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Fran Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Between fair and light; very cool undertones with warm features.
Best copper eyeshadow? Copper eyeshadow is not really my thing, so what pops to mind is my newest one, Swerve from the Estee Edit Glow palette, even though it’s a coppery brown. Super pigmented and beautiful!
Best brown lip color? Either MAC Stone (which I like even better with UD Oil Slick on top of it) or Laura Mercier Milk Chocolate (especially over OCC Sebastian pencil).
Best layering gloss? I need a good, non-tacky, clear gloss, preferably one that comes in a squeeze tube instead of with an applicator. Has anyone tried Bobbi Brown’s Crystal? Sephora colorful gloss balm in Earth Angel works well for warmer colors, Pop ‘n Bottles or Overdressed for cooler shades.

KD Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Medium/Deep and Warm
Best copper eyeshadow? Milani Bella Eyeshadow in Bella Copper
Best brown lip color? MAC In My Fashion
Best layering gloss? NYX Butter Glosses

LindaP Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Light medium with yellow undertones

Best copper eyeshadow?
Through the years there have been few. For a long time I liked the MUG Grandstand — more of a rosy copper. There is one in the Viseart new Minx quad 6-pack of shadows that is turning my head. I don’t think I’ll get it for one shadow, but it looks to be a beauty.

Best brown lip color?
Does Givenchy Brun Createur count? My favorite, and about as brown as I go. I do like Laura Mercier Dulce de Leche too, and the old face lip pencil MAC Spice.

Best layering gloss?
I really like MAC’s Plushglass formula.

Joyce Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: light to medium with yellow undertones, dark brown eyes, black hair
Best copper eyeshadow? L’Oreal Amber Rush (metallic rosey copper) Infallible eyeshadow. LOVE!! My favorite way to use it is all over the lid with Urban Decay Buck in the crease
Best brown lip color? Lorac Exhibitionist (medium browny mauve) lipstick is about as brown as I’ll go!
Best layering gloss? Clinique Happy <3 (semi-sheer shimmery coral pink) lipgloss has been my favorite lately!

AB Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: fair, warm, light brown hair with copper highlights, blue eyes
Best copper eyeshadow? Viseart Minx #4
Best brown lip color? an old Borghese lip gloss that’s caramel-ish with gold sparkles (label is no longer on)
Best layering gloss? Bobbi Brown Pure Sparkle

Courtney Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair/light with neutral undertones.
Best copper eyeshadow? I put this for my favorite “shimmery brown eyeshadow”, but it has to be L’Oreal Paris Infallible Eyeshadow in Amber Rush.
Best brown lip color? I really only have one brown lip color (but I love it), and it’s NYX Intense Butter Gloss in Chocolate Crepe!
Best layering gloss? I never layer gloss over lipsticks. Soooo yeah. N/A πŸ™‚

Liz Avatar

Skin Tone: NW20
Best copper eyeshadow? MAC Copper Pigment, still the truest copper I can find
Best brown lip color? Lime Crime Salem–I know the controversy surrounding the company, but I still love the Velvetines…
Best layering gloss? MAC Dazzleglass in Smile

Deborah S. Avatar

Skin tone: Very pale with cool undertones.
Favorite bronze eye shadow: MUG Grandstand and I also really like the Colourpop shadow from the Kathleen Lights collab but I can’t remember the name of it.
Best brown lipstick: I like most of the browns in the Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution line, Birkin and Bond come to mind.
Best gloss: I don’t wear much gloss so the closest I could come would be a lip balm and I like Nuxe Riev de Miel, Jack Black and Clarin balms.

Anime Avatar

Skintone/coloring – Fair with pinky undertones — I’d say I’m between Mac NW 15 and NW 18.

Best Copper eyeshadow — The closest thing to copper I currently have is Pumpkin Spice from Sugarpill. (I will, however, be buying the Copper Metalmorphosis kit from Pat McGrath next week! Maybe I’ll have a new fave!)

Best Brown lip color – Tough choice — I wish I was sitting at my vanity and not at my work desk! The closest thing I have as far as technical “lipstick” is Flesh 2 from Pat McGrath, and I wouldn’t say it’s a true brown. However, I do also own “Sybil” from Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics, and it’s a GORGEOUS, very deep brown. If I’m ever feeling really daring, I don’t mind a dark chocolate lip!

Stephanie Avatar

Skin tone/coloring: light, neutral-ish undertones, brown hair, brown eyes

Best copper eyeshadow: UD Heat

Best brown lip color: UD 1993, Milani Double Espresso (a dark, shimmery brown that appears to be a near-dupe for one of the new Tom Ford Lips and Boys lipsticks)

Best layering gloss: When I wear glosses, I usually wear them alone, so I have no idea.

Nancy T Avatar

Your skintone/ coloring: Medium w/olive undertones MAC NC37 or Tarte Light-Medium Honey, deep brunette, teal-green eyes with gold flecks.

Best copper eyeshadow: Too many! Colourpop Weenie and Buxom Bod for metallic copper eye looks, MAC Brown Script for a true matte copper.

Best brown lip color: Tom Ford L&B’s Derek, UD Amulet, MAC Deep Love and Dej Loaf Lipglass.

Best layering gloss: MAC Lipglass and Dazzleglass. Because most are sheer enough to allow my underlying lipstick to show through very well. But these lock my lipstick on for longer wear than without. Nyx Mega Gloss in Crystal Soda will always be a favorite as well.

Shannon. N Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: I’m losing a bit of my summery tan right now, so I’m like NC23/NC24, My NC25 is just a HAIR too dark right now. I have an extremely yellow neck, with warm cinnamon brown eyes, and super long dark brown curly hair!!

Best copper eyeshadow? I have only one Copper eye show and it’s Lancome Model. It’s a very orangey, coppery colour, that I love to pair with Emerald green on the lower lashline!

Best brown lip color? I have two picks, Either Almay smart shade butter lipstick in Nude Medium, which is a sheer moisturizing brown! OR if you want ALL out brown with a hint of plum, I love to wear Colourpop Ultra Satin lip in Too Lips!! It’s so dramatic and beautiful on a lot of skin tones!

Best layering gloss? I never wear gloss. I only own two? But my favourite one is Almay Colour and Care, it’s a reddish deep plum colour in the tube, but it’s just a TINT of reddish pink on my lips! So It awakens up nude lipsticks for me!!

Sarah Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: fair, neutral/warm undertones
Best copper eyeshadow? I don’t wear a lot of copper so I don’t have one!
Best brown lip color? ColourPop Grunge is a go-to in the fall!
Best layering gloss? I only own two glosses (for now…eyeing the ColourPop holiday set!) and I mix them with everything. For yellow tones, bareMinerals Marvelous Moxie Gloss in Risk Taker is a pretty bronze gold. For reds, Stila Magnificent Metals in Garnet.

Kayle Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Medium tan with yellow/olive undertones (like a Mac NC-37/40 currently)
Best copper eyeshadow? Colourpop Boy Band. Such a shame it was discontinued!
Best brown lip color? I’ve been into Colourpop Tansy lately. My favorite brown lip liner will always and forever be Mac Chestnut!
Best layering gloss? I don’t own any layering glosses at the moment because I prefer to invest in stuff I can wear by itself, but I really want to try Bite’s Opal gloss!

Mariella Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair, cool
Best copper eyeshadow? Probably my most recent fave would be Swerve from the Estee Edit palette but I also really like Paris from the Anastasia Mario palette (is that copper?) and UD Half Baked (is that copper? – I have a hard time telling what is copper). Oh, and L’Oreal’s Amber Rush (I’m almost sure that is copper!)
Best brown lip color? no such thing
Best layering gloss? I don’t know what a “layering lipgloss” is. Really striking out with these last 2 questions. Sorry!

Dianne Avatar

Skin tone: Light to Light-medium, green eyes

Fave copper shadow: I’m fortunate that most look good on me. I love MAC pigment in Tan. Very versatile.

Fave brown lippie – not a true brown but Burberry in Rosewood has been my go-to

Fave gloss – I don’t do gloss

kjh Avatar

~NW 20, CFX P 30 E/S: also mufe copper red….feel I should specify the blush one, as there are two with the same shade name. ATF brown lipstick: prob Poppy’s Fortune, still good after 2 decades. Current approx is Bite truffle. Also NARS Deborah. For sparklier, Roach (old and new). For lighter, maybe Mac molassie. Prefer the deeps. If asked for red/browns, I’d still be listing at NYE….Actually, I grab any gloss, if needed, in the same color family. Not a big gloss person. But rather like Nyx butter glosses for color, rather than layering.

Rebecca Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Light to Medium w/ yellow undertones. NC25-30.

Best Copper Eyeshadow: Amber from the Lorac Pro Metals palette.

Best Brown Lip Color: I haven’t found one yet. Brown does not look good on my yellowy skin.

Best Layering Gloss: Mac Lipglass!

CatG Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Light
Best copper eyeshadow? All the coppers from the Sleek sunset palette!
Best brown lip color? Probably not brown enough but maybe Colourpop Lady?
Best layering gloss? Bobbi Brown Canary

Erica Avatar

Skintone/coloring: light, NC 20, Brown hair and eyes

Best copper eyeshadow: MAC Amber Lights or Loreal Infallible Amber Rush

Best Brown lip color: MAC Velvet Teddy or Fresh Brew

Best layering gloss: I don’t really wear gloss but I guess MAC Oyster Girl or Angel

Genevieve Avatar

Skin tone: fair, porcelain with pink undertones
Best Copper eyeshadow: Smog, Half Baked, Chopper by UD. I don’t use a great deal of copper eye shadows.
Best Brown lip colour: I have quite a few of these as it is my favourite shade: Milani Colour Statement lipsticks in Bronze Beauty, Candied Toffee and Cinnamon Spice. For a more russet shade I have Tuscan Toast.
Maybelline’s Colour Sensation Range: Untainted Spice and In Style Sienna.
Black Portland’s Bad Penny.
Layering Gloss: I don’t use glosses at all.

Ashleigh Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: fair redhead
Best copper eyeshadow? for finish, Josie Maran Watercolor in Rio de Rose Gold, though the packaging was faulty and it was a pain to mix well- was so beautifully metallic though. Colourpop LaLa is probably my favorite non-liquid formula.
Best brown lip color? Too Faced Melted Hot Chocolate looks best on me, Iike sheer browns.
Best layering gloss? NARS Supervixen <3

Diane Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: NW47 with red undertones
Best copper eyeshadow? i don’t have it really, i love copper but i don’t wear it ; i want downtow by coloured raine so aww maybe game face by colourpop i love it
Best brown lip color? limbo by colourpop, spellbound by la splash by i hate the formula
Best layering gloss? nyx madeleine, gingersnap and praline my triosss

Melissa Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: medium/tan warm undertones
Best copper eyeshadow? Nyx Prismatic Liquid Gold and MAC Copper Sparkle (discontinued?)
Best brown lip color? Don’t have one. Not a fan on my complexion, sorry!
Best layering gloss? Burberry Nude Gold (is that what its called?) works on a lot of colours but if I’m wearing my go-to rosy nude shades I love Guerlain 462.

Celesta Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair with neutral to cool undertones and freckles.
Best copper eyeshadow? Anything from Colourpop, and Kat Von D Metal Crush Eyeshadow in Doce.
Best brown lip color? Mac Stone is still one of my favorites, but I also like Ofra Miami Fever and Colourpop Tansy.
Best layering gloss? Jouer Skinny Dip because it’s pretty lightweight and not sticky.

Celesta Avatar

It’s one of my favorites! I especially like that the color transforms depending on what lip liner you use underneath. I love putting a berry lipliner under Stone; it turns out to be a lovely plummy color!

Nikole Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring:
light, cool

Best copper eyeshadow?
Smog from the original Naked by UD palette

Best brown lip color?
Ginger by Kylie Cosmetics

Best layering gloss?
Fortune Cookie by NYX

CoastalCali Avatar

I’m nc25 (though not really… the mac colors don’t quite fit me) light medium, neutral to cool yellow undertone (so ud 4.0 is great shade, but too dark. I wear 3.0, mix sonetimes)

I love ud naked (1) and toasted lets me do a kinda coppery eye.

Brown lip… clinique sugarbean… discontined. These days flat brown is a little orange on me, or a little gray. I look for a bit of plum or mauve in my brown now. I like Revlon Rum Raisin, urban decay Liquid, urban decay amulet and conspiracy (neither is really brown, but veer that way a bit, and I use them as I would a brown), revlon toast of NY (little orange), the wet n wild brown liner with Naked lipstick is very nice if I feel like layering. Lorac CEO is more mauve but gives a brown lip vibe. Ahh… if you are looking for brown, I really suggest looking at the revlon super lustrous line, they do carry browns, and some (rum raisin and toast) were (I believe) literally in their 1990’s brown lipstick magazine ads!! Raisin rage if you want darker, in that plummed brown area.. But there are many more, Mink for example is like a … maybe ud 1993 type brown? More true medium brown/nude brown depending on coloring. I have all of them ha ha.

Blue Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: light cool/neutral
Best copper eyeshadow? MAC Coppering
Best brown lip color? NARS Deborah Audacious l/s
Best layering gloss? I almost never layer gloss, but maybe NARS Vent Sale? It didn’t review well, for perfectly good objective reasons, but I do like it over really dark lip colors. Vent Sale’s green shimmer pops against Anastasia Potion, and creates a lot of dimension.

Lea Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Very fair/cool

Best copper eyeshadow? The one I’m wearing from Inglot right now (but can’t say which color without a magnet!) and the bronze shade from the Chantecaille Save the Lions palette

Best brown lip color? I don’t really do brown lips, so the closest for me would be Cle de Peau radiant liquid rouge in Chenille/#12. I think it’s technically a rosy nude, but on me it pulls a more nude than rosy.

Best layering gloss? Chantecaille luminous and brilliant lip glosses layer over anything and everything; brilliant glosses are lighter, more gel-like and hydrating while the luminous glosses wear longer, add more pigment but still feel great on the lips.

Nikki J. Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: NC50
Best copper eyeshadow? LORAC Pro Palette Garnet
Best brown lip color? Colourpop Limbo
Best layering gloss? I don’t really layer. I’m strictly lipstick or gloss. Only one at a time.

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