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I don’t use them now, but I did when I first got into makeup. Those little 3 look tutorials that come with Too Faced palettes really helped me understand where to place things and since they only use like 3 shadows per look they weren’t intimidating. So in all, there’s no harm in having them. Worst case scenario you don’t use them, and best case scenario they help someone not become overwhelmed or discouraged. A+ in my opinion

To be perfectly honest, I usually don’t give them much if any attention. I’d much rather check out some tutorials for some general ideas, especially if there is an odd color palette going on. Even then, I find that I usually have to customize it to fit my own facial features. Mostly, I just go rogue, taking inspiration from nature and my own imagination!

I do. I always like seeing suggested ideas and I was pleased when there was that idea booklet that came with the newest UD Naked palette – the Naked Smoky one. I generally veer away from the suggested looks most of the time but I do like having them in any case.

I don’t feel one way or another about them. I will usually glance at the suggested looks but I honestly can’t say I have ever used or tried to replicate the looks. I think they probably serve a purpose for those just starting out in makeup but since all of us have different eye shapes, hooded, not hooded, deep set, etc. I don’t usually find the cookie cutter looks working unless you know how to adapt it for your eye shape.

Suggested looks are not a problem for me. I will use them as a starter, then branch out on my own. The suggestions, however, are great for days when I don’t have time to figure things out on my own.

They can be fun to look at. They’re usually pretty conventional, though. I like it better when some more creative ideas are included — then I might actually use them for inspiration.

I used to be very frustrated by them when I started gettingt into make-up because I got slightly hooded eyes that are also deep-set. Long story short, the suggested looks never lookd quite right on me and I never understood what I was doing wrong before I started finding out about eye shapes and so on!

I have never followed them and toss the booklets that come with. Im more likely to go to YouTube or Pinterest for ideas on how to use a palette or combo of eyeshadows

I don’t mind. It’s always great to have inspirations and new ideas for the make-up you already own (especially if you just get into make-up). It’s not like you have to follow the suggestion.
For example, the make-up suggestions I got with the Urban Decay Naked Smoky palette are fine; you get various looks, with various complexity and it’s just a sheet of paper (does not bulk up packaging). But you usually get suggestion only with eyeshadow palettes. It’s nice also on highlighter/contour palettes (how to do light vs. strong contouring, how to contour for various face shapes). I would like to see that for blushes (maybe help some people with what blush tone works with some specific eye look or lip color).

For me the suggested looks are usually irrelevant, as they’re almost always on young models and I’m middle-aged. I will notice if it’s a ‘mature’ (40+ yrs) model, and I may take away an idea or two, but that’s so rare as to be academic.

I don’t really see how any one could not “like” suggestions. After all, you don’t have to follow them; you don’t even have to look at them. At my age, I know how to work my features to best advantage. Where to place various colors is almost intuitive. For someone just getting into makeup, though, the suggestions would probably be helpful.

It’s not that I don’t like suggestions. It’s that I don’t pay attention to those suggestions and find ideas, suggestions and inspiration elsewhere. Even as I was getting into makeup I overlooked the silly graphics on the package of makeup for ideas and was more likely to get ideas from magazines or music videos!

I tend to like em, when I was first getting into makeup some chanel ones really helped. And I tend to usually like the ones that come with Kat Von D palettes.

I like the counter and website displays for the new collections each season. There’s a signature look. The photography, the model, and the look are iconic.

No lol it’s like they are telling me how to wear the product instead of giving me a chance to figure it out for myself. lol I know that sounds weird (but they aren’t even that good or each one looks so similar) lol Maybe for beginners it’s a good idea lol

Personally I don’t use them, but they would be handy if you wanted to incorporate a shade and were unsure where it would best be placed. Also for those new to makeup, they are a great guide.

I probably should try them out but I never do I just like to play with the product and find out what works for me. I did just purchase Chanel Coco Code Blush Harmony which I didn’t think I would be interested in it at all I hate the way the palette was laid out with very small squares and I saw it more as a highlighter, a bronzer, a blush and one shadow. Which I would have no use for but when I was in the store a sales rep showed it to me swirled all together as a blush and it is gorgeous as a blush. So sometimes it pays to take notice of the different looks that are suggested.

I usually don’t look at them too much but sometimes I do. Getting ideas is always good for me. I used to wear eye shadow and kinda quit as I was so bored with the same looks so I really like getting new ideas.

My eyesight got very bad for awhile and I couldn’t hardly see to put on makeup for awhile even with a strong magnifier. Thanks to vitamins it’s better now.

No doubt I will look at the suggested look but we each have our own style. There’s no doubt if I’m questioning myself about a product I will see what they suggested and probably do it.

I like them because they are very helpful for beginners, who have a similar eye shape to the suggested look.

I know I used to follow suggested looks blogs would write up (I used to re create looks you posted way back in 2010 Christine!! 😛 ) And they REALLY helped me learn and get better!!!!

I just wish they’d include hooded eye shapes sometimes!!!

I tend to gravitate towards nude/neutral shades so I do appreciate when palettes come with looks for shades I normally may not reach for to get me out of my comfort zone. Even if I don’t personally wear them, it’s a great reference for colors that compliment each other and a good way to explore your own creativity.

I enjoy it very much! Have learned how to follow colors on palletes to do my eyes, where to apply blush, highliter, contour. Is always nice to have the guide whether I use it or not.

I think it’s fun to try things they wayt the brand suggests. I generally try the looks once and after that I I might keep doing it “their” way if I liked it. Most of the time, though I start mixing and matching after my own imagination after trying the brands way.

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