What Makeup Era Should Be Your Signature Look?

Monica Lee

How long do you currently spend putting on your makeup?

How much time are you willing to commit to a new makeup routine?

What is your favorite feature on your face?

Do you want all heads to turn when you walk into the room?

Are you good at drawing a straight line every time?

Which of these phrases describes your ideal look?

How much money would you be willing to spend on all new makeup?

How would your friends describe your current makeup?

If you could look like any beauty icon, who would it be?

Would you rather have fame or fortune?

Which makeup does the most for your look?

Which one of these is your favorite lip color?

What's your favorite type of hairstyle, if you could pull it off?

Which of these do you use to accent your face?

If you're at a party, where would we find you?

Would you ever go to bed without removing your makeup?

What type of outfits do you like to wear?

Are you the kind of person who likes to match their eye color with their eyeshadow?

What is your favorite way to spend the evening?

If you could live in any era, which would it be?

What's your energy level?

What's your favorite drink?

What's your favorite type of food?

Which of these music artists do you like best?

Which one of these is a book you are most likely to read?

Which of these values is most important to you?

If you could have any career in the world, what would it be?

Which of these activities is the most fun?

Are you low or high maintenance?

Do you match your eye shadow with your outfit?

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About This Quiz

We all should have a signature look. It tells the world how we want to be viewed. Sultry, flirty, flashy or natural beauty. Once that choice is made, it informs many of our other decisions, such as choosing clothes, hats, purses, shoes and hairstyles. You can see how important a signature style can be. That's why BEFORE you choose, you need to take this quiz. You'll learn about different makeup motifs throughout the decades and learn which era accents your features best. 

Take the 1910s, when one would wear a sheer wash of color for a very natural, fresh look. Or you may see yourself in the Roaring Twenties, wearing a dark, smokey eye and a flapper outfit. Or, fast forward to the 1980s, when glitter, color and shine were the eye-catching standard. Naturally, you'll want to make the chosen look your own, but selecting a makeup option that was embraced by so many women because it worked can be very helpful.   

In this quiz, you'll be asked a series of questions about your beauty routine, your likes and dislikes among various styles, and your personality traits, to see if you can pull off certain looks.  Once we have these answers, we'll match them  to a specific era of makeup. Take the quiz now and add chic to your list of attributes!



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