Do you still do full makeup if you're just going to be home for all (or most) of the day?


Do you still do full makeup if you’re just going to be home for all (or most) of the day? Share!

Yes, absolutely!! In fact, pre-blogging days, I often would wear little to no makeup during the day but then go crazy when I got home playing with color!

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If I have something new I want to play with, sure. If not, no not really, except I do tend to wear a tinted lip balm that will make me at least a little more confident.

Yes, I still do a full makeup even if I am home for the day – after all you don’t know what the day will bring. I am a school teacher and even when I went camping with my grade I always put on my makeup!

Nope, I might put on a primer to lessen my shine, but unless I am going to photograph a makeup at home, I don’t bother.

Definitely! If I’m not super confident that my face will stay nice all day because I’m trying something new, it’s the perfect opportunity to go all out at home and see how it goes.

No.. I never wear makeup at home.. just a clear lip balm! Unless of course I have blog pics to take or some look to try.. thats occasionally!

I don’t, generally. I prefer to only wear make-up if I go out or if I’m taking pictures or something, that way, I’m more likely to look forward to it and have fun planning the look.

Yes! My time at home is my only time to really experiment with makeup. Work and grad school require me to be in neutral makeup most of the time. It’s sad because I would LOVE to rock bright purples and teals and bright lips!

It depends….I’m sick of always spending half or more of my make up time covering my skin in layers and layers of different foundations and concealers, so if I got nowhere to go, I won’t do that. If I feel creative, I would only put a bit of foundation under my eyes(doesn;t cover much cause I’m very dark and reddish purple there, but it makes the eyeshadows stand out a bit more compared to this area) and do an eye look….and maybe lipstick/gloss.

No, actually! I have to be going somewhere to bother with makeup, it’s the oddest thing. I often think that I should, so I can play around with colours and products which don’t get much use otherwise.

yes all the time. I have enough to last a lifetime so i never feel its a waste. i wear makeup for myself, so i like to experiment and wear my new stuff. i have so much makeup i havent had a chance to wear yet its ridiculous, i may be a hoarder….

Oh no, and I think we should once in a while have a make-up free day. Leave the skin all natural without anything on. Just moisturizer or/and sunscreen

I won’t necessarily do a full face makeup, but weekends are the days where I’ll randomly grab one of my many mineral eyeshadows and create a look around that colour. If I decide to leave the house anyway then I’m good to go.

Yes! This usually signals that I will have time to play which will often lead to more elaborate or sometimes outlandish experiments πŸ™‚

Yes – whether I’m at home or going to work, I wear pretty much the same amount of makeup unless I’m going to be working in the garden or going to yoga, etc. – anything where I’ll be warm and sweaty (then it’s just sunscreen). But I enjoy wearing makeup and so, just like wearing fragrance, it is something I do almost all the time.

The only thing I wear in the comfort of my home is lip balm so my lips won’t dry out. Other than that, I don’t care to be bothered with applying my makeup.

I wear makeup like you do in your pre blogging days. I usually wear makeup one or twice a week or when I get a real itch. Most of the time I am looking at things after work

Thanks for posting my question. πŸ™‚ I’m really curious to see what others say. Sometimes I’m alone in the office during the day (small office) and many times I show up in almost no makeup cause I figure no one is going to see me anyway. It’s funny though – some days I will do my “full makeup” and as weird as this sounds – I feel more productive and happier on those days. So I guess I have to think about it differently and do it for ME, regardless of who may or may not see my efforts. πŸ™‚

Lately I have been – at 9 months pregnant I feel SO much better if I put on makeup no matter what! You know, hide the tired dark circles & uneven skintone (thanks hormones LOL), try to beef up my dwindling lashes. I have recently discovered EL Double Wear LIght – I’m impressed!
Before I was married I would play around with makeup all the time at home and not wear much when going to school.

When I’m just at home all day I usually don’t wear any make up at all because I discovered that my skin is a lot healthier if it has some “days off” compared to how it used to be when I wore make up every day, I don’t break out anymore. An exception is when I am trying out new products or looks for my blog, I also do that on at home days, or right now I’m starting to try different make up looks and hairstyles for my brother’s upcoming prom so I do that on at home days instead of going out shopping with a fancy updo and flashy make up lol

BTW If anyone has Β΄nice pictures or tutorials for eye make up combining teal and purple let me know =)

I’m not a morning person and work in a business casual office. Thus I usually keep things really really simple with makeup. But after I get home I’ll usually play around and things can get pretty crazy pretty quickly. I’ll also play around with makeup on lazy weekends.

Definitely! The weekends are prime time to play with makeup. First of all, I’m in no rush to get anywhere, so there’s plenty of time to try new things. Second, if I’m trying something really different, I like wearing it around the house for the day to see if I really feel comfortable wearing it, or I’ll go to the grocery store to see if I get any strange glances. I’d rather try a new look around strangers than my co-workers!

Yes. I wear makeup. Maybe a little less than usual, but I feel blah when my face looks blah. I don’t wear makeup to impress others. I wear it for myself so that I like what I see in the mirror.

Sometimes if I’m bored enough but I haven’t played in makeup too much lately. I need to start back very soon though!

HELL no. When I’m home all day I don’t even get dressed! If I need to run out for a quick errand or something I’ll put on a bright lipstick and call it a day.

Nah, I never wear any make-up if I’m just home all day (a lot of times I won’t even shower as I think it’s good for your skin and hair to take a day off). If I go out to run errands, it’s just mascara and lipgloss. I save my full face looks for work or going out in the evenings.

No,if I don’t have to go outside I often use my time all day maintain my skin.face mask,hair mask etc. and watch some crime series πŸ˜‰ but I wearing sunscreen everydays

In general, yes I do. I wear makeup to please myself first and foremost. If it makes me appear more attractive to other people, that is a wonderful bonus. The exception would be if I were going to be doing some task and I knew I’d be getting grungy. On those occasions I just apply skincare and sunscreen, pull my hair up into a pony tale, and get to it.

No way! I enjoy giving my skin a rest. I consisder those days beauty treatment days and indulge in special masks, etc. but I still wear gloss!

I do. I find it a good way to try new ideas, try to copy a look or just play and see what happens. Oh, and I do go outside every day, walking the dog.

No really. When I have a complete day at home I normally use that time to give my skin a deep cleansing and then a hydrating or firming mask ( or both) of some sort. Also because my hair is dry I put it on a ponytail and apply coconut oil or some rich hair mask and stay with it as max as possible. Then i wash it at night.

oops: i forgot, if I have a (rare) superdisciplined day i do try taking extra care of feet, hands and nails and all body, generally with coconut oil as well. So I become a human salad with all this oily stuff all over. If it happens that I take that day at my parents’ my mum insists on putting her home made mayonaisse in my hair, as a mask. She loves the stuff .. and of course we eat the leftovers……

The only time I put makeup on is if my boyfriend is coming to my house. And then, if we aren’t going out I keep it minimal.

I totally do. I wear makeup every day except sometimes when I’ve been really too sick to get up and get dressed. Makeup for me is part of getting dressed and looking nice.

It depends on my mood. Generally if i know I’m going to be at home all day with no chance of going out then I’ll be schlepping around in my onesie with no makeup to give my skin a break. If I’m only going to do grocery shopping then I’ll put some foundation on with some mascara and liquid eyeliner and a bit of lip gloss (just in case I run into someone and I don’t want to scare them!).

Sometimes, yes! I’m mostly housebound except for being taken to and from work, so I have nearly nowhere else to wear makeup to anymore.

If I am staying home all day just lipstick, eyeliner, and mascara but if I will be out at all then yes full makeup. Just 6 months ago I would go completely natural all day every day. I did know much about makeup but now I just really like it.

To me, makeup isn’t about looking presentable in public. (If you choose to wear it or not is fine either way by me!) It’s definitely more about having fun and being creative. I go out of the house without makeup all the time, and will stay at home all day with a smokey eye look, haha. In fact, playing with different looks at home can be the most fun! Whether or not I wear it just depends on my mood

I don’t. I like to let my skin “breathe” when possible. Plus, a fully made up face is something like a good outfit…it’s wasted if no one can see you in it!

Oh, absolutely! I can honestly say that even when I’m home alone or sick I just love makeup and can’t resist it. Every time I’m going to wash my face it’s tempting to get out my makeup and play.

I wear it sometimed but only because I Love
Playing with makeup, trying different Look’s
and color’s. I’m a makeup junky:)

Sometimes I’ll apply eyeliner and mascara, once again because I look like a zombie without the definition. If I’m alone alone, which isn’t often, then I most likely wouldn’t.

Never a full face, but home is a good place for experimentation. There was a week straight where I had just received some lipstick samples in the mail, and I basically put on a different one everyday just to go play Skyrim in my pajamas. Good times!

Usually, no. If I’m staying home all or most of the day, I usually like to give my face a chance to breathe and go makeup-free for a while. I may occasionally try on a lipstick or blush, but that’s about the extent of it if I’m staying home.

I don’t wear makeup, with the exception of perhaps a tinted balm or a TM with spf. Like Burt’s Bees or Fresh with a light layer of Perricone No Foundation or NARS TM.

Nope. I don’t wear any makeup at home and haven’t for years. I don’t think it’s a bad idea to give your face a day off from makeup; skin care is an everyday thing, though. I’ve learned how to put together a five minute face that means I can get ready quickly if something delightful pops up. I will try new products on an ‘at home’ day, because that way I can remove the results immediately and try again if I get an ‘unexpected’ result. I’ve learned the hard way that it can be a bit of a disaster when I’m on a tight time schedule and I have to remove and reapply. Bottom line: I love makeup and beauty products because they are terrific ‘enhancers’ but I don’t think I’m terrible to look at bare-faced either.

I wear more makeup when I’m at home than I do on work days, generally. I have more time to play around with it and I feel more free to be bold in my colour choices too than at the office. Makeup really is a hobby for me, something I do when I have extra time, it’s not really a habit.

I love doing this. It’s my favorite time to practice/experiment/just play with all my products and colors! My day jobs are relatively conservative, so my work looks are pretty minimal/natural. I know I shouldn’t wear makeup when I’m not going to be showing it off (per se) because my skin needs to breathe, but there’s plenty of time for that at night, right? πŸ™‚

Absolutely – or at least I have! It was such a great outlet for me when I had my second baby and decided to extend my maternity leave. It was my green light to start my day with a skip and it has always lifted my mood! Oh, good memories! To this day, I would wear my boldest, brightest lipsticks at home for no specific reason.

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