The Beauty Column: Dare To Bare?

Nicole Cottrell

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The thought of going bare faced and letting your skin breathe is super tempting at first, but is it easier said than done? Uhhh, yes! For us girls, it’s easy to hide what we hate and enhance what we love with the handy help of make-up. Although we may wake up with the intention of embracing what our mumma gave us and not having a care in the world, it can become a whole different story when the mirror comes out to play.

We spend so many years of our lives fresh faced and fancy free only to slap the stuff on to make ourselves feel better. It’s about time us girls united, stopped caring and gave ourselves a break. If you want to go out in your comfy clothes with your hair in a top knot and not a trace of make-up in sight, who cares?

If the likes of Holly Willoughby, Alexa Chung and Mila Kunis can dare to bare, then so can you. If you don’t feel confident enough just yet – take baby steps. Even Made in Chelsea’s Binky Felstead admitted it’s a bit daunting at first, but suggests getting your skin in the best possible condition to give you a little nudge.

As long as you feel comfortable, then it shouldn’t matter if others pass judgement. Your face may be the first thing people see, but – cue cliché – it’s what’s on the inside that really counts. We all love to feel great, but it’s also important to remember that beauty is skin deep. A pretty face will only get you so far, but a pretty personality is for keeps.

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Some girls are blessed with great skin and glowing complexions, but it’s not about how you look – it’s about how you feel. Feeling confident is the starting point and if make-up gives you that little boost, then wear it. If you do go it alone and sack off the slap sometimes, then I take my hat off to you, because natural is nice. If I could get away with going bare faced and feel great, I certainly would. Extra time in bed? Yes please.

So remember ladies – stand tall, be proud and rock that bare face like nobody’s watching.

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