I know you’re probably thinking what the heck am I talking about but this has been on my mind lately so I would like to have a discussion about it. People tend to ask that annoying question “Why do you wear makeup? You don’t need it” all the time and it’s starting to get on my last nerves. No I don’t need to wear makeup per say as I have pretty decent skin but I like to wear makeup so I do. I feel more polished and put together overall, makeup completes my total look.
However, I feel that yes you do need to wear makeup. Now before you guys jump down my throat let me explain. Once you are past a certain age and have a career, during workdays I feel that you do need some kind of makeup to complete your total look. Maybe you have gorgeous skin and don’t need foundation but groomed brows, a little mascara and lipgloss, and maybe a little blush in a natural shade will do to complete your look. If you have uneven skin tone throw in a tinted moisturizer or bb cream. Some women are absolutely anti-makeup and refuse to wear anything and that’s fine and dandy for them, but I am sorry I just can’t get with this. I see some women with their hair all done up and the flyest outfit but then they have absolutely nothing on their face, not even lipgloss. Smh no. I don’t likey. It always seems as if they are missing something and they look kind of “dry.”
Now I’m not saying you have to beat your face to the gods every single day but just do a little polishing. Even when I don’t wear a full face of makeup I don’t go to work bare faced. For example, in the above picture I am wearing a tinted moisturizer, mascara, blush and a nude lipstick. Of course I groomed my brows. I don’t have on a lot but I am polished and being polished is a part of my daily work uniform and completes the total package. Now the weekends are a different story. As long as my brows are groomed and I have something to moisturize my lips I am good. Unless I’m going out then that’s a different story but for basic chilling, shopping, laundry etc. this is enough polishing for me.
I know everyone is not going to agree with me and some of you may go hard in the comments but sound off… What are your thoughts…
Do you need to wear makeup?
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