3 Reasons I Rarely Wear Makeup

Even if my skin isn’t flawless.

Photo by Andrea Piacauadio on Pexels

I still remember the pit in my stomach when I learned that a lot of women wore makeup — to impress the boys — as I was experiencing adolescence.

I flat out refused to wear it from sixth grade through eighth grade.

I finally succumbed in ninth grade in an attempt to impress a boy that monumentally failed, in…

--

--

--

American-Canadian author offering insights about psychology, society, and entertainment. Based in Albuquerque, NM. https://daniellacressman.squarespace.com/

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

Why I Bleached My Hair Yellow

Why the lockdown is the perfect time to start your natural hair journey

There’s a Skinny Girl Inside Me Waiting to Be Loved

What Does God Smell Like?

Why I Want To Stop Telling My Daughter She’s Perfect

What Happened When I Stopped Shaving My Legs

Beauty Is In the Eye of the Colonizer: Eurocentrism Rears Its “Beautiful” Head

The Gift of Your Mirror

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Daniella Cressman

Daniella Cressman

American-Canadian author offering insights about psychology, society, and entertainment. Based in Albuquerque, NM. https://daniellacressman.squarespace.com/

More from Medium

Challenge in Dating — We’re Unable or Unwilling to Accept a Person as They Are

Is Being a Victim Ever Justified?

When Sleeping Dogs Lie (Two)

Mansplaining and Men’s Entitlement to Control Women