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The most recent back-up I’ve bought was of Guerlain’s Gems Rouge G Lipstick.  It’s such a gorgeous coral, and since it was limited edition… well, I couldn’t resist, even though I have enough lipstick to get me through two lifetimes!  I have 3 backups of Mari-sheeno lipstick by MAC, because it is/was an Asia exclusive, so I wanted to make shipping worth it, so I just got 3!

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i have two of the kat von d momento mori palettes and 5 liquid lurex lipsticks since both are/were limited edition. i also have backups of revlons matte nude lipstick since it sells out so fast and its my perfect shade.

MAC 2N lipglass. my fav lipglass ever
MAC blissed out nail polish. i always get compliments when using this ^^
and a ton of covergirl lashblast mascara, cause they r not available in singapore

Marine life(2), mac lipsticks – viva glam cyndi and gaga, lavender whip, peachstock (from lib London), lazy day

i have three backups of my lady gaga lipstick, my Shu Uemura oil cleanser, my estee Lauder day wear plus, and finally my UDPP (both the regular one and sin) …..um i cant think of anything else:)

Just Instant Chic blush, and that one is only because I swapped for it! Oh and I guess I have a backup of Jazzed too, but I might give that one away because I don’t think it’s as much of a HG as I originally thought.

I have backups of Dior Lip Glow (I love it, thought I lost it, bought another one, and then promptly found my first one) and Dior Iridescent Leather (this was my very first high-end purchase, and it was so hard to find that when I saw it in store AGAIN I bought it… still my HG product for a work look!). When I bought the IL palette I never thought I’d have SO much makeup 2 years later… but I’m happy I have a spare – I have lots of neutrals, but I still love this palette the best!

I have a backup of MAC Marine Life- it was too pretty after the gold spray wears off. I also have a back up of my MSFnatural, since I use it everyday and backups of a Sally Hansen Tinted lip conditioner (Plum).

All Dare to Wear Lipglasses, Viva Glam Lady Gaga (my almost everyday shade) and YSL lipstick I can’t think of the number.

I don’t own any backups. ^_^ I always think that there is something better right around the corner, so what’s the point?

That is my philosophy as well. I really can’t afford to get uber-obsessed with a product…it could break both my heart and my wallet.

I’m normally not into buying backups of things because I have so much make-up, but I did buy a back up of Lazy Day (though I’m sure there are similar colors in the perm line), a DCed product called the L’Oreal eye smokers, which are just creamy eyeshadow pencils; 2 Maybelline Moisture Extreme l/s which had the clearance sticker of death at CVS…and I think that’s it.

Since i love the mac pearlglide liner, so I got back up for black line and petrol blue. They are from the art and supplies collection. I also got back up of Rosemary and Thyme and the blue teal kohl pencil(forgot the name) from To the beach collection. I think that’s it. I dont usually get back up just because even I really love a product, I dont usually buy it twice.

I don’t have any makeup backups. i wanted to buy a mac blush that was limited edition but i dont see the point since if i do run out of the other one, the unopened one would be expired…right? ha.

Makeup doesn’t ‘expire’ unless they’ve been open since you got them. You can keep closed stuff as long as you want, and when you open it, it’ll be just as good.

UDPP, two back ups since it’s a bit hard to get where I am. And different types of foundations… since I buy them online. Also my concealer; it’s cheaper online.

This question torments me.

Always some limited edition MAC stuff! Cult of Cherry lipglass I got 6 of when it came out, I have about 3 left. And I love the Gimme That lipglass from Dare to Wear so I have 4 of those, and the eyeshadow in Nanogold I have 3 of! I don’t back up permanents, no need to!

Cult of cherry – what a wonderful gloss. too bad I was new to MAC at that time and didn’t know it’s LE 🙁

nanogold is amazing! i got it during spring color forecast and i was new to mac and didn’t know it was limited edition but it is amazing!

lazy day lipstick from to the beach!
its the perfect light pink shade for me thats on the border or natural and bright!

Right, since I had tome to rethink what I have in spares… just about everything. I have obsessive compulsive tendencies… or was it obsessive compulsive disorder? But I have to have two of just about most of everything that I have. It’s a terrible affliction. And since make up is so pretty, and I hate it when they discontinue a product, I just buy two of just about anything I buy. It sounds silly, I know, but that’s just my tick. 😛 I must sound pretty crazy.

I don’t own any back-ups since I lose interest in products quite fast and so it would be a waste of money in the end 🙂 Plus I can own more different producst, because I’m not spending my money on back-ups 🙂 The only thing I’d consider buying back-ups of would be MSFs, but they last forever anyway….:)

1 MAC Sculpting powder in Sculpt
2 MAC Volcanic Ash Exfoliators

I believe that’s it! I try not to fall in love with limited edition/pro products for this reason lol.

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