Survey Says… August 31st, 2016

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  • Most used face/cheek product this month?
  • Most used eye product this month?

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Medium warm

Favorite August product: Becca Luminious Blush in Foxglove.

Face: Born This Way foundation set with LANCOME Absolue face powder

Cheek: Nars Nacissist Cheek Palette

Eye: Anastasia Self Made Palette

Your skin tone/coloring: Neutral Light

Favorite product this month?: This has to be ColourPop’s Butterfly Beach highlighter! It’s August and I don’t tan/glow naturally so it has made my month! I believe I’m not addicted to CP’s highlighters and have already ordered a few more!

Most used face/cheek product this month? My go to “foundation” is UD’s One and Done in light and I use it every day. However, I’ve been using MAC’s Trophy Face Powder pretty consistently. It’s so soft and comes off as naturally illuminating. Not to mention, my husband love bowling and I don’t. This is as close to a bowling alley you can get me!

Most used eye product this month? This is a tie between MAC’s Bowlarama and ColourPop’s Bae. This month has just been so fun for color! I’m excited for seeing the Star Trek line tomorrow for myself! Birds of Prey will likely be my color for September so let’s see!

Your skin tone/coloring: Light olive
Favorite product this month? Clinique Prep Start for eyes and I like the Prep Start Hydroblur moisturizer. Great to say favs are Clinique products… it’s been awhile.
Most used face/cheek product this month? Face: KGD Aqua Foundation 213, IT Cosmetics CC cream Light Cheek: UD Rapture
Most used eye product this month? A combo from my current fav ABH singles palette: Nude base, Buon Fresco in crease (of course), Dark Chocolate shimmer on mobile lid and lower lash, Beauty Mark smoked out on outer vee.

Your skin tone/coloring: MAC C4 / Nars Barcelona, neutral light tan Asian
Favorite product this month? MAC Face and Body in C4 – light-feeling, natural, lasts all day
Most used face/cheek product this month? Kett Sett Pressed Powder – essential in NYC humidity!
Most used eye product this month? Dinoplatz Too Cool for School Mascara – no flakes, no smudges, no problems!

My skin tone/coloring: Fair/neutral.
Most used face/cheek product this month: Clinique up-lightning illuminating powder (01 nude glow). LOVE IT!!! And Laura Geller – Baked Flambé Blush (Peach Crumble).
Most used eye product this month: Sephora Contour eye pencil 12HR (in Cocoa-14 and Flirting Game-15).

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair/warm
Favorite product this month? Urban Decay One and Done Complexion Perfector
Most used face/cheek product this month? Benefit Dallas – I’ve hit major pan and need to replace.
Most used eye product this month? Colourpop eye pencil in Get Paid

Your skin tone/coloring: fair, cool
Favorite product this month? Nars eyeshadow primer (got it the other week and really like it – not the most exciting answer but….)
Most used face/cheek product this month? Face: IT CC cream and La Roche Posay facial sunscreen SPF60; cheeks: UD Rapture blush
Most used eye product this month? a toss up between Chanel Empreinte du Desert quad and the original TF Chocolate Bar palette.

Your skin tone/coloring: dark deep with red undertones (NW45 – NW50)
Favorite product this month? mac fix + shimmer brick in bronze by bobby brown
Most used face/cheek product this month? shimmer brick in bronze by bobby brown
Most used eye product this month? it’s too hot so i did my makeup rarely this month but my all time favorite is cocoa bear by makeup geek

Your skintone/ coloring: Medium w/olive undertones MAC NC37-40 or Tarte Med. Honey, deep brunette, teal-green eyes w/ gold flecks.

Favorite product this month: All the sparkley eye products that came out recently! UD Moondust galore, Nars LE uber shiny/ shimmery eyeshadows!

Most used face/ cheek product this month: Tarte Amazonian Clay foundation and TF Hangover RX primer together. Like, but still had quite a bit of oil break through and eventually cause some breakdown of foundation. This hasn’t happened with the Amazonian Clay in previous summer, so perhaps I’m too oily to use them together during high humidity?

Most used eye product this month: ABH Modern Renaissance Palette! Love that palette SO much. Really brings out the “Go light” shade of green color in my eyes.

Your skin tone/coloring: fair, warm, blue eyes, light brown to copper hair
Favorite product this month? Viseart Minx palette. My first ever Viseart, and it’s fantastic. I’m hooked
Most used face/cheek product this month? NARS concealer. Really great product, and again, I’m hooked.
Most used eye product this month? Lorac eyeliner in Bronze. Picked this up on a lark, and it turns out to be the just-right warm, medium brown; it’s less like a bronze on me than a medium cinnamon.

Your skin tone/coloring: Cocoa/ Dark
Favorite product this month? Sephora clear lip gloss (go figure huh)
Most used face/cheek product this month? Josie Maran Argan Affinity Oil
Most used eye product this month? ABH Brow Gel and Sigma Brow Powder

This month I’ve worn less makeup in general. IDKY I just haven’t been putting much on. I’d do my eyebrows, put on clear gloss maybe some highlighter to spruce me up but that’s about it.

Your skin tone/coloring: Medium with light olive undertones
Favorite product this month?: Hourglass vanish seamless foundation stick in Nude.
Most used face/cheek product this month?: Becca split shimmering blush duo in Amaretto/Prosecco pop
Most used eye product this month? Anastasia Beverly hills Modern Renaissance Palette + UD Moonstone palette.

Your skin tone/coloring: NC15 with some redness

Favorite product this month? Caudalie Grape Water. Really good for traveling in hot and gross weather.

Most used face/cheek product this month? Sunscreen! I’ve been not wearing much makeup at all this month

Most used eye product this month? Eye cream as same about the not much makeup. Though it’s a bit illuminating so maybe that counts a bit…?

Your skin tone/coloring: Medium, neutral to a bit yellow

Favorite product this month?
KVD Shade and Light palette. Took me a while to breakdown and buy it, but holy cow!, does this suit me. Loving it.

Most used face/cheek product this month?
Got Nars Goulue in a sample size from Sephora for Rouge renewal. LOVE it. No way would I have bought that color. Depending on what I do with my eyes, it’s been 50-50 between Goulue and Becca souffle blush in papaya/topaz.

Most used eye product this month?
See KVD above.

Skin tone/coloring: Very fair/cool
Favorite product this month: That’s a tough one – while I haven’t been using them that long, I think it’s probably a draw between the byTerry Rouge Expert Click Sticks and the Tom Ford Duos. For a product I’ve been using longer – Sunday Riley Martian Toner and UFO oil
Most used face/cheek product: Armani Maestro Glow foundation
Most used eye product this month: Probably my Tom Ford Extreme mascara

Your skin tone/coloring: Pale, warm toned, NC-15ish.

Favorite product this month?: Honest Beauty eyeshadow Trio in Heather Mauve. I just got it last week and I’ve already used it multiple times. I have to use a warmer color in the crease/on my lower lash line along with the purples or I look sick, but once I’ve done that it’s gorgeous.

Most used face/cheek product this month? Bareminerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 30 in Opal 01 (wrong color, too cool toned, just trying to use it up), Besame Cosmetics Cashmere face powder in Light (also the wrong color, too dark, but trying to use it up), Lancome Blush Subtil in Blush Simplicite.

Most used eye product this month? The Honest Beauty trio. Also, Benefit eyelash primer, Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara and CoverGirl Waterproof Super Sizer mascara.

hey Nicole,

I never heard of this brand. It looks like a super nice trio (I love mauves and purples)… And the shadows must be good if you like them so much. Interesting!

I really do! Lately the humidity here has been so bad that everything is creasing, so I’ve been using the original Urban Decay eye primer potion. My eyelids are really dry, so it’s not really made for me, but it does help my eyeshadow more than the other primers I have. The only problem has been that when I go to put eyeshadow over it, it almost always skips and I end up spending way more time doing my eye makeup than I want. This trio does not do that at all. Even the dark purple. I’ve read some reviews where people say that they’re too pigmented and difficult to blend, but I haven’t had that experience. The colors last all day as well. Yesterday I put my makeup on at about 12pm and didn’t take it off until 11:30pm, and my eyeshadow still looked good, only slightly faded, with no creasing. I know it’s not just because of the primer, because I’ve been using that primer with a lot of my palettes and I still get creasing with most of them after about 8 hours. I’m really happy with them. I swatched all of them in Ulta and I’m so tempted to get the green trio and one of the brown trios.

hey Nicole,
Thanks! That’s impressive! Wauw. And people complain about the shadows being TOO pigmented: that must be a good sign! I like the grey one too, so sophisticated. On the website I saw a limited edition face palette with 5 eyeshadows, a blush and two lipcolors. Hm… Let’s see about shipping costs to Europe. 🙂

Coloring: Light, neutral-ish undertones, brown hair, brown eyes

Favorite product this month: basically every color-correcting product I own.

Most used face product: Too Faced I Will Always Love You, I think. That and It Cosmetics CC Cream.

Most used eye product: I’ve been switching up a lot this month and trying to use palettes I haven’t used in a while, so it’s really hard to say… Maybe Too Faced Semi-Sweet Chocolate Bar?

Your skin tone/coloring: Neutral Light-Medium

Favorite product this month?

Most used face/cheek product this month? Estée Lauder Double Wear Foundation set with Chanel Perfection Lumiere Extreme powder foundation.

Most used eye product this month? MAC Tan Pigment over TF Glitter Glue, alone on lid for those in a rush mornings or with UD’s Fast-Ball in crease and lower lashline, tons of UD Perversion mascara and a pair of in your face falsies!

Nobody asked, but my face isn’t complete without lipstick, so – Burberry Lip Velvet in Rosewood has been my new lip toy this week. ABH Crush LL is my go-to.

Fair NC 20
Maybelline Eye Studio Master Precise Skinny eyeliner in refined charcoal

Clinique Cheek Pop in Nude Pop or Physicians Formula Butter Bronzer

Milani eye primer or MAC Vanilla eyeshadow

Your skin tone/coloring: fair redhead
Favorite product this month? My Becca Champagne Pop liquid illuminator has been getting a lot of love lately!
Most used face/cheek product this month? Laura Mercier’s bronzer 03, for sure!
Most used eye product this month? I’ve been doing a lot of different eye looks I suppose, but I’ve been loving the Covergirl supersizer mascara. It does not smear!

Your skin tone/coloring: Medium Tan Mac NC 40
Favorite product this month? Mac Pro Longwear brow gel
Most used face/cheek product this month? YSL Le Saharienne Bronzer in 5
Most used eye product this month? Bobbi Brown sun and sand palette (the neutral one)

Your skin tone/coloring: NC50
Favorite product this month? MUFE Plexi Gloss in 104
Most used face/cheek product this month? Rock & Republic Shameless Blush
Most used eye product this month? Marc zx Jacobs Highliner in Blacquer

Skin tone: Fair with neutral undertones

Favorite August product: Marc Jacobs Velvet Noir mascara. I got a sample a while back and am just now using it. Has anyone bought full size after using the sample? Are they the same? I have been disappointed in some full size mascaras after loving the sample (I’m looking at you, Too Faced Better than Sex.)

Most used face/cheek: Face- Dr Jart Premium BB cream. Gotta love that SPF. Cheek- I’ve been using my Clinique Cheek Pop in Peach Pop and Soap & Glory Peach Party blushes while summer is still going strong.

Most used eye product: Pur Minerals Eye Polish in Cashmere.

Skin tone: fair, light porcelain
Favourite product this month: I have been rotating my eye shadow palettes every couple of weeks so I have been loving my Stila in the Garden palette and The Playlist by bareMinerals.
Most used face/cheek products: Natio blush palette in Sunkissed. It is a mosaic of peachy shades.
Most used eye products: Bark and Sage from the Stila palette are just glorious, subtle colours

Your skin tone/coloring: Very fair with neutral undertones; magenta/red hair; hazel/green eyes.

Favorite product this month? Too Faced Hangover Replenishing Face Primer and the UD Moondust Palette.

Most used face/cheek product this month? Face — Everyday Minerals Semi-Matte Base in Fair 0N. Cheek — Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush in Celebrated and Milani Rose Powder Blush in Coral Cove.

Most used eye product this month? Aside from my usual Too Faced Shadow Insurance, the UD Moondust Palette.

-Skin tone is fairest neutral with cool-leaning eyes/hair/lips.
-Favorite Product of the Month has a couple options of course. Skin care has been super important since it’s so muggy out! Paula’s Choice Hyaluronic Acid booster really helped boost moisture without needing to weigh my skin down with anything too heavy, her vitamin c/sunscreen/antioxidant serum really helped me feel sun-safe, and the newer Niacinamide Booster evened beautifully. For makeup Milk’s Holographic Stick has been really fun to play with. Other than that, I got a new pair of Tom Ford sunglasses blocking out the rays that are sooooo helpful.
-Most-Used Cheek Product is definitely the Holo stick this week. Enjoying layering it with a wide variety of duo/opalescent highlights and shadows to add to the effect. Really gorgeous.
-Most-Used Eye Product: Vice XX and my MUFE collection have been in heavy rotation. Milk’s eye pigment in Rave and Sesh last super well in muggy heat as well.

Your skin tone/coloring: MAC N25 on my face, My neck is about a MAC NC20, my Arms/shoulders are MAC N40. Oh the woes of being biracial and tanning super easily ahaha. Neutral reddish undertones. With naturally almost black, brown hair, and dark brown eyes!!

Favorite product this month? Because of the 99cent sale at coastal scents. I bit the bullet and ordered 13 eye shadows. And they’re ALL i’v used since I got them August 4th. They’re so creamy, and soft, and are very pigmented!! And over a primer (TFSI) they last ALL DAY on my oily/hooded/monolidded eyes!!

Most used face/cheek product this month? Neutrogena clear face SPF 60 sunblock!! I’m on a very aggressive acne cream/medication. So I wear SPF60 every day!! And this sunblock is perfect for me!! It drys to a matte, non greasy/heavy finish and it keeps my severely acne prone skin happy and clear!! For a makeup product, that would be Estee Lauder double wear in 3N1. It’s the only foundation i’v EVER found that matches the COLOUR of my skin, while matching my RED undertones!!! But I can only wear this shade in the summer, or else it gets too dark looking in the middle of canadian winter 😛

Most used eye product this month? I was going to say my Coastal Scents eye shadows again, but I have to say Too Faced Shadow insurance!!! This is my summer time eye shadow primer for my super oily/hooded/monolidded eyes!! It’s the only primer that keeps my eye shadows on for the 16+ hour days I have at conventions in the summer!!

Still grossly cool after all these years. Lt>med. the mute hd sample in R 230 and the LM nude Tm are just a tad light in summer, could be fine for winter. think I change it up too often to have favorites, but that Paula long name tm and fab triple duty are total basics. Tend to play with the new: the 2 visearts and the mufe matte. Need to add some matte to Mr. Frostee (bridal satin.). Now that the nars DI summer blush palette is broken in, it’s in heavy rotation. (just saw an Asian product at Kam Man that was named Heavy Rotation. Think it was tm. I LOLled.). But that hasn’t kept me from Nyx dusty rose (Mauver than there shade called mauve) Strictly Chic (light orange) or Taj Mahal (not so light orange) or auburn, or burnt pepper….et cet er Aaaah. Probably use at least 15 different blushes per month, or more. Today it was Nyx cinnamon, and tonight (wake) it was tarte natural beauty. So maybe it’s more like 15 different per week, but not 60 different/month. Bec some weeks, it may be none…..

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair/cool
Favorite product this month? Kat Von D Ink Liner in Trooper. I love the wing it helps me create!
Most used face/cheek product this month? IT Cosmetics CC/Missha M Signature BB mixed together and Charlotte Tilbury Filmstar Bronze and Glow.
Most used eye product this month? Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara in Black.

Your skin tone/coloring: medium, warm/yellow-toned
Favorite product this month? Hmmmm. I’m not a highlighter girl, so I was surprised at how much I enjoyed using Maybelline’s new highlight stick.
Most used face/cheek product this month? Maybelline Highlight Stick in Nude Glow and MAC Sheertone Blush in “Peaches”
Most used eye product this month? Colourpop Eye Shadow in “Deux”

Your skin tone/coloring: light and warm
Favorite product this month? Nothing new, but I’ve been giving much love to my YSL Glossy Stain Pop Water in Eau de Corail.
Most used face/cheek product this month? Lancome My Parisian Blush in Corail de Ville (from their spring collection) and Blush Subtil Creme in Corail Alize (from last year’s summer collection).
Most used eye product this month? bareMinerals BB Cream Eyeshadows in Soft Linen and a taupe one, I can’t remember the shade name !

Your skin tone/coloring: NC15
Favorite product this month? Probably the Urban Decay Moondust palette. Love all the sparkle.
Most used face/cheek product this month? Face would definitely have to be my usual MAC Pro Longwear foundation. It lasts through all the really hot summer weather but doesn’t feel super heavy. Cheek would probably be Tarte Amazonian Clay blush in Celebrated or MAC mineralized blush in Cosmic Force. Both are just really neutral and go with anything. Also been using Urban Decay highlighter in Aura or Sin a lot
Most used eye product this month? Probably the Urban Decay Moondust pallete or my Buxom custom pallete. I got them both around the same time and I’ve been rotating both a lot this month.

Your skin tone/coloring: light to medium warm

Favorite product this month? My new Coastal Scents Hot Pots

Most used face/cheek product this month? Rodial South Beach

Most used eye product this month? MAC Quite Yummy

Your skin tone/coloring: medium, warm (NW30)

Favorite product this month? Sunset Glow highlighter from Bobbi Brown AND the Real Techniques expert face brush. Until recently I was a bit underwhelmed by the highligher but this brush does the trick, just buffing the product in and the glow is beautiful.
Most used face/cheek product this month? Must be the Olay Regenerist Serum. It feels more like primer to me though, the silicones probably. But I like it, bought another bottle already.
Most used eye product this month? Hard to say… I’m trying out more neutral looks (as a newbie I often go overboard, hahaha! Also I do not have a lot of special occasions to wear makeup) and I have rediscoverd my Chanel Ombres Matelassees which has mostly mattes.

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair with neutral to cool undertones and freckles.
Favorite product this month? ABH renaissance palette. It’s so versatile and beautiful, and ugh, I didn’t want to give in to all the hype, but I’m soooo glad I did! And also Atelier Orange Sanguine Cologne (I don’t know if this is a guys cologne or not, but I LOVE IT). Its the best smelling perfume in the world.
Most used face/cheek product this month? As always, my ABH Glow Kit in Gleam. With the Pat McGrath nude highlight stick underneath. So pretty.
Most used eye product this month? Also the ABH Modern Renaissance palette. I mean… technically I got it only a week ago for my birthday, but I’ve been using it every day ever since. It’s hard for me to use one product all the time because I find myself quickly becoming bored with it. I have a lot of make up and I love to show it all some love! But I’ve been really inspired with this palette.

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair/neutral

It’s been so hot here I just haven’t been wearing much makeup, if at all. I mostly just wore NARS Consuming Red lip pencil. Can’t wait for cooler weather!

Favorite product this month? Odacité ‘Pa + G’ Papaya-Geranium Facial Serum (skincare) – smells so good!

Most used face/cheek product this month? Nothing. But I just got the Essence Nude Highlighter, and it’s beautiful. Looking forward to using it.

Most used eye product this month? I think I wore Benefit Rollerlash mascara a few times this month.

Your skin tone/coloring: NC 15, NARS Gobi in Sheer Glow. Pale.
Favorite product this month? Just got Courting Seduction lipstick by MAC. Such an unconventional color, especially considering that I am not the one to enjoy extra attention. BUT! The feeling of stepping out of the comfort zone is great 🙂
Most used face/cheek product this month? I diligently try to rotate my stash, so it’s hard to single out one product. I guess it would be NARS Sheer Glow foundation (only because there is not much left and I made it a point to finish it) and Warm Soul.
Most used eye product this month? Strictly speaking it is MAC Prep + Prime 24-Hour Extend Eye Base. Every single time I do my makeup, which is pretty much every day. Honorable mention goes to MAC fluidline in Dipdown. Has been getting quite a lot of attention from me this month.

Your skin tone/coloring: Light to medium with periodic redness
Favorite product this month? Tom Ford Paradiso and Giacomo lipsticks
Most used face/cheek product this month? Charlotte Tilbury Wonderglow foundation / CTxNP colour of youth blush
Most used eye product this month? Corrector and concealer (Bobbi Brown, Charlotte Tilbury)

Your skin tone/coloring: Deep Dark NW50

Favorite product this month? Sheet Masks in general. My skin has been acting up lately and using a sheet mask everyday has been helping.

Most used face/cheek product this month? Colour Pop Highlighter in Might Be, Jouer Highlighter in Tiare, and Milani Baked Blush in Fantastico Mauve

Most used eye product this month? NYX shadow in Dance the Tides and MAC Damson.

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