Sunday, May 9th, 2010

Choose or Lose


How many days out of the week do you wear full makeup?

  • 5-6 times a week (33%, 1,151 Votes)
  • 3-4 times a week (21%, 714 Votes)
  • 1-2 times a week (17%, 587 Votes)
  • Everyday! (16%, 545 Votes)
  • Less than once a week (12%, 422 Votes)
  • Other - I'll tell you in the comments! (1%, 27 Votes)

Total Voters: 3,447

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41 thoughts on “How many days out of the week do you wear full makeup?

  1. Mosty 6, I give my face a rest on Sundays unless I have plans to go outside and meet people.

  2. Esther

    I’m a big makeup junkie. But I don’t wear makeup often.. I only wear makeup for special occasions or when I have a chrush :P
    Haha, I’m a goof :P

    • Kim L

      I am a huge makeup “hardly wearing” junkie as well! I wear full makeup maybe a couple times per month, most days I wear nothing. I BUY A COUPLE TIMES PER WEEK!

    • Dawn

      That makes 2 of us lol.

    • AmyVA

      Ha! Me too! I LOVE makeup – reading about it, looking at it, shopping & trying it on, but I probably only wear “full makeup” a few times a year for special occasions. I always thought this was weird – I am glad I am not the only one like this!

      • Akia

        I am the same way!!! I buy, buy, buy but I only wear it on the weekends. I MIGHT wear some tinted moisturizer during the week but you won’t dare catch me at work with a full face of makeup. Just seems too much hassle just to go to work LOL. I guess I’m a special occasion type of girl.

  3. Wilcoa

    I think it has to be about 5-6 times per week just because of work and school, both of which I get ready for with a full face. Nothing complicated though, usually just a wash over the eyes, some blush and highlighter, mascara, a lipgloss; definitely don’t try and combos on the eyes or anything.

  4. Az

    Everyday unless I stay at home for the whole day. Always wear makeup when I go out – and my makeup means full makeup *sigh* the only things I can do without are bronzer and gloss.

  5. Avatar of LU LNU

    I usually go to school four days a week, and then on Saturday I work so thats 5 days! And I never wear liquid foundation though, only on special occasions; I just stick with my studio fix powder everyday.

    • Usally for me a full face means using eyeshadow since I dont deal with foundaion much just tinted moisturizer. I try to limit it to at least 3-4 times a week. Summer time it’s usually less and I wear makeup mostly for the night time when it’s cooler.

  6. Cherokee

    I am becoming a makeup junkie, but I don’t wear it much. Lately, I have been wearing blush everyday to work. My routine is face powder, blush, lipstick and/or ligloss. Now that it has been getting warm in NYC I skip the powder foundation because I sweat on my nose and top lip (TMI I know). Yesterday, I wore full face makeup with bronzer, still keeping it natural. I will be wearing full makeup on the weekends because having makeup and not using it is a waste of money and time.

  7. I wear make up every day of the week, even if it’s just mascara, eyeliner and face powder (that’s my absolute minimum) because I don’t like how I look without make up, and I wear full face make up about 6 days a week. I usually don’t wear full face on Sundays if I don’t go anywhere, but if I do, then it’s every day of the week. I enjoy putting on make up, so it’s not a chore for me, I especially enjoy doing eye make up and usually wear 3-4 colours on my eyes, plus eyeliner and mascara. To me wearing make up isn’t about looking flawless, it’s fun and makes me happy. :)

  8. Mia

    By full makeup Im assuming face makeup eye makeup and da whole shabangabang, but i do not wear face makeup everyday and only on rare occasions I will. I do not like to wear face makeup everyday because Im not self conscious about my skin (sure it has its ups and downs but its not terrible) and I dont want to have premature wrinkles!! However, I do wear eye makeup every day. I like to wear it everyday becuz… well.. its fun! lol :)

  9. Carolanne

    wow. i’m surprised with how many people wear full makeup almost all week! then again, i’m only 19, and so i really don’t need to and probably shouldn’t anyways. i only wear a full face of makeup when i go somewhere special or have a special event in which i want to look flawless. in fact, i did last night for a charity ball i attended. very insightful poll, in my opinion. =]

  10. Sara

    i barely ever wear “full makeup”, i ussually just do mascara, eyeliner, ussually eyeshadow, chapstick, and sometimes blush. if i have SUPER bad acne then i’ll spot conceal but ussually i try to let my face breathe

  11. Annie

    Lately I never wear a full face. I don’t wear anything on my eyes and lips, mainly because it’s allergy season and I don’t want to have to worry about my eyes all the time.

  12. Teresa

    It used to be 5-6 days a week, but nowadays without a job it’s an average of 2 times a week, if I’m lucky. What a difference..

  13. I have so much makeup that if I don’t wear it everyday, I feel like it’s a waste! haha. I also enjoy trying funky things on my days off, so yea, I wear makeup everyday.

  14. Sophia

    I give my face a rest on Sunday, so I wear makeup 6 days a week.

  15. CeeBee

    I wear a full face of makeup to work everyday, maybe one day on the weekend, so 5 or 6.

    I’m lucky my work is fairly relaxed about makeup so I can wear some fairly bright colours and try out dfferent things during the week – on the weekend it is usually just concealer, powder, blush, mascara and gloss and maybe a bit of bright liner.

  16. Melissa

    My *full face* includes eyeliner (top n bottom), mascara, blush and a lippie. I’m trying to get into wearing foundation everyday but I don’t like covering up my skin like that :(

  17. starr

    never except for special occasions(dances, weddings, halloween) i do however wear lip products almost everyday. I only have 1 eyeshadow 1 eyeliner and then 20 lipsticks!

  18. Nic

    Since I’ve been working in an office, I’ve been wearing makeup at least 5 or 6 days a week. I don’t really consider what I wear for work a “full face” though. I almost never bother with eyeshadow for work – it’s just foundation, concealer, powder, blush, mascara, and lip balm or a sheer gloss. So I’ve been wearing makeup more often than I normally do, but I’m wearing less at a time. (When I’m working in retail or going to school, I tend to do full makeup – eyes and all – maybe 3 or 4 times per week, but I may not wear any makeup at all on the other 3 or 4 days.) Wow, long answer to a simple question. :P

  19. Paisley.

    Wow, this is the perfect question of my day. I was thinking of attempting to wear less, meaning just mascara. I don’t usually wear much, but I would love to try not wearing any for a confidence boost. On a usual day I wear foundation, powder, mascara, and lip gloss. I wear these items (as my “full face”) possibly 5-6 days of the week.

  20. Vanessa

    It really depends on what one would consider to be a “full face” because I never wear foundation or lipstick/gloss, but I never leave the house without eye makeup or blush!

  21. Jess H

    I always wear full face makeup for work, and I work either four days or six days a week.

  22. only when i go out on the weekends, or if i have a LOT of time before school…usually i won’t do “full” makeup for everyday cuz i’m too lazy lol

  23. nikki

    i never wear foundation, but i think i can be considered a full face wearer with primer, eye makeup, blush, highlight. haha

  24. Dianna

    I’m another one of those beauty addicts who doesn’t wear ‘full makeup’ unless it’s a special occasion. If I’m going out during the day, I usually just wear concealer, blush, eyeliner, and lip balm. For nights out, I’ll throw on some lipstick, mascara, and gel liner :)

  25. Avatar of Candice Candi

    5-7 days, no mu only if I’m not going out the house at all. full face for me = TM, concealer, brows filled in, liner, mascara, simple 1-2 e/s, blush. its really weird but I start to break out a little whenever I stop wearing face mu for a couple days (1 or 2 sits)!!!! but no zits when I wear it consistently! too weird.

  26. I only wear full make-up when I know I’m gonna be in photos or going out at night
    I never wear make up to school or going out during the day cuz I have super oily skin

  27. Tiffany

    I do wear a full face to work Monday thru Friday as I am a working profressional (5 years out of college). I will typically do a full face at least once on the weekend if the hubby and I are going out or I have plans with the girls. On Sunday for church I also do a semi full face (foundation, powder, blush, mascara).

  28. I wear a full face makeup 6 times out of the week since on my days off if I’m not going anywhere, I’ll just wear no makeup so that I can give my face a rest. I’m trying to see if I could not wear a full face makeup everyday since I have a habit of doing a full face makeup most of the time.

  29. Chi

    I allow my face a rest at leat 4 days a week, I have a lot of makeup but i know for sure that putting on full makeup everyday, will make u age faster.

  30. ilexica

    I work from home, so I don’t bother unless I’m going out :)

  31. Lindsay

    I wear a full face 5-6, sometimes 7, days a week. I work in an office 5 days a week, even though I keep it light, it’s still a full face. I wear it on Sunday when I go to church and sometimes on Saturday depending on what I’m doing/how long I’m going to be out.

  32. Depends what you call “full face” makeup. I always have the basics on – concealer, a little foundation, mascara, liner, eye shadow, blush. However, on a daily basis I use just a little powder foundation to even things out, a tiny bit of eyeliner to fill in, one light eyeshadow, and a natural mascara. Doesn’t take long. I would never go out without concealer though!

  33. Meri

    No make up on Saturday as I spend my time at home. When I work or go out, I always wear full makeup. It makes me feel good, although my hubby likes to see me without any makeup :)

  34. i mostly reach for some tinted moisturizer, concealer, brow pencil, and setting powder

  35. Kate

    Almost never! I’ll go days without wearing any makeup at all and when I do, it may only be blush.

    I never wear foundation, either. I think it makes my skin look too flawless and personally, I like my flaws!

  36. I mainly wear my full face of make up when I am going to be out or when I am going to school but when I am off and staying home for the rest of the day. I give my face a break.