Bare-Faced Cheek

This could be me, hence why I’m reblogging the post. I can’t say I’ve tried the no make up look but I admire the author for trying it.

I also ignored the whole no make up selfie craze on Facebook. Why would I want to show my colleagues and friends the face that wakes up in morning? My friends all looked beautiful….but when I took a selfie of myself I looked like I’d aged 10 years. Seriously, everyone must have used a filter. I’m afraid my daily relationship with war paint is going to continue for a very long time…👄

Because I Can

For about six months now, I’ve been conducting an experiment with myself. It consists of a simple thing, that will be normal to many women, but it’s not normal for me – going out into the world with as little makeup on as possible, if any.

A few years ago, I saw a counsellor who set me a challenge – think of something that would take me out of my comfort zone and do it, one day a week, for a month. I thought of the worst thing possible for me – going out without makeup on – and chose to set myself that task. I remember going to work, cringing inside, head bowed low … and finding that nothing happened. I had to ask someone – a woman who always commented on everything I wore or my hairstyle – if she’d noticed anything different about me. She just said I…

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