Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Survey Says

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  • Your skin tone/coloring:
  • Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear?
  • Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear?
  • Blush color you admire on others but never wear?

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65 thoughts on “Survey Says… April 9th, 2014

  1. Your skin tone/coloring: fair/cool
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? violets
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? medium pinks. I love the colors but they make my eyes looked puffed from allergies.
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? bronzy colors, or really really bold blushes. I stay fairly safe in the pink/peach area.
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  2. Avatar of Hima Hima

    Your skin tone/coloring: NC 35ish/medium deep

    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear?: Any lighter colors or nudes. They just look awful on me and make my lips look dead.

    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? Bright eyeshadow colors. I’m too scared to try them. xD

    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? At this moment, any blush color. My cheeks have been acting really sensitive and any powder/blush/foundation I put on my face I get an allergic reaction. If I had to pick a specific color, bright pinks.

  3. livnzoe

    very ligh (MAC NC 15)
    i love dark red vampy lips mit a matt texture.. but it doesn’t work with my Skin tone
    i admire bright blues.. but i normally go for mostly neutrals
    i think that a bright tangerine blush Looks so beautiful on tanned Skin.. but i am rarely ever tanned.. so tangerine is not for me

  4. Skin tone: Light/Medium (NW20), neutral-cool

    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? Peachy/orangey shades
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? I can’t think of any, since my eyes are so dark brown they’re almost black, I’ll wear any eyeshadow colour :)
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? Red and bright orange – my cheeks are too pink!
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  5. Your skin tone/coloring: light with yellow undertones
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? Anything especially dark, Lorde-esque. Not that I’m too adventurous with lipstick at all! I’m more of an MLBB enthusiast
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? Pink, many pinks look sickly/ strange on me!
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? I love every kind of blush! I’ll wear any ‘natural’ shade, browns, pinks, reds, purples, oranges… It’s my favourite way to change up my look day to day! :D

  6. Avatar of T Violet Lee

    Your skin tone/coloring: Very very fair, slight yellow undertones.

    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? Corals. They look so pretty on others but pull really orange on me.

    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? Blues which look awesome on darker skin tones look too garish on me.

    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? Oranges. Same as the corals, orange tones just don’t flatter me.

  7. Your skin tone/coloring: medium-tan, yellow
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? Red -I have full lips and I feel like red draws too much attention, lol -that’s kind of funny now that I think of it because my favorite lipstick colors are orange and purple! I don’t know why I think red is louder than those colors, hahaha
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? Green – my skin is quite yellow and I feel like green is not as vibrant looking on me.
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? Lilac -I love all things purple. I still haven’t found a lilac blush that looks wearable for my yellow toned skin.

  8. Avatar of ElKay ElKay

    ■Your skin tone/coloring: NW-25
    ■Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? Vampy doesn’t work for me.
    ■Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? Brights. I usually stick to the neutrals.
    ■Blush color you admire on others but never wear? I pretty much will wear any blush color. Lilac is not a favorite.

  9. fortune

    Your skin tone/coloring: fair – neutral/pink – think MUFE F&B 38
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? morange
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? teal
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? bright sparkly fuschias

  10. Your skin tone/coloring: NC15
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? Really bold violets, although I am dying to try out MAC Heroine.
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? Blues and purples. Occasionally I do play around with those shades, but I don’t seem like to wearing them.
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? I don’t think there is any! I am quite adventurous when it comes to blush.

  11. Marianne

    Your skin tone/coloring: Fair/cool, blonde/blue
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? orangey coral
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? navy blue (weird w/light blue eyes)
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? orangey coral

  12. Chanel

    Skin tone: deep (NW48)
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear: Nude, i think nude looks so weird on me maybe because i haven’t found a nude for dark skin. Light and medium skin tones pull them off way better so i really admire that.

    Eye shadow color you admire on others but never wear: If i admire it I’ll wear it. I wear any eye shadow color because i like to experiment and be creative.

    Blush Color you admire on others but never wear: I’m not a big fan of blush at all, but probably a soft baby pink because it won’t show up on my dark skin and if it does it’ll look super weird

  13. Your skin tone/coloring: light to light medium – yellow undertones with some peach
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? Red
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? Purple – i think it looks great on others, horrible on me
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? lavender – love the way it looks but totally washes me out

  14. Avatar of Kristen Kristen

    Skin: Medium Olive (N/NC 30ish)
    Lipstick: Nude or Nude pink. Have never found a true pink or nude that looks good on me. Though I’ve been perusing the swatch gallery for some ideas to try!
    Eyeshadow: Blue – just a chicken about it.
    Blush: Purple or anything too red.

  15. Avatar of Amanda Amanda

    Your skin tone/coloring: Porcelain
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? Very pale nudes (I’m too pale, I end up looking like concealer lips, but looks nice on darker complexions!)
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? Blues (just not flattering on me!)
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? Deep plums, dark browns, basically anything dark in general

  16. Your skin tone/coloring: – Light caramel with olive tones

    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? – Hot pink! It makes me look extremely made up cause it sits so unnaturally on my natural caramel tones.

    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? – Mauve.. I have very deep, violet-y undereye circles.. and mauve shadows make me look like a vampire! :D So unless I am going for tha look eheh :D..

    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? – Baby pink, it looks too fake on me

  17. kurohana

    Your skin tone/coloring: warm/ medium i get golden tan in the summer
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? red, hot pinks, violet
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? pinks, blues, greens, yellow
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? bold purples and orange

  18. Gen

    ■Your skin tone/coloring:NW30
    ■Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear?vampy purple/reds
    ■Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear?silvery blues
    ■Blush color you admire on others but never wear?pale/doll pink

  19. Your skin tone/coloring: light, warm / brunette
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? Orangey reds
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? n/a
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? Corals

  20. Avatar of Eliza Eliza

    Skin tone: fair/neutral-cool
    Lipstick shades I admire on others but never wear: Mac Prince Noir and vampy shades in general
    Eyeshadow color I admire on others but never wear: blacks (as in kohl-rimmed eyes) – I’m simply too pale to pull them off
    Blush color I admire on others but never wear: I like subtle blush and probably own every shade I’ve ever admired (which would be like 5 shades :), I’m not big on blush I guess)

  21. Coloring: Snow White, the character.
    Lipstick: Reds. I can wear reds. But when I see people who haven’t managed to get red on their teeth, dog, coffee mug, nose… I am working on my lipstick skills.
    Eyeshadow: Black. Anything dark really.
    Blush: Any blush! My cheeks are very rosy so unless I really layer on bases I can’t wear blush. Most days I don’t mind having one less step but other people can blush different colors! I’m always raspberry. (Although I recently aquired a hot orange blush that turns pinky-coral on me)

  22. Sienna

    Your skin tone/coloring:
    Very pale and cool-toned. Overall, my skin looks pink, like a little piglet.

    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear?
    So many. Most corals look either garish or grandma-esque on me; most nudes make me look like a corpse; and anything too brown, like those pinky-brown shades that look natural on seemingly everyone else but totally wash me out. I think that’s because of my natural lip color, which is very pale and mauve-y.

    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear?
    Anything blue. My eyes are a greyish/olive green, and I find that most blues make them look a little dull and muddy.

    Blush color you admire on others but never wear?
    I actually think I can pull off most colors, provided I use a light hand. I would say that really dark or bright pinks and reds are difficult for me, though. Just too much on my already pink skin.

  23. McKenna

    Your skin tone/coloring: light/fair, no idea of undertone though! :x
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear?: The more beige leaning nudes.
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear?: Yellows. I can’t seem to find a look that suits me.
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear?: Deep reds.

  24. Avatar of strangelighting A Name

    Your skin tone/coloring: Warm Medium (Nars Groenland)
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear?: (most) Coral Pinks and dark vampy shades.
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear?: Grey/taupish neutrals. A lot of eyeshadows turn grey and ashy easily on me, even though they may read warm on others.
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear?: Not sure… I’ve never tried a cool toned blush, as I doubt it would work on me, but there are definetly some alluring shades (Chanel Fantastic springs to mind).

  25. Your skin tone/coloring: Cool to neutral vampire

    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? Nude. As in, true nude. I’ve never found one that didn’t make me look like a corpse!

    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? Bluish purple plum colours – I’m pale enough that it’s kind of inescapably ‘I got punched’-y

    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? I don’t have so much experience with blushes, but probably a light, candy lavender pink, especially if it has a white base to it. I mean, I’m pale enough as it is – I feel like I need more colour! :-D
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  26. Avatar of Sonia SoSo

    Your skin tone/coloring: Olive/Tan
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? Hot yellow-based pinks
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? Purple
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? Bronzes

  27. ◾Your skin tone/coloring: NW15/brunette
    ◾Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? orange/coral
    ◾Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? bright colors like blue and green – if they’re done well
    ◾Blush color you admire on others but never wear? orange/coral or tawny shades

  28. Your skin tone/coloring: Porcelain
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? Baby pastel pink
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? Black (except for liner)
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? Bronze

  29. Your skin tone/coloring: Dark with golden undertones. Nars Macao, UD 9.0/10.0
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? Purple. I haven’t mustered the courage to do it yet!
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? Probably silver? It’s pretty on people with cooler skintones, but I’ve got so much yellow in my skin that it just looks odd on me.
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? Very pale pinks. I think it looks beautiful on super fair skin, but it just doesn’t do me any favours!
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  30. Avatar of Melissa29 Melissa

    ■Your skin tone/coloring: Dark/Deep, neutral.
    ■Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? I admire all colors and I wear most colors.
    ■Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? Baby pink and soft /light grey, it washes me out and makes me look ashy!
    ■Blush color you admire on others but never wear? I can pull of most shades but there is a beautiful shade for everyone.

  31. Avatar of kimberly Kica

    Your skin tone/coloring: NW45ish with yellow undertone
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear: If I admire it I can usually find a similar shade to work for my tone/coloring
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear: Brights (i.e UD Electric Palette). This is the one area where I listen to my age! :D
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear: See Lipstick answer

  32. Your skin tone/coloring: NC20
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? Black. I can’t get used to seeing myself wearing it, but some people can really pull it off!
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? Bright pinks! For some reason, I’ve never been able to pull off a look with those colors.
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? Probably lavender. I picked up a MAC Unconventional which I find rather pink, but I never use it! I feel like it washes me out.

  33. Andrea

    Your skin tone/coloring: NC15
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? Purple! Like MAC Heroine or Illamasqua Kontrol.
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? Blue. I have blue eyes and I feel like blue eyeshadow or eyeliner looks really cheesy on me.
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? Anything bronzey or shimmery.

  34. Gwen

    Your skin tone/coloring: Medium/Tan – Natural beige
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? Very nude or pale like Creme de Nude or Myth. I think my skin is just too dark, and the colors end up making me look sick and deathly. My go to nude is Velvet Teddy though! :)
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? Really dark, dramatic smoky eye. I just can’t seem to get my smokey eye right, but I’m working on it!
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? Violet or purple tones. So beautiful on women with darker complexions!

  35. Avatar of Kat Kat

    Skin tone: NW15 in the summer, lighter in the winter
    Lipstick I admire on others but never wear: Hot pinks. I love ‘em but I’m pink enough!
    Eyeshadow color I admire on others…: Bright colors in the crease, in general. My creases are almost non-existent, and bright colors don’t help. Still, I love all-over bright looks.
    Blush color I admire on others…: Purple tones. They make me look like the living dead, but they’re unique and so pretty!

  36. Susan

    Your skin tone/coloring: NC30
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? Anything bright or dark
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? Smokey eyes and brights
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? Bronzy and bright shades

  37. Your skin tone/coloring: Cool/Light
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? Darker wine colours (my beloved Russian Red is the darkest shade I own) and deep purple! They’re so cool but they just make my mouth look tiny.
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? Yellow, definitely.
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? Red. I tend to stick to light pink.

  38. Skin tone- Fair/neutral
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear- Orange
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear- Yellow
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear- Red or Orange

  39. Skin tone/coloring: Med. Brown w/ yellow-neutral undertones.
    Lipstick: I wear every color- nudes, reds, purple, orange, everything. I ain’t scared.
    Eyeshadow: The color gray is a weird one for me. I ‘m looking for the right silver/gray shade for a daytime look. I’m still working on it.
    Blush: I wish I could wear lilac blushes, but they aren’t complimentary to my coloring.

  40. Jamie

    Your skin tone/coloring: NC50
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? Purples, MAC Up the Amp comes to mind. I’ve always admired it, but I’ve yet to purchase it.
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? Deep blue
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? NARS Taj Mahal – I think the color is beautiful but I feel like the shimmer is just too much for me.

  41. Avatar of Amber Amber C.

    My skin tone/coloring – Bobbi Brown Alabaster/00 is the best match for me so far. I am very fair with pink tones, red hair and blue/green eyes.
    Lipstick color I admire on others but never wear: very cool pinks/lavenders and tan nudes.
    E/s I admire on others but never wear – Cyan or Cobalt blues – they are beautiful, but do not compliment my coloring.
    blush color I admire on others but never wear – red, most pinks and dark colors – I am too fair to carry them off nicely.

  42. Avatar of Samantha Samantha

    Your skin tone/coloring: Fair/cool
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? Black. I will get close with OCC’s Black Dahlia or MAC’s Cyber, but not totally black. With my vampire white skin, the neighborhood kids would really think I was a witch (I already have a black cat following me around). When I ask my husband what lip color to wear for the day, most of the time he answers, “dark.” I may get there.
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? There is no color I will not wear. Yellow, pink, red, purple, black…I wear them all.
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? Again, I wear what I like.

  43. Your skin tone/coloring: NC20-25 neutral

    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? Orange. I look jaundiced.

    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? Pastels. Shimmery pastels in a wash can look so simple and amazing on darker skin tones. They don’t work on me at all (shudder).

    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? Really light, cooler temperature blushes in the lavender range look so lovely and almost ethereal on others…me, not so much. Everything else I can work with.

  44. Your skin tone/coloring: Fair/Cool, around NC20

    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? Nudes… They make me look pale! I may have yet to find the perfect shade. And also very very dark ones. I can’t pull it off. Haha.

    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? Bright ones. I am too shy?

    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? Bold colours! It would look too obvious on me.

  45. Avatar of LU LU

    Your skin tone/coloring: Medium-light/neutral
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? Anything neon
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? Yellow (not gold) and purple
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? Vibrant true fuschia pinks, red-toned browns

  46. Avatar of Mar A. Mar

    Your skin tone/coloring: Fair-Light/Neutral
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? Neon Pink. By that I mean an OCC Nylon type of bright. Looks very fun but is not in my nature to wear.
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? Brights in general. I just love them on other people. Bright yellows, acid greens, hot pinks. I may just need to buy more and play with them.
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? Plum-reds. They look great! I would love to find one that could be applied in a way that suits me. I still try. Those types of shades look divine.

  47. Laura

    Your skin tone/coloring: very fair/rosy
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? orangy reds
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? pale blues
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? very bronzy ones

  48. Your skin tone/coloring: NW10 in Studio fix liquid
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? None I wear them all!!!
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? pinks/reds – My eyes are naturally pinkish around them and these colors bring out a puffy pink-eye kinda look – yuck
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? Darker reds

  49. zainab

    Your skin tone/coloring: Fair neutral with olive tones.
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? All the vampy shades- black, deep reds and purples, Illamasqua Apocalips… I love the look, but on me it just makes my lips look so thin, and I look kinda old.
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? Light blues, silvers, very dark shades all over.
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? I wear most colours, but I wish my complexion was a bit darker, so I could build them up and see the shimmer etc without looking like a clown.

  50. Avatar of Helene Helene

    Your skin tone/coloring: NW20

    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? Bright orange, makes me look sick, nudes makes me look like a not so fresh corpse.

    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? Yellow.

    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? I think I’d try to wear any and all, but if they go to orangey I might find them hard to pull off.

  51. Sascha

    - Your skin tone/coloring: Pale with pink undertones
    - Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? Red!
    - Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? Turquoise
    - Blush color you admire on others but never wear? Pink

  52. Your skin tone/coloring: Dark/Deep
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? MAC Lady Danger
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? MAC Ricepaper
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? The Balm Downboy

  53. Your skin tone/coloring: Fair/Neutral

    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear?: Plum/Mauve, or True Nude – plum is daring, but I don’t have the guts, and being fair, true nudes wash my lips out completely but look lovely on darker and warmer skin tones.

    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear?: Blues and silvers – with hazel/green eyes, the colours tend to clash and make my skin look ashy, but look striking on blue and especially brown eyes.

    Blush color you admire on others but never wear?: Poppy, bold colours. Again, I don’t have the guts! I usually stick to the warm pinks and corals.

  54. ■Your skin tone/coloring: NW35
    ■Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? Nudes and Light Milky pinks. They just dont register on my face.

    ■Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? Gold. It just never looks quite right. I have very cool toned skin.

    ■Blush color you admire on others but never wear?
    Deep-berry blushes. Like NARS Seduction.

  55. Your skin tone/coloring: Medium with yellow undertones/ MAC NC30
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? Lighter nudes. My lips look dead, I become a ghost!
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? Bright colors
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? Pastel pinks..

  56. Jenny

    Your skin tone/coloring: warm/medium tan
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? hot fuchsia pink!
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? golden pinks and pastel colors
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? pastels, red. Also, I can’t seem to get contouring down.

  57. ◾Your skin tone/coloring: fair, neutral to warm (MAC NC15)

    ◾Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? Black!

    ◾Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? I love Gennifer Goodwin’s look at last year’s Met Ball, but I would never wear it myself!

    ◾Blush color you admire on others but never wear? I like lilac-y colors, but I am too warm for them – they make me look dead. :-(

  58. Your skin tone/coloring: Olive/Warm
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? Lipstick Queen Hello Sailor/ Just about any color with violet and/or blue undertones
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? I have a terrible time finding eye shadow I WILL wear. I LOVE all colors of eyeshadows but they always seem to clash with my skin. I especially love to look at “peacock” green shadow, but I don’t think I could wear it.
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? NARS Orgasm, for one. It doesn’t show up on my skin. Also,I love the colors of BeneFit Rockateur and Lollitint, but Rockateur doesn’t show up on my skin and Lollitint is too violet-toned. I have a difficult time finding blush that looks “natural” on me. I must have weird coloring because I have a terrible time finding matches.

  59. Your skin tone/coloring:

    Fairest neutral with a hint of yellow.

    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear?

    Pale colours, especially nude colours such as Myth by MAC. I just can’t pull off anything much lighter than my natural lip colour. It makes me look ill or dead!

    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear?

    Not sure about this one. I don’t wear such bright colours as I used to but I’ll often use them as accent colours. I don’t think there are any that I really can’t wear.

    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? Anything too brown-based. Bronzer is definitely out! I do pale and interesting instead. :D

  60. Your skin tone/coloring: Pale with yellow/pink undertones
    Lipstick color you admire on others but never wear? Coral!
    Eyeshadow color you admire on others but never wear? Green & blue
    Blush color you admire on others but never wear? Purple