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OMG, I am the same way: face, eyes, blush, lips! I think I do the face first to have a “blank canvas” to start with…then the eyes because they take the longest! LOL

Same – unless i’m using glitter shadows like Barry M, then I do my eyes first so I don’t mess up my foundation

same here! i don’t want to mess up the cheeks while doing the eyes, but i don’t want mess up the corners of the eyes while adding the foundation.

eyes first, then foundation, blush and lips last. I find if i do eyes first i can sweep away and fall-out after when applying foundation and powder.

I do the same thing, it is faster this way. Well it beats removing foundation and reapplying, blending, etc

Eyes, Face, Lips – I used to start with face, but I find it’s easier to clean up any eye make-up remnants if I do my face afterwards!

Eyes, moisturise, blush and last of all, lips 🙂

I don’t use loose powder when applying e/s so it’s easier for me to wipe away the shimmer/glitter fallout before doing any face stuff 😀

Foundation,blush,eyes,lips. I know that it would probably be easier to start w/the eyes, but I’m an old dog. 😉

Face, eyes, lips. Face always first as some days i can find it to be tedious, plus i’m the type of person to think best for last (eyes and lips). And before anyone asks, i dont have a problem with fallout, so this routine seems most logical to me :P.

My routine is face first [bronzer/blusher included], eyes, brows, lips, lashes.

I’ve tried different routines, but this one just works best for me. I don’t ever really have much fall out because the primer holds product very well, and I always start with very little and then pack and build. I always do my lashes very last because I feel like they are the “pop” to the whole look. I was in a rush once and I forgot to put my mascara on and it made my whole look seem dull and unfinished.

How do you decide on what blush to you use before you do your eyes? Do you already have the whole look in your head?

I find it so hard to go from blush to eyes, lol!

Hmmm…the method to my madness!

I mattify my face first with Cosmedicine’s Medi-Matte (a oily girl’s dream), then eyebrows, then eyes, then I set my face with a dash of powder, finally lipgloss. No blush ever! I never understood the fascination with blush. Hmmm…blush phobia?

Hey Tina! How aer you doing?

I do eyebrows pretty early in my routine, too 🙂

Blush is so fun, really! I never used to wear it, but now I can’t go without it.

Face, Blush, Eyes, Lips. I don’t really have any blush options(Bobbi Brown Bronze Shimmer Bricks is what I use), so after I do the blush I figure out what I want to wear, put on my clothes then finish eyes and lips to match the outfit.

face, cheeks, undereye concealer, eye makeup, then lips. I don’t think I have a reason for that order.

face, eyes

and if I’m in the mood I’ll wear blush and lipcolor. otherwise I’ll just happily leave it bare 🙂

EYES FIRST ALWAYS! even if I’m doing a natural eye I still do eyes.. them face, blush, bronzer, lips. 🙂

Face first, then eyes. I change up my eye makeup every day, so I have to judge what cheek and lip colors to use based on whatever I do on my eyes. :]

First I do face.. I do concealer, liquid foundation, mineral powder foundation as powder, mineral powder concealer, bronzer, blush, hilite. Next, eyes (don’t wear eyeshadow on a daily basis so fallout isn’t a problem).. eyeliner, mascara. Last, lips. I start with my face bc it takes 90% of the time most days.

Years ago, I did face first then eyes, blush and lips. I started noticing that many MAC Mua’s in my area did eyes first. I tried it at home and at first it was a bit awkward. Later, I found it to be so much easier for two reasons: any fallout can be cleaned up a whole lot easier and, if you’re an eyeshadow girl like me, the rest of the face can be adjusted to the intensity/look of the eyes. Now, I ALWAYS start with eyes and find it really hard to go back…lol. =)

Face first (concealer, foundation, powder), eyes, lashes, eyebrows, blush and lips. Sometimes I’ll do the blush before the eyes, to get inspired.
No particular reason for the order, I guess it’s an old habit.
I think I’ll try the eye first then face because as of now I have to put powder underneath my eyes to catch the fallot.

moisturize face
eye cream
prep & prime spf 50
mineral foundation
set w/ fix+
contour and highlight(base for another highlighter)
eye make-up

I do my makeup in order of importance, for example if I’m running late I can always do lips on the go or skip liner if needed.
Brows (I do it 2nd so I can brush any foundation from my brows)
Blush (while mascara dries…)
Eyeliner (eyeshadow or highlighting cream if I have time)


if i’m trying to do a really heavy&dark eye look, i do eyes before face

I have the weirdest order.
Moisturizer/eye primer.
Eye shadow.
Face primer.
Translucent powder.
Eye liner.

The only reason I really have for any of them is doing shadow before foundation. Much easier to clean up the falling shadow.

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