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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

Thank you so much beautiful @heavyhedon! Sometimes I control myself and go with a lighter makeup look 😅

Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

Lashes for days!! @Saradestin 

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Thank you @lmaster ! I apply so much mascara to make them pop and help my eyes to look bigger! 😁

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Beautiful bronze you! @Saradestin the glow is perfect and summery! 

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Thank you, gorgeous @sister13!! 🤗🤗😘😘

Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

Beautiful and summery, @Saradestin ! 🤩🤎🏝

Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

Thank you beautiful @Titian06 ! 😘

Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

gorgeous @Saradestin !

Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

Thank you so much @makeitup305 sweetie! 😘🤗

Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

looking so cute dear

Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

Hey @Habi1 ! When you respond to someone’s post or comment, make sure you tag that person so he/she can see it. Use @ and a list will pop up and the first name in the list will be the person whose post you are commenting on. You can also write @ and the nick name of any other person or persons you want to tag.

I hope this helps! 

Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

Bold Eye! I was going to do bright pink but changed my mind at the last minute. I feel like this ended up as a combination of the this week plus the next few weeks, haha. I used the PAT McGRATH LABS MTHRSHP MEGA: CELESTIAL ODYSSEY Eyeshadow Palette, the teal and the peridot color. Also used Artist Couture Diamond Lip Tease Lip Gloss and a Make Up For Ever cream eye pencil, plus Natasha Denona Macro Tech Eyeliner Crayon Black . Added some Arielle lash trios and Benefit Cosmetics BADgal BANG! Volumizing Mascara

Had to add this one with the kitty supervising, as always! 
Last one in a different light, shows that deep teal color.


Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

Divinely pretty jewel tone, love it with the coral accents @sister13 

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Aw, thank you @heavyhedon ! 

Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

@sister13 this is stunning!

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Thanks @lmaster

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Wow, looking like a gorgeous mermaid @sister13 !

Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

Thank you! @makeitup305 

Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

Wow! This is absolutely stunning! My favorite look of yours!! 😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍 You look so beautiful @sister13 !! Gorgeous mermaid!! 

Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

Aww, thank you so much! Wait til mermaid week, haha! Mermaids are my favorite! @Saradestin 

Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

Anxiously looking forward to it @sister13 !!! 😃😃😃😃😃😍😍😍

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