Collection as of January 2010

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Oooh I hope I don’t live to regret making this post!

So, BY FAR my number one requested video to do is a collection video. If you’ve watched me for awhile, you know that in the past I haven’t exactly been the biggest fan of collection or haul videos, and the last time I did a collection video (June 2007, eesh! It’s grown.. a bit. hah) I got a TON of remarks on having too much, spending too much money, etc, etc.. and, quite honestly, that video has a small, itty bitty fraction of the amount of stuff I have acquired since!

Anyways, because it is my most requested video, and because I love you guys, I’m giving in. *deep breath* I’m not going to lay everything out and show every color because we would literally be here for years, but I will show you my set up, how I store everything and all the drawers of stuff (mind you, it’s not that neat)

Please don’t ask me “how much did all of that cost?” or any of that. I don’t know, and honestly, I didn’t buy all of it. A lot of the things you see were sent as samples or were bought at discounted prices (like the MAC).

Also, since this is my collection, I am showing you it just as it is. I didn’t bother to clean anything up in the drawers or what have you, you get to see it just as it looks when I open the drawer :) It’s an organized mess! haha.

Okay, enough disclaimer nonsense, on to the pics!

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Here is my desk. This is where I film all my tutorials. The desk is from Ikea, Mirror is a light up one from Conair. Florescent Light is from Lowes I think, and the light I use is meant for kitchen and day (pretty sure!) Nail racks can be purchased from any nail site (my favorite is head2toebeauty. this is the 90 count rack.)

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Close up of full desk.

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Pigment Rack/ extra polishes.

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Left side. MAC Palettes, Everyday powders, OCC airbrush minis, hand sanitizer, and a few Coastal Scents Palettes.

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Right Side. Baby Wipes, Tripod for filming, brushes.

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Closeup of brushes. This is a roundabout thing from Pampared Chef, it’s meant for kitchen tools but I LOVE it for my brushes!!

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First Drawer Left side. I use silverware separates to hold my stuff. This is Kryolan, FaceFront, random MAC and other random things.

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2nd drawer left side. MAC CCBs, Ben Nye, Fluidlines, Naked Pigments, more Kryolan, and other random stuff.

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3rd drawer left side. MAC powders and skinfinishes, MUFE flash palette, random moisturizers and powders

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4th drawer left side. Lip stuff, a whole mess of lip stuff that is totally unorganized (this is why I never know what to do for lip color, haha)

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1st drawer right side. Eyeliners, Lipliners, Mascaras and Primers.

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2nd drawer right side. Liquid liners and glitterliners, random NYX lipsticks.

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3rd drawer right side. Loose powders, some primers, and a random eye makeup remover that shouldn’t be there.

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4th drawer right side. Foundations and concealers.

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5th drawer right side. random NYX double sided liners, some stuff I haven’t reviewed, and some full size OCC airbrush colors.

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and finally, 6th drawer right side. Water Based palettes, ben nye, etc.

Ohmigosh, and were done! Well.. almost. I guess I could show you in the bookshelf behind me in my videos..

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This has 6 spaces, but the bottom two were covered up :) Perfumes, Extra makeup, makeup I have no use having out all the time(different colored foundations, etc), candles, cases, blah blah blah

And (because I know it will be asked) a picture of my nail polishes:

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Click for full size :)

Woo! All done :) Hope you enjoyed that! Now no more for another 2 1/2 years ;) haha just kidding!
I will have the video up for this tomorrow :)

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135 Comments

  1. Lisa

    May 19, 2010 at 3:59 am

    your makeup collection is to die for!! haha

  2. Sophie

    May 27, 2010 at 4:19 am

    wow. I’m 15, so don’t have that much money, and I have around 1/100 of what you have. :O I would be in absolute heaven if I had a collection the size of yours, though my room isn’t big enough.. haha.

    thanks, sophie. x

  3. Jenny

    June 2, 2010 at 7:25 pm

    what color fat balm from eyeko do you have? I have the minty one and I love it :D

  4. Becky

    June 7, 2010 at 12:35 pm

    Hey wow girl, would love to have your makeup collection. :P also the nail polishes picture at the end the url doesnt work xx

  5. Tamsin

    June 7, 2010 at 1:09 pm

    Oh my gosh. You are my idol! I long for this much make up – And for your skills! You are truly amazing :D

  6. aletha lloyd

    June 8, 2010 at 6:48 pm

    do you ever use low brand makeup becaues i did not see any in your collection
    could you please do drug store tutorials for ones who can’t afford high end
    makeup like me truly a fan .

    • Courtney

      July 28, 2011 at 9:13 pm

      All you have to do is write down the colors she uses and find drug store equivalents. Pretty much any Wet and Wild Palettes in any color work just as well.

  7. aletha lloyd

    June 8, 2010 at 6:52 pm

    I do not see any low end brands of makeup in your makeup collection could
    you please maybe start doing drug store tutorials for people who can only
    afford drug store like me truly a fan. thank you for sharing.

  8. Kaitlyn

    June 17, 2010 at 1:48 am

    Hi! My name’s Kaitlyn and I’d just like to say that I’m a huge fan of yours. About two years ago I started to get into makeup, and your videos have taught me just about everything I know. I’m thinking about becoming an esthetician when I’m older; and I’d like to thank you for showing me the one thing I want to do for a living. You’re truly an inspiration and I just want to say thanks, and keep it up!

  9. aletha lloyd

    June 21, 2010 at 3:33 pm

    ENJOY YOUR TUTORIALS COULD YOU PLEASE DO MORE WITH DRUG STORE MAKEUP
    FOR THOSE LIKE ME WHO CAN’T AFFORD HIGH END MAKEUP THANKS.

  10. Taylor

    July 12, 2010 at 5:37 pm

    *angels singing* you’re makeup collection is amaaazzing!! and its pretty organized. i wish i had that many brushes. and is that an hdtv i see next to your desk?? you go leesha!

  11. Taylor

    July 12, 2010 at 5:38 pm

    oh, and do you reackage your pigments? or all they all MAC or OCC? just curious

  12. Kendal

    July 16, 2010 at 9:22 pm

    OMG! I would LOVEE! to have your makeup collection! especially the nail polishes!

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  14. SHANADE

    February 1, 2011 at 1:15 am

    Wow your collection is fabulous, i live in England and just over a year ago i started watching your tutorials and i think you are fabulous!!!! I have learned all i know from you, and sometimes people ask if im a make up artist (i wish) lol. You truely inspire me and am hoping to complete a beauty course this year so thank you and keep up the good work.
    Take Care Leesha mmmmwahhhh! xxx

  15. sushiam

    February 14, 2011 at 12:54 am

    i’ve never seen anything like this before, and i wish i had your skills! you’re AMAZING!

  16. Sophia

    March 4, 2011 at 4:57 am

    I would give anything to have this collection. It’s my dream.

    So lucky! x

  17. Katie :)

    March 26, 2011 at 2:08 pm

    I wish i had all this makeup ::) This is absolutly amazing :) I want to be a makeup artist for major motion pictures when i get out of school :) Just letting you know that you are absolutly amazing. :)

  18. Rachel

    April 24, 2011 at 11:26 am

    Howww do you pay for all this omfg!! I am so jealous!!! Love your vids :D

  19. Jocelyn

    June 15, 2011 at 5:16 am

    Your makeup collection is AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I love watching your videos they are so COOL!!!

  20. cassie

    July 16, 2011 at 6:08 pm

    i love your makeup styles there amazing and u have alot of makeup and p.s. your very pretty:)

  21. Courtney

    July 28, 2011 at 9:12 pm

    Wow, That makeup collection is to die for. I wish I had that much makeup.

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  23. Jessicca

    October 20, 2011 at 12:04 am

    I was wondering were u got your nail polish racks from.

  24. Jade

    April 8, 2012 at 6:42 am

    holy smokes that’s a big collection! However you may want to wash your brushes, they look like they haven’t been cleaned in a while and that can cause bacteria transfer which is dangerous for your skin. I have a post all about it on my blog you should check it out… 

    http://jdalbeauty.wordpress.com 

  25. Kayla

    May 6, 2012 at 6:45 pm

    Let me be you.

  26. Serene Lee

    October 6, 2013 at 8:11 pm

    Wow… What a huge collection of stuff.

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