Tuesday, October 30th, 2007

How long do you spend doing your makeup? How long does it take you to put on a “full face” of makeup, from start to finish?

It takes me anywhere from fifteen minutes to a half hour, probably, to do everything from face to eyes. If I’m doing a natural look, then I can usually have it done in less than fifteen minutes!

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39 thoughts on “Temptalia Asks You – How long do you spend doing your makeup?

  1. lol, less than five minutes? i’ve been too busy lately so there’s unfortunately been no time for complicated beauty. :(

  2. jennifer

    For me, it’s NO MORE than 30 min.

  3. the more colors i use on my eyes, the longer it takes LOL. Usually between 15 and 45 minutes (45 only if i am really going all out for a night out, but 15 when i’m doing simple looks for work and such)

  4. aziajs

    It takes me forrrrrever. It seems like it takes at least 30 minutes.

  5. Traci

    When I take my time it can take 30 minutes to an hour. I really enjoy doing it so it’s not like i’m suffering while doing it :)

  6. Kate

    On workdays = 25 minutes
    On weekends or if I’m experimenting with eyeshadows I could stand in front of that mirror and work on my face for 45 minutes!

  7. Tekoa

    Typically from nothing to walking out the door…40 min. I don’t think I’m a typical case though since my skin is “unique.” -_-

  8. Anna

    For a normal day time look I usually take 10-15 minutes.

    For a night out I’ll usually do quite heavy eye make up and if I’m playing around with it it can take about 45 minutes or an hour

  9. Courtney

    I usually spend no more than 15 min, but I don’t wear foundation (just MSF Natural) and usually don’t do eyeliner if I am just going to school.

  10. Cristine

    10 min if going to work, 30 if not.

  11. Carrie

    About 15-30 minutes, depending on how complicated I get with the face, bronzer, blush, contouring etc.

    But like Kate says, if I’m experimenting, maybe 45 minutes, or more!

  12. 45 tops. I always measure the time between going out and primping and prepping…LOL I have to or else my fiance gets wayyyyyyyy too impatient…

  13. I’m a minimalist so it usually only takes me about 10-15 mins. I really only play around with my face on the weekends when I have more time :) Any one have some tricks to save time while getting ready in the AM?

    • Stephanie

      I try to multi-task in the morning. I combine moisturizer w/ foundation and put on concealer/eyeshadow/mascara while waiting for the curling iron to heat up. I have also tried picking out what I’m going to wear (on my face!) the night before so I’m not wasting time fishing around for the perfect eyeshadow combos.

    • Pick out your makeup in advance saves a lot of time! I think that’s my biggest time saving tip I can give you.

  14. Janis

    I try to alot at least an hour for my make-up application just because I like to enjoy and take my time with it…and this window of time permits me to be a little bit of a perfectionist with my make-up. But now with a month-old son, it would be a blessing if I could even alot 10-20 mins for make-up! sigh.

  15. lina

    10-15 min for school

    30-45 for going out

  16. Gosh I must be a serious outlier! I take maybe 5 minutes tops in the morning. But I live for the no makeup natural look. I just do tinted moisturizer, a dab of concealer and a swipe of blush!

  17. hmmm…reasonable amount would prolly be 15-20 minutes to look polished. honestly, if i had all the time in the world it would be about an hour. but that’s just cause i do things in between, like eat, check email, bug the boy…

  18. Mrs. Lynne

    I can easily spend 30 minutes to an hour doing my makeup for an all out look. For a simple “ready face”, I aim for 15 minutes tops.