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I Don't Wear Makeup Often

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    Doctor124nick Doctor124nick 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 18, 2015

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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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    um who like has the time to slap a load of make

    up on everday? I usually just like to wear a bit of eyeliner to make my eyes stand out more because people always say I have pretty eyes :)
    CinderAnee CinderAnee 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 24, 2015

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    Oh my f*cking god. I just tried a eyebrow pencil

    and my eyebrows look good as sh*t seriously (sorry my phones pictures aren't amazing) I've seen commercials but my eyebrows are so thick I didn't really need to fill them in. Man was I wrong. Also I learned how to curl my eyelashes which is terrifying and didn't make much of a...
    RachelDare RachelDare 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 16

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    I'm way to lazy for makeup.

    I reserve it for "special occasions", and even then the furthest I go is some eyeliner. I admire the ladies that show up early to work with a full face of makeup, it takes time and effort. Heck I barely do my hair in the morning. Even on the profile pic I dont have makeup and my...
    vixz07 vixz07 22-25, F Feb 2

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    Aeril Aeril 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 24, 2015

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    I don't wear makeup at all.

    And I'm constantly being told I look underage and young. It's really annoying. I'm positive it's because I don't wear makeup but so what. Not wearing makeup makes me happy and confident. Yous some haters
    CandyandPanties CandyandPanties 18-21, F 9 Responses Jul 24, 2015

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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.
    leadmenot leadmenot 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 6, 2015

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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.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 19, 2015

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    More or less never, actually.

    I know I'm not the best looking person, but I'm happier and more comfortable without make-up. :)
    tsuririn tsuririn 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 24, 2015

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    Better get caught with makeup on from time to

    time than the opposite. Some wouldn't get out of the house without makeup, where did this dependency start? Self-confidence and charm are the key, beauty is just relative and comes from the inside.
    chituf chituf 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    Just a touch of lip gloss is all there is on my

    face. ! I think naked faces have far more character :)
    nilagirl nilagirl 46-50, F 10 Responses Jan 13

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    sophistincated sophistincated 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 1, 2014

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    No i dont.. unless it happens to be a day I

    want to.. I don't think I need it.. Plus I think it's pointless "all women out there make up don't make you pretty "
    lovelee83 lovelee83 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Lipstick. A little mascara.

    Sometimes a little concealer....... Not much else.
    Beannie97 Beannie97 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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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...
    MonPetitLapin MonPetitLapin 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 13, 2014

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    I've never liked makeup.

    I was more of a tomboy growing up. I only wear it when I absolutely have to. My sister says I look just as good without it anyway.
    TrueBlueKid TrueBlueKid 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 25, 2015

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    Makeup is expensive and takes a lot of time to

    put on. I think that makeup can actually damage or ruin your skin in some way maybe that's why some girls faces looks like it's breaking out without it on, but I usually will just wear light blush, lipstick or lip gloss, and eyeliner. I have been told that I am pretty and...
    PetiteChica PetiteChica 18-21, F Dec 22, 2015

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    Because of all the chemicals.

    I would rather go natural than plaster my face with ingredients I cannot pronounce. when I do wear makeup it's vegan or makeup I have made myself.
    sleepingbeauty667 sleepingbeauty667 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    I don't wear makeup too often.

    I only wear things like clear lip gloss, maybe lipstick, and nail polish. I'm wanting to try mascara as I realized I don't look too bad with it on (my friend put it on me at a sleepover one time). But I usually only put on 1 kind of makeup if I want to wear some. I don't want...
    KandiGhostcat KandiGhostcat 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2015

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    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 27, 2015

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    I think it's contradictory to wear makeup: "i

    feel good wearing makeup, I get confident by that" - what's the point to cover your face and be fake, as you actually are with makeup, if you can't feel that the real you is you I rather work with my self to feel that I accept my appearance, than go the easy way and put on...
    Svesiaosten Svesiaosten 16-17, F Jan 17

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    hate looking like a clown

    and having things on my face. keep it clean n smooth. do my eyes sometimes.
    Sbabyface Sbabyface 22-25, F Jan 3

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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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    I think its fun to put makeup in

    and everything but my skin absolutely hates makeup. Even if I use makeup that's made for sensitive skin, my skin hates it and doesn't react well to it. Its so frustrating.
    GreenEyess GreenEyess 18-21, F May 19, 2015

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    I rarely wear makeup.

    Unless I don't feel like myself or I am trying to look nice. Or to cover up my acne.
    ejoallen ejoallen 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    Been a while since i had a reason to wear any.

    I barely go out and when i do its to shop. I'm not looking for a man. I have one and James done told me he likes my natural beauty.
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 30, 2015

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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, 2015

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    I never usually wear make up,

    but I got really bored. I asked a few people if I should wear it to school, a lot say I should so what do you all think? ^^^
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 20, 2015

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    Most days I only wear lip balm.

    If I get acne, bug bites, or any scarring on my face I cover it up with concealer until it goes away. Sometimes I wear mascara too but not daily; I want to try eyeliner but I don't have any.
    Rockandrollfan Rockandrollfan 18-21, F Jan 13

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    i only put on some powdered make up

    when going to work, it'd only cause more pimples with my sensitive skin
    x3nekox3 x3nekox3 22-25, F Dec 24, 2015

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    I hardly ever wear it

    unless I'm going to work, church or a special occasion. I'm not knocking women who wear it faithfully; but I've never been that girl. I didn't even start wearing it until I was around 17/18 and wasn't very good at applying it at first so my sister would have to. Now that I'm...
    beyondrepair321 beyondrepair321 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 2, 2015

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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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    sierraseptember sierraseptember 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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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.
    EvolvedMonkeyAlien EvolvedMonkeyAlien 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 13, 2014

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    Maybe a little blush on my cheeks.

    I like to wear red lipstick but I also love black. I found a green lipstick once and wore that for a month.
    jadedtime jadedtime 31-35, F Dec 11, 2015

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    I dont really wear make up at all to be honest.

    Only to special occasions and even then Im reluctant. You see I was sort of a tomboy, I never really bothered with makeup or fashion or doing something with my hair. My mother and I dont have a really close relationship and she never showed me any of this. Today I regret it. I...
    pocketprincess pocketprincess 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 10, 2015

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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, 2015

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    it takes so long to put on i always mess up

    and it irritates my skin.. so why wear it
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 15, 2015

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    I like to wear a little makeup going out on a

    occasion,just not over done!! No black eyes , no cover up, just some mascara & some shine to my lips. I'm a natural beauty is what my g/f's say!! Makeup is bad for your skin, especially cover up 😉
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 1, 2015

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    More like ever! If I did,

    I'd create a standard of how I look on a regular basis, so without it I'd look strange. Besides, I don't like having to put effort in my appearance, I'm too lazy. Just by putting on my glasses I already brighten up my face
    Mel3210 Mel3210 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 23, 2015

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    I don't wear makeup at all it bothers me

    and feels weird on my face i always end up rubbing it off
    creativelyinsane1999 creativelyinsane1999 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 16

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    Make up free face and this is how iam

    even if go to parties...just a dash of lip colour and kohl pencil...
    nilagirl nilagirl 46-50, F 6 Responses Jan 10

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    emswift emswift 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    When I do wear makeup,

    it looks natural. Like what I'm wearing in my profile pic. It's natural looking makeupZ
    AmeliaC2001 AmeliaC2001 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 23

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