Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Survey Says

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  • Your skin tone/coloring:
  • Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes?
  • Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash?
  • Last time you returned a beauty product?

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70 thoughts on “Survey Says… December 12th, 2012

  1. Safyre

    Your skin tone/coloring: NW15/20
    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? Sunday
    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? Last month, will probably do another cleaning soon :P
    Last time you returned a beauty product? I can’t recall? Other than back in the day when Euristocrats was released because the red lipstick that came in the collection just didn’t work for me at all… and it looked fuchsia on the website >. <

  2. Your skin tone/coloring: warm light to medium
    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? Last week
    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? It’s never messy :-p
    Last time you returned a beauty product? A couple of weeks ago (if tweezers count as a beauty product :-))

  3. Emma

    skin tone/coloring: NC25
    last time you cleaned your brushes: I honestly can’t remember. Some time last week.. I know, it’s gross
    last time you cleaned out your makeup stash: A looong time ago. Definitely needed, though.
    last time you returned a beauty product: Never. Where I live, beauty and makeup products are excluded from return or exchange. At least if you’ve opened it.

  4. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Elle Elle Jaye

    ■Your skin tone/coloring:MAC NC50
    ■Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? This weekend
    ■Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? I need to do this SOON! It’s taking over my bathroom!
    ■Last time you returned a beauty product? Last week

  5. L

    ■Your skin tone/coloring: pale porcelain / blond hair
    ■Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? uh… ‘>> 2-3 weeks ago
    ■Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? 1 month ago
    ■Last time you returned a beauty product? never.

  6. becca

    skin tone/coloring: very fair, slightly cool undertones.

    Last time i cleaned my makeup brushes was yesterday, i do it every week.

    Last time i cleaned out my makeup stash was in october, i reorganize my stash about every season.

    Last time i returned a beauty product was 3 months ago, it was a chanel eyeshadow quad, i was allergic.

  7. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Barbie Barbie

    skin color: beigey medium dark in mac tinted moisturizer

    last time i cleaned my brushes; last week

    last time i cleaned out my stash; like a month ago gave some of my lippies to my older sister

    last time i returned something; two months ago

  8. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of JuliGrace JGR

    Your skin tone/coloring: Light/Medium (NC25/30).

    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes: Sometime in November. I normally wash them every other weekend, but I haven’t been wearing eyeshadow for a while so I haven’t washed them recently.

    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash: Two weeks ago. Every month or so I go through my makeup, clean everything with wipes (including my makeup bag), and give away/throw whatever I’m not using/is expired.

    Last time you returned a beauty product: I honestly can’t remember. Maybe in the spring? I don’t buy that much and I read reviews before I purchase anything, so I rarely make returns.

  9. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of chris chris

    Warm NC50
    ■Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? Don’t ask, plan to do this week.
    ■Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? A month ago, way to much product. Have a cool and warm kit. Need orgainzation for everyday products
    ■Last time you returned a beauty product? Earlier this year. I am pretty good about selecting products. But I slipped up this summer while trying out the new L’Oreal True Match Foundations. + It is a bear trying to return MAC PPID purchased products.

  10. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Ellen Ellen

    Your skin tone/coloring: Fair with neutral undertones
    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? I cleaned a couple of eyeshadow brushes, a blush brush, and a powder brush this morning. I try not to let things I’ve used sit uncleaned for more than a week!
    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? A couple of weeks ago, I took stock of everything
    Last time you returned a beauty product? Earlier this week, I returned Urban Decay Sin eyeshadow primer; I love the regular uncolored UD eye primer, but Sin was really wet on my eye, and anything I put on top would crease or apply unevenly because of the moist surface!

  11. Brianna

    Your skin tone/coloring: fair/medium yellow undertones (Mac NC20)
    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? 10 minutes ago :D
    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? Last week. Tis the season for cleaning!
    Last time you returned a beauty product? Also last week. I have a bad habit of “buy before you try”

  12. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of AnnaLiese EvilStepQueen

    My skintone coloring is Light Olive. I have dark brown eyes and died blue/black hair (natural hair is dark brown with *gasp* grey).

    Last time I cleaned my makeup brushes was about two weeks ago, gave them a real good swirl.

    Cleaned out my makeup stash last week. I work for Sephora, and I not only purchase a ton, but I’m given a bunch in “gratis” as well. So, it adds up quick!

    Last time I returned something was two weeks ago or so. I purchased this Illamasqua mystery set. It had that mystery white glob on it that I’ve seen other people talking about. It also looked like a few products melted then solidified. Nasty.

  13. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Robin Robin

    Your skin tone/coloring: Bare Minerals golden fair
    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? Today – I clean them after every use.
    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? Yesterday! Cleaned out my jewelry vanity so I could stash all my Urban Decay palettes
    Last time you returned a beauty product? Over 6 months ago. With a preteen it usually just gets passed to her. :)

  14. r0saL1n3

    Your skin tone/coloring: medium warm toned
    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? Haha oops! Gotta put that on my to do list. Maybe two weeks ago? I’ve been sick so I haven’t been wearing makeup unless I have to.
    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? Last month! Now it is messy again. :(
    Last time you returned a beauty product? I don’t return makeup if I buy it. It’s the sanitary thing…and I would feel bad. I just toss it or pass it on to family or friends. Or they just take em.

    • Gsha

      They’re not going to resell a used product so it’s totally OK to make returns. It’ll go back to the mfg as used/damaged/etc. If it’s unused, I’m not sure. Some places put it back out on the shelf, some don’t. Like Sephora, they have to mark it, and take it at a loss. You can totally return stuff and not worry so much about the sanitary thing.

  15. reena

    nc35
    dont remember-long time ago!
    long time ago!
    maybeline bouncy blush- awful product! (few months ago)

  16. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Mariella Mariella

    Skin tone/colouring: Fair, cool
    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes: Actually, last night I did about 4 eye shadow brushes, a foundation brush and my powder blush brush (which I rarely wash!)
    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash: about a week ago (and that was to make MORE ROOM for new stuff!)
    Last time you returned a beauty product: I rarely return products (I do a lot of research ahead of a purchase and almost always check/see the product in store) but the last one I returned was a Paint Pot from MAC’s Cham-Pale collection and that has to be at least 2 years ago.

  17. TrippyPixie

    Your skin tone/coloring: Fair-medium/light, cool-toned

    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes?: Quite a while ago. I should probably go clean them…

    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash?: Maybe a year ago? I need to go through everything again.

    Last time you returned a beauty product?: Over the summer. It was a horrible felt-tip liquid eyeliner pen from Wet ‘n’ Wild.

  18. Your skin tone/coloring: very fair
    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? washed my powder brush when I switched brands a week ago
    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? I tend to do that sporadically, like I’ll give away one or two things here and there.
    Last time you returned a beauty product? So long ago I can’t remember.

  19. Elyse

    Your skin tone/coloring: NC25 beige undertones
    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? 2 days ago. I clean them every week. Sometimes my foundation brush every few days. Good thing it’s synthetic!
    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? Last week actually. Making some room if I get any Christmas gifts. :)
    Last time you returned a beauty product? I usually don’t. Last thing I can remember was a NARS blush palette. I didn’t realize the blushes weren’t full size so I figured it was a better idea to buy a few full sized blushes I wanted then have the palette with some colors I didn’t like.

  20. Nicky

    Your skin tone/coloring: light – ivory

    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? I think monday and I haven’t used them since, I try to do it every other day

    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? also monday, I have a bad habit of not trowing anything away, just adding new stuff

    Last time you returned a beauty product? Never, where I’m from its not posible to exchange or return make-up

  21. liz

    Your skin tone/coloring: Very fair
    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? About 2 & 1/2 weeks ago with some spot cleaning in-between. I don’t wear makeup everyday and I don’t feel like my powder brushes get THAT dirty–just concealer and foundation brushes.
    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? Don’t remember for sure. I go through it periodically and move stuff I use less often out of the bathroom.
    Last time you returned a beauty product? I think it was the L’Oreal Voluminous Million Lashes this summer. That stuff seems pretty popular, but I thought it was really wet for a mascara.

  22. lauren

    Your skin tone/coloring:
    very cool and fair, nw10-15

    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes?
    A few weeks ago. When I find a brush I like I buy multiples so I always have an extra clean one.

    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash?
    A few months ago. Just had to throw away some old mascaras and weed out a few things I didn’t like/never use.

    Last time you returned a beauty product?
    Last month I bought a Chanel rouge allure laque from Nordstroms and hated it! Back it went.

  23. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Veronica Veronica

    Your skin tone/coloring: Fair, cool-toned.
    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? Last time I used them.
    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? Planning to do it this weekend!
    Last time you returned a beauty product? Hmm, don’t do this often. I think I may have returned brushes to Sephora, simply because I never used them once after I bought them. Wound up replacing it with the MAC 239 – the better investment. ;)

  24. Your skin tone/coloring: NC05

    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes: Friday

    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash: I go through once every month to 2 months.

    Last time you returned a beauty product: 5 years ago for a set of makeup brushes that where horrible to Sephora. And last year for Crest white stripe that cause my gums to ace for a full 24 hours after the first use. >_<

    Makeup I don't return if I used it unless it's con bad. If I don't like it I try to pass it on to someone they would be interested.

  25. Yellowlantern

    Your skin tone/coloring: NC20

    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? About a week ago for my eye brushes. It’s been much longer for my face brushes since I don’t use those on a daily basis.

    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? 7 months ago.

    Last time you returned a beauty product? Um…over a year ago I think.

  26. Stephanie

    Skin tone: Very fair with pink undertones.

    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes : last week. I have a lot with several duplicates so I don’t have to worry about cleaning brushes every day, but I do give all the dirty ones a good cleaning every Monday.

    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash: I tend to throw stuff out every other week, but usually it’s one thing here or there as it either reaches the point where it’s not really sanitary, or I realize I’m never going to use it. If it’s still good I’m more likely to give it to a friend.

    Last time you returned a beauty product: about a week ago. I bought a bunch of the NYX jumbo eye pencils only to find out that they absolutely don’t work for me. Ulta has a very nice return policy and let me take them back.

  27. Diana

    Your skin tone/coloring: NC30/35 Neutral/Cool
    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? Thoroughly washed Sunday, spot cleaned Today..
    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash?Yesterday, baby girl got into one of my drawers which lead to purging and reorganization.
    Last time you returned a beauty product? Never I usually pass it on to one of my friends.

  28. sheri

    Skin tone medium yellow toned: MAC NC20
    I clean my brushes every time I use them :)
    Last time I cleaned out my stash…yesterday continued into today
    finally done!!

  29. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Laura Laura

    Your skin tone/coloring: Fair, cool-toned, NW15 ish in MAC. Red hair, green eyes.

    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? Yesterday

    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? I do it bit by bit occasionally. I did my blushes a couple of weeks ago and my samples drawer last night.

    Last time you returned a beauty product? Never. Can’t return beauty products in the UK.

  30. Laura D.

    Your skin tone/coloring: Fair, 2.0 in Naked Skin Foundation and Porcelain in Laura Mercier TM
    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes?: a week and a half ago
    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash?: August
    Last time you returned a beauty product?: November

  31. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Laura Laura

    Your skin tone/colouring – very fair NC10 if they made it, NC15 coz they don’t.
    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes – yesterday coz I had a day off so I had to do them.
    Last time you cleaned put your stash – last week. I bought a new train case to try to organise myself!
    Last time you returned a product – never. We can’t return beauty products here in the UK :(

  32. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Audrey Audrey

    Your skin tone/coloring: Fair, B12 in Chanel vitalumiere aqua

    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? I’m currently in the progress of cleaning them now. Last time I cleaned then was 2.5 months ago, right before school started up. I know…it’s bad to wait that long.

    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? Actually, it was about 3 days ago! I got rid of all of my NYX products and some old eyeshadows, and products that had broken packaging, beyond repair, yet I had been holding on for years.

    Last time you returned a beauty product? So far I have yet to return a beauty product, but believe me, if necessary I will because there is a lot of hard earned money that goes into my cosmetic purchases. I try to be VERY careful about what I buy.

  33. charlotte

    Your skin tone/coloring: quite fair warm, strong yellow undertone

    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? Can’t remember. I do not use brushes for foundation, concealer or other liquid/creme products. I spot clean my powder brushes every time I use one. Probably 2-3 a year they all get a good cleaning in 90% alcohol.

    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? Cleaned out my eyeshadows about a month ago when I reorganized them. I’m a shadow girl, they make up about 70% of my collection. I also have a lot of liners, mostly pencils. I guess I have a lot of foundation type products as well, about 8 that I rotate through, and a couple put away I hardly ever touch but keep around in case I need them (colorstay for one). The last time I did a major clean out was two years ago when I pretty much tossed everything (I did not have nearly as much then) and started over. My version of the “mid life crisis” lol.
    Last time you returned a beauty product? Yesterday.. exchanged the UD Vice palette. Was not impressed, so many of the colors were too difficult to work with, patchy and muddy, and many of my favorites were impossible to use.. flaky, glittery and do not transfer to or stay on the eye. I’ve had bad luck with UD shadows in general, don’t think I’m going to buy anymore. The original formula killed my eyes, made them itch, burn, and water. The new formula does not hurt, but I just feel the blendability and fallout of too many of them is unacceptable at that price point. I have shadows that cost a few dollars I like better. I did a purple eye with the Vice palette that took me 20 minutes of fighting with it and was a muddy mess, and broke down way too soon in the day.. did a very similar look the next day with an Almay palette I bought for $4 at Walmart that was 100x better, and looked good all day. FYI I exchanged it for the Sephora/Pantone metallic palette.. it’s so much prettier in person than in photos, worth a swatch if you are in Sephora.

  34. Lilinah

    • Your skin tone/coloring:
    Fair neutral (between 15 & 20 MAC). Most foundations are either too pink or too yellow. There are not enough neutral foundations out there!
    Hazel eyes
    Medium brown hair

    • Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes?
    Last weekend – and i haven’t used any makeup since.
    I usually spot clean after each use and thoroughly wash once a week.

    • Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash?
    Depends what you mean by “cleaned”…
    I keep my stuff organized by type and color. And everything is inventoried with dates purchased. So i know right where to find a color and it goes back when i’m done.
    As far as throwing away stuff, Mascaras get purged first, i just tossed one a few days ago. Automatic pencils tend to age badly, too.
    I keep some old stuff because it’s special – Biba and Mary Quant i got in the late 60s and early 70s

    • Last time you returned a beauty product?
    Returned a lip gloss to sephora a couple months ago – looked pretty in the tube, had no color on my lips.

  35. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Kristina Kris

    Your skin tone/coloring: NC20
    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? This morning!
    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? Hahaha! I have to clean it out? (okay, maybe 6 months ago?)
    Last time you returned a beauty product? We can’t really return beatury products here in the UK, so I try to always try them out at counters first.

  36. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of natalya Natalya

    *yellow tone, light (NC20) still haven’t found a perfect match though.

    *cleaned my brushes about 3 weeks ago, but I dont use them on a regular basis

    *cleaned out my collection last week, threw out old makeup

    *last time I returned a makeup product was 4 years ago

  37. Your skin tone/coloring
    >Light medium skin tone. Strong yellow undertone.
    MUFE 40 / Nars Punjab

    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes?
    >Yesterday. Full clean. Never spot clean.

    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash?
    >2 months ago.

    Last time you returned a beauty product?
    >1 month ago. Returned Nars Schiap as it looks weird on my coloring.

  38. Eileen

    Skin tone: fair with a golden/warm undertone, approximately nc15-20 in Mac with dark brown hair and eyes
    Brushes: I cleaned them two days ago although I don’t wear foundation or much in the way of face makeup so I don’t have to clean them super often
    Stash: I cleaned it out a few weeks ago, throwing out two old concealers, a mascara, and an eyeliner, although I don’t have a ton of makeup so it doesn’t pile up
    Return: I don’t think I’ve ever returned a beauty product as I research and think about it pretty extensively before purchasing something

  39. Nikki

    Your skin tone/coloring: NC50

    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? 5 days ago

    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? 5 month ago

    Last time you returned a beauty product? 6 months ago

  40. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of storm kitten

    Your skin tone/coloring: Medum with olive undertones
    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes?: This Sunday
    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash?: Maybe last month
    Last time you returned a beauty product?: Last week I returned a Rimmel London lipstick to CVS because it looked horrible on me

  41. Your skin tone/coloring: Around an NW 20/25, brown hair, green eyes

    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? Last night

    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? a week ago

    Last time you returned a beauty product? Never, I didn’t think you were allowed to!

  42. Your skin tone/coloring: Medium/yellow undertones/Asian/NC30
    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? /o\ about 2 weeks ago, but right now i’m using qtips because I’m living out of a suitcase
    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? LOL 2 weeks ago when I moved
    Last time you returned a beauty product? October, returned the NARS tinted moisturizer. Didn’t match my skintone even though the Sephora rep claimed to me it did and I guilibley believed

  43. Fair/light.
    I deep clean my makeup brushes once a week but spot clean after each use
    I really need to go through my makeup stash & get rid of old stuff I don’t use.
    I never return anything unless it arrives broken. I had an Urban Decay concealer & eyeshadow palette arrive broken from Sephora a few months back that I exchanged for new ones.

  44. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Krista Krista

    Skin Tone- Light

    Cleaned Brushes Last- 1 month ago :P

    Cleaned out stash- 3 months ago

    Returned beauty product- Today! I actually exchanged the UDPP in Eden for the original :)

  45. Fair to light with warm undertones (NC15-NC20) – I LOVE it when I’m pale enough to wear NC15, it matches perfectly. In summer I warm up, but NC20 can look not quite right. I’m trying now to mix a little of my NC15 with my NC20 to see if that helps.

    I cleaned my brushes on the weekend, and I’m thinking of washing my 187 again after I do my makeup today. I’ve started washing my brushes as needed, rather than doing them all at once. I use conditioning baby shampoo.

    I did a BIG clean out of my stash about a year ago. Tossed lots of old things which I never used. Now I try to use most of my items every now and then.

    I just exchanged a Balm Jovi palette yesterday, it’s a christmas gift for my sister-in-law. My boyfriend bought it on my direction, but being a boy he forgot to check that it hadn’t been opened up and swatched/touched, which it had. So I exchanged it for an unused one yesterday. Last time I returned something was to The Body Shop, in about July. I reacted to some skincare, sadly!

  46. Meagan

    Coloring: super pale, the lightest shade of anything, cool toned
    Last cleaning: I clean my foundation brush daily and the others bi-weekly, unless I use them for a liquid or cream product, then they get washed after that use.
    Last purging: probably two months ago. I have a TINY bathroom with very little storage space so I am trying to be better about having only what I will use frequently. I did throw out a tube of eye primer last week because it was causing a rash on my eyelids, having such little storage also makes it difficult to put up with products I don’t like taking up valuable real estate.
    Last returned product: Skin FX foundation. It was awful! Thick, difficult to blend, separated with any other product I tried and made me break out for weeks!

  47. Z Green

    Your skin tone/coloring: oily blemished/nw45/nc50
    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? after each use
    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? a couple of months ago
    Last time you returned a beauty product? October 2012- Make Up Forever Black Tango. Beautiful colors but they dry too fast on the eye. It was a problem for me when I was trying to blend in my eye shadow colors

  48. Your skin tone/coloring: Medium/tan

    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? Spot clean every time i used them. deep cleanse once a week.

    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? A week ago.

    Last time you returned a beauty product? About 3 weeks ago, i ordered a lot of stuff from sephora that werent so good.

  49. Your skin tone/coloring: MAC NC35

    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? Last night

    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? 3 days ago

    Last time you returned a beauty product? Can’t even remember :)

  50. Laura

    Coloring: very light with yellow undertones
    Last brush cleaning: 2 weeks ago for every brush, but I clean my foundation and cream shadow brush every couple days
    Last stash cleaning: a LONG time haha… I did go through my mascaras and get rid of a few the other day though
    Last time returning something: never! There are huge number of ingredients that I am allergic to in makeup, so I test pretty much everything with samples before purchasing anything. (thank you sephora!)

  51. Your skin tone/coloring: Olive/Tan/Warm Medium
    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? 8 weeks ago
    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? NEVER!
    Last time you returned a beauty product? April 2012, Wet N Wild Body Bronzer

  52. camille

    -pale with yellow/beige undertones
    -cleaned brushes about three weeks ago
    -cleared some old or neglected horde about a month ago
    -I’ve never returned a product because I do my research before buying!

  53. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Melanie Melanie

    1. Very pale with yellow/golden undertone
    2. cleaned brushes, spot clean almost every time, deep clean 1 month ago
    3. Cleaned out stash 1 month ago
    4. Never. I live too far away from my favorite makeup shops to bother. I just toss it, swap it, or pass it to someone who might like it better.

  54. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Carissa Carissa J

    Light with golden undertone.
    I cleaned my brushes Saturday. If I don’t clean them at least once a week, I break out.
    I cleaned out my stash about a month ago.
    I returned a product last week but it’s very rare that I ever return anything.

  55. Audrey

    Very fair with golden undertone (so hard to find the right foundation..)

    I’m a bad girl, I don’t remember the last time I cleaned them ): Probably a month and a half ago, yikes. But I don’t use brushes for foundation so it’s not terrible.

    I cleaned it out a couple weeks ago, I try to do that frequently enough.

    Last time was a couple months ago but next time will be within the month! Yet another foundation has failed me and I want my 34 dollars back. Lets see if NARS has my shade! I think Siberia might be perfect (:

  56. Jaime

    NC15 (winter) NC20 (summer), warm yellow/gold.
    I clean individual brushes on an as-needed basis, and the whole batch every couple of months.
    Cleaned out my stash about a year and a half ago and gave the usable products to a neighbor.
    Exchanged three only-used-twice items also about a year and a half ago.

  57. Nes

    Your skin tone/coloring: light with yellow undertones (I think!) NC20 (mac pro longwear)
    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? Last weekend!
    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? Can’t remember :D
    Last time you returned a beauty product? I’ve never done it!

  58. Lark

    NC 15 or 10
    Last night
    About a month ago
    Forever ago. I don’t buy unless I’m positive it’s wonderful.

  59. Tuss

    Your skin tone/coloring: NC05

    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes?
    Every day

    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash?
    Every now and then

    Last time you returned a beauty product?
    Can’t return beauty products in my country

  60. Ana Isabel

    Your skin tone/coloring: I’m medium with neutral undertones
    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? Yesterday, cleaned my eye shadow brushes and my blush brush
    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? Like three months ago.
    Last time you returned a beauty product? In Mexico you can’t return beauty products, is a shame because High-End or Drugstore brands are not cheap at all, ie: L´Oreal’s volume million lashes mascara is almost $20US and is a drugstore brand!

  61. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Kristina Kristina Kala

    Your skin tone/coloring: nc 20 warm yellow
    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? 1 week ago
    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? 2 weeks ago
    Last time you returned a beauty product? 2 days ago Mac paint pot was tottaly dryed out

  62. Yasmina

    Your skin tone/coloring: mac NC30
    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? 10 days ago
    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? 2 months ago
    Last time you returned a beauty product? Never dared! Gave them away to my (not so makeup addict) sister

  63. Katie

    Your skin tone/coloring: Neutral/Beige
    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? Uhh…I really should clean them this week haha. I think it’s been about a week and a half.
    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? Probably a year ago. I gave a ton of makeup I don’t use to my best friend. I rarely clean out my stash anymore because I’ve learned to buy products based on how they look on my complexion opposed to trends. :)
    Last time you returned a beauty product? About 3 weeks ago. I rarely return items, but I purchased Clinique High Impact Extreme mascara. It was awful and clumpy after 2 coats. I exchanged it for my usual, YSL Shocking Mascara.

  64. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Mariella Anna Alley Cat

    Your skin tone/coloring: medium-dark with yellowish undertones
    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? A couple of days ago, using shampoo. Let them all dry overnight — they smelled great afterward!
    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? A month ago, I think
    Last time you returned a beauty product? I haven’t done it yet.

  65. Mietta

    About a MAC NW15-20
    Cleaned my brushes just the other day! They completely dried last night :)
    Couple of months ago, I don’t really buy things that I don’t want or are bad quality. I read a lot of reviews.
    I TRIED to return a Bobbi Brown lipstick that I really expected better from. I didn’t even wind it all the way up and the lipstick broke off and fell on the floor – they wouldn’t return it. Admittedly I had used it for a while but I was shocked – I’ve never had a cheaper lippie break on me.

  66. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Marina Marina

    Your skin tone/coloring: Light-medium with pink neutral undertones (MUFE 130) – It’s kind of a weird tone, really hard to find foundation for.
    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes: 2 weeks ago
    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash: Last week
    Last time you returned a beauty product: Never

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    Light/yellow
    I wash my brushes after every use. I’m a germaphobe lol
    I think a week or two ago, when I had to rearrange to make room for my new Burberry quads. I keep my makeup very neat and organized.
    Several weeks ago. It was Burberry light glow in Rose Blush. It was way too bright for my comfort level and it was too expensive to just put in a drawer and never use.

  68. Jackie

    Your skin tone/coloring: Very fair with neutral/slightly pink undertones
    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? A little over a week ago. I have to do it again tomorrow!
    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? A couple months or so.
    Last time you returned a beauty product? Also a couple months ago. I grabbed the wrong foundation for my skin type (dry instead of oily/combo)

  69. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Kaitlin Kate

    Your skin tone/coloring: MAC NC15

    Last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? Just did a deep cleaning yesterday evening, and I usually spot clean after each use!

    Last time you cleaned out your makeup stash? A couple of weeks ago.

    Last time you returned a beauty product? MAC Matchmaster Foundation. Not because I disliked it, just got the wrong color.