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One Year, No Makeup: 7 Things I Learned

I used to wear a lot of makeup. Like, A LOT. But hey, I had a lot of acne & acne scars to cover. I got really good at it too. Especially when in came to concealer and foundation. Which covers your entire face… However, last year at his birthday party, The Boyfriend casually said to me “You know. I honestly like it better when you don’t wear make-up.”. I thanked him, slightly confused yet mostly relived and just like that I never wore make-up again. (Though, I didn’t even realize it until planning his birthday party for this year.) May 30th, 2017 marks one entire year of my unintentional/intentional no-makeup journey. Here is what I learned in no particular order…   1.) Everyone Thought I Was Sick. For the first month-ish someone would ask me something along the lines of, “Are you sick?” or “Are you okay?” at least once a day. I get how people used to seeing my full-face-of-make-up on the daily would be a little confused. However, absolute strangers were usually …