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I used to, but not anymore.

I lost a Black Track fluidline and a Woodwinked eyeshadow by way of sharing.

It’s also nasty, especially lip and eye products.

So, no more.

I do my friends makeup at my house so there is no need for anyone to borrow anything. And I also purchased disposable mascara wands, and lipgloss applicators to keep things sanitary.

Having a makeup habit is expensive, and I’ll be really pissed if anything went missing!

the only time anyone other than me can use my makeup is when they are at my house getting ready… other than that it’s me applying it on their faces.

like Ummilkhair said, it’s an expensive habit, and i would hate for my stuff to go missing.

Of course I would! You can’t be selfish, everyone wants to look good! I probably wouldnt let anyone actually take something to borrow, unless they REALLY needed it…what if I wanted it?!?! But I would never tell a girlfriend or my mom she couldnt use my makeup! I am positive none of my girlfriends would ask to try one of my products if they were sick or anything, and i dont surround myself with people that i fear would steal from me. So I don’t worry about it at all, share the wealth i say 🙂

I like how you put it “share the wealth”…I too would share if asked with exception of mascaras, eyeliners and foundation/powder because my mom and sister are respectful, understand and feel the same way about possible germs spreading too close to mucus membranes anyway (and plus..we’re not all the same shade of foundation :p)…but eyeshadows, blush, lipsticks, lipgloss…why not??? I certainly love my mommy dearest too much to actually tell her no 🙁 But yeah…I actually even share my pigments with her 🙂

I totally agree. Except I don’t share eyeliners, mascaras, or lip products. Mostly just eyeshadows and blushes. But I agree-share the wealth!

A lot of makeup novices don’t seem to understand the importance of a good shadow base or primer. So, usually I will lend a paint I haven’t been using much or something like that. I’m pretty OCD about keeping track of everything I do own, so I would rarely lend out a product I couldn’t live without.

I’ve lent a lipstick or gloss to a girlfriend if we’re out on the town together. But otherwise than me applying it to their faces, not really.

abso-freakin’-lutely NOT! I may do my friends’ eyes every now and again if we’re going out somewhere but no lending anything out

I only let the bestie, Liz use my stuff. She knows what she’s doing and I know that she’s not sickly. Hahaha. The same with her stuff. We trust each other and we’ve let each other borrow shadows (and keep them at the house) several times.

It’s just a matter of trust.


never lip products, rarely face products. eyeshadows… hmm. if i’m with them when they’re using it. (as long as my stash is within my sight range so i know that they’re not breaking anything)
sometimes eyeliner when they really need it
but i usually sterilize my stuff after if someone’s borrowed it

Yeah, I’ll let someone use my shadows or lipstick/gloss (with a brush!) but only if they’re at my house or I’ve specifically brought it for them to use. No lending out. If one of my best friends really wanted to borrow some eyeshadow for a special occasion I’d be fine with that, but that list is pretty short. =)

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