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Definitely in advance. I need to save in advance, if I know a few months before I can skip the less tasty collections of get those things I really want. That’s why I heart Temptalia!!!

I love to hear about launches well in advance. This way I can anticipate and save for the products that I want.

Well in advance. I’m so busy with job and family that I’m sure to miss launches unless I read about them first. Also, I rarely return makeup any more because of resources like this one and karlasugar’s blog. Because of the swatches, I can tell in advance what’s going to work for me and then I put aside the time to buy. I definitely buy more when I know in advance about the collection—oh, wait maybe that’s not a good thing LOL?

I may be the odd one out. I forget about them if I see them too far in advance; by the time I remember and go to buy, they’re usually gone. I think I prefer a week or two before they are available for purchase. I’m also an instant gratification girl, so the longer I have to wait, the less I want something. I’ve often moved on to wanting something else more/instead once the collections come out 😡

In advance because I have time to make my lists of the products that I think I want sometimes it is the entire collection. As the collection apporaches and swatches appear I scratch a few things off and enjoy the items I have selected based on the advance notice of the collection

Definitely in advance, especially for the Mac releases as we get them so much later than you here in the UK.

Ditto! I have to know in advance so I can plan ahead accordingly. I’m taking the day off on 2/12 when Hello Kitty is released (it’s my bday too, so I don’t feel bad…)

in advance!! I looooove seeing the pics of the new colors and wanting to have them. lol. I suppose I just like to torture myself…

Same here! Sometimes, the period of anticipation is better than having the products! LOL… I mean, once I have the much coveted items, there’s always new ones to covet! It’s a never ending circle.

I love looking at the pictures of new products and reading about them on here. I get excited about what I like and I can go and hunt for it in the shops or on Ebay. 🙂 At the moment I’m really excited about the BBR launch (5th Feb) in the UK and will definitely go and buy what I want the weekend immediately following.

I’m not an avid collector, so for me it’s more like window shopping. It’s nice to check out, but I’m not planning around it. I’m very laissez-faire when it comes to make up shopping, unless I run out of something, I almost never have a list, just a budget.

I like to know in advance, gives me time to look through my stock to see if it’s something I have already. Or to save up if I want something!

Definitely in advance! I need to sort out what I want and if I will like it and to save money for the items. One of the things I love about this site… is to see the cosmetic future…lol

I like to hear in advance (although sometimes it’s hard to sustain my excitement!). It helps me try to plan (and control) my spending!

advance, it helps me pick out what i want and i can save up because if i spend a lot of money on makeup one day and then a new collection comes out, i might miss it cuz i wont have much money left to spend

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