What is the REAL reason women wear make-up?
Is it so other people think they look pretty?
I just can't understand that sort of thought process. Women must be so conscious of their face and how it appears to other people. They must be hyper-aware of the image they are creating in other people's vision, and they are consciously manipulating that image.
Why do they do this? What do they want out of it?
Do they do it for 'themselves'? A girl said that but it makes no sense because you can't see your own face. I read perhaps they do it to 'compete' with other women? Can somebody explain what that means?
And of course a lot of guys say that they do it to attract men. But women disagree and say they aren't thinking about men when they wear make-up they don't care what men think. A lot of guys are skeptical of this.
So, what do you think? What's the REAL reason women, almost universally, wear make-up.
Why are women so obsessed with the image the are portraying to other people? It strikes me as narcissism, to be frank.
I mean the whole practices is just so odd. Smearing and powdering shit on your face, plucking your eyebrows glueing shit on your eyelashes, staring at a mirror for fucking 30 minutes, spending obscene amounts of money on the shit, FOR WHAT PURPOSE??!
Fembots please tell me why you wear makeup, and why you think other women do it as well. I'd be really interested in hearing what you have to say!
People treat me better if I'm wearing make up. A women's status depends on her appearance. Prettier women get better opportunities in every facet of life. Even recruiters will hire prettier women or give them more leeway due to the halo effect.
It's cool that guys think I'm prettier too. Of course that's a benefit. And it only takes $80 every 4 months and 10 mins in the morning. Not a big struggle to get better social status.
I had an ex who explained in a very convoluted way that it's a mask and she is terrified of being unattractive. Which is understandable, as it basically boils down to attention-whoring.
I fucking cringe everytime I see these kinds of threads. Not because I like it when women wear make up, but because if you can't tell when a woman will look significantly worse without her make up you are retarded and very much deserve the unpleasant surprise.
Women's value resides in their looks, almost solely. For them to utilize makeup is rather the smart thing to do, dishonest as it may be. It's like cheating on a test.
>What is the REAL reason women wear make-up?
To level the playing field / get an advantage over your peers
If you don't wear make up you don't look as good compared to the girls that do
hence everyone wears make up like its a zero-sum game.
I often here
>I don't have my make up on, I don't look pretty
So I guess there is also some conditioning on womens part for this to happen
>staring at a mirror for fucking 30 minutes,
Not every girl takes this long it all depends on their routine, my current gf only needs a few minutes.
inb4 some retarded rant about girls that don't wear make up, you are just too stupid to realize that is well done make up made to look natural.
so would you say women wear make-up as a kind of way to improve or maintain their social status?
are you saying the hottest girls have the highest social status, and it's kind of like a pecking order from most to least attractive?
this doesn't sound implausible. I have often observed how competitive women are with eachother, and honestly a lot of times it borders on ruthlessness. Spreading rumours (maliciously, lying), backstabbing their 'friends', gossiping.. etc
Do the fembots here notice this? Why are women so mean to eachother?
or am I simply mistaken and am getting the wrong idea?
>Do they do it for 'themselves'? A girl said that but it makes no sense because you can't see your own face. I read perhaps they do it to 'compete' with other women? Can somebody explain what that means?
It's the same as men wearing beards or people getting tattoos. It's hard for an autist o understand but normies enjoy decorating themselves as all humans have since time immemorial. Some girls just have fun with elaborate makeup at home, with no one to see them.
But most women don't do it for fun within the privacy of their own home. Most women do this to compete with other women, boost their self confidence and receive better treatment. Idk, its just a shame.
The real problem I have is the delusion it creates. Women base their self value off of their falsified beauty and treat 4/10's like shit when they are 4/10's themselves. Their are women with perfect or near perfect aesthetic genetics. The rest of these women just fake it to make it. But in the game of genetics, if you don't have it you're never gonna get it.
Just accept what you have, unless you're 1/10-3/10 your confidence without makeup will make up for "blotchy skin". Nothing else is more annoying to a man than how self-conscious a woman can be without her make-up.
I bet you're pretty without it.
it's not some huge immoral conspiracy
most women wear make-up, so there's a social aspect to it
and if you could look instantly better, why wouldn't you? I mean, if you had the chance to go from a 3/10 to a 6/10 in 10 minutes per day, why not?
> Do the fembots here notice this? Why are women so mean to eachother?
Not talking about that. Talking about going into a job interview and being turned down because a woman refusing to smear $100 worth of shit on her face is akin to a man wearing autism shoes in the workplace.
ok but why do you care about your appearance so much?
as in, I've noticed for a lot of women there is this very strong drive or urge to be seen as attractive
for males, myself at least, I just don't really care or think about it.
so why aren't women like that? as in why do women constantly care about their appearance?
dude look through google images the majority of women without make-up look like shit
as in, they look positvely bad, rather than just how most guys look which is normal - they arne't pretty but they don't look ugly or anything
it's like for females it's either ugly or pretty. but for males they just look normal mostly, some more good looking, and a few ugly ones
where are the normal looking females?
>and if you could look instantly better, why wouldn't you?
because I just don't really care, I don't even think about how I look because I'm not self-conscious like that. 'the way I appear to others' really doesn't cross my mind
I'm a male and I care about my appearance. Girls care more than most men but still, it's not a genre-defining thing.
And really, appearance *is* an important thing. I don't know you, but I bet you'd be better off caring a bit more about it, just long enough to learn how to look better.
I asked a real live girl one time and she said she liked it because it was pretty.
Pic related for reference
The idea that women have to be either wearing makeup for themselves or for men is a false dichotomy. Sure, women may like the artistic aspects of makeup, but they also want men (unless they're lesbians) to find them attractive.
that's only because acceptability of makeup has skewed your views about how women should look. you think all women without makeup look ugly because you're holding them to a higher standard since than men since you're used to seeing them with makeup
same reason that guys work out and take steroids/supplements or have some insane diet, or blow their money on clothes/accessories. when you don't have much going for you at least you can change your appearance. that control over how you look gives a lot of people confidence and a better life.
if you think makeup actually does much on its own you have never been near a woman. the difference is about as meaningful as whether or not you clean shave or have stubble. one might be nicer but it doesn't do anything for the structure of your face. a greasy as fuck girl trying to hide it with makeup just looks like a clown up close. normal makeup on normal girls is just something nice. getting mad about it is like throwing a fit that you have to use a toilet instead of shitting everywhere.
>tfw women HAVE to wear makeup in order to be on the now average level
That's what you get for being insecure and deceitful.
>This is what women actually claim
Literally no man is falling for that shit, why do they keep insisting on it?
No, you're wearing it "for yourself" because you as you said look good, which makes you feel good because men will find you attractive.
Then you'll say
"No it's so other women think I look good/compliment me/are jealous of me"
Okay so you want other women to validate that you look good to men or be jealous of the fact you're considered more desirable by men. Still not for you, still about men
>What is the REAL reason women wear make-up?
Because it's made for them
if people made makeup that worked better for faces that were constantly sprouting facial hair, then more dudes would wear make up
I think it's a mix of things and depends from person to person, but it's mostly that it's expected for women to wear it and look perfect. My mother won't even leave me alone and keeps telling me I should use it even going as far as to say she'll put it on for me.
I have screwed up skin and should probably be one that cakes it on, but I've only tried wearing makeup about five times in my life because it feels like crap on your face and it smelled funny to me. I really have no idea how women can want to cover their face in layer upon layer of junk and spend so much time and money. Have you seen the prices of higher quality stuff? It blows me away.
i wear it because i like the creative part of it. i like to mix and match colours on my face. regardless of what you autistic retards thought i really do do it for myself because i often wear it even when not around people and im in the mood to experiment. my bf loves me makeup-less more but i still wear it if im in the mood for it. that's it.there goes your armchair psychology you retards.
Women know other women well. Other women are also manipulative, but you can't call them out on it because they will deny it. So you tell other people and they'll notice what she does too and it spreads. Have you tried calling a girl out on her shit? She turns into a goldfish real quick.
Have you seen the pictures in this thread? Makeup makes a huge difference.
Jesus christ, they might as well just wear a fucking mask.
This is bad, because if I encountered the girl at the bottom with the blue shirt makeup version, I'd fall in love. I couldn't withstand the non makeup version. C-Could she look like a goddess forever?
It wouldn't be so bad if men had the same kind of tools. Makeup literally can make a 4/10 girl a 7/10
Working out helps but doesn't have the same effect as makeup. Working out also takes way more time.
just like males.
Females are primitive.
Males look for breeding qualities in women.
All women want the most attractive male.
How do you do that if you're a 5/10?
Congrats, you've all learnt something
>"Shoes to make men seem taller? That would be cheating! Only someone really insecure would use something like that."
I could make you go from a 1 - 3 to at least a 6 with the right stuff. That would require the average guy to swallow his pride though.
>Always wore high heels.
It's hard to see, but some people definitely will notice. Especially if you use it for longer periods of time. Once one person notices and tells other people, you will be the laughing stock of the group. It's simply not socially acceptable to wear makeup as a man.
I usually don't wear any makeup because I'm too lazy and I think I'm too ugly for makeup and that I will just look like a monkey trying to hide the fact that she's an ugly monkey.
But I sometimes wear eye makeup (no eyeliner because I can't get it right and I kinda find it ugly now)
I like to switch, I like the change, I like to combine it with my clothes
I actually like how skin with acne look and I like how clean skin looks.
To me it's like clothes but in your face
You see a t-shirt at think "that would look pretty good" and buy it
To me is the same with makeup
People buy clothes they don't need to look good
I never spent more than 10 dollars on makeup because I like to find good deals, not only with makeup
I don't know if I wear makeup for others to notice me because I sometimes wear it home because I like using it and painting my face and I don't shave my legs or my hairy arms even when people tell me it looks gross because I think it doesn't look too bad
The same when people criticize my makeup or hair
I think It's cute so whatever I guess
I think most women wear makeup because they're socialized to do so. The same way they are told to shave, use perfume and take more care of their hair than males are told to.
Men are told to look good too
Go to /fa/ and see them all worried about their looks
Talking about clothes that make their body look a certain way and styles to stand out from the "plebs"
Some men I know told me they got a beard because they have a weak jawline and I know plenty of men that get their nails done that aren't gay
It all about being pretty and putting stuff on your skin, hair and face
Just that women see on TV and their moms that women paint their face and they know that they have to do the same
Why do you wash off the stink before going to work or school?
Why do you put on dress shoes instead of sandals?
Its purely for piece of mind,so they arent freaking out and loosing their shit all the time.
>Why do you wash off the stink before going to work or school?
so I and other people don't smell my stink. no one likes stink.
> Why do you put on dress shoes instead of sandals?
sandals don't go well with suits
> Its purely for piece of mind,so they arent freaking out and loosing their shit all the time.
no, it's a mask used to increase attractiveness. it's pure deception.
>tfw you wear sandals all the time even with a suit
>tfw you also wear them with socks
Feels good to be an autist.