Survey Says... December 9th, 2015

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  • Your skin tone/coloring:
  • Favorite green-hued beauty product?
  • Favorite gold-hued beauty product?
  • Favorite silver-hued beauty product?


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fuji Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: NC 15 (winter) – NC 20 (summer)
Favorite green-hued beauty product? Eyeliners and eyeshadows. Colourpop Coconut is my recent favorite.
Favorite gold-hued beauty product? I can’t recall any that I use/own, I prefer my complexion being neutral and bright, not so much to the warm side.
Favorite silver-hued beauty product? Colourpop Spoon (highlighter)

Momo Avatar

♥ Your skin tone/coloring:
• Dark to Medium-Deep
• Warm undertone, with a touch of Neutral
• NC44.5 to NC45

♥ Favorite green-hued beauty product?
• Coastal Scents Hot Pot [Eyeshadow] in CHERRY MOSS
• Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil in JUNKIE
❝ I’m not a big ‘green makeup’ fan; I think it’s an unflattering color on me. If I do purchase a green shade, I like it to be mixed or accompanied by a variant color. ❞

♥ Favorite gold-hued beauty product?
• Guerlain Terracotta Illuminating Powder in SUN IN THE CITY
• MAC Veluxe Pearl Eyeshadow in WOODWINKED
❝ This was difficult to answer because I tend to like and buy many gold-hued makeup. ❞

♥ Favorite silver-hued beauty product?
• NYX Ultra Pearl Mania [Eyeshadow Pigment} in SILVER PEARL
❝ The best silver eyeshadow I’ve ever used!! Period. ❞

Nancy T Avatar

Your skintone/coloring: Medium w/ olive undertones MAC NC37-40 (37during winter), deep brunette, teal green eyes w/gold flecks ( hazel? Idk?)

Favorite green hued beauty products: Sephora Contour Eyeliner pencil in Go For A Ride, plus UD Stash and Dragon eyeshadows. Love greens!

Favorite gold hued beauty products: MAC Shaft Of Gold MSF and Woodwinked eyeshadow, Nars Kauai gold shadow, and if I can get it: MAC Explosion Plushglass.

Favorite silver beauty products: hmm, silver glitter nail polish topper? Maybe UD Armor eyeshadow? Idk? I really don’t look very good in true silver!

Kat Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: fair warm (MAC NC15, Cover FX G10)

Favorite green-hued beauty product? MAC Sumptuous Olive eyeshadow. Its one of their better formulated eyeshadows, and the color is so flattering on brown eyes. I also like Mildew Eyeliner by Urban Decay but I use Sumptuous Olive more.

Favorite gold-hued beauty product? L’Oreal Silkissime eyeliner in Gold. I love to do an all-matte eye look and then pop this on the lower lash line for some glimmer.

Favorite silver-hued beauty product? ColourPop Liberty eyeshadow. It is intense! It’s more wearable than you’d think, I like to use a thin stripe of it as eyeliner on an otherwise bare lid and paired with a very minimal face for a modern, graphic look.

Mariella Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair, cool-toned
Favorite green-hued beauty product? Inglot 419/MAC Sumptuous Olive or MAC Silver Sun. And the entire Stila in the Garden palette (discontinued, alas)
Favorite gold-hued beauty product? MAC Sea Worship Extra Dimension shadow and Atomic Ore pencil
Favorite silver-hued beauty product? Not sure I have one – maybe MAC Silver Dawn Extra Dimension shadow – it’s a silvery taupe, which might be as close as I get to silver.

t Avatar

skin tone/coloring: very fair and cool toned (i use loreal true match foundation in c2, but only because they didn’t have c1 at my local cvs)
favorite green-hued beauty product: nyx risque, colourpop dr. m and bunny … i love green lipsticks they’re so weird and cool
favorite gold-hued beauty product: i don’t really own any because i find them kind of unflattering
favorite silver-hued beauty product: i think the closest thing i have is cold hearted by nyx

Inday Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: medium, yellow leaning neutral, nc 30-35

Favorite green-hued beauty product? Stila Smudge Stick in Mint Julep. I love it on the lower waterline for adding a pop of color, an idea that I got from you, Christine! And I’m a sucker for anthing in a mint hue.

Favorite gold-hued beauty product? Definitely Pat McGrath’s Gold 001. I’m still experimenting with it as I’ve never used anything like it, but it is unbelievably pigmented and SO smooth. I can’t wait for the reveal of Phantom 002!

Favorite silver-hued beauty product? Zoya’s Magical Pixie Dust in Cosmo, a wonderfully sparkly silver glitter explosion in polish form.

Samantha Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair/Cool
Favorite green-hued beauty product? Deborah Lippman Defying Gravity/One Short Day.
Favorite gold-hued beauty product? Colour Pop So Quiche.
Favorite silver-hued beauty product? Urban Decay Oz. It is perfect for the corner of the eye.

Diane Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Dark red undertones (NW50)
Favorite green-hued beauty product? A teal pencil from Kiko it was the Siren Collection I think . Super buttery like a pro-pencil.
Favorite gold-hued beauty product? omg too much for one life .

Highlighter Oh Darling by Mac
Cosmopolitan Eye shadow by makeup geek
and Game Face by color pop ( it’s more bronze)

Favorite silver-hued beauty product?
Shima Shima eyeshadow by makeup geek

kaelta Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Very Light skinned with warm undertones
Favorite green-hued beauty product? Either Lipstick Queen Lipstick in Frog Prince which makes my lips turn a nice shade of naturally deep pink or theBalms Lead Zeppelin- I love the nice gold green look on my brown eyes
Favorite gold-hued beauty product? Definitely the Lorac Gold Unzipped Palette- Anything in there, the shadows are just so buttery. The Stila Smudgestick Waterproof Eyeliner in Gilded is a close second
Favorite silver-hued beauty product? I don’t use a lot of silver. I like my eyeshadows gold and glitzy and I think that is because of my warm skinniness. However, I will say that Metal-ica by theBalm is wonderful to brighten up my inner corners and I do enjoy Cosmic by Urban Decay. It is a Moondust eyeshadow so I do get some fall out if I don’t use a glitter glue of sorts, but I still love it.

Anne Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: NC15

Favorite green-hued beauty product?: MAC Humid eyeshadow (also Sumptuous Olive, Club, Kelly, etc.) I LOVE GREEN. I have probably 5-6 different shades of green liner as well, and Dr. M from Colourpop.

Favorite gold-hued beauty product?: Charlotte Tilbury “Bette” cream eyeshadow

Favorite silver-hued beauty product?: I don’t really have much in the way of silver products, and they tend to be things from sets so not necessary my “favorites”. The closest things are probably “Pistol” from the Naked2 palette and Marc Jacobs “Stone Fox” eyeliner.

Rachel R. Avatar

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

Favorite green-hued beauty product? Eyeshadow — UD Junkie, UD Thrash, UD Mildew, Milani Bella Eyes in Khaki and Emerald, ColourPop Hammered, NARS Night Porter, Guerlain 03 Les Verts 4-color Long Lasting Eyeshadow Set. Eyeliner — UD 24/7 pencil in Mars (LE), L’oreal Silkissime pencil in Green Ivy, Tarte Clay Pot liner in Green. Lipstick — Makeup Revolution Atomic Lipstick in Serpent, Nyx Wicked Lippie in Trickery, ColourPop Ultra Matte in Dr. M, Jeffree Star Velour Liquid Lipstick in Mistletoe. Highlighter — Looxi Beauty Voodoo. Mascara — Nyx Color Mascara in Perfect Pear for accents. I’d love to find a really good dark emerald or forest green mascara. I know MUFE Smoky has one, but I’ve heard the fibers can irritate sensitive eyes.

Favorite gold-hued beauty product? Eyeshadow — ColourPop Get Lucky, Lorac Unzipped Gold palette, MUFE Artist Shadow in ME-512 Golden Beige, Ardency Inn Modster in Heaven. Eyeliner — Loreal Silkissime in Gold, Jordana Cat Eye liquid liner in Future. Highlighter — The Balm Mary Lou-Manizer. Lipstick — Jcat Wonder Lip Paint in Duchess with Muchness, CoverGirl Star Wars Collection in 40 (rose gold), Makeup Revolution Far Away Galaxy Collection in Space Luxe, Nyx Wicked Lippie in Mischievous. Mascara — e.l.f. Glitter Mascara in Gold (DC’d).

Favorite silver-hued beauty product? Eyeshadow — ColourPop Liberty. Eyeliner — L’oreal Silkissime in Silver, Bourjois Contour Clubbing Waterproof Eyeliner in Gris Tecktonik, UD 24/7 Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner in Gunmetal. Highlighter — Looxi Beauty Celestial. Lipstick — Makeup Revolution Far Away Galaxy Collection in Sky-walker, Nyx Wicked Lippie in Coldhearted. Mascara — e.l.f. Glitter Mascara in Silver.

Julie Avatar

Coloring: fair &scoop (NW 10-13); brunette w/ green-grey eyes.
Favorite green? Don’t wear a lot of green…closest would be L’oreal Infallible eyeshadow in Gilded Envy
Gold? I don’t think I own anything gold! I do love Becca’s beach tint blush thingy in Lychee/Opal, does that count? It has a golden sheen, at least!
Silver? ALL OF THEM. Seriously, it’s my weakness. I’ve TRIED to swear off silver eyeshadow because I’m fairly certain I’m too old, but I just can’t!!! My absolute favorite is Urban Decay Strip eyeshadow, which is discontinued, but I still have a little left in one, plus a spare! I’ve tried to dupe it, and while I’ve never met a silver I didn’t love, nothing has compared!

Genevieve Avatar

Skin tone: very fair, light porcelain
Favourite green hued beauty product: definitely eye shadows. I love all shades of green: olive, khaki, mint, forest green, teal…. Favourites include: Bonne Etoile – all the greens, Dior’s Jardin, Dior 3 couleur in Khaki, UD Protest, L’Oreal’s Golden Emerald. To name a few that I have.
Favourite Gold: Definitely UD Half Baked, Milani Gold – just beautiful. Plus any golds I have in palettes
Favourite Silver: I tend to prefer a silvery grey colour. The silver in Les Gris is just perfect.

pePear Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: light medium/warm

Favorite green-hued beauty product?: MUFE Artist Shadow #S312 , ME302 ,ME304, Ardency Inn Eyeshadow in Peacock

Favorite gold-hued beauty product?: MUFE Artist Shadow #ME654 , ME700 , Ardency Inn Eyeshadow in Rose Gold , Makeup Geek Foild Eyeshadow in Untamed

Favorite silver-hued beauty product?: MUFE Artist Shadow #S114 , ME108,Ardency Inn Eyeshadow in Heaven

Vanessa V Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Medium Neutral MAC NC 30-35
Favorite green-hued beauty product? Essie Fall in Line nail polish
Favorite gold-hued beauty product? UD Half Baked
Favorite silver-hued beauty product? Bobbi Brown Party Shimmer Brick LE product but one of my favorites ever!

Tammy B Avatar

NC 37 (warm medium)

Green: Kat Von D Metal Crush eyeshadow in Electric Warrior.

Gold: Zoeva Cocoa Blend eyeshadow in Pure Ganache

Silver: Colourpop eyeshadow in That Girl.

Katherine T. Avatar

*Favorite Green – I have a 2 drawers of khaki olive gold shadows, so hard to pick, but faves are UD Moondust in Vortex, CP So Hammered, and 2 shades in Sephor’s Mild to Wild Khaki kit
*Favorite Gold – Burberry Nude No 2 shadow, CP Highlighter in Lunch Money
*Favorite Silver – Dior Mono Fusion in Aventure (hands down)

Tracey E. Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: light to medium, warm toned
Favorite green-hued beauty product? I don’t think I own any.
Favorite gold-hued beauty product? Charlotte Tilbury’s Eyes to Mesmerize in Jean & Bette, Bobbi Brown 24 karat cream shadow stick, Charlotte Tilbury x Norman Parkinson Sunlight highlighter, a gold/brown Lancome eyeliner
Favorite silver-hued beauty product? Bobbi Brown longwear cream shadow in Smoky Topaz

Fran Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: between fair and light; strongly cool undertones with warm features
Favorite green-hued beauty product? any green eye shadow that’s a true green, an olive green, or slightly yellow-green (neither teal nor chartreuse eye shadow looks good on me, though). Make Up For Ever D306 Bottle Green, D316 Crystalline Pinky Green, I318 Linen Khaki, I324 Bronze Khaki, I330 Linden Green, D334 Apple Green, Urban Decay Freak and Mildew, NARS Pasiphae, Bobbi Brown Balsam, the green in the Ciate London Smokey Suedes palette.
Favorite gold-hued beauty product? eye shadow again, although gold is harder for me to wear — Ardency Inn Heaven and NARS Stud, MUFE ME512 Golden Beige, the golds in the Ciate London Smokey Suedes palette, If I could find a gold lipstick that looked good on me, that would be cool.
Favorite silver-hued beauty product? Eye liner — specifically, NARS Eye Paint in Interstellar — or used as an eye shadow. A silvery highlighter would be really cool.

Lauren Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair-Light w/ Neutral Undertones
Favorite green-hued beauty product? That Girl Super Shock Shadow from Colourpop
Favorite gold-hued beauty product? So Hollywood Highlighter from Anastasia Beverly Hills
Favorite silver-hued beauty product? Stud Eye Shadow from NARS

chris Avatar

MAC NC50/55 with yellow/gold undertones
Green – MAC Sumptuous Olive eye shadow
Gold – MAC Goldmine eye shadow.

Both these shades looks great with Sketch, Foile(sp?), Embark
Silver – not really a fan of silver on my skintone.

Gillian Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring:
Fairest neutral. Currently experimenting with Cover FX Custom Cover Drops in N10, Too Faced Born This Way Foundation in Snow and Barry M Foundation Crème in 1 (white). ?

Favorite green-hued beauty product?
Most of the greens that I like lean towards more of a blue-green hue. The product closest to a true green that I use on a regular basis would be the Marc Jacobs Highliner in Intro(vert). It’s just gorgeous!

Favorite gold-hued beauty product?
There are a few gold eyeshadows that I like but the best gold I have, that again is more of a true gold than most of the others I use, is Aztec Gold from the Ben Nye Grande Lumière palette. That’s a really great palette if you’re into colourful eyeshadow! However I tend to make more use of Makeup Geek Magic Act and MAC Retrospeck eyeshadows since they are more neutral-toned.

Favorite silver-hued beauty product?
Silver isn’t a colour I reach for often at all. If I had to pick it would have to be Silver eyeshadow, again from the Ben Nye Grande Lumière palette, and the Avon Supershock Gel Eyeliner Pencil in Silver. Both are nice and pigmented, showing up as bright, metallic silver.

It took me three goes to do this so I’ve not elaborated too much! I don’t tend to wear the above colours too often but I’ve gone for gold and maroon today. Definitely a favourite Christmas combo. ?

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