Survey Says... June 10th, 2020

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  • Your skin tone/coloring:
  • What’s your favorite my-lips-but-better lip color?
  • What’s your can’t-live-without lip balm?
  • What’s your special occasion lip color?

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I love lipstick questions!

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

What’s your favorite my-lips-but-better lip color? My current #1 is Clinique Dramatically Different Lipstick in Canoodle, but I also adore Estée Lauder Knockout Nude and MAC Modesty.

What’s your can’t-live-without lip balm? For just straightforward lip balm, I like Aquaphor. For a tint, I like Dior Addict Lip Glow.

What’s your special occasion lip color? I have two: Chanel Pirate and Laura Mercier Velour Lovers Lipstick in Boudoir (sadly discontinued).

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

What’s your favorite my-lips-but-better lip color? At the moment, Revlon Super Lustrous Shine Lipstick in Nude Illuminator.

What’s your can’t-live-without lip balm? Laneige Lip Glowy Balm, but it was previously Perricone MD No Makeup Lipstick in the original color.

What’s your special occasion lip color? Bite Beauty Virgo… though I rarely have a special occasion to wear it to, even pre-COVID!

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

What’s your favorite my-lips-but-better lip color? MAC Teddy for a brownish/nudish MLBB, MAC Fastplay or Mehr for a mauvish MLBB (my lips are naturally quite pigmented, with a mauve tint)

What’s your can’t-live-without lip balm? Paula’s Choice lipscreen with SPF 50, which is unfortunately discontinued
Note: I’m open for recommendations of a good lip balm in stick format with SPF 50. 😀

What’s your special occasion lip color? MAC Diva… but hey, even a random Friday at work might be a special occasion!
Joke aside, I actually more often either pick whatever red or nude I have in my collection at that time; the red if I go at something very fancy and I do a classic eye look, a nude/my-lips-but-better if I go o something more edgy and I do a smokey eye.

I’m currently looking for a lip balm spf too: in the meantime, I just apply my face spf on my lips and it seems to work…

Your skin tone/coloring: pale, cool
What’s your favorite my-lips-but-better lip color? MAC Craving
What’s your can’t-live-without lip balm? Kiehl’s Simply Rose Butterstick or Burt’s Bees Red Dahlia Tinted Lip Balm
What’s your special occasion lip color? Chanel Pirate or Givenchy Fuchsia in the Know.

Your skin tone/coloring: light – light medium. L6 and LM9 in pat mcgrath foundation
What’s your favorite my-lips-but-better lip color? Haus Labs Blaze lip gloss or pat mgrath divine rose gloss
What’s your can’t-live-without lip balm? sol de janeiro BRAZILIAN KISS CUPUAÇU LIP BUTTER
What’s your special occasion lip color? Pat McGrath Profumo or Aliengelic Gloss

Your skin tone/coloring: Under my name.

What’s your favorite my-lips-but-better lip color? I don’t really have one. I have pretty pigmented lips and even opaque shades that are lighter are changed by my lip shade. I think the closest is Downtown Plum by Bobbi Brown.

What’s your can’t-live-without lip balm? Nuxe Reve de Miel hands down.

What’s your special occasion lip color? Any deep cool toned red or berry. I have several reds that I turn to when I am looking for a statement lip. Specifically, any of the Pat McGrath reds, Ilia’s 99 Red Balloons, Elizabeth Arden Red Door Red and Nars Cruella.

Your skin tone/coloring: About Mac NW20, neutral/olive, dark brown hair and blue eyes.
What’s your favorite my-lips-but-better lip color? Mac Modesty
What’s your can’t-live-without lip balm? La Roche Posay Nutritic
What’s your special occasion lip color? Nars Audacious Carmen

Your skin tone/colouring: Light medium, yellow undertones. Dark brown hair & eyes.

What’s your favourite my-lips-but-better lip colour? Nars Anna.

What’s your can’t-live-without lip balm? Laniege lip sleeping mask or Tatcha Gold Spun Camellia.

What’s your special occasion lip colour? Guerlain Gouge G in Gemma.

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

What’s your favorite my-lips-but-better lip color? I’ve got a few favorites! PML Omi MatteTrance, MAC Cosmo and Baroque The Internet, plus UD Liar.

What’s your can’t-live-without lip balm? Jack Black is back!

What’s your special occasion lip color? Red or magenta purples. MAC Ruby Woo, YSL Scout’s Red, MAC Sí, Sí Me, PML Deep Orchid are just a few examples of what I go for when I need to go all out. Unless I’m doing a very smokey eye, in which case, I will wear a beige toned lip, like, UD Abstract, MAC Marque or PML She’s Heaven Luxetrance.

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

What’s your favorite my-lips-but-better lip color? UD Vice Lipstick in Sheer Rapture. It’s been discontinued, but fortunately I have a few backups.

What’s your can’t-live-without lip balm? I don’t have one I’m that attached to. I have an weird love for Cherry Coke and Dr Pepper flavored lip balms, but that’s more a love of the scents than superior efficacy.

What’s your special occasion lip color? It depends on the occasion. Usually it’s a red, most likely UD Mrs. Mia Wallace or MAC Von Teese, though often I go more red-coral with MAC La Vie En Rouge, or perhaps a fuchsia. However, I wouldn’t wear colors that bright to a wedding or funeral/memorial service. I tend to wear more creative colors and finishes to things like concerts.

Your skin tone/coloring: NW47 neutral undertones

What’s your favorite my-lips-but-better lip color? something like touch from mac (but it’s too thin and not super longwearing, so the color but not the finnish/formula).

What’s your can’t-live-without lip balm? Sierra Bees lip balm. Super cheap and organic.

What’s your special occasion lip color? Cherry Blossom from Coloured Raine, if i’m getting married it will be a red like this.

Lt med, red u/ts. MLBB: ?nars paradise garage? Balm: Laneige lip sleeping. Special occasion lip (not that I have any): probably Pat Major Red. A red, definitely, and on the bright or bold side.

Your skin tone/colouring: Porcelain, with pink undertones
What’s your favorite my-lips-but-better lip color? I don’t do this kind of shade as I never wear pinky themed lipsticks
What’s your can’t-live-without lip balm? Dermal Lip balm
What’s your special occasion lip color? I wear my ususal colours that complement my outfit – either CP’s Foolish or Gallop, sometimes MAC Marakesh or Clarin’s Red Terra (which doesn’t turn pink on me).

My three favorite “my lips but better” shades are the It CC+ Serum in In Love, Tarte LipSurgence in Blushing Bride, and Tarte Amazonian Butter Lipstick in Tulip. The CC+ Lip Serum is jam-packed with lots of amazing ingredients, including collagen, peptides, hyaluronic acid, and nine essential butters and oils. Xoxo

Your skin tone/coloring: light, MAC NC 20

What’s your favorite my-lips-but-better lip color? MAC Hug Me

What’s your can’t-live-without lip balm? I’m not sure. I’ve been panning a lot bc I want to pair down what I have in this area. I really like Sun Bum, Keihls, Dr Paw Paw

What’s your special occasion lip color? I’m a neutral lover. I like Rosy, Terracotta or Mauvey neutrals!

Your skin tone/coloring: pale and 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. My everyday base products are Fenty-Amber Match Stick as cheek contour and Pro Filt’r concealer and Soft Matte foundation in 110.
What’s your favorite my-lips-but-better lip color? There’s a few different pink and berry lipstick shades that accent different facets of my natural lip color-Sephora #Lipstories Labyrinth City, Charlotte Tilbury Hot Lips Liv It Up, or Charlotte Tilbury Hot Lips 2 Viva la Vergara.
What’s your can’t-live-without lip balm? I really like flavored lip balms-stuff like Blistex Raspberry Lemonade Blast, some of the fruity Lip Smackers with Disney Princess/Frozen on the tubes (I’m a Disney nerd-all the more reason for me to like them!), and those Hershey candy-flavored Lotta Luv 8- or 10-packs you find at Walmart.
What’s your special occasion lip color? I do my makeup to coordinate with my outfits, so I don’t have any one lip color for special occasions.

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair & warm
What’s your favorite my-lips-but-better lip color? Estee Lauder Pink Parfait, delicate pearl finish cool pink
What’s your can’t-live-without lip balm? NIVEA Blackberry Lip Care (not the lip shine) – great formula, hint of mauve color, pleasant to wear and surprisingly long-lasting
What’s your special occasion lip color? Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Ultra Lipstick, Rose Aurora – slightly warm pale rose with a rose gold pearl finish

*Your skin tone/coloring:* Light, neutral undertones, brown eyes, dark brown hair

*What’s your favorite my-lips-but-better lip color?* All the lipsticks I own are my-lips-but-better! 😉 If any lipstick were my-lips-but-worse, I would never wear it! 😛 Ha but seriously, this is tough to answer for me. I would have to say Revlon Rum Raisin, even though it’s dark enough that it’s clear I’m wearing lipstick, it’s just the easiest go-to in my collection. I can blot it with my fingertip for a more subtle tint. I think I’ve got at least three tubes of it hanging around in various convenient spots.

*What’s your can’t-live-without lip balm?* Kiehl’s Lip Balm #1. It gives me immediate moisture and comfort, and it also seems to help my lips stay hydrated in the long term when I use it regularly.

What’s your special occasion lip color? Probably Fenty Universal Gloss Bomb in Fenty Glow, cause most special occasions are with my family and they’ll be jerks about it if I wear something more “out there”. But I also wear it as an everyday color pretty often too, so I dunno :/ If I were to be invited to a big fancy party with friends this weekend (I wish!), I’d wear something like uh, Colour Pop Ultra Satin Liquid Lipstick in Mucho if I felt bright, or Charlotte Tilbury Birkin Brown if I felt muted.

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