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Skincare (Total= $256)

AM cleanser: Clinique Redness Relief cream cleanser- $23 (2 months)

PM cleanser: La Roche Posay purifying foaming gel- $22 (3 months)

PM cleansing brush: Clarisonic Mia (one time charge) -$120 (forever)

PM serum: Clinique Even Better dark spot corrector- $50 (3 months)

Mask: Murad Clarifying Mask- $37 (6 months)

Mask: Queen Helene Mint Julep Mask- $4 (6 months)

Makeup (Everyday) (Total= $57)

Bareminerals original foundation- $27 (7-8 months)

Bobbi Brown mascara- $25 (6 months)

Maybelline BabyLips Lip balm- $5) (1 year)

Makeup (Special Occasions) (Total= $168)

Bareminerals original foundation- $27 (7-8 months)

Bareminerals warmth- $19 (1 year)

Benefit Porefessional Primer- $30 (6 months)

Benefit Dandelion Brightening blush- $28 (1.5 year)

Victorias Secret blush- $15 (1.5 year)

Benefit lip gloss- $18 (8 months)

Bobbi Brown mascara- $25 (6 months)

Maybelline eyeliner- $6 (1 year)

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Skincare:

Face wash Simple kind to skin face wash £2 (1 month)

Moisturiser, Simple face moisturizer £3 (2 months)

Face Wipes, huggies £1 (11 months)

Face brush, bodyshop £4 (1 year)

Makeup:

Foundation, Revlon colorstay, usually £12 but i have to order my colour online so £20 ish (2 month)

Blush, Sleek £5 (forever)

Pressed Powder, Sleek £7 (5 months)

Loose powder, £7 ish (1 year)

Brushes £7 (2 years)

Eyebrow pencil, Rimmel London £3 (6 months)

Eyeliner, MUA £1 (3 months)

Lip balm, Bodyshop £2 (i usually lose it before it runs out :/ )

Mascara, MUA £1 (about 8 months)

soo about £55 on makeup and £10 on face care.

Damn! I need to shop where you shop!

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Skin care:

Face wash £12 every month

Face cream £28 every 2-3 months

Glycolic Acid Toner £29 every 3 months

Cotton pads £2 every few months

Eye make up remover £4 every few months

Lip treatment for cracked lips £2.50 2/3 months
Body moisturiser £4 every 2 months

Make up:

Foundation (liquid) £27 every 6 months

Foundation (mineral) £14

Powder £21 every 6 months

Mascara £7 every 3 months

I only put down the things I buy regularly so not including brushes, eyeshadows, things I've had for years lol
Total: £150.50 I didn't realise it was that bad....to be fair though it's mainly my darn skin care (which I need!) and foundations.

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Skincare:

Face wash Simple kind to skin face wash £2 (1 month)

Moisturiser, Simple face moisturizer £3 (2 months)

Face Wipes, huggies £1 (11 months)

Face brush, bodyshop £4 (1 year)

Makeup:

Foundation, Revlon colorstay, usually £12 but i have to order my colour online so £20 ish (2 month)

Blush, Sleek £5 (forever)

Pressed Powder, Sleek £7 (5 months)

Loose powder, £7 ish (1 year)

Brushes £7 (2 years)

Eyebrow pencil, Rimmel London £3 (6 months)

Eyeliner, MUA £1 (3 months)

Lip balm, Bodyshop £2 (i usually lose it before it runs out :/ )

Mascara, MUA £1 (about 8 months)

soo about £55 on makeup and £10 on face care.

Damn! I need to shop where you shop!

haha i shop mostly at superdrug or asda :P

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Tea tree oil, about $5-7 depending on sales( lasts about 4 months)

Aloe Vera gel $7 ( about 7-8 months)

Neutrogena moisturizer $9.50 (8-9 months)

Dan's AHA ... Like $18? I don't even know cus it lasts forever lol!!

Tea tree oil soap $5 (7-8 months)

Paula's Choice BHA $16 I think (about 6 months, and she ALWAYS has sales so you can stock up!)

For makeup I do:

Eye-liner $.99 ... Woo!

Mascara $7

Blistex deep renewal chapstick $1.50

Gloss, like $2

Eye shadow, like $4

I don't splurge on makeup cus I don't wear it enough lol I prefer a natural look and fresh skin, I can't stand foundation or powder anymore. The only thing I like is MASCARA, so I'll have fun and go wild there, for big dark eyelashes ... So fun

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Where do I begin? I don't even remember the price for most of the stuff I use. The cheapest ones are aloe vera gel, honey, tea tree, oregano oil, and lemon juice which I sometimes use topically.

I use Mineral Fusion products which are all relatively cheap ($7-$15 dollars for a scrub and toner). But then I also use more expensive stuff from Image cosmetics because they use mostly natural ingredients that don't break me out. The Image cleanser I use costs around $25-27 dollars.

Cover FX SPF primer - $30 (normally $36, I got a discount but still SO expensive)

Various drugstore concealers, from $7-$12 (still haven't found one that matches my skintone)

Smashbox Liquid Halo foundation - $42 (now I know where my paycheck goes, lasts about 2 months if I use it regularly)

Backup foundations - Bourjois healthy mix foundation - $12 (lasts a long time), Lilly Lolo mineral foundation - $18, Meow cosmetics finishing powder - $16 (lasts a long time)

Boscia blotting paper - $10

Desert essence lip balm - $3, Chanel lipstick - $18, Buxom lip glosses - free with sephora points

Eye creams and concealer - usually free samples I get from the mall cos I never have enough money left for those

Now I know why I'm poor. I won't even mention the $ I spend on facials.

PS. I don't use all this crap on my face at the same time...these are just things I have and use from time to time.

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Where do I begin? I don't even remember the price for most of the stuff I use. The cheapest ones are aloe vera gel, honey, tea tree, oregano oil, and lemon juice which I sometimes use topically.

I use Mineral Fusion products which are all relatively cheap ($7-$15 dollars for a scrub and toner). But then I also use more expensive stuff from Image cosmetics because they use mostly natural ingredients that don't break me out. The Image cleanser I use costs around $25-27 dollars.

Cover FX SPF primer - $30 (normally $36, I got a discount but still SO expensive)

Various drugstore concealers, from $7-$12 (still haven't found one that matches my skintone)

Smashbox Liquid Halo foundation - $42 (now I know where my paycheck goes, lasts about 2 months if I use it regularly)

Backup foundations - Bourjois healthy mix foundation - $12 (lasts a long time), Lilly Lolo mineral foundation - $18, Meow cosmetics finishing powder - $16 (lasts a long time)

Boscia blotting paper - $10

Desert essence lip balm - $3, Chanel lipstick - $18, Buxom lip glosses - free with sephora points

Eye creams and concealer - usually free samples I get from the mall cos I never have enough money left for those

Now I know why I'm poor. I won't even mention the $ I spend on facials.

PS. I don't use all this crap on my face at the same time...these are just things I have and use from time to time.

And the winner is....!

Do you like primer? I've never used it before. How helpful do you think it is?

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Cleanser 20USD, 3 months

Paulas Choice BHA 35UDS 3months

Paulas Choice weekly AHA Treatment 46USD 3-4 months

Jade maybelline BB cream 10,95USD 1 month

Manhattan clearface powder 5USD ( best acne powder ever) 2-3 months

Smashbox blush 35USD a year or more

Urban decay naked Palette 45 USD years

Brushes 50 USD

Mascara clinique 20USD 2 months

Wow. I just realized how much that is. And I could cry if I see how much I pay for those products inngermany compared to the USA

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everyday foundation: 5 USD (6 months)

foundation for special occasions: 25USD (since 'special occassions' are rare, it lasts forever)

as you can see I like the natural look. if I didn't have acne, I wouldn't put cosmetics on my face at all.

cleanser: 4 USD (3 months)

moisturiser: about 14 USD (5 months)

face mask: 5 USD (a few months)

lip balm: 3 USD (lasts forever)

that's it :)

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Lets see :

Skin Care

Face wash $30 (lasts 6 months)

Moisturizer $10 (every month)

Eye Cream $60 (every 2 months)

Pore Refining Cleaning Pads $30 (lasts 5 months)

Aczone $30 (lasts 6 months)

Retin-A $15 (every 2 months)

Makeup

Face Powder $30 ( every month)

Foundation $35 (lasts 3 to 4 months)

Blush $30 (every 3 months)

Eyeliner $20 (every 4 months)

Mascara $32 (every 2 to 3 monthios)

Lipstick $10 ( lasts 4 months)

Wow! Looking at these figures, that's a lot of money lol and that's not even including my monthly prescriptions (face and not face related) eusa_think.gif

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SKINCARE:

Acnycil Lactic acid Wash + cream $32 (2 months)

Neutrogena Oil-free moisturizer $9 (5 months)

Origins Out Of Trouble Sulfur & Zinc Oxide mask $42 (1 year)

Epidou Gel $51 (depends on acne severity, usually for 1 year or more)

MAKEUP:

Bare Minerals Matte SPF -15 Foundation $70 (2-3 years)

Makeup Store Cover All Mix $43 (2 years)

The Body Shop Vitamin C Skin Reviver $45 (1 year)

Different Brands of Mascara around max $20 (3 months)

Eyeliner max $15 (5 months)

Eyeshadow max $15-20 (forever)

That would be approximately $45-50 per month... Without counting in the hair products. My goodness :(

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Where do I begin? I don't even remember the price for most of the stuff I use. The cheapest ones are aloe vera gel, honey, tea tree, oregano oil, and lemon juice which I sometimes use topically.

I use Mineral Fusion products which are all relatively cheap ($7-$15 dollars for a scrub and toner). But then I also use more expensive stuff from Image cosmetics because they use mostly natural ingredients that don't break me out. The Image cleanser I use costs around $25-27 dollars.

Cover FX SPF primer - $30 (normally $36, I got a discount but still SO expensive)

Various drugstore concealers, from $7-$12 (still haven't found one that matches my skintone)

Smashbox Liquid Halo foundation - $42 (now I know where my paycheck goes, lasts about 2 months if I use it regularly)

Backup foundations - Bourjois healthy mix foundation - $12 (lasts a long time), Lilly Lolo mineral foundation - $18, Meow cosmetics finishing powder - $16 (lasts a long time)

Boscia blotting paper - $10

Desert essence lip balm - $3, Chanel lipstick - $18, Buxom lip glosses - free with sephora points

Eye creams and concealer - usually free samples I get from the mall cos I never have enough money left for those

Now I know why I'm poor. I won't even mention the $ I spend on facials.

PS. I don't use all this crap on my face at the same time...these are just things I have and use from time to time.

And the winner is....!

Do you like primer? I've never used it before. How helpful do you think it is?

shy.gif I seem to have a problem! lol. And I didn't even add everything to that list. But I also use a lot of samples.

About primer...I think that a good foundation shouldn't need primer, just a good moisturizer. Unfortunately, if you have dry or oily skin or visible pores, you might need a primer more than a moisturizer. The primer I use can also work as a moisturizer with spf, so at least it's multitasking. It helps my foundation last longer, that's about it.

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Free on a day where I don't care about how my face looks :P

I'd say 100$ on days where I do care, I have a lot of high end makeup and when I want to cover my skin I go mad with the makeup.

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EEK...figured I'd chime in. I know this is an old thread, but I figured I would go ahead and do a post just so I can pull my hair out later when I look at the numbers and the spending, lol.

Makeup Remover: $40 (Lasts forever though)

Cleanser: $4.00 (Big thing of Johnson & Johnson Head to Toe Baby Wash-this will be lasting me awhile)

Toner: $16.00-about 3 months

Moisturizer: $40.00, $26.00 (I use two) will last about 6 months

Eye Cream: $50.00 (sheesh) about 3 months

Foundation: $22.00, $24.00 (I'm using two different ones) will last about 6 months

Primer: $21.00- 6 months

Powder: $25.00, $38.00 (I use two different mineral powders for both oil control and concealer)

Eye Shadow....Um...I have quite a bit. Probably best not to put a number on this for fear that the hubby may be looking over my shoulder one day....neutral.gif

Lipstick/gloss: Yeah...we won't even go there, either....crazy.gif

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face

bindi herbal cleanser - $18.48

grapeseed oil - $18.28

aloe leaf - $2.00

hair

ayurvedic shampoo - $17.15

apple cider vinegar - $4.00

grapeseed oil

$59.91

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Skincare

Cleanser - £25, a year

Moisturizer - £5, 6 months

SPF - £10, 6 months

Face mask - £10, a year+

The makeup I use varies. I don't use a lot of it so it lasts a really long time.

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I have heard Vit c is good for your face, so decided to give this a try. I like how my face

feels when I use it, but I haven't noticed much of a difference in fine lines or wrinkles. Maybe

it will with longer use. The one i got from Amazon is Triple Action Vitamin C Serum by VoilaVe only cost less then 30 dollar (on Sale).

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Here it goes! I'm scared! Eek!

Cerave Cleanser $12....lasts about 3 months

Cerave Moisturizer $12....lasts about 6 months

AzaClear $75....I think lasts about 3 months

Epionce eye cream $60....lasts about 3 months, maybe 4?

Latisse for lashes $120....lasts about 4-5 months

MAKE UP

DermaMinerals Primer $50?....lasts 4-5 months

DermaMinerals Foundation $55....lasts 4-5 months

Estée Lauder Camouflage(one drop into foundation)$35....lasts forever!

Maybelline Blush $7....lasts 4 months

Mac eyebrow pencil $12....lasts 2-3 months

Urban Decay eyeshadow palette $50....has lasted me MONTHS! Still have a lot

Maybelline eyeliner $7...lasts 2 months

Loreal mascara $5.99 when on sale....lasts 2 months until it gets flaky and nasty!

Geeezzzzzz

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Face

Sulfur soap $4

Bodyshop tea tree toner $14

sweet almond oil $4

Garnier dark spot corrector $16

Makeup

Covergirl 3 in 1 foundation $8

Maybelline baby skin primer $6

La girl pro concealer $2.50

Tea tree concealer $9

Maybelline falsies mascara$5

Wnw mega liner $4

Essence multi action mascara $4

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