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Not usually. I’m the same with clothes: although nearly every shade of pink and purple works with my colouring, I normally feel too girly in those colours. I don’t feel confident/comfortable in styles of anything that don’t feel like ‘me’.

Probably, yeah. I mean, it’d depend on what we mean by “Not matching my personality” – I’d be game to try glitter eyeshadows, or black lips, or blue lips or things like that if they looked decent on me. Just because my usual choice is for neutral/naturalistic makeup doesn’t mean I won’t try other things πŸ™‚

No, I would not. I think that a make-up look is partially an extension of one’s personality. Plus if I am not feeling a color, I will honestly think it looks awful on me. On the other hand, if I like a color and it matches my semi-bubbly personality, then it will look fantastic. People will want to look more at someone who is feeling their make-up in comparison to those who are not feeling their make-up.

I love to wear bright lipsticks like, impassioned, girl about town etc… But working with youth i must tone it down and ofcourse it still looks good. But my personality is more bright and funcky.

I used to be afraid of wearing bold colors because I thought that they wouldn’t match my personality, but then I found pink and red lipsticks that look good on me πŸ™‚ I now wear them almost everyday πŸ™‚

If a look doesn’t feel like ‘me’ I won’t wear it, even if others tell me it looks good on me. Same with clothes – I wear what I feel right in, and never follow fashion.

Definitely. I can’t think of any makeup that looks good on me but doesn’t match my personality at one time or another. It’s more about the occasion. If I need to look professional, then I’ll skip the neon pink lipstick but if I’m just going shopping I’ll wear whatever suits my mood that day!

I guess it depends. My own personal taste is that I don’t love a lot of eye makeup on myself. But I do wear it sometimes because sometimes I think it looks better or I’m just in the mood to wear more.

thats a really good question, i might because i dont necessarily think that the makeup has to exprss your personality. if your wearing some makeup that is kind of not in your comfort zone or not your flavor, one could always balance it with the outfit. like for example, red lipstick isnt really my personality as i give off this little girly vibe, but i could girl it up with like a white dress and cute boots or something. if it looks good, its good to try

Tough question. I think my makeup corresponds to my mood (which I suppose could be viewed as a facet of my personality) to a higher degree than it corresponds to my personality or identity.

I always use makeup to express my mood rather than my personality.I usually wear jeans and t-shirts to work and total play with my makeup; Smokey eyes, bright colors,or natural – anything goes. And lately since I’ve had health issues and have had to take time off, I’ve used makeup to improve my mood. Might not be able to get out of the house but I can at least feel pretty laying around!

This is going to sound really weird (coming from me), but… sometimes I don’t think ANY makeup matches my personality. I’m a far cry from a girly-girl, and apart from running a beauty blog, I keep a fairly minimalist/utilitarian profile — everything is always neutrals & solid colours, with me.

So, I mean, I guess I wear a LOT of things that don’t match my personality! πŸ˜›

Like others have said, it often has to do with my mood. But sometimes I definitely want to go crazy dark and smokey or have a bright red lip and I don’t because I know people would point it out.

Not really. I have to feel comfortable in my own skin. I’ve gotten makeovers that didn’t make me feel like “me”. I think now that if someone does my makeup they should take my personal tastes into account. I had someone do a deep burgundy lip on me, and I just didn’t feel like myself. It looked nice, but I prefer brighter colors (not so deep).

I like to experiment, but I entirely agree with you here. Over the summer, I went to a Chanel event, and the “featured artist” was way too into her own opinion. When I mentioned that the lip colours she chose for me weren’t really my style, she said, “Well, we’re gonna do it anyway.” Then she had what she thought was a brilliant idea for my brows… which was not-so-much. I didn’t buy anything, and went home to wash my face. :-\

I wear cateye liner a lot but I don’t think it suits my personality, I just think it looks nice. It just makes me feel a little strange because I usually go more subtle. I’m a loud person, but i’d rather go for a loud lip than an eye look because sometimes i think i look too overdone and it makes me feel more comfortable and more wearable.

I look good in pink -I even bought a expensive estee lauder lipgloss” violet rain” because the swatches were so pretty , but it just doesn’t suit my personality. Super sparkly hot Pink to me is bubbly and happy…well lol thats not me, and the lipgloss is just sitting in my cabinet with other makeup i don’t use …haha. Guess I’m learning as my collection grows.

Yes, and I do. My personality is very funky, colorful, and spunky. But I’m totally open to doing neutral eyes, or even a no makeup look some days when I just want something different. (:

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