When do you put on your makeup for the day?


When do you put on your makeup for the day? Morning, evening? Rarely?

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Even though I’m a morning person and an early riser (6am!), I don’t seem to get my makeup on until the early to late afternoon.

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Usually, in the morning (9amish) because I work in the morning.

If I am at home about to go somewhere, I start getting ready about 1-2 hours beforehand (usually this is noonish or).

Hey this is my first ever comment on the site even though I have been reading it for around six months, I love everything about it and find it very nice… I put my makeup in the morning after my morning shower hehe 🙂

i’m also an early riser! but my makeup only goes on depending on when i have somewhere to be! i don’t like to be wearing makeup if i have nowhere to be. seems like a waste!

Before I go to work, I’ll have to shower, then put on makeup. I can’t put on makeup without taking a shower first; my skin would feel …urghhhh..if i don’t do those 2 things in order.

OMG! same here! I HAVE to shower right after I wake up before I can put on my makeup..LOL! glad i’m not the only one that feels that way!

Always in the morning as I have to do the school run and wouldn’t go out bare faced even if it’s just mascara, foundation, powder, blush and lipgloss. I might add to it later, but usually if I don’t do it before lunchtime, I will not bother – unless I go out at night, but it’s very rare.

its usually the last thing i do before i go out the door:]
so around 7:15

if i go out at night, i’ll touch up a bit and powder since i have fairly oily skin

I have work at 9 AM every day (including weekends!) so I wake up at 7 AM and have my makeup on by 8:30 when I’m out the door. If I’m going out that night, I usually stop back by my place at dinnertime – 6 or 7 PM – to work out a new look.

I don’t really have a usual time, I just apply my make up before leaving the house. If I’m only in the house or not doing anything special, I only wear sunscreen, mascara and some lipgloss/lip balm. When I go to work/shopping/etc. I wear a full face of make up. Yeah, but usually about an hour before leaving.

I put on makeup b4 I go out. Which is about 2-7 days a week. If I am home I just play around with eye shadow in the afternoon unless I am doing a tutorial then I usually do it in the morning. 🙂

I usually apply my makeup when im about to leave the office (6pm)! Im not a morning person so i dont bother with makeup, beasides, it will just melt off anyway!

i usually don’t wear makeup unless i’m going out with friends. in that case a half an hour before i leave. from day to day, i put it on late at night in between studying for a fun little break. just eye makeup, playing around with colors!

I rarely wear makeup during the week because I am always running late. When I have time I put it on in the morning. On the weekends it depends what time I am leaving out. For instance I am getting ready to do a little shopping and I will do my makeup in the am. If I am going out in the evening then that is when I will do my makeup.

i dunno how you get up so early! 8am seems early enough for me! i never go to bed til 12 or 1. i usually apply makeup around 12.30

Around 3-5 PM. I am not a morning person. I usually put on my make-up after I’ve looked at the sites I check daily and I’ve had a late breakfast/lunch (around 2 or 3). During the school year, it’s before I go to school.

Usually an hour before I leave the house, if I’m staying home I don’t bother. Lately it’s been at around noon, but I’m starting a new semester so that’s going to change to like 6am soonish =x

Although I’m now retired and my time is my own, I still have the habit of getting up about 6:30 and getting dressed and made up for the day.

I also shower in the morning and put it on in the afternoon. I’m a stay at home mom and I tend to go out later in the day. If I put on my makeup too early, it tends to look like crap by 3:30 so the later, the better for me!

Totally depends on when I’m going out. When I’m working, my day starts early, so the makeup goes on at 4:30am!!! Generally it is the last thing I do before I leave the house.

Half an hour to an hour before I leave the house, if I’m going to play with eyeshadow and stuff.. otherwise, 10-15 minutes before I go anywhere 🙂

It depends if I am going out. If I am going to work in the morning. If I am hanging around the house the afternoon or not at all.

On weekends the makeup goes on 30-40 min before my husband and I get out of the house whether it be 6am or 11am, but it goes on 95% of the time on the weekends. On the weekdays If I get up early enough I will put on makeup before I go into work. If I don’t wake up in time which is 50% of the time LOL I don’t wear it unless I have some where to go after work. Then I do it at lunch… Such a complicated answer for such a simple question.

I don’t wear makeup everyday since I work from home and am comfortable running errands without makeup on. If I’m going to wear makeup I put it on just before I have to leave.

I usually put it on in the morning, somewhere around 8.
When I go out at night, I take off my day makeup, cleanse my face and put on evening makeup. Usually, that’s around 9 in the evening.
If I don’t have to go anywhere, I sometimes don’t put in on at all or just a little to look awake LOL.

Between 3:30 & 4:30 AM!!
I work at 5AM and have to be out the door by 4:30, so depending on what look I’m doing and how long it took to eat breakfast… sometime between those times.
On weekends I’ll usually have a shower first thing, (as opposed to showering at night like I do on the weekdays,) then put my makeup on right away. Like another reader said, it’s the most fun part of my day, so I like to do it right away!!

This is only my second post after lurking here for more than a year 🙂 Wonderful reviews, Christine!

I usually have about 5 minutes to apply my Guerlain loose powder, Meteorites, bronzer and lip gloss before I am out the door by 7am. I carry eyeshadow, liner and blush in my purse and apply them when I have time, usually by mid-morning or noon, or when I have an event or interview.

On weekends I can afford to be more elaborate in my makeup, of course. This is when my Guerlain loose kohls come out to play!

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