How Much Does Your Makeup Cost? Let’s Count Together.

I remember some time ago I had an idea of counting how much was worth the makeup that I was wearing. And last week, after I saw such post on one of the blog that I like, I though about doing the same thing.

So here is the makeup that I wore on Friday.


Firts of all I’ve used a Mineral Primer by BECCA, £34 (my review here). Then I’ve mixed two foundations – Bourjois 10 Hour Sleep Effect in 71  Abricote Clair,£9.5 with  Max Factor Xperience Foundation in 85 Deep Soapstone, £10

I’ve used Chanel Bronze Universel (£26 or £28 I can’t remember) to countorand to add some colour to my face, highlighted with BECCA’s Shimmering Skin Perfector in Pearl, £33 (review here) and added some BECCA’s Beach Tint in Grapefruit, £19 (review here).

Eyes (£117)

I’ve started with my eye brows and I’ve used Korres Eyebrow pencil in 2, £8 (review here) . Then I’ve used the Daniel Sandler Long Lasting Waterproof Eyeliner in Black Velvet, £10 just at the roots of the lashes for some definition. After that I’ve applied Dolce and Gabbana The Eyeshadow in 130 Stromboli, £36.5

To highlight I’ve used Rouge Bunny Rouge Brightening Liner Duo, £22.50 under the brows. Then I’ve applied Calligraphy  Liquid Eye Liner by Hourglass, £22 (review here) and finished with BECCA’s The Ultimate Mascara, £18.


Gorgeous orange BECCA Lip Tint in Frappe, £18. This is such a beautiful colour for summer. You can see the lip swatch here.

So the total value of the makeup that is used = £266.5

Please notice that I am not using any conleacer, powder, lip liner and lipstick. Plus add the price of the eye lash curlers and the brushes.

I have to say that was an interesting post to write and I hope you’ve enjoyed it, too.

6 thoughts on “How Much Does Your Makeup Cost? Let’s Count Together.”

  1. Let’s see:
    – Meow Pampered Puss Foundation Frisky Chausie – $24
    – Artdeco Illuminator – $20
    – Artdeco Blusher #19 – $13
    – Catrice Lasting Dream Lipstick (discontinued) – $4
    – Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Powder Duo Ash Blonde – $30
    – MF False Lash Effect Mascara – $20
    – L’Oreal Studio Primer (not sure of the full name) – $12
    – Inglot eye shadow 10 round pans palette – $75

    I think that’s it for today! 😀

    Total: 174$

    Wow! 😀

  2. I’m having an almost no-makeup day but even that sums up to a lot, I think!
    – Origins Vita Zing – I paid 35$ from the US
    – Bobbi Brown creamy concealer kit : 31€
    – Edward Bess Night Romance lipstick : 24£
    – Hourglass Superficial Lash mascara: 20£
    – Clinique brow pencil: 18€

    Total = 44£ + 49€ (42.5£) + 35$ (21£) = a rough 107.5£ or 124€ or 177$

    That’s a bit scary for an almost naked face!

  3. Maria Manoela Porto

    It’s better not think about it! Like Carrie Bradshaw not ever thought about how much her Manolo’s cost!!!!

  4. Wow, that is a lot of money! I suspect mine would be quite a lot too, although I’m not wearing that many products today, so probably under £200.

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