Finding my true makeup

I have a scar on my right eyebrow from two childhood accidents that took place at different times in my life.

I also have a skin condition that I got bullied about relentlessly when I was in 7th grade. I didn’t like myself and cried all the time and wished I could just be normal like everybody else. I still have those feelings, but I’ve learned that we all have our stories. Nobody is perfect, and no one is normal.

Why do we choose to cover up our true selves with makeup, hiding the things that make us unique? Take a step back and look at yourself in the mirror, and point out the things that you love about yourself

I love makeup, but let’s be clear – I am so over the “I’m so perfect, my life is so perfect” façade. Here’s my story… thanks for watching.

Angela Jones
Contributor & Founding Member

I am a wife and a mother of two furbabies! Beauty and skincare are my passion. I am an aesthetics student at the Aveda Institute of Chapel Hill. My goal is to learn more about the holistic side of skin care and beauty. I also enjoy blogging, vlogging, reading and writing!

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July 15, 2017 - 8:33pm

Thank you so much for sharing this. We are often not taken seriously as women when we’re not wearing make-up. As if going about el natural is some sign of laziness or depression. How can we truly love ourselves if it takes make up to feel ok about who we are?

Cecilia B

July 14, 2017 - 5:24am

I love you, too! What a wise and warm person you are. <3

Marsha W

June 13, 2017 - 1:43pm

Thank you, Ms. Jones, for your bold honesty.  I think you are lovely from within and without!

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