Let's Not Make-up
I’m not a big fan of makeup. I often see it applied so poorly that it looks like the wearer applied it in the dark with tools from the kitchen drawer. The other extreme is that there is so much that the wearer looks like they just came off the set of a John Waters film.
I can understand the cultural/theatrical aspect of applying makeup, but I really don’t think it’s called for on a daily basis. I do understand that it is a ritual and that some women wouldn’t consider leaving the house without the paint, but I find so much charm and warmth in a natural face without cosmetic alterations. There is a certain honesty in a face that doesn’t hide freckles. Natural eye lashes softens a look and will take years off ones face.
There is something grotesque about a foundation that makes one look like a kabuki performer. There is something grotesque about the line on the neck where the makeup ends.
Most women feel that they look better with red lips and blue stuff above their eyes and black stuff outlining their eyes, but let’s face it, if you woke up one morning looking like that naturally you would seek medical help immediately.
Can you imagine what sort of chemicals is in that makeup? It’s amazing that faces can survive this daily onslaught of chemical pore fillers without systemic toxicity.