I only buy multiples of L/S and Glass, just because I like to have one on my purse for touchups.
I get a strange joy out of the hunt for a replacement. I'm clearly SICK!
Nothing! Except maybe UD's sin which happens to be in two of my palettes, and Club which happened accidentaly by getting a photo realism quad where two of the colors were substituted with nylon and club, and I already had club. And when I get the cham-pale quad I will have two retrospeck, pretty color but I'm unsure if I will sell one off or not.
My B/up list:
My backup list. I have only 1 backup of each, that's as much I will allow myself to have, haha!
- Coco pigment
- Blue/Brown pigment petite (just because it was SO FREAKING HARD to find)
- Ever Hip l/s (original release)
- French Grey
- Mothbrown (original and Barbie)
- Flirty Number
- Smoke & Diamonds
- Hocus Pocus
- Olive Groove
- Aria (my first ever MAC shadow!)
- Guacamole (original)
- Jealousy Wakes
- Pink Cult blush
- Lightscapade MSF
At one point I had two Perverted Pearl quads, but I sold one of them when I realized that I will never finish that quad in my lifetime. I don't like to back up lipsticks because I have a fear of the backup going bad before I get the chance to use it. I loved Ever Hip so much I had to get two, though, and I've already made a sizeable dent in my first tube. And I think the only lipglass I would ever back up is Flash of Flesh. LOVE.
Looking at my small collection, I think it's funny that I have a back up of anything.
- MAC Too Chic Beauty Powder x1
- GOSH Soft 'n Shine Lip Balm in "Perfect Plum" --> I discovered these after they were discontinued and jumped on PP when I spotted it. The thing is... I'm not really a lippie person so I might return my backup!
I now have backups of:
Pleasure Principle d/g
Stop! Look! d/g
Goldyrocks d/g x2
Jingle Jangle d/g x2
She Zam d/g x2
Jealousy Wakes e/s (currently selling it)
Smoke & Dimaonds e/s (currently selling it)
Hocus Pocus e/s (currently selling it)
Silverthorn e/s (currently selling it)
Femme Fi e/s (currently selling it)
Cool Heat e/s (currently selling it)
226 Small Tapered Blending Brush
Undercurrent Pearlglide Intense Liner
Feline Khol Power Eye Pencil x3
Lollipop Loving l/s
Fresh Salmon l/s
Hello Kitty Pink Fish TLC (currently selling it)
Hello Kitty Popster TLC (currently selling it)
I have changed my stance on this unfortunately.
I bought an extra 2 Forever Marilyn BP's and 1 extra GlamourDaze lipstick and 1 Strada blush backup.
In saying that, I'll use it all and that'll be the end of them. I have to REALLY love it and know I'll use it often to justify a BU.
I try not to backup a lot, but if I really like a product, then I definitely need a BU of it. My backups currently:
Hot Chocolate l/s (I had 2 bu's, but gave one away)
Silver Birch MES
Those are my tried and true products.
I had a backup of Ruffian Red and a few other l/e lipsticks that I never wore so I gave them away or sold them. There are some products that I love, then when I see dupes for it, I almost always sell it and buy the cheaper/perm item.
I NEVER back up blushes or lip glosses because I know I'll never get through them, but I do love them :)
Stereo Rose x2 (the 2nd one is on its way to me)
Cloudy Afternoon x2
VG Gaga1 x2
Pink Cult x2
Play It Proper x2
I think that's it. I had BUs of Flamingo, Watch Me Simmer, Innocence Beware, Modern Mandarin and Snowglobe BP, but sold/swapped them. I would buy more BUs of the following, if I found them for retail or cheaper: Cloudy Afternoon, Snow Season, Hang Loose and Lightscapade.
And do multiple brushes count? I have two of the 217 and 239 each.