Monday, September 3rd, 2012

Temptalia Asks You


When you buy a seasonal product, do you wear it year-round? Or only during that season? (Like buying a lipstick from a fall collection, do you wear it only during fall or whenever you want?)

Temptalia's AnswerI have no problem doing so.  The likelihood that I do so is not high, since I typically review seasonal items, but I’ll happily wear fall colors in summer or summer colors during the holidays! :)

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23 thoughts on “When you buy a seasonal product, do you wear it year-round?

  1. Abbi P.

    If it’s appropriate like a red lipstick then yes def! But if it’s something like a summer orange eyeshadow during the winter no! So it just depends but there’s no hard and fast rule.

  2. Ljana

    Absolutely! I may not use a darker bronzer in wintertime as it doesn’t sit very well on my winter pasty skin, but everything else I use all year round. I have this beautiful Artdeco medium pink shimmery blush that was LE for spring 2012 and I’m already looking forward to wearing it in winter as a pick-me-up on those cold, gloomy days!

  3. I tend to wear berry and mild pink lipsticks all year round, even though one is more of a winter shade and the other is more of a summer shade.

  4. It depends. I usually just do what I want, but I do feel like I enjoy wearing those seasonal shades more in their season.

  5. I think you postet the wrong anser by mistake Christine ;)

    And I wear products all year round whenever they match the clothes I’m wearing and the occasion. For example alot of dark red and berry lipsticks come out in Fall, but I mostly wear those colours whenever I go out all year round.

  6. I don’t stick to seasons, really. I’ll wear anything regardless of what time of the year it is. Who cares about the season, if I like it, I’ll wear it :-)

  7. Kristi

    yes, I wear most items year-round. By pairing different shades, the look can be fall-winter smoky or light & summery!

  8. Nicoco Chanel

    Screw the rules, I do what I want!

  9. xamyx

    I *rarely* even buy from Spring or Summer collections, as I don’t care for soft pastels & brights, but wear neutrals & vampy shades year-round, anyway. The only thing that really changes is the actual amount I wear, but that has more to do with weather conditions; in So Cal, it can be 90+ in December, or in the 60s in July, so really there is no relevence with seasons.

    • Lizzi

      I hear that! What I miss most about living in Oceanside, CA is the weather. Vacation weather year-round! Plus, the relative lack of humidity keeps the makeup where it should be all day. ;-)

  10. blueraccoon

    I tend to switch out lipstick colors and wear darker reds and berry colors in the fall and winter, and sheerer and brighter lipsticks in the summer. But other than that, I’ll wear anything anytime.

  11. Veronica

    I generally prefer to wear burgundies and vampier lip shades in the fall (I use more red/fuschia in summer), but the rest of my makeup is pretty much a year-round deal. Actually, now that I think about it, most of the soft hues that come out around spring and summer actually make up the smallest part of my collection. I just feel like I’m not getting my money’s worth out of products if I’m limited them to a specific time of year.

  12. Absolutely! I wear what I want, no matter the time of the year. Growing up in the tropics where there are no “seasons” certainly helped with that; so did moving to the southern hemisphere, where the “seasons” are the opposite of most brands’ themed releases.

  13. I’m guilty of wearing seasonal items out of season. Some colors, I tell myself, are great all year round ;) Golds, for example, or deep teals.

  14. Michelle

    I’ll wear anything year round, but I still tend to follow trends. I recently wore a dark red lip because I felt like it, but that was the first time doing so since a few months ago. I wore it quite often in winter and early spring.

  15. Mariella

    I sure do wear things all year ’round, though there are some colours that I tend to wear more in the cold weather (brown toned red lipsticks, for example) than I do in the scorching summer weather.

  16. Danielle

    I guess it depends on how seasonal the product color is. Something like a bright lime green eye shadow from a collection I may save exclusively for summer.

  17. Nope, I’m not that much of a control freak. :)

  18. Lauren

    It depends on how seasonal the color is. For nail polish, I do tend to stick to seasons. I mean who wants to wear a vampy color in summer? But I admit that I’ll bust out the bright pink in the middle of winter. I wear brighter blush in summer (but that’s also because my skin is a bit lighter in winter and looks better with different colors when I’m not as tan). I’m only likely to wear aqua eyeshadow in the summer. But otherwise, most of my makeup colors are used year-round.

  19. Joni

    I like sticking to seasons a bit. I get really excited about changing seasons and holidays and I like my makeup to reflect that.

  20. Liz

    I do tend to wear different colours in different seasons (don’t usually wear coral lipstick in the winter, or wine in the summer), but many times the colours that are released in a collection don’t correspond to the season, IMO. For example, MAC’s Laugh a Lot lipstick was from a spring collection, but I wear it almost exclusively in the fall & winter.

  21. Yumi

    If I like it, I’ll wear it whenever! I think makeup also involves knowing what works best on you, so when I find that, I stick to it.

  22. Ellen

    I only buy colors I love. Its very hard to find good warm neutrals, they’re usually most available in Fall or Early Summer (tans). I buy them when I find them and pray they don’t get discontinued if I’ve found a lfelong keeper. That said, I did get talked into buying a bright coral this summer, luckily, I got it in a sheer formula lipstick. That’s something I’d probably only weat in the summer with like colored clothing, but since it’s sheer, I can layer it over my browns all year long. So I guess the answer to the question is an absolut yes, ther is no such thing as a seasonal color, there are only so many colors in the world, and they get re-named and re-branded every season or so!!!