Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

Survey Says

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  • Best beauty gift you’ve ever received?
  • Worst beauty gift you’ve ever received?
  • Favorite beauty gift you’ve given?

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43 thoughts on “Survey Says… December 29th, 2010

  1. Maria

    (I’m 15, btw, so this might not seem so great to you, but its amazing to me)
    Best – Sephora Favorites LashStash and Give Me Some Lip Sample Sets, as well as an Estee Lauder makeup set.
    Worst – Green Lipstick. I know it changes color but… really?
    Favorite – The Sephora by OPI Collection that was released this season, given to a friend. She loves nail polishes and teared up when she saw it. Mission accomplish (:

    • Maddy

      Haha I’m 15 too, I have that lipstick… it’s ridiculous XD

      And that OPI collection was amazing, I love Sephora by OPI colors :3

  2. marley

    best beauty gift ever received-urban decay nyc palette
    worst beauty gift ever received-a single frosty blue eyeshadow from the drugstore
    favorite beauty gift you’ve ever given-the urban decay naked palette

  3. Christine

    Best I have recieved: MAC Pigments last year and this year, and soon the 24/7 anniversary liner set by UD for my upcoming birthday
    Worst I have recieved: Nail Polsih, since I dont use it EVER
    Favorite I have given: A Paint pot to my sister,and a selection of different products mostly various eyeliners and mascara to my lil sister who is just developing an interest in cosmetics :)

    • Coco

      lucky! I would love to have the UD liner set for thier 15th anniversry. My mom got mad at me because she thought i had to much make up

  4. Ashleigh

    2 of the mac tartan tale brush sets
    kirkland costco sets
    glitz and glam set from sephora, soo much fun to play around with

  5. Vanessa S

    Best beauty gift you’ve ever received? My MAC brushes from my best friend!
    Worst beauty gift you’ve ever received? ELF 6 pan Xmas Palette yuck :(
    Favorite beauty gift you’ve given? Benefit minis to my GF becuase it made her feel pretty and encouraged her to actually try out makeup.

  6. debchik

    Best beauty gift you’ve ever received? Chanel Collection Essentiel De Chanel Palette

    Worst beauty gift you’ve ever received? Maybelline concealer from a co-worker. I mean, what are you trying to say?!

    Favorite beauty gift you’ve given? Michael Kors Very Hollwood perfume

  7. Best beauty gift you’ve ever received? Now that I think of it, I’m the only person who buys makeup for myself. But to think really hard for anything at all, a pink Sephora brush set. 

    Worst beauty gift you’ve ever received? Sephora lipgloss palette. I cannot stand lipgloss palettes!

    Favorite beauty gift you’ve given? aerie eyeshadow palette in Glam (blues & browns) for my sister in law. She LOVED playing with mine so I grabbed one for her. It made her so happy :)

  8. Hannah

    Best: MAC warm thrillseekers pigments this year (even though one of my friend didnt know what it was and thouhgt i’d just like the box!)
    WORST: not much, only the cheapo ones which people get when they run out of ideas
    FAVOURITE: i made an eyeshadow palette for one of my friends with stars makeup haven eyeshadows and personalized it specifically for her

  9. Marcela

    best gift: 2 christmases ago my mom gave me a MAC 15-palette with 6 shadows. i had wanted to start collecting MAC shadows for months and it was an awesome surprise! i’m now at 49 shadows!
    worse gift: terrible old-lady-smelling perfume. IMO perfume is the worse idea for a gift as scent is a matter of highly personal taste.
    fave gift given: i love giving my friends MAC lipsticks as stocking stuffers.

  10. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Natalia natalia

    Best beauty gift you’ve ever received? Umm Sephora gift cards haha

    Worst beauty gift you’ve ever received? A Macy’s brand ES palette…powdery frosty zero pigment…didn’t even know Macy’s had their own makeup. It was probably a gift w/ purchase of some sort.

    Favorite beauty gift you’ve given? Probably Bare Escentuals starter kit…None of my friends/family are into makeup really

  11. Tekoa

    Best: All I want for Christams from Lush. Thank you Husband!
    Worst: Nothing beauty related. Aren’t I lucky? Most confusing was an archery set (bow and arrows) from my father. What?
    Favorite: A bottle of RBL Catherine H. for my mother. Her name is Catherine and last name starts with H. She thought I’d gotten a nail polish company to name the polish after her. Awwwwwww.

  12. Kathy

    Best: I was given a handful of stuff from the Venomous Villains collection for my birthday this past October. I was really happy and surprised!

    Worst: I don’t think I’ve gotten anything I would consider bad, to be honest. When I was really young, I got a cheapo makeup set with several different colors of lipstick (green and blue included). I liked to play around with it for fun as a kid and I knew how silly the stuff looked on me so I never wore it in public. I enjoyed it at the time, but if I received something like that today, I’d say WTF. Haha.

    Favorite: The only beauty things I give are bath gift baskets. I’m too paranoid to pick out makeup items for other people.

  13. Carrie Ann

    Best beauty gift you’ve ever received? A bunch of things I wanted from the Venomous Villains collection.

    Worst beauty gift you’ve ever received? Those cheap-looking palettes from WalMart or K-mart. I feel bad even saying it because it’s the thought that counts, but I hate those cheap things made in China.

    Favorite beauty gift you’ve given? Too Faced Natural Eye palette or Korres Body Butters.

  14. Michelle

    Best beauty gift you’ve ever received? – Dinair Airbrush System (yay for my bf!)
    Worst beauty gift you’ve ever received? – Eyeshadow palettes from the dollar store.
    Favorite beauty gift you’ve given? – Mac Marine Life Highlight Powder (To the Beach Collection)

  15. Michelle

    Best beauty gift you’ve ever received? – Dinair Airbrush System (yay for my bf!)

    Worst beauty gift you’ve ever received? – Eyeshadow palettes from the dollar store.

    Favorite beauty gift you’ve given? – Mac Marine Life Highlight Powder (To the Beach Collection)

  16. Cristina

    1.-Dior 5 Couleurs Iridescent Earth Reflection
    2.-An awful $15 makeup box from wal-mart(mother in law)jaja
    3.-A tartan Tale holiday collection lipgloss

  17. Jane

    best- a bundle of goodies from lush tied in a silk scarf
    worst- fake mac eyeshadows
    favorite- i don’t usually give beauty gifts, but i guess this really pretty blue mac eyeshadow

  18. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Joanne Joanne

    Best Beauty Gift: 7 MAC Brushes with MAC Brush Role and the LE Sephora Train Case. Thanks hunny!

    Worst Beauty Gift: Sephora Lash Stash — they were all dried up!

    Favorite Beauty Gift Given: UD’s Naked Palette

  19. Hannah

    Best Received – Clarisonic! I love my sister!
    Worst Received – I have received a ridiculous amount of cheap makeup sets and nail polish from places like Target and WalMart (not that I’m a makeup snob, just the stuff people give me is always gross – stuff you’d buy for your 12 year old little sister or something)
    Best Given – It’s hard to pick just one, either the Sephora Mascara Minis set or the Fresh Brown Sugar gift set

  20. best beauty gift ever received-tokidoki robbery palette
    worst beauty gift ever received- burts bees set
    favorite beauty gift you’ve ever given- marc jacobs lola solid fragrance inside of the gold ring

  21. CeeBee

    Best beauty gift you’ve ever received?
    No one actually dares buy me makeup (I don’t know why, LOL!) but I do like to buy myself a Chanel Glossimer for my birthday each year though. The BEST one was probably a Dior Cannage Lipstick Palette though, the compact packaging is to die for!

    Worst beauty gift ever received?
    A Revlon Pink Happiness perfume gift set from my brothers girlfriend for my birthday one year. She bought me what *she* liked.

    Favorite beauty gift you’ve given?
    Oooh, I gave my favourite aunt a Bobbi Brown Shimmerbrick for Christmas and she LOVED it. She squealed and then cried a little and then hugged me so hard. Best feeling ever.

  22. Air

    Best beauty gift you’ve ever received? I love getting the new juicy couture fragrance each year. I also love this dove gift set I got this year. And I remember when I was little I would love getting the lipsmaker holiday set
    Worst beauty gift you’ve ever received? Scented lotions. I’m allergic

    Favorite beauty gift you’ve given: sephora use to have mini fragrances for 2 dollars that smelled soo good. I also gave the stila it girl pallette and I liked it so much I bought it for myself

  23. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Jill AnGeLwInGz

    Best received – My boyfriend just got me a pink Clarisonic for Christmas!
    Worst received – a used lipgloss tester
    Favorite given – a spa facial for my Mom

  24. Maeve

    Best: NARS Melusine I wanted it SOOOO badly
    Worst: The Kirkland sets. UGH. I threw it all out.
    Gift: I gave my mom some China Glaze nail polishes. She loved them. :)

  25. Best beauty gift you’ve ever received: When the MAC slimshines were first released, the BF bought me 4 of them (Bare, Gaily, Prudeaux, and Funshine). Until this day, these are the colors I reach for the most. :)

    Worst beauty gift you’ve ever received: A friend bought make up from a vendor outside a grocery store for my birthday. Bless her heart, I love the thought, considering she knew I collected beauty products. Unfortunately, the make up she gave me broke me out like it was no body’s business. :(

    Favorite beauty gift you’ve given: For my cousins 13th Birthday, I bought her a MAC travel brushes. She loved them, and since, her make up has looked so much more flawless.

  26. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Amber Amber

    Best Beauty Gift ever received – all of the gorgeous perfume sets that my friends have bought for me!
    Worst – Bath and Body Works Velvet Tuberose perfume – absolutely disgusting scent.
    Favorite – I have a few – it’s hard to pick one. But I recently surprised a good friend with a big bag of beauty goodies – makeup, makeup brushes, bath and body products – it was one of my best beauty gifts ever!

  27. Best beauty gift you’ve ever received? MAC brushes
    Worst beauty gift you’ve ever received? A frosty MARY Kay lipgloss
    Favorite beauty gift you’ve given? NARS Taj Mahal blush to my mom because she was oogling mine :)

  28. Leenie

    Best: Mac cosmetics
    Worst: None so far
    Fav. gift giving: MAC brushes

  29. Niki

    Best beauty gift you’ve ever received? When I was 17, my mother’s friend gave me a set of GWP Chenel brushes which I used till I was in my mid-30s.
    Worst beauty gift you’ve ever received? A cheapy eyeshadow dollar store palette, which I re-gifted to my god daughter so she could play “make up” with me when she comes to visit.
    Favorite beauty gift you’ve given? This year, I gave my best friend a couple of MAC blushes, the 88 Warm Palette and set of travel brushes and she cried (and so did I) and it was the best birthday celebration I have ever had and it wasn’t my birthday.

  30. Coco

    best beauty gift: Tokidoki Robbery Pallate
    Worst beauty gift: Stila “blockbuster” pallate (pigmentation sucks!)
    Best beauty gift given: A homade lip gloss for my bestie! I put vinalla essance in it and Uzi eyeshadow! It was a sparkley plum color!

  31. Soo

    Best: UD Naked palette from the bf who hunted it down for me
    Worst: I’ve never been gifted with beauty products
    Favorite: I got a Stila Color Wheel palette for a friend who lives in the Philippines where good makeup is hard to come buy :)

  32. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Marian Marian

    Best: a leather box with Guerlain L’Heure Bleu, Jicky, Mitsouko and Vol de Nuit parfums.

    worst: a huge palette of some cheap eyeshadow.

  33. Liza Marie

    * Best beauty gift you’ve ever received?
    A red velvety box filled with Benefit makeup! (I wubs my hubby!)

    * Worst beauty gift you’ve ever received?
    Honestly can’t remember, but I’m sure it was horrid.

    * Favorite beauty gift you’ve given?
    Stuff from Sephora, for both my sisters.

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

    best:urban decay naked palette
    worst:My last birthday I got a ped egg along with some yucky old coconut lip gloss and a chalky pink and blue eyeshadow palette.
    favorite:mac’s nude rose lipstick to my mom, she loves and wears it almost everyday :D

  35. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Lisa Vita

    Best – A shoe box full of Asian makeup, I cant tell you any of the names but it was so much fun to play with. For familiar products I really liked my Dior foundation given to me by a friend for college graduation.

    Worst – Green mascara with beige glitter — thats the only way I can describe it!

    Favorite – I gave a Clarisonic this Christmas to my best friend. She freaked out!

  36. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Quinctia Quinctia

    * Best beauty gift you’ve ever received? – My sister did get me this palette of glitters just this Christmas. It was Hot Topic branded, and I was afraid it was going to be suspended in vaseline-y goop, and I just smiled and hoped I could make it work somehow. Turns out, it’s just really packed well dry glitter that comes off like it’s loose. So add some Pixie Epoxy and I’ll be good to go! :D

    * Worst beauty gift you’ve ever received? – My mother has a habit of buying me horribly cheap eyeshadow palettes as stocking stuffers. I spent years thinking powder eyeshadows were all horrible and stuck to cream shadows.

    * Favorite beauty gift you’ve given? – Well, she might secretly disagree, but I hunted down the Naked palette for my mom’s last birthday, because she’d never splurge on that for herself. And I wanted her to try something NICE. (Also, I was beginning to think she wouldn’t know good eyeshadow if it hit her in the face–however, I still had a horrible cheap eyeshadow palette stuck in my stocking for Christmas after that…)

  37. Best – Clarisonic Mia! My mom got it for me for Christmas and I just love it. I never would have purchased it for myself because of the price tag.

    Worst – Philosophy Mint Chocolate Cookie body wash. It smells great in the bottle and in theory it sounds wonderful but something about slathering yourself in a dense, cakey scent just doesn’t work for me.

    Given – I gave my sister a Shady Lady by theBalm palette. I so wanted to keep it for myself.

  38. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Marianne Mar

    Best beauty gift you’ve ever received?
    The Estée Lauder Block Buster for this year, from my boyfriend :).

    Worst beauty gift you’ve ever received?
    I received a lot…
    People obviously think that just because I love makeup, I’ll love everything. And I don’t. Why would I want to wear dark purple lipstick which makes me look like I died a year ago?

    Favorite beauty gift you’ve given?
    It might not sound like a lot but I bought my best friend a bottle of OPI Lincoln Park After Dark. She was really lusting after it but had a hard time finding it. I secretely searched on my own and found it; the look on her face when I gave it to her made it al worth it :).

    • Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Marianne Mar

      In addition: My boyfriend also gave me the stuff I wanted from the Venomous Vilains collection for my birthday; really sweet, especially considering the fact that he contacted a friend in Canada to get it there because it wasn’t available yet in Holland at that time :)

  39. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Ana Meg

    * Best beauty gift you’ve ever received? My dad gave me a bunch of stuff from Coastal Scents and I bought for myself some MAC Products
    * Worst beauty gift you’ve ever received? A L’oreal quad and a cheap makeup set.
    * Favorite beauty gift you’ve given? I gave my mom a MUFE Lipstick :)

  40. Mel

    Best beauty gift you’ve ever received?
    Set of MAC brushes.

    Worst beauty gift you’ve ever received?
    Terrible terrible drugstore makeup.

    Favorite beauty gift you’ve given?
    MAC / Sephora gift cards.