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The Insecurity Challenge: Day 21 (final)

Well, this is it.

Last day of the insecurity challenge.

Today, for my last day, I actually wore makeup. Sounds counterintuitive, I know, since this is the no makeup experience. 262 more words


The Insecurity Project: Day 20

I want to use makeup in moderation. “Moderation”, though, is a tricky word. It’s different for everyone.

For me, moderation is the following:

*When I go to the gym in the morning, I’m not going to put on makeup only to sweat it off later… 112 more words

Body Confidence

Insecurity Challenge: Day 19

I’ve been in the ohare airport for seven hours now, so I’ve had plenty of time to people-watch and muse.

On one of my trips to the lovely airport bathroom, I was caught by something unexpected. 139 more words

Body Confidence

The Insecurity Challenge: Day 18

Let’s say you put on makeup every day. What  if you put on that amount of makeup on IN ONE DAY?  Strange thought, right?

Well, there’s these two Dutch film artists, Lernert and Sander, and they did just that. 136 more words


Why I Don't Wear Makeup

“A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly. You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick-out teeth, but if you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.” – Roald Dahl…

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The Insecurity Challenge: Day 17

Today I’m looking a little rough.

My face is dry and flaky from a new acne medication and there are large black circles beneath my eyes from last night’s lack of sleep. 67 more words


The Insecurity Challenge: Day 16

She was wearing a lot of makeup.

I could actually see each of the caked layers and the strokes of mauve blush on her cheekbones. Her eyes were curved in thick black tips that lined the dark purple shadow. 197 more words