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Mine are the following:
1- Lancome GEL CLARTE Clarifying Cleanser Foam.
2- Lancome Aqua Fusion Moisurizer.
3- Lancome Hypnose Mascara.
4- Yves Saint Laurent ‘Touche Γ‰clat’ Radiant Touch.
5- Givenchy Prisme Libre Loose Powder.

well I usually use more products like black track or lancome eyeliner/ fluerry blush – and some lip balm or gloss.


1. Noxzema continuous clean microbead cleanser.
2. Clean & Clear dual action moisturizer.
3. Mac Northern lights msf.
4. Mac Blacktrack fluidline.
5. Maybelline mascara.

1) Aveeno foaming cleanser for sensitive skin
2) Paula’s Choice Extra Strength Blemish Fighting Solution
3) Smashbox Anti-shine
4) MAC prep + prime SPF 55
5) MAC studio fix

Then add eyeshadow, mascara, lippy stuff and blush type stuff. Those things change on a daily basis.

1. Lily Lolo mineral foundation
2. 17 Blusher – apricot i think
3. Eyelash curlers (do they count?!)
4. Yves St Laurent Touche Eclat
5. Bourjouis No Clumps Mascara

Then eyeliner and lip balm/gloss – different gloss/balm for weekend cos we aren;t realy supposed to wear make u p at school and my gloss is too obvious! I just use water on my face and moisturiser. Eyeshadow if its evenig/weekend.


– Bare Escentuals Bare Minerals foundation
– MAC Blacktrack OR Lancome Artliner in Noir
– Chanel Inimitable mascara
– MAC Dollymix mascara

whoops, i just realized i put dollymix as a mascara instead of a blush! silly me…
i love the pop of color it gives me… springsheen gives it a run for its money sometimes though too!

-MAC green gel cleanser
-MAC fast response eye cream
-MAC studio moisture cream
-MAC plushlash mascara
-MAC browshader.. without it i am almost naked!!

πŸ™‚ it works for my skin.. it’s never been better! plus one bottle of cleanser lasts me a whole year so it’s not really that expensive. πŸ˜€

1. i think my beauty routine (such as it is) depends on a good base – i use clarins hydramatte lotion, have done for around a year now, and i absolutely love it. its amazing after a hot shower, the lotion is so cool and a tiny bit goes a long way!

2. i’m becoming quite addicted to my mac mineralize satinfinish foundation (nc15 and nw20!) – it makes my skin feel so springy and light, yet i feel covered and even. i usually like to use mineralize skinfinish in light, to set this around the edges.

3. when i was in america i bought a sculpting powder in “sculpt”, i use this daily to contour, i think it suits me perfectly, and i love the definition it gives.

4. because i will have put on foundation and sculpting powder, i feel the need for blush, a beauty powder or coloured mineralize skinfinish, usually stereo rose, for colour and glow.

5. the best mascara i’ve ever tried, that works perfectly for me, is black plush lash, this completes my 5 essentials – everything else i wear is a bonus!

1. Shikai 24-hr Repair face moisturizer
2. Kiss My Face EyeWitness eye cream
4. MAC Prep n Prime lip
5. Lancome Corbe Virtuose mascara

If I only had 5 beauty products to use everyday, they would be:

– Chanel Hydramax+ Moisturizer
– Lancome Dual Finish compact
– Lorac blush in Plum
– Chanel Glossimer in Spark
– L’Oreal Original Voluminous Mascara

But really, who can live with just 5?! πŸ˜€

These are my staples:

1. Bare Escentuals Mineral Foundation w/SPF 15
2. Olay Complete moisturizer SPF 15
3. MAC Plushlash mascara in Plushblack
4. Clinique Browshader in Taupe
5. MAC Powder Blush in Tantone (for contouring)

Oh Christine, you should have asked for our top 10 :).

Nice list, Tiffany! I’ve tried a few of those before πŸ™‚ Love Olay Complete!

I couldn’t come up with more than 5, lol, I feel like the odd one out!

1)DHC washing powder
2)Clinique 7 day scrub cream
3)Clinique dramatically different gel
4)Shiseido bio-performance super eye contour cream
5)Color science sunforgettable spf 30 brush

1. Eminence Eucalyptus Cleansing Concentrate
2. Eminence Rosehip Tonique
3. Eminence Thermal Spring Moisturizer
4. eyebrow pencil (the whole no eyebrow look is freaky bad bad BAD….so this is a must)
5. mascara (still trying to find my holy grail, returning Plush Lash)

AGH I ran out of options….I need blush! I need sunscreen! I need lipgloss, I need powder to set my eyebrow pencil! AGH!!!!!! I don’t want to be stranded on this evil 5 item island of doom!!! Torture!!!!!!!!!!!

Big Eminence fan πŸ™‚

lol! I honestly couldn’t think of more than 5 products I just had to use on a daily basis, I didn’t realize I was the minority!

5 products I use every day:

(all natural)

1. Earth Science apricot gentle facial scrub
2. Druide cleansing lotion
3. Druide Toner
4. Earth Science almond-aloe moisturizer
5. Burts Bees lip balm

What about my makeup?? hahaha

I’m devoted to product “mixing” to get my perfect matches, so my 5 essential “mixes” are…

1) MAC Prep n Prime & MAC Studio Fix Fluid NC40 & MAC Mineralise Satinfinish NC42 – a small dollop of each mixed up and applied with a foundation brush!

2) MAC Studio Fix NC35 (under eyes and on T-zone) & NARS Powder Foundation in St Tropez under cheek bones and along jaw line.

3) Bourjois Delice De Poudre Bronzing powder and MAC Trace Gold blush

4) MAC Blacktrack FLuidlline on waterline and L’Oreal Telescopic Mascara

5) MAC lipgloss in Love Nectar

(OK i know I’ve cheated a little by listing waaaay more than 5 but i just couldn’t do it!!)

1. Cleanser–mine is Cetaphil for now.
2. Sunscreen–I use Kiehl’s or Neutrogena
3. Eye cream-Kiehl’s with SPF during the day and Philosophy Eye Believe at night
4. Lip Balm–Burt Bee’s
5. Lipglosses/glasses–I use all kinds of brands but I’m loving MAC now

1) Cetaphil cleanser
2) Clarins UV Plus SPF40
3) Maybelline Full n’ Soft
4) The Body Shop Lip Conditioner in Pink Grapefruit
5) MAC Blot powder in Medium Dark

1) Benefit HighBeam highlighter (AMAZING!!!) on brow/eye area and cheeks
2) Maybelline Full ‘n’ Soft mascara
3) Everyday Minerals foundation
4) Clinique Fresh Bloom Allover Color blush/highlighter compact
5) MAC Paint Pot in Bare Study as a base
+6) whatever eyeshadow I feel like!

1. Shiseido Pureness Deep Cleansing Foam
2. Shiseido Pureness Matifying Moisturizer
3. Clinique Almost Powder Makeup SPF 15
4. Benefit Dandelion
5. Benefit Benetint Lip Balm

and Clinique Lash Doubling Mascara

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