Monday, February 4, 2008

the healing power of makeup

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Talk about self esteem in a bottle. Or at least in a jar of Bare Minerals.

For the first time in nearly two weeks, I wore makeup. And used haispray. And put on jewelry. And wore a bra.

I entered the land of the living again.

Sure, I have literally no cosmetics on as I blog to start the week. And I've talked about how exhilirating, how liberating it feels not to wear makeup.

But dare I say I felt normal this weekend.

And not only did it help my emotional well being, but I felt like I could tackle the world. Yes, I'm a bit conceited.

I admit I overdid it yesterday running errands (rest assured, Dad2Amara drove everywhere). I felt rotten by day's end.

But dammit. I looked good.

11 comments :

  1. As long as you looked good - that's what's important!

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  2. I can't remember a no makeup mom2amara... maybe the days of the spikey hair?

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  3. Shine - being underage, you would think that some responsible adult would have stopped me from having bad hair back in the day!

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  4. It is better to look good than to feel good, my friend.

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  5. I haven't worn a bra in months and I just ripped the crotch out of a new (Christmas Gift) pair of pyjamas from my sister... and not in a good way either!
    ... I'm so gross ...

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  6. everyone knows this family is bra retarded, you might as well join in too!

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  7. Newshutr -- Hello? Did you expect anything less from me?

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  8. HMM -- now that you say it, why is it our family is so anti-bra? Trust me, I may not be endowed, but the girls need support. Why is it you don't??

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  9. Oooh, I've got such a comeback...

    But you're so loved, I'd get a world of shit for it...

    And I'm not a cruel guy..

    Ok, not always a cruel guy....

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  10. fyi, that's the make up I wear. worth the money in my humble opinion.

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