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what is the best beauty product you've ever bought (toiletries and/or makeup)

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milkyman Thu 28-Nov-13 20:41:31

I need inspiration!

Urban Decay Naked
Benefit Porefessional
Superdrug Vitamin E face oil

Workberk Thu 28-Nov-13 22:45:29

Make up: urban decay eyeshadow primer potion. Allows me to keep shadow on for longer than five minutes.

Hair: Batiste. Been buying it for 20 years, I can't not have a can in the cupboard.

Skincare: probably Clinique pore minimising primer stuff.

Hmm, definitely a greasy-me theme going on here!

Doearwigsmakechutney Thu 28-Nov-13 22:55:18

Clarins blue orchid oil

Blusher - in general, but specifically benefit coralista, and a house of colour one

Eco tools makeup brushes

Brazilian keratin treatment - amazing

YNK Thu 28-Nov-13 22:57:32

Another one here for Retin A creme!

hollyisalovelyname Fri 29-Nov-13 00:17:20

Urban Decay Big Buddah bronzing brush. Sadly discontinued. Glued mine together when it broke up a little

intothenever Fri 29-Nov-13 00:38:06

botox and a great colourist.

cloggal Fri 29-Nov-13 00:38:12

La roche posay effaclar K and duo
Stila Kitten eyeshadow (and natural palette)
Chanel lippy (too many to mention, they go on like a dream)
Bare minerals bisque concealer
Origins vitazing

alltoomuchrightnow Fri 29-Nov-13 02:01:49

dry shampoo
Vaseline in the little tins
Blinc grey liquid eyeliner (most perfect, flattering shade of grey on me)
No7 mattifying stuff (on top of makeup... can't live without it)
Clinique Lash Power
Laura Mercier concealer and brightening powder

alltoomuchrightnow Fri 29-Nov-13 02:02:20

'Chainmail' liquid eyeliner by No7 as stays put well

alltoomuchrightnow Fri 29-Nov-13 02:03:01

oh and Lush's Hair mask stuff.. not exactly beauty but more essential for my itchy flaky hair line/ brows

notoneforselfies Fri 29-Nov-13 02:08:12

Elizabeth Arden 8 hour cream. For lots of things but mostly my lips which are prone to chapping. The only thing that's ever cured them overnight. Shits all over Vaseline.

alltoomuchrightnow Fri 29-Nov-13 02:10:26

ooh forgot.. Lucas Pawpaw without a doubt.. no need for any more handcreams, foot cream, better on lips that vaseline..

Bradsplit Fri 29-Nov-13 02:28:52

Lol. Agree. Botox. Makes you reakise the rest is shit

Brazilian keratin treatment - amazing just amazing
ojon damage reverse shampoo and conditioner

Best1sWest Sat 30-Nov-13 17:54:24

Neal's Yard Frankincense Nourishing cream - best moisturiser ever and smells divine.

Saurus72 Sat 30-Nov-13 19:16:44

Bobbi Brown metallic cream eyeshadow. Amazingly easy to put on, stays out all day, quite spendy initially, but one pot lasts me the best part of a year with daily use. Cannot recommend highly enough!

Fuckitthatlldo Sat 30-Nov-13 19:43:49

YY to Retin-A.

And Batiste dry shampoo.

Plus Lisa Eldridge videos - not a product as such but I've learned so much about good make-up application from watching her. Thanks Lisa!

Misssss Sat 30-Nov-13 20:02:33

Nivea Crème, the old school one in the blue tub. Replaced my crème de la mer.
YSL Touche Eclait foundation,

ihatethecold Sat 30-Nov-13 22:00:10

Neutrogena hand cream
8hour cream
Bobbi brown pot rouge
Liz Earle tinted moisturiser
Matrix biolage shampoo and conditioner
Tweezerman tweezers.
Dove bodywash

cerealqueen Sat 30-Nov-13 22:15:36

Siriu-sonic facial brush
Avene Triacneal
Pure Jojoba oil
Eyelash and eyebrow dye
Astral cream
Bourjois blusher in rose brun
Gayle hayman lip lift

peggyblackett Sat 30-Nov-13 22:21:18

Yy to Batiste, Bobbi Brown cream eyeshadows, Dove body wash, sanctuary s facialist oil, Superdrug Vitamin E hot cloth cleanser, Aussie Haircare.

evelynj Sat 30-Nov-13 22:36:41

Coconut oil, (hair conditioner, oil pulling every other day but defo morning after excessive amounts of wine-bottle & half last night, bed at 2am, up at 6am & felt almost great after oil pulling).

Bourjois healthy mix cream blush in no 2. Boot botanics bb cream in medium(thanks to MN). Tweezerman tweezers. Will come back when I think of more!

ShreddedHoops Sat 30-Nov-13 23:18:55

Kerastase Masquintense hair mask.

Blue Nivea.

A note re coconut oil - yes it's amazing, but honestly any old oil does the same thing for hair. I've used olive oil for years since reading Claudia Schiffer used it as a weekly hair treatment. And have used sunflower oil which does the same thing too.

beeny Sun 01-Dec-13 09:09:59

where doe everyone get their retina a from?

coffeeinbed Sun 01-Dec-13 11:03:59

Clarins Facial Oils - Blue Orchid or Santal
Avene Rougeurs Fort

Nars Charade eyeshadow duo, esp. the darker shade.
Chantecaille Just Skin

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