Makeup 101 Quiz: Basics

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Basic Makeup Application


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
      What is the correct way to apply blush?
  • 2. 
      How often should you wash your hair to keep it soft?
    • A. 

      Every day, twice is OK if you get sweaty.

    • B. 

      Every day, but never more than once a day.

    • C. 

      Every other day.

    • D. 

      Once a week, to prevent stripping hair of the natural oils and drying it out.

  • 3. 
    ___________ the mascara wand in the tube to get more mascara on it.
  • 4. 
      How much eye shadow should you apply?
    • A. 

      Up to the eyebrow.

    • B. 

      Just along the bottom of the eyelid.

    • C. 

      Just up to the crease above the eyelid.

    • D. 

      Up to the brow bone.

  • 5. 
      What shade should your concealer be?
    • A. 

      The same shade as your foundation.

    • B. 

      One shade darker than your foundation.

    • C. 

      One shade lighter than your foundation.

    • D. 

      Use a concealer one shade lighter mixed with a little foundation.

  • 6. 
     _________ tinted concealer counteracts redness and blemishes.
  • 7. 
     _________ tinted concealer counteracts under eye circles and other bluish skin                          discolorations.
  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Bright red. The redder, the better!

    • B. 

      Dark colors that are blue- or purple-based.

    • C. 

      Dark brown.

    • D. 

      Orange/Peach tones.

  • 9. 
       What is the best way to apply foundation?
    • A. 

      Apply one dab to the chin, one on each cheek, one in the middle of the nose, and two on the forehead and blend upward toward your hairline.

    • B. 

      Apply to the chin, tip of the nose, top of each cheek, the middle and sides of the forehead and blend downward to the jawline.

    • C. 

      Apply foundation to fingertips and blend over face in light circles, extending past the jawline and blending onto your neck.

    • D. 

      Apply foundation using either fingertips or makeup sponge by dabbing onto the skin until the entire face is covered.

  • 10. 
    According to the CDC, how often should you toss your mascara/liquid eyeliner and get a new one?
    • A. 

      Once a year.

    • B. 

      Once every 6 mos.

    • C. 

      Once every 3 mos.

    • D. 

      Once a month.

  • 11. 
       When should you throw out your lipstick?
    • A. 

      When I run out of it! It lasts for years.

    • B. 

      One year.

    • C. 

      6 months.

    • D. 

      3 months.

  • 12. 
      When should you toss your blush or foundation?
    • A. 

      When the liquid separates.

    • B. 

      After one year.

    • C. 

      After 6 months.

    • D. 

      After 3 months.

  • 13. 
     How long can you use a disposable makeup wedge before replacing it? (Not a makeup sponge)
    • A. 

      It is only good for one application.

    • B. 

      1 week.

    • C. 

      2-3 weeks.

    • D. 

      A month.

  • 14. 
      All your beauty tools (like your eyelash curler, tweezers, and eyeliner pencil sharpener) should be sanitized regularly. How often should you clean them?
    • A. 

      After each use.

    • B. 

      Once a week.

    • C. 

      Once a month.

    • D. 

      When they get dirty.

  • 15. 
       What's the best way to determine which foundation shade is right for you?
    • A. 

      Apply to the jawline and check in natural light.

    • B. 

      Apply to the back of your hand to see if it disappears on the skin.

    • C. 

      Apply under eyes to see if it conceals dark circles.

    • D. 

      Apply to the middle of your chin and check to see if it matches the surrounding skin.