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Why I refuse to take a #NoMakeupSelfie

Just a 'little' makup Image by Shesarii at www.flickr.com/photos/shesarii/4503143533

Just a ‘little’ makeup
Image by Shesarii at http://www.flickr.com/photos/shesarii/4503143533

There’s something really quite wrong about this ‘No Makeup Selfie’ craze that’s been doing the rounds. I have a big problem with it.

I’m not really bothered by the fact that it was meant to raise cancer awareness (and it didn’t), nor do I care that most people out there have cheated by using Instagram filters or they still wore just a little makeup (ultimately they can do what they like)…

The problem I have with this whole phenomenon is the comments people make when someone posts a No Makeup Selfie: ‘You’re just as beautiful without makeup!’ ‘I wish I looked that good!’ ‘Stunning!’

Let me explain.

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