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My boyfriend always teases me about this because although I might not wear much makeup when I’m sick in bed, if I drag my sorry *ss to the doctor, I put on a full face and get dressed in my normal clothes (skirt & heels). I also put on makeup for a 2 am ice cream run at the gas station… Yeah, I have issues.

good question! i try to keep things as simple as possible.
usually when i’m feeling bad i won’t be bothered with contacts so i wear my glasses – ergo no need to deal with eye make up. usually some blush/bronzer makes me look a lot fresher and a little eyeliner makes me look more awake.

today i’m in a blah mood, so i did a minimal look (since i can’t seem to leave the house with absolutley NO makeup on….)

today is:
regular foundation/concealer
perky paint pot
vailla pigment (on lid and browbone)
diorshow black mascara
soba to fill brows
clear brow set
shy beauty BP blush
lollipop loving lipstick w/ pucker tendertone over (try it!!)

and now i feel human πŸ™‚

That’s so funny to me that you ask this today because that’s how I’m feeling today – sick with a cold. And I wondered how to do my makeup this morning. I guess I did the usual, but without the normal amount of care of effort. If I wanted people to notice I was sick, I wouldn’t wear any!

If I’m sickly, beauty products are nonexistant. However, makeup totally perks me up if I’m feeling down.

When I’m sick, all I want is high thread count sheets and sleep. The only thing I really use is nice smelling hand cream (for some reason, the JR watkins lemon hand cream makes me feel a little better), lip balm, and after I’m feeling up to it, a scrub with les couvent des minimes honey scrub.

Good question!! Usually when I am sick and all stuffy and puffy, I am proud of myself for managing to wash and moisturize!! So I usually will just be a bare face bum, or if I have to go to work, I’ll try to conceal what I can and fake it with some blush πŸ™‚ But when i am sad or stressed, it makes me feel better somehow to put on a full face and know i at least LOOK prepared to face the day! its a bit empowering, i think.

If I’m sick in bed I wont bother at all… but if Im depressed or low, Ill do something a little extra just to perk up my mood! πŸ™‚

If I’m sick and I have to go to work, I will reach for concealer and blush. I find blush the most effective thing to combat a tired face.

Unless I’m really sick and I’m committed to bedrest, I will do my regular makeup if I’m still mobile enough to go to my classes or whatnot. I’ll concentrate on foundation and blush, because when I’m sick my complexion looks pasty. I’ll try to make myself look as healthy as I can, haha.

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I usually have to put on blush and foundation if I leave the house, otherwise people will mistake me for a corpse, LOL. (When I’m sick, I mean.)

Non existent. If I’m not feeling well I don’t like wearing any makeup. If I’m feeling down, a bright lipstick and or a fragrance helps to perk me up.

Completely the same – when I’m depressed putting on make up gives me a bit of a boost but when I’m sick I can barely get a shower and get dressed, let alone put any make up on.

Not feeling very good today but I’m wearing
Sunset B on lid
Stars and Rockets in crease
Feline on waterline
Pomposity on lips
Cult Fave on top

I don’t wear makeup when I’m sick. I’ll usually consider putting some on and then change my mind because I feel so miserable. On the plus side, I’m usually too weak to put in my contacts either. My glasses do a decent job of covering dark circles and everything else that I try to conceal with makeup.

Only if I’m going out. If I have school or whatever (though I’ll usually skip class if I’m really sick!) I’ll use the bare minimum, ie, mineral foundation to cover blotchyness and dark circles, and neutral makeup. (Which is odd for me, since I rarely use neutrals.) Maybe some liner, definitely mascara and maybe blush to make me look perked up. Although, if I am sick and still dragging myself to school, I’ll usually want the teachers to know I’m sick, so why try to make myself look perked up?

When I’m home alone or just laying in bed sick, I don’t use makeup. It feels like a waste.

Hey, I’m not feeling good today either! πŸ™ Woke up with a headache that morphed into a small migraine…but now the medicine has kicked in so I’m feeling a bit better! I went to work anyways hoping it would get better and just wore some mascara, light peachy blush, See Sheer l/s and a swipe of Lorac Goddess e/s. I wouldn’t even have done that much except I had a meeting and wanted to look better than i felt!

So, yeah, usually I wear nothing or just mascara and gloss when I’m feeling sick. But if I’m sad or emotional, I’ll still wear a full face ‘cuz it cheers me up!

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