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I Don't Wear Makeup

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    I don't see the point in it.

    . I feel like I'd be fake if I did.. it's not really me that people would find pretty. it would be the make up on my face... it would be like wearing a mask all the time.. I like people to see the real me. if I'm not pretty enough for you then too bad... I like my face the way it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 11, 2015

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    I wear mascara, because I literally look like a

    boy without it but I can't stand foundation and I just want to put all the girls that wear it in the bath and scrub them
    princesskatie7 princesskatie7 16-17, F 1 Response May 27, 2015

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    I Use To

    Not be able to leave the house unless I was wearing makeup. I've always struggled with my self-image and I was fed up with being unnoticed or being considered unattractive by my family and peers. I started to wear makeup my junior year of high school and even though I finally...
    HCTS HCTS 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28, 2010

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    At all. I dont like makeup.

    I dont like greeting cheek to cheek with girls who wear makeup. I am as you see I am.
    thatdorkygirl thatdorkygirl 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 19, 2015

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    Coco98 Coco98 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 31, 2015

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    I don't know how to use it.

    I never been one of those girls who cared much for it.
    Idreamtowaketofindthefate Idreamtowaketofindthefate 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 16, 2015

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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 expensive.
    Oreolover27 Oreolover27 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 8, 2014

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    Suzi here- its my turn Nat!

    I hate makeup I like being natural because I'm a nature girl. I love being married to Nathan because he takes care of me and my needs! I love you Nathan!
    nathanandsuzi nathanandsuzi 41-45 Sep 12, 2015

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    Honestly, I hate makeup.

    It feels like I'm wearing face-paint. My mom tries to get me to wear it because I look pretty, but I refuse to wear it.. Besides, the kind of "pretty" I am when I wear makeup, is the perfect kind of pretty.. I look like a doll. A life sized doll.
    WouldyeKindly WouldyeKindly 13-15, T Sep 24, 2014

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    I figure the way I feel wearing make up is the

    way people that wear make up would feel if they did not. It makes me feel self conscious. Products like foundation seem to look pretty crumbly close up, it's not subtle at all. If I wear make up I feel like I'm wearing a mask over my face that everyone will see and I wonder if...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 11, 2015

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    I rarely do. Just for some ocassions.

    I don't wear it at home or at work though. Which gives me some kind of freedom
    TheDarkSidedGirl TheDarkSidedGirl 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 11, 2015

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    How many days a week,

    if even? 1-2. I have no need. My smile says more than my make-up ever could, and I'd rather be known for my smiling, "plain" natural face than my "beautiful" make-upped face. Takes too much money and time anyway.
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2014

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    No makeup should become the new trend of 2015.

    I'm serious. Like people should actually just stop with makeup
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 14, 2014

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    I'm not the type of person

    who wears makeup I don't think I need it
    ManicDiva85 ManicDiva85 26-30, F Sep 10, 2015

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    I've just never really gotten used to the idea

    of putting it on everyday? Don't know how some women obsess over not seeing a single person before their makeup is put on. lol ... Yah not for me.. It's bad for your skin anyways...(well that's what "they" say)
    Mombie666 Mombie666 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 12, 2015

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    I used to wear make up,

    but I had the natural look going on. Just primer, moisturizer, foundation, powder and blush. I used neutrogena products so my skin never broke out, but with my job (I work on aircraft, have to run around outside on the flight line all day) it's so much of a hassle to make time...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 20, 2015

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    I 100% respect girls

    who wear makeup. It takes serious devotion to put it on and take it off
    DiamondAuthority DiamondAuthority 18-21, F Jan 9

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    Well I do, but very little.

    I try just to look natural and not have so much that it is really noticeable.
    MrsSThomas MrsSThomas 36-40, F 1 Response May 11, 2015

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    its like when you wear it too often,

    the day you don't people ask "are you tired"?because you defined your features like you are a caricature.
    peonparty peonparty 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 4, 2015

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    I know I'm young and everything,

    but I honestly feel I will never get into makeup. Most of my friends felt the same way a year or so ago, but have started wearing a little here, a little there, and now they wear it all over. It's not that they don't look good in it, but I prefer their actual faces. I can tell...
    winglessdove winglessdove 13-15, F Aug 6, 2014

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    KarleeJo23 KarleeJo23 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 12, 2014

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    I don't like wearing makeup.

    It feels like ur fake.I want people to see me for me not for how I look with makeup on.If they don't like me for me,then they are not worth my time.
    Malchica0324 Malchica0324 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 12, 2015

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    Most days this is my norm,

    it makes me break out to wear it :-/ So only for pictures, dates or holidays do I try to put any on.
    teadiva teadiva 31-35, F Jun 20, 2015

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    I don't wear makeup for a few reasons.

    The first is I have sensitive skin and most makeup makes me breakout. I have found a brand that doesn't so far though. The second is I just don't like it and it takes too much time to do for me to even want to do something I don't like. The third is its a mask and not who I...
    EurydiceKallos EurydiceKallos 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22, 2015

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    seriously, not a spot of makeup on me.

    I am not supposed to have any, hello? did I break EP etiquette? sorry, I guess while I am here, I can leave a story. so I was talking with someone on EP, and kind of knew about where they lived, some small clues. kind of figured out, I lived in the town where they hail from. it...
    Serendipitydoda Serendipitydoda 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 12, 2015

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    I'm just too lazy and I find the whole concept

    of painting over your face before leaving the house ridiculous.
    sighimnotgoodwithnames sighimnotgoodwithnames 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 19, 2014

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    sls84 sls84 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 23, 2014

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    I'm Ok Just The Way I Am

    God made me to look the way that I look. He is the best artist ever! Do I look like a model? Not at all! But, my looks are fine just the way that they are. I don't have to hide God's art.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 2, 2012

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    I joined bcuz Im a guy

    who has never wore make up, and I used to get asked if I do... Its bcuz I have 'pretty' eyes. I dont think theres anything wrong with it but ppl dont have to wear it just because youre a girl. I also think its kind of rude and weird to ask
    Fuxdat Fuxdat 18-21, M Sep 12, 2015

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    The Mask

    Wearing makeup was something that I couldn't get used to wearing. I always felt like it wasn't me. Like I was hiding behind some kind of mask. I used to use eye brow pencils but I hated the way my brows looked so that phase didn't last long. I also used to wear lipstick but I...
    ladyinrage ladyinrage 46-50, F 8 Responses Oct 14, 2013

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    I dont wear makeup i think its the most

    rediculous thing ever invinted
    footballgal56 footballgal56 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 12, 2015

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    I don't feel the need to wear makeup.

    Who cares if someone doesn't like what I look like, that's their problem. I might wear some mascara and a natural shade of eyeshadow for a fancy event or something but otherwise, I don't bother.
    Bubba48260 Bubba48260 13-15, F Aug 9, 2015

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    Once Gabriel Chanel told

    that a woman who doesn't use make-up is too confident. I guess I am ๐Ÿ˜„ I am so happy I don't spend one-two hours a day in front of the mirror applying mascara, eye-shadows, lipstick, etc. Why should I? ๐Ÿ˜†
    AllyBad AllyBad 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2014

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    Hate It, Hate It, Hate It.

    It smells. It's expensive. It's nasty. And you know, I think I may be one of the few people on this Earth that find a women with make-up unattractive! When I had a therapist (not a specialist, didn't help), I told him that I didn't like make-up; I found it deceptive. You are...
    RagdollTherian RagdollTherian 18-21, F 7 Responses Jun 20, 2010

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    I've never really been the type to put on

    make-up or to see the point in spending a ton of time on it. I embrace my dark circles and blotchy skin; I'm not afraid of looking the I am suppose to. Because of it, I have little to no acne, I spend way less time getting ready, not giving a damn what people think, and have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 19, 2015

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    Because It takes time!

    I don't like to wake up an hour earlier than normal just to impress no one. So no thanks I stick with my natural skin.
    DELETEDDXXXXXXX DELETEDDXXXXXXX 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 20, 2015

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    I Refuse!

    I refuse to wear makeup. People have told me I need it (especially my mom) because I've always had a problem with acne. I find it offensive. The only beauty, to me, is natural beauty. If I can't be naturally beautiful then I guess I'm just not beautiful at all. But what beauty is...
    LoneWolfWanderer LoneWolfWanderer 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 12, 2011

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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 to the gym or to run to the store. Or girls that put so much on when they take it off the look like a different person.
    Hugsandkisses2621 Hugsandkisses2621 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 13, 2014

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    I don't wear make up

    because they make my face break out, plus I get eye infections often. I also hear that make up is also experimented on animals, and I think this is downright cruel. I don't think women needs to wear make up. Go natural!
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T Sep 12, 2015

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    Makeup Is Not For Me

    I never liked makeup. The feeling of it, covering my skin and blocking my pores, is disgusting. I always touch my face and get makeup everywhere. The only times I've worn makeup was in plays and at a formal dance. I hated it, I took my makeup off at the dance twenty minutes in...
    sunny1818 sunny1818 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 13, 2013

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    Hate makeup and pity the girls

    who truly think it would make them look more attractive...artificial beauty is useless and short-lived...
    AmarieOfTheVanyar AmarieOfTheVanyar 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 17, 2014

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    I don't know anything about makeup.

    People always think I wear makeup when I really don't.
    Yourfavnextdoor Yourfavnextdoor 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 7, 2015

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    Its a difference between wearing makeup

    and letting it define you.I wear enough to enhance my looks but not so much to the point of being beyond recognition.I don't mind going without it, but I choose to wear it.
    leadmenot leadmenot 18-21, F Dec 15, 2014

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    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Dec 14, 2015

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    :)

    I grew up not wearing make up and got use to it. I will say i always wanted to wear it and look like one of those models but I see it like thisโ€ฆ one day a guy is going to love me the way I look natural! And not love me for having tons of make up on my face. I look at myself and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 3, 2013

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