Tuesday, December 4th, 2007

What was the first makeup product you bought? What item began your collection?

I think my first makeup product were some random glitters from a shop in Santa Cruz… if not those, then Benefit cream shadows

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44 thoughts on “Temptalia Asks You – What was the first makeup product you bought?

  1. My first purchase was a Wet and Wild Black Eyeliner in Junior High School. I’ve been HOOKED every since. My make-up has long grown out out of Wet and Wild though! LOL


  2. Camilla

    my first one was brown mascara =P my eyelashes are pitiful so i wanted to make them look better but still wanted to stay natural so i picked brown one

  3. Kristen

    MAC Mineralize Eyeshadow in Whim. I saw a girl at school wearing it and she told me what it was. I still have it, too. I got it three or four years ago and I’ve only used it a few times.

  4. Ashley

    some very cheap nail polish from the drugstore when i was 1st grade

  5. hannika

    hahah…. my mother bought me those roll on clinique eyeshadows – dark brown and light brown and a palette with blush/eyeshadow and lip palettes. she even showed me how to put it on and stuff. she told me her basic rule: never go out looking like you just rolled out of bed hahhahah.. *sigh memories.

  6. Mary

    What’s funny is that I don’t remember at all. However, I can tell you that the first MAC product I bought was Studio Fix powder.

  7. a MAC lipstick (Iconic, i think) and lipliner before my prom. before that, everything was “borrowed” from my stepmom LOL

  8. Carrie

    My first time at the MAC counter, I picked up Naked Lunch and Trax e/s. NL is still my most-used shade.

  9. Chloe

    My first purchase was a Strawberry Wet and Wild lipstick along with a Cover Girl compact. The shades were all wrong but I was young and didn’t know anything about colors. I’ve come along way since then!! =)

  10. Lindsay

    I don’t remember my first make up purchase, I wasn’t really into it until I dicovered MAC. But my first MAC purchase was Pink Poodle lipglass and some really bright pink pro long wear, which I dont think I ever used. After that I was much more aware of what I was buying, and now its the only makeup brand that I wear.

  11. Madeleine

    I think I have already written this,somewhere on your site.
    My mum has forced me to wear mascara.Shortly after I have bought two lipsticks (ugly light pink,and equally ugly frosty light coffee or something pretty close to it) and two eyeshadows (white and brown – frost).About six months later I bought first foundation….but wasn’t quite sure how to use it lol,lol,lol….big lol….

  12. claudia

    hmm, that’s a tough question! i’m sure it was sometime in 1995, and it was probably something like wet n wild l/l #666 (which is still made. i checked.), or some maybelline pressed powder (it was purple and square). the rest is history!

  13. Cristina

    I think it was Body Shop Clear Mascara…I was 13 then and I saw it in a magazine. Too scared to try tinted mascara

  14. Annie

    My mom did not want me wearing any makeup until I was “older” (she just kept saying older… she was so stalling!) So one day, maybe when I was 11 or 12 I went through her makeup and PLASTERED my face with everything! She walked in and started laughing (I *seriously* looked like a clown lol) and made me wash my face and showed me how to put everything on- then after she made me wash my face again she told me that I can NOT wear anything but powder until I was “older”. She took me to Chanel and got me my very own pressed powder… ***Memories… I am only 20 but that sounds so long ago…

  15. Tanya

    I think I wrote about some part of this before on this site but I will share again :) I was like 12’ish and my BBF and I rode our bikes to the local mall and bought matching grey and bright pink ES duo, it was made by Rimmel before it was big over here (I was living in Denmark at the time). I think we got lipgloss also but I don’t remember that as vividly. I kept the ES until a recent move when it broke :( yep that was like 20 year old ES!!! LOL and no I wasn’t still wearing it…just kept it for sentimental reasons.

  16. Stephanie

    BonneBell roll on lipgloss!

  17. lina

    probably some bonne bell lip gloss lol

    first “nice” makeup was all that glitters e/s from MAC!

  18. Tonee

    I remember exactly what I got – Revlon’s Love That Red. I was about 14 and got into red lipstick right away and never looked back since 😉

  19. Kathleena

    My first purchase was a beautiful red/brown lipstick from Avon when I was in the 9th grade.

  20. Rose

    I think one of my first products was Wet and Wild mascara in navy to bring out my lashes in 7th grade. That was interesting…


  22. Some Lipgloss pot thing, which came in a unicorn toy set. I was like 6 haha! :) x

  23. Meredith

    The first makeup buying experience I remember is in the 8th grade. My friend introduced me to MAC. I bought the now discontinued lipstick “Wuss”. It changed my life. Now I’m a total MAC addict.