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I try to but then when I get to the counter I see loads of extra things I want.
I’m quite sensible though & don’t overspend. I know my limit for the haul and don’t go over it, I usually change my mind on what I want though and come back with completely different things!!

Yeah same. I try to plan them. Well, I do… but when I get to the store, I might change my minds… very unpredictable :d

i usually plan them too but chances are big that i buy more than planed haha well mostly though i stick with colors i like so i never plan on getting to red or to brown lipsticks and lipglasses
i plan which shadows i will get and then swatch them and sometimes dont buy them if they look totally different swatched

Mostly, yes.
Usually I figure out my budget & then I pick the things I want most inside that budget. Usually I will replace or remove etc.. But I usually end up with a majority of what I originally wanted and a few things I didn’t think I’d EVER in a million years, buy.

i always plan but sadly i also go over budget.
for example, i went looking for shroom 4 times and 4 times they were out, so i bought other things just to satisfy my mac hunger, lol.

I always always plan what to buy, do some relevant ‘research’ before I hit the counters! That way u know whats good, what bad, and know what questions to ask the sales person before I open my wallet 😀

My hauls are always very carefully planned. I’m a little bit out of control about make up, so if i dont planned everything well i end up spending everything that i have.
Sometimes i just change the colors of lipsticks, lipglasses and eye shadows, but i always research very well before buy something.
[i’m sorry for my badbadbad english, i’m brazilian!]

Oh yes, I have to. I usually figure how many of each before I go (how many shadows, lip glosses, etc). The only thing I usually may change is the shade…

Since I’ve discovered beauty blogs that provide swatches, I’ve been pretty good about getting an idea of what I want to grab, and then I give myself a budget to go a little over. Just a little LOL.

Now when I go to the outlets to haul from the CCO’s. Ugh. That’s when I lose control.

Yes, I usually plan what to get, but I´ve been known to slightly overdo it once I´m in the actual presence of God MAC…

I put so much research into the planning, checking multiple websites for swatches on different people, how the colours compare to other colors, FOTDs and tuts to see what they look like with what and then I get to the store and most of it goes out the window. Things are never quite the same in the store. Sometimes I add, sometimes I subtract and sometimes I walk away and dream about the thing I didn’t get while trying to force myself not to go back for it (good luck willpower I commend you for your efforts)

I have a stricter budget right now though so for cool heat I am going in with the greens/blues I already have swatched on my arm so that I know which I can do without.

I try to, but we all know how that goes! Something sparkly in the store catches my eye and I can somehow rationalize any purchase! However, I would never buy myself into debt or anything-if I spend a lot on makeup, then I pull back in other areas i.e. I’ll cook at home or not shop for clothes or shoes that month, eat ramen noodles lol etc.

Yes I usually plan what to buy beforehand.But if I see an item which I really love,I will lose my mind & all the plannings will go to waste.

I usually plan out my haul. I will look for at least a week online. I’ll put things in my shopping cart and budget, then I will go in the store with a list but I will still be a little open minded because ultimately I’m curious as to how it looks in person. Then I will purchase so it could be different then what I planned but usually I stay on track.

I always look at the website when new collections come out and decide what I want. Then after going to the counter, sometimes I change my mind if the products look different than what I expected, but I always come with a plan!

Yes I definitely plan by looking at Temptalia and other websites. I also put my haul in an online cart to see how much it will cost. but lately I have just been buying the stuff from older collections that I still want before they go away. Like I still need to buy Mutiny and stuff from NeoSciFi. I also have a really big want list so my hauls are kind of random but all the stuff is from that list.

I always go to MAC with a list, the same way I go grocery shopping. If you don’t have a list, you end up buying too much or buying things you don’t need.

I always plan it out, then go to the store and change my mind and then get it piece by piece over the next few weeks. Especially with Dazzleglass. I initially got Comet Blue, then when I had my NN make-over I got another one. When that one started running out, I went to get it again. They didn’t have it but I did walk away with two more.

I usually plan my hauls and I’m pretty good about sticking to them. However if a product I want is sold out then that is really the only time I’ll get something else I didn’t plan on.

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