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I feel naked if I have absolutely nothing on. I like to at least have concealer and a hint of blush because I feel like my face is out of balance without both of those. Dark circles and a flat complexion? No thanks lol

Short answer; yes. I usually manage to throw on at least some mascara, tinted moisturizer, and tinted lip balm even if I don’t have time for anything else. I used to be ok with a bare face, but I’m turning 34 in a few months, and I’m starting to feel like I need a little extra sparkle before I can leave the house.

I don’t feel naked without makeup but I do feel weird without something on my lips, even if it’s just lip balm.

I feel naked without my brows filled in. I started becoming interested in makeup relatively late and am still a minimalist, but I don’t think I’d feel comfortable going out with naked brows. 🙁

Nope! I definitely don’t feel like I’m “exposed” when I’m not wearing any makeup. I got into makeup because of the creative/artistic aspect. I do think I look more put together or more glamorous with makeup, but it doesn’t affect the way I see myself in terms of value or overall attractiveness. Makeup is just an accessory to me.

Ever since I started wearing makeup I won’t leave the house without it. I won’t take shortcuts either, it has to be a “full face.” I don’t feel naked without it, just ugly and nondescript. I have mild rosacea and I want my skin to look like porcelain, like it used to before the rosacea came out. I’m very fair and without eye makeup and bright lipstick I just feel very washed out and anonymous. When I have it on I feel like I can take on the world!

Yes, because I have acne event as an adult and very bad scarring, so my confidence plummets without having a full face of foundation, blush and Bronzer every day. I can skip eyeliner and eye makeup but clear looking skin is a must.

I feel naked without some kind of makeup on if I’m going out. If I’m running to the grocery store I’ll put on mascara, blush and some lippy. Other than that I’m fine. However I kind of miss when I wouldn’t leave without my full face done. It kept my skills sharp.

The only thing I feel “naked” without is concealer. I have dark circles from a combination of genetics and years of insomnia, and they are particularly noticeable in the colder seasons when my skin is very fair. I tend to look tired when I don’t touch them up with concealer, so it’s the one thing that makes me feel self-conscious if I don’t have makeup on. This being said, I can and will go barefaced without much problem. I work in a hospital IV room, so my coworkers have all seen me makeupless at least once. 😛

It really depends. Generally feeling naked doens’t have to be a bad thing, depending on how secure you feel about yourself. When my skin is good and I don’t feel sleep deprived, I don’t mind going out without makeup to run errands, go to the gym or grocery shopping. On other days I wouldn’t leave the house without concealer, blush and mascara, simply because I don’t like what I’m seeing in the mirror.

I do, but it’s mostly because in the last few years, I’ve been having a lot of problems with my skin (blemishes, scarring, redness). Right now, I feel a little like I can’t see people I know without any makeup on, but I’m hoping that will go away as my skin heals.

No. I look pretty much the same with or without makeup on. I have good skin and I’m comfortable going out with no makeup, but I wont leave without sunscreen and lipbalm. I wish I was one of those people that looked AMAZING and completely different/gorgeous with makeup, but I look the same, just with a bit of color. Maybe if I started wearing false lashes or something…but I’m scared of using glue around my eyes and I wear contacts and I dont want to pull out my natural lashes while I’m removing the fake ones.

I do feel naked without makeup, but I don’t think it stems from any self-consciousness or anything like that. I think it’s more because putting on makeup is habit for me, and I’m used to it. Just like I wear rings and necklaces most days, and feel naked without those too.

No I don’t, except when doing something ‘formal’ (eg. at work, at a wedding…) I know it’s going to be a different story when I get older so I like to enjoy not wearing make up from time to time and still feel ok with it.

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