Wednesday, June 11th, 2008

Temptalia Asks You


What was your biggest haul of all time? When was it? What was in it?

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49 thoughts on “Temptalia Asks You – What was your biggest haul of all time?

  1. I’ve never had a big huge haul. I always do little mini hauls lol. I just recently found out about MAC though so I think I will maybe do a big MAC haul soon :)

  2. Sharonda

    My biggest haul was during November-December.I bought more than what I intended because of good sales.I know I’m gonna have a huge one again at the end of the year.

  3. Bianca

    Just this past weekend. In Mexico they just released the Neo Sci Fi, Solar Field and Dazzleglass collections and I just went MAC crazy. I bought almost everything. I went so far as to calling ALL the MAC stores here to search for the things I wanted and were already sold out. In just 2 days I went to 5 MAC store to get everything I wanted. I even bought a traincase to hold my now rapidly growing collection. I just love MAC!!!

  4. chuarmk

    Flashtronic!I spent $1500 just on this collection.It had already been close to one year since it is launch & I am still loving it! Now I am storing my funds for the release of Electroflash and Sonic Chic.

    • HOLY GOD! That is incredible, Chuarmk. You must have backups upon backups! Yes, I can imagine Electroflash and Sonic Chic will do a number to your bank account!

      • chuarmk

        Haha..you are so right.I really have quite a no. of backups from Flashtronic. I am a MAC collector too,so some of the items are for collection only. Here is the items I bought.

        Ether 6
        Lovestone 7
        By Jupiter 4
        Quarry 3
        Tectonic 2
        Mercurial 28
        Northern Light 2
        Gold Spill 2
        Global Glow 1

  5. lisa

    my biggest hauls for sure are usually in november and december when mac brings out stuff like the miniature lipgloss sets, miniature brushes, lip palettes,etc. I usually want all of these.

  6. Sarah

    Small hauls! I limit myself to $100 each time, but thats about once a month lately-ever since Fafi, Heatherette, Dazzleglass, and I am still dreaming about buying more Neo Sci Fi. THere is a large outlet in Indiana near where I live and they have discounted MAC at the Makeup Cosmetics Store. Recently they had the Fafi blushes, Antiquatease (spelling?, and much more. I often wait on collections and buy them there at a discounted rate. I love it!

  7. Tina

    My biggest haul was when Sweetie Cake came out. I spent $300! Other than that, I limit myself terribly! small hauls only!

  8. Poconos15

    Hmmm…had to be the Christmas collection from 2006 (you know, the small black barrel clutches). I bought all three of the four brush sets, two of the eye palettes, the lip jelly lip sets and a pigment set. It must have been over $250, easy. Even though I was working full time, I felt so guilty for spending that much all at once!

  9. victoria

    My biggest haul so far has probably been a little over $600…I’m *hopefully* getting ready to drop about 3 grand though – yes, at once. I want so many things that I don’t have from the standards – so that 3k is not counting the remaining limited edition collections I want to buy from (cool heat and two others I can’t think of). I know it’s crazy and most people think probably ridiculous, but I’m addicted and I have an awesome husband who, doesn’t understand but, let’s me :)

  10. Sanayhs

    Oh, dear god, I don’t even know. The majority of my collection has been obtained since Fafi hit. Before that, I had… 10-12 eyeshadows, one lipstick, one liner, one or two glosses and a brush set. Now, I have MUCH MORE. I need to take photos and post it soon.

    I do know the limited collection I have the most from is Fafi, simply because I love it. I didn’t get it all at once, but I have: both blushes, all six lipsticks, four paint pots, all three dolls, one lipgloss and one of the IPP is on its way. If I could have the entire Fafi collection, I would.

  11. Nicole

    Last week in NYC.
    3 empty paletts, 6 e/s refills, 3 mascara, 1 nailpolish, 1 face brush, 3 e/s brushes, a lippi for my mum, a pressed blot powder. Total over 300 §. Now I have everything.

  12. Before MAC I liked and still do Bare Minerals! :)

  13. I do it on the regular, but my bundle is not as expensive as most because i have a PPid card. (thanking God for it) I just did one this past Tuesday and Wednesday. I racked up on the Nauticals, Neo Sci, some palette refills, about 6 lip glasses, 5 lipsticks…and some accessories.

  14. Michelle

    Since Fafi I’ve been hauling every week. I think I’ve spent about $1000 in the last few months. Terrible but I’m a born again makeup addict…I took a few years off, had two babies, toned down on the makeup but now that my kids are a little older (5 and 2) I am back on my makeup splurging with a vegeance…my hauls are mainly MAC but I have also dabbled in Bobbi Brown, NARs and lately Chanel! I thought i would stop but I hear the High 90s slimshine calling me…

    • Oh my goodness, Michelle!! I feel like I’ve been hauling pretty often myself with all of the collections.

      High 90s is a must-have!!

  15. Nell

    Oh dear,…
    I don´t really want to know the exact amount, but since I got addicted to MAC my hauling has reached unheard of levels.
    Since the beginning of 2008 I must have spent several thousand dollars.
    The biggest hauls have been N Collection, Originals, Fafi and visiting the CCO is always a bad idea for me (a good day for the CCO though;))
    But I love my collection and I´m proud of it!

    • lol, Nell!! I don’t want to know the exact amount myself. I want to say for me it was probably $500-600 at a PRO store (probably my first visit…).

  16. Johanne

    My biggest haul was my first haul. I bought 5 brushes, 3 eyeshadows, and various other things. I spent around $400, and that was on sale. Heh. That was a good day :)

  17. The biggest one was when Fafi, Strobe and BPB were all released on the same day. I think I got around 20 things…

  18. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Carrie Carrie

    $140, a few months ago…a bunch of 3D glosses and random other things. I also spent about that much when I splurged on some more expensive skincare products at Sephora last year (wasn’t worth it!).

    • Nice! Do you still like the 3d glasses, Carrie?

      What expensive skincare products weren’t worth it? You must spill!

      • Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Carrie Carrie

        Well, I love Algorithm, Backlit, in3D and Energy, but the darker ones, Racy and …. Boundless?? (it’s red)…they don’t do so much for me, i think.

        The main thing from Sephora that wasn’t worth the $ to me was this Dermadoctor cream for rosacea. Calm, Cool & Corrected, I think it’s called. It worked ok for about a week, but then my skin went back to normal (red). And I paid like $80 for it! Now I just avoid talc in face powders and use $5 jojoba oil (pure, organic) and that does a better job.

  19. claudine

    omg my biggest would be fafi and then the dazzleglasses bought back ups of both

  20. I can’t remember what the individual collections were called, but Antiquitease came out last year… then all of this stuff for Christmas followed with the same packaging. I fell hook, line and sinker for all of them… I remember going in and buying every single thing from Antiquitease, the 3 other Antiquitease sub collections as well. It was GLORIOUS!

  21. Probably the first time I went to a CCO, bought 5 pigments, 5 lipglasses, 2 blushes and 2 fluid liners….good day…

  22. Laura

    Since the Heatherette Launch, all my visits have pretty much been one giant haul! I’ve gotten…
    – Heather Trio 1 & 2
    – Alpha Girl Beauty Powder
    – Style minx l/g
    – melrose mood l/s
    – two of the dual end eye pencils (can’t remember the names… but it’s the blue/black one and the purple one!)
    – lovely lily pigment
    – bell bottom pigment
    – mutiny pigment
    – shore leave e/s
    – port red l/s
    – ensign l/g
    – time & space e/s
    – expensive pink e/s
    – femme-fi e/s
    – evening aura e/s
    – magnetic fields e/s
    – spaced out blush
    – sunsonic l/s
    – pleasureseeker l/s
    – naked space l/g
    – pink grapefruit l/g
    – soft & slow l/g
    – scatterrays solar bits
    – sunpower solar bits
    – the lip exfoliator thingy
    – warm chill e/s
    – warming trend e/s
    – cool heat e/s
    – solar white e/s
    (they didn’t have the extreme gulf one or whatever it’s called when i went! :( )
    – tropic glow slimshine
    – gentle simmer slimshine
    – strobe cream
    – select tint foundation
    – 129SH brush
    – dollymix blush
    – snob lipstick
    – the yellow and orange trend bags

    and i’m sure i’ve left some of my poor little mac babies out!!!

    next year, i will be a VERY, VERY broke university student! ha