The "I Woke Up Like This" Lie

Let’s stop fooling ourselves. We wake up with bad breath and sleep in our eyes, and suggesting otherwise is just one extra long (unpainted) nail in the coffin that makes young, impressionable girls feel terribly about themselves. NOBODY WAKES UP LIKE THAT. Makeup is a beautiful and terrible lie.

Sure, occasionally we wake up with surprisingly great hair. Sometimes we really do get beauty sleep, and wake up looking refreshed. But there is a difference between being painted, and being flawless.

Let’s put it to bed, for good. No waking up necessary.



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