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Like you Christine, only if I’m already wearing it and didn’t have time to remove it. Otherwise definitely not. I definitely don’t care to wear makeup when I’m working out, especially since most of it would be sweated off anyway.

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Nooooo way. I find it uncomfortable, and I’m glad I’m not so insecure that I find make-up to be necessary in public. If little children are scared seeing a bare-faced woman in public, well, their parents have some work to do.

If I work out in public, yes, but that doesn’t happen often. I won’t wear a full face, but definitely some waterproof mascara and liner.

I always always wear eye makeup because I have blonde lashes, a shallow crease and smaller eyes; my eyes disappear if I don’t!

i hate to admit it, but yes! i have platinum blonde lashes and brows, so just a bit of color in my brows and mascara!

I would NEVER put it on specifically to work out. I do long distance running and get very sweaty. Sometimes the remains of that day’s makeup are there when I run, but I always try to remove it. In summer especially, it gives me spots if I don’t.

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Depends what you consider “makeup”. I always wear a sunscreen and sometimes that is in the form of a tinted moisturizer or a mineral powder, so that would be makeup. And there are times when I work out and, as Christine stated, I’m already wearing makeup (coming from work) and don’t have the time to remove it.

No. I go to the gym in the morning before work and it’s the only time I leave the house completely bare faced.

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I agree with you Christine, when I specifically go to work out I don’t put on make up, but if I go straight after work where I wear make up I don’t always remove it. But I once got pretty bad stares cause I was sporting a bright red lip on that day, I guess the people just aren’t used to seeing Chanel lips on a treadmill lol
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I hate mornings even though I am up and going very early. I never work out in the a.m. as chronic illness makes my life and joints very painful and I have to physically ease my way into the day. Those first steps out of bed are brutal and I’m advised to not place strain on anything in the early hours. If I am going to wear makeup, I typically put in on in the morning and since my workouts occur either in the late afternoon or evening and I do not specifically remove makeup beforehand, yeah I sometimes end up wearing makeup during. I have an rower, elliptical, and yoga mat in my ‘gym’ room downstairs and neither the equipment nor my dogs or my partner judge me for doing so. In fact, they are downright indifferent. I do not have problem skin and rarely experience breakouts so *shrug*

Ww: sounds like PMR or RA. Hope you have a good rheumatologist. Seriously. Good luck. Chronic illness is no joke. At least your skin is good. w/ psoriatic, the joints are dreadful AND the skin goes south and all the treatments are contradictory. no fun at all. reading your comments, clearly you are as on top of it as you can be.

I have mixed connective tissue disease or MCTD – Rheumatoid plus Lupus plus Fibromyalgia. It took them 3 years to nail down my diagnosis. I went through 5 years of toxic treatment – the steroids, the methotrexate, the biologics (Humira), the NSAIDS, the whole enchilada was thrown at me because I was diagnosed as severe. To put it mildly, I was in really bad shape. I lost a lot of my hair, I had insane skin reactions blah blah blah. The pain: I used to sob while I was in the shower so my dogs wouldn’t hear me and get stressed out. I went through a really tough time physically as well as emotionally being a formerly overactive overachiever type (running, competitive dressage riding). Then I started having really bad reactions to the drugs and I got angry and slowly weaned myself off everything and miraculously somehow nursed myself back to some semblance of health. Fast forward to the present and It still isn’t easy, and I have many physical challenges, but I make the best of it and I am in a much better place than I was. One of my best friends has Psoriatic arthritis so she was very instrumental in getting me help and locked into a good rheumatologist at the early stages; it was frightening as I had no idea what was going on with me; it came on gradually, but then became a big uncontrollable storm and I could barely walk. Sounds like you know well how it goes and I couldn’t agree more that chronic illness isn’t a joke. As one specialist put it: you aren’t going to necessarily die anytime soon from it, but it is most definitely going to slowly torture you. Thanks for your thoughtfulness and comment 😀
p.s. my skin is doing really well..tons of Omega 3’s and 7’s and 9’s and gobs of sunscreen

rheumatologist’s nightmare ….or dream, depending on his/her pov. That is a lot to cope with, esp. for a dressage rider. Your personality/attitude must be very precise. You have been very brave + proactive to sort it all out + evaluate treatments. i’m welling up at how hard it must have been…yeah, i know..and will continue to be. somedays i just think how lucky it is not to have an immune mediated brain disease….and i’ve had cognitive patients who have. OMG OMG the joints, muscles, + nerves are bad enough. but to be off upstairs, like the patients, is unbearable. now i have to look into omega 7s. methotrexate was good for me when i needed it. all this stuff waxes + wanes (One doc said ‘Ya want the good news first or the bad news?’) which only means you can wait for the other shoe to drop + feel shitty again. but, i’d take ’em all over ALS or Huntington’s or frontotemporal dementia any day. god save the brain! I know you can use yours assiduously to stay as on top of this complex. also relate to crying outside of the earshot/ eyeshot of the canine companions. but it’s vexing, when they want to walk long + hard + you can barely move/stand up. you get two choices: walk ’em in pain or stay sedentary + disappoint them + feel guilty. Just LOVE that immune system. Stay well.

➳♥ to you as well. I used to see the metho and start feeling that sickness before I even got the injection into me, but I agree, it served it’s purpose. Weird that you mention autoimmune that affects the brain because I just caught a report recently on a man with some rare brain related AI disease and all I could think was: that poor poor MothaF*&%^ … ya know!!! I now understand the words “keep fighting the good fight”.

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I’m with you Christine…if I already had it on I don’t bother to wash it, since I’ll just have to wash again as soon as I’m done. The only other instance would be if I was exercising outside and was using my bb as my spf. That’s just about protecting my skin, though.

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