What is your most-reached for makeup product?


What is your most-reached for makeup product? Excluding basics like foundation, setting powder, mascara, primer, etc.!

Benefit Sugarbomb probably – I always have to tell myself not to use it!

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Oh jeez…

Blushbaby sheertone blush – I have very fair skin & it complements any color combination. I have to remind myself that I have 29 other MAC blushes that need to be used so I can justify my spending habits & the sheer magnitude that of my collection. lol

Oh, and Love Nectar lustreglass. Same thing – I can pair it with anything. But I have so many others!

I always reach for Lancome Color Design eyeshadow in Lavender Girl!
I need to stop because then I keep doing purple eye looks(just add a little Lancome Trendy!).

I have a swatch on my blog because I’m so obsessed.

My most-reached for makeup product is Revlon Matte eyeshadow in Vintage Lace. I use it everyday; it’s either a highlight for eye makeup, or an all-over lid-to-brow color when I’m going “natural”. It matches my skintone perfectly, and it’s also pale (I’m pale), so it serves as both pale and goes-with-everything highlights.

I totally agree! I’m a nude lip junkie 🙂 and we are both named Christina! Hahaha

I love fleshpot – I’m literally on my 8th tube since ordering from the Mac pro store for the first time 1.5 years ago! Before that I used myth which, I’m sure you know is also from mac, but I’m nc15 and I find the pinky fleshpotinstead or orange tone in myth looks better on me. So whenever I get to a mac pro I stock up!

If it was any other brand I would’ve been on my 25th tube by now, but its so pigmented anx lasts forever!

Which is your favorite nude?

Make Up For Ever HD green primer, MAC Prep + Prime SPF50 primer, Too Faced Eye Shadow Insurance and recently the Pink Peony Illuminating Bronzer from the Neiman Marcus Exclusive Peony & Python Collection set. I love that so much I went back and bought another set….

Apart from the good ole basics, I don’t leave home without a swipe of Benefit’s Hoola (in the summer, of course:)). Hands down, still the best way to add some natural looking color IMO!

Tough one – either concealer (major dark circles) or eye shadow primer (Painterly Paint Pot does double duty since it evens out the colour of my lids and acts as a light shadow)

Mac-Orb eyshadow, always there, everyday, and Shroom, but Orb mostly because I use it as a base, as a highlither, as a powder over concealer etc because it’s a perfect match to my skintone.
Love that one !

MAC’s penultimate eyeliner. it is one of the bare minimum products i use if im not in the mood for a full face. also, i wing out my liner everyday so im always re-drawing on the wing! also, MAC’s black softsparkle eye kohl, i just use so much black kohl, i black eye makeup- i rarely use eyeshadow and just do liquid liner and kohl.

MAC Tendertones in Pucker & Hush, Hush. And in second place is my L’Oreal HiP Jelly Balm in Plush & Savory. I loooovee lip products.

MAC e/s in yogurt. my go to shadow if I just want a clean “natural” makeup look, if I need to blend out a strong color I use it, and I prefer it as my highlighter/brow bone color. I have a feeling that’s going to be the 1st shadow I’ll hit pan on.

Are we talking basic product? Then I would say UD primer potion. I always always always use it under my eyeshadow because my look looks just-applied and doesn’t crease for 15-16 hours.

If we are talking color, then probably Mac Woodwinked. It is part of my eye look probably 5-6 times a week. I love the way the shimmery brown color makes my blue eyes pop.

Urban Decay Eye Shadow in Sin! And a strong runner-up would probably be NARS blush in Sin.

Uh oh. I see a pattern! I didn’t even think about that until I typed it out just now! I wonder which of the deadlies I’m committing with these products, vanity?

Concealer for sure! I look horrible if my dark circles are visible. I use MAC studio finish concealer and Kat Von D tattoo concealer ! Couldn’t live without these

NARS bronzer in laguna-I always contour my face! And usually UD Sin eyeshadow as a quick all-over eye colour when I’m in a hurry.

Burt’s Bees 😛

As far as actual makeup goes… MAC Golder’s Green pigment. I really should’ve bought a full jar of that, because I use it CONSTANTLY.

Just what I was going to say…I’ve gone through 4 of these! It’s the least waxy lipbalm Burt’s Bees has and the most moisturizing!

I’m totally in love with my Bobbi Brown Pot Rouge in Powder Pink – it’s so creamy and easy to blend and leaves such a gorgeous flush of natural colour.

MAC Emphasize highlight powder!!! I always have to remind myself to use other highlighters!

Christine, I was almost positive you would say Burberry Trench ES, seems like you use that in every look. I just bought it and I have to say I now DEFINITELY understand why! Great find!

MAC Pro-Longwear concealer in NC20 and MAC Painterly paint pot for my veiny eyelids and discolored eye socket skin (chronic allergies have left them tinged rust-colored), MAC Syrup lipstick.

I always use my Too Faced Shadow Insurance; I prefer it over my UDPP for my oily skin.

If I wear foundation, I normally just use my MAC Mineralized Skin Finish Natural (in medium and Medium Plus) along with my MAC blotting powder.

Urban Decay 24/7 liner in Zero. (Just got my hands on Perversion from the 15th anniversary set and I can’t wait to give it a try)

MAC Painterly to erase the darkness on my eyelids. It makes such a huge difference. I am always trying out different foundations, concealers, mascaras, etc. But Painterly does its job so well, I never use any other eyeshadow base.

it always changes, but to be honest these days it’s…nothing! i’ve been going on a very natural kick for about two months, so it’s just the basics we aren’t including in this post, like skincare and lip balm! for a night out i’ll throw on some lipstick and a bit of mascara. i’ll probably go back to normal in a few weeks, but i’ve been trying to give my skin and eyes a little break!

Mac Sur blush! It’s amazing. Could even be used as a bronzer for fair skin in the winter. I need to get a back up. Gave my backup to my mom. Also, crazy rumors lip balm orange flavor. My lips have been so dry this winter and it’s the only thing that hydrated them. I tried EVERYTHING including straight up olive oil!!!

Probably the Dior Petal Shine quint – it’s beautiful, versatile and high quality. Runners-up would be the Quo Sahara Sand eyeshadow duo and Perfect Topping MSF.

It changes all the time for me but lately, Korres raspberry liquid lipstick in nude color. It’s water based so it feels really good on, great coverage, not too shiny, not too lipsticky, and a good MLBB color for me while makes my pigmented lips a bit muted. Just perfect.

Maybelline Full n Soft Mascara. And NARS blushes! I use them everyday. I’ve been using Bobbi Brown’s Correcter in Peach everyday too, to conceal my dark circles!
Primers and bases not so much because I don’t need it when I’m just wearing eyeliner (I don’t have oily lids or a crease).

UDPP in Sin, but if I always use it as a base, does that even count? 😀

Hmm…lately I’ve had trouble not constantly painting my nails in Zoya’s Zara or reaching for my Nyx lipstick in Rose Bud. I sense a golden shimmer connection there…

L’Oreal Voluminous Waterproof Mascara in Black – this has been a workhorse in my make up arsenal for 23 years and is my favorite all-time mascara.

My Naked Palette. Today I was determined to use only my Ammo palette but then felt like I had to add Virgin to the look even though I was trying to use grifter and Chopper.

Mascara. Basically, any kind will do! It’s amazing how much mascara can change my look. I have such fair lashes. A really black mascara has a really big impact on me.

Soft Brown Eyeshadow`by Mac. I have been trying to utilize my other eyeshadows… but in every look I`do I always want to put this in my crease!

mmm, tough one. I usually reach for Benefit’s Sugarbomb if I’m on the go for a quick, natural blush.

Another would be my Estee Lauder Crystal Baby lipstick. LOVE that one

Probably CD Nude Glow foundation and Maybelline Superstay 24H concealer.
Followed by Too Faced Shadow Insurance and MF False Lash Effect mascara.

mac Feline eye pencil…i never liked black eyeliner until this one. I read the comments posted here and decided to try. And I haven’t stopped using it since! Love it and it actually stays put on my waterline!

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