Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

Temptalia Asks You

What’s the one lip color you have too many of? Corals? Reds? Beiges?

Temptalia's AnswerI have wayyy too many reds and corals, but reds probably take the cake!

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77 thoughts on “What’s the one lip color you have too many of?

  1. MJ

    Definitely reds! I don’t even wear them that often because of how high maintenance they can be, but I just absolutely CANNOT RESIST a good, deep, blue-based red!

  2. Sae

    I am definitely guilty of having too many oranges! But I honestly can’t resist. Although I’m quite fair skinned, bright oranges just give me such a fresh and youthful look. Definitely my favorite lip color! My favorites consist of MAC Sounds Like Noise, YSL Glossy Stain in Orange de Chine & Revlon Balm Stain in Rendezvous. I don’t think I’ll stop buying oranges anytime soon either! :p

    • Bella

      Me too! I got waaaayy too many oranges & peaches, I don’t know why but I look bad in pinks but look great in oranges

      • Sae

        I totally know how that feels! It’s so hard for my to find pinks that suit me. I just look awful in them!

    • Sara

      Me too! Plus, I am also fair skinned. Isn’t Sounds Like Noise Wonderful? I went crazy getting lipsticks from the Mac All about Orange collection! :) I have Sweet & Sour, Tart & Trendy, Sushi Kiss, Flaming, and am waiting for Razzlerdazzler to arrive. Also love Rendezvous from Revlon, Palm Beach by Laura Mercier, and Muse by Hourglass. Oh – and Coralberry and Kiss Me Coral from Revlon!

      • Sae

        Sounds Like Noise is heaven sent. When it was first released I was absolutely ecstatic to finally find an orange with barely any red tones to it! An orange that was clearly pure orange!

  3. Definitely reds and corals! There’s no such thing as “too many” lip color for me though, ha. 😛

  4. Meg

    I have a lot of Reds too HAHAHA.

    MAC, Clinique Chubby stick, Guerlain, Revlon

  5. ms

    reds for sure. i have quite a lot, garconne is the last one i bought, or was it the GA the red, it takes a lot now for a red lip color to impress me. seen too many of them.

    i have an idea for a question, “what type of product or even shade of product that you used to buy but refuse to do so now”. eg. i refuse to buy any sort of lipgloss now.

  6. Jenny

    Definitely nude colors in all finishes from practically every brand! I don’t mind because all of them get plenty of usage since I rarely wear any bright or dark colors.

  7. Cindy

    Red, red, red, red, red, red, red, red, and oh yeah, neon pink and orange. LOL.

  8. Dominique

    Reds an pink ones too !

  9. Monibackincali

    quietly raises hand from the back of the room and answers: All of the above…..

  10. Monibackincali

    Ha! good try Christine…..

    Ladies, it’s a trick question. There’s no such thing as “too many”. :-p

    Well played Christine. Well played.

  11. Esme

    Fuchsias and berries are my downfall.

  12. I have sooooooo many fuchsia and hot pink lipsticks! I don’t know why… I just can’t say “no!” And as much as I argue with my boyfriend about it, they really are all the same colour!

  13. breyerchic04

    Medium plummy shades. MAC plumful, UD rapture, lipstickqueen jean queen, a couple nyx and revlon lipsticks, several glosses too, I know a stila one that is a perfect match.

  14. A. Mar

    Reds! I have a weakness for reds.

  15. Ivy

    Definitely pinky nudes! Lipsticks are my weakness and while I was organizing them just earlier today, I had like 20 shades of it.. Sigh

  16. Reds! I just can’t stop buying them!

  17. I’d say pinks, in all shades! I also have a LOT of brights, and a dearth of nudes. I really want more nude lipsticks, but I find it much harder to pick flattering nudes. Brights are so much easier to predict!

  18. VickyM

    Pinks without a doubt, from medium to deep shades of pink, I just really can´t resist them and I´m still looking for my perfect medium deep pink the same way some people look for a perfect red lol . I definitely need to expand my collection in other directions though, I only have two corals and only one red, need more of theses shades, I might have like 30 pinks though 😛 .

    • Nikki

      I feel your pain: I definitely own one too many pinks. I am just naturally drawn to them, which is crazy because I tend to reach for the same two or three when I want to rock pink (my Holy Grail being MAC Girl About Town…GORGEOUS!!!). I had to put myself on a no-buy for pinks because I own so many shades and variations. Since I started my no-buy, I have to get my fix by looking at swatches of pinks online. Lol

  19. Geneva Dell

    It’s red for me also, I have MAC Ruby Woo, Nars Red Lizard, OCC NSFW, Tarte Fiery, NYX Plush red & MAC Dazzle glass in Love Alert. After that it’s nudes.

  20. Corals, though my stash of red is probably getting there too LOL

  21. I’d have to say reds but they’re the ones I use the most so I can’t feel bad about it.

  22. Mariella

    Hmmm – too many? I have a lot of the colours that flatter me but I don’t consider that “having too many”. However, I do have about 6 tubes of MAC Plumful – one in my purse, one in my makeup area, one in a kitchen drawer, one in my work bag, one in my gym bag….it’s one of my “best” lipstick colours so I have a tube in every place where I’m likely to need/use it. Craving, Capricious, Brick-o-la, Clarins Pink Berry and Guerlain Champs Elysees are going the same way (multiples in several places!)

  23. Diana B

    Definitely nudes

  24. Semi-sheer to semi-opaque light-medium neutral pinks! I love those shades to death and just can’t get enough of them!

  25. JJ

    Honestly, you can NEVER have enough lip color lol. But I have way too many berry/red and nude lipsticks.

  26. Laurel

    I have so many neutral pink/rose lip colors! This is basically the color of my lips, which I guess I like since I always gravitate toward colors that basically just add a layer of the same color as my lips!

  27. Karen

    Definitely red but in my defense there was a time when I mostly wore red lips like every day. I’m getting better though because every time I grab for a red i stop myself and see if another color would be more suitable.

  28. Rachel

    You can never have too many lippies! (Lipsticks or Glosses!)
    I probably have too many of the colors they give in Gift With Purchases. Whether its Clinique, Estee Lauder, or Lancome, they always seem to give that boring mauvey pink that I wouldn’t even wear to work. Once I put a bunch of those lipsticks in the free section on Craiglist and people went nuts! They were gone in an hour! I should do that again…

  29. It’s easier to say I don’t have a lot of browns.

  30. I have a lot deep shades: berries, burgundies, plum reds, and wines. Can’t ever resist them, they’re gorgeous! 😀

  31. Xero

    I have way too many reds! I like wearing red lipstick occasionally, but I think 15 tubes is completely unnecessary! >.<

  32. Jennifer

    Way too many fuchsias!

  33. zainab

    Light pinks (like MAC Please Me). My lipstick collection isn’t huge but I have about four colours that are near dupes for that shade, and a few more that are pretty similar but darker, browner etc, and it is the colour I wear most of the time. I actually only own one or two true reds, and in one case I bought it specifically because I didn’t own a single one.

  34. chris

    Coral lipsticks/glosses followed by red.

  35. Veronica

    There is no such thing as too much red lipstick.

  36. Kristy

    Pink, pink, and pink! There are just too many different shades of pink. If I can detect a subtle difference, I’ll buy another one!

  37. I have too many pinks. 5 nearly identical hot pinks I never wear, and about 10 softer pinks.

  38. Sheena F

    Definitely pinky-beige/brown lipsticks. I can’t get enough of them! It’s the ideal MLBB shade for me since I have dark pink and brown undertones on my lips.

  39. Red forsure. However, I keep buying more lol.

  40. nina

    Most definitely blue based pinks. My big weakness especially if they are from revlon lol :)

  41. xamyx

    I simply have far too many lip products, regardless of color. I don’t really wear them that often, as I typically reach for lip balm. If I had to pick one color, I’d have to say coral/orange (I realize they are “different”, but when applied on me, they are pretty much the same); I only have a few, but as a color I never wear, even one would be “too many”. I keep them figuring I could mix/blend with something else, but then I get too lazy…

  42. Corals, oranges, reds, and hot pink! I do tend to also go for a lot of rosy colored lipsticks, but I don’t have nearly as many.

  43. redshift87

    Definitely cool-toned pinks! They’re my favorite shade and even though I have several that are HGs for me, it seems like I can never pass a new one up, because what if it’s just as nice or better than my current favorites? ; -p

  44. Kate Adetunji

    Don’t seem to be able to get enough of those corals! Love them. x

  45. Cathy

    It’s probably a toss-up between beigey-nudes and peachy-nudes, so let’s just say NUDES! I’m trying to break out of my comfort zone and explore pinks and berries for fall :)

  46. Absolutely pinks. Bright, hot fuchsia pinks.

  47. Is there such a thing as too much? Maybe too many hot pinks, but I need them all :)

  48. Kristen

    Nudes. I just bought a dusty rose lipstick because I have manly nudes with two hot pinks and three reds that I never seem to use!

  49. Lisa

    I hate to admit it, but I have way too many pink red, fuschia red type colors. I know I don’t need anymore, but I just can’t resist!

  50. Ana

    Bright pinks FTW LOL

  51. Define too many… 😛 Definitely pinks. From milky pink nudes to magenta, I have a disgusting amount of pink lip products.

  52. It used to be berries… then I transitioned into roses… now, it’s starting to turn into corals.

    This is a fun game to play with nail polish too… I was reorganizing my collection a couple weeks ago and realized I had 8 different mint greens

  53. Nudes: pinky, brown and peachy nudes. Love ’em. Purples are 1st runner up.

  54. I think Corals. Corals are my fave to wear. ^^

    I rarely wear Reds, but I have too many of them. x3

  55. I have wayyyy too many MLBB colours.

  56. Monica

    I haven’t met a fuchsia that I haven’t liked.

  57. Brenda

    I would have to say that yes, I may actually own too many MLBB/pinky nude lipcolours. For me, MAC Patisserie is almost my exact lipcolour (i realized two days ago when I put it on it was the exact same shade as my lips), and I own two of those, NARS Cruisin, Rimmel Naked (disc), Revlon Rose & Shine, Revlon Petal…I know there is more but it’s been a loooong day.

    But really, how many lipsticks does one need that are barely noticeable once applied? LOL!!

  58. Michelle

    It’s so comforting to know that I am not alone in my crazy red lipstick obsession! Reds, reds, and more reds!!!

  59. Lee

    Well, the obvious answer would be bright hot pinks, I do have a ton but I wear them all so I don’t think it’s too many. :) The real answer should be corals ’cause I always think maybe this one will work for me and then I never wear them.

  60. jess magnuson

    RED!!!!!!!!!!! Waaaay too many! I love the way it looks on my pale skin but I own far too many!

  61. doroffee

    Uhm… I guess mauve pinks. Or when I think about actual usage, hot pinks. I have way too many for the fact I rarely wear them out.

  62. Aelita

    gosh, how did I miss this one? reds, almost a hundred now:) my husband calls me a collector now:)))))

  63. Red & orange red & orange! Mostly all mattes.

  64. Amalia

    reds ,corals

  65. Ann

    NUDES! Although my boyfriend cannot tell them apart, I can. I was on the search for the perfect nude and bought a lot that were nice but not what I am looking for. Ladies around NC30, try Peachstock by MAC for the ultimate nude. I love it.

  66. Bonnie

    But I love them!

  67. Mónica

    Definitely fuchsias and hot pinks. Way too much. And I wear nudes most of the time but there’s something about this shades I simply can’t resist.

  68. I have at least 10 reds and they all vary by tone, opaqueness, and finish. I love red lipstick on me even though I don’t wear it every day.