Hey man, how much do you know about makeup?

BEAUTY & FASHION

Annette

6 Min Quiz

What is lipstick?

Lipstick is different from lip gloss. It comes in a shorter stick and generally comes in different matte hues.

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What is foundation?

Foundation is a liquid or powder makeup that goes over the entire face. It comes in full coverage or light coverage.

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What is ChapStick?

You got it right!!!!!! It comes in different flavors and generally doesn't have any color. Ladies use it too.

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What is a BB cream?

A beauty balm serves many functions. It covers, conceals, protects and moisturizes. It's an all-in-one sort of thing.

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What does hypoallergenic mean?

Hypoallergenic products are designed to be less problematic in terms of creating an allergic reaction.

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What is concealer?

Concealer is more dense than foundation, and it's a spot treatment. Think zits.

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What is SPF?

The Sun Protection Factor basically tells you how well a product will protect you from the sun. The accuracy of this is prone to controversy​.

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What is eyeshadow?

Eyeshadow comes in a wide variety of shades, from earthy tones to neon. It is used on the lids to create contrast and open the eyes.

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What is a highlighter?

When using a highlighter, a woman will accentuate the cheekbones, jaw, nose, etc. The pigment can be shiny or iridescent, but not always.

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What was HD makeup created for?

HD makeup was created for use on HD television. It's specially designed so that the makeup looks seamless, without visible powder or edges.

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What is a primer?

Primer is a silicone-based product that smoothes the skin and makes makeup application easier.

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What does the term "matte" mean?

Matte, in terms of makeup, is the same as paint. It's not glossy, but rather kinda flat.

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What is contouring in makeup?

Using two tones, one lighter than the skin and one darker, and placing these shades in strategic places, creates contours.

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What does "sheer" refer to?

Sheer makeup, either foundation, shadow or powder, creates a light veil of color, but her skin tone shows through too.

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What are antioxidants in skin care products for?

Antioxidants can be found in makeup and skin care products. They stabilize free radicals and defend the skin.

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What is a CC cream?

Color-correcting cream is similar to a BB cream, but with tone-enhancing and anti-aging properties.

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Why is keratin in hair products?

Keratin does it all! And it is in many hair-care products. Guys can use it too!

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What is a clarifying shampoo?

Clarifying shampoo is used when there is buildup on the hair. It can be strong, and it strips the hair of natural oils.

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What is a clarifying lotion?

Clarifying lotion often has anti-oil compounds and moisturizing compounds. It's similar to a toner.

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What is a lip stain?

Lip stains create a vibrant color that is meant to last, but they aren't heavy like lipstick or gloss.

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What is a setting spray?

This is the last step of the makeup process. It keeps the makeup from running or smudging.

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What is zinc oxide?

Zinc oxide is found in both lotion and makeup, and it's a natural compound that protects skin from the sun.

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What is powder?

Powder makeup comes in two forms - loose and compressed. It can be in a compact or in a tub. It has various levels of pigment.

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What is a bronzer?

It's a powder or liquid, and it gives your akin a sun-kissed glow. Yes, Trump uses it.

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What is mascara?

Mascara is usually black, but it comes in many colors. It accentuates the lashes.

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What is the first step in skin preparation?

You always start by cleansing. This prepares the skin for step two.

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What is the second step in skincare?

After cleansing the skin, you moisturize it! Seems intuitive.

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Do you apply blush before or after foundation?

Blush goes on after the foundation. It creates a natural-looking flushed cheek.

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What are false eyelashes?

False eyelashes aren't just for drag queens, but those ladies certainly rock them!

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Which of these is gooier?

Gloss gives the lips a shiny, gooey look. It's kind of sticky, but it makes the lips look more full.

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What is a dewy finish?

A dewy finish is created by a product that makes a sheen over the skin. It's a fresh-faced look.

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What is biotin?

Biotin is a supplement taken to improve grown of hair, skin and nails. It's probably in your lady's medicine cabinet.

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What is jojoba?

Jojoba has soothing and moisturizing properties. You find it in a number of skin and hair products. Hint - it's sometimes used to fight baldness!

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What is mineral makeup?

Mineral products, often makeup, are made from natural minerals to protect the skin.

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What is rouge?

Rouge is an old-fashioned word for blush. It is meant to give the cheeks a natural flush.

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About This Quiz

Dudes. We know that you don't wear makeup, but aren't you just a little bit curious about all that stuff in your girl's makeup bag? You see her go through the routine, you see the pots and tubes on the bathroom sink, but what the heck is all that stuff? In this quiz, we're going to test your manly knowledge of makeup. It's okay if you score high! You're still masculine.

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