16 Women Explain Exactly Why Wearing Makeup Means So Much To Them

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    1. Makeup is a powerful AF force.

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    2. It can give you a straight-up escape from reality.

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    3. Take a good look at a made-up face and you'll realize how beautifully artistic it is.

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    4. It's not about impressing other people. It's about seeing yourself the way you want to see yourself.

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    5. Really.

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    6. Makeup is straight-up self-care.

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    7. It can literally change your emotions.

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    8. And honestly, it's one hell of a stress reliever.

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    9. With every new day comes a new challenge.

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    10. And there's no better feeling than nailing your makeup for the day.

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    11. Having to interact with other people is less anxiety-ridden when you know you look fly AF.

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    12. There's nothing wrong with people feeling beautiful.

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    13. Makeup is not always about covering up insecurities.

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    14. Sometimes, foundation is war paint and lipstick is a battle cry.

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    15. If something as simple as eyeliner can make you feel powerful enough to take on the world, why wouldn't you wear it?

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    16. At the end of the day, makeup is not an excuse. It is not "false advertising." It is not a problem. Makeup is damn beautiful.

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    And you can do with it whatever you want.