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April 2nd, 2013 12:16 PM #11
I don't fake tan, but I have nothing against it. I figure if you really like that sunkissed look, fake tan is probably the way to go. No wrinkle/cancer causing side effects...
I feel with bleached hair it has to be done REALLY well for it to look good. And imo people look best with hair close to their natural color.
I wear make up on a daily basis, but I don't feel like I wear a lot of make up. It takes too much time and is too fussy for me, but I know girls who love their make up and always look great. To each his own.
I don't have tattoos and could never get one. I just can't imagine putting something so permanent on my skin, it would drive me nuts! but again to each his own.
Honestly I think girls look their best when they own what they've naturally been given. I don't think we should feel like we HAVE to wear make up to look pretty, and personally I like pale skin, I'm peaches and cream all the way :PDelicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns. ~George Eliot
April 2nd, 2013 12:20 PM #13
I live in Southern California so I see all of this a lot
Do you do
Fake tan? NO - gross! seriously
Bleached hair? NO, meh, I think it looks stupid on almost everyone
lots of makeup? NO, yuck
Tattoos? Meh, I don't have them, but they don't bother me as long as they aren't covering your entire body. I've thought about getting a small one, but I don't think DH would like it.
not enough makeup? meh, I wear makeup everyday, but not a ton, just a bit of powder foundation and mascara. Caked on makeup and huge amounts of eye shadow are really off-putting.
too pale? I'm not personally, but I don't think there is such a thing. Skin is skin. Learn to love who you are.Livy/Lucy : Geneva/Gwen : Coralie/Alice : Noelle/Eve
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April 2nd, 2013 12:29 PM #15
Fake tan? No. Well, when I was in high school I would get these awful softball tan lines. I wore my batting glove under my glove, usually, so my entire left hand and wrist quickly ended up several shades paler than the rest of my arm, and there was a very clear demarcation between "tan" and "ghostly white". I got some crappy watch lines in college, too, because I wore my watch during marching band practice. I admit that I did try to take care of these (with some degree of success) with home fake tanning stuff.
Bleached hair? I've never even dyed my hair, much less bleached it. I've twice used spray dye on it (purple and blue): once in seventh grade, at a lock-in, and once last year, when my students convinced me to do it as part of a school spirit day thing.
Lots of makeup? I don't think I could ever be accused of doing this! Maybe a few times as a kid when I was in plays and had to wear stage makeup.
Tattoos? Needles freak me right the hell out, so no. I used to think it was impossible to have a tasteful, appealing tattoo, but I have since been proven wrong. I do have five piercings, though (all in my ears).
Not enough makeup? More like not ANY makeup. I don't really need it, though: my complexion is clear and even, my eyelashes are plenty visible, and my mouth would look bizarre if it were any other color. I do wear (some very neutral) makeup to job interviews usually, though, since I'm afraid if I don't I'll look 10 years younger than I actually am instead of maybe only five. I also hate nail polish and never wear it, either.
Too pale? Look it's not my fault that there's hardly any sun around here in the winter and also I can't be blamed for my genetics! I wouldn't say I'm "too" pale - though last year I was once asked if I was wearing socks with my shoes and I was not! my feet were simply the color of socks! - but yes, I am quite pale. I have lots of freckles and I look forward to their reemergence this spring.on my mind, for the moment
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April 2nd, 2013 12:33 PM #17
Fake tan? Noooooo. It looks just that -fake- and it takes so much time. And your bed sheets end up looking like the Turin shroud, apparently. I tan easily, suncream or no suncream, but I never sunbathe or aim to look tanned. It just happens because I'm an outside girl. But I would really recommend fake tanning to women who use sunbeds. Who wants to look like Keith Richards in 10 years time?
Bleached hair Again, noooooo. Generally makes hair look like straw to me. I don't like hair-dyeing either. I like my hair as it's always been- natural.
Lots of makeup Ick. I generally don't wear make up and when I do it's just a little foundation on the cheeks only. There's make up that's ok, then there's chav make up. I was unfortunate enough to go to school with girls who trowelled orange foundation on to their faces à la Oompa Loompas, had stuck-together, clumpy eyelashes, horrible pencilled eyebrows and, bizarrely, foundation on their lips to match their face colour. I struggle to understand why this was considered attractive.
Tattoos? I don't have any nor do I have any piercings- not even my ears. Just never wanted any. And I don't think that'll ever change. I don't mind tats on others though, they can be quite pretty
Personally, I think the natural look is best but just do whatever you're comfortable with and don't feel pressured into looking a certain way. And we always want what we can't have! I have very curly hair but would've killed to have it poker-straight when I was a kid! Now I can't imagine life without my ringlets
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April 2nd, 2013 12:55 PM #19Senior Member
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LOL, my 80-something year old great aunt is the epitome of Florida retirement home lady - she has spent years and years and years in the sun and she looks like an old leather handbag. >_< (What doesn't help is that she likes to wear hot pants and tube tops lol, she always cracks me up.)