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First brand you used? My first high-end brand was MAC.

Favorite brand now? A tie between MAC, MUFE, & NARS.

Least favorite brand now? I can’t really think of a specific one, but I haven’t been too impressed by almost anything from the Kat von D line at Sephora.

The first brand I ever used for makeup was Covergirl. My favorite brand now is definitely MAC and my least favorite is Cargo. I have had too many products explode on me or be faulty, and for paying that much, no thanks.

First brand: Probably Maybelline. It could have been any of the drugstore brands. I first started wearing makeup at 13, so it was the most accessible for me.

Favorite brand: Urban Decay, despite them putting out a couple of disappointments recently. But I think my disappointment comes from the fact that I always expect great things from UD!

Least favorite brand: This was tough, because my views are changing on a lot of brands. I’d say Bare Escentuals, because I HATE their mineral foundation, and their brushes are scratchy and shed like nuts. But I tried one of their Buxom glosses recently, and it was pretty nice. And the new eyeshadows look amazing, so we’ll see!

I agree with BE, but the glosses ARE nice, aren’t they? lol And the Buxom lash is pretty good too, I got a sample of it, I like the brush! But the brushes….pure crap.

They really are! I got a sample from Sephora, in the shade Dolly. It’s so smooth, and feels really nice on the lips (and I love the strong mint scent!). I haven’t tried the mascara, but I’m eager to check out the new pressed eyeshadow duos, especially since Christine gave them such sparkling reviews.

First brand you used? Clinique, I believe.

Favorite brand now? I’m tied in my love for Nars and Make Up For Ever

Least favorite brand now? Probably…Jane or NYC. They were my jam back in the day, but I just can’t get into them anymore.

First brand you used?

Lip Smackers… real make-up, probably Maybelline or Cover Girl

Favorite brand now?

I use a lot of brands but Chanel is the only brand I follow new collections.

Least favorite brand now?

Maybelline or Cover Girl (haha)

First- Mary Kate and Ashley from Wal Mart!
Favorite- Make Up For Ever
Least Favorite- this is a tough one, because I’ll try almost anything. But I have been really disappointed in MAC lately.

Me too; It looks like the Estee Lauder brand bleeds the best ideas from MAC and may have just finally pirated the creative staff outright! But why? MAC is the cash cow who lays golden eggs. Lauder is Grandma. They won’t change that by pirating MAC to mix with outdated skin care.

Holiday is beautiful packaging and pitiful make up! Where’s that glitter again? Am I the only person who knows J Weirs costume specifically breaks every rule of skating’s sport Federation? I don’t skate either.

There’s one amazing sounding collection- Daphne Guiness -at Epiphany. It needs to deliver. The prices are skyrocketing and the stuff is a yawn.

First brand you used?
The first makeup product I’ve ever bought is Maybelline Watershine lipstick in Iced Tea. I still love that color to bits but haven’t been able to find it in stores for a long time now.

Favorite brand now?
It’s MAC! I’m so eager to try out Wet’n’Wild, Inglot and Stila. Too bad they don’t sell them over here.

Least favorite brand now?
It’s probably L’Oréal – I don’t find their color range very exciting when it comes to lipsticks and shadows and I’m not a big fan of their foundations and concealers either.

Urban Decay: I was attracted by their packaging and wanted to cover mild acne!
Lancome: I love their teint miracle foundation but honestly I like a lot of brands but I couldn’t survive without this foundation so Lancome wins.
MAC: So overhyped, too expensive especially since I live in Europe and they don’t always deliver: hated the foundation that I got from there.

First brand I used: Rimmel (mascara and powder) when I was 13

Favourite brand now: Shu Uemura (and Hakuhodo for brushes)

Least favourite brand now: This one is difficult! MAC springs to mind but I do like some MAC products – I just think that they’re really over-hyped and they’ve scrimped on quality in favour of quantity.

First brand I used: I’m not certain but it had to be Pupa
Favourite brand now: Estée Lauder group (EL, MAC, Clinique), Illamasqua
Least favourite brand now: mmmh I don’t know, I’m very picky and I buy only from the brands I like XD I say all that brands that do test on animals 🙂

First brand you used? Wet n Wild!
Favorite brand now? Nars, all the way!
Least favorite brand now? L’oreal; too pricey for a DS with no added value or benefit to justify, in my experience!

First brand you used? Jolie de Vogue and Revlon for makeup, and Clinique for skin care.

Favorite brand now? Makeup its between MAC and Bobbi Brown, and skincare Clinique.

Least favorite brand now? Sephora brande makeup always brings me high hopes, but ends up being returned.

First brands ever used: Rimmel eyeshadow and eyeliner (completely terrible!!), CoverGirl blush, L’Oreal Telescopic mascara.

Favourite brands now: Chanel (always exciting and high quality), Sleek for eyeshadows, MAC because of their cool, interesting products. Overall, probably Chanel.

Least favourite brands: Rimmel (lol), L’Oreal, Sephora, and Yves Rocher makeup.

First brand you used? covergirl

Favorite brand now? urban decay

Least favorite brand now? MAC..the quality sucks and it’s overhyped and overpriced.

First? I dont remember exactly the first make up brand/product i used but i remember using brands like rimmel, gosh and other random cheap ones.

best? Mac, dior or bobbi brown (for face products).

Least Favourite brand? Rimmel, beauty uk or maybelline.

1. MAC
2. UD, NARS
3. MAC- their motto claims “all colors/races/etc”, but if you’re really dark there’s not a lot of color cosmetic items (shadows, etc)that will work well, and from what I’ve read, if you’re really fair, there’s no foundation options 🙁 I wish *everyone* had a wider variety of options.

I’m down on MAC too- but here in the very Deep South where there are plenty of very dark women they love the stuff! Plenty of brights that pop on dark skin and if dark enough coverage or powder can’t be found the MUA can call Pro. But having talked to MUAs that are blue black and very dark chocolate colors they don’t use foundation. Not an issue.

As Northern European blue toned woman with dark hair(really really fair. Porcelain) I’ve been offered the same options. If NC 15 is too dark MAC makes much lighter shades for the European market and they’ll put in a call and get me whatever I need. I’ve been getting by with Studio Tech but it’s too dry with the weather changing. I have faith MAC will get me 10 or 5.

Don’t worry about us kiddo. We extremes are taken good care of. Worry about your own skin care, worry about MACs management problems and the stupid things they do like messing up Wipes and Raising prices to the stupid point on crummier stuff. Worry that Suits have replaced Queens and the company is relying on regular stock instead of excitement. We’re burned out from collection overload.

The first brand I ever used was Clinique, which is still a great brand but I don’t feel they develop their products for consumers in their 20’s…to plain and boring, and the colors just aren’t pigmented enough for my taste.

My favorite brand right now is MAC, but that’s pretty closely followed by MUFE, Too Faced, and NARS. I tend to love any high end brand that’s colorful and well pigmented.

My least favorite brand at the moment is Smashbox. I also find Urban Decay’s packaging cheap and flimsy for their price points, which is really annoying. Their actual product is good quality though.

for makeup???

First brand you used?
…Bare Escentuals – that complexion kit getting my feet wet in makeup.

Favorite brand now?
…MAC & Estee Lauder

Least favorite brand now?
…Clinique

First brand you used? First high-end was MAC.

Favorite brand now? Chanel. (Although I am quite obsessed with Tarte’s Amazonian clay blush and finishing powder).

Least favorite brand now? Out of high-end, probably MAC. I’ll still use them (I love the pro-longwear foundation and concealer) but I’ve been extremely disappointed with the overall downturn in quality of their products.

First brand you used? Clinique & Revlon.

Favorite brand now? MAC. I also love UD, Too Faced & Revlon.

Least favorite brand now? Any brand that tests on animals.

First brand: probably Cutex or Maybelline
Favourite brand now: i’ve got so many – MAC, Too Faced, Urban Decay, MUFE and on and on
Least favourite: I don’t have one since I don’t use brands I don’t like, though every brand, it seems, has at least one or 2 stellar products.

First Brand: Covergirl
Favourite Brand: Chanel
Least favorite: From what I’ve tried so far I’m going to have to say LORAC. I got a couple of their palettes and they were so disappointing I don’t think I’m ever buying anything from them again. The e/s looked so pretty on the pan but once applied they were sheer, powdery, had tons of fall out and didn’t last (even with eye primer) 🙁

First brand: Probably Maybelline or L’oreal, something from the drugstore, I don’t really remember…

Favorite brand: Chanel, Guerlain and Nars!

Least favorite: MAC because the quality is similar to drugstore brands but the prices are much higher. It just disappoints me too often…

First brand you used? I’m pretty sure it was Maybelline

Favorite brand now? MAC, UD, MUFE and Lancôme.

Least favorite brand now? Essence (Drugstore) and Rimmel

First brand you used? napoleon perdis and also maybeline at the ery beginning
Favorite brand now? MAC, NARS ELF, NYX
Least favorite brand now? soemtimes MAC the quality seems to be dropping.. and havnt enjoyed the last collections as much as the ones years ago

* First brand you used? Drugstore: Bonnebell (if that even counts), Jane Cosmetics, and Cover Girl. High end: Bare Minerals and Mac.
* Favorite brand now? MAC, Illamasqua, Nars
* Least favorite brand now? Most drugstore brands (Sorry!)

I’m only going to do one for each category because otherwise this could become a complex essay

First- Clinique (from Tyson’s Corner, late 80’s)
Favorite- Tarte is my new crush
Least- CoverGirl has NOthing to offer me.

First makeup brand: My first real makeup was from my mom in a Christmas present and it was a foundation from Estee Lauder, but before that is was probably just some lip gloss from Bonnie Bell. I mostly used Covergirl when I first started wearing makeup.

Favorite brand now: Urban Decay

Least favorite brand: I don’t know, I research my products before buying them to make sure that I am going to be happy with them. Probably Ulta brand just because I have gotten some items from them as gifts and they just have not been good.

first brand i ever used was probably AVON and my first high-end was Clinique
favorite brand now would be mac/too faced/ urban decay
least favorite brand would be Avon or anything from any brand that doesnt work well for me

First brand you used? Low end was probably either L’Oreal or Maybelline. High end was Hard Candy (remember that brand?! or Pop Beauty)
Favorite brand now? Tie between Benefit, Chanel, Tarte, Too Faced, and Urban Decay (I couldn’t pick just one!)
Least favorite brand now? Covergirl-every single product I have ever bought sucked, and lash blast was just ok

First brand you used? MAC

Favorite brand now? MUFE & Chanel

Least favorite brand now? MAC…I break out in a second whenever I use MAC. Not even the biggest fan of their eyeshadows

First brand used-Prescriptives & Shu Uemura
Favourite brand now-Shu Uemura, Becca, NARS,MAC, Bobbi Brown, Dior,
Shiseido, & Dolce & Gabanna
Least Favourite brand-CLINIQUE & LANCOME(UGH!)

First brand you used? MAC
Favorite brand now? Mac
Least favorite brand now? Smashbox, far too expensive for what it has to offer. Urban decay, all there pallettes all look the same to me, the only thing that i force myself to buy is the primer potion, and even then the different finishes they come out with are all dissappointing. Im going to buy Lime crimes primer soon because i heard wayne goss really rave about it.

First brand you used?: Estee Lauder and Jane (My friends and I always used Jane cosmetics at slumber parties to give each other makeovers!)
Favorite brand now?: NARS
Least favorite brand now?: Covergirl

First brand you used? Something cheap & drugstore (I was about 13 so it needed to be cheap!)

Favorite brand now? Urban Decay/MAC/Gurlain

Least favorite brand now? I’m going to contradict myself and say MAC. While I use a number of their products (mainly foundation thanks to the shade range), the overall quality has dropped and is generally disappointing.

First brand you used? hard to remember, but I might have been the Swedish brand Isadora
Favorite brand now? Illamasqua and MAC. (Lush for skin care)
Least favorite brand now? For make up, I’ve been quite disappointed with the body shop, but I’ve read a lot of nice things about new stuff from them at blogs, so maybe it time to try again. I do like their skin care, though. I don’t like the skin care from clinique on the other hand, but I think they make quite a lot of good enough make up

First brand you used? Drugstore brand: Cover girl/Milani and
My first department store brand: MAC and Clinique.

Favorite brand now? MAC, Smashbox,Urban Decay, and NARS

Least favorite brand now? I’m not a fan of Stila products or any brand that does not expand their foundation spectrum.

First brand I used: Mary Kay

Favorite brand now: Clinique

Least favorite brand: Lancome (I used to work for them and now I don’t like it, lol)

First brand you used? Covergirl. Specifically, a little purple eyeshadow palette. It probably had 3 shades in it. The makeup line Jane really got me into loving makeup, but they’re not around anymore. =,(

Favorite brand now? Urban Decay, and Make Up For Ever. I couldn’t choose just one! I could purchase products from only these two brands and be happy with it. I think that the products that I enjoy from each brand are complimentary to one another. I like Urban Decay for any kind of eye products. I love MUFE for face products.

Least favorite brand now? Covergirl. I think I figured this out because I don’t own any Covergirl products anymore.

Oh, I forgot to mention that I really dislike ULTA brand makeup. That’s probably my least favorite over Covergirl. Has anyone smelled the ULTA lipstick? It’s like a wax crayon. Ick!

First brand: First ever is Wet ‘n’ Wild, first higher-end: MAC
Favourite brand now: Make Up For Ever and NARS
Least favourite now: drugstore is CoverGirl (at least Maybelline has some decent mascaras and concealers) higher-end is probably MAC for churning out too many collections with mediocre products, though their customer service is quite good

First brand: Covergirl I think.

Favorite Brand: MAC, Makeup forever, Too faced, Lancome.

Least favorite Brand: Almost anything drugstore, *I won’t buy from companies that tests on animals.*

*Side note:According to Michelle Phan’s twitter last year, Lancome has stopped animal testing in the western world. But they still have to do it in lesser developed east nations like China since it’s the law.*

First brand you used? Probably L’Oreal
Favorite brand now? Urban Decay
Least favorite brand now? Every brand that does animal testing 🙁

First brand you used? Clinique, maybe? I got some clinique products from my grandmother’s cousin as a christmas present many years ago. Some eyeshadows…
Favourite brand now? GOSH
Least favourite brand now? I’oreal and H&M (their eyeshadows)…

First brand used: Well it was some cheap no-name brand from drugstore. The first real brand, the brand that started my addiction.. is MAC!
Favorite brand now: Don’t have any, I use what I love!
Least favorite brand: …So hard!! Maybe MUFE, because I think this brand is over-hyped…

First brand = Clinique was my first love! 🙂 and we still visit from time to time. 😉
Fav. Brand Now = I think it would be MAC, but i have been loving Benefit lately! oh and i love all my inglot eyeshadows!
Least Fav. Brand = hmmm… i don’t know, i don’t buy things that aren’t good..

First brand you used? – Wet n Wild or Covergirl. First “high-end” product was by Too Faced.
Favorite brand now? – I don’t really have a favorite, but I’d say Tarte and Wet n Wild, how ironic.
Least favorite brand now? – MAC

First brand you used? I think Sephora Collection…
Favorite brand now? Probably Urban Decay- love love love. I’m also a big fan of Tarte…and MAC…and NARS…I could go on…
Least favorite brand now? I really don’t like Lorac for some reason…it’s just all so tacky and blah. And that 3D sparkle juice they put out? I think it’s really cheesy. Also, Lorac is just the founder’s name backwards…Covergirl also sticks out to me as gross and gimmicky.

First brand you used? My mom was an Avon lady and she would give me dozens of little lipstick samples. I was in heaven.

Favorite brand now? Makeup Forever! I still do love Avon though. 🙂

Least favorite brand now? Covergirl’s color choices are a major snoozefest.

First brand you used?
Bonne Bell! Also NYC, wet n’ wild, CoverGirl. First high-end: Lancome

Favorite brand now?
Many indies, wet n’ wild, Estee Lauder

Least favorite brand now?
I’m not really into anything CoverGirl has done lately, aside from mascaras.

First brand: Bonnebell. CoverGirl was the 1st “real” brand I used
Favorite brand now: Maybelline
Least favorite brand: … Can’t really think of one, I think every brand has good and bad… Never seen a brand where I hated everything

First brand you used? Hard to remember exactly, but probably Cover Girl.
Favorite brand now? NYX.
Least favorite brand now? Cover Girl – so little color payoff for the price, and unattractive packaging.

First brand you used?
Maybelline!!! I remember my first concealer 🙂

Favorite brand now?
Shu Uemura, NARS, Napoleon Perdis, MAC, and Urban Decay!

Least favorite brand now?
Physician’s Formula

First brand you used? MAC
Favorite brand now? Too many to choose MAC, Urban Decay, Makeup Forever, Nars, Chanel..
Least favorite brand now? Bare Escentuals

First brand you used? Maybelline (watershine liquid diamonds gloss)
Favorite brand now? MAC (high end), Wet & Wild (drugstore)
Least favorite brand now? L’oreal… (I like their mascaras though)

First brand you used? Jane
Favorite brand now? Nars and Bobbi Brown
Least favorite brand now? Covergirl – They have the worst concealers and boring colours for everything else!

I believe Maybelline was the first I used.
My favourite is a tie between Make Up Forever, NARS.
And my least favourite brand is actually MAC. I haven’t been impressed with anything (Limited edition or permanent) and I’ve tried things from nearly every range with the exception of foundation. I find MAC is incredibly overhyped.

First Brand I have ever used: Bonne Bell/Lip Smackers and CoverGirl
Favorite Brand Now: Revlon and sometimes MAC (LOL!)
Least Favorite Brand Now: I don’t really have any but I do really hate the allegations ELF makes to high-end brands (when they don’t really live up to what they claim) Also, the NYX Mega Shine Glosses I tried ended up being pretty bad on me.

First Brand? CoverGirl (Cream to powder foundation) & Maybelline CoverStick, the first makeup I ever bought… for my senior HS prom.

Favorite Brand Now? MAC & Urban Decay

Least favorite brand? Don’t really have any, I rarely try anything spontaneously since I do my research well before I buy anything. I really like Rimmel’s 4 shadow quad (the blue one) but I couldn’t stand the rubbery gasoline smell of the foam brush that came with it, yuck!

First brand you used? First high-end brand that I used was MAC, I was a junior in high school and my friend let me use her Mac eyeshadows. As for budget-friendly brand it was Maybelline, my family was attending a wedding and my aunt put some Maybelline lipstick on me (I was either in 1st or 2nd grade at the time).
Favorite brand now? As of right now my favorite high-end brand is Chanel, and my favorite budget-friendly brand is Milani.
Least favorite brand now? I can’t stand MAC anymore, there are too many collections that I can’t keep count on, they seem to discontinue all the products I like, and most of there foundations tend to oxidize and clog my pores (I don’t have oily skin). It’s the one brand that made me so interested in cosmetics and beauty but with the discontinuing of great products and too many collections w/in a year, my head spins.

First brand you used? Avon and clinique.
Favorite brand now? a tie between Illamasqua, NARS, and MUFE.
Least favorite brand now? Avon.

First brand: Covergirl. I got an eyeshadow trio at the Navy Exchange when I was in middle school. It was purples and lilacs. I used it almost every day.

Favorite brand: I lurve Nars, but I’m fairly broke. Coastal Scents does well by my wallet.

Least Favorite brand: Mary Kay, except for the foundation, has been a consistent disappointment. L’Oreal is too high priced for their market, I think. The products aren’t anything to write home about.

First brand I used: Maybelline…it was some mascara and eyeliner I bought when I was twelve. Clearly I barely knew how to use them as my mom doens’t use any make up at all, but well, at the time I thought it was pretty.
Favorite brand: Mac, LOVE IT
Least Favorite Brand: I would say, Maybelline…except for their mascaras

The first make up brand I ever used was Covergirl. My favourite brand now is Guerlain (for the moment, it does change quite often!). My least favourite would be most drugstore brands, especially Covergirl oddly enough lol..

First brand you used? – Clinique, mum took me in there when I was 12 for my first skincare, and I eventually moved up to their makeup too.

Favourite brand now? – Chanel, although my it stretches my budget, have never used products that work so well with my skin.

Least favourite brand now? – Maybelline, used them briefly in high school, caused breakouts, burning and rashes, just cheap crap that did nothing good for me.

First brand you used? Probably Maybelline or CoverGirl, a bunch of random drugstore brands.
Favorite brand now? MAC, Benefit, UD (mostly for the 24/7 eyeliners haha)
Least favorite brand now? Hmm… maybe L’Oreal? Haven’t been impressed with their lipsticks. And the Sephora brand stuff, their eyeliners smeared super badly on me.

First Brand: For eyeshadows, Maybelline. For lipstick, Revlon.

Favorite Brand: Urban Decay, though I’m always on the lookout for a good one!

Least Favorite Brand: Probably L’Oreal. Other than their lip pencils, I just don’t find the brand appealing.

First brands I remember using were Xmas gifts in high school; possibly the first ever Estee Lauder Blockbuster! Yeah- I wore it to ride my dinosaur around. It was a bunch of shadow pencils and lip sticks, all removable from the box. Really well done! The other was a Calvin Klien Special Edition set. This was in the mid to late Seventies and make up was a different thing entirely! 95% of the brands discussed on Temptalia didn’t exist. 85% of the products didn’t either.

So the CK Pallet was awesome! Wearable today. Deep red wine case with deep red wine blush and dark navy smoky eyes to wear with big dark curly hair, Calvin Klien Jeans, big loose aubergine silk shirt and Candies! Original Candies were gorgeous, as were the CK Palletes. Nothing like that had ever been done before! And I got it in high school- the die was cast when my Aunt came over later with huge Halston compacts! The Elsa Perretti Heart in red plastic with shimmer powder to stay out late in night clubs. I also got the silver Perretti lipstick case, huge status symbol!

Now? A lot of MAC. And branching out into Nars and Dior lust. I started really playing with make up post Katrina when my painting studio was destroyed; It’s portable and helped with all the personal who am I who are we crises. MAC and all it’s bells and whistles WAS affordable and lots of fun!

Least favorite? Ester Lauder. Beautiful make up! I put myself through a lot of college laboring behind a Lauder counter. And the smell of Youth Dew haunts me still but even worse? Since I was young, pretty, dumb, and considered Lauder property (apparently)(Laugh, I am) I got to be the Aramis Girl. At full bore Christmas. During Umbrella!!! Aaarrrggghhhh!!!!
Umbrella was just that; buy some Aramis get an Aramis umbrella and they were really nice too, so it was a mob. The Girl got to hand fill deluxe samples from a three foot tall repro bottle with a tiny spigot full of the stuff. And Smile, Lizzy, flash some teeth! It was a nightmare.
I just can’t go to the Lauder counter. Can’t go near Aramis anywhere!

First brand you used? NYC! This beautiful golden-pink-peach gloss caught my eye when I was 13-14 yrs old haha
Favorite brand now? MAC, NARS, Dior, Lancome. If any of those brands disappeared, I’d die a little inside.
Least favorite brand now? Nothing really.

First brand you used? Revlon or Covergirl
Favourite brand now? Revlon, MAC and Benefit!
Least favorite brand now? Any brand that tests on animals. AKA anything owned my l’oreal.

First brand you used?
» Maybelline, The Body Shop, Red Earth (an Australian brand and now owned by Esprit?) and of course , MAC. I bought all of them in a same day, the day before prom and I don’t have any make up, not even a compact powder or a lip gloss (sigh, I KNOW!).

Favorite brand now?
» Milani, NYX, Urban Decay, NARS and Chanel.

Least favorite brand now?
» Oh boy how I hate to say this, but it’s probably Stila, Anna Sui and Revlon.

First brand you used? Maybelline for drugstore and MAC for high end

Favorite brand now? Shiseido, MUFE and MAC

Least favorite brand now? I think I like different things from different brands so I don’t know the answer to this question at the moment.

– pupa it’s an italian brand
– oh gosh i can’t decide! between guerlain and benefit
– bare minerals… never did anything too attractive to me

First brand you used? — Haha, Miss Sporty. So cheap.
Favorite brand now? — It’s a toss up between Dior and Sleek or Models Own. Depends on my budget.
Least favorite brand now? — Maybelline and Rimmel. Their products forever disappoint whenever I try them. MAC gets a pass because I still love their lipsticks and paintpots.

The first high-end brand I used was Shu Uemura. I was on a school tour in Japan and I’d heard of their famous eyelash curler so I decided to go in and came out with 2 eyelash curlers, plus the lash builder and a mascara 😛
But my first ever brand was probably a drugstore brand eyeliner… I can’t remember the name.
I love NARS~ They have an extensive range of shades and are good quality. I’ve been going to the MAC counter a lot recently, but the SAs are kinda pushy. But I still go. *damn glitter and ice collection with johnny weir T_T*
I suppose my least favorite brand is Maybelline. Their mascaras and eyeliners last for about 5 minutes on me before smudging -_-

First brand ever used low-end:Revlon old school colorstay Caramel; high-end MAC blush in ambering rose.
Now my favorite brands are Smashbox for shadows, MAC for shadows blush and brushes and Mineralized skin-finishes.
Least favorite brand I’d say Nars I brought a bunch of duo’s and was not please with them. I felt that the singles were easily duped. I gave them away for free(not swapped just sent them out to a girl) on Makeup alley.)

First: Yardley
Fave/Least Fave: I try various brands, think they are the one, but then inevitably fall out of love at some point, so I’m still looking for my fave, while obtaining a long list of least faves!

First brand: MAC
Favorite brand: tie between MAC, NARS, UD, and Chanel
Least Favorite: probably too faced… i just dont find anything of their products to be worth it or unique….

First brand you used? Lancome
Favorite brand now? Lancome, Dior, Clarins ??? dunno!
Least favorite brand now? Clinique, Lise Watier, Elizabeth Arden

First brand you used? – I don’t remember. I always used a variety of brands so it’s hard to say what came first.
Favorite brand now? – Guerlain and Chanel.
Least favorite brand now? – MAC. They’ve totally gone downhill.

1st brand?
L’Oreal was the 1st thing I bought with my own $$$ (Bonnie Bell with mom’s:)
Clinique was my 1st “high end.”
Favourite brand?
Tricky. I’m picking up a lot of NARS duos right now, but loving Josie Maran’s tinted moisturiser, and Buxom’s lip products. So . . . lots of Favs?
Least Fav?
Estee Lauder. It makes no sense and never has, but I just don’t like them. And with their recent barrage of crap, their secret child MAC is running a real close second.

First brand you used? High-End, Bare Essentials / Bobbi Brown

Favorite brand now? I haven’t used many brands or many different products from a particular brand. However, Bobbi Brown, MAC and I love UD lipgloss.

Least favorite brand now? Bare Essentials, at least their mineral products. I started with them and not a huge fan.

First brand you used? Some sort of drugstore brand like Maybellline or Max Factor. First high end was probably Urban Decay or Benefit.

Favorite brand now? MAC

Least favorite brand now? Gosh, I’m not sure. Probably Sephora, especially they’re large palettes which are always crammed with a lot of sub-standard product.

First brand was Dior. And not my mum’s :p! I started working a side job quite early on and kind of scoffed at the drugstore make up section. I now happily purchase and use drugstore items but I guess I was a bit of a snob when I was a teen (I earned the money myself though, so I wouldn’t call it “spoiled”).
My favorite brand now is probably Becca, although I really like Catrice (their nailpolishes omg!), Rouge Bunny Rouge, Illamasqua and the Japanese brand Maquillage a lot too.
Least favorite brand is easily MAC, because they’re so very overhyped. I’m not saying that all their products are terrible, but I’m really annoyed by how a lot of people love them for the simple reason that they’ve never really tried a lot of products from other brands (and since they looove MAC so much they don’t try other brands and the cycle continues! Obviously not everyone who loves mac is like that). I also dislike companies that sell items with bogus-claims, most commonly found in mid-end European drugstore brands like L’Oreal.

First brand you used? It all kind of muddles together after all this time, but I’m sure it was a combination of CoverGirl, Maybelline, NYC and Jane. In terms of higher end stuff, my first brands were Lancome and MAC.

Favorite brand now? Oh man, I have so many! Love MUFE, NARS, Estee Lauder and UD. Pretty much everything I use is from one of those brands (aside from my beloved L’oreal Telescopic/Voluminous mascara combo).

Least favorite brand now? Definitely can’t stand anything that comes from the ULTA or Sephora lines, they’re such awful quality.

I also don’t really use MAC anymore. I have a bunch of eyeshadows from when I was interested in the brand, but I think the last thing I bought from MAC was a beauty powder from the Venomous Villains collection last year. Just not impressed, and their greediness that has been fueled by so many different collections has really left something to be desired in their products that are actually good quality. HATE MAC foundations too, they just sit on my face, turn orange and clog my pores.

Also not a Benefit fan, have never used anything from the line that I could get to work from me (save for a short lived obsession with Bo-ing concealer).

First: Wet n Wild! and I still <3 them.

Favorite now: I use a huge variety of brands, I'm not even a little bit brand loyal. If I HAD to choose, maybe MUFE?

Least favorite: I don't think I use anything by Covergirl or L'oreal (love my Maybelline mascaras and Revlon lipsticks though!)

First brand you used? Nars. Orgasm Blush to be exact
Favorite brand now? Tie between Nars and Mac. Honorable mention to UD and TheBalm for their Mary-Lou Manizer
Least favorite brand now? Elf as far as makeup is concerned. The black eyeliner isn’t even black -___-
The studio brushes are nice.

First Brand: Acutally it was two brands at the same time: Covergirl’s eyeliner (not sure which one) and Maybelline’s Great Lash. These were the only products I wore in high school (I started wearing makeup at 16).

Favorite Brand: That’s hard…I guess if I asked myself, if I could only shop one brand (not store) forever, what would it be, and it would proabably be MAC based on their awesome color and wear of eyeshadows, lip products, and cheek products.

Least Favorite Brand: Funily enough, Covergirl. They have one product I like and is good and that’s their amazmint lipgloss. I’ve tried so many of their products and each one is a let down for me.

first brand- sephora
favorite brand- drugstore- neutrogena, high end- benefit
least favorite brand- I feel like I should give it another chance, but Revlon used to be soo terrible for me. The quality is bad, I never liked the pakaging, it’s hard for me to find powder/foundation matches. Ugh, I’ve got some issues to work out with revlon.

First brand I used? When I began getting into makeup, Coastal Scents.

Favorite brand now? A tie between Too Faced, Urban Decay, and Sephora.

Least favorite brand: L’Oreal, because I positively KNOW that they test on animals.

first high end brand = bobbi brown (i forgot about the first drugstore make up i used…)
favorite brand = lancome, mac, and some japanese stuff
least favorite = i dont think i’d tried enough to have a least favorite brand

First brand you used? Clinique & Prescriptives

Favorite brand now? MAC & Chanel – I have the ability to select what amounts to quality for my
personal taste, looking beyond hype. Rather, I’m true to what works best for me
and I don’t mind paying for it.

Least favorite brand now? Covergirl & Just about any drugstore brand–purchased, tried and ended up
discarding SO MANY substandard products.

First brand used: I’m sure was covergirl or something drugstore, then moved to sephora and urban decay then to mac

Favorite Brand now: Definitely MAC and Makeup Forever

Least favorite brand now: I would have to say Urban Decay, there shadows have too much fallout and are streaky. I do love their 24/7 liners though

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