Temptalia Asks You - Where do you apply your makeup?

Where do you apply your makeup? In a bedroom, at a vanity, at work?

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I do mine in the second bathroom, which is devoted to storing makeup (and thus, isn’t to be used as a bathroom, ha!)!

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Aubree Avatar

my bathroom. 😀 then sometimes i go to the downstairs bathroom [which has sunlight streaming in] to make sure it looks okay because sometimes doing your makeup under incandescent light can look good then you step outside into the daylight and you look like crap. -______-‘

paula Avatar

I used to do my makeup in my room, but now its too dark there so I go into my bathroom and leave only necessary brushes and daily things, sicne im going through project 10 pan, so I need to use up my daily things 😛

Anitacska Avatar

Normally in my bedroom as that’s where I keep most of my make up. Sometimes downstairs in the cloakroom/hallway (there’s a big mirror there) if I need to be downstairs to sort out my young children. Very glamourous, lol.

Miss_M Avatar

Don’t laugh, but I apply my make-up in the kitchen. The natural light is great since I have a large window there and I can put all the make-up I need on the kitchen countertop.

Anitacska Avatar

Actually I do that sometimes too, as my kicthen has a good big window, so if it’s not very sunny and I’m downstairs, I might head for the kitchen. 🙂

jess Avatar

In the bathroom if it’s just normal everyday makeup, but if I’m trying to make a really big/important look (or I’m just experimenting), I like to put on my makeup at the dining room table (so I can spread all my makeup out and get a good look at everything available to me).

Jennifer Avatar

LOL… hmmm, I guess I could convert the second bathroom (guest bathroom) to a makeup heaven, but my hubby would probably kill me! I just do my makeup in the master bath – but seriously, it’s getting to the point where I don’t have enough space to store it, so I’m looking at other options. 🙂

dani Avatar

i do my makeup in my room by my desk/vanity i guess you could call it. i just got a simple student looking desk and turned it into the place where i like to put my makeup on. i also do my clients makeup there, too. ^_^

Inky Avatar

I have always applied it sitting on the bed, but dreamed of having a vanity – as luck would have it we recently got a wall-mount TV and the small console table where our old TV resided is now re-purposed as a vanity with lighted mirror and lovely containers and a big drawer organized with dividers. I had a little upholstered stool that I need to recover and then it will be just right 😉 Much more fun to apply make up there than sitting on the bed!

Sarah M Avatar

I put on my makeup in my bedroom. The positioning of my dressing table/mirror is perfect and the lighting is pretty good, so I can really perfect my look. 🙂

Vness_12 Avatar

I lugg my big art bin full of makeup to my bathroom to apply my makeup. I have been BEGGING my fiance for a nice vanity with good lighting so that I can do my makeup and hair NOT in the bathroom. One thing I notice out here is people doing their makeup on the subway in the mornings which drives me INSANE!!! LoL Not sure why but it just urks me.

Alexis Avatar

Unfortunately in a tiny bathroom of our tiny house. My fantasy is to have my hubby build me a vanity table and his fantasy is to have an actual garage with a workbench to fulfill my fantasy..haha

DW Avatar

In a house with only one bathroom, I try not to jam it up by doing make-up LOL. I do mine in my sister’s bedroom, at a desk where I store everything. I have to share the makeup station with my sister though, and while we are good about taking turns, it can cause an argument now and again.

Susan Avatar

in my bedroom. i have a window right there for natural sunlight, and 3 makeup storage units ontop of my dresser, with a makeup mirror on top of one of the units. perfect height!

Samantha Avatar

I have a spare bedroom that I converted into my “beauty” room..haha That’s where I keep my makeup, hair products, and jewellery. It’s my fav room! =)

lesleykat Avatar

since i live in NYC, my apt is small (decent though for manhattan standards) and i don’t really have enough room in my bathroom. i have a big mirror in my bedroom where i do my makeup in the AM. it doesn’t have the best lighting though. 🙁

i’ve been thinking about getting a pretty lighted vanity mirror and just using my desk/makeup studio/makeup storage area and setting up shop there.

Ashley Avatar

In my bedroom, infront of my dresser which has a HUGE mirror attached and I keep my little plastic drawers filled with my makeup collection. I wish I had a vanity and more room for storage, though.

Missy Avatar

I apply my makeup in my bedroom while sitting on my bed and sometimes in the bathroom for more accuracy and when Im being rushed by my family lol=)xoxoxo

amy Avatar

Mostly I apply my makeup in my bedroom because I like the privacy, I don’t like people looking at me, talking to me or asking me questions when I am doing my makeup. Sometimes, I would go into the bathroom or living room because it has better natural lighting, but only when I am home alone.

Nadine Avatar

I apply my makeup in my bedroom, but i’m unique. I have a big bookcase beside my bedroom door, and a full length mirror on the back of my door, so I do it there. I’ve always done it here, and I’m not sure i could do it sitting down! I get pretty good lighting too.

kpenn Avatar

I do half in my bathroom, half in my bedroom. Everything is stored on a dresser in my bedroom, but the lighting is harsher in the bathroom, so I usually go back and forth. When I’m all done, I do a walk-through of my entire apartment holding a mirror so that I can see how it looks in all lighting…haha…so weird, but I don’t feel confidant unless I do it!

Catherine Avatar

I used to do my makeup standing in front of the bathroom vanity, but I got so fed up with the yellowish light and the humidity from the shower that I finally got myself a cute little vanity off of Craigslist. I put it in the bedroom at the foot of the bed and converted my small bookshelf to a makeup/jewelry/crafts shelf. It’s really nice! I get enough natural light if it’s sunny, but I’m not directly in the sun, so I can see what I’m doing. Unfortunately since my back’s half to the window the lighting is horrible when it’s overcast… so I am plotting some lighting options. I would love to put my vanity right next to the window, but that would take quite a lot of moving around of furniture to accommodate it.

Wilcoa Avatar

Bedroom leaning over a chest of drawers to look into my jewelry box mirror 😛 I have a cramp space, which sucks… one day I hope for a vanity, or at least a nice bathroom to do makeup in lol.

DonnaN Avatar

I do both my hair and makeup at my computer desk in our home office. Not the best lighting, but I have the space to myself, without trying to fight over the bathroom.

I just recently got a vanity for my bedroom, so I’m in the process of rearranging the furniture in there….I need better lighting and a magnifying mirror…..by Xmas maybe??

Bettina Avatar

at my desk with a small mirror so I can sit here at my comnp read through stuff and do my face in the morning..kinda like how most people eat breakfast and read the paper LOL. If nobody is home though I will take over the dining room table because, I can lay out all my make up and watch tv LOL

Tattoo Girl Avatar

I have a vanity with a lighted mirror in my bedroom. Two carts, one on either side, hold all my makeup so its right there at my reach. Too much to move around!!

Carmen Avatar

Since I now get up really early and have to go to work when it’s dark, I do my makeup in my bedroom with decent lighting. Even though the bathroom hs better lighting, I don’t want to wake up my daughter and go back and forth to my bedroom where my m/u is stored anyway. I’ll be looking around for a good storage system, though.

SunShine Avatar

I’m usually running around naked between bedroom, bathroom and living room/kitchen. Bedroom has most of my powder makeup and a vanity but is too hot and lighting is poor even after taking down all curtains. Bathroom has the best light but no counter space and it’s very hot. Living room has the rest of my makeup, a decent light, A/C and lots of kitchen counter space to spread all my stuff. I haven’t figured a way to sit down though. Standing in a lighted spot with a small mirror in one hand seems to speed up the whole process. Hubby loves watching that unless we are running late 🙂

Chrissy Avatar

My bedroom where all of my makeup is stored. I share my bathroom so there’s definitely not enough room to store anything in there – I don’t like the idea of storing makeup in there anyhow. Although I would like to do my makeup in the bathroom due to the better lighting.

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