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Not really. I don’t usually buy LE products so I don’t need back ups, and I really never ran out of any product. I’m apparently slow when it comes to using products. 🙂

Very rarely. The only back-ups I’ve ever bought so far were MAC Young Spark lipglass, MAC Porcelain Pink MSF and a few Manifesto items, when the brand got discontinued.

MAC re-promotes items all the time and they release so many collections, that there’s always something new that reaches HG status.

I have backups of my favorite lipsticks, as well as limited editions of items that I love. Like Pink Fish TLC from the MAC Hello Kitty collection I have 3 because I love the color that much.

Whenever there is a sale (like the MAC Sumo sale) I buy backups of staples like powder or foundation, even my favorite lipstick. If I can stock up on things I will definitely use I will.

Nope lol. The only thing I have in duplicate is Tempting, but that’s only because when I bought it at Style Warrior, I forgot I had the Tempting quad.

I don’t really believe in backups. There are so many different beauty products, I can’t see myself needing to buy extra of anything just in case. On the other hand, my friend is a Perscriptives fan, and I’m pretty sure she’s buying backups of her setting powder.

Hmmm the only product I have every bought a backup of is the Volcanic Ash Exfoliator. Reason is I don’t think I’d actually ever finish anything 🙂

unfortunately..yes…on at least 6 or 7 occasions (oddly enough not with mac) i had run out of or lost my current favorite lippie. after too many trips to the mall, only to discover that my shade had been discontinued 🙁
now i’m slightly obsessive about buying back-ups which is really ridiculous considering with my current stash i could live to be 160 and never run out!! i won’t bore you but multiple dazzleglasses (i don’t trust that they’re really permanent!), multiple lipglasses that have been discontinued…etc…etc…

I have a back up of Fun and Games blush from the MAC Hello Kitty line. I have a back up of Goddess l/s from the Lure collection, and now I have several back ups of my favorite Prescriptives eyeliner (jet) and lipliner (aubergine) since they are closing down. 🙁

When I really love a LE product, I buy a back up. Case for the YSL Kajal Kkol. I also have a YSL Matte Touch (awesome stuff) not because it was LE (it’s not) but because I could buy it for less. Backing up is only worth my big classic stuff (I’ll always buy black eyeliner and face products).

I never back up lipsticks, lipgloss, nail polish and eyeshadows though. I’m so versatile that I fastly get tired of everything and I’m pretty sure not even using the back up. So I don’t. I prefer novelty. When it’s finished, there’s always something great to replace. The only lipstick I’ve made a back up of was Estée Lauder in “Malt Truffle” because it was discontinued. And I’m not tired of it yet although I’ve started my back up.

I buy back up products for my hair since its curly and the product I use is on high demand. I also have bought an extra mac volcanic exfoliator since I like it so much! : )

my hair is curly too, but I haven’t found a product yet that I really like. May I ask, what do you use?

As for now, I never bought back ups. I try to use what I have and wait until i’m done with it to buy a new one of it 🙂
And if it’s LE then i’ll wait for it to be repromoted

Only VAE also! Although I’m always scared of falling in love with items that are LE since I’m afraid I’ll never see them again.

Also, your frequent mention of Mari-sheeno really piques my curiosity because I’m forever searching for a beautiful coral lip product. My favorite right now is MAC Blow Dry but have you found anything that is similar to Mari-sheeno, or have other favorite coral lippies?


I have one back up of the Gold Rebel lip glass from the style warriors collection. I usually keep back ups of my Korres Pomegranate make up remover wipes, Sephora’s Eye Make up remover, and MAC’s powerpoint eyeliner in engrave.

I usually buy backups for items that I am totally loving and that I know I use often or are limited edition or discontinued. I have backups for:

MAC scult and shape duo
MAC emote
MAC Kiss Manish lipstick (love this colour!)
MAC pink fish
Urban Decay Primer Potion
Nars Promiscuous

I bought backups of hello kitty pink fish tlc and brave new bronze lipstick and I’m so glad I did. I love them!

I bought an extra backup off Strayin’ l/s , released with the Hello Kitty collection earlier this year. And im thinking of getting a Fuschia Fix TLC backup, since i’m loving it so much (and so does my boyfriend ;))

I have 2 backups of Sparkling Champagne SupreLustrous Lipgloss from Revlon because it’s my favorite and the only one they discontinued.

I buy backups of LE products but rarely use them. I don’t know why I just feel more secure having them. I am so glad others do the same because I often get to have LE items I missed. 🙂

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