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Alice Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Porcelain

Your go-to red lipstick? bullet: Besame Noir Red and MAC Sin. liquid: Pretty Zombie Cosmetics Vamp.

Your go-to coral blush? Blackbird Cosmetics Kitten Kiss (unfortunately the brand shut down so I’ll be stalking these comments for a new fav).

Your go-to gold eyeshadow? Sephora Girl’s Night Out (old formula)

Rachel R. Avatar

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

Your go-to red lipstick? UD Mrs. Mia Wallace; MAC Von Teese; Too Faced La Matte in Rebel Heart; Sonia Kashuk Knock Out Beauty Matte Lipstick in Power Punch; Jeffree Star Velour Liquid Lipstick in Redrum.

Your go-to coral blush? Milani Rose Powder Blush in Coral Cove

Your go-to gold eyeshadow? ColourPop Get Lucky; LORAC Gilded (Pro Metal Palette); LORAC Unlimited (Unzipped Gold Palette).

MacKenzie G. Avatar

Skin tone/coloring: Fair to light with neutral to cool undertones. Med/light brown hair with balayage and green eyes.

Go-to red lipstick: UD Mrs. Mia Wallace (for a cooler-toned red) and CP Jenneration X lippie stix (for an orange-red).

Go-to coral blush: a mixture of Glossier Cloud Paints in Puff and Beam .

Go-to gold eyeshadow: don’t have one, I’m not picky about golds.

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 red lipstick? At the present time, MAC Maria Moretti or Yoni Crush.

Your go-to coral blush? MAC Spring Flock, or Smashbox Rosemantic for a coppery coral.

Your go-to gold eyeshadow? Too many! That golden shade in Viseart Minx Theory in the upper right corner, MAC Woodwinked and Gold Bit, Pat McGrath Gold Nectar in La Vie En Rose, the pewter-gold in Nars Kauai duo, the gold on the bottom left corner of CP Take Me Home (Bitter Better?), CP Butter Cake. Obviously, I love gold eyeshadows!

Tammy Avatar

Medium warm (MAC NC30)

Current favorite red: NARS Cruella

Coral blush: Chanel Focsia Rosa, NARS Crave, and Tom Ford Flush.

Favorite golds: Anything in the Pat McGrath eyeshadow palettes.

AB Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: warm, fair – ~NC10; light brown hair with copper highlights; blue eyes

Your go-to red lipstick? Guerlain Red Bowtie (I rarely wear true red, but when I do it’s this on top of balm for a more subtle effect that works on my skin tone)

Your go-to coral blush? Lancome Subtil blush in Coral Kiss

Your go-to gold eyeshadow? ABH Soft Gold (lighter) or Rose Gold (stronger)

Deborah S. Avatar

Skin tone: Very fair with cool undertones.

Go to red lipstick: I always say Elizabeth Arden Red Door Red but I haven’t been wearing it a lot lately and instead I have been reaching for my Pat McGrath Elson.

Go to coral blush: I don’ t wear a lot of coral so the only one I have in my collection is Milani’s Coral Cove. I have several peach shades that I wear more often.

Go to gold eye shadow: I tend to prefer a greenish gold rather than a true gold so ColourPop Telepathy is my go to gold.

Seraphine Avatar

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

Your go-to red lipstick? MAC Russian Red has been my bold red go-to for a long time, but I recently splurged on Chanel Pirate and Guerlain #21, so now I have three favorites! Wait, make that four, because when I’m in the mood to wear red lipstick to the office, my go-to is always MAC Ladybug.

Your go-to coral blush? NARS Orgasm is the closest I come to coral blush. My other blushes are cool pinks.

Your go-to gold eyeshadow? Sunset, from the Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Vol. 1 eyeshadow palette.

Joyce Avatar

I love questions like these. I read every answer! It’s always fun to notice common answers across skintones.

Your skin tone/coloring: light to medium with yellow undertones, dark brown eyes, black hair
Your go-to red lipstick? MAC Ruby Woo (matte) or Wet n Wild Cherry Frost (shine)
Your go-to coral blush? Almay SmartShade Coral
Your go-to gold eyeshadow? Morphe x KathleenLights palette, 1st row, 4th color in. Before that it was always Urban Decay Half Baked.

Mariella Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: fair, cool
Your go-to red lipstick? Chanel Pirate or Smashbox Red Rage or Legendary
Your go-to coral blush? the closest thing I have to a “coral” blush is Benefit Coralista (and an IT blush from the CC palette in a colour called “Love”) – but I rarely wear coral blushes.
Your go-to gold eyeshadow? Sephora Girls Night Out (the old version), MAC Goldbit and Pat McGrath Gold Rush (from the Sublime Bronze Ambition 6-pan); I also love the shade Legend from ABH but I’m not entirely sure if it’s “gold” or “champagne”

Mariella Avatar

Golly, just saw Rachel R’s reply and went “how could you forget Mrs. Mia Wallace???” (and I’d also have to add UD GASH to the list; for someone who doesn’t rely on a red lip, I sure have a lot of red lippies that I love)

Mariella Avatar

I love F-bomb. I originally got it as a Points Perk and bought the full size, in spite of the name (I teach high school; I spend my days trying, among other things, to impress upon some students how vile and unnecessary the F-bomb, which I hear far too much, is). I don’t have 69 and in part, I just don’t want to have to ask for it; I had a similar problem asking at the MAC counter for SMUT!

Mariella Avatar

Rachel, the problem isn’t me saying it in front of them; it’s HEARING it all the live-long day in the halls and even in the classroom in their private conversations. Some kids have such foul mouths and it has become a habit with them to the point that they’re not even aware they’re saying it!

Dove Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: light to medium with olive undertones, brown eyes, brown hair
Your go-to red lipstick? My favorite red lipsticks are Milani Confident, Smashbox Bawse, and Besame Red Velvet. <3
Your go-to coral blush? Milani Luminoso is my favorite everyday blush!
Your go-to gold eyeshadow? I love Milani's Gel Powder single in Bella Gold.

Z. Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Porcelain

Your go-to red lipstick? Don’t know that I have a “go-to”, I haven’t found one I truly love yet. Keen to try Mac’s ruby woo though because it’s a cult classic.

Your go-to coral blush? Coral’s not my best shade, but the closest thing I could approximate it to would be becca apricot blossom, but that’s more of a bright peachy-pink. I have benefit’s coralista but it doesn’t really suit my skin.

Your go-to gold eyeshadow? Lately I’ve been digging “nectar” from the too faced sweet peach palette. It’s pale enough for me, a lot of deeper yellow-golds don’t flatter my colouring.

CeeBee Avatar

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

Your go-to red lipstick? Bite Amuse Bouche Sour Cherry.

Your go-to coral blush? The Balm Hot Mama.

Your go-to gold eyeshadow? Colourpop Save It For Later.

Erica Avatar

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

Go to red lipstick : don’t have one

Go to coral blush: NARS Orgasm

Go to gold eyeshadow : MAC Suns Out Buns Out or Patina

Anne Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: NC15 w/some redness

Your go-to red lipstick? NARS Cruella or MAC Ruby Woo

Your go-to coral blush? Hourglass Incandescent Electra

Your go-to gold eyeshadow? Zoeva Pure Ganache when I’m using a palette, Chanel Mirage when reaching for a single.

Shannon. N Avatar

Skintone: MAC NC23/NC25. Light medium with prominent warm yellow undertones!

Go to red lipstick: BITE beauty gazpacho amuse bouche lipstick!

Go to coral blush: Makeup Geek Romance blush!

Go to gold eye shadow: MAC woodwinked! A classic!

Shannon. N Avatar

Oh my goodness!!! I have missed everyone SO much, while I was gone!! But I never expected y’all to miss me back Ahaha!

In two weeks today (may 24th) I will be going in for major surgery to remove my tumor!! I will be in the ICU (intensive care unit) for 2/3 days. And have a trachea for 5 days. And will be kept in the hospital for 14 days total!!

My surgery is going to be 10 to 12 hours long, and I will be in recovery for 2 to 2band 1/2 years.

BUT goodness am I excited to get RID of this tumor FOR ONCE and for all!!! ?

Genevieve Avatar

Thank goodness that you are finally getting rid of the tumour that has caused you so much angst in the past. The surgery sounds quite involved and I really hope they get all of it out and that you recover well. I will be saying prayers for you Shannon.

Genevieve Avatar

Your skin tone/colouring: Porcelain with pink undertones

Your go-to red lipstick? Clarins Joli Rouge Red Terra – it doesn’t turn pink on me

Your go-to coral blush? Clarins Prodige Blush – I use soft peach, but they have a coral one in the range and that would be divine too.

Your go-to gold eyeshadow? Hmm – definitely Half Baked by UD and Gilded in Lorac Pro Metals

Diane Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: NW45-47

Your go-to red lipstick? Cherry Blossom from Coloured Raine

Your go-to coral blush? Heat Wave from Essence or Tweak from Illamasqua

Your go-to gold eyeshadow? Half Baked from Urban Decay

Brenda C Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: fair/cool, brown hair, brown eyes
Your go-to red lipstick? PMG Revelation Red Liquid Lipstick
Your go-to coral blush? Nars orgasm
Your go-to gold eyeshadow? PMG Gigabyte

Monica Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Deep Tan with Golden Undertones (MAC C7)

Your go-to red lipstick? MAC Ruby Woo (Hands Down!)

Your go-to coral blush? Clinique Peach Pop

Your go-to gold eyeshadow? Colour Pop Weenie

Nikki Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: fair skin with cool undertones (L’Oreal True Match C3 Creamy Natural, Urban Decay All Nighter 2.5), gray eyes, brown hair with red highlights and scattered blonde and blue strands.
Your go-to red lipstick? Kat Von D Studded Kiss Hexagram (the old matte formula), CoverGirl Katy Kat Matte Crimson Cat, CG Katy Kat Pearl REDdy to Pounce, L’Oreal Colour Riche Collection Exclusive reds-401 Julianne’s, 402 Blake’s, 403 Eva’s (405 Freida’s Red is technically a red, but it leans more fuchsia pink on me). Which one I go to most is probably either Hexagram or Eva.
Your go-to coral blush? I don’t wear coral blush-NARS Satellite of Love highlighting blush is probably the closest I get to coral.
Your go-to gold eyeshadow? The gold shade from the Revlon Color Charge palette-top row, second left (the individual shades are unnamed).

Nikki Avatar

My NARS x Erdem order came in today (I’ve since ordered a 3rd lipstick-Larkspur) and the order included NARS foundation samples. I’ve swatched the samples on my jawline (closest color match to face) and it appears that my NARS foundation match is 2.0 Mont Blanc.

Laurie D Avatar

Skin tone: fair, neutral undertone, dark brown hair and eyes (Anne Hathaway and I have similar coloring if not similar looks or bank accounts xD )
Red lipstick: NYX matte classic lipstick in Alabama for deep red, colourpop ultra matte in mama for orange red, and Colourpop Lux Lipstick in Gallop for perfection
Coral blush: makeup geek blush in romance!
Gold eyeshadow: telepathy by colourpop and casino by makeup geek. Both are so much more interesting than a subtle gold. For my eye color, champagne or rose gold/copper shades are more flattering as metallics so if I use a gold I want to make a statement!

Helene Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Light, neutral, grey-green eyes, brunette
Your go-to red lipstick? UD F-bomb. MAC Red, MAC Red Russian, MAC Brave Red, Pat McGrath Major Red (I still need to get Elson), and if I feel very brave, MAC Lady Danger
Your go-to coral blush? NARS Orgasm
Your go-to gold eyeshadow? So many, UD Half Baked, MAC Woodwinked, Pat McGrath Gold Nectar, Gold Standard and Gigabyte, MAC Bright Sunshine and many, many more. I do love gold e/s.

Natalia Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: NARS Sheer Glow in Gobi
Your go-to red lipstick? Don’t wear red lipstick. The closest I have to red is ESTEE LAUDER Bad Angel (330)
Hi-Lustre Pure Color Envy Lipstick (which is not red at all)
Your go-to coral blush? MAC Telling Glow
Your go-to gold eyeshadow? MAKE UP FOR EVER I412 Wheat Artist Shadow or MAC Woodwinked

Celesta Avatar

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

Your go-to red lipstick? Ulta Lipstick in Chili Pepper… it’s so unique! Has an almost mustard undertone and the formula is fantastic! And it’s only $3!

Your go-to coral blush? Becca Flowerchild (also my favorite blush in general)

Your go-to gold eyeshadow? It’s a toss up between Colourpop KathleenLights, Get Lucky and Snakebite (the old formula tho, that was in the set a couple years ago. The new one is very different)

katie Avatar

Pale, pink cheeked and lipped, freckles, high contrast kinky dark brown hair. Light green orange eyes..

Coral blush: NARS Sex Appeal

Red lipstick:MAC Ruffian Red, Lady Danger, Eden Rouge or Candy Cane

Gold eyeshadow: Any of the gold moondusts by Urban Decay: a real green-based gold, a neutral pink and blue based gold, or a warm red based gold.

Jane Avatar

Skin tone/coloring: Yellow-neutral (4N1 Shell Beige in Estée Lauder or NC42 in MAC Pro Longwear, though a tad too orange)

Red lippie: I’m hoping it’ll be my brand new Guerlain Rouge G in n°42

Coral blush: Always and forever, unless I use up this second one as it’s loooooong unavailable, Versace Compact Blush in 81304 (don’t hate me…it’s THE best coral, at least for my skin tone) If anyone has found a dupe of it, pleeeease let me know. Hmmm, I may check and see if Christine has it in her database.

Gold eyeshadow : That’s a hard one, because I don’t have a “go-to” gold. I tend to use the first one I find. However, the one that pops in my head because I really think it’s such the perfect toned down gold, yet pops just right when I can get it to work is Dior’s Mono 616 Sequins. (I need to find a dupe badly because it’s hard to work with it.)

Lynne Avatar

Skin tone: Light medium (MAC NC 23/25)

Go-to red: Many. UD MIA Wallace; MAC Red Rock, Lady Danger, Russian Red; Nars Heatwave, Annabella; plus a few European Chanels that I dole out carefully.

Go-to coral blush: Nars Deep Throat reads coral on me

Go-to gold shadow: Nars Cyprus

Kat Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair, neutral-to-olive (NC10-15, MUFE Y215), dark brown hair (not red or auburn for the first time in almost 8 years!), hazel eyes
Your go-to red lipstick? MAC Relentlessly Red for sure, it’s one of my favorite lipsticks of all time, but I also like Stila liquid lipstick in Carina
Your go-to coral blush? I’m more into bright pinks and peaches, but Hourglass Incandescent Electra and Milani Luminoso are my favorite coral-leaning blushes (although both are not really corals)
Your go-to gold eyeshadow? MAC Indianwood for sure! Whenever I wear it, people think it’s a complex, multi-shade look but it’s just that one

P.A. Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: NC15 with neutral undertones
Your go-to red lipstick? Don’t wear any regularly, but I like
Rimmel’s Apocalips in Big Bang
Your go-to coral blush? N/A
Your go-to gold eyeshadow? Too Faced’s creme brulee

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