Wednesday, December 25th, 2013

Survey Says

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  • Your skin tone/coloring:
  • Did you give any beauty gifts this holiday season?
  • Best beauty gift you’ve received this year?
  • Best beauty gift you’ve received ever?

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30 thoughts on “Survey Says… December 25th, 2013

  1. Your skin tone/coloring: Light, Neutral maybe
    Did you give any beauty gifts this holiday season? Yes: Sephora Dual Cleaning brush thing, Lime Crime lipstick in Mint To Be, NARS Deep Throat, Katy Perry Killer Queen, Tarte Natural Beauty, Benefit Rockateur, OCC mini lip set (the four set), packets of my favourite makeup wipes, uhhh hoping I haven’t forgotten anything else
    Best beauty gift you’ve received this year? Hmm, I don’t know! Maybe the Lime Crime since it’s not somethign I can just pick up and go get (yeah, I know what happened with the owner and i wouldn’t really support the business really but it was a gift sooooooo)
    Best beauty gift you’ve received ever? Well now THAT is hard LOL
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  2. Karen

    Your skin tone/coloring: Fair with dark eyes and hair.

    Did you give any beauty gifts this holiday season? Yes, I gifted some lip products.

    Best beauty gift you’ve received this year? Nars blush palette

    Best beauty gift you’ve received ever? Lorac Pro Palette

  3. Avatar of Jerrilyn Jan

    Skin Tone (winter): NC 40-42
    Did I give A Beauty Gift: Yes, Bare Minerals The truth quad to my daughter.
    Best Beauty Gift I Received This Year: Three different brands of black eyeliners to try out.
    Best Beauty Gift Received – Ever: ironically, the above is the only beauty gift I’ve received.

  4. Your skin tone/coloring: Fair, pink undertones. Chanel BR 12

    Did you give any beauty gifts this holiday season? I helped my boyfriend (who is terrified of Sephora/Ulta) pick out stuff for his sister at Sephora. He needed help, lol!

    Best beauty gift you’ve received this year? The BaByliss Miracurl and my Dior Golden Flower quint (the colors are perfect for me!).

    Best beauty gift you’ve received ever? YSL Glossy Stain in shade 20 (It’s what I’m wearing in my picture). Normally my mom just buys things from my wishlist, but she found this color all on her own and it’s truly stunning on my very pale completion! Plus, the formula is terriffic!
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  5. Your skin tone/coloring: NC 42 warm medium dark skin tone
    Did you give any beauty gifts this holiday season? hmmmm noooo
    Best beauty gift you’ve received this year?
    Well , not one but two , when in FEB’13 my hubby surprised me with CHANEL la fascinante , I was thrilled that he picked that up for me and second when my mom picked few stuff from duty free for me – NARS Niagara , Bobbi Brown Ivy shimmer and Graphite :d although these i asked her but yeah it was gift and mom gave me that was something more important :D
    Best beauty gift you’ve received ever?
    I know you trust me and that is why am writing it here …
    it is Benefit holiday palette and a 6 pc gloss set which you gifted me :d and you can ask anyyyyyy frnd of mine :D they know how much it means to me dear :D
    it was , still and always will be BESTTTTTTTTT gift I have ever received :D
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  6. Your skin tone/coloring: NC 40-42
    Did you give any beauty gifts this holiday season? – Only to myself!
    Best beauty gift you’ve received this year? – I bought myself the Sleek Berry Collection which came out last winter and which they rereleased for a limited time for this winter. The blush in that collection is something I’ve been wanting for a long time and I thought I’d never be able to get it. When they rereleased the collection, it really was like they’d read my mind and did it specially for me!
    Best beauty gift you’ve received ever? – Nobody really buys me beauty gifts, and I’m glad for that, because I have very particular tastes. But my sister often lobs stuff on me like nail polishes and eyeliners and I love everything she gives me, because it’s from her. I gave her a bunch of products when I went back home for my holiday in August as well, things that look good on me and hopefully which she’ll enjoy.
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  7. Safyre

    Your skin tone/coloring: Fair with pink undertone

    Did you give any beauty gifts this holiday season? Yup… I gave away some Sugarpill palettes/loose shadows, Stila smudgesticks, and several other tidbits I don’t quite remember now

    Best beauty gift you’ve received this year? Sigma Creme de Couture Palette from my wife <3 (she's my bestie at work but… we call each others wives :P)

    Best beauty gift you’ve received ever? Sigma Creme de Couture Palette… I usually buy makeup for myself and no one's ever given me a palette I was drooling over so it was really, really special.

  8. Your skin tone/coloring: medium warm

    Did you give any beauty gifts this holiday season? Nope. People know I already have pretty much everything, lol :-)

    Best beauty gift you’ve received this year? Hmmm… Maybe Sisley’s new L’Orchidee Rose Highlighter Blush. What a stunner!

    Best beauty gift you’ve received ever? Tough one. I need more time to think about this :-)

  9. Georgie

    Your skin tone/coloring: NW15
    Did you give any beauty gifts this holiday season? UrbanDecay setting spray for a friend
    Best beauty gift you’ve received this year? A MAC lip brush, Chantecaille liquid eyeliner, Chantecaille mascara, Nuxe and Malin & Goetz lip balms. I bought myself Chanel le Blanc de Chanel.
    Best beauty gift you’ve received ever? I couldn’t choose…

  10. Avatar of Cat CatG

    Your skin tone/coloring: Light with yellow undertones
    Did you give any beauty gifts this holiday season? Yes, I gave Clinique products to my mom
    Best beauty gift you’ve received this year? hmm… maybe… Bare Minerals Matte Foundation
    Best beauty gift you’ve received ever? Maybe… Prescriptives Flawless Skin Foundation!

  11. Udi

    Your skin tone/coloring: Brown with yellow under tones
    Did you give any beauty gifts this holiday season?: No
    Best beauty gift you’ve received this year?: Sephora Gift card
    Best beauty gift you’ve received ever? Sally hansen nail polish set

  12. Avatar of Cindi Cindi

    Your skin tone/coloring: fair/medium with freckles
    Did you give any beauty gifts this holiday season? China Glaze Nail polish gift sets
    Best beauty gift you’ve received this year? Lorac Rock’n Red Hot Lip gloss set and Too Faced A Few of My Favorite Things palette.
    Best beauty gift you’ve received ever? Urban Decay Vice 2 Palette

  13. Your skin tone/coloring: very pale/fair, cool to neutral.
    Did you give any beauty gifts this holiday season? Yes, if jewellery counts as beauty!
    Best beauty gift you’ve received this year? My sister gave me the little holiday set of Clinique chubby sticks for Christmas. I love chubby sticks!
    Best beauty gift you’ve received ever? My husband came back from a conference in Europe with a veritable treasure trove of Chanel and Lancôme once – just things he thought I would like! I nearly died! I have an amazing and very generous husband.. <3
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  14. Skintone/colouring: Fair, cool-toned
    Did you give any beauty gifts this holiday season? Got my best friend a wonderful assortment (well, I think it is and hope she does too – won’t be seeing her til New Years Eve) of products from Caudalie (oil, scrub, etc.); got DD the Fresh lip treatment she’d put on her list, along with her fave moisturizer and a rollerball of LaVanilla fragrance, which she loves.
    Best beauty gift I’ve received this year – probably the fabulous assortment of Lancome goodies that my daughter and son in law got me but I’m also pleased with the bottle of Purity Made Simple cleanser that my older son got me…I’ve really started liking that cleanser and had finished my tiny bottle…
    Best beauty gift I’ve ever received – probably the honkin’ big bottle of Fresh Cannabis Rose fragrance because Sephora no longer carries it so I’ve no way of getting any more and this bottle is a BIG ONE.

  15. Your skin tone/coloring: Fair, neutral
    Did you give any beauty gifts this holiday season? I gave a few skincare gifts to my mom, who’s been interested in learning about and experimenting with skincare. I gave my sister a small Clinique chubby stick duo, as well.
    Best beauty gift you’ve received this year? I’m really excited about my new Vice 2, as well as two Creed fragrances my boyfriend gave me!
    Best beauty gift you’ve received ever? Those Creed fragrances, Fleur de Gardenia and Spring Flower. Before this, I only had one perfume. It’s one of those things that I never buy for myself, but loooove to receive!
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    • Enjoy Vice2. It’s a wonderful palette. I bought it for myself during the Sephora VIB 20% off back in November (I think…maybe it was early December) and I’m so glad I did. What a great palette to receive as a gift!

  16. Skin Tone/Coloring: NC 20 but I think I need to go a shade lighter for the winter.
    Did you give any beauty gifts this year: Yes, I gave someone makeup remover wipes and OPI nail polishes. I also gave several people Benefit They’re Real Mascara’s and Benetint’s.
    Best beauty gift you’ve received this year: My husband got me a set of the Real Techniques Sam’s Picks brushes. Two of them are repeat brushes but the other four are ones that I’ve been been wanting!
    Best beauty gift you’ve ever received: For my anniversary this year instead of getting me a gift my husband gave me a $150 shopping spree to the mall which contained a Sephora, MAC, Lush, and several beauty counters. I was able to go buy what I wanted from where I wanted AND he walked through all the stores with me carrying my bags!
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  17. Nikki

    Your skin tone/coloring: NC50
    Did you give any beauty gifts this holiday season? Nope, none this year.
    Best beauty gift you’ve received this year? A Sephora gift card, and I can’t decide what I want to buy. There’s so much on my wishlist!
    Best beauty gift you’ve received ever? GHD flat iron

  18. Avatar of Maggie Maggie

    Your skin tone/coloring: light olive, dark hair and eyes

    Did you give any beauty gifts this holiday season?
    Yes! Beauty gifts are some of my favorites to gift. Eye and face cream for my mom, de-puffing eye rollers for my friends in grad school, glitzy glittery makeup for my friends looking forward to festivities, skincare for my fellow sensitive skin friends, etc.

    Best beauty gift you’ve received this year?
    I actually don’t get a lot of beauty gifts–which is a good thing actually bc beauty products get a lot of scrutiny from me. However, my mom did surprisingly get me a Nioxin haircare set bc I’ve been complaining about the lack of volume in my hair and didn’t want styling product as a solution.

    Best beauty gift you’ve received ever?
    I was in college and couldn’t justify any high-end purchases beyond what I needed. My normally economical friends who were also in college surprisingly noticed and gifted the items I was coveting–including a Kat Von D palette and NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil. I have never forgotten it–I was touched and felt so lucky I had friends who would spend hard-earned money and time on me.

  19. Katie

    Your skin tone/coloring: Neutral/Beige
    Did you give any beauty gifts this holiday season? No I did not.
    Best beauty gift you’ve received this year? Some Burt’s Bee’s lip sets – that’s it beauty related. :)
    Best beauty gift you’ve received ever? My mom gave me a car this year. Fantastic gift!

  20. Wendy

    Your skin tone/coloring: Medium Fair
    Did you give any beauty gifts this holiday season? No
    Best beauty gift you’ve received this year? Naked 3 Palette!
    Best beauty gift you’ve received ever? The best present I EVER received was from myself just because… My Clairsonic Face Brush. Love it and can’t live with out it.

  21. Fair/Neutral

    Gave some L’Occitane products to my sis’ mother-in-law, a Real Techniques blush brush for my mom, and a Sephora gift card with a Fresh Sugar gift card holder for my sis.

    Best would have to be the Mehron Paradise palette in Pastel from my hubby. Didn’t expect it, even though I asked for it, and I can’t wait to have some fun next year for Halloween.

    I can’t think of the best one ever. I tend to buy things myself when it comes to beauty products.

  22. C

    Your skin tone/coloring: Porcelain, Illamasqua 115
    Did you give any beauty gifts this holiday season? Sure did! Kevyn Aucoin bronzing veil, Bobbi Brown Old Hollywood palette, a bunch of Stila lip glazes.
    Best beauty gift you’ve received this year? Guerlain Meteorites :)
    Best beauty gift you’ve received ever? Sugarpill Heartbreaker palette.

  23. Your skin tone/coloring: – Light to medium, warmish neutral
    Did you give any beauty gifts this holiday season? – Chanel CC Cream for my mom; L’Occitane hand creams for friends; EOS lip balms for co-workers; and Chanel Hydra Beauty Serum, KissMe liquid eyeliner, Japanese mascaras, and Lush Christmas items for myself!
    Best beauty gift you’ve received this year? – Urban Decay makeup care package from my best friend, including Naked Basics, Primer Potion, and Perversion
    Best beauty gift you’ve received ever? – Anna Sui nail polishes

  24. Avatar of Laurel Laurel

    Your skin tone/coloring: Light/medium neutral, dark hair, amber eyes
    Did you give any beauty gifts this holiday season? I gave my roomies some beauty extras I had from sample packs and subs
    Best beauty gift you’ve received this year? My boyfriend got my the best goodies!! He got me Naked 3 and matching double ended eye pencil, Too Faced Chocolate Bar palette, Too Faced Primed and Poreless pressed powder, Too Faced Teddy Berry lipstick, and lots of Real Techniques brushes!
    Best beauty gift you’ve received ever? I’d say this year from my boyfriend was the best one yet!

  25. Armani 3.75

    Yes I gave a philosophy set to my BFF and the urban decay black market set to my future sister in law

    Yes I received philosophy almond candy lip balm, tarte blushing bride, clarisonic brush heads, and nars sin

    Clarisonic aria for my 30th birthday from my siblings in candy apple red

  26. Michelle

    Your skin tone/coloring: NC30-35
    Did you give any beauty gifts this holiday season? I gave a few indie perfumes to a friend!
    Best beauty gift you’ve received this year? Urban Decay Naked2 Palette from my boyfriend! :)
    Best beauty gift you’ve received ever? The Naked2 Palette is the only beauty gift I’ve ever gotten! Haha

  27. Your skin tone/coloring: Light, warm / brunette
    Did you give any beauty gifts this holiday season? Well, I donated a lot of makeup items to a women’s shelter…
    Best beauty gift you’ve received this year? Tom Ford Sahara Haze quad
    Best beauty gift you’ve received ever? Burberry Body perfume