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Sometimes I only use 1, usually I use 3, 4 if you include a base. Last look I did had 8 colors plus a base.

Hello,
I wanted to ask you earlier: do you visit Hungary once in a while?
When did you leave? I should have written in Hungarian 🙂
I check the website every day, love it and love make up; I live in Budapest and work as an English and Spanish teacher.
Sz

If I use eyeshadow (as for an everyday basis I tend to use eyepencil or maybe a single colour), I use the base, 3 or 4 colours on my lid and a highlighter, so that is 5-6.

On myself, anywhere from 3 to 8. I love a huge range of shades and I also have been using a lot of reflecting glitter with my looks. On others, I could go as far as 10, but I sometimes can take a while on certain people because I’m a perfectionist (terrible trait XD).

I usually use between 3-5 shades, as well as a paint pot base. I tend to use one colour on my lid, one on crease and one to highlight. Sometimes, I also use one in the inner corner and a darker colour in the outer v. If I’m using a bright coloured liquid eyeliner, then I might limit it to 2 eyeshadows, just to keep the look simple.

3 or 4 on average. I am in awe of your use of color, though. Sometimes when I go through your tutorials I can’t keep up because of all the colors used.

Half the time it’s 3 lid, crease, highlighter. The other half it’s either a lot more or just 1, like today, then I layer on the mascara =)

I normally use three, but I use about 2-4 on average. I’ve never used more than 4 because I don’t have enough colors that are similar enough to blend together nicely.

I usually do 3, but sometimes 4 just because it depends on the base color. But if I have the time or if I am preparing to go out for an occasion I will mix it up and use a LOT of colors.

On average, 3 or 4. I occasionally use just one (if I’m in a rush or need really understated eye makeup), and as many as 9 or 10 (a rainbow look). But most days it’s a happy medium.

I use mac bare canvas paint, then normally 2 colors (current favs are steamy+gorgeous gold). Sometimes up to 3 or 4 colors

base (always, always mac painterly) plus at least two. up to four or five if i have time / inclination…

caveat… except sometimes with a metallic one, like some of the shu uemuras really look better just by themselves in a big dramatic block.)

Oops! This amount does not include liners, pencils and mascara (bc I use a lot of colored mascara; blue, indigo, purple, silver, red, blue,etc) to complement my looks. It sounds like a lot but it all comes together nicely :-0

My works-for-day-and-night look is a chocolate smokey eye. After I apply my Maybelline Cover Stick and Physician’s Formula Loose Mineral Wear powder with the Loreal Bare Minerale brush, I use bare canvas paint for an eye base. I use the white shade from the light purples, brown and white CG eye enhancers quad for a highlight/allover color, and Chocolate the body shop shimmer eye color as a middle-to-outer lid color, and the black-brown frosty shade from the MAC sweet liason suite array duo in the crease and on the outer lid. Then I appy MAC powerpoint eye pencil in engraved on the upper and lower lash lines 3/4 of the way making it thicker as I get closer to the outer eye, smudge it with the black-brown Sweet Liason shade, and apply black mascara x. I color my eyebrows with Dark Brown maybelline expert eyes liner/brow pencil then fill in with a little Chocolate body shop shadow. Then I finish with either a red stain when I’m going for a more dramatic look or a light pink gloss on the lips.
Sorry I gave you a whole look when all you wants was a sentence answer to this post but I really wanted to share my everyday look! 😉 I pretty much do this every single day, and when I wanna kich it up a notch for nighttime, I just add a little frosty silver shadow for a highlight and a little black shadow to darken my crease/outer lid color. Touch up your blush and lipcolor just a bit and you’re ready to go!

tons.
i love mixing colors.

right now i have on
9 colors. but you can only SEE 4 really.

i wanted the perfect shades

Normally about 3 – 5 sometimes i’ll go up to 9.. Don’t think I’ve ever used any more than 9 any given time – then again, some times I’ll use two – three colours as bases.
The amount of time I have to do my make up or the look i’m trying to achieve will determine this.

Depends..day to day usually no more than 2 (usually I do only one). If I’m going out at night I’ll usually plan something with 5 or 6 colors and end up using 3 or 4 (usually a shadow for lining, 2 more for the lid with the liner shadow and a forth for a highlight liner).

typically 3 or 4. lid, crease and highlight. the fourth one might be a base (daytime) or another lid/crease color for nightime looks.

usually anywhere from 2-4 in an average daily look. How are people putting 7 to 9 shadows on? i am not sure if i could handle it… it would take me forever trying to do that. I give you props, people!

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