Survey Says... May 12th, 2021

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  • Your skin tone/coloring:
  • Most budge-proof foundation?
  • Best highlighter for glowing skin?
  • Best your-lips-but-better lip color?


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Erica Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: light, MAC NC 20

Most budge-proof foundation? L’Oréal Freshwear

Best highlighter for glowing skin? MAC Lightscapade

Best your-lips-but-better lip color. MAC Velvet Teddy or Hug Me

Celesta Avatar

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

Most budge-proof foundation? I don’t have one… I prefer light/glowy foundations and that usually means some wear off by the end of the day, but that’s okay with me.

Best highlighter for glowing skin? The one in the ND Mini Blush & Glow duo or Stila Heaven’s Hue Highlighter in Kitten.

Best your-lips-but-better lip color? Revlon Super Lustrous Shine Lipstick in Nude Illuminator.

Nancy T Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Under my name (blue-green eyes, dark hair)

Most budge-proof foundation? MAC Pro Longwear Waterproof Foundation for sure! It withstands our crazy hot, humid monsoon days and getting caught in an unexpected burst of rain. Lasts very nicely all day long, too.

Best highlighter for glowing skin? For “seen from space” level glow: Ofra highlighters! For something a little less brilliant, ABH, ND, MAC and ColourPop do the trick.

Best your-lips-but-better lip color? PML Omi or MAC Cosmo for lipsticks. Fenty Glow Gloss Bomb for gloss.

Mariella Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: pale, cool
Most budge-proof foundation? Diorskin Forever (the old one with SPF in it – not sure if it’s d/c’d)
Best highlighter for glowing skin? Dior again – Nude Air Luminizer in 002 or Glowing Gardens Glowing Pink and also the discontinued UD highlighter in Aura. It’s hardly surprising that UD is going into the dumpster when over the last 4 years or so, they have discontinued their very BEST products!
Best your-lips-but-better lip color? MAC Plumful or Craving, UD Manic or (discontinued) Laura Mercier Healthy Lips.

Rachel R. Avatar

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

Most budge-proof foundation? Lancome Teint Idole 24 H lLong Wear Foundation.

Best highlighter for glowing skin? Black Moon Cosmetics Moonlighters, Ofra Highlighters, Dior Nude Luminizers

Best your-lips-but-better lip color? UD Vice Lipstick in Sheer Rapture. Discontinued, but I bought a few backups.

Genevieve Avatar

Your skin tone/colouring: Porcelain, with pink undertones

Most budge-proof foundation? L’Oreal’s True Match foundation or my old favourite (now d/c) Clarin’s Everlasting foundation in linen. Using Nude by Nature’s Airbrush primer helps it all to stay budge proof.

Best highlighter for glowing skin? Nope – I don’t use a highlighter as glowing skin looks like oily skin on me.

Best your-lips-but-better lip color? Probably Maybelline’s Mauve for Me would be the closest to MLBB kind of lipstick.

Kimberly Avatar

Most budge-proof foundation? I’m not really a foundation person, but the most budge-proof BB cream I’ve ever tried is the Nature Republic Cell Boosting BB Cream (discontinued)

Best highlighter for glowing skin? Again, also discontinued, but my favorite shade of the Colourpop Super Shock Cheek in “Churro”

Best your-lips-but-better lip color? Hourglass Femme Nude Lip Stylo in “Futurist”

Ana Maria Avatar

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

Most budge-proof foundation? Estee Lauder Double Wear or MAC Prolongwear Waterproof, the formulas are almost identical to me.

Best highlighter for glowing skin? I don’t like glow, I won’t go beyond something subtle like MAC Emphasize.

Best your-lips-but-better lip color? MAC Mehr or Brave, somewhere in between

Amy Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Light, about Mac NW20, neutral, brown hair blue eyes
Most budge-proof foundation? I don’t really play with foundation much, but Boots No 7 Stay Perfect (Calico) is my go to for most purposes
Best highlighter for glowing skin? Mac Extra Dimension – the ones in the 2019 holiday palette
Best your-lips-but-better lip color? Mac Modesty, Mac Mehr, Nars Anna

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