Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

How do you keep track of your stash? How do you remember what you bought?  Do you have a spreadsheet or do you just remember from memory?

Memory!  I tried to do a spreadsheet, but I’m too lazy.

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30 thoughts on “Temptalia Asks You – How do you keep track of your stash?

  1. Tekoa

    Memory! And I’ve only bought a double once…I thought Retrospeck looked oddly familiar. *lol* Exchanged it without a problem.

  2. dee

    I don’t really have enough make-up to need something to help me keep track.

  3. Avatar of Carrie Carrie

    Memory for me too

  4. Memory, but i plan on making some sort of spreadsheet later on so that i don’t wind up with doubles of seldom used items. Although, there’s nothing wrong with stocking up on favorites (*glances at 3 Sweetie Cakes glosses, 2 Honesty e/s, 4 Strawberry Blonde lipsticks…….*)

  5. aziajs

    I just do it from memory. I can’t imagine keeping a spreadsheet. It’s not that serious.

  6. Tonee

    Memory – most of the time. I have moved a lot temporarily and I list the stuff I take with me, just to make sure I don’t miss anything (a tad obsessive about some products…) when I move back home!

  7. Anna

    I have a spreadsheet that I update every time i make purchases or if a product runs out. I also have the purchase dates of all my products in there just so I don’t end up using a 5 year old lipglass or something lol

  8. Kate

    I use the Diary function on makeupalley.com. It’s a great help in tracking my spending too.

  9. Well, I have an incomplete spreadsheet. I try to keep it updated, but I get lazy… I figure I’ll get around to it one day :) So mostly by memory for now.

  10. Stacey

    Memory for my make up, but I have considered doing a spreadsheet.. I have one for my nail polishes as I have far too many and they are loaned out often, so if I don’t know what I own, I would probably not even realise if several were missing!! I love OPI :D

  11. Avatar of Madeline Madeleine

    Spreadsheets.I don’t get lazy,I don’t get behind.Once you end up with two Bombshell lipsticks,you really don’t need a third one.For some reason I keep choosing same things….

  12. Ivy

    i just started using a spreadsheet. dear god i had no idea my makeup collection was worth so much.

    the spreadsheet also made me realize how many dupes i have of eyeshadows, but i never noticed til now bc they were all in different brands

  13. Stephanie

    Memory. I started a list of what I amassed through June, 2007, but have quit keeping track because my spending looks ridiculous on paper.

  14. swtlitchi

    Memory for me! I would think that a spreadsheet would benefit me once my collection grows, but I try to keep mine small. Once, I got bored and started a list & description of my eyeshadows, but it wasn’t very thorough.

  15. HoneyBrown1976

    I have a list for my lip glosses! I categorize them by color (e.g. reds, pinks, browns).