Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Tag: 40 Beauty Questions

I love tags; they are probably my favorite type of thing to read on the blogosphere. It makes me feel like we're all sitting on the floor in a kumbaya circle and gabbing. Without further ado:


-How many times do you wash your face daily? 
-What skin type do you have? (dry,oily,combo)
Oily...I think....
-What is your current facial wash?
Biore Ice Fighting Blemish Cleanser (total HG)
-Do you exfoliate?
Yup, about 3x a week
-What brand do you use?
Lush Dark Angels
-What moisturizer do you use?
SkinMD, Johnson and Johnson, or Biore's Dual Fusion
-Do you have freckles?
-Do you use eye cream?
Sometimes I use Mario Badescu Hyalauronic eye cream.
-Do you or did you have acne prone skin?
Ohh yes. Look at the number of Acne-related posts I have under "Categories".
-Did you ever have to use Pro-activ?
Yes, but I didn't stick to it, so I didn't see improvements. I'm going to repurchase when I've hit pan on my current skincare routine.


-What foundation do you use?
MAC Studio Fix Powder Foundation, Revlon Colorstay, or Shu Uemura Face Architect
-How about concealer?
MAC Select cover up
-Do you know your undertone color?
-What do you think of fake eyelashes?
Only used them on my wedding day, but I'm open to trying them again!
-Did you know that you are suppose to change your mascara every 3 months?
Yes, but I suspect its a marketing gimmick because my mascaras are fine for 6 months.
-What brand of mascara do you use?
Maybelline and L'Oreal
-Sephora or MAC?
MAC. Always.
-Do you have a MAC Pro-card?
-What makeup tools do you use in make up application?
Flat-top mineral foundation brush, eyeliner brush, Maxine's Mop shader, stippler for blush, lip brush for lip balm.
-Do you use make-up base/primer for the eyes?
Yes, UDPP. 
-For the face?
-What is your favorite eyeshadow (color or shade)?
I love pale pinks, greens, grays, silvers, and shimmery neutrals.
-Do you use pencil or liquid eyeliner?
Engraved for waterline, Fluidline Blacktrack for lid.
-How often do you poke your eyes with an eyeliner pencil?
Only when I haven't sharpened in a while!
-What do you think of pigment eyeshadows?
I'd like to buy one and see if I actually use it.
-Do you use mineral makeup?
I did use Mary Kay before, and loved it for a while, but it tended to oxidize. 
-What is your favorite lipstick?
MAC To Swoon For (LE).
-How about lipgloss?
NYX Ice Princess
-What is your favorite blush to use?
MAC Intenso
-Do you buy your makeup on ebay?
-Do you like drugstore makeup?
-Do you go to CCO's? (cosmetic company outlets)
-Did you ever consider taking make-up classes?
Yes, I'm thinking this summer.
-Are you clumsy in putting on makeup?
Just eye makeup. Rest of me is fine. 
-Name a makeup crime that you hate?
Messy liquid eyeliner and lipstick on teeth!
-Do you like colorful shades of makeup (lipstick,eyeshadow) or neutral ones?
Neutrals for eye makeup, but bright pinks for blush and lips.
-Which celebrity always has great make up?
J Lo back in the day. I could never tell what she was wearing. She's just glowed like a Greek goddess. Oh and Aishwarya Rai of course. 
-If you could leave the house using just ONE make up item,what would you use?
Foundation. Gotta cover up those imperfections! I can always lick my lips.
-Could you ever leave the house without any makeup on?
Yes. I have to do it when I go camping, which is quite often.
-Do you think you look good even without any makeup on?
Yes, but only if I have just blow dried my hair.
-In your opinion, what is the BEST makeup line?
MAC. A lot of product and quality for the price.
-What do you think of Makeup??
Makeup is for enhancing the good and downplaying the bad. A neutral, "naked" face is the best, but I also adore pops of color through colorful eyeliners, bold lip colors, or a lovely blush.

I tag all my readers to do this post. :)


Anonymous said...

Hey hun, i just noticed you use Shu Uemura Face Architect. I'm interested in that foundation so if you could do a review will be fab =). XXX

Tanveer said...

hey! gr8 post! I loved reading it and even doing it myself! :D

You can read it here: http://addictedtoblush.blogspot.com/2010/02/40-beauty-questions.html

Biba said...

Thank you for entering and posting about my giveaway.

I like your blog and I'm a follower from now on :)

Ashwini said...

@Linda: will do. It's a good one. I just haven't been using it lately because its not quite matching my skintone. But its great. :)

@Tanveer: ooh I'm on my way!

@Biba: thanks for following girl!

Content Director - Strong Female Leaders said...

Looks like you are a huge MAC fan!!!!
Good to know all this info. I'm always open to trying new things and it's always nice to learn from other bloggers.

Ashwini said...

Hi Tris: yes I am *blushes*. Although I'm a bargainista, I sometimes feel its a bigger bargain to buy 1 HG item from MAC than to spend less in a drugstore and be risking failure. This has happened to me especially with gel liners.

G.G.G said...

Hi Ashwini,

Thanks for starting the trend..

So many of us have done this tag till date after yours..cool

Anonymous said...

Such a great post!! I might just do it!

Also, I love your new layout, it looks fab!! xo

Ashwini said...

@GGG: Thanks! We all need the occasional no-time-for-pictures tag. :)

@Emily: Thank you! I love it too. :)

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