Survey Says... November 15th, 2017

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  • Your skin tone/coloring:
  • Favorite plum eyeshadow?
  • Favorite gold highlighter?
  • Favorite brown eyeliner?


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Mariella Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: fair, cool
Favorite plum eyeshadow? plum as in purple? Either the purple side of Nars Kauai or MAC Fathoms Deep
Favorite gold highlighter? for eyes, at the moment it’s probably ABH Gleam or Legendary; for face, gold isn’t a great colour for me – the closest I have to a gold face highlighter (besides the ones in the Estee Edit Gritty and Glow palette, which I didn’t choose and rarely use) would be TheBalm Mary Loumanizer
Favorite brown eyeliner? only one? either Marc Jacobs Brownout or Sephora Cappuccino (bit of if you ask me tomorrow, I might have a different answer!).

Celesta Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair with neutral undertones, freckles, warm brown wavy hair, green/gray/blue eyes (depending on my mood and what I’m wearing that day)
Favorite plum eyeshadow? I don’t have many in my collection that I can recall off the top of my head. Though, there are a couple of nice (what I consider) plum shades in my Natasha Denona Star Palette
Favorite gold highlighter? I don’t have many, but I really LOVE the Wet n Wild To Reflect Shimmer Palette in Boozy Brunch because it has a slightly pinkier undertone that works really well with my skin tone.
Favorite brown eyeliner? Whatever is the creamiest. There’s a Maybelline one that I really like, but I don’t use brown eyeliner very much.

Claire Renee Avatar

Skintone: fair with yellow undertones (NC15); fave plum shadow: Laura Mercier Plum Smoke; fave gold highlighter MAC Ricepaper; fave brown eyeliner: Bonne Bell Espresso pencil

Tammy Avatar

Plum eyeshadow: I am currently enjoying Kat Von D’s Worship (Saint & Sinner Palette) and Anastasia’s Rowdy (Subculture palette).

Favorite gold highlighter: Ofra Rodeo Drive

Brown eyeliner: I don’t have one I like but am curious to read others’ favorites

Deborah S. Avatar

Skin tone: Pale with cool undertones, MAC NW5-10
Favorite plum e/s: Makeup Geek Curfew
Favorite gold highlighter: I don’t really have one except for The Balm Mary Luminizor and Becca Champagne Pop which I cannot wear as a highlighter. I use it mostly for an e/s.
Favorite brown eye liner: I think UD Rail. I just picked it up about 3 weeks ago to try on my waterline at the suggestion of Temptalia readers and so far I like it. I haven’t been a huge brown eye liner fan but as I have gotten older I wanted to try a lighter liner to see if it would look less harsh around my old eyes. So far I like the effect.

Nancy T Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Medium w/ olive undertones MAC NC37, Lancôme Teint Idole Foundation N360, Fenty 290, deep brunette, blue-green eyes w/ gold flecks.

Favorite plum eyeshadow? Too many to name them all! I love Purpure, Livid and Layla from my new ND Lila Palette, Alchemy and Bondage from UD Vice 3, my entire Viseart Amethyst palette, MAC Star Violet and Sketch, Silk, Volt and Velvet from KVD Metal Matte Palette. I’m a plum and purple fiend!

Favorite gold highlighter? MAC Whisper Of Gilt, hands down!

Favorite brown eyeliner? Hmmm, I rarely use brown, but when I do, I love Sephora Contour Pencil in Cocoa or Nyx Faux Blacks Eye Pencil in Burnt Sienna.

Momo Avatar

♥ Your skin tone/coloring:
• Dark
• Warm/Golden undertone (touch of neutral)
• MAC NC44.5/45 or C7, MUFE 173, TO’s 3.0Y/3.1Y, IMAN Clay Medium/2

♥ Favorite plum eyeshadow?
• Juvia’s Place Nubian 2 Palette; eyeshadow in JEZEBEL
❝ Jezebel is a deep plum color that I love. Heck, I love the entire Nubian 2 palette! ❞

♥ Favorite gold highlighter?
• Guerlain Terracota Illuminating Power in SUN IN THE CITY
❝ OMG, this was so hard! Do you know how many gold highlighters I have?!?! I live for that golden glow!! Runners-up will be MAC’s GOLD DEPOSIT and Gleam by Melanie Mills Gleam Radiant Dust in LIGHT GOLD DUST. ❞

♥ Favorite brown eyeliner?
❝ Oddly enough, I don’t own any brown eyeliners. I always use a black liner. If I want a ‘brown liner’, I just add a little water to my MAC eyeshadow in either EMBARK or SPICED CHOCOLATE, and then smudge it along my lash line. ❞

PS: I just remembered! Before I started using the MAC brown eyeshadows as liner, I used to love wearing Jordana’s INcolor Fabuliner Liquid Eyeliner in BROWN.

CeeBee Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Light medium, yellow undertones.

Favorite plum eyeshadow? Colourpop Lit pressed eyeshadow.

Favorite gold highlighter? Sultry from the PUR Quick Pro Highlight palette!

Favorite brown eyeliner? Zoeva Glance (or Rock N Roll Bride, because who doesn’t love that?!)

Erica Avatar

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

Plum eyeshadow : I’m not the biggest plum fan but I do love MAC Star Violet

Gold highlighter : The Balm Mary Lou Manizer but I’m hoping to add MAC Whisper of Gilt to this list

Brown eyeliner : MAC Teddy

Genevieve Avatar

Your skin tone/colouring: Porcelain, with pink undertones

Favourite plum eyeshadow? I don’t wear plum eyeshadows and come to think of it, I don’t have that shade in any palette I own either. I probably should give this shade a go because it is pretty.

Favourite gold highlighter? I don’t use highlighters, but I do love a gold accent on my eyes and my favourite would be Half Baked from Nakeds 1 & 2.

Favourite brown eyeliner? I don’t use eyeliner but I do have the Urban Decay pencil in Mushroom and that is my favourite.

Blue Avatar

High five! Mushroom is such an under appreciated eyeliner, and so multi-purpose. It’s great as a regular eyeliner, but also so good for one product smoky looks, and so beautiful on the waterline. Between it and MAC Powersurge, I have a good 90% of my pencil needs covered.

Pearl Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: light to medium with warm undertones, MAC NC 23ish
Favorite plum eyeshadow? MAC Plummed, Fathoms Deep or Grand Galaxy
Favorite gold highlighter? MAC Whisper of Gilt or Oh Darling
Favorite brown eyeliner? MAC Photogravure, Rich Experience, Stubborn Brown or Teddy

Silvia Avatar

Favorite plum eyeshadow? I’m liking the Nyx Sugar High & Heart & Heavy WetnWild edition which came out last Summer these white cases palettes.
Favorite gold highlighter? Both one from Milani/Amber and from WetnWild!
Favorite brown eyeliner? WetnWild!
I’m cool, fair never tan just burns kind. ☹️?

Julia Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Cool toned. Fair to Light.
Favorite plum eyeshadow? – Plum from LORAC 2 pro. So incredibly pigmented and gorgeous on the eye! More so, green eyes.
Favorite gold highlighter? – Fenton Beauty, Trophy Wife, and (idk if this counts!) Champagne Pop by Jaclyn Hill, Becca.
Favorite brown eyeliner? – 24:7 Glid-On Eyeliner in Smog by UD

Blue Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: neutral, light
Favorite plum eyeshadow? Sugarpill Magentric
Favorite gold highlighter? Pat McGrath gold loose pigment for eyes, not a fan of gold for skin on my complexion.
Favorite brown eyeliner? UD Mushroom (taupe brown)

Steff Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: fair with neutral undertones
Favorite plum eyeshadow? MUFE M928 (Eggplant)
Favorite gold highlighter? this is SO hard! But it’s probably Ofra Rodeo Drive. UD Sin is a close second.
Favorite brown eyeliner? Mr. Bing from Colourpop, I also love Overboard for a brown shimmer in the waterline

Christy Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: NW15

Favorite plum eyeshadow? Mattes: MUFE M928 Eggplant and ColourPop Razy; Shimmers: MUFE ME840 Pink Chrome, MUFE D826 Fig, Le Metier de Beaute Fig

Favorite gold highlighter? Becca Opal

Favorite brown eyeliner? I only use black liquid eyeliner

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