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I Don't Wear Makeup Often

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    I don't ike to wear make up

    that much. Some girls out there wear tons of it and they really turn into someone else. And when they are not wearing any make up on, they look like a zombie. I just wear black mascara and eyeliner. Because i like my eyes. When i use black color on them they look shiny and...
    bushra28 bushra28 22-25, F Jan 20

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    I'm not really into makeup.

    I'll wear makeup depends on what mood I'm in or for special occasions. I don't like putting too much on. Just the simple mascara, eyeliner, and eye shadow.
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F Feb 21

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    I've never worn heavy make up.

    When I do wear make up I only wear eyeliner, mascara, lipstick, and light powder foundation. I've always been told "less is more"
    notyourgirl notyourgirl 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    It makes me break out

    so I save it for dates (rare at we have 2 kids), holidays and parties!
    teadiva teadiva 31-35, F Apr 17

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    germany100 germany100 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Doctor124nick Doctor124nick 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 18

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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, 2014

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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 okay, but there are a few others that make me want to run my finger through their face just to see how thick...
    softmallowgum softmallowgum 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 5, 2012

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    It takes WAAAYYY too much to do it daily

    Even the simple routines like this
    CosplayPotato CosplayPotato 13-15, F Mar 5

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    pizzababyxo pizzababyxo 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    I use to wear a face full of foundation,

    eyeshadow, eyeliner, blush, and lipgloss. I did this clear through high school. Then I realized how bad my skin was, always oily and acne problems. After going to wearing nothing but mascara, I can honestly say I like how my skin looks without makeup on. Now I only wear it for...
    fallout07 fallout07 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 7, 2014

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    Yeah this is a new thing.

    I just can't be bothered anymore. I don't even wear it on special occasions. I literally just don't see the point anymore because I think I look fine without it. But every now and then I slap it on.
    HannahSavannah HannahSavannah 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 13, 2014

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    I did away with markup

    but now I have uneven skin tone,my contouring stain my face now I have dark spots I tried to exfoliate no luck
    Rain0069 Rain0069 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 22

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    I only wear eye liner mascara

    and lip stick and foundation to cover up imperfections (My eye)
    dareingggirl dareingggirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    Yes I do and I don't put knick knocks on my

    face! Except moisturizers morning and night! Occasion lipstick!
    Oceandock19 Oceandock19 41-45, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    fallout07 fallout07 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 9, 2014

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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 16-17, F Feb 11, 2014

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    I also haven't plucked my eyebrows

    yet because it hurt too much when I tried the first time in high school. I'm very self concious of them now.
    keepingitrealgirl keepingitrealgirl 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I don't actually know how to put a lot of it on

    or use it really, I use the basics: primer, concealer, foundation and blush. I don't use bronzer Often or eyeliner, eyeshadow or mascara unless it's a really special occasion. About 5 years ago a friend showed me how to apply eyeliner- it looks easy but I can't be bothered with...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 22

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    Until I dyed my hair,

    now I look pasty without it!
    hiddenaway82 hiddenaway82 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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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 me out how dependent I became upon it. Then I just...stopped wearing it.  I've gotten now that I like to wear it, just...
    meowmeowface meowmeowface 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 22, 2007

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    only when I go out with friends,

    if someone agrees to help me, 'cause i don't know how to put on make up. and only mascara
    Naockey Naockey 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I honestly don't wear make up often.

    I like it for certain things, evens where it is required. That process of putting it on and making yourself compliment a nice dress really well. Other than that, everyday living, there is no makeup involved. Possibly something around the eyes and some lip balm lol
    GabbyGabbers GabbyGabbers 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10, 2014

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    I'm relieved I am not the only woman

    who doesn't know how to put make up on. haha ( I like red lipstick though)
    PercyAmor PercyAmor 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Not anymore.I'm tired of waking up 30 minutes

    early and painting my face just to go to go to school(which I hate ) and home. I'm tired of wearing it anywhere period. Even though I don't wear much and my flaws now show, It's feels good to just be free and not having to worry about it.
    irreelevance irreelevance 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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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 eye shadow. And thats only to weddings or to homecoming and prom. I feel disgusting in make up. It makes me feel like i am...
    ChristinaH123 ChristinaH123 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2011

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    I hardly wear make up.

    Sigh. I mean id like to wear it once or so,so I can see how it enhances my beauty but otherwise .. It's not a necessity.
    legzydawly legzydawly 18-21 1 Response May 10

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    Mascara

    The only makeup I wear at school now is my smile! :)
    Closetoyou Closetoyou 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 16, 2013

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    My girlfriends and I have "Girls Night"

    once a week. Every week a favourite topic seems to be makeup; they all bring out bags full of it and all I have to show is Burt's Bees. Don't get me wrong, I wear make-up on special occasions, but only the basics: some foundation, mascara, and a light lip colour. In general I...
    MeisjeKunst MeisjeKunst 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 13, 2014

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    I only wore a small amount of eye liner at my

    wedding.. spent like 30 bux on my wedding dress and shoes.. I had more money I just didn't see the point.. the only important thing is the pictures and the memories.. makeup and dresses are overrated and make me feel less like myself when I'm wearing them. I wear makeup to make...
    Emperorgrace Emperorgrace 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 19, 2014

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    Maybe some eyeshadow a few times a year,

    mascara and eyeliner a few times a week, but I wear lip balm every day. Foundation gives me breakouts.
    sanntay7334 sanntay7334 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    I'm worried other women judge me

    for this, or that guys don't think I'm beautiful. When I do rarely make the effort (on a big night out or something) people always seem so amazed and tell me it looks nice. No one ever says this when I'm not wearing any... But it is just so uncomfortable, I smudge it, it is just...
    kaykoi kaykoi 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 4, 2014

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    but when I do I only use concealer

    and setting powder. I've been told I'm not a woman because I don't put on a full makeup face every day. -.-
    Brego Brego 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 25

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    Well who need that cosmetics

    when u r already beautiful :))) kidding :) really i recommend ALl those ladies who love to wear it...drop it gradually and u will like it ..ur skin will improve by ur own home made toning stuff .....
    dauntless82 dauntless82 31-35, F 1 Response May 4

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    Make up enhances, it shrouds.

    It gives impressions, creates illusion. I like the Gothic blacks when I wish to surprise.
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    I don't wear HEAVY make up cause I tend to

    break out =/ no matter how good i remove my makeup...and that not good on a face that's normally smooth and soft. EVERY pimple I get is noticeable lol. So no makeup except eyeliner, mascara, and lipstick!
    indecisive20 indecisive20 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    sophistincated sophistincated 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 1, 2014

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    I just don't have time to put unnecessary

    things on my face. I'm fine with how I look.
    Retro5NAF Retro5NAF 26-30, F Mar 22

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    I don't really wear makeup much but.

    .. Anybody's opinion? 👍 Or 👍??
    jannaaajonesss jannaaajonesss 16-17, F 5 Responses Oct 20, 2014

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    i feel like i dont need make up

    because i am naturally beautiful everybody is. like i would wear make up once in a blue moon.. no one needs make up ..YOUR ALL GORGEOUS!!
    kissmebabe15 kissmebabe15 13-15, F Feb 22

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    My personal views on makeup-

    when I have to wake up in the morning for school, dance, work, etc all I want to do is stay in bed. Makeup is seen to most people as a way to hide their flaws and look better, which is why makeup was started,the Egyptians made it to define and lighten their faces to be more...
    doc15 doc15 18-21, F Mar 24

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    I'm so glad I'm not the only one

    who doesn't wear makeup. I just feel it makes me look even uglier(I look like a clown in makeup!) and I'm too lazy too put makeup on lmao
    lunamoon12 lunamoon12 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F Mar 25

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    I really don't wear makeup a lot .

    ....and if I do I wear mascara and a lip balm with or without color (depending on how I feel I guess And if it's a special occasion I only go *** far as eyeliner and eyeshadow .....I hate foundation and concealer I think that's too much.
    CurvyFrance CurvyFrance 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 6

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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 one that took the time to show me how to put mascara and eye liner on. I thought I was so cool to finally wear it. I wanted...
    Owleeeeease7 Owleeeeease7 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 28, 2009

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    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 22

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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, which is a pity (for me, anyway) and so have missed the opportunity to wear makeup. 200 years ago, it would have seemed perfectly...
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