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Yes, RuPaul’s Drag Race, as well as any of the spin-off’s. There’s always one contestant whose look & techniques I just love. My two faves have been Raven & Sharon Needles.

I also look at the makeup on Vampire themed shows, as well as shows that take place in bygone eras, or biographical nature.

Raven was great, but the way Sharon Needles drew a whole new mouth around hers just drove me crazy!!

I don’t watch RDR, but is that the same Sharon Needles that appeared on Project Runway is Season 5? That was my favorite season so far…Off topic, but I LOVE Project Runway!

I don’t actually watch TV (no, seriously, like at all, I haven’t turned my TV on in ages – husband watches it; I don’t download eps or watch on Hulu, I just…don’t watch) so, um, no? (And no, I can’t use movies because the last movie I saw in theaters was Iron Man 2.) I’m kind of pop culture deficient.

so, no, not really! πŸ™‚ But I’ll be curious to see what other people have to say.

Don’t feel bad, blueraccoon, I got rid of my TV three years ago and still have to convince my friends that I don’t miss it. πŸ˜› Unbelievable to think how much time I wasted in front of that thing.

Kelly doesn’t do it for me. I find her mom, Sharon, to be waaaay more beautiful. On America’s Got Talent, she looked gorgeous! Even my husband would comment on her glowing skin. (Yes, I know she’s had work done but she’s still a hot mama!)

Personally, I like seeing what Kelly wears because she takes risks. I appreciate well-done or beautiful makeup anywhere, but I get excited when I see something that’s a little more edgy or risky.

Definitely Drag Race. Lots of Banana Powder, Dermablend, MAC lipsticks and MUFE shadows. If anything its a lesson on what foundations and setting powders to use for long wear without sweating. Plus, learning how different face shapes change the contour line. Most look great while some have misplaced cheek outlines.

most definitely RUPAUL-anything!!! i actually pause and study their makeups n techniques to take notes. cant wait til i go on the rupaul dragrace cruise in december becuz i’ll be up close n personal πŸ™‚

I was just about to say this!!!!!!!!! If I were to have a dream job, creating zombies for the Walking Dead would be it!

My guilty pleasure is the Real Housewives. I know it’s all petty, mindless drama but I kind of like to know I’m not the only one with issues. Lol. And also, I dig the makeup, it’s pretty much always glamorous.

I lik the real housewives makeup too! Especially Atlanta and Miami housewives, their makeup always look so pretty and trendy.

I have to agree on “RuPaul’s Drag Race”. Oh Lord, I LOVE drag makeup. I’ll also agree with “The Walking Dead”, as well as other horror shows, because of the delicious FX makeup. Really inspiring! I don’t really watch much else that has any makeup.

I would LOVE to know if anyone else watches this for the same reason but… Big Rich Texas for Bonnie and her daughter. In the “interview” segments they are always sporting some KICK ASS drag-tastic makeup. Seriously OTT and FUN! Love it!

Drag Race and Face Off would be the next pics. After that there are shows like True Blood, Mad Men, The Walking Dead, etc. I tend to watch more movies than TV shows though – I get a lot of makeup inspiration from those.

Syfy’s Face Off is a pretty amazing watch if you want to see professionals work their magic. Nothing I could copy in real life, though. πŸ˜›

FarScape – I love seeing how creative makeup artists are on science fiction shows. They really know how to change a face with makeup (this post is not speaking on the subject of prosthetics, which doesn’t interest me personally). The creativity just really catches my attention. If you haven’t seen farscape then just do a quick google image search for Zhaan, the layering they do for her skin is just amazing. The patterning on her back and head remind me of looking down into a body of water in the sunlight. How the light shines down in sections. Watching the use of textures and creative contouring in science fiction and horror films and television is a little hobby of mine.

I was shocked the first time I saw the actress who plays Zhaan out of makeup.

It’s been a while since I saw Farscape, but man, what a great show!

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