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. Casey

    January 5, 2010 at 7:08 pm

    i see you have some Lime Crime lipsticks, you should definitely do a review! =)

    • Todd

      January 6, 2010 at 12:51 am

      More than likely, those are actually MAC for Heatherette. Lime Crime’s design for their lipstick packaging just looks very similar.

    • Todd

      January 6, 2010 at 12:54 am

      Oops, ignore me. I was heavily examining the wrong photo.

  2. Required: Name

    January 5, 2010 at 7:19 pm

    wow oh my gosh yay it looks amazing ive been waiting forever for this (: loveee itt

  3. racheel

    January 5, 2010 at 7:47 pm

    ahhhh, you have appletini from victoria secret? thats my absolute favorite summmertime smell :)

    • haley

      January 18, 2010 at 9:47 am

      i have appletini to and it smells amazing. at the local mall i paid 12$.

  4. abby

    January 5, 2010 at 9:19 pm

    i cant wait to watch the video for this thanks so much for doing this… i love your videos! my favorite guru by far!!

  5. Tyler

    January 5, 2010 at 10:10 pm

    I`m so jealous :( i only dream of having a collection like yours

  6. Jenn

    January 6, 2010 at 2:12 am

    Love your collection! Where did you get the bins that are under your desk? I’ve been trying to look for them everywhere! [the one on the far right that has shallower drawers] thanks! <3

  7. ModeCrazyMakeUpOn

    January 6, 2010 at 2:41 am

    Do you own some Stargazer make up? I tried to order from them a big haul yesterday – again – but there’s some kind of network error grrr, but I’d like to see swatches of their products, so hard to find! O_O

  8. Allycat*

    January 6, 2010 at 10:21 am

    i love your nail polish racks. i am addicted to nail polish.. what is the best way to keep your nail polishes so they do not get gooey and nasty? I have tried putting them in the fridge but that never seems to work for me. Also what is your fav brand of nail polish? it looks like you own a lot of China Glaze.. that is my fav brand to buy. thank you

  9. Gabe

    January 6, 2010 at 1:55 pm

    Ummm… thank you so much for posting this!!! Oh and I have the Ed Hardy perfume that first one you have on your shelf… I love it it’s my love my go to perfume…. I’m really started to like my Viva La Juicy by Juicy Couture but I don’t think anything can replace my Ed Hardy <3

  10. Val

    January 6, 2010 at 4:45 pm

    thats amazing. but dont you have to go through it alot to throw things away on count of bacteria and such?

  11. Val

    January 6, 2010 at 4:48 pm

    ps..where did u get the fluorescent light?

  12. Jessikkaa07

    January 6, 2010 at 10:47 pm

    OMG! This is amazing :)
    You have a great collection <3

  13. hananh

    January 7, 2010 at 8:47 am

    youuuu did not put up the video! lies! i can’t wait to see it though :)

  14. Drownrats

    January 7, 2010 at 10:19 am

    Review the Limecrime lipsticks please!

  15. dechn

    January 7, 2010 at 11:38 am

    Nice.. why don’t you do a video on your collection? Missed you a lot!

  16. Angela

    January 7, 2010 at 4:27 pm

    Love the collection stuff. Do these comments get reset every few days or something? I know I left a comment when this was first posted, but not it and tons of other ones are gone. :( Thanks for sharing the photos though.

    • xsparkage

      January 7, 2010 at 11:51 pm

      nope, its just on the first page of comments (at the bottom you can click “older comments”) :)

  17. Anastacia

    January 7, 2010 at 7:51 pm

    In love with your make-up collection since 2007!! Amazing!

  18. Veronica

    January 7, 2010 at 7:56 pm

    Can you review Lime Crime lipsticks?! Please :)
    Thanks
    Vero <3

  19. Trebbles

    January 7, 2010 at 11:41 pm

    A review for the Lime crime lipsticks would be so awesome, Leesha!! I really want to know what you think of them I purchased one but haven’t gotten it in the mail yet but I’m so curious what they’re like! will you do a review? Please, Please, Please :)

  20. lacey

    January 8, 2010 at 12:05 am

    Review the Limecrime lipsticks please!

  21. Ardorrequiem

    January 8, 2010 at 10:00 am

    I stalk your website weekly, and I have to say I was SUPER surprised that you did this but im not dissappointed! yay

  22. noodels

    January 9, 2010 at 1:00 pm

    ohh pretty

  23. noodels

    January 9, 2010 at 1:06 pm

    hello internet cool colection nice polish

  24. Leah

    January 9, 2010 at 5:01 pm

    My set-up is just like this, only with no where near as much product. Looks great!

  25. Sarah

    January 10, 2010 at 2:51 am

    Wow, great collection. Thanks for sharing ;)

  26. noodels

    January 10, 2010 at 9:46 am

    ace im green with envy i have no were near as much as u i only have three polishs ultra yellow
    ultra pink
    confusion
    Peace internet people

  27. Angiie

    January 10, 2010 at 1:08 pm

    that is so amazing, so jealous, my goal is to somewhat have that much :)

  28. heather

    January 12, 2010 at 11:11 am

    wow thats the most makeup i have ever seen in one person have ever.But at the same time that means you have endless options on what you want to wear. i would love to be able to play in your magic makeup land hehe if i had the skills you do anyway.

  29. Zinnia

    January 12, 2010 at 9:37 pm

    please review the lime crime lipsticks

  30. ASHLEiGH:)

    January 13, 2010 at 11:36 pm

    OMG. Big fan of yours. I am working on my way to aquire a COLLECTION and hope to soon someday have as much as this. Love your videos and you are truely an insipration. <3ASH

  31. Kate

    January 19, 2010 at 2:29 pm

    It’s too bad that you have gotten negative feedback in the past on how much product you have as well as how much you have spent on these products…it’s not their buisness and you sure aren’t hurting anyone! So getcha make up girl!!! =) That being said I also am a make up artist and use primarily MAC. I have almost as much as you but not quiet! I love watching your video’s and seeing all of your product! I would love to play in your make up!

  32. Chantelle

    January 20, 2010 at 3:39 pm

    OH wow, ive been waiting for this, who cares about how much u do or dont spend on MU, who cares on the brands and how much there is, i love seeing others collections, getting ideas, its a insight on how much others like myself love MU as much as i do lol, i would love to see you e/s pallets tho these types of videos make me wanna go and experiment and buy some more stuff lol…
    And i dont think any of us here would hate u for making this, but more appreciation of what u have done for ur admirers :D
    keep the pics ad vids coming, i enjoy all!!

  33. star

    January 23, 2010 at 8:54 pm

    wow! lucky!..lol where do you even start with what you want to use for the day! i would be overwhelmed with so many choices! ….lol

  34. Holly St.Clair

    January 24, 2010 at 1:14 pm

    are you thinking about selling anything? :)

  35. Ursula

    January 28, 2010 at 1:37 am

    this is like my dreeeeeeeam!!! very nice!

  36. Lana

    January 29, 2010 at 8:11 pm

    i’m jealouss >:[

    got any you dont want? lol.

  37. Louise

    January 30, 2010 at 2:09 am

    hmmmmm *drools* you have soooo much stuff. I would love to have that much!!! <3

  38. sherri

    January 30, 2010 at 7:37 am

    I’m inspired :)

  39. Trolly

    February 1, 2010 at 2:57 am

    omg i love your collection you are compleatly awesome and have taught me soooo much lol i use your looks all the time and now all my friends always want me 2 do there make up and stuff lol its cool thank you so much glad i found you on you tube!

  40. Beth

    February 4, 2010 at 6:38 pm

    AWESOME collection…. dont let the negative comments get you down.. be proud of what you have.. i think its great!!!

  41. Laura

    February 5, 2010 at 4:18 am

    hi lesha!

    wow, i love your collection :) i’ve never seen so much make up stuff i think ^^
    if you’re tired of one of your products let me know :) hehe
    take care!

  42. Sabrina Geisha

    February 12, 2010 at 12:22 am

    Seriously drooling over your collection! Sooooo envious! When I have bad days or need motivation 2go2 work, I jus look at your pics and become instantly inspired!!

  43. Anna

    February 12, 2010 at 3:00 am

    You’re very lucky ! i have the ben nye pallete. and i love ittt ! it’s good for party’s. i’ve been waiting for a collection vid. xxxxxxxxxx

  44. Kim

    February 13, 2010 at 1:57 pm

    God, I’m sooo jealous about your collection!! :o

    But I need to know: on the photo “Pigment Rack/extra polishes”, what colour is the 5th pigment pot on the 2nd row starting from below (the sparkly one)?

    Greets from Belgium xxx
    Kim

  45. LiLi

    February 17, 2010 at 7:53 pm

    I’m green with envy! Adore your site– it’s one of my beauty blog indulgences while I’m on deployment. Thanks for all you do!!

    Oh, and yes– Lime Crime review, por favor. I’ve heard mized things about them, and Makeupalley has only two reviews or so. :(

  46. VisualCog

    March 6, 2010 at 7:34 am

    “Duh!” Spend money on what you love.

  47. Jessica Ann

    March 16, 2010 at 6:59 pm

    I am so incredibly jealous of all of this. You have no idea! I want all of these things so bad. GIMME GIMME! Lucky Duck…I guess I will get there someday

  48. Momo

    March 20, 2010 at 7:50 am

    Give me the random stuff you dont use!
    I can just dream of a collection like that!
    :)

  49. anna

    April 7, 2010 at 11:44 am

    oohhh i see some Lime Crime lippies..do a review plzzzz

  50. Soffi

    April 11, 2010 at 2:12 am

    OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D i wish all this was mine :P <3
    but you are very good! sorry mu weird english (im from denmarkΒ΄) ;)

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