Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

Survey Says

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  • Your skin tone/coloring:
  • Best beauty gift you’ve received?
  • Favorite beauty gift you’ve given?
  • Beauty gift you wish someone would give you?

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29 thoughts on “Survey Says… January 2nd, 2013

  1. Dominique

    ■Your skin tone/coloring: medium/fair

    ■Best beauty gift you’ve received? “Diorissimo” from my mother a very long time ago

    ■Favorite beauty gift you’ve given? So many, it’s so hard to answer this !

    ■Beauty gift you wish someone would give you? Maybe Serge Lutens ” Iris Silver Mist ” perfume but actually none because I have so many beauty products !

  2. Raquel

    Your skin tone/coloring – yellow/ light-medium
    Best beauty gift you’ve received? my all time favorite perfume, for her by narciso rodriguez
    Favorite beauty gift you’ve given? i dont tend to give beauty gifts..
    Beauty gift you wish someone would give you? a clarisonic mia (a lavender one, if possible!)

  3. Your skin tone/coloring: Light
    Best beauty gift you’ve received? My Clarisonic Mia!
    Favorite beauty gift you’ve given? Can’t really think of one, but I love introducing people to new beauty products.
    Beauty gift you wish someone would give you? Hmm something I couldn’t justify buying myself, like the naked palette.

  4. Marian

    ■Your skin tone/coloring: Fair/Warm ■Best beauty gift you’ve received? Chanel Illusion d’Ombre in Mirifique and Fantasme
    ■Favorite beauty gift you’ve given? The MAC Barbie collection to my daughter
    ■Beauty gift you wish someone would give you? a Clarins collection

  5. Cat G

    Your skin tone/coloring: Fairly light with yellow undertones
    Best beauty gift you’ve received? I can’t choose! I ALWAYS ask for makeup!
    Favorite beauty gift you’ve given? Probably Clinique 3-step!
    Beauty gift you wish someone would give you? Guerlain Meteorites!!! Or Guerlain Turandot!

  6. Bernadette

    Your skin tone/coloring: very fair
    Best beauty gift you’ve received? Chanel No. 5
    Favorite beauty gift you’ve given? brown crocodile train case from Marshall Field’s (it was that long ago!)
    Beauty gift you wish someone would give you? An enormous Sephora gift card, probably

  7. Lauren

    Your skin tone/coloring: Light-Medium (around NC30)
    Best beauty gift you’ve received? Not sure.
    Favorite beauty gift you’ve given? The Sephora Deluxe Fragrance Sampler set. It has 10 adorable mini-sized bottles of fragrance and a certificate to redeem for a full size perfume. I gave it to my Mom and it was fantastic.
    Beauty gift you wish someone would give you? An incredibly generous Sephora gift card. ;)

  8. Joyce

    Your skin tone/coloring: light to medium with yellow undertones, black hair, dark brown eyes
    Best beauty gift you’ve received? Chanel Dragon Rouge Allure Laque!
    Favorite beauty gift you’ve given? Hmm maybe Stila Backstage Palette. A Christmas gift for my mother-in-law. She has repeatedly told me how much she loves it because it’s colors she uses and lasts all day! She carries it around everywhere also!
    Beauty gift you wish someone would give you? Hmm something I’d use but would never buy for myself. Maybe a Le Métier de Beaute kaleidoscope?

  9. Sabriel

    Coloring: Black/brown eyes, chestnut hair, roughly NW20.
    Best beauty gift, received: A book about hair braiding, from my boyfriend who noticed me looking for tutorials online.
    Favorite beauty gift, given: A set of eco-tools brushes to somebody used to using the applicators that come in drugstore compacts.
    Beauty gift, wished for: Hmm. Hard to think of things so soon after Christmas. I still feel quite thankful for what I recently received.

  10. Georgie

    Your skin tone/coloring: NC/NW20
    Best beauty gift you’ve received? Illamasqua Bronzer (I don’t get many beauty gifts – bad times)
    Favorite beauty gift you’ve given? I’ve given lots of beauty gifts!
    Beauty gift you wish someone would give you? LMDB quad or Guerlain Liu palette

  11. Mirian

    Skin tone: vampire pale with neutral/cool undertones

    best beauty gift received: probably guerlain turandot palette

    favorite beauty gift given: hmm bare minerals the rare find for my mom

    beauty gift i wish someone would give me: this is hard because i received everything i wanted! I guess I would say the tom ford lip color gift set from neiman marcus because it’s super indulgent. that or Maison Francis Kurkdjian Oud or Serge Lutens Bois de Violette EDP

  12. Your skin tone/coloring:
    MAC NC25 (aka pale Asian)

    Best beauty gift you’ve received?
    My sister-in-law got me a Clarisonic PLUS set this Christmas. I used it as soon as I could. How did my beauty routine go without this for so long?!

    Favorite beauty gift you’ve given?
    I gave my sister-in-law the Sephora Pantone eyeshadow set as a graduation gift. Now she has every interview and work friendly shade possible for her career in nursing.

    Beauty gift you wish someone would give you?
    Clarins 230 (aka Unicorn Pee aka HOW MUCH for a bottle of nail polish)

  13. Mariella

    Skintone/colouring: Fair, cool-toned
    Best beauty gift I’ve received: probably Chanel Illusoire Illusion d’Ombre shadow (last year)
    Best beauty gift I’ve given: Clarins facial oil to a friend I knew would love it and use it
    Beauty gift I wish someone would give me: Bare Minerals The Finer Things palette (even before it sold out, it wasn’t available here!) or the Lorac Pro Palette (I got Star Treatment instead and I’m thrilled with it but still hankering after the Lorac palette!)

  14. Your skin tone/coloring: very fair
    Best beauty gift you’ve received? My fave perfume (MAC MV2 – discontinued)
    Favorite beauty gift you’ve given? A MAC lipstick palette
    Beauty gift you wish someone would give you? A gift card for Sephora

  15. ■Your skin tone/coloring: fair/light
    ■Best beauty gift you’ve received? a gift set my husband got me, makeup bag filled with a ton of brushes & makeup. It was the best because he didnt just get me a gift certificate, he was thoughtful and did research and picked something out for me.
    ■Favorite beauty gift you’ve given? I gave my cousin a pro bag when she decided she wanted to become a MUA & a lip tar set
    ■Beauty gift you wish someone would give you?
    Honestly, I have been very fortunate. People have been very generous with me, and I am amazed how many wonderful beauty gifts I get. Especially this year, I got a ton of great stuff for my bday & xmas.

  16. Michelle Teixeira

    I have olive tan dry skin. My fave beauty gift I received was Mally Evercolor Poreless defender from my hubby. My fave beauty gift given would be a complete set of Juicy Couture fragrance to my Mum. I wish someone would get me Pumpkin and Poppy cosmetics a full collection line called One Ring.

  17. Cheyanne

    Skin tone/coloring: Olive-y
    Best Beauty Gift I’ve Received: Naked Palette
    Best Beauty Gift I’ve Given: MAC Lipgloss
    Beauty Gift I Wish Someone Would Give Me: Anything, honestly! lol

  18. Nikki

    Your skin tone/coloring: NC50

    Best beauty gift you’ve received? GHD Flat Iron (given by my favorite uncle three yrs ago for Christmas)

    Favorite beauty gift you’ve given? La Femme blushes; I fell in love with them as soon as I tried them, so I bought some for my sister soon after so she could experience their excellence too!

    Beauty gift you wish someone would give you? UD Naked 2 Palette; I don’t wear eyeshadow often so I hate to buy it with my own money, but I’m infatuated with all the beautiful neutrals in the set. If I received it as a gift, I think I’d be more motivated to make time for eye makeup in my routine.

  19. Your skin tone/coloring: NC20
    Best beauty gift you’ve received? I hardly ever get beauty products from other people :/ But once my friend gave me MAC melon pigment and I love it! My aunt once gave a Benefit they’re real mascara which I love too.
    Favorite beauty gift you’ve given? A Lancome lipgloss to my sister who a while ago was obssessed with lipglosses!
    Beauty gift you wish someone would give you? Currently Nars Albatross highlighter or Mac’s lady danger lipstick!

  20. Your skin tone/coloring: Fair, MUFE 115, Chanel B12

    Best beauty gift you’ve received? *This* Christmas: Korres Lip Butter set of 3 (Jasmine, Pomegranate, Rose). *Ever*: NARS Danmari Blush Palette or my 6 blush MAC Palette

    Favorite beauty gift you’ve given? N/A. All of my friends/families are tree huggers who are against makeup on principal… :P They wouldn’t appreciate a beauty gift. So I’d have to say an organic soap set.

    Beauty gift you wish someone would give you? I wish someone would buy me a perfume. I dont’ own one, and I think it’d be really great and personal. Or a lipstick or a Dior eyeshadow palette. Mostly, I’d like to be suprised :)

  21. CeeBee

    Skintone/colouring – light medium with yellow undertones

    Best beauty gift received? Errr, I don’t think I’ve been given one… (probably because of my already ludicrously huge collection)

    Best beauty gift given? Dior Petal Shine quint to my best friend (she ADORED the hell of it it) and Prada Infusion D’Iris bath salts for my mother.

    Beauty gift I wish someone would give me? My BFF is in the USA at the moment and she has a shopping list – I’m really hoping the Sephora + PANTONE metallic eyeshadow palette is on it!

  22. I’m fair to light with warm undertones. The best beauty gift I’ve ever received was a bag of MAC makeup and mini nail polishes from a friend for my 21st birthday. It had a Dazzleglass, Mineralize eyeshadow and a Liquidlast liner, and 4 mini Orly polishes. I was blown away that she went and cherry picked the shades, that she would spend so much, and it was just so awesome to open up that bag and squeal in delight! She attached balloons and streamers to it as well!

    The best gift I can think of would be the Balm Jovi palette I gave to my sister-in-law for Christmas. I knew it would go down well because it’s funny too haha.

    I would love love love to recieve Guerlain Meteorites as a gift.

  23. BooBooNinja

    Your skin tone/coloring: NC20/25
    Best beauty gift you’ve received? Chanel Notorious
    Favorite beauty gift you’ve given? Chanel Notorious
    Beauty gift you wish someone would give you? Hmm… I don’t think I need anything right now!

  24. Mel

    Your skin tone/coloring: NW15/20.
    Best beauty gift you’ve received? When I first got into MAC around 5 years ago the Starflash eyeshadow collection was out. I bought a few of them and drooled over the rest. My boyfriend and my friends teamed up and completed my collection for my birthday. It was awesome!
    Favorite beauty gift you’ve given? My sister wanted a Chanel red lipstick. I had fun swatching a bunch and picking out the perfect one for her. I gave it to her for her birthday and she loved it!
    Beauty gift you wish someone would give you? I would love a Clairisonic!

  25. Kimmie T

    Your skin tone/coloring: NC 40/43, MUFE 170
    Best beauty gift you’ve received? Not to sound terrible but I hardly get beauty gifts that I love! My husband did buy me a few things off my wish list from MAC.
    Favorite beauty gift you’ve given? I give amazing gifts, I have given Sephora perfume sets, Sephora Mascara set, Urban Decay basics, Real Techniques brushes. I honestly just know what my friends like and gift them what they need.
    Beauty gift you wish someone would give you? Hmm… I don’t think I need anything right now! But I am always keeping an eye out on what I can buy though!

  26. Veronica

    Your skin tone/coloring: Fair, cool-toned.
    Best beauty gift you’ve received? Oddly enough, it wasn’t an actual cosmetic – last year my coworker included a little snap-lock lipstick holder with my Christmas gift a year ago, and it is quite possibly the most pragmatically useful gift I’ve ever been given. It’s saved me from so many potential castastrophes carrying different shades back and forth from work. :)
    Favorite beauty gift you’ve given? I gave my roommate and best friend Urban Decay’s deluxe eyeshadow palette awhile back. She’s told me on multiple occasions that it’s one of her most favorite posessions. :D
    Beauty gift you wish someone would give you? Oh man, this is going to sound terrible, but I actually hate it when people buy me cosmetic gifts unless they specifically ask me what I want. I’m very picky with what I’ll buy and use, and I hate watching people waste money on bad cosmetics. Just give me a gift card and let me loose in the cosmetic wilds. :P

  27. Your skin tone/coloring:
    MAC NC30
    Best beauty gift you’ve received?
    MAC Guilty Passions Cocktail Corals and Miss Dior Le Parfum
    Favorite beauty gift you’ve given?
    Lush products
    Beauty gift you wish someone would give you?
    Something I wouldn’t expect

  28. Amber

    OOOH I love reading everyone’s responses!Here is mine:

    My skin tone- N/C-N/W 5-10.
    Best beauty gift I have received: Chanel Chance perfume for Christmas – I was pleasantly surprised to get this amazing perfume from my friends! The fact that it was from them gives it so much meaning.
    Fave beauty gift I have given – I gifted a basket of beauty gifts to a good friend of mine – I gave her a makeup travel bag, a full brush set, eyeshadow, lipgloss, bath products and hair products for her birthday. It was so much fun to put together and I did her makeup as well!
    Beauty gift I wish someone would give me: Recently fullfilled – a $50.00 GC to Sephora!

  29. Jackie

    Your skin tone/coloring: Very fair with pink, almost neutral undertones.

    Best beauty gift you’ve received? Urban Decay Smoked Palette – I really wanted it but didn’t expect to get it, so when I did I was in shock.

    Favorite beauty gift you’ve given? I got my mom Urban Decay’s Naked Palette for her birthday, it was her first real splurge-ish item to receive as a gift. And she still uses it daily almost a year later!

    Beauty gift you wish someone would give you? The Sephora Fragrance Sampler – it’s a cute idea, and it gives me a chance to get any full size perfume of my choice. :)