Survey Says... January 10th, 2024

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  • Your skin tone/coloring:
  • Favorite haircare brand?
  • Favorite brand for blush?
  • Favorite brand for mascara?

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Mariella Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: pale, cool
Favorite haircare brand? Oh dear – I use so many different products for so many different things but among my faves, Schwarzkopf Osis Magic, Kenra Glossing stuff, almost anything from AG and for shampoo, the huge bottles of Joico I can get for a good price at Winners. Oh, and I love the original Moroccan Oil oil and also Kerastase Elixir Ultime (I have coarse, thick, wiry hair so all those smoothing and glossing products are mainstays for me)
Favorite brand for blush? Once it would have been Dior (not any longer) or Becca (no longer available at all) so I would have to say MAC (especially the Extra Dimension blushes and a few discontinued or LE Mineralize blushes)
Favorite brand for mascara? Clarins….really!

Monika Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: fair to light, neutral, green/grey eyes, mousy hair
Favorite haircare brand? I’m not loyal to haircare brands but I repeatedly buy some products I like from Keune, Bumble and Bumble and Shu Uemura
Favorite brand for blush? Armani and Colourpop at the moment
Favorite brand for mascara? I exclusively use the Benefit Tinted Lash Primer as my only mascara for years.

Nancy T Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Under my name (blue-green eyes, dark hair)

Favorite haircare brand? Paul Mitchell and Shea Moisture!

Favorite brand for blush? Hmm…this is hard because there’s several that I love equally: Nars, MAC and PMG Labs.

Favorite brand for mascara? Currently, it’s been L’Oreal Lash Paradise WP for years. However, if it wasn’t so difficult to remove, I would have said Heroine Make Long & Curl Super Waterproof mascara instead. It gives me the most beautiful lashes that NEVER flake, smudge or lose the curl, not even on a super hot, humid night at a concert!

Katalin Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: light-medium, warm olive
Favorite haircare brand? I have VERY long hair, they reach down under my calves. Since decades my most used haircare products are from L’Oréal.
Favorite brand for blush? MAC, Hourglass, NARS, PML
Favorite brand for mascara? Armani, MAC, L’Oréal, Lancôme

Katalin Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: light-medium, warm olive
Favorite haircare brand? I have VERY long hair, they reach down under my calves. Since decades my most used haircare products are from L’Oréal.
Favorite brand for blush? MAC, Hourglass, NARS, PML
Favorite brand for mascara? Armani, MAC, L’Oréal, Lancôme

Deborah S. Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Under my name.
Favorite haircare brand? Nioxin and Keranique
Favorite brand for blush? I don’t know that I have a favorite brand. There are several brands that I have multiple blushes in different shades and finishes. I tend to prefer a slightly glowy blush. I love Chanel, Dior, Gucci, Ciate, MAC…. you see my problem!!
Favorite brand for mascara? I basically only used Cover Girl as my main mascara since I was in high school. As I have mentioned several times on the blog, I would always use the waterproof CG formula and they would change the packaging and name every 5 or 6 years and I would try them all until I found the one that I liked. Since coming back to using makeup again, I have tried all the different Cover Girl mascara’s and none perform the way my HG did. I am still hunting for a good one but am not actively looking right now as I am using up the last one I purchased which was the MAC Matte Stack in the Waterproof formula. When I have used it up, I plan on trying a couple of different tubing mascara’s.

Debbie Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Light Plus/Neutral
Favorite haircare brand? Redkin and on budget Not Your Mother’s or Garnier Fructis and I vary my shampoo a lot to keep my hair confused.
Favorite brand for blush? No real favorite
Favorite brand for mascara? It Cosmetics (Super hero is my ride or die), followed by Too Faced Better than Sex.

Genevieve Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Porcelain, with pink undertones

Favorite haircare brand? The brand I am mostly loyal to is L’Oreal’s Professional Series in Vitamino for both shampoo and conditioner. I try lots of other brands as well – at the moment it’s Kristen Ess.

Favorite brand for blush? Benefit. It has the only blush that lasts all day.

Favorite brand for mascara? Not loyal to any particular brand (although Clinique’s Navy blue mascara was one that I purchased a lot of until they d/c it). At the moment I am using L’Oreal’s Big Lash? and that does the job.

Seraphine Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Light skin tone, green eyes, salt & pepper hair

Favorite haircare brand? The only one I’m loyal to is Pravana Nevo Intense Therapy Leave-In Treatment. Otherwise, I change products all the time.

Favorite brand for blush? Clinique (specifically, Cheek Pops)

Favorite brand for mascara? CoverGirl

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