June 13, 2012

How Much Does Your Face Cost? A TAG...kinda...

I saw this tag by ettuandyou on Youtube and thought wow that is a cool idea.

How much does my face cost? The answer will surprise you. Makeup adds up and for people that are passionate about cosmetics like us, it’s A LOT!



Here is what I did;

After I slapped my face on this morning for work, I snapped a pic of my mug and the products I used.

I put an * beside the products I got in my subscription boxes, but I factored in the product amount to get the final total. But if you were wondering, the amount from the subscription boxes came to $131.  O_o   WOW saved some bucks there!

I also separated the brushes, why? I don’t know, I like categorizing stuff HAHA

My face:

(I didn’t do my hair yet so it is wet still)

The Products

Aveeno Positively Radiant Daily Moisturizer*             $18
Cover FX ClearPrepFX *                                                 $12
L’Oreal  Visible Lift Serum foundation 113 SPF17       $18
L’Oreal  Visible Lift Under Eye Concealer                     $8
boxx concealer*                                                            $24
MAC MSF Natural in Medium                                       $25
Urban Decay Primer Potion Original                            $21
Arbonne eyeshadow in Vanilla (all over lid)               $24
MAC eyeshadow in Omega (on brows)                       $18
Makeup Geek eyeshadow – Shimma Shimma              $5
Makeup Geek eyeshadow – Duchess                           $5
Urban Decay Naked palette (gunmetal,naked)         $60
Anastasia Beverly Hill eyebrow gel*                            $7
MAC Technakohl eyeliner in Graphblaack                 $18
Maybelline Great Lash                                                  $5
Marcelle Xtension Plus mascara*                                $12
Benefit Hoola bronzer (deluxe sample f/kit)               $5
Pandora’s Box blush in St. Tropez*                             $18
Tarte Amazonian Clay Smooth Operator
 (deluxe sample f/kit)                                                   $10
Essence lip liner                                                          $1.50
Revlon Lip Butter – Cotton Candy                             $4.99

Makeup Total                    $319.49

Brushes

CS buffer                              $7
CS fluffy blender                  $3
CS pointer crease                $3
CS small angle blush           $4
Quo definer shadow          $14
Quo blush                          $20
Quo spoolie                       $12
Bailey kabuki*                   $40

 Brush Total                        $103





All together with products and brushes, the FINAL TOTAL is $422.49. Oh man! For $400, the Pretty Fairy should have jumped out of my closet and hit me over the head with her wand!

Puts it into perspective doesn’t it? HOLY POO! Next time I have to have something, I will think of this. It probably won’t stop me but I’ll have it in the back of my mind as I skip home with my new palette :)

If I added up the total amount of all my makeup I might have a stroke...so I won’t do that.

I tag you guys to do this and link me back so I can see!

~~99Raina99

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6 comments:

  1. You have an expensive face girl! LOL, I'm sure I am no better!

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    1. Do it! LOL I certianly did a double take as I was adding it up.

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  2. It's quite amazing how a "natural" look could cost so much.. I'm interested in looking into mine..but I'm not sure mine's NEARLY as expensive. ;)

    Oh, and I LOVE quo brushes!

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    1. No kidding! It is a good thing that makeup last a long time, well most items. Otherwise I'd be using the 5 same products everyday! I like the Quo blush brushes. I have some crease brushes that are kind of pokey LOL I bought one and it was pokey so I bought another one thinking it was just THAT brush but no the crease brushes are pokey.

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  3. Oh my gosh! That is crazy!! I'm kind of scared to add up the cost of all the makeup/beauty products I own now! Maybe some time I should though to scare myself into not purchasing anything more!

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    1. Believe me, just the cost of this everyday FOTD made me do a double take. No way will I do a complete inventory O_o uhuh!

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