Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

Survey Says

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  • Eyeshadow you own but never use?
  • Lipstick you own but never use?
  • Blush you own but never use?

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125 thoughts on “Survey Says… January 18th, 2012

  1. Paige

    Eyeshadow- Jealousy Wakes. Love you but I never know how to use it sice im such a neutral kinda girl
    Lipstick- I actually love all mine and use them…but least used [would be Viva Glam Gaga 2
    Blush- I only have two and I use them both so no answer

  2. LOL I love this one!!

    Eyeshadow you own but never use? Urban Decay Dangerous, Fun, and Feminine palettes. Most of my Wet n Wild trios. Basically everything…LOL. I’m terrible with using my entire stash regularly.

    Lipstick you own but never use? NYX Black Label in Dusty Rose. It’s a bit too darkened for me :/ Some Revlon ColorBurst lipsticks.

    Blush you own but never use? Milani Coralina. It’s super pigmented and extremely shimmery/glittery, so I rarely find the occasion xP

  3. Emma

    Eyeshadow: Print by MAC. I just don’t really know how to use it.
    Lipstick: MAC Cyndi. I am not quite sure if I like it on me…
    Blush: Benefit’s Benetint. I don’t know. When it comes to the Blush-question, this just never comes to my mind.

  4. Eyeshadow you own but never use?: MAC Freshwater and any bright blues/

    Lipstick you own but never use?: Kat Von D Rosary.

    Blush you own but never use?: NARS Crazed.

  5. emily

    Oh gosh, I own far too much makeup I never use.

    Eyeshadow I own but have never even OPENED: Wet n Wild We’re Blasting Off trio – it’s just so similar to so many other things I have

    Lipstick: I think I use all my lipsticks, at least occasionally, but I own 3-4 glosses that I never use – I just don’t like the way gloss gets all over everything that I’m drinking/eating. I keep trying highly-rated glosses (drugstore, at least), but the thing is that I just don’t like gloss.

    Blush I don’t use: I have a sample size of Coralista – it doesn’t show up on me (well, you can see the shimmer, but ZERO color, no matter how heavily I apply it)

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

    Eyeshadow : the Big Bounce from M.A.C (too horrible a texture )
    Lipstick : Prince noir from M.A.C ( definitely too dark )
    Blush : Deep Throat from NARS ( doesn’t look pretty on me )
    and many other products I fear, maybe I should not buy all that stuff though I love make up so much !

  7. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of bertha79 Bertha

    Eyeshadow I own but never use: The Kat Von D Ludwig palette. I don’t know why I don’t use it because it’s super pretty, I just always reach for something else! Maybe I’ll remedy that this weekend!

    Lipstick I own but never use: Lancome L’Absolu Rouge in Absolute Rouge. I love it but I am scared to wear bright red lipstick out of the house.

    Blush I own but never use: Stila Convertible Color Cream blush in Gerbera. I just haven’t figured out how to use cream blush effectively yet.

    • Lark

      It’s about the brush. They Say; A MAC 130. Or- go old Skool and use fingers. Clean, just washed fingers. We used to not believe in germ theory involving make up and pat a finger on it, sweep on. You can add more. You can also just put three dots of lipstick on each cheek and blend. Old, common trick when you have the lippie in the color you want. Or out on the town with A Lipstick and a deathly pallor. Here-a less risky way to practice. Blend!

    • Monica

      U should try the Real Techniques stippling brush, it’s amazing with cream blushes!

  8. Daria

    Eyeshadow you own but never use: There are many, but the first one that pops into my head is MAC’s Lucky Green!

    Lipstick you own but never use: Again, there are many, and the first one that comes to mind is MAC’s Speak Louder

    Blush you own but never use: MAC’s Laid Back Blushcreme

    • Maud

      my eyeshadow pick was exactly the same. i was sooo excited when i bought it and i don’t think that i have put it on my eyelid once!! lol

    • Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Robin MAChostage

      Try it!! I think you ladies will be pleasantly surprised. Lucky Green is sooo beautiful!

  9. Jennifer

    MAC “She Who Dares”
    MAC “Aristocat”
    MAC “Her Blooming Cheek”

  10. Chelle

    Eyeshadow – despite having about 60-70 shadows, I have to say I’m pretty good about rotating them pretty frequently and none go unused.

    Lipstick – MAC Myth go does it EVER look awful on me. YUCK.

    Blush – I only own Tarte’s Blissful and Exposed and I used them both frequently.

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

    Eyeshadow you own but never use? Far too many of them! In particular I’d say the more glittery Urban Decay shadows and a lot of MAC mineralize eyeshadows..

    Lipstick you own but never use? Hmm, mainly layering shades like Blast O’ Blue and Summer Shower.

    Blush you own but never use? I guess MAC Alpha Girl beauty powder. I keep meaning to try it out and then forgetting.

  12. Ashley

    Eyeshadow: MAC Aqua
    Lipstick: Missha Baby Milk
    Blush: Elf Mineral in Peach

  13. Laurel

    Eyeshadow: Club from MAC. It can be a little tricky to work with at times!
    Lipstick: Snob from MAC. It’s far too light for my ultra pale skin.
    Blush: I use all of my blushes!

    • I am very pale too (I’m close to N5) but Snob looks great on me. Maybe it’s more a question of undertone and of general balance between your colours (skin, eyes, hair…).

  14. Kat

    Eyeshadow you own but never use?: Any colourful shades I have, including a few .ELF duos and a couple shades from The Balm Shady Lady vol. 2 palette.

    Lipstick you own but never use?: Revlon Pink in the Afternoon.

    Blush you own but never use?: The $1 cream blush I bought from Forever 21.

  15. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of T Violet Lee

    Eyeshadow you own but never use? I’ve got the Ben Nye palette and never think to use it. I’ve got other similar colors I use much more often.

    Lipstick you own but never use? Most of my berry shades, they look too brown on me. Oh Oh Oh is a good example.

    Blush you own but never use? MAC SuperDuper Natural mineralize blush, too dark and too brown.

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

    eyeshadow : the Black Palette from Urban Decay. I find that, apart from the blue and the purple one, they look so dark, you could just use black and look the same

    lipstick : least use would be Midnight Cowboy also from UD, it wears off too quickly and is so light in coverage you barely notice it. love the smell though!

    blush : I have two and use them both

  17. Kristabelle

    Eyeshadow you own but never use?
    Pretty much all my MAC ones, they fade so fast and I’ve been obsessed with my theBalm palettes lately.

    Lipstick you own but never use?
    MAC Candy Yum-yum. LOVE it, but I work at the grocery store and they don’t appreciate it there lol.

    Blush you own but never use?
    Don’t really have one.

  18. Kim

    Eyeshadow: MAC Carbon, I keep reaching for my Urban Decay black instead.
    Lipstick: Ruby Woo, I just haven’t found the right occasion to wear it much.
    Blush: MAC Marine Life…I just don’t have the heart to use it.

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

    Eyeshadow you own but never use? Stila Black Cat
    Lipstick you own but never use? MAC Vegas Volt
    Blush you own but never use? Tarte True Blood Cheek Stain

  20. Makaegan

    Eyeshadow you own but never use? My Coasta Scents 88 Palettes (specifically the Ultra Shimmer). I’ll break em out every once in a while, but the textures and colors are just too iffy for me to play with them :(

    Lipstick you own but never use? 75% of what I have. Most of my NYX lipsticks, Revlon Pink Pout, Rimmel Coffee Shimmer. I don’t even *like* lipstick, I don’t know why I buy them

    Blush you own but never use? ELF Fuschia Fusion. Terrible color

    • Len

      I was about to say the same things for the lipsticks and I couldn’t agree more. Apart from that I LOVE my lipstick collection, I own so many. But for some strange reason, I’ve never liked my NYX round lipsticks ’cause they disappear for about 5 mins on me. And they get on my teeth! Eww. And I would’ve loved Revlon’s pink pout if only they don’t look so dry on me!

  21. Vanilla

    Eyeshadows: too many, but perhaps all 4 of the mineral eye shadows I bought from the MAC Style Black collection back in my goth days. now I’m more into the softer purple and brown smoky eyes.

    Lipstick: probably all of them since I dislike wearing lipstick. but I own Rimmel’s lasting finish lipstick in Alarm. bought it just so I can say I have a classic red in my stash, but I’m too intimidated to use it. I like my nude lips more.

    Blush: NARS desire that I got with the blush palette that just came out recently. love the bright babydoll pink, but I have no idea how to pull it off without looking crazy.

  22. Eyeshadow you own but never use? MAC Mega Metal in Ego, MAC Valiant quad, anything light blue, Ben Nye Mermaid Green pigment
    Lipstick you own but never use? MAC Hollywood Nights (from Heatherette), Illamasqua lipstick in Brink, Obey & Fable
    Blush you own but never use? MAC Sakura

  23. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Theresa Reese

    eyeshadow – MAC Steamy
    Lipstick – MAC peachstock
    Blush – bourjois rose gold

    • Brenda

      Oh no MAC peachstock is one of my fave lipsticks! I hope you are not a warm toned NC35 like me because it complements my skin very well!

  24. Ang

    Eye Shadow: Covergirl “Tapestry Taupe”. I haven’t touched it since I found Wet n Wild “Nutty”.

    Lipstick – Rimmel lipstick in Spotlight Beige. I thought this would be the perfect nude color but for whatever reason it pulls really, really orange on me. Or MAC Ever Hip which is just a streaky, clingy disaster on my lips.

    Blush – NARS Penny Lane. I can’t get this blush to work for me no matter how I apply or wear it. It clings weird no matter how I put it on & it flakes off my skin in weird patches rather quickly.

  25. Eyeshadow you own but never use?
    – M.A.C Sumptuous Olive…I don’t use it NEVER, but rarely
    Lipstick you own but never use?
    – Gossip Pink, a Hot pink by Rimmel
    Blush you own but never use?
    – Sleek Rose Gold

  26. Erica

    I haven’t used my theBalm Shady Lady Vol. 3 because I just haven’t came up with a look for any of the shades in it.

    Lipstick: I have the Revlon ColorBurst Lip Butter in Candy Apple and I love it, but I just never use it.

    Blush: I have to say I hardly ever use Bella Bamba by Benefit. I think it is a very pretty pink, but I think it is a little too shimmery for my liking.

  27. Jasmine

    Eyeshadow: MAC Sushi Flower and Da bling, why do I even own pink eyeshadow? I can’t wear pink anything
    Lipstick: MAC Cherish, it looks a bit flat on me and I prefer lustre finishes from MAC
    Blush: The Body Shop golden pink blush, which is a dupe for NARS Orgasm, glad I didn’t fork out for the real thing :)

    • Joanna

      i agree about the eyeshadow. i own da bling and i hate it. i just don’t understand pink eyeshadow. it makes me look sick

  28. Tommy

    I’m not gonna count new things that I haven’t gotten around to using yet cos there’s a few :p

    So for eyeshadow I own but never use would have to be Mac Deep Truth.. I HAVE used it but I have UD Evidence now and I like that better..
    Lipstick would be Mac Rebel.. I LOVE this but haven’t worn it properly.. YET!!
    And blush would be Mac Gentle, again love but I’ve been living in NARS sin lately uf catch my pun ;)

    This survey was such a fun one!! Love these surveys!! :D xoxo

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

    Eyeshadow – UD’s Creep, Perversion, any black. A Smashbox 4-pan palette I picked up because it was rather cheap, and the quality’s fine, but the colors just aren’t me, and they don’t really go with each other, so I never haul it out for looks.

    Lipstick – I tend to go through phases, but Nyx’s Circe is one definite. All the swatches of it I found online before I ordered didn’t tell me how light and yellow-based of a nude it was. It doesn’t go with my skintone, it requires a full cover of light, light lipliner to cover up my natural lip color. I’d have given it away by now if I knew anyone that could pull the color off. :/

    Blush – I think I own two, and I kind of have to say both of them. Every once in a great while, I’ll try to wear blush again, but I’m pinker than I’d like naturally, so blush just…doesn’t do it for me.

  30. Lauryn

    Eyeshadow you own but never use? MAC Electric Eel. I cannot make it work for me in any way, shape or form. I feel like I look like a hooker from 1985 when I do try.

    Lipstick you own but never use? Playing Koi from MAC Quite Cute.. I hate it..

    Blush you own but never use? MAC Norwegian Wood.. no idea what I was thinking when I got this.

  31. Nicole

    Eyeshadow: NARS Cairo
    Lipstick: Chanel Rouge Coco in Camélia
    Blush: Benefit Dandelion (doesn’t show up well)

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

    Eyeshadow you own but never use?
    Lipstick you own but never use?
    Blush you own but never use?
    I use everything I own. There are some products that I use much more than others but all get used.

  33. Eyeshadow you own but never use? I’ve been using a lot of neutrals lately…so the colours do get neglected but if i had to say…MAC Passionate Eyeshadow – Just haven’t had an appropriate occasion to wear it yet!

    Lipstick you own but never use? Thierry Mugler Fantasy Lipstick – Just haven’t worn it out yet because I tend to forget it among my other lipsticks! I haven’t figured what look would best go with it!

    Blush you own but never use? MAC Florida Cremeblend Blush – I’ve got acne scars on my cheeks at the moment and those take forever to go away….so unfortunately no red or pink creme blushes for a while D:

    • Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Janette Janette

      Im a neautrals girl pretty much too but the way i like to use Passionate is

      Woodwinked on the lid, Passionate as a blending color, Expresso on the crease and outer v, and shroom to highlight! lovely!

  34. CeeBee

    * Eyeshadow you own but never use?
    MAC Humid

    * Lipstick you own but never use?
    MAC Lovelorn

    * Blush you own but never use?
    MAC Peachykeen

    All MAC, h’mmm…

  35. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Natalie Natalie

    Eyeshadow-Mac Big Bounce Shadows, bought 5 of them cause they looked so beautiful, then realized how horrible they were the first time i used them. haven’t touched them since.
    Lipstick-MUFE Rouge Artist Intense in #36, looks gorgeous on but is waaaaay too bright for everyday; only use it once in a while for parties
    Blush-Cover Girl TruBlend Minerals Blush, probably one of the worst blushes ever. never liked drugstore makeup much,and this product put me off it even more :(

  36. Samantha

    Eyeshadow- Urban Decay 15th Anniversary Palette (I have many more things that I have to use up)
    Lipstick- MAC Toxic Tale Lipstick (Way too bright for an everyday look)
    Blush- MAC Tippy Beauty Powder Blush (a little too bright and pigmented for me)

  37. Maureen

    Eyeshadow – MAC Sweetjoy. It was the custard color from Venomous Villains (Cruella)

    Lipstick – NYX Strawberry milk. The formula is too creamy so it sits in the cracks in a really gross way.

    Blush – Clinique in Fig. I used to use it all the time, but now I just have blushes I like more.

  38. RBR Solstice Halcyon
    Giorgio Armani Armanisilk 30
    NARS Amour

  39. Telma

    Eyeshadow- MAC expensive pink, hush and vex
    Lipstick- I actually love all of my lipsticks and try to use them all but my least used would be MAC vivaglam gaga2 and lady danger
    Blush- I only have 2 and I use them so no answer here :)

    • Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Janette Janette

      Vex is gorgeous on the inner tear duct try it its nice and subtle but oh so special, thats how i get to use mine!

      • Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Robin MAChostage

        Here here! Vex is absolutely amazing with so many different shadows. To me, it is the most versatile shadow MAC makes.

  40. Angela G.

    Eye shadow I own but never use: MAC’s Tilt
    Lipstick: MAC Russian Red & Craving
    Blush : I you folks are gonna flip but NARS Orgasm & Sin. I bought the two together and have only used them at least twice each. All I see is bright orange in the pan and Sin looks too dark & intimidating.

    • Miss J

      Don’t be scared of NARS Sin! I agree it looks dark and intimidating in the pan, but with a light hand it looks like a nice rosy flush. :) Do you use it with a stippling brush?

  41. Em

    Eyeshadow: MAC Girlish Romp. I love this eyeshadow. It’s a mineralized shadow with four different colors in it: pink, purple, orange, and a white gold. These shades are very shimmery and not very pigmented so that’s probably why I don’t wear it often, but this eyeshadow is so pretty and it was the first item I ever bought at MAC.

    Lipstick: MAC Viva Glam Cyndi. This is actually my perfect red, it’s just that I don’t like red lips much so I hardly ever wear it.

    Blush: I actually only own a few blushes so I end up wearing all of them throughout the week/month.

  42. Julia

    Eyeshadow.. definetly Satin Taupe by MAC.
    I have no clue why, i really like the colour but i just dont get a good payoff. It doesn’t show up very well and i can’t build it to the intensity i want it. :(

    I dont use blush or lipstick.. too lazy :D

  43. Maud

    eyeshadow- there are a few but lucky green by a long shot and possibly freshwater
    lipstick- all the light blue toned pink revlon lip butters- cupcake, cotton candy ( i own all the lip butter colors but this light one look horrible on me)
    blush- mac blush ombre in vintage grape

  44. Heather

    Eyeshadow – Various greens! I love green but never feel like wearing them

    Lipstick – MAC up the amp! LOVE it in the tube and on other people, but it’s just too blue for me!

    Blush – anything plum! I have many but they are again too blue :(

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

    Oh my.. I could go on and on, but I’ll try to make it short. I have way too much makeup that I never use.

    Eyeshadow: All of my teal shadows (including one full MAC palette) because it looks clownish on me. NYX and Coastal Scents because of quality issues. Dior because they are too powdery for my liking. NARS duos because I keep forgetting them. MAC mineralize eyeshadows.

    Lipstick: Of the 60ish lipsticks that I own I only wear about 5-6. I keep buying lipsticks that I think look good on other people (with similar coloring), but they rarely look good on me. I think it’s about time I realize lipstick is not my thing and stop buying.

    Blush: I actually wear most of my blushes. Benefit Coralista and theBalm Hot Mama (NO color on me, only lots of gold shimmer), NARS Oasis (glitter bomb), MAC Blushbaby, MAC My Highland Honey, MAC Darkly My Dear (Wrong shades for me)

  46. Eyeshadow you own but never use? – My Barry M Dazzle Dusts, especially the reddish one. I legitimately forget they exist!
    Lipstick you own but never use? – Viva Glam Gaga 2 and Sleek Naked. Both horrible with my skintone. Sigh.
    Blush you own but never use? – Art Deco #11. I really don’t know why I thought a bright orange blush would suit me.

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

    Eyeshadows: MAC Steamy, Tilt, Print, and Silver Ring
    Lipsticks: MAC Full Fuschia
    Blush: NARS Sin, MAC Deep Plum

  48. alexia

    eyeshadow i own but never use : mac sun blonde
    lipstick i own but never use : mac freckletone
    blush i own but never use : mac frankly scarlet

  49. Ana

    Eyeshadow you own but never use? MAC Mineralize Eyeshadow in Blue Sheen
    Lipstick you own but never use? Revlon Colorburst in Soft Nude
    Blush you own but never use? MAC Blush in Peachtwist

  50. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Leah leah

    Eyeshadow would be…. MAC Haze
    Lipstick Candy Yum Yum
    Blush… all of mac’s cream blushes :( I dont know why… they are so pretty

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

    Eyeshadow you own but never use? NYX Ultime Pearl Shadow in Golden Pink Pearl. I recall neglecting it after discovering its low pigmentation.
    Lipstick you own but never use? My red Kirkland lipstick. I keep it in my purse for makeup emergencies, but I haven’t had any of those this month.
    Blush you own but never use? I think I have an Ulta blush that I recently left at my parents’ house (was on break from college) because I didn’t use it.

  52. Eyeshadow you own but never use?
    Mac Center stage
    Lipstick you own but never use?
    KAT VON D holiday collection 2011
    Blush you own but never use?
    Chanel Horizon de chanel sprin 2012

  53. amelia

    Eyeshadow – Stila Kitten. It’s a little too shimmery for me; I like UD Sin much better.

    Lipstick – MAC So Chaud/Lady Danger/Russian Red – I love a red lip, but my teeth are too yellow, and I don’t want to draw attention to them! I need to whiten. :(

    Blush – Benefit Coralista – I decided soon afterwards that it looked too frosty, now I only buy matte (or mostly matte) blushes

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

    I have a few of each but will only list one per category…

    Eyeshadow you own but never use? by Sally Girl’s Blue Marine. I bought for kicks, really, since I don’t wear blue eyeshadow.
    Lipstick you own but never use? NYC’s Retro Red. Way too dark for me.
    Blush you own but never use? Sally Girl’s Frienemy. It has way too much glitter.

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

    I actually don’t use most of my makeup but here’s some examples:
    eyeshadow: Chanel Vert Khaki
    lipstick: Mac Cyber
    blush: Flirt! Urge

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

    Eyeshadow I own but never use: MAC She Who Dares (I shouldn’t say “never” but “hardly ever”)
    Lipstick: MAC Twig (blech on me)
    Blush: Benefit Coralista (but it was a freebie).

  57. Hane

    Eyeshadow you own but never use? NARS OUTREMER is one of many! lol
    Lipstick you own but never use? MAC GO FOR IT is also one of many many!
    Blush you own but never use? CHANEL PINK CLOUD!
    and seriously,,,, i need help.

  58. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Robin MAChostage

    Eyeshadow- MAC Cool Heat. (Just can’t figure it out — I was sucked in by the hype of this collection)

    Lipstick- MAC Kirsch Mattene

    Blush- I own a total of 3 and rotate them equally, but I don’t use them all that much, to be truthful.

  59. why are these singular nouns? ;) I definitely have more than one of each… *cough cough add a few more zeros to the end of that number* but here are the products i love a lot but still never end up using

    1. UD Half-Baked/all my other UD eyeshadows because I couldn’t figure out how to depot them and I rarely use potted singles, MAC Copperplate
    2. MAC Impassioned. I love this one but probably have only worn it out once for some reason. I wear all my other brights way more :/
    3. NARS Dolce Vita, I like this one but the darker shade isn’t what I like to wear most days

  60. GAIL

    eyeshadow: mac jealousy wakes..sumptious olive..nars rajasthan duo,

    lipstick: Mac candy yum yum, pink friday,

    blush: Nars desire, any msf’s

  61. Haha most of my make-up are in the States with my husband, so the answer is A LOT. I’ll only answer with the things that I have with me, that don’t think I give enough love.

    * Eyeshadow you own but never use?
    Aromaleigh Whiteriot. I just don’t tend to use stark, matte white, not even when it has some glitter in it. ^^;

    * Lipstick you own but never use?
    Guerlain Rouge Automatique in Coque D’Or (120). I only have a sample tube of it with me, and I’m hoarding it until I can get a full size.

    * Blush you own but never use?
    Aromaleigh Corset. It’s in a tiny sample baggie so it’s hard to incorporate a blush brush. Pity, because it’s such a pretty color! >:

  62. GrisellB

    -Chanel quad in Lilium…soo gorgeous I don’t know what Im thinking!

    -Mac Sheen Supreme in Ultra Darling. I guess I have so many pinks I just complete neglect this one.

    -Lorac Soul. After I got the Danmari palette from Nars every blush has been completely forgotten!

  63. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Amy Amy

    Eyeshadow: Any brown shade….or rather neutral
    Lipstick: Anything that is not on the brighter shade ATM
    Blush: Hmm…darker shades like Tarte’s Flush. And Maybelline’s Peach Satin

  64. Adelita

    Eyeshadow you own but never use?
    » All of the glittery-finished eyeshadows from every palettes I have. This is just me I think, but no matter how much I love glittery lipgloss & nail polish, glittery eyeshadows & blushes are a big no-no for me because its falling-out/travels everywhere-factor & looks too juvenile, IMHO.

    Lipstick you own but never use?
    » M·A·C Candy Yum Yum from Quite Cute Collection. I LLOOOOOOVVVVEEE the color, but I just don’t have the courage to wear it in public.

    Blush you own but never use?
    » Mostly the MMU blushes sample I have, because I’ve tried few of them, it’s either too chalky/powdery, too sparkly or stays for only 1-2 hours on my *blessed* very oily skin.

    • Adelita

      Oh, I forget to mention M·A·C Kinda Sexy (too pale on my medium-tan skin) & Ravishing (well, apparently orangey, peachy and any warmer lip colors makes me look jaundice because I have strong golden-olive complexion to begin with).

      • Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Johanna Johanna

        I dont’ like to glittery eye shadows either. I find they look good on other people, but it’s just not me. And I also hate shadows with too much fall out (like some of the Urban Decay once).
        I also have a few Mac eye shadows that I was hugely disappointed with: spread the wealth from the big bounce (can’t remember what it’s called…) and satellite dreams from the regular shadows.

        I do love lipsticks, but I hate lipglosses (just to be the other way around). I have a few Juicy tubes from Lancome that I absolutely hate!

        I only have two blushes and use them both (MAC and Smashbox).

  65. Eyeshadow you own but never use? MAC Blue Flame. It’s lovely, but it never occurs to me when I’m doing a make-up.
    Lipstick you own but never use? I use all of them, but the least used is MAC Brave (however, my mum uses it sometimes XD)
    Blush you own but never use? I use all of them, they’re not many so I can rotate very easily.

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    I never use my eye shadow in Passionate. I just never think to wear pink eye shadow, or many bright colors. I enjoy neutrals too much.

    I think I’ve only used my Morange lipstick from Mac once. I’m olive toned, and orange lips with yellow undertones looks horrible.

    I have a hard time thinking of a blush I have use, but I rarely use Tippy, or any bright pink for that matter.

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    Eyeshadow – UD Kiddie Pool. I dont know why I had to have it, but I did and I barely touched it.

    Lipstick – Buxom Roxanne lipgloss. It just doesnt look right on me, but I got it in a set with an eyeshadow and brush for about $15 so I dont care.

    Blush – Tarte Amazonian Clay in Amused. I got it to replace my Benefit Throbbb, but then I got Sugarbomb in a set and I like that better. I might dig it out again though because the 12 hour blushes did so well in readers and editors choice 2011!

    • Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Grace Grace

      Oh, and I hate my Too Faced lip of luxury in Free Love. It tastes weird, and its way too pale and shimmery on my NC15 skin.

  68. Rachel

    Eyeshadow- Mac Sushi Flower, I used to like the color but now I don’t.
    Lipstick- Mac Myth, it makes my lips look dead.
    Blush- I love all my blushes(:

  69. wendyh

    Armani Jacquard eye palette (green and purple)/ Urban Decay 15th Anniversary Eyeshadow Palette
    most of the Guerlain lipsticks. I always try to buy special colour from Guerlain but end up never use them.
    most of the cream blush.

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    Eyeshadow: all my MAC purply shadows. Purple is my favorite color but I can’t figure out how to wear it on my warm complexion :(

    Lipstick: MAC Hang up. Love it but rarely find occaison to wear it. Plus my husband really doesn’t like it.

    Blush: i only have 4 and wear them all. The one I wear the least is MAC Ambering Rose

    • Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Dee GUSnail

      Actually, there is a blush I don’t use (so much that I forgot I had it when first commenting): MAC Peaches. I just can’t get it to show up on my NC35 skin

  71. Becca

    Eyeshadow you own but never use? hmm…. I have LOTS of eyeshadow so I feel like I never use quite a few, but I try to change it up all the time. ultimately I would say these two palettes I have from the colour workshop because the colours are pretty bad quality.
    Lipstick you own but never use? Yves Rocher Gingerbread (it’s brown/bronze)
    Blush you own but never use? MAC My Paradise

  72. Mel

    There are plenty of things in my stash that I haven’t gotten around to wearing yet but these come to mind first.

    Eyeshadow: Kat Von D Metal Orchestra Palette, I remember wanting it so bad but I’ve yet to actually find an occasion to use it.

    Lipstick: MAC Ravishing. This color looks all sorts of wrong on me.

    Blush: MUFE HD Blush in PDA – it’s a pretty color, but just too much of a hassle to apply.

  73. Liz

    eyeshadow – MAC Going Bananas, Aqua, Bitter, plus many from various UD palettes
    Lipstick – MAC Cockney
    Blush – Superdupernatural, it’s just too warm and brown for me

  74. Adrienne

    Eyeshadow: anything that’s not neutral

    Lipsticks: ummm all of them. My lips are too dry to wear anything other than balm.

    Blush: mighty Aphrodite

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    Eyeshadow – MAC Saffron
    Lipstick – MAC Yash
    Blush – MAC Harmony

  76. dzhenie o

    eyeshadow- clinique lucky penny, mac femme noir and all my sleek eye dusts.

    Lipstick- mac strength, bronze shimmer, spice is nice (looks horrible on me)

    Blush- sleek rose gold and pop beauty’s blush cake in warm in sienna (gorgeous color though)

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    Eyeshadow – Too Faced’s Label whore. I love this colour, it’s so pretty but I never really know what I want to do with it, so I always look at it, coo at how pretty it is then set it aside. Also I have the Stila Tokyo travel pallet thing, I don’t know why I bought it, I have similar colours to them so I tend to use those instead.

    Lipstick – Make Up Forever Rogue Artist Intense [i think that’s what they’re called~]in 36. It’s a pretty neon pink but too intense for me.

    Blush – Nars Orgasm. I dunno if mine is like defective but it is insanely glittery where as the one my friend owns is not. So it just sits looking pretty with everything else and I use my ELF dupe of it.

    • Miss J

      You’re not the only one with a glittery Orgasm. All I get out of mine is that peachy-gold sheen. If I layer to get a little of the pink color then I also get crazy glitter speckled all over my cheek. Looks so pretty, but applies so terribly. Other NARS blushes are great, though!

  78. Brenda

    Eyeshadow you own but never use? My wet n wild eyeshadow trios
    Lipstick you own but never use? all my red lipsticks
    Blush you own but never use? all my milani baked blushes. I’m not a shimmery blush type of person. Guess I was just going for the hype on these! But I still wouldnt give them away LOL they’re so pretty!!

  79. All the makeup which is stored…brand spanking new….mostly realizing the product or the color will be discontinued one day….yes, OCD.

  80. Danielle

    Eyeshadow: A lot from my UD palettes. I love neutrals since I don’t know how to use the others yet :/

    Lipstick: Viva Glam Cyndi

    Blush: I use all my blushes! :D

  81. Jessi

    Eyeshadow you own but never use? MAC Sassy Grass – such a cute color, but not really flattering on me.

    Lipstick you own but never use? MAC Fresh Salmon – I wore it a lot for a couple of months, but after that I got tired of it and now it just sits there.

    Blush you own but never use? MAC Azalea Blossom – it’s kind of powdery on me. When Sakura came out, it was so much nicer, I just stopped using AB afterwards.

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    Eyeshadow: Lorac’s Delight. Gorgeous color, but it’s such a bright shade that I don’t often find myself grabbing for it given my predilection for neutrals.

    Lipstick: Other than the new ones I haven’t had a chance to wear out yet, I’ve yet to wear Revlon’s Va Va Violet out of the house. It’s just such a pain to apply. :|

    Blush: N/A. I actually use all of my blushes fairly regularly.

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

    eyeshadow…..I have owned the Naked Palette since May 2011 and have never worn any of the shadows. *gasp* I know!!!

    lipstick…..MAC Ever Hip. I bought it because everyone seemed to be after it, so I expected something great. The colour looks extremely crappy on me :( how sad!

    Blush….Benefit Coralista….I really don’t like the smell of it. That and I have other Blushes that I just love, so I don’t waste my time on it :)

  84. Stephanie

    Eyeshadow: Milani Teal the Truth… I just don’t find myself ever reaching for it!

    Lipstick: MAC’s lipsticks in So Chaud and Sweet Thing So Chaud is beautiful, but my teeth look so yellow when I wear orange, and ST leaves shimmer all over my face!

    Blush: I am very picky with Blush so I have just a few, and they are all in circulation right now!

  85. Candace

    Eyeshadow you own but never use? Mac’s “Club”
    Lipstick you own but never use? Revlon’s “Soft Nude” – way too pale for my deep skin
    Blush you own but never use? “MUFE HD Blush;” I’m searching for the best way to apply it! I just got a synthetic blush brush, so I hope this helps

  86. Eyeshadow you own but never use?
    Wet n Wild 12 8 colour icon eyeshadow in Petal Pusher

    Lipstick you own but never use?
    MAC viva glam cyndi

    Blush you own but never use?
    MAC mineralize in gleeful- too red on me!

  87. Lark

    Eyeshadow- Inexcusable but the Tarina Tarantino Starchild Odyssey Pallet. And MAC Holiday 2010 Tartan Tale Six Beauties Play It Cool Pallet. I think the teeny pans bug me. The Starchild? Maybe it’s too pretty to actually use…..

    Blush- MAC Her Blooming Cheek, Tartan Tale. This looks good applied with a fan brush; I think living in eight places in five years post Katrina New Orleans has me on easy blush. Green Flourescent bathroom lights do not get fuchsia on right!

    Lipstick- Gaga One and Saint Germaine from MAC. Too pale and too fashion victim on me. Really! I’m just to old- I pick my risky looks carefully. I think of these two as Icons of Fashion, the votives in the lipstick racks. And Cunning, but that was just a stupid mistake to recycle on a new red.

  88. Miss J

    Eyeshadow you own but never use? – Sadly, most of my colorful eyeshadows never get use anymore. I love them, but have such temperamental eyes that I just skip eyeshadow most days. ☹

    Lipstick you own but never use? – Poppy Love, I think it’s called, from Avon. I thought the name was cute and I loved the poppy red shade, but it bleeds like crazy no matter what I do.

    Blush you own but never use? – NARS Orgasm. I bought it in attempt to give it a fair shot, as I thought my aversion to the product might be due to the hype and having this blush pushed on me all the time. I thought once I got it and used it that I would realize I was being silly and love it. Nope. Does nothing for me. The color is nice, but doesn’t show up on me as anything more than a translucent sheen unless I layer. I layer then end up with too much flecky glitter just sitting on top the skin that looks out of place like I didn’t clean my fall out up. It’s just not for me, but on a positive note, I love all my other NARS Blushes!

  89. Emily

    Eyeshadow you own but never use? MAC Bisque…turns ashy and grays out my eyelids?! I don’t know how to use it.
    Lipstick you own but never use? I use all my lipsticks.
    Blush you own but never use? NARS Orgasm… wonderful in theory lol but if my skin’s not behaving that day, it’ll look like I have an allergic reaction or having a hot flash lmao

  90. lusy

    Eyeshadow: NARS eyeshadow duo: All About Eve, Madrague, Bellissima. Benefit creaseless cream shadow: Tattle Tale, Strut. Benefit powder shadow: bikini line, leggy.

    Blush: Benefit Cha Cha Tint

    Lipstick: none

    I have a bad habit of buying new things when I don’t need it. So, I’ve decided not to open/use it until I really need it so it doesn’t go bad :).

  91. E/S – Mac Tempting. too gritty!
    L/S – Benefit Lady’s Choice – too brown for me!
    Blush – Benefit Dallas.

  92. Chiara

    Eyeshadow you own but never use? CS 88 Warm palette. I was thrilled when I got it, but for some reason I never use it.
    Lipstick you own but never use? MAC Aristocat
    Blush you own but never use? Estee Lauder Pêche nuances

  93. Carla Souza

    Eyeshadow: Aqua by MAC. I’m NC40 and it doesn’t show up on my face.
    Lipstick: Guerlain KissKiss 505 Bleu Satin. I look like death wearing it.
    Blush: Revlon Pinch Me Gel Blush in Playful Pink. When I try to blend it, it removes my foundation and everything looks mud in my face. I don’t recomend at all.

  94. Angeline

    Although I have some makeup that I don´t tend to use just because I forget about them this are my picks:

    Eyeshadow you own but never use? Et tu, bouquet? from the Cham-Pale collection quad.. that e/s never worked on me.

    Lipstick you own but never use? Viva Glam Gaga 2, it makes me look like a zombie lol

    Blush you own but never use? Sleek blush in Sahara, it´s not flattering on my skintone

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

    It’s quite entertaining reading all the responses. I see so many people not using things I absolutely love (Her Blooming Cheek, Club) or wanted and couldn’t get my mitts on (Rajasthan), and I’m sure others are finding the same thing. Really, we just need to do a “Temptalia Redistribute” of unused products!

  96. Sri

    Eyeshadow – MUFE #310

    Lipstick – MAC Russian Red…I try it…really but I’m not Red-lips girl.. I looked like my aunty…

    Blush – Revlon in Fleshtone, another color from Revlon blushes irritates my cheek…so I’m scared to use this one too…sigh :(

  97. Eyeshadow you own but never use? mac zone, love the color, but always go for a color that makes my green eyes pop

    Lipstick you own but never use? mac russian red, beautiful color but soooo drying, will give it to a friend probably

    Blush you own but never use? I don’t buy blushes that I don’t use, I have 3 blushes by mac that I use all the time and restock if I run out of them

  98. Hilary♥

    Eyeshadow you own but never use?
    Aquadisiac by MAC – I love it but my skin tone is so fair, I can’t use it much as I don’t even get tanned during the summer lol. I also don’t use Blue Flame and Young Punk by MAC – both from Star Black collection. They’re so pretty but because of the glitters, I can’t wear them often.

    Lipstick you own but never use?
    Black Cherry by KIKO – it’s an amazing dark cherry red. Beautiful color but once again, my fair skintone looks even more washed out when I put it on. I need to find a way to rock this lipstick, it would be a shame if it went to waste.

    Blush you own but never use?
    Marine Life blush by MAC which came out with the Beach something collection lol. It’s too cute to use. ♥

  99. Eyeshadow you own but never use? MAC Cut To Fit from the Pret-a-papier collection.

    Lipstick you own but never use? MAC Pink Nouveau, it’s just too bright for me. Too hard to wear.

    Blush you own but never use? MAC Bite of an apple. I honestly just forgot about it.

  100. Tracy

    Eyeshadow: Lancome Twilight palette, I have it for years, never touched it ! I’m more a brown shadow than black shadow girl
    Lipstick: All of them ! I never put lipstick ! I have Clarins, Anna Sui, Clinique, Lancome, Maybelline…
    Blush: Laura Geller in Berry, too red