Survey Says… July 3rd, 2019

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  • Your skin tone/coloring:
  • Favorite blue eyeshadow?
  • Favorite red lipstick?
  • Favorite everyday highlighter?

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Your skin tone/coloring: Under my name, green eyes, s&p hair

Favorite blue eyeshadow? I haven’t used any blue shadows yet, but it will be something in the CP Blue Moon palette, which should be arriving next week!

Favorite red lipstick? Chanel Pirate

Favorite everyday highlighter? I usually only use highlighter for evenings out, and my favorite is Diorskin Nude Luminizer in Pink Glow.

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

Favorite blue eyeshadow? UD Shattered, Plunge, and Radio. Plus, Boom in the Jean-Michel Basquiet Tenant palette. I rarely ever wear anything “bluer” than those.

Favorite red lipstick? MAC x Maria Moretti and also last holiday’s Patrick Starrr Slay Ride!

Favorite everyday highlighter? ABH x Amrezy!

Your skin tone/coloring: fair, cool
Favorite blue eyeshadow? MAC Birds & Berries or UD Plunge
Favorite red lipstick? just one? It’s a toss up between Chanel Pirate, UD Mrs. Mia Wallace and Smashbox Red Rage (which is my every day red)
Favorite everyday highlighter? another tough one – maybe UD Aura or Dior 02 Nude Air Luminzer.

Your skin tone/coloring:
Light tan skin, green eyes, golden blonde hair

Favorite blue eyeshadow?
Jelly pong pong cosmetics pigment in ‘Pulsar’

Favorite red lipstick?
Colourpop Lippie Stix in ‘Goldie’ or Juvias Place ‘Lulu’

Favorite everyday highlighter?
Urban Decay Sin or thebalm Mary Lou-Manizer

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

Favorite blue eyeshadow? MAC In the Shadows (unfortunately my all time favorite MAC Deep Truth was discontinued)

Favorite red lipstick? MAC Chili

Favorite everyday highlighter? MAC Emphasize (I can’t stand anything more `highlighting` or `shimmery` than this).

Your skin tone/coloring: ^
Favorite blue eyeshadow? I really haven’t worn blue eyeshadow in over a decade! For old times’ sake I’ll shoutout MAC Electric Eel and Deep Truth.
Favorite red lipstick? NARS Dragon Girl. I also love CT Screen Siren, MAC Ruby Woo, and Dior Ultra Feminine. I’m president of the Ice Cool Pinky Red Fan Club, if you weren’t aware.
Favorite everyday highlighter? Ciate Dewy Sticks (clear dewy balm) or Becca Pearl liquid (sheer pearly white, super natural and buildable)

Medium warm (MAC NC30)

Favorite blue eyeshadow: I don’t like classic blue eyeshadows, which seem to be muted to my eye. I like bright pops of blue. Right now I am loving Chanel’s teal/blue from the Affresco palette. I also enjoy the two blues in Viseart Ribbons Boheme palette, the two matte blues in Viseart Editorial Brights, and Synth and Dark Wave from Kat Von D’s Mi Vida Loca Remix palette.

Red lipstick: I love Chanel Rouge Coco Flash in Pulse. My favorite was the LE Guerlain holiday red in Rouge Saphir. I frequently wear MAC’s Tenor Voice (on my lips right now, lol) and Victoriana, both of which were also LE. In the fall I like NARS Audacious in Jeanne.

Everyday highlighter: I consider any highlighter I own to be perfect for daily wear, no matter how blingy. Favorites include the two highlighters in the new Dior Backstage Face Glow Palette 002, the two highlighters in Dior Backstage Face Glow Palette in 001, PYT in the NARS Wanted 2 palette (it didn’t look like all that in the pan and I didn’t think it would work for my skintone, but it’s actually one of my favorites and I reach for it at least once every week, and NARS Fort de France.

Your skin tone/coloring: Very fair, warm-neutral
Favorite blue eyeshadow? It used to be UD Shattered, but now I am looking for a new fave (and I am very picky since it cannot clash with my blue hair)
Favorite red lipstick? Illamasqua Sangers, UD 714, UD Wonderland
Favorite everyday highlighter? Japonesque Kumadori Highlight, Becca Rose Quartz

Skin tone: Under my name.
Favorite blue shadow: I am not much of a blue shadow wearer so I don’t have a lot of them in my collection. I have Kat Von D Metal Crush in the blue shade. I don’t even remember the name. I have probably used it 5 times in my life!!

Favorite red lisptick: Every time I answer this question I am conflicted because I have so many and love them all. Right now, on this day, my favorite red is Pat McGrath Luxe Trance in Major Red. Stunning and so easy to wear.

Favorite everyday highlighter: I don’t wear highlighter every day so I will just go with my most used highlighter which is Becca Pearl. It is always a safe bet for me.

Your skin tone/coloring: light, MAC NC 15-20, med brown hair and eyes, oily skin
Favorite blue eyeshadow? I am not opposed to blue eyeshadow. I do own them as singles and in palettes. I just do not wear that often. I have Moon’s Reflection from MAC and it is pretty. I guess MAC Tilt is similar but more grey

Favorite red lipstick? I don’t wear red lipstick. MAC Viva Glam VI is the closest but it is more of a brown lipstick I think

Favorite everyday highlighter? Becca Moonstone has been my go to lately

I am very pale (I would say super pasty) with neutral undertones. I don’t care for blue eyeshadow, but I love Nars Dragon Girl for a red lip and Benefit High Beam for a highlight.

Blue eye shadow? Depends. CP Burnout, SG Ice Fishing, and the brightest, midrange blue in Bijou Royale. Red l/s? Again, depends. Anything Pat, for brighter, or brown-red from Audacious is great. Love red. Over stashed in reds. Don’t do ‘everyday’ HL, and don’t HL daily. I prefer a colored HL, and usually choose s.t. from Aurora, or Coucher de Soleil, or that unsung gem, Lottie London Holographic Haul.

Warm/medium, MAC NC 30-35

Favorite blue eyeshadow – none, doesn’t do anything for my blue/Grn eyes, but I like the Sephora eyeliner in My Boyfriends Jeans once in awhile. I even get compliments on it when I wear this.
Favorite red lipstick, Givenchy Le Rouge Rouge Engerie, & Bite Beauty lip crayon in Cherry on Top. Honorable mentions, EL Drop Dead Red, & Tom Ford Flame, but I finished those 2.
Favorite everyday highlighter, EL Victoria Beckham, & CT Hollywood Flawless Filter, #3

Sephora My Boyfriends Jeans… another beloved blue that was discontinued (or on permanent out-of-stock status)…
I used to own it 4-5 years ago and it also looked great on me

Skin tone: Medium (MAC NC35), brown eyes/hair

Blue eyeshadow: I haven’t figured out how to pull off blue eyeshadow, but I’ve worn MAC Deep Truth and Tilt. Turquoise eyeliner is usually the closest I get.

Red lipstick: Kat Von D liquid lipstick in Outlaw, but I’m more likely to just wear pencil (MAC He Said, She Said is my go-to red).

Everyday highlighter: BECCA Opal (usually the powder but sometimes the liquid) or Fenty Match Stix in Bamboo… though my absolute favorite was the long-discontinued bareMinerals Natural Light Face Lifting Duo.

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

Favorite blue eyeshadow? NARS Giove, UD Plunge, UD Gonzo, and UD Chaos

Favorite red lipstick? MAC Von Teese and UD Mrs. Mia Wallace.

Favorite everyday highlighter? Anything from the ABH Moonchild Glow Kit

Your skin tone/colouring: Porcelain, with pink undertones

Favourite blue eyeshadow? I love a good blue eyeshadow and I have a few that I wear:
1. The navy blue shade in Guerlain’s Les Gris palette is an all time favourite
2. Mysterious Sky from bareMinerals Soft and Smokey (which is more like a navy on me)
3. Cobalt from Lorac’s Pro Metals palette
4. Contraversy from bareMinerals The Wild Thing quad
5. Guerlain’s Les Aquas – the beautiful medium dark bold blue
6. Haight from UD’s Mariposa palette
I think I am covered in the hues of blue that I like!

Favourite red lipstick?
I have to be very careful with reds as so many turn pink on me.
1. Clarin’s Joli Rouge in Red Terra
2. Maybelline’s Red Revival, although I am going to get Ruby for Me
3. Sephora lipstick in red (forget the shade name)

Favourite everyday highlighter?
I don’t use a highlighter….

If red lipstick turns pink on you, be careful with the Maybelline Ruby For Me. On me, it just teeters on the edge of going pink (it’s still very pretty, though). I prefer the Red For Me, but it may be too close to Red Revival to be worth picking up. If you’re able to, try to swatch the Ruby For Me.

Lt-med warm skin-tone, blue-green eyes.
No exact colors to report, but grey-blue can work as shadow/liner, and turquoise or teal liner also good.
(left the total turquoise lid behind in middle age, but tell myself it can still flatter as liner.)
Best red lip colors are orange-reds, or a browned red if it’s a bit sheer or not too dark.
Highlight – wear a bit most days, I like anything warm-toned and not glittery/metallic. Often it’s just part of my cheek color (shimmery blush or highlight added on top of a matte blush).

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

Blue Eyeshadow: I haven’t worn it in ages, and even then not very often, so nothing really immediately comes to mind… The last one I remember is MAC Deep Truth, or UD Sabbath… My eyes are too dark for pastels, and navy (especially matte) just looks drab, so I need something with dimension, and mid-tone.

Red Lipstick: This one is difficult for the opposite reason, LOL! Since chopping off over 2 feet of hair a couple of weeks ago, I’ve been loving a red lip, and have a huge range to choose from, and have picked up several more recently. That said, I’d have to say Maybelline Cruel Ruby, L’Oreal CRS Enamel Red, & Milani I Am Fierce & Matte Confident. It’s probably because they’re newer, and haven’t been “put away”, but I’ve been reaching for these, and haven’t had a reason to dig out some of my others…

Everyday Highlighter: For the past 6 months, I’ve been almost exclusively using my L’Oreal True Match Lumi quad, but it’s not my “favorite”, but it is a good, subtle, workhorse; I’ve just decided to give it a break… Now that it’s warmer, and I’m opting for a sheer, dewy base, I’m probably going to go with Illamasqua Beyond Powder Highlighter in OMG or CoverGirl TruBlend Super Stunner in Pearl Crush.

I keep a handful of products in my bag since going back to work, so I’m still trying to figure out what new products to put into rotation… They have to be “appropriate”, easy to replace if lost/ broken, and small enough to fit.

Your skin tone/coloring: White girl neutral/henna on light brown; hazel.
Favorite blue eyeshadow? Not atm
Favorite red lipstick? Rimmel 110 is my everyday red for work
Favorite everyday highlighter? L’Oreal Infalliable Eyeshadow in 888 Iced Latte

I need a true- or orange-red lipstick. Far too many blues out there give me the sad.

Your skin tone/coloring: light to medium with yellow undertones, hazel eyes

Favorite blue eyeshadow? MAC Space or MAC She’s A Model (dark navy blues I use in the outer v)

Favorite red lipstick? MAC Viva Glam Rihanna, Pat McGrath Elson with Pat McGrath Blood Rush

Favorite everyday highlighter? Any that I own I would wear daily! Lately it has been Estee Lauder x Victoria Beckham Modern Mercury or MAC Whisper of Gilt.

Skin tone/coloring: Fair light, blue eyes.
Favorite blue eyeshadow: I have only recently injected some blues into my collection with the Melt Blueprint stack and the Dreamweaver bundle from Clionadh cosmetics. I’m enjoying them so far. The Clionadh shadows are especially beautiful.

Favorite red lipstick: I don’t wear red lipstick very often, but I do want to get into it more. I have worn and liked Bite Beauty Gazpacho!

Favorite everyday highlighter: Becca Berlin Girl Glow 💙, recently have also been using and enjoying Marc Jacobs Worth the Wait. I love any of my highlighters for everyday use though. I’m one to wear a sparkly, wet highlight any day of the week.

Your skin tone/colouring: Fair neutral leaning yellow
Favorite blue eyeshadow? Sugarpill matte eyeshadow in Home Sweet Home
Favorite red lipstick? MAC retro matte lipstick in All Fired Up
Favorite everyday highlighter? MAC Hyper real glow palette in Flash & Awe

Your skin tone/coloring: below my name!

Favorite blue eyeshadow? tough one … probably Aromaleigh’s Kirke: a matte, medium, dusty, teal-y, slate-y blue with a super subtle gold highlight. It’s hard to describe. I almost like it more over bare skin, when buffing it in with something flat (like a sponge applicator) creates the most mysterious shade of dusty blue with an almost matte gold highlight (not even sure how that’s possible). Over something moisturizing (or a base/binder), it gets a lot more intense, and lovely in a completely different way. If not that, then MAC’s Weathered (which has some similarities).

Favorite red lipstick? Like picking a favorite child (which is an odd thing to read coming from someone who used to despise lipstick and shunned bold colors … which is an odd thing to read coming from someone who wears dark blue lipstick). Oh, I dunno. I’ll answer it, but my answer will probably be different next week: CP’s London Fog.

Favorite everyday highlighter? Aromaleigh’s Ceres.

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
Favorite blue eyeshadow? The blues from UD Electric-Gonzo and Chaos
Favorite red lipstick? Either KvD Studded Kiss Hexagram or L’Oreal Colour Riche Collection Exclusive 403 Eva’s Red-in the newer Colour Riche Matte formula, it’s called Matte-traction Red.
Favorite everyday highlighter? Becca Light Chasers-they blend nicely. I have 3-Opal Flashes Jade, Amethyst Flashes Geode, and Rose Quartz Flashes Seashell-and I vary the shade depending on the rest of my planned look.

Your skin tone/coloring: Pale Red Head with Freckles and Cool Undertones
Favorite blue eyeshadow? Urban Decay Radio from the Born to Run Palette
Favorite red lipstick? Flesh Lipstick in Brazen
Favorite everyday highlighter? NARS Copacabana MultiStick

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