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BEAUTY

Why Do You Wear Makeup?

For yourself right?

BY Joan Thatiah

Feb 27, 2021, 06:20 PM

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They've always said, women wear make-up to deceive men. Are you for real? I cringe every time I hear that. I wear makeup for myself - what about you?

Using make-up does not hide the real beauty of women, it simply hides what many have to go through to ascribe to the beauty standards that have been set by society. Women use make-up for themselves and not for anyone else. So stop judging us.  

Here's why nobody can define our reality, but us.

We Don't Deceive Men Using Makeup

I’ve heard stories of men saying they were deceived by a woman’s makeup. How? Did the makeup grab you by the hand and seduce you? And do you want to start walking with wet wipes so you can see how we really look like? first of all, we don't do makeup for you. We do it for us. You would hear them say 'I thought she was beautiful, but when she woke up, she looked like something a child had drawn with their left hand.'

Yes, that is what we look like. It’s not all sugar and spice and a beautiful face, no. We wake up looking as if someone raised us from the dead because there’s something about sleep that makes us uglier. Some look good with their natural faces and then there is us.
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