Inspired by her first Makeover Sunday post, Alyse from Intergrating Alyse has launched 'Girls Who Dare To Bare' on her blog, to show the difference and effect makeup makes, highlighting natural beauty compared to what we choose to cover up with cosmetics. So far some of my favourite bloggers including Gem, Lucy and Ayden have taken part, and yesterday it was my turn to be included in her Girls Who Dare To Bare feature.
Both of these before and after photos are entirely unedited, and in the first one I am not wearing any makeup at all. Actually, as a real beauty junkie, surprisingly, I don't actually wear much makeup as part of my every day look, and I wear much less than I used to - I only wear eyeliner as part of an evening look now, and I used to feel naked without it. I've also, in the last year or so become more confident being seen without makeup - now I'll be known to head out to places where I know only my friends will see me in the evenings without bothering to put my makeup on. I remember reading a copy of Glamour on the train coming back from London and how some women set the alarm to get up early and have a full face of makeup on before their other halves wake up so they don't have to let them see them without their face on - I think that is total madness!
Benefit Coralista & Sugarbomb Blush (the ends of both, crushed up into one box)
Benefit Boi-ing Concealer 01
Benefit 'Her Name Was Glowla' Eyeshadow Pallette
Clinique Long Last Lipstick in Soft Bloom
Clinique Superbalm Lipstick 08 Current
Benefit BadGal Plum Mascara
Do you feel comfortable letting people see you without any makeup on?