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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 3-4): Red, White & Blue

 

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COMPLETED:

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! https://www.sephora.com/beauty/black-owned-beauty-brands)

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

@sister13  I mean, who wants to do all that work and have it go "poof!" lol

Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

it looks really pretty @Ispend2much6 ! Perfect daytime look.

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@makeitup305  Thank you!

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@Ispend2much6  I think it counts!!!! Looks beautiful 😍 

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@ather  Thank you!

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Love this!!! @Ispend2much6 

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@lmaster  Thanks!  I wore it again tonight.  It might be a nice go-to.

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Definitely in the realm of purples. Pretty look @Ispend2much6 

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@heavyhedon  Aww, thanks!

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Beautiful! @Ispend2much6 

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@idanyd  That means a lot coming from you!

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@Ispend2much6 - A very pretty look! 😍 Mauve is in the purple family, so definitely counts! 💜

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@Titian06  Thank you!  I was hoping it was close enough. 🙂

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@Ispend2much6  This shade is perfection on you!

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@Mellmars1185  You are so sweet!  I don't have strong features and I'm always worried about wearing too much makeup, then I take pictures like this one and see I should pile even more on. lol

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@Ispend2much6 don't feel self conscious!  That's a beautiful pic 😍

Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

@CookieGirl1  Thank you!  One of these days I'm going to put on way more makeup than I feel comfortable with and see what it looks like.

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I swear pink was in the rainbow 🤣 well....I did pink anyway Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Snap Shadows Mix & Match Eyeshadow Palette 4 Rose 

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Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

Oh, I just love pink so much! Stunning! @lmaster 

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Can't get enough pink!! @sister13 thank you 💓

Re: Makeup Challenge of the Week 2021/2022

Pink is what you see between the lines😋 Gorgeous!

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