Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Temptalia Asks You


What was the last product that you wanted to purchase but couldn’t get because it was already sold out? Did you ever manage to snag it?

Temptalia's AnswerThe last time I remember trying to buy something that ended up being sold out was Marine Life–this was online–so I was there first thing in the morning at my local store.  MAC ended up filling the order two or three weeks later, though.

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167 thoughts on “What was the last product that you wanted to purchase but couldn’t get because it was already sold out?

  1. Avatar of Mandy bxboricua

    Ripe Peach Blush Ombre…and I never got a backup for Viva Glam Cyndi lipstick

  2. Avatar of Sass Sass

    MAC blush ombre in Ripe Peach. I’m still not sure how I goofed that up.

    And by the time I changed my mind about MAC Candy Yum Yum lipstick it was gone.

    Oh and that Bobbi Brown Metallic lipstick in Chrome sold out really quick everywhere too (I’m still made about this one).

  3. Avatar of Naemi Meerschweinchen

    “Prance” Peacocky LE by Mac. But then fortunatly I managed to get it from someone very nice :)

  4. Gabby T

    Chanel Ombres Perlees Eyeshadow Palette. I finally found one online and ordered it only to have my order canceled later that day. Was heartbroken. My husband started stalking Nordy’s website for me and when he saw it pop back up he grabbed it. I was so FREAKING excited!!!

  5. Diane

    Mac’s Ever Hip lipstick. I am sooooo bummed that by the time I got to the website, (mind you the next day after it launched) it was gone.

  6. Holly

    Ripe peach ombré blush! I was so excited when you had one in your huge giveaway a while back! I guess it’s just not meant to be!

  7. Avatar of Celine Celine

    the giant pink msf that came out with the mac wonder woman collection…i really wanted it but they had trouble with shipment of it in the uk so my mac counter never got it and it sold out online :( x

  8. Courtney

    Mac Darkly My Dear blush and She Who Dares eyeshadow from teh Venomous Villains collection.

  9. Urban Decay Naked Palette which I regretted not initially getting and when I finally was able to get it…I got six of them. Generally there is not a product I cant purchase, because it seems like I buy stuff that are not in crazy demand. MAC Yum Yum sounds like a swell lip color….wouldnt be suprise if MAC repackaged the product and renamed the same color

  10. Kevin

    Real Techniques brushes! went to ulta and they were all sold out unfortunately… :(

  11. Tamika

    Candy Yum Yum

  12. Avatar of Elizabeth Lizzi

    I’m reading the all the comments everyone is posting. I’m quite proud to say I was able to snag most of things that people are saying they missed. I think I’ve been able to score the hottest pieces because I look into and research the collections before they’re released and then hit Sephora, Nordstoms, or the boutiques to secure one in advance for myself. The only one that I missed that seemed that most did is Candy Yum-Yum. I own the OPI Mad As A Hatter, but I bought it in passing and haven’t given it’s value any thought. I had no idea people were paying +$50!! Yikes… Kinda wish I held onto it and sold it afterwards. I’ve done that with a bunch of things. So, I have been on the other side and bought cosmetics that I know will sell out and can easily be scalped on eBay and such, but I’ve also had to experience the buyers end as well. Ripe Peach and Sinister did that to me…

  13. heidi

    I wanted the MAC l/s summer summer and was bummed it was sold out and too expensive on ebay but the other day and I was just browsing the mac site on my phone and saw it was in stock! I quickly placed an order for that with the craving l/s and used the promo code for free shipping. I got it today, its so awesome! Made my week. :-)

  14. dawn

    The only ones that I’m still bummed about is ever hip and ripe peach(but I think amazon princess is pretty close).other than that I’ve been pretty lucky!

  15. Jasmin

    Mac my paradise cheek powder! I wanted it soo bad and unfortunately i cant enter your giveaway christine since im only 16 years old/: it sucks, but i’ll live(:

  16. ellie

    It’s mac’s innocence beware lipstick. I had the chance to get it but changed my mind then when i realized i liked it, it was already sold out the following day.

  17. Jan

    Tarte Rise & Shine in Nectar

  18. Lynn

    MAC’s Marine Life and Stereo Rose!

  19. Hepcat288

    Mega Metal shadows from Mac Peacocky collection. We don’t have a mac in my country and I sent my brother all the way to Malaysia for me (ok so he was going anyway and I handed him my mac list) but they were sold out everywhere :(

  20. MAC PARADISE I DONT HAVE ALL THE COLLECTIONS IM JUST GETTING STARTED AND I ACTUALLY SAVE UP SOME MONEY TO BUY THE CHEEK POWDER AND MAYBE A LIPSTICK BUT NOPE THEY SOLD OUT !!! :(

  21. Katie

    I’ve managed to get my hands on most things either through makeupalley or livejournal: Marine Life, My Paradise, Ever Hip, Candy Yum Yum.

    The one thing I can’t seem to find right now is Playing Koi. And Hibiscus!

  22. Avatar of Mariella Mariella

    Two items come to mind (both Mac, surprise, surprise!) – Bite of an Apple blush from Venomous Villains and Bows and Curtsies eyeshadow from the Fashion Flower (I think that’s the name) collection. The latter was a repromote from Tartan Tales but the pigmentation was SO much more intense and rich.

  23. The Maleficient eye duos and compact from MAC’s Venomous Villains collection.

  24. Shawnii Collins

    Teenage Dream by OPI, Sadly I still cannot find it ANYWHERE and refuse to pay 20 dollars to a scalper on ebay for a polish I have yet to see in real life!

  25. Rosy

    Mac Hibiscus, and the Naked palette :( I just can’t justify spending what these go for on EBay either!

  26. ScarlettC

    OPI Shatter Polish in Turquoise. Ulta has gotten in 2 shipments and both sold out the same day before I could get to the store. Will try again on Friday.