How does your makeup routine from “weekday” to “weekend”?

It doesn’t change much, since I usually work everyday of the week and might spend more time on one day doing errands or going on a longer walk with hubby and the dog or something, but I try to test a few products every day and the only reason I’m not testing as much as possible would be 1) have to go to a meeting/appointment (like the bank) where matching eyes are ideal, or 2) some part of my face is too irritated and needs a 24 hour break.

— Christine
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It doesn’t vary much except that I might do it later in the morning after I’ve had my coffee rather than 5 a.m. And, I tend to wear lighter make up on the weekends as well.

I work in a conservative environment so my makeup tends to stay pretty neutral. I’m still not 100 percent comfortable with the “smokey eye” but I’ve been experimenting on occasion with the “daytime smokey eye.” On the weekend I tend to wear very little makeup – so if I get a 3 minute makeup look in, I’m lucky.

On weekdays, I have basic everyday looks for the office, which is a full face, mostly neutral look, sometimes with a pop of color either on my eyes or lips.

On weekends, it depends on what I’m doing. If I stay home (without company), I don’t wear any makeup. If I’m doing chores like grocery shopping, I do a very toned-down look and use inexpensive products—just enough to make me look not terrible. If I’m going out at night, I go all-out with my HE products and usually wear a red or deep fuchsia lip. I use a variation of my weekday look for everything else.

I have to keep it neutral and conservative for work, which is really boring to me. On the weekends, I do a colorful smoky cat eye! Preferably with glitter on the lid!!

It doesn’t, unless I’m going to a special occasion! Then I just amp up the boldness either on the eye or the lip, and maybe a little extra highlight as well. I love a full face whether it’s work or casual or event, weekday or weekend.

I work in an office, so the fun makeup comes out on the weekends! This year, I’m making more of an effort to appreciate my makeup collection, instead of looking at new makeup constantly. Part of that has been not waiting on the “right” occasion to wear certain things. For example, instead of waiting for some weird future event where I can wear emo/goth makeup, there’s no reason not to break out Bite Kale or Smashbox blue jeans to do my grocery shopping. I’ve been absolutely living for it!

I use less makeup during the weekend, when I go out for my usual errands. No foundation, BB or CC Cream. No setting powder. Just a tinted moisturizer with SPF (Suntegrity 5 in 1, DE Umbra Tinte, the one from Juice Beauty or a combination of my face sunscreen and a drop or two of the DE D-Bronzi). I use one or two eyeshadows on my eyes, a blush, an eyeliner, and always mascara and lipstick/lip gloss.

Now that I’m older I don’t go out much at night on the weekends dancing and such but if I do I would add eyeliner and now that I’ve mastered them sometimes lashes.

I don’t wear eyeliner on the everyday and lately haven’t been wearing mascara the lash couple of weeks. It makes such a difference but such a pain to take off.

I don’t usually wear makeup on the weekend. It’s part of my “getting ready for work” routine, so it’s pretty much just a weekday thing for me.

I’m lucky enough to be able to wear at work the make-up I like (even if it’s a bold lipstick color), but my weekend make-up can be very different:
-> If I’m out and about, doing groceries, going for errands, a walk, a hike, a mini-city escape, my make-up will be minimal during weekends.
-> If I’m attending a concert, event, shows, musical, etc. , my make-up could be more bold during weekends.

It literally doesn’t. Except for my trying to keep things a bit less crazy on Sunday than I may go during Mon.-Sat. On Sunday, if I’m going to make it to my meeting, I do tend to steer clear of wearing anything that may be too distracting or “busy”. Not that I go super sedate, either! But, that’s about it, I think?

Really no change at all. Being retired I don’t need to worry about conservative looks for the office. I tend to apply makeup for a couple of reasons, to go to the big city, to go to the little city, to play and have fun with the makeup.

I work in a lab so I can wear pretty much whatever I want during the week (purple eyeliner! iridescent glitter! highlighter that can be seen by satellites!) and I tend to wear less or no makeup on the weekends. If I have a special occasion to attend, I’ll definitely do something more time consuming and dramatic but if I’m just going out for brunch or to get groceries or whatever then I’ll either do a slap dash 5 minute conceal and pop on a bit of blush or just go bare faced.

I try to be polished, presentable and non-distracting at work (therapist/dating coach) – so generally that means neutrals, natural tones & textures, blended. Weekends are when I get out the fun stuff. Not everywhere at once – my coloring and age call for some degree of subtlety – but usually shinier lids, cheeks or lips. More eye-catching color in one of those spots, too. A scent just for me. More playful clothes, etc.

It doesn’t anymore; I used to have more complicated or standout makeup for work until about 5 or 6 months ago, then I got so busy and tired that I reduced my makeup to only the most basic no-fail, no-makeup looks. Which is what I’ve always done on the weekend. It all runs together now.

Not much only if I’m going somewhere special like visiting someone or a restaurant I’ll try to remember to wear a bit more eyeshadow if a fun people visiting I’ll take my glitters super shocks Colourpop and have some fun. Uhhh tried the extra glittery Physician Formula ones oh boy do they pack a punch! Even after shower I g done still remained. Lol! Found them all cheaply at Marshall’s and had to have all of them! Super cheap $3.99!
Otherwise I’m into light makeup wearing.

It doesn’t change at all. I wear bright, shiny, sparkly colors on my face and eyes every single day. I am a nurse who works night shift and nobody cares what my makeup looks like. I think my patients tend to prefer it to be super bright and fun, and that’s what I enjoy😁🙂

I work in an academic environment so the dress code is super relaxed (unless there is meetings or teaching), and makeup is pretty much personal preference. I’ve never got on with foundations (i don’t like how they feel on my face and my skin tends to be blemish free until I start messing around with foundations and then it freaks out) so if I wear makeup its eye-shadow, mascara and a bit of lipstick.
When I’m teaching, presenting or having a meeting I keep everything neutral.
on days I’m just in my office I either wear no makeup or play around with it a bit more.
So really, because of the freedom I have at work, it being the weekend doesn’t make much difference.

I’m pretty lucky in that, though I work in an office environment, it’s for a pretty relaxed tech firm. We wear business casual but can definitely wear jeans/sneakers, polos, dress nicer if we have client visits or wear company logo clothing as long as they are clean, no holes etc and so I am allowed full license in my makeup options as well. If I want to do a blue smokey eye I can. If I want to tone it down, no problem. So I generally do a full face during the week. During the weekends, if we are going to be out and about all day running errands and/or seeing people I will do a full face and set it so to avoid having to touch up and worry about it. Otherwise I will do a light look with BB cream, mascara, a little blush and maybe an eyeliner or shadow if I am feeling like it. If I am staying home to clean or just relax I will go makeup free or just play around with my things to come up with new looks for the future.

I too work just about every day, and though I don’t do it for a living (sad face), I try new stuff out almost every day. Never the same look twice. I think I have a second job just to buy makeup.

So, I don’t vary because it’s a weekday or weekend. I just vary daily. I will do just about any look except blue, green, or black lips.

I wear a full beat Monday through Friday for work (foundation, highlight, blush, eyeshadow, liner, lipstick, the whole 9). On the weekends, I’m bare faced. I might wear a lip gloss, but that’s rare.

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