Survey Says… November 30th, 2016

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  • Favorite product this month?
  • Most used face/cheek product this month?
  • Most used eye product this month?

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Skin tone: I wear UD Naked in 3.25, so according to the foundation matrix I’m N18?
Favorite Product: Fell in LOVE with the Smashbox Always On Liquid Lip in Stepping Out. Wore it nearly every day.
Face/Cheek: I used the Tarte blush in Prim I got in a Sephora Favorites set for my blush almost every day. Perfectly natural looking.
Eye: After not using it for months, I’ve been reaching for my Naked Basics 2 palette a ton because it’s the time of year where I like to go full neutral with my face.

Your skin tone/coloring: light to medium warm

Favorite product this month? Milani Perfect + Conceal Foundation + Concealer

Most used face/cheek product this month? Urban Decay Indecent

Most used eye product this month? Coastal Scents New Penny

Skin tone: Fair with neutral undertones

Favorite product this month: I have been giving my UD Pulp Fiction palette, one of my favorites for everyday eye looks, a lot of love.

Most used face/cheek product this month: Nars Douceur blush and Too Faced Milk Chocolate Soleil bronzer.

Most used eye product this month: Marc Jacobs Velvet Noir and Cover Girl Clump Crusher mascaras.

Your skin tone/coloring: Light-Medium Warm
Favorite product this month? ColourPop Smoke n Whistles Highlighter
Most used face/cheek product this month? TheBalm Bahama Mama
Most used eye product this month? ABH Modern Renaissance

I look forward to reading the responses! I’ll have lots to explore based on what people here use.

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

Favorite product this month?

The highlighter in the Sephora MicroSmooth Baked Sculpting Contour Trio in Sultry. I just love it. Yesterday I started mixing the two darker colors to experiment using as a blush, and again today I am loving that too. I thought I would use just the highlighter, but am finding this little trio to be quite nice overall. It lasts, has a nice smooth color payoff, and it’s $21 full price.

Most used face/cheek product this month?

My daily combo of EL BB cream topped with EL Double-Wear Foundation.

Most used eye product this month?

Viseart Dark Mattes and Sultry Muse. Cool Mattes and Parisian Nudes are arriving soon, and I can’t wait!

I will be curious too read if you love them too!
I have the neutral matte since August and bijou royal since 3 weeks and I am in love! Would love to get the other two mattes palettes and paris nude!

Hi Marie-Estelle!

I will check in about it! I have the Neutral Matte, Dark Matte, and Sultry Nudes in total. I am in love with all of them.

FYI — they are on sale at Muse Beauty Pro — but you have to buy two palettes. Two for $128. That’s like the Sephora sale price. It’s what I did to get the Paris and Cool Matte. You may have to subscribe to the site to get the offer, but here is the link I received. https://musebeauty.pro/latest/holiday-makeup-shop/?utm_source=Muse+Subscribers&utm_campaign=68b227c007-2016+Holiday+Week+2+On+Set+-+Unopened&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_a7986c10e7-68b227c007-253378597&mc_cid=68b227c007&mc_eid=2a09b4209d

The one thing I wish is that Viseart had more tutorials for each palette as well as mixing and matching them. So many options, and I would love some guidance. It would be fun.

Thank you for the link! I live in Europe so I won’t be interesting with the shipping cost and duties. I literally stalk the few European retailers that I know in case they make an interesting offer ?.

Yes, the possibilities are numerous and for non professionals it can be overwhelming! I started to check instagram for fun ideas, using tags such as #viseart, #viseartpalette, etc.
I am currently trying to find ppl creating interesting looks to get more inspiration!

Hi Marie-Estelle,

Hardly an earth shattering discovery, but I thought I’d share. I was in a super hurry this morning. Late, late, late for a meeting. Every second counted! I didn’t want to search around for my ABH brow whiz so I used the neutral palette. I was nervous how it would turn out. FABULOUS! I mixed two of the browns together and it’s the best! I’ll be using that instead of my other stuff from here on out.

Just thought I’d pass it on in case you haven’t tried it. I will suggest trying in on a weekend or when you don’t have to go to work, just in case you don’t like the resulting color. 🙂 For me, it was a wonderful accidental find.

Hi Linda,

That is actually a good point! I will make a few tests. When you have 5-10mins for a full face, picking and opening items up make you lose so much time!

You mixed the two bottom right brown, didn’t you?

MAC NC30

Favorite product this month: NARS Indes Galante eyeshadow duo. It caught my attention in the store and it is just stunning on the eyes! (Interesting side note: The cooler $18 Lorac Black Friday palette looks great with Indes Galante as base.) Honorable mention goes to Guerlain’s lipstick in Rouge Saphir, my perfect red for the holiday season.

Most used cheek product this month: NARS blush in Impudique. So pretty, so perfect!

Most used eye product: Viseart Bijou Royal palette.

Your skin tone/coloring: NW15 – fair and cool
Favorite product this month? Smashbox Be Legendary Lipstick in Jam On It
Most used face/cheek product this month? MAC Breath of Plum blush and MAC Luna Luster
Most used eye product this month? Lancome Cils Booster XL Mascara daily with any one of my mascaras.

Your skin tone/coloring: NC20 (light warm)
Favorite product this month? I’ll say ABH MR – Just got it during the VIB sale and the hype is legit.
Most used face/cheek product this month? MAC Nutcracker Sweet Peach. Beautiful natural blush color on me.
Most used eye product this month? ABH MR! I’m still playing around with color combos.

Your skin tone/coloring: Dark and lovely (MUFE Ultra HD – 178)
Favorite product this month?: Make Up For Ever Matte Powder Blush Eggplant!
Most used face/cheek product this month?: Same as above!
Most used eye product this month?: Tarte Double Duty Eyeliner

Your skin tone/coloring: Deep Dark/ NW50

Favorite product this month?
I haven’t been wearing makeup much this month because my skin has been freaking out. So I took this time to perfect my skincare routine. I have found that the best thing for my skin when it’s acting crazy is to use less products. So to make a longgggg story short…lol…My favorite product this month was the Philosophy Purity. It’s simplistic formula saved my skin.

Most used face/cheek product this month?
MAC x Taraji Blush in Taraji Glow (This might be my favorite blush of ALL time!)

Most used eye product this month?
Lashes! I haven’t been wearing much eye makeup due to laziness…lol…so I’ve been amping up my look with natural wispy lashes.

Skin tone/coloring: Very pale with peachy/pink undertones.
Favorite product this month: Heimish Glow Base
Most used face/cheek product: Marc Jacobs Remarkable foundation. I have used it either alone or mixed with my other favorite foundation the Chosungah 22 C & T foundation. I mentioned recently that I was loving the MJ foundation for its coverage but didn’t like how flat it made my skin look. I started mixing the two and I really love the mix. When I add the glow base it gives me the perfect amount of coverage without leaving my face looking flat and one dimensional.
Most used eye product this month: This is a tough one because I do change out my eye shadow every day. Recently I have been reaching for my Chocolate Bon Bon palette quite a bit. It was the answer to a question recently and it reminded me to bust it out.

Your skin tone/coloring: light to medium with yellow undertones, dark brown eyes, black hair
Favorite product this month? Morphe x Kathleenlights eyeshadow palette
Most used face/cheek product this month? Physician’s Formula Bronzing Booster in Medium to Dark or Essence Be My Highlight
Most used eye product this month? Revlon ColorStay Creme Eyeshadow in 705 Creme Brûlée

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair, cool
Favorite product this month? Becca Backlight Priming Filter (I use it in place of foundation) and Tatcha Luminous Dewy Skin Mist
Most used face/cheek product this month? Face – if not the Becca Primer then IT Bye Bye Under-eye Conealer and Cheek – Nars Goulue
Most used eye product this month? Sephora Snakeskin, Secret Keeper or Cashmere Coat eyeshadow; GOSH Metallic Brass pencil liner

Your skin tone/coloring: Light / fair, neutral undertones.
Favorite product this month? I got Cover FX Custom Enhancer drops in Celestial during the VIB Sale and I love it! A little definitely goes a long way.
Most used face/cheek product this month? My most used has been my Mary-Lou Manizer from the Balm!
Most used eye product this month? Probably my Chocolate Bar Palette. An oldie-but-goody.

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

Favorite product this month? Bite Beauty duo Bronze/Pepper — wore it for Thanksgiving gatherings, a fun look

Most used face/cheek product this month? Smashbox Camera Ready foundation in Fair/Light

Most used eye product this month? Lancôme Definicils in dark brown. Took me long enough to try this out; am liking it though wish it were less deep brown and more ‘regular’ brown, but otherwise good.

Your skin tone/coloring: NC20
Favorite product this month: Chanel Vitalumiere Compact Douceur powder. I have to admit I only bought this for touch ups (when there was a 30% discount), but it’s not that great for touching up during the day – the coverage is really sheer. I used it instead for setting my liquid foundation and it’s beautiful, it feels very lightweight and doesn’t take away the luminosity from my base.
Most used face/cheek product this month: Mac Gingerly. It works very well with most of my favorite autumn lip colors: Nars Jane, Ofra Miami Fever, Kat Von D Lolita 2, Mac chilli… (I guess you can say I have an earthy orangy phase this autumn)
Most used eye product this month: My Mac single eyeshadows from my Z palette. I’ve forgotten how great these classic eyeshadows are with all the palette choices out there. Falling back in love with All that glitters, Woodwinked, Satin Taupe, Cork, Kid, Soft Brown…. all those oldies but goodies that got me started with eyeshadow obsessions.

Coloring: light, NC20, medium brown hair and eyes

Favorite product this month: NARS LE blush in Tribulation or Burberry Kisses lipstick in Devon Sunset 61 or NARS Rikugien lip pencil

Most used face/cheek product: Revlon Colorstay Pressed powder (trying to use up) or Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eraser Concealer or Clinique Nude Pop

Most used eye product: Milani Eyeshadow Primer, Marc Jacobs Brown Out Highliner Pencil, MAC Mineralize Multi Effect Mascara in Charged Black and of course my MAC palette with all my neutral and metallic colors

I use my MAC customized palette everyday. All that glitters, Woodwinked, Naked Lunch, soft brown, wedge and patina are some of my most used eyeshadows

Your skin tone/coloring: NC23. Very yellow toned. Dark Cinnamon Brown eyes, Dark brown curly hair!!

Favorite product this month? Hands Down Tarte tartelette tease pallet! I got it a week and a bit ago and I’m LIVING for it.

Most used face/cheek product this month? Makeup Geek Romance, or Makeup Geek Soulmate!! I’m loving the formula, texture, and colors of these blushes!!!

Most used eye product this month? Colourpop Nillionaire. I actually FINISHED this shadow!! And I have a new pot of it on the way in the mail right now!!

When I wear Nillionaire, I USUALLY do a matte warm brown in the crease/on the hood, then pat Nillionaire onto my mobile lid, and then I’ll lightly buff a dark dark matte brown in the outer V!!!

That’s my go to look with Nillionaire.

But when I went on vacation, and took Nillionaire, and had like 5 minutes for makeup, I would just pat it onto my mobile lid and add lots of mascara!!!

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

Favorite product this month? BhCosmetics Carli Bybel 14 Color Eyeshadow & Highlighter Palette; Notoriously Morbid Mystic Matte liquid lipsticks.

Most used face/cheek product this month? Aside from my usual skincare, foundations, powder, and contour: NARS Blush in Almeria and Milani Rose Powder Blush in Awakening Rose.

Most used eye product this month? MUFE Artist Liner in M-10 (black). I finished the product up. Urban Decay Primer Potion in Original (working on using it all up).

Your skin tone/coloring: very fair, pink undertone, green/grey eyes

Favorite product this month?
Bijou royal ! Love everything about it, the muted colours, the shine of the shadows, the use and the many compliments it gets me when I wear it! I might event try to use the green shadows on its own (which is a big deal as I am not into greens at all!)

Most used face/cheek product this month?
Le kiko bouncy blush in velvet peach. Perfect every day blush that I can just put on even if I don’t wear foundation. Gives me a healthy look. I also have a project plan on it because I got too enthusiastic and bought an unnecessary back up lol

Most used eye product this month? Viseart bijou royal (I might have use my mug shadows as much… But more because I have a project pean on a few shadows than ou of excitement)

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

Favorite product this month: That I’ve already purchased? UD Troublemaker LE Vice lipstick! I get compliments on it every single time I wear it! Also love my Estee Edit Gritty & Glow palette very much, as well!

Most used face/cheek product this month: Other than my new Tarte Amazonian Clay Foundation in Lt.-Med. Honey, I definitely believe it’s my trusty pan of UD Rapture Afterglow Blush, if we’re talking about a color product.

Most used eye product this month: Hmm…my HG eyeliners get used in almost every single look I do regardless of which eyeshadow combo or palette I use! Essence Gel Liner in Midnight In Paris and Marc Jacobs Highliner in Blacquer.

Skin tone: Medium/tan
Favorite Product this Month: tough call, but I think I gotta stick with my perennial favorite, Cargo Reverse Lip Liner
Most used face/cheek product this month: Chanel Bronzer
Most used eye product this month: NYX Slide-on Eyeliners. Jet Black on upper lid, Black Sparkle on lower lid

Your skin tone/coloring: NC15 w/some redness

Favorite product this month? Jo Malone Basil & Neroli cologne

Most used face/cheek product this month? CT Filmstar Bronze & Glow

Most used eye product this month? CT Bette (I’ve been having a Tilbury moment…)

Your skin tone/coloring: Light
Favorite product this month? Laura Gellar Gilded Honey
Most used face/cheek product this month? Guerlain Meteorites (pressed)
Most used eye product this month? Marc Jacobs Blacquer

Fave product this month: Hands down the Tom Ford Winter Soleil Eye and Cheek palette (Warm).

Most used face/cheek product: Bobbi Brown Nude Finish Illuminating (Setting) Powder and ELxVB Modern Mercury.

Most used eye product: Bobbi Brown corrector & concealer.

Skin: light, cool

Favorite product of the month: ABH Trust Issues liquid lipstick (deep, cool raisin) or NYX control freak brow gel in clear. I’m not usually a big fan of NYX but it has great hold and doesn’t quite darken my brows but seems to make them more matte or opaque, so it provides really beautiful and natural looking definition.

Most used cheek product of the month: NYX Taupe blush and Becca Pearl cream highlighter is my daily. For an actual color, MAC Blushbaby.

Most used eye product of the month: Stila black liquid eyeliner pen. For a color combo, MAC Vex and ABH Buon Fresco. I am a weirdo who did not love Modern Ren, but that particular shade was such a standout I repurchased after giving the palette to my sister.

Your skin tone/coloring: light and warm
Favorite product this month? Bite Beauty Movember
Most used face/cheek product this month? Tarte Rainforest of the Sea foundation
Most used eye product this month? Again, bareMinerals BB cream eyeshadow in Elegant Taupe. It’s starting to get thicker though, which causes it to crease. I really like these cream shadows BUT they don’t last long. The texture changes as they thickened with about 4 months, when the tube is still 75% full…

Skin tone: mac nc25-ish. Using Urban Decay original liquid 3.0 now.

Fave product this month: revlon rum raisin lipstick… brought it out for fall!

Face/cheek: UD 3.0 foundation with UD Fetish blush… wouldn’t have picked it from appearance, but on me, its perfect blush color. I think i objectively look better with it on, and i am not a blush person!

Eye: easy… in trying to be neater, I just have one palette out now, using it daily, alone, for weeks.. Naked (1) the original. All kinds of great looks when I force myself to use only that! I’m getting out Pulp Fiction next tho after reading other poster mentioning that one…

Your skin tone/coloring: Very fair/pink undertones
Favorite product this month? My Armani lip magnets; I waited ages and ages for them and they ended up being everything I was looking for. I’m up to four colors already.
Most used face/cheek product this month? Apparently my Tom Ford terra bronzer – I hit pan last week! Nooooo!
Most used eye product this month? That’s easily my Tom Ford A/W16 runway duo

~nw 20-25, lt to med coolish. Liking the lip glide set, (unspeakable, Erin!) as well as the Julep matte mousse trio. Tearing myself away from the summer DI palette, but only to colapop and burnt pepper. Still don’t understand why I never got a Taraji, when others did. Think they refunded me, though. Eyes: used Ciate small smouldering mostly today. Need to use bijoux more, and some of those blessed mufes. Liking the Julep pencils, but used mufe and Sephora Loft…all 3 taupe, today. Julep has done an even bigger leap than abh, methinks. From a nail co to KB skincare and pretty decent color products.

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair/cool
Favorite product this month? Guerlain Lingerie de Peau in 00N Porcelain fixed with MUFE Chromatic Mix in 1 White. I finally bought this foundation after hearing about it for so many years and I am so glad I did! I am very excited to have it in my collection and have a great mixer for it to make it light enough for my skin.
Most used face/cheek product this month? Hourglass Strobe Ambient Lighting Powder in Incadescent, Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder in Ethereal Light, and Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector in Moonstone (it is fantastic mixed in with Too Faced Born This Way Foundation in Snow).
Most used eye product this month? Marc Jacobs Beauty About Last Night Style Eye Con No 20 Eyeshadow Palette. I have been using the KVT MetalMatte palette a lot too, but Marc Jacobs actually wins for the incredible formula that does not even feel like it is on my eyes.

Skin tone : light – médium warm
Favorite product this month : IT Cosmetics bye bye redness
Most used product for cheeks this month : IT Live Laugh Love face disc
Most used product for eyes this month : light and shade palette by Makeup Révolution

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

Favorite product this month? Guerlain Meteorites Pressed Powder

Most used face/cheek product this month? Colourpop Might Be highlighter

Most used eye product this month? Zoeva Rock N Roll Bride eyeliner

Your skin tone/coloring: Light/Medium with neutral undertones
Favorite product this month? The Becca x Jaclyn Hill Face Palette
Most used face/cheek product this month? Same as above
Most used eye product this month? The Kylie Cosmetics Bronze Eyeshadow Palette

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

Favorite product this month: UD Naked Ultimate Basics, which I was not going to buy until I caved last month when I had some Ulta points to burn. I absolutely love the palette. I have to love it if I’ve been spending the past several weeks willingly wearing matte neutrals. Also, I’ve been loving this dark brown, slightly shimmery Milani lipstick (I think the shade is Espresso?) that I bought on a whim at Dollar General, mostly because I was so surprised that my Dollar General had started carrying a few Milani products.

Most used face/cheek product: UD Rapture

Most used eye product: UD Naked Ultimate Basics and ABH Modern Renaissance.

Skin tone: light neutral with pink undertones, yellow overtones. Favorite product this month: Kat Von D Liquid Lipstick in the shade L.U.V. Favorite face/cheek product this month: I’ve been using a sample of Caudalie Vinosource that I got somewhere along the line and I love it. I use it along with SkinMedica Ha5 that I got at my dermatologist’s office. Most used eye product this month: my new Tartelette In Bloom palette! I had it on my wishlist all year long and I finally got it. I absolutely adore this palette and I should have gotten it a long time ago!

Skin tone/coloring: Fair/warm-neutral
Favorite product this month? ABH Modern Renaissance palette
Most used face/cheek product this month? Koh Gen Do Aqua foundation/Laura Geller Gelato Swirl blush in Plumberry
Most used eye product this month? ABH Modern Renaissance palette & Smashbox Always Sharp eyeliner in Sumatra

Skin tone: Fair / I lean neutral

Favorite product this month: UD Sheer Liar – can’t leave the house without it!

Most used face/cheek product this month: Mac Nutcracker Peach Face Compact

Most used eye product this month: Rimmel Millionaire

Your skin tone/coloring: medium/yellow undertones
Favorite product this month? Surratt Beauty Blush in Peau de Peche
Most used face/cheek product this month? Tarte 12-hr Blush in Sensual
Most used eye product this month? L’Oreal Miss Manga Waterproof Mascara!

Your skin tone/coloring: fairly light w/ neutral undertones
Favorite product this month? Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche lipstick in Molasses
Most used face/cheek product this month? Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Foundation
Most used eye product this month? Tartelette In Bloom palette

Your skin tone/coloring?: Warm Medium Tan
Favorite product this month?: Chosongah C&T Blend Fresh Mix Foundation
Most used face/cheek product this month?: Laura Geller Blush N Brighten in Honeysuckle
Most used eye product this month?: BBIA Gemstone Jewel Shadow (sheer burgundy with silver sparkle!)

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