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tf asked:

19 Aug 2009

What brand of makeup should I use for eyeshadow and pencil eyeliner? And what colors?

I just started using makeup and really want to get my moneys worth of makeup.

What would you suggest for eyeshadow and pencil eyeliner? I'm looking for a good quality eyeshadow + eyeliner that I can buy at a local drug store because I do not have much money.

I heard MAC is good, however I looked on the MAC website and it said for one pencil eyeliner, it is $15, so I'm going to have to find something cheaper.

And I need help with colors! Since I new to makeup, and not very good at it, I need help with what colors I should use for eyeshadow/eyeliner/lip gloss/blush etc.

If you can't see the picture of me (added to this question, and yes the picture is low quality), then I have medium brown hair (you can see some red when light is shinning right on it). I have blue eyes and light skin (not as light as the picture, the picture lighting is wrong).

Sorry for this question being so long!

Thank you in advance!




_lisstheshopaholic_ says:

Posted on 19 Aug 2009

really MAC makeup is the best stuff that you get for the best price anything cheaper is kinda can look on youtube for tutorials on how to put on some of this makeup. as for colors...

try here it will REALLY help :]


glamorus_miranda says:

Posted on 19 Aug 2009

i love ulta makeup...i buy black eyeliner. get the twisty eyeliner not the pencil eyeliner, the twisty one is wayy better to use and sharpening is a pain in the butt! all of the ulta brand makeup is buy 2 get one free!! awesome deal! i get dark purple, black and hott pink eye shadows from ulta too!


little_miss_sunshine says:

Posted on 19 Aug 2009

MAC is the best but no.7, maybelline and urban decay but urban decay is quite expensive... the others are reasonably priced and you should be able to find them easily in shops. I know it's tempting to go for the cheaper ones but usually they are chaeper cus they aren't as good and won't last you for a long time. It's better to get one which is good qualitly and will last you.


Mascara - for an everyday look go for either black or brown depending on your colouring. Other colours can be fun but i wouldn't go there cus you'll just look weird if you always go around in electric blue mascara,

Eyeliner - Any colour though for an every day look go for black or brown for a softer look, or if you have blue or green eyes then maybe those colours to highlight your eyes. Look online about what colours suit different people, do the seasonal analysis test - go to

Eyeshadow - Just find out the colours that suit you most first and take it from there and maybe use pastels for an every day look like pinks cus they are soft and arent too in your face.

Blush - Go out with your friends and try a few of the testers in shops and get them too tell you what looks best.

Lipgloss - It can be pretty much anything...its up to you but again ask your friends and see what looks good on you cus i can't really say cus i can't see what you look like.

Just experiment and you'll get there in the end! xoxo :)


little_miss_sunshine says:

Posted on 19 Aug 2009

oh sorry there is a piccy - just ask your friends you'll find out what's the best look for you soon!


barbipixi says:

Posted on 21 Aug 2009

check out my lists under 'stuff i use' to see the brands i love and my blog has one about how i do my makeup


conner says:

Posted on 23 Aug 2009

Target is GREAT! they have eyliner there for like 93 cents and it works. I would just get some black and then some neutral eyeshadow (brown,tan,etc)


tf says:

Posted on 23 Aug 2009

Lol too bad that Target is only in the US. I live in Canada


tf says:

Posted on 23 Aug 2009

Okay thank you.


tf says:

Posted on 23 Aug 2009

I can't buy mac tho. Its to expensive, but other wise I'd buy all my make up from there

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