Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

Survey Says

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  • Your skin tone/coloring:
  • Best navy blue eyeliner?
  • Best navy blue eyeshadow?
  • Best way to complement navy blue eye makeup?

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18 thoughts on “Survey Says… February 20th, 2013

  1. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Dominique Dominique

    ■Your skin tone/coloring: Medium/fair

    ■Best navy blue eyeliner? : I don’t wear eyeliner

    ■Best navy blue eyeshadow? : Either Nars Outremer or UD Chaos

    ■Best way to complement navy blue eye makeup? : Bright red lipstick + suitable clothes ! Just like in the promo picture from Hey Sailor lol !

  2. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Amy xamyx

    Coloring: Light, neutral; dark hair & eyes.

    Eyeliner: I really only wear black, so I don’t have an opinion.

    Eyeshadow: I don’t have it *yet*, but the navy blue in the NARS Brumes duo is absolutely stunning; it’s up next on my “to buy” list, so hopefully next week… I also really love the navy in the tarte Femme Fatale palette.

    Complementary makeup: I like to keep the rest of my makeup very soft & neutral when wearing a strong eye, so I opt for a pinky-nude or beige lip, and just a bit of contour/highlight on the cheeks.

  3. Georgie

    Your skin tone/coloring: NC/W20
    Best navy blue eyeliner? Bobbi Brown Long Wear in Navy
    Best navy blue eyeshadow? Nars Night Flight (or Urban Decay old eyeshadow formula Goddess, RIP!)
    Best way to complement navy blue eye makeup? Bright red lip

    Good call Temptalia! I nearly always wear navy instead of black when doing a smoky eye and it would be nice to see others favourites.

  4. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Dee GUSnail

    Your skin tone/coloring: Medium Tan

    Best navy blue eyeliner? MAC Pearlglide in Petrol Blue. Very creamy formula, that lasts well.

    Best navy blue eyeshadow? I’m currently on the lookout for one.

    Best way to complement navy blue eye makeup? I keep the rest of the face neutral, picking slightly cooler colors than I normally would.

  5. NeenaJ

    Your skin tone/coloring: Fair with freckles and redness; hazel eyes & brown hair.
    Best navy blue eyeliner? Laura Mercier Caviar Stick in Sapphire
    Best navy blue eyeshadow? Inglot 483 DS (more blue) or Tarte Lucy I’m Home (more gray)
    Best way to complement navy blue eye makeup? I prefer neutral or nude cheeks and lips with navy blue shadow.

  6. Laurina

    ■Your skin tone/coloring: Fair/red underones
    ■Best navy blue eyeliner? Only one I own is MAC Prussian and it is creamy, pigmented, and beautiful!
    ■Best navy blue eyeshadow? I don’t own any!
    ■Best way to complement navy blue eye makeup? with Black eyeliner and mascara and a warm champagne highlight color

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

    Your skin tone/coloring: Medium warm (NC30/NC35)
    Best navy blue eyeliner? NYX eyeliner in Sapphire
    Best navy blue eyeshadow? MAC Contrast or WnW navy blue in the “Blue had me at hello” palette
    Best way to complement navy blue eye makeup? warm/peach tones

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

    Your skin tone/coloring: Pale. cool-toned
    Best navy blue eyeliner? Lise Watier waterproof liner in Marin or Clinique’s Quickeyes in Navy
    Best navy blue eyeshadow? I don’t think I have one; the closest I have is either MAC’s Birds&Berries or the blue side of “She Who Dares” which is actually a bit too glittery to be considered a “best”
    Best way to complement navy blue eye makeup? Not by matching it to blue clothing! I’d wear what I usually wear – cool-toned berry or pink blush, berry-toned lipstick or maybe a bright pink.

  9. Olivia

    Skintone: medium tan (MAC NW30-35)

    Eyeliner: don’t have a navy eyeliner! I only use/have black eyeliner and if I want a different color I just use a wet pencil brush and one of my shadows.

    Shadow: thebalm’s Risque Renee(Shady Lady vol. 1) is my fave because it blends out so well. Thebalm’s The Stroke (balm jovi) is a close second because it is so flippin INTENSE and has beautiful dark blue sparkles in it! I also have Evidence by UD but honestly I don’t like it very much : X

    Best way to complement it: Use a medium brown matte/satin (ex: UD’s buck, thebalm’s Shameless Shana/Allegro/Sultry, Too Faced Nightcap, MAC’s Cork) in the crease with navy in the outer V area and outer 1/3 of lid. I like to apply and blend out the brown with a fluffy crease brush before applying the navy and then blend the two together so it doesn’t get muddy. Weirdly enough I like to use olive green/khaki on the lid with this look (ex: Too Faced Moonstone or thebalm’s All about Alex) and a golden white highlight on the brow & inner corners (ex: thebalms Jet Setting Jennifer, UD Vanilla). Sounds weird but it is one of my favorite looks, and can be done in entirety only using thebalm’s Shady Lady vol. 1 palette!

    For the rest of my face, I use an orange blush with this look (Nars Taj Mahal, my HG of all HGs), sometimes a bit of highlighter (thebalm Mary Lou Manizer), and a nude lip or simple lip balm.

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

    Your skin tone/coloring: very pale skin (white); pale blue eyes
    Best navy blue eyeliner? MUFE Aqua Liner in 6
    Best navy blue eyeshadow? MAC Prussian (great as eyeliner, too)
    Best way to complement navy blue eye makeup? Intense black eyeliner (tight-lined + on the waterline) + very black mascara. With blue eyes, I need that intense black barrier between the eye shadow or liquid liner + my irises. And bright pink-coral lips!

  11. Selena

    Your skin tone/coloring: light-medium with warm undertones
    Best navy blue eyeliner? I’ve only ever used Tarina Tarantino’s Cute Robot and it’s fantastic!
    Best navy blue eyeshadow? The only one I own is in Bare Minerals’ Ready duo in Grand Finale (navy blue+yellowish gold). It’s a little sheer but definitely buildable to reach full opacity and the formula’s soft.
    Best way to complement navy blue eye makeup? Navy blue is one of the few colors I’ll feel comfortable wearing when I want to experiment with non-neutrals. It’s just really rich and striking. As a pop of color, navy eyeliner on the lower line pairs beautifully with a bronze or bronzey gold (UD Baked is nice) all over the lid.

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

    Your skin tone/coloring: Very fair, cool-toned.
    Best navy blue eyeliner? Estee Lauder Blackened Sapphire
    Best navy blue eyeshadow? I don’t have a specific favorite, but I like the shade in theBalm’s Meet Matt(e) palette.
    Best way to complement navy blue eye makeup? Depends on your skin tone, but I like wearing it with metallics (silver/gold) and/or beige tones.

  13. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of beka Beka

    Coloring: light w/yellow undertones, brown/hazel eyes, red hair (naturally dark brown)
    Best navy eyeliner: trish McEvoy Arabian nights
    Navy eyeshadow: guerlain les aquas and l’oreal midnight blue are the only ones I have (I think)

    Blue eyes are one of my favorites looks. I love all the ideas in this post.
    I like a dark blue smoky eye, navy with lighter blues, blue on waterline and neutrals on lids, blue with silver…

    I love blue eye makeup with an orange, orange-red, dark red, or if I feel like it bright pink/fuchsia lip…anything goes.

  14. I’m fair to light with warm undertones (MAC NC15-NC20).

    I don’t honestly think I’ve ever owned a navy eyeliner! I have however owned a few blue eyeshadows, my favourite navy eyeshadow is most definitely Bareminerals Shaken Not Stirred, from The Last Call Duo. It’s mostly matte but has some shimmery iridescence to it – SO lovely!!

    I actually love pairing blues (all blues) with orange lippy, be it a sheer lipgloss or bright lipstick. It looks ridiculously awesome.

  15. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Rachel Rachel

    Your skin tone/coloring: Light and neutral.
    Best navy blue eyeliner? Laura Mercier kohl liner in navy
    Best navy blue eyeshadow? Nars duo in brumes
    Best way to complement navy blue eye makeup? korres quince lip balm and Laura Mercier blush in lotus pink.

  16. Emily

    - Skin Tone/Coloring: fair skin (NC20), blonde hair, brown eyes
    – Best Navy Eyeliner: NARS eyeliner stylo in Atlantic
    – Best Navy Eyeshadow: Matte: MUFE Navy Blue 60, Metallic/Glitter: MUFE Diamond Night Blue 308
    – Best Way to Compliment Navy Blue Makeup: soft pink-nude lip, highlight on cheekbones and very little soft pink blush

  17. kalexia

    ■Your skin tone/coloring: Neutral NW20

    ■Best navy blue eyeliner? : Too Faced Perfect Navy

    ■Best navy blue eyeshadow? : MAC Deep Truth or the crease shade from WnW “I got good jeans” palette

    ■Best way to complement navy blue eye makeup? : I like to contour with bronzer and wear a warm, sheer pinky-nude lip OR (lately) a tangerine or warm-leaning red-orange lip, blotted. For some reason, if I wear pink or plum shades with a navy eye, it clashes.

  18. ZG

    Your skin tone/coloring: NW45/NC50
    Best navy blue eyeliner? NYX SAPPHIRE
    Best navy blue eyeshadow? LOREAL HIP MIDNIGHT BLUE/KAT VON D- (IT CAME IN A PALETTE)
    Best way to complement navy blue eye makeup? THE SKY IS THE LIMIT, TANS, MEDIUM/RED BROWNS, ORANGE, WHITE, BEIGE, PURPLE, PINK, LIGHT-MEDIUM TONE GREY, TAUPE, MAUVE, YELLOW- I CAN GO ON AND ON.

    SOMETIMES NAVY,FOR ME, IS LIKE BLACK. HAVE FUN WITH IT LADIES