God, it's been so long since I've posted! Ack! I've almost been overwhelmed with ideas, and I've been taking loads of photos for posts, but I've just been lazy, I suppose. :( Anyways, here I am again to talk about beauty stuffs. Yay!
-How many times do you wash your face daily?
Once in the shower during the day and remove my makeup at night with Soap & Glory's Off Your Face wipes. (I really hate washing my face at the sink because I hate water running down my arms and splashing on the mirror! haha)
-What skin type do you have? (dry,oily,combo)
-What is your current face wash?
Dark Angels by Lush. I also use MAC's Cleansing Oil and good ol' Cetaphil (generic versions are fine, too).
-Do you exfoliate?
-What brand do you use?
Ocean Salt by Lush at the moment. But it's really rough so I have to be gentle!
-What moisturizer do you use?
Olay's Daily Regenerist Serum.
-Do you have freckles?
A few. My mom's a natural redhead.
-Do you use eye cream?
-Do you or did you have acne prone skin?
I did as a teen. I still have some scarring from it. :\ My skin's pretty clear now (thanks partly to oral contraceptives!), aside from two huge monsters that popped up on my chin yesterday that I suspect are from using MAC Studio Fix Fluid foundation. NEVER AGAIN! (Why didn't I listen to the other beauty bloggers??)
-Did you ever have to use Pro-activ?
No. I really don't like them as a company, just because it seems all they care about is celebrity endorsements! :P
-What foundation do you use?
YSL Teint Resist. I used MAC Studio Fix Fluid a few times this month (I wanted to try it out for myself despite some bad reviews I'd read) and I LOVED it.... until it broke me out! Does anyone know of a brand that offers the same coverage/finish without the breakout issues? I'm NW20, if that helps!
-How about concealer?
MAC Studio Finish concealer. Worked SO WELL to cover those nasty bumps their foundation gave me yesterday! :P
-Do you know your undertone color?
Blue veins, so cool-toned.
-What do you think of fake eyelashes?
I have some but I've never used them! I need to try them!
-Did you know that you are supposed to change your mascara every 3 months?
Yes, but I have so many that I just can't bear to throw any away! If they feel crusty or smell off, I'll toss 'em!
-What brand of mascara do you use?
YSL Mascara Singulier is my current fave. I also love Lancome Hypnose Drama and CoverGirl Lash Blast.
-Sephora or MAC?
I can't choose!
-Do you have a MAC Pro card?
-What makeup tools do you use in makeup application?
Brushes and sometimes fingers.
-Do you use makeup base/primer for the eyes?
Yes -- MAC's Paint Pot in Painterly is my everyday.
-For the face?
I think facial serum doubles as a primer -- but I don't use a primer intentionally. :)
-What is your favorite eyeshadow (color or shade)?
At the MOMENT, it's this combo: Tarina Tarantino's Cord on the lid and under the eye, MAC's Black Tied in the crease/outer corners.
-Do you use pencil or liquid eyeliner?
Either Smashbox's Heartbreaker Liquid Liner (amazing) or MAC's Blacktrack Fluidline for the winged look on the lashline; pencil liner (fave is MUFE's Aqua Eyes in 18L) below the eye.
-How often do you poke your eyes with an eyeliner pencil?
Never. More likely to poke myself with mascara -- it burns!!
-What do you think of pigment eyeshadows?
I like them but I rarely use them. They're too much work/too time-consuming, for everyday.
-Do you use mineral makeup?
I used to use BareMinerals and Maybelline's mineral powder foundation, but since I've gone makeup-obsessed, I love my liquid foundation! I set my makeup with MAC's Mineralize Skinfinish Natural, though.
-What is your favorite lipstick?
At the moment, MAC Viva Glam Gaga, YSL Rouge Pur in 148, and MAC Fleshpot (which is perfect as a base!)
-How about lipgloss?
MAC Glamour for All from the All Ages, Races, Sexes collection.
-What is your favorite blush to use?
Illamasqua Katie, MAC Dainty mineralize blush, Illamasqua Rude cream blush. I use MAC Strada as bronzer/contour.
-Do you buy your makeup on ebay?
Rarely, and only if it's something I can't get in a store. I bought a Sleek palette, NYX Runway palette, MAC Via Veneto dazzleglass in the past few months.
-Do you like drugstore makeup?
I really like Revlon lately, and Sonia Kashuk makes AMAZING brushes.
-Do you go to CCO's? (cosmetic company outlets)
I love the CCO! I have two right by me, but I rarely go. I tend to shop with specific things in mind, so the CCO is kind of scary -- I can't plan ahead!
-Did you ever consider taking makeup classes?
I would love to.
-Are you clumsy in putting on makeup?
Not at all -- I'm too much of a perfectionist!
-Name a makeup crime that you hate?
Lipliner that's shades darker than the lipstick/gloss. Drawn-on eyebrows.
-Do you like colorful shades of makeup (lipstick,eyeshadow) or neutral ones?
I love brights in theory, but I tend to stick to neutrals, just because I think they look better on my face!
-Which celebrity always has great make up?
The Kardashians for sure, except I think Kim wears too much translucent powder under her eyes. Also love Katy Perry and Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen.
-If you could leave the house using just ONE make up item,what would you use?
-Could you ever leave the house without any makeup on?
I've done it occasionally. But I just feel better overall if I'm wearing makeup. I don' feel fully awake without it!
-Do you think you look good even without any makeup on?
Not bad, not great!
-In your opinion, what is the BEST makeup line?
MAC. So many options!
-What do you think of makeup?
Isn't it obvious? I love it!