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The only product I’ve had break was a bottle of nail polish. Since it was a set and I don’t like incomplete sets- I replaced it the next day.

I have broken two eyeshadows UD Graffiti and MAC Swish. I still have them, I have to press them with alcohol – thanks for the tip Christine πŸ™‚

i’m a broke college student. i try to salvage everything. a part of me weeps inside when my make up cracks because it means i can’t take it around with me.

i’ve only broken 2 revlon colorstay foundations. i broke 1 and the next the other, lol they both fell off my bathroom counter, i was so angry they were both brand new i just threw them away all the product had spilled all over the floor i didnt know how to save it. πŸ™ I hate glass containers!

What happens if it were a “lipstick” ? I got Candy lipstick from Estee Lauder’s free gift with purchase and the lipstick broke at the bottom part off the end of the tube. I never returned it or anything, I just don’t push the lipstick up all the way. It still works. hehe =o)

They also make pro palettes specifically for you to pot your lipsticks in. I wouldn’t have the heart to purposely do that to my lipsticks, but it would be a great solution if they were broken anyway. Then you would just apply with a lip brush. Gossmakeupartist on YouTube has a kit video. He showed the palette on there. I have been considering getting on just in case.

I’ve had this happen as well! I generally just melt the lipstick into a a couple of pans =)It can be inconvenient if you dont use palettes, but its great because you get all the product out!

i’ve only broken 2 revlon colorstay foundations. i broke 1 and the next day the other, lol they both fell off my bathroom counter, i was so angry they were both brand new i just threw them away all the product had spilled all over the floor i didnt know how to save it. πŸ™ I hate glass containers!

That happened to me before…I was more annoyed at the thought of having to clean up the ginormous mess it made then I was at the fact that my product was all gone lol..

After I wipe my tears, LOL, I try to make it work. The one thing I broke was one of my favorite MAC lipsticks and I actually ended up pressing it in a pot and it worked out fairly well. I had to always apply it with a brush but it was better than throwing it out!

i cry and cringe a bit but then i clean it up and throw it away
i feel like it’s slightly unsanitary if it’s already been broken and spills on the counter and floor and i try to press it again
and repressing things is kinda a pain in the behind

ohwait i just remember i broke a mini calvin klein lipstick before and was so sad because it’s the perfect shade for a natural look so i just smushed and scraped the remnants into a tiny glass chanel sample jar and melted it on top of a straightening iron
i dont use it that often though since it’s so inconvenient to get out

I broke only one product It was an eyeshadow, Fashion by MAC so I just crushed It up and put It in a jar and called It a day

I’ve only broken one and I haven’t bothered to fix it yet because looking at it is heartbreaking! It’s a Smashbox Fusion Lights thingy and cost $36. Was thinking of just turning it into powder…or shoving it to the back of my drawers and ignoring it :<

I cry. Just kidding (maybe). Actually all I do when I break a pressed product is I take an old empty sifter jar, from Bare Essentials or something of the sort, and clean it out. Then I take the pieces of broken product and just crush it up inside the jar, turning it into loose product. I’ve really only done this about twice, both with MAC products (LE eyeshadow and blush) that I dropped on tile floor (ouch), and it happens to work well for me. As long as I’m able to salvage the remaining product, it’s all good. I’ve never tried repressing with alcohol though, I’ll have to give that a try next time my clumsy self breaks an expensive LE product, which I usually do with my luck.

I dropped the bronzer pallet from Smashbox’s Desert Chic line. I just scooped it all up and put it in a little storage tub. It’s all blended now, but still works great!!

I’ve broken things like lipsticks before. If that happens I just rescue the remains and put it into a little plastic pot. I’ve broken pressed powder compacts as well, those I usually just throw away if it’s at the end of it’s life.

Oh goshhh I’ve broken SO many products it’s not even funny :/ Ive broken powders and bronzers and eyeshadows and lipsticks… I usually throw it in my “other makeup drawer” that contains things I don’t use but don’t wanna throw away hahahaha

Me too! All MAC, I think πŸ™ A bronzer, Skin Finish, Mineralize eyeshadow duo, LE lipstick… and I’ve kept every single one of them! The Skin Finish sits in a drawer to be used with a brush instead of a sponge, the eyeshadow dome broke clean off but I’m so gonna try the alcohol trick, and the lipstick may still be salvaged by following the lighter trick. Thanks Christine!

All I ever seem to break are perfumes, where i drop it and it never wants to spray ever again. Then I cry because this has happened frequently.

I don’t think I have ever broken a beauty product but I did lose a lip gloss I really loved and one that wasn’t exactly cheap. Cle de Peau lip gloss. I somehow lost it and looked for it for days at work & home and never found it πŸ™

A few weeks ago my brandnew Chanel Rouge Allure Gloss dropped and broke πŸ™ I went back to the shop, they couldn’t do anything for me. I luckily dropped it when it was still in the paper box so I scraped out the box and what was left from the bottle, took all the little glasspieces out and put them in a little plastic jar. No more expensive glasspackaging for me!

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