What discontinued beauty product would you bring back and make permanent?


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Chanel Dragon Rouge Allure Laque.

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Meg Avatar

I knew it! I knew you’d say that Christine. HAHA. πŸ™‚

I actually bought this online (it was slightly used) and I really really loved the color on me. We have the same skin color. However, it actually bleeds on me after 8-9 hours. But that’s quite a long time, no?

Anyway, I am very new to beauty products but I’d say it’s Daddy’s Little Girl from MAC’s Archie’s Girl collection for me. I really really love how the pink/violet color brightens up my face!

Veronica Shields Avatar

Aye, I had the same problem with bleeding – except it was within two hours of having it applied. I loved the color but wound up passing it up for that reason. But then, reds tend to feather on me unless I prep, despite the fact that I don’t have the same problem with other bold colors. (Something about the consistency of red pigment, maybe?)

stacey Avatar

Agree. Chanel- Dragon. Urban Decay Honey 24/7 eyeliner. YSL #36 lipstick. Dior Addict Lipgloss in its original formula and color. Dior lipsticks…the original form. Estee Lauder Lucidity. And so many others that I cannot remember to name. All of Urban Decay glitter eyeshadows…yes, all of them.

Amanda Avatar

Ah, I’m dreading the day when I run out of Confession πŸ™ I really wish they’d bring back their lipstick, I’m not a fan of crayon style lip products

Jenna Avatar

I’m sure they will bring them back with new packaging, like they’ve been doing with everything else. Hopefully with a longer lasting and better tasting formula.

Caroline Avatar

Haha, I knew you would say that, Christine! πŸ™‚

For me, I would bring back this rice face wash from BBW that they had way back a few years.

Ashley Avatar

MAC Lipglass in “Warning!” It’s perfection. I don’t even know what collection it came out with. I just know it’s really old. Lol! I still have the tiny bit that’s left in my tube, not to use on my lips, but I use it as a swatch comparison when shopping. Still haven’t found a satisfactory dupe. πŸ™ So sad.

CeeBee Avatar

Chanel Hydrabase lipstick in Rose Drop – love the formula, love the colour. Bought a backup, thankfully, because the Rouge Coco lines just do not interest me at all.

FKS Avatar

MAC’s retro matte lippies in Moxie and Veruschka. Dior’s plastic shine lip color/gloss. Chanel’s double contraste palettes (especially the one named “palm beach”), Guerlain’s kiss kiss nailpolishes… If are going to go back further in time, then the Max Factor’s various eyeshadows from the 70s (a certain smokeshine blue springs to mind), and the clear lip gloss in mint. And then, there are the art deco cosmetics — the ox-blood red lippies, the raspberry red blushes — whose brand names I do not know, but whose sumptious packaging hints at a truly exotic product. I guess I am getting a bit carried away here (I was certainly not around to sample the art deco versions the first time around πŸ˜‰ ), because modern day products certainly perform much better. Maybe just bring back the packaging for some products, then.

VickyM Avatar

I would bring back Chanel Rouge Coco Ruban Rose, I still donΒ΄t understand why they discontinued it, it was such a gorgeous shade πŸ™ .

Iliana Avatar

MAC fresh salmon lipstick, NARS etrusque eyeshadow, MAC Coral Crepe paint pot
These have been discontinued in my country: NARS bronzer multiples (matte) as well as their cream blushes πŸ™ I know they are permanent elsewhere!

renu Avatar

Olay Definity Intense Anti-ageing Cream SPF 15, it was a skin care plus highlighting product and really brought a glow to the face.

Sarah Avatar

I would bring back the Wet ‘n Wild 6-Pan Palettes that had mattes on one side and shimmers on the other side. The names were Lust, Pride, Greed, and Vanity. I’m lucky to have gotten the palettes and I use them all the time. I’m always mentioning them in my blogs, but I feel bad because no one can get them anymore.

Quinctia Avatar

I totally forgot that Lust is one of the few palettes I have that I’ve made significant dents in! I totally need to stalk online for a backup.

chris Avatar

MAC Miss Dish Lipstick – mix of Runway Red meets Diva.
MAC Roman Holiday Dazzleglass
MAC Queen Sin Lipstick
MAC Viva Glam Cyndi Lipglass

Veronica Avatar

Revlon Super Lustrous Lipgloss in Pink Whisper. πŸ™ My lost baby.

I also think anything that’s a “routine” product should never be LE. Chanel’s Notorious and MAC’s LE brow gel collection come to mind. If it’s a product that’s going to be put to daily use and eventually need replaced, why wouldn’t you cash in on that?

Kristy Avatar

NARS Crazed and Outlaw blushes. I know they brought back Outlaw, but the new one is sheer and dry. I would love a pigmented, shimmery raspberry blush.

Irene Avatar

Chanel Rouge Hydrabase lipstick in New York Red, most perfect color and modern matte finish, and so moisturizing! It lasts forever on the lips, too. I bought it a few years ago and it makes me sad that I’m finishing my tube already.

xamyx Avatar

I’m going waaay back, but Max Factor HD Perfecting Makeup; it is hands-down the *best* foundation ever! It was lightweight, highly pigmented, and diffused pores like no other. I don’t remember how long it’s been, but I don’t recall any other foundations at the time being labelled HD, but given the fact so many brands are cashing in on this, it makes no sense that MF would stop making this… Actually, I’d be happy if MF foundations were brought back to the US, in general.

It’d also be nice to see Revlon & CoverGirl go back to the eyeshadow formulas of 20 years ago; they tried to “improve”, and keep up with the HE brands, but quality has really suffered. The same goes for L’Oreal.

Lynne Avatar

Any one of these three, please: MAC Warming Trend eyeshadow, MAC’s old formula lip Vitamin E-stick with the menthol our Stila’s little pots of eye concealer. I’ve got 2 back-ups on the shadow but my dark circles and dry lips still miss the other 2.

Jan Avatar

This goes back so far that most of you won’t know what I’m talking about. Years ago, Shisheido sold these little glycerin soaps that had the softest, most gentle scent. And the soap was so incredibly mild on my sensitive skin. There are many discontinued products I’ve missed over the years, but these little soaps are the only ones I dream about.

Cat G Avatar

Benefit’s Hollywood Glo!
Prescriptives counters so I can have Custom Blend Foundation again (I don’t trust it just over the internet!)

Meredith Avatar

MAC Hyper Real Foundation. Ughhhhh loved it. Still hanging on to the little bit that I have. Bring it back MAC! Revlon had a highlights collection that was really nice too with powders, foundations, luminizers. All discontinued. Now, I don’t like any of their new stuff.

Ellen Avatar

Bobbi Brown’s old brown lipsticks: Malted, walnut stain, mocha stain, golden brown, toasted pink, and Bahama brown and sandstone blush!

CeeBee Avatar

I never had Honey but I’m pretty sure the Milani Liquid Like Pencil in Gold and the Nyx Slide On Eyeliner in Glitzy Gold are both pretty close dupes. You can get both of them online at Cherry Culture for about $7.

Sierra Avatar

Urban Decay Gash eyeshadow! I wore it like every day for 3 years straight because I was (And am still) obsessed with My Chemical Romance, and I wanted to wear the same makeup that the lead singer, Gerard Way, did. =P

Catherine Avatar

My favorite eyeshadows of all time: MAC Warming Trend and Femme Fi. I have two backups of Femme Fi! That’s how much I love that color, it’s seriously the best all over lid, inner corner, highlight color for me.

Also, my favorite red lipstick from the Naughty Nauticals collection, Port Red!!!!

Ryou Avatar

I see. I noticed most shades are out of stock on many retailers, including Nordstrom and Bloomingdales. I also heard Guerlain is introducing a new foundation this fall.

Ashley Avatar

I’m with you on Dragon!

Though if I had to make a single choice for a product to bring back and make permanent, it would probably be either Le Metier’s Red my Lips or Suqqu Kakitsubata – I’d also make it easily available!

Karen Avatar

MAC Daddy’s Little Girl, Moxie, Viva Glam Cyndi & Moth Brown, Kat Von D’s True Romance Love & Fury palette, UD 24/7 Honey liner, UD glosses with semi naked men, Max Factor Pan Stick & Revlon Wine Not matte lipstick.

Amber Avatar

Great question!
Mac Crescent lipglass- A gorgeous bronzey-nude, my HG for a nice neutral lip.
Mac Metal Rocks msf- I missed out and wanna see want all the hype is about.
Mac Pink Popcorn l/s
Maybelline Kissing Cooler/Kissing Potion- Sooo Old Skool πŸ™‚
Nars Mounia blush
Revlon Gumdrop lip butter
Rock and Republic ENTIRE COSMETIC LINE- I luv everything I was able to snag before it was discontinued.
Tarte Tickled and Cloud 9 cheekstains
The Balm Muppet aka the Balm and the Beautiful palette
Urban Decay Lounge eyeshadow- One of the most gorgeous duochrome shadows ever.
Urban Decay Deluxe Shadows- esp. Freakshow and Adore
Urban Decay Stray Dog and Midnight Cowboy eyeliners
…just to name a few and I’ll probably think of a million more once I hit post comment. lol

Sara Avatar

lancome bring back colour fever in honey I love you and hibis-kiss. Honey I love you is a pale peachy pink with fine gold sparkles. It has a lot of pigment so it lightens up my naturally rosy lips without making me look drained. I’ve tried a lot of similar colours but nothing else has enough pigment. I also love the way this brand feels on my lips smooth and not too gloopy. I ran out after 2 months I loved these colours so much!

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