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I look on blogs for inspiration and try to recreate them with what I have. Or I look at all my makeup and see what colors I have not really used and try to use them in a look.

I get together with a friend and we compare notes. It’s a great way to get fresh ideas for new color combinations. They say two heads are better than one.

I usually got for my Maybelline quad in Natural Smokes always looks great when I am feeling uninspired πŸ™‚

I look at what Christine does and when I spot a magazine with a pretty look I think might suit me, I would buy it, put on some good music and test drive the look.
I usually only do one part of my face when I do that, and it has happened before that I forget about it and leave the house with half a made up face! πŸ™‚

I just go through all of my stuff until I find something I want to use, or think about products I haven’t used in a while that I really like. Usually, if there’s one product I’m excited to use, I’ll automatically start to think of others it would look really pretty with. I tend to plan my makeup according to the occasion and whatever I’m wearing.

I was bored a little while ago so I looked through the bag of stuff I bought the other day, chose some fun stuff and put it all on to make a really dramatic smokey eye with a glossy pale nude lip… It was fun… Then I took a shower

But also I look for new inspiration in random places from TV , movies , blogs , magazines , other people ‘s looks & just the colors that surround me everyday .

Also , since I dye my hair bright colors , those color schemes tend to make me try new combinations which keeps me out of make up ruts , which is nice .

I agree with Diane–your blog for sure πŸ™‚

Hey Christine off topic: what concealer do you like to use under your eyes?

I rotate the products I use, so I will always be using different brands, but I tend to go for pinks and purples mostly, so I try to pick out colours I don’t often use like greens, golds, browns.

I go back and revisit makeup I haven’t worn in forever and try to remember why I bought it in the first place. I have so much that i’ll totally not get to all of it. I try to think of new pairings for the old stuff.

I look to blogs and mags for inspiration but I also check out what the stars on tv is wearing. When in doubt, I stick to my original. Gold eyeshadow and lip gloss and make sure the nails are deck out.

I flip through magazines or browse my own collection because I always find something I have that I forgot about πŸ˜‰

I have pages torn from magazines with looks I like or like to trie, collected in a box. Whenever I’m in a real rut, I take my box and look through my pictures and articles.

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