Saturday, August 21st, 2010

Temptalia Asks You


Do you have a celebrity makeup inspiration? Share!

Temptalia's AnswerI don’t — admittedly, I’ve just never been one that follows celebrities very much! The older I get, the less names I recognize!

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73 thoughts on “Do you have a celebrity makeup inspiration?

  1. Mel

    Katy Perry! I love her bold lips, nails, and eyes. Our complexions and hair color are very similar so I love what her stylist comes up with. :)

  2. Michelle

    Rihanna. Her makeup is always great. I’m forever trying to copy one of her looks.

    Beyonce & Kim Kardashian are inspirations as well.

  3. Jordyn

    Nope. I wear what I like and what I’m comfortable with.

  4. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Thu Thu

    I LOVE Dita Von Teese, not just for her makeup but her fashion too :)

  5. gee

    i dont get inspired by celebrity make up. itll be simple things like a shirt or i did an emperor penguin once i just love the colors of their fur. or something on a make-up website that id try to recreate ^.^

  6. Diabolyca

    My celebrity ispiration is kristen stewart basically :)

    • Patty

      I totally agree! She has the best skin and features, which are even enhanced by her wonderful makeup artists Robin Mathews and Beau Nelson.

  7. Jazz

    Queen Latifah , Beyonce -other than that I pretty much wear things that make me happy

  8. maryelle

    not really celebrity, but runway looks for each season.

  9. starr

    im inspired by mary kate olsen. Not only her makeup but i love her hair and the way she dresses! otherwise i too dont really pay attention to celebrities im more inspired by movies

  10. Dawn

    Katy Perry– I love her retro feminine look. She overdoes it sometimes, but I like her baby pink lipstick, black eyeliner, coral blush, and light eyeshadow. Though, in reality I’m more of a natural girl, so someone like Jennifer Aniston would be more “me”.

    • Diane

      Jennifer aniston’s for me too even though she’s way more tan than I am and I’m a brunette. I like how she’s polished but natural. You know she’s wearing makeup but it doesn’t overpower her. Her blush choices always make her look so healthy too! Wish I had that technique mastered.

  11. EMR

    oh man i have so many…
    i hate the hills… but i really love lauren conrad’s makeup!
    angelina jolie always looks hot on the runway
    natalie portman
    kate winslet

    -most of these ladies stick to “classic” makeup looks, but i also love to mix it up!

  12. I don’t follow celebrity makeup closely but generally I like the glowy, tanned beachy look of Jennifer Aniston and Marisa Miller’s skin and makeup. I also like the Pam Anderson sexy smokey eye look.

  13. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Mel Mel

    Nope I pretty much can’t stand celebrities.

  14. Nina

    Dita Von Teese

  15. Kaylynrenee

    Katy Perry and Rihanna!!

  16. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Alisha Alisha in WI

    Kardashians…especially Kim. I always like to look at fashion and makeup ads like UD and the Sephora catalog.

  17. Simone

    Katy Perry, Dita Von Teese and Leighton Meester

  18. GaGa and Rihanna always have awesome makeup!

  19. Kathy

    I’m not inspired by any celebrity in particular, though I feel that I’m inspired by popular vintage makeup trends that a lot of older actresses/stars wore.

  20. ilexica

    Gwen Stefani and Scarlett Johansson :) I love that they aren’t afraid to use colour, and they have similar colouring to me so it’s very easy to draw inspiration.

  21. Greta-Maree

    i have a wide range of inspirations for my makeup, sometimes celebrities, sometimes other things, but lately i have been thinking of what makeup i can wear when summer finally comes in NZ, and i’ve found myself really inspired by Lauren Conrad’s bronzey cheeks, liquid eyeliner, nude pinky lip look c:

  22. monica

    the kardashians. whenever i watch one of their shows i wanna do a serious smokey eye and wear dark vampy nailpolish.

    there’s gonna be a marathon on today so i’ll be getting a lot of ideas and things.

    • Kat

      I know! I am in love with Kourtney’s makeup, the light pink lips and the golden smokey eye. How she gets smokey to appear natural and soft is beyond me. It just looks so soft and feminine!

  23. The older I get the less I follow celebrities. For the most part, I ignore the makeup, since I have a completely different facial structure(Round, defined bone structure, but with baby cheeks.) My face isn’t sharp enough for the types of defined neutrals that they usually wear. Plus, neutrals bore me. So I drool over nice clothing, or pretty outfits and makeup, but I don’t feel the urge to try to make it work for ME.

  24. courtneyseaa

    I’m with Mel, Katy Perry has been a huge makeup inspiration for me, as well as Demi Lovato.

  25. Chau

    Mine used to be J.Lo. She looked like herself but in different styles. I love that. But now, I’m not inspired by celebrities.

  26. No….I may occasionally see one part of a look that I like and will take inspiration from but that is more theme based (eg bronze smoky eye, or coral lips or winged eyeliner).

  27. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Janet Janet

    Nah, I am more inspired by people i see when I’m out. I love variety. One day I’m preppy and the next day I’m a rocker chick.

  28. Like some of the other ladies, I love Katy Perry because her looks are always so bold and fun but for my own personal use I love Rihanna and Kim Kardashian hands-down.

  29. Hannah

    Definitley Kim Kardashian, flawless face with a smokey eye, nude lips and natural cheeks are definitley an inspirations. And her sister’s Kourtney and Khloe are inspirations as well(:

  30. Haylie

    Song Hye Kyo. ^^

  31. Alessandra Ambrosio! she always looks awesome

  32. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Etaoin Etaoin

    i’m not big into celebrities but i do like to channel the vibe of different celebrities by kinda getting inspiration from their make up. Like one day i’ll want to be fierce like beyonce so i’ll copy something of hers, cookie like lady gaga or super feminine like betty from mad men. I also like getting inspiration from different eras too, like 40s style makeup etc.

  33. I don’t really get inspired by celebrities, BUT I do love Olivia Wilde (Thirteen from House). Her makeup is always perfect.

  34. Bina

    Not generally but Gwen Stefani has inspired me to go for it with the bright lip! I like her simple eye makeup with bold lips.

  35. Lena

    I really don’t follow celebrities either, but I do often find myself inspired by Taylor Momsen. I adore her style and really, really want her hair.

  36. B

    Kim Kardashian is my ultimate make-up peg! She looks fabulous everyday with her different variations of the smokey eye look!

    • Diane

      No offense to anyone, but to me Kim K. Wears way too much makeup. She’s so pretty, I don’t think she needs that much! But she always looks flawless. Her eyebrows are to die for… And she can rock a smokey look like no one else. I would just like to see her in a more natural look every once in awhile.

  37. Jeng lipana

    I love seeing celebs makeup sinceim not a pro,I need some ideas to help me create a different look. To name a few, Kim k., olsens twins, Hillary duff, j. Lo , Kate moss. I’m excited for new ideas.

  38. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Schara Thincspot

    Any Indian actress or celebrity. The focus a lot of times is on skin and eyes. They always seem to look flawless and fresh regardless of what they may or may not be promoting. Aishwarya Rai & Amrita Rao are two great examples.

  39. ashley

    wish I could say I don’t fall for the ads & photoshopping etc, but I do…I love Scarlett Johanssen & especially her D & G ads which make me want to buy all the D & G makeup b/c she looks so sexy, sultry yet elegant & classy!

  40. beduinadelasfalto

    Eva Longoria and Jessica Alba mainly cos their skin tones, eyes colour and hair are very similar. I do tend to look what Jennifer Lopez and Shakira wear too

  41. sb

    kiim k. katy perry, whitney port and especially lauren conrad! i love her makeup and style soo much

  42. Abril

    I love Mario Dedivanovic (I’m not sure I wrote his last name right haha, he’s Kim K’s makeup artist) not only on Kim, he is really good! I guess I don’t get inspiration by celebrities, I like to follow make up artists and runway trends!

  43. JayJay

    I don’t. But, if I see a magazine spread or something, and love the makeup, I will try to recreate it, to see if it works for me.

  44. yes! the kardashians for bold looks and lauren conrad, selena gomez and anna kendrick for more wearable :)

  45. Chelsea

    Christina Applegate and Rachel McAdams – their skin in always perfect and their eyes always the highlight of their faces.

  46. Lakitha Goss

    My inspirations for makeup looks are Missy Elliott, Mary J. Blige, Aaliyah just to name a few. I also like the makeup looks of other greats such as Chaka Khan (this diva could surely work a bold red lip) and Patti LaBelle among my favorites. I used to love Lil Kim’s makeup looks like the first promotion she did with Mary J. Blige with Viva Glam. I LOVE RUPAUL ALSO.

  47. Mais

    Scarlett Johansson, she is not afraid to try different color combos!

  48. Vijaya

    I’m with you on the not recognizing celebrities, thing. Except as I’m getting older I recognize more names.

    I had no clue who Justin Bieber was until two-ish weeks ago.

    I don’t have a celebrity makeup inspiration per se, but I do love Amy Lee’s style clothing-wise.

  49. Ashley D.

    I don’t have one. Honestly I’m never wowed by whatever looks they were, unless it’s Alicia Keys <3.

  50. Stefanie

    Pretty much what other people have said – Rihanna, the Kardashian sisters, and Lauren Conrad. I’ve recently tried to copy a few looks from Lucy Hales (Aria on Pretty Little Liars).

  51. Hmm. I don’t wear makeup daily, and when I do I usually don’t try to “copy” other looks, but the celebrities whose makeup I tend to like the most are Dita von Teese, Rihanna, and Lady Gaga.

  52. Shannon

    I always adore Katy Perry’s makeup!!!!! :) :) :)

  53. FlyingBuffalo

    I kinda like Blake Lively’s makeup and hair, but mostly I’m just jealous of her perfect skin!

  54. Sylvia

    Kim Kardashian, vintage pinups, Gwen Stefani, Arabic celebrities =)

  55. mmm…rihanna,beyonce,nicki minaj

  56. coco72

    I only try to copy Penelope Cruz’ brown smokey looks

  57. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Marianne Mar

    Marilyn Monroe, Brigitte Bardot, Sophia Loren, Dita von Teese, Katy Perry… All quite classical, except for Katy Perry ;)

    I like the classic winged, black eyeliner!

  58. Maiden

    Kim Kardashian and Penelope Cruz.

  59. Mary

    I totally LOVE Kim K. makeups, but since I’m rather light type of skin, I can’t use it on my face ;) I don’t have any particularly inspiration, but sometimes I try to reproduce Emma Watson (amazing brows!) or Kate Beckinsale looks

  60. Lindsay B

    I’m surprised Bill Kaulitz never came up. I’ve never seen him where his makeup wasn’t flawless.

  61. nikki

    i used to love kim kardashian’s make up, but lately its too much. now i prefer kourtneys and sometimes kholes, as they don’t wear as much make up.

  62. Sheena

    Katy Perry is my inspiration

  63. Rima

    Definately Kim K !