Survey Says… September 11th, 2019

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  • Your skin tone/coloring:
  • Most indulgent skincare product you use?
  • Most indulgent lip product you use?
  • Most indulgent cheek product you use?

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

Most indulgent skincare product you use? Kiehl’s Creme de Corps

Most indulgent lip product you use? Dior Addict Lip Glow (in Berry and Pink)

Most indulgent cheek product you use? It’s a 3-way tie! Chanel Joues Contraste Blush in Pink Explosion, Dior Hologlam Rouge Blush, and Dior Nude Luminizer in Pink Glow.

Your skin tone/coloring: Light tan/medium
Most indulgent skincare product you use? Two that I should stop using because I think they’re causing breakouts — Tatcha Dewy Skin Mist, Shiseido Luminizing Surge Essence
Most indulgent lip product you use? Pat McGrath Lip Fetish balm (clear)
Most indulgent cheek product you use? Guerlain Terracotta bronzer palette

I was noticing reviews saying that too, but indulgently (ha!), gave it a try! I think for me it’s the synthetic squalene. Biossance squalene oil also made me breakout. Totally not a necessary ingredient, so it’s easy for me to cut out entirely from now on. I was just hoping to have that glass skin look! I’ll leave it to the influencers.

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

Most indulgent skincare product you use? It’s a tossup between Sunday Riley UFO Oil and Tata Harper Resurfacing Serum (which I ran out of a few months ago and miss terribly!).

Most indulgent lip product you use? Any of my PMG Luxetrance Lipsticks! Also, while not super expensive, Fenty Gloss Bomb Lipgloss feels super lux and rich!

Most indulgent cheek product you use? I’m not 100% sure which one, but probably PMG cheek highlighter trio, IDK?

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

Most indulgent skincare product you use? I just recently got the Shea Moisture Glow Getting Pressed Serum Moisturizer, and it is RICH. I feel like I’m putting something ultra luxury on my face when I use it, it’s incredible and I’ve never used anything quite like it.

Most indulgent lip product you use? Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask. So lovely.

Most indulgent cheek product you use? Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Flawless Filter and the Lightwand.

Your skin tone/coloring: Under my name.
I am going to say that indulgent for me co-notates expensive so I am approaching this question from that perspective. If wanting to address what product feels most “indulgent” I would have used the term luxurious. So having said that, here are my answers.
Most indulgent skincare product you use? I don’t really have a single product that I would say is indulgent so the closest I could get would be Sunday Riley Good Genes. While I was using all Drunk Elephant products they would have been the most indulgent.
Most indulgent lip product you use? I would say it would be Christian Louboutin Velvet in the shade So Tango but it isn’t my favorite formula so while is costs about $100 my first choice would be one of my Pat McGrath lipstics/glosses.

Most indulgent cheek product you use? One of the Hourglass Ambient Lighting blushes.

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

Most indulgent skincare product you use?
For me indulgence in skincare comes more from the texture and the feeling of the product, rather than the actual packaging or price. Right now I find my toner very indulgent; I use the Paula’s Choice Advanced Replenishing Toner, which has a thicker milky consistency (I don’t like very liquid, water like toners), so each time I use it I feel it like an indulgence for my skin.

Most indulgent lip product you use?
I use the Clinique Pep-Start Pout Restoring Night Mask as basically lip balm, so let’s say I indulge in a thicker and more luxurious texture than a basic lip balm.

Most indulgent cheek product you use?
I just can’t think on how an cheek product can be indulgent; I basically just own 3 blushes, one sculpting powder, one highlighting powder, all 5 from MAC in a custom made palette, so there’s nothing indulgent.

Your skin tone/coloring: light-medium netural

Most indulgent skincare product you use? I don’t use anything very expensive because I buy Asian skincare from Asia and it’s quite cheap, but probably the most expensive thing I have and love in Sunday Riley Good Genes. I have an excellent dupe for it though: MUAC Lac-Luronic Serum. I now use that instead.

Most indulgent lip product you use? ugh, quite a few… since I love lipstick. I LOVE the Armani Lip maestros (I think I have 3?), I also have two Givenchy lipsticks, and a Dior lipstick. I have a Chanel too I like fairly well ( and it smells so good..). Also a Tom Ford mini.

Most indulgent cheek product you use? I really like Highlighter so quite a few of those! the Candlelight powder from Kevyn Aucoin, an Estée Lauder bronzy/highlighter,… now I feel like I better go check!

Your skin tone/coloring: Warm/light to medium with yellow undertones, green eyes and sandy brown hair

Indulgent=price point:
Most indulgent skincare product you use? Sisley masks
Most indulgent lip product you use? Tom Ford So Vain lipstick or Path McGrath lipsticks
Most indulgent cheek product you use? Tom Ford blushes or highlight

Indulgent=makes me feel like a million bucks!
Most indulgent skincare product you use? Glo Skin cooling gel/mask (cucumber scent is heaven)
Most indulgent lip product you use? MAC Craving or Laissez-Faire and any of the MAC Love Me formula, for that matter.
Most indulgent cheek product you use? Guerlain Meteorites Perles with MAC 187 or Sigma F50 to diffuse my bronzer, blusher and highlight.

I like how you put “indulgent” into two categories! Aren’t those MAC Love Me lipsticks wonderful? I wore Laissez Faire today. Planning to wear Hey Frenchie tomorrow.

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

Most indulgent skincare product you use? Eslor Firming Collagen Day Cream

Most indulgent lip product you use? Tom Ford Powertrip Lip Spark

Most indulgent cheek product you use? Dior DiorSkin Nude Luminizer in Pink Delight; Dior Diorskin Nude Luminizer Blush in Plum Pop; Chanel Tweed Les Tissages de Chanel Blush Duo Tweed Effect in Beige; Chantecaille Philanthropy Cheek Shade in Bliss (Butterfly). (But they’re all so incredibly beautiful!)

Hmmmmm…..

Aging light to medium with yellow undertones.

Indulgent skincare product? Just broke the bank for Skinceuticals CE Ferulic Acid Serum and Algenist Liquid Collagen. (Had to try the Skinceuticals to truly compare to other C serums. So far, I think there IS a difference. We shall see…

Most indulgent lip products- probably my collection of Pat McGRATH Luxxtrance lipsticks and also various Charlotte Tilbury and Dior lipsticks. Tried Tom Ford, but wasn’t impressed enough for the price tag.

Most indulgent cheek products- My Hourglass collection of blushes and bronzers (ridiculous) and Charlotte Tilbury Bronze and Glow, Blush and a Dior highlighter.

Thanks for not asking about indulgent eyeshadows… I would have had to confess to all the Viseart palettes! 😬

Your skin tone/coloring: Light tan, warm/yellow undertones!
Most indulgent skincare product you use? Fresh Black Tea Kombucha Essence
Most indulgent lip product you use? Surratt La Baton Rouge in the shade Galocher
Most indulgent cheek product you use? The Chanel Coco Code Blush Harmony

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

Most indulgent skincare product you use? Dr. Perricone MD High Potency Evening Repair Retinol

Most indulgent lip product you use? Nuxe Reve de Miel Lip Mask or Bite Champagne Agave Lip Mask

Most indulgent cheek product you use? Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush in Mood Exposure

I guess I didn’t think cheek products included bronzers. If so, Chanel Bronzer Soleil Tan and Guerlain Terracotta Bronzer are my most indulgent!

I’m assuming by “indulgent”, you sort of mean pricey, luxurious or rare????

Your skin tone/coloring: fair, cool
Most indulgent skincare product you use? Probably Clarins eye and throat creams and Tatcha Dewy Skin Mist
Most indulgent lip product you use? a lipstick by Givenchy in the shade Fuchsia in the Know
Most indulgent cheek product you use? Dior – Rosy Glow Awakening blush and their highlighters and I have to mention Guerlain’s Meteorites and also their LE Cruel Gardenia pressed gorgeousness powder.

My skin tone is deep. My most indulgent skincare product is my AmorePacifica vintage essence (worth every penny) or Lotion P50 1970 Original toner. My most indulgent lip product is the La Mer lip balm. My most indulgent cheek palette is my Hourglass Ambient strobe blush palette.

When I say deep I mean brown skin with a yellow undertone, my skin is combo (normal with an oily T zone), and I do the Korean 12 step skincare routine nightly.

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair Neutral

Most indulgent skincare product you use? I used to say the Fresh Black Tea Essence, but I don’t go through it as quickly as I do my Acne Assassin from Surreal Skincare.

Most indulgent lip product you use? Skincare wise probably Smooches from Surreal, lipstick wise it has to be Charlotte Tilbury KISSING formula.

Most indulgent cheek product you use? I would say my CT Blush, though I wish the packaging was heavier.

I’m pretty fair, neutralish undertone, black hair and deep brown-black eyes.
Skin: Drunk Elephant skin care; retinol, eye cream, lighter face cream during the day, La La cream at night, vitamin C serum in day, another serum at night. I’m seeing improvement so they are worth it to me.
Lip: Nothing indulgent… but maybe others would consider Laneige lip mask indulgent.
Cheek: I guess the most indulgent would be Hourglass blush (rarely) or Dim Fusion (frequently).
Eye: Pat McGrath palettes…so, so in love with them 😍

Your skin tone/colouring: Porcelain, with pink undertones

Most indulgent skincare product you use? Probably A’kin’s Firming Face Night cream and Dr. Lewinn’s cleansing oil.

Most indulgent lip product you use? I just don’t spend a lot of money on my lipsticks anymore, especially after buying a really expensive EL lippie and finding it hopeless. And I can always find a ColourPop dupe too.
I get it would currently be my Bite Beauty lipstick in Maple and Nori, which I bought at half price.

Most indulgent cheek product you use? I think good blushes are generally not the DS ones we have here in Aus., so my EA blush in Sweet Peach is the most indulgent one – and again it was purchased on sale.

Skintone warm with yellow undertones. Am colour Ginger in Bare Minerals Complexion Rescue.

My AM routine is all indulgent- Elemis Balancing Lime Blossom cleanser, Liz Earle Instant Boost Skin Tonic and Elemis ProCollagen Marine Cream. At PM my indulgent product is Liz Earle Skin Repair. I do also use a glycolic toner, serum and oil but have found cheaper alternatives for these. Have been using these AM products for years and whilst they are indulgent I do try to find them at a good price.

Most indulgent lip product- Marc Jacobs le Creme lipstick and Bare Minerals Gen Nude lipstick. Both lovely formulas. Both I would pay full price for.

Most indulgent cheek product. Again, I have a few + Hourglass Dim Light powder. A repeat purchase notwithstanding the hefty price tag. For Blush this would be NARS. I’m currently panning the Killing Me Softly palette and even though the product is old it still performs well. Will consider a repurchase of Orgasm and wish Gilda was still available. For highlighter it is Bobbi Brown Shimmerbrick which I have hit pan on and am hopeful of finishing this year. My oldest high end product. Would not repurchase though. The nicest highlighter I have tried is the Angel in the UD Gwen Stefani palette which I still use.

Your skin tone/coloring: light -medium skintone, olive undertone

Most indulgent skincare product you use?
Dr. Dennis Gross facial steamer

Most indulgent lip product you use?
Tom Ford and Pat McGrath lipsticks. Also, 3Lab Perfect Lips Hydrating lip balm and LaMer lip balm

Most indulgent cheek product you use?
Tom Ford blush

Your skin tone/coloring: Light neutral leaning cool
Most indulgent skincare product you use? Augustinus Bader The Rich Cream
Most indulgent lip product you use? Tom Ford. Gloss Luxe in Love Lust
Most indulgent cheek product you use? Charlotte Tilbury Glowgasm in Lightgasm

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