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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

Very pretty, @Saradestin ! 💖💖💖

Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

Thank you gorgeous @Titian06! 😘😘

Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

gorgeous! @Saradestin !

Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

You are so sweet @makeitup305 ! Thank you! 🤗😘

Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

Hello my friends! I’ve been MIA, a lot of life events underway (including a move), but all is well on the balance. I am weeks behind and missed lots of fun weekly challenges and I am still catching up on hearts and comments for all of your amazing looks!


In the meantime, I think the last look I could get in was for festival week. This is a Tarte glitter pot (or something like that) and I think the NARS summer palette. I can’t remember it all, it was a little deeper than I was going for but I still loved it! I wa a going to

do something fun style-wise with my hair

but ran out of time. Missed you guys! 💚💜💛❤️🧡






Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

Oh so gorgeous @sister13 !! glad everything is working out ok! Best wishes!

Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

Thanks friend! @makeitup305 💗💗

Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

@sister13 this is a fun and super beautiful look!!

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Thanks darling!! ❤️🧡💜 @lmaster 

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I was missing your beautiful looks @sister13 ! You look gorgeous! So festive! 😍 

Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

Awww @Saradestin , thank you so much! Hope to be back more often! 

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You look great, @sister13 ! 😍  I'm sorry to hear you've been having some issues, but glad you've been able to work them out.  Looking forward to seeing you around again! 💋

Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

Thanks a lot @Titian06 , life is always a bit crazy, I guess!

Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

Moving is so stressful, omg 🤯 welcome back, and beautiful always @sister13 💕💜

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Thank you so much! @Skunk12puzzola 

Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

@sister13  fun look, very beautiful and festive, and love that top too. Moving is so time-consuming, hope you're getting settled in. 

Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

Thanks @heavyhedon! Slowly but surely getting settled, though my makeup is not unpacked yet!! @heavyhedon 

Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

@sister13 ,

You look so lovely! 

Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

Thanks @tsavorite! 💗💗

Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

Happy 4th to everyone! Here is my makeup look for this week’s challenge. I have a couple of more intense options that I will be posting as well, but this is what I am wearing today. Of course, I couldn’t skip a glittery festive intense red lip! 




Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

@Saradestin ,

This is the definitive red lip!  Red at its most beautiful!

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