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The big thing was more daytime moisturizers with SPF in them, which I crossed off when I bought a few from Origins. I tend to operate on a, “Oh my goodness, what just released? Going to need to review that!” basis.

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I still really want the Hourglass blush in Diffused Heat, for one. I also want some Make Up Geek eyeshadows and I want the Illamasqua Valentine’s Day collection, or red collection, whatever it’s called.

I totally want Diffused Heat as well, but it has moved down my priority list since a blogger pointed out how very much it looks like uncooked bacon. Still going to get it, but I just can’t get that out of my head now!

Nothing too specific, but:

1. Lorac Pro Palette (I like the mix of cools and warms, mattes and shimmers.)
2. Some sort of clear brow gel.
3. A sheer MLBB lipstick. Still on the lookout.

I looove this question! I keep track of my cosmetics wishlist obsessively.
Right now my priorities are the Guerlain Stardust gloss and nail polish, the Bubble blush and OCC’s Pool Boy & Rollergirl. I really want the full size Hourglass Veil primer, Anastasia’s Dipbrow Pomade and Too Faced Chocolate Bar as well, though, but they come second 🙂
I actually managed to fit my wishlist on one page on a Word document (…using size 6 font).

Waiting for the following things to be released in Australia, YSL Spring collection as I would like to buy some Rouge volupte shines, Viva Glam Rihanna collection and Fantasy of flowers collection fro MAC.

1. A sky-blue eye shadow that’s not turquoise or matte.
2. Bright fuchsia/pink lipstick, like UD Jilted or Illamasqua Atomic.
3. New tube of Yu-Be lip therapy.

There are more than 3, but I plan to grab them all at once:

NARS Habanera
NARS Tokyo
NARS Charade
NARS Nouveau Monde
NARS Earth Angel
NARS Outremer
NARS Lola Lola

These round out my list of NARS “must-haves”, but I still have another list of a few I’m toying with. Of course, I’m impatiently holding out for the Summer duos; from what I’ve seen, the colors are amazing…

I’ve got Tokyo, Habanera and Nouveau Monde and they are wonderful duos to have. If you can get Kauai (the new one that Christine reviewed here), get that one before some of the others. It’s so terrific.

I just placed a huge order online, and Kauai is one of the items. I decided to focus on items I can’t easily find in-store. I did order Nouveau Monde on ebay a while back, but the seller accidentally sent the wrong duo (she was so sweet, and it was a great deal, so I didn’t want to go through the hassle of exchanging). I’ve been able to play around with the ones on my list at Sephora, many times, and they are quite impressive!

New Makeup Forever HD Blushes, I was able to get Tangerine but still need to get Black Currant. Think they come out in stores on Thursday.

In order:
1. Pinkish to coral lipstick/stain with a matte to subtle shimmer range and not mess up SPF lip balm. Considering something from Bobbi Brown, Avon, L’Oreal, Kat Von D, or Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics lip tars.
2. Lightweight facial sunscreen with SPF 30 to 50. L’Oreal’s Sublime line is my first choice.
3. Some sort of matte eyeshadow that can tolerate oily eyelids and stop some of the shine. 3 to 6 colors in a sturdy palette, containing browns, pinks, and a special gold, purple or gray shade.

For your matte eyeshadow picks, I highly suggest the Tarte Be Mattenificient Palette that Christine reviewed a couple weeks back. I haven’t put it down since I got it! Every single shade lasts well on me and my oily lids 🙂

I’m on a bit of a high end kick this year. So I want:
Tom Ford Quad in Cocoa Mirage and Golden Mink
Guerlain Four Seasons Terracotta Bronzer
YSL Glossy Stain #30
Some Hakuhodo Brushes
Marc Jacobs Conceal brush
NARS smudge proof eyeshadow base
a couple of Sephora pro brushes

tons and tons of stuff, since i’me going on a trip abroad

mac pigments and blushes , Benefit , lots and lots of Benefit , lorac foundation , many things from soap and glory too , and the body shop 🙂

Stila Kitten eyeshadow (lol I feel like I’m the last person on this bandwagon)
Josie Maran argan oil (I’m running low on mine)
a better concealer. I’m having a hard time finding my perfect one.

I’ll be stopping by Duty Free this Saturday, and hope to get a finishing powder from Guerlain. Fingers crossed that Crazy Meteorites will still be in stock. Also, MAC’s Style Surge!

Ooh this question is an enabler!! On my shopping list are:
1) Clinique sheer city block
2) Chanel rouge coco shine in Emotion
3) Chanel nail polish in Coupe de Coeur
4) Bobbi Brown Ballerina Shimmer lipstick

I really like the NYX butter lippies, so hoping to get my hands on those. As well as the NYX invincible foundation.
Naked 3, the LM enlightenment palette (plz review it soon) and YSL volupte shine lipsticks.
None of the new stuff is too appealing so thats my list so far.

Not too much but I do want to get Boscia’s Tsubaki Oil. I got a small bottle of it and really like it. I also want to buy the Nars concealer, I think (I need to try it in-store to see if it’s significantly better than all the others I have on the go just now). I’ll also be needing a new jar of the Ole Henriksen day moisturizer I use (it’s got SPF) pretty soon.

I have been put on a makeup ban by my boyfriend until next month. But I have several things I want to buy.

1) Clinique Pop Blush in Ginger Pop (waiting until I go on holiday to get to Duty Free to buy this)
2) Tom Ford Lip Colour Sheer in Firecracker (Could I really spend £36 on a lipstick?!)
3) NARS orgasm blush.

1. A good concealer, maybe something that will conceal both the under eye area and redness. I’m thinking about trying OCC.
2. UD liquid liners in Siren and El Dorado
3. Some new nail polish for spring.

Mine’s more of a ‘things/brands I want to try’ list! At the moment it looks something like:

Fyrinnae and Sugarpill eyeshadows/pigments

Anything from Sleek and Illamasqua!

More Nyx Butter Gloss colours… (*hopelessly addicted*)

What are your favorite NYX Butter Glosses? I just ordered some from ulta.com, but it was hard to choose as they all looked so pretty. They are having a buy 1, get 1 for 1/2 price promotion right now, so it might be a good time to add to your collection. I can’t wait to try them!

1. A foundation with a natural finish that agrees with my skin. I have a collection of extremely matte foundations that I’d like to get away from come Spring and Summer. I have a sample of Urban Decay Naked Skin in 2.0 right now and I plan to try Nars Sheer Glow next. I really, really want to try Guerlain Lingerie de Peau, but it’s hard to find someplace that carries samples of it! My only real issue is that I’m not sure whether I would be better off ordering Beige Pale 01 or Beige Clair 02. I suspect I’m between those shades (I’m about an NW20, but a little more neutral. Hourglass Immaculate in Pearl is a perfect match for me.)
2. Ugh, any Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder that I don’t have. Which would be all of them except Ethereal Light. Dim or Diffused is next on my list.
3. Guerlain Terracotta Bronzer. I’m still on a quest to find a bronzer that isn’t too orange or muddy for my skin.

I’m a tiny bit darker than Beige Pale, and I’ve been using Rose Clair. I think the person I chatted with online at Nordstroms recommended it over Rose Clair as being a little lighter than Beige Clair. I have warm undertones to my skin, too.

I FINALLY found a Nordstrom about 1.5 hours away (in good traffic) that carries Guerlain Lingerie de Peau, and it’s the only one in 100 miles that has it. I’m hoping I’ll get an excuse to drive out there so I can check out the shades in person.

I am an NW 15-20 with pink undertones and Rose Clair 12 is a perfect match for me. However the samples of Beige Clair 02 were pretty darn close, just less cool.

As per usual my spending has been insane so I’m trying to cut down a bit and go on a no buy until April. I would like to grab the new Milani lip colors but the lack of availability here makes that almost impossible right now. Bleh

I was having a terrible time finding the new Milani lip stuffs until literally yesterday (and then only at CVS) I think maybe they were just a little late to the game. I’ve been checking since 2/1 (I actually wound up getting impatient and ordering from Milani’s website)

I’m happy to say the only thing is Kiehls ultra facial cream which I’m almost out of, but I have some deluxe sample sized creams I’m trying to use before I repurchase.

I recently treated myself to a too faced blush and got the stila color correcting product. I’m trying to be a good girl, and it’s surprising easy as I need nothing. Honestly, sometimes I think I like getting stuff just because I love shopping.

I have specific items on my current wishlist.

1. NARS NARSissist Eye Palette – it’s just such a good deal I cannot pass it up! This will be my first Nars purchase. 🙂
2. Too Faced Boudoir Eyes Palette – I can’t get it off my mind lately! And I don’t have a lot of purple shadows.
3. LORAC Pro Palette – I still want this! I’m not able to find it ANYWHERE in stores and I don’t want to order it online (I need instant gratification LOL)

I’m in a palette mood! (Although let’s be honest…when am I not!)

Lip/cheek and eye products from the Givenchy Over Rose collection (!), Sleek Garden of Eden palette, and a few products from upcoming Chanel collections. 😉

1. MAC Paint in Bare Canvas (eye shadow base)
2. MAC CC cream in Neutralize (I have a lot of redness in my face and want to try this one)
3. MAC Volcanic Ash Exfoliator (I ran out this weekend)

And I really want the 15-pan warm and cool eye shadow palettes, but can’t justify them.

I know for sure that I need the YSL Toche Elcat foundation, but otherwise I don’t have any specific items. There are definitely lots that I want to look at in person, but that is the only item I know I need haha.

A new face moisturizer, gel eyeliner, and BRUSHES. my brushes are so terrible and I only have a few. I’m looking at Real Techniques.

This might be shorter if I talked about what wasn’t on my list, but here are the highlights. I still need an hg blush brush so that’s always on there. YSL rouge shine in nude in private. Another clinique cheek pop in peach. YSL cream liner in black bronze. Bobbi Brown shimmer finish lipsticks (several colors). New concealer (haven’t picked one yet). MUFE aqua cream in 15. Illamasqua nail polish (several colors). More laura mercier caviar sticks because I got khaki and love it. Chanel illusion d’ombre and creme de chanel blush. Nars multiple in maui. Dior 5-color shadow in rosy tan.

Elizabeth and James perfume in Nirvana White and Bobbi Brown beach. If those count.

Did a mac splurge last week so I think I’m ok from there for a little while. I’m going to stop now but could keep going.

Should also mention I got two sephora boxes in the mail last week. I have a condition.

I just started getting into makeup in the last 6 months or so, so I have a very meager brush collection so far. So next up on my shopping list are the MAC 217 and MAC 219 brushes!

1. Lorac Unzipped
2. Hourglass #28 primer
3. Chanel Creme Blush
4. Tom Ford es quad
5. Illamasqua es in Fatal
6. Caudalie Divine oil
7. Iman BB creme in Medium earth
8. Revlon Colorstay in Cappuccino
9. Maybelline Master highlight in bronze
10. Guerlain Meteorites in Dore 04 (this is a more of a maybe than a definite)
11. Clinique Color Pop Blush

OOO! I love everyone’s lists! I just stocked up on a BUNCH of fun, high-end stuff (Lorac Unzipped, 2 MAC face brushes, Guerlain Terra Ora, and Kevyn Aucoin Celestial Liquid) and now I am not buying anything else until my facewash and eyeliners run out!! Next on my list are:

1. UD 24/7 pencil eyeliners in Whiskey and Perversion
2. UD 24/7 liquid eyeliner in Perversion
3. Clinique Comforting Cream Cleanser… and heck while I am buying Clinique, the Clinique Cheek Pop in Peach

I really want to try some Maybelline lipsticks too… those are so cheap they don’t really count right?? 🙂 We’ll just throw those in with my grocery budget haha.

My wishlist is so extensive right now, I´m starting to think it is endless.
I’m gonna try not to cheat..hahahaha oh wait, #epicfail.
Top 3:

1 – Lorac Pro Palette
2 – Kat Von D Lock it Foundation and Powder Foudation
3 – Urban Decay Brow Box

Honorable mentions to Nars Radiant Creamy Concelear and new shades of Kat Von D liquid lipsticks, that I´m wanting so bad too.

NYX Butter Glosses in Eclair and Vanilla Cream Pie (ulta.com has these buy 1, get 1 for 1/2 price right now, but these two are not in stock)

Blush brush (trying to decide between Tom Ford and Hakuhodo, both splurges, so I want to be sure)

A hydrating, lilac pink lipstick (Sadly, MAC is too drying) – I’d love suggestions here!

I know you said MAC is too drying, but have you tried their Sheen Supreme in Asian Flower? It’s really nice. I also love Snapdragon (part of the Fantasy of Flowers collection) which I find isn’t drying on me at all. Other than that Nars has a new lipgloss out (I think it’s called Anees) that is a gorgeous shade of lilac!

I just looked at swatches for Asian Flower and Snapdragon and they are so pretty. I’m not sure if I have any Sheen Supremes as most of mine seem to be Cremesheens. Thank you so much for the great suggestions.

I ama officially on a no-buy status for the next few months but I don’t count replacing something I have run out of as violating the no-buy! So, I need to find a replacement for my red lipstick called Mon Shu Red by Shu Uemura. It seems to be discontinued. I have checked even the British and French websites. I had hoped to get to the Paris boutique last week but it did not work out for me. Maybe they would have still had one. I am off to check out TooFaced La Creme lipsticks…they have a few reds so maybe one will be close. This is a tricky color and the only red I have ever really looked well in. So, I am frustrated! That would be the only thing on the shopping/wish list at the moment. I could not find a dupe on the Temptalia Dupe list.

I need nothing. Seriously nothing.

I have my eye on:

– Tarte Amazonian Clay Full Cover Powder Foundation + brush
– GlamGlow exfoliating mask
– Urban Decay Revolution Lipstick

1. Plastic Passion Lip Tars (why are these not released yet OCC??? I’m going a little crazy here)
2. Eyebrow brush (I ordered one from Sephora’s site, so I guess it depends if I like it or not as to whether this one gets crossed off)
3. I guess this slot was some Sugarpill stuff, but I already ordered it. Yay me?!

I’ve been wanting to try out the NYX Butter Glosses for a while but I still haven’t seen them pop up in Canada yet. An hourglass ambient lighting powder or liquid lipstick would be nice!

1) A good nighttime moisturizer for dry skin. Or maybe, one of those overnight/sleeping masks.
2) A new liquid foundation
3) Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder

Korres Yoghurt sleeping facial is godsent!!! I work in a lab with about 5% humidity daily and using this every night has saved my skin! No more dry patches!!

Lancome Brow Expert in Brunette, Kevyn Aucoin Sculpting Powder in Medium, LaVanilla The Healthy Doedorant in Vanilla Lavender, and I’m always on the hunt for a mascara that gives me long, fluffy, fluttery lashes. Thinking of trying Armani Eyes to Kill…

My immediate wish list- I desperatly need a face powder I only have my summer color left and my winter color may last 2 more days if that. Also Tarte BB Tinted Moisturizer, Hour Glass Radiant Light, Smashbox Full Exposure Palette and the Nude eye pencil.

I’ve got my mind on spring products so I’m after TokyoMilk’s Marine Sel perfume, Sachajuan’s sea spray for wavy locks, and the Tarte Be Mattenificent palette. I’m trying very hard not to think about the new Hourglass Ambient blushes!

Kiehl’s Rare Earth Mask – I’m so curious to try it!
Guerlain Les Violettes Transluscent Compact Powder – I saw these have arrived at the Guerlain counter and can´t wait to get my hands on one. And I really need a new compact; I’m using the last ring of powder left around my Météorites compact!
Naked 3 – It’s finally in stock at Sephora in Mexico and I can´t get it out of my head!

A nice mix of highstreet and high end 🙂 – Nars Dragon Girl velvet matte pencil, couple Mac shadows for a quad palette, a Mac 217 brush, muji drawers for my dressing table and a Body Shop honey bronzer.

1. Silk Naturals Green Tea Hydrating Serum – I’m really liking the sample I have of this.
2. Some sort of new foot cream to keep next to the bed – I’m not too picky.

I really want to check out the Narsissist palette – it looks amazing. I also want to check out MAC Face and Body because I’m not loving any of my bases right now, but I’m interested in some of their new CC creams too.

the one and only thing on my shopping list is concealer. i’ve got more than everything i need but i can’t find a concealer for under eye and outer corner that is emollient, moisturizing, and doesn’t immediately jump into every fine line to turn it into a major line. the inner corners and just under them are dry and concealer makes them look like roadmaps of new york city. i’ve tried so many! nothing works.

Very high on my to buy list are the two cleansers from Antipodes: the Grapeseed Cleansing Balm and the Juliet Skin Brightening Cleanser. However, I’m forbidding myself from purchasing them until I’ve finished my current (overflowing) cleansers.

In no particular order:

MUFE HD Primer in 0
MUFE Mist & Fix (l love this stuff and I’m experiencing withdrawal as I recently ran out of it.)
Naked 2 palette (I’ve been stalking this since it first debuted, and I’m ready to finally purchase it. Lol)
Powder foundation (I’m always itching to try out other formulas, although I always return to my holy grail.)
Viva Glam Rihanna (I’m still contemplating this one. I’m waiting to swatch it in person.)

I really just want the lipstick since the gloss is on the sheer side and I have RiRi Woo lipglass so I figured I could wear it with that. But I love how the Viva Glam Rihanna gloss and lipstick look together, so I’m totally torn! Decisions, decisions! Lol

Until yesterday: Hakuhodo J142 & 5523. So excited I’m finally getting it. Now I want to get two RT brushes, powder and stippling. I have an Eco Tools powder brush that I ruined. (Tried to speed up drying, don’t even ask…! LOL) And I need an extra stippling brush as it’s so versatile. I have a bdellium one. But I like to use stippling brush for finishing powder, bronzer and sometimes even fdn. I also want to get a portable LY lip brush. The CS one is quite old and one of my first brushes, and it’s quite scratchy.

I want to try IT Cosmetics Bye Bye undereye concealer and ALL the new LE Maybelline nude color tattoo eyeshadows for spring and half the lip colors in that new collection, too! Maybe some of the nail colors from that collection as well.

Naked 3, Hourglass ambient powder in dim light, Diorshow lash plumping serum.

I’m also getting low on my Josie Maran argan oil… which frankly is a crime this winter.

From Sephora:
* Hourglass ambient blush (probably the peachy one)
* Hourglass ambient lighting powder (Dim light) once I finish my currant powder
* Clinique cheek pop (either peach or plum)
* Foundation, either Dior air flash or Benefit hello flawless. Once I run out of the one I’m using !
From Ulta:
* NYX butter gloss
* NYX butter lipstick
* Maybeline the buffs lipsticks
And I could go on and on but these are my top picks lol

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