Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Survey Says

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  • Your skin tone/coloring:
  • Beauty tip you’re most thankful for?
  • Makeup product you’re most thankful for?
  • Skin product you’re most thankful for?

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46 thoughts on “Survey Says… November 27th, 2013

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

    Your skin tone/coloring: Light/Olive
    Beauty tip you’re most thankful for? wipe off mascara wand before applying to lashes
    Makeup product you’re most thankful for? Chanel Le Volume Mascara
    Skin product you’re most thankful for? Bobbi Brown Extra Eye Repair Cream

  2. Your skin tone/coloring: deep tan
    Beauty tip you’re most thankful for? wash and tone your face at least twice a day!
    Makeup product you’re most thankful for? face powders
    Skin product you’re most thankful for? astrigent

  3. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of T Violet Lee

    Your skin tone/coloring: Extremely fair with yellow undertones

    Beauty tip you’re most thankful for? Hmmm, the best beauty advice I ever got was that where you first put down the eye shadow brush is where the most color is deposited so plan ahead. Sounds really obvious but it really transformed my technique.

    Makeup product you’re most thankful for? Rich Ground fluidline. I get a perfect line that works with my complexion every time. Probably other gel liners would work as well but this was my first and my all-time favorite.

    Skin product you’re most thankful for? Frownies! They’re like little sticky paper triangles you wear between your brows (at night) to prevent that vertical frown line. They’ve really reduced my lines and I wish I would’ve started wearing them sooner. They pretty much do the same thing as botox but so much cheaper and no needles!

  4. Coloring – warm indian nc 40 skin tone
    beauty tip – never wipe off your face after washing … let the water sit n dry naturally :)
    I do it every time I wash my face n feels my skin is super soft … I do rub my nose when it is wet .

    beauty product – mac cherry lip pencil …. I use it with every thing. … loveeeeeeee it
    skin care – clinique step 2 toner hmmmmm I love it no matter what
    But use it twice a week

  5. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Karla Karla

    NC25
    Take your makeup off before Bed
    Mac studio fix powder foundation
    Estee lauder advanced night repair

  6. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Lacey Lacey

    Your skin tone/coloring: light/warm

    Beauty tip you’re most thankful for? The pencil trick to see how to arch/shape your eyebrows

    Makeup product you’re most thankful for? Clinique Superbalanced foundation in Fair

    Skin product you’re most thankful for? Philosophy Purity Made Simple cleanser

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

    Your skin tone/coloring: Fair with neutral undertone (MAC nw10)
    Beauty tip you’re most thankful for? correcting makeup mistakes with a q-tip and moisturizer instead of makeup remover. You can reapply makeup on top of it immediately!
    Makeup product you’re most thankful for? Eyebrow pencil. It makes you look so much more put together!
    Skin product you’re most thankful for? My clarisonic. I finally can go out without makeup. It improves my skin that much!

  8. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Ana Ana O

    Your skin tone/coloring:
    Medium / Yellow-based (NC30)

    Beauty tip you’re most thankful for?
    Eyebrow filling! I only learned how to do that – my aunt taught me last month, when I was teaching her how to do a smoky eye… I always had thick eyebrows, so I never really cared about it, but it does make a difference!

    Makeup product you’re most thankful for?
    Paint pot in Rubenesque! Great base for golden eye looks, and a nice splash of color to use everyday!

    Skin product you’re most thankful for?
    Yes to Blueberries daily moisturizer! Reasonably cheap, gets the job done and (so far) no allergic reactions!

  9. maggie

    Your skin tone/coloring: NC20
    Beauty tip you’re most thankful for? Tearing a tissue in half and blot foundation after application!
    Makeup product you’re most thankful for? It’s more of an beauty tool at the moment, eyelash curler
    Skin product you’re most thankful for? Bio oil! been trying it out since Kim Kardashian uses it

  10. ❅ Your skin tone/coloring: Light neutral NC20-25
    ❅ Beauty tip you’re most thankful for? After innumerable bad foundation matches mixed with a difficult complexion to match: learning to match my foundation to my neck/chest area to create a cohesive overall uniform colour has been the most helpful and welcome tip.
    ❅ Makeup product you’re most thankful for? Eyebrow pencil. The one product I will not go without. I hate my brows. They’ve come a long way over the past year, but I still have issues and pencil makes a huge difference.
    ❅ Skin product you’re most thankful for? Obagi elastiderm eye serum and cream.

  11. Your skin tone/coloring: Fair / Cool (more neutral when tan)
    Beauty tip you’re most thankful for? Vitamin E Oil at night!
    Makeup product you’re most thankful for? Rosebud Perfume Co. Rosebud Salve. Best ever.
    Skin product you’re most thankful for? Fresh Lotus Youth Preserving Cream!

  12. Your skin tone/coloring: light-medium, neutral undertone but sometimes, i look like i have a yellow undertone. Lol.
    Beauty tip you’re most thankful for? Moisturize well to avoid creasing when wearing makeup
    Makeup product you’re most thankful for? Bobbi brown corrector that hides my panda eyes
    Skin product you’re most thankful for? Olay regenerist night repair. It’s awesome!

  13. Iris

    Your skin tone/coloring: Pale skin w/ brunette hair & pigmented lips

    Beauty tip you’re most thankful for? The day someone told me I would look good in bangs, which was thrilling because it meant I had a way to hide my giant, creased Frankenstein forehead. :)

    Makeup product you’re most thankful for? Benefit’s Posietint. People say I look “happy” and “pretty” all the time when I wear it.

    Skin product you’re most thankful for? CoverGirl Clean Makeup, which is my fantasy foundation product that works perfectly and feels wonderful.

  14. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Patricia patsyann

    skin tone: very fair/olive
    Beauty tip: how to contour for hooded eyes
    Make up product most thankful for: Eve Pearl concealer in Light
    Beauty product most thankful for: Skin Actives Collagen Serum

  15. Crystal

    Your skin tone/coloring: Medium/Olive
    Beauty tip you’re most thankful for? Nude or white liner along lower waterline to appear more awake/alert
    Makeup product you’re most thankful for? Chanel Le Volume Mascara and Anastasia brow gel
    Skin product you’re most thankful for? Anything from Murad’s acne line

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

    Pale with yellow undertone
    Hmm, blotting my face with toilet paper or tissues instead of my hands
    I’m most thankful for eyeliner, foundation and correctors…I can’t choose but foundation is the most important one, I can’t go out w/o it :D I still haven’t found the best one out of each other, though
    I’m most thankful for moisturizer because obviously, it moisturizes, and makes foundation look good on. Sill haven’t found my hg

  17. CeeBee

    Your skin tone/coloring: Light medium, yellow undertones

    Beauty tip you’re most thankful for? BLENDING – especially foundation around your hairline and jaw and in front of your ears. The right tools can make all the difference!

    Makeup product you’re most thankful for? Concealer, without a doubt.

    Skin product you’re most thankful for? Olay Regenerist Revitalising Night Essence

  18. becca

    Your skin tone/coloring: very fair neutral, mac nc/nw10
    Beauty tip you’re most thankful for? use concealer to conceal certain problem areas instead of layering loads of foundation and powder all over your face.
    Makeup product you’re most thankful for? Hourglass veil primer
    Skin product you’re most thankful for? clarisonic mia along with philosophy purity cleanser

  19. Your skin tone/coloring: MAC NW10, Sephora 2Y01

    Beauty tip you’re most thankful for? Push powder into the skin rather than swipe it on to make sure you don’t take off what you just spent ages putting on!

    Makeup product you’re most thankful for? CONCEALER!! I don’t really use any one kind, just what ever will cover my breakouts and stay put!

    Skin product you’re most thankful for? Clarins Bright Plus Peel/toner.

  20. Another really fun survey :-)
    Your skin tone/coloring: medium warm

    Beauty tip you’re most thankful for? Use eyeshadow primer

    Makeup product you’re most thankful for? Eye pencil! Without eyeliner I look like a whole different person.

    Skin product you’re most thankful for? Anti-Aging serum. Sc** you, wrinkles! :-)

  21. Your skin tone/coloring: Fair, cool-toned
    Beauty tip you’re most thankful for? Wear what makes YOU feel good
    Makeup product you’re most thankful for? Concealer (with dark circles like mine, it’s my most vital makeup product). After that , it would probably be a lipstick that can double as a cream blush!
    Skin product you’re most thankful for? a decent daytime cream with SPF or a good facial SPF like Kiehl’s or Lise Watier Sun Smart

  22. Jill

    - fairly light – nc15/20, blonde hair, green eyes
    – “when waxing or filling in your eyebrows, remember they are sisters, not twins. if they are too symmetrical, they will look fake” (I believe that was from an issue of Seventeen magazine)
    – Nars blush in Amour…the perfect color!
    – Paula’s Choice Clear system. Finally cleared up my skin!

  23. Your skin tone/coloring: medium/warm (NC 20)

    Beauty tip you’re most thankful for? Whenever possible, check you makeup under natural day light before leaving the house. I try to test new product at the week-ends when I know I’ll be able to see how they look under natural light.

    Makeup product you’re most thankful for? Bourjois Healthy mix foundation. Invisible yet effective and works great with my combination skin.

    Skin product you’re most thankful for? At the moment it is Clinique Redness solutions Daily protective base. Some areas of my face get red in the cold weather and this (green!) base evens it out and moisturizes well.

  24. Clara

    Fair, neutral skintone.
    Best tip: wear heavy coverage only at some parts of your face and not all over if you don’t have to cover everything.
    makeup product: MACs Pearlglide Liner: so easy to draw a line, intense colors and long lasting
    Skin care product: kiehls midnight recovery. Skin looks great and it has loads of natural oils in it.

  25. Coloring: Snow White

    Beauty Tip(s): Tightline with white or beige to open the eye. Pat on loose shadow. Oh! And sugar/oil scrubs for exfoliating/moisturizing your whole body twice a week.

    Makeup Product: Eyeshadow primer. Lit Glitter Glue.

    Skin Product: Burt’s Bees lip balm. No lie, my lips used to get so chapped they would bleed. Burt’s is a teensy bit moisturizing but very protecting. Just what I need! Second pic: Salicylic acid toner.

  26. Nikki

    Your skin tone/coloring: NC50
    Beauty tip you’re most thankful for? Always cleanse the skin thoroughly after wearing makeup to avoid breakouts.
    Makeup product you’re most thankful for? Primer! Before I discovered primer, my combo-oily skin would dissolve my makeup within a few hours. Now I can apply makeup, and it lasts all day without touch ups!
    Skin product you’re most thankful for? Acne.org Treatment Gel. Keeps my skin beautiful and smooth.

  27. Your skin tone/coloring: Light to light/medium with yellow undertones

    Beauty tip you’re most thankful for? Use a separate, clean brush to blend eyeshadow!

    Makeup product you’re most thankful for? It used to be mascara! I would never feel complete without it, but I could also go out with nothing else on my face & be happy with mascara only. Recently I’ve loved Buxom Lash mascara. But my tastes are changing… I’m feeling more drawn to bases, tinted moisturizers or foundations! Anything that evens out my skin, without heavy coverage

    Skin product you’re most thankful for? Oh there are many… But I’m gonna go with Glamglow Supermud Clearing Treatment

  28. Skin tone/Coloring: Gloriously golden brown/neutral undertones MUFE #177/Mac NC 50

    Beauty Tip I’m most thankful for: accidentally finding the Temptalia blog 2 years ago. Christine, you have given me and others so many great beauty tips, too numerous to mention. You’re the greatest girl!

    Makeup product most grateful for: Primers – eye, under eye, and face.
    Skin product most grateful for: Coconut oil. I use it for my hair, body after bathing and as a makeup remover.

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

    Skin tone: Light/medium Olive
    Beauty tip most thankful for: Suck on your finger to prevent excess lipstick from getting on your teeth! That, or put a business card behind your lashes when applying mascara.
    Makeup product most thankful for:lip primer or invisible lip liner
    Skin product most thankful for: Moisturizer with SPF!

  30. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of KaseyCannuck KaseyCannuck

    Your skin tone/coloring: NW20-25
    Beauty tip you’re most thankful for? Using oil to take off eye makeup. No more cleansers and makeup removers stinging my eyes.
    Makeup product you’re most thankful for? Concealer. I have raccoon eyes without it.
    Skin product you’re most thankful for? Olay Daily Renewal Cream. It’s pretty basic but it’s a BHA-based cream and has been helping keep my skin clear for years.

  31. Aelita

    skintone chanel b20

    1 best advice- do not use harsh face wash for acne prone sensitive skin
    2 makeup product I’m most thankful for- YLS touché éclat concealer -highlighter
    3 skin product I’m most thankful for-bioderma sensibio micellar solution, ahhh whom am i kidding? Fave beauty product is botox:))))))

  32. Skintone porcelain neutral/cool
    Beauty tip? to hide dark circles don’t use a brighter concealer, that just makes a reverse dark circle or makes skin look gray, use peach toned corrector one shade darker than skin, then apply concealer past dark circle area in a triangle shape.
    Thankful makeup product? Kevyn Aucoin eyebrow pencil for redheads, nothing else like it perfect color tiny point for perfect real looking brows. HG!
    Thankful skincare product? Paulas Choice RESIST Triple-Action Dark Spot Eraser 2% BHA Gel
    This is the only product I will never live without, cures acne, black & white heads, large pores and uneven skintone like redness and freckles and contains effective antiaging ingredients. Truly effective.

  33. Your skin tone/coloring: palest of the pale, cool
    Beauty tip you’re most thankful for? Blot your face before setting with powder (thanks Wayne Goss~)
    Makeup product you’re most thankful for? Bless mascara for making me look less like uncooked dough.
    Skin product you’re most thankful for? The antibiotics and topical treatment combo my doctor prescribed me for my awful acne. Clear skin is amazing.

  34. skin tone/coloring: light/olive
    Beauty tip you’re most thankful for? Hmmm… probably using eyeshadow primers and bases to make colors last longer and be more vibrant.
    Makeup product you’re most thankful for? UD shadow primer, Tarte amazonian clay brow mousse, and UD Naked Basics
    Skin product you’re most thankful for? Clinique Dramatically Different moisturizing lotion

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

    Your skin tone/coloring: NC30
    Beauty tip you’re most thankful for? Use primer before foundation
    Makeup product you’re most thankful for? Concealer
    Skin product you’re most thankful for? Tea Tree Oil

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

    Your skin tone/coloring: NW10/15
    Beauty tip you’re most thankful for? Using a matte eyeshadow for the browbone of hooded eyes. Far more flattering than a satin or highlight, keeping the focus on the lid area.
    Makeup product you’re most thankful for? Red lipstick. ALL red lipstick.
    Skin product you’re most thankful for? Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizer

  37. Your skin tone/coloring: fair with warm to neutral undertones
    Beauty tip you’re most thankful for? After washing your face, splash with cold water instead of using a toner. Also, using tape as a guide for a cat eye and eyeshadow.
    Makeup product you’re most thankful for? Bare Minerals Well Rested Concealer and Lancome Effacil Makeup Remover
    Skin product you’re most thankful for? Paula’s Choice RESIST Ultra-Light Super Antioxidant Concentrate Serum and RESIST Daily Smoothing Treatment with 5% Alpha Hydroxy Acid

  38. Ade

    Your skin tone/coloring:
    Medium-dark/tan with golden olive undertones, M·A·C NC42/C5, Bobbi Brown 5 Honey, NARS Syracuse, MUDE HD 153.

    Beauty tip you’re most thankful for?
    Tip from Wayne Goss: Blot your undereye concealer with 1 ply of tissue before set it with powder. Huge improvement, no excess product = no creasing!

    Makeup product you’re most thankful for?
    Although I hate how powdery it looks on my face, but God, I need my M·A·C Blot!

    Skin product you’re most thankful for?
    Hmmm… there are 5 items that I love equally. Paula’s Choice 2% BHA Liquid, Paula’s Choice RESIST Intensive Wrinkle-Repair Retinol Serum, La Roche-Posay Cicaplast, Carmex Original Flavored Soothing Lipbalm & Bioré UV Perfect Face Milk SPF 50 PA+++ (a.k.a. the only sunscreen that mattifies my very oily skin & prolong my makeup!)

  39. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Cat Cat

    Your skin tone/coloring: Light with yellow undertones
    Beauty tip you’re most thankful for? “Get an eyelid primer” a couple years ago!
    Makeup product you’re most thankful for? Loose powder mineral foundation! (specifically Bare Minerals Matte Foundation!)
    Skin product you’re most thankful for? Clinique Clarifying Lotion for Combo Skin

  40. Your skin tone/coloring: Fair/Light, pink
    Beauty tip you’re most thankful for? tightlining and moisturizing
    Makeup product you’re most thankful for? Urban Decay Primer Potion and Lorac Pro Palette
    Skin product you’re most thankful for? Philosophy Purity face wash!

  41. E

    Chemo was my friend last year and I was left with no brows. After trying absolutely EVERY brow product, with inconsistent results, this tip was given to me by an Anastasia rep. It’s changed my life!

    Use a damp brush with an appropriate eyeshadow color to draw on brows.

    It looks more natural, stays on, and is much easier. I use a small, domed brush from ELF that is the perfect width, but whatever you are comfortable with.

    Saw all the family today for Thanksgiving and all thought they were my brows!!!

  42. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Angelina Angelina

    Your skin tone/coloring: light / yellow or olive
    Beauty tip you’re most thankful for? This might be a dumb one but wiping off the tip of my mascara wand!
    Makeup product you’re most thankful for? Foundation studio fix powder it looks the best on my skin type
    Skin product you’re most thankful for? Retin-a even though it’s a prescription one it really helps clear skin and give me smoother, softer, line free skin

  43. Swagata

    Your skin tone/coloring: Extremely fair (with pink undertones)
    Beauty tip you’re most thankful for? ALWAYS keep your skin clean; remove makeup once the day gets over.
    Makeup product you’re most thankful for? Kohl [I love me smoldering eyes =) ]
    Skin product you’re most thankful for? Freeman Sugar Pomegranate scrub [it’s inexpensive, but works very well; makes my skin radiant]

  44. Your skin tone/coloring: NC 20-25

    Beauty tip you’re most thankful for? Washing my face and exfoliating

    Makeup product you’re most thankful for? Graftobian HD Glamour Creme Palette in Corrector

    Skin product you’re most thankful for? DHC Renewing AHA Cream and Topix Replenix CF Cream. Seriously this combo has helped fade and reduce my acne scarring.

  45. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Aneta Aneta

    skin tone: very pale olive/ cool

    beauty tips: sugar+oil as lip scrub (thanks Christine!); hydrating skin through drinking more water

    beauty product: Dior´s Forever Skin foundation in shade 011 ´= my first time ever to find a perfect colour match (+ I like the formula)

    skin product: Hydra Vegetal gel cleanser by Yves Rocher = the most gentle and hydrating (and budget friendly) way of removing make-up without any rubbing at all. I just wash my whole face with the gel and water, and voila, all make-up, including mascara, is gone, while my hypersensitive skin feels fine.

  46. Your skin tone/coloring: Fair Cool
    Beauty tip you’re most thankful for? sun protection
    Makeup product you’re most thankful for? eye brow pencils.
    Skin product you’re most thankful for? Not a topical product but rather Fish Oil Supplements. Otherwise Rosehip Seed Oil.