Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Survey Says

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  • How long does it take for you to do your makeup?
  • How often do you wear makeup?
  • What do you use to remove your makeup?

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58 thoughts on “Survey Says… May 12th, 2010

  1. it takes me 5-15 minutes usually, and up to an hour for special occasion/stage looks (i’m a ballroom dancer).

    i wear makeup almost daily, even if it’s just tinted lip balm. generally i go very light/natural, unless it’s nighttime/for a special occasion.

    i use LUSH ultrabland and clean&clear soothing eye makeup remover (in the purple bottle).

  2. Avatar of Vanessa Nessa

    How long does it take for you to do makeup?
    * Probably from 15-30 minutes but 20 minutes mostly. It depends on where i will go. If I need full makeup then it will take me 30 minutes.

    How often do you wear makeup?
    * 4-6 days/week. Even though if it’s just tinted moisturizer and some lipgloss.

    What do you use to remove makeup?
    * Lancome bi-facil. Best ever!

  3. How long does it take for you to do your makeup?
    20 minutes or less… depends on what I’m doing that day.
    How often do you wear makeup?
    About 4-5 times a week.
    What do you use to remove your makeup?
    Boot’s Botanics eye makeup remover & Garnier makeup wipes.

  4. Gemma

    ~20 min.
    Make Up everyday…im hooked on bare escentials
    I use Kirkland makeup remover facewipes, then Lancome bi-facil for my eyes. If i cant buy lancome then i use Maybelline remover for waterproof eye makeup.

  5. How long does it take for you to do your makeup?
    It takes me 15 minutes usually for daily makeup, and up to 1 hour for night makeup ;)

    How often do you wear makeup?
    3-4 times a week

    What do you use to remove your makeup?
    I use Jojoba oil..I love it!

  6. walpurgik

    from 10 minutes to an hour, it depends how sophisticated I want to look and how inspired I am that day. I’m a change freak, I need new looks over and over again.

    I often say make up is not my mask, it’s revealing my true self, I am always confident if I know I look at my best so I give up extra minutes of sleep for make up every day.

    Top make up remover, French brand Bioderma, Sensibio H2o, absolutely the best.

  7. Marlie

    How long does it take for you to do your makeup?
    -About 30-45 minutes each morning (I like to take my time and am usually watching TV in the process!)

    How often do you wear makeup?
    -I wear makeup everyday unless I’m lounging at home for the day (even then I have lipbalm on!)

    What do you use to remove makeup?
    -I use baby wipes to remove my makeup! They’re inexpensive (I pay about $3 for 88 wipes at Walmart) and they work wonders!

  8. 15 to 30 minutes, depending on how much product I wear. I am notorious for saying, “Well let me just add this product,” so 30 minutes ends up being more the norm.

    I try to wear makeup every day because PFFT! it makes me look better. Sometimes if my eyes are watering like crazy from allergies, then I’ll take a few days off of makeup.

    I jump day-to-day between Ponds Clean Sweep Wet Cleansing Towelettes, olive oil, and just plain moisturizing soap and water. I have tried several eye makeup remover products, but they all seem to irritate my eyes.

  9. Kaylynrenee

    1) I like to take 30-45 minutes to do my makeup. I get to do it so rarely and it’s so relaxing for me that I really take my time. Like, lock my bedroom door and everything!

    2) I wear makeup MAYBE once a week. I am a stay-at-home mom of a 2 year old and a 9 month old so I don’t leave the house very often! But when I do, as I said above, I make the most of my ME time with my beloved makeup :0)

    3) I use MAC wipes for my face and Mary Kay eye makeup remover for my eyes. I don’t love the Mary Kay but I’ll finish it and search for something I like better.

  10. viv

    1) Way too long. :( Depending on what I’m doing and how badly I screw up, between 20 minutes to an hour.

    2) I can’t leave the house without makeup! So maybe 4-5x/week.

    3) I switched from Biore to Target brand wipes – cheaper, no alcohol, and they do a good job even with hardcore eyeliner.

  11. Ashley

    Depending on what look I’m going for, usually 10 mins for just a fresh face in the morning look, if I’m going out maybe 20 mins.

    Almost daily, but I give my face breaks here and there from it.

    To remove I’ve been using ‘Baby face” by Lush followed by my cleanser

  12. Sans

    How long does it take for you to do your makeup? 5-15 mins
    How often do you wear makeup? 6 days a week
    What do you use to remove your makeup? Dove.

  13. Jean

    - 15 to 20 minutes for daily makeup, at least an hour for special occasions.

    - 3 to 5x a week. I try my best to do it everyday but most times it doesn’t happen.

    - I use a pre-moistened face wipes from Costco first then either use Cetaphil face cleanser or LUSH Aquamarine depending on what kind of condition my face is in and how much makeup I’ve used that day.

  14. MissDeeCanada

    How long does it take for you to do your makeup?

    Usually about 15 minutes when it is just basic stuff, I spend more like 25-35 when I am really doing it glam!

    How often do you wear makeup?

    I wear like mascara, foundation, blush every day. Some days, (usually only 3 days a week) I do full makeup!

    What do you use to remove your makeup?

    I use neutrogena eye makeup remover and PUR MINERALS face cleanser!

  15. Avatar of Shireen Neena

    10-15 mins to do my makeup

    Most days of the week (unless I don’t go out for some reason)

    Whatever I have on hand – usually some type of wipe. AND my Clarisonic.

  16. Michelle

    * How long does it take for you to do your makeup?
    About 20 mins. Sometimes a little more
    * How often do you wear makeup?
    Practically everyday. I might skip a day on the weekend if I’m going somewhere super low profile (like the grocery store)
    * What do you use to remove your makeup?
    Clean & Clear Make-up Removing Cleanser although if I’m at the gym I use the store brand version of the toilettes.

  17. doing my make-up is part of my “waking-up-ritual” in the morning, so it i spend a little bit more time for it. usually about 20-30 minutes.
    i would say that i wear make-up pretty much everyday, because i always go somewhere ^^
    and i remove it with mac’s cleanse-off oil :)

  18. Wendy

    How long does it take for you to do your makeup?
    30-45 minutes.

    How often do you wear makeup?
    5 days a week

    What do you use to remove your makeup?
    Lancom Bi-Facil

  19. Jennifer

    I take about 15 mins to do my makeup
    I wear makeup about 4 times a week
    I use Clinique take the day off make up remover to remove my makeup, it’s the best one I’ve tried so far

  20. Ash

    I wear make up everyday. On days off, I’ll spend 10 minutes doing my make up. If Im working- I spend about 30 mins- Im a MUA so I like to do more complex eye looks and take my time to make sure it’s perfect! And on nights out I’ll happily go at a snail’s pace and take and hour or more! I thoroughly enjoy doing my make up so there’s definately no rush if I can help it!

    To remove my make up I use MAC wipes (most people find these harsh but my eyes are used to them now) or MAC pro make up remover.

  21. How long does it take for you to do your makeup?
    30 minutes, 45 when for a night out.

    How often do you wear makeup?
    6-7 times a week.

    What do you use to remove your makeup?
    essence eye make up remover and my skin care cleanser and toner.

  22. full face makeup is usually 15-20 minutes. i wear makeup pretty much every single day (hey, i have bad skin) and i remove my makeup with the purple makeup remover from clinique and noxzema clean moisture makeup removal cloths.

  23. How long does it take for you to do your makeup? Between 15-20 minutes in the morning. I know I can do a 5 minute face, but I am usually reallllly slow in the morning.

    How often do you wear makeup? Every day! Sometimes I skip a day on the weekend if I’m feeling lazy and not going anywhere, but I try to do my face everyday. It’s part of my morning get-ready ritual and I find my skin actually behaves a lot better when I do wear makeup (I guess contrary to popular belief and experience). If I don’t wear powder, I get oily a lot faster and start clogging about three to four hours after I wash my face. With makeup I can blot halfway through the day and I don’t start clogging ’till 2am or so.

    What do you use to remove your makeup? I really love Mamdom Express makeup remover. I used up a whole bottle of their moisturizing version and I’m currently using the anti-aging version. Though it’s supposed to take off waterproof makeup I just use this stuff for my face. It’s not strong enough to take off my mascara. I’m currently using Kanebo Kracie’s Naive Olive Deep Cleansing Oil for that.

  24. Carrie

    Oh, gosh. It probably takes me about a half hour to apply my makeup because I’m such a perfectionist. I try to cover every single pore and skin discoloration. I don’t wear makeup every single day, but I put it on if I’m going to work, or out to run a bunch of errands, or for some kind of event. I remove my makeup w/ either my Murad cleanser or Aveeno Daily Cleansing Pads.

  25. Amanda

    Daily – less than 10 minutes; to go out at night – about 40 minutes

    I use make up daily.

    I use Neutrogena Oil-Free Eye Makeup Remover and wipes.

  26. Cassie

    1. between 10 minutes and 1 hour, depending on the time available and the occasion

    2.1-2 times per week, typically

    3. MAC wipes (yeah, I’m lazy!)

  27. Sandra G.

    20-25 min to do make up, eyes take the longest that’s including the brows.
    I wear makeup daily unless I am just going to stay home.
    I use clinique cleanser

  28. monika-luiza

    it takes 5-20min, depending if it’s only concealer and mascara and a hint of blush or a “whole” make-up (w/o foundation), when I go out it can take up 30mins with foundation and all the rest

    on a daily basis, but sometimes I skip it on weekends

    bioderma h2o sensibio non-rinse cleanser (best product ever!!!)

  29. jenny

    for school: 12 min
    for everyday: 20 min (i generally wear more eyeshadow and liner)

    i wear makeup everyday, unless im not planning on leaving the house.

    i use baby oil for my eyes and clean and clear makeup removing cleanser (purple pump bottle) to remove my face makeup. its my 3rd bottle and i dont think i can ever be without it

  30. How long does it take for you to do your makeup? Between 10 and 30 minutes, depending on how much time I have and what look I’m aiming for.

    How often do you wear makeup? Everyday.

    What do you use to remove your makeup? Estee Lauder Gentle Eye Make Up Remover (blue bottle)

  31. Leenie

    It takes me about 1/2 hour to do my makeup and I usually wear makeup most of the time when I leave the house, I use different makeup removers my favorite one is Estee Lauder, the one I’m currently using now is Loreal clean artiste remover.

  32. CeeBee

    * How long does it take for you to do your makeup?
    For a full face, about 25 minutes. And that includes fluffing around with an eyelash curler and sharpening pencils, etc. Plus I need to take off and then put my glasses back on about 20 times during the process!

    * How often do you wear makeup?
    Most days. I work in client servicing so wear a full face on weekdays. Weekends I go without makeup about half the time.

    * What do you use to remove your makeup?
    A foaming cleanser, either Seba-Med Fave & Body wash (which will take off even waterproof mascara but is very mild on skin) or Dior Magique. I’ve tried using gels, milks and oils but I always find they leave stuff around my eyes. I can’t be bothered using a separate eye makeup remover!

  33. Lina

    1) If it’s a day makeup, among 10-20 minutes, depending on whether the focus will be on the eyes, or the cheeks/lips. (It takes longer when I focus on the eyes.) When I do dramatic makeup, it might even take up to an hour!
    2) Almost every day!
    3) Shu Uemura Cleansing Oil – I wouldn’t change this for anything.

  34. Diana B

    1. 5-30 minutes depending on the look and time.
    2. I wear makeup everyday from a little to alot.
    3. Neutrogena wipes followed by a cleanser.

  35. Natalie

    On average, to school or work, I take about 15 to 25 minutes, depending on what colours I decide to wear. For nights out, dinner with friends or special occasions, it ranges from 35 to 1 hour–again, depending on what kind of look I’m going for.

    I wear make-up almost daily. Most days, I aim for just natural looks, using a bit of tinted moisturizer, lip gloss, cheek stain, and filling in brows. (Roughly 10 minutes in total).

    I use Lancome’s Bi-Facil to remove stubborn eye makeup, as it is extreme gentle with the eyes (I am a contacts wearer). Then I use MAC makeup wipes for the rest of the face to refresh the skin.

  36. Lils

    How long does it take for you to do your makeup? 30-45 minutes
    How often do you wear makeup? everyday!!
    What do you use to remove your makeup? Neutrogena wipes and then my Purity cleanser

  37. How long does it take for you to do your makeup?
    - It takes me about 30mins to do my makeup which inlcudes moisturizing, brows, foundation, concealer, liner, mascara, blush, and lips. When I’m doing looks for my blog it takes me about 45mins.

    How often do you wear makeup?
    I wear makeup maybe 4 days out of the week.

    What do you use to remove your makeup?
    I use the Kirkland Face Wipes that you can get at Costco.

  38. It takes me 5-15 minutes, depending on where I’m going.

    I wear at least foundation most days, especially if I’m working. Doing my eyes is the best part (for me) so I try not to go without eye shadow if I can help it.

    I use Mac Creme Wash and Neutrogena eye make-up remover wipes.

  39. Laudry

    * How long does it take for you to do your makeup?
    Daily: 5-15 minutes. Going Out/Special Occasion: 30, 60 or 90 minutes, depending, mostly spent on eye makeup (by far).

    * How often do you wear makeup?
    EVERY DAY! Even when I’m home alone with our dogs, a little lipstick always makes me happier. (& the dogs don’t seem to mind…)

    * What do you use to remove your makeup?
    –Various cream/lotion makeup removers. I keep trying different recommended brands, but I haven’t loved any of them. I’m gonna look at these comments to see what everybody else likes!

  40. Avatar of Danielle DanielleO

    10-15 minutes.

    Almost daily.

    Lancome Bi-Facil.

  41. Amanda

    It takes me 5 minutes for concealer, lip balm, blush, highlight and mascara and liner. I dont like wearing eyeshawdow to school.
    I only wear makeup about 2-3 days a week, when i’m having a bad skin day or want to look a little special.
    MACS cleanse off oil to remove

  42. Avatar of Kat Kat

    How long does it take for you to do your makeup?
    Every day look takes about 5-10 minutes. Full face takes about 20-25 min

    How often do you wear makeup?
    Probably 4-5 days a week

    What do you use to remove your makeup?
    Neutrogena wipes

  43. * How long does it take for you to do your makeup? 10 minutes for something simple, up to an hour for special occasions. On average about 15 minutes.
    * How often do you wear makeup? daily to some degree
    * What do you use to remove your makeup? MAC Cleanse Off Oil and MAC Lightful Foaming Cleanser.

  44. P. Cruz

    It takes around 5-10 minutes for daily make-up. This is inclusive of powder, eyeshadow, eyeliner, mascara, blush, and lip stuff. For going out, it takes as much as an hour as I do my hair in between.

    I usually wear most of my make-up on weekdays for school. During the weekend, I leave the eyeshadow and blush out. But, for most of the week, I’ll be wearing make-up, unless I don’t have my set with me.

    My friend’s mom taught us a cheap and relatively effective solution. I use baby oil. It gets the eyeshadow off easily, though sometimes needs extra effort if my eyeliner is particularly dramatic for the day. For face make-up, facial foam is enough.

  45. Joanna

    How long does it take for you to do your makeup?
    45-75 minutes =/ it’s my favorite time of the day and it makes me very happy. i usually try new products on too so it takes a while. i like to do it slowly and steadily :))
    How often do you wear makeup?
    everyday i go out. sometimes, when i don’t i do anyways to try out a new look and experiment
    What do you use to remove your makeup?
    i use an a extra virgin oil wipe or a baby wipe. i use a cream cleanser on my eyes then take it off with kleenex. then i do a foam cream cleanser and wash it off. then i use my clarisonic mia with a papaya gel and donezos. i am a VERY thorough cleanser.

  46. Avatar of Victoria Victoria

    It takes me around 20 minutes to do my makeup. I wear makeup at least 5 times a week (on the weekends I usually just wear blush and curl my lashes), and I swear by Jojoba Oil to remove every last trace of eye makeup.

  47. Aimee

    it takes me about 40 minutes to do a full face of makeup, foundation-mascara. i wear this most days, although some i’ll wear a lighter look with less eyeshadow, blush, no eyeliner etc.

    i wear makeup everyday, sadly i’m one of those girls who have to! i look dead without it lol.

    i use just some boots own-brand cleansing wipes, and then a daily scrub by neutrogena when i shower which helps remove some too.

  48. condesa

    15 mins in the morning, more if I have to prepare for an evening out. I I wear makeup every single day! very few people have seen me without a full face on!! :o)
    I remove first w/ bi-phase eye makeup remover (Yves Rocher is my go-to) then I pre-cleanse w/ oil, then I wash everything off with a foam cleanser (Clinique), then I use some toner. Moisturizer+serum etc. etc.

  49. Avatar of Katie Katie

    It takes me about 20 minutes to do my makeup on an average day, but if I’m going for a basic simple look, it can take about 5 minutes. I wear makeup every single day and I use Pampers diaper wipes to take off the eye makeup and then I wash with Neutrogena. I figured if I can use wipes to clean my daughter’s butt, then they should be good enough for makeup too! lol

  50. Brielle

    How long does it take for you to do your makeup?

    Around 15-20 minutes

    How often do you wear makeup?

    Every day unless I feel lazy (about once or twice every 2-3 weeks) :)

    What do you use to remove your makeup?

    For eyes, I use Lancome Bi-Facil and for face, I use Mac Cleansing Wipes followed by either the Mac Green Gel Cleanser and the Lightful Foaming Creme Cleanser

  51. SPVANG

    How long does it take for you to do your makeup?
    >>>> 15 mins. to an hour.. depending on how much time i have

    How often do you wear makeup?
    >>>> RARELY.. lol. but don’t get me wrong. i have a whole collection! maybe 1-2X weekly.. i have to agree with Kaylynrenee.. i’m also a mom of 2 so it’s rare that i have time to put on makeup!

    What do you use to remove your makeup?
    >>>> rimmel eye makeup remover and aveeno cleanser

  52. hmmm well

    How long does it take for you to do your makeup?
    it depends the look i’m going for (and how late i decide to get ready), so anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes.

    How often do you wear makeup?
    I wear makeup almost everyday – I wear it for class and for work and when i go out with friends or even run all day errands.

    What do you use to remove your makeup?
    I first wet my face and use Johnson’s baby shampoo (not to be confused with baby wash) to remove my makeup, then i use Philosophy’s purity to really get a squeeky clean feel and finish with Lumene (simlar to Lancome’s bifacil eyemakeup remover) on a cotton ball and swipe over my eyes.

  53. How long does it take for you to do your makeup? 1-2 hours
    How often do you wear makeup? 4-6 times a week
    What do you use to remove your makeup? MAC Make Up Remover Wipes and Clean & Clear Eye Make Up Remover

  54. Moza

    1. It takes me around 40 minutes to an hour to get ready, but it really depends on how much makeup I feel like wearing for the day.

    2. If I’m staying home, then I won’t bother with makeup but if I know I’ll be leaving the house, I almost always wear makeup.

    3. Ugh, I’ve been on the search for the perfect makeup remover. (So if you guys have any suggestions, please let me know!) I’ve been using Lancome’s Eau Micellaire Doucer (sp) for quite some time now. It’s good for my face, not so much for my eyes because I feel like I really have to tug @ my skin, especially if I’m using liquid liners/gel liners or anything waterproof. I ran out of it, so I’ve been using my back up L’Oreal Cleansing Milk. Meh.

  55. It takes me at least 20 minutes, depending the complexity of the look. But then i rarely do “natural” things, or try to rush it to go out in it.

    I wear makeup anywhere from a couple times a week, to every day, depending on my health adn schedule. I RARELY wear makeup outside the house, since most of my errands are done after work, where i cant wear it. So I come home, put on crazy makeup if i stll have energy.

    I use cold cream to remove the majority of it, applying and wiping off a couple of repetitions. and then I finish up with whatever I use in the shower(Clean N clear deep cleaning scrub, neutrogena wave, whatever.)

  56. susan

    -about 15 min for day but usually i’m messing around and doing other things (like my hair or nails or checking my schedule for the day, making a phone call etc) while my mascara or primer is drying…which is my most time consuming process. so in all, i probably sit in front of my vanity for 20 min or so. for night/special events, i like to take my time, so about 30 min probably.

    -pretty much every day.

    -pond’s cold cream mostly. water for mascara.

  57. Michelle

    How long does it take for you to do your makeup?
    Anywhere between 10 to 45 minutes depending on the look I’m going for!
    How often do you wear makeup?
    Now that I’m 9 months pregnant, not very often…I’m just too tired! But normally, about 4-5 days a week
    What do you use to remove your makeup?
    Pampers Sensitive Baby Wipes

  58. * How long does it take for you to do your makeup: 20-30 minutes
    * How often do you wear makeup: every day
    * What do you use to remove your makeup: cleansing whipes