ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Why You Should Ditch Make-up Entirely

Updated on February 1, 2016

So many women are enslaved to make-up, slapping on the gunk as though there were no tomorrow. Are you someone that can barely leave the house without wearing a ton of make-up? Take off those shackles! Free your mind. Giving up your make-up could be the best thing you ever did. Honestly. Not only is make-up expensive, there are also plenty of other reasons why you should not waste your money. Here are five reasons why you should ditch your make-up entirely and present your fresh, beautiful, healthy face to the world

Your skin will be healthier:

You would be horrified if you actually thought too hard or learned too much about some of the make-up you are putting on your face. Many make-up items are full of toxic substances and nasty chemicals, some of which are being absorbed through your skin and could be very gradually making you sick. Even if you use products that are free from nasties, slapping on the make-up is bad for your skin. Make-up can block the pores in your skin, meaning that you could suffer more from break-outs and acne. Your skin needs to breathe and not allowing it to do so means it cannot be in optimum health.


1. Slough away dead cells to reveal softer, more luminous skin.

2. Slather on SPF like it's your job.

3. Spend more time in the bedroom.

4. Get active.

6. Multitask with a facial mask.

7. Eat your way to better skin.

8. Practice deep breathing.

9. Take a minute to relax.

— cosmopolitan.com

You won't be poisoning our planet:

Again, have you ever spend any time looking at the ingredients lists on your cosmetic products? Your cosmetics will often contain substances that are not at all good for the environment and of course there is all the energy used to create these unnecessary products and distribute them in a mega industry worth billions – is it really worth destroying the planet we live on in order to have a 'pretty' face?

Poison in your Make-up

Check Out http://www.ourbreathingplanet.com/poison-in-your-makeup/ To Find Out Why

You will save a lot of time and effort:

Set yourself free. Honestly, why are you putting yourself through this? Putting on and taking off your make-up every day must take a really long time. When you add all that time up, you will surely have to wonder to yourself how that time could have been better spent: an extra ten minutes, or more, cuddled next to your loved one in bed? Having a healthy breakfast (to make your hair shine and your skin glow – the natural way)? A few minutes extra leisure time? (That too would reduce stress and make your body and mind healthier and more beautiful.)


That's a LOT of slap!

Women spend a year and three months of their lives applying make-up

Your natural beauty will be able to shine through:

You are beautiful. Everyone looks great when they feel it. Going make-up free is easy, you just have to make sure that you really know yourself and can find the confidence that comes from within. When you have confidence you will always look beautiful – make-up just gets in the way. Your natural face, unadorned, is a map of your life. Stay clean, healthy and happy and your skin will show that you are living right and loving life.


Why Look Like These?

When You Can Look Like This :)

You will be a great role model

Going make-up free is being honest about why you are, allowing your character and confidence to come through loud and clear. What is more, you are giving the message to young girls that they are naturally beautiful and that they do not need make-up to look and feel great. It is sending the next generation the message that being a woman is not about being a pretty picture – it is about being a natural, confident, honest and ethical person. You will be a great role model. Credit missbella


I Want To Hear From You!

Would You Give Up Make Up

See results

Why?

See results

A great Video On Why This Woman Gave Up MakeUp And Why

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • Michaela Osiecki profile image

      Michaela 

      2 years ago from USA

      It's all well and good if a person decides for themselves if they don't want to wear makeup, but NOBODY should be shamed for their personal choices and what THEY find beautiful and nobody else should be dictating to them how they would best look.

      To be frank, it's not your place to decide how OTHER people look and feel best about themselves. So get off your high horse, walk around bare faced, and leave everyone else alone.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)