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wet n wild because of their great eyeshadow palettes and lip products
milani because they also have great lip products, blushes, bronzers and eyeliners

M.A.C because launching over 40 collections per year, well that’s amazing even if many collections are not worth the sprulge !

A little over a month ago, Walgreen’s started carrying Essence, and they were having a BOGO1/2 sale, so I decided to pick up a few items. So far, I’ve been completely impressed, and plan to try more. I especially love the Long Wearing pencil liner, which does not move from my waterline, even on long walks in very warm weather. The mattifying powder is also amazing; I don’t have oily skin, so I can’t attest to that aspect, but it really diffuses the look of pores, which is something I need.

I’d have to agree with you; Maybelline for me as well! The majority of my favorite drugstore makeup comes from them, especially since their face products don’t break me out (unlike other brands).

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wet n wild almost always pleasantly surprises me! i am seriously into their matte lipsticks and their liquid eyeliner. i also know that their blushes are amazing – everything is such a great price and almost always great (compared to elf, which is super hit or miss).

For the past year or so it’s been Turkish brand Golden Rose. They follow trends in beauty industry closely, especially when it comes to new technologies, and they produce quality products at an affordable price.

Positively, Milani, though I really oughtn’t be surprised much any more. But they keep coming out with new, great products.

Negatively, MAC. I was gonna type out a long spiel here, but long story short: it’s really difficult to watch a brand at that price point release LE items so prolifically and miss at hitting good quality so much.

I have to ditto you Christine. I used to be allergic to most of their products and found them to patchy, uneven or unflattering. Now, I find myself purchasing the brand with a fairly frequently. I like many of the original color tattoos and am intrigued by the pigments. My favorite lipstick is actually one of theirs as well. Who knew?

Wet n Wild and Physician’s Formula. They both put out products that exceed my expectations. The Physicians’s Formula eyeliners are some of my favorites for staying power surpassing most of my high end eyeliners.

I’d have to say Wet n Wild. I’ve only tried their eye shadows and perhaps should try some of their blushes, bronzers and lip products but I’m always wooed by eye shadows and the ones they’ve come out with are amazing. I remember a time when WnW was considered a cheap, poor quality, garish line that some younger people would use because it was inexpensive and also gave the glaringly artificial results some young people first experimenting with makeup were looking for. But in recent years, holy smokes! I’d also have to say that Sephora’s house brand of makeup and skincare is really excellent. Their relaunched eye makeup (powder shadows, liners, shadow liners, etc.) are amazing. I used to steer away from this stuff and go for the other brands Sephora carries but not any longer.

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I’d have to say Wet n Wild. Their products are so cheap, but they’re always such amazing quality, especially their eyeshadows.

I also agree with Maybelline. I’ve been loving their products lately. I also always surprised by how good most of Julep’s skincare products are (not their DD Creme, which I found to be awful).

I would have to say Nyx! You can get some great deals on their products and I have been trying more and more from their line and love most of everything i have tried! And i also agree with you! Maybelline really have uped their game!

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