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Coppers & greens suit me best in eyeshadows & pale pinks, plum and peach are best for my lips and cheeks.
I tend to try anything with my eyeshadow colours, it’s fun to try crazy combos ( i’m still a bit scared of blue! ) but I rarely switch from the colours i know suit me in lipstick and blush.

Sorry, should have said this on my original post!
Skin – pale olive ( tan very quickly in summer, lose the tan very quickly in Autumn!)
Eyes – brown

Well since I have dark skin w/ brown eyes…not all colors look well on me…sadly, lol.

But I’ve recently discovered that Pigmented Teals/Blues smoked out on the eyes look really pretty. Also Pigmented Greens smoked out and Fuschia/Pinks look really pretty on my eyes.

As for cheeks, peaches and pinks look really pretty like MAC desert rose blush and NARS torrid blush.

As for lips, I love mauve colors on my lips because they are like MLBB so I cant go wrong with them, lol.

Golds, Bronzes, Peachy Pinks and Browns look great which is why I bought most of Neo-SciFi. I used to wear purple which also looks good.

I’m NC35-40.

I am Asian, so I have dark hair and dark eyes, and happen to have light skin so many colors work on me =X But personally, my favorite for the eyes will always be taupe. But I occasionally opt for fun colors when I feel like it 🙂

i’m NC20, brown hair, blue eyes and i like myself best in pinks, peaches, gold, copper and corals. i can sometimes get away with bright red l/s but not often. i don’t like blues, at all.

Pink tends to be the best for me, which is great since it’s my favorite color.

Blue usually looks bad, but I’ve found some ways to make it look good.

I have fair skin, dark brown hair (though it is currently auburn), dark brown eyes… so, browns/neutrals look good on me, as do greens and purples I suppose. I’ve recently gotten into blues which I’m still wary of but I think I’m making it work =P
I tend to stay away from the pinks & oranges because they make me look like I have pink eye… and I think I’ve found that silver eyeshadow looks better on me than gold. Alas.
As for cheeks & lips I constantly play around with them.

I have that pink eye problem with blues. I like them so much, but they make my eyes look disgusting and not white at all 🙁 At least the dark smoky ones do. I wonder how we could get around that problem… 🙂

it’s honestly a trial . . if I get compliments I wear it again. I find that grey looks good on me so that’s what color my work out clothes are, lol.

I find that blues, pinks, green and purples look best on me. I have fair skin, green/hazel eyes and dark brown hair. I do wear all colours of eyeshadow/liner thought. I just find that cooler tones do look better overall

I’m a chocolate toned black woman so I find that the warm neutrals suit me best, but I have no fear so I rock any and every color across the spectrum. I guess I could say that ANY color suits me, if I apply it the right way.

I think that most people can wear most colors, just maybe a lighter tone, darker shade, cooler, warmer, etc. But I think bronze, browns, warm reddish purples, and dark greens look nice with my skintone–I’m NC45. However, I do wear all different colors. As for cheeks, Raizin blush is my staple…orangey or rosey brown colors. Lips? I like nude lips the best, but I think in a way dark red is more flattering.

I agree. You usually just need to find the right shade, tone or temperature. But that can be hard with certain colors. Like, I’ve been trying to find the right red lipstick for me forever and still haven’t gotten the right one. 🙁

i’m kinda dark so i thought that colors would never look good on me but then i learned that you just have to find the right tone. purples and teals that are more on the green-ish side look good with my brown eyes. and pinks and reds with blue undertones also look really good. my fafi blush looks so bright in the pan but when i put it on, it looks so natural!

I’m pale with green eyes and reddish brown hair. I tend to stay with browns and neutral shadows for everyday looks. I also like dark greens and earthy tones since they bring out my eyes. Lately I’ve been using a lot of purples and I love them! My new fav thing is a plum colored liner.

I’m having some probems with this! Do warm or cold colors suit me better?

MAs tend to say “you need warm colors”, but when they try them on me, for instance very warm brown eyeshadow, they agree with me that it doesn’t look all that good. The only time my husband said “that color looks good on you” I was wearing cool blueish purples, and I find that I like cool shades better. Lately I have however found a brown that is good, GloMinerals Coffee trio, and I totally love the warm pink of Cliniques Strawberry fudge duo.

For the skin I detest anything remotely brownish! I am pink by nature and never tan, and like to look natural 🙂 On the lips I think warm tones are best, since some cool lipsticks tend to get blueish after application for some reason. Not all, though. My pink Dior l/s is just nice. And of course shiny light glosses are good!

So I guess I am still in the process of finding my colors 🙂

Sorry about the long post, I guess I got a bit carried away… This was a hard question!

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Hey love! It’s a process, y’know? And sometimes it’s less about cool/warm as it is about how warm, how cool, or what they’re paired with!

I’m very pale, and never tan, any color bronzer never looks good on me. I wear NC15, and that is almost too dark for me. I always get compliments on shades of green and shades of blue eyeshadows. But I normally wear any color eyeshadow. I normally stick to pink shades for lip sticks and glosses, but recently I have ventured out into nude lips.

I’m the same – NC15 requires careful blending to not be orange! And bronzer is never, ever going to happen. I tend to stick to neutral browns for eyes and pink/peach for lips on an everyday basis, but I’ve been known to wear almost any color of shadow. I’ve also experimented with Russian Red, but it’s still a work in progress…

As a girl on the lighter side of NW15, I can say that the Neo Sci Fi bronzers can actually work when applied lightly! For the NC15s I’d suggest the refined golden, possibly used with the 187 brush, or else a very light hand along with a powder brush.

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lol, Jennifer! You never know, you may find a way to work the bronzer into your life. It’s not a must-have, but hey, it could happen 😉

I have red hair, light skin (NW20)and green eyes… so I love to wear greens, golds, and browns/bronzes on my eyes. However, I’ve been branching out – I really love plums on my eyes, as they make the green really pop. I’m loving Twinks eyeshadow, and of course Trax (because it’s got the plum purple AND the bronze in it). And, I’ve done a few blue looks recently that worked well and pleasantly surprised me as I was sure blue was horrible on me. ‘Course, I am just reveling in the Neo Sci Fi collection with the kicked-up-a-notch neutrals 🙂 🙂

I have dark brown eyes and dark brown hair with fair skin, so different variations of brown and taupe colored eye shadows suit me best. Greens, pinks, and blues go nicely as well.

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