(Closed) Why can’t I be…

posted 8 years ago in Beauty
Post # 3
1981 posts
Buzzing bee

I always look worst after a day at work. Ugh.

Wish I could answer how to do it, but I’m not one of those girls. πŸ™‚

Post # 4
3125 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: December 2009

HAHAHA – Dana – alligator wrestling! I’m the same way. I use my after work alone time before my husband gets home to not only straighten the kitchen, but fix my face! Even if it’s just a quick face wash with an olay wipe thing and to re-curl my eyelashes. Desk sittin’ really messes with me. I can look good all day on a Saturday πŸ˜‰

Post # 5
2562 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

I am right there with you – especially on the days where I need to go attend a c-section (I am an NICU nurse, and we go to the higher-risk deliveries and c-sections) – nothing messes with your hair and makeup more than a scrub cap and a face mask!

Post # 6
2058 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

OMG  – – ME TOO….Not to mention I cannot walk out of the house let alone bedroom w/out concealer…..ARGH – – my two bff’s wear only mascara and it makes me want to not like them, haahaahaa  I also have to wash/blowdry my hair every single day, if I don’t its so greasy you can make an entire breakfast meal!!!!

Post # 7
472 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2010 - Ladder 15 Restaurant

I totally get the no makeup thing…I sit at my desk and put my hands all over my face like this guy:

200015972-002, Matthew Salacuse /The Image Bank

no wonder my makeup rubs off!!

Post # 8
14185 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

LOL. I sit at a desk and I STILL look “not fresh” after 8 hours. Sometimes i bring makeup with me to work and touch up or I look like i had a romp in the back on my lunch break. Even though I wear waterproof mascara and liner. The liner still smudges off. Boo. Hair’s not a problem for me–it’s up in a bun today =]. And i keep a plethora of pins in my desk and slide them in throughout the day.

Post # 9
2280 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

I feel ya on that! If I spend any amount of time sitting inside, my styling goes kaput. I look better after gardening for two hours with no makeup on than I do when I get dolled up and sit in AC for six hours. Go figure.

Post # 10
1105 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

I can totally relate to all of you! 

Post # 11
1232 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2009

I know exactly what you mean! I would always go to work feelin fancy and confident and then I would get home and look in the mirror and think “holy cow what happened?!” I’ve tried to buy make-up that’s supposed to last all day, but i’ve yet to find anything that actually does πŸ™

Post # 12
1049 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 1998

I totally feel ya there. The only saving grace is that I go to the gym during lunch so I get a do-over shower and I get to do my hair again.

Also, if you wrestle and alligator and all that happens is your hair gets messed up, it’s been a good day. πŸ™‚

Post # 13
5921 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: December 2010

I work at a desk too.  I looked pretty good this morning I thought.  I just had a mandatory staff meeting and was asked if I was sick.  πŸ™ I’m not.

Post # 14
68 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

I thought I was the only one! This never seems to happen to anyone around me. Maybe that means no one notices when it happens to us? I can dream, right?

Post # 15
1245 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

It happens to the best of us!! Have you tried those clearisal oil wipes? 

Post # 16
2392 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I start the day looking like a mess.  That way I get a few extra minutes of sleep and the benefit of lowered expectations.

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