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If you haven’t stopped by /r/makeuprehab, you might not be as well-acquainted with the idea of a “TMO’ or a “Talk Me Out” (see their FAQ), which is where there’s a product you want but is making you hesitate for one reason or another. The way this should work is for people to list a product they want to be talked out of and then others jump in and help talk them out of buying the item! 🙂 Here’s an example:

Talk Me Out of… Tarte Toasted Palette — it’s a bunch of warm neutrals, nothing we haven’t seen before, and I know I have 400 iterations of it released in the last year alone! (Well, this would work on someone that isn’t buying to review,
but hopefully, that illustrates the concept!)

Talk Me Out of: [item]
Why you’re hesitating: [your reasoning]

— Christine

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I think that the “number” varies from person to person. Some people like a more minimalist approach to makeup and others enjoy a large stash with tons of options. As long as one can afford to purchase the products that they do without harming others, it’s probably not my business to make a judgment whether that’s too much (or too little).

— Christine

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For products that I regularly use, it is usually dependent on whether I’ve run out and need to repurchase or if there’s a good deal on a product I know I’ll need sooner rather than later.
Otherwise, most of my purchases are based on what I think should or needs to be reviewed and when,
so I rarely pay attention to sales and the like and buy more based on where it was released first and how quickly shipping will get it to me.

— Christine

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I usually use a cleansing oil (I’m currently using Tatcha),
which usually gets 95% of my makeup off. I’ll use a cotton swab with makeup remover for getting last bits of eyeliner off my lower lash line. If I wore a really stain-prone lip color, I’ll use a tissue to remove as much as I can prior to using the cleansing oil.

— Christine

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Yes, I used to be a lot drier growing up, but then I started to have a skincare routine that I did consistently, which helped my skin stay hydrated. I’m normal-to-dry, though I have found that since living in Arizona, my skin feels more normal with only occasional dryness (typically from over-swatching).

— Christine

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