How much makeup do you wear daily?

United States
December 12, 2009 3:22pm CST
There's a large range of makeup you can choose from every day, and most women have a standard. Obviously, you wear less when you're not trying to look good and more when it's a special occasion, but I think most of us have a set amount that we wear every day. For me, I wear eyeliner and sometimes mascara, but very rarely wear foundation or lipstick of any kind, unless it's a special occasion. Do you go all out, or completely bare, or somewhere in between?
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• United States
12 Dec 09
I usually do not wear any makeup at all...I put on makeup for work maybe 10% of the time. When there's a special occasion I always wear makeup but never foundation...mostly just blush, some eye makeup and that's it (sometimes lipstick). I'm pretty plain though ;)
• United States
12 Dec 09
Going without makeup doesn't necessarily make you plain. None of us need it, it's just fun sometimes. I used to wear makeup to work but since I started working in kitchens, it's not really practical. I'm always impressed when people can use blush... the real reason I never wear it is because I can't seem to put it on right, and I always end up looking like a clown, so I just go without.
• United States
12 Dec 09
That's a good point I guess! I used to work at a food service place where I worked behind a grill - I used to wear makeup for that but it made no sense - and makeup + oil and grease = bad mix...haha.
@puccagirl (7316)
• Israel
19 Jun 10
I always wear mascara, and either lip gloss or something like Smith's Rosebud Salve, which gives your lips some shine and sparkle while hydrating them. Sometimes I will wear foundation or coverstick (for blemishes, etc.) as well, but that is not a must for me, and I do not wear it every day.
@novelcai (603)
• Philippines
11 Jan 10
in my work we are required to wear make-up as we faced the clients 8hrs a day. but i make it sure that my make-up is smiple as ever that it wont changed my look but just to enhance my facial contour.
• China
27 Dec 09
I put on some makeup almost on a daily basis only for the purpose of oil control on my oily face,although i am a Chinese boy here in China where the awareness for the boys putting on the makeup remains weak.
@cream97 (29169)
• United States
21 Dec 09
Hi, surveygeek. I don't wear makeup everyday. But, if I had to go out, I will wear lipstick or lip gloss. I used to wear mascara one time. But, I don't anymore. I am like plain jane. But I love wearing lipstick when I feel the need to.
• United States
21 Dec 09
Normally, I wear foundation, powder, blush, mascara, eyeshadow, and lipgloss. It seems like alot, but I apply it so it enhances my features in a natural way, gives me some pops of color, and I also enjoy doing makeup as I am a freelance makeup artist. The only times I do not wear that much is in the summertime, or if I am in a show in which I am required to apply tons of makeup every night. I will get "makeup'd out!"
@arystine (1275)
• Philippines
19 Dec 09
I wear makeup daily whenever going to work. I just can't go out without a lipstick on, some foundation and baby powder, and eyebrow pencil for lining my eyebrows (since I have really thin eyebrows). Whenever there are special occasions, I also wear blush on, eye shadow, and liquid eyeliner. :-)
@mzz663 (2775)
• United States
14 Dec 09
A few years back I wouldn't go out of the house until I had my hair done and full makeup, eye liner, mascara, lip liner, lip stick, base, blush, eye shadow, you name it, I had it on before I left. Then it got to the point to where I was only wearing eye liner and blush, now when I feel like it, I wear makeup. I don't really need a lot of it, my coloring is great without. When I know there are going to be a lot of pictures taken I tend to wear more makeup.
• United States
12 Dec 09
I usually do not wear make up everyday. Only if I go to school, or when I had a job. I will also wear makeup when I go out to eat sometimes and its a must if I'm going out. If I'm just going to the gas station or the grocery store I usually don't see any need for it. I will wear eyeliner, eyeshadow, and mascara, foundation, concealer, and powder.