Favorite makeup/foundation brands

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  1. Laurelin

    Laurelin I'm All Ears

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    What do you use?

    I haven't ever found anything spectacular. I tend to just use like Covergirl and it's meh. Rubs off halfway through the day and doesn't always blend in with my skin well.

    I used to use benefit and it was ok. I really liked makeup forever but it is freaking expensive and it ran out fast. Been contemplating buying ti again because I'm sick of looking like crap.

    Anything good/decent coverage but not breaking the bank? My skin is very pale and splotchy and I need good coverage.
     
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    Revlon Colorstay is what I use currently, but Urban Decay and MAC are also good.

    Oh, and my sister swears by BB cream (which I like, too, but I've been doing good with just Revlon).
     
  3. Laurelin

    Laurelin I'm All Ears

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    I also just bought some Time Balm stuff to try. We will see.

    The other bad thing about makeup forever is I have to drive way out of the way to get it. (or order online I guess but I don't know the color I need)
     
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    I don't wear foundation, but I've found urban decay's eyeliner/mascara products to be really high quality and long lasting. I don't wear much makeup so I just ask for sephora gift cards or makeup for my birthday (in june) and Christmas and use whatever I get for the next 6 months. I can't bring myself to spend that much on makeup, but I know you can see a huge difference between most drugstore brands and higher quality products.
     
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    Tarte BB tinted primer. It's amazing. Lasts all day, isn't heavy but covers well.

    Love. It.

    Actually love all Tarte makeup.
     
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    Dogdragoness Happy Spring!!!!

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    I never ever wear makeup, but when I do, it's bare minerals :)
     
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    Paviche Duuuuude.

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    Missha Perfect Cover BB Cream is my favorite, but as a BB cream it's pretty light coverage. My skin is pretty nice when I'm not having break outs, and it works great for me then. When I am breaking out I just use a bunch of concealer in addition.

    I haven't tried it, but I've heard good things about the Kat Von D foundations, and I think they're pretty heavy coverage as well. Expensive but from what I'd heard, worth it.
     
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    I'm obsessed with my BB cream! It doesn't feel cakey at all or look like I'm wearing too much makeup, but it just gives me that added color and my skin looks so much better with it on. Love it.

    I'm going to have to try Urban Decay mascara/eyeliner. I can never find an eyeliner I'm in love with that doesn't start running right away.
     
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    Southpaw orange iguanas.

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    I love Urban Decay!
     
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    Tortilla Blonde Raccoon

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    I pretty much only ever use Mac or Benefit for foundation.
     
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    I rotate foundations depending on what I am looking for. I haven't found a fantastic one yet. Urban Decay Naked, Makeup 4-ever Matt Velvet, Clinique Even Better,and Marc Jacobs is what I am going through right now. Depends on occassion, needed coverage, etc.

    MAC concealer. Maybelline Under Eye Concealer is magic.

    Stila black eyeliner pen, Maybelline drama eyeliner

    Smashbox Full Exposure and Kat Von D mascaras

    Nars, Too Faced, and Kat Von D blushes/bronzers

    OCC Lip Tars

    I personally do NOT like Urban Decay's eyeshadows. Tons of fallout, super powdery, and makes an absolute mess. I am just using a BH cosmetics palette now. Love MAC paint pots.
     
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    Benefit <3
     
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    katielou Slave to the Aussie

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    I'm a makeup snob.

    Favorite all time foundation is Estée Lauder double wear. Amazing full coverage, stays alllllll day long.
    Others I like are
    Tarte Amazonian clay full coverage
    Marc Jacobs genius gel
    Chanel vita lumiere
    Ysl le touché éclat
     
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    Right now I'm using Maybelline FIT. It's cheap but I feel like the coverage is as good as whe I splurged for somehing premium... like maybe Makeup Forever..? can't remember. It was so expensive and I just didn't think it was that awesome to cost that much.

    I've also used NYC before and it's actually pretty good for as cheap as it is!

    (sory typos because drunk)
     
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    Revlon Colorstay for when I want a real foundation feel.

    Physician's formula BB cream for a quick and great coverage (and I get complemented a lot when I wear it)

    Everyday Minerals foundation when I have the time to mess with it, I do really like it but its not as easy to get a "flawless" finish with IMO when in a rush.
     
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    Mac face and body with their finishing powder for days I need more coverage. it's great because you can layer it for more coverage and it is so light and stays on all day/night.
    I also use mac concealer pot

    Laura Mercier tinted moisturizer for everyday. The best tinted moisturizer IMO and I've tried them all. Stays on, feels so light, has SPF, couldn't be easier to use.

    Smashbox photo finish primer I use it before those two to even my face and give the makeup some more lasting power.

    Diorshow Mascara for going out. Pricey but worth it

    Covergirl clump crusher mascara for everyday. BEST drugstore mascara IMO, no clumps and makes lashes look long and natural not spidery

    Benetint stain for everyday. LOOKS SO NATURAL. I use some on lips/cheeks. Stays on forever since it's a stain

    Nars lipstick pencil for red lips for going out. So much easier than lipstick. It's more matte than shiny but it's so much easier to use and lasts longer.
     
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    HayleyMarie Like a bat outa' hell

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    Honestly, when I do wear make-up the only make-up I can wear is E.L.F. Its the only stuff I have found so far that does not make my face break out in eczema. And I actually like their make-up, even though I don't wear it very often.
     
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    ~Dixie's_Mom~ ♥Chloe & Violet♥

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    I love Merle Norman. Their tinted moisturizer is LOVE.
     

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