Sunday, July 26th, 2009

Temptalia Asks You

In what order do you do your beauty routine? Hair before makeup? Makeup before hair? Eyeshadow before foundation? Walk us through your routine!

Temptalia's Answer.

I do hair after make-up, unless I’m doing a lot of blow-drying, then I do 75% before makeup, then just do a little bit at the end. I prefer to do eyeshadow, then foundation, then blush, then setting powder, and finally lips.

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49 thoughts on “Temptalia Asks You – In what order do you do your beauty routine?

  1. i usually do hair after makeup. here is my usual routine:

    foundation
    eyes
    cheeks
    set foundation
    lips

  2. Moisturize face
    Half of the hair (basic shaping with hair dryer) while moisturizer sets
    Prime face
    Prime eyes
    Eyeshadows
    Foundation
    Eye pencils if applicable
    Setting powder
    Mascara
    Lips
    Finalize hair with a last blowing and then wax. :)
    Ta-dah.

    Final look? Something like this: http://twitpic.com/bkl7w
    Maybe with less funky bangs but oh well. ;)

    :D

  3. Jenny

    I do hair before makeup because you need to leave your moisturizer on your skin for 10 minutes. In that 10 minutes i do my hair, unless its fancy or i know it will need time to do. then i do makeup before hair.

    foundation
    powder
    bronzer
    eyes
    cheeks
    lips.

  4. What do I do as a routine? Skin care, make-up, then hair – and if I’m working, I sometimes can get away without doing the last two. lol.

  5. Janelle

    Foundation, eyes, lips and then hair :) I havent yet mastered cheeks -_-

  6. Nic

    It varies, but it’s usually something like:

    lip balm
    foundation
    concealer (if I need it)
    powder
    eyes
    cheeks
    brows
    hair
    lip color

  7. Diabla

    1/ FACE: moisturizer, enlighting base (type Le Blanc de Chanel), concealer, powder
    2/ EYES: eyeshadow, khôl, eyeshadow, eyeliner, eyebrows filling
    3/ FACE: blush
    4/ EYES: mascara
    5/ LIPS: in general lipgloss or lustre lipstick
    6/ HAIR (which consists of almost nothing!)

  8. Miss_M

    My routine:

    Primer, mineral make-up, bronzer
    Eyeshadow, eyebrows, liner, mascara
    Blush
    Lipbalm, lipstick or gloss

    I always do my hair after make-up.

  9. Melissa

    I’ve recently started doing my hair after my makeup,
    so that I don’t have to pin it back away from my face. And then it creases my hair and ugh.
    So anyway, first, I moisturize, of course! And then prime my whole face with M.A.C. Matte.
    Then I do the eyes: liquid eyeliner on the top lash line, kohl pencil on the lower waterline, mascara
    Face comes second: studio fix powder, bronzer, mineralize skinfinish and then blush!
    And she-bang, I’m done and then I flat iron my hair, which is a long long process. (;

    • Melissa

      Oh yeah! I forgot, can not forget the lip moisturizer and LIPGLOSS.
      How could I forget??
      I know my makeup sounds like not much at all, but I’m fourteen so there’s not much things I do
      that my mom wouldn’t make me run back upstairs and wipe it all off!
      Ohhh, but I wish. One day! ( :

      • Diabla

        It doesn’t sound like not much at all, Melissa! :) When I was 14 I had never made up. Not even lipgloss. I started making up at 18 (just some black khol). Then at 19 I started wearing foundation, mascara and lipstick. So you are probably more advanced at 14 than I was at 20! I only started wearing blush at 30 years old – because I couldn’t figure how to apply it! :D

      • Meagan

        Wow! When I was 14 I didn’t wear any makeup! I only wore eyeliner when I was 15. I started wearing studiofix + powder around 16/17 and eyeshadow and the rest around 18! But now I just use Bare Minerals because as a teenager (I’m 19), you don’t need a lot of face makeup because it causes more problems than it covers!

  10. Stefanie Anja

    Moisturiser, hair, primer, foundation, concealer, eyebrows, eyes (primer, base, shadows), blush, lips.

  11. Mara

    Like you, Christne, I usually do 75% of my hair styling first, then do the final touches after my face is finished.

    Foundation comes first, then eyes/eyebrows, setting powder, cheeks and finally, lips.

    If I’m using lots of loose pigments on my eyes, I’ll do my eyes before applying founfation.

  12. Hair, eyes (except mascara), blush, mascara, lips :)

  13. I do makeup before hair.

    Toner, moisturizer, sun block,
    pimer, foundation, concealer, loose powder

    Brow

    Eye primer, eyeshadow

    Eye liner, Mascara

    Blush

    Lips

    and then hair. :)

  14. Kajsa

    My routine is a little bit special :D

    Eyeshadow on lids.
    Concealer, foundation, powder.
    Brows.
    Lower lashline.
    Waterline/tightline.
    Mascara.
    Blush, contour, highlight.
    Hair.
    Lips.
    Perfume :>

  15. Sexy Sadie

    Skincare.
    Eyes.
    Face.
    checks.
    brows.
    and then thepowder to fix the make up.
    Hair.

  16. Wilcoa

    Foundation/Concealer
    Eyeshadow
    Blush
    eyeliner
    Mascara
    Hair – I really don’t do anything with my hair, so it’s a spritz of hairspray and go.

  17. sprut

    Face
    cheeks
    eyes
    lips
    hair

  18. Carolyn

    I tend to do all of my color last, so it’s:
    Hair, concealer, foundation, setting powder, eyes, blush. I tend to do blush last so I can match it with my eyes- not the other way around.

  19. Maheen

    I do
    Hair
    Foundation
    concealer
    eye shadow
    blush
    mascara n touch ups
    Lips
    den OUT THE DOOR:D

  20. I do the hair first, because it takes like 15-20 minutes to straighten my hair and I ALWAYS do that, whether or not I choose to wear makeup that day.

    After the hair, it’s in this order:
    Eyes: primer, shadow, liner, mascara
    Face: primer, foundation, powder, bronzer
    Lips: balm/stain/gloss (whichever I’m wearing that day)

  21. Katey

    My beauty routine

    1. Hair.
    -Blow dry
    -style
    2. Eyes.
    -primer
    -shadow
    -liner
    -mascara
    3. Face
    -mosturizer/primer
    -foundation
    -setting powder
    -MSF or Irridecent Pressed Powder
    -blush
    -highlight
    4. Lips

  22. Jay

    Hair first, because my room gets too hot when I do my hair, and would melt off my makeup if I did makeup first.
    Then, face, eyes, cheeks, and then lips.

  23. Andrea

    This is my routine:

    - Hair (I blowdry and flat iron )
    - Moisturizer
    - Eyes
    - Foundation
    - Blush
    - Finishing powder
    - Highlight
    - Lips

  24. jess

    Wash face/prep face
    Hair (I don’t do much with my hair, just blowdry and maybe pull it up – it’s very long and difficult to style more than that)
    Foundation
    Blush
    Eyes except for mascara
    Finishing
    Lips
    Mascara (I always do it at the very end, I don’t know why…always have)

  25. Natalie

    Skincare
    Primer or Base (sometimes both)
    Foundation
    Concealer
    Powder
    Contour & Highlight
    Brows
    Shadow Base
    Shadow & Liner
    Blush
    Mascara
    Lipstick
    Lipgloss
    Hair
    Perfume!!! :D

  26. SnickerDoodle

    I USUALLY blow dry my hair, then do makeup (primer-foundation-concealer-powder-cheeks-eyes-lips) then I finish my hair (flat iron or hot rollers). Although after looking at everyone else’s answers, I’m totally thinking of majorly switching up my order!

  27. Kharina

    Hair before makeup for sure! I use the blowdryer and when I used to do my make up first, my foundation would “melt” with the heat and thus made me look super shinny.
    So now I do this…I shower, then I moisturize face and body. Then still in my bathrobe I blowdry my hair. Then I literally have to go and stand in front of my fan to COOL OFF from the dryer heat, and then I go change into my clothes because I also used to sweat somewhat in my clothes and feel all sticky when I used to dress first and then blowdried my hair.
    DAMN THAT BLOWDRYER!!!
    Then I get down with the fun part…makeup!
    Foundation
    Eyebrows
    Eyes
    Blush
    Lips

  28. AYHM

    1. Shower – wash face in shower
    2. Apply toner to face
    3. Apply eye cream
    4. Lotion to entire body
    5. Moisturizer to face
    6. Foundation or tinted moisturizer
    7. Eyes (primer, eyeshadow, liner, mascara)
    8. Eyebrows
    9. Hair (partial/I start thinking about the style at this point)
    10. Lips (partial – base, light moisturizer, and I start to think about lipstick)
    11. Cheeks
    12. Hair (Finishing)
    13. Lips (Finish)
    14. Set Powder, fix spray
    15. Final check of the overall look to make sure everything works

  29. Sass

    Hair after makeup and eyes after setting my foundation. :)

  30. Meagan

    I always start with a shower and washing my face, and then:
    1. Toner
    2. Moisturize face & use eye cream
    3. Moisturize body (while facial moisturizers are soaking in)
    4. Face primer (only sometimes)
    5. Foundation, tinted moisturizer, or Bare Minerals
    6. Concealer & setting powder
    7. Eyes (primer, shadow, liner, mascara)
    8. Brows (fill and set)
    9. Cheeks (blush & highlighter)
    10. Lips (lip balm and then a gloss or lipstick)
    11. Hair (I usually let this dry a little while I put my makeup on, then I continue to style it)

    There you have it! I have to do it in the same order too or I’ll miss a step!

  31. hrbiaggi

    Well, this is my routine:

    1. Cleanser, Toner,Moisturizer, Eye cream, Sun block
    2. Face Primer and Foundation
    3. Concealer (could switch among step 2 and 3 without any regrets!)
    4. Setting Powder (face and under eyes) and MAC Fix+
    5. Blush – countour, blush, highlight
    6. Eyes – primer, lid, crease, highlighter, eyebrows, gel eyeliner,
    mascara.
    7. Fix +
    8. Lips – color and gloss
    9. Hair – I style my hair the night before (Blow drying and other styling tools)

    and then…ta ra!!!!—>http://twitter.com/account/picture

    The whole process (girls, this is the plan when I am in no hurry; otherwise, I go with bareminerals, blush, mascara and gloss)

  32. hrbiaggi

    I forgot to finish my first answer…

    The whole process could take about 30 to 40 minutes…20 minutes if my hubby is rushing me. Otherwise, if I need to get out the door, I do exactly what I said earlier- and I will be ready in 5-8 minutes.
    Check how I look like (kind of) on the post in between my 2 comments.

    Sorry for making it so difficult. Next time, I promise I will do better ;-)

  33. I leave hair until the end, because I only air-dry it and brush it – no heating or styling, except the occasional ponytail or braid. I normally do moisturizer and oil control lotion, then concealer and foundation, powder, brows, eyeshadow, mascara, blush, and lips. It can take anywhere from 15 to 40+ minutes, depending on how much “playing” I’m doing :-p

  34. Evelyn

    hair – straighten
    moisturizer
    eyeliner – top and bottom waterlines and set with eyeshadow
    mascara – mascara first then curl
    concealer – under eyes and blemishes
    powder – msf natural to set the concealer
    (if used for the day) blush and face highlight
    inner corner highlight for eyes
    lipstick
    set everything with fix +

  35. Hm, I usually don’t do my hair haha, so I guess hair before makeup (just tying my hair in a ponytail).

    I usually do my makeup in this order:
    sunscreen
    primer
    concealer
    foundation
    UDPP
    brows
    Painterly
    blush
    eyeshadow
    liner
    beauty powder & finishing powder
    mascara
    lipstick

  36. Sushi Flower

    First I put on moisturizer, and while it’s absorbing I pick out what makeup I’m going to wear and do my hair. I do my hair first because it can mess up my makeup when I blowdry my hair, and I hate when my hair gets stuck in my lipgloss! Next, I apply foundation, set it with powder, and top with blush. Eyeshadow comes next – lids, crease, highlight. Over my eyeshadow I put my eyeliner, followed by mascara. Finally, lipstick and lipgloss. Then I set everything with Fix +.

  37. mars

    For everyday I might wear mascara and gloss but that’s it.
    Workdays go like this:
    clean eyeshadow brushes
    cleanse & moisturize face
    try to figure out what to wear, spend 5-10 min trying on clothes and giving up and start my makeup
    fix +
    prime skin, eyes & lips
    foundation & concealer
    brows-pencil, shadow, & brow gel
    eyeshadow
    eyeliner (sometimes before eyeshadow depending on the look)
    lash primer
    mascara
    powder
    bronzer/contour
    blush
    highlight
    lip liner
    lipstick and/or gloss
    lashes if i’m wearing them
    fix +
    perfume
    downstairs for hair (unless using hot rollers and those go on after foundation, take them out after doing eyes and finish styling at the end)

  38. Elysia

    My routine is pretty simple
    CONCEALER
    FOUNDATION
    EYE SHADOWS LINER
    EYE LASHES THEN RETOUCH FOUNDATION IF I HAVE FALLOUT
    APPLY EYELASHES, RE APPLY EYE LINER
    LIPSTICK OR GLOSS
    FIX PLUS AND THEN HAIR
    OUT THE DOOR

    WELL ACTUALLY THAT ISNT THAT SIMPLE LOL

  39. This is for everything, obviously if I wear less on a particular day, that step would be removed.

    moisturizer/sunscreen
    lip balm or lip conditioner
    hair (completely if wearing up.. 90% if wearing down)
    perfume
    udpp/tfsi
    shadow
    liner
    curler/mascara
    primer/foundation or tinted moisturizer
    blush/contour/highlight
    lip liner/lipstick and/or gloss
    finishing powder
    fix+
    hair (let down, final styling details)

  40. Lteefaw

    When I have time on my hands:

    Wash face apply serum
    Apply gel to hair and start to style
    Apply SPF to face and finish hair
    Apply concealer and/or foundation
    Do my eyes (primer, eyeshadow, eyeliner, eyebrows, mascara)
    Bronzer and/or blush
    Lips
    Diffuse or plop hair

    When I need to get put the door:

    Wash face apply SPF
    Apply gel to hair and spritz with water and style
    Apply foundation then I’m out the door

    Finish up in the car by

    Applying mascara and lipgloss. Maybe apply a little MAC’s Ricepaper around my tear ducts and brow

  41. Christy

    Start with hair, setting it in curlers if necessary. Then makeup, followed by finishing up hair.

  42. jenny

    my routine is tailored to save me the most time in the morning without cutting corners.

    moisturizer on face, then primer.
    get dressed (while waiting for the moisturizers to sink in).
    nowadays i start with eyes first, so i apply my shadow and liner.
    then i apply my liquid foundation.
    i apply mascara while i wait for the foundation to set.
    then i apply my MSF or other powder, then continue with the rest of the face.

    so basically, the only odd thing is putting mascara in between face stuff.

  43. Karli

    Moisturizer.
    Eyeshadow primer and eyeshadow.
    Foundation primer.
    Foundation.
    Concealer.
    Setting powder.
    Brows.
    Blush, highlight, and contour.
    Eye liner.
    Mascara.
    Lips.
    Then hair.