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If I had to choose one thing it would be foundation.

My other absolutes are mascara, eyelash curler, blush, and chapstick.

eyebrow pencil/shadow and maskara….unfortunately, they are so sparse, I have to use it everyday…and UDPP πŸ™‚

Lip balm, moisturizer, concealer, powder. Those are what I pretty much have to have on to feel truly comfortable leaving the house.

Mascara & lipstick, I wear both every day – I could go without everything else but these two are definite needs rather than wants (that’s how i justify buying them when my funds are low anyway!)

The Balm concealer (freaking awesome at covering my dark dark dark circles)& powder to set it
Benetint (used on cheeks and lips)
Hypnose mascara (doesn’t un-curl my straight lashes)
I’m also addicted to burt’s bees chap stick, can’t sleep without putting a little bit on, ha!

MAC Liquidlast eyeliner! It’s the only thing other than foundation that I have to buy the instant it runs out.

I’ve got some very interesting staples, but staples nonetheless:

A bright pink lipstick, ie Girl About Town or Hollywood Nights
Northern Light skinfinish
A good frosty yellow eyeshadow
Helium pigment
Purple eyeshadows-Star Violet, Beautiful Iris, and Parfait Amour among them
Crystal Avalanche
A good red lipstick…I always am on the lookout for a new one, but the best ever for me would have to be Port Red.

Mascara (my new fav is Dazzlelash coming out on Nov 6th!!!), Russian Red Lipstick, Prep & Prime Face Protect SPF 50, Hyper Real Powder in Extra Light, Vanilla Pigment, Mocha Blush, Benetint.
I think if I had to spend the rest of my life with only these products I’d still be good although heaven forbid that ever happened.

Nars Orgasm blush & Albatross highlighter, + UDPP. And Maybelline Full ‘N Soft mascara – the only mascara I use anymore. It is the BEST $5 mascara. I was so frustrated with my super flakey $24 DiorShow; I am so glad I’ve found it.

187 brush, liquid foundation, setting powder, eyebrow pencil. Then I am good to go. I can do without blusher and the rest of the stuff if I REALLLY REALLY have to.

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