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Ahh and I forgot: Butter London nail polishes, Chanel Nouvelle Vague polish, MAC Mattenes and UD 24/7 liners. I make sure to check Temptalia if the item I want to buy has been reviewed yet. Thanks Christine for saving me from purchases that I could potentially regret! We definitely appreciate all your hard work and dedication in giving us beauty addicts sneak peaks and reviews of product launches.

Chanel Dragon, Giorgio Armani Eyes to Kill shadows and MAC Jealousy Wakes are the first that come to mind.

More importantly, it’s saved me money by steering me away from under-performing products that I normally would have bought just because they were new or limited edition.

Thanks for all your great work Christine! : )

Armani Eyes to Kill! Lust Red is my favorite and I probably wouldn’t have known about them if you hadn’t reviewed them, Christine! also, Jealousy Wakes, Deborah Lippmann’s Lady Sings the Blues, and a lot of Zoya colors I own. πŸ™‚

OMG Christine, are you kidding ? Do you have 10 years to spare so I can get started on what I’ve purchased because of this blog ? LOL !

jack black lipbalm, giorgio armani eyes to kill intense, Chanel cleaning mousse with exfoliating beads(forgot the name), TheBalm eyeshadows… ANYTHING A+ πŸ™‚ !!

Nearly everything. Rouge Allure, Rouge G, Illusion d’Ombre, Burberry cosmetics. I research all prospective purchases on Temptalia and Makeupalley, but mostly on Temptalia. I’m quite dark, and if I see from your reviews that a product lacks pigmentation, I know to avoid it.

Thanks for your awesome site, Christine!

I forgot to add: A Clarisonic Mia, and Shu Uemura’s Dance in Glitter lashes!!

Will you be doing a look with those lashes? I’ve something planned with them for New Year’s Eve, but I’d love to see what you do with them! I was thinking of a bright silver-and-black eye, polished skin and nude lips, with big waves and my little black dress.

Thanks to your post about their Thanksgiving sale, I also crossed those lashes off my “Too Die For” list and gave in and bought them! I’m super ridiculously excited but also pondering the right look to pair with these! ;). I like your vision, Frances!

Let’s see…

From Urban Decay:
-Naked palette (I probably would have bought it anyways once I saw it in person, but seeing it here made me order it online as soon as it came out)
-5th anniversary eyeliner set
-5th anniversary eyeshadow palette
-Super saturated high gloss lip colour in F-bomb

MUFE Aqua Liner in 10 (red), and while I was going to eventually buy an Aqua Cream, this blog definitely sped up that purchase.

From MAC:
-226 brush
-Nail lacquer in Spirit of Truth (that navy blue that came out with Wonder Woman)
… actually, all of my MAC purchases have been prompted by this blog because I didn’t really start to shop there until after I started reading Temptalia

And if I can find it, I’m totally buying that green nail polish (not the glitter one) from China Glaze’s holiday collection.

Let’s see…… TheBalm eyeshadows, the 88 color palette from Coastal Scents… And now I can pretty much blame you for any Urban Decay item I buy because I always read your reviews πŸ™‚

I heard about theBalm nude ‘tude palette from your blog, and bought it after seeing the black Friday deal listed (on your blog too!) everything else, i always check your site for opinions before I buy. Thanks!!

Me, too! They had Shady Lady Vol. 1 and I got that and Nude ‘Tude for maybe $10 more than Nude ‘Tude alone! I was adoring you on Friday, Christine.

OMG, are you kidding?! I’d have to go back over two years to consider. When a new collection comes out and you review it, I create a document with the things I want from that collection. Then I set an alarm in my computer’s email client to remind me the night before it becomes available (especially if it’s a highly coveted item).

Just for fun, I’ll go back and try to figure it out. πŸ™‚

Let’s see here: Hourglass’ siren lipgloss, Illamasqua’s bacterium nail varnish, MAC candy yum yum lipstick, TheBalm’s Mary-Lou Manizer, OCC lip tars, Chanel’s beige lame eye shadow and the triomphal lip gloss, Urban Decay’s BOS NYC, Korres silicone-free primer, Sugarpill in lumi, goldilux, and royal sugar, NARS desperado nail varnish, and others I can’t think of lol! You’re awful hard on my wallet, Christine πŸ™‚

Korres natural blush! I had only ever used the lip butters and never taken a glance at their face products. It’s one of my favorite blushes now though :)I also always check here first before buying from new MAC collections.

One of the things I love about this blog is that you will still review (and other purchase!) things that have been proven to not work for you (eg MAC MES), because you recognise that they often still work for some- and to help others to keep saving their money for better products, haha!. So thanks heaps for being so dedicated so as to keep persevering with “dud” products!

For me, this blog has prompted me to buy tons! The latest was part of the MAC Christmas collections, and coming up is some very expensive (especially for us Aussies!) Guerlain foundation and powder. Which I will be putting under lock and key so my sis can’t steal it like all my other makeup, haha!

Just to name a few: Dior amber diamonds (favorite!!!) BE ready duos, various nail polishes, several MAC collections, Tarina Tarentino Palletes and Chanel Coco shines. Thanks a lot πŸ˜› Though you have helped me spend a lot you have definitely saved me from making quite a few inferior purchases!

oh, the list is loong but most notably are Dior Skin Shimmers, Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick Nectar, Chanel Rouge Allure Byzantine, Chanel Prelude, Armani Eyes to Kill, Chanel Rouge Coco, Guerlain Rouge G. Phew! and I’m sure this list is not exhaustive.

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