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I go cheap on mascara and kohl liner. I own a few expensive mascara’s and I recently just purchased Sephora’s Lash Stash but I tend to use my Colossal mascara over my even my MAC Zoom Lash!

I love drugstore mascaras. I have 3 currently in rotation, Maybelline Full n Soft, Maybelline Voluminous? (bright pink tube) and Almay lengthening. I also have that big fat yellow tube and some other volumizing mascara on backup. I Also love the Cover Girl lash blast.

I’m a volume girl, in case you couldn’t tell, but for a night out I like to use a lengthening mascara first and then a volumizing. It gives me the fake lash look without the bother.

I would rather spend more on good coverage foundation and color payoff in shadows.

xo c

I tend to go cheap on blush and pressed powder. Most of my money goes on high-pigment eyeshadows, good-quality mascaras, and foundation.

Eyemakeup remover (I used to use Bifacil, but Neutrogena’s is much less expensive and just as good), face gel, body gels and lotions(usually catch BBW coupons and sales). Other than that, I’m pretty much a high end girl.

I go cheap on shampoo and conditioner. In addition, I don’t spend much on anything for the bath or shower. Occasionally, there is the odd “I must have the new body lotion” for my favorite perfume, but once every 5 years or so!

Mascara. Maybelline’s great lash has been my mascara for years! I’ve strayed a few times but was unhappy. I’ve tried some MAC mascara and Dior.

All my mascara is from the drugstore: US and Japan! Plus powders…have some MAC ones, but….
Pencil eyeliners, Prestige waterproof is the best!

Mascara, because when I go high end I’m always super disappointed.

Shampoo, conditioner, hair products in general…I just don’t see the point of spending $30 on hairspray or conditioner.

Also…pressed powder, because I keep it with me at all times and I tend to drop it/throw my purse around in my car/whatever and I break a lot of compacts and powder, so in order to save money, I usually go cheap on travel powder compacts.

kohl/pencil liners…definitely. Mascara too…my favs are from the drugstore. Makeup remover wipes…brush cleaner (I used baby shampoo).

I stick to drugstore mascara because I have been incredibly disappointed with the benefit badgal mascara and the couple of mac mascaras I’ve tried. I’ll stick to my colossal or lashblast waterproof.

I also tend to stick to cheap lip stuff, I don’t wear lipstick so a $5 gloss is great. I like bath and body works for lip stuff actually.

I used to do drugstore foundation but none of it is pale enough or medium to full coverage without looking cakey.

I didn’t ever before but now I love Maybelline define-a-lash, mascara I definitely go for the cheap option on!
I buy a lot of MAC lipsticks but I also have a lot of cheapy ones, all of my lipglosses are cheapy too.
Really, the only things I spend a fair amount on are eyeshadows, because of the pigmentation and kohl because UD 24/7s are the only things that stay on my waterline.

Mascaras. I use a few different kinds layered over one another, and the only high end one I haven’t hated is MAC Zoom Lash.

Also I read in Allure magazine about CG Invisible Concealer… I had not used CG products (except mascara) since high school and would never have even thought of purchasing this. They raved about it in the magazines ‘Best of Beauty’, and now I can too! Seriously, better then any mineral/high end/department store/or professional concealer! It blends invisible and layers for coverage of those super bad spots.

I skimp on nothing. The closest to skimping would be BBW stuff, but I work there…so I kinda save on lotions/bath stuff, lipgloss, and so forth. As far as spending…I spend on everything else. I do use Fekkai haircare, I only use high-end makeup, and I do use pricier skincare but it is the only thing that has ever really kept my combination skin in line.

I am the opposite when it comes to cheap mascaras-Avon is the only cheaper place that makes a mascara that I like. I have amazing results with high-end mascara though and I am willing to spend on it.

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