Re: To my Desi/South Asian sisters out there! And everyone else too, actually! :)I'm South Asian too, thanks for posting the thread!
I'm an NC40-42 and would second what Shabdebaz has said about Spirit and VG5 ...and also Blacktrack and Smolder...
The mineralize skinfinishes Light Flush and Warmed are a must have and Love Nectar gloss is beautiful!!
Here are some other recs:
nudes - viva glam 2,Hug Me, Cherish, Jubilee, spirit, hlaf n half, sparks can fly, kinda sexy
pink - feel so fine, creme de la femme, sweetie, lovelorn, intimate
plum/purple ish - up the amp, plumful, syrup, craving, budding lust
red/coral - profusion, vegas volt, russian red, viva glam 1
browny pinks - fast play, twig
nudes - Viva glam V, VI, lust, bare truth
peachy/golden - love nectar, big baby, pink lemonade
coral - lychee luxe (LOVE IT)
pinks - perfectly pink, full on lust, pink poodle, ample pink (a must)
Breath of plum, plum foolery, margin, prism, harmony, dame, honour, peachykeen, fleur power... i could go on!!
Do any of you actually work for MAC? I do...