What Makeup Era Flatters Your Face Type?

BEAUTY & FASHION

Talin Vartanian

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Whether you look like Joan Crawford or Elizabeth Taylor, we all have a specific face type that makes us unique. Maybe you have a round face with hooded eyes that would be perfect for the Roaring '20s era. Or perhaps you're more suited for the 1940s, a time known for orange lip hues, pointy nails and dark foundation shades. 

This is the beauty of past makeup eras, as each decade is defined by certain trends, products and celebrities. For instance, the 1960s were known for the "mod look," which was perfected by Twiggy, who became popular for her model looks and acting abilities. This look consists of dark "spider lashes" and pale makeup colors. This also resulted in a more natural finish of the face, with most of the attention being focused on the eyes. Another classic era would be the 1970s, a decade that was known for shimmery eyeshadows, pearlized face powders and clear lip glosses. Bronzer also became a big deal, as this would give a person that coveted "sun-kissed glow" look. So no matter what you currently look like, there's a defining makeup era out there that is perfect for you. Let's find out what that is with this historical beauty quiz!

If you were going to use a tin of cake mascara, which of these mascara wands would you prefer?

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You secretly aspire to look like which of these famous figures?

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Back in the day, buttermilk was used to remove freckles. Is this something that you would try?

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How would you describe your face shape?

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What types of colors would be in your old-fashioned eyeshadow palette?

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Would you ever want to make your own face creams?

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Which of your facial features do you prefer to highlight?

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Which of these vintage colors would flatter the shape of your lips?

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How would you rate your skill level when it comes to using lip liner?

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Can you tell us what your current body type is like?

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Your body type would be best suited for which of these vintage outfits?

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How do you feel about using kohl as eyeliner or eyeshadow?

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What's your current skin type like?

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Which of these vintage face products would you use to achieve a nice glow?

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You want other people to describe your old-fashioned makeup looks as ...

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Do you prefer more glossy or matte makeup products?

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Everyone has a special kind of eye shape, but what is yours like?

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Which of these ancient skincare products would solve your biggest skin concerns?

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If you had just $10 to spend on any vintage makeup product of your choice, which of these would you choose?

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Would you describe your personality as adventurous when it comes to old-fashioned makeup products?

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What type of old-fashioned hairstyle would suit your face shape?

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What is your preferred eyebrow shape?

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How would you look with an exaggerated Cupid's bow?

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Which of these classic makeup/skincare trends are you the most interested in?

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Which of these vintage jewelry styles would accentuate you the best?

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Would you say "yay" or "nay" to false eyelashes?

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Do you prefer more natural or heavy makeup looks?

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Have you ever contoured your eyes before?

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How would you describe your go-to nail design?

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Violet powder used to be quite popular for the complexion. Would you ever want to give this a try?

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