What Makeup Era Matches Your Inner Personality?

BEAUTY & FASHION

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Talin Vartanian

5 Min Quiz

Which of these would you try, to maintain a smooth complexion?

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How would you wear your nails to an enchanting vintage party?

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If you lost your favorite tube of lipstick, what would you use instead?

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Which of these historical makeup looks do you prefer?

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Would you ever want to try black cake mascara?

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Which of these actresses from the past would help to inspire your makeup looks?

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Which of these historical makeup trends do you like the most?

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Back in the day, face washes were made from soaked flowers. Would you ever want to try this?

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What vintage makeup brand would you choose?

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Your romantic date would surely be impressed by which of these vintage hairstyles?

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What part of your face do you like to enhance the most?

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How about a powder from the past to enhance your facial features?

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Be honest here: how do you personally feel about glitter in makeup?

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How would you rate your skill level when it comes to the "tri-dot system"?

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Which of these vintage makeup rules do you believe in?

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Your inner personality is best matched to which of these fragrances?

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If you were shopping at a vintage makeup store, which of these products would you buy?

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What's the best way to apply rouge to your face?

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Which of these dresses from the past suits your personality?

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What does your ideal makeup look say about you?

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How would you describe your inner beauty?

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Which of these old-school beauty treatments would you like to try?

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Diets were once a big part of one's beauty routine. Which of these historical fad diets would you want to try?

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Which of these vintage hats would make you feel more fashionable?

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How much time would you spend doing your makeup in the powder room?

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Which of these vintage skincare products would you be interested in?

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All you want for Christmas is which of these historical hair tools?

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How do you apply your face powder?

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What lipstick color do you prefer more: cherry red or orange red?

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Which of these life quotes resonates with you the most?

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About This Quiz

Celebrities, YouTube stars and the rest of us use makeup and hair products on a daily basis to achieve a look of sophistication and elegance. It's a form of artistic expression that utilizes colors, textures and fancy beauty brands. But long before our time, several eras shaped and defined beauty standards for the future. These standards were inspired by Hollywood actresses, earlier eras (like the Edwardian era) and movies. So today, we're going to take a trip down memory lane with a few vintage beauty rules and techniques!

Back in the early 1900s, Mary Pickford showed off a makeup look that highlighted her natural beauty. Light lip dyes and face powders were popular since they emphasized a woman's feminine facial features. But you wouldn't find any eyeliner or mascara just yet, because these products didn't become well-known until the 1920s.

The flapper era was all about powder compacts, bright lipsticks and colored eyeshadow, which helped to make a woman feel more lively and confident. Makeup then evolved into light liquid foundations, tubes of mascara and dark lip liner. So no matter what makeup products you use today, remember that they're all evolutions of earlier beauty products!

Now, let's find out what your signature makeup era is with this beauty quiz!

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