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Amanda Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Golden deep. MAC NC45, UD 9.0/10.0, Nars Macao
Your go-to pink lip? Tanya Burr Lip Gloss in Aurora. It’s lovely!
Your go-to plum blush? The Balm Instain Blush in Pinstripe, I believe. So pretty, and with a natural satin-y finish.
Your go-to transition eyeshadow? MAC Cork. I like a transition that you can’t really see as opposed to one that warms up the crease, and this matches my skin tone almost perfectly.

Nikki Avatar

skin tone/coloring: light, cool skin; hazel eyes; medium brown hair

pink lip: NARS Funny Face is my all time favorite, VG Miley is my current staple

plum blush: none at the moment! I love plum toned blushes, but can never find one that lives up to my memory of my old DC favorite MAC Hushabye

transition eyeshadow: UD Naked I or II

Amanda Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair/porcelain
Your go-to pink lip? MAC creme cup
Your go-to plum blush? NARS sin
Your go-to transition eyeshadow? Either Naked 2 from Naked Basics or Malt by MAC

Sara Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Medium with yellow undertones, NARS Stromboli, Mac NC30-NC35
Your go-to pink lip? Mac Cosmo
Your go-to plum blush? Not entirely plum but I consider Mac Cubic my go to Plum-ish Blush
Your go-to transition eyeshadow? MAC Soft Brown, weird how it works nicely as a transition color whether I use warmer or cooler colors on the lid.

MzCrafty1908 Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Deep/Dark NW 48
Your go-to pink lip? MAC-Girl About Town
Your go-to plum blush? Milani-Fantastico Mauve
Your go-to transition eyeshadow? Makeup Geek-Cocoa Bear or MAC- Brown Script

Stephanie Avatar

◾Your skin tone/coloring: Light Olive / Warm Undertones / NC20
◾Your go-to pink lip: NARS Audacious Lipstick in the shade “Greta”
◾Your go-to plum blush: MAC Plum Foolery (my first ever blush I bought from MAC!)
◾Your go-to transition eyeshadow: MAC Soft Brown

Hailey Avatar

Skin tone: light, warm (Armani 3.75)
Pink lip: YSL Pink in Confidence
Plum blush: can’t get over Edward Bess Moroccan Rose
Transition shadow: Rough Bunny Rouge Chestnut Napped Apalis

Elisa Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Light/Medium, NARS Ceylan
Your go-to pink lip? CHANEL Boy. It’s so simple and perfect for an everyday look but still so lovely!
Your go-to plum blush? NARS Sin, which is my favourite blusher of all times.
Your go-to transition eyeshadow? MAC Blush in Harmony. It’s really subtle once it’s blended in but it can still get quite strong.

Mariella Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: fair, cool (NW15-20)
Your go-to pink lip? Clarins Rouge Eclat in Pink Berry or MAC Lustering (I just wish it were a different formula and lasted longer)
Your go-to plum blush? MAC Conjure Up mineralized blush (it’s LE from years ago but it’s still my favourite with Plum Foolery in 2nd place)
Your go-to transition eyeshadow? Stila Puppy or Sephora Malted Milkshake. I also really like Too Faced Velvet Revolver but I don’t think that one is available any more.

xamyx Avatar

Skintone/Coloring: Fairly light, very neutral; dark-featured.

Pink Lip: I haven’t done a pink lip since middle school…

Plum Blush: I’ve recently rediscovered an older Lancome blush quad, which includes Aplum, and I’ve beem wearing that one quite a bit.

Transition Shade: It depends on what brand of shadow I’m wearing, and what type of look I’m going for… Basically, I use a light pinky-brown for more “natural” looks, but if I’m doing a smokey eye/dark lid, I may opt for a warmer light brown. I have 25+ in my immediate rotation, so it’s hard to narrow it down! Also, I may prefer a particular shadow on a given day, but just use one in the palette in hand, or one that’s in immediate reach…

Heather Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Very fair-neutral
Your go-to pink lip? Vaseline Rosy Lips
Your go-to plum blush? Tarte Blushing Bride (the old version) applied very, very, very lightly 😉
Your go-to transition eyeshadow? Probably Naked 2 from the Naked Basics palette!

tzwiggy Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Light, peachy. MAC NW15

Your go-to pink lip? MAC Lovelorn, Dior Addict Diorkiss

Your go-to plum blush? MAC Breath of Plum and MAC Plum Foolery (usually used together)

Your go-to transition eyeshadow? UD Laced <3 (I use it every single day, not matter what color eyeshadow I'm wearing. I can't see myself living without it now. I have 5 backups, lol)

Karen Avatar

Skin tone/coloring: Light/Medium – NC20/25
Go-to pink lip: MAC Pure Zen or MAC Japanese Maple
Go-to plum blush: I have no plum blushes. For some reason I don’t think plum would look good on me.
Go-to transition eyeshadow: MAC Soft Brown

BECCA Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: very pale white neutral, mac nc/nw05 if it existed
Your go-to pink lip? gerard cosmetics butter cream lipgloss, urban decay native lipstick
Your go-to plum blush? giorgio armani sheer blush 10
Your go-to transition eyeshadow? makeup forever milk tea

Rachel R. Avatar

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

Your go-to pink lip? Usually Sephora Cougar, though lately I’ve been into MAC Viva Glam Miley Cyrus. For a light pink, it’s been bhcosmetics Creme Luxe Lipstick in Charmed.

Your go-to plum blush? Bobbi Brown Pot Rouge in Blushed Rose or The Balm Instain Blush in Pinstripe. My makeup is sorely lacking in plum blushes, and I’m looking forward to reading everyone’s choices.

Your go-to transition eyeshadow? I rarely use one. I just blend the highlight color gradually into the crease. If I need one, it totally depends on what colors I’m wearing that day.

Erica Avatar

Skin Tone: Dark w/neutral undertones. Mac NC50, Nars Macao, Lancome 470 Suede.

Go to pink lip: I prefer nude pinks like Viva Glam V, Velvet Teddy and Buxom’s Dolly with a plum or purple lip liner.
Go to plum blush: Nars Almeria or Nars Dolce Vita.
Go to transition shade: Mac Texture or Cork depending upon my eyeshadow look.

Jennifer Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring:
Light/ medium tone, cool yellow undertone (MAC C30, Revlon Colorstay Medium Beige)

Your go-to pink lip?
Urban Decay Fiend or Maybelline Vivid Rose

Your go-to plum blush?
I don’t think I have a plum blush… yet.

Your go-to transition eyeshadow?
MAC Bamboo or UD Naked.

Catie Avatar

1. I have cool fair-light skin.
2. Bite Luminous Creme in Fig
3. Nars Dolce Vita for a deeper, reddish plum or Clinique Plum Pop for a brighter, pinkier shade
4. Cover from Naked 2 Basics

El Avatar

Skin tone: fair neutral.
Pink lip: Zelens Lip Glaze in Pink. Definitely an indulgence but an utterly gorgeous product. I love the red, too.
Plum blush: Max Factor Creme Puff Blush in Gorgeous Berries. This line is basically a drugstore dupe of the Ambient Lighting blushes.
Transition eyeshadow: don’t really have a favourite. If the eyeshadows I’m working with aren’t in a palette that has a reasonable transition shade, then I usually grab either Too Faced Chocolate Bar palette or Cargo Vintage Escape Fall palette and use the most appropriate medium neutral shade in there. I’m a lot pickier about my pale base shadow than the transition shade.

Sylirael Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Cool-neutral vampire!

Your go-to pink lip? At the moment it’s been Marc Jacobs Have We Met, but mostly because I finished my tube of Chanel Charme 😉 Revlon Elusive is my pink matte of choice atm!

Your go-to plum blush? You know, I don’t think I have any *plum* blushes!!

Your go-to transition eyeshadow? … Mostly I just toss contrasting shades together that I like (n00b that I am), but I do use UD Sin for smoothing the upper edges of various looks, so maybe that counts? 😀

Katherine Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: fair/light with warm undertones (MAC NC15, Estee Lauder Double Wear 1W1 Bone)
Your go-to pink lip? Viva Glam Miley (I figure if I’m wearing pink, I might as well go all out!)
Your go-to plum blush? I haven’t worn a plum blush in a very long time, I tend to lean towards warmer blush colors
Your go-to transition eyeshadow? Either Creme Brulee or Peach Smoothie by Makeup Geek, or S814 Light Rosewood by Makeup Forever depending on what they other colors in the look are

Nikki J. Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: NC50
Your go-to pink lip? MAC Girl About Town
Your go-to plum blush? La Femme Grape
Your go-to transition eyeshadow? LORAC Pro Palette Taupe

LadyLiterary Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Ultra fair, porcelain, neutral, CoverFX N10 I suppose I would be NC/NW10 if MAC actually made a neutral shade of foundation
Your go-to pink lip: Tarte Lipsurgence Skintuitive Lip Gloss. It always turns into the perfect pink shade that goes with any outfit, from work to date night to dinner with the inlaws
Your go-to plum blush: Bareminerals I think it’s called Blush Pearl or 32473? I got it in the boxing day set from Sephora, it’s a pretty, lightly shimmery blush, and even with my fair skin I can make it work, I want to get a new plumb blush though
Your go-to transition eyeshadow: UD Cover from the Basics 2 Palette

Eliz Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Porcelain, cool undertones.
Your go-to pink lip? So many pinks, so little time. But, DiorAddict Singuliere and Bite Beauty Vouvray are two of my faves.
Your go-to plum blush? I don’t know that I have any true plums but Edward Bess Desert Blossom and Lancome Aplum would probably be the closest.
Your go-to transition eyeshadow? Most light taupes work. Clinique Starlight Starbright (the lighter shade) never lets me down. NARS Edie is great for lighter looks.

Jennifer Avatar

Skin Tone: Snow White (character)
Pink Lip: Well according to hoard I just dug out of my book bag, it’s Revlon Just Kissable Balm Stain in Smitten, Silk Naturals Kisser Slicker in Proper and Shiro Intertube in Nyan Cat.
Plum Blush: No plums, but currently wearing a lavender blush. Notoriously Morbid Cartomancy.
Transition Eyeshadow: a nameless one from a Tarte holiday palette a few days ago. Sorta band-aid generic flesh toned, much warmer an darker than my actual skin.

Meghan Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Light with yellow undertones (Chanel B20)
Your go-to pink lip? Nars Anita or MAC Faux
Your go-to plum blush? Hourglass Mood Exposure
Your go-to transition eyeshadow? I can’t say I really have a go-to, maybe Barcelona Beach by Makeup Geek?

Candice Avatar

◾Your skin tone/coloring: light – cool
◾Your go-to pink lip? Illicit by Urban Decay. Really easy-to-wear, kinda sheer, a no-worry pinky lip.
◾Your go-to plum blush? not a go-to colour for me
◾Your go-to transition eyeshadow? Naked 2 (from UD Naked Basics 1 palette)

Vanessa V Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Medium Neutral MAC NC30-35
Your go-to pink lip? MAC Cream Cup or Lustering
Your go-to plum blush? Nars Sin
Your go-to transition eyeshadow? Urban Decay Naked or whatever bronzer I’m using at the moments

Pteetsa Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair with neutral undertones

Your go-to pink lip? I don’t wear pink lipstick or pretty much lipstick in general.

Your go-to plum blush? It Cosmetics Magical in Mauve or an old favorite, Lancome Aplum

Your go-to transition eyeshadow? I don’t know exactly what this means…so I don’t think I use one. I like NARS Blondie as a neutral base.

Fran Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Between fair and light, cool undertones and warm features.
Your go-to pink lip? Some good ones: Favorites are Urban Decay Revolution lipstick in Ladyflower, Bite Beauty Luminous Creme lipstick in Granache, Make Up For Ever Rouge Artist Natural in N27, and NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Never Say Never.
Your go-to plum blush? IT Cosmetics Vitality Cheek Flush in Magical in Mauve
Your go-to transition eyeshadow? For very cool looks NARS Namibia (it’s a matte mid-tone cool gray) or high tea from Clinique’s ‘wear everywhere greys’ palette, or Bobbi Brown ‘Cement’; for other looks Make Up For Ever S516 or S556, or shades number 2 and 3 from BECCA’s Ombres Nudes Eye Palette, or transition shades that are present in various palettes like the Urban Decay, LORAC, Bare Mineral- or Too Faced palettes that I’m using for the look I’m doing.

Jasmine Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: MAC NW44-45
Your go-to pink lip?: Hm. Revlon’s Mauvy night. It’s rather purple but it pulls pink on me. It’s easily my favourite lip colour!
Your go-to plum blush?: Maybelline’s Plum Wine.
Your go-to transition eyeshadow?: Too Faced Salted Caramel from the Chocolate Bar palette. I like transition shades blend well into my skin and that’s Salted Caramel!

Dreamer19 Avatar

C1 light olive
Pink lipstick: there are so many it’s hard to choose. Lately I’ve tried some warmer colours than usual, and my most recent favourite is Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy in the shade Dynamic. My other, cooler toned every day natural is Clinique Chubby Stick Voluptous Violet.
Blush: A NYX one, but can’t remember the shade now. (Dusty Rose? maybe not)
Transition colour: MAC Omega, or Catrice Staright Expresso

Ade Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring:
MAC NC42, Medium Deep/Tan with golden olive undertones.

Your go-to pink lip?
Burberry Peony Rose for professional look-pink, Givenchy Fuchsia Irrésistible for my bright, fuchsia-pink.

Your go-to plum blush?
Hourglass Mood Exposure for work, Chanel Plum Attraction and Tom Ford Softcore for a night out/weekend.

Your go-to transition eyeshadow?
Wanna hear sad story? It’s called Burberry Gold Trench 🙁

Alecto Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Strong yellow/golden undertone
Your go-to pink lip? Performance Colors Rumor (I only have two pink lip colors)
Your go-to plum blush? Silk Naturals Desert Plum
Your go-to transition eyeshadow? Historically, MAC Outre, but I’ve been doing more playing around with colors and have recently transitioned (hah!) to ColourPop Play

I would like to take this moment to add that as I was reading the comments on this survey I was creating an eye look with ColourPop Play and Hustle, and finishing with a loose shadow LE from Notoriously Morbid that was sent as a free gift in my last order (called Cermet & Paesh). Just as I finished and realized how amazing the three looked together, and thought to myself how incredibly lovely Cermet & Paesh is, and how it might be my new favorite color, I fumble-fingered the pot and dropped EVERY LAST GRAIN on the floor. Can we all please have a moment of silence? :’- (

Olivia Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: very fair with yellow undertones
Your go-to pink lip? Mac’s Pink Plaid for a “natural”/toned down look and NYX’s matte lipstick in Bloody Mary with Revlon’s lacquer balm in Coquette on top for a bold lip
Your go-to plum blush? The only plum blush I own is Hourglass’ Mood Exposure so I guess I’ll have to go with that!
Your go-to transition eyeshadow? It really depends on the colors I’m wearing but I’ve been loving Too Faced’s Chocolate Soleli bronzer as a transition shade

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