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How Many Days A Week Do You Wear Makeup?

How Many Days a Week Do You Wear a Full Face of Makeup?

Like Allure editor Linda Wells, I don't typically wear a ton of makeup. I've become very familiar with the minimal essential products I need to pull off looking bright eyed and fresh faced so that I look presentable, yet I don't have to spend a lot of time getting ready. However, when the weekend comes around, I love going all out and trying new products to create fun and intricate makeup looks.

But when I worked at a corporation, I felt the need to get dolled up every single day. How many days a week (on average) would you say that you apply a full face of makeup?


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Angela123 Angela123 8 years
I'm a makeup junkie! So everyday, unless i am literally not leaving the house. not for vanity's sake, i just looove putting makeup on!
Mintie Mintie 8 years
I have too much fun with makeup to not wear it every day.
sambodia7 sambodia7 8 years
Tinted moisturizer with SPF plus powder, mascara, and a little lip balm. Full face of makeup only happens if I'm going out - a few times a month, tops. On the weekend I often go without completely.
JenniferIsabella JenniferIsabella 8 years
I wear make-up everyday, but Monday through Friday, it's just a very light dusting of powder foundation and some lipgloss, so I can't really say that I have a full face of make-up on. However, on the weekends when I'm not rushing to go to class or my internship, I spend a little more time to put on my makeup, which then consists of mascara and a little blush or bronzer. The only time I ever really get myself dolled up is for a club or a bar.
northernstar northernstar 8 years
I never wear a full face of makeup because I hate looking like I have a lot of makeup on. I also don't like the way foundation feels on my face, my skin starts feeling tight. I have a pretty good skin, I get a pimple or two once a year or once every two years so I don't feel the need to apply makeup. I also never wear makeup on my lips because both my fiance and I hate eating lipstick. I use mascara all the time though.
xladifreshx xladifreshx 8 years
I never wear makeup. I don't need it. :]
MadalenaO MadalenaO 8 years
I'm wearing make up quite often but not every day. I don't like having too much on face and I know I don't need that. Usually I am using mascara and lipstick (my lovely pink Chanel), foundation only in winter 'cos I have no problems with skin. O course if I'm going out I always have glamorous make up;)
monday monday 8 years
i only do the whole shebang (concealer, foundation, eyeshadow, liquid liner, mascara, blush, liptint, finishing powder) once or twice a week - either because i feel like putting all that o or the occasion calls for it, otherwise i just put on tinted lip balm. a full face takes too much time [i need more practice] and i'd rather get an extra 30mins of sleep :P
danixk danixk 9 years
I'm going to have to say, on average, 5 days. Maybe, 6....
wanderine wanderine 9 years
once a week! I go to school everyday and my everyday make up is simply primer, bronzer and masgara.I am actually surprised that some of you girls want to put on full makeup everyday....i mean too much make up just aging your skin and clog your pores.
bigestivediscuit bigestivediscuit 9 years
1-2 ... on other days I just can't be bothered to do EVERYTHING. Besides, mmost of the people I work with wear minimal makeup so I don't want to look like I'm overdoing it. I think I'm the only one in my department who always wears eyeliner.
hmcmcd hmcmcd 9 years
I think I have the worst of it. I have to wear full face all the time. i have acne scars too that I know are not really "covered" by the foundation but it does make me feel more secure. I am also a blonde so my eyebrows are very light (must wear brow powder) and although I have long full eyelashes they are also blonde, so w/o mascara they disappear.
ggnelle ggnelle 9 years
bareessentials is my friend. a little of that, mascara and eyeliner is what i use usually.
luxecake luxecake 9 years
I wear a full face of makeup everyday. It's not in me to leave the house without anything on my face... The bare minimum always includes eye shadow, blush/bronzer, lipstick/gloss, mascara and eyeliner. MINIMUM! Hehe.
AmberHoney AmberHoney 9 years
Love the makeup - do it all the time. It's fun for me.
chhavi chhavi 9 years
I apply full face make up only when I have to go out somewhere, to a party or to shop, you know. I haven't been anywhere majorin the past 4 months... so all I do is lip balm or a little kajal.
missdiorluxe missdiorluxe 9 years
I wear mascara, a little foundation and bronzer each day. I will wear eyeshadow and eyeliner few days a week, mainly when I go out at night. :)
keiraz keiraz 9 years
mostly at night when I hang out and sometimes when I am really in the mood at work :-D
Sugarblonde Sugarblonde 9 years
I wasn't really sure of what "full face" meant. I'll wear concealer, mascara, eyeliner to work just because my face isn't perfect... but i dont usually do eyeshadow/lipstick/blush.
brdwaystarlett brdwaystarlett 9 years
Light Foundation. Mascara and soft eyeliner. Blush. MUST HAVE BLUSH. Otherwise I look like a zombie. Daily.
dkaanoi dkaanoi 9 years
i would say 4 days. 2 random days at work and whenever i go out on the weekends. But i never leave the house without my lipgloss, bronzer and mascara on!!!
MartiniLush MartiniLush 9 years
I LOVE makeup! I love to put it on, try new looks and new products. I am a huge experimenter! :-)
details2 details2 9 years
I pretty much where makeup everyday. My face is naturally flushed red - so I have to use a tinted moisturizer. I have bluish dark circles in both corners of my eyes - so I have to use a concealer. I have thin sparse brows - I feel so much prettier with brow pencil. I have long blond lashes that you can't see with out mascara. I've had more than enough people comment on that my face looks washed out if I'm not wearing a little blush. I skimp on lip color - because it just seems to wipe off to quickly. The stains I've tried have looked too extreme. I love eyeliner - but it's something I'm trying to go without - because it's "too much look" for daytime. I try to wear all of these products in the most natural way. I've had people find out what I wear and say that they had no idea I used that many things - I took that as a complement.
anon321 anon321 9 years
the only thing I ever skip is eyeliner, but I wear BE so my "full" makeup look is usually pretty natural looking
nrmunch55 nrmunch55 9 years
Full face 4 days M-TH for friday I'm over waking up at 6am so i slack a little lol and on the weekends lip gloss, bronzer and mascara that's it.
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