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I use MAC Orb most the time. Every once in a blue moon, I will use a little shimmer, if it’s appropriate for the look I’m going for.

Yes, I use the same highlighter shade for all my looks. I found it to suit my complexion the most after experimenting across several brands, textures and colors. It blends well with my NC44 skin and gives a subtle highlight without being too shimmery or ‘disco’-ish.

I usually use MAC’s Ricepaper.. If not that, MAC’s Yogurt or Vanilla. Never really play around with other brands when it comes to highlighting. Maybe I should try!

Pretty much, though if I’m wearing cooler-toned shades I’ll go with a cooler-toned highlight, and just the opposite for warmer-toned shades. Sometimes I get crazy and just wear a lighter, brighter color that goes with all the other colors (even if it’s green or something).

I use to use MAC Vanilla eyeshadow everyday. Now I shake it up, but not by much honestly. I still use Vanilla sometimes or Cream from the LORAC Pro Palette, Chella Lace pencil or Venus in the UD Basics palette if I want something more shimmery.

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90 percent of the time I use Nars abyssinia. Its perfect. Buffed onto the brow its a barely pearl finish just lighter than my skintone. It buffs out the edges of my upper crease perfectly too.

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I only use the one (Venus from Urban Decay’s Naked Basics palette) because despite looking, I haven’t found another one I like yet. The fact that where I live, next to no quality makeup is available in stores, and delivery charges for ordering over the internet are steep, when they deign to deliver at all, does not help. And I’d so like a nice champagne shade…

I have a few shades that I work through, but generally all of them are within the same range – off-white, beige, or bone-colored matte shades. I generally avoid shimmer or satin because they sometimes emphasize my brow bone rather than downplaying it – something that hooded eyes don’t need help with, LOL. 😛

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I try to stick to one but it’s a bit difficult if you haven’t found your HG yet. :/ How long does it take you to finish a pan of Burberry Trench?

When I’m wearing eyeshadow I wear a matte ivory shade usually. If I’m going for a natural look and I don’t wear any make up then I use a cream slightly pearly highlighter or a dupe of the crayon brow highlighter from benefit.

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Nope. There are times when I want a more matte look, either because I’ve got sheen on the eye or just for a daytime situation so I’ll use MAC Orb or TF Heaven or Benefit High Brow (which I find to be amazing). Other times, I do want a bit of shimmer on the browbone, so out will come MAC Phloof or Stila Starlight (probably my favourite glowy highlighter).

I always use the same type-a matte whie/ivory shade. Through my depotting I’ve accumulated so many “highlight” shades that I refuse to buy any more until I use up what I have. After that my go-to will probably be Wet N Wild Brulee because it is the perfect shade for me to use as a highlight and a perfect dupe for mac brulee

Yes I usually use the same 3 unless I’m working out of a palette. I use MAC ricepaper, MAC Arena, or MAC Naked pigment.

Actually, I’ve been using pretty exclusively Chanel Poudre Signee de Chanel for the purpose! A light dab with 217 and the job is beautifully subtly done, plus I haven’t had any problems coordinating it with my eye looks.

I love using MAC Blanc Type. Now that I’m older, this is much more subtle. I’m using less and less shimmer as the years pile on……sigh!

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I use a couple different ones, depending on the colours I’ve used and the tone I’m going for. I usually pick between MAC shroom, nylon, and vanilla.

lancome continuous creme 24hr eyeshadow. It’s brightening, goes with all my looks, and even though it’s matte it’s not dull or powdery looking.

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