Survey Says… March 15th, 2017

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  • Favorite season for new makeup collections?
  • Best brand for innovative releases?
  • Brand that you’re tired of hearing about?

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Fair/ blue eyed brunette
Favorite season for releases: Summer
Favorite innovative brand: Hourglass
Tired of hearing about: Too Faced, Makeup Geek

Your skin tone/coloring: fair, warm, light brown hair w/copper highlights, blue eyes

Favorite season for new makeup collections? Holidays. Just for fun, sparkly dimensions.

Best brand for innovative releases? Bite Beauty. Also, since I’m liking the new lip stylos, Hourglass comes to mind.

Brand that you’re tired of hearing about? Two Faced.

My skin tone is Fair. Favorite season for new makeup collections is fall.Best brand for innovative releases OMG so many from colourpop Jeffree Star Kat Von D Tarte Too Faced Becca whatever catches my taste. Was sick of Gerard Ofra and Mophe now Im sick of Jouer

Light skin/brown eyes/salt and pepper hair
Favorite season for releases: Fall
Favorite innovative brand: Anastasia Beverly Hills
Tired of hearing about: Too Faced, anything that costs an arm and a leg like Louboutin

* Fair neutral
* Usually spring and summer–the colors are lighter and better suited to my paleness.
* Tarte! There’s always something I want from every new collection.
* Lately it’s MAC. I haven’t been very excited by any of their releases for a while.

Your skintone/coloring: light NC 20 brown hair and eyes

Favorite Season for new collections: Spring. New makeup always gets me out of that winter rut!

Best brand for innovative releases: Anastasia Beverly Hills is really the only brand I’ve continually intrigued by in regards to new things

Brand/s I’m tired of hearing about: Urban Decay. I have never tried a product from them that has truly impressed me. Most fall in regret territory!

I’d pass on Tarte…such a snooze of a brand and their Amazonian Clay blushes aren’t all that great. Colors are a bore and the formula is dry. Just nothing luxurious or impressive to me.

Benefit or Too Faced…so gimmicky. I cannot be bothered!

Very fair, cool undertones, dark brown eyes and silvery blonde hair (naturally dark blonde)
I love Spring collections!
I think MAC will always be one of my top ones.
But I can’t stand Too Faced. I find them to be boring and just hate “kitsch” packaging.

Your skin tone/coloring: Light medium neutral
Favorite season for new makeup collections? Summer
Best brand for innovative releases? Hourglass
Brand that you’re tired of hearing about? Colourpop

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

Favorite season for new makeup collections? Fall

Best brand for innovative releases? Cover FX

Brand that you’re tired of hearing about? Too Faced. I still love a lot of their products, but I’m getting sick of them over-hyping themselves.

Your skin tone/coloring: Light/Medium. in between NC20 and NC25 with my current light winter skin. Warm brown hair, and warm cinnamon brown eyes

Favorite season for new makeup collections: Fall!! I love me a good vampy, deep, lip shade!!! 😀

Best brand for innovative releases?: Colourpop! I’m still hugely on the colourpop train!!

Brand that you’re tired of hearing about? Too Faced, to be honest. I’m tired of their flops, and over hype!!

Your skin tone/coloring: NC15 w/some redness

Favorite season for new makeup collections? Usually Fall but given how harsh the winter is I’m loving certain bits in the Summer collections.

Best brand for innovative releases? Hmm… I’m loving Farmacy for their new sunscreen, but I’m not seeing all that much innovation right now in terms of makeup.

Brand that you’re tired of hearing about? MAC. Stop having so many collections! Limit it to like one each season and then we’ll see. Also TooFaced, Benefit and Tarte because they are just too cutesy-wootsey for me.

Your skin tone/coloring: fair, cool
Favorite season for new makeup collections? autumn; as much as there are great offerings at the Holidays (and great values), it’s autumn that is my fave time of year generally – I have “school soul” and love the clothes, cosmetics, etc.
Best brand for innovative releases? Becca and Shiseido
Brand that you’re tired of hearing about? Marc Jacobs and those obscenely priced Louboutin polishes

Coloring: light, neutral-ish undertones, Brien hair, brown eyes

Favorite season for releases: Any time except the holidays. There are a lot of sacrifices in quality when it comes to holiday releases (with a few notable exceptions, like KVD Metal Matte last year).

Favorite innovative brand: Probably KVD. And I normally wouldn’t classify Tarte as innovative, but Shape Tape is a national treasure and will probably be the only concealer I use from now on.

Tired of hearing about:
1. Kylie – my understanding is that it’s basically Colour Pop and made at the same facility (the Lip Kits, anyway), so why would I pay for her name?

2. Jeffree Star – Drama, racism, etc, (all of which has been discussed to death).

3. Too Faced – Don’t get me wrong, I love my Chocolate Bars and Love Flush Blushes (and I even like Sweet Peach!), but their quality has gone WAY downhill lately, especially on their LE… And it doesn’t help that they are releasing the same set of shades over and over.

Light with slightly warm undertones.
Favorite season is fall for new releases.
I’ve become addicted to Bite and their lip products and Korean skincare products.
Sick of hearing about Too Faced and all the hype hey constantly get for mediocre products imo.

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair w/ neutral-cool leaning undertones; beige blonde hair/light brown eyes.

Favorite season for new makeup collections? Spring.

Best brand for innovative releases? Cover FX. They invest in the quality of their products and of the ingredients.
I should mention Inglot Cosmetics that have come up with some very good products lately (can’t wait for their Aquastic water-based cream eye shadows to be released).

Brand that you’re tired of hearing about? Too Faced. They should focus on the product quality instead of kitsch packaging detracting from the product itself.

Not on the Canadian site unfortunately. But I checked the USA site for a peek when I saw your message :). They will be available here in Canada next week, according to the email received from them yesterday. Can’t wait to try them. I’m very pleased with what I’ve purchased from them so far: some AMC lip matte pencils (shades 23, 24), an eye concealer (91) and an AMC face blush liquid (93).

Your skin tone/coloring: Ghastly pale / Brunette / Green Eyes / Cool Pink Undertone
Favorite season for new makeup collections? Fall
Best brand for innovative releases? At this very moment, YSL which feels weird! They’re coming out with some really interesting formulations lately.
Brand that you’re tired of hearing about? Mac all day, everyday.

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair/Light with neutral undertones.
Favorite season for new makeup collections? Fall
Best brand for innovative releases? Sugarpill
Brand that you’re tired of hearing about? Too Faced!

Your skin tone/coloring: warm undertones, MAC NC 23 ish

Favorite season for new makeup collections?
Holiday and Spring/Summer

Best brand for innovative releases? MAC – they may release duds sometimes, but they are staying at the forefront. It’s funny, I think innovation is laudable and a great character trait for a company (even if they are duds) but it’s not something that I look for in a company or that would make or break loyalty for me. In fact, being innovative is sometimes a turn off because that means there’s always so much going on (constant releases, new products, new formulations) and it can feel like it’s more about output and quantity than quality, and change for the sake of change. The last innovative products that come to mind that were gamechangers for me are MAC’S Extra Dimension formula and Giorgio Armani’s foundations (Maestro, Lasting Silk, Power Fabric, Designer Lift – all offer different coverages and finishes and they are all flawless – GA is my HG brand for foundation).

Brand that you’re tired of hearing about?

Tarte
Too Faced
Smashbox

I think I’m one of the few not bored or tired of MAC. I don’t really pay attention to their LE releases and I think they are in the forefront of releasing new, innovative permanent products. Their extra dimension eyeshadows are divine . Plus I think many brands still copy their every move!

Light to medium skin with yellow undertones.

Favorite season for makeup collections: spring!!

Best brand for innovative releases: the juicy shaker from Lancôme was pretty cool, besides that, CoverFX.

Brand you’re tired of hearing about:Too Faced, Benefit, Tarte. Ok so I named more than one…

Your skin tone/coloring: Paler than pale
Favorite season for new makeup collections? Any season is fine with me!
Best brand for innovative releases? MAC I feel MAC has something for everyone and is right in there with new finishes and packaging.
Brand that you’re tired of hearing about? None because I am always excited to see what a brand is offering! Bring the cosmetics on!

Hi Deborah!

I’m right with you on MAC! The fact that there is something for everyone and every need makes this brand a one-stop shop for me, I am surprised how many people feel tired of it.

Skin tone: Porcelain with pink undertones
Favourite season: Definitely autumn…..
Innovative brand: Don’t have a favourite
Brand Tired of hearing about: Mac – with all their releases, Too Faced…..

Skin tone/coloring: Fair/light with neutral-pink undertones
Favorite season for makeup releases: Fall!
Best brand for innovative releases: Colourpop
Brand I’m tired of hearing about: Too Faced

Skin color: Very fair with cool undertones.
Favorite Season: Prior to this holiday I would have said the holiday releases but I was really bummed by this past holidays releases. So, my second favorite is fall.
Most innovative brand: Cover FX and Kat Von D
Brand tired of hearing about: Too Faced. I am so over their packaging, hype, poor quality products.

Skin Tone: Medium with nuetral/yellow/gold undertones but not sure?
Favorite season for makeup releases: Fall/winter
Innovative Brand: can’t say for sure but right now I love Dior
Brand Not interested in MAC, Color Pop, Too Faced & a few others

skin tone/coloring: pale yellow toned (NC15) with dk brown hair & light br eyes

Fave season for new collection: Summer

Fave innovative brand: Hourglass

Brand I am tired of hearing about: Colorpop

Fair to light coloring with yellow undertones.
Favorite season: Late summer/Fall releases, and early holiday Nov./Dec.
Innovation: K brand Too Cool for School. KVD.
Tired of hearing about: MAC (sorry, Christine!). Tired also of 1) YouTube collaborations and HelloKitty/Disney tie-ins.

Ooo I agree with youtube collabs esp since there are actual makeup artists, real celebs I’d want to see collaborations with over any of them any day! And I can do without Hello Kitty on anything ever again!

Skin tone light med in winter, medium rest of the year.

Fav season for releases is the Christmas holiday. I’d say I’m pretty impressed with Anastasia such great quality.
Sick of UD.

Your skin tone/coloring: light and warm
Favorite season for new makeup collections? fall
Best brand for innovative releases? I’m gonna have to choose a skincare brand because I can’t think of a makeup brand that I find truly innovative, so I’ll say Peter Thomas Roth. They just make great products in fantastic textures that I enjoy applying – a must for me otherwise I don’t stick to my routine.
Brand that you’re tired of hearing about? Too Faced. Enough of the LE releases inspired by sweet stuff already.

Your skin tone/coloring: fair with pink undertones, blue/green eyes, strawberry blonde hair
Favorite season for new makeup collections? I like them all
Best brand for innovative releases? IT Cosmetics (combining skincare with makeup), MILK, KVD & Colourpop
Brand that you’re tired of hearing about? Too Faced – really unimpressed with their quality recently. Tarte keeps putting out the same colors over and over. MAC too many freaking collections.

Your skin tone/coloring: Pale very cool toned. Dark brown wavy hair and hazel eyes.
Favorite season for new makeup collections? All of them! But I love bright colors so Spring and Summer and turn me into a mermaid would be my dream come true. 😉
Best brand for innovative releases? WetnWild
Brand that you’re tired of hearing about? Mac, Jeffrey Star acts as if he discovered the cure for cancer too coky and racist not nice. And a pair of the ugliest birdie legs! Lol!

Your skin tone/coloring: NC15, NARS Sheer Glow in Gobi
Favorite season for new makeup collections? SUMMER for sure! Love the colors and the packaging.
Best brand for innovative releases? Hmmm. MUFE is pretty good at it IMHO, Lancôme with Lisa is going there as well, as far as I can see.
Brand that you’re tired of hearing about? Eeeeasy! Color Pop and Kylie Jenner.

Hmmm…..I just had my colors done in Seoul by a rep for Cle de Peau who said I have cool yellow undertones so cool colors look best on me. She’s right! All the western makeup SA’s try to put warm colors on me & I look sickly. The test the CdP did was quite simple, she held up a swatch of a very cool pink silk by my jawline then a swatch of saffron orange silk. The pink really made my complexion pop & the orange made me look corpse-like.

Fall is my fave makeup & clothing season.

Innovative releases, hmmm. I’d have to say It Cosmetics for their fab BB creams, foundation, & powders. The cheapie brand Catrice puts out some really fun (and surprisingly good quality for the price) new products in trendy shades & finishes too.

Too Faced- Yup, I’m sick of the cutesy packaging, the candy-scented makeup, the products that do not perform well also.

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair/neutral

Favorite season for new makeup collections? Definitely fall

Best brand for innovative releases? I think Bite Beauty, Benefit, and Sephora brand have all been doing some really cool stuff lately.

Brand that you’re tired of hearing about? I have perpetual MAC fatigue…So. Many. Collections. Plus, I hate going to the stores and the counters in department stores. I do really love their mechanical eyeliners, though.

Fair with warm undertones, blue eyes, light brown hair.
Spring, probably the most collections come out then. (except Christmas but that is usually all LE)
Hourglass, I’m in love with the lip stylos. Also love how they work on one thing to get it great quality instead of releasing a tonne of items. ABH, I think they have done a great job at releasing new amazing products and being consistent.
Too Faced, don’t get me wrong I love the products I have but they just seem to continue to rush releasing products at a detriment to the quality and they are just overhyping themselves a lot of the time.

1. Light to medium in the summer, dark ash brown hair, hazel eyes
2. Fall and holidays
3. Love Kat von D, Anastasia, Juvia’s Place and Coloured Raine
4. Can’t stand the hype of: Too Faced, Morphe, any youtube collabs regardless of brand.

Your skin tone/coloring: fair with neutral under tones, red hair, hazel eyes.
Favorite season for new makeup collections? Fall – I like watching all of the holiday releases.
Best brand for innovative releases? Becca.
Brand that you’re tired of hearing about? A few: Kylie Cosmetics, Jeffree Star, Too Faced, Mac, and collaborations with YouTube vloggers in general – I’m tired of pseudo-celebrities.

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair-Light Neutral
Favorite season for new makeup collections? Fall (not to be confused with holiday)
Best brand for innovative releases? Marc Jacobs
Brand that you’re tired of hearing about? ColorPop

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