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When I was younger no, now I am much better at picking things that compliment my skin tone. As long as it looks good on me I’ll get it.

I am pickier about colors complementing my coloring and lifestyle, than I am about brand name. I am selective about quality, as far as I know what works on my skin and what doesnt, whether i bought it at Nordstrom or Wal-Mart 🙂 (and i frequent both)

I’m probably the least picky you would find, especially for a beauty blogger.

My excuse? I grew up very poor. Money was always scarce and still is for me somewhat. I can’t often buy those really nice makeup pallets or anything. So, I make due with the inexpensive stuff and supplement my makeup collection with nice expensive stuff when I can.

Totally! Definitely!
I have been using makeup and beauty products for 30 years and I have tried it all: from the cheapest to the most expensive and, in most cases, as a general rule, you pay for what you get. I want the good stuff because I find that whenever I bought the cheap stuff, I either needed to use more of it or it ended up in the garbage, therefore, costing me the same or more than if I had bought better brands. Also, from my accumulated experience, I have learned that the more I use the higher ends/good quality ones, the less I want to have anything to do with the cheaper stuff. My expectations have definitely increased overtime and I don’t see that as a bad thing.

Yes I have become selective about what makeup brands I buy,like another poster said I end up trashing what doesn’t work and it takes me more time/effort to make drugstore products work. I will only buy mascara and maybe lipgloss at drugstores now. I used to think that name brand cosmetics were just a waste of money but I have grown to love the colors, the new collections,palettes, and even packaging! I can’t believe that now I will consider a product because it has cute packaging! Fafi started that!

when it comes to lip anything and pencil eyeliner- nope.

but everything else im way picky and look up reviews for a while before i think of picking it up.

Picky yes.
Before MAC I just went with anything. But after (since 1995) I have sworn to this product for the rest of my life.

Once you go MAC
You never go back.

Julie V.

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