Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

Temptalia Asks You

What was your last beauty splurge? What was the last beauty product you gave into?

Temptalia's Answer.

For me, it was my Make Up For Ever haul!


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49 thoughts on “Temptalia Asks You – What was your last beauty splurge?

  1. Not exactly a splurge but I finally found the Lancome Erika F eyeshadow I’d been hunting down for ages.

  2. bubbles

    7 MAC brushes in one go @__@

  3. JO

    7 Mac Pigment samples from thebodyneeds
    4 Mac Lipsticks and fascinating Eyekohl from
    and the whole set of nyx jumbo pencils from ebay lol (Thats my july spends over with…..hopefully lol)

  4. Saffron

    Something entirely different: Lavera Cornflower Shampoo <3

  5. Cat

    It was my MAC F&F Hual

  6. margot

    not really a big splurge, but yesterday, since I’ve officially finished high school (hurray !!) I went to MAC to find out (with delight) that they finally got pink lemondade and lychee luxe (I’ve been waiting for ever to get my hands on them). So I bought those two and slicked pink lipgelรฉe. I’m also going back on saturday ’cause naked honey is coming out (finally).

  7. Angela

    Two MAC F&F hauls. I’m still recouping.

  8. Katya

    mac euristocrats2, lipstcks and dazzleglasss

  9. it wasnt much but it was 2 items from the Naked Honey Honey Collection. It was the pollinator eyeshadow and the Queen Bee lipglass. No regrets though. :-)

  10. My last beauty splurge was Fresco Rose paint pot, Sunset B. eyeshadow, Via Veneto dazzleglass, Patisserie lipstick, Reflects Antique Gold and Mutiny pigment. I’m now ready for Colour Craft!

  11. Cristina

    This is a splurge for me:

    Private Sale in our Area.

    One Mineralized Satinfinish NC37 (better match than NC35)
    One e/s Quad Shadowy Lady Cult of Cherry
    Bobbi Brown E/S in Moss (matte green), albeit in the old round packaging
    Creme Cerise Lipstick
    New Weed fluidline
    Greenstroke Paint Pot
    Softwash Grey Pigment
    Smoke Signal Pigment
    *You could tell, I love green :)

    Never bought so much in one go. But I came out a happy camper because it would cost almost $200 (converted to local currency), but ended up spending less than $100 all in all.

  12. Its not a lot compared to everyone else here but its my first real ‘haul’ – a powder blush in Harmony; Porcelain Pink MSF from Color Craft; a #116 and a #226. I’m very happy with my buys!

  13. AYHM

    I got a bunch of stuff during MAC F&F; I’ve got a few more items on my list so I feel another splurge coming on for the month of July. Seems I am somewhere around 1 to 3 splurges a month! I have to say, makes my man real mad!

  14. JeanMarie

    makeup forever hd foundation

  15. transparent finishing powder from MATIS.. it was so cheap, so i couldn’t let it slip away! their skincare line is supposedly very good, so i thought i’d check out their makeup!

  16. cooliegal

    Makeup Forever Pure Pigments in Yellow, Orange, Fuschia, Violet, Emerald Green, Blue and Black…(all but the Bright Red)… : )

  17. Jennifer

    Ohhhh boy my La Mer Oil Absorb moisturizer. I love it and can’t live without it!!!!

  18. Elbone

    …I purchased the SUPERSIZED CLinique three step cleansing kit…which is in auto-delivery for every three months…and two MAC F & F orders…MAC 182 kabuki brish, MAC 208 brush (thanks to your post), Woodwinked e/s, Mythology e/s, MAC sharpener, and MAC QUEEN BEE LIP GLASS….I LOVE QUEEN BEE!!!!

  19. AA

    For me it would have to be my 2 F&F haul from Mac.

  20. Tina

    Just bought some drugstore stuff yesterday. Nothing huge.

  21. cloudburst

    Two days ago I ordered 5 lipsticks & 2 dazzle glasses from Eurisocrats, 1 pro pan blush, and 6 of the Loose Beauty Powders that are being Dc’d. Next big haul is Colourcraft!

  22. Jas

    My latest beauty splurge was at M.A.C and i purchased…
    M.A.C fix + Rose
    M.A.C Studio fix fluid
    M.A.C Studio fix powder
    M.A.C Sun rush lustre drops
    M.A.C Brave new bronze lipstick
    M.A.C Liberated lipglass
    M.A.C Vibrant grape eyeshadow
    M.A.C Groundwork paint pot
    M.A.C Mineralized blush in lovething

  23. Rio

    I usually only buy one thing at a time, because I am broke! lol I think my last beauty splurge was probably my brush set, which is too long ago! I think I am long overdue for another makeup splurge. ๐Ÿ˜€

  24. Natalie

    I am going to put myself on a shopping ban, so I did my last splurge, which hasn’t really stopped lol:
    Nfu Oh nailpolishes x 5
    OPI & China Glaze nailpolishes x 10
    MAC F&F hauls x 2times
    Urban Decay palettes x 2
    Shu Uemura painting liners x 4
    Shu Uemura lipsticks x3 eyebrow pencil
    Shu Uemura Brightening oil cleanser 450ml
    Koh Gen Do foundations, base and powders
    MUFE shadows, Aqua liners, Diamond Powder and Star Powder
    Lastly, new iPhone 3GS ๐Ÿ˜€

  25. Ada

    I was at a MAC warehouse sale, my first ever. Got:
    3 SE Brush sets (red handles, gold handles, black handles)
    182 brush
    e/s: Hot Contrast, Poison Pen, Lotusland
    paint pots: cash flow, girl friendly, greenstroke, rollicking, mosscape
    gel liner: non-conformist
    blush: x rocks, Sun Centred colour form, Pink colour form
    lip gloss set from Holiday 09
    eye liner set from Holiday 09
    Strobe cream

  26. MAC Cremesheen Lipstick in Lavender Whip (I bought it from a seller who had overstocks of these and it’s priced at 46sgd ea.! it’s super costly but i just have to have one.)
    MAC Style Warrior Lipglass in Gold Rebel
    Suesh 16 pc. Brush Set (Filipino brush brand)
    MAC LE Lustre Lipstick in Classical
    MAC Brow Shader in Wheat

    And now, I’m broke

  27. I bought the 225 brush during the week, other worthy mentions include Pink Vivid cream stick, Omega eyeshadow, Fleshpot lipstick.
    I am expecting to haul this weekend.

  28. for me it was NICO lipglass!

  29. Caitlin

    Urban Decay Deluxe Shadow Box
    Too Face Shadow Insurance
    Kat Von D Beethoven Palette
    Bennifit Bad Gal Lash
    Sephora Birthday Gift
    6 MAC eyeshadows
    MAC eyeshadow pallete
    MAC Dainty Blush

  30. hi

    My last splurge was eighty dollars on three eyeshadows and a Powerpoint, and my last purchase was a tube of Maybelline Full ‘n’ Soft waterproof. My next splurge is going to be Assemblage MES quad from Colour Craft and one or two Technakohls. I’ve been jonesin’ for Graphblack for a while now, but the new ones from Colour Craft look yummy! I’ll probably get Colour Matters, which is a gorgeous lime.

  31. Karli

    My last two were within days of each other. Both being entirely Smashbox.

    First one, from Hautelook.
    3 eyeshadows, 4 lipsticks, bronzer/cream blush duo.

    And the second from QVC.
    The “Past, Present, and Future of Beauty” kit with:
    Halo powder
    Light cast detail highlighter
    Eye shadow duo in Trend/Worthy, a pink nude/toasted brown
    Cream eyeliner in Most Wanted, a rich chocolate
    Sheer lip-enhancing gloss in Illume, a pale nude shimmer
    Blush in Proof Sheet, a peachy pink
    Photo finish primer light
    Mini kabuki brush
    #31 highlighter brush
    #9 creamy eyeliner brush

    And I also bought a tinted moisturizer.

    • Nicole15

      Proof Sheet blush is my all time fave. I wear it every single day & have 2 back-ups at home. LOVE!!

  32. Kate

    The NARS Summer Collection 2009. I bought everything but the bronzer and one of the l/s’s. This was my first time using NARS and I have to say I might not want to use anything else from now on. ๐Ÿ˜€

  33. I guess my biggest spurge lately was 6 brushes from GOSH: 3 eyeshadow, 1 powder, 1 duo fibre and 1 blush brush. They are as good quality as Mac, but half the price. :) My next big splurge is going to be Color Craft, I’m planning on leaving about ยฃ200 ($300) there! :O

  34. Hyzenthlay

    I’ve been planning this for a while, but haven’t ordered yet. I’ll probably send the order through later today.

    All from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale:
    MAC Graphic Garden Palette
    MAC Fresh Cut Palette
    MAC Baby Blooms Lip Bag
    MAC Summer Crop Lip Bag
    MAC Sweet Tease Look-in-a-Box
    Lancome ‘Declaring Indigo’ Brush Set
    Philosophy Microdelivery Exfoliating Wash
    Philosophy Purity Made Simple Facial Cleanser

    I keep telling myself that I need the face washes (I’m within about 3 weeks of finishing off what I have, and these are SUCH A GOOD DEAL), I LOVE the Lancome brushes, and I have a fairly small makeup stash, and these don’t duplicate anything I already own, and are colors that I have been wanting for a while.

    I suppose at least I’ll qualify for free shipping!

  35. Sass

    I bought a bunch of BE eye kits.

  36. BrownEyes

    Queen Bee lipgloss
    Honey light Highlighting powder
    All that glitters
    Heat/Element Duo
    Purple Rite

  37. Hehehe, I had quite the ‘yay done with the school year’ celebratory haul a few weeks ago. Lucky everyone’s in the middle of semi-annual sales right now. I got:

    Crabtree & Evelyn Naturals Hand Soap (x2)
    Crabtree & Evelyn Naturals Botanical and Mineral Body Mist (x2)
    L’Occitane Rose Face Mist
    L’Occitane Green Tea EDT mini
    The Body Shop Shimmer Cube palette 06
    The Body Shop Bergamot essential oil
    Stila Charmed palette (x2 – both as gifts though)
    Sephora Naturals Sampler
    MAC Golden Nectar High-Light Powder

    I am really looking forward to Colour Craft though!

  38. violet

    a mac haul
    eyeshadows: greensmoke, flourishing, samoa silk, star violet, club, orb, cork, sketch, blush palette, 3 cream blushes, 3 powder blushes, shell ccb, pretty please lipstick, (2) 217 brushes, 242, 252, whirl lip pencil, coffee eye pencil, engraved, myth, cherish, 2 rose romance lipstick, goldyrocks, 2 purple rite lipsticks, impassioned solar bits, golden bronze powder, soft ochre paint pot.

    I found that the mac sales assistant in the bay area to be incredibly unhelpful. I went to 10 different mac counters in department stores, pro store and mac standing stores and quite a few were unknowledgeable and unhelpful. So, I decided to drive 10 hours up north to a mac store and not only were the staff helpful, but i didn’t even have to pay sales tax. The mac assistants taught me techniques, colors that work on me and everything in between and not in the very least disappointed :)

  39. Christy

    MAC F&F sale haul! Lots of brushes, foundation, pigments, eyeshadows, blush, empty palettes, paint pots, paint, dazzleglass and other LE goodies. My total came to over $700 in 3 orders.

  40. Marcia

    Dolce & Gabbana Contrasts e/s quad and Coffee eye pencil.

  41. Jewels

    i bought a chanel glossimer. And while it was only one item it was ridiculously priced for a lipgloss but it was just so darn pretty.

  42. MichelleB

    Definately the MAC friends and family event — I got a lot of makeup but have loved everything. I went in to MAC last Saturday and ended up spending $75 more (after the $250 I spent during the friends and family). I need to stop for a while :)

  43. kawaiiii

    YSL products:
    LE africa eyeshadow palette – shimmery browns eyeshadow palette #2 – africa sun powder bronzer #2 – sheer red lipstick #1 – perfect touch foundation – matte compact powder spf30 foundation – compact powder #1 – LE africa lips palette – waterproof black mascara – longlasting lack eyeliner pencil – pure lipgloss #2 & 3

    MAC products:
    dazzleglass in baby sparks, love alert, steppin’ out, smile, gldylocks – some rose romance eyeshadows and pigment – style warriors solar bits (too bad i only found impassioned coz i loved it! i waned the others too!) and some eyeshadows and blushes.

    NARS products:
    a bunch of eyeshadows (duos, cream, single)- duo concealer.
    Dior bronze makeup palette in a clutch

    by the end of this shopping spree i was totally broke LOL but i think it was worth it since i won’t buy some for a while now.

  44. lina

    6 e/s, 15-shadow palette, lip gloss, lipstick, lustre drops (F&F sale)

  45. Tattoo Girl

    Let’s see.. I spent over $500 on F&F. Went to CCO and spent $88. Then last week I spent around $200 on Euristocrats dazzleglasses and 1 lipstick, a e/s I ran out of and concealer. I’m done ’til Makeup Art because I already ordered and paid for Graphic Garden($70) and Look in a Box($60)

  46. Jody

    Mac F&F Sale
    Mac Bare Study paint pot
    Mac 239 brush
    Mac Pretty Please lipstick
    Mac Brun e/s
    Mac Phloof e/s
    Mac Soba e/s
    Mac Silverthorn e/s
    Mac Margin blush
    Mac Blacktrack fluidline
    Of course this wasn’t enough so I had to order 4 Saint Germain l/s, Luna Cream Base and, in my shopping cart now is another 4 Saint Germain l/s, one more Silverthorn e/s and Buckwheat e/s. I really have to stop!

  47. It was today, I went to Sephora and my local MAC counter.
    MAC Eyeshadow in Clarity.
    MAC 239 Brush
    Too Faced Shadow Insurance.
    Then I ended up going to the dollar store (to get glowsticks for 4th of July), and saw that they have one of my favorite lipsticks there that I bought for $7 at Target. Maybelline Moisture extreme lipstick.
    Then, I saw they had Covergirl Squeeze It Eyeshadow. Which was on sale at my grocery store for 50% off, and it was still over $6!
    So I ended up getting those. :]

    By the way, it was my first ever MAC purchase! Woo! ๐Ÿ˜€