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I Don't Wear Makeup Often

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    penelopered penelopered 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 18, 2014

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    CosplayPotato CosplayPotato 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 21, 2014

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    i feel very inadequate going out with my friends

    who are makeup masters. layers of foundation, eyebrows, eyeliner, shadow, blush, smokey eyes massacre, extended eyelashes and the list goes on. Then there is me color lip gloss, massacre and 1 of 2 chosen eye shadow that is probably half gone before i arrive and clash with my...
    ember23 ember23 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 19, 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.
    TheFemaleGrimReaper TheFemaleGrimReaper 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 13, 2014

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    it's just not my thing.

    like females here wear like a full face of make up on a daily basis. I don't.like to do all of that. for one, it's just too much damn work. second, it messes up your skin. and third, it hides my realness. I do wear some make up though. only eyeliner and mascara. I have tiny eyes...
    CharleeLuv CharleeLuv 18-21, F Dec 13, 2014

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    When I was younger, I would wear tons of makeup

    caked on my face. It might not sound so bad to you, but what I learned was that I was trying desperately to hide myself with it--as if I could I've myself a new face or personality. It came to the point that I felt naked without makeup. So, 3 years ago, I stopped completely and...
    jayinthebox jayinthebox 18-21, F 9 Responses Oct 2, 2014

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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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    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...
    lorlisette lorlisette 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 13, 2014

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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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    crazycatgirl0 crazycatgirl0 16-17, F Dec 22, 2014

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

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    There is nothing wrong with putting makeup,

    it helps in enhancing our appearance but I prefer to be simple and natural. Girls put makeup to look beautiful but at the end of the day, we still want others to love who we really are, without makeup, without covering our imperfections, without hiding what we don't want others...
    JustOrdinaryGirl JustOrdinaryGirl 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 14, 2014

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    every time I put on make up I swear,

    not even 30 MINUTES later...I say eff it and wipe it all off lol
    Iva88 Iva88 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 7

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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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    sometimes i feel like i'm too lazy to put some

    make up on my face, suddenly i look at the mirror, oh my gosh i look so ugly
    anakgede anakgede 22-25, F Nov 23, 2014

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    xBizzleh xBizzleh 16-17, F Nov 9, 2014

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    the makeup I own sits in a bag

    for a few years and barely gets any use. Nobody seems bothered that I don't wear makeup, so I'm going to keep it up.
    col2717 col2717 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It's usually during the summer

    when I don't wear makeup that often
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 13, 2014

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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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    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...
    unsichtbar unsichtbar 46-50 Jul 22, 2010

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    Well for being a cosmetologist in training this

    is an odd thing for someone like me to post. If you really think about makeup in actuality, it was made to enhance the beauty. Not completely mask it with another completely different looking face. So as of tonight, I'm swearing off excessive amounts of makeup because the real...
    lovedownunder lovedownunder 16-17, F Dec 13, 2014

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    I usually don't wear a lot of makeup

    but the one thing I love are my eyes. Wearing some black eyeliner and black mascara just really makes my eyes pop:)
    fallout07 fallout07 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 11, 2014

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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 don't really wear makeup much but.

    .. Anybody's opinion? 👍 Or 👍??
    jannaaajonesss jannaaajonesss 16-17, F 6 Responses Oct 20, 2014

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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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    I wear it when I'm going out.

    ..but not everyday. I think I'm going to try eyeliner and maybe mascara daily...knowing me that change won't last too long...
    easynuh easynuh 26-30, F Jan 6

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    I only had a full make up during my wedding.

    I usually only use lipstick that's all.
    Lakee112812 Lakee112812 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2014

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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 makeup. Just a little bit though, not cakey!
    gogirl08 gogirl08 16-17, F Dec 15, 2013

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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 a week ago

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    I wear very little makeup.

    I like to look good but natural not "made up". Although when I do put on the full makeup look, I do look totally different. Kinda pretty actually...even to me. Lol.
    ttbridge ttbridge 36-40, F Dec 5, 2014

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    i go out of the house pretty much bare faced,

    except for some concealer on small pimples,mascara & chapstick,but i can never leave the house without perfume,i get dolled up if i'm going out or seeing my friends for a girls night,or parties,weddings,formal gatherings..etc..,but other than that,not really,i go to college with...
    lifelesspie lifelesspie 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2014

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    I once had a roommate

    that spent a few months not working a traditional job. Instead she worked from home selling makeup and other skin products. More often than not her customers would come to her or "our place" to make their purchases. So basically she had a lot of free time. When I'd get home...
    Kikiface22 Kikiface22 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 28, 2014

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    90slove 90slove 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 13, 2014

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    Doctor124 Doctor124 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 18

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    The only makeup I wear is mascara

    and eyeliner and when I do it's really rare.
    LiveEqualsEvil LiveEqualsEvil 18-21, F Jan 6

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    In fact..............

    .I never do.
    somanydynamos88 somanydynamos88 26-30, M Nov 18, 2014

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    I don't wear much makeup

    since wake up early for morning class is such a hard thing. I hate to wake up early lol so I wear makeup when I feel flirty or in such important occassion :p I usually wear BB cream, compact powder, eyeliner, pink blush-on and red lipstick. I don't really go with full make up...
    rockettothemoon08 rockettothemoon08 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 13, 2014

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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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    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 1 Response Feb 11, 2014

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    It's not that I don't wear it often,

    I just don't wear a lot. Usually only eyeliner, mascara, and lip gloss.
    MusicSavesMyLife MusicSavesMyLife 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 13, 2014

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    Its a strange reality

    but my looks transform after make up i look a lot nicer lol and i barely wear make up hahaha weird me
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2014

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

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    I am that blonde on my friends shoulder.

    My friend and I got bored so she decided to do my makeup. Haha it was interesting. I felt like a doll and it took hours to get off. I normally don't wear any make up or a little bit of mascara on the top lashes. Definitely interesting. I felt so ugly after I took it all...
    summertimesadness16 summertimesadness16 22-25, F Dec 22, 2014

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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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    Makeup makes me breakout

    so I just stay away.. beside I really don't care what ppl think of my appearance. I rather get to know people who like my thoughts and ideas then people who judge solely on appearance.
    nessa8a nessa8a 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 22, 2014

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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 5 Responses Jan 30, 2014

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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 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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    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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