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First I choose my cloth, then I look which colors suite my dress best and then I work with eyeshadows and lip products.

I normally have an idea when I put on my oufit, but may adjust when something inspiring in my makeup drawer catches my eyes.

it depends. sometimes i just know what shadow or lip glass i really want to wear and try to compliment that. other times, i want a look that will compliment my outfit, so i’ll think of the entire look before applying. other times, it’s an add-as-i-go type thing.

i usually have an idea in my mind but i never purposely plan or draw it out. as long as i know the effect i’m going after i’ll pick up those things as i go along 🙂

Depends on how I’m feeling…. There are times when I really want to go all out and will plan and other times when I just want to go a bit random and just choose which eyeliner I want and go from there.

Sometimes yes and sometimes no. It depends on why I’m doing make up. If I’m doing it to go out and I already have an outfit in mind, I’ll do it according to that. I might think about what sort of look I want to create. If I’m doing make up and I’m just at home I just go for it. Some cool stuff usually comes out of letting the brush flow LOL

Most times no. I pick out clothing and then build from there. Today I’m wearing brown with jeans and a touch of green. I couldn’t find the green I wanted so I focused on the brown.

I may know that I want a lip gloss or an eye shadow along with a certain color range when I shop. But, I end up deciding as I shop.

I like to plan ahead 🙂 I do my nails at night, and in the morning i match my clothes and makeup. Also, no time for fixing failed experiments in the morning 🙂

Same here! I plan ahead bc I have only so long to do my morning routine. I also have to wear neutral colors for work so that leaves me with whatever colors I want. The problem is I have wayyyy tooo much makeup to chose from and it’s all stashed in tons of different containers. So, I check it all out the night before and dig out stuff that otherwise I would forget about too easily. Otherwise, I’d always be wearing the same colors just bc they are handy!

I get an idea in my head at night and usually just go with it in the morning. I experiment heavily but never really make it bold unless I go out somewhere outside my routine. Most of my clothes usually go good with what I wear considering most of my shirts are black.

my twin sister makes fun of me because instead of picking out an outfit then doing my makeup.. i do my makeup first and then put on something that compliments that..i cant help it 🙂 but yes, i usually have a general idea of what i want on my eyes before i get to work on it haha but sometimes i improvise along the way 🙂

I either have a particular eyeshadow colour that I really want to wear and then plan a look around that or I base my eyeshadow look on what I’m wearing that day. I normally plan out the colours, etc and the look I am going for before putting on my make-up but I do sometimes also add extra things when I’ve got the look together if I think it would look good with some extra (e.g. a darker colour in the outer v, some colour on the lower lashline or eyeliner).

I’m usually inspired by something: my clothes, a photo, a look or tutorial around the web… and I try to form a general idea as I’m getting ready for the day, just so I don’t end up staring at my makeup for hours!

I do plan my makeup out for work anyway. Since I work in the cosmetics dept. at Macy’s I just try and think of a look to do with my own line’s colors and go with that. For everyday though outside of work, I will experiment to an extent.

I do try to plan my makeup when I’m heading out or anything, but for work I usually do the same thing over because I just can’t be bothered to think too much about products to use in the wee hours of the morning. But I do love to think through color combinations and whatnots.

If it’s for a big event, then I do plan my look, because I’m usually running late & it helps speed the process up. But if it’s just for a casual night out then no.

Unless it’s a special occasion and it needs to be just so, what with the nail, nails and outfit… usually I just decide as I am standing in front of the mirror… I usually do my eyes first though, so sometimes I just think “H’mmm, I’m in the mood for green.” and then I pull out all my green/yellow/gold/bronze shades or I go “M’m, pink and brown neutrals” or “Purple!” and then tailor the rest of my makeup around that.

My everyday makeup is really simple and basic. But if I go out, I will plan a little. Sometimes if I see a new technique or buy a new product I will practice with it at night right before my shower, then wash it all off.

Because I have a child who loves to wakeup early, I really don’t have much time in the morning. I prepare my clothes the night before and match my makeup accordingly.

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