alright, here it is. use this thread to request swatches. the guidelines are up to you and your needs: single swatches, comparison swatches, specific skin tone swatches when comparisons are requested, feel free to provide whatever you have of that request--i want anyone to participate and contribute if they want to. have fun, hope this is helpful !
So I currently live overseas, but have been DYING to try some NARS products since i've heard amazing things about them!! I've always been a dedicated Clinique client, but am starting to experiment with different brands. The only thing is that since I live in Sweden and have absolutely no Sephora/NARS carrier around me, I cannot find my shade... I'm looking at ordering NARS tinted moisturizer, does anyone what shade would match Cliniques stay-matte oil-free foundation in Alabaster(02)? I'm also experimenting with contouring and looking at their bronzers and blushes, what shades would look best on my (really) fair skin? I don't want it to look too faked, i'd like something natural looking and subtle, seeing as I am 15 and not interested in super heavy makeup.
Have you bought the same lipstick shade but from a different brand/formula before? Are you like me and have an unhealthy addiction to dusty rose pink/red/plum/coral (insert your fav shade here) lipsticks? Have you inadvertently bought the exact same shade before? Wanna talk about it? Wanna show it off? Let me start with Exhibit A: Bite Beauty Rosewood Buttercream (far left) and Bite Beauty High Pigment Lip Pencil in Rhubarb (second from from left). The picture doesn't really do this justice but hey pretty much look the same. Rosewood is more opaque with a thicker texture. I love them both. Exhibit B/C From left: Bite Beauty High Pigment Lip Pencil in Pomegranate, Bite Beauty Cashmere Lip Cream in Rioja (two true reds I just really like a lot), then for the dark berry pinks (Sephora Mulberry Luster, then Bite Winterberry)
I am trying to decide between Nars Malaga and Seychelles tinted moisturizer. I wear the Nars Amande concealer and it is a great match for my skin tone. Therefore, could someone do a swatch with Malaga TM and Amande concealer or Seychelles TM and Amande concealer? Maybe all three if you have all three? Please let me know if you think if any of the colors are exact matches or if one is darker or lighter?
Hi-- I currently wear Benefit Foundation (Oxygen Wow! in Petal). I love the color/tone, but wanted to switch the MUFE as I like the coverage better. I tried the color "Light" but it was too light. Any idea what the equivalent to Benefit's 'Petal' would be?
i use NARS stromboli, what shade am i in Giorgio's Armani? im hoping to buy the luminous silk foundation since everyone is talking about it!! rarely use foundation but i might start using it more often
Looking for advice for a color match for the tarte foundation, there are so many colors to choose from that I'm getting confused. I use to use tan in the tarte maracuja miracle foundation but found it a little too orange and too dark.
I just got the Tartelette and have barely broken it in but I look at the Showstopper and just want to sigh in love. I'm a little intimidated by the blush since I've never used that color on my cheeks before. Anybody try it yet?
I am 1.0 in Urban Decay's Naked Skin liquid foundation and I am looking to see if the pinky toned shade in the Too Faced Candlelight Glow would work for me. I like the option of having the two shades and the Absolute Candlelight will not work for me as it is not oil free.
Please, I need some advice on choosing contouring shades, if anyone would be so kind. My foundation color is 3Y01 (currently using Porcelain in Sephora's baked powder line). In many lines, 3Y01 seems to be the absolute lightest color. I'd really love to work with contouring makeup, but the "highlighting" colors in every contouring palette I have seen are actually deeper than my skin . So in other words, they'd all create a shadow on me rather than a highlight. Counterproductive. Would anybody with color expertise be able to suggest some colors I could use for contouring? If they have to be purchased separately rather than in a palette, that's fine; I'd just like to know which ones will work! Powder formulas preferred. Thank you!
Hi guys. I have dark brown/ black hair, dark brown eyes, and an Indian like skin tone . I am the shade Medium in Smashbox's BB cream and shade 173 (Amber) in Make Up For Ever HD Invisible Cover Foundation just to give you guys a rough idea of what my skin tone is like. I am interested in the Naked palettes but I have no idea which one to choose. Any help would be great. Thanks!
During chic week I plan to buy some Marc Jacobs Sheer lipstick shades as well as Tarte lipsticks as well. I want to try and make sure I don't purchase duplicate shades. Does anyone have the Tarte line swatched please?
I'm interested in trying the Diorskin Nude Skin-Glowing Makeup but not sure what color would be best. I was in Sephora and they did the Color IQ and my skintone number is 2R08, what would be the best match in the Diorskin Nude Skin-Glowing Makeup? Thanks :-)
Hi Sephora, Since Yves Saint Laurent Perfect Touch Radiant Foundation Brush Shade 7 Pink Beige has been discontinued I need a replacement, I loved everything about Perfect Touch, the shade,the coverage, the texture and the brush applicator. Could you please suggest some replacements. Thank you. Cate
We swatched the new Bobbi Brown Hot Collection to see how the colors looked on different skin tones. What do you think?
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We swatched the New Nudes Sheer Lip Gels from Marc Jacobs Beauty to see how the colors looked on different skin tones. What do you think?
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We swatched some of Laura Mercier's new liquid lip colours to see how they looked on different skin tones. What do you think?
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Saw these brand new Laura Mercier paint wash liquid lip colour in store today, so I swatched a few shades. The formula is amazing, semi-matte yet moisturizing. They are super pigmented except for golden peach. Left: Golden peach, nude rose, coral reef, petal pink and rosewood. (from top to bottom) RIght: orchid pink The shades are more vibrant in person
Here is my haul with swatches from today. Really loving the Hourglass and the Bite! Swatches include Hourglass, Bite, Urban Decay, and Make Up Forever. Urban Decay F-bomb was a 100 point perk. All are minis. I love minis!
We swatched the Too Faced Semi-Sweet Chocolate Bar Palette to see how the colors looked on different skin tones. What do you think?
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