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I Don't Wear Makeup Often

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    I believe that I look pretty without makeup. I will occasionally wear some eyeliner and mascara but I would rather go barefaced and fresh :)
    yesdni yesdni 13-15, F Jan 21

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    Once in a while I'll wear mascara, blush, and a touch of lip balm but on most days I like to be makeup free.
    kaylinrae kaylinrae 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 17, 2013

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    Special Events - I don't wear makeup on a regular basis simple because it causes me to have horrible breakouts. I will only wear it for special events, pictures, and every once in...
    jmc39 jmc39 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 2, 2013

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    I'm A Poor Excuse For A Girl - I tried makeup for years, I really really tried to like it like a good little girl, but it failed. I'm 16, everyone says that I should be caking...
    MasterCookiefart MasterCookiefart 16-17, F 7 Responses Jan 19, 2010

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    Just a lip balm or my favourite simple pink mac lipstick to add color on my lips, and smile everyday! :) simple and modesty is what i always wear.
    Cara0291 Cara0291 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    Special Occasions - parties or if i want to feel extra hot or just make someone feel like i dressed up for them instead of just being normal me. i look better with make up, but i...
    Caitlinsmith1636 Caitlinsmith1636 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20, 2013

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    Mascara - The only makeup I wear at school now is my smile! :)
    Closetoyou Closetoyou 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 16, 2013

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    Makeup... - it just suffocates your face
    juSts0m3giRl juSts0m3giRl 18-21, F Sep 2, 2013

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    Like not at all... I sometimes think that I'm okay not wearing makeup, but then I think well I could cover that up haha but I'm okay for right now. :)
    kh46 kh46 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2013

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    Focusing On The Inside - Well, I still remember the time I was an early teen and I would go over to my best friend's house before we walked to school together. Janean was the first...
    Owleeeeease7 Owleeeeease7 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 28, 2009

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    Mabeline Bride's Maid - It's been almost two years since I've worn make up; save a little glittery lip gloss here and there. So, this weekend I pulled a shocker, and wore a bit of...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 2, 2007

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    I can't stand wearing makeup. It's just like when I have to dress up, I feel like I'm trying to be someone I'm not. Nevertheless, I will put it on for special occasions.
    shortgirl4 shortgirl4 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 30

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    I Dont Understand... - Why do girls feel like they have to cake all that make up on? Most of the times making them look like a clown. I only wear a little foundation and some light...
    ChristinaH123 ChristinaH123 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2011

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    Naturally Beautiful - There use to be a time when I wouldn't even leave my house to run to the corner store without putting on cover up, eyeshadow, eyeliner, mascara, and blush. Oh...
    DestinyLovexo DestinyLovexo 16-17, F 1 Response May 8, 2012

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    I never wear make up. Sometimes mascara, but that it.
    HeyItsJanet HeyItsJanet 13-15, F Dec 27, 2013

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    Reasons I Don't Wear Makeup - 1. A PAIN IN THE ***! 2. Makes me look like an idiot 3. I prefer my own natural beauty.
    HurricaneLeia HurricaneLeia 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 16, 2008

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    I don't miss the days of waking up at 5am to cake my face in makeup for school each morning. I don't miss making myself look like a raccoon with all that eyeliner. I don't miss...
    acidxxxfire acidxxxfire 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    You Dont Need Make-up To Be Beautiful - So I always hear in todays society by girls that one of the things you need in life to feel beautiful is by wearing make up.Apparently if...
    Liz5589 Liz5589 18-21, F 7 Responses Feb 28, 2010

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    Rarely Ever - I wear it sometimes for pictures. I don't like the feel or even smell or taste of makeup. If I think it makes me look like a clown or either "girly," I don't like it...
    Goslyn Goslyn 31-35, T Feb 26, 2013

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    Happy To Be Me - I don't wear make up unless its for a dance or something big. I feel like if you wear make up, its kinda of like a mask, attempting to hide your true self. I want...
    Elizabethstorm Elizabethstorm 16-17, F Nov 10, 2013

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    I don't wear make up at work, I work in a dark office in a t-shirt shop. I just don't see the point in spending all the extra cash monies on wearing makeup everyday.
    Flux151 Flux151 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    It Was An Addiction... - I remember when I was younger, I got into the idea of wearing make up on a daily basis.  I started to feel naked without it.  It really freaked...
    meowmeowface meowmeowface 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 22, 2007

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    I'm Happy with now I look without makeup and more people should be happy with their appearance when not wearing makeup
    iheath iheath 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    I don't wear makeup, 'coz I believe beauty comes naturally! 💁
    sophistincated sophistincated 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 1

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    Can't Find Makeup That's Suitable For Oily Skin - My apologies if the following will be like something you will read in a beauty corner. I wish I can wear makeup often but my face...
    ladybug1234 ladybug1234 46-50, F 7 Responses Apr 10, 2012

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    Never worn makeup a day in my life! Im beautiful just the way I am! 😇
    catchphrasejones catchphrasejones 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    Not Really My Thing. - In fact I've never worn make up, except for the occasionally Halloween type of event. I remember face painting when I was little, that was fun.
    Rhysen Rhysen 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 26, 2013

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    But when I do wear makeup up its mac makeup
    Reynastaxx Reynastaxx 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Why Bother - First, I'm a stay at home mom so what is the point of making up my face. My 3 year old certainly doesn't notice, nor does he care. I actually have never been a huge...
    LG76 LG76 36-40, F 7 Responses Mar 16, 2012

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    Dealing With It Now - I don't wear make up very often for two reasons: the first being because I don't think it makes me look much better, and I feel like I'm faking who I am...
    dreamerinwa dreamerinwa 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 21, 2013

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    I Wonder. - Sometimes I wonder what girls with really thick and heavy makeup really look like underneath all that 'layers'. I mean, I think simple / natural looking makeup can look...
    softmallowgum softmallowgum 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 5, 2012

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    You tell me I'm beautiful but you don't actually see me
    Britthebee2b Britthebee2b 16-17, F Jan 20

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    I hate make up. I look like a 10 year trying to be 20. I look horrible with make up on.
    REALWORDS823 REALWORDS823 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I Never Wear Makeup! - Then again, I am male. :D (As an aside, I don't really get makeup. I have never seen a woman that I know make herself look more attractive with makeup. It...
    TheTardyDodo TheTardyDodo 31-35, M 9 Responses Jun 7, 2007

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    Growing On Me. Slowly. - I don't. I never have. I mean, I never have worn often and I still don't. I've never liked how all that cream and powders and glosses felt. It feels...
    Floydess Floydess 18-21, F 16 Responses Dec 21, 2011

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    Oily Junk - I really hate to wear makeup most of the time. It's a pain in the *** to take off (especially eye makeup) and I'd rather be able to just leave the house without worry...
    warclaw warclaw 22-25, F 2 Responses May 13, 2011

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    The Lady's Not For Burning - So far as I can recollect, the last time I wore makeup was when I had a small role in a school play, when I played a priest. I have never acted since...
    sichtbar sichtbar 46-50 9 Responses Jul 22, 2010

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    All Or (almost) Nothing... - From the ages of 15 to about 23, I wore enough makeup that it was sometimes difficult to recognize me without it. Then, I slowly started wearing less...
    guavachick guavachick 36-40, F Nov 11, 2012

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    I hate wearing makeup all the time. In pictures I usually like to not be wearing any because I don't want to deceive people. If you think I'm ugly without it, fine. That's one...
    Cleanandclear Cleanandclear 22-25, F Jan 21

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    I just wear make up 3 times in my life and that's for special events, never use it daily, feels like i'm wearing a heavy mask if i use make up lol :|
    CloversMoon CloversMoon 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    I don't like the way I feel wearing make up and I absolutely hate trying to take the stuff off. Not to mention it's time consuming. I never learned how to properly put it on and...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I don't leave the house too often and I don't see the point in making myself up to stay home.
    anonymousfraud anonymousfraud 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 15

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    On school days I have no time to! I mean, i would take 10 extra minutes of sleep over doing my makeup any day! But for special events and stuff, I'll occasionally throw on some...
    gogirl08 gogirl08 16-17, F Dec 15, 2013

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    Not Much - I have tan-ish skin, blue eyes, brown hair,and freckles. I think I look ok without much makeup. I might wear some mascara to bring out my eyes a little, and Chapstick...
    LilyLila LilyLila 13-15, F Nov 12, 2013

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    I don't ever really wear makeup. When i would put it on i didn't like the way it made me and my face feel. Like i have dirt on my face basically. But aside all of that, i've chosen...
    Yogurtree Yogurtree 18-21, F Mar 12

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    Well.. I don't wear it often lol :)
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    Yea I don't wear makeup. It comes off way too easily when someone touches your skin. It's too much of a hassle. And truly everyone looks better without it. Oh yea and it's way too...
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    Personally I love a girl who doesn't wear makeup. And there are loads of girls I know who are gorgeous, without makeup, yet they pound it on before they go out. It's sonetimes a...
    Daveokay Daveokay 22-25, M Apr 8

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    I don't really like makeup, and even if I did I'd probably be too lazy to put it on every day.
    PinkChocolate00 PinkChocolate00 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    I'm a natural beauty, don't need no makeup to be a cutie :)
    mrij mrij 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I don't like to wear make up never have. But I do wear it if I have a date or a nice place to go otherwise I'm make up less. I can't stand girls that have to put on make up to go...
    Hugsandkisses2621 Hugsandkisses2621 22-25, F 8 Responses 4 days ago

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