Electra Lane is a makeup business, and this is a makeup blog, but please please please know that makeup isn’t essential to being or feeling beautiful. Makeup is fun and therapeutic for me, but I don’t need it. I know this because I don’t feel bad or self-conscious if I go out without makeup…which, trust me, wasn’t always the case. We all have things we want to change about ourselves. My face is so very asymmetrical, I have an oddly long forehead, and don’t even get me started on my nose. Loving makeup or taking pride in your appearance doesn’t make you vain – obsessing over it does.  Anyway, whenever you don’t feel like you don’t measure up, just remember this:

Take your makeup off. Let your hair down.  Take a breath.  Look into the mirror at yourself.  Don’t you like you?  ‘Cause I like you.”

Try ~Colbie Caillat



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