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Ive been hearing a lot of buzz about Inglot and Joe Fresh, so they are both on my list of brands to try. Oh and Eyeko, we dont have all three of these brands sold here in Hawaii. Have you tried these Christine?

Joe Fresh is ok not great the nail polish is awful to work with. >_<

If you looking to Canadian brand Annabelle (and the parent brand Marcelle) runs circles around Joe Fresh.

MAC, actually – I’ve never tried it, even though it’s such a big part of this blog. I’m just completely lost at where to start!

Me too! Glad to hear I’m not the only MAC virgin. Too many beautiful choices and I’m pretty sure I’ll get addicted which my wallet can’t handle right now.

Me too! Gosh I thought I was the only one! I’m planning on starting my MAC collection very soon though, I’ve been carefully going through reviews and stuff but there is just so much out there that I wouldn’t know where to start. Any recommendations?

I’ve been collecting MAC since 1997- which are your favorite brands currently? Which products? What’s your coloring? What style of makeup do you generally prefer? I’m dramatic, so those heavy pigmented products are generally my specialty and while I have a ton of lipglass I’m one who steers toasted matte lip color

I’m a MAC virgin, too. I’m at college in rural New Hampshire so there’s no store nearby, and with so many colors to choose from I don’t want to order without seeing them first. I did get some MAC brushes last week (182, 116, 239, 217) and was blown away by the quality, so I hope to get a chance to check out the makeup soon.

guerlain, chanel, illamasqua and hourglass! i’d love to be able to test out all their products that interest me, but i can’t afford it ๐Ÿ™

Ditto on Illamasqua. Ever since they came out with the Toxic Nature collection, I’ve been itching to get my hands on it.

I’m also with you on Illamasqua. I went to Sephora today to try to get my hands on some of their products, to at least see in person, but apparently they’re only stocked at “select” ones, which made me sad. I really wanted some of their nail lacquer and to have a look at the loose pigments. ๐Ÿ™

AGREED @ Illamasqua! My only problem is that none of my local Sephoras seem to carry Illamasqua, YSL, or any other brand that I’ve been craving to try out!

I am so addicted! I have been using their Big shampoo, godmother, demon, and rockstar soaps, and their angels on bare skin and dark angel face wash/scrubs, and the bath bombs, oh heck, just about everything. Do it!

I’d love to explore more of Illamasqua – I have their liquid metal quad and I love it, but I’d love to branch more into nailpolish/eyeshadows/blushes/ect.

Omg! It’s my question. Hehe. ๐Ÿ™‚

I would love to explore Shu Uemura, Giorgio Armani & Guerlain – they are expensive so its been a bit hard to get a hold of them since NARS is really my priority right now :P. Saving Fail. XD

Other brands I would love to try are the skincare lines Dermalogica and Peter Thomas Roth. They’ve got ton of AHA/BHA products.

Make Up Forever.

The only two make up forever stockists are in london, which is a three hour coach/train/car journey from me. Every time i actually do make it to the shop, its always things i buy in haste. I never have enough time to make a decision. And i cant rely on the pictures and descriptions on the website as i have south asian skin tone and its very pigmented.
We seriously need a Sephora in Cardiff!!

Oh, so many! I simply don’t have the money to…Ellis Faas, MUFE (I only have a concealer quad), Thierry Mugler, old Urban Decay polishes, old MยทAยทC collections, Inglot (checked them out in Vegas but only bought a face brush), Nfu-Oh, …there are a lot lol.

There are so many brands that aren’t available in Canada or not readily available that I would really like to try – Jemma Kidd, SLEEK (very inexpensive and good quality), SugarPill and Hourglass (I know you are a fan of Hourglass, Christine), those Armani eye shadows that were recently reviewed here, and I’d love to be going to Britain so I could get my hands on the Louise Young eyeshadow palette. It’s probably a good thing all these brands are easily accessible…otherwise, I would have to think about putting a mortgage on my house!

Fellow Canadian here.

Hourglass is available at Sephora.
Giorgio Armani is available at Holt Renfrew Department store (they’re all in the big cities).

LM and Bobbi Brown! Cuz I love their foundations. When I have more disposable income I’d like to try out the rest of their line ๐Ÿ™‚

Guerlain definitely. But I’m a poor college student so that won’t be happening anytime in the near future…

I recently discovered 100% Pure Cosmetics which is an organic & vegan brand. The lipsticks, tinted moisturizer, and glosses are very nice so far. I ordered their blushes too.

I think Illamasqua. They have amazing products! Their color palette are incredible! Sooo much colors! The second one on my list is Kryolan like Illa, they have great things also nice brand, but i don’t see too much people talking about…

I’d love to try Bite Beauty’s products. It’s a new brand being sold through Sephora, but I’ve only seen it online, not in stores. They say they have an all-natural ingredient list and food-grade colours. Their stuff looks chic!

But because I’m in Canada, even though our dollar is on par, ordering stuff from Sephora online makes no sense because in order to get free shipping you have to spend something absurd like $135. At least that’s how it was last time I checked. Also, I’m big on seeing something in person before I buy it.

Not only that but you also get a nice 25% mark up (depending on the brand is sowhere between 20% to 30%). How is that even fair????

I just bought some of GOSH artliners, the quality is superb. would like to try more stuff from them, any recommendations?

MAC! I only have a concealer, 217 brush and brush cleanser from then and I’d love to try eyeshadow and blush from them. And Hue lipstick, I’ve wanted it forever. I’d also like to try Hard Candy but I don’t have a Walmart near me.

I would really like to try out more of Barry M (UK) and Lakme (India). International cosmetics intrigue me. I own the Lakme Eye Kajal and some Barry M dazzle dusts, but I am curious about the other products from those lines. The Lakme eyeshadow quads are available on Amazon, but with shipping it is kind of expensive, because of course it has to be shipped from India. GOSH is another brand I want to try.

Japanese makeup products. I already have a couple of items from Majolica Majorca, but would love to try some Lavshuca and Kate! I wish Sephora would have a pop-up shop of Japanese items…that would be fantastic ๐Ÿ™‚

Brands that are readily available in the US like Barry m or illamasqua. Hard to find brands like occ or inglot and ridiculously expensive brands like guerlain!

I’ve never tried products from NARS or Make up forever. I have vouchers I can use for some NARS soon, just have to choose a favourite. I’m looking into their blushers and I’m considering Albatross, Mata Hari, Exhibit A and/or Taos.

Right now most definitely INGLOT. Ive seen pictures of Inglot makeup products on a few other blogs but i honestly dont know where to start! like is it the same as MAC? should i stick to MAC? ohhh the choices! hehe

Inglot, Urban Decay, Stila and Smashbox – in that order. I hear all the talk about them on mua and it drives me crazy that I can’t explore them because they are not available in here in Germany.

Inglot, illamasqua, SugarPill and OCC. I wish there was a store in St Louis that sold there products but since not I guess I will order online.

I would like to try Joe Fresh (their gel blushes, concealer, foundation and eyeliners) and I would like to get into NARS. it’s just that it’s so expensive!!!

Wow there are so many I want to try or try more of, I’ve tried a decent amount of MAC but there still is more I want to give a try and same for MAKE UP FOR EVER, and then also Laura Mercier, Illamasqua, Bobbi Brown and Chanel I haven’t but really want to.

Wow there are so many I want to try or try more of, I’ve tried a decent amount of MAC but there still is more I want to give a try and same for MAKE UP FOR EVER, and then also Laura Mercier, Illamasqua, Bobbi Brown and Chanel I haven’t but really want too.

More high-end brands such as Le Metier de Beaute or Cle de Peau…sadly I’d have to buy sight unseen. Same goes for Burberry, they all look/seem to lovely and the quality and packaging seems to be so lovely! Wish my wallet could handle it! Lol.

Make Up For Ever – I want to try all of the bright matte shadows they have.

Inglot – Heard nothing but great things ๐Ÿ™‚

MUFE!! I have a few products but there are so many things I want to try from them. Also, Inglot, Illamasqua, and Hard Candy. And maybe some NARS, while I’m at it ๐Ÿ™‚

Illamasqua, Hourglass, Korres, Amazonian and Urban Decay. Yet to have our first Sephora in Malaysia. Next month’s the opening yay!

Grace, Sephora gone have her big opening just in a few days! in 3 days to be more precisily, at Star Hill Gallery near the Pavilion Shopping. 28/04 at 10:30am ~praying for best brands!

I would love to try inglot but I want the full in store experience of swatching my heart out. Its a little overwhelming online. I would love to get my manicured hands on some illamasqua too. I have to swatch to buy or see a color online so many times on various tones in various lighting to buy lol.

High end: Inglot , Sugarpill, Nars( id like to try more of their shadows – the one I have sucks) , Dior , Chanel, Guerlain , Givenchy , Cargo. For the most part stuff I cant afford being unemployed

Lower end- Milani, Iman , Revlon

I am really getting into Asian brands of cosmetics, especially Korean ones (I’m half Korean). I’ve tried a few Lioele and Missha brands but I’d like to branch out to Skinfood, Hera and other Asian brands, too!

Boscia & Jurlique – seriously – I want basket fulls of each brand. Now would be nice. LOL I sampled Jurlique’s eye cream and I loved it…but at $45 a pop…ouch! Well, it’s cheaper than Botox.

All the Japanese brands that are only available in Asia or sold in Asia……Jill Stuart, Paul and Joe etc. Also, Santa Maria Norvella from Italy- OMG, their face and skin products are pure luxury…only available in NYC, LA and in Texas somewhere….If they had it in the SF Bay area, I will go there every week…and buy every item….soaps, cream, perfume…everything. Every product is decadent, natural extracts and not artificial like the department store brands…not cheap, but not expensive like La Mer, La Prairie, Strivectin, Sisily, Guerlain etc. So worth the price.

Origins. Since I tried, loved and bought the famous VitaZing, I am curious and want to try more products of their range. After all they are mainly organic and cruelty free – two bonus points for that! Def worth looking into more closely.

Illamasqua, Hourglass & Tarte.
I have few products of them, but I am eager to try more because the quality of those products I’ve tried really impress me.

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