Survey Says... February 22nd, 2017

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  • Your skin tone/coloring:
  • Favorite product this month?
  • Most used face/cheek product this month?
  • Most used eye product this month?


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Alice Hamilton Avatar

Skin tone – deathly pale!
Favourite product – Rosie for Autograph Lip Glossy
Most used face & cheek product – Soap & Glory Love at First Blush
Most used eye product – Still Magnificent Metals Glitter & Glow Eyeshadow

Courtney Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Light/Fair with neutral undertones.
Favorite product this month? Been loving my NYX Ultimate Brights Palette!
Most used face/cheek product this month? Probably just my NYX HD Finishing Powder.
Most used eye product this month? I would have to say my Covergirl Super Sizer (though I’m not sure I like it yet)

Rachel Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair/cool
Favorite product this month?: Differin gel acne treatment-worked wonders for my hormonal acne
Most used face/cheek product this month?: L’Oreal Infallible Pro Glow foundation
Most used eye product this month?: Doll 10 mascara

Rachel R. Avatar

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

Favorite product this month? ABH Glow Kit in Moonchild; Nyx Slide On Lip Pencil in Revolution (green); Nyx Matte Lipstick in Up the Bass.

Most used face/cheek product this month? FACE — Due to a rare bout of dry skin, Too Faced Hangover RX Replenishing Face Primer and bareMinerals Complexion RescueTinted Hydrating Gel Cream in Opal 01. CHEEKS — Medusa’s Make-up Blush in Dangerous Liaison and ABH Glow Kit in Moonchild.

Most used eye product this month? Urban Decay Primer Potion in Original; Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-on Eye Pencil in Perversion

Tammy Avatar

Skin tone: Medium Warm (MAC NC30)

Favorite product(s) this month: Much to my surprise, it’s my Notoriously Morbid Vanishing Cabinet. Notoriously Morbid makes fantastic highlighters and the pink/gold shift highlighter called I Burn I Perish is beautiful. The coral blush is outstanding and lasts all day without fading. The real superstar of the month is the aptly named Matte eyeshadow pigment in Too Good To Be True. It is an absolutely STUNNING lavender color but the intensity diminishes significantly after four hours of wear. For now I just carry it in my make up bag and touch up with my finger at lunchtime to bring back the intensity. I cannot find another shadow like it or I would dupe it. I also love the color scheme this month: lavender eyes with coral cheeks. I would not have put this combo together on my own but it looks so nice for spring. You can see the look I created here:

Most used face products: I’ve been mixing my Prescriptives Flawless Skin foundation with a drop of Cover FX Custom Enhancer Drops in Sunkissed ( the foundation is just a touch too light and too neutral). The enhancer drops actually enhance the wear time of my foundation and help it not to break apart on the oily parts of my combination skin. I have started dipping into MAC’s blush in Pinch Me, but I am often tempted by Fleeting Romance, which sits adjacent to Pinch Me in my MAC blush palette. Fleeting Romance is probably the prettiest blush I’ve ever worn, it is so beautiful with my skin tone.

Most used eye products: This month I’ve been using Nordstrom’s MAC C’est Chic Matte palette quite a bit, UD’s Virgin, and the MAC Selena collection eyeshadows. Here is today’s look with C’est Chic and Virgin:

CatG Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Light, yellow undertones
Favorite product this month? My new RCMA loose powder
Most used face/cheek product this month? theBalm CabanaBoy maybe?
Most used eye product this month? There is none, I rotate through everything

Nat Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Medium Neutral undertone
Favorite product this month? 22 lipkit by Kylie
Most used face/cheek product this month? Nars All Day Luminous Weightless in Punjab
Most used eye product this month? L’Orรฉal Telescopic Mascara

Joyce Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: light to medium with yellow undertones, dark brown eyes, black hair
Favorite product this month? Stila Spirit eyeshadow palette
Most used face/cheek product this month? Wet n Wild PhotoFocus pressed powder in Warm Beige &a MAC Sweet Vision blush
Most used eye product this month? Revlon Praline cream eyeshadow

Joyce Avatar

Hi Shannon!

I actually don’t like the Revlon Cream Eyeshadows as much as I thought I would. But! They’re decent.

They aren’t super pigmented, but I’ve mostly been using 2 light shades: Creme Brรปlรฉe & Praline.

I would say go for it if it’s on sale and with a coupon, lol. That’s how I bought mine. I would recommend them to friends who don’t like bold makeup or prefer quick & easy makeup!

Quick take: easy to use, cream to powder, semi-buildable, brightening, doesn’t crease (but I don’t really have a crease, lol), wears well throughout the day.

Anna Avatar

Skin type: fair with freckles
Favorite product this week: Tom Ford Guillermo
most used cheek product: CT Filmstar bronze and glow
most used eye peoduct: that would be my white dior kohl for waterline

Linda Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Light medium with yellow undertones

Favorite product this month?: P50 1970 toner.

Most used face/cheek product this month? I use my Color FX little stick in lavender and EL BB Cream under my makeup every day to set the tone and begin smoothing things out — that’s the boring stuff. In terms of color, I’ve reached the most for my Hourglass blush in Diffused Heat. (An inveterate mixer, today I used a bit of MAC Melba then the Hourglass on top and it was nice.)

Most used eye product this month? No doubt, Chanel Empreinte du Desert quad. Late to this quad party, but I’m all in. ๐Ÿ™‚

Mariella Avatar

Isn’t it just the most fantastic eyeshadow quad, Linda. When I first looked at it in-store, I started to walk away because I wasn’t all that thrilled with how it looked but I went about 15 steps and then thought “Heck, I’m in the mood to buy SOMETHING” – it really was that sort of impulse purchase but it’s been one of my fave purchases in recent years. I don’t know what I’ll do if/when I finish it (maybe I’ll have to come to your house and steal yours!). Chanel really would be wise to make it permanent/bring it back.

Linda Avatar

Mariella, My heavens, I can’t say enough about it. I’m obsessed. I would read how some of you here said you were “broken records” about citing it as a fave. Well, add me to the chorus.

There is only one other shadow experience I had like this. It was back in early 80s with a Dior quad — gold, blue, a deepish maroon and something else. It looked great and I used that thing until it was gone. I still think about it, and would buy it again in a flash. This time with the Chanel, I got a backup on ebay. First time EVER doing that. Yep, obsessed. ๐Ÿ™‚

Lulle Avatar

I’ve only tried Rosegold and it’s a great everyday nude shade. It’s semi-opaque, it evens out the discoloration on my lids and adds a bit of glow. It’s perfect for those days when I don’t have time to do much but still want to look polished!

Sherri Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: light/fair, cool-toned
Favorite product this month? UD Ultimate Basics palette
Most used face/cheek product this month? For cheeks, MAC Full Of Joy blush
Most used eye product this month? MAC’s Vintage Selection paint pot

Taylor Avatar

Do you use your Vintage Selection as a base for looks or on its own? I’ve tried to wear it as a “one and done” all over shadow, but it really didn’t show up that much on my eyes (which is weird because I am pale as a ghost!)

Sherri Avatar

I only use Vintage Selection as a shimmery base for eyeshadows. Otherwise, it wouldn’t have much “pop” to the eyelid that I like!

Ziwei Avatar

Skin tone: Warm fair/light
Face/check products: nars Talia contour palette. Love the finely milled powders. The highlight color is not a highlight though, I use it as a blush and it’s the perfect nude blush.
Eye products: the balm nude dude palette. I’m trying to go through it fast.

Taylor Avatar

How do you like the LORAC palette? I was thinking of buying it because I don’t have a lot of pastels, but haven’t bit the bullet yet. I have relatively the same skin coloring as you so wondering how you like it ๐Ÿ™‚

Bonnie Avatar

:::screeching brakes sound::: Customized ambient lighting palette you say? What is this magical product you speak of and how can I acquire this awe inspiring item?
I don’t know how this got passed me! But I would sure love to be brought up to speed!

Bonnie Avatar

Hi Rachel! Thank you SO MUCH!! My name is Bonnie Martin. I moved back to Northern Ca.’s Central Valley where I grew up after living my adult life in the Bay Area. I figured I should tell you a bit about me since you are now my new best friend!!! Thanks Bestie!! hehehe I jest, but I’m completely serious that I’m heading straight to order my own! I’ve always wanted the trio palette, it’s been in and out of my cart a hundred times (I NEVER exaggerate bff) but I’m very fair and have heard that one for sure and maybe two shades were too dark for me. YAAAAY! I wish you knew how excited and happy I am. Thank you again very very much!!

Stephanie Avatar

Skin Tone-Right now it’sNC20, relatively neutral
Favourite Product this Month-Lise Watier new Rouge Intense lipstick, I have Kelly (close dupe for UD Ravenswood) and Olivia, the most pretty blue pink ever.
Most used Face product-MAC Play it Proper beauty powder, adds that life back to my winter cheeks
Most used eye product-Clarins Instant Light Perfecting Base

Mariella Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: fair, cool
Favorite product this month? Smashbox Cover Shot Smoky palette, MAC All That Glitters (I’d not used it in months and months; wearing it again just confirmed that it’s a shadow I will never be without).
Most used face/cheek product this month? MAC Love Thing Mineralized blush, IT CC Cream
Most used eye product this month? the above-mentioned Smashbox palette, Marc Jacobs Skinny Liner in Blacquer.

Anne Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: NC15 w/some redness

Favorite product this month? Hourglass Liberator

Most used face/cheek product this month? Hourglass Mood Exposure

Most used eye product this month? Zoeva Cocoa Blend palette

Angie Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: medium light – blue eyes/dark hair
Favorite product this month? Mahalo Petal Mask… *swoon*
Most used face/cheek product this month? Marc Jacobs Flesh & Fantasy
Most used eye product this month? L’Oreal eyelash primer. I have the wimpiest lashes ever! I’m also trying out some W3ll People Elitist shadows, but … meh. Pretty pretty but lasting power is about an hour on dry skin lids with primer.

Erica Avatar

Skintone: light, nc 20, med brown hair/eyes

Favorite product this month:

MAC Patisserie lipstick and Pinch o Peach Blush. New ones to me!

Most used face/cheek product :
Boscia White Charcoal Setting spray
MAC Prep + Prime Transparent Finishing powder
Wet n wild coverall pressed powder
Too Faced Papa Don’t Peach blush
MAC Pinch o Peach blush

Most used eye product :
Milani Eye Primer
MAC Teddy Eyeliner
Cover Girl Clump Crusher mascara
Revlon Dramatic Definition mascara

Blue Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: light, cooler
Favorite product this month? MELT Rubbish e/s or MAC Show and Teal l/s
Most used face/cheek product this month? Other than Becca Pearl and NYX Taupe, which I use every day forever, Anastasia Pink Heart highlighter from Moon Child
Most used eye product this month? MELT Rubbish or UD Perversion pencil

Bonnie Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: very fair neutral

Favorite product this month? The Tarte Double Duty Beauty Color Correcting Palette. The shades are creamy and emollient but don’t slip and slide yet thin enough not to cake. I’m so happy I took a chance and bought this!

Most used face/cheek product this month?
For face it cosmetics CC cream for cheeks Benefits Hoola. I switch out blush and highlight but even if I don’t contour I still do a dusting of hoola to give me that coveted “alive” look.

Most used eye product this month? Mac Paint Pot in Painterly

chelsea Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: fair & cool NW15
Favorite product this month? La Roche-Posay Effaclar BB Blur
Most used face/cheek product this month? MAC Stubborn and Breath of Plum blushes with Laura Mercier Matte Radiance Highlight
Most used eye product this month? I’ve been wearing MAC Grain, MAC No Me Queda Mas and Makeup Geek Bandwagon most days

Genevieve Avatar

Skin tone: porcelain with pink undertones
Favourite product this month: Clarins Joli Rouge Red Terra lipstick
Most Used Face/Cheek product:: Clarins Super Restorative Foundation in Linen
Most Used Eye Product: Rotating my eye shadow quints/quads and trios – Shiseido’s Snow Shadow – the best navy blue and grey shade out.

Shannon. N Avatar

My skintone: in between MAC NC20 and NC25! With super prominent yellow/warm undertones. Dark warm brown hair, cinnamon brown eyes!

Favourite product this month: Tony Moley Petite Bunny Gloss bar in the shade, something cherry! It’s already sheer and shiny, but I love to put a thick layer of lip balm on, then apply a thick layer of this tinted balm on top. And it’s a nice almost glossy tinted hint of colour on my lips!

Favourite face/cheek product: NARS Sin! Iv been LOVING it, for the perfect gold shimmered berry flush/blush. It’s a beautiful look on me! imo!

Favourite eye product this month: I bet this will shock NONE of you, but my favourite eye product this month was the modern renaissance palette! Iv used it EVERY day since I got it! Im in LOVE.

Alicia Avatar

My skin tone/coloring confuses me at times. Thanks to freckles (mostly on my cheeks) and redness in some areas, and also having a neck that’s paler than my face, people usually struggle to color match me. I don’t look good in yellow/orange/brown clothing so I think it’s definitely cool or neutral leaning toward cool. I still sometimes do warm eye looks with reddish and plum shades that complement my green eyes.

My favorite product this month…I think it’s a tie between my Naked Ultimate Basics and Naked 2 palettes from Urban Decay…I just got them this month, and it’s been fun to experiment with them.

My favorite face/cheek products this month: I am really enjoying the Tarte blush that came in the Sephora birthday gift (my birthday is in December, but they ran out of the 2016 gift and gave me the 2017 Tarte one instead). It’s nice and subtle. I’m also happy with a Lorac Spotlight highlighter sample I’ve had for a while now, but just started using it.

Most used eye product: As I said, the two UD palettes have really been the favorites, but I’ll also add in my Makeup Geek eyeshadows that get a good amount of use: especially Vanilla Bean, Peach Smoothie, and Barcelona Beach. I just ordered some more MUG eyeshadows in nude colors. All the mattes and nudes I’ve gotten this month led to buying the UD Electric Palette. ๐Ÿ™‚

AB Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: fair, warm, blue eyes, light brown hair with copper highlights
Favorite product this month? Hourglass Lip Stylo in Dreamer
Most used face/cheek product this month? L.Geller baked blush in Pink Grapefruit; 2d place is CP Bardot sheered out with dusting of Clinique Pink Honey Pop
Most used eye product this month? Urban Decay Fireball eyeshadow to brighten up otherwise workaday conservative eye look

Elle Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Very light/ fair with neutral peach/olive undertones

Favorite product this month? Josie Maran Vibrancy Foundation Fluid (I’m shade RG10)

Most used face/cheek product this month? Love Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder in Diffused Light to set.

Most used eye product this month? Colourpop Super Shock Shadow in Wattles!! Although I’ve also been very dedicated to using Bobbi Brown Longwear Creme Shadow Stick in Soft Peach to prep my eyelid. I use it like people use Painterly or Soft Ochre Paint Pot by Mac as an eyeshadow base.

Dianne Avatar

Skin tone: Fair with neutral undertones

Favorite product: Clinique Beyond Perfecting Foundation + Concealer

Most used face & cheek product: NARS Steven Klein One Shocking Moment face palette– mixing Robotic and Blasphemy blushes.

Most used eye product: Laura Mercier Caviar Sticks in Rose Gold and Sandglow, and Marc Jacobs Highliner in Ro(cocoa)

Nicole D Avatar

Skin tone/coloring: Light/fair with neutral/cool-toned.
Favorite product this month: Babor Super Soft Eye Shadow Duo (Nude). Gorgeous duo for the eyes, half mat, half shimmery. The eyeshadows are so buttery and silky. They feel like a cream upon touch but they apply like a powder. Babor products are made in Germany.
Most used face/cheek product this month: Inglot AMC Face Blush (Liquid) in shade 93 (rosy-peachy shade). It is a liquid blush but it dries fast and itโ€™s not tacky.
Most used lip product this month: Inglot AMC Lip Pencil Matte in 24 (MLBB).

Ameerah Avatar

Skin tone: Light/Medium
Favourite product this month: Sisley Le Tint foundation.
Most used face/cheek product this month?: Marc Jacobs air blush Night fever & hot stuff.
Most used eye product this month?: Modern Renaissance palette by ABH

Vanessa Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Light-Medium Neutral MAC NC 25/30
Favorite product this month? Maybelline Cushion foundation
Most used face/cheek product this month? Benefit Dallas and Watts up
Most used eye product this month? Tarte Tartelette in Bloom

LeeLee B Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Light, warm undertones.
Favorite product this month? KVD Tattoo Liners.
Most used face/cheek product this month? AmorePacific CC Cushion Compact.
Most used eye product this month? KVD Innerstellar.

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Taylor Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair (ELDW 1N1, UD All Nighter 0.5)
Favorite product this month? Still the Anastasia Modern Renaissance; I can’t put it down, it has so many look options!
Most used face/cheek product this month? Estee Lauder DoubleWear foundation, my ride or die
Most used eye product this month? NARS Smudge Proof eyeshadow base, HG status

Domine Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair/Neutral

Favorite product this month? Milani Conceal & Perfect Foundation. It seems to be the only foundation which doesn’t cling to dry patches

Most used face/cheek product this month? Colourpop Highlighter in “Lunch Money” Gives a nice sheen without being over the top for work

Most used eye product this month? Kat Von D Shade & Light Palette. Had it for a while, but only recently started reaching for it. Very happy with the quality.

MissJae1908 Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: NW50 Deep-Dark
Favorite product this month? Anastasia Beverly Hills shadows
Most used face/cheek product this month? Colour Pop Highlighter in Flextarian
Most used eye product this month? MAC Blue Brown Pigment

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