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Zoeva eyeliners – I bought a vault years and years ago and my liners are still perfect. None have dried out, and they cling like no other on my lower lash line. The sharpener included with the vault is also very good.
LaMer setting powder – Once this tub is gone, it’s gone forever. ?
Surratt blushes – I purged so many colour cosmetics 4 years ago, but these blushes I kept. There is no other blush formula I have tried that has good pigmentation yet diffuses as effortlessly as these.

Good thing you don’t need to replace them. As you probably know, all but ~3 are d/c’d, and there are no colors left. I did not catch them all, boo.

BareMinerals Original Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in Fair, Too Faced Shadow Insurance, and Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil in Perversion. Honorable Mention: E.l.f. High Definition Powder in Sheer.

1. Sephora Cappuccino pencil liner (pretty much all their pencil liners!)
2. MAC Craving lipstick
3. a toss up between Dior Rosy Glow Awakening or MAC Sweet Sentiment Mineralize blushes

and, pretending I don’t know how to count to 3 (someone did this the other day so I’m blaming her…)
4. NARS Kalahari eyeshadow duo
5. either IT or Clarins concealer (it’s a toss up though I’m liking my new one from Dior)
6. Chanel Tisse Rivoli e/s quad

1 – Estee Lauder Double Wear Zero Smudge Mascara
2 – Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer in Creme Brulee
3 – Pat McGrath Matte Trance Lipstick in Guinevere

I didn’t know the Double Wear line has a mascara… I loved everything I tried from the line, now I must get that mascara. ?

Time is relative, and mine is far longer. Nars blush, Bite lipstick (though I hate that sugary taste [stevia?] that they don’t ID in their ingredients,) and most Nars lips.

1. 24/7 eyeliners for me, too!
2. Also the UD Primer Potion. Every now and then I try another primer and I haven’t found one that I like as much.
3. LunaticK Cosmetics Labs contour book (the original one). I not only use the contours and blushes for sculpting my face, I also use the contours and highlights on my eyes, too. The contour colors work great for deepening my crease and the highlights are nice for blending out edges.

I would have also mentioned the UB eye primer or the TF Shadow Insurance if the ABH eye primer wouldn’t have dethroned everything last year for me.

Urban Decay eye shadow singles (mildew and roach have consistently been my most-used shadows for 20 years).

Besame cosmetics Noir Red lipstick.

Urban Decay 24/7 eyeliners.

Benefit Gimme Brow – The first brow product that I used, after a brow fix at a Benefit Brow Bar… more than 10 years ago (and I was in my early 20s). I have repurchased it many times, I hate the cheap silver wand like packaging they switched many years ago (the original one was more classic and aesthetically pleasing to me), I like they added more shades. The formula is perfect and I prefer the smaller brush.

Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation – I don’t think this needs explaining. But I would mention that MAC Prolongwear Waterproof and Becca Ultimate Coverage are from my point of view identical, so these 3 are interchangeable for me.

MAC Prolongwear Concealer – I haven’t ever repurchased a concealer, except this one. When I travel light, I take it with me as both foundation and concealer.

1.) Lumene BB Cream (best bb cream I’ve ever used. Now I can only get it on Amazon)
2.) My permanent MAC Pro Pan eyeshadows.
3.) Essence Midnight In Paris Gel Liner. I am beyond sad that this HG liner was DC’d without warning, so I never had a chance to stock up on backups of it. Even MAC Blacktrack isn’t as bulletproof or as pitch black as this one was!

Honorable mentions go to: Smashbox Fishnet Always On Eye Pencil, MAC Cosmo lipstick, UD Jawbone bronzer and Broken lipstick, plus Essence Satin Love blush.

1. Clinique Cheek Pops.
2. UD Eyeliner. 90% of the time I use Demolition or Perversion, but I like bright colors too.
3. MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Natural Face Powder. I have used it around my nose every day.

Maybelline Eye Studio Gel Eyeliner. My absolute favorite gel eyeliner I’ve ever tried.

Too Faced Chocolate Bar. Really nice for easy eye looks, especially for work.

Physician’s Formula Butter Bronzer. Love the smell, looks good on me, easy to apply and lasts all day.

For makeup, I would say:
1. L’Oreal True Match foundation in porcelain rose – pale enough for me with the pink undertones just right.
2. Colour Pop Lux lipsticks – the shades of Foolish, Tea Thyme, Gallop and LA Lady complement all my outfits and eye looks. The lipsticks themselves are creamy, hydrating and long wearing. I have repurchased these shades a number of times.
3. Eyeshadows – tricky one, but I would go with Naked 2 – that really good mix of cool and warmish shades.
Honourable Mention goes to:
1. Dior’s Bonne Etoile – every single shade is stunning!
2. Lorac’s Pro Metals – the only palette that I have bought a backup of.
3. City Colour Singles in Cleo, Sandstorm and All Eyes on Me – for the perfect mix of neutrals.

Chanel’s Rouge Allure Lipsticks. Haven’t been able to find something not too satin, not too mate and super long lasting in another brand.

Estee Lauder Doublewear foundation – wore it for many years. Always reliable, and the working girl’s foundation that lasted the workday.

Lancome Bi-Facil makeup remover.

Lancome Definicils mascara.

Chanel Blue Notes (now called something else) eyeshadow quad.

Estee Lauder Modern Mercury highlighter. Still have a backup of the original and bought a Bronze Goddess one this summer.

Dior Capture Totale skincare line.

Excluding things like lip balm (which I have very strong feelings and loyalties to)…
1. Clinique High Impact Longwear Mascara
This and Glossier are the only mascaras I will wear. Stays put, even during workouts, no undereye smudges, easy to get off when you want it to come off, and has never bothered my eyes even when I do wear contacts.

2. Lush Feeling Younger skin tint
One of only two things that survived Lush’s entry in the make-up market a few years back (their Sophisticated liquid/cream eyeshadow was also a favorite). But Feeling Younger is that perfect pearlescent highlight that isn’t glittery or shimmery but makes you feel luminous and is great as a mix in to your moisturizer or foundation or patted on over for a more targeted highlight.

3. The Balm Mary Lou-Manizer
My first powder highlighter and just a consistently good, dependable product that goes with pretty much any look I decide to do and my go-to when I have decision fatigue. Even though many highlighters have come into my life and if you asked me my absolute favorite I’ll say Lush Feeling Younger for cream product and Too Faced Diamond Light for powder instead of Mary Lou-Manizer, Mary-Lou-Manizer is the highlighter I own multiple of and have in all three of my make-up bags (work, home, and travel).

Great info here – lots of new (to me) products to check out! Thanks to all.
My top three time-tested, top scoring products in their catagories
– It Cosmetics CC Cream
– Wunder2 Super-Stay Metallic Eyeliners
– Clinique Cheek Pops

Strangely, my less expensive products come to mind first: GOSH Growth mascara (discontinued ?), Maybelline Brow Satin ( the Pencil part, perfect color match for me and nice strokes), and any colorful, pigmented metallic eyeshadow!

Not many things get to stand the test of time for me, because they get discontinued but I managed to think of three:
1. UD Naked 2 (I just re-purchased it)
2. Estee Lauder foundations in general, but esp. Double Wear
3. Lancome Blush Subtil in Rose Fresque.

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