Quiz: Are You A Beauty School Dropout Or Can You Pass This Cosmetics Quiz?

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What's your makeup IQ?

This quiz will test your knowledge of all things makeup and cosmetics! How much do you really know about beauty products and techniques?

 Jun 07, 2018
1 of 18Pick the correct answer!
To cover up dark circles under your eyes, use a concealer a shade lighter than your skin tone.
True
False
2 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Blotting papers are used to blot lips after applying lipstick.
False
True
3 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Hemorrhoid cream can be dabbed on puffy eyes to decrease swelling.
True
False
4 of 18Pick the correct answer!
The average woman eats six pounds of lipstick in her lifetime.
False
True
5 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Cosmetics are regulated by the Food and Drug Administration.
False
True
6 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Cosmetics companies must get FDA approval to use the word "hypoallergenic" in their packaging.
False
True
7 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Mascara should be replaced every 12 months.
False
True
8 of 18Pick the correct answer!
_____ is the process of applying darker and lighter makeup to different parts of the face to give the illusion of perfection.
Contouring
Blending
Phasing
9 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Where is the best place to test foundation?
Your nose
Your jaw
Your hand
10 of 18Pick the correct answer!
A _____ lipstick is close to the wearer's skin tone.
nude
glossy
vampy
11 of 18Pick the correct answer!
A dark eyeshadow look with gray hues would most likely be called _____.
nude
matte
smoky
12 of 18Pick the correct answer!
A lipstick without any sheen is called _____.
frosty
matte
glossy
13 of 18Pick the correct answer!
A cat eye is an example of _____ eyeliner.
flapped
hooded
winged
14 of 18Pick the correct answer!
The opposite of matte eyeshadow is called _____.
shimmer
smoky
nude
15 of 18Pick the correct answer!
The process of removing your eyeshadow from its original packaging and putting it in custom palettes is called _____.
swapdropping
depotting
shadowswitching
16 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Lipliner is typically applied ______ lipstick.
before
after
17 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Which of these is an example of a drugstore brand of makeup?
M.A.C.
Revlon
Smashbox
18 of 18Pick the correct answer!
L'Oreal is the world’s largest cosmetics company.
False
True
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