Survey Says... May 2nd, 2018

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  • Your skin tone/coloring:
  • Your go-to pink lipstick?
  • Your go-to neutral blush?
  • Your go-to purple eyeshadow?


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Seraphine Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Light neutral, green eyes, dark hair

Your go-to pink lipstick? Chanel Rouge Coco in Mademoiselle is my new favorite pink lipstick.

Your go-to neutral blush? I think Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush in Paaarty is the most neutral of my blushes, unless NARS Orgasm counts as neutral, in which case that’s my first choice because I wear it more often.

Your go-to purple eyeshadow? I don’t have one yet. I just bought MAC Shale, so that might become a go-to.

Nicole Avatar

I loooooooove Mademoiselle! Whenever I use a good Chanel lipstick I question my life choices and wonder why I ever buy anything else. 😀

Mariella Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: fair, cool
Your go-to pink lipstick? does MAC Lustering count as pink?
Your go-to neutral blush? nope – don’t have one
Your go-to purple eyeshadow? Nars Kauai or MAC Legendary Lure. I don’t often wear purple shadows but when I do, I tend to reach for one of those. I also really like UD Voodoo and Half Truth.

Vittoria Avatar

Thanks for reminding me! I have years of large ziplock bags for their recycling program. I think they still give you a choice of lipstick, lipglass, and eyeshadow at free standing Mac stores.

Matilda Avatar

It is so flattering – a nice brightening pink that isn’t too blue-toned or too yellow-toned either. So easy to wear, and makes a great cream blush as well.

Tammy Avatar

Pink lipstick: For everyday pink, I reach for Urban Decay Revolution Lipstick in Fiend. Lately I’ve been wearing Guerlain’s Rouge G in Geraldine. I have a bunch from Estée Lauder and Lancome but I am currently at work and cannot remember the shades.

Neutral blushes: Tarte Paaarty, MAC Cheeky Buggar, MAC Blushbaby, and NARS Out There (from the Unfiltered 1 Palette).

Purple eyeshadows: When I want a really good purple I turn to Urban Decay’s Fishnet, Kat Von D Anthem (Mi Vida Loca Remix), Kat Von D Exorcism and Worship (Saint and Sinner), and now Pat McGrath’s Purple Reign.

Lea Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair/Cool

Your go-to pink lipstick? Armani Rouge D’Armani 501

Your go-to neutral blush? Cle de Peau Perfect Peach and Chantecaille Bliss

Your go-to purple eyeshadow? A discontinued Cle de Peau shadow single. Still haven’t found something I love more

CeeBee Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Light medium, yellow undertones. Dark brown hair and eyes.

Your go-to pink lipstick? Colourpop Lumiere.

Your go-to neutral blush? The Balm Balm Beach.

Your go-to purple eyeshadow? Natasha Denona Livid or Amethyst.

AB Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: warm, fair; blue eyes; light brown hair with copper highlights
Your go-to pink lipstick? UD Lovelight (it’s pink-coral; can’t do outright pink)
Your go-to neutral blush? MAC Prism or Laura Geller Pink Grapefruit
Your go-to purple eyeshadow? Viseart Nuance Theory palette #3, which is more plum brown; I don’t really do much in a purer purple

Mags Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair neutral, pastel blue hair
Your go-to pink lipstick? For a bold pink, MAC Have Your Cake (bring it back, MAC!), for a more neutral pink, MAC Mehr
Your go-to neutral blush? Clinique Nude Pop
Your go-to purple eyeshadow? UD Tonic. Love love LOVE that shade.

chelsea Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: fair, cool
Your go-to pink lipstick? Estée Lauder Reckless (along with Estée Lauder Confident for bolder)
Your go-to neutral blush? MAC Mocha
Your go-to purple eyeshadow? MAC Wintersky (LE) beautiful lid colour)

thirteenthirteen Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: light/warm (NC20ish)
Your go-to pink lipstick? NARS Rikugien
Your go-to neutral blush? Clinique Nude Pop
Your go-to purple eyeshadow? Laura Mercier African Violet

Nancy T Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Medium w/ olive undertones MAC NC37, Lancôme Teint Idole Foundation N360, Fenty ProFilt’r Foundation 260, deep brunette, blue-green eyes w/ gold flecks.

Your go-to pink lipstick? Currently, it’s been MAC Mittai Pink.

Your go-to neutral blush? Either Essence Satin Love or Nars Goulue.

Your go-to purple eyeshadow? Viseart Amethyst Theory palette, the purples in ND Lila Palette and Pat McGrath La Vie En Rose MTHRSHP Palette.

Genevieve Avatar

Your skin tone/colouring: Porcelain, with pink undertones

Your go-to pink lipstick? I don’t wear pink lipstick at all, the nearest i have is a kind of rosy nude in Honeysuckle by EA and one by Maybelline -Touch of Spice.

Your go-to neutral blush? Again, I don’t have a neutral blush, I use a peachy/coral shade. Currently Clarins Prodige Soft Peach

Your go-to purple eyeshadow? I don’t use purple eyeshadows very often -Voodoo from Vice 2 is my go to and I am starting to be interested in plum shades.

Pearl Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: light to medium with warm undertones, MAC NC 23 ish
Your go-to pink lipstick? MAC Craving or Tom Ford Austin
Your go-to neutral blush? MAC Cubic, Prism or Warm Soul
Your go-to purple eyeshadow? MAC Beautiful Iris or Queen Patrick (for now, ha!)

Anne Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: NC15 w/some redness

Your go-to pink lipstick? NARS 413 BLKR Velvet Matte Lip Pencil

Your go-to neutral blush? Tarte Exposed

Your go-to purple eyeshadow? MAC Satellite Dreams

Christy Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Light neutral/cool (Sephora 1R04; probably MAC NW15, MUFE R230), grey/green eyes, brown hair

Your go-to pink lipstick? Urban Decay Ravenswood.

Your go-to neutral blush? Urban Decay Video.

Your go-to purple eyeshadow? Anastasia Buon Fresco (mauve), MUFE M928 Eggplant (the discontinued version), Colour Pop Razy, Anastasia Enchanted, Inglot 439

Katherine Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair neutral leaning cool.
Your go-to pink lipstick? Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick in Eclair, but I do have problems with it getting on my teeth so it’s not perfect for me.
Your go-to neutral blush? Bite Beauty Multistick in Cashew.
Your go-to purple eyeshadow? Viseart Theory palette in Amethysr.

Erica Avatar

Skintone: light, MAC NC 15 – 20, med brown hair and eyes

Go to pink lipstick : I love a pale or light pink or pinky nude. NARS Rikugien, Clinique Bamboo Pink, MAC Viva Glam II or Creme Cup are some of my favs!

Go to neutral blush: Tarte Paaarty, Lancome Miel Glace, MAC Cosmic Force, Cover Girl Tru Blend Blush in Medium Rose

Go to purple: Don’t have one. Maybe ABH Buon Fresco? I really dislike most purple shades. It’s my least favorite color and I struggle to like it!

Deborah S. Avatar

Skin tone: Very pale with cool undertones, MAC NW 5-10

Go to pink lipstick: Since pinks and berries are my go to shades I am not sure I could limit to one answer. My favorite shade is Lipstick Queen Velvet Rope in the shade Private Party. Gold tube, blue velvet box, perfect cool toned pink-perfect for me. Favorite formula is Pat MacGrath LuxeTrance Vicious Venoms in the shade Wicked and any of the Guerlain Rouge G’s in the pink line.

Go to neutral blush: Probably the closest I can get to a nude blush is Tarte Exposed. I don’t wear a lot of neutral blushes just because color on my cheeks makes me happy.

Go to purple shadow: I love purple shadows and really can’t pick a favorite. I love Huda Twilight, MAC Stars and Stripes, Queen of Hearts Ladyship and Queen Mother, any purple shadow from UD and Nabla. Nabla has some beautiful duochrome purples that I love but since I am not at home I can’t remember the names.

bibi Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair with yellow/warm undertone, hazel eyes, platimun blonde

Your go-to pink lipstick? Estee Lauder’s Pink Parfait has been my jam since the 80’s! Still get compliments on it daily.

Your go-to neutral blush? Hourglass Mood Exposure, Charlotte Tilbury’s First Love, or Essence Sweetheart

Your go-to purple eyeshadow? I don’t have one but love Elizabeth Arden’s Smoke to Powder Pencil in Black Violet to make the green in my hazel eyes pop

Nikki Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: fair/cool skin, gray eyes, brown hair with red highlights and scattered blonde and blue strands.
Your go-to pink lipstick? Doutzen’s or Liya’s pinks from the L’Oreal Collection Exclusive La Vie En Rose collection.
Your go-to neutral blush? The closest would probably be either BellaPierre Autumn Glow mineral blush or NARS Satellite of Love highlighting blush.
Your go-to purple eyeshadow? Urban from the UD Electric palette (NOTE: Slowburn, Savage, Jilted, and Urban are labeled as “not safe for eyes” because the FDA hasn’t tested their shared red pigment for eye safety-Europe has tested it and found it safe. When I first got the palette, I called UD customer service and they said that people with sensitive eyes should avoid using those 4 shades on the eye altogether, but most people will be fine using them on the eye as long as they don’t tightline.).

Katja Avatar

Skintone:Fair with neutral-warm under tones. NC10
Go-to pink lipstick: Urban Decay Revolution lipstick in Obsessed. Quite bright, but looks great with lavender blush!
Go-to neutral blush: Benefit Dallas! Looks incredible on skin!
Go-to purple eyeshadow: I don’t really wear purple, so don’t really have a favorite.

Vittoria Avatar

•Skin tone/coloring: Fair and pinkish with some freckles. Visible blueish veins around eye area. Naturally strawberry blonde but it’s half level 13 blonde for now because regrowth. ? Blue grey eyes. {W10 is too pink and NC10 & NC15 are too dark.} I wear Fair Bye Bye Under Eye (illumination formula or the original) mixed with Light Bye Bye Foundation and sometimes Fair Celebration Foundation with Illumination.

•Go to pink lipstick: Melt Cosmetics Shady Lady + Melt Jinx liner or Mac liners Process Magenta or Cherry. I have to switch it up since I wear Shady Lady often. For lighter brighter pink days it’s Melt Cosmetics Stupid Love sometimes mixed with Summer (to coral it up and brighten even more) + Mac liner High Energy or old Shiseido lipliners 10 Red Pink or 1 Coral. I’ve never found great dupes for my old favorite Shiseido liners.

•Go to neutral blush: I rarely wear blush anymore and usually use IT Cosmetics CC+ ombré bronzer instead. Sometimes I use IT Cosmetics blushes but I’m not in love with them. Melt Cosmetics Amelie eyeshadow from the Love Sick Stack works! I hope to try one of their new blushes or blushlights soon.

•Go to purple eyeshadow: Promiscuous from Melt’s Love Sick Stack.

kjh Avatar

~nw 15-20, red u/t. Pink? A slight sheer gloss maybe, but pink l/s is a vast no. When younger, pinks and corals were ok, but not as my skin became less translucent and warmer. Mauves are ok, mlbb. Warm pinks make me look swampy, not olive, swampy. Neutral blush: prob CP Aphrodisiac, panned it instantly, Stila convertible Magnolia, and to a lesser extent, Tarte Exposed. Purple e/s: so many good ones, and lots out now. Really like grayed purples, but not home to check names. The KVD metal matte, UD Vice purples, and abh buon fresco come to mind. CP SSS and powders are decent, too. To me, there’s no such thing as a go-to.

Celesta Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair with neutral undertones and freckles, green eyes, warm brown hair.

Your go-to pink lipstick? Colourpop Ultra Satin Lip in The Rabbit

Your go-to neutral blush? Either Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush in Paaarty or Wet n Wild Color Icon Blush in Rose Champagne.

Your go-to purple eyeshadow? Anything from the Viseart Amethyst palette, though if I’m going for a more vibrant purple I’ll use the purple in my MUFE Artist 12 palette.

Leah Avatar

My skin tone in the makeup world is considered porcelain. I am neutral-cool in undertone.
My favorite pink lipstick is NARS Sheer Lipstick in Dolce Vita.
My favorite purple eyeshadows are in my MAC Christmas palette from two or three years ago-I love them!!! They’re definitely neutral purples, but there is a lovely dusty lavender shade in the palette, too.

Rachel C. Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: deep neutral

Your go-to pink lipstick? UD sheer anarchy. I’m still looking for the perfect everyday pink.

Your go-to neutral blush? Mac sweet as cocoa

Your go-to purple eyeshadow? NARS Kuala Lumpur duo

Logan Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: fair/warm

Your go-to pink lipstick? Clinique Pop Glaze in Sugar Plum Pop

Your go-to neutral blush? n/a, they’re all sheer warm pink

Your go-to purple eyeshadow? ColourPop Super Shock Shadow in Ignition

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