Survey Says... July 19th, 2017

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  • Your skin tone/coloring:
  • The last hair care product you finished?
  • The last cheek product you purchased?
  • The last base/foundation product you finished?

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Your skin tone/coloring: Medium w/ olive undertones MAC NC37 or Lancôme Teint Idole Foundation N 360, deep plummy-brunette, blue-green eyes w/ gold flecks.

The last hair care product you finished? A liter bottle of Matrix Biolage Moringa Oil Blend Shampoo and the last of a tube of One N Only Argan Oil Hair Color in 3CH.

The last cheek product you purchased? MAC x Steve J & Yoni P Sugar Or Syrup Blush. Love it!

The last base/foundation product you finished? MAC Pro Longwear Foundation in NC40. It still has a tiny amount at the bottom, but with my nightly ritual of using retinol and vitamin C serums, this shade is now a bit darker than my face now. Could possibly mix it with something to lighten it very slightly? Hate wasting!

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair/Light with a slight cool undertone
The last hair care product you finished? OGX shampoo the sea salt one…
The last cheek product you purchased? Stila Heaven’s Hue Highlighter in Kitten
The last base/foundation product you finished? Loreal Pro Glow a couple months ago…since then I have just been trying to find my perfect foundation…aka jumping around and trying a lot of stuff!!

My favorite post of the week!

Your skin tone/coloring: Deep Dark NW50
The last hair care product you finished? SoapBox BATAUA FRUIT Shampoo and WEN Tee Tree Cleansing Conditioner. I didn’t really care for either product.
The last cheek product you purchased? Black Radiance Blush in Toasted Almond. I already repurchased it.
The last base/foundation product you finished? Lancome Teint Idole. I already repurchased it.

I misread the 2nd question. I thought it said repurchased, but it says purchased. That would be the ELF Highlighter in Apricot Glow. Word of advice. Scrape off the top glitter layer, and then use it. It’s gorgeous on deeper skin tones!

Your skin tone/coloring: light to medium with warm undertone, MAC NC 23/Giorgio Armani LSUVF 5.5/Estee Lauder 2N1/Tom Ford Bisque/Shiseido Synchro Skin Golden 3

The last hair care product you finished? UNITE Boing curling creme, UNITE Liqua-Versa Gel, and UNITE Boosta spray – I use them altogether so I run out at roughly the same time. Love this stuff, will be repurchasing.

The last cheek product you purchased? MAC Oh My Passion from the Fruity Juicy Collection

The last base/foundation product you finished? Tom Ford Skin Illuminating Primer – had a few samples, will be purchasing full size.

Your skin tone/coloring:
Light neutral, leans slightly yellow

Last hair care product you finished:
AG Firewall Argan Shine & Flat Iron Spray (good product)

Last cheek product you purchased:
Milani Luminoso, because it was recommended as a possible inexpensive dupe for NARS Orgasm. The color is ok, but I don’t like the way it applies. I’d need to work with it more to get the application just right, but I’m sticking with NARS for now, since I still have a lot left. When I run out, I’ll re-evaluate.

Last base/foundation production you finished:
Does a sample count? If so, then it’s Estee Lauder Double Wear in Desert Beige (which is now my favorite foundation). If that doesn’t count, then it would be Revlon Colorstay in Buff.

I don’t find luminoso to be a dupe at all for luminoso. Not in color or glow. I prefer Orgasm all the way. I have not found a blush that does what this blush does for my skin. And tbh I really don’t like luminoso. I prefer Berry Amore or Rose Doro from that line?

Isn’t Firewall AMAZING??? I discovered it quite by accident, after being really disappointed by other “heat protection” sprays. I love that stuff.

Az…the answer is yes, yes, yes!!!!! I had been wearing Colorstay for many years. Spots of discoloration are becoming more and more common on my face (let’s hear it for aging), so I went in search of something with better coverage and that would stay on longer. Double Wear is now my HG foundation.

Estee Lauder will analyze your for the right color, then they give you a little sample bottle to take home. It’s enough to last at least a week, giving you time to see how you like it.

If you need more cover than Double Wear, EL has one called Camouflage (I have that one, too). These foundations are just amazing. Definitely go get samples.

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair/light with neutral undertones.
The last hair care product you finished? Has to be a Batiste Dry Shampoo in the brunette shade. I go through dry shampoo fairly quickly!
The last cheek product you purchased? I just bought Urban Decay’s Afterglow Blush in the shade Quiver last week. Urban Decay send me an email saying I would get a free highlighter with a purchase, and I just couldn’t resist.
The last base/foundation product you finished? I don’t use much foundation/base products so probably my sample of Murad’s Invisiblur Perfecting Shield & Makeup Primer. I am very close to finishing my Maybelline FIT Me Concealer and my NARS Radiant Creamy concealer though.

Your skin tone/coloring: light and warm
The last hair care product you finished? Klorane dry shampoo
The last cheek product you purchased? Becca new highlighter in Opal flashes jade (tried it today for the first time and yep, it flashes green on my cheeks. Maybe not the most work appropriate, but oh well!)
The last base/foundation product you finished? I rarely finish any base products because I have too many… The last one must be a MAC pressed Blot powder, since I repurchased it about a year ago. I do have to throw away foundations when they’re still half full regularly :/

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

The last hair care product you finished? Quantum Riveting Reds Color Replenishing Shampoo

The last cheek product you purchased? MAC Oh My, Passion! Pearlmatte Face Powder

The last base/foundation product you finished? E.l.f. Flawless Finish Foundation in Porcelain

Hi Rachel!

You have to tell me how you are going to use Oh My Passion :), cause it got it and do not think I use it to its full potential 😉

I’ve worn it as a blush, blush topper, and also used it where one would normally use bronzer. I’m not sure that I’m using it to it’s full potential yet, either, so I’m going to keep playing with it.

Skintone / coloring : light, NC 20, med brown hair and eyes

Last haircare finished: Maui Moisture shampoo /conditioner. I didn’t care for it. Doesn’t do a darn thing for your hair and I would not repurchase

Last cheek product purchased : MAC Brit Wit at the CCO. A total youtube made me buy it purchase. I was nervous bc I haven’t owned a cream blush in over a decade bc I have oily skin. I was worried it would feel sticky, move around my face and fade quickly. I wear it higher on the cheekbone toward my hairline and I set with another blush, usually MAC Prism bc that area is less oily. Have to say I really like it. Gives a soft flush to the cheeks, very natural looking. I cannot feel it on my skin and lasts a long time surprisingly. Loving it!

Last face product finished : a sample of Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Water. I actually like it and do notice it keeps my foundation in place a bit longer. Surprising bc I do find most face primers useless and the effects very temporary. Doesn’t irritate my skin and it feels light weight on the skin. I am considering buying a full size which is rare for me when it comes to primers or setting sprays and I’m not the biggest fan of Smashbox in general. Their clear silicone primer is absolutely god awful. So happy to find a product I like from them!

Skin tone: Fair with neutral undertones
Last hair care product you finished: Living Proof Curl Defining Styling Cream. I would purchase again, after I use up all the other curl styling products I have.
Last cheek product you purchased? A Bourjois and Max Factor blush when I visited the UK.
Last base/foundation product you finished? It’s been a while since I’ve finished one, but I think it was the Loreal Pro-Matte foundation. Another one I’d repurchase!

skintone: MAC NC23! Light, with warm yellow undertones!

Last haircare product I finished: Dove nourishing oil conditioner! I love this conditioner!! I finished the medium bottle and bought the biggest 750ml bottle yesterday!!

Last cheek product I purchased: Urban Decay Basquiat cheek palette! I got it in the mail today!! I’m actually in the middle of applying it right now!

Last base product I finished: l’oral total cover foundation!! I squeezed every last drop out of that bad boy! Now I’m on my second tube of it, in the next shade up!

Skin tone/coloring: Light/medium with olive and neutral undertones
Last hair care product you finished: Briogeo Rosarco Conditioner
Last cheek product you purchased: Laura Geller Gelato highlighter in Ballerina
Last base/foundation product you finished: Bare Escentuals Complexion Rescue in Bamboo and Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer in Custard (tinted moisturizer and concealer; have never finished a bottle of foundation!)

Your skin tone/coloring:
Deep tan, golden/yellow undertone

Last hair care product you finished:
Miss Jessie’s Coily Custard (My favorite gel)

Last cheek product you purchased:
Mac Peaches (Love It)

Last base/foundation production you finished:
Mac Face & Body in C7

Your skin tone/coloring: Medium light, but some summer color at the moment

The last hair care product you finished?
Living Proof No Frizz Shampoo. I use the shampoo, conditioner, and oil and have for quite some time now. Don’t see myself changing anytime soon.

The last cheek product you purchased?
Bought two. Chanel Golden Sun and Vibration. I totally crazy about Golden Sun. Vibration is a keeper, but I don’t use pinks much so I’m working with it. Layered with Golden Sun though = winning combo.

The last base/foundation product you finished?
By the weekend, I will scrape the rest of Becca Skin Perfect Mineral Foundation. Truth be told, it’s a leftover from last summer (I only use it when hot), and it works like new. But I will come to the end of it and will replace.

~nw 20. Not sunning or even swimming … yet. Hair finished: Matrix High Amplify shampoo. Repurchased at the Ulta 20. Cheek: Fiona Stiles Imperial…going to get more stuff, bec FS is d/cing at U, and they’re massively marked down. It is supposed to be raisin, but it’s red on me. Wasn’t surprised. CP Aphrodisiac is red on me, too. Don’t care. I like red. Aphro will prob be my first repurchased blush in decades. Base: cover fx BB gel lt-med pink is gone tomorrow.

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair, cool
The last hair care product you finished? Shampoo – Joico for coloured hair
The last cheek product you purchased? Bobbi Brown Maui “bronzer” (all Christine’s fault – and I will be eternally grateful to her)
The last base/foundation product you finished? Probably IT Cosmetics Celebration Foundation pressed powder foundation

Skin tone: NC-20-ish

Last hair care product finished: John Masters Rosemary/Lavender Shampoo (already repurchased) and Josh Rosebrook Hair Lift (not sure if i will repurchase – expensive)

Last cheek product purchased: Kjear Weis blush in Blossoming (lovely colour!)

Last base/foundation: I rarely finish a foundation (as i have a few in rotation) but i’ve hit the pan with my Kjear Weis cream foundation in colour, Paper Thin.

PS: LoVE these surveys!!!

Your skin tone/coloring: fair with pink undertones

The last hair care product you finished? Pantene dry shampoo. My roots get oily while my ends are dry from coloring and decades of heat torture. To protect my ends I use the dry shampoo so I only have to wash my hair 2 times a week.

The last cheek product you purchased? Colourpop Done Deal duo. I only picked it up for the highlighter.

The last base/foundation product you finished? IT Cosmeticsypur skin but better CC cream. It’s my HG.

Even though I am in my early 60’s I still have oily roots and dry ends. One shampoo that is much better is the DeLorenzo Volumate shampoo. It still works well on colour treated hair, but does not make the roots oily.

Coloring – brunette/auburn with blue eyes, very cool undertones

Hair Product Finished – Morrocan Oil hairspray (love the smell)

Cheek Product – MUFE Cream Blush in English Rose

Last Base Product finished – Clinique Even Better in Cream Chamois

Your skin tone/coloring: NC15 w/some redness

The last hair care product you finished? I can’t currently wash my own hair due to illness (arms above my head for that long make me faint) so I’d have to ask the awesome woman who washes my hair.

The last cheek product you purchased? Hourglass Ambient Diffused Light Palette from the Nordstrom sale.

The last base/foundation product you finished? Bourjois Healthy Mix Serum Foundation (and I already had a backup)

Your skin tone/coloring: Very fair/cool

The last hair care product you finished? An Alterna Bamboo Dry Shampoo I think; I’m also nearly done with a Frederik Fekkai shampoo and conditioner

The last cheek product you purchased? Just received it the other day actually – I picked up another CdP cream blush in Cranberry. The formulation is so nice and I love cream blushes.

The last base/foundation product you finished? Armani Maestro Glow

Skin tone-fair-medium olive, NC20-NC25
Hair care product finished-KMS Messing Cream
Latest Cheek Product Purchased-Lise Watier Havana Glow Trio
Last Base Finushed-MAC MSFN in Medium or Lise Watier CC Cream-in March and I can’t remember which I finished first

Skin tone/coloring: medium with slight yellow undertones

Last hair care products finished: Oliplex 3. I have already bought more

Last cheek product purchased: Milani bronzer in something with the word “glow” in it.

Last foundation finished: as part of an effort to use things up I finished up a discontinued Benefit product called Some Kind of Gorgeous in medium. They called it a “foundation faker” because it gives the finish of a slightly matte foundation but doesn’t add color. I liked the finish but never felt that my skin looked good enough to go without color coverage. I guess not working had been good for me because I thought my skin looked fine with it.

Your skin tone/coloring: as always – NC15, NARS Sheer Glow in Gobi 🙂
The last hair care product you finished? Some old style Matrix heat protector spray, cannot remember the name, cause do not think there was anything to remember it for. Dunno.
The last cheek product you purchased? That would probably be two highlighters (yeah, it’s a problem!) – MAC Soft Frost Extra Dimension and MUFE Pro Light Fusion #1. Do not regret a single bit. Enjoying.
The last base/foundation product you finished? NARS radiant tinted moisturizer. Already got a new one!

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair & warm with yellow undertones, hair pale beige gold, hazl/green/gold eyes
The last hair care product you finished? Joico Demi-Permanent Instant Gloss Toner Natural Haircolor in Natural Beige, tones my bleached yellow mop to gorgeous golden beige without damaging it!
The last cheek product you purchased? I found a treasure trove of DC’d Esssence Silky Touch blushes at a little store in Kathmandu – bought them alll!
The last base/foundation product you finished? Essence Camouflage 2 in 1 Makeup and Concealer Review: I TOSSED THIS. After reading absolutely glowing testimonials online about this product I bought it. I have noo idea whom would think this was an even ‘meh’ foundation? It did everything a foundation shouldn’t- oxidized, split, puddled, pooled, slid, gave me polka dots & fine lines I didn’t even know I had. At least it was cheap.

Your skin tone/colouring: Porcelain, with pink undertones
The last hair care product you finished? Just finished Redken Colour Treated Shampoo and DeLorenzo volumate shampoo
The last cheek product you purchased? Clarins Prodige Soft Peach blush – which I haven’t used yet until I finish my Natio one
The last base/foundation product you finished? One bottle of my Clarins Super Restorative foundation in linen (sob). It is now discontinued and very hard to get.

Your skin tone/coloring: cool fair
The last hair care product you finished? alterna hair caviar
The last cheek product you purchased? bobbi brown bronzer
The last base/foundation product you finished? nyx bb cream


Hair – AG Firewall Spray – great for heat styling, fragrance and sheen for my units
Cheek – it takes me a while to go through cheek products, so it would probably be a BECCA Highlighter
Face/Foundation – that would be easy ABH Foundation Sticks in Cool Golden and Espresso.

Skin tone/coloring: Medium Golden, Dark blond hair, dark green eyes
Last Hair Care Product Finished: Chi Silk Infusion, NYM Blow Dry Accelerator (replacements in tomorrow’s Ulta Haul, below)
Last Cheek Product Purchased: Maybelline Master Fairy Highlighter, Maybelline Master Chrome Highlighter, Lottie London Tan Time Bronzer (all in one Ulta Haul that should be arriving tomorrow).
Last Base/Foundation Product I Finished: Maybelline Fit Me Dewy & Smooth

* I’m fair (and getting lighter, it’s an aging thing) with yellow undertones. 3Y06 as of March 2016 when I was living in Texas. I should probably get it done again :/
* Hair product, must have been Paul Mitchell Keratinique (?) conditioner. I have long, thick uber wavy hair, had my daughter staying with me and she has long, thick straight hair. We both have bleach damaged hair so conditioners, I probably use at least 2 to one to shampoo. I wash my hair every 5 to 7 days but my 18 yr. old has the teenage oilies that I used to have so she ran me out of shampoo. Thank God for a sample of Christophe Robin sample that came in my Play box!
* I can’t remember which cheek product I actually purchased. I get a lot of kits and samples. I never buy mascara due to Sephora Play, Rouge status and point redemption. OK, that’s not true. I lost my mascara on my recent vacay out west and I bought some Maybelline. It’s actually usually at the top of Allure’s survey!
* I finished IT CC+ Airbrush powder in light, well, not quite, the remains are in my purse for touch ups. I swear they changed their formula because I don’t like the replacement. It seems to yellow and kicks up a lot. I bought some of their liquid foundation in fair and that seems to be a better match. I never liked liquid foundations but I may be changing my mind!

Your skin tone/coloring: NC 18-ish (NC 15 in winter, closer to NC 20 in summer)

The last hair care product you finished?: My psoriasis shampoo (MG 217). Its a great coal tar shampoo that treats the psoriasis but is also pretty conditioning too. Other than that, my Morroccanoil dry shampoo in brunette.

The last cheek product you purchased?: MAC Pinch Me

The last base/foundation product you finished?: NARS Sheer Glow in Deauville (already bought a backup!).

Skin tone : medium with yellow undertones
Last haircare product : L’Occitane repairing shampoo
Last cheek product : Tarte Exposed blush
Last foundation : Tarte Amazonian Clay foundation

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