First Makeup Brand/Products I Used


I was recently looking through old photographs and couldn't help but laugh at myself and how funny I looked during my younger years, not necessarily my physical appearance, but how I dressed and applied makeup!! I've gone through a lot of different changes throughout the years, and I've experimented a lot with makeup and fashion! I guess I had an idea of what type of clothes looked cool, and what kind of makeup or hairstyles were "in" and even though my mother would tell me something looked ridiculous, I still went forward with it!

Thinking back, my addiction to drugstore beauty items started at a very young age, in fact a lot of makeup brands I use today are brands I actually used when I was younger! I never really wore makeup at a younger age, a lip-gloss here and there, a lot of nail polish, and a TON of sweet tasting chap-sticks is usually what I went for!
The very first makeup brands I remember using when I was younger were:

Wet n Wild
I loved their nail polishes, I remember buying a glitter polish and a clear one to top it off! And even though I always "went outside the lines" I had so much fun playing with WnW polishes! (Which by the way is still one of my favorite cosmetics brand!)
Bonne Bell
I probably can't count the number of Lip Smackers I had, I wanted all the flavors, and if  a new one came out I wanted to try it immediately! I remember going to the local drugstore (believe it was RiteAid) and running to the Bonne Bell section to see if a new Lip Smackers came out that I hadn't tried yet! It never went to waste, I would finish all the Lip Smackers, I carried one with me at all time! This is probably why  now days I feel "naked" without any lip products on!
NYC
I loved NYC's liquid lip shine, and although their old formula was super sticky I didn't care! Clear and Frosty Pink were my 2 color choices, I remember thinking I was so grown up when I started wearing this...now looking back all I can do is laugh!
I asked a few of my favorite bloggers on twitter what was their 1st makeup brand/product they used and a lot of the same brands came up repeatedly.  I receive a lot of responses but below are just a few:

 the first makeup brand that i used was wet n wild. it was nail polish, lol. i think i was about 16...

 I'll never forget;) it was COVERGIRL Coffee Bean lipstick!!! 12 yrs old. xo 

 think it was Bonnie Bell at the age of 12! 


 1st makeup product would be Lip Smackers roller ball gloss. I stole it from my big sis & I broke it accidentally. Oops. 

 Covergirl Clean pressed powder! I can still smell it, lol!15yrs old ;) 

 I think it was Wet n Wild lipstick and I was like 13? Don't quote me on that. I remember my mom throwing it away lol 

 Covergirl powder compact in a color that was 3 shades dark. Lol 

 I was 13 Mom bought me my very own Covergirl palette! 4 shadows, blush & mascara!  

 tinkerbell perfume. my third grade boyfriend bought it for me..

This post really brought back a lot of wonderful memories of my childhood! Now I ask you, what was your first makeup brand/product that you remember using? Are you still using any of the brands to this day? I'd love to know!

♥ Glitz Glam Budget 

16 comments:

  1. Oooh yes, the chapstick craze. xD Over here in europe we have Labello, and I had exactly the same obsession.They were so delicious, and I licked them off my lips within the time it took me to close the lid again. oh man. xDDD


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  3. omg i was all into wet n wild when i first started makeup! thats all i used. i got into makeup during that whole white eyeliner phase...yeah...not a time i look back and and say my make up looked great, but i remember going through those wet n wild pencils like crazy lol

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  5. So funny we all had many of the same first brands! I think wet 'n wild and Bonne bell are the "gateway drugs" to makeup obsession lol! I had sooooo many lip smackers! But I was such a nerd I'd inventory them! Flavor, when I bought, how full it was, and stars to indicate how much I liked it hahaha

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  6. LOL I remember wet n wild... I used that too.

    interesting post - twas a walk down beauty memory lane :)

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  8. Omg I was CRAZY anout bonnebell when I was younger! They smelt SO good! Thanks for the blast from the past :)

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  9. too crazy to think back lol..

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  10. oooo i love lipsmacker!! kisses.

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  11. this post brings back serious memories!

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    Ah! I loved Lip smacher! But I haven't had one in years! I need to go out and buy one now!
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  14. AH! This makes me smile! I used all of the same products! I worshipped lipsmackers! Ahah! I'm pretty sure the first make up I used was my mom's lipstick. It was red and I probably smeared it all over my lips really messily. I loved it. Please feel free to enter my giveaway:

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  15. The first brand / products I used were also Wet N Wild! I used to love these products when I was younger.. I thought they were the best products...EVER. Great post!

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