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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!! 💕💗💕💗💕


Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

@itsfi I like that lippie, too!

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@itsfi  It’s so pretty so if you can find it yes!!!!   It was limited edition but I still see it up on the Jill Stuart website.  

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Ahhhh, so beautiful and seasonal with the sweater and beret! Those colors look amazing and highlight your beautiful features. That Jil Stuart is stunning. @heartsmyface 💗💗💗

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@sister13   Thank you!  This is my favourite season cause of all the rich colors (and cause I enjoy all the hats I can finally wear). 
oh gosh I was just drooling over the jill Stuart Palace Dream collection releasing on the 12th and NEED the mini trio with the berry shade.  It will be mine! 

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@heartsmyface I can’t stop looking at your lips! That tinted lip shade looks gorgeous!😍 Also enamoured by the rest of your look, of course! 

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@Guessgal  Thank you! It doesn’t last long but it looks good while it does.  Constantly having to reapply it.  Maybe if I didn’t snack so much…

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Beautiful fall look @heartsmyface ! I love your hair!😍

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@faeriegirl   Thank you!  I’m just recovered from a not-so-great haircut (my bangs were shorter than I like) so it’s nice to hear it’s looking good. 

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@heartsmyface You look so Fall-inspired!  I love it.

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@CookieGirl1   Thanks:). I’m so glad @sister13  came up with this challenge so I could feel fancy getting the mail😜

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The lip shimmer is very fall berry, @heartsmyface. That sweater looks so cozy, too ! 

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@eshoe   Thanks.  Oh gosh I love it!  It’s a duster and has the perfect weight so I’ve been wearing it a lot. 

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Fun @sister13! 🤩 Thank you so much for  this and for tagging me. Looking forward to seeing all the pretty looks everyone puts together. 😍

Tagging some folks who may be interested - 

@haleyvvvv @PrettyPaint @heavyhedon @Guessgal @melissapurple22 @ElleElleG @jozkid @BluePaisley @ElizaPRO @RGbrown @SAlyFitz @sonnydee 

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Thanks for the tag @itsfi 

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@itsfi  YAY!!!!! Thanks for the tag!! 😍 I will definitely participate!

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Thank you for the tag @itsfi I know i haven't been posting but rest assure that didn't stop me from haulin! This will be a great place to use some of my stock pile


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Miss you!! @sonnydee 

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“…but rest assured that didn’t stop me from haulin!” Hahahaha! I never doubted that,  @sonnydee! 😆 🛍 Yes!! Put those pretties to use! 

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Yesssss @sonnydee ! Hi there! 💛💗💛

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Thank you @itsfi for the tag! I know I'll be busy this upcoming week, but the following week I should be able to join in on the fun! Can't wait hehe 😋  and @sister13 great idea for a thread!

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@Guessgal, hope everything goes well with your busy week. It’ll be fun to see the looks you put together when you have more free time! 

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