For some women, wearing makeup before leaving the house is a must. It makes them feel prettier and more attractive, or is it? At least that how the cosmetic industry have built an opinion about makeup that it makes you more attractive.
But the truth is, that kind of opinion were created by the cosmetic producing company with the purpose of making women more willing to spend a good chunk of money to buy their product.
5 Reasons Why You Should Stop Wearing Make Up
While it is true that you can have your own preference, there are certain reasons why you should give up on wearing makeup.
1.It’s Not Good For Your Skin
It doesn’t matter how a cosmetic company advertise their product as safe for your skin, your skin will be much better without it. The fact is, cosmetic products do not go through the same check as food or medicine they are being release to the market. So the only one that determine the safety of cosmetic product is the producer and since they are there to make money, their statement should not be taken into account.
Almost every cosmetic product, if not all, contain harmful chemical substance which can cause allergic reaction. Popular cosmetic products usually contain ingredients like sodium benzoate, propylene glycol, various kind of acid. All of which can cause allergic reaction to most types of skin. Not to mention parabens and carcinogens which are bad for your health.
2.You Can Save Some More Time
A study have showed that woman all over the world spend 474 days of their lives applying makeup. Imagine what you can do in that much time of you give up on wearing makeup. Maybe you can master some new language, spend more time with your kids, or have another hours to sleep every day.
Some women who gave up makeup also claim that they have another free one hour every day that they can use for various things like learning something new or prepare a fresh meal for work.
3.You Will Learn To Love Yourself
For many people, it is not easy to accept and embrace the flaws they have. When you hide your true beauty under makeup, the job become even more difficult to do. So instead of covering your face under the fancy façade, try to appreciate your freckles, pimples, or any other tiny defect on your skin.
One thing your need to keep in mind is, the only person care about your imperfection is you. Nobody even pay attention to your little flaw.
4.You Will Feel More Confident
The way it advertised, make up should make you feel more confident. But what really happened is the opposite. According to a study that involved 2,000 women, 20% of them refuse to open the door unless they have put a make up on. This is worrisome. You need to learn to love yourself and be confident with your natural beauty. Nobody is perfect. But you still much more attractive as your true self than when you cover your true beauty with makeup.
5.You Can Save Some More Money
On average, women spend about $300 a year on makeup. This might not sound like a lot of money but there possibly you are buying a low quality of makeup that contain a lot of harmful chemical. Another study has revealed that average women spend about $15,000 to buy makeup on her lifetime. That is a lot of money. By cutting down make up, you can go on a lavish trip to Europe, buy a new car, or even pay a down payment for an apartment.