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I’ve been wearing eyeliner since 7th grade – back when I thought the world ended at black eyeliner. Oh my goodness.

I started wearing more in high school but only on occasion. Even still, I’m just too stinkin’ lazy to put makeup on when I’m leaving the house. I’m only when I’m at home for hours that I’ll throw on a look!

Late 15 (not everyday though just whenever felt like experimenting) πŸ™‚ I used to not like the idea of wearing makeup but something just clicked in me when I stumbled upon Michelle Phan. I realized that even with then, 3 years of art classes I didn’t like it but I did like experimenting with color and texture. So now I’m in love with the artistic side of makeup.

I wore mascara and eyeliner freshman year in high school and then wore a full face by mid sophomore year, but not too heavy. Instead of foundation I liked tinted moisturizer.

I think I was 14 when I got my first foundation, but I only wore it for formal family parties (weddings, 18th bdays). Senior year introduced me to bareMinerals makeup, so I wore that maybe 1-2 times a week for a year or so. I didn’t start wearing makeup regularly until I hit 21 and discovered that early morning labs= zombie complexion.

Just turned 18 this year, and I’m starting to dabble in cosmetics.

Had to smile when I read about the disparity between you and your best friend (makeup wise) though, as it’s the exact same situation that my best friend and I are in!

But it’s cool, I feel like I get to learn from a more experienced person. And it’s always fun to poke around her makeup collection :oD

I was really young actually! I was 12 when I discovered concealer and used that on and off to cover my dark circles until I was 15 so it wasn’t a big deal. Then at 16 I started to wear concealer every time I got out of the house and I also always tight lined my eyes. It’s only been recent, at the age of 17, that I started to get into other make up products like foundation, blush and highlighter.

Around 13, when I wore CoverGirl cream to powder makeup to cover up my nose! The thing is, I ONLY put it on my nose, and I don’t think at the time I realized just how obvious it was.

I also started making regular trips to the local drugstore after school with my best friend and I would buy bits and bobs like Wet ‘n Wild lipstick or M blue eyeshadow, and occasionally would wear those to school too.

I was told by my parents that makeup was not allowed until I was 16. On the day of my 16th birthday I went all out with blush, light brown eye shadow, mascara and lip gloss. I thought I was the bees knees.

I was about 12 when I was allowed to wear concealer, lip gloss, and a little bit of mascara. I started wearing eyeshadow, eyeliner and such when I was about 14. I didn’t start wearing foundation or blush until last year when I was 18.

I made my first attempt at 19 and prompty gave up, and started again around 24. However, I was wearing very very minimal make up only occasionally back then, and it was not until when I turned almost 30 when I got into make up πŸ™‚

It was only midyear of this year that I really got into makeup! Eyes, lips cheeks and highlighting etc~ I’m yet to turn 17 though.
I suppose my first ever step into makeup was when I bought an eyeliner pencil in 7th grade…

I was 12 when I started, and I got to wear clear mascara and a CoverGirl face powder that matched my skin tone (it was in a green compact…can’t remember the name) I also had a LOreal TruBlend powder (also skin toned) that I loved because it had a compartment for a sponge, haha. I wore lipgloss, too.

I was always concerned with my skin and eyes the most(today too) so that’s probably why I started with face powder and mascara.

I think I was 14 or 15 when I started wearing black eyeliner ALL the time. No mascara, just black eyeliner in my waterline and along my upper lashline. I think I must have looked like a panda for a few years there :/

i was 21 lol. my mother didnt like me wearing makeup when i was a teenager, saying muslim girls do not wear makeup, but then my cousin started wearing it, and my mother encouraged me to wear it. by then i was in my tom boy era and refused. and then three years ago, i sort of wanted to be more feminine, and i felt makeup played a part in that.

when I was 14 or 15,my mother took me to the department store and asked a shop assistant to help me find my first makeup…I finally bought a pink-purple/light burgundy eyeshadow duo, a clear lipgloss, a pinky-brownish lipstick, a black mascara, and a pinky-brownish blush, a really great Leonhardy blush brush which I still have(and it’s been 13 years since then!)and a black eye pencil… the reason why my mum herself took me there was that she wanted to make sure I would buy colours appropriate for my age,I would be given some proper advice by a professional and I wouldn’t end up looking like a gothic queen,’cause I was really into heavy metal music at the time…hahahahaha!!!! awwwwwwwwwww,the times!! πŸ™‚
I never bothered putting on makeup at school though,I only wore it at the weekend when I went out with my mates…

I vaguely recall getting some Wet n Wild things when I was pretty young, but I only started getting a little lipgloss and eyeshadow in my 20s and I only started wearing blush this February then mascara soon after and eyeliner only this week…needless to say I have a lot of learning and catching up to do.

I think I started around 16. Those were the days when my foundation or powder didn’t match my neck and my face. Lol. So I always end up lookin like a ghost on pictures cuz it’s to white. Nobody taught me what to do with it. I just leaned when I started watchin youtube. πŸ™‚

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