Makeup product that you cannot live without?

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  1. GDiBiase profile image68
    GDiBiaseposted 10 years ago

    For me it would be lipstick with mascara being a close second. I always say if I went on survivor I would get kicked of the boat on the way to the island when they found out my two must bring items were, lipstick and mascara.

    1. Dee42 profile image61
      Dee42posted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Oh, yeah! I HAVE to have some lipstick, and if I was on an island I would MAKE some with some berries. Lol. Of course it wouldn't come off for a month but that's ok. Ha.

    2. Hui (蕙) profile image61
      Hui (蕙)posted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Same choice, but I need an eyeliner either. Beautiful eyes and bright lips reveal beauty and hide flaws, so improve confidence.

  2. Shanna11 profile image79
    Shanna11posted 10 years ago

    Mascara and coverup. But I could perhaps switch out coverup for eyeliner. I need both of those! Lipstick or blush I can live without.

  3. GDiBiase profile image68
    GDiBiaseposted 10 years ago

    Nice Dee, love how you would be creative and use

    Shanna, at least if you had lipstick you could use it as blush also!

    1. Dee42 profile image61
      Dee42posted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, blush...good idea.

    2. Shanna11 profile image79
      Shanna11posted 10 years agoin reply to this

      That's true-- but I forget which book I read it in (I want to say Gone with the Wind)--they just pinched their lips and cheeks and they got instant color!

      It's a bit painful.... but I hate the way my eyes look without mascara or eyeliner more than I do colorless lips!

  4. Mamtas profile image59
    Mamtasposted 10 years ago

    For me it's a lipstick and matte-effect tinted sunscreen.

    1. Laura Schneider profile image88
      Laura Schneiderposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Where do you find tinted sunscreen? Better yet, tinted sunscreen that's also a moisturizing lotion?

  5. vespawoolf profile image93
    vespawoolfposted 10 years ago

    For me, filling in my eyebrows and patting on a little undereye concealer is a must!

  6. DonnaCosmato profile image92
    DonnaCosmatoposted 10 years ago

    For me, it would definitely be an organic lipstick because the natural formulation would mean I could use it as a blusher as well! Like most who have posted here, I love all my various cosmetics but if I had to, I could make do with lipstick as it's pretty easy to make eyeshadows and liners from natural products.

  7. WriteAngled profile image77
    WriteAngledposted 10 years ago

    Nothing at all.

    I might wear makeup once or twice a year if I really feel like it. I used to wear it more when I had to give scientific presentations. It acted a bit like a mask to stop me showing the real me to everyone, which made me feel safer. I do not need to that any more.

  8. JIN1128 profile image91
    JIN1128posted 10 years ago

    moisturizer, it makes my skin soft.

  9. Princessa profile image86
    Princessaposted 10 years ago

    eyeliner is my "must" product.

  10. L4 BYG profile image60
    L4 BYGposted 10 years ago

    For me it would be Gale Hayman Youth Lift Foundation in Nude and a decent mascara. I'm using Maybelline XXL Pro Mascara at the moment which has one brush that conditions your lashes and the other one colours and builds them up. With mascara it can also double up as eyeliner.

  11. profile image0
    onlookerposted 10 years ago

    my eye liner, lash curler(i don't have natural curls but i do have long lashes), my lipstick, my compact powder, a small bottle of perfume. They're a "must" i cannot separate from either one nor have one single choice to accompany me. In case i am going to a party with a small clutch then it's be the lipstick.

  12. mega1 profile image71
    mega1posted 10 years ago

    I could and do manage without any makeup, but moisturizer I couldn't live without.  I wonder who I would be using makeup for, anyway?  probably wouldn't have a mirror.  I also think life would be rather hellish without peanut butter, but that's another subject.  big_smile

    1. TheMagician profile image93
      TheMagicianposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I can second this!

  13. sadoll profile image61
    sadollposted 10 years ago

    I agree with you Mega, I could live without any makeup as long as I have my Olay moisturizer and let me just add on my tint lipstick.

  14. LilaDaley profile image55
    LilaDaleyposted 10 years ago

    I cannot live without mascara, atleast a wash eye shadow colour, eyeliner and lip balm.

    I don't wear cover up or bronzer.  I don't wear much blush but I do own a lot of blushes.  I have roseaca so I have naturally red cheeks.

  15. Jennifer Madison profile image80
    Jennifer Madisonposted 10 years ago

    definitely Mascara, I don't go out of the house without it since my eye lashes are blond and I look like I don't have any eye lashes at all without it.  big_smile

  16. HomemadeFaceMask profile image61
    HomemadeFaceMaskposted 10 years ago

    Lipstick and Mascara, Of Course! smile

  17. jennzie profile image76
    jennzieposted 10 years ago

    I'm sometimes lazy about putting make-up on, but the one product I always apply before going out is mascara.

  18. Thelma Alberts profile image92
    Thelma Albertsposted 10 years ago

    Lipstick and compact powder. I feel naked without them, lol;-)

  19. EuroNinila profile image73
    EuroNinilaposted 10 years ago

    Mascara.  I feel weird without it, even though the last couple of weeks I've been going without it.  I just like the way it makes my eyes look, even if I don't have any other makeup on.

  20. Laura Schneider profile image88
    Laura Schneiderposted 10 years ago

    Lipstick for sure, followed in a close second-place by a brown eyeliner that could double-duty as eyebrow touch-ups.

    1. Laura Schneider profile image88
      Laura Schneiderposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Oh yeah, and sunscreen--highest SPF I can find. Love Neutrogena's 100+--I've got NO tan lines and that much less chance of skin cancer while still having total fun in the sun. Several other high-SPF brands out there--keep experimenting.

  21. Saloca profile image88
    Salocaposted 10 years ago

    The make-up I could go without but I'd have to have with me my Olay complete care moisturiser!

  22. Tricia Hein profile image60
    Tricia Heinposted 10 years ago

    Definitely blush, although I'm not sure why. I put it on even when I don't wear anything else. It's simple to use, and makes me feel put together.

  23. AshtonFirefly profile image74
    AshtonFireflyposted 10 years ago

    Mascara. My eyelashes are pathetically thin and short.

  24. snakeslane profile image81
    snakeslaneposted 10 years ago

    Noxema, gotta have it!

  25. tglowv profile image85
    tglowvposted 10 years ago

    Mascara, definitely. I can wear just mascara and I feel like I look put together.

  26. profile image51
    Yonder Moonposted 10 years ago

    I wouldn't say I couldn't 'live without' makeup, but I always wear MAC face & body foundation, a translucent foundation that contains lots of emolients that are lovely to your skin.

    1. Laura Schneider profile image88
      Laura Schneiderposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Oooo, I want some. I hope it's not too expensive and either contains or works with a high SPF. Thanks, Yonder Moon!

      And, thanks to everyone in this thread--I've at least doubled my knowledge of makeup. (which isn't saying much, but still)

  27. Kevin Peter profile image59
    Kevin Peterposted 10 years ago

    A lip gloss and a moisturizer to feel on top of the world.


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