Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

Temptalia Asks You


What products are integral to your beauty routine? Share!

Temptalia's AnswerA good moisturizer, because my skin can be on the drier side if I’m not using an appropriate one. Next, I’d say my makeup brushes, because I really do prefer using them to apply makeup!

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36 thoughts on “What products are integral to your beauty routine?

  1. BooBooNinja

    My brow powders & wax or my brow pencil.

    ps Are you going to do a FOTD or EOTD with the Muppets Palette?
    I know a lot of us got it or the Balm and the Beautiful after your rave reviews!

  2. Liz

    blush! if nothing else, I’ll use blush… I look like a corpse without it (I’m something like NC5)

  3. Mariella

    Hmmm – EVERYTHING???? Good moisturizers for sure (one with SPF in the daytime) and concealer (I have very pale skin and very blue dark circles s they really need covering up). Some blush or something else to put colour in my face (in a pinch, I’d use lipstick for both my lips and cheeks). And maybe an eye lining pencil – a nice, smudgy one.

  4. Ashley

    Gentle toothbrush, a good wide-tooth wooden (all other materials give me headaches when using) comb and boar bristle brush for cleansing purposes (water-only), double prong clips for pin curls (I do them every night), and a microfibre cloth to remove eye makeup post-shower. Oh and good antiperspirants. I can’t think of much else, as I don’t really use much else haha.

  5. Veronica

    Moisturizer and sunscreen for the skin, the former moreso for fall and winter when my skin dries out easier. As for makeup, concealer is usually a must due to my pale skin and dark circles. Blush becomes more routine in the deep winter months, since the natural flush I have tends to wane a bit as my skin reaches it’s palest shades.

  6. A good lip balm! I apply lip balm at least 20 times a day I think. ^^;

    Next is eye primer, as NOTHING stays on otherwise! >:

  7. Michelle

    I absolutely MUST have a foundation, but other products I use daily are special moisturizer, primer, concealers, pink highlighter, and dark pencil eyeliner. I realize that I use those things constantly.

  8. Alison

    A Clarisonic with a good cleanser and moisturiser, basically. Oh, and Sasa Extra Heavy Eyeliner because its so easy to apply and doesn’t move – and you can’t feel it on!

  9. Katie E

    My eye shadow primer, eye shadow (obvs), and mascara. Thank god I don’t have too bad of skin that I need powder all the time.

  10. fks

    Kryolan anti-shine powder. It goes over the sunblock, and below everything else.

  11. Maren-Anne

    Moisturizer, lip balm, and, if nothing else, mascara and paint pot in bare study. Usually more than this, though.

  12. Mariella

    Moisturizer, with sunscreen for daytime. Concealer and eyeshadow primer (a skin-toned one is best for me, then I don’t even need to bother with shadow if I’m in a rush). A bit of lip colour (which I can also use as blush if I needed to).

    • Mariella

      Ooops – didn’t realize this was a repeat of a question from last month. Interesting that my answer this time is almost identical to my answer last time.

  13. Liz

    my moisturizer – it made such a huge difference to my skin because it contains AHA and vitamin C.. so while it *is* a moisturizer, the thing that made such an impact on my skin is the “gentle yet regular chemical exfoliation”-aspect of it. Beauty-wise I’d either go with a blush that I can use on my lips, or a lipstick that I can use as blush.

  14. Ana G.

    Eye makeup remover, Thermal water and a good moisturizer. Makeup items, can’t do without mascara and blush.

  15. lauryn

    1- Good primer. I swear by Sue Devitt’s Microquatic Fortifying primer. Its pricey, but so little goes such a long way.

    2- Crown Brushes: Cheap and really good. I have some that are a few years old that have been washed a gazillion times with no problems.

    3- MAC Paint: Love this item because its a multitasker,its an eye base, a cream eye shadow, great as a base for lipsticks and personally, I absolutely LOVE the lighter matte shades as a base for CONCEALER… GENIUS!

  16. For me that would be my face powder and a nice lipstick!

  17. Definitely my Clarisonic–my skin adores it. Probably also eyeliner and lipstick. I don’t go anywhere without lipstick.

  18. Natalie

    I need a good moisturizer, definitely! I also need a really dark, smoky mascara since I feel like I look dead without it. My last thing is a nice moisturizing lip balm, or else my lips will be chapped in two seconds.

  19. Nicole

    My skincare routine is the most important park of my beauty routine. It leads the way to beautiful glowing skin without the need for heavy foundations.

    I can’t live without:
    -Origins Checks and Balances Cleanser
    -Renee Rouleau Balancing Skin Tonic
    -Murad Active Radiance Serum
    -Origins GinZing Eye Cream
    -Renee Rouleau Glycolic 17% Serum
    -Renee Rouleau Skin Correcting Serum
    -Origins Night-A-Mins Cream

    As for actual makeup items:
    -Mascara
    -Lip Balm

    • Sarah

      Hi there!

      Just wondering your thoughts on the GinZing Eye Cream.. I’ve been thinking about getting it for awhile but have been hestitant due to the price. How effective would you say it is in terms of moisturizing and decreasing dark circles?

      Thanks,

      Sarah

  20. Devi

    Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, Tea Tree Oil, and Castor oil… nothing else ever goes on my face but these essential oils. (except for my weekly exfoliation).

  21. Sofia

    Moisturizer with spf and blush. Lip balm if I’m not wearing makeup (apart from the blush). Very moisturizing lipstick or lipgloss (lip products being moisturizing is a must for me!) if I am wearing makeup.

  22. Maranda

    Shiseido Pureness Foaming Facial Cleanser
    Shiseido Softner
    mark. See Things Clearly Moisturizer
    Revlon Colorstay Foundation
    Clinique Strawberry Fudge eyeshadow
    L’Oreal Lineur Intense in Black Mica

    (These are my “holy grail” products!!!)

  23. Liza Marie

    Cherry red lipstick.

  24. Becca

    foundation, mascara, sometimes concealer, powder, brow gel/pencil

  25. - A day time moisturizer for sensitive rosacea skin; I swear by Korres Wild Rose
    - A night time moisturizer to calm, soothe, and hydrate. My holy grail is Chantecaille’s Jasmine and Lily Healing Mask
    - Purple eyeshadows; they make my green eyes look bigger and more jewel-like. I have several from Chanel, MAC, and Dior that I enjoy.
    - Eyeliners that I can wear on the waterline. Bare Escentuals Intense Black is amazing.
    - Liquid foundation with medium coverage. My current favorite is Diorskin Nude.

  26. Adelita

    Here’s the top 5 of what product that are integral to my beauty routine:
    #1 deep moisturizing lipbalm
    #2 blotting powder
    #3 lip & cheek stain
    #4 waterproof mascara
    #5 heated eyelash curler (the one that looks like a comb)

  27. Heidi

    My Clarisonic, cleanser, toner, moisturizer with SPF, primer and a liquid foundation. I also can’t stand how I look without mascara, so mascara is important to me as well!

  28. cherry

    Korres/yes to carrot lip butter, plantscription, moisturizer

  29. Ayzee

    Moisturizer! Though I have oily skin already, I NEVER skip this step or else my foundation wont blend easily.

  30. Wren

    -A basic moisturizer with SPF
    -Concealer under eyes
    -Tweezers and mini-scissors – it’s amazing what neatening up your brows does for your face.
    -Something moisturizing on my lips, or else they crack. Aquaphor works well.

  31. camilla armitage

    My skincare. All the make up in the world won’t hide the fact your skin is a mess.