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Warm, mid-toned brown eyeshadows like mac texture or makeup geek crΓ¨me brulee. They add that perfectly blended finishing touch to any eye look, but also look good buffed in the crease with a light shimmery or satin shade on the lid (mac mylar, mac all that glitters, makeup geek shimma shimma). Warm browns are my favorite go-to shades, especially when I’m in a hurry.

Creme finish nail polishes. Been on an absolute kick with them. So many indie brands focus on glitters or maybe shimmers, but there is just something so classy about a creme!

Plum! Fall has officially started (even though it already feels like winter here!) and my lips are plummed out. Also, I’ve been experimenting with berry eye looks and such. It’s my color for the moment!

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Same here!
I LOOOOVE deep red lipsticks, and they work great with my coloring (NW15; dark brown hair; green eyes).
Lately, too, I’ve become obsessed with finding a concealer/foundation/C cream that will render my “pretty good” skin as close to flawless as humanly possible.
Yeah, well. I can dream, can’t I? πŸ™‚

A tie between new (just purchased) Urban Decay Anarchy lippie and Lip Tar in Strumpet for fall colors πŸ™‚ Lip Tars are SO much fun! I love mixing them for all new shades. The new Urban Decay lippies are gorgeous, creamy and long lasting for a cream and id like the slight stain Anarchy leaves behind.

Orange n orangish red ….
have been buying like crazyyyyyy …
genna n gypsy by guerlain are two examples
lancome crazy tangerine rouge in love
givenchy carmin ecrin
ysl no 9 glossy stain ….. aahhhhh

but still hunting

If you asked me six months ago I would have said blush or cheek highlighters. But now I’m obsessed with lipstick in the red and/or burgundy family! I just recently got Russian Red (what took me so long?) and I LOVE it!

I have been obsessed with a red pigment I made for Halloween from my line. I will refrain from mentioning my line’s name, as I would never use your blog to advertise. It’s a brick/raspberry red I find beautiful.

Other than that, I’ve been obsessed with MAC’s Spider Queen Palette. Moss and Deep Purple are my favorite shades but I love them all. I also love my Anarchy Face Case by UD; not the shadows so much as the blush, eyeliner in “perversion” and lip pencil in “scandal” which looked amazing on you BTW!

I’m loving L’Oreal lately. I have been using their Infallible liquid liner everyday and their Voluminous False Fiber lashes. I want to try their Telescopic liner.

As far as lips, I’m obsessed with Maybelline’s vivids collection & Revlon’s lipstick in Raspberry Pie. Its a great color for fall. Raspberry Pie & OCC’s liptar in Meta are my fav fall colors, hands down!

I read so many of your reviews. I agree with your opinions almost 100% of the time!

Is there anyway I can send you some samples from my line? I WOULD NEVER ask you to write a review publicly. I do value your opinion greatly though. I don’t expect you to say yes. you’re very busy but it doesn’t hurt to ask!

Current brand obsessions include Guerlain, Hourglass, Nars, and OCC. Colours include oxblood, All Hail the Queen and rebel fox from butter London, Black Metal Dahlia, Role Play and Isherwood from OCC, teal+sapphire+emerald=I don’t know exactly what to call this color but I’m really loving it for clothing, and rose gold. Fall also gets lots of rich purples/jewel tones on eyes/cheeks, and dark lippys.

NARS Multiples; I’ve picked up 4 in the last month, or so, and am planning another next week! I’m also still on my (seemingly) neverending hunt for my HG highlight/contour pair…

I’ve been crazily obsessed with pastel mint shades lately, leaning slightly toward the blue side of the spectrum πŸ˜›

Anything red lately for me. And finishing powders. Any good rose gold recommendations as of late Christine? πŸ™‚

Before I even read your answer, Christine, I was thinking ROSE GOLD!!!! I have collected rose gold powder eyeshadow, cream eyeshadow, eyeliner, nail polish, ballet flats, watch, bracelets, and necklace. I’m currently on the hunt for rose gold and diamond stud earrings!

I’m currently using NYX glam shadow stick in rose gold as a base for the L’Oreal infallible eye shadow in amber rush. The NYX glam shadow stick is sheer on my Indian skin but works well as a base. The L’Oreal eye shadow is absolutely awesome, pigmented, and long-lasting πŸ™‚ My favorite rose gold product is the NYX retractable eye liner in MPE08 silky cashmere. It’s waterproof so it stays on my waterline and it brightens my eyes in a way that white, peach, and taupey beige eyeliners can’t do. It looks naturally brightened!!

I’ve tried the Sally Hansen complete salon manicure in gold roses but it chips within 2 days πŸ™ I’m looking into buying the Marc Jacobs enamored hi-shine nail lacquer in 112 Le Charm which is described as a rosy copper metallic shimmer.

Lippies!! I cannot buy enough of the lip sets this holiday season. They are amazing! I got the Kat Von D set, Tarte Set, the huge 20 shade BITE set, and saving for all the OCC minis. joy!!

That sounds gorgeous! I’ve never thought to combine black with those shades (my favs btw). Definitely going to try that out!

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Just HOW did I know you would say rose gold? XD

Mine is probably warm rose or raspberry pink on lips. I used to avoid those shades, thinking they’re too cool-toned, but they actually look quite flattering on me.

Orange toned red lipstick. Usually I tend to keep my lips pretty neutral and focus on my eyes, but lately I have been opting for understated eyes and a bold, red lip.

I’m really into red lipstick at the moment, my eyes have been watering a lot lately so I have pushed my makeup focus onto lips, cheeks and generally more ‘classic’ looks. I’ve also finally found reds that don’t bleed on me.

I’ve been loving oranges, coppers, and golds lately. Christine, what is your favorite rose gold that you’ve found? Most of the ones I’ve tried pull very copper on me (not necessarily a bad thing–just not rose gold!).

Oxblood colored cream fingernail polish. I’ve also enamored with Bath and Body Works body butter. I picked up dark kiss on clearance for 5 dollars at my local Post Exchange.

Coral. Always coral. I’ve been trying so hard to do plums, berries, and reds, but all they do is make me long for coral! lol. It’s just such a flattering color on my skin.

Mac Malt eyeshadow, MUFE e/s 76 and MUFE blush 157 – they have this rosy sandy taupy beige colour (not the best explanation LOL). It’s been my go to for about a month now.

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I’ve been obsessed with combining strong cool and warm tones on my eyes, like a pale silver on the inner third of my lid with a warm brown or burgundy/plum in the crease. I’ve been experimenting with the transitional shade that makes it all come together.

Taupe! I saw Great Gatsby last weekend and all the actresses were rocking gorgeous shades of taupe on their peepers.

VIolets and taupes. Normally, I like warmer colors in the summer but this summer it was cool colors and I’m still loving them.

i am going through laser beauty therapy on my face so i can’t wear foundation and must step out of home with bare skin, the only things i can do to to make me pretty and forget my red sensitive skin for the moment is eyeshadow and lipstick. for the shade i’m into teal and blue for the eyeshadows, lipstick pink, plum, berry.

Must buy ALL the red lipstick. πŸ˜€ And taupe. I am all over the taupe eyeshadow right now, especially anything with a plummy undertone.

Black… always black. As long as I can remember. Everything black. Sometimes I deviate and go for gunmetal but usually black πŸ˜‰

For long time I have been searching real emerald green (just like in Urban Decay Vice 2 color named Damaged) and so far I found nothing like that! Please, help me with suggestions, I need emerald green in my life!

Anything berry! Cranberry, Plum, Wine, Amethyst, Violet, Burgundy, etc. LOVE!!! So glad those shades are hot this season. They are my absolute favorite πŸ™‚ Especially the eye shadows and lipsticks.

i’ve been obsessed with my eyeliner and now the eyeshadow in Stash!!! i seriously would squeal if i had a huge bronzer sized pan of stash. i don’t know why, but it’s just the most beautiful and unique green in my opinion.
oh! and rose golds on my cheeks

Black liquid eyeliner – there are several that are really easy to apply now.
I too like rose gold. Both as highlight and eye shadow.
I rediscovered a deep plum wine lip gloss as well. It is no where near as scary on the lips as in the tube, and I love it.

Deep reds and plums is what I’ve been gravitated toward lately. Those are my go-to colors for lips and cheeks for fall.

Chanel & Dior products for some reason.
A lot more matte shadow shades.
High quality, long wearing, highly pigmented lip products.
Illuminating face powders that aren’t visible to the eye.
Liquid foundations for winter.

The list never ends….it’s always something I’m getting my hormones in a twist over!

I have been obsessed with nude lipsticks lately. I am NC15/NW20 and I thought I would never find a perfect nude, but I have found many!! VGII, UD Naked, Clarins Nude Caramel, Lorac Nude scene, MAC Blankedy, Mac Shanghai Spice, Lancome Pale Lip, Lancome Delicate Lace.

Hopefully this will help other ladies w my coloring!

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