Don’t get me wrong. I love makeup. I love the way it makes me feel confident, I enjoy being creative on a daily basis and it makes me feel girly. But it’s good to have a break.
I normally hate leaving the house without makeup. It’s not like I only put makeup on for other people, but I tend to feel undone and ‘scrubby’ without at least a little makeup on. Which is stupid really. (Most) men don’t wear makeup and still look normal. But this cartoon really sums it up for me.
I am definitely someone who looks ‘sick’ without makeup. Whether it’s because people are used to seeing me with makeup, or I just have that kind of face -_- I don’t know. This Sunday, I didn’t wear makeup. I mean nothing. I put on moisturiser with SPF and that’s it. I didn’t fill in my brows, I didn’t conceal the massive pimple I have on my right cheek, I didn’t curl my eyelashes and I didn’t even wear coloured lip balm. Mind blowing I know. It’s the first time I left the house without a speck of makeup on my face, mainly because I like to put on brows and cover pimples with concealer at the very minalmist least.
The world didn’t come to an end (well actually, Shannon and I just finished Season 4 of Supernatural, so it did end). No one particularly paid any attention to me, I went out for a quick shop and didn’t curl up into a ball of embarrassment.
Not putting on makeup doesn’t make me lazy, or ugly. It means I am human, a woman and normal. I feel like I should do this more often. What are your thoughts?
How often do you go without makeup?
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