February 11, 2013

on being bare faced






These photos are shot just now, just out of the shower, wearing nothing but moisturiser on my skin and fighting the flu!

Someone commented that I should post a photo with no makeup. I felt like this (anonymous) person was indicating that I wasn't very comfortable with being completely bare-skinned - Which would be understandable, since most people I know don't feel their most comfortable this way. I don't always either. I like spending time "polishing" and make an effort. I think it shows that you have the energy, time, skills and want to make some of yourself and present yourself in the best possible manner. Of course not wearing makeup is also very nice - Especially now that I'm down with the flu.. I like wearing makeup. I like not wearing makeup. I like looking pretty - In the winter, with dry, red, spotted, uneven skin, purple circles and dull skin, makeup does make me feel better some days. Me, but enhanced. I'm sure I'm not the only one. And really? I'm kind of tired of the "you are wearing makeup, because you don't have the self-confidence to be naaatuuuuraaaal". It's silly.

And BTW? Notice the maaaagiiiic of cameras ;) Photos would never be able to represent how I really look and how anyone would see me, if they saw me in person :)

21 comments:

  1. you are so so so so unbelievably beautiful :)

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  3. Jeg har aldrig set et menneske så smukt hverken med eller uden make-up, som du formår at være. Du er så naturlig.

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  4. with out a doubt you have one of my favorite smiles on this planet.

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  5. dont worry about what people said. With or without make up you are beautiful.

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  6. I definitely see where you're coming from. You look great with or without makeup. And It's how you feel that counts. When you feel beautiful, you are beautiful. But I do wish that everyone felt beautiful without it more often (me included).

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    1. Yeah, I completely agree. Sometimes I just want to jump out of bed and get going, but know that I need to make an extra effort that day, to look more presentable - That would be nice not needing that ;)

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  7. Next time i wash your back honey <3

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  8. I agree with you. So tired of especially guys saying "you shouldn't wear makeup, you don't need to", like it's necessarily something you wear because you would look hideous without it or something. Sometimes you just wear it because you want to :) gorgeous pics btw.

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  9. still the prettiest girl i know

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  10. Damnit. I thought without any makeup i could at least be a teensy bit beautiful as you. I'm not. With or without MakeUp, you look absolutely gorgeous. It doesn't make any difference for me. Me without MakeUp = completely horrible. You without MakeUp = the exact same beauty. Why, oh whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy are you this beautiful and i'm not? :D

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  11. I love this post! :)
    ~Nilenna~

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  12. HELLO FROM AUSTRALIA! :D
    your extremely inspiring and I love your blog,
    I don't want to sound too demanding but I would love it if you posted my entries about your life; such as the location you live in (photos, obvious not the address), your home projects (such as how you were growing herbs a while back), school/university (how your courses are going, what interesting things you've learnt and how your applying a more sustainable living to your lifestyle (I'm only guessing this since you do something in sustainability at university?), what books you're reading and your favourite movies, food/recipes, also I would love to know more about the way you live in denmark (like transport, and buildings, and heritage sites) :D :D :D

    You're also extremely beautiful and have a wonderful personality <3 <3 I love going on your blog, also i couldn't help noticing that you've moved into a new apartment at your university and found this wonderful site with very inspiring home ideas and I thought you might like visiting the blog: http://style-files.com/2009/09/05/a-typical-scandinavian-home/ incase you need inspiration/ideas on making your new apartment 'you're own' :D

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  13. I loved this, I feel the same way about wearing makeup - still me, but even better ;D lol
    You are beautiful inside and out <3

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  14. wow!how is possible that your skin looks healthy?i cant see any purple circles...whats the secret? :)

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    1. Oh I do, but I guess it is mostly just the camera. If you saw me stressed out, late for school in bad morning lightning, it would be way worse ;) I'm not the best at eating healthy food, drinking water and getting enough sleep or any of those things people say you need to do, but I'll definitely recommend doing so :)

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  15. mmm..sorry i just see i wrote in a wrong way...i wanted to say that your skin looks very clean and beauty ,my face without makeup looks like a raspberry cake :) do yo prefer natural products?using some home made facial mask?please tell your secret to a raspberry cake :D

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    1. Oh, you shouldn't be sorry. I just wanted to write a bit about it, if people had the "wrong" impression or something like that :) Don't feel bad or anything, please! I just have a few products that works for me - Nothing fancy or special. Of course natural products are nice, but changing habits are hard - I've been using the Nivea creme since forever, along with oil, if my skin is really bad. I'll use a completely standard exfoliater, when I remember it, which would be twice or thrice a month, so that is not worth talking about :p I just think you need to find some products that works for you :)

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  16. Make-up or no make-up - you look fantastic either way. And I love your reasoning concerning wearing make up or not, and that you decide yourself what makes you look and feel good. No one should really tell another person what should make them feel beautiful or sexy. I'm so tired of especially guys who try to decide how girls should look, because it's not for them to decide. It's great to see a woman that's not being dictated by anyone else's beauty standards. You are such an inspiration, you rock.
    Lots of love from Sweden!

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  17. you're prettier without the makeup.

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