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Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

[UPDATED WITH NEW CHALLENGES ~ MAY & JUNE] 💗💗💗  So, I could definitely use some makeup inspiration these days and maybe you could too. Several years ago, we used to have some weekly makeup challenge threads, so I’m bringing one back. It’s a great way to spark some creativity and maybe most importantly, a great way to shop your stash!


I started with a list of some challenges below, but also happy to edit/rearrange/consider other ideas along the way. I hope you will join me!  Feel free to post as many or as few times you’d like each week with photos of your looks. If you don’t like to post your face, feel free to do a flatlay of the products you used to do your look. Also, if you get behind or ahead, feel free to post pics whenever you have time.


Can’t wait to see all your looks! Have fun!


Updated the challenge (AGAIN) for the next few months! 

Week 26 (May 1-7): Spring flower inspired (cherry blossoms, daffodils, lilacs, etc)

Week 27 (May 8-14): Monochromatic look - use seasonally fun shades like peach, coral, nudes or pastels! @heavyhedon 

Week 28 (May 15-21): Soft Smoky eye (heck, or go for a bold, smoky eye!)

Week 29 (May 22-28): Bold lip or eye

Week 30 (May 28-Jun 4): Beachy look (gold, Aqua, bronze, waterproof)

Week 31 (Jun 5-11): Mermaid or Unicorn inspired look

Week 32 (Jun 12-18): Gold, copper, bronze - metals

Week 33 (Jun 19-25): Festival looks (for my birthday week!) 

Week 44 (Jun 26-Jul 2): Show us your PRIDE rainbows!! 

Week 45 (Jul 3-9): Red, White & Blue

Week 46 (Jul 10-16): Makeup you forgot you had! Suggested by @makeitup305 

Week 47 (Jul 17-23): Graphic eyeliner look, or another trend you’ve been wanting to try (inspired by @SportyGirly125 )




Week 1 (Nov. 7-13): Fall-inspired look (I’m thinking golds, oranges, browns, wines, plums and greys, but do whatever makes you feel like fall!)

Week 2 (Nov. 14-20): Black owned brands (Show them some love!

Week 3 (Nov. 21-27): Newness! Show off any new items you picked up during the sale (or anything new-ish that needs some love). Or, if you are on a low buy, just shop your stash! Alternate suggestions try something in a new way, i.e. use shades from a palette that you never use, or in a new combo.

Week 4 (Nov. 28-Dec. 4): Go all-glowy or go all-matte!

Week 5 (Dec. 5-11): Luxe brands or Luxe items. If it feels luxe to you or makes you feel fancy, post it! 

Week 6 (Dec 12-18): Limited Editions (old or new, pull out your limited edition or discontinued items and actually use them!) 

Week 7: (Dec. 19-25) Snow Queen/King

Week 8: (Dec. 26-Jan. 1) Silver and (or) Gold

Week 9: (Jan. 2-Jan. 😎 Glitter/sparkle/glam

Week 10: (Jan. 9-Jan. 15) Throwback/forgotten favorites

Week 11: (Jan. 16-Jan. 23) Palette of the week - Choose an eye (and/or other palette to create different looks during the week

Week 12: Natural brands (Jan. 24-31) Let’s show our natural, clean or eco-friendly brands some love! 

Week 13: (Feb. 1-7) Budget friendly brands

Week 14: Minis

Week 15 (Feb. 13 - 19): Red/Pink/Shimmer/Glitter or whatever you want for Valentine’s/Galentines Day (@imaster)

Week 16 (Feb. 20 - 26): ROYGBIV/Rainbow Week- Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet - pick a new color every day or one color for the week, or use color on eyes, lips, cheeks, etc.! (@idanyd)

Week 17 (Feb. 27-Mar. 5): Mardi Gras Week - break out your purples, golds, greens, masks 🎭🎭🎭

Week 18 (Mar. 6 - 12): Celebrity/Social media/influencer week (recreate a look you love and post the side by side pics)

Week 19 (Mar. 13 - 20): Mixed Metals Week (@heavyhedon)

Week 20 (Mar. 21 - 27): Mostly missed this one, ugh, sorry!

Week 21 (Mar. 27- Apr. 2): Show us your Spring looks! 
Week 22 (Apr. 3 - 9): Bronze goddess look (will probably repeat this in the summer)

Week 23 (Apr. 10 - 16): No makeup makeup

Week 24 (Apr. 17 - 23): Sephora Spring sale newness/or anything you haven’t gotten around to wearing/or shop your stash

Week 25 (Apr. 24-30): Fairy/wood sprite 🧚‍♀️🧚🧚‍♂️

Please feel free to suggest some other challenge ideas in the thread and we’ll add to the coming weeks!! 💕💗💕💗💕


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This week I have been very lazy and I only created two looks for this week’s challenge. This is the second and last festival look. Again, it doesn’t look too festive. This time I moved the glitter from lips to lids 😅 It was so glittery and sparkly! The picture doesn’t capture it, but the glitters are in all rainbow colors! 😍😍



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Wow @Saradestin 🤩 I wish I have half of your skill. You create beautiful beautiful 😍 looks 🌹👍❤️🥰

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Super pretty, @Saradestin !  These colors look great on you! 😘

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And here is my festival look (or as close as I can get just by adding some glitter to my lips) 😅 





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Wow @Saradestin! You're raising your own bar! Gorgeous! I love the impact the photos have - the first with your eyes closed is lovely - the light hits your lids and lips perfectly to catch the sparkle and glow to them - so beautiful. Then the top pic, with your eyes open and BAM!! That little bit of blue peeking out from the bottom pic comes at ya with this beautiful pop! Magnificent! 😍

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Aww @itsfi ... you are way too sweet!! Thank you for your nice words! 😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘

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So beautiful!! @Saradestin 

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Thank you gorgeous @lmaster! 😘😘😘

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So Summery, @Saradestin !  Love this!  🌞

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Thank you beautiful @tsavorite! The colors reminded me of the beach  🏖 

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I love your eye look, @Saradestin ! 🥰

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Thank you so much, sweet @Titian06 ! 🤗🤗😘😘

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@Saradestin meraviglia delle meraviglie 💞🌠

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Tante grazie @Skunk12puzzola cara mia! 

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@Saradestin very pretty!

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Thank you, gorgeous @CookieGirl1 😘😘

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@sister13  Happy birthday week lovely!!!   Festival eh?   On it!  😝  I used the violet voss sunkissed summer palette, Kevin Aucoin Prismagic Highlighting Trio, ByMario SoftSculpt Transforming Skin Enhancer in medium which was gifted by @TeamBIC Oh gosh does it sheer out beautifully!  And By Mario Moistureglow Plumping Lip Serum in Mocha Glow:) MAKEUP BY MARIO SoftSculpt® Bronzer Light Medium MAKEUP BY MARIO MoistureGlow™ Plumping Lip Serum Mocha Glow Gucci L'Obscur Lengthening Mascara 1 Eve Black Yves Saint Laurent NU LIP & CHEEK BALMY TINT with Hyaluronic Acid Nu Flush 


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You nailed the look @heartsmyface! Absoutely nailed it!! 😍


The YSL tint gives you the loveliest flush of color and yes! to the Makeup by Mario enhancer sheering out - I'm going to give it a try this weekend; I keep staring as if we're at the O.K. Corral, like it's going to be it or me. Hahaha! Did you apply it with a brush or your fingers? Or something else?

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@heartsmyface festival yes!!!! Fabulous look

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Wow! Absolutely stunning @heartsmyface!! The whole look is just amazing! ❤️❤️❤️❤️

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