Survey Says… January 22nd, 2020

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  • Your skin tone/coloring:
  • Best foundation for perfected skin?
  • Best highlighter for glowing skin?
  • Best your-lips-but-better lip color?

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Your skin tone/coloring: above with freckles, green/gray/blue eyes, warm brown hair.

Best foundation for perfected skin? CoverGirl + Olay Advanced Radiance Foundation… there’s something really special about that foundation. It looks great on my skin, but it also makes my skin look even better when I take it off at the end of the day. It’s magical.

Best highlighter for glowing skin? Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Lightwand or Natasha Denona Super Glow Highlight.

Best your-lips-but-better lip color? Bite Beauty Luminous Creme Lipstick in Musk. It’s discontinued, but MAC Modesty is an almost exact dupe.

Priceline, our local budget beauty shop has this foundation, but alas it only has a few shades – not one with pink undertones. But it looks like a good one.

Your skin tone/coloring: Under my name (blue-green eyes).

Best foundation for perfected skin? Even though I love my Fenty Hydrating Longwear foundation due to its natural finish, I definitely believe that Lancome Teint Idole 24HR foundation is better at perfecting my skin.

Best highlighter for glowing skin? ABH Amrezy and MAC Double Gleam!

Best your-lips-but-better lip color? Pat McGrath Omi MatteTrance or She’s Heaven Luxetrance, MAC Cosmo, ColourPop C’mon Sis.

Your skin tone/coloring: Light neutral skin tone, green eyes, s&p hair

Best foundation for perfected skin? Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place

Best highlighter for glowing skin? Dior Nude Luminizer in Pink Glow

Best your-lips-but-better lip color? MAC Laissez Faire

Your skin tone/coloring:light, MAC NC 15-20
Best foundation for perfected skin? MAC Pro Longwear Nourishing

Best highlighter for glowing skin? Becca Moonstone, Fenty Lightning Dust

Best your-lips-but-better lip color? MAC Hug Me, UD Ex Girlfriend

Your skin tone/coloring: Under my name; magenta/red hair; hazel/green eyes.

Best foundation for perfected skin? I don’t consciously go for perfected skin, and I don’t even know if any of my foundations are supposed to be skin perfecting. I’m guessing Lancome Teint Idole Ultra 24H and/or Makeup Revolution Conceal & Define Full Coverage Foundation fit the bill. *shrugs*

Best highlighter for glowing skin? With my very fair skin, I like a lavender-white, such as MUG Celestial and Notoriously Morbid Osteomancy. E.l.f. Baked Highlighter in Moonlight Pearls is a light, golden beige that is super-flattering.

Best your-lips-but-better lip color? Urban Decay Vice Lipstick in Sheer Rapture. (For reference, my lips are are almost as light as my skin, but with a *very* slight mauve tint, getting a little darker around the edges.)

Your skin tone/coloring: Light-Medium with warm yellow undertone, dark brown eyes and hair

Best foundation for perfected skin? My trifecta is Estee Lauder Double Wear, MAC ProLongwear Waterproof and Becca Ultimate Coverage; they are identical in performance to me, so I can’t just choose one.

Best highlighter for glowing skin? No highlighter, no glowing skin for me.

Best your-lips-but-better lip color? If MAC Brave was just a pinch more dark…

Your skin tone/coloring: light and neutral/muted
Best foundation for perfected skin? Not a foundation person but the few times I’ve worn Armani Luminous Silk and Fenty they’ve been great. I’d toss Double Wear in there too, all wonderful formulas.
Best highlighter for glowing skin? Becca Liquid in Pearl for natural all over/buildable, Hourglass Ghost Palette for the airbrushed look, Becca Amythest powder for a super flattering quirky highlight.
Best your-lips-but-better lip color? Dolce Vita Velvet Matte Pencil. Colourpop Lumiere pencil is a treasure too! DV is neutral to warm against my coloring, Lumiere is cool.

Your skin tone/coloring: Neutral beige with a bit of olive
Best foundation for perfected skin? I only wear light to medium cover foundations. I would pick either Shiseido Synchro self-refreshing foundation or Laura Mercier Flawless Fusion. Both have a lovely satin skin like finish.
Best highlighter for glowing skin? I have so many formulations and colours, but for a really good quality natural glow, Natasha Denona Super Glow, hands down. Dior and Chanel rank high in my stash as well.
Best your-lips-but-better lip color? I can play up so many angles on my natural lip colour because they are muted and quite neutral so I’m never certain what MLBB means. I’m over my griege days so quick off the top of my head: Colourpop Lumiere lippistix. I’m never without it in my bag/purse.

Your skin tone/coloring:
fair, cool tone
Best foundation for perfected skin?
Sisleya anti-aging foundation / KANEBO Twany Century (la mer’s looks also good, but not long-lasting enough for me)
Best highlighter for glowing skin?
PMG highlight trio / ABH Amrezy
Best your-lips-but-better lip color?
Mac lipglass “magically delightful”

Your skin tone/coloring: fair/light with pink undertones w/dark brown hair and grey eyes

Best foundation for perfected skin? Jouer Essential High Coverage Creme Foundation

Best highlighter for glowing skin? Laura Geller Baked Highlighter in “French Vanilla” (discontinued) but my new fave is Wet ‘n Wild MegaGlo Highlighting Powder in “Blossom Glow”. I don’t like anything with glitter. I like the skin to look fresh and dewy, not glittery and both of those fit the bill! 🙂

Best your-lips-but-better lip color? My new fave is NARS “Instant Crush”. It’s a MLBB color with a bit of shimmer in it. Sooo pretty! I also really love Urban Decay Vice “Rapture.”

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair/Light. True Neutral

Best foundation for perfected skin? Chanel’s vitalumière aqua in B10. Also YSL’s All Day in B10

Best highlighter for glowing skin? Becca’s Shimmering Skin Perfector Liquid Highlighter or Guerlain’s Meteorites (powder)

Best your-lips-but-better lip color? YSL’s Vinyl Cream lip stain in Carmin Session or Rose Mix because of the lip tint.

Your skin tone/colouring: Porcelain, with pink undertones
Best foundation for perfected skin? Currently L’Oreal’s True Match foundation in Porcelain Rose
Best highlighter for glowing skin? I don’t use a highlighter, just a matte blush and setting powder.
Best your-lips-but-better lip color? I don’t really do this shade either, but the closest would be either CP’s Tea Thyme or EA’s Ginger Spice.

Your skin tone/coloring:porcelain skin, neutral-cool, green eyes and red hair,

Best foundation for perfected skin: BareMinerals Complexion Rescue tinted moisturizer in Opal. It’s labeled as a tinted moisturizer but the coverage and finish are just right for me. I love this stuff!

Best highlighter for glowing skin: When I can find a few extra minutes to use highlighter, I like the Becca Hatice Berlin Girl Glow- too bad it was LE.

Best your-lips-but-better lip color- lately it’s Revlon Blushing Nude topped with Haus Labs gloss in Venus. In a few days it’ll probably be something else!

Your skin tone/coloring: fairest with pink or rosy undertones

Best foundation for perfected skin? Marc Jacobs’ Gel foundation, which unfortunately, was discontinued. Use a liquid and/or powder, depending upon weather. Use Pat McGrath’s Primer, Foundation, and setting powder. For a powder foundation, I use Estee Lauded compact. Usually wear zero makeup and apply Cirrcell SPF.

Best highlighter for glowing skin? Pat McGrath’s Trio, Ofra Rodeo Drive, Nars.

Best your-lips-but-better lip color? Surrautt Hevenly (spelling?).

I have light medium skin with a slight olive undertone, light brown hair, green/grey eyes

Best foundation for perfected skin? IPKN BB cream in light/medium gives me the perfect amount of coverage and has a lovely, satin-y finish
Best highlighter for glowing skin? I adore, and I mean, ADORE the Essence Pure Nude highlighter. It has no glitter, just a soft, lovely champagne-y, pale gold sheen. When buffed out it is the perfect ‘lit from within’ glow. I also really like the Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector liquid in Rose Gold Also a very beautiful ‘lit from within’ glow with a subtle blush-like tinge.
Best your-lips-but-better lip color? Colourpop Aquarius lippiestix & Buxom Hot Toddy, I typically wear one or both everyday!

Your skin tone/coloring: fair/cool skin (foundation matches: Fenty Pro Filt’r 110, Urban Decay All Nighter 2.5, NARS Natural Radiant Longwear 2.0 Mont Blanc, Kevyn Aucoin The Etherealist Light EF 02, L’Oreal True Match C3 Creamy Natural), gray eyes, brown hair with red highlights and scattered blonde/blue strands
Best foundation for perfected skin? I’ll have to stick with my Fenty Pro Filt’r Soft Matte.
Best highlighter for glowing skin? Fenty Killawatt Foil. I also have Becca Light Chaser highlighter in the 3 shades I liked-Opal Flashes Jade, Rose Quartz Flashes Seashell, and Amethyst Flashes Geode.
Best your-lips-but-better lip color? My lips can change color-sometimes they have a pink or berry tone and other times they look more peach. Oddly enough, Charlotte Tilbury Hot Lips 2 Viva la Vergara is a really good MLBB shade for days when my lips look more pink/berry. L’Oreal Colour Riche Collection Exclusive Julianne’s Nude is a good match on peach days.

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