3 Reasons Why I Wear Makeup Everyday

3 Reasons Why I Wear Makeup Everyday

No, I'm not hiding anything.
475
views

The idea of wearing makeup, for some people, is the worst. Taking extra time to get ready, having gunk on your face all day, and then having to worry about messing it up, doesn’t sound ideal. I understand this, sometimes makeup is nothing but a hassle but yet, I'm someone who wears it every day and here’s why:

1. You look good, you feel good.

There’s no denying that when the brows are on fleek, and the contour is on point, you feel much more fierce than when you’re not wearing makeup. If I start my day by feeling good then I find it sets the stage for the rest of my day to be equally as good.

2. Practice makes perfect.

I never used to wear eyeshadow because I just really didn’t know how to do it and still make it look good. Until, one day, I decided to do some eyeshadow every day, nothing crazy, but I started to get better and better. Now, I can do quite a few different looks with eyeshadow that I could never do before. Trust me, you never know when it'll come in handy to know how to do three different versions of a smokey eye.

3. It’s fun.

Putting on makeup is like painting a canvas. I find it to be fun, believe it or not, because you get to look however you want. You can wear a lot of makeup, a little makeup, you can go glamour or natural, and I like that I can change up my look every day depending on how I feel or what I am doing.

The fact that I wear makeup every day does not mean that I’m not comfortable without it. I love a bare face as much as the next girl but I also love to have my makeup done. It makes me feel more put together which also makes me feel more confident and I tend to have a better day if I put my makeup on.

It’s a personal preference but makeup or not, it's important to be confident in yourself and what's on the inside. Use makeup as a way to reflect your personality and inner beauty, not as a way to cover up (what you may perceive as) flaws.

So, ladies, rock the makeup or stay au natural but either way, hold your head high and be confident in yourself.

Cover Image Credit: Pixabay

Popular Right Now

20 Small Tattoos With Big Meanings

Tattoos with meaning you can't deny.
1137593
views

It's tough to find perfect tattoos with meaning.

You probably want something permanent on your body to mean something deeply, but how do you choose a tattoo that will still be significant in 5, 10, 15, or 50 years? Over time, tattoos have lost much of their stigma and many people consider them a form of art, but it's still possible to get a tattoo you regret.

So here are 20 tattoos you can't go wrong with. Each tattoo has its own unique meaning, but don't blame me if you still have to deal with questions that everyone with a tattoo is tired of hearing!

SEE RELATED: "Please Stop Asking What My Tattoos Mean"

1. A semi-colon indicates a pause in a sentence but does not end. Sometimes it seems like you may have stopped, but you choose to continue on.


2. "A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor."


3. Top symbol: unclosed delta symbol which represents open to change. Bottom symbol: strategy.


4. "There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls."


5. Viking symbol meaning "create your own reality."


6.Greek symbol of Inguz: where there's a will, there's a way.

7. Psalm 18:33 "He makes my feet like the feet of a deer; he causes me to stand on the heights."


8. 'Ohm' tattoo that represents 4 different states of consciousness and a world of illusion: waking (jagrat), dreaming (swapna), deep sleep (sushupti), transcendental state (turiya) and world of illusion (maya)


9. Alchemy: symbolizes copper, means love, balance, feminine beauty and artistic creativity.


10. The Greek word “Meraki" means to do something with soul, passion, love and creativity or to put yourself in to whatever you do.


11. Malin (Skövde, Sweden) – you have to face setbacks to be able to go forward.

12. Symbol meaning "thief" from the Hobbit. It was the rune Gandalf etched into Bilbo's door so the dwarves could find his house.


13. “Lux in tenebris" means “light in darkness."

14. Anchor Tattoo: symbolizing strength & stability, something (or someone) who holds you in place, and provides you the strength to hold on no matter how rough things get.

15."Ad Maiora" is translated literally as “Towards greater things." It is a formula of greeting used to wish more success in life, career or love.


16. A glyphs means “explore." It was meant as a reminder for me to never stop exploring.

17. "Aut inveniam viam aut faciam," meaning roughly, "Either I shall find a way, or I will make one."


18. Lotus Flower. It grows in muddy water, and it is this environment that gives forth the flower's first and most literal meaning: rising and blooming above the murk to achieve enlightenment.

19. The zen (or ensō) circle to me represents enlightenment, the universe & the strength we all have inside of us.

20. Two meanings. The moon affirms life. It looks as if it is constantly changing. Can reminds us of the inconsistency of life. It is also symbolizes the continuous circular nature of time and even karma.


SEE ALSO: Sorry That You're Offended, But I Won't Apologize For My Tattoos


Related Content

Connect with a generation
of new voices.

We are students, thinkers, influencers, and communities sharing our ideas with the world. Join our platform to create and discover content that actually matters to you.

Learn more Start Creating

Melting Pot Or Salad Bowl

Everyone knows the common phrase that America is a melting pot, well recently there has been a shift in trend and people are replacing the world melting pot with salad bowl or mosaic. I have decided to look at this on a smaller scale: a college campus. Colleges in my opinion are not a salad bowl, but in fact are a melting pot.

54
views

Picture a melting pot. You add the white chocolate and you add the dark chocolate, what do you get? You get a mixture of the two things coming together to become one. Now think of a salad bowl. You have the tomatoes, lettuce, cucumbers and everything else. Sure a campus is a mix of people all with their own personalities and styles coming together but think about your campus for a minute. There are the sports players, the artists, the busy students, and the rest. Now look deeper, all the sports players are wearing their shirts and carrying their backpacks both marked with their team. Then you have everyone else. For the majority everyone is wearing clothes along the same style line. While everyone may have their own flair there is still a general standard. We all look the same, talk the same and dress the same. Conformity. Schools are many many people coming together with the vast majority all conforming to the accepted norm.

I think back to my first year at school and how all my friends call me a redneck. I love wearing my flannels and my cameo, but unless I tie up my flannel then chances are I'm not wearing it around campus. (Thankfully they are coming into style though) The majority of girls at my school you will mostly see leggings with a slightly baggy sweater or sweatshirt. While I would love to go to class in my sweatpants and a cozy shirt, that's just not the culture here and we all know the looks girls would give. Without even realizing it girls all dress like one another and reinforce an unspoken sense of conformity. Focusing on guys now you really only see two or three looks. It's either the full sports team ensemble, joggers or khaki colored pants. Although there is nothing wrong with this, it just shows how we expect everyone to accept the way things are here and just go along with it because it's those who go against the norms that are judged.

There is nothing wrong with being a melting pot, I mean let's be honest who wouldn't pick chocolate fondue over a salad, but in some cases maybe a salad is better. Taste each bite for what it is with each individual flavor coming together to form a delectable bite.

Related Content

Facebook Comments