettes. I try to use one, and then I can’t use it again until I’ve rotated through the others! Face products are a little easier, except for my Hourglass powders, those get loved on every day!

I enjoy having a different look every day, so I don’t have to make much of a conscious effort to rotate products — in fact, I have to actively try if I want focus on using the same product long enough to finish it up.

The only products I will “stick” to are mascara & liquid eyeliner. Aside from those, I will often grab a palette at random, or a face product, and build from there. I do tend to give a bit more attention to newer products, although I have a few that are all-time favorites.

I try to. I try and use different eyeshadow palettes each time I do my eye makeup just so that I’m forced to try new things, but if I’m in a hurry I find myself using a couple of staple looks that are foolproof. I try and keep a range of lipsticks in my handbag and rotate them now and then, but I tend to just use the same colours a lot. I only use one foundation and mascara at the moment, so no rotation there (and I try to only have one open mascara at a time).
I haven’t been using blush, highlighters and finishing powders that long so I tend to obsessively use one thing and then lose interest in it (MAC Breezy is my staple at the moment). I try not to use the same perfume more than a couple of days in a row (when I wear it) and I have a tonne of samples I’m testing out.

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Not in any organized fashion but I’ll go through phases of using certain products for days and then suddenly remember something else I haven’t used in a while and bring it into the rotation and retire something else (just did this yesterday with blush – out came an old MAC mineralized blush I haven’t used in quite some time but which was perfect for yesterday’s cool, fall day and what I was wearing. It will probably be my “daily blush” for a week or so. It just occurred to me that I haven’t used MULCH in ages, after wearing that shadow almost every day for the better part of a year!

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I hardly ever wear the same look twice in a week. I feel I have way too much makeup to be doing something like that. Plus wearing the same look everyday can get so boring. There are definitely palettes that I use more than others, but I use different combinations. They only time I will wear the same look is if I’m traveling.

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I have a good sort a couple of times a year especially when the weather changes and I’ll change up the palettes on my dressing table for the season. A good sort also makes me remember what I have!

I try to rotate through my eyeshadow palettes and wear a different blush than my benefit dandelion. I’ve recently started wearing different lipstick colors, so I try to stay away from Mac modesty. I’ve also been testing new foundations, took me a good 7 years to stop sticking to my studio fix.

I try to as best I can, which is probably why I have a hard time using up products, especially for lips and eyes.

I try to! I have to make a point to get out palettes that have been pushed to the back of my makeup drawers. I leave for work at 7:20am and usually don’t get back to my apartment until 8:00pm. I try to rotate, but I usually only grab things I know are long wearing and have proven their lasting power.

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I guess I do, though I don’t call it that. 🙂
I know it’s childish, but when I get a new product, I’ll generally use the heck out of it at first, then I’ll drift back to the old “tried and true.” Eventually the new item becomes “tried and true,” and goes into rotation.

I love changing my makeup to suit my mood, the occasion, the season, the weather, etc. I don’t make any conscious effort to rotate products, it just happens naturally. I also don’t obsess about having to “use it up” when it comes to products as I find that concept rather boring and limiting. I haven’t hit pan since my “starving student” days. LOL.

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I do rotate through my stash. I do a bi-weekly beauty basket of sorts. Every other week I go through my collection and pull out items it haven’t been using and use those exclusively for two weeks.

Some staple products stay in my basket, like foundation, concealer, mascara, powder… but everything else gets rotated out.

I try to switch it up everyday! I only have one foundation, concealer and face power combo, but everything else is decided by my mood. If I find myself in a rut, then I make it so I have to use a different blush, eyeshadow combo, and lipstick everyday for a week. It really helps me remember all the products I love!

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