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I Put on Makeup in Public—Deal With It

Is the acting of applying makeup really so gross? Is it impolite to destroy the fantasy that all women wake up with dark black lashes, rosy-cheeked complexions, no red veins around our noses, and perfectly arched brows?

That’s exactly what people are complaining about, whether consciously or not—shattering the belief that a woman’s job is to look sexually appealing any time a man might set eyes on her.