What are your favorite pieces in your makeup collection?


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The top three that came to my head first are Chanel Dragon Rouge Allure Laque, Guerlain Parure de Nuit, and Cle de Peau #2 Lipgloss.

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Unfortunately, it’s my most expensive stuff: my Chanel Mat Lumiere liquid foundation, Guerlain Meteorites, and all my Rock&Republic makeup (face powders, blushes, and eyeshadows). I love the quality of both the packaging and the product inside. They’re all amazing, but I can’t afford to buy them on a regular basis 🙁

– Chanel Coco Pink lipstick; it’s discontinued and I’m in love with it!

– Dior Extase Pinks quint. It’s so bold and luxurious. I think the colors are exquisite, and the pink color is actually quite unique.

– Diorskin Nude in Cameo. I just got it a few weeks ago and I’m in love. It’s such a pleasure to put on my foundation every day; I’ve never had a higher quality face product inb my life.

– MAC Play Time lipstick. It’s another discontinued, LE shade that I can’t find a dupe for. I get tons of compliments and I love the wear time on this one.

– MAC Stars n’ Rockets eyeshadow. I know it’s common in many people’s stashes, but I just feel so happy when I wear it! I think it’s more versatile than it looks, and I always have people stopping me to ask what’s on my eyes.

Guerlain Meteorites illuminating pressed powder in Frais, bobby brown corrector in dark peach and MUFE smoky lash are my staples. Favorites …too many to name!

I couldn’t think of anything that fancy in my makeup collection. All I have is MAC and couple of Urban Decay’s products. I’m hoping to get my hands on a Guerlain foundation, but it’ kind of hard, since the brand is not sold where I live.

Probably my super limited edition Givenchy eye quad palette Jardin D’Interdit which was only sold in Asia. I rarely use it, ’cause I want to keep it that way, but probably, my favorite items at the moment might be Givenchy’s Magic cheek and lip balm, and MAC’s fluidline in Avenue.

I’m surprised you didn’t include Guerlain Gems, hehe.

I’m not sure if I have a favorite, although I know I like some things more than others. I also like some products when used in conjunction with another product, so it’s just too hard to choose! ^^;

my clinique black honey blush, Nars hungry heart duo, im always a sucker for lip products so its really hard to choose just one right now im pretty much obcessed with this clinique chubby stick I bought in fuller fig, I have naturally brighter pigmented lips and this chubby stick looks amazing on them gives them that gorgeous just bitten look that stays on! Perfet to complement the blush now that its getting cold 😉 My other favs of my collection right now have to be the clinique 8 hour lid smoothies in bit-o-honey and cashew later they stay on all day and are soo easy to just apply with your fingers and go when you need to get out the door not to mention they are really pretty and nuetral!

i loove my:
– MAC hipness blush
– Guerlain lingerie de peau foundation
– MAC lustre drops in pink rebel
– Catrice Brow Kit
– Manhatten Waterglosses
– MAC pro longwear concealer

This is a little harder than I thought it’d be…
Mac Snob Lipstick, Mac Pink Plaid Lipstick, Urban Decay Naked Palette, Mac Ricepaper Eyeshadow, Mac Utterly Game Blush, Diorskin Forever Foundation, Mac MSF, Dior Amber Diamond and….. Mac Omega eyeshadow… I know that sounds like a lot but I seriously could name so many more.
=) xoxo <3

This will change after IMATS Toronto (Yaby palettes!)

Kat Von D Adora lipstick (not an everyday shade but I LOVE it!)
Eve Pearl Ultimate Eyes Eye Palette (good for travel ^__^)
La Femme Blush On Rouge 12 Pan Blush set I put together
My 2 Inglot eyeshadow palettes I put together

My Bobbi Brown Nude Palette. It’s my best quality item and I use it often. I also love my UD Wallflower lipgloss. Smashbox Fusion Soft Lights – Intermix

I have soo many, but my fave would be rapa nui multiple, my holy grail contour product, the balm cabanaa boy blush, the perfect colour for my desi skintone, and mac cherish lipstick

I love my MAC LE lipsticks with a different packaging. They are my “little girls”, lol! -in fact I have them for the packaging instead the lipstick- I have paid 40 € for a MAC for Barbie lipstick, and 30€ for a Manish Arora one. I almost have 20 of them, waiting for Holiday Edition, What Joy will be mine!

Hm, good question! If I had to pick one I’d probably go for the Becca cream blush in Turkish rose or that 2 sided Smashbox cream blush from this year’s spring collection. Other products that I really love are the Chantecaille lip chic in kapuzine, the Becca luminous skin colour and the Illamasqua liquid metal in pewter.

There’s an eyeshadow duo from the Japanese brand Maquillage that I absolutely adore, but I try really hard not to use it because it was limited edition and the pans are absurdly tiny.

Definently my Urban Decay 15th Anniversary Palette, its perfect in every way! My brush kit would’ve been tied for first, but this past weekend my car was broken nto, and my suitcase containing my brushes was stolen unfortunately. 🙁 I ALMOST had the UD palette in there as well, but decided not to pack it at the last second luckily.

Surprisingly all MAC products!

Ever Hip – such a gorgeous color! Very difficult for me to track down, but finally found a store with one left!
Jealousy Wakes – I was able to be part of the Temptalia dream!
Photorealism quad – This launched way before I fell back in love with makeup, but found it sitting around at a CCO. I picked it up in a heartbeat!

1. Chanel’s Topkapi quad, and I was expecting more people to say this!
2. Guerlain Meteorites
3. MAC’s So Sweet So Easy cream blush

Honorable mentions are Chanel’s Extrait de Gloss in Exces and Make Up For Ever lipstick in 39.
I loved reading what you guys had to say!

My Top 5 “can’t live without” products:

-Your Lips But Better (YLBB) lip balms
-Urban Decay eyeshadow Primer Potion
-Urban Decay Brow Box (Honey Pot)
-Meow Cosmetics Purrrfect Puss Foundation (Sleek Persian)
-Bare Minerals Clear Radiance All-Over Face Color

My NARS lipstick in Roman Holiday is definitely my absolute favorite! If I could only wear one lipstick for the rest of my life, that one would be it!

I also use my Stila eyeshadow in Diamond Lil quite a bit (wearing it today!) and the MAC Shadestick in Wet Cement.

My absolute favorite piece is my Estee Lauder Illuminating Powder Gelee from the fall collection!! My runners up would have to be my Dior Original Tan bronzer and my UD 15th Anniversary Eyeliner set!!! Ooooohhhh and the Naked Palette and Too Faced Glamour Dust in Nude Beam and I can’t forget my Maybelline The Falsies Mascara (never have loved a mascara like this)!!! Obsessed with them all!

Hmm… Fusion beauty cream blush in crave, MAC Russian red lipglass, wet ‘n’ wild comfort zone palette, and MAC double feature #1 (the gold and purple one). That’s four, I know, but I’m pretty sure there’s about four more I can’t live without either!!!

Hmm… For now, anyway, it’s:

Shiro’s Revive blush, MAC Ruby Woo and Hollywood Nights lipsticks, Anastasia brow palette and Chanel Inimitable mascara.

So many faves, but here are my staples:

-MAC Cremeblush in Ladyblush
-MAC Mineralize Satinfinish foundation
-Two NARS blushes -Dolce Vita and Desire
-MAC Dalliance Mega Metal Eyeshadow
-MAC Fluidline in Blacktrack
-Covergirl Lashblast Volume mascara (the orange tube)
-A few favourite, always reach for MAC eyeshadows -Shroom, Naked Lunch, Soba, Swiss Chocolate, Mythology (discontinued), Fig 1, Twinked, Rite of Spring (discontinued), Ricepaper, and many more

Chanel Aventure lipstick, Nars Mayflower lipstick, Too Faced Naked eye palette, Cle de Peau refining fluid foundation, Chanel Vitalumiere Aqua, Stila lipglaze in starfruit, Cle de Peau concealer, UD Stray Dog eyeliner

I know it’s boring, but I couldn’t live without these!

I love my Benefit Coralista and Dallas boxed powder blushes. I have MAC eye shadows I really love, like Vex and Nylon. I also love the Mega Metal Shadows, my MSFs and my MAC palettes. I’m crazy about their really pigmented Mineralize Blushes as well as my Mary-Lou Manizer from TheBalm. Another thing in my collection I really like is my NARS Highlighting/Bronzing Blush Duos. I just got the Diorskin Shimmer Star in Amber Diamond and Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick in Nectar during the Sephora F&F sale, so those may soon become my new favorites.

Aww you used my question <3

Christine, being a long time reader I thought you were going to say Chanel Dragon Rouge, Cle de Peau #2, and that foundation you always use that you recently reviewed. Ack, I can't remember the name.

Mine are LORAC Croc Palette, Urban Decay Bos IV, and Too Faced Sun bunny bronzer.

-Revlon Colorstay Foundation
-Wet N Wild Brûlée Eyeshadow
-Rosebud Salve
-Sonia Kashuk Flat Blusher Brush for foundation
-Maybelline Falsies Mascara

Some of my fave MU: MUFE HD Foundation, Urban Decay 15th year Anniv Palette, Chanel Rose Tourbillon and my MAC Petals and Peacocks lipstick. 🙂

Dior’s Tailleur Bar LE palette, of which I’m so glad I found a dupe for the main shade because I’ve used it so much that I can’t imagine not using that colour.

Armani’s Eyes to Kill Mascaras

MAC’s Cremesheen Glass in Partial to Pink

Guerlain Voyage Meteorites in Mythic

Dior Creme de Gloss line, sadly discontinued, especially Rouge Elixir which I thought of as my ultimate red lip colour.

Dior Skinflash in Sunbeam, best concealer ever when used with Meteorites.

I love and I am pretty proud of my MAC eye shadow collection, because I can create nearly every look, I want to wear.
I bought my first two Burberry products on Monday and I really adore them.

Ooh, great question!

Guerlain Rouge Automatique in Coque D’Or
Dior Skin Shimmer Night Diamond, the black crystal studded compact is to DIE for
Chanel Hydrabase lipstick in Rose Drop (discontinued)
Guerlain Blush G
Chanel e/s quad in 19 Enigma
Pupa Luminys Velvety Baked Blush in 06 (swirls of rose pink, raspberry and gold)
DiorKiss gloss in Snow Cherry (discontinued)
Revlon Luxurious Color eyeliner in Sueded Brown
TheBalm Just This Once Jamie eyeshadow
Lancome LE Rose Desir e/s quad
Estee Lauder Pure Color Crystal lipstick in Crystal Rose
Natio Smooth Lip Liner in Lotus
All of my Prestige Total Intensity eyeliners, especially the olive one

Mostly my eyeshadows 🙂 My Urban Decay Naked Palette, Nars eyeshadow duos (Brousse, Charade, Earth Angel, Kalahari, Nouveau Monde and Taiga), MAC Carbonized and Smoke & Diamonds e/s, MUFE Aqua Creams. And then my Nars Larger Than Life lipgloss in Como because it’s amazing.

hard question:)The ones that come to my head first are:
mac shroom,vex and patina shadows.
nars dogon duo(for the green shade)
mac blushbaby,peachykeen,springsheen,tenderling,tracegold,taupe blushes
mac,truth and light magically cool liquid powder
givenchy prisme libre loose powder
lightscapade
mac nc15 chromagraphic pencil
mufe uplight in 22
mac eyebrow pencil
nectar lustreglass and Chanel-cosmos
for the lipsticks:viva glam 4,dark side,deliciously forbidden mattene,sweet ever after,viva glam 1,guerlain samsara

ok,I stop.I wouldn’t name all that at once but the more I think the more products I remember falling in love.seems that after all I am still a mac fan lol:)

btw parure de nuit became one of your all time favs?I guessed that it would be meteorites:) I will definetely get parure de nuit,if only it came to my country sooner!

oh and toxic tale lippie,the one that got me into bright colors.

this is such an awesome question but so hard at the same time!!

UDPP + Naked Palette, NARS Laguna Bronzer, MAC Luster Drops in Sun Rush, eos Lip Balms + Korres Lip Butter in Jasmine (really almost ANY moisturizing lip balm), MAC Myth Lipstick, NARS Turkish Delight Lipgloss, and Mascara (either Benefit’s They’re Real or Dior’s Diorshow)

Ooooh fun! Let me think… I have a huge collection, but I think these would be my faves:

Dior Petal Shine quint, and a holiday quad that’s divine (red compact from 2009 I think), Rose Diamond highlighter
MAC MSF in Blonde and Perfect Topping
MAC Cremesheen Glass in Loud & Lovely
MAC lipstick in Lustering, All Mine (LE from Monogram)
Dior Serum de Rouge in a rosey pink colour
MAC e/s, Mancatcher, Illegal Cargo, Wintersky, Fashion Groupie
NARS duos, esp. Habanera
Quo Sahara Sand e/s duo
UD Toasted and Scratch
MAC and TF Teddy Bear Hair brushes

Excellent question. It’s tough to choose but these are my babies: Dior Night Butterfly & Five Golds quints, Urban Decay Naked & 15th Anniversary palettes, Dior Addict lipcolor in Infamous Pink, YSL Rouge Volupte in #3 Beige Ultimate, and Guerlain Rouge Automatique in Bal de Mai.

–mac outré eyeshadow (even if i usualy do not like mac eyeshadows),
–charm lipgloss by chantecaille,
–a super old accord gold lipstick by l’oreal
–the red hot lips red lipstick by avon.
—and talking about brushes, the perfect base round foundation brus by mii.

I love my NYX black eyeshadow because it’s easily the most pigmented dark black i’ve ever used. Also, MUFE 92…best purple. I really love Victoria’s Secret brilliant lip shine in mischief…its a sexy semi-frosty peachy pink

I guess it would just be my daily staples:
-mac pro longwear foundation
-thebalm balmbini palette (I don’t use the glosses, but the two blush and 3 eyeshadows are enough for me)
-mac velvet teddy lipstick (I adore this)

I love my OCC Large Powder Brush (for setting foundation), Lancome Mineral Powder Foundation Brush (for mineral foundation), Benefit Creaseless Cream Eyeshadow in Birthday Suit (it’s like a cream version of my favorite Inglot shadow, and it really doesn’t crease), and NARS cream blush in Penny Lane (the most natural blush I own for my skintone).

My extensive MAC brush collection (my husband says he’s pretty certain Michael Angelo painted the Sistine Chapel with one brush and doesn’t understand why I need 40+)

MAC Foundations, Matchmaster, Prolong Wear & Face & Body

MAC customized eye shadow palettes, paint pots & pigments OH MY!!!

It’s all just sheer fun!!!

OH & I almost forgot—Estee Lauder Modern Mercury Illuminatuing Powder Gelee. The texture, color, and payoff of this product is beyond amazing. It is so GORGEOUS and has awesome staying power. It is one of my all-time favorites.

Oh this is hard! I don’t buy it unless I know it has a working place in my collection OR it’s so nuts nobody else would wear it around conservative here, meaning Nars Outremier Eyeshadow tops my list at the moment! The screaming bright cobalt blue one?

Then MAC Wipes to take absolutely every bit of it all off at night. Especially the Colorstay foundation which is such a staple but yeah, hard to really clean off. Wipes are my absolute essential!

Nars Danmari blush pallet is up front for now along with all three MAC Disney Witches ‘n Bitches blush/ beauty powders. Briar Rose, Oh So Fair, and then my staple no blush blush is Her Own Devices. That whole collection seemed so tedious but thank goodness I got most of it pushed on me by my three MUAs… used a lot of it almost up! Really fantastic at home on the bathroom counter- the true test! And then the awesome packaging….. All of it is on the favorites list I guess.
Nars Etrusque ES, an old gold. Wear it anytime any place. Nars Pago Pago lipstick. Great line, I just stumbled across it.
A lot of MAC but they were really delivering quality goods at a good price point for a while. They still make my go to in some things and I hope they pull it back together.
A whole drawer full of pigments- mostly MAC, a bunch of Pro, but others too numerous to list from all over.

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