No Makeup November

I started wearing makeup my freshman year of college, not counting special occasions. I’ve spent massive amounts of money on makeup since then. I still think my purchases on cosmetics are worth it; they have led to many great memories. For example, when I bought my first red lip stain and began wearing it consistently during my sophomore of college. This was before Taylor Swift decided red lips were her trademark for her “Red” album.   I can rely on makeup to help me look less tired and appear older, but I have started to depend on it like its apart … Continue reading No Makeup November

Beauty Standards Instilled at A Young Age

I can’t tell you exactly what my job is for confidentiality purposes; however, it does involve working with kids. I feel responsible for what they learn inside and outside the classroom. Although outside the classroom is beyond my control.   On Friday I decided to hide my hair inside a hat and wear no makeup. The whole week was draining, and I wasn’t motivated enough to curl my hair and take the time to do my makeup perfectly. I also felt upset about someone who isn’t worth discussing.  While I was at work, a student came up to me and … Continue reading Beauty Standards Instilled at A Young Age