Where do you get the most inspiration for your makeup looks?

Where do you get the most inspiration for your makeup looks? Share!

The products themselves! I’ll have a group of shades, and the inspiration just comes from seeing them together and trying to a find a way to make them work together!

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I usually just make them up as I go. I do love looking at retro makeup styles. Instagram is really great for giving me ideas.

I love using Instagram and Pinterest to find makeup inspirations! The colour combinations or techniques shown through these platforms are fabulous! Youtube is great as well for tutorials and tips 😉

An even mix of making things up and using tips I’ve picked up from tutorials and things on YouTube. Occasionally I copy looks I find on blogs or in makeup promotions, but too often I find it doesn’t work out the same due to my eye shape.

Ditto. It’s a firsthand visual process for me as well. I pull products and view them side-by-side before I apply, particularly if is is a ‘new’ combo I am trying out.

Normally I get look ideas just from the palette itself, especially if the colors really “call to me”. Sometimes I get them from movies or video games. I know right now I just received a re-release of my all time favorite video game ever and every time I play it I’m thinking of character inspired looks. It’s really distracting when you’re trying to save the world (sorry, inner-nerd talking).

A lot of the looks I come up with are just from being inspired by the makeup itself. Mostly just experimenting. I just try and pair colors together and such and hopefully it ends up as a hit. xD

Probably from YouTubers, to be honest. And I love that I can find out exactly what was used to make the look and if there is a “how to” tutorial, so much the better. Truly, I used to buy about 1/10th the makeup I do now in the days before YouTube and the internet!

Fandom generates a good lot of them (character/character arc and theme inspired looks), as well as my own writing (moar character and themey stuffs), tutorials, copycatting other things I see, etc.

Pinterest or youtube. I love simple, fresh but still glamorous looks so I always get inspired by the Victoria’s secret catalogs and their runway shows.

I also believe in creating a collection around the color I’m inspired by at the moment. I’m also inspired to find alternative ways to make a look I love more easily applied and quickly more ready to go with quality and more benefits to both my skin and budget, if I can 🙂

Fashion magazines, beauty sites, youtube.
Every once in awhile, I’ll see someone at an event and just adore something about their makeup, and then I’ll become obsessed with trying to replicate the effect for my skin tone.

The more I acquire, the more I am inspired since I have many options to choose from. Inspiration comes from how I’m feeling, how much time I have, and where I’m going.

Hello! After today I’ve learned of a new source of inspiration other than the post mskeup applied models we see in magazines, elsewhere, and movies.. Children’s movies! The more natural fullness, contours, and coloration of a child while they’re animated inspires me to bring that natural life back to my face and have fun! (Pre-loads of makeup children from movies done years ago when didn’t use such products as we do now) I am not inspired by Turtle. Oh please let her father love it! Lol 🙂 I worry about protecting my little girl from the beauty world of thigh gaps and plastic nowadays. Everyday I think about how to go about it in a fun way for her but that won’t make her feel excluded but also that excluding all that makup that young adults don’t really need that she’ll feel exceptional. Does anyone else have a young child they think things like this too? What’s inspiring your route to help steer them when the time comes? (I don’t recommend turtles) 🙂

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