What's your beauty product weakness?

What’s your beauty product weakness? Are you a fiend for eyeshadows? Can’t get enough blush? Skincare junkie?

I’m a fiend for anything with a soft, buttery texture – whether eyeshadow or blush – but I gravitate towards these formulas and fall in love quickly. I really love a good highlighter these days!

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Terri Avatar

Lipstick, lipgloss, lipstain, liptreatments (love the Hourglass one!),lipliners. You get the picture. It’s not pretty but……wait a second, it is!!! Love my lippies.

stacey Avatar

Japanese products that is not obtainable in the USA….brushes, Suqqu, Addiction, Lunasol, Jill Stuart (yeh, just in NYC), …Chanel Le Beige powder…..plus matte lipsticks from MAC and the holiday ones from Tom Ford…just anything unique, special and NOT made in China.

xamyx Avatar

When I was younger, it was lip products, but even that went in “waves” (reds for a while, then nudes, etc.). In my 20s, it was eyeshadow. Now, it seems I can’t have enough contour/highlighting products; in fact, I plan to pick up a few tomorrow…

xamyx Avatar

Oh, I was reminded of my addiction to red eye products after reading Christine’s subsequent post… I have several red shadows, liquid & pencil liners, but my eyes are always open to new ones.

mightyclassy07 Avatar

Eyeshadows… And I almost have my collection complete! I’m obsessed with having the best and most travel-friendly AKA INGLOT and Makeup Geek. I’ve also been getting really into cream blushes as well. ๐Ÿ™‚

PA Avatar

I’m all about lip products: lip glosses, lipsticks, lip balms… I can live without buying new eye makeup for years but I can’t not buy new lip stuff every few months or so!

brenda Avatar

I’m a skincare junkie! I belive there’s nothing more important than having a good healthy skin, also with a good skin it becomes easier to deal with any sort of make up.. But Have to say that I go crazy about any type of make up for the eyes! eyeshadows are my thing!

Jax Avatar

I’ve always been a sucker for skin care but at the moment I’m obsessed with Pencils, any type of pencils, lip, eyeliner, eyeshadow. I’m all about quick and easy makeup at the moment and the often have really good formulas and are easy to apply on the go.

Ryou Avatar

Without a doubt, red lipstick. Antique gold eyeshadow used to top my list along with it, but nowadays it’s slightly lower. You know my pain, Christine! ๐Ÿ˜›

Mar Avatar

Fragrance! Favorite thing to look for, thing I would never give up, always on top of my buy list, I put it on first. I find the perfume I wear to be most descriptive of how I feel that day. The makeup follows from that.

Ivana Avatar

Richly pigmented lipsticks with great staying power (preferably in any reddish shade!), mascaras that create giant lashes, ashy bronzers and contour products suitable for pale skin

Mariella Avatar

No question at all – eye shadows. And I see that the Bare Minerals Power Neutrals palette is going to be available at Sephora (it’s already showing online). I can hardly wait to go and get it! I love eye shadows and can’t seem to get enough and I REALLY love neutral eye shadows!

Ellen Avatar

Definitely lipstick, etc.. I had to ban myself from buying lip products for a while after I realized that my lipstick holder was overflowing, and after showing my husband new colors and he said “you already have something like that,” and I would reply “but it’s more matte/pink/red/sparkly/etc.” but then realized if he couldn’t tell (even though I could) maybe I was all set for a while…

Julia Avatar

I’d love to say I’m a fiend for a fuschia lipstick or obsessed with purple shadows, but I’m not. While I do have a fair amount of each in my collection, I have no problems passing them up either. My big weakness is…neutral shadows; especially taupe, champagne, and soft grey. If they are pigmented and not powdery, I usually “have” to buy them.

Emy Shin Avatar

I’m definitely a skincare junkie. Reading reviews of makeup doesn’t make me want to buy the products, but skincare… It’s gotten to the point where I’m installing a ban on skincare purchases until I’ve used up all the cleansers, serums, moisturizers, etc. that I already have lying around.

tzwiggy Avatar

Gimme blush! Any color and any finish and I’ll take it. I just LOVE blush! I find highlighters very hard to resist as well. Even though I have very oily skin, I love the way they give the skin that nice, luminous glow.

Tina B. Avatar

I’m a sucker for mascaras! At any given moment I’ll have 3 opened tubes of mascaras and at least 5 tubes waiting to be used…I LOVE MASCARA!!!

Tam Avatar

I am a true skincare junkie! Although under control now, my acne issues turned me into a label-reading, active -ingredient- seeking skincare fiend. When there is a new revelation about a new ingredient that promises flawless, youthful skin, I get busy on reading up on it. Then, I find out if it could be helpful for my oily, acneic skin. If it is, I’m buying it. What I’ve found with acneic skin is that you have to be diligent in taking care of your skin with a regular skincare regimen that has an active ingredient to kill existing acne while preventing future breakouts. At the same time, you have to keep it fairly simple. I’ve found what works for me (finally), but I always keep something new to occasionally put in the mix to keep my skin from growing tolerant to my current regimen.

Jen Avatar

Cream blushes and cream highlighters! I am really in love with Ilamasqua Gleam highlighters in “Aurora” and “Supernatural.”

Also, I’m obsessed over taupe eyeshadows and neutral pink lipsticks.

Haemy Avatar

Bright,pigmented, and buttery eyeshadows! *cough* sugarpill *cough* Although I own a lot of eyeshadows now so I try not to get eyeshadows unless they are unique colors.

VickyM Avatar

Iยดm a lipstick fiend since I have about 40 lipsticks already and often only one or two items of other makeup. I really love lipsticks, particularly high end.

AngieN Avatar

I have more than one…(it’s all an addiction, of sorts):

1. Mascara
2. Eyeliner, particularly anything that promises a good cat-eye
3. Red lipstick
4. Anything for dark circles

Xero Avatar

Lipsticks. ._. I have way too many but I can’t stop buying…

That, and taupe-y pewter eyeshadows. It’s such an odd color type that’s between gold and silver, gray and warm and taupe all at the same time that I can’t help but buy one whenever I see it…even though I normally gravitate towards champagne eyeshadows for daily use.

Veronica Avatar

Lip products are my bourgeoisie indulgence. I’m also a sucker for highlighters and blushes, though I own significantly fewer because I’m pickier with those products.

darcy Avatar

Everything. I fall in love with makeup products and skin care wayyyy to easily! It’s so hard for me to shop in a beauty shop and pick up one thing. I always leave with enough makeup for a whole new look ๐Ÿ™‚

Jen Avatar

A few months ago, I’d have said eyeshadows (and it’s still true). But lately I’m having trouble resisting highlighting powders – shimmery ones, more matte ones, oh, any kind. I’ve just discovered how amazingly they can diffuse flaws without looking like Oh Hai Makeup! Love ’em! Wanna collect all the ones from Hourglass, but I’m checking out other lines too, and even drugstore stuff.

Jan Avatar

Beauty as in skincare: Any soothing moisture-enhancing product – my skin craves moisture
Beauty as in makeup: Blush and eyeliner
I use blush on the cheeks sparingly as I have well defined cheeks and good cheek color, but I love the added dimension blush provides to my actual face shape and complexion.
Eyeliner is my desert island go-to. I use it as frequently as most others use mascara.

Nikki Avatar

My favorite type of beauty product to buy is lipgloss. I could part with all my other make up as long as I wouldn’t have to give up my lipglosses! I’m also a sucker for anything coral. Coral brightens my face without being too over the top.

mkdallas Avatar

I’m a sucker for peachy nude lipsticks (will throw cash freely at both drugstore and high-end brands) and BB creams, usually the more spendy ones. I literally have about 40 peachy nude lipsticks and continue to buy every new one I see, in hopes that I will find one that will out-perform whatever is my current HG love. My lipstick drawer looks like something out of “Hoarders”.

Andrea Avatar

Nail polish, especially pinks, holos and a-England. It’s the only make-up I wear which I can gaze at all day unobtrusively!

Christina Avatar

EYESHADOW (in caps for emphasis!). Seriously, like I need a 12 step program. Following closely by eyeliner. My only restriction is that I will not buy anything made in China.

Heidi Avatar

I am a total Lipstick junkie. I probably own over 80….seriously. I also like lipglosses but I am more of a lipstick girl.
I also love eyeshadows and have tons of palettes, trios, quads, etc.
Can’t get enough of those two! haha

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