Apr 13, 2015 Makeup.com Spotlight

Quiz: What Makeup Look Should YOU Rock for Prom?

There’s one word that is slowly taking over the vocab of teenage girls this month: prom. Just like Cinderella’s ball, prom is meant to be the stuff that fairytales are made of. We want in on the prom action and want to supply you with an equally perfect makeup look to match your ensemble for this magical night. Take this quick and easy beauty quiz to determine which makeup look you need to be rocking before your date arrives!

prom makeup

1.When it comes to your wardrobe, which color do you gravitate toward?

a. Red
b. Gold
c. Cream or White
d. Black
e. Taupe   

2. How would your friends describe you?

a. Flirty and fun
b. Life of the party
c. Girly and sweet
d. Passionate and outspoken
e. Sporty and adventurous

3. Your ideal prom dress is:

a. Vintage A-line. Think Audrey Hepburn.
b. Full-length, fitted with trendy cut-outs at the waist.
c. Ballerina-like, with a crystal-encrusted bodice and tulle skirt
d. Long, black sweetheart gown with a sky-high slit, of course
e. Two-piece ensemble featuring a cropped bodice and flowy, long skirt

4. Your daily makeup routine consists of:

a. Flawless face with a pop of pink or red gloss on the lips and serious lash action
b. Whatever makeup colors and trends are in is what I’m rocking!
c. Clean, fresh face with pastel shadow and lips
d. Contoured face, and dark, bold lipstick are my go-tos
e. What makeup?

5. Your footwear of choice is:

a. A classic black, pointed pump
b. Bedazzled sandals with a stacked heel
c. Tan, kitten heels
d. Black stiletto sandals
e. Sneakers     

Mostly As: Retro Glam 

retro makeup
Get ready to channel your inner Marilyn or Audrey this year. The key to nailing the old Hollywood look is in your color strategy. Too much color can throw off the vintage vibe. Go for clean, matte foundation with a soft peach or dusty rose blush (depending on your skin tone). For the eyes, try thin, razor-sharp winged liner and lengthening mascara. In true retro fashion, fill in the brows and make them a bit bolder and fuller than usual. Top off the look with a ruby red or bright coral lip.

Product recommendations: NYX Cosmetics Stay Matte Not Flat Powder Foundation, Maybelline Fit Me Blush in Medium Pink, Maybelline Color Sensational Creamy Mattes in Siren in Scarlett, Urban Decay Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner in Perversion

Mostly Bs: Gilded Goddess
gilded makeup

Glow, baby, glow! Dazzle the crowd (and your hunky prom date) with some edgy metallic makeup. Let your lids do most of the talking via a bronze, gold or silver smoky eye. Keep the skin clean and flawless with a silky foundation and deep pink blush. Add a little highlighter to the cheekbones to lend some lift and radiance. Depending on the metallic, try a fun, bold lip color to complement the glitzy eyes. For silver shadow, go with a deep berry shade; for bronze, go with a salmon hue; and for gold, try a bordeaux-like red.

Product recommendations: Giorgio Armani Eyes to Kill Intense Eyeshadow in Gold Blitz, Silver Chaffer or Khaki Pulse, L’Oréal Paris Magic Lumi Highlighter, Lancôme Paris Shine Lover VIbrant Shine Lipstick in Plum Daudice, Irreverente and Unconventional

Mostly Cs: Ice Princess 
white makeup

You’re a gal who appreciates a softer, feminine look. Try going the angelic route for prom by going with white, frosty eye shadow and lush, voluminous lashes. Try to avoid a dramatic, thick brow look and instead keep them groomed and shaped — you don’t want them to draw attention away from your eyes. For skin, apply a dewy foundation and soft pink, cream blush to make your skin look supple and radiant. Keep the frosty train moving with a pretty pink lip with a light, iridescent finish.

Product recommendations: Maybelline Eye Studio Color Tattoo 24HR Cream Gel Shadow in Too Cool, L’Oréal Paris Infallible Silkissime Eyeliner in Silver

Mostly Ds: Smoldering Siren
smoky eye

You are a statement maker who never shies away from a dramatic makeup look. Nothing turns on the drama like a deep, sultry smoky eye. Go with a matte gray smoke or go the glitzy route with a dark emerald. Keep your skin matte and and try a little strategic contouring to enhance your cheekbones and jawline. Make sure to keep the blush light — too much color on the cheeks will make you look clown-like since there’s so much going on with the eyes. Go with a nude lipstick and finish with a clear or neutral-colored gloss.

Product recommendations: NYX Cosmetics The Smokey Shadow Palette, Maybelline Eye Studio Master Smoky Longwearing Shadow Pencil in Smoking Charcoal, Lancôme Paris Le Duo Stick,

Mostly Es: Au Naturel 
natural makeup

You’re a simple girl who doesn’t like to get too crazy with the makeup. That doesn’t mean you can’t make a statement. A natural, barely-there makeup look can still let you really shine at prom. Start with a soft, dewy skin and bright rosy cheeks to promote a naturally vibrant complexion. Go with neutral shadows and tightlined lids (you still want those eyes to pop!). Grab a berry red or bright pink gloss or tinted lip balm to give your face a pop of subtle color and you’re good to go!

Product recommendations: Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation, L’Oréal Paris Visible Lift Blur Blush in Soft Berry, YSL Kiss and Blush in Corail Incandescent

What look is your perfect match? Share your results in the comments below!



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