Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

Temptalia Asks You

Do you consider yourself picky when it comes to makeup? Are you very particular about what you buy or what you like? What you fall in love with?

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13 thoughts on “Temptalia Asks You – Do you consider yourself picky when it comes to makeup?

  1. Most def. for me, nothing CHEAP for me except lipglosses and mascaras! The rest is MAC!

  2. Cat

    When I was younger no, now I am much better at picking things that compliment my skin tone. As long as it looks good on me I’ll get it.

  3. cristine

    i have to be picky or els my house would be filled to the top with cosmetics

  4. SnickerDoodle

    I am pickier about colors complementing my coloring and lifestyle, than I am about brand name. I am selective about quality, as far as I know what works on my skin and what doesnt, whether i bought it at Nordstrom or Wal-Mart :) (and i frequent both)

  5. I’m probably the least picky you would find, especially for a beauty blogger.

    My excuse? I grew up very poor. Money was always scarce and still is for me somewhat. I can’t often buy those really nice makeup pallets or anything. So, I make due with the inexpensive stuff and supplement my makeup collection with nice expensive stuff when I can.

  6. mos def! a lot of products just don’t work on me like they do on others!

  7. macaddict

    Totally! Definitely!
    I have been using makeup and beauty products for 30 years and I have tried it all: from the cheapest to the most expensive and, in most cases, as a general rule, you pay for what you get. I want the good stuff because I find that whenever I bought the cheap stuff, I either needed to use more of it or it ended up in the garbage, therefore, costing me the same or more than if I had bought better brands. Also, from my accumulated experience, I have learned that the more I use the higher ends/good quality ones, the less I want to have anything to do with the cheaper stuff. My expectations have definitely increased overtime and I don’t see that as a bad thing.

  8. DevilishDoll

    Yep. All I will use is MAC except for mascara, blush and face powder.

  9. Elizabeth

    Yes I would, ever since I bought MAC products. Now I find that everything else just does’nt do.

  10. classic

    Yes I’m picky since I got alot information make up product / review

  11. Kelly

    Yes I have become selective about what makeup brands I buy,like another poster said I end up trashing what doesn’t work and it takes me more time/effort to make drugstore products work. I will only buy mascara and maybe lipgloss at drugstores now. I used to think that name brand cosmetics were just a waste of money but I have grown to love the colors, the new collections,palettes, and even packaging! I can’t believe that now I will consider a product because it has cute packaging! Fafi started that!

  12. Hillary

    when it comes to lip anything and pencil eyeliner- nope.

    but everything else im way picky and look up reviews for a while before i think of picking it up.

  13. Julie Vognsgaard

    Picky yes.
    Before MAC I just went with anything. But after (since 1995) I have sworn to this product for the rest of my life.

    Once you go MAC
    You never go back.

    Julie V.