Survey Says… October 16th, 2019

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  • Last mascara you loved?
  • Orange or blue-based reds?
  • Favorite black eyeliner?

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Your skin tone/coloring: light/medium, warm
Last mascara you loved? Maybelline Lash Sensational.
Orange or blue-based reds? Blue!
Favorite black eyeliner? MAC Blacktrack Fluidline

Your skin tone/coloring: Under my name, green eyes, s&p hair

Last mascara you loved? Lancome Definicils

Orange or blue-based reds? Blue-based reds look a lot better on me.

Favorite black eyeliner? Marc Jacobs Highliner in Blacquer

Your skin tone/coloring: Under my name! (Blue-green eyes)

Last mascara you loved? Always the same one; Maybelline Full & Soft waterproof mascara.

Orange or blue-based reds? Mostly blue-based. Especially when I am going for a classic look. However, I also love MAC Lady Danger and Bite Hot Harissa when I want something more zingy. Luckily, I’m very neutral in my coloring, so I can get away with either one pretty easily!

Favorite black eyeliner? Well, it still is the now DC’d Essence Midnight In Paris gel liner. I now use MAC Blacktrack Fluidline. It’s good, but still not as great as the one by Essence. That stuff wore like iron. Even my industrial strength tears didn’t break it down! For tightliner, my champ is Smashbox Fishnet Always On Eye Pencil, though.

Skin tone: fairest, neutral.

Last/most loved mascara: Marcelle’s Xtension Plus. Despite not being waterproof, it never rubs off til I wash it.

Blue reds all the way. I’d love to work a bright orange red but my face repels orange like the Balrog.

I like the Too Faced brush black eyeliner I use now, but am a big fan also of the Dolly Wink liner.

Hope you like it as much as I do! I usually get it from Birchbox when there’s free shipping. It’s not too very expensive either – USD $15, which looks a lot better than $25+ and performs just as well.

And speaking of Canadian companies, I use a lot of The Ordinary products. They’re great.

Your skin tone/coloring: Light-medium warm yellow undertone, dark brown hair and eyes

Last mascara you loved? Most latest mascaras I tried were OK, the latest that impressed me was Make Up For Ever Excessive Lash (which actually gives me a beautiful natural defined look, nothing Excessive).

Orange or blue-based reds? Blue based always! Anything orange or blue toned makes me look sick/tired.

Favorite black eyeliner? I have 3, just because from my perspective they are theoretically just the same: Physicians Formula Eye Booster, Kat Von D Trooper, Fenti Beauty Flyliner.

Oooh controversial because I don’t wear red lipstick or eyeliner XD here goes anyway!

Your skin tone/coloring: light tan, warm/yellow undertones
Last mascara you loved? Innisfree Waterproof Skinny Microcara which seems to have been sadly reformulated/repackaged. I preferred old version but the new one is fine, I GUESS.
Orange or blue-based reds? ORANGE reds forever, or just straight up orange lipsticks forever. Blue based colors look weird on me
Favorite black eyeliner? I have so very few opinions on eyeliner, and particularly black eyeliner. I’ve been using the Clinique brush-on cream liner which also appears discontinued but I swear mine is not that old lol. BUT I repurchased it in the past 1-2 years because I used to use this religiously in college/high school. most cream/gel pot liners are too dry for me, but this one is nice and creamy and opaque on first stroke. I still prefer it over others I’ve dabbled in over the years.

Your skin tone/coloring: fair, cool
Last mascara you loved? I’m not a huge mascara fan but maybe Clarins BeLong or L’Oreal’s original Voluminous
Orange or blue-based reds? blue based or more neutral for sure!
Favorite black eyeliner? Probably UD Zero, though I rarely use black liner except on my upper waterline and for that, it’s Marc Jacobs Skinny in Blacquer.

Your skin tone/coloring: medium neutral to warm
Last mascara you loved? Tarte Lights Camera Action
Orange or blue-based reds? Blue
Favorite black eyeliner? Marc Jacobs Beauty Blaquer

Your skin tone/coloring: Above with freckles, green/gray/blue eyes, warm brown hair.

Last mascara you loved? IT Cosmetics Superhero, but I stopped using it because it got SO messy. They need a better stopper on that mascara… I would have to scrape most of the product off the wand to get a decent application.

Orange or blue-based reds? I like both for different things! Blue-based reds are so classic, but orange-based reds make me feel sassy.

Favorite black eyeliner? L’Oreal Smoldering Carbon Black eyeliner. It’s the big chubby one; I don’t even know if they make it anymore, lol

OMG SAME issue with the Superhero mascara. I had the sample size and loved it to death, but the full size has ISSUES. Great formula, too bad they didn’t get the packaging right. : (

Your skin tone/coloring: Under my name.

Last mascara you loved? I have had really good success lately with three formula’s and those are the Buxom Waterproof, Cover Girl Super Sizer and Thrive Causemetics mascara. On any given day I may wear up to three mascara’s in order to get the look I want. About 8-10 months ago, my preference in mascara’s changed and I have been enjoying a more feathery look to my lashes, versus a more clumped look. I love the look of my lashes when I use the combination of Essence Lash Princess False Lash Effect and the Revlon So Fierce mascara. The problem is that it flakes and smears on me and I just can’t deal with that so I have gone back to the Buxom/Super Sizer combo. I also really like the Lancome Cils Booster for a primer. I finally finished my Woo Lash lash growth serum and need to either repurchase or find a new one. I do like the Woo lash it definitely lasted for a long time and maybe too long. I purchased it last November and used it daily. I am unsure about where to go from here.
Orange or blue-based reds? Blue based all the way. I do have a few orange based lipsticks and like them when swatched on my arm but when it comes to wearing them, it is blue all the way!!
Favorite black eyeliner? I don’t really have one as I don’t wear liner everyday or even every week. I use Marc Jacobs Blaquer to tightline but it smears on me when I wear it off the waterline/tightline. In fairness, most liners do on me. I like the Moto Liner in dark brown a lot and use it more than any other. I am out of it and need to order but since I get it on-line from Korea, I like to make sure my order warrants the shipping charges so I am currently shopping on YesStyle.

Your skin tone/coloring: medium light

Last mascara you loved? I was in love with IT Cosmetics Superhero until the packaging of the full sized product started giving me problems : ( Recently I’ve been enjoying the look and wear of Doucce Punk Volumizer Mascara. I like a bold lash and have issues with transfer, so I’m happy to find that both of the above give me the look I love, with out the transfer!

Orange or blue-based reds? Blue based most of the time, but once in a while I need that coral red!

Favorite black eyeliner? I love the Julep when pencil met gel in the Galaxy Black Shimmer – not a true black, but black leaning purple.

Your skin tone/coloring: Med neutral, tan-olive
Last mascara you loved? Pat McGrath
Orange or blue-based reds? Blue based. Not a fan of anything that pulls fuchsia though. I like a true red.
Favorite black eyeliner? I don’t use it that often. I have a few Urban Decay liners. I prefer browns and love Marc Jacobs if I user. I typically use shadows for lining…hard lines don’t look good on my eyes

Your skin tone/coloring: Light medium, yellow undertones. dark brown hair & eyes.

Last mascara you loved? Designer Brands Absolute Lash – holds a curls like UMPH! and is tubing, so easy to remove!

Orange or blue-based reds? Both! But if I had to pick one, orange based.

Favorite black eyeliner? Jordana Made to Last in Black Point or Zoeva Black to Earth

Your skin tone/coloring: Under my name, green eyes
Last mascara you loved? Chanel Volume
Orange or blue-based reds? depends on the time of year; I like both
Favorite black eyeliner? Bobbi brown gel liner

Your skin tone/coloring: very fair, very neutral around NC10
Last mascara you loved? benefit roller is the only one that doesn’t smudge, flake, or clump for me. I like the packaging, too, as I don’t drop the wand as much.
Orange or blue-based reds? neutral, leaning slightly warm
Favorite black eyeliner? urban decay zero

Your skin tone/coloring: light, MAC NC 15-20, med brown hair and eyes, oily skin

Last mascara you loved? Essence Lash Princess. Green tube.

Orange or blue-based reds? Neither if we’re talking lipstick. Either if we’re talking clothes or eyeshadow

Favorite black eyeliner? Not a huge fan of black liner. Prefer kohl pencil. Like Rimmel Scandaleyes for its longevity and affordability. Marc Jacobs Hi-liner dries up too fast imo and it’s too expensive for such nonsense!

Your skin tone/coloring: Under my name; magenta/red hair; hazel/green eyes.

Last mascara you loved? Urban Decay Troublemaker

Orange or blue-based reds? I like and wear both, but I’m more partial to neutral or blue-based reds.

Favorite black eyeliner? Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil in Perversion

Lt to lt med, red u/ts. KGD 013.
Mascara: Isehan Heroine Make
Reds: all, any, gimme. Fave red family is brown red.
Black liner: far prefer colors, seldom use black.

💀 Your skin tone/coloring: Light neutral with slight cool olive
💀 Last mascara you loved? Top lashes: I like Nars Climax or PMG, lower lashes I’m hard core on MAC extended play gigabyte black
💀 Orange or blue-based reds? Blue!
💀 Favorite black eyeliner? I never wear liquid liner (hooded eyes, downturned hood), but I tightline with Milk boss. For faux eyeliner, I use angled brush and and push in and extend black eyeshadow.

Your skin tone/colouring: Porcelain, with pink undertones
Last mascara you loved? I am not really fussy about mascara, but a Rimmel one I had a year or so ago was probably the best – Scandeleyes, I think.
Orange or blue-based reds? Orange based red lipsticks work best on me.
Favorite black eyeliner? Nope, no eyeliners, especially not black.

Your skin tone/coloring: Fairest with pink undertone

Last mascara you loved? Benefit “They’re Real!” lengthening mascara makes me look like I’m wearing falsies.

Orange or blue-based reds? Blue-based reds work better with my undertones (and make my teeth look whiter!) but I’ll rock a browned-down orange-red (think a brick or terracotta) in the fall.

Favorite black eyeliner? Urban Decay 24/7 in “Perversion”, especially when I want to rock a smoky look.

Your skin tone/coloring: Pale warm, blue eyes, teal-ish hair (but I am a natural brunette. My “season” is autumn, but summer works well for me too.)
Last mascara you loved? Lancome Mr Big
Orange or blue-based reds? Both. Pink reds, watermelon reds, orange reds, brown reds, they all do it for me.
Favorite black eyeliner? UD Perversion I guess? I do not get excited about black eyeliner. If I do even wear liner, it is probably a bold or bright color or brown if I want neutral.

Your skin tone/coloring: Smack dab between what most consider fair or light (so fairly light), cool

Last mascara you loved? The mascara from Glossier. No raccoon eyes, easy to remove, and doesn’t bother my increasingly sensitive eyes.

Orange or blue-based reds?
Favorite black eyeliner?

Your skin tone/coloring: fair to light, cool
Last mascara you loved? The mascara from Glossier. Doesn’t smudge, easy to remove, and doesn’t irritate my increasingly sensitive eyes.
Orange or blue-based reds? Blue-based for sure. My favorite is Sour Cherry from Bite.
Favorite black eyeliner? I can honestly say I have never used black eyeliner in my life. I’m horrible at applying eyeliner and when I do try, I tend to use browns or plums or I’ll just smudge a little of whatever dark color eyeshadow goes with my look.

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair & warm
Last mascara you loved? Maybelline Lash Sensational Full Fan Effect (in the metallic pink tube) – finally an inexpensive mascara I love!!!
Orange or blue-based reds? Blue-based reds really pop on my warm complexion.
Favorite black eyeliner? Hmmm, I wear primarily kohl kajal so that is what my faves will be. My old fave was Elizabeth Arden’s Smoky Eyes Powder pencil but they have been reformulated to some waxy mess. The closest dupe I have found to the EA pencil is Charlotte Tilbury’s Rock ‘n’ Kohl eyeliner in Bedroom Black. Budget black eye kajals I love are Revlon Colorstay and Innisfree Bold Kohl Kajal.

Your skin tone/coloring: fair/cool skin (foundation matches: Fenty Pro Filt’r 110, Urban Decay All Nighter 2.5, NARS Natural Radiant Longwear 2.0 Mont Blanc, Kevyn Aucoin The Etherealist Light EF 02, L’Oreal True Match C3 Creamy Natural), gray eyes, brown hair with red highlights and scattered blonde/blue strands
Last mascara you loved? YSL The Shock-it makes my lashes look really thick. I don’t like how black mascara looks on me, so my preferred Shock shade is Rough Burgundy.
Orange or blue-based reds? Generally blue-based because of my cool coloring, but some looks just call for an orange-based (or a pink-based, or a brown-based, or a neutral).
Favorite black eyeliner? KvD x Billie Joe Armstrong Basket Case

Your skin tone/coloring: NW47 with neutral undertones

Last mascara you loved? Kiko extra sculpt waterproof mascara

Orange or blue-based reds? Blue

Favorite black eyeliner? Feline from Mac

Skin tone/coloring: Fair/light neutral
Last mascara you loved: Maybelline Snapscara in Black Cherry!
Orange or blue-based reds: Blue-based
Favorite black eyeliner: IT Cosmetic’s liquid liner (can’t remember the name)

Your skin tone/coloring: light to medium with yellow undertones
Last mascara you loved? Dior Diorshow Pump’n Volume
Orange or blue-based reds? Orange
Favorite black eyeliner L’Oréal Super Liner Perfect Slim

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