Survey Says... November 4th, 2015

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  • Your skin tone/coloring:
  • Most wanted lip color?
  • Most wanted cheek product?
  • Most wanted skincare product?


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Joyce Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: light to medium with yellow undertones, dark brown eyes, black hair
Most wanted lip color? Marc Jacobs So Sofia! “Electric watermelon” sounds like such a fun color description.
Most wanted cheek product? Becca Champagne Pop
Most wanted skincare product? Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentré perhaps? Skincare actually kind of bores me 😛

Ayesha Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Medium with olive undertones

Most wanted lip color? Ideally, a mix of orange, red and brown 🙂 and Kat Von D’s Bow ‘n’ Arrow Liquid Lipstick

Most wanted cheek product? MAC Burnt Pepper blush

Most wanted skincare product? Good Genes by Sunday Riley. I bit the bullet and bought it last week and am liking it so far!

Deidre Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: fair/light with pink undertones
Most wanted lip color? Chanel Rouge in Determinee (#108-last years color and I can’t find it anywhere 🙁 )
Most wanted cheek product? Charlotte Tilbury Blusher in Sex on Fire
Most wanted skincare product? Sisley Black Rose Cream Mask

Anne Avatar

I don’t have any blushes of hers yet but I’m so in love with everything Charlotte Tilbury. I just wish there was a CT counter somewhere in Portland as I’m currently stuck here for the time being.

Lauren Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair/Light w/ Neutral Undertones
Most wanted lip color? YSL Rouge Pur Couture Lipstick in 70 Nude
Most wanted cheek product? Mac Small Vanity Blush or NARS Steven Klein One Shocking Moment Cheek Palette
Most wanted skincare product? Clarisonic…not sure if the Mia 2 is worth it or if the Mia 1 is good enough. I have heard so many good things about this for cleansing/exfoliating. Any feedback would be much appreciated! <3

Becky Avatar

I had a Mia 1 for a long time and was perfectly satisfied with it, but then I got a Mia 2 and I like it much better. I really appreciate the option to change cleansing intensity when my skin is sensitized or caked with makeup, and the little buzzes telling you when to move to another section are a lifesaver when I’m exhausted and not paying attention. I will say I only use my Clarisonic about 4x a week, twice a day (or even once a day) is way too often for me. Overall though, it does a great job of deep cleansing and keeps my skin clear.

Michele @Binxcat4ever Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair/light neutral

Most wanted lip color? Rouge G Collector de Guerlain (867 Merveilleux Rose). Because I suck at delayed gratification, I ordered it – hoping the order can be filled as it’s sold out most places!

Most wanted cheek product? After purchasing Laura Geller’s blush in Catalina (and loving the formula), because I suck at delayed gratification, I ordered the blush in Pink Buttercream from her website today (30% off!)

Most wanted skincare product? Hmmmm…because I suck at delayed gratification, I pretty much buy skincare products as I want them. Just purchased a backup Trish McEvoy Vitamin C Cream from Neiman Marcus and will probably order backup Korres scrubs from either or Sephora (since they’re both 20% off).

…delayed gratification…notice a pattern? 😉

Caitlin Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: As pale as humanly possible (anaemia problems!) with neutrally/yellowy body undertones but pinky face undertones :/
Most wanted lip color? Tom Ford smoke red lipstick!! Ever since some lovely lady I know got me a few mini samples of lippies from her work (which just happened to be Tom Ford!!) as a ‘sorry life is kinda sucky at the moment’ present I’ve been meaning to go get a full size! They’re so expensive but so gorgeous 🙂
Most wanted cheek product? Either Becca Champagne Pop or any of the Clinique Cheek Pops
Most wanted skincare product? Since I’m quite young skin care isnt really my thing per say but I’m really into spot treatments (ugh teen acne) and I’m hoping to get a Clarisonic for Christmas, hint hint santa! xxx

Claire L Avatar

I love Trilogy’s Blemish Control Gel, it really works! It’s a bit expensive but worth it. Try not to strip your skin, be gentle and kind to it x

Kiss & Make-up Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: light to medium warm

Most wanted lip color? I’m eyeing the corals from the new Bobbi Brown Luxe Lip Color range!

Most wanted cheek product? Would love to get the new Becca trio

Most wanted skincare product? I’d love to get SkinCeuticals 1% retinol treatment, but it’s soooo expensive… so I most likely won’t.

Nishad Avatar

I use SkinCeuticals skin care and even though it’s expensive, it’s worth it. I wear less make-up and the blemishes and dehydration lines have pretty much disappeared.

Janelle Avatar

Skin tone/Coloring: Medium with pink undertones, dark brown eyes and hair
Most wanted lip color: Giorgio Armani Rouge Ecstasy Lipstick in Mineral (a pretty MLBB shade for everyday use)
Most wanted cheek product: Kevyn Aucoin Pure Powder Glow in Natura
Most wanted skincare product: Dr. Dennie Gross Anti- Aging Saviors Set

Tessa Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: VERY fair (far more so than this little icon picture indicates, heh)

Most wanted lip color? I’m ogling Too Faced Melted Velvet. So preeeettyyy…

Most wanted cheek product? Shiseido Starfish. Yearn…!

Most wanted skincare product? Algenist retinol serum or Genius cream… or advanced repair oil (♡). I dunno, Algenist products just get along with my skin very well. But the PRICES!

Georgi Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: NW15
Most wanted lip color? Guerlain Gala ♥
Most wanted cheek product? NARS Reckless
Most wanted skincare product? Nude Pro Genius Oil or that Peter Thomas Roth pumpkin mask

Alice Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Porcelain
Most wanted lip color? A true indigo lip pencil, and a GOOD true purple lip pencil! The closest I have are Ka’oir Purple Star and Navy Seal.
Most wanted cheek product? Blackbird Cosmetics blushes in Moonlight Lover and Blueberry Pookie are the only cheek products on my wishlist right now.
Most wanted skincare product? I’m currently looking for a good daily makeup remover.

Anne Avatar

For makeup removers, I’m really enjoying The Body Shop’s Chamomile Cleansing Oil (and I sometimes follow up with their Chamomile Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover which also works well on liquid lip products). I have pretty dry/sensitive skin, but I also know some people who have oily skin that like this as well.

Rachel R. Avatar

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

Most wanted lip color? Jeffree Star Velour Liquid Lipstick in Dirty Money and Kat von D Studded Kiss Lipstick in Halo

Most wanted cheek product? Tarte Bling It On blush palette

Most wanted skincare product? More Eslor Collagen Firming Cream

Anne Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: NC15
Most wanted lip color? Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick in Glastonberry (it’s the perfect autumn/winter lipstick color!)
Most wanted cheek product? Also Charlotte Tilbury because I have a problem- the Cheek to Chic Blush in Sex on Fire (also a really good autumn/winter shade)
Most wanted skincare product? That’s a tough one as a lot of the things I want are just too pricey so I try to forget about them. In terms of items I’ve given up on due to price, probably Sunday Riley’s Luna Sleeping Night Oil. Of the items in my price range, I’m currently planning to get both new body masks and body scrubs from The Body Shop’s new Spa of the World line (the body masks are the “Moro​ccan Rhas​soul Clay Body Mask” and the “Hima​layan Char​coal Powd​er Body Clay Mask” and the scrubs are the “Dead Sea Salt Scru​b with Aloe Vera” and the “Exfo​liati​ng Xime​nia Body Scru​b with Shea Butt​er”)

Sky Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: NC44/45, warm toned

Most wanted lip color? Colourpop Beeper. I’ve been trying to find a matte nude for the longest! I had Velvet Teddy but it was more pink than a neutral color. It’s super tricky for my skin color because I don’t want to look ashy. Although a combination of Peachstock, Chestnut liner, and Love Nectar works well.

Most wanted cheek product? Anastasia So Hollywood Illuminator

Most wanted skincare product? Josie Maran 100% Argan Oil, Shiseido ‘Benefiance WrinkleResist24’ Day Emulsion, and Kiehl’s Avocado Eye Cream. I’ve been trying to get a new skin regime in order since going through some topical treatments for my acne and hyperpigmentation.

Momo Avatar

The ABH ‘So Hollywood’ Illuminator looks soooo amazing on our skin tone!! If you get it, you’ll absolutely love it.

I can certainly vouch for the Josie Maran 100% Argan Oil, because I use it every week as an alternative moisturizer. I occasionally do derma-rolling treatments, and then apply the oil afterwards. It worked/works really well in helping to reduce my hyperpigmentation from acne scarring. It’s probably the only argan oil on the market that I trust.

Momo Avatar

Derma-rolling is sometimes called micro-needling. A derma roller is a tool that usually consists of a strong, plastic handle and rolling head. The rolling head contains many micro needles that puncture the skin/dermis to allow for cell renewal, better absorption of a particular topical product, and other benefits. Derma rollers come in various micro needle sizes (in millimeters): 0.2mm – 3.0mm. Specific needle sizes help to treat varying skin related issues, such as acne and acne scars, hyperpigmentation, stretch marks, scar tissue, hair regrowth, cellulite, fine lines and wrinkles, sun damage, etc. I use a 0.5mm derma roller to help clear my acne and light scarring.

Whew! That was a lot harder for me to remember off the top of my head. Lol. You should probably Google some more info about it. Or if you see a dermatologist or aesthetician, you can ask them about it, as well. I hope that helped.

Mariella Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair, cool
Most wanted lip color? either Bite Kir Royale or Mac Heaux (which I’ve not been able to find at all – the MAC sales people look at me like I’m on drugs!)
Most wanted cheek product? hmmmm – not much but if I were pushed, I would say MAC Mocha or Love Thing or maybe even Lightscapade
Most wanted skincare product? Algenist Advanced Repairing Oil (I’m picking one up tomorrow in the VIB sale). I’d love to find Embryolisse but neither Sephora near me has it

Alla Avatar

That’s because Heaux is only sold online: I brought mine to a Mac store because they didn’t believe it existed. It’s still available (on the Canadian site at least).

Lulle Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: light and warm
Most wanted lip color? Lancome L’Absolu Definition in Le Carmin
Most wanted cheek product? Clinique Fig Pop
Most wanted skincare product? The new Peter Thomas Roth Cucumber Bouncy Moisturizer. The list of ingredients is really impressive and it’s fairly priced for a skin care product by a high-end brand, plus it feels good on skin!

Momo Avatar

♥ Your skin tone/coloring:
• Dark to Medium-Deep
• Warm undertone, with a touch of Neutral
• NC44.5 to NC45

♥ Most wanted lip color?
• MAC Matte Lipstick in CHILLI
• Tom Ford Lip Color in BRUISED PLUM and BLACK ORCHID
❝Sorry. I can’t choose one. The level of ‘want’ is equal for all of these lipsticks.❞

♥ Most wanted cheek product?
• Estée Lauder ‘Pure Color’ Illuminating Powder Gelée in MODERN MERCURY
❝The hunt is never-ending. Finding this powder is like finding a unicorn. Collection goals.❞

♥ Most wanted skincare product?
• Kiehl’s ‘Powerful-Strength’ Line-Reducing Concentrate
• La Mer ‘The Eye Concentrate’
❝Once again, I couldn’t choose just one, because I want both of them.❞

KJH Avatar

Tone: lightish medium, cool to neutral.

I had better not want any lip colors. I got More Lip, the darkest/boldest Nyx trio, the Butter London pencils, and the Geller mini duo in the mail today! But Glastonbury ( there’s an Abbey by that name in my ‘hood) by CT looks wonderful.
Cheeks: that one is easy, cheap, and a no-brainier. I don’t have the Manizer sisters, so I can stop fretting about Becca, etc!
Skincare: just got a Paula’s Choice replenishment today, too. Just a tiny trip to Kohl’s & done with my wishes. (Course this does not include what I will fall for @ Sephora & Nars. Prob blushes, but over-set in the lip dept. I feel indulgent and only minimally guilty.

kaelta Avatar

Your skin tone/ coloring: Light with pink undertones, Copper Eyes with hints of orange, Mid- Brown Hair
Most wanted lip color: YSL Rouge Volupte Shine in Rose Infinite
Most wanted cheek product: Laura Mercier Second Skin Cheek Colour in Rose Petal
Most wanted skin care product: Peter Thomas Roth Pumpkin Enzyme Face Mask- I love PTR

Kayle Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: NC-35 ish, medium with olive-to-neutral undertones

Most wanted lip color? So many! But I really would like KVD Exorcism; I don’t particularly like her as a person, but man it’s such a pretty color and I have to admit that the liquid lipstick formula is fantastic.

Most wanted cheek product? Hmm I don’t really have anything I’m dying for right now because I’m generally a one-blush kind of person, but the Nyx Rose Gold blush is super pretty. I’m also on the hunt for a nice brownish one that doesn’t make me look like I have dirt on my face.

Most wanted skincare product? Nothing at the moment, I’m fine with my generic moisturizer and prescription acne cream haha. Skincare bores me.

Kat Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: fair warm (NC15)
Most wanted lip color? Sephora Cream Lip Stain in Marvelous Mauve
Most wanted cheek product? Sephora Baked Blush Duo in Tea Rose Tickle
Most wanted skincare product? KORRES Wild Rose Petal Peel – I’ve heard it’s a great exfoliating/peel product for sensitive skin

Unfortunately, my financial aid never appeared so I’m broke yet again during the Sephora 20% off sale. Sending the code to my mom so someone will get to use it! 🙁

IRockFaces Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Warm Golden, Nars Seychelles
Most wanted lip color? Dark Dark Cherry Red
Most wanted cheek product? Nars blush in Sangria for now and Chanel’s LA Sunrise Blush for Spring 2016. It’s so gorgeous I have to have it as soon as it goes live.
Most wanted skincare product? Creamy face cleanser that also melts makeup off in one swoop. I haven’t found one I really like yet, but the VIB sale is happening soon so who knows. lol

Claire L Avatar

Skin tone/colouring: Fair neutral leaning towards cool.

Most wanted lip colour: Bobbi Brown Luxe Lip Colour in Pink Guava, Red Velvet, Brocade or Pink Berry. I’ll have to swatch in person though to see how it appears on my skin and lips.

Cheek product: I already have NARS Steven Klein’s Despair palette but now I’m wanting the One Shocking Moment palette or something from Becca (anything glowy!)

Skincare product: Anything from Tata Harper or May Lindstrom – dream skincare that costs an arm and a leg! I did get a TH deluxe size rejuvenating serum in a beauty box this week and can’t wait to try it out!

Pteetsa Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair/neutral

Most wanted lip color? I’m not much of a lipcolor-wearer, but I have been trying to find Tom Ford Negligee.

Most wanted cheek product? I’m pretty much loaded for bear in blushes, but right now, the NARS Despaire Cheek Palette is at the top of my list.

Most wanted skincare product? DRUNK ELEPHANT T.L.C. Framboos™ Glycolic Night Serum…it’s really expensive, but maybe with the Sephora 20% discount?

Nancy T Avatar

Your skintone/coloring: Medium w/olive undertones, MAC C4.5 Studio Fix Liquid or NC40 in Pro Longwear, deep brunette, teal-green gold flecked eyes.

Most wanted lip color: Guerlain Air Kiss! ?

Most wanted cheek product: MAC Mineralize Blush in either Love Thing or Gleeful. Cannot decide! Or maybe Becca Champagne Pop trio? I am so indecisive!

Most wanted skincare: Anything that will firm my neck and reduce my deep naso-labial smile lines! So probably a tub of Eslor Collagen Firming Cream.

Alexa Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Light and warm
Most wanted lip color?: not gonna lie, I REALLY want to try the Louboutin lipstick. it’s a total luxe/novelty kind of want, so for something I’d actually use I want KVD’s Lolita or NARS Audacious in Anita. I don’t have any good nudes – I always buy reds or dark dark purples.
Most wanted cheek product?: Too Faced’s I Will Always Love You and Peach beach, plus one of the Clinique Cheek Pops. I can’t decide!!
Most wanted skincare product?: the Luna Sleeping Night Oil from Sunday Riley. It’s $115 – one day I’ll splurge on it

Vanessa V Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Medium Neutral MAC NC 35
Most wanted lip color? Stila liquid lipstick holiday set
Most wanted cheek product? Benefil Shy Beam (its sold in a set, but I don’t want to buy a whole set for one product)….
Most wanted skincare product? Sunday Riley Luna Oil

Diane Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: dark deep with red undertone (NW45)
Most wanted lip color? blackmail (urban decay)
Most wanted cheek product? Exibit A blush (nars)
Most wanted skincare product? Luna Sleeping Night Oil ( Sunday Riley) even if it’s expensive, i living in Paris and we haven’t this brand 🙁

Gillian Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Fairest neutral. Koh Gen Do Maifanshi Moisture Foundation in 001, Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation in 00 Alabaster and Make Up For Ever Mat Velvet + Foundation in #15 Alabaster. Last one isn’t used much due to changes in my skin type but left in as it is still a good colour match.

Most wanted lip color?

I’m not lemming anything much lipstick-wise at the moment but I recently got the new LE Guerlain Rouge G in Merveilleux Rose, which really is a gorgeous colour and I’ve got a lot of wear out of it already.

Most wanted cheek product?

*checks list* MAC Petal Power Mineralize Blush. Gorgeous colour in one of my favourite formulas as I’m a shimmery blush fiend!

Most wanted skincare product?

I need a new serum as my skin has changed a lot recently (acne caused by my medication and skin dryness – double whammy!) so I’ve been looking at a few but not got around to choosing one yet! Any suggestions for me? I also need a new moisturiser since my current one, which I’m trying to use up, is too light. 🙂

CSS Avatar

Coloring: light cool undertones
Lip and cheek product: looking for input, actually. Just understood my undertone recently so looking for color to compliment my cool undertones. Can someone recommend? I prefer a natural look but not afraid of a dark lip.

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