Survey Says… January 9th, 2019

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  • Your skin tone/coloring:
  • Favorite green eyeshadow?
  • Favorite “natural” highlighter?
  • Favorite type of eyeliner?

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Your skin tone/coloring: fair-light with neutral undertones
Favorite green eyeshadow?- Mac Sumptuous Olive- a gorgeous green-gold.
Favorite “natural” highlighter?- Algenist highlighter drops in Pearl. Stunning!
Favorite type of eyeliner? -Dark Brown eyeshadow smudged along lowerlashline. Been wearing it that way for YEARS.

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

Favorite green eyeshadows? MAC Sumptuous Olive and MAC Coquette are my current most-used greens.

Favorite “natural” highlighter? Laura Mercier Baked Highlighter 01

Favorite type of eyeliner? Skinny long-wearing pencils like Chanel Stylo Yeux and Sephora 12hr Colorful Contour. Marc Jacobs Highliners are fabulous, too, but I wish they were thinner.

Your skin tone/coloring: deep (but depending on the brand sometimes medium deep)
Favorite green eyeshadow? At the moment, either Python by Natasha Denona or Supernova by Pat McGrath
Favorite “natural” highlighter? Pat McGrath Bronze Nectar 003 & Fine Gold 003 mixed together
Favorite type of eyeliner? Pencil for waterline, gel for upper lash line

Your skin tone/coloring: Light-medium, warm yellow tone

Favorite green eyeshadow? MAC Humid (especially packed on the lid, getting a stronger pigmentation; blended out it’s not a favorite so much)

Favorite “natural” highlighter? MAC Emphasize powder (it has some shine, but it’s barely there; I don’t wear highlighters that much, even “natural” and subtle seems too much for me)

Favorite type of eyeliner? I like both gel eyeliners with felt tip (for wings or just lining the lash line) and classic pencil eyeliners (lining the lash line or the waterline); it’s hard to pick one favorite since eyeliners have multiple purposes (e.g. I prefer creamier formulas for the eyelid, but stiffer ones for the waterline).

Your skin tone/coloring: fair, cool
Favorite green eyeshadow? for a true green, either MAC Humid or Steamy; for more “sludge-y” olive green, Inglot 419
Favorite “natural” highlighter? not sure what this means – for eyes or for face? If the latter, probably UD Aura or Dior Glowing Pink, which was LE
Favorite type of eyeliner? Pencil – and 99.9% of the time, I use Sephora’s Contour eye pencils (it’s a drag that they need sharpening but they are so good and so affordable that I can overlook that issue)

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

Favorite green eyeshadow? Too many to pick just one! Pat McGrath Supernova; MAC Sumptuous Olive, Jealousy Wakes, and Savant; Urban Decay Dragon, Mildew, C-Note, Thrash, and Freak; NARS Night Porter; KVD Iggy; Too Faced Money Bags; SugarPill Midori.

Favorite “natural” highlighter? Shimmer: E.l.f. Baked Highlighter in Moonlight Pearls; Matte: Laura Geller Baked Highlighter in French Vanilla

Favorite type of eyeliner? Pencil

Your skin tone/coloring: Light medium, yellow tones. Dark brown hair & eyes.

Favorite green eyeshadow? I don’t really wear green but I do think that Saute from the Colourpop Brown Sugar palette is pretty gorgeous.

Favorite “natural” highlighter? Natasha Denona All Over Glow Face & Body Shimmer Powder in Light.

Favorite type of eyeliner? Gel type pencils.

Your skin tone/coloring: Next to my name! (blue-green eyes)

Favorite green eyeshadow? Are you kidding me?! Almost any and ALL! But to be more specific, metallic or shimmers that have a duochrome shift (gold/green is my favorite) or sparkly microglitter. Love Huda’s Emerald Palette, for reference!

Favorite “natural” highlighter? It is still Laura Mercier Matte Radiance 01 Highlight.

Favorite type of eyeliner? In equal parts, WP pot gel liner and gel type pencil liners. Essence Midnight In Paris is HG status for me to do winged liner for many years straight. I have equal love for Sephora Contour Eye Pencils and UD 24/7 Glide On Eye Pencils.

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair with neutral undertones and freckles, green/gray/blue eyes, warm brown hair.

Favorite green eyeshadow? The green shadow that’s in the PMGL Mothership Sublime palette.

Favorite “natural” highlighter? Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Flawless filter is PERFECTION.

Favorite type of eyeliner? Pencil liner that doesn’t migrate too much. I’ll opt for a liquid pen liner once in a while, but rarely, mostly because I stick to tight lining my eyes more than anything.

NW24, Pink undertones, Dark blonde/ hazel

Wishful Winking- Colourpop All I See is Magic Palette

UD x Kristen Leanne Beauty Beam #2 (which I will need to replace soon and would love suggestions of a similar formula)

L’Oreal Infallable Super Slim Liquid Eyeliner

Your skin tone/colouring: Porcelain, with pink undertones

Favourite green eyeshadow: Where do I start?
Olive tones: bareMinerals Spectacular and Eureka, Dior’s 3 Couleurs Khkai has a beautiful olive green, Chanel Tisse D’Automne – just to name a few I have
Mint tones: Tidepool by City Colour, Dior’s Bonne Etoile/ Jardin have gorgeous satin mint and olive shades.
Other Green shades: Damaged by UD, The Rebel palette from Charlotte Tilbury, Jade Fever by Lancome
Golden Emerald by L’Oreal

Favourite “natural” highlighter? I don’t have one (Sacriledge, I know)

Favourite type of eyeliner? Nope, no eyeliners either.

Your skin tone/coloring: light, MAC NC 15-20, med brown hair and eyes

Favorite green eyeshadow? MAC Sumptuous Olive, MAC Humid, Loreal Infallible Eyeshadow in Gilded Envy

Favorite “natural” highlighter? Becca Moonstone or Essence Be My Highlight

Favorite type of eyeliner? Kohl Pencil in a bronzey brown

Skin tone: Fair with neutral undertones, dark brown eyes and grey hair.

Favorite green: I have never met a green I didn’t love. Would buy almost any green on the market. I love MAC Sumptuous Olive, PMGL Supernova and UD Mildew. If I had to pick one it would be one that is very old and well loved and it hasn’t been available for about 100 years but was Shiseido Silkspun Green/Gold. Closest dupe I have for it is the Ellis Faas Green Gold Cream e/s.

Favorite natural highlighter: I am going to go with Dior Nude Glow 02. I wouldn’t call it subtle but when wearing highlighter why would I want to be subtle? I sometimes also mix Becca Pearl and Opal which makes a more subtle highlighter than either individually does and don’t ask me why as I don’t understand it either!

Favorite type of eyeliner: Pencil 99% of the time. The one exception is the [email protected] Last Pen Eye Liner and I think that is more about the brush than the product. I don’t use a lot of traditional upper lid lash line eye liner as I have very hooded eyes so I either modify the technique or just tightline. On the lower lash line I 100% use a pencil liner but I use the aforementioned [email protected] to draw in fake lower lashes if I am doing something on the lower lash line.

Your skin tone/coloring: ^
Favorite green eyeshadow? MAC Bitter!
Favorite “natural” highlighter? Becca Pearl Poured or Liquid for a conventional pigmented highlighter, Ciate Dewy Stix for straight up clear dewy shine
Favorite type of eyeliner? Black liquid with the thinnest possible tip. Stila Mico is my go-to. I LOVE that thing, definitely my only true must-have eyeliner.

My Skin Tone/Coloring: Fair-light with neutral undertones

Favorite Green Eyeshadow: Hmmm…I haven’t been wearing much green lately, but one of my old standbys is L’oreal’s 24Hr Infallible single shadow in Golden Emerald

Favorite Natural Highlighter: Hourglass’ Dim Light Lighting Powder. It’s super subtle and looks pretty natural on my fair skin.

Favorite “type” of Eyeliner: I prefer pencils or cream/gel stick formulas. I feel like I’m better at controlling that kind of product as opposed to felt or brush tip eyeliners. I really love smoky jewel tone liners. My fav for a long time was Smashbox’s Always Sharp in Gemstone.

Your skin tone/coloring: fair/cool skin, gray eyes, brown hair with red/blonde/blue natural highlights
Favorite green eyeshadow? Probably either UD Freak (from Electric palette) or KVD Leafar.
Favorite “natural” highlighter? I generally prefer bright colors in my makeup, period, so I’m not sure I have a “natural” highlighter.
Favorite type of eyeliner? Pencil. Specific pencils I like are UD 24/7 (a good everyday liner with an amazing color selection) and KVD x Billie Joe Armstrong Basket Case (for the rock star look).

Skin tone – Light to medium neutral to slightly yellow undertones

Favorite green eyeshadow- Becca Light Chaser Highlighter in Opal flashes Jade. It makes a beautiful eyeshadow with Taupe in the crease. (I bought it on sale for this purpose- I could never wear it as a Highlighter!) Also, Mac Sumptuous Olive.

Favorite Natural Highlighter- Laura Mercier Natural Radiance 01, but most recently Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Flawless Filter.

Favorite type of eyeliner- Laura Mercier Cake Eyeliner for tightlining upper waterline. This works great!! Also love Marc Jacobs Highliners for tightlining.

I have the LM Cake Eyeliner and never use it. It just seems so much easier to pick up a pencil. What brush do you use with it? Any technique advice?

Your skin tone/coloring: fair skin with yellow undertone, blonde as a kid look brunette as adult (but probably just a very very dark blond)
Favorite green eyeshadow? Lime Time (Urban Decay)
Favorite “natural” highlighter? Amrezy (ABH)
Favorite type of eyeliner? black liquid liner (Tom Ford eye defining pen)

Addendum: NC15

Favorite green eyeshadow? Pinija (Natasha Denona duochrome green)
Favorite “natural” highlighter? powder – PMG highlighting trio, cream – La Bella Donna cream highlighter in “Candlelight”
Favorite type of eyeliner? love gel and pencil liners – MILK is the best for upper waterline, Marc Jacobs or PMG for lower waterline (vs lid – Tom Ford hands down best liquid liner and I’ve tried all the supposed cult favorites plus others)

Your skin tone/coloring: light neutral, green eyes, brown hair

Favorite green eyeshadow? None. I find green doesn’t do anything for my cool leaning green eyes. I’ve tried several shades and undertones since I’m drawn to green shadows but nope.

Favorite “natural” highlighter? The 2018 holiday Chantecaille beauty in the pearl compact. For lots of people it would be far too subtle but I love it. For me it’s a true highlight with just shine, no real deposit of color.

Favorite type of eyeliner? Marc Jacobs fineliner used to line the upper inner rim.

Tone: yellow-neutral medium, Kiko Gold Waves Fluid Foundation in 03, Natasha Denona Face Glow foundation in 42

Favorite green eyeshadow: Because this year is my green year, I’ll be looking deep in my collection to try them all, however, to answer the question, my newest fav is Clinique 2A lemongrass, but an older one by Estée Lauder that remains etched in my mind’s eye is Estee Lauder Pure Color Gelée Powder Eye Shadow n°16 Pop Pistachio (Vivid Shine) (argh, I can’t find it!!! and it’s discontinued so I will be hunting it down this weekend.)

Favorite “natural” highlighter : Don’t really have one, but when I want to go more natural I just add MAC’s Strobe Cream to my foundation

Favorite eyeliner : Use a darker eyeshadow or Bobbi Brown Intense Pigment Eyeliner in trio Rich Steel Grey, Ripe Plum & Bold Black-Grey (great stuff, but it was limited edition, boohoo!)

Wow answering the questions caused me to see that I may to pay more attention to favorite products that may end up discontinued that I need to buy two or more of it I really, really like them.

Your skin tone/coloring: See above.
Favorite green eyeshadow? Nars Night Porter.
Favorite “natural” highlighter? Maybelline Master Chrome peach.
Favorite type of eyeliner? Mechanical pencil!

Your skin tone/coloring: Deep brown with red undertones
Favorite green eyeshadow? ABH Electric is nice
Favorite “natural” highlighter? MAC Iridescent Powder, golden bronze
Favorite type of eyeliner? felt, liquid, into a cat eye

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