While beauty is a world of fun and self-expression, anything that becomes part of our daily routine can become a slog. Even when it doesn’t, we might still crave something different, a switch up to keep things interesting. If your beauty routine could use some fresh inspiration, look no further than the #7daysofmakeup challenge.

Beauty aficionados took to Instagram and Twitter to share daily looks for a week straight, and they pulled no punches – there were pearlescent eyes, heartshaped cut creases, and so many flawless faces. These were some of our favourites!

@FoyinOG

Beauty content creator & MUA Foyin Ogunronmbi used the #7daysofmakeup challenge to show off smokey lids, warm, glossy brown skin, and cool berry tones.

 

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happy #7daysofmakeup challenge week 💁🏾‍♀️ i don’t have the range for 100 days so let’s see if i can play well for 7. today we had to serve our signature look 🥰 | makeup details: • @toofaced #bornthisway foundation & setting powder • @urbandecaycosmetics #nakedheat eyeshadow palette, #shapeshifter palette & backtalk lipstick • @makeuprevolutionsa concealers in C13 and C18 and brow definer in dark brown • @swiitchbeauty #slaysfordays eyeshadow palette #wetglow highlighter palette • @essence_cosmetics eyeliner and electro shock liquid shadow • @hey.lashes in minx • @nyxcosmetics_sa #nofilter powder in sand and espresso lip liner • @connietransform issa goddess lipstick | hair: @afsisterwig

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💞 pretty in pink 💞 #7daysofmakeup challenge day 3: barbie look 💁🏾‍♀️ truthfully i don’t even know what today’s challenge means, but for me it meant girlie and pink! also a good time to try out this heart cut crease! ✨💓 | makeup details: • @toofaced #bornthisway setting powder • @anastasiabeverlyhills dip brow pomade in chocolate and ebony • @urbandecaycosmetics #nakedcherry eyeshadow palette, #naked lipstick • @makeuprevolutionsa concealers in C13 and C18 • @smashboxsa primerizer • @glamglowsa glow highlighting palette + #glowsetter spray • @nyxcosmetics_sa #nofilter powder in sand, lip liner in espresso & holographic highlighter • @maccosmeticsafrica studio fix foundation in NW47 and concealer palette • @essencecosmetics pink liquid liner • @w7cosmeticssa glitter liner | hair: @afsisterwig “chloe” unit

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#7daysofmakeup challenge day 7: creative look 💄💋 i did it 🤣 and in celebration of completing this makeup challenge and it being my birthday month, i threw a little on my (quite small, yoh) forehead 🤪 inspired by @dom.skii. i hope you enjoyed my lewks – also the detailed youtube video on this wig is up on my channel! link in bio 💓 | makeup details: • @toofaced #bornthisway foundation and setting powder • @urbandecaycosmetics #shapeshifter palette and razor sharp liquid liners • @makeuprevolutionsa concealers in C13 and C18 • @smashboxsa primer stick • @glamglowsa #glowsetter spray • @nyxcosmetics_sa #nofilter powder in sand and duochromatic highlighter in rose • @morphebrushes 35B palette • @swiitchbeauty #holygrailflashcase and #wetglow highlighter • @fentybeauty #stunna lip paint • @essence_cosmetics clear gloss | hair: @afsisterwig “chloe” unit

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@somesay_lola

Makeup artist Xola Ntlokwana served up sunkissed skin, iridescent shimmer, and one intense pair of smokey eyes.

@_ksile_

Hair boutique owner Khanyi’Sile’s wig skills complemented the looks she created with glitter, glossy bronze tones, and punchy colour combinations.

 

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#7daysofmakeup challenge Day 5-Bright/Colourful look~ Yellow Mellow. Inspired by: @priscillaavanity

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#7daysofmakeup Day 4-Matte/sculptures look~ muted matte

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#7daysofmakeup challenge Day 3-Barbie inspired~ Barbie Tingz

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#7DaysOfMakeUp challenge. Day 1- Your signature look~ “Bronze glow”

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@itsjustphila

Philasande Mzalisi brought her A-Game to the challenge with looks focused on rich, shimmering eye colours and stop-and-stare lashes.

 

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#7daysofmakeup 🍽: Smokey eye • • • • • • #makeupartist #muacapetown #makeuplooks

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#7daysofmakeup 🎨 🍽 : Signature look • • • • #makeupartist #capetown #muacapetown #makeuplooks #beauty

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This post is purely about the make up and hair 🌄(by me💁🏽‍♀️)

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