Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Survey Says

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  • Your skin tone/coloring:
  • Best spring blush?
  • Best spring palette?
  • Best spring look you’ve discovered?

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40 thoughts on “Survey Says… April 17th, 2013

  1. ■Your skin tone/coloring: Pale
    ■Best spring blush? NARS Gaiety
    ■Best spring palette? Urban Decay Glinda palette
    ■Best spring look you’ve discovered? Pink/gold lid, taupe or light brown crease, plum to darken crease, matte cream to highlight. Fushcia Fever lipstick with NARS turkish delight!

  2. patrycja

    Your skin tone/coloring: NC40
    Best spring blush? Style / Dollymix mac
    Best spring palette? club, plum dressing, golden olive naked lunch
    Best spring look you’ve discovered? UD tease and mac naked lunch, studio sculpt foundation and dollymix blush and give me sun bronzer. mystery eyeshadow for eyebrows and angel lippie

  3. Dominique

    ■Your skin tone/coloring: NW20

    ■Best spring blush? Maybe Chanel Frivole

    ■Best spring palette? UD Oz ( both Glinda and Theodora )

    ■Best spring look you’ve discovered? Laura Mercier Arabesque

  4. Your skin tone/coloring: light to medium warm
    Best spring blush? Smashbox Halo blush in In Bloom
    Best spring palette? Smashbox Heat Wave
    Best spring look you’ve discovered? That has yet to come :-)

  5. Emma

    Coloring: fair; blonde, blue eyes
    Best spring blush: Victoria secret blush in Dollface
    Best spring palette? NYX Caviar & Bubbles
    Best spring look you’ve discovered? a pop of lavender liner on the lower lash line

  6. TrippyPixie

    Your skin tone/coloring: Fair-medium with cool undertones.

    Best spring blush?: I almost always wear MAC Dollymix, but in the spring I sometimes break out Benefit Bella Bamba.

    Best spring palette?: Too Faced Pixie Pin-Ups Palette.

    Best spring look you’ve discovered?: Using the shades Leading Lady and I Know What Boys Want from the above palette. I use one shade on my lid and the other on my crease. I like to mix up which color goes on the lid and which goes on the crease.

  7. Elle Jaye

    ■Your skin tone/coloring:MAC NC50
    ■Best spring blush? Estee Lauder Naughty
    ■Best spring palette? The Balm Nude’Tude
    ■Best spring look you’ve discovered?
    Tinted moisturizer/bb cream dewy skin, neutral eyes and colored bottom liner, bright blush, subtle contour and highlighter, and BRIGHT lips. My faves so far are MAC Impassioned, MAC Lady Danger, MAC Seductive Intent, and Wet N Wild Cherry Picking

  8. Your skin tone/coloring: neutral fair
    Best spring blush? Stila Gladiola
    Best spring palette? LORAC Mint Edition
    Best spring look you’ve discovered? MAC Vanilla shadow from lashline to brow bone, MAC Wedge shadow light and well-blended in the crease, MAC Waveline Fluidline in a graphic 60’s wing, MAC Harmony blush just to contour, Maybelline Vivids lipstick in Fuchsia Flash.

  9. Sadie

    Best Blush: Benefit Bella Bamba
    Best Palette: Urban Decay Naked Basics
    Best Look: Revlon Nearly Naked, Benfit Bella Bamba, Revlon Brozed & Chic for countering, MAC Sunny Seoul, and Venus, Naked 2, Faint, & Foxy from Naked Basics, all topped off with Soft & Gentle.

  10. xamyx

    Skintone/coloring: Fairly light, very neutral; very dark features.

    Spring blush: I don’t have one; I rarely wear it, but my go-to is a dusky-pink shade, of which I have several, but I don’t prefer one over the others.

    Spring palette: I don’t care for the more “traditional” Spring shades, so none are really grabbing my attention; however, the Kat von D Ladybird palette has caught my eye, although I believe it is a permanent addition to the lineup.

    Spring look: I don’t care for “seasonal” looks, so I don’t have one. I’ll wear a dark, intense smokey-eye in the middle of May, just as I would do an ethereal, irridescent eye in November…

  11. Kate

    -Your skin tone/coloring: Very pale (Alabaster from Bobbi Brown)
    Best spring blush? Pink Buttercream by MAC (Baking Beauties)
    Best spring palette? Haven’t seen one that’s really caught my eye yet!
    Best spring look you’ve discovered? My local Chanel counter just got in the L’Ete Papillon collection and while I was very wary of the bright colored mascaras, they showed me how to coat my lashes in black and then do just the tips/lower lashes with the colors, and I LOVE it!

    • Julia B

      Have you tried pale pink blush by Bobbi Brown? I am also alabaster and it has quickly become my go to shade this spring. It looks super pink, but I just dab the brush on the towel I keep near to knock off any extra powder.

      • Kate

        I havent! I use a spot of BB’s Fresh Melon Pot Rouge most days (just because, as I’m sure you know, Alabaster on its own can look a bit like Kabuki makeup), I will check it out, thanks for the rec!

  12. Your skin tone/coloring: NC15
    Best spring blush? MAC Style, NYX Rose Garden
    Best spring palette? BH Cosmetics 88 Tropical Shimmer palette
    Best spring look you’ve discovered? I love to wear gold eye shadow with an orange-y blush and an orange or coral lip color

  13. Monica

    ■Your skin tone/coloring: Light/Medium Warm (i.e. MUFE No. 123 or MAC NC25/30)
    ■Best spring blush? MAC Springsheen
    ■Best spring palette? LORAC’s GLOgetter Eyeshadow Palette
    ■Best spring look you’ve discovered?

    Eyes: MAC Rubensque paintpot on entire lid, MAC Melon pigment on entire lid (over paintpot), MAC Trax in crease blended, MAC Sketch on outer V, blended, MAC Nylon on inner lid, MAC Ricepaper on brow bone. MAC Feline on waterline, MAC Smolder on upper lashline, Diorshow Mascara in Black on top and bottom lashes, & MAC falsies in #12.

    Face: Benefit’s Poreprofessional, MAC Fix+, MAC MatchMaster 3.0 foundation, MAC Studio Finish concealer NC 30 for spots, Eve Pearl Salmon concealer for under eyes, Smashbox Bronzer in Suntan Matte for contour and MAC Warmed MSF for highlight, MAC Springsheen or NARS Super Orgasm for blush, & MAC Medium Plus MSF then MAC Fix+.

    Lips: NYX Sand Pink lip liner and Sephora Rouge Shine No. 14

  14. Erin

    skin tone: pale with blue and pink
    best blush: josie maran color stick in petal pink
    best palette: oz glinda palette
    best look: UD asphyxia on lid, UD broken (from theodora) on crease and browbone, Laura mercier tinted moisturizer, josie maran color stick in petal pink on cheeks, mac syrup on lips, black eyeliner and mascara.

  15. CHRIS

    Your skin tone/coloring: MAC NC50/Covergirl Queen 825
    ■Best spring blush? NYX Desert Rose (cool) Cinnamon (Warm)
    ■Best spring palette? N/A
    ■Best spring look you’ve discovered? NYX Cinnamon Blush, MAC Cherry or Garnet LP w/ MAC Hibiscus LE/LS and Viva Glam Cyndi LG; NYX Teal EL. A cool combo would be NYX Mocha or Desert Rose Blush, with MAC Embark, Quick Sizzle, Show Orchid LS.

  16. becca

    skin tone/coloring: very fair, nw05

    best spring blush: mac well-dressed, tom ford wicked, and tom ford love lust. i love blush i can’t pick just one!

    best spring palette: urban decay naked2

    best spring look: I wear neutral smokey eyes all year. mac vanilla as a highlight, mac malt as a blending color, and mac satin taupe as a lid and crease color. black gel or liquid winged liner on upper lashline. mac nc15/nw20 eyeliner on lower waterline. very heavy black mascara. tom ford wicked blush, the balm marylou manizer highlighter on cheeks. for lips i use ysl lingerie pink, mac angel, or mac saint germain.

  17. Joanne D

    Skin tone/coloring: Nars Syracuse, NC 43
    Best Spring Blush: Tarte Blissful
    Best Spring Palette: Naked 2
    Best spring look discovered: Garnier BB Cream mixed with Nars Sheer Glow on face, MAC Naked Pigment all over lid, blended out with UD Naked e/s, MAC Ricepaper as a highlight (tear duct and brow), UD Flipside (blue) on the waterline, MAC Pinch o Peach, NYX Hippie Chic on lips <3

  18. Christina C. Ryder

    Your skin tone/coloring: Mac NC 20
    Best spring blush? Mac Archie Collection PromPrincess (powder blus)
    Best spring palette? Haven’t been able to find one I truly love.
    Best spring look you’ve discovered? Ombre lips and Mac painterly paint pot all over my lid before applying eyeshadows.

  19. Aida

    Your skin tone/coloring: Light/yellow
    Best spring blush? Dior Rosy Glow Petal
    Best spring palette? Bare Escentuals The A-List
    Best spring look you’ve discovered? Still thinking about that :)

  20. Nikki

    Your skin tone/coloring: NC50

    Best spring blush? La Femme Coral

    Best spring palette? I don’t really use pre-made palettes. I just put together my own.

    Best spring look you’ve discovered? I like a look of light powder foundation, neutral or no eyeshadow, brown or black eyeliner, and bright cheeks and lips (ex:MAC Impassioned LG, Pink Nouveau LG, Whoops Pro Longwear LG, La Femme Pink Velvet blush, La Femme Coral blush). When I want a more subtle look, I exchange my bright cheeks and lips for a natural pink or orange look (ex: MAC Spice LG, Rock & Republic Shameless blush, La Femme Cinnabar blush).

  21. Ana

    Your skin tone/coloring: NC30-35
    Best spring blush? NARS Desire
    Best spring palette? I have been using my Coastal Scents 88 palette for making spring looks.
    Best spring look you’ve discovered? Mint, coral, brown

  22. Laurel

    Your skin tone/coloring: Fair to Light, very neutral MUFE 117, MAC NC15(I think, MUFE is a better match)

    Best spring blush? I’m loving MAC Cream Soda from Archie’s Girls, MAC Dainty mineralize blush, and of course Benefit Coralista and Sugarbomb

    Best spring palette? I’ve recently depotted 90% of my palettes, so I don’t really have too many. I’m going to go with Naked Basics

    Best spring look you’ve discovered? Anything using my beauty blender! I’ve had one over a year and I just recently tried it! I’m obsessed and bought more at IMATS NY. Also loving natural looking eyes, and natural to me is a light lid color like UD Sin or Virgin, with a matte brown in the crease, like UD Naked or Buck

  23. Mariella

    Skin tone/colouring: fair, cool-toned
    Best spring blush: Tarte Natural Beauty (best blush any time of year for me)
    Best spring palette: I’d have to say the Too Faced Romantic Eye palette
    Best spring look you’ve discovered: Can’t really think of a single one

  24. Ilona

    ■Your skin tone/coloring: Light / neutral beige
    ■Best spring blush? Tarte Dollface and Sephora Orange Punchy Sunbaked
    ■Best spring palette? Dior 5 Couleurs in Blue Lagoon
    ■Best spring look you’ve discovered? Not so much a look as a few fave products to inspire a look: coral eyeshadow (UD Freelove); lilac eyeshadow (UD Asphyxia); fushia lipstick (Tarte Glamazon in Foxy or MUFE Rouge Artist Intense in #34); coral lips (Rouge Dior in Andalouse #435 or Gosh Velvet Touch in Shocking Coral)

  25. Sabriel

    Your skin tone/coloring: Fair-Light, MUFE 115
    Best spring blush? I don’t have very many, but I’m loving Tarte Awakening. :)
    Best spring palette? I don’t know!
    Best spring look you’ve discovered? This sounds more dramatic than it actually looks: green and pink. I wear the green/silver/taupe from Revlon Enchanted over most of the lid, and UD last call (a burgandy pink) in the outer third. Since my eyes are hooded, and since the green is only subtly green, I think it works.

  26. Jennifer

    Nars desire
    Sephora jasmine palette
    None yet! Any ideas? Lol

  27. lily

    ■Your skin tone/coloring: light-medium (MUFE 40 and MAC NC/NW 25)
    ■Best spring blush? Bobbi Brown Nectar and Rimmel Santa Rose
    ■Best spring palette? Not really a palette person 😛
    ■Best spring look you’ve discovered? satin foundation+powder (Laura Mercier Translucent Setting Powder is the best for this!), blush on top of cheeks rather than on apples of cheeks, bronzer on forehead and tops of cheeks, nude pencil on waterline, mascara just on top lashes, natural and full brows drawn quite straight, with Dior Lip Glow+coral or light pink lip gloss. Sometimes I use Rimmel Santa Rose on my eyelids, but otherwise I have been indulging in a very simple and clean-faced look to refresh myself after heavy winter makeup!

  28. ❀ Your skin tone/coloring: Light neutral Armani Maestro 4.0 / NC20ishimguessing

    ❀ Best spring blush? I prefer to layer blushes. Illamasqua Naked Rose with MAC Extra Dimension blush in At Dusk.

    ❀ Best spring palette? I do not typically wear seasonal palettes

    ❀ Best spring look you’ve discovered? I’m wearing a really simple neutral eye starting with BBrown Shore or Ballet Pink cream base, shadows such as UD Tease, BBrown Slate, MAC Malt on outer 2/3 of lid and heavier into crease and outer vee and lower lashline then adding a touch of light shimmer on inside third of lid and above crease to brow using Nude, Champagne, Gold shadows of Lorac Pro palette. Highlight in Lorac Pro palette Cream. Finishing off with a winged out gel or pen based liner in black, dark brown, or dark indigo blue. Soft pink or neutral cheek. Bright lips with Revlon Vivid Rose, MAC Embrace Me, Givenchy Le Rouge in #301 Magnolia Organza, Tom Ford Flamingo, MAC Lady at Play, MAC Show Orchid all in heavy rotation.

  29. Leeza

    Your skin tone/coloring: warm medium and moving into the deep tan range in this California spring!
    Best spring blush? I love all the Benefit tints as I move away from powder for the season :)
    Best spring palette? Loving the Wet n Wild comfort zone (both sides) and, oddly enough, the Naked Basics palette (something I NEVER thought I would use)
    Best spring look you’ve discovered? Loving a shimmering champagne-pink eye with light eyeliner and intense mascara, and also loving (though not for the first time) the no-makeup makeup look with Naked Basics, subtle blush, tight lined eyes and clear gloss on the lips :)

  30. nina

    Your skin tone/coloring:NC20
    Best spring blush:Nyx cream blush in boho chic
    Best spring palette:Urban Decay Naked palette
    Best spring look you’ve discovered: Maybelline color whisper in petal rebel with nars super orgasm lipgloss over it

  31. Az sunshine

    Your skin tone/coloring: NC25
    Best spring blush? Chanel Horizon (spring 2012 collection)
    Best spring palette? Nothing really particular
    Best spring look you’ve discovered? I’ve been going really natural looking this spring. Might start adding some colorful eyeliners.

  32. Skin tone/coloring: Fair, cool undertones.
    Best spring blush: Urban Decay Quickie…I only have one blush. =P
    Best spring palette: Too Faced Romantic Eye palette
    Best spring look I’ve discovered: UD Provocateur on the inner 2/3 of the lid, and UD Rapture in the crease and outer 1/3 of the lid. KVD Holy Bible for highlight, and a different KVD shade to blend it all together. (Don’t remember the name…It’s the vanilla color in the Poetica palette. The mostly matte one with a bit of shimmer(

  33. Luisa

    Your skin tone/coloring: fair with cool undertones (Nars Mont Blanc)
    Best spring blush? Benefit Benetint
    Best spring palette? Urban Decay Naked Basics palette
    Best spring look you’ve discovered? MAC Vintage Selection paint pot on lids, Nars Barrow Street on the lower lash line, Benetint, Lush Feeling Younger highlighter and Bobbi Brown Bare Sparkle lipgloss

  34. Zoe

    Skin tone: NC15/20 with olive green eyes and light brown hair
    Spring blush: MAC Springsheen
    Best Spring palette: Don’t have one. Propably wouldn’t purchase a specific seasonal palette.
    Best look: I like to keep it minimal: Stila sun or MAC jest or MAC ricepaper all over the lid, with or without MAC bountiful brown eye pencil, natural-looking mascara (Tarte in the bamboo container), Tarte tinted moisturizer in agent 06
    I do a peachy or coral lip-revlon peach me or tarte blissful, but I’m looking for something new: fresh, pinky, springy, not glittery.

  35. Your Skin Tone/Coloring: MAC NW 15

    Best Spring Blush: NYX Cream Blush in Boho Chic.

    Best Spring Palette: I don’t know about a palette, but I think gold and teal is a beautiful mix. I like to do Urban Decay Half Baked on the lid with MAC Steamy in the crease. Anything that has that!

    Best Spring Look You’ve Discovered: Lately, my everyday look has been a simple eye, and bright glowing cheeks and bright lips. Usually I wear L’Oreal Infallible Eye Shadow in Amber Rush all over the lid, mascara, NYX Cream Blush in Boho Chic, Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Illuminating Powder Gelee as a highlight, and Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupte Shine Lipstick in Pink in Paris.