Survey Says… July 15th, 2015

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  • Your skin tone/coloring:
  • Favorite foundation for summer?
  • Favorite lip combo for summer?
  • Favorite cheek combo for summer?

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Your skin tone/coloring: MACNC35/40 Neutral
Favorite foundation for summer? MAC Nourishing Pro Longwear
Favorite lip combo for summer? I love many of the Maybelline color whispers I have 4 on rotation right now ( Pop of Poppy, I Crave Coral, Pin up Peach and Pink Possibilities) and I love to pair them with my MAC lip pencils (Rosy Rim, Fruit Cocktail, Embrace Me, Silly, Dervish) the pencil helps with the longevity of the color whisper!
Favorite cheek combo for summer? Clinique Peach Pop, Bobbi Brown Apricot

■Your skin tone/coloring: light, cool
■Favorite foundation for summer? Same as always, tinted moisturizer over well moisturized skin. I don’t really tan so I typically don’t even have to change the shade.
■Favorite lip combo for summer? I’m not one for combos, but I have been liking ombre/90s lined effects with pencils like MUFE 14C and NYX Mahogany and shades or pink, red, beige, or greige. I also really like Anastasia Potion (purple-black liquid to matte) with NARS Vent Sale (white-teal shimmer). For some reason Vent Sale is really uninteresting over most colors but Potion really brings out the nuance.
■Favorite cheek combo for summer? Bronzer (mine is Smashbox, but I’m not a bronzer person, IDK how it stacks up to others on the market–I think I would prefer a more matte finish), Beaute Fleuron cheek gel diluted with moisturizer to apply easier, and Benefit High Beam. It’s very glamorous and beachy.

Your skin tone/coloring: light and warm
Favorite foundation for summer? YSL Touche Eclat is working pretty well right now!
Favorite lip combo for summer? I don’t do combos for lips, but I do a lot of coral these days! Bobbi Brown Rich Lip Color in Guava is one of my fave summer lipstick.
Favorite cheek combo for summer? Any blush with theBalm Mary-Lou Manizer.

Your skin tone/coloring: fair, cool
Favorite foundation for summer? IT Cosmetics CC Cream or Marcelle CC Cream
Favorite lip combo for summer? Clarins Jolie Rouge in Pink Berry or Gloss Prodige in Raspberry or Grenadine; I also really like Revlon’s lip butters in Wild Watermelon and Sorbet
Favorite cheek combo for summer? Clinique Plum Pop or MAC Sweet Sentiment Mineralized maybe with a bit of MAC By Candlelight to warm it up a bit and add a bit of highlight/sheen.

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair/light warm (NC15)

Favorite foundation for summer? Same year round, MAC Studio Fix fluid! But in the summer especially I like to pair it with the Josie Maran liquid illuminator mixed in.

Favorite lip combo for summer? I’ve been wearing MAC’s Relentlessly Red lipstick to death this summer so far, but I don’t wear it with anything else so it’s not really a combo. As far as combos of multiple products go, I like the Jordana lip liner in Tawny (those lip liners are hyped a lot on YouTube but I think they’re really great!) underneath the NARS Audacious lipstick in Brigitte for a more neutral look.

Favorite cheek combo for summer? Too Faced Endless Summer bronzer around the perimeter of my face, MAC Peaches blush along the cheekbones and slightly onto the apples. Since I often use a liquid illuminator in my foundation during the summer I usually skip highlighter (since I’ll also be sweating) but if I’m in the mood I’ve been reaching for ColourPop’s Smokin’ Whistles a lot lately.

Your skin tone/coloring: Medium Olive
Favorite foundation for summer? Clinique Stay-Matte Oil-Free (sometimes mixed with something like L’Oreal’s True Match for a higher coverage)
Favorite lip combo for summer: Nars Christina (by itself, it’s just that amazing)!
Favorite cheek combo for summer: Too Faced Chocolate Soleil bronzer (Medium deep) warmed up with Mac Coppertone (for a sunkissed effect on the face) that I also use as a blush topped with Warm Soul (old formula!).

Your skin tone/coloring: NARS Deauville (fair-light neutral)
Favorite foundation for summer? I should be liking something matte as I have combination skin – but I have to say NARS Sheer Glow!
Favorite lip combo for summer? Not a combo really… Isadora Twist up matte lips in Orange Pop!
Favorite cheek combo for summer? ColourPop Lunch Money and Too Faced Chocolate Soleil. I don’t wear blush!

Skin tone/coloring:
NW20 MAC

Favorite foundation for summer?
Powder foundations for the most part but this year I also have Guerlain’s Baby Glow, mostly I’m wearing a Chanel powder foundation daily.

Favorite lip combo for summer?
All about Corals. Loving BBLL # 6 right now. Also MAC’s Crosswires for a more subdued coral.

Favorite cheek combo for summer?
MAC’s Ripe Peach is just about my fave summer blush ever. I have the one from years ago.

Your skin tone/coloring: Light/medium, NC25-27
Favorite foundation for summer? Bareminerals Complexion Rescue in 05 Natural
Favorite lip combo for summer? Something bright! YSL Sheer Candy in Pomegranate, Chanel Ruoge Coco Insoumise with some Bobbi Brown Almost Peach gloss on top, Chanel gloss in Fleur d’eau or Happy, or Dior Lip Glow in 01 or Coral
Favorite cheek combo for summer? Armani Cheek fabric in Dolci with a bit of Estee Lauder Illuminating Powder Gelee or Tom Ford Pink Sand cream blush (no highlighter needed)

Your skin tone/coloring: NW5/NW10
Favorite foundation for summer? MAC Face and Body mixed with Revlon Colorstay
Favorite lip combo for summer? Lady Danger (or my new La Vie en Rouge) over Redd lip pencil
Favorite cheek combo for summer? Mary-Lou Manizer over Sleek Life’s a Peach blush

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

Foundation: Revlon ColorStay Aqua. Apparently this *hasn’t* been DC’d, so I won’t have to fret about dipping into my backups!

Lip Combo: Lip balm…

Cheek Combo: WnW bronzers in Reserve Your Cabana & Ticket To Brazil. It’s not so much that the shades are my absolute favorite, but the formula holds up well for me, and both are talc-, paraben-, & petroleum-free. I recently purchased the KvD Shade & Light palette, but as much as I love the contour shades, the highlighters are a bit useless to me…

Your skin tone/coloring: Very very fair, slightly warm

Favorite foundation for summer? 60/40 split of Benefit I’m Pure 4 Sure and pure white Manic Panic foundation

Favorite lip combo for summer? Ooh, combo? Lately I’m liking Guerlain Golden Girl with Dior Addict gloss in Black Swan. Works better on me than either lip product on its own.

Favorite cheek combo for summer? Tarte Tipsy + Colourpop Lunch Money, maybe? Or MAC Peaches plus Colourpop Highly Waisted.

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair/ Neutral to Cool

Favorite foundation for summer? YSL Le Touche Eclat- it’s very light and gives a nice luminosity,
for more coverage I like MUFE HD since it feels so light weight

Favorite lip combo for summer? anything bright! I’m loving Mac More to Love lip liner and either NARS Audacious in Greta or Givenchy in Fuchsia Irresistible.. .

Favorite cheek combo for summer? TF Chocolate Soleil Bronzer in milk chocolate, and a pink blush with a sheen to it. I’m liking TF Sweetheart blush in candy glow, theBalm’s Hot Mama or Benefit’s Rockateur (sp?) or Bella Bamba

Coloring: Mac C3
Favorite summer foudation: Bare Minerals Original and/or It Cosmetics CC
Favorite lip combo: anything Coral and glossy
Favorite cheek combo: Milani Luminoso

Your skin tone/colouring: Fair/pink
Favourite foundation for summer: Vichy ProEven BB cream.
Favourite lip combo for summer? Kat Von D Painted Love lipstick in A-Go-Go with a red-tinted gloss. Usually Bite Beauty.
Favourite cheek combo for summer? Josie Maran watercolour cheek gelee in Pink Escape with Joe Fresh cream highlighter in Champagne.

Skin tone- typically nw15, but I might be nw 20/25 now
Fave summer foundation- I have been using my LM, NARS, and Smashbox tinted moisturizers or my Guerlain Baby Glow, when I need some coverage. But, since I have some color ( and I sweat like mofo), I’ve been getting away with concealer (UD Naked Skin and MAC Radiant Rose under my eyes, Cle de Peau on blemishes) and setting powder (lately I’ve gone back to MAC MSF in med plus for my face and Hourglass Incandescent or Ethereal under my eyes- sometimes LM Secret Brightening powder). I feel I look better with slightly imperfect skin than perfect makeup that melts down my face- I’ve come to embrace lighter makeup in the summer!
Fave lip combo- I love Korres Jasmine lipgloss (in the pot) for a natural lip, Chanel Boy, any of the Buxom glosses, anything by Bite (Retsina, Syrah, Juice…), and the YSL sheer glossy stains- especially Cherry and the pink one when I want some color.
Fave cheek combo- bronzer ( Laguna, Hoola, or Choc Soleil), blush ( Becca Flowerchild, Chanel Rose Initial, TF Lovelust, MAC Warmsoul), and highlighter ( Becca Opal. Moonstone, or Champagne Pop).

Your skin tone/coloring: light with yellow undertones
Favorite foundation for summer? Right now I’m loving the YSL serum foundation in B30 (too dark for me in winter, but great now)
Favorite lip combo for summer? YSL gloss volupté corail trapèze over any coral lipstick, even MAC velvet teddy works
Favorite cheek combo for summer? I’m loving anything with a glow, so any blush + my go to Charlotte Tilbury bronze and glow highlighter

Your skin tone/coloring: Deep/ Dark NW50
Favorite foundation for summer? Lancome Teint Idole for special occasions and Kiss Aqua BB Cream for everything else. Kiss Aqua may be a beauty supply store BB cream, but it performs like a luxury full coverage foundation! #TrustAndBelieve
Favorite lip combo for summer? Jordana Coco Loco lip liner with MAC Mangrove or La Vie En Rouge
Favorite cheek combo for summer? Black Radiance blush in Toasted Almond and Estee Lauder Illuminating Powder in Shimmering Sands

**I clearly love to mix and match my high and low end products!

You are speaking the truth with that cheek combo. Lol
I almost forgot I had Shimmering Sands in my possession.

Your skin tone/coloring: light to medium with yellow undertones; black hair; dark brown eyes
Favorite foundation for summer? lately I’ve been enjoying Hard Candy Glamouflage in Light Medium, otherwise I mix MUFE Mat Velvet with some gel moisturizer
Favorite lip combo for summer? does lip balm count? In my more fun makeup days, it was MAC Ever Hip lipstick with MAC Evolution Revolution lipglass
Favorite cheek combo for summer? TheBalm Hot Mama blush. Sometimes I’ll mix it with NYC Sunny bronzer. I’ll also throw in Bobbi Brown Nectar Shimmerbrick on particularly rainy days or evenings

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

Favorite foundation for summer? Depending on how hot it is and how much coverage I need, I’ve been switching amongst:

1) Fresh Effects BB Cream Skin Perfecting Tinted Moisturizer with Sunscreen (Fair to Light): Lightweight, sunscreen and moisturizing. Good for days where it’s not super-hot and/or super-humid. Gives me light-to-medium coverage.

2) BareMinerals bareSkin Pure Brightening Serum Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 20 (Porcelain 01): I lot of people hate this, but I think it’s a fantastic, lightweight, medium-coverage foundation.

3) Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream (Opal 01): When my skin is in great shape, this is so lightweight it feels like I’ve nothing on, yet it covers redness and minor imperfections. Perfect for really hot days where I don’t need a lot of coverage. LOVE.

4) BareMinerals Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 (Fair): Super lightweight, yet can be built up where I need it for full coverage. It’s a loose powder, so it doesn’t melt off in hot and humid weather.

Favorite lip combo for summer? I don’t have one; I constantly change it up. This year I’ve been into neon pinks, neon orange, coral, bright purple, and MLBB shades, usually with UD, OCC, or bhcosmetics lipsliners. I’m wearing Kat von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in A Go-Go with UD 24/7 Glide-On Lip Pencil in Bang much more than I thought I would: It’s so awesome and doesn’t make my teeth look yellow like some oranges. It’s also fun to pop on Nyx Macaron in Pistachio with UD 24/7 lipliner in Ozone or Blue Velvet with OCC Pool Boy pencil: They’re very summery but offbeat and unexpected.

Favorite cheek combo for summer? I switch up a lot. I’ve been enjoying UD Afterglow blush in Bittersweet with Notoriously Morbid Osteomancy for highlight; UD Afterglow blush in Rapture with e.l.f. blush in Gotta Glow for highlight; Milani Rose Blush in Coral Cove Mary Lou-Manizer for highlight.

For cheeks, I guess I should have added I contour under my cheekbones with Too Faced Milk Chocolate Soleil bronzer, MAC blush in Taupe, or Notoriously Morbid contour in Necromancy. It depends how warm I want my look to be.

For lips, I also have been wearing Too Faced Melted Rainbow with OCC pencil in Hoochie quite a bit. Sorry for the long post and addendums. I haven’t been sleeping well and I’m really scattered today.

Your skintone/coloring: Medium w/ olive undertones MAC C4.5 Studio Fix Liquid foundation, deep brunette, teal-green w/ gold flecked eyes.

Favorite foundation for summer: I have been mixing my Lumene BB cream in Medium with Tarte Amazonian Clay Foundation in Medium Honey, and this has been giving me medium coverage and has been doing wonders at protecting and nourishing my skin. And as a huge plus; it doesn’t melt off in this 105-110° high humidity Monsoon weather!!!

Favorite lip combo for summer: Wearing Maybelline Blushing Bud topped with MAC Ravishing (lined with Nyx Coffee or Mauve Skinny lipliner) makes for a lovely pinky-peachy nude type of shade that isn’t dull! Also, MAC Reel Sexy, blotted, then topped with MAC Laundry List lipglass is so juicy looking! And (of course) MAC Marque, lined with Nyx Ever lipliner, topped with just a bit of either Nars Orgasm lipgloss or Nyx Crystal Soda Mega Gloss.

Favorite cheek combo for summer: Revlon Photo-Ready Bronzer palette shade on bottom right to contour, UD Rapture blush, MAC Summer Wind for highlighting is just stunning! Or same bronzer, with ColourPop Quarters Blush w/ Butterfly Beach as my highlight.

Your skin tone/colouring? Mac NC 15, NARS Gobi
Favourite foundation for summer? NARS Sheer Glow all year round
Favourite lip combo for summer? I don’t usually do combos that often, but I have been enjoying wearing these lipsticks, Mac Men Love Mystery, Mac Blankety, Mac Viva Glam 2, Mac Fanfare, Colourpop Tootsie, NARS Dominique
Favourite cheek combo for summer? Hourglass Radiant light with Mac Lightscapade as high lighter.

Your skin tone/coloring: Naturally NW10-15, currently NW15-20 (don’t use MAC so IDK). Blonde.
Favorite foundation for summer? Physician’s Formula CC Cream and Almay’s TLC liquid are great.
Favorite lip combo for summer? Ulta Contour Lip Pencil in Rose, under any sheered red lipstick.
Favorite cheek combo for summer? NYX Cream Blush in Hot Pink, under a discontinued Bobbi Brown blush shade called “10 Blushed”.

Your skin tone/coloring: UD Naked Skin 2.0/Light with yellow tones
Favorite foundation for summer? Naked Skin! It’s my favorite any time of year, really.
Favorite lip combo for summer? I change my lip color way too often to even decide!
Favorite cheek combo for summer? NARS Deep Throat topped with Milani Luminoso (Luminiso doesn’t really show up on its own on me)

Your skin tone/coloring: NC15/NC20
Favorite foundation for summer? Bourjois Healthy Mix Serum Foundation or Dr Jart+ Premium Beauty Balm SPF 45
Favorite lip combo for summer? MAC Lasting Sensation Liner with MAC Crosswires Lipstick, but I tend to stick to lip balm most days as it’s too hot for lipstick a lot of the time.
Favorite cheek combo for summer? I’ve been using the Hourglass Ambient Lighting blush palette (mostly Incandescent Electra) so that doesn’t really need a highlighter, but Ill also use various Tarte blushes along with Charlotte Tilbury’s Filmstar Bronze & Glow (or the cream version of the same).

Your skin tone/coloring: light-medium, yellow undertones. NC 25 ish
Favorite foundation for summer? Bourjois Healthy Mix Serum
Favorite lip combo for summer? MAC Jubilee lipstick w/ Tanya Burr Afternoon Tea lipgloss (nude lips)
Favorite cheek combo for summer? Bare Minerals The Beach is Waiting bronzer, MAC Petal Power blush and Laura Geller Gilded Honey highlighter

Your skin tone/colouring: Fairest/Warm
Favourite foundation for summer? Nars Sheer Glow Siberia/Nars Tinted Moisturiser Terre Neuve
Favourite lip combo for summer? Rimmel Exaggerate Lipliner/Nars Dragon Girl or Urban Decay 24/7 Lipliner/Mac Hue
Favourite cheek combo for summer? Anastasia Beverly Hills Fawn/Mac A New Romance\Benefit High Beam

Your skin tone/coloring: NC50
Favorite foundation for summer? Sephora Microsmooth Powder Foundation
Favorite lip combo for summer? Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in Siren and NYX Mega Shine Lip Gloss in Smokey Look
Favorite cheek combo for summer? No combo, just La Femme Blush on Rouge in Coral

Your skin tone/coloring: light medium/warm
Favorite foundation for summer?: Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation and Nars Sheer Glow foundation!
Favorite lip combo for summer?: MUFE Aqua Lipliner Waterproof in 25C Orange Red and Nars Audacious Lana
Favorite cheek combo for summer?: Makeup Geek Spell Bound and a little bit of Sleek Rose Gold on the top!

Skintone: by now medium NC35
Favorite Foundation: MUFE HD resp Ultra HD or for very hot days Estee Lauder Double Wear (this doesn’t Go anywhere and will last 12-14 hours
Favorite lip combo for summer: MAC Lipliner in Stone, MAC Lavender Jade and MAC Burmese Kiss dabbed to the center
Favorite cheek combo for summer: I don’t have a fav Bronzer but for blush/highlight: TheBalm The Desert/Nars Jubilation (mix of both shades) or MAC Petal Power/Bobbi Brown Bronze Glow – there are many more I love though…..

Your skin tone/coloring: light to medium warm

Favorite foundation for summer? Really loving the Bobbi Brown Skin Serum Foundation at the moment

Favorite lip combo for summer? Anything coral!

Favorite cheek combo for summer? In summer I rarely wear any blush during the day (sunscreen reapplications would just mess it all up) but when I wear blush in summer I tend to reach for corals, peaches and bronzes.

■Your skin tone/coloring: Cool and Fair
■Favorite foundation for summer? Something mattifying (I go extremely oily in the Summer!) At the moment I’m loving Rimmel Stay Matte

■Favorite lip combo for summer? Urban Decay Bang Lipstick with matching liner

■Favorite cheek combo for summer? Benefit Hoola and Coralista, topped with The Balm Mary Lou-Manizer!

Skin tone/coloring:Light to Medium, slightly warm undertones (around NC30 right now)
Favorite foundation: I usually just wear BB cream; I like SKin79 VIP Gold
Favorite Lip Combo: MUFE Aqua Lip Liner in 15C + Smashbox O-Gloss
Favorite Cheek Combo: Shiseido Bronzer in #2 + Illamasqua’s Powder Blush in Tremble

I love reading others’ comments! Makes me want to try out some new products.

♥ Your skin tone/coloring:
• Medium-Dark to Dark
• Warm undertone, with a touch of Neutral
• NC44.5 to NC45

♥ Favorite foundation for summer?
• Make Up For Ever Duo Mat Powder Foundation: #209
• Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay-In-Place Powder Foundation: Bronze
• MAC Studio Fix Powder Plus Foundation: NC44.5
• IMAN Second To None Luminous Foundation: Clay 1 & 2
• Youngblood Loose Mineral Foundation: Coffee

♥ Favorite lip combo for summer?
• Lancôme Juicy Tubes P.U.R.E.: Strawberry Patch
• NYC Kiss Gloss: B’Way Berry
• Chap Stick 8-Hour Moisturizer (SPF 12): Original

♥ Favorite cheek combo for summer?
• Black Radiance Artisan Color Baked Blush: Toasted Almond
• Guerlain Terracotta Bronzing Powder: #05
• Becca Ambient Lighting Powder: Radiant Light
• DuWop Mattillume: Darker
• Wet n Wild Fergie Centerstage Collection: Rose Golden Goddess To Reflect Shimmer Palette

Your skin tone/coloring: fair-light, neutrallish warm
Favorite foundation for summer? Garnier BB cream! I have dry skin but I use the one for oily skin since it doesn’t get as shiny in the hot weather.
Favorite lip combo for summer? Mac Bombshell with Sephora Pinup Pink gloss
Favorite cheek combo for summer? Too Faced Sun Bunny bronzer, Benefit Cha-Cha Tint, and Benefit Watt’s Up

Your skin tone/coloring: Very pale with peach under tones
Favorite foundation for summer? Urban Decay Naked Skin Ultra Definition Powder Foundation in Light Neutral
Favorite lip combo for summer? Kat Von D Studded Kiss Lipstick in Cathedral
Favorite cheek combo for summer? Nothing 🙂

Skin tone: light-neutral
Fav summer foundation: Nars Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer – ❤️ The SPF
Fav lip combo for summer: Marc Jacobs Sheer Lip-Gel in Role Play or Nars Audacious in Annabella
Fav cheek combo for summer: Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush in Incandecent Elektra

Overall I like having a light routine for summer with a bright pop of color when needed.

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