Let's get this out of the way: I am 100 million percent in support of women's natural beauty - and of fighting the patriarchal standards that dictate how we should and shouldn't look. If you don't want to wear makeup, don't wear makeup! That being said, when I was informed that I'd be doing a makeup-free week in the name of journalism, I felt my heart frown.
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You see, I'm an all-the-time makeup sort of girl - no one here at work has seen me without it. They may think they have, but putting on natural-looking face makeup every morning is part of my skill-set. And, wearing vibrant, weirdo colors is one of my favorite things to do. I plan outfits around lipstick and set my alarm based on my eyeliner game. I've pretty much always been like this.
It's not a matter of self-confidence, as I feel fine about my goddess-given face, but let's be honest. I'm a busy girl in a dirty city. I don't getRead More »from A Week Without Makeup: Worth It?