Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

Temptalia Asks You

How many eyeshadows do you use in one look on average? One? Two? Ten?

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83 thoughts on “Temptalia Asks You – How many eyeshadows do you use in one look on average?

  1. Between 3 and 6 colors…

  2. Porcelain

    Usually about 5 or 6.

  3. At least 3 colours ;P

    Don’t think I have ever used over 6 colours hahah.

  4. If I’m in a rush, I’ll use 3 colors or so, but if I’m not, I can use up to six or seven…

  5. DevilishDoll

    Sometimes I only use 1, usually I use 3, 4 if you include a base. Last look I did had 8 colors plus a base.

  6. Natalie

    Usually about three for everyday-get-out-quickly-in-the-morning looks.

  7. Anitacska

    2 or 3. I cannot recall ever using more than 3.

  8. 3-4 or sometimes 6 depending on the look I am trying to achieve.

  9. Cat

    For me its usually 3-4

  10. Lingping

    on average, I’d say almost 3 :)

  11. Amanda

    2 to 3. Never more than 3.

  12. Chica

    3-4 for office friendly looks, up to 8/9 for something special :o)

  13. lisa

    on average 3

  14. Sandy

    in average 3-4. If I’m doing elaborate looks up to 8

  15. Maria

    I use two; one for color and one for highlighter.

    You guys use a lot! :)

  16. Virginia

    most times I use 3, and I hardly ever use more than 4

  17. 3 to 4…my eyes are pretty small to accomodate 5 6 colors…they turn up all muddy….

  18. Liz

    Anywhere from one to three, depending on how much time I have and where I’m going.

  19. Reesa

    typically no more than 2 or 3pm.

  20. Mariann

    If I use eyeshadow (as for an everyday basis I tend to use eyepencil or maybe a single colour), I use the base, 3 or 4 colours on my lid and a highlighter, so that is 5-6.

  21. geri

    I have never used more then 3 i think =p

  22. kim

    usually around 6 or more

  23. On myself, anywhere from 3 to 8. I love a huge range of shades and I also have been using a lot of reflecting glitter with my looks. On others, I could go as far as 10, but I sometimes can take a while on certain people because I’m a perfectionist (terrible trait XD).

  24. Jenna

    Oh, I would say 3-4 eyeshadows.

  25. Nicole

    I use 2-4 shadows, depending on my plans.

  26. Carrie

    2-4 for me, too.

  27. Diyana

    1… a highlight. I’m lazy!

  28. Three colors for me.

  29. At least 4…4-6 usually plus 2-3 eyeliners also.

  30. Cody

    Anywhere from 1 to 4.

  31. cloudburst

    I would say usually 2 -3, although the amount of time I have to do my makeup determines that.

  32. fuzz

    2 or the most 3 and never more.

  33. Saira

    I usually use between 3-5 shades, as well as a paint pot base. I tend to use one colour on my lid, one on crease and one to highlight. Sometimes, I also use one in the inner corner and a darker colour in the outer v. If I’m using a bright coloured liquid eyeliner, then I might limit it to 2 eyeshadows, just to keep the look simple.

  34. styrch

    3 or 4 on average. I am in awe of your use of color, though. Sometimes when I go through your tutorials I can’t keep up because of all the colors used.

  35. AshBash

    usually 3 or 4.

  36. Dee

    On average…3 or 4 including base.

  37. Helene

    Usually 3 or 4.

  38. Claudia M.

    Half the time it’s 3 lid, crease, highlighter. The other half it’s either a lot more or just 1, like today, then I layer on the mascara =)

  39. Allison

    I normally use three, but I use about 2-4 on average. I’ve never used more than 4 because I don’t have enough colors that are similar enough to blend together nicely.

  40. KaylaK

    I usually do 3, but sometimes 4 just because it depends on the base color. But if I have the time or if I am preparing to go out for an occasion I will mix it up and use a LOT of colors.

  41. I’d say that I’d average 3, but that I sometimes use 2, and sometimes 5, and it varies.

  42. coco72

    I usually use 3, sometimes 4

  43. On average, 3 or 4. I occasionally use just one (if I’m in a rush or need really understated eye makeup), and as many as 9 or 10 (a rainbow look). But most days it’s a happy medium.

  44. Megan

    I use mac bare canvas paint, then normally 2 colors (current favs are steamy+gorgeous gold). Sometimes up to 3 or 4 colors

  45. Kayella

    2 or 3 haha

  46. Rio

    I usually use 2-3.

  47. gkate

    base (always, always mac painterly) plus at least two. up to four or five if i have time / inclination…

    caveat… except sometimes with a metallic one, like some of the shu uemuras really look better just by themselves in a big dramatic block.)

  48. Macaddict

    Basic minimum – including paint/paint pot/pigment w/ medium – 4 to 5 and, on avaerage, up to 12!!

  49. Macaddict

    Oops! This amount does not include liners, pencils and mascara (bc I use a lot of colored mascara; blue, indigo, purple, silver, red, blue,etc) to complement my looks. It sounds like a lot but it all comes together nicely :-0

  50. hi

    My works-for-day-and-night look is a chocolate smokey eye. After I apply my Maybelline Cover Stick and Physician’s Formula Loose Mineral Wear powder with the Loreal Bare Minerale brush, I use bare canvas paint for an eye base. I use the white shade from the light purples, brown and white CG eye enhancers quad for a highlight/allover color, and Chocolate the body shop shimmer eye color as a middle-to-outer lid color, and the black-brown frosty shade from the MAC sweet liason suite array duo in the crease and on the outer lid. Then I appy MAC powerpoint eye pencil in engraved on the upper and lower lash lines 3/4 of the way making it thicker as I get closer to the outer eye, smudge it with the black-brown Sweet Liason shade, and apply black mascara x. I color my eyebrows with Dark Brown maybelline expert eyes liner/brow pencil then fill in with a little Chocolate body shop shadow. Then I finish with either a red stain when I’m going for a more dramatic look or a light pink gloss on the lips.
    Sorry I gave you a whole look when all you wants was a sentence answer to this post but I really wanted to share my everyday look! 😉 I pretty much do this every single day, and when I wanna kich it up a notch for nighttime, I just add a little frosty silver shadow for a highlight and a little black shadow to darken my crease/outer lid color. Touch up your blush and lipcolor just a bit and you’re ready to go!

  51. Hillary

    i love mixing colors.

    right now i have on
    9 colors. but you can only SEE 4 really.

    i wanted the perfect shades

  52. Lee

    Normally about 3 – 5 sometimes i’ll go up to 9.. Don’t think I’ve ever used any more than 9 any given time – then again, some times I’ll use two – three colours as bases.
    The amount of time I have to do my make up or the look i’m trying to achieve will determine this.

  53. Donna

    usually 5 for an everyday look.

  54. Tara

    On average, 3.

  55. Camellia

    on school days I would use about 3

  56. Yvette

    normally 3 to 4 I feel that’s enough…

  57. Normally 2-3. I can do more complex looks, I just don’t like getting up early!

  58. honeyBrown1976

    2 or 3

  59. Kristen

    Usually only two or three.

  60. Kellye

    Usually two, but anywhere between 1-3. I have tiny eyes and it would look ridiculous if I used any more.

  61. Karli

    Anywhere from 1 to 7 or 8.
    For simple looks, I’ll use like…3.
    I use a lot for complicated looks.

  62. Diana A to day usually no more than 2 (usually I do only one). If I’m going out at night I’ll usually plan something with 5 or 6 colors and end up using 3 or 4 (usually a shadow for lining, 2 more for the lid with the liner shadow and a forth for a highlight liner).

  63. reece

    typically 3 or 4. lid, crease and highlight. the fourth one might be a base (daytime) or another lid/crease color for nightime looks.

  64. Amelia

    usually anywhere from 2-4 in an average daily look. How are people putting 7 to 9 shadows on? i am not sure if i could handle it… it would take me forever trying to do that. I give you props, people!

  65. Lisa

    No nore than 2 maybe three. What look calls for 7 to 8? PLease share!