Tennis star Maria Sharapova recently said she doesn't wear makeup on the court -- even before big games televised in high-def.
"I'm sure divas do that, right?" she asked.
Now, while I love Ms. Sharapova and her pretty hair, skin, and backswing, I'm going to have to disagree with her on this one. If pre-game primping boosts your confidence, shouldn't you be entitled to some lip gloss without fear of being called the dreaded "D" word?
I ran track in high school and college and I'm not ashamed to admit I always put on some tinted moisturizer, a swipe of mascara, and a dab of lip gloss before each meet. Does that make me a diva? Hell no.
I also ran against girls who paid tribute to Olympic champion Florence Griffth-Joyner (aka Flo Jo) with brightly painted, extra-long nails, perfectly polished updos, and, yeah, lipstick. Did I take them anyRead More »from Wearing Makeup to the Gym: Does it Make You a Diva?