Friday, December 6th, 2013

Temptalia Asks You

If you only had time to apply makeup to one part of your face, what part would it be? Like eyes, under eyes, lips, etc.
Temptalia's AnswerBrows! They usually add a lot when they’re defined/filled-in. If not brows, then I would say face (like foundation + finishing powder).

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84 thoughts on “If you only had time to apply makeup to one part of your face, what part would it be?

  1. t_violet

    Totally eyes. And if only times for one product: mascara. I have blonde eyelashes that blend in with my skin; mascara makes a huge difference.

  2. Undoubtedly lips n I often do that honestly

    I have my sunscreen on and when in rush
    I paint my pout n go out

    pout out …. m sick :(
    keep myself reminding that I dont need any more lipsticks

  3. Always mascara for me. It never fails to perk up my entire face.

  4. Greta

    Probably lips, but sometimes eyes.

  5. Daniel

    Brows or line my eyes :)

  6. Aida

    Under-eye concealer to cover up dark circles.

  7. Sarah

    My brows for sure!

  8. Candace

    Concealer! Specifically to cover up the dark circles under my eyes, and even out the redness around my nose. Then I’d comb my eyebrows and apply some lip balm as I run out the door!

  9. xamyx

    Brows; I succumbed to the over-tweezed trend of rhe early-90s, and they just never came back in… Most days, all I wear is a TM/BB Cream (which I count as skincare) & lip balm, along with brows, and I’m done.

  10. I’d say lips for me. It’s the easiest to remove as well.

  11. san

    Face…cant think of going out with bare face :)

  12. Mary-Anne

    My undereyes. I can ignore the gaps in my brows and the pigments spots and old acne scars on my cheeks but my dark circles make me look really hagard even after a full nights sleep. And I think they really age me too so they’ve definately gotta be hidden.

  13. Eyes for sure! My skin is not that problematic and I have pretty big lips already.
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  14. zainab

    Eyes! For me mascara is the difference between looking bad and looking okay. If it was all I could do I go all out with a smokey, kohl lined eye.

  15. Rachel

    For me it would definitely be my brows too, simply having them filled it gives a more polished look. My second choice would be concealer for redness!

  16. If I’ve overslept and literally only have time for one thing on my way out the door, it has to be lips. My skin looks better if my lips have color. If I have time for two things, I start with foundation.

  17. I would say foundation. I have uneven, blotchy skin so foundation would be the best item for me. I think its like art. You cant have a masterpiece painting on a dirty canvas.

  18. When I do wear makeup, it’s eyeliner I end up going with. It defines my eyes, but doesn’t interfere with my glasses like mascara. I always wear lip balm though!

  19. Karen

    Eyes! Most days I don’t wear makeup and if I do I just throw on a little mascara to open up my eyes and give me a more polished look.

  20. artemis

    Dark circles…and spots

  21. StrangeOne

    Eyes probably. If it has to be one item then eyeliner.

    If not that then cheek stain. My skin gets really dull over time and just putting a bit of my body shop stain (which is the exact colour of my real blush) on my bare face makes my skin glow. No need for any foundation then.

  22. Ivana

    Definately my eyes! If I don´t put mascara on, my eyes are way too small and don´t stand out the way I want them to.

  23. It would either be under-eye concealer (I have dark circles that really show on my pale skin) or lipstick (without lipstick, I look very pale and washed out and some colour on my lips really does distract from my dark circles, which would be “on display”).

  24. Marta

    Foundation 😉

  25. I never wear any other makeup unless I have mascara on, so eyes I guess. Mascara and touche eclat.

  26. KaseyCannuck

    Undereye concealer. An extra thirty seconds gets me eyeliner and mascara.

  27. Lovely, makeup touch makes it different

  28. Jennifer

    Face. Definitely Face. I’ll most likely use my American BB Cream, or whatever foundation shade seems to match more closely; I have two foundations- one lighter (NC20), and one darker (NC25).

    My face makeup helps my skin look “normal”. I have redness from post-acne marks, and any face makeup helps immensely.

  29. Karla

    Mascara or blush!

  30. Kate

    This is me most days, and it is always my eyes I do (liner + mascara).

  31. It depends. If my skin is looking good then it would be mascara, but, if it isn’t look it’s best then I would do foundation.

  32. Without mascara my eyes look so small so I’d say mascara and I’ll somehow squeeze in some time to fill in my brows!
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  33. grlnxdor

    I never leave home without at least doing my eyes–bare minimum being to at least apply mascara. As you age, you start to lose definition of your facial features, eyelashes and brows thin out, etc. And it alters your natural beauty. That’s why younger people can get by with less makeup. They still have defined facial features.

  34. Alis

    Definitely my eyes. My eyebrows are naturally dark and thick and my skin is not so bad except for my under eye circles. But when I’m not wearing any eye makeup I look tired and lifeless. Even a little bit of mascara alone makes a world of a difference for me.

  35. Amanda

    I agree with brows! Its the first thing i do in my routine, and while its possible for me to go out without makeup on i would much rather take the time to do brows if its not possible to do anything else!

  36. Karen

    For me I would say eyes. I have always been obsessed by eyes.

  37. Veronica

    Concealer around the eyes and nose and mascara. My skin is generally quite pretty on its own, but I do have dark circles that are quite noticeable in the months when I’m an NW10/13. Brightening them up goes a long way.

  38. Alison

    Eyes! Nothing brings out a person’s beauty than defining their eyes. 😀

  39. Liz

    This sounds so silly. But I find it super strange when people put on only one thing. I have a coworker who only puts black liner on her upper lash line. I just find it so strange. I would probably just skip makeup all together and put on a little clear lip balm.

  40. Courtney K

    As much as I want to say eyes, I’d still have to go with just “the skin” and apply foundation. It makes such a huge difference in my complexion.

  41. Astrogherkin

    Cheeks, especially blush – they’re my favourite makeup product, and I have the most fun switching them up depending on my mood. I can live without virtually every other kind of makeup.

  42. Ashley

    Definitely my face (foundation and powder) to even my skin tone.

  43. Icequeen81

    Blush and brows, if not only blush

  44. Beka

    If I’m going to to my makeup, I like to really do it. I’m a stay-at-home mom, so as much as I love to do my makeup, I usually don’t. If I want to look decent, but don’t have a lot of time, I will put foundation on. My skin has so much redness that I feel like I look funny if I just do my eyes or lips and no base. But I’m really more of an all or nothing girl.

  45. Eyes…I notice a big difference even when I just put some mascara on.

  46. Kim

    Eyes! My skin is fine on its own. But i have light lashes and dark eyes. Not a great combo! I would rather wear eye makeup from the day before, than no makeup at all.

  47. Absolutely eyes – mascara is a must (very light lashes), followed by brows (so they match my hair!). A little eye makeup makes me look like I’m actually awake!

  48. G

    Most definitely brows! A close second would be under eye concealer/brightener.

  49. Chelsea

    I’m with you, brows. It makes the biggest difference for me.

  50. doroffee

    Depend on how I look. If I look semi-decent (like no break-outs and no brow problems), I’d do make-up on my undereye. Of course if there is a bigger sparse area on my brows or I look extra unhealthily pale or I have some major skin problems, I would tackle those with make-up.

  51. Nikki

    Lips! When I’m in a hurry, I often slick on some gloss and head out the door.

  52. Meredith

    Lip color, either lipstick or gloss, and/or blush. I like the look of natural clear sparkly eyes that are well rested and bright. I don’t like all this heavy black eye makeup women wear these days. It makes young women look cheap and hard, the complete opposite of classy, and older women look haggard so, no thanks. I grew up in the era of thick Brooke Shields eyebrows so I never over plucked. Also, I noticed that the brows get thinner naturally as my mom and her friends aged, so that’s another reason I didn’t over pluck. My skin is pretty good still, so I’ve got to say that lip color and blush bring “life” to my middle aged face. Both make me come alive so it would be a tough choice but probably lip color would be the winner if I had to pick only one. Gotta say though, nothing beats good health.

  53. Lips, a bright color lip can brighten my face.

  54. Eyes, definitely. At least get some eyeliner or mascara on!

  55. on instinct i would say eyes cause they’re my favorite! but yes, brows are a must!!! even if i’m just running to the store, i do my brows quick.

  56. Karen

    Concealer under eyes, nose cheeks or BB cream all over. If i have time for two things then a liner or mascara.

  57. Face. Gotta have my foundation!

  58. xEm23x

    My cheeks are full of disgusting red hyperpigmentation (my skin marks easily after every single breakout), so I would definitely go with my face (foundation+setting powder)! If I had clear skin, it would be my eyes.

  59. Laia

    Face, most exactly correcting/concealing. I do not feel really confident about going outside when my rednesses/spot marks are too visible, especially during colder seasons.

  60. I totally agree with brows… but I would probably choose to do my skin, because I have a lot of breakouts and I just feel more confident when they are covered and evened out.

  61. Eyes, without any doubt! I did it today before to go to work :(

  62. Either brows or face. Tough question!

  63. kellly

    I’ll say “eyes” but that has to include the under eye area because I always need to use a concealer, too. But eyes, defnitely.

  64. Under eye concealer! Without it I look like I’m sick and probably dying!

  65. Shelley

    mascara or foundation on a super bad skin day

  66. My eyes! I have super short brows and small eyes. I need my brows filled and some fabulous lashes lol
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  67. jessica billman

    face. primer foundation and pressed powder to set everything in place :)

  68. MizLottie

    Eyebrows. Without those I look just plain weird, they are extremely sparse naturally.

  69. GUSnail

    I would do the face: a little tinted moisturizer, under eye concealer and powder. Otherwise, I can easily look sallow, and I have huge dark circles.

  70. Eyes, most definitely. If I had the time, I’d do shadow, but if I’m really pressed, I’ll just throw on a quick bit of eyeliner and mascara.

  71. Highlighter, highlighter, highlighter. It’s amazing what a good highlighter can do. Applied to the cheekbones, forehead, nose, and chin — and don’t forget under the brow — you can seriously transform yourself into a million bucks. I just think a highlighter gives you a youthful, dewy, and (of course) brightened and awake look.

  72. papermageling

    Brows if I’ve mucked them up recently, otherwise, eyelashes.

  73. breyerchic04

    I never do brows, and can go without foundation, so it’s either mascara or lipstick that is most important, depends on the day I guess. If my eyes need perking up mascara, if they’re ok then lips.

  74. Astrild

    Concealer!!! Dark circles and hyperpigmentations.