How Much Do You Know About Makeup?

For so many of us makeup is an absolute addiction, but how much do you know about makeup and beauty? Take these 12 questions and put your makeup knowledge to the test!
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True or false: To cover up dark circles under your eyes, use a concealer a shade lighter than your skin tone.
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True or false: Blotting papers are used to blot lips after applying lipstick.
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True or false: The average woman eats six pounds of lipstick in her lifetime.
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True or false: Cosmetics are regulated by the Food and Drug Administration.
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True or false: Cosmetics companies must get FDA approval to use the word "hypoallergenic" in their packaging.
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False
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True or false: Mascara should be replaced every 12 months.
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False
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What is banana powder typically used for?
Highlighting
Setting makeup
Absorbing oil
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Where is best to test foundation in order to get the right shade?
Cheeks
Hand
Jawline
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Makeup is believed to have been invented by which ancient civilization?
Egyptians
Greeks
Romans
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True or false: The patent for nail polish dates back to 1919.
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False
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True or false: Elizabeth Taylor allegedly banned other women on set from wearing nude lipstick.
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False
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True or false: Women spend about $15,000 in their lifetime on cosmetics.
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False
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you are a true makeup maven! You might not have all the answers when it comes to the makeup world, but you know your fair share. It's clear that you love and use makeup daily, but you do need to brush up on your facts if you want to become the ultimate makeup master!

C+, Makeup Maven

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Based on the results of this quiz you are truly makeup marvelous! You had a true stroke of makeup genius while taking this quiz. Not only did you demonstrate that you know way more than the average American when it comes to cosmetics, but you also proved you're passionate about the beauty world. Well done!

B+, Makeup Marvelous

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Based on the results of this quiz, you have proven yourself as a true makeup master! Many have aimed for this title, but few have earned it! From regulations to practices, you know cosmetics better than most. It's apparent that you have a true passion for makeup and the industry. Well done!

A+, Makeup Master

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1
True or false: To cover up dark circles under your eyes, use a concealer a shade lighter than your skin tone.
True
False
2
True or false: Blotting papers are used to blot lips after applying lipstick.
True
False
3
True or false: The average woman eats six pounds of lipstick in her lifetime.
True
False
4
True or false: Cosmetics are regulated by the Food and Drug Administration.
True
False
5
True or false: Cosmetics companies must get FDA approval to use the word "hypoallergenic" in their packaging.
True
False
6
True or false: Mascara should be replaced every 12 months.
True
False
7
What is banana powder typically used for?
Highlighting
Setting makeup
Absorbing oil
8
Where is best to test foundation in order to get the right shade?
Cheeks
Hand
Jawline
9
Makeup is believed to have been invented by which ancient civilization?
Egyptians
Greeks
Romans
10
True or false: The patent for nail polish dates back to 1919.
True
False
11
True or false: Elizabeth Taylor allegedly banned other women on set from wearing nude lipstick.
True
False
12
True or false: Women spend about $15,000 in their lifetime on cosmetics.
True
False