Do you change the application order of your makeup products based on type of look?

Yes, definitely! While I normally do eye makeup first, then base makeup, if I’m not going to do much on the eyes, then sometimes I’ll do the base first.

— Christine


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DVa Avatar

I am a creature of habit.
I have never done my eyes first, I just can’t see how I could do all that eye work than make sure my foundation is properly blended around my eyes without muddying the shadows?
Unless I forget a step and have to go back it’s:
primer; concealer; foundation; under-eye powder set; liquid highlighter to nose forehead, cheekbones and upper lip; contour of cheekbones, jaw, nose and forehead; bronzer; blush; setting powder (luminous generally in summer) only on dry (not atop cream blush for example) areas; eyeshadow if using; setting spray; brow gel; wing liner (if doing); powder highlight (if doing); final setting spray; mascara; lips.

Gilad Avatar

My order is mostly consistent: foundation, contour, blush, eyebrow pencil (if doing it that day), mascara, eyeshadow. Sometimes will add concealer/ highlight at that point if it seems like my face could use more light. Lipstick’s last.

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