After reading the tag on the blogs of PicturesqueMakeup and Lollipop26, I thought I'd get into the "tag" action as well. You may know me a whole lot better by Question # 40!
-How many times do you wash your face daily?
Twice... sometimes three -- once in the morning, once in the evening and in between with a makeup remover wipe.
-What skin type do you have? (dry,oily,combo)
-What is your current facial wash?
Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel... and Proactiv when I'm out of Dermalogica.
-Do you exfoliate?
Yes, several times a week with Dermalogica Microfoliant. I also use the Clarisonic to cleanse my face every other day.
-What brand do you use?
Dermalogica, Clinique, Aveeno, Proactiv... a little of everything!
-What moisturizer do you use?
Aveeno Clear Complexion Daily Moisturizer
-Do you have freckles?
-Do you use eye cream?
Yes, Clinique All About Eyes and Dermalogica Total Eye Care.
-Do you or did you have acne prone skin?
Ugh, yes. It was worse when I was a teenager.
-Did you ever have to use Pro-activ?
Yes, in rotation.
-What foundation do you use?
Make Up For Ever Mat Velvet + Matifying, Revlon Colorstay (Combo/Oily), Revlon Colorstay Mineral Mousse
-How about concealer?
MAC Studio Finish (NC35)... for undereye circles I've been rotating -- MAC Select Moisturecover (NW30), It Cosmetics Bye Bye Undereye (Tan), Eve Pearl Dual Salmon Concealer (Med/Tan)
-Do you know your undertone color?
Yellow... although someone else may say Neutral.
-What do you think of fake eyelashes?
I love them but they are a hassle... always feels heavy on my eyes.
-Did you know that you are supposed to change your mascara every 3 months?
Yes, I was anal about keeping track of my makeup collection... even went as far as creating a spreadsheet!
-What brand of mascara do you use?
Clinique Lash Power, Urban Decay Skyscraper Multi-Benefit
-Sephora or MAC?
Sephora... and TJ Maxx! LOL
-Do you have a MAC Pro-card?
No, I'm not so much a MAC-phene... however, it's become quite the hobby!
-What makeup tools do you use in make up application?
Brushes, cotton swabs, fingers!
-Do you use make-up base/primer for the eyes?
Yes, rotating between Too Faced Shadow Insurance and Urban Decay Primer Potion in Sin.
-For the face?
Clinique Pore Minimizer in certain areas.
-What is your favorite eyeshadow (color or shade)?
MAC Satin Taupe
-Do you use pencil or liquid eyeliner?
Pencil but preferably gel.
-How often do you poke your eyes with an eyeliner pencil?
Whenever I'm not careful... it's not a good thing. Everyone should be careful when working around the eyes!
-What do you think of pigment eyeshadows?
I have numerous pigments/loose mineral eyeshadows and I haven't touched them in months. Messy and a little expensive (Naked Cosmetics -- I'm talking about you!).
-Do you use mineral makeup?
Does the Revlon Colorstay Mineral Mousse Foundation count? Liquid form. Otherwise, none.
-What is your favorite lipstick?
I don't wear alot of lipstick because my lips are a little more pigmented than the average. However, I do have plenty o' lip balm... Carmex (in a tube) and MAC Tendertones are my favorites!
-How about lipgloss?
I don't do a lot of lipgloss either! When I do, it's NARS Chihuahua.
-What is your favorite blush to use?
NARS Lovejoy and NARS Deep Throat.
-Do you buy your makeup on ebay?
Yes, when I can score a good deal (Lancome Bi-Facil).
-Do you like drugstore makeup?
Love, love, love! So convenient and so affordable! CVS is the place to shop!
-Do you go to CCO's? (cosmetic company outlets)
Yes, I can kill two birds with one stone with the 45-60 min drive -- the CCO and my gal pal, Mrs. G. Fitch, are within a mile of each other!
-Did you ever consider taking make-up classes?
Yes, Faces Etc. in Mpls.
-Are you clumsy in putting on makeup?
I've probably looked a bit clownish at times, but no one's ever said anything! LOL
-Name a makeup crime that you hate.
Super line-thin eyebrows.
-Do you like colorful shades of makeup (lipstick,eyeshadow) or neutral ones?
I'm a neutral girl... may I be a little afraid of color? Maybe...
-Which celebrity always has great make up?
Jessica Alba (thanks to Lauren Andersen!) and Kim Kardashian (thanks to Mario Dedivanovic!)
-If you could leave the house using just ONE make up item,what would you use?
Brow pencil/powder... I overplucked as an uneducated teenager so now I'm paying for it as an adult.
-Could you ever leave the house without any makeup on?
Sure... in the event of an emergency such as a house fire! LOL
-Do you think you look good even without any makeup on?
No, period. LOL
-In your opinion, what is the BEST makeup line?
Premium: Make Up For Ever
-What do you think of Makeup?
Oh, the wonders of makeup... it's an art... can really transform a person from natural and light to vampy and dark. It's called L O V E!