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    Survey: What Are Your Favorite Beauty Products?

    Even if your bathroom doesn’t look like the inside of a Sephora store (and we know some of yours definitely do!), you likely have some beauty staples that you wouldn’t want to live without. Whether you’re a wash-your-face-and-go kind of girl or you love experimenting with the latest and greatest products, it’s fun swapping tips and tricks for figuring out the best of what’s out there.

    We want to know what beauty products you love! Share your top picks for makeup, skincare products and more. Plus, let us know what you’re still on the hunt for…maybe we can help each other out!

    Copy the questions below and paste them (along with your answers) in a comment.

    1. What are your top 3, must-have beauty products?

    2. What’s your favorite overall beauty brand?

    3. Do you have a favorite makeup line? Which?

    4. What’s your favorite type of makeup (eyeliner, mascara, etc.)?

    5. Where is your favorite place to shop for beauty products?

    6. How many beauty products do you currently own: Lots, an average amount, or only a few?

    7. What is one product you’re still on the hunt for? It could be a good lotion for dry skin, a non-greasy sunscreen, the perfect pink lip gloss…anything!

    8. What’s your favorite shade of nail polish? Nail polish brand?

    9. What beauty product do you hate using or never use?

    10. What is one thing are you willing to splurge on?

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    68 COMMENTS

    1. 1. What are your top 3, must-have beauty products? Mascara, eyeliner, and lip gloss.

      2. What’s your favorite overall beauty brand? I’m not sure, maybe Dove?

      3. Do you have a favorite makeup line? Which? I love Smashbox.

      4. What’s your favorite type of makeup (eyeliner, mascara, etc.)? Mascara! I love the look of long, lush lashes.

      5. Where is your favorite place to shop for beauty products? Ulta.

      6. How many beauty products do you currently own: Lots, an average amount, or only a few? I have a lot of shadow, and then one or two of everything else, but not much foundation or concealer.

      7. What is one product you’re still on the hunt for? It could be a good lotion for dry skin, a non-greasy sunscreen, the perfect pink lip gloss…anything! The perfect Gluten-free foundation for my skintone!

      8. What’s your favorite shade of nail polish? Nail polish brand? I love O.P.I. My favorite nail color is probably blue or orange. Something fun!

      9. What beauty product do you hate using or never use? I use eyeliner a lot, but I HATE trying to put it on!

      10. What is one thing are you willing to splurge on? Mascara or liner, or pail polish.

    2. 1. What are your top 3, must-have beauty products?
      1)black eyeliner
      2)waterproof mascara
      3)lip gloss
      2. What’s your favorite overall beauty brand? Mary Kay <3

      3. Do you have a favorite makeup line? Which? Yes, Mary Kay

      4. What’s your favorite type of makeup (eyeliner, mascara, etc.)? between eyeliner and mascara

      5. Where is your favorite place to shop for beauty products? my moms closet because she sells Mary Kay

      6. How many beauty products do you currently own: Lots, an average amount, or only a few? Haha, a lot..

      7. What is one product you’re still on the hunt for? It could be a good lotion for dry skin, a non-greasy sunscreen, the perfect pink lip gloss…anything! Nothing, because my moms got everything what I need!

      8. What’s your favorite shade of nail polish? Nail polish brand? Coral pink, Mary Kay

      9. What beauty product do you hate using or never use? Anything that's not Mary Kay

      10. What is one thing are you willing to splurge on? Lip color

    3. 1. What are your top 3, must-have beauty products? mascara, chapstick, and concealer

      2. What’s your favorite overall beauty brand? mayebelline

      3. Do you have a favorite makeup line? Which? mayebelline

      4. What’s your favorite type of makeup (eyeliner, mascara, etc.)? mascara

      5. Where is your favorite place to shop for beauty products? I just shop at walmart

      6. How many beauty products do you currently own: Lots, an average amount, or only a few? an average amount

      7. What is one product you’re still on the hunt for? It could be a good lotion for dry skin, a non-greasy sunscreen, the perfect pink lip gloss…anything! Revlon lip butter, that is $7 for a tube

      8. What’s your favorite shade of nail polish? Nail polish brand? I like more matte colors. I only have one but I use it a lot. and I like Essie but can’t really afford it so I use sinful colors and pure ice

      9. What beauty product do you hate using or never use? eyeliner. I can never apply it correctly.

      10. What is one thing are you willing to splurge on? nail polish

    4. 1. What are your top 3, must-have beauty products? eos sweet mint lip balm, covergirl lash blast luxe, neutrogena pink grapefruit foaming face wash
      2. What’s your favorite overall beauty brand? eos
      3. Do you have a favorite makeup line? Which? neutrogena
      4. What’s your favorite type of makeup (eyeliner, mascara, etc.)? anything you can put on your lips
      5. Where is your favorite place to shop for beauty products? ulta or target
      6. How many beauty products do you currently own: Lots, an average amount, or only a few? a lot but if it wasn’t for my obsession with lotion and like balm it would be only a few
      7. What is one product you’re still on the hunt for? It could be a good lotion for dry skin, a non-greasy sunscreen, the perfect pink lip gloss…anything! I am not sure about this one. I usually just look at beauty stuff and find something I am interested in and buy it just to experiment but I am not on the look out for anything.
      8. What’s your favorite shade of nail polish? Nail polish brand? late night lilac from nyc
      9. What beauty product do you hate using or never use? eyeliner
      10. What is one thing are you willing to splurge on? hair care stuff, lip balm, face wash, and sunscreen.

    5. 1. What are your top 3, must-have beauty products?
      Maybelline One-by-One mascara, EOS lip balm in sweet mint, and Bath & Body Works spray in Berry Flirt.

      2. What’s your favorite overall beauty brand?
      Maybelline! I love their mascaras, their eyeshadows, and most of their products.

      3. Do you have a favorite makeup line? Which?
      Not in particular although I do love the Maybelline Vivids lipsticks.

      4. What’s your favorite type of makeup (eyeliner, mascara, etc.)?
      Mascara and eyeliner both!

      5. Where is your favorite place to shop for beauty products?
      Ulta although when looking for a better deal either grocery stores or drugstores.

      6. How many beauty products do you currently own: Lots, an average amount, or only a few?
      An average amount. I try to keep my collection rather small so that I’m not overwhelmed by the amount of beauty products that I have.

      7. What is one product you’re still on the hunt for? It could be a good lotion for dry skin, a non-greasy sunscreen, the perfect pink lip gloss…anything!
      The perfect moisturizer! Most of the ones I have are too oily or not moisturizing enough.

      8. What’s your favorite shade of nail polish? Nail polish brand?
      Essie’s polish in the shade of Ballet Slipper

      9. What beauty product do you hate using or never use?
      Lip gloss! It’s too oily and slick for me.

      10. What is one thing are you willing to splurge on?
      Not much. I’m pretty cheap when it comes to beauty though not cheap in the form of quality.

    6. 1. What are your top 3, must-have beauty products? pink ice lipgloss from Revlon, Daisy perfume, and any pink nail polish!!
      2. What’s your favorite overall beauty brand? i really love Revlon!
      3. Do you have a favorite makeup line? Which? Maybelline! they have EVERYtHinG!
      4. What’s your favorite type of makeup (eyeliner, mascara, etc.)? LIPGLOSS!! It just makes everything better. haha. Just throw some on, and you look put together no matter what you are wearing!! Pink Ice by revlon is the BEST!!
      5. Where is your favorite place to shop for beauty products? I dont have a favorite!! i love them all! i can find beauty products about anywhere! (i go to Target, Walmart, Sephora, CVS, Wallgreens, Kroger, haha)
      6. How many beauty products do you currently own: Lots, an average amount, or only a few? I think maybe about average amount. i always have enough and i know i definetly have more than i need
      7. What is one product you’re still on the hunt for? It could be a good lotion for dry skin, a non-greasy sunscreen, the perfect pink lip gloss…anything! I’ve been on the look for the perfect foundation.. i really just dont like any that ive tried.. they all seem too heavy, or not enough.
      8. What’s your favorite shade of nail polish? Nail polish brand? Flirty! By revlon!! its a pop of coLOr but still nude..
      9. What beauty product do you hate using or never use? Foundation.. i’ve never really found the right one, and i dont really need it.
      10. What is one thing are you willing to splurge on? BrOnzER!!! I bought the hoola bronzer by benefit, and it is the best!! it makes you look glowy all day, and it looks so natural. it last a super duper long time too!!

    7. 1. What are your top 3, must-have beauty products? BB cream, my perfume by Pink, and mascara

      2. What’s your favorite overall beauty brand? I have a lot of Maybelline products!

      3. Do you have a favorite makeup line? Which? Maybelline or Mac

      4. What’s your favorite type of makeup (eyeliner, mascara, etc.)? Mascara for sure!

      5. Where is your favorite place to shop for beauty products? Target or Ulta

      6. How many beauty products do you currently own: Lots, an average amount, or only a few? an average amount

      7. What is one product you’re still on the hunt for? It could be a good lotion for dry skin, a non-greasy sunscreen, the perfect pink lip gloss…anything! hmmm I’ve been looking for the perfect foundation. something with good coverage that isn’t too heavy!

      8. What’s your favorite shade of nail polish? Nail polish brand? I love mint candy apple by Essie! Essie is my fave (:

      9. What beauty product do you hate using or never use? lip color… I mainly only use Baby Lips by Maybelline for my lips.

      10. What is one thing are you willing to splurge on? mascara or nail polish (:

    8. 1. What are your top 3, must-have beauty products? Mascara,my Neutrogena face powder, and by eos
      2. What’s your favorite overall beauty brand? Neutrogena
      3. Do you have a favorite makeup line? Which? Nope
      4. What’s your favorite type of makeup (eyeliner, mascara, etc.)? Maybelline’s lashblastlength mascara
      5. Where is your favorite place to shop for beauty products? Walmart XD
      6. How many beauty products do you currently own: Lots, an average amount, or only a few? A few
      7. What is one product you’re still on the hunt for? It could be a good lotion for dry skin, a non-greasy sunscreen, the perfect pink lip gloss…anything! A Foundation that’s pale enough!
      8. What’s your favorite shade of nail polish? Nail polish brand? Black. And I don’t have one
      9. What beauty product do you hate using or never use? lipstick >.<
      10. What is one thing are you willing to splurge on? A good mascara is important soo

    9. 1. What are your top 3, must-have beauty products? Estée Lauder Double Wear makeup (just a dab for under eyes and flaws), Maybelline High Shine Color Sensational lipstick (Fruit Punch), Maybelline Expert Wear brow liner (Dark Brown).
      2. What’s your favorite overall beauty brand? Estée Lauder
      3. Do you have a favorite makeup line? Which? Maybelline
      4. What’s your favorite type of makeup (eyeliner, mascara, etc.)? Lipstick
      5. Where is your favorite place to shop for beauty products? CVS
      6. How many beauty products do you currently own: Lots, an average amount, or only a few? Lots
      7. What is one product you’re still on the hunt for? It could be a good lotion for dry skin, a non-greasy sunscreen, the perfect pink lip gloss…anything! A good foot cream.
      8. What’s your favorite shade of nail polish? Nail polish brand? Sparkly soft fuschia.
      9. What beauty product do you hate using or never use? Mascara (Fake lashes work better for my eyes).
      10. What is one thing are you willing to splurge on? Under eye cover-up.

    10. 1. What are your top 3, must-have beauty products?
      ~Makeup: Mascara (Maybelline Mega Plush), Concealer(Maybelline Dream Lumi), Powder(Maybelline Dream Matte).
      ~Bath/Body: True Blue Spa Hand Cream (from Bath and Body Works) Nivea Lip Butters, and Taylor by Taylor Swift.

      2. What’s your favorite overall beauty brand?
      Makeup: Maybelline
      Bath/Body: Bath and Body Works

      3. Do you have a favorite makeup line? Which?
      I really like Revlon’s ColorBurst Lip Butters. I have the color Sweet Tart and plan on getting more.

      4. What’s your favorite type of makeup (eyeliner, mascara, etc.)?
      Mascara or concealer.

      5. Where is your favorite place to shop for beauty products?
      Makeup: Target
      Bath/Body: Bath and Body Works

      6. How many beauty products do you currently own: Lots, an average amount, or only a few?
      In all, I have quite a bit. I have more bath/body products then I do makeup.

      7. What is one product you’re still on the hunt for? It could be a good lotion for dry skin, a non-greasy sunscreen, the perfect pink lip gloss…anything!
      A hair product to make my hair shiny.

      8. What’s your favorite shade of nail polish? Nail polish brand?
      A pretty turquoise, like the color of Britt Nicole’s new album ‘Gold’. And Essie

      9. What beauty product do you hate using or never use?
      This hair product that makes my hair REALLY greasy.

      10. What is one thing are you willing to splurge on?
      Either concealer for under-eyes or mascara.

    11. 1. What are your top 3, must-have beauty products?
      Moisturizer (Ponds), mascara (L’Oreal), and eye-liner (NYC).

      2. What’s your favorite overall beauty brand?
      Maybelline and ELF.

      3. Do you have a favorite makeup line? Which?
      Not really, I don’t pay attention to specific lines.

      4. What’s your favorite type of makeup (eyeliner, mascara, etc.)?
      Mascara!

      5. Where is your favorite place to shop for beauty products?
      I usually just go to Target, but ULTA is super nice for more upper-end products.

      6. How many beauty products do you currently own: Lots, an average amount, or only a few?
      Not that many, really. I have two different types of mascara (one for length and one for volume), a pencil eye-liner (NYC), two moisturizers (one tinted and one just normal), and a few different quads of eye shadow. I don’t wear any face make-up except for bronzer on occasion.

      7. What is one product you’re still on the hunt for? It could be a good lotion for dry skin, a non-greasy sunscreen, the perfect pink lip gloss…anything!
      I’m still trying to find the perfect shade of lipstick that looks nice with my hair/eyes/face.

      8. What’s your favorite shade of nail polish? Nail polish brand?
      I like Sally Hansen’s mint green, but since I don’t have a lot of time, I like to keep it simple with either glossy black or white. I can’t have my nails painted right now because of work, though. ):

      9. What beauty product do you hate using or never use?
      I hate foundation. It feels gross and it’s expensive. I hate concealer, too, and I only use it if there’s something big to cover up. (Like once at volleyball, a ball rolled into the gymnasium’s office, so I bent down to get it and smacked my head on the door coming back up. That left quite a mark, so I used concealer to avoid questioning.)

      10. What is one thing are you willing to splurge on?
      Mascara! I’ve found that if I buy really cheap mascara, that’s exactly what I get: really cheap mascara. I pay about $10 for mine. Not super low-end, but not anything too fancy, either.

    12. 1. What are your top 3, must-have beauty products?
      Dry shampoo, shaving cream, and mousse
      2. What’s your favorite overall beauty brand?
      Hm… Not sure
      3. Do you have a favorite makeup line? Which?
      Covergirl and Maybelline
      4. What’s your favorite type of makeup (eyeliner, mascara, etc.)?
      Mascara
      5. Where is your favorite place to shop for beauty products?
      Walgreens or Sally’s
      6. How many beauty products do you currently own: Lots, an average amount, or only a few?
      Lots!
      7. What is one product you’re still on the hunt for? It could be a good lotion for dry skin, a non-greasy sunscreen, the perfect pink lip gloss…anything!
      Good dry shampoo brands
      8. What’s your favorite shade of nail polish? Nail polish brand?
      Blues – Elle or Orly
      9. What beauty product do you hate using or never use?
      Perfume
      10. What is one thing are you willing to splurge on?
      Hair products

    13. 1. What are your top 3, must-have beauty products?
      -Concealer, mascara, lip gloss/stick

      2. What’s your favorite overall beauty brand?
      -Maybelline, Pür, or Wet n Wild

      3. Do you have a favorite makeup line? Which?
      -Wet n Wild’s lip stick/gloss. Mostly because they are inexpensive but work great

      4. What’s your favorite type of makeup (eyeliner, mascara, etc.)?
      -Concealer or lip products

      5. Where is your favorite place to shop for beauty products?
      -Walgreens, CVS, Walmart, if I want to splurge a bit, Kohl’s

      6. How many beauty products do you currently own: Lots, an average amount, or only a few?
      -Probably an average amount

      7. What is one product you’re still on the hunt for? It could be a good lotion for dry skin, a non-greasy sunscreen, the perfect pink lip gloss…anything!
      -A drug store mascara that doesn’t clump and gives length and volume-if anyone knows of any, please let me know!! 🙂 a good drug store primer, and a good drug store bronzer (please let me know if you have any recommendations!)

      8. What’s your favorite shade of nail polish? Nail polish brand?
      -I don’t use nail polish, only the clear type on special occasions

      9. What beauty product do you hate using or never use?
      -I don’t use perfume, mostly because I haven’t really found a scent that I like and isn’t overpowering

      10. What is one thing are you willing to splurge on?
      -Foundation

    14. 1. What are your top 3, must-have beauty products?
      foundation, eye shadow, and mascara
      2. What’s your favorite overall beauty brand?
      Mary Kay
      3. Do you have a favorite makeup line? Which?
      I don’t really have a favorite.
      4. What’s your favorite type of makeup (eyeliner, mascara, etc.)?
      I love eyeshadow. They give a lot of colors and show my creative style
      5. Where is your favorite place to shop for beauty products?
      the mall
      6. How many beauty products do you currently own: Lots, an average amount, or only a few?
      lots
      7. What is one product you’re still on the hunt for? It could be a good lotion for dry skin, a non-greasy sunscreen, the perfect pink lip gloss…anything!
      The perfect mascara for more volumized eyelashes
      8. What’s your favorite shade of nail polish? Nail polish brand?
      My favorite shade is salmon; I like wet n’ wild as my favorite brand.
      9. What beauty product do you hate using or never use?
      Face powder It makes my face look cakey. I like my face to look smooth while covering acne and red spots, so I use liquid foundation instead.
      10. What is one thing are you willing to splurge on?
      eye shadow

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