Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

Survey Says

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  • Best eyeliner for summer?
  • Best blush for summer?
  • Best lipstick/gloss for summer?

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76 thoughts on “Survey Says… July 28th, 2010

  1. Kourtni

    Best eyeliner for summer? Loreal Liquid Liner (brush not felt tip)
    Best blush for summer? So Sweet So Easy
    Best lipstick/gloss for summer? Mac Sweet Tart Superglass

  2. Courtney

    Eyeliner: Anything that doesn’t smudge
    Blush: Anything! I’m not a big blush wearer, but I like it in the summer for a “fresh” look.
    Lipstick/gloss: Anything sparkly, but I try to avoid reds and berries unless it’s for a night out.

  3. Grace

    Best eyeliners: Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencils, love them. But if I’m doing some serious swimming I use MAC paintpots as liners because they’re acrylic (waterproof.)
    Best blush: Sephora Blush ME! Mono in N4 Peche Tendere, such a pretty shade.
    Best Lipstick/Gloss: ERM…. I got MAC Dazzle Glass in Hi-Falutin’ which is fun. And MAybelline Lip Stain in 05 In The Buff.

  4. sofia

    Eyeliner:tokidoki Brillante Glitter eyeliner
    Blush:New Vibe by Mac In The Groove
    Lipstick/Gloss:Gimme That! by Mac Dare to Wear

  5. Jessi

    Best eyeliner for summer? Pearlglide in Industrial or Undercurrent, Greasepaint Stick in Dirty or Below Ground
    Best blush for summer? Marine Life or Bi-Tone Mineralize Blush (New Vibe’s the same)
    Best lipstick/gloss for summer? Flurry of Fun

    • Marcia

      I join you in the best eyeliner, Jessi!
      Eyeliner: Pearlglide in Industrial or Undercurrent!! Too bad they were LE…
      Blush: MAC Dainty (MAC Harmony for shaping/bronzing)
      Lipstick: Chanel Génial (I smudge it a bit to make it not too in-your-face bright.)

  6. amy

    Eyeliner: U/D 24.7 Glide on Liners
    Blush: Alison Raffaele Skin Inner Glow Gel Blush in Witty or Sexy
    Best Lipstick/gloss for summer: Any of the Victoria’s Secret Beauty Rush glosses; MAC Lustre Glass in Wonderstruck or Love Nectar

  7. Megan

    Best eyeliner for summer?

    Bare Minerals Liner

    Best Blush for summer?

    Nars Angelika

    Best lipstick/gloss for summer?

    Fresh Sugar Plum lip treatment

  8. Gisele

    Best eyeliner for summer: MUFE Aqua Eyes 2l (pearly brown) used with 24 L (taupe)
    Best blush for summer: MAC Warm Soul w/Bobbi Brown Aruba bronzer; Chanel Imprevu with a touch of Bobbi Brown Coral shimmerwash
    Best lipstick for summer: MAC DressmakerDressmaker; D&G Fascination

  9. Edani

    Eyeliner: UD 24/7!
    Blush: I’m loving NARS Angelika
    Lip: Rock and Republic lipgloss in Loudmouth

  10. Farida


    • MAC Liquid Lasts – lasts forever but there are known to be hard to take off but should be fine if you have an oil-based makeup remover.

      For pencil, try Urban Decay Liners or Make Up Forever Aqua Eyes.

  11. mary

    Best eyeliner for summer? Blacktrack fluideline
    Best blush for summer? anything corally/peachy (mac peaches/marine life, benefit coralista, thebalm hot mama)
    best lipstick/gloss for summer? mac vegas volt, mac temperature rising lipliner with beachbound (or any combo with corally lips)

  12. NeenaJ

    Best eyeliner for summer? MAC Paint – perfect for just a neutral, easy cateye, or washed over the lid as a shadow. It won’t budge.

    Best blush for summer? MUFE HD cream blush. This stays put, too. I love shade #14 (I’m an NW15).

    Best lipstick/gloss for summer? MAC Crosswires

  13. Suzanne

    Best eyeliner for summer? Makeup Forever eyeliners
    Best blush for summer? Makeup Forever HD blushes & Aqua cream =)Or Stila convertible colors!
    Best lipstick/gloss for summer? Lime Crime lipsticks are extremely pigmented & super long lasting =)Also Barry M too =)

  14. Gina

    Best 4 summer;
    E/L BB cavier gel liner
    blush BB bronzer (because it has NO SHIMMER)
    L/S BB Ruby

    this is a sexy summer look without even trying

  15. Erica

    Best Blush- MAC Marine Life
    Best Eyeliner- CoverGirl Green Glow
    Best Lipstick- MAC Vegas Volt
    Best Lipgloss- Revlon Pink Pop

  16. best eyeliner- mac blacktrack fluidline
    best blush- stereo rose msf and fleur power by mac
    best lipstick- costa chich by mac and nars honolulu honey
    best lipgloss- mac dazzleglass in utterly posh

  17. Alexandra

    best eyeliner: mac pearlglide liner in undercurrent
    best blush: mac band of roses mineralized blush duo
    best lipstick/lipgloss: mac superglass in sweet tart

  18. Best eyeliner for summer? Anything water/smudge proof – or L’oreal Liquid Liner in Carbon B
    Best blush for summer? Very light/sun kissed look so Sunset Glow by Clinique is great
    Best lipstick/gloss for summer? Tinted lip balms like Korres Jasmin has been my go to lip product…
    want to keep it natural for summer!

  19. Casey

    Best eyeliner for summer? Make Up For Ever! or MAC
    Best blush for summer? NARS Orgasm + Laguna bronzer
    Best lipstick/gloss for summer? I just rediscovered a stash of some old Victorias Secret glosses! Love them!

  20. Best eyeliner for summer? Mac glitter liner in Her Glitz (limited edition)
    Best blush for summer? Mac Blush Trace Gold
    Best lipstick/gloss for summer? Mac Tendertone in E’Z Baby (limited edition)

  21. Best eyeliner for summer? MAC Fluidlines because they stay in place so well

    Best blush for summer? Hang Loose from In The Groove is such a pretty, shimmery pink. It looks soft, though it has nice pigmentation. It makes the skin look glowy, but in a good way.

    Best lipstick/gloss for summer? All summer, I’ve been wearing Lazy Day, Viva Glam Gaga, and Lustering. All pink, all pretty.

  22. Tawny

    Best eyeliner for summer: Bobbi Brown Gel Liner (Doesn’t budge at all)
    Best Blush for summer: Nars Multiple in Turks & Caicos, Mac Instant Chic, Bobbi Brown shimmer brick in Beach(for a natural glow)
    Best Lipstick for summer: Mac Shy Girl, Ravishing, Vegas Volt … you get the idea…coral shades
    Best Lipgloss: Chanel Coral Love, Revlon Coral Reef, Mac Flurry of Fun

  23. best eyeliner: mark. get in line waterproof e/l in deep aqua
    best blush: MAC stereo rose MSF, MAC eversun beauty powder or Rimmel Peach blush
    best lipstick/gloss: Revlon coral reef SL l/g

  24. Tatiana

    Best eyeliner for summer? Urban Decay 24/7 Covet but all of them serve their purpose. They lasted me through a full work day and bikram yoga!
    Best blush for summer? MAC Get Bronzed, sheer on me but I like that it’s buildable
    Best lipstick/gloss for summer? NARS Easy Lover lg; borrowed it from my sis, almost didn’t want to give it back!

  25. Lara

    Best eyeliner for summer: gel eyeliner; personal favourite is the Bobbi Brown Long-Wear
    Best Blush: cheek stain or tint; personal favourites are the Benetint and the Posie Tint.
    Best lipstick/gloss for summer: tinted lip treatments with SPF. Example, Nars PureSheer Lip Treatment in “Lara” or Laura Mercier in Rose.

  26. Macaddict

    Eyeliners: Anything blue/teal/green that will make the eyes pop and the colors go so well with corals and oranges.
    Blushes: Anything corally/orangy/red. For me, I find that I always gravitate towards Taj Mahal and Turkish Red from NARS in the summer. I usually wear them on top of some bronzing powders.
    Lipsticks: I have a stash of l/s that I keep only for summer because they look way better with tanned skin; From MAC Savory, Unflappable, Sunsational, Jazzed, and the like (I tend to like the yellower/orangier/corallier (sp?) type of colors)
    Lipglossses: Anything yellow/orange/bronzy/red/coral. Can’t remember all the names but all are MAC

  27. Polly

    Eyeliner: Any bright color with Mac PowerPoint Eye Pencil #Engraved

    Blush: NARS blush & bronzer duo #Deep Throat & Laguna

    Lipstick: MAC #Jazzed or #Lazy day

    **Sometimes I use NARS Laguna as eye shadow and it looks great!

  28. Eunice

    Best eyeliner for summer? MAC Fluidline in Blacktrack
    Best blush for summer? Smashbox “Smashing Beachwood”
    Best lipstick/gloss for summer? MAC Viva Glam Gaga l/s, Smashbox “Pout” l/g

  29. Claudia

    eyeliner: urban decay 24/7
    blush: bobbi brown pot rouge
    lipgloss: revlon super lustrous

  30. Best eyeliner for summer? Maybelline’s gel liner
    Best blush for summer? MAC’s Joie De Vivre
    Best lipstick/gloss for summer? MAC’s Jazzed

  31. vero

    Eyeliner: Mac Below Ground Greasepaint Stick
    Blush: Estee Lauder Exotic Bronzing Blush
    Lipstick/Gloss: Lancome Ntaural Beauty Lipstick with Dreamsicle Juicy tube
    Look is very put together and flattering on tan skin, this is my quick out the door look

  32. Vianca

    Best eyeliner for summer? Blacktrack fluideline
    Best blush for summer? MAC Peaches
    best lipstick/gloss for summer? MAC Beach bound l/s or Ember Glow lip gloss

  33. Leanna

    Best eyeliner for summer? MAC gel liner
    Best blush for summer? Smashbox o-glow
    Best lipstick/gloss for summer?Manhattan Water Flash Lipgloss

  34. Keener

    My summer look depends on the following:

    Eyeliner – MAC Technakohl liner in Brownborder (usually for work) and UD 24/7 liner in every possible colour (for play)
    Blush – MAC’s Eversun with Nuance on top
    Lipstick – Nars Greek Holiday (great texture, bit sparkly, and subtle); MAC’s Lickable with Flashmode Lustreglass on top (for playful drama)

  35. Marian

    Best eyeliner for summer? MAC Liquid Last. It doesn’t budge
    Best blush for summer? BB Pot Rouge in Calypso Coral
    Best lipstick/gloss for summer? BB Lip Shines with SPF

  36. Rinnie

    Best Eyeliner for summer?- Recently discovered Physician’s Formula shimmer strips custom eye ehancing gel creamliner… it will not budge.
    Best blush for summer?- I’m not blush person but I like cheek stains like Benetint and the ones from Stila, especially in warm temps.
    Best lipgstick/gloss for summer?- C.O. Bigelow mentha lip tint in plum or NYX megashine lipgloss.

  37. Hend

    Best eyeliner for summer?
    MUFE water proof eyeliner

    Best blush for summer?
    Benefit Posie tint

    Best lipstick/gloss for summer?
    Chanel Bikini peach

  38. Honor

    Best eyeliner for summer : bobbi Brown longwear gel liner in denim ink
    Best blush : bobbi Brown powder blush in apricot
    Best gloss : bobbi Brown rich color gloss in Merlot
    I am very bobbi obsessed these days lol

  39. Jasmine

    Best eyeliner for summer? Don’t wear any
    Best blush for summer? MAC Stereo Rose MSF
    Best lipstick/gloss for summer? Smashbox lipgloss in Candid

  40. Eyeliner: MAC So There Jade
    Blush: MAC Marine Life
    Lipstick/ Lipgloss: Burt’s Bee’s Tinted Lip Balm in Champagne

  41. AnGeLwInGz

    eyeliner: Urban Decay Graffiti
    blush: Benefit Coralista
    lip gloss: MAC Lychee Luxe

  42. I posted this on my blog, :)
    my answers are:
    Best eyeliner for summer? MUFE Aqua Eyes! These are truly waterproof and great when you’re going swimming or to the beach.
    Best blush for summer? Although I love my cremeblend blush, its not ideal for summer when your skin is more oilly/sweaty (gross, I know!).
    Best lipstick/gloss for summer? MAC lustreglosses!

  43. Andy

    Eyeliner: Sephora Flashy Liner Waterproof, cute colours super creamy.
    Blush: Stila Convertible Color, cute colors sheer and natural.
    Lipstick/Gloss: That Natural Almay Gloss, it’s not sticky and has a cool shine.

  44. Best eyeliner for summer? loreal liquid liner
    Best blush for summer? stereo rose
    Best lipstick/gloss for summer? jazzed

  45. Nadine

    eyeliner – UD 24/7 Lucky…love the bronzy liner when Im not doing much with my makeup
    blush – MAC Sunbasque…again with the bronzy :)
    lips – MAC Pink Lemonade lipglass

  46. Best eyeliner for summer? GOSH Velvet Touch Eyeliner or GOSH Let’s Twist Liner – Both waterproof and come in lots of colours such as an aqua and chartreuse.

    Best blush for summer? NARS Desire

    Best lipstick for summer? MAC Vegas Volt (Amplified Creme)

  47. Thincspot

    Best Summer Liner: Milani Liquif’eye Metallic liner in Aqua or Urban Decay 24/7 Glide on pencil in Baked
    Best Blush for Summer: Nars Orgasm or MAC Comfort MIneralize Skinfinish (does wonders on my NC44 skin)
    Best Lipstick/Gloss: Estee Lauder High Gloss Ultra in Rose or MAC Sunsational.

  48. aisha

    Best eyeliner: Mac Dirty greasepaint stick, I love it as it stays where it is supposed to stay.
    Best blush: Mac Stereo Rose, perfect for a summer glow.
    Best lipstick/gloss: Mac Jazzed / Chanel sesame glossimer.

  49. yajaira

    Best Eyeliner: MUFE Aqua Eyes/Stila smudgeproof liners
    Best Blush: Nars Deep throat/ I’ve also been liking Mac’s just a pinch for a flush of color
    Best Lipstick/gloss: Lollipop loving, lazy day, YSL Rouge Volupte #13
    ….corals 😀

  50. Katie

    Eyeliner: UD 24/7
    Blush: Nars Orgasm or Mac Gentle Mineralize Blush
    Best lipstick/gloss: Mac Lipglass in Perennial High-Style

  51. Best eyeliner- Def urban decay 24/7 glide on eyepencils!
    Best blush- Mac Dainty blush
    best lipgloss- lip butter in wild cherry from The Body Shop

  52. Carrie

    Best eyeliner for summer? Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-on Eye Pencil

    Best blush for summer? NARS The Multiple or Tarte Cheek Stain

    Best lipstick/gloss for summer? Anything w/ SPF

  53. Ms. Jimmi

    Best eyeliner” Undercurrent (MAC Art Supplies Ltd. Ed.)
    Best Blush: Marine Life Powder of theBalm Down Boy)
    Best Lipstick/Lipgloss: Milani Orange Gina/She-Zam (MAC)

    • Kirstie

      I second the “Undercurrent” from the MAC Art Supplies collection! It is perfect for summer!

  54. Yaz

    Eyeliner: Almay Liquid Liner in black
    Blush: (ahhh! hard to decide) I gotta cheat though, it has to be at least two of them: “Dainty” from Mac and “Sunset coral” from the collection Michael Kors Very Hollywood for Estee Lauder.
    Lipstick: Jazzed (HG status) with Mouth off lipliner both from Mac

    • Yaz

      Jeez, I must add Ever Hip!! it is gorgeous wiht Perennial High style! I’m in love with corals. :)

  55. monika-luiza

    Best eyeliner for summer? mac rosemary & thyme, my summer staple for years now
    Best blush for summer? mac spring sheen or trace gold – love how the mac blushes stay on for hours
    Best lipstick/gloss for summer? any color of lancomes juicy tubes, they smell of summer

  56. Best eyeliner for summer?
    I am loving Urban Decay 24/7 in Honey this summer.

    Best blush for summer?
    Two Virtues by MAC with a light dusting of By Candlelight MSF on top!

    Best lipstick/gloss for summer?
    I’m using Stila Lipglaze in Vanilla a lot these days.

  57. Kathryn

    *Best eyeliner for summer? Urban Decay 24/7 liners, I like to use Underground (brown with silver shimmer).

    *Best blush for summer? MAC’s mineralize blush in Dainty (soft pink with gold sparkle).

    *Best lipstick/gloss for summer? MAC Creme Cup lipstick (creamy light blue pink) with MAC Nymphette lipglass (sheer medium pink with gold shimmer).

  58. nikki c

    Best eyeliner for summer? I don’t wear much eyeliner but I’ve been using Tarte’s high definition eyeliner
    Best blush for summer? nars orgasm! it’s perfect and reminds me of summer when i see it in the pan
    Best lipstick/gloss for summer? revlon coloburst lipstick in 075 peach with mac fulfilled plsuhglass over; such a pretty combo!

  59. Best eyeliner for summer? MAC Penultimate Eye Liner, super easy liquid liner to use :)
    Best blush for summer? Tarte Eco-Cheek Cheek Stain with a bit of MAC Hipness Blush layered over top
    Best lipstick/gloss for summer? MAC Love Nectar Lipglass and Utterly Posh Dazzleglass

  60. stefania

    Best eyeliner for summer? mac “blacktrack”
    Best blush for summer? mac “peach”
    Best lipstick/gloss for summer? Dior Addict Lip Color

  61. Rebecca

    Best eyeliner for summer? Mac Liquid Liner in Aqualine
    Best blush for summer? Mac Mineralize Skinfinish in Stereo Rose
    Best lipstick/gloss for summer? Mac Creme d’nude

  62. vicky

    Best eyeliner for summer? erre due!
    Best blush for summer? bronze goddess matte bronze powder
    Best lipstick/gloss for summer? Mac crosswires lipstick!

  63. nikki

    Best eyeliner: bare minerals
    Best blush: Nars Mata Hari
    Best lipstick/gloss: Jazzed/bare escentuals dazzleglass

  64. audrey

    Best eyeliner for summer? Make Up For Ever Aqua Eyes in Turquoise

    Best blush for summer? LORAC blush in Island Spice

    Best lipstick/gloss for summer? Mac Perennial High Style Lipglass (LE from Liberty of London)

  65. sam

    Best eyeliner for summer: MAC’s Technakohl liner in Auto-de-blu is an awesome color but isn’t waterproof, so I’d recommend MUFE Aqua Eyes or Revlon Colorstay
    Best Blush for summer: Benefit’s Sugarbomb
    Best lipstick/gloss for summer: Sephora lip gloss in Apricot Souffle

  66. SHARON

    Best eyeliner for summer? LOREAL LIQUID LINER/ UD’S 24/7 LINER IN ZERO ( LOVE LOVE LOVE)
    Best blush for summer? NAR’S ORGASM & LAGUNA BRONZER
    Best lipstick/gloss for summer? MAC’S LAZY DAY AND LADY GAGA LIPSTICK ON TOP OF IT


  67. denise

    Best eyeliner:MUFE Aqua Eyes; Best blush: Guerlain Terracotta Light in Brunette, MAC Getaway Bronze and BB Calypso Coral; Bert Lipstick: Guerlain Rouge G in Guilette, Chanel Genial, Revlon Colorburst in Coral, MAC Jazzed and Viva Glam Gaga; Best lipgloss: Revlon SL in Coral Reef and Lilac Pastelle

  68. Kirstie

    Best eyeliner for summer? Urban Decay 24/7 for all year really! 😉

    Best blush for summer? Still looking for one! I need to buy the new MUFE pots…

    Best lipstick/gloss for summer? Clinique Long Last Glosswear SPF 15

  69. Pearl

    Best eyeliner for summer: Stila Smudge Stick Waterproof Eyeliner in Lionfish

    Best blush for summer: Clinique Fresh Bloom Allover Colour in Almond Blossom

    Best lipstick/gloss for summer: MAC Freckletone

  70. Best eyeliner for summer? Revlon Colorstay Eyeliner in black
    Best blush for summer? Nars Oasis
    Best lipstick/gloss for summer? Nars Chihuahua lipgloss

  71. Rosie

    Eyeliner: UD 24/7 in Flipside and Honey

    Blush: NARS Orgasm and NYC Blushable Creme Stick in Urban Spice

    Lipstick: MAC Fresh Salmon or NYX Ceto