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Makeup Wars: $20 Makeup Challenge

This “Makeup Wars” challenge is the “$20 Makeup Challenge” – which is basically “How would you replace your makeup if you suddenly lost all of yours and had only $20 to replace your products?”. This wasn’t too difficult for me, because I am already a huge fan of elf cosmetics, especially their Studio Line. Check out what I picked up:

Now take a look at what the rest of the “Makeup Wars” team came up with:

Pink Sith Beautiful Makeup Search Pammy Blogs Beauty Retrodiva's Beauty
Pink Sith Beautiful Makeup Search Pammy Blogs Beauty Retrodiva's Beauty
Beauty And Fashion Tech Phyrra Blushing Noir beauty info zone
beauty and fashion tech Phyrra Blushing Noir beauty info zone
beauty 411 older girl beauty 15 minute beauty fanatic prime beauty
beauty 411 older girl beauty 15 minute beauty fanatic prime beauty

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  1. Pink Sith says:

    What a great video and use og $20 to get all your makeup. I WISH I had found a palette like that when I was shopping.  You look beautiful, especially your eyes!!!

    1. Paula says:

      Thank you!! I was so impressed – my eyes lasted from 10am, thru an outdoor evening event, until I got home around 10pm!

    2. Paula says:

      Also, Sithy, that “Dawn” elf cream shadow would totally fit in with all your other taupes. 😉

  2. Beauty411 says:

    Whoa–that palette is huge for $5.00!  Can’t believe it–great find!

    1. Paula says:

      I *actually* passed it up first time I saw it, but it stuck in my  head so I had to go back! So glad I did!

  3. Brooke says:

    great job!!  I love that you did a video.  

    1. Paula says:

      Thanks! I thought it was easier for me to describe that way. :)

  4. Paula says:

    Thanks, Teri! I’m so excited I was able to snag it!

  5. Paula says:

    Thanks! :) It crazy how comparable the studio line is to the higher $$ lines – even the packaging is close!

  6. Great video! wish I could find those elf cream shadows!

    1. Paula says:

      I found it at Target – not very many colors in store, tho. You can always grab’em on the elf website & they are constantly doing discounts.

  7. Paula says:

    You really should give it a try – it lasted pretty well, too. It’s worth $3 to give it a shot. 😉

  8. […] “Makeup Wars” challenge is a direct response to our $20 Makeup Challenge we did in July – how expensive can you make up your face. Now, I didn’t go shopping […]

  9. […] really do adore the “Studio” line of products from elf (*as you could tell from my $20 Makeup Challenge), including the Complexion Brush, which comes in second to my “C” brush, as I only have […]

  10. […] clolors, one on the lid and one from crease to browbone. (*You may remember this palette from the $20 Makeup Challenge). NARS Soft Touch Shadow Pencil in “Calabria” – I use this to line the eyelid. […]

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