Sunday, April 18th, 2010

What If...

What if… you could only keep ten beauty products from your stash?

What would you have to keep?  What would you cry but say goodbye to?

Now, I’d…

Have to keep my Kate Somerville ExfoliKate and Oil-Free Moisturizer (that’s 2 products!), MAC Feline Kohl Power, MAC Plushlash Mascara, Guerlain Gems Rouge G Lipstick, Kiehl’s Tinted Moisturizer, MAC Margin Blush, MAC Femme-fi Eyeshadow, MAC Goldmine Eyeshadow, MAC Bronze Eyeshadow.  That’s ten.  Oh, I’d die if that happened, LOL!

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156 thoughts on “What if… you could only keep ten beauty products from your stash?

  1. That’s a horrible thing for you to ask, how can I chose between my babies???

    I’d keep my EL daywear and my BodyShop Seaweed cleanser.
    Bobby Brown concealer kit.
    Mac MSFN
    Nars Sheer Glow and Illamasqua cream foundations
    Mac Nuance Blush
    YSL Faux-Cils mascara
    one Urban Decay eyeshadow palette, probably Book of Shadows #1
    a Nars duo in Laguna/Albatross

  2. MsDee

    I guess what i use in the morning: mac mineralize foundation, mineralize power, black water proof mascara, black eyshadow, dark purple eyeshadow, a pinky blush, L’oreal lip gloss in Rasin, primer, moisturizer.

  3. deeeee


    1. La Roche Posay Anthelios Sunscreen
    2. Skinceuticals C E Ferulic
    3. Retin-A
    4. Clarisonic
    5. Korres Yoghurt Cream

    6. MAC Arena eyeshadow
    7. NARS Malaysia Multiple
    8. Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation
    9. YSL Touche Eclat
    10. MAC Blot Powder

  4. I”m guessing this does NOT include skin care? :)

    1-lancome foundation
    2-hula bronzer
    3-tarte cheek stain-tipsy
    4-MAC painterly paint pot
    5-Korres eyeshadow #1
    6-stila eye kajal in onyx
    7-lashblast length
    8-mufe #72
    9-yves st. laurent gloss #5
    10-mac blacktrack

    oh god…but but, i “need” (want i guess) so many more! :)

  5. hannah

    I’d bring my: Urban Decay Ammo Palette, Sephora eyeliner, MAC ZoomLash, MAC Dazzleglass in Baby Sparks, Soft Lips in Vanilla, Cetaphil Mosturizer, Sephora eyelash curler, MAC Mulch Eyeshadow, MAC Tempting Eyeshadow, Korres Lip Butter in Pomegranate.

  6. Does this include skincare?

    I’d keep my REN Boswellia Serata night cream, Dior forever 010 foundation, Urban Decay Ink for Eyes in Demolition, MAC Brit Wit blush, MAC Painterly paintpot, Diorshow mascara, MAC Kid eyeshadow, MAC Beauty Marked eyeshadow, Too faced mirror mirror gloss in Envy Me

  7. jami

    Oh gosh!!! That sounds like a nightmare!! 1.nars primer, 2. Mac face and body foundation, 3. Mac rhapsody in two blush, 4. Mac lollipop loving lipstick, 5. Urban decay big fatty mascara, 6. Urban decay ammo palette( so I have more then one eyeshadow!) 7. Mac black track fluid line, 8. Over sized hello kitty chap stick, 9. Mac msf natural, 10. mac brow liner ( its old the sticker wore off, its a little slid box with brow color and highlight). I hope this doesn’t include brushes!

  8. shelby

    I would keep,
    – Studio Finish Concealer
    – Studio Fix Powder
    – MAC Naked Lunch Shadow
    – Covergirl Lash Blast Luxe Mascara
    – MAC Viva Glam Gaga and Hue Lippies
    – MAC Sable Shadow
    – Miliani Metallic Eyes Eyeliner in brown
    – MAC Fluer Power Blush
    – MAC Trace Gold Blush

  9. Ali

    1. Maybelline XXL Pro mascara
    2. Woodwinked eyeshadow
    3. Urban Decay Primer Potion. DUH.
    4. MSF Natural
    5. MAC Mineralize Blush in Daft Pink
    6. MAC 168 brush
    7. ULTA Professional powder brush
    8. Neutrogena Face Wash
    9. MAC wipes
    10. Brush cleanser!

  10. Patricia

    ONLY 10?!

    (1) Neutrogena Redness Soothing Cream Cleanser
    (2) Eucerin Everday Lotion SPF 30
    (3) Shiseido Eyelash Curler
    (4) Diorshow Waterproof Mascara
    (5) Korres Wild Rose Mask
    (6) Honey (great for spot treatment)
    (7) MAC Goldmine e/s
    (8) MAC Texture e/s
    (9) MAC Viva Glam VI SE lipstick
    (10) Fresh Twilight Fresh Face Glow

    I’d die if I only could pick 10 too.

  11. Seriously? Only 10? These are the items I cannot live without:

    1) smashbox photo finish face primer
    2) MAC Studio Finish Concealer in NC45
    3) NARS Blush in Super Orgasm
    4) MAC Viva Glamourous 3
    5) Ulta Shade & Shaper Eye Pencil
    6) MAC Eyeliner in Blacktrack
    7) L’Oreal Telescopic Explosion Mascara in Blackest Black
    8) MAC Select Tint in NC45
    9) L’Oreal HiP Cream Paint Shadow in Nervy
    10) Victoria’s Secret Silky Bronzing Powder in Copacabana

  12. Jen

    Just 10 things? I’d HAVE to keep my Estee Lauder Equalizer foundation in Ivory, my Bobbi Brown tinted moisturizer, my MUFE concealer, my MAC By Candlelight powder, MAC Personal Style finishing powder, Trish McE voy eye base, MAC naked lunch e/s, MAC satin taupe e/s, Bobbi Brown metallic lipstick in silver haze, and MAC studio fix mascara.

  13. Hannah

    Wow I hope that never happens buuut…

    Elemis Pro-Radiance Cleanser
    Decleor Baume Essential
    Clarins Everlasting Foundation
    MAC MSF Natural
    Bobbi Brown Creamy Concealer
    YSL Faux Cils
    MAC Retrospeck
    MAC Blackline Pearlglide Liner
    Bobbi Brown Pink Coral Blusher
    Elizabeth Arden 8 Hour Cream

  14. dallasbrowneyes

    NOOOOOOOOOOO…..let me think…..breath o’ plum blush, syrup lipstick, beurrie lipliner, femme fi and folie eyeshadows, dipdown liner, lingering brow pencil, studio fix lash, prescriptives virtual matte foundation, and lancome maquicomplete concealer.

    I didn’t even get to the skin care products. Ha ha!!

  15. egon

    Neutrogena cream cleanser
    Neutrogena visibly clear oil free moisturizer
    MAC fix +
    MAC e\s in sketch, satin taupe
    MUFE full cover concealer
    MUFE 12 flash color pallet
    MAC laugh a lot l\s
    Dior DiorSkin Forever Compact
    ChanelInimitable Mascara

  16. monika

    I would keep Revlon Soft nude lipstick,Mac Hue lipstick,Mac Morning Glory lipglass,N.Y.C Bronzer,Nars Orgasm blush,Mac Woodwinked eyeshadow,Mac Vex eyeshadow,Mac Mylar eyeshadow,MAC Star Violet eyeshadow,STILA MYSTIC eyeshadow

  17. Jordan

    I would keep my: Origins High Elevation Cream, Coastal Scents 88 Eyeshadow Palette in Warm, Stila Illuminating Tinted Moisturizer, Sunscreen, Urban Decay 24/7 Eye liner, Smashbox Hyperlash Mascara, MAC Fix +, Estee Lauder Lipstick, And 2 of my nail polishes!

  18. shontay

    I’d keep my MUFE Face & Body foundation, Full Cover concealer, eyebrow corrector, Ben Nye Banana Powder, Mac Prim and Proper blush, Mac Violetta, HoneyFlower and Show Orchid lipstick, Chanel Inimitable mascara, MUFE cream shadow/liner in black

    This is horrible Christine. I have so many amazing products and I’d die if I had to give them up.

  19. Victoria S

    How many different looks could you do with just those 10 products?

  20. Vivian

    Does a make-up palette count as ONE product? tehe

    I would Most definately keep
    Revlon Colorstay
    Elizabeth Arden Concealer
    Rimmel mattifying powder
    my smashbox blush bronzer duo ( 2in1)
    Wet n Wild liquid eyeliner
    Smashbox eyeshadow quad ( forgot the name)
    J& J head to toe baby wash
    Dickonson Witch Hazel
    hedehveiss 24H cream
    my differin gel =)

  21. Ryan

    hm… carbon eyeshadow, typographic eyeshadow, brule eyeshadow, plushlash, UDPP, feline kohl power, pink swoon blush, saint germain lipstick, mineralize spf15 foundation, and maybe my 3D silver glitter.

  22. Julia

    I would keep: cleanser, toner, daytime moisturizer, nighttime moisturizer, mascara, concealer, face powder, my highlighter, one blush, and a lipstick (that could double as a blush if I needed).

  23. you’re a mean girl to ask such questions on a lovely sunny sunday! *LOL*
    my favorite products change every week! but i think i would keep my moisturiser, my shiseido cleansing water, a bobbi brown foundation and bb powder, the smolder kohl, the prescious cells mascara from lancôme. but i have no idea which eyeshadows and lip products i would choose.

  24. Danielle Sharkey

    For me it would def be my entire e/s collection – I lost track of how many I have but its gotta be in the 300+ range now so there’s no way I could do this 10 item only thing lol Other then the e/s it would be my MUFE Aqua Eyes black e/l, my Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick in Nectar ( omg I love this thing so much!!!) ohh and my MUFE Flash Color palette! I’m not sure if it would count as 1 or 12…hmmm but it’s deff my fav thing because you can mix everything from this palette!

  25. I’d throw the biggest fit you’ve ever seen, if i had to only keep 10 products. I’m gonna cheat and consider exfoliators skincare and i’d keep MAC Freshwater, Golden lemon pigment, espresso, viva glam V lipstick, vino lipliner, push the edge pigment, NYX JEP in Milk, Covergirl lash blast, maybelline line stiletto.

    ugh, I don’t even wanna think about it!

  26. MakeupGalore--Abbie

    Great? I would keep:
    My skin care: 4 items there all obagi
    5. Mineral Makeup
    6. Mascara
    7. Nars Orgasm Blush
    8. Mac Eye Kohl Pencil Black
    9. Channel ombres Quad Demure
    10. Sweetie lipstick

    This question really makes you think!! Great job Christine

  27. iliana

    Oh lord, you mean including face care? 😛 Let me see…
    1. St. Ives apricot scrub
    2. Shu Uemura cleansing oil
    3. MAC Studio Fix Fluid foundation
    4. Maybelline Smudgeproof mascara
    5. MAC Espresso eyeshadow
    6. MAC Brule eyeshadow
    7. lip balm
    8. MAC Cosmo lipstick
    9. MAC Blot Powder
    10. NARS Turkish Red cream blush OR MAC Breezy OR Fleur Power powder blushes :)

    SO HARD!

  28. That’s a really hard question! MAC Studio Sculpt Foundation, MAC Studio Fix Powder, MAC Blacktrack Fluidline, MAC Cherish lipstick, MAC Cleansing Oil, MAC Studio Moisture Fix SPF 15, MAC Studio Lash, Venetian Lip Glass, MAC Mineralize Lotion, MAC Joie De Vivre Blush.

    This simply wouldn’t work for me if it included hair products. I use 3 different hair products in the morning!

  29. Jodi

    Hmmmmmmmm, MAC Dipdown Fluidline and 212 brush for application, MAC paint in Bare Canvas, Makeup Designory blush in Poppy and Spanish Gold e/s, MAC Studio Finish concealer, Tweezerman tweezers, a pressed translucent powder, a face cleanser and moisturizer.

    Yes, only 10 beauty items would be a terrible tragedy. :-)

  30. Brianna

    I would have to keep Clinique Acne Foaming facial wash and the type 3 moisturizing gel. Then Revlon colorstay foundation, covergirl lash blast, Covergirl blush in soft mink, benefit boi-ing concealer, wet n wild cream liner in black, maybelline quad in chai latte, rimmel stay matte powder, and maybelline color sensational lipstick in born with it.

    and yeah that’s not enough…makeup would not be nearly as fun without all my colors!

  31. Melanie

    Cetaphil cleanser, Philosophy Hope in a Jar, Ole Henriksen Vitamin Plus Moisturizer, Mac Fix, Laura Mercier Illuminating Tinted Moisturizer, Benefit Eye Bright, MAC PeachyKeen Blush, Chanel Stylo Yeux Waterproof Eyeliner in Espresso, DiorShow Blackout Mascara, Burt’s Bees Pomegranate Lipbalm.

    The fact that this list was NOT difficult to write means I have entirely TOO MUCH makeup!!

  32. I couldn’t possibly just choose 10. I could just about narrow it down to 100 (even that would make me cry for days), but I’m not going to list all that, lol.

  33. Abril

    LOL! Nice question!
    I’d keep: 1. Clinique super city block, 2. Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel, 3. Studio Fix Fluid, 4. MAC Painterly Paintpot, 5. MAC Eyebrow Pencil in Stud, 6. MAC Satin Taupe, 7. MAC Brule, 8. MAC Prism Blush, 9. MAC Plushlash Mascara, 10. MAC Blacktrack Fluidline.

  34. Annika

    If it’s just 10, I’m choosing all makeup.

    Lancome Teint Idole Silky Mat 010 Beige Porcelaine
    Lancome Effacernes Concealer 04 Beige Rose
    MAC Studio Finish Concealer NW20
    MAC Blot Powder Pressed Light

    MAC Mascara X Black
    MAC Fluidline Blacktrack

    YSL Eyebrow Pencil 4
    Lumene Eyebrow Wax

    MAC Pink Swoon

    MAC Creme Cup

    I also could not live without my Burberry Brit EDT, Blistex Daily Lip Conditioner and Avene Cleanance cleanser, toner and moisturiser, so that’s 15 😀

  35. Hyzenthlay

    This is a totally evil question. For my sake I’m going to assume that skin care doesn’t count (I’d probably max out my 10 on skin care alone!).

    My newest loves: Laura Mercier TM, Nars Multiple in Orgasm for sure. Nars Kalahari eyeshadow duo, UD 24/7 in Zero, Underground, and Bourbon. UD lipstick in Naked, MAC Viva Glam Cyndi, MAC LipGlass in Love Nectar, and CoverGirl All-in-One Professional Mascara.

  36. Frances

    God, I would just crack if this happened!


    1. TiGi Cyberoptics in Grey
    2. Lancome L’Absolu Rouge in 131 Cerise
    3. MAC Ricepaper
    4. Diorshow Waterproof
    5. Red Earth eyeshadow in Cleopatra (olive bronze)
    6. Chanel Glossimer in Myriade
    7. Chanel Rouge Allure in Romantic
    8. Chanel Rouge Allure in Silhouette
    9. Bobbi Brown gel liner in Black Ink
    10. NARS blush in Dolce Vita

    I wouldn’t save a foundation because I don’t really love the one I’m using now. Still looking, still looking…

  37. marielouise

    Uh, that’s a hard one….
    my 10 items all by MAC:

    Prep+Prime skin
    Mineralize Foundation spf 15
    Prep+Prime Transparent setting powder
    Dame Blush
    Silver Dusk irridescent loose powder
    Bare Study Paint Pot
    Dazzlelight e/s
    Quarry e/s
    Studio Fix Lash
    Ample Pink Plushglass

  38. First of all this is a mean question…but a good one :) My lancome brow pencil in natural blonde, benefit erase paste, bobbi brown foundation, 24/7 liner in bourbon, not sure if this is cheating but — my mac trip neutrals palette (it is one item!!), maybelline lash discovery waterproof mascara, coralista blush, mac msf in blonde, loreal colour riche lipstick in nude and…hmm…a gloss!! maybe smashbox o-gloss…

  39. ha, this is impossible!

    Rimmel Stay Matte Powder
    Revlon ColorStay eyeliner
    Urban Decay Deluxe Eyeshadow “Ruthless”
    MAC Beauty Powder Blush “Eversun”
    MAC Lipstick “Sequin”
    MAC Paintpot “Rubenesque”
    MAC e/s “Satin Taupe”
    MAC e/s “Trax”
    Clinique Quick Eyes Cream Shadow “Sparkling Nude”
    Clinique High Impact Mascara

  40. Ellery Allison

    Have you reviewed the Kheil’s Tinted Moisturizer?
    I searched, but nothing came up.

    Anyways, I would keep my Korres TM, Studio Sculpt Concealer, UD primer, Ricepaper and Texture eyeshadow, Sexy Curves Mascara, UD Roach liquid Liner, Tarte Blissful cheek stain, and My Clinique Three Step. That might be 11, but oh well.

  41. katt

    Gawd I hope that never happens… I’m just listing my 10 can’t-live-withouts, I have never tried to wear them all together at the same time… maybe it would end up looking terrible! Haha, now I have to try!

    Smashbox Photo finish primer
    Benefit High Beam highlighter
    Benefit Dandelion blush
    Clinique Superfit foundation
    Givenchy Phenomen’eyes mascara
    MAC Mink Pink e/s
    MAC Girlie e/s
    MAC Satin Taupe e/s
    UD 24/7 Zero eyeliner
    Benefit Jing-a-ling lipstick

    • katt

      Does a palette count as 1 item? Because then I’d bring my 3 CS88 palettes instead of eye shadows, and I’d be set for life!

  42. jenn

    I’d keep my Philosophy microdelivery wash, Murad face lotion, MUFE HD foundation, Tweezerman tweezers, UD Sin PP, MAC Teddy liner, Dior Iconic mascara, MAC Naked Honey salve, MAC Refined Golden bronzer & MAC Deckchair pigment

  43. mkdallas

    Kieh’s tinted moisturizer, Illamasqua cream blush in Rude, Givenchy Mr. Light concealer in Mr. Macaroon, Chanel Inimitable mascara in Noir, MAC Greasepaint stick in Below Ground, Makeup For Ever lip pencil, NYX lipgloss in Natural, YSL Rouge Volupte in Tender Peach, MAC lipstick in Blankety and YSL Gloss Pur in Peach. It would suck to only have 10 things, but I’d survive with these essentials.

  44. pstro

    The Body Shop body butter, Mac: Blot pressed powder, mineralize blush Dainty, mineralize eyeshadow Love connection, Dazzleglass Love alert, Dianne Brill Powder finish, Clinique Superbalm, Lancome l’Extreme, any face wash and some nice moisturiser. Or mayby I would change Face finish for some tonic.

  45. The Body Shop – Seaweed Clarifying Clenaser, The Body Shop – Seaweed Clarifying Toner, St. Ives Mineral Moisturizer w spf, Neutrogena Healthy Skin Liquid Foundation, MAC Studio Fix Powder, MAC Blush – Well Dressed, Wet n’ Wild Brow Pencil, MAC Pigment – Naked, MAC Lipstick – Angel, and Bare Escentuals Flawless Mascara…. WOW! That was HARD!

  46. AnGeLwInGz

    I’d have to keep my UD De-Slick powder, Chanel Inimitable mascara, Dior Harmonie de Bronze Sunshine Tones Blush, UD 24/7 Zero, Skyn Iceland Glacial Face Wash, Dior Sweet Orange nail polish, UDPP, Dior Creme de Gloss Coral Elixir, J’Adore perfume, UD Deluxe Shadow Box.

  47. Angel

    I would keep
    1. Philosophy purity made simple
    2. Hope in a jar moisturizer
    3. MUFE mat velvet plus foundation
    4. pink swoon blush
    5. Laguna bronzer
    6. mulch eyeshadow
    7. blacktrack
    8. Last blast
    9. pink swoon blush
    10. korres lip butter

  48. Katya

    GIGI Moisturizer and Facial soap.
    Redken All Soft Shampoo and conditioner.
    MAC Mineralize Foundation Loose.
    MAC Moisturecover (or YSL Touch Eclat).
    MAC Eyeshadows – Remotely Grey and Brule.
    MAC Powder blush – Cubic.
    And MF False Lash Effect Mascara!

  49. Jenna P

    this is easy for me since I don’t use too much makeup anyways 😛
    noxzema cleansing cream, fekkai glossing cream, almay triple effect mascara, covergirl smoothers concealer in luminizing, milani quad in dreamy eyes, wet n wild pallette in lust, revlon color burst lipstick in soft nude, revlon matte lipstick in cocoa craving, physicians formula mineral veil, and n.y.c bronzer in sunny :)

  50. Ada

    Laneige Strawberrry Peeling Gel, Laneige Multi-cleanser, Cetaphil ultra light hydrating lotion, MAC studio concealer(NC20), Rimmel sexy curves mascara, Benefit high beam, Rimmel Stay Matte pressed powder, Dior Addict ultra gloss in Reflect (157), MAC Blacktrack Fluidline, MAC Blush Pink Swoon

    definately a survival kit ^^ i’ve put on gel liner with post-its once using the tattoo technique XD

  51. I’d fight to keep all my makeup- and I fight dirty! 😀

  52. Lorna

    1. NARS Bridal Palette
    2. NARS Sheerglow in Santa Fe
    3. Murad Oil Control Mattifier
    4. MAC Brow Set in Mink
    5. Dior Extase mascara
    6. MAC Blot Powder in Medium
    7. NARS Angelica blush
    8. NARS Pleasures of Paris palette
    9. MAC Fix + Rose
    10. MAC Blacktrack Fluidline

    • Lorna

      I just realized I am in huge trouble because I forgot my favorite lippies: MAC A Rose Romance and MAC Viva Glam VI SE lipglass

  53. This was a hard one. I think I’m cheating because I’m including an eyeshadow palette.
    Josie Maran Argan Oil
    Smashbox Primer
    Revlon PhotoReady
    MAC Girl About Town l/s
    Kat Von D Hellbent l/s
    Kat Von D Ludwig e/s palette
    MAC Plushlash
    Smashbox Brow Tech
    UD Zero Liner
    MAC Blacktrack Fluidline

  54. ivette

    I will keep my neutrogena oil control 2 in 1 cleanser, clinique’s moisturising gel, EL double wear light foundation, maybelline’s dream matte powder, EL double wear concealer, Prestige’s my biggest lashes mascara, revlon’s berry rich blush, mac’s modesty l/s and cherry chapstick…

    I will be crying for my EL bronze godess bronzer and the rest of my lippies!

  55. Oh no! What would I do without all my bright eye shadows?! D:
    My list would be:

    1. HEMA (cheap local drugstore) foundation (that I use as my concealer, lol)
    2. Body Shop pressed face powder
    3. MAC Summer Rose beauty powder
    4. Urban Decay Primer Potion
    5. MAC Pink Pearl pigment
    6. Heavenly Naturals Daddy’s Girl mineral pigment
    7. Bourjois 07 Praline Inventif Khôl & Contour eyeliner pencil
    8. Urban Decay Flipside 24/7 Glide-on eye pencil
    9. Rimmel London The Max Volume Flash mascara
    10. MAC Petals & Peacocks lipstick

    Oh, can I throw in moisturiser & a chap stick? I’m a lip balm fiend :]

  56. Abi

    I would keep the stuff i use most of the time and some things just becasue they are pretty lol.

    Simple moisturising facewash
    Simple toner
    Soap&Glory Glow job tinted moisturiser
    Maybelline dream matte powder
    Shell pearl beauty powder
    Sleek gel liner
    An eyeshadow palette probably UD Alice BOS
    No7 extreme length mascara
    Tinted lip conditioner in petting pink

  57. I would keep the following:
    Philosophy’s purity cleanser.
    Philosophy’s Hope moisturizer.
    Philosophy’s Eye believe eye cream.
    Diorshow Mascara.
    MUFE HD foundation.
    UD 24/7 eyeliner in zero.
    Tarte’s lipstain in charmed.
    NARS blush in Orgasm.
    MAC blush in Pink Swoon.
    MAC blacktrack fluidline.

  58. kasu

    OMG, what a nightmare!!! 😛

    Well, let’s see:

    1. SHISEIDO BIO PERFORMANCE advanced super revitalizer whitening formula N



    4. MAC FIX+


    6. MAC EYESHADOW CONCRETE (I use it for my brows)





  59. Penny

    I could not possibly live without: Philosophy Purity Made Simple; Diorskin Nude Foundation in Ivory; Diorskin Nude Concealer in Ivory; Diorshow Mascara in Black; Gosh Velvet Touch Eyeliner in Truly Brown; MAC Eyeshadow in Smut, Satin Taupe, and Shroom; Diorskin Shimmer Powder in Rose Diamond; and Dior Ultra Gloss Reflect in Pink Liberty. That was not as hard as it should have been. Maybe I should stop buying so much makeup (yeah right…)!

  60. Amber

    1. Biore Scrub
    2. DDF Acne Scrub
    3. A moisturizer (I’m trying a lot of different ones right know to figure out which is perfect for me, but i do need one !)

    4. L’oreal HIP Black Creme Liner
    5. Revlon Fantasy Lash or Maybelline Colossal Volum’ Express Mascara
    6. NYX Lipgloss in Perfect
    7. Covergirl Clean Pressed Powder
    8. Coastal Scents 88 Palette (hah)
    9. Revlon Colorstay Foundation
    10. Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion

  61. Nora

    This is horrible, but…

    Mario Badescu cleanser, toner and moisturizer
    Concealer (I use Time Balm by TheBalm but I’m not a huge fan of it. I’m looking for something new.)
    Mac Plushlash in Brownette
    MAC Blush in Blushbaby
    Lip balm
    MAC Shroom, All That Glitters and Club eyeshadows

    I don’t even want to think about it anymore, haha!

  62. Joanna

    1. Studio Fix foundation
    2. Blush Ombre in Azalea Blossom
    3. Plum lipliner
    4. Lipglass in Lovechild
    5. Zoomlash mascara
    6. Black eyeliner
    7. Eyeshadow in Mystery (for brows)
    8. Eyeshadow in Forgery
    9. Warm pink eyeshadow
    10. Studio Sculpt concealer

  63. Well, I would try and keep multi-purpose products and palettes/kits.
    but 10 is tooo less…

    1. Clinique 7 Day Scrub Cream Rinse-Off Formula. (Cleanser/exfoliator)
    2. Clinique Even Better Skin Tone Correcting Moisturizer SPF 20
    3. Benefit That Gal Primer.
    4. MAC Studio Fix Powder.
    5. MAC Just a Pinch Gel Blush
    6. Benefit HighBeam
    7. Creaseless cream shadow in Marry Up or Skinny Jeans
    8. UD 24/7 in Zero
    9. BUXOM Mascara
    10. Lipgloss in LoveChild

    wth creme products i won’t need to carry brushes…but seriously, only 10??

  64. AgnesONutter

    1. I’d keep my Silk Natural Perfecting Powder, since that is the only thing that keeps the shine at bay.
    2. Of course, my Silk Naturals Foundation, since I need something to even out my complexion.
    3. My Mac Studio Finish Concealer.
    4. My EDM Pressed Sandcastle Palette (both green and brown eyeshadow/liner and a nice nude colour in one cake so counts as one product, right?).
    5. Garden of Wisdom White Castille Cleanser.
    6. Garden of Wisdom Meow, Meow Facial Lotion (very basic, all round moisturiser that works great as a make-up base).
    7. Garden of Wisdom Repair & Recovery Serum (it is hydrating, calming and healing in one).
    8. EDM Aussie Perk Me Up (highligther).
    9. Garden of Wisdom Takrai Lemongrass Cleanser (scrub and if left on for a while I think a gentle peel, must for my clog prone skin).
    10. Taylor’s of Old Bond Street Avocado Shaving cream (I shave since waxing gives me horrible ingrowns for WEEKS, since I shave my face a good cream is of the essence and this smells wonderfully of synthetic fresh cut grass, sweet melon and some flower undertones).

  65. Kit

    Ugh feel a bit sick thinking about it on the other hand I sometimes want to be one of those people with a little tiny make-up pouch. Its like packing light – I want to do it but I what about that 4th pair of shoes…

    Elemis tri-enzyme cleanser
    Estee Lauder Day wear
    EL advanced night repair
    Bobbi Brown stick foundation
    Clinique High Impact Mascara
    Bobbi Brown Creamy Lip in Rose Garden
    Chanel Rouge Allure Incognito
    Chanel eyeshadow in Sillage
    Bobbi Brown Gel Eye Liner Chocolate Shimmer
    BB Nectar Shimmer Brick

  66. Cynthia

    not including skincare i would keep…
    MAC Stubborn Brown e/l
    MAC Viva Glam V l/s
    Femme-Fi (my new fave thanx to you!)
    Covergirl Lashblast mascara
    NARS Deep Throat blush
    Benefit Benetint (an old standby)
    MAC Studiofinish concealer (a must for me)
    BE Mineral Veil
    UD Ammo Palette
    …oh, and my MSF in So Ceylon! yikes.

  67. LNU

    I would also die. But I would keep my MAC Studio Finish Concealer, MAC Stdio Fix Powder, Milani Liquif’eye in brown, MAC Mocha Blush, Oil-free moisturizer, Apricot Scrub, Benefit eyeshadow in Buckle Bunny, Benefit Eyeshadow in bikini line, H2O+ Sea Mineral Mud Mask and my oil-free cleanser!

    I’m totally unsure…theres things I would definitely miss. :(

  68. JEN

    YIKES! ONLY 10?!?

    1. MAC Cleansing Oil (best makeup remover ever!)
    2. Mary Kay Timewise 3 in 1 Cleanser (toner, exfoliator, cleanser in 1)
    3. MAC Moisturelush moisturizer

    4. Benefit Creaseless eyeshadow/liner in Honey Bunny (e/s base, liner, e/s in 1)
    5. Bobbi Brown Tinted Moisturizer in Medium Dark (sunscreen, foundation, moisturizer in 1 and can be applied with clean fingers)
    6. MAC Blush Ombre in Azalea Blossom (3 colors in 1)
    7. Giorgio Armani Eyes That Kill mascara
    8. 88 Eyeshadow Palette – matte kind
    9. Stila Eye Kajal in Sapphire
    10. MAC Viva Glam V lipstick

  69. Carrie

    I’d keep my Revlon Colorstay Active foundation, MAC Select Moisturecover concealer, Urban Decay 24/7 Bourbon or Zero eyeliner, Fresh Firebird mascara, MAC All That Glitters & Shroom eyeshadows, Benefit Dallas boxed powder blush, MAC Cute-ster lipstick, Spring Bean Lustreglass and Luscious Spark Dazzleglass Creme.

  70. rashmi

    oohhh god only ten

    first would be definatelly MARGIN blush
    2. 116 brush (otherwise there is no use of keeping blush)
    3. my tinted moisturizer
    4. the body shop’s illuminating cream
    5. girl abt town lipstick
    6. UD’s zero eyeliner
    7. MAC’s zoomlash mascara
    8. the body shop’s tea tree concealer
    9. the body shop’s tea tree cleanser ( love that)
    10. Lychee luxe lipglass

    i hope this day never comes

  71. Kathryn

    -MakeUp Forever HD foundation
    -MakeUp Forever concealer
    -MakeUp Forever Aqua eyeliner in # 16 (dark brown)
    -MAC Dainty mineralize blush
    -MAC Painterly Paint Pot
    -MAC Naked Lunch eyeshadow
    -MAC Era eyeshadow
    -MAC Plushlash Mascara
    -YSL Gloss Pur in #2 (sheer baby pink)
    -Korres Lip Butter in Jasmine

    Those are all my must-haves that I use daily, but if the list was longer, I would have a bunch of MAC lipsticks on there :)

  72. Lexi

    My La Roche Posay moisturizer
    Armani Luminous Silk Foudation
    MAC Blot Powder
    Hoola Bronzer
    Faux Cils mascara YSL
    Clarins chapstick
    MAC Perennial High Style Lipglass
    MAC Satin Taupe eyeshadow
    YSL nailpolish 19 Fuschia

  73. amy

    1. Clinique Even Better Skin Tone Corrector Serum
    2. Aveeno Postively Radiant Moisturizer
    3. MAC Studio Sculpt Concealer
    4. MAC Cremeblend Blush in Joie de Vivre
    5. MAC Kohl Power Pencil in Raven
    6. MAC Paint in Sublime Nature
    7. Diorshow Mascara Black
    8. MAC Lustreglass in Wonderstruck
    9. Nars Lipstick in Dolce Vita
    10. OPI Nailpolish in Louvre Me Louvre Me Not

  74. Carol

    1. LUSH Dream Cream Moisturizer
    2. MAC Brave l/s
    3. MAC VIVA GLAM Cyndi Lauper l/s
    4. MAC Studio Sculpt SPF 15 Foundation
    5. Guerlain Le 2 de Guerlain Mascara
    6. MUFE HD Microfinish Powder
    7. MAC Springsheen Blush Ombre
    8. MAC Studio Finish Concealer SPF 35
    9. Too Faced Natural Eye Neutral Eye Shadow Collection
    10. Urban Decay Zero Ink for Eyes

    That was hard! But I do think I could live on these, lol.

  75. Kaylabella

    Urban Decay YDK eyeshadow
    UD Get Baked palette
    UD 24/7 Liners in Bourban and Zero
    Mac Eversun Blush
    L’oreal Lineur Intense in Black
    Maybelline Colossal Mascara in Black
    China Glaze Shower Together np

  76. Sonia

    MUFE concealer, Bare minerals matte foundation, perfect cheek powder blush, Urban Decay primer potion, shroom, satin taupe, showstopper e/shadows, Urban Decay zero eyeliner, shu-emura curler, and maybeline full and soft black mascara.

  77. coco72

    I’d keep…
    Vichy aqualia thermal moisturizer
    MAC Studio finish Concealer
    NARS multiple in South Beach
    Benefit Celebutante palette
    Diorshow mascara
    MAC Tinted Lip Conditioner in Popster
    A mirror and slant
    MAC 15 palette with: Vex, Signed Sealed, Beautiful Iris, Carbon, Humid, Cork, Femme-fi, all that glitters, parfait amour, 100 strokes, Parrot, Smoke & Diamonds, Knight divine, Cranberry and Yogurt
    MAC Viva Glam IV or Cyndi
    Benefit creaseless cream eyeshadow/liner in RVSP

  78. I guess i would choose :
    Laura Mercier Primer
    MUFE Mat Velvet foundation
    MUFE full cover concealer
    MAC blot powder
    Bare Minerals Mineral Veil
    Blanc type Eyeshadow
    Quarry Eyeshadow
    Feline Eye khol
    Fresh Firebird mascara
    Benefits Ms behavin lipstick
    I would die too :(

  79. 1. NARS Sheer Glow Foundation
    2. NARS Orgasm Blush
    3. Shu Uuemura Drawing Pencil Black
    4. Lancome Oscillation Mascara
    5. MAC Typographic Eyeshadow
    6. MAC Da Bling Eyeshadow
    7. MAC Steamy Eyeshadow
    8. Bobbi Brown Bone Eyeshadow
    9. MAC Rose Maiden Lipstick
    10. MAC Nude Rose Lipstick

    So hard >_<. I wish I could've added more lip products……I would say the First four are an absolute MUST for looking naturally beautiful. The rest is extra colour XD

  80. This is so hard lol

    1. Maybelline Dream Matte liquid foundation
    2. MAC Dazzlelight
    3. UD BOS1
    4. MAC Springsheen Blush
    5. MAC Blacktrack FL
    6. Maybelline Lash Stiletto mascara
    7. Fyrannae Fluff
    8. MAC Angel lipstick
    9. MAC Nymphette lipglass
    10. MAC Perfect Topping MSF


  81. Kim L

    My custom blended lipstick from prescriptives (deep red/berry/bronze)
    Le metier de beaute – Toffee creme
    Le metier de beaute liquid eyeliner
    DiorShow unlimited mascara
    Either Korres golden brown eyeshadow or similar color from Le metier

    Elizabeth arden ceramide capsules
    Some sort of cleanser and moisturizer (haven’t found the HG yet)
    my customblend foundation and Laura Mercier translucent powder

  82. CynthiaCC

    Alas! Only 10 products! That’s not possible. If I must…

    1. The Body Shop Cucumber Cleansing Milk
    2. philosophy Hope in a Jar
    3. Clinique eyeliner in Roast Coffee
    4. Smashbox eyeshadow trio in Glow On
    5. The Body Shop Chamomile Eye Makeup Remover
    6. Lash Blast mascara in Very Black
    7. Eos Summer Fruit lip balm
    8. Bare Minerals blush in Azalea
    9. Philosophy Lip Gloss in Red Licorice
    10. Laura Mercier Lipstick in Brown Sugar

    That’s it. I’m assuming that this list is limited to the face and doesn’t include tools like brushes (I hope!). I rarely wear foundation, so that’s not on the list. I have a separate night cream and day lotion, but I could just go with the day if I had to. I really hope this doesn’t include body products or nail polish & remover, because I would be really sad to give up those. Now I really hope my husband doesn’t find this list, because then he’ll have an idea of how much stuff I have that I could actually live without!

  83. Megan

    Ummm thats a little tough. I’d take MAC’s 239, MAC Sable e/s, MAC Groundwork p/p, NARS Dolce Vita Blush, MAC Dirty Plum blush, MAC Pop Mode l/g, Almay makeup remover pads, Max Factor 2000 Calorie mascara,Vasaline, and…….ummm MAC Feline eye kohl

  84. Nik

    1.Anastasia brow powder, “Medium Ash”
    2.Maquicomplet “Corrector”
    3.B.E. Foundation in medium
    4.Shiseido black liner
    5.MSF “Shimpagne”
    6.Thank you for recommending Margin blush, my other blushes are now in my makeup desk!!
    7.B.E. glimmer e/s “Pussycat”
    8.Urban Decay e/s “Freakshow”
    9.Lancome La Laque Fever “Evening Splendor”
    10.Mac e/s “Sketch”
    These are what I use mostly so I base it on that! I would mourn the loss of my pigments and glitters! :( Waa, I probably have at least 4 or 5 cases of makeup so I’m glad this isn’t real, makes me want to go appreciate them all now, ha!!!

  85. this is hard!

    philosophy purity, rare minerals moisturizer, concealer (not too picky), urban decay primer potion, jest + woodwinked eyeshadow, UD underground 24/7, lash blast, benefit sugarbomb, burts bees.

  86. Brittney

    Revlon Photo Ready
    Illamasqua Cream Blush In Rude
    MAC Shell Pearl
    MAC Viva Glam Lipstick in VI and V
    MAC Feline Eye Liner
    MAC Christmas Eye Palette (MAC Formal Black Warm Eyes Palette)
    Korres Bronzer (Warm 002)
    Shu Uemura Ultimate Mascara
    MAC Margin Blush

  87. Kathie

    DANG, ONLY 10!!

    1.MAC studio fix
    2.MAC studio finish concealer
    3.Aveeno Daily Moisturizing lotion with sph 15
    4.Aveeno moisturizing face bar
    5. MAC bronzing powder in Refined Golden
    6. any lip blam
    7. MAC lipglass in Explicit or Naked Frost
    8. Urban Decay Liquid eyeliner in Perversion
    9. Urban Decay primer potion (any version)
    10. My neutral palette of MAC eye shadows that I created and use DAILY which include wood winked (lid), Brown down (brows and crease), Mythology (lid) and Ricepaper (brow bown)

  88. susan


    1. Avene Cold Creme Cleanser
    2. Avene Hydrance Optimale Riche moisturizer
    3. Olay complete spf15 moisturizer
    4. Burt’s Bees lipbalm

    5. Lancome Effacernes concealer
    6. Clinique Brow shaper (plus little brow brush)
    7. Cargo Catalina blush
    8. A dark brown eyeliner
    9. Clinique High Impact mascara
    10. A deep rosy or coral lipstick

  89. Sally

    I’d keep my St. Ives Apricot Scrub for blemishes, MAC Select Cover-Up concealer, Benefit Sugarbomb, my eyelash curler, Maybelline Full-N-Soft Waterproof mascara, my Yves Saint Larent Parisienne perfume, my black MUFE aqua eyes eyeliner, MAC Satin Taupe, and MAC for Ungaro lipstick in Pure Rose. UGGHHHH! That was so hard!

  90. CeeBee


    1) DiorSkin Nude Hydrating foundation in Linen 021
    2) Thin Lizzy concealer in Oriental Doll
    3) MAC Gentle Mineralize Blush
    4) Revlon Luxurious Colour Eyeliner in Sueded Brown
    5) Clinique Naturally Glossy Mascara, Jet Black
    6) Dior Capture XP 60/80 Eye Cream
    7) ROC Multi-Correxion moisturizer
    8) Blistex Intensive repair lip balm
    9) Dove Beauty Bar
    10) Chanel Glossimer in Wild Rose

    Aaaargh, no eyeshadow, no lipstick! How could I possibly live?! I thought for sure a Dior quint would sneak in there (maybe instead of the Dove), but nooooo!

  91. Kelsey

    ooh dear.
    bareminerals matte
    MAC studio sculpt concealer
    MAC boybait creamsheen
    Fresh supernova mascara
    MAC blacktrack fluidline
    MAC hey eyeshadow
    MAC vanilla eyeshadow
    MAC brun eyeshadow
    MAC deeptruth eyeshadow
    MAC melba blush
    …that was hard.

  92. hrbiaggi

    1.Mac MSFN
    2.Nars Sheer Glow Foundation
    4.Moisturizer, Toner, Cleanser, Night and Eye Cream (that should count as 1!)
    5.MAC Painterly paintpot
    6.NARS Blush in Super Orgasm
    7.MAC Blankety Lipstick
    8.Lineur Intense liquid eyeliner
    9.Lorac Eyebrow kit
    10.MUFE Smokey Lash in Black
    I will cry for all the other things that I love and couldn’t include in this list!!!

  93. Liz

    This makes me nervous just thinking about it! lol
    I’d keep
    1.)Aveeno Skin Brightening Daily Scrub
    2.)Loreal Magic Perfecting Base
    3.)Revlon PhotoReady Foundation
    4.)Clinique Advanced Concealer
    5.)Nyx blush in Natural
    7.)MAC Satin Taupe e/s
    8.)MAC Blacktrack Fluidline
    9.)Rimmel Max Volume Flash Mascara
    10.)Maybelline Born With It Lip Gloss

    That was sooo hard, I left out a million products I never want to live without!!

  94. Nikki

    Everyday Minerals foundation
    Aveda black mascara
    my favorite red lipstick (it’s some nameless, generic brand and the color is “Winter Red”)
    MAC Speed Dial l/s
    MAC Haux e/s
    MAC Print e/s
    MAC Electra e/s
    MAC Shroom e/s
    Cover Girl Pretty Peach blush
    Nouba black liquid liner

    I figure this would give me the most range in terms of basic looks. I would really, really miss wearing color on my eyes, though.

  95. Jula

    I would take…

    Nars Orgasm
    Two Faced Eyeshadow/Lip/Face Palette
    Time Balm Concealer
    Mac Russian Red
    Urban Decay Primer Potion
    Urban Decay Book of Shadows
    Mac Arena Eyeshadow
    Urban Decay Flipside Eyeliner
    Covergirl Eyebrights Mascara
    Eco Tools Brushes

  96. NNNNOOOO…!!!ONly Ten??

    Mac Studio fix powder foundation
    Pink Swoon
    Revlon colorstay lipliner in nude
    Mac Please me lipstick
    Clinique high impact mascara
    Annabelle eye liner in earth
    Annabelle shadow in # 44
    Guerlain bronzer in# 00
    Mac frankly scarlet blush
    Bare minerals medium beige foudnation

  97. Nancy


    clinique 3 step program (3 already :P)
    too faced bronzed and the beautiful palette
    loreal lineur intense liquid eyeliner
    mac underage lipgloss
    burts bees lipbalm
    covergirl lashblas mascara
    mac studiofinish concealer
    mac msf natural

  98. jae

    I would keep…
    1) KATE Palette
    2) MAC Dirty Greasepaint Stick
    3) Loreal Gel Eyeliner
    4) Dejavu Lash Knockout Mascara
    5) Estee Lauder Projectionist
    6) Candy Doll Loose Powder
    7) NARS Orgasm Blush
    8) MAC TLC in Petting Pink
    9) MAC Gaga Lipstick
    10) False Lashes

    Wow, that was hard to pull up… I don’t use very many products everyday…

  99. Melissa

    I would keep…

    1)Smashbox Photofinish
    2)Revlon Colorstay foundation
    3)MAC studio finish concealer
    4)MAC blot powder
    5)NARS Laguna bronzer
    6)MAC Dame blush
    7)MAC Woodwinked e/s
    8)MAC Love Nectar lustreglass
    9)MAC Feline kohl power
    10)Maybelline Pulse Perfection mascara