'I Stopped Wearing Makeup for 2 Weeks—Here’s What Happened'
When you work as a beauty writer, there’s this certain expectation that you’ll always look put-together. For me, that means wearing makeup to the office every day (mascara, lipstick, blush, you name it). So when my editor at WomensHealthMag.com asked me if I’d be up for going makeup-free for a full two weeks—in the name of journalism—I was a little nervous. But I’ve never been one to say no to a challenge—and hey, maybe it wouldn’t be so bad after all, right?
I started the #NoMakeupChallenge on a Saturday—so the first two days were actually a breeze. That’s because going barefaced on the weekends is something I’ve been doing ever since I started working the 9-to-5 grind full-time. But once the Sunday night blues started to sink in, a slight pang of nervousness began to disrupt my IDGAF mentality...Read More.