Is there one color of makeup you just can't resist?
Is there one color of makeup you just can’t resist? Do you end up with lots and lots of near identical shades?
That’s me with coral lipstick… but surprisingly, not too many dupes.
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Is there one color of makeup you just can’t resist? Do you end up with lots and lots of near identical shades?
That’s me with coral lipstick… but surprisingly, not too many dupes.
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lime green! every time i see it, i pounce.
too many browns and purples. and browny-purples like satin taupe
baby pinks for me. i can’t resist them!
what are your favourites?
Purple eyeshadow! I own wayyy too many.
Me too!!! What´s the deal with purple? I just can´t resist it.
Purple eyeshadow I have drugstore and dollar store all the way to MAC grape pigment
pink nude lipsticks
the same for nail polishes
brown/ neutral eyeshadows
I always want all of them, but to my shock I only have a few … 😀
I can’t resist any shade of blue & grey e/s and pigment, even I rarely wear blue. They just look so beautiful.
Something more practical would be purple e/s, soft yellow pink & coral l/s.
I love pinky corals. They’re just so flattering and versatile. Whether it’s the perfect pinky coral gloss or blush or eyeshadow to wash over your lids, it’s just such a flattering shade.
Red lipstick every time. It makes me look & feel like a million bucks every time I wear it.
when I see a pink lipstick/liogloss I feel like I need it even if I have something similar lol….I can’t resist I love pink makeup products
i have lots and lots of taupe-ish eye shadows and liners and peach color blushes, lipsticks, lipglosses; so for me, taupe and peach 🙂
Purple eye shadows… LOVE LOVE LOVE 😀
Eyeshadows and nailpolishes in the purple family.
Nude peach/pink lipstick and lipgloss. I keep trying to tell myself that they’re different (“well, that one looks slightly warmer/cooler/pinker/peachier in the tube”). lol
Dark blue nail polish–shimmery, jelly, cream–all told I have about 15 of them.
BLUE eyeshadow and RED lipstick…I don’t have too many dupes of any colour because I am really careful when I pick out colours even if they’re a beautiful shade – I feel duped when I waste money on shades I already have!
There are a couple colors I can’t resist, actually. I have to buy purple anything (lipstick, eyeshadow, mascara, you name it!) And I absolutely love greens. I have too many greens to count. I’m always on the search for the perfect green and the perfect purple. I’m pretty addicted to teals and blues, too!
I don’t actually have a lot of dupes, though. I’m really careful about not buying too many dupes.
Taupes and purples! They look great alone and paired together!
Eyeshadows, lipsticks, blushes, etc. If it’s orange (or orange-related, i.e., Coral) I neeeeeed it.
Yeah… I just can’t resist that purplely-pink – eyeshadows, nail polish , glosses…
Pink lipsticks. I have 100 lipsticks, and probably 70 of them are all pinks lol
Ugh that’s me with hot pinks and fuchsias, lipsticks and shadows. I’ve been seriously trying to control myself and let some of my supplies run out. At least they look good, probably my best colors.
I love love love blue-green and burgundy eyeshadows!
for me it’s teal eyeshadow, teal nail polish, or teal eye liners.
i have SO many teal things… i am a fan of the san jose sharks though so the teal gets used.
Are you me?
Haha yep! Anything teal? Ok then I have to buy it! But I have no dupes either. Fancy that!
Taupe eyeshadows…I don’t have any identical shades, but I’m also trying to resist buying more
Any and all green eyeliner pencils!
Red lipsticks for sure 🙂
Christine what’s your fav coral lipstick/lip colour??Am shopping for the perfect shade but I cant think of one:(
purple eyeshadows… my weakness…
Pink OPI nail polishes, I have like 20 pinks and they all look different to me and if there’s a new one I cant resist but buy it.
I’m a sucker for red lipstick and blue eyeshadow. And just about anything shiny, I’m totally a magpie!
Taupeish greyish purplish eyeshadow colors! Like Mac smoke and diamonds, hypnotizing, midnight madness, etc. And also orangey lipgloss colors! (but not those 2 things worn together, ha!)
Sheer red lippies! One would think that sheer red = pink, but nope, it needs to be juicy, translucent red for me to love it. I’m going for the look of naturally pigmented, healthy, flushed lips on myself.
Purples, its always the purples. My MA even teases me everytime there’s a purple coming out in collections.
pale shimmery pale lilac/lavendar/pinkish lipgloss or lip stick. lol
Red lipsticks! My friends kept teasing me about my ‘collection of lipsticks’ (I only have 5!) but there are just so many different hues of red!
That’s me with pinks. Hot pinks and pale pinks. ANd I believe I do have a few dupes! :O
i’m a sucker for purple eyeshadow. i have almost every one MAC makes and lots from other brands. its ridiculous. but SOOOO pretty!
yup! i love coral blushes<3
i was cleaning out my make up stash and found out Fun & Games from the Hello Kitty MAC collection & Smashbox's MUSE Blush Rush is nearly identical!
red lipstick.i wouldent say there near identical though. two of them might be
yep! Teal I have a ton of them but it’s not enough haha and I really partial to pink too
Teal eyeshadow! I have loads, and I don’t even know why because I hardly ever wear it!
Nude, coral & peach lipsticks or lip glosses, and eyeshadows that resemble MAC’s All That Glitters. I’m also a sucker for coral or peach blushes.
Coral lipstick/gloss for me too! & Also gold eyeshadows.. I really just cant resist those gold e/s.. I have too many but they’re all wonderful! 🙂
Light pink lipgloss! If I see one I have to buy it, doesn’t matter that I already have like 40 of them 😀
Petroooooooooool bluuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuue in whatever eyeshadow form (paint pot, powder, cream…)
Red lipsticks (I have several brands plus customblend, but very rarely wear any)
Nude shimmery eyeshadows
Just like you, Christine ! Coral lipsticks (and lipglosses) though none really do look super alike !
I tend to buy lots of greyish blue eyeshadow like alum and scene and what not.. I have enough of it to last me a lifetime 😛
For me it’s shades of purple. I love loads of purple eyeshadows and eyeliner but my real weakness is mauve toned lipsticks!! I try really hard not to duplicate though.
it’s purple eyeshadows.i have dozens and i still buy more.
nude pink with glam shine..can’t resist it
hot pink lipstick definitely!
Oh, yes! I have 17 green eyepencils (I counted them few days ago ;-), and I can’t resist at green eyeshadows and peach blushes. 3 years ago, instead, I bought many parfumes!
Blue, pink, green, cooper ….. 😉
em Beiges and warm pinks .. I always end up buying shades which are very similar to the ones I already have
It’s with my favourite things!
Red lipsticks – I have maybe 11 or 12. No real dupes either. Maybe you have to be a red lipstick nerd to tell the difference.
Coral lipsticks – this is on 7. Again there’s loads of variation but some of them are similar…
Tomato red nail varnish… I thought this was getting bad but I think I’m happy with Barry M bright red at the moment.
Peach nail varnish – I have an obscene amount but it’s because I’ve never found one as nice as Nars’ Capri, now d/c. 🙁
I love coral-based lipsticks too 🙂 But dupes are hard to find.
golden/bronze eyeshadows and lipsticks/glosses in any hue of pink.
red lipstick =)
yep….I have an addiction for PINK lip glosses 🙂
shimmery taupe eyeshadows and mauve-lavander blush and lipstick/gloss 😉
I have about a million. Chanel, Dior, MAC, Smashbox, Estee Lauder, EA, Scott Barnes – I have a LOT of gorgeous shades and yet I haven’t quite found the ULTIMATE purple…
I don’t think I ever will, LOL!
Green shadows with gold shimmer. Or bright green. I have 2 bright greens that actually do look exactly the same except one has tiny gols sparkles in it as well but you cant tell 😀
Lipstick, Lipgloss, Eyeshadow, Blusher! Ohmygee, even if I did have an identical shade, I would convince myself I didn’t, lol. Although, I am pretty sure you can’t duplicate a purple since there are some many different variations.
(See, I don’t even want to believe it’s possible!! :D)
green eyeshadow…..it just draws me in….I love it!
Teal blue! I have so many liners pencils, shadows, minerals, etc. all in bright Teal blue and yet any new one makes me drool!
Purple or Teal. Every shade, every finish, every medium. They are my vice 🙁
GREEN! Eyeshadow, eyeliner, nail polish.
You wouldn’t believe how many of each I have. LOL
Yes! Most purple/lilac eye colours and peachy lip glosses!
purple lipsticks. i barely ever wear them and yet…i need all -_-
I cant resist Teals and corals!
Peach and lavendar. From eyeshadows, lip products, to blushes. I think I own every perm. MAC peach blush.
Anything shiny! Ha! =) But I love glitter, shimmer, you name it.
Bronze Eyeshadow – makes my blue eyes stand out.
Pale milky pink lipglosses favorites ysl purgloss 2 mixed with fashion scoop favorite pale pink combo. For reference I am nw43 in mac.
i like gold eyeshadow. hard to live without this one…
I would have to say anything neutral, peachy or tan/brown, I tend to grab! I like that “Golden Goddess” look. I have too many nude lipsticks, several peach/tan/neutral blushes and tons of bronzers! Most of my eyeshadows are neautrals, bronzey, or brown. The color Coral looks fabulous on you doll- your skin is SO beautiful!♥
Taupe eyeshadow! And I have a lot of dupes!
me too on the coral lipsticks. i loves them! i also cannot get enough of purple, blue and gold eyeshadows. i always gravitate to them.
I don’t think there’s just one colour, but I am rather partial to coral-pink blushes and there are some shades of eyeshadows that I like more than others.
Bronze Eyeshadow – love the way it looks with my blue eyes.
call me wierd but I kinda switch around with that, it was purple eyeshadows, then I moved to pinks, and now it’s been greens.
purples…i have so many shades of purple, all just a hint different.
Christine – I totally agree with your self-assessment – you have an issue with coral lippies…we’ll have you 12 stepping in no time 🙂
For me- it’s grey eyeliners (I REALY want you to review the Kat Von D Tattoo liner in Biker – PLEASE?!?! I can’t find it in stores yet and it is sold out online!)
My other thing – taupe eyeshadows…I need to stop!
Also – could you tell us what you purchased from Sephora’s F&F sale?
Green eyeshadow! Love the color, but try to avoid duping if I can.
for me im always on the look out for the perfect nude lipstick for my skintone…im a NC25. I have tried so many nudes but still havent found one that i absolutly love so i keep buying more…lol
I ALWAYS get nude/pale pink lipsticks and brown/taupy eyeshadows… Don’t know why, I guess I love the look they give!
PURPLE EYESHADOW!! and NUDE LIPSTICK! I can’t get enough of either oh well at least it’s something i like!
Green! I have so many green eyeshadows it’s ridiculous, and there always seems to be a new shade that I desperately want that isn’t *quite* identical to the ones I already have!
Purples for my eyes! and pale pinks for my lips!
It looks terrible on me but it’s so beatiful in the pot!
plums and purples!
When it comes to eyeshadow, I can’t have enough neutral colors (which is pretty boring, I have to admit).
When it comes to lip products, I love warm pinks!
That’s me too, except trade coral for pink XD
Peach with golden undertones. Lovely !
for me that will be purple eyeshadow.
I tend to lean more towards the pinks in lipsticks!!
I have so many very similar shades of purple eye shadow! The reason is that every time I’m in a store, I see this BEAUTIFUL shade of purple, and because purple is a hard color to make and not all purples are created the same, I end up buying it thinking it’s a purple shadow superior to the ones I currently have, but in reality it’s very close to the ones I already own except with a slightly different red or blue tinge.
Purple eyeshadow, anything in that range I can’t help it.
No matter how many times I remind myself blue shadow isn’t the most flattering on me, I still buy tons of blue shadow. I also can’t resist shimmery aqua nail polish.
Green eyeshadows, I love them all!!
NUDES!!! I have so many it’s not even funny 🙂
Red lipstick and green or teal eyshadow. Cannot. Resist.
Right now I’m “collecting” rose/mocha and grey/taupe shades. Each one has a slightly different tone and effect.
warm brown shadows with fine gold shimmer. they snag me every time!
Corals, for lips & cheeks, and bronzes for eyes. If it’s in the product description, I have to SERIOUSLY restrain myself. But I’ve been good recently, so I’m gonna get my CORAL on with Pret-a-Papier (less than 2 weeks away for the US!).
Any kind of hot pink/magenta lip product – Show Orchid and Electric Fuschia come to mind immediately. Love that colorway!
purple and plum for both eyes and lips. i swear i can differences between all of them but i know i have some near-dupes.
also… dark lipsticks. again, i can see the differences, but i know they’re minimal. last week i was agonising over whether or not to pick up media. i have dark side, even on my hand, they look almost identical and yet i am haunted by the fact that there is a dark MAC lipstick i don’t own…
Nudes. Lipgloss, lipliner, lipstick….I own em all 😛
Pink lipsticks and green eyeshadows. The lipstick gets a lot of wear, but the green? Not so much.
Orange and lime eye shadows (but I don’t wear them together tho’, I swear!). Most of my oranges are different but some of my limes are pretty close. Also bright pink lipstick. I have almost every bright pink MAC has made in the last 5 years and while I don’t have any exact dupes, the differences are so small, they’re tough to tell apart.
I love golds/browns/bronze for eyes, and now I can’t stop buying peach/coral colors for cheeks and lips!
Violet eyeshadow and light pink blushes..maybe I don’t buy each and every one I come across, but I am sorely tempted every time.
Red based eyeshadows… i.e. burgundy, wine red, purples… all that make my green/ brown eyes pop 🙂
neutrals!!! never enough of them
Nude lipglosses and chocolate brown eyeshadows!
Purples, Smokey black white grey and silver
coral, orange, red, bright pink eye shadows. All the colors that look best in lipstick, I love doing eye makeup to match.
lipstick: all kinds of pinks
eyeshadows: all kinds of greens
I love purple eyeshadows! Surprisingly, I don’t use them very often, I prefer blues/greens/teals, as I also love purple lipsticks and monochromatic looks are quite boring.
Kisses from spain **
Golden eyes 🙂
Dark Green – whether it be eyeshadow or nail polish or eyeliner if it’s dark green I want it! And its so hard to resist
Nude lipsticks!! By the way Christine Maybelline has a color u may like. I love it. Its called Coral Crush Lipstick. Have u tried it?
When is comes to eyeshadow I can’t resist Turquoise Shades, Bright Purples and Rich Browns. Lipsticks: Anything thats a milky baby pink and all nudes lippies.
Matte nude and vanilla, and shimmery beige and pale gold eyeshadows!
Also, red lipstick. I don’t have too many identical colors though because I try not to buy similar ones unless they have a different finish.
a tie between red lipstick and red toned purple e/s
Any brown or plum eyeshadows!!!
Red lipsticks. It’s convenient though because now I can keep one in every purse…
I’m a sucker for purple eyeshadow!!
Purple’s… I have so many shades of it it’s ridiculous
Anything purple basically! I’m totally on a lilac/lavender kick right now. It doesn’t help that lilac is an IT color this season…
purple lipstick and almost ANYTHING in black.
PURPLE EYESHADOWS. Total weakness.
Anything that is neutral or nude..its an addiction…lol
For me I would have to say anything Purple, Green and Taupe. I don’t think I will ever run out. I try to be careful to not buy a color that is the same as something I already have.
Coral lipsticks for me, too. And green eyeshadows!
i love peachy bronze eye shadows like all that glitters by mac!
i have so many eye shadows of that color…and i absolutely love them!
I love purples and highlight color eyeshadows
Pinky Brown Lipsticks 🙂
baby pink lipsticks : ) I have so many -_______________- but I can’t resist!
Matte shadows, matte lipsticks.
blues/turquiose. i love the colors but I rarely ever wear them. haha idk they make me happy
Yes, once a see a “rose mocha” like Benefit Buckle Bunny or UD shotgun I just can’t help myself because its my perfect everyday color AND warm golds drive me crazy cause I like wearing them with different eyeliners.
Definitely purples. Although, I’m loving corals right now. It’s my new love 🙂
Everytime I see a color like Amber Lights I have to buy it. If a brand makes that goldish/coppery color, I most likely own it.
Christine, I am the exact same way with corals! I wonder what it is about coral that is sp appealing? Maybe because corals are never “true” colours, like they are always a mix of reds, pinks, oranges, and beiges!
I think it’s also harder to find GREAT corals, too. I know I like them because them seem to suit my warm-toned skin so well!
um. anything pink… I really like pink… *any* shade of pink for anything. =/
Blue and purple are my weaknesses!
I would say definately pink lipstick! You can never have too many right?
Purple. Particularly very dark purples and especially for lip stuff (think Homegirl by Kat Von D).
In fact, the other day at Sephora I was trying on some Kat Von D glosses I had never seen before, and I found one that I love. And the color name? Wouldn’t you know it, it was Homegirl–the same color in gloss form.
blues, greens, and teals for eyeshadow, eyeliner and nail polish
I buy coral/orangey shadows… They look great on blue eyes…
well for my eyes it’s usually…purple. purple looks amazing on me and i gravitate towards it all the time.
for lips it’s..pink. i have a bunch of pink lipsticks, and whenever i’m out buying makeup i have to stop myself a bit and ask “wait..i HAVE something that looks alot like that already”. it’s so hard to resist a pretty pink lipstick though!
Nude lipstick, lipgloss,lipliner…..you name it. Nude Nude Nude
The perfect warm pink peach for lips and blush! I’m always buying similar shades just because “they looked so pretty” And grey and taupes for nails. Neutrals for eyes!!
gunmetal, pale baby pink, and taupes!
I love Turquoise and Teal shades of eyeshadows *____*
for me its deep, vivid jewel tone blues. i cannot resist them! those eye shadows always look amazing on my skin, even when i just put it on my hand to swatch! love. it.
Taupe eyeshadow….all shades,shimmer,matte….I cannot resist any eyeshadow that is taupe. Ugh! LOL
I’m a sucka for any shade of purple shadow!
peachy pink lipsticks & blush
For eyes = taupe. But my ab-sol-ute favvvvvvvorite colour for lips is bright pinks, esp. fuchsia. I think my obsession with it comes from Barbie’s lips! I think the color can make a face so youthful and pretty.
I have brown eyes and CANNOT resist olive green or any medium or dark green. I have WAY too much green makeup…
PURPLE! :3 Also, iridescent/color shifting stuff!
shimmery sand/tan, yellows or orangey eyeshadows; anything that falls into that category whatsoever. It’s sad really. And beige, or yellow and orange glosses. I keep buying the same kinds of colours even though I have similar items. I think they are just really happy, brighten-my-face kinda colours!
NUDE! im obsessed with nude lips, eyes, nails, everything!
Shimmery golds and smokey purples!
Yes, purple eyeshadows! I’m trying to stop buying more, because I really do have dupes of everything by now.
yellow eyeshadows…i love to wear them and when i see ones i dont have it is like a rare find lol
Taupe and lilac eyeshadows, and sheer mauve lipsticks.
I’m drawn to blue eyeshadows for some reason! Every time I see a blue e/s I think ohhh that’d be great… but I rarely wear them!
I was also on a pink/coral eyeshadow kick for a while but that’s ok b/c I wear them more than blue.
I also have a lot of light pink lipstick.
I’ve started to stop myself from buying something b/c I think it’s pretty and think ‘will I actually use this??!!” and I have been very good about it. Now I feel like I am not wasting my money now and just appreciate the pretty items. 🙂
I’m a sucker for bright pink lipsticks and all kinds of purple eyeshadow! 🙂
I wouldn’t say I have too many though 😛 Luckily, those are also the shades that I like to wear the most!
I can’t resist eyeshadow duos with pink and shimmery brown. I have at least 5!
I’m with you on coral lipsticks! Also, nude lipsticks and Purple eyshadows!
Fuchsia lipstick. I. Just. Can’t. Help. It!
neutral shadows…and red lipsticks! i have a real surplus happening…
i actually managed to purchase 2 embark shadows…but that was really my worst ‘dupe’ experience…most of the time shades are dissimilar enough!
dark cherry lip color..i have about 5 of each (drugstore AND department)..it gives me that “bombshell” feeling when i need it. lol
green and grey eyeshadows! can’t resist them. I’m always on the search for that perfect grey gold green and then mac came out with it-hold my gaze but in a palette at christmas last year! If they came out with that as a single e/s i would probably buy at least 5 because i love it so much!
Bronze colors!!! I have got to get it when I see it!
neutrals and pink lipsticks
Olive green shadows. They make my hazel eye sparkle so I always grab them. I have way too many similar shades though.