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Erica commented on the post, Survey Says… November 19th, 2014 1 day, 10 hours ago

Skin tone: NC50 medium dark, golden undertone.
Last beauty purchase: Burberry limited edition gold e/s palette.
Last beauty product returned: mistakenly bought UD chill out makeup spray during the Sephora […]

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Cleansing oils! I have oily combo skin and never thought adding oil to my face to emulsify foundations, etc. for makeup removal would be effective. Added Shu Uemura and other face oils to my regimen this year – […]

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I tend to lean toward darker reds now – UD Mrs. Mia Wallace (current fave) NARS Audacious lipstick in Charlotte, Mac’s Hearts Aflame and Studded Kiss and Buxom’s Scoundrel. For the holidays, I’ll wear a brighter […]

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Christine, you can wear various tones of lipstick like no other. When I was a young ‘un, I wore red lipstick to college, work, everywhere! Now that I’m 51, I choose my red lipsticks more judiciously, but Mother […]

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Erica commented on the post, Survey Says… November 12th, 2014 1 week ago

Med. Dark w/Yellow Undertones, MAC NC50/MUFE 177

Favorite Red Lipstick: Currently it is UD Mrs. Mia Wallace. Oxblood reds are my favorite reds. Mrs. Wallace and I hang out at work and play!

Favorite gold […]

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Erica commented on the post, If you were in a rush, what one eyeshadow would you apply? 1 week, 2 days ago

Mac’s paint pot in Eclair, Mac e/s Sable or Tempting.

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Erica commented on the post, What beauty products have you repurposed? 2 weeks, 2 days ago

I’m NC50 and I tend to use blushes as eyeshadow and cream blushes as eyeshadow or as an eyeshadow base. I use one of my favorite Mac blush Format as blush and eyeshadow. I also use Mac’s cream blush Tea Petal as […]

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Erica commented on the post, Free for Haul Friday, Volume #260 2 weeks, 6 days ago

Mellan has to be the best dressed dog. Celebrity sighting: I saw the actor Taye Diggs taking his son trick and treating in TriBeCa this afternoon on my way home from work. Only in NY. Haul: Took advantage of […]

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I deliberately ignored most of the current UD, Mac , Lorac, Anastasia, etc. assorted recent palette releases to focus on these e/s. The quality is great and I get to customize my palette for colors I actually […]

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I have a few iridescents: Lavender, Amber brown, Reptile, Olive Gray and my first, Sapphire. These e/s are very addicting.

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I have the Garnet Black. Love it.

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Erica commented on the post, Hit List: Best Vampy Lipstick 4 weeks ago

I like Nars Train Bleu too. My favorites are Tom Ford’s Black Orchid and Milani’s Sangria.

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I stumbled upon these in person last weekend at Saks Fifth Ave. in NYC. I swatched like mad, but didn’t see anything that tickled my fancy. They are very cute in person but sadly, I didn’t see any color that was […]

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I purchased the 6 piece set from Nordstrom as soon as they were available. The LM caviar sticks are one of the most reliable makeup items I own. I love them and recommend them to everyone. I think I have most […]

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Erica commented on the post, Survey Says… October 22nd, 2014 4 weeks, 1 day ago

Dark with golden undertones. NC50

Product bought because of packaging – Laura Mercier LE All Over Face Brush. Totally frivolous holiday gift for my vanity. Most of my brushes are Hakuhodo but this brush is a […]

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Erica reviewed Make You Mine 1 month ago

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Erica commented on the post, Hit List: Best Buffer Brush 1 month ago

Fran, that is a great idea. I own the small oval face brush and hardly ever use it. I’m going to follow your lead and carry mine in my makeup bag for touch ups. Thanks for such a great idea.

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Erica commented on the post, Hit List: Best Buffer Brush 1 month ago

I love buffer brushes. My favorite is the RT buffer brush. It’s one of my go to foundation brushes.

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Erica commented on the post, What is your current go-to blush? 1 month, 1 week ago

Nars Dolce Vita and Mac’s Format.

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Erica commented on the post, MAC Objects of Affection Collection for Holiday 2014 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I’m getting all the pigments. My holiday treat to myself. I use Naked Deep Dark regularly and was lemming Heritage Rouge for my July birthday and decided against it. Now I get to try it and some others in a more […]

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