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1. hmm…not big on lip products which is prob weird, but i have chronic dry lips—nothing works for more than a few hours so lipsticks are useless πŸ™
2. mac—lowest price point for good quality shadows. i don’t like experimenting with drugstore shadows anymore to find the few good ones in the crap pile—ultimately you end up paying more!
3. nars! about 10x better than mac blushes, but probably not as great as even higher end brands. these last and are so much more pigmented and blendable than mac blushes

Favorite lipstick brand? NK (They only cost a $1 from the beauty supply store but they look great alone or with gloss)
Favorite eyeshadow brand? Maybelline ( I love the four color palletes, especially stylish smokes)
Favorite blush brand? MAC (the only blushes I’ve ever used)

* Favorite lipstick brand? Definitely Clinique. Great colors and SO smooth on the lips.

* Favorite eyeshadow brand? MAC and Urban Decay are a tie for their multitude of colors as well as high pigmentation.

* Favorite blush brand? Nars. The colors are SO beautiful and they go on so smoothly.

Favorite lipstick- MAC
Favorite eyeshadow brand- Fyrinnae
Favorite blush brand- I don’t really use it… Smashbox makes my favorite bronzer.

1) MAC – I haven’t tried much else. With all of the colors and textures they offer, I haven’t felt the need to stray.

2) MAC – same as the lipsticks. I’m happy with MAC e/s so I don’t stray.

3) NARS – I just need your highly recommended 116 brush for better application! :0)

My favourite lipstick brand: luxury- YSL, otherwise- MAC
My favourite eyeshadow brand: MAC
My favourite blush brand: toss up between NARS, Benefit and Mac. That said, I read for INSTANT CHIC daily.

Favorite Lipstick Brand?
Mac, Revlon, Wet N’ Wild(the new megalast lipstick is amazing!)

Favorite Eyeshadow Brand?
Mac, NYX, Sacha

Favorite Blush Brand?
Mac, NYX, Sacha

Favorite lipstick brand? Havent tried many but rimmels are good πŸ™‚
Favorite eyeshadow brand? Urban Decay
Favorite blush brand? Maybe mac? i dont know i havent found any im crazy about yet :/

I’m not a big lipstick wearer, so right now I’m still in my infant stages with drugstore brands like Maybelline (that ColorLast was BEAUTIFUL!) I have a few MAC shades as well.
Favorite eyeshadow? Oh, It’s a tie between Make Up For Ever and Dior
Favorite blush brand is NARS, hands down.

Favourite Lipstick brand – MAC or YSL
Favourite Eyeshadow brand – tie between MAC and NARS
Favourite Blush Brand – MAC For Cream’s NARS for Powders and Topshop Make-up get a special mention for their cream blushes

Favorite lipstick brand? I can’t just choose one, it’s Mac and Guerlain
Favorite eyeshadow brand? Mac, Guerlain and Dior, plus UD & Sleek
Favorite blush brand? Mac, Nars and Laura Geller

Favourite lipstick: MAC &Chanel
Favourite eye shadow: MAC & MUFE
Favourite Blush: NARS for their pigmentation and gorgeous colors & MAC for the range of colors and finishes

Lipstick – revlon, although I would die to try a Volupte YSL lipstick, they are gorgeous beyond words, and beyound my wallet ufortunately
Eyeshadows – UD, if simply for all the gorgeous palettes they put out. Now if they’d just get rid of the glitter that would be a dream come true.
Blush – don’t really have any πŸ™

Favorite lipstick brand? Maybelline when I’m on a budget, Chanel when I’m feeling spendy and Mac for in between.
Favorite eyeshadow brand? Tie between Mac & Mattese (Ricky’s NYC brand)
Favorite blush brand? Powder: Cargo; Cream: Smashbox

Favorite lipstick brand? MAC, Clinique, Estee Lauder, hard to say which is my favourite, all have many pros but some cons as well.
Favorite eyeshadow brand? MAC
Favorite blush brand? MAC

Favorite lipstick brand? MAC and Victorias Secret!
Favorite eyeshadow brand? MAC and Benefit
Favorite blush brand? Hmmm…I don’t have a favorite.

* Favorite lipstick brand? CHANEL
* Favorite eyeshadow brand? MAC ALL THE WAY!
* Favorite blush brand? MAC for Margin, Refined Golden and all their MSF!

– MAC (just really got into lipstick though…I did just buy a Chanel one which is also awesome!)
– MAC/Urban Decay
– Nars (even though I own more MAC)

Lipstick: I don’t own many lipsticks (mostly glosses or tinted balms) but the only ones I do own are MAC. πŸ™‚

Eyeshadow: I prefer my loose prigments from some small etailers, but I’ve just discovered MAC mineralize shadows and I love them!

Blush: Tarte cheek stains and MAC blushes (my favs are Style Demon and Dainty). I tried NARS (why do I always read it as nards??? *blush*) but wasn’t impressed.

Lipstick – MAC, Urban Decay, Benefit
Eyeshadow – MAC
Blush – currently MAC, but the only one I’ve ever hit pan on was an ‘Outdoor Girl’ one

* Favorite lipstick brand?
Chanel – Hydrabase and Rouge Allure are awesome – haven’t tried Coco yet!

* Favorite eyeshadow brand?
Dior – hands down, the quints win every time for me. Love ’em!

* Favorite blush brand?
Jordana – I have about 10 shades and 5 of them (Rose Silk, Tawny Beige, Sandalwood, Coral Sandy Beach and Blushing Rose) are in heavy rotation. My NARS and Bobbi Brown just sit in a drawer sadly.
And they are SO cheap!

lipstick: i’m only getting into eyeshadow recently but i like MAC or nars
Eyeshadow: Urban decay definitely, love their palettes, they work out so cheap per shadow
blush: i can’t decide on a brand – i’ve some nice blushes from UD and chanel.

Favorite lipstick brand? Guerlain
Favorite eyeshadow brand? Dior (quality seems very consistent across all quints)
Favorite blush brand? definitely Rock&Republic πŸ™‚

My answer to all of those questions would be MAC, though I also love Urban Decay’s eye shadows. MAC has a big selection of eye shadow and lipstick shades and they are all so pretty. I also love love love their Mineralize blushes. I should also mention Benefit because I love their boxed powder blushes.

I am a faithful MAC addict, so I must say MAC for all categories. In general, they have a good variety that is generally good to great in quality.

Favorite lipstick brand? Mac + PURE Cosmetics
Favorite eyeshadow brand? Mac + Annabelle + MUFE (I think it’s totally fine to like lots, eye shadows are SO diverse.)
Favorite blush brand? Mac + PURE cosmetics

* Favorite lipstick brand? MAC and Maybelline
* Favorite eyeshadow brand? MAC and Urban Decay
* Favorite blush brand? hmm.. can’t say I have a favorite. Tons of least favorites lol

Favorite lipstick brand? Shu uemura. It doesn’t have that funky taste/smell usually found in other lipsticks. Plus very moisturizing!

Favorite eyeshadow brand? MAC. Love the wide variety of selections and they all have great color payoff.

Favorite blush brand? Clinique. My face is prone to acne and Clinique is the only brand I can trust that won’t cause me to breakout.

Favorite lipstick brand? MAC
Favorite eyeshadow brand? MAC
Favorite blush brand? MAC

What can I say…I’m a MAC girl. I havn’t really ventured to much outside of MAC tho.

mac mac mac. Why? Because they are just amazing at those three products what can i say? Don’t love their foundations/concealers so much though. So i’m not a total macaholic! Plus I like all my fun stuff to be the same shape so i can organize it well… OCD i know..

Favorite lipstick brand? Benefit and Guerlain (Rouge G!)
Favorite eyeshadow brand? Bobbi Brown (and Guerlain depending on the palette)
Favorite blush brand? Benefit!

Favorite lipstick brand – Yves Saint Lauren
Favorite eyeshadow brand – MAC + Urban Decay
Favorite blush brand – MAC + NARS + NYX

congrats! your blog is increasingly becoming THE source of beauty info. great job!

marine life? i’d probably not have the heart to mess it up, and just admire the seahorse now and then…

Fave lipstick is Bobbi Brown (great metallics and new lipshines!)
Fave E/S is a tie for MAC and Bobbi Brown
Fave Blush is Smashbox (blush rushes rock!)

Favorite lipstick brand? MAC & Revlon (their new ColorBurst line will surprise high-end devotees!)
Favorite eyeshadow brand? MAC, but NARS is awesome, too!
Favorite blush brand? MAC & NARS

Favorite lipstick brand? Chanel(ROUGE ALLURE) & Dior(SΓ©rum de Rouge)
Favorite eyeshadow brand? Dior(5 Couleurs Iridescent ) & MAC(color selection)
Favorite blush brand? Chanel(JOUES CONTRASTE) & NARS(Deep Throat)

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