Monday, 30 September 2013

HOW MUCH IS YOUR FACE WORTH?





Benefit POREfessional Primer - £24.50
Estee Lauder Doublewear - £28.50
Collection Concealer - £4.19
MAC MSF Natural - £22.00
Bourjois Chocolate Bronzer - £6.99
Illamasqua Androgen Pigment - £17.50
Look Beauty Blush - £8.00
MAC Painterly Paint Pot - £13.50
Sephora Primal Instincts Palette - £17.50 ($28)
Soap & Glory Supercat Eyeliner - £6.00
Maybelline Mega Plush Volume Express Mascara - £7.99
MAC Pure Zen Lipstick - £15.00
EOS Lip Balm - £3.99 (approx)
Real Techniques Powder Brush - £10.99
Real Techniques Blush Brush - £9.99
Real Techniques Expert Face Brush - £9.99
Real Techniques Conceal/ Contour Brush (half of the core collection!) - £10.99
Elf Eye Brush - £1.50
Random Brush - £0.00 (came with my pro makeup kit!)
Vintage Cosmetic Co Lash Curlers - £4.99
Tweezerman Mini Tweezers - £12.50


TOTAL: £236.61

HOLY CRAP!! I did not see that coming. I've seen a lot of these 'what is my face worth' posts lately and thought they were fab. It's a great way to see what everyone uses in their everyday makeup routine, but it's also really interesting and a little bit scary to see just how much your everyday makeup bag alone is worth. I figured I'd go all out and include everything I use, so lipbalm, tweezers, brushes and lash curlers were all thrown in there. I'm pretty glad I decided against adding my morning skincare items into the mix, I'd think I'd have had a little cry. Nearly £250 on makeup seems totally crazy when you think about what else you could buy with that money. The scary thing is, this is the tiniest fraction of my whole collection and I'm using a fair few drugstore products for my everyday look right now! I don't even want to think about the total had I have swapped Bourjois for Chanel or Look Beauty for Clarins! We just won't think about that right now.

So, we've learnt a couple of things here. Firstly, I spend a small fortune on makeup and secondly, my brushes badly need cleaning. Shameful.

Let me know if you've done one of these posts, I'd love to see it!

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18 comments:

  1. Love these kind of posts, i'm thinking of doing this tag too! xx

    http://styleandsplurging.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Ooh let me know if you do, I'd love to read it! xxx

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  2. haha i love this post! I don't even want to know how much mine is.. well i kinda do now! i'm makeup obsessed!

    -ariel* xoxo
    www.chiclookxo.com

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  3. Love these posts, its such a shock how much it all adds up too, cant even imagine how high it would be if everything was high end eek haha xx

    ~ VISUALCANDY INC

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  4. It's amazing how everything adds up haha! I really want that Ted Baker bag! :)

    IAmLinderella.blogspot.co.uk

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  5. I'm always a bit scared to do this tag haha, I don't really want to know! x


    Maddy from UNSTITCHEDD 

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  6. I love reading these! Yep makeup is actually quite an expensive part of our everyday routine! I'm defo going to have to do this tag sometime soon xx

    laurathinksabout.blogspot.co.uk

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  7. Your make up bag is gorgeous <3
    I dread to think what mine is worth - I don't think I even want to try adding it up! Haha!
    Cute post :)
    Keep in touch!!
    Andrea
    www.lanouvellenoire.com xxx

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  8. I love this!! I think I am going to do one in the future but I'm afraid to see how much it will be!

    www.makingmeblushblog.wordpress.com

    xx

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  9. Wow! I did not expect it to add up to that much, I'm a little interested now to know how much mine is, but I also a little worried! :o

    isabella ♥

    http://pinkiepromisebeauty.blogspot.co.uk/

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  10. wow, it all adds up in the end. I would be really interested to find out mine, i think i may have to try out this tag as well :)

    http://beautystylegeek.blogspot.co.uk/

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  11. Oo oo. I'm definitely going to do this...might do a high street and a high end one. Find out the real difference! xo

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  12. I am going to do one of these soon, I just counted and I used 12 products on my face today!! That's insane. You were so thorough though, I love that.

    MISSY IN THE MIRROR

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  13. These posts are brilliant! I haven't done one yet and at present feel fine with putting it on hold as I know I'll just feel ashamed ._. as a student I want to make myself believe I'm budgeting haha
    The Blushing Giraffe| The Blog Loving
    xxx

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  14. I started this tag before I even knew what a tag was lol :) xxx

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  15. OMG! wow, that's a lot xd I think I'm gonna do this tag in some time but I'm afraid a bit xd But it could be fun, if a note will appeart at mine's I'll let you know, I'll leave a link to it here, if you don't mind
    Love u xoxo, Claudia

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