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    Posted on Feb 5, 2016

    12 Reasons You Definitely Need To Take A Person Swimming On The First Date

    Because no one wants to be ~tricked~ by makeup.

    Last year, this before-and-after makeup pic of Ashley VanPevenage went viral after Twitter user @H_Menace turned it into a cruel meme.

    @H_MENACE / Via Twitter: @H_MENACE

    So, we thought it was only fair to show people what it actually looks like to take someone swimming with makeup on—and 12 reasons they should absolutely try it:

    1. So you can praise their amazing setting spray.

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    2. So you can tell 'em how beautiful their lip stain looks after a swim.

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    3. So you can see how good their smoky eye looks underwater.

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    4. So you can compliment their good ass mascara.

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    5. So you can tell them how their eye makeup slays even when soaking wet.

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    6. So you can applaud their flawless brow game even after a shower.

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    7. So you can commend their superior eyeshadow skills.

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    8. So you can give them kudos for their killer makeup game.

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    9. So you can celebrate how well their mascara survived a waterfall.

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    10. So you can get schooled by their makeup skills while simultaneously solidifying a second date.

    11. So you can commend their waterproof eyeliner for being an actual work of art.

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    12. So you can see how nothing—nothing—will ever fuck with their contour.

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