Friday, February 8th, 2008

Temptalia Asks You

How many beauty products do you use per day? Count up the products that you use nearly everyday and come back and tell us how many you ended up with!

For me, since I don’t actually wear full makeup more than two or three days a week, I will go with my off-day total, which is five (morning cream, foundation [sometimes], cleanser, night cream, lip balm).

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72 thoughts on “Temptalia Asks You – How many beauty products do you use per day?

  1. Full make-up is a total of 23 for me!

  2. Nell

    Full makeup and skincare: 15 products

  3. gracee

    toner, face wash, scrub, moisturizer,acne cream.
    powder,mineral veil, blush, bronzer, e/s, e/l, lip balm
    TOTAL= 12 products
    most days its a little less so maybe 8 or 10

  4. claudine

    full make up (which i wear mostly)with skincare is 22 for me lol omg i never really counted before

  5. Nora

    Hm. These days it’s been: foundation/concealer (they’re the same thing since it’s Everyday Minerals)(1), Urban Decay Primer Potion (2), vanilla pigment (3), eye liner of some sort (4), mascara (5), blush sometimes (6), lip gloss (7), maybe a crease eye shadow color (8).

    Phew! I was afraid I’d start counting and it’d be humongous!

  6. Lingping

    normal day: face primer, moisturizer, concealer, foundation, one or two eyeshadows, mascara, sometimes blush, lip primer and lipgloss/stick. Bare Minerals at night. About every second day I also cleanse and tone.

    so full regime day: 13 products
    minimum make up day: 9

    didn’t realize I used that many products… I had an idea of me as kind of “au naturel”. guess I need to rethink that one 😉

  7. Tanya

    face wash 1
    spray toner 2
    moisturizer 3
    mascara 4
    blush 5
    lip gloss 6
    beauty powder7
    cover up 8

    so a total of 8 on a normal day, but thats to walk the dog and take my son to school. After I get home I might add a couple more products.

    Those are my usuals in the morning

  8. Anna

    cleanser, moisturiser, blemish stick, concealer, eyeshadow, eye liner, mascara, lip balm, powder = 9.

    Not too bad 😀

  9. kat

    I actually wash my face in the evening in the shower (so I consider it part of my shower routine along with body wash, shampoo, conditioner, etc)

    moisturizer, concealer, paint pot, eyeshadow (anywhere from 1-4 colour usually 3), eyeliner, mascara, blush, lipgloss/lipstick. So that’s 8… But I still do it all pretty quickly 😀 I also wear nearly all neutrals with a few smokey eyes and pinks 😀

  10. i shall count my ‘natural’ make up haha.. make up base, concealer, blusher, mascara, lipbalm. 5! oh my.. imagine the heavy days.

  11. Carolina

    I don’t usually wear makeup, but here is my tally:
    -with makeup: cleanser, day cream, highlighter, mascara, lipbalm and handcream. At night, cleanser, toner, night cream. Total: 9
    -without make up: 4

    • Carolina

      I just want to add, that that is my light, can’t-be-bothered, make up day, not the full-on face. LOL

  12. Erin

    Origins scrub, Cetaphil, moisturizer, eye cream, foundation, concealer, powder, blush, mascara, eyeliner, 2 or 3 shadows… 11 unless you count each individual shade. Interesting to think about. People wonder why we take so long.

  13. T.

    -Brow powder
    -Some lip product

    = 13!
    Some days may vary, though. Weekends I just go with concealer or just powder and just a smudge of eyeliner. So on lazy days it might be around 9 or 10.

  14. Carrie

    I’ve got a whole routine now. Luminizing moisturizer, eye cream, lip primer, eye primer, concealer, foundation, bronzer/contour, blush, lip liner, lipstick, eyeliner, eyeshadow, mascara, brow pencil, lip balm, night cream.

  15. Clover

    Cleanser, toner, moisturizer, 2 eyeshadows, mascara, eyeliner, invisible blotting powder, lipgloss and perfume.

    I don’t wear foundation everyday, but on the days that I do it’s the only additional product.

  16. Full Makeup: Cleanser, eyecream, moisturizer, primer, concealer, mineral foundation, blush, contour, highlighter, brow shader, e/s base, e/s, eyeliner, mascara, lipliner, lipstick, lipgloss. (16)

    Quick Makeup: Cleanser, moisturizer, mineral foundation, blush, brow shader, eyeliner, mascara, lipgloss. (9) (Real “quick” huh! lol)

  17. lala

    day w/ extra time:
    vitamin spray
    eye cream
    n msf medium dark
    fix +

    contour powder

    3 eyeshadows
    lip balm
    = 14

  18. n.fiona

    oh no. here we go.

    3 step formula by clinique
    eye cream
    studio fix
    mineralize skin finish natural
    brown border technakohl eyeliner
    groundwork paintpot
    nanogold/remotely grey e/s (any two of the N collection)
    mascara base
    viva glam VI lipstick and lipgloss
    blot powder
    fix +


    total: 17 products…. wow. i didn’t know it was that much. no wonder my bag is heavy everyday lol

  19. Jess

    Different Face creams
    Foundation (either cream or bare essential)
    Eyeshadow (if i wear it)
    Mascara primer
    2 types of mascara
    lip gloss

    =14 give or take depending how lazy I am in the morning.

  20. missy H

    i use moisturiser, foundation, blusher, concealer, eyeshadow, mascara, eyeliner. hmm so 7, i thought it would be more but if you use stuff that stands out then you don’t need all that much :)

  21. Shefali

    Eek! I read all these and realized I use a lot of stuff every single day (except Sunday – then it’s just skincare, body moisturizer and my night skincare routine):

    philosophy vitamin C booster powder w/
    philosophy firming & lifting serum
    Body moisturizer
    Urban Decay PP
    Ooh la lift (to depuff undereye)
    Eyeshadows (usually 3)

    Eye cream
    Pigment fading serum
    Night cream
    Lip balm
    Cuticle cream

    OMG OMG – 28 (that’s counting the 3 eyeshadows separately)? Holy cow…and I thought my beauty routine was minimalist.

  22. Hana

    …more than I want to count, I think. >.< Mostly because I use different products at night from in the morning. I only wear makeup a couple days a week though, so that’s not too bad. But then there’s also the lip balms and cuticle creams and oils and hand cream and body lotion and…

  23. Melanie

    More than I’d like…

    Oil Control Lotion
    Eye Bright (under-eye lightener)
    Eyeshadow (2-3)
    Brow Finisher
    Clear Mascara (on brows)
    Blush (2 – 3)

    ~15 then?!? That seems like a lot but it literally takes maybe 10 minutes at most.

  24. victoria

    i’ll just count my lazy days routine;
    eyeshadow/also use as eyeliner
    sculpt and shape

    at night i just cleanse and moisturize, i’m lazy.

    isn’t wonderful being a girl though? lots of stuff to play with.

  25. naomi

    Johnsons baby bar
    Neutrogena scrub
    dermalogica microfoliant
    Dhc mineral mask
    oil of olay moisturizer
    nivea creme
    mac primer
    mac studio fix fluid
    fix +
    mac msf med-dark
    eyeshadow primer
    eyeshadows (4)
    eyeshadow primer
    contour stuff
    total about 24 I use different products all the time

  26. Kimberly

    Wow I’ve never tried to keep a count, between 12 & 15 sometimes more or less. I have a certain products that I use in the shower only every day. Then I go through my whole face routine. I would like to ask the other girls how long does your morning beauty routine take from beginning to end?

    • Shefali

      Hi Kimberly – From the time I get out of the shower to the time I’m done with my routine (see above), it’s about 25 minutes.

      How long have you used witch hazel? I’ve always wondered about using it because I have oily skin.

    • Tanya

      I would guess 10-15 minutes! Im walking the dog, getting breakfast for my son and making sure he keeps on schedule so we aren’t late for school. So there isn’t much time for me to do much as far as make-up goes…and I am certainly not going to get up earlier :)

    • It’s amazing how many products we can all use in a short matter of time!

  27. Tracey

    1) Aveeno Clear Complexion foaming facial Wash
    2) Aveeno Daily Skin Brightening Scrub
    3) Aveeno daily facial moisturizer
    4) Makeup Cleansing Cloths
    5) MAC prep and prime
    6) If its warm at work…MAC oil control lotion
    7) Studio Tech Foundation
    8) Expresso eye shadow to fill the brows
    9) Cream Color Base (fawntastic or shell) for eyelid prep
    10) 4 Eyeshadows
    11) Maybelline liquid eyelinert
    12) 1 Eyeshadow to highlight the inner crease
    13) Eye Kohl pencil for the waterline
    14) 2 blushes– one for coutour
    15) Mineralize Skinfinish
    16) Soothing Beige tinted lip balm
    17)Lipglass lip liner
    18) Lipglass of choice for the day

    Number of brushes used daily– 6 at the minimum… sometimes 8 ^_^

  28. Tonee

    I use about 15 products most of the time. It’s been a part of my routine for so many years now I can’t believe I use that many products!

  29. Lola

    face wash, moisturizer, foundation, powder, eyeshadow(usually 5-7 different ones) fluidline, two mascaras, another eyeshadow to fill in my eyebrows, blush, skinfinish, chapstick, lipstick or lipgloss, and sometimes matte bronzer for contouring.
    total(including skincare and individual eyeshadows):20

  30. dee

    cleanser,moisturizer,foundation,concealer,blot powder,2 eyeshadows,mascara,lip balm,lip liner,lip gloss,


  31. George

    This question terrifies me…
    After adding it all up, on a regular daily basis I use 26 products. I never knew I used so many!
    And when I really get dressed up I used a grand total of 36 items >.< It’s a bit mind blowing…
    So much for living a simple life!

  32. I’m using seven at the moment. 3 eyeliners, 1 eyeshadow, 1 mascara, 1 bronzer and 1 foundation. :)

  33. ivone

    1- cleanser
    2- toner
    3- eye cream
    4- moisturizer
    5- sun block
    6- concealer
    7- UDPP
    8- foundation
    9- loose powder
    10- eye brow pencil
    11- paint pot
    12- eye shadow
    13- eye pencil
    14- fluidline
    15- eye lash curler
    16- eye lash primer
    17- volume mascara
    18- length mascara
    19- blusher
    20- highlight
    21- lip gloss

  34. Andrea

    1.) Cleanser
    2.) Moisturizer
    3.) SPF
    4.) Primer
    5.) UDPP
    6.) Eyes (lid color, crease, highliter, eyeliner and mascara)
    7.) Foundation
    8.) Powder
    9.) blush
    10.) Bare escuentuals radiance
    11.) Fix+ and I’m good to go !

  35. Selene

    1. cleanser
    2. pore minimalizer
    3. face cream w/ spf
    4. studio fix powder
    5. urban decay eye shadow primer
    6. too faced lava eyeliner
    7. bare escuentuals blush or bronzer
    8. diorshow mascara
    9. some sort of eyeshadow, most days clinique lucky penny
    10. benefit eyebright

    i think thats it. wow i thought it would be worse! 😀