Survey Says... September 19th, 2018

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  • Your skin tone/coloring:
  • Must-have fall lip color?
  • Must-have fall blush?
  • Must-have fall eye palette?


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Seraphine Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Light neutral skin tone, green eyes, salt & pepper hair

Must-have fall lip color? I’m thinking about getting PMG MatteTrance in 1995.

Must-have fall blush? I’m doing a no-buy on blushes. I should do a no-buy of all makeup, but that’s just too difficult.

Must-have fall eye palette? The new Disney palette from Colourpop!

Seraphine Avatar

Reading other responses, I realize that I answered this as if the question was “must-buy,” not “must-have.” DOH!

Okay, then, out of the stuff I own…

Must-have fall lip colors: MAC Velvet Teddy, PMG Executive Realness, Chanel Pirate, Rouge D’Armani in Kimono, NARS Anna, MAC Craving, there are so many I could go on forever…

Must-have fall blush: MAC Mineralize in Sweet Enough and NARS Orgasm

Must-have fall eye palette: The Emily Edit—The Wants, Dior Backstage Cool, Lorac Pro 4

Tammy Avatar

Oh, I should have told you, Sugar Puff and Fluff is doing a new look everyday on her YouTube channel for the Wants palette. I really like what she’s done so far, you might want to check out her videos for inspiration.

Blue Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: light, muted undertones

Must-have fall lip color? NARS Dragon Girl is my year round desert island color. Fall specific faves this year are Fenty Glow Gloss Bomb for nude and anything topped with LIT glitter for a statement look.

Must-have fall blush? Milk Rally

Must-have fall eye palette? Not really a palette person, but if I were going to pick one up for the coming season it would be Pat McGrath Subversive. Laura Mercier Caramel Caviar Stick is my one product go-to wash of color this season. It’s gorgeous and perfect for slapping on in the morning or using as a base for a more elaborate look. Also perfect for using with a bold lip without being overdone, or with liquid liner for an eye focused look. <3

Ally Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: fair /neutral-warm

Must-have fall lip color? MAC Touch, Bite Chai

Must-have fall blush? Hourglass Brilliant Nude, Wet N Wild Rose Champagne

Must-have fall eye palette? Marc Jacob’s Edgitorial, Wet n Wild Dragon Scales, Wet N Wild Comfort Zone

jel888 Avatar

Skintone: Yellow-neutral medium 3-4

Must lip color (regardless of what is sold) : frosts (Gloss bombing all Fall!)
Must blush (well, I’m not a blush persons so…) : whatever will compliment my eye colors
Must eye palette (this is my fav area) : So far looks like Huda’s Blue schemed Obsessions palette is the only one that will come close to my Winter Frost palette that I keep begging Natasha Denona to do. So that plus the Cheers to Beauty I bought on sale will have to fill in the gap. A runner up will be the green one.

Tammy Avatar

OMG, did you see the look Asya Shah posted on Instagram today for the new green Huda Obsessions palette? I could be tempted to make green my go-to fall color this fall based on the beauty of this palette alone! (I usually wear green in the spring and summer.)

Dawn Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: NC15, light with warm undertones.

Must-have fall lip color? Bite Hot Harrisa/MAC Chili/Fenty Fiesta Freckle

Must-have fall blush? MAC Mineralize Blush in Humour Me

Must-have fall eye palette? ABH Subculture/ABH Mario

Raeanne Madison Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Medium olive with neutral undertones.
Must-have fall lip color? Maybelline Touch of Spice lipstick. Too Faced Yummy Rummy lipgloss.
Must-have fall blush? BECCA Blushed Copper!
Must-have fall eye palette? I don’t have many palettes but for Fall I do love the NARS Isolde duo, with a bold black liner.

Mags Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair neutral

Must-have fall lip color? Dose of Colors Sleepless

Must-have fall blush? I don’t really have one, but my current go-to for everyday is MAC Sweets for My Sweet

Must-have fall eye palette? It’s still new to my collection, but I anticipate ABH Norvina being used frequently this fall! I love those plums and browns in that palette.

kjh Avatar

Lt to med, coolish. Fall lip: anything rust, like LQ Rust Saint and Sinner, the Gingerbread Man. With MUFE Canyon (old) or the Copper Red blush (old.) And, we’re moving into a better season for my heavy stash of Nars brown and dark reds, like Olivia, Shirley, Louise, Sandra, Jeanne, et al. They go nicely with the not-so-LE summer DI blush palette, from ~3 years ago, that I almost returned, bec I had not used a stiff enough brush to start it. Now I love it. Not certain if must-have means new acquisitions, though. No lips or blushes currently craved, though will fall for Pats, if she does another threefer. Eyes: well, for acquisition, prob getting Supernatural and Vampire from Lunatick in the next couple of days, and did a CP order with Good Sport and Foolish. l/s. Dark orange is rust-ish, right? Well, was low buy for a while.

Nyxx Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: deep with yellow undertones mac nc50
Must-have fall lip color? Mac Ruby Woo, MAC Rebel, MUFE N9 (a beautiful neutral brown), UD Pandemonium
Must-have fall blush? MAC Format, Nars Seductive and Mac Ambering Rose .
Must-have fall eye palette? Morphe 3502 is giving me life. I love this palette and often use it alongside other palettes. it will be a staple this fall.

Celesta Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair with neutral undertones and freckles, warm brown hair, green/gray/blue eyes.

Must-have fall lip color? Black Moon Cosmetics liquid lipstick in Harvest. It is perfect orangey red perfection with just a hint of pink to make it not too orange. Also, Bite Beauty Virgo. Oh, and Pat McGrath Executive Realness Mattetrance Lipstick and Beautiful Creature Luxetrance Lipstick.

Must-have fall blush? Honestly, I’ve just been using whatever lipstick I decide to wear that day as blush. I like it A LOT better than the way powder blushes look on my face.

Must-have fall eye palette? Tarte Tartlette Toasted palette or UD Naked Heat. Or ABH Modern Renaissance. I also enjoy the rosyness of the Lorac Pro Palette 4; that just speaks fall to me. I’m looking for a palette with good olive greens and mustard-y tones to round things out for fall. I’m debating buying the JH x Morphe Armed and Gorgeous palette, but there has been so many issues and drama surrounding that and I’m sure I have a close enough dupe (and enough drama, lol) in ABH Subculture.

Tammy Avatar

UD Naked Heat-yes! Subculture is also perfect for fall, even with the drama?. I am super drawn to Natasha Denona’s Safari for its similarity to Subculture but also having a few extra beautiful matte shades. I’m on the hunt for a good mustard too.

Rachel R. Avatar

I wasn’t sure whether this is “must-have,” as in ” new item that I have to have” or “my favorite that I already own, and would re-buy.” I went with the former.

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

Must-have fall lip color? Tater Rounds Beauty (etsy) x Drac Makens Pennywise liquid lipstick collection (there’s a pumpkin orange, deep red with gold sparkle, and gray-leaning taupe with red sparkle).

Must-have fall blush? Wet n Wild Fantasy Makers Color Icon Shade Shifting Blush Zombie Blush

Must-have fall eye palette? Pat McGrath Bronze Seduction Mothership

Rachel R. Avatar

OK, it looks like almost everyone interpreted this differently, so I’m going to answer with products I already own, as well.

I don’t really pay attention to seasonal colors, but I do enjoy being able to wear more complex, colorful eye looks and heavier makeup after the heat of summer is gone.

Must-have fall lip color? UD Vice Lipsticks in Perversion and 1993; NYX Wicked Lippies in Trickery and Cold Hearted; MAC Halsey. In general — berries, deep reds, purples, dark greens, and grays/greiges.

Must-have fall blush? NARS Blissful; NARS Almeria; UD Afterglow in Rapture; Physician’s Formula Butter Blush in Plum Rose; Tarte Exposed.

Must-have fall eye palette? ABH Modern Renaissance; Kat von D Saint + Sinner; NARS x Man Ray Glass Tears; MAC x Aaliyah Age Ain’t Nothing; Ace Beaute’ Paradise Fallen.

Andrea Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: fair/warm

Must-have fall lip color? Stila Sheer Caramello, Fenty Gloss Bomb

Must-have fall blush? Anything nude… the new Clinique Get Cheeky palette looks perfect!

Must-have fall eye palette? My custom palette with Nabla Radikal, MUG Preppy & Homecoming, Inglot Sienna and MUFE M546 (old formula). Otherwise, I find the Nabla Dreamy palette to be very versatile all year around.

Nancy T Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Medium w olive undertones, MAC NC37, Lancome Teint Idole 24H Foundation N360, deep brunette, blue-green eyes w/gold flecks.

Must-have fall lip color? Sugarpill Strange Love, MAC More Than A Woman x Aaliyah, VG I & lll, and Paramount, Tom Ford Seadragon, PMG Strangé LuxeTrance and also Executive Realness Mattetrance.

Must-have fall blush? MAC Burnt Pepper, UD Rapture or Quiver.

Must-have fall eye palette? ABH Subculture and Modern Renaissance palettes, plus Chanel Empriente du Desert quad all give me my favorite fall eye looks. Also, my old UD Vice 3 palette gives me a few perfect Autumn eye looks, too!

Mily Rose Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring:
I am of fair complexion like nc15.
Must-have fall lip color?
I like terracotta colors like abh ashton or fenty freckle fiesta.
Must-have fall blush?
I like glossier dusk its a neutral brown
Must-have fall eye palette
I like abh modern renaissance for pink or orange fall vibes.

Mariella Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: fair, cool
Must-have fall lip color? just the one? Can’t do it so – Chanel Pirate, MAC Craving and Dubonnet, Guerlain Habit Rouge, UD Mrs. Mia Wallace
Must-have fall blush? MAC Frankly Scarlet and Plum Foolery; Tarte Natural Beauty and UD Rapture
Must-have fall eye palette? oh, another challenge – MAC Posh Pedigree (LE) or Chanel Tisse d’automne (is this one still around?) and also ABH Mario palette (LE)

Mariella Avatar

We lost the only Chanel counter in my city about 6 months or a year ago (not fragrance, just cosmetics and skin care) so I no longer know what’s still available and, even worse, what’s new. Good for my wallet but sad nevertheless. I guess the sales just weren’t there.

Tammy Avatar

Medium Warm (MAC NC37, Luminous Silk 6.5)

Must have fall lip: Beyond a shadow of a doubt, the color of fall for me this year will be Bite Beauty’s LE lipstick in Virgo. I ordered it the minute I saw a photo of Christine wearing it. It is described by Bite as a grapes-red. It is even better in person than it looks on the lips!

Must have fall blush: My go-to fall blush is a combination of two MAC shades used together. One is Fleeting Romance but I will have to look at home for the other shade. I also love NARS Impudique. The MAC Taraji Glow and Highlight the Truth are a beautiful fall combination as well.

Must have fall eye palette: It is a tie between Pat McGrath’s Decadence Palette and Kat Von D’s 2017 Saint and Sinner palette.

Lesley Avatar

Skin tone/coloring: light medium neutral, chocolate brown hair with magenta highlights

Must have fall lip color: Fenty gloss bomb

Must have fall cheek color: something matte red

Must have fall eye palette: I am looking forward to wearing Chanel Candeur et Experience and Viseart Minx as well as the greens in the Emily Wants palette

Monica Avatar

Skin tone: NC40

Must have fall lip color–this is my favorite season for lipstick! This fall it’s all about Bite Virgo, Fenty Freckle Fiesta, MAC Chilli and VG1, NARS Mona, Lee, Shirley, Charlotte, Josephine, Dolores, etc.

Must have fall blush– I am loving my Clinique Cola Pop. Also NARS Orgasm.

Must have fall palette–ABH Mario. I only have 3 palettes lol.

Alexa Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Light medium with a yellow undertone.
Must-have fall lip color?: UD Love Drunk or Tom Ford Richard.
Must-have fall blush?: Benefit Rockateur or NARS Almeria.
Must-have fall eye palette?: Rimmel Magnif’eye in Spice (UD Naked Heat dupe). Really good quality for a great price! I’m not really a fan of drugstore offerings when it comes to eyeshadow but this is nice.

Monica Avatar

***Reluctantly participating because I don’t want summer to be over***

Your skin tone/coloring: Deep Tan with Golden Undertones (MAC C7)
Must-have fall lip color? ABH Sad Girl
Must-have fall blush? Nars Taos
Must-have fall eye palette? Don’t have one 🙁

Genevieve Avatar

Your skin tone/colouring: Porcelain with pink undertones

Must-have fall lip color? Definitely a coppery bronze, a russet red or a berry. Favourites include Milani’s Colour Statement lipstick in Bronze Beauty, Cinnamon Spice, Tuscan Toast and Candied Toffee.
EA – Cocoa Bronze, Rustic Red and Iced Coffee
Clarins: Spicy Cinnamon, Red Terra.

Must-have fall blush? I use the same blush all year round. A peachy shade.

Must-have fall eye palette? Autumnal shades are my favourites: Lorac Pro Metals, bareMinerals Soft and Smokey, Dior’s Tisse D’Automme and Naked 2.

AB Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: fair, warm, NC10-ish; blue eyes; light brown hair with copper highlights

Must-have fall lip color? my tried and true NARS Risky Business, a sort of warm rosy color

Must-have fall blush? also tried and true: NARS Taos

Must-have fall eye palette? don’t know. Maybe I’ll use UD Naked Heat more often than I have been during summer; or Viseart Warm Neutrals

Emily Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: light/medium with cool undertones, blue eyes, dark brown hair.

Must-have fall lip color: UD Crisis, but I’m also hoping someone takes my hint and gets me Bite Beauty Virgo as a birthday present.

Must-have fall blush? I’m really boring with blush and pretty much use Clinique Berry Delight all the time.

Must-have fall eye palette? I think the BH Zodiac palette is going to be my go-to this fall.

Erica Avatar

Skintone/coloring : light, MAC NC 15 – 20, med brown hair and eyes

Fall lip color: Mauvey nude lips like MAC Twig or Midi Mauve. I also like MAC Spirit. I don’t do reds or deep vampy colors

Fall blush: Hourglass Mood Exposure, Tarte Exposed but also my all year nudes like Clinique Nude Pop, Lancome Miel Glace and NARS Madly

Fall eyeshadow palette: ABH Modern Renaissance, Subculture or Prism. Otherwise I use my MAC singles.

Vanessa Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Medium Neutral Nars Barcelona
Must-have fall lip color? Mac Chili, Rebel, Mehr, Persistence, Nars Mona, Charlotte
Must-have fall blush? Mac Pinch Me, Nars Sin, Doucer (Even though its discontinued)
Must-have fall eye palette? Tarte Toasted

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