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Sunday, March 28, 2010

40 beauty questions

this is the current tag going around, most people have done it, a lot of gurus have done it on youtube, etc. i wasn't exactly tagged for it, but i wanted to do it anyway so here it is :)

How many times do you wash your face daily?
once. i use makeup remover towelettes and eye makeup remover w/ a cotton ball at night, then wash in the shower. and in the morning? i splash water on my face. anymore than that and i get too oily. yes, washing too much can make skin produce more oil.

What skin type do you have?
combo, as most do. oily, big pores, dry patches, acne :(

What is your current facial wash?
i have a two that i use that have calmed my skin down sooo much in the past few months. nu skin ageloc foam gentle cleanse & tone and that acnefree benzoyl peroxide (2.5%) cleanser they sell at walmart (the rip off proactiv stuff).  it's really the only thing that keeps my acne at bay.

Do you exfoliate?
yes, the acnefree wash has exfoliating beads.

What brand do you use?
just told you.

What moisturizer do you use?
cetaphil during the day and benzoyl peroxide moisturizer at night

Do you have freckles?
a little, but not really

Do you use eye cream?
when i remember to yes, i use nu skin tru face ideal eyes

Do you or did you have acne prone skin?
i didn't have acne except for the occasional spot until i turned 19 and then BLAM-O, horrible. not exactly cystic or anything, but i definitely never expected to look like a pizza face. it's gotten better progressively but i still battle it daily.

Did you ever have to use Pro-activ?
yes, it's amazing but too expensive. i buy stuff with the same active ingredients and it works the same. plus i hated the smell.

What foundation do you use?
i'm using a mixture of revlon colorstay and revlon photofinish. it gives me good coverage and easy blendability with that "natural" look.

How about concealer?
i just grab whatever, i think i'm using maybelline mineral liquid stuff right now.

Do you know your undertone color?
hmm, i'm guessing pink but i could be wrong.

What do you think of fake eyelashes?
i love them. do i know how to put them on? no.

Did you know that you are supposed to change your mascara every 3 months?
i do what i want :) i have a million and a half mascaras anyway.

What brand of mascara do you use?
like i said, i have a million and i use them ALL. not at the same time of course... right now i'm especially loving mac plushlash, stila major lash, and loreal extra volume collagen mascara (waterproof).

Sephora or MAC?
tough call, but sephora. just for the sheer number of choices.

Do you have a MAC Pro-card?
nah, don't need it.

What makeup tools do you use in make up application?
stupid question. i am remembering why i don't do tags very often.

Do you use make-up base/primer for the eyes?
i've tried elf studio mineral primer, two faced shadow insurance, nyx shadow base, and urban decay primer potion. i have to say that udpp is really all it's cracked up to be. the besssst.

For the face?
no but i'm thinking i'm going to start. i've got my eye on the color correcting ones, i've pretty reddish these days. no bueno.

What is your favorite eyeshadow (color or shade)?
all time?? sheesh. maybe clinique foxy or mac mulch.

Do you use pencil or liquid eyeliner?
pencil pencil pencil

How often do you poke your eyes with an eyeliner pencil?

What do you think of pigment eyeshadows?
umm except for bare minerals ones, i don't really have very many or want very many. too messy.

Do you use mineral makeup?
sometimes, but not as much as i used to.

What is your favorite lipstick?
up until a while ago, i had never ever bought a lipstick before. my first was mac's viva glam cyndi by cyndi lauper. i LOVE it! perfect coral red. and if you think it's too bright for you? it's not. believe me.

How about lipgloss?
nars orgasm. i'm a classics kinda girl.

What is your favorite blush to use?
nars deep throat.

Do you buy your makeup on ebay?
i never have.

Do you like drugstore makeup?
definitely. i like a lot of maybelline and cover girl shadows, lots of mascaras, foundations, brushes, etc. from all different brands. i'm more of a drugstore girl really.

Do you go to CCO's? (cosmetic company outlets)
if i knew of any by me i would!

Did you ever consider taking make-up classes?
does youtube count?

Are you clumsy in putting on makeup?
sure sometimes

Name a makeup crime that you hate?
i really don't care what you do with your face, it's yours. just BLEND for gawdsake!

Do you like colorful shades of makeup (lipstick, eyeshadow) or neutral ones?
i stick to neutrals mostly, but i'll throw in a bright here and there.

Which celebrity always has great make up?
jennifer aniston, charlize theron, jennifer lopez

If you could leave the house using just ONE make up item, what would you use?
mascara fo sho.

Could you ever leave the house without any makeup on?
sure i do it all the time.

Do you think you look good even without any makeup on?
not really, but i don't think i look terrible or anything.

In your opinion, what is the BEST makeup line?
hmm in general?? that's a toughy. maybe mac.

What do you think of Makeup?
it's fun times :)

i tag whoever would like to do this! have a great day!
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