Sunday, March 29th, 2009

Choose or Lose

Do you keep up with makeup trends?

  • Sometimes (58%, 528 Votes)
  • Yes (24%, 220 Votes)
  • No (18%, 163 Votes)
  • Other - I'll tell you in the comments! (0%, 3 Votes)

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20 thoughts on “Choose or Lose: Do you keep up with makeup trends?

  1. Gloria

    Makeup trends change so often
    sometimes its hard for me (and my Budget) to keep up

  2. Definitely sometimes! Trends change SO often that I do like to keep to classic looks, just for financial sake.

  3. I do read up on whats hot, but i tweak it to fit my lifestyle, as well as my budget. For instance, i bought a bright fuscia lip color for spring, but its an e.l.f. l/s, this way i dont have to splurge on a color i realistically wont get much use from the rest of the year.

  4. Anna

    I like to keep up with makeup trends, just because it gives me new ideas.

  5. ..amy..

    Not really I dont go looking for the new trends if I see it then I see it if I like it then good I do whatever makeup I like I don’t bother trying to do what’s in for the moment I just like to have fun with it

  6. Liz

    For me, it really depends on the trend. I read about all of them, then try out the ones that sound like they might work for me, usually modified a bit to suit my personal style. It’s always fun to try new things!

  7. Tee

    Well I don’t follow the makeup trends. I always look at them but never really bother to follow them unless it is something I especially like. I just do my own thing with makeup usually. :)

  8. aradna

    i find make-up trends easier to keep up with than actual collections! esp mac the past year or so….

  9. I find that each year the designers have such different trends that they are showing. So,one may be natural with full brows while another has a dramatic smokey eye with nicely arched brows. There is only so many ways you to do your eyemakeup really. I follow them somewhat, but don’t base my looks upon what a magazine tells me to do. I think the trend I have followed lately is the lavendar lipstick and that is the first in a long time.

  10. I just do whatever I think suits me best and what mood I am! :)

  11. Nagiko9

    I do keep up with the trends. However, I do not always use them. If a trend doesn’t work on me, then I don’t feel obligated to wear it.

  12. rowan

    sometimes, i only wear a ‘trend’ if i like it and have the products needed already. it’s fun to try out new looks. makeup trends have really had more of an influence in recent years, for example black nail varnish…only teenagers and goths wore that a few years ago!

  13. cmferrets

    i just do whatever i feel like when i look at my makeup. i did buy the new purple lipstick only b.c i dont own anything like it. and i sometimes buy what is popular on youtube , and what everybody is raving about, just to try it, but its not a specific trend, its pretty much up to me on what i want to wear for that day.

  14. Rio

    Never. I’ve never been too down with trends, period. I just do my own thing. :)

  15. Mila

    I do, but within reason. I like the colorful eye/nude lip combo, but I remember when blue mascara was all the rage and I also remember wearing horrible black or dark, dark brown lipliner back in the day. Nowadays I look at trends and try to balance them out so it’s not as extreme looking.

  16. HoneyBrown1976

    Sometimes for sanity and budgetary sake!

  17. Kacie

    have to for work. . . I’m doing half a dozen girls for Prom this weekend and they all keep raving about having their skin all glow-y, when last year it was MATTE SKIN, OMG MATTE SKIN. I don’t MIND it because I like to stay up on all the trends too, but I think it’s silly how often/drastically trends change. I’m looking forward to my favorite summer trend – minimalist makeup! <3. And that allegedly smudge-y, soft liner is coming back smudged liner is my favorite.

  18. Nope.I’m a stubborn old broad (LOL) so I like to stick with what’s flattering on me, regardless of what the trends are. I hate trends anyway.

  19. S.

    I like the idea of me being my own trendsetter but I do like to know whats in season. I like what I like and I dont what I dont. I cant even keep up with my own style. Note: just got the BB book C and Im so loving it :) Thank you.

  20. Zoffe

    I have to keep up with the trends for work but I don’t really care about them in a way that lets the trends decide what I should and souldn’t wear 😉 I wear exactly what I feel like but of course the trends inspire me :)