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I Don't Wear Makeup Often

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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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    sophistincated sophistincated 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 1, 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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    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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    Doctor124nick Doctor124nick 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 18

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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 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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    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 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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    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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    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 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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    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 22

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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 Jan 25

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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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    pizzababyxo pizzababyxo 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 22

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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 18-21, F Dec 13, 2014

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    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F Mar 25

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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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    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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    crazycatgirl0 crazycatgirl0 16-17, F Dec 22, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    penelopered penelopered 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 18, 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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    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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    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 1 Response Sep 28, 2014

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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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    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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    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 2 Responses Jan 7

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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 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 day ago

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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 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 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 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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    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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    fallout07 fallout07 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 9, 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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Mar 24

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    deleted deleted 26-30 2 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