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(The Sun)   What every boyfriend and husband already knows, women can take a year to put on their make-up   (thesun.co.uk) divider line 74
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2013-02-20 09:07:02 PM
How long does it take them brush their long, blonde hair?
 
2013-02-21 12:54:56 AM
www.gedzo.com
 
2013-02-21 02:16:17 AM
I'm gonna go against the grain here and just thank the ladies for wearing makeup. No matter how good you may look without it, you look much better with properly applied makeup.

Keep up the good work.
 
2013-02-21 02:16:33 AM

Popcorn Johnny:


She's cuter without makeup...
 
2013-02-21 02:20:01 AM
Didn't we just have a nearly 500 post misogyny thread?
 
2013-02-21 02:23:04 AM

tinfoil-hat maggie: Didn't we just have a nearly 500 post misogyny thread?


You say you're annoyed this topic seems to an endless fount of blather?

Not so cool when the shoe's on the other foot, is it?
 
2013-02-21 02:23:49 AM
Oh and I guess this has to be here.
The magics in the make-up
 
2013-02-21 02:26:53 AM
I'm glad I've mostly been involved with black women. I've hardly met any who bother with makeup. Although I'm sure those time savings are overridden by their weekly hair torture sessions.
 
2013-02-21 02:27:28 AM

tinfoil-hat maggie: Didn't we just have a nearly 500 post misogyny thread?


discussing women's behavior in a way that does not treat them like flawless gods = misogyny
 
2013-02-21 02:29:22 AM

AverageAmericanGuy: tinfoil-hat maggie: Didn't we just have a nearly 500 post misogyny thread?

You say you're annoyed this topic seems to an endless fount of blather?

Not so cool when the shoe's on the other foot, is it?


LoL, I'm a quiet kinda girl.
Ugly me(NSFW lyrics)
 
2013-02-21 02:32:35 AM
I'd like anyone to say this isn't worth an hour of prep time for a long night out:

fc07.deviantart.net
Fark it, sometimes you just have to go extreme just to do it.
 
2013-02-21 02:32:54 AM
Other than for a small handful of jobs that require it, I don't get why women complain about makeup and uncomfortable shoes. No one (except the very few previously mentioned jobs) is forcing them to wear them. It's a choice.
 
2013-02-21 02:32:54 AM

GF named my left testicle thundercles: tinfoil-hat maggie: Didn't we just have a nearly 500 post misogyny thread?

discussing women's behavior in a way that does not treat them like flawless gods = misogyny


Don't worry I'm sure I could be called a misogynist or something as well, I mean since I do date woman at times and yea they can be crazy. And not in a good way ; )
 
2013-02-21 02:36:51 AM
Or a couple of years...

2.bp.blogspot.com
 
2013-02-21 02:37:47 AM
The Specialist Make-up Services poll found 93 per cent ALWAYS used slap on a night out and half had to have it on for work.

Is that a sex thing?
 
2013-02-21 02:38:59 AM
The Specialist Make-up Services poll found 93 per cent ALWAYS used slap on a night out and half had to have it on for work.

youngadultfinances.com
 
2013-02-21 02:52:26 AM
 
2013-02-21 02:54:36 AM
AverageAmericanGuy: I'm gonna go against the grain here and just thank the ladies for wearing makeup. No matter how good you may look without it, you look much better with properly applied makeup.

I've gotta disagree.  I much prefer a girl without any makeup at all.  Imperfections are what make us "Real", trying to hide them just comes across as either dishonest or as a lack of self-esteem.  Be proud of who you are, don't try to hide it; it's WAY more attractive.
 
2013-02-21 03:01:09 AM
Well, clearly a poll about makeup application time sponsored by a company whose business is semi-permanent makeup will be completely unbiased and 100% factual.

Tomorrow from the Sun: BREAKING NEWS!! People with unpierced ears get laid less often, says poll sponsored by ear piercing company.
 
2013-02-21 03:06:37 AM

AverageAmericanGuy: I'm gonna go against the grain here and just thank the ladies for wearing makeup. No matter how good you may look without it, you look much better with properly applied makeup.

Keep up the good work.


Thank you!

And you're welcome. I think almost every woman looks better with a bit of makeup. So many just have trouble with that "properly applied" part.

I know that's a subjective term, but hey, you can't please everyone.  I feel more confident when I think I look better. Nothing wrong with that.
 
2013-02-21 03:08:29 AM
How long does it take to draw with a sharpie, for crying out loud?

/Yeah, I know.
//I'll go sit in the corner now.
 
2013-02-21 03:13:39 AM

gweilo8888: Well, clearly a poll about makeup application time sponsored by a company whose business is semi-permanent makeup will be completely unbiased and 100% factual.

Tomorrow from the Sun: BREAKING NEWS!! People with unpierced ears get laid less often, says poll sponsored by ear piercing company.


Incidentally, ten seconds of maths says TFA is total bullshiat.

The average woman in the UK lives to 81.68 years of age. Even if you assume she applies makeup every day from the age of ten and never misses a day, that's 71.68 years of makeup use, at 365.25 days per year.

TFA claims 474 days applying makeup (average, mind you, which means half the female population spends MORE days on this task). So that's 474 out of 26181.12 days. That is 1.81% of every day of their entire life from their tenth birthday, without missing a single day.

Which means it is 0.43 hours of every day, or 26 minutes every day, from the age of ten to the age of 81.68 years.

Which is quite clearly total bullshiat. In the real world, they're claiming probably more like an hour or more for each makeup application, by the time you account for the fact that they don't start on a daily basis from ten years old, dont do it to the day they die, don't do it every day of their adult lives without fail, and don't spend the same time on it when they're 70 and crippled by arthritis in an old folks home that they did when they were 20 and out for a night on the pull.

I know it's the Sun, but seriously... Even for the Sun, what complete and utter moronic drivel.
 
2013-02-21 03:14:49 AM
When she calls you and asks when you are leaving the bar and coming home, tell her, "In 15 minutes.  The same 15 minutes you tell me when you are putting on your makeup."
 
2013-02-21 03:16:33 AM

GF named my left testicle thundercles: tinfoil-hat maggie: Didn't we just have a nearly 500 post misogyny thread?

discussing women's behavior in a way that does not treat them like flawless gods = misogyny


I agree: four threads full of silly men biatching about women is definitely not misogyny.

It's normality.
 
2013-02-21 03:20:39 AM

JmBa: AverageAmericanGuy: I'm gonna go against the grain here and just thank the ladies for wearing makeup. No matter how good you may look without it, you look much better with properly applied makeup.

Keep up the good work.

Thank you!

And you're welcome. I think almost every woman looks better with a bit of makeup. So many just have trouble with that "properly applied" part.

I know that's a subjective term, but hey, you can't please everyone.  I feel more confident when I think I look better. Nothing wrong with that.


Ya, know you're right, I do feel better even when I just use a tinted moisturizer , some lip gloss and eye shadow, I mean I could do a full make up application so I would look good on camera or the stage but why would I want to do that everyday ?
 
2013-02-21 03:21:43 AM
shiat, I'm a guy and I have spent a year of my life putting on makeup.

/then again, for most of that I have been getting paid to do it, or doing for my friends before club... probably only spent about a week total doing my own, but a lot of that has been practicing new techniques for stage makeup or club makeup.
 
2013-02-21 03:22:56 AM

tinfoil-hat maggie: Ya, know you're right, I do feel better even when I just use a tinted moisturizer , some lip gloss and eye shadow, I mean I could do a full make up application so I would look good on camera or the stage but why would I want to do that everyday ?


All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players

- William Shakespeare (As You Like It)
 
2013-02-21 03:24:24 AM

AverageAmericanGuy: tinfoil-hat maggie: Ya, know you're right, I do feel better even when I just use a tinted moisturizer , some lip gloss and eye shadow, I mean I could do a full make up application so I would look good on camera or the stage but why would I want to do that everyday ?

All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players

- William Shakespeare (As You Like It)


So true and I play my part as I want too : )
 
Skr
2013-02-21 03:26:45 AM
Hmm when I see a lady or guy with acne I usually think "damn that looks painful" and I don't really associate it with with beauty much. 'Course a big deep face mountain looks rather strange when it is covered in layers of makeup.
I'd imagine that wearing make up for a good percentage of your life can't be too healthy for the skin, even if it was some hydroxinatingaloeseacumbumber creme.

Make up can look pretty nice on some people, but in general it needs to be learned that not all applications work the same for everyone. Some tend to chose less than flattering ways to apply it and look like a kid that bought a package of walmart sharpies and finger paints.
 
2013-02-21 03:26:54 AM
I love it when pretty girls don't wear makeup. I have no opinion on butt-ugly girls
 
2013-02-21 03:27:27 AM
Only seen Mrs LibCon wear makeup once and that was our wedding day.
I'm happy with that - saves a lot of money I expect.
Got me wondering, how much total does a woman spend on makeup?
 
2013-02-21 03:40:48 AM
My wife never wears make up. Which is awesome.

She also gets hit on by lesbians a lot. Which is awesome. Sort of.
 
2013-02-21 03:40:50 AM
That is one thing I loved about college....after the first few classes girls would generally say fark it and come to class without make up in sweatpants with their hair up......

for some reason I'm a sucker for the natural look more than the I need to look perfect all the time look

/I'm sure some people will say it looks slobbish
 
2013-02-21 04:20:29 AM

Popcorn Johnny: [www.gedzo.com image 640x421]


She's a completely average looking girl that cleans up remarkably well. I don't think I've seen anyone benefit from makeup more.
 
2013-02-21 04:41:02 AM

EngineerAU: Other than for a small handful of jobs that require it, I don't get why women complain about makeup and uncomfortable shoes. No one (except the very few previously mentioned jobs) is forcing them to wear them. It's a choice.


They complain to draw attention to the results.  Just say, "You look nice" and STFU if you know what's good for you.
 
2013-02-21 04:43:55 AM

fusillade762: The Specialist Make-up Services poll found 93 per cent ALWAYS used slap on a night out and half had to have it on for work.

Is that a sex thing?


British slang for makeup.  You slap it on.
 
2013-02-21 04:49:21 AM
I'm not looking forward to how much earlier I'll have to get up in the morning in order to put on makeup once I start living as a woman.
 
2013-02-21 04:55:37 AM

UltimaCS: I'm glad I've mostly been involved with black women. I've hardly met any who bother with makeup. Although I'm sure those time savings are overridden by their weekly hair torture sessions.


black women are naturally beautiful and not incredibly vain. +1 for the nubian princesses.
 
2013-02-21 05:02:47 AM

SnarfVader: How long does it take to draw with a sharpie, for crying out loud?

/Yeah, I know.
//I'll go sit in the corner now.


My favorite lipstick is more of a lipstain. Imagine, 6am, eyes barely awake, no coffee yet, and you want to color inside the lines and not stain your face stupidly, not quite sharpie-stained, but bad enough. Close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades, not sharpie or lip color. I would totally use sharpie-strength stain for eyeliner, if the ink looked more light/natural and I thought I could draw well enough on a regular basis... I don't trust tattoos anywhere on the face. 

You may leave the corner, I appreciate your 'don't have to mess with it for days' sharpie idea... even if that isn't how you meant it.
 
2013-02-21 05:08:17 AM

Myria: I'm not looking forward to how much earlier I'll have to get up in the morning in order to put on makeup once I start living as a woman.


Oh hon, it's not that bad and really it depends on what type of girl you are/ want to be.
 
2013-02-21 05:15:43 AM

Myria: I'm not looking forward to how much earlier I'll have to get up in the morning in order to put on makeup once I start living as a woman.


Oh and worst mistake you can make is wearing too much make up.
Eip if you want, hey my old roommate worked for Mac he taught me a lot about makeup.
/Then he kicked me out to try and move in his twink boyfriend.
//Granted he set up me moving in with my ex-girlfriend first, still sorta mad about that : /
 
2013-02-21 05:34:43 AM

EngineerAU: Other than for a small handful of jobs that require it, I don't get why women complain about makeup and uncomfortable shoes. No one (except the very few previously mentioned jobs) is forcing them to wear them. It's a choice.


If you don't wear it, people think there is something wrong with you. They'll come up with that you're lazy/frump/lesbo/loser/nerd/depressed/backwards/unfriendly/weird etc. Wear make up all the time and then the time you don't, people ask questions like "Is something wrong? You look sick." You grow up with the image that proper grown up women wear heels, nylons, skirts, make-up, and jewelry and that those are the marks of being feminine and likeable. So there's women who think they have to do it because it's expected and if they don't, it means something is wrong with them, even though they don't like it.

It's a choice, yes, one can choose to wear hiking boots and a hoodie because they're comfortable. But don't expect to be treated as well as the woman in full make-up and the perfect ladylike outfit.
 
2013-02-21 05:46:03 AM

FunkOut: EngineerAU: Other than for a small handful of jobs that require it, I don't get why women complain about makeup and uncomfortable shoes. No one (except the very few previously mentioned jobs) is forcing them to wear them. It's a choice.

If you don't wear it, people think there is something wrong with you. They'll come up with that you're lazy/frump/lesbo/loser/nerd/depressed/backwards/unfriendly/weird etc. Wear make up all the time and then the time you don't, people ask questions like "Is something wrong? You look sick." You grow up with the image that proper grown up women wear heels, nylons, skirts, make-up, and jewelry and that those are the marks of being feminine and likeable. So there's women who think they have to do it because it's expected and if they don't, it means something is wrong with them, even though they don't like it.

It's a choice, yes, one can choose to wear hiking boots and a hoodie because they're comfortable. But don't expect to be treated as well as the woman in full make-up and the perfect ladylike outfit.


And many women enjoy getting all gussied up, which leads people to believe all girls enjoy it and if you don't you must fall into one of the aforementioned categories.

I tend to favor women that take a minimalist approach to makeup, I generally regard them as more genuine.
 
2013-02-21 05:50:03 AM

FunkOut: EngineerAU: Other than for a small handful of jobs that require it, I don't get why women complain about makeup and uncomfortable shoes. No one (except the very few previously mentioned jobs) is forcing them to wear them. It's a choice.

If you don't wear it, people think there is something wrong with you. They'll come up with that you're lazy/frump/lesbo/loser/nerd/depressed/backwards/unfriendly/weird etc. Wear make up all the time and then the time you don't, people ask questions like "Is something wrong? You look sick." You grow up with the image that proper grown up women wear heels, nylons, skirts, make-up, and jewelry and that those are the marks of being feminine and likeable. So there's women who think they have to do it because it's expected and if they don't, it means something is wrong with them, even though they don't like it.

It's a choice, yes, one can choose to wear hiking boots and a hoodie because they're comfortable. But don't expect to be treated as well as the woman in full make-up and the perfect ladylike outfit.


Excellent points, and you're right. And really it's what suits your life because I've got my hoodie and hiking boots but I do have some awesome high heels (that I almost never wear) ; )
 
2013-02-21 05:50:05 AM
MayoSlather:

I tend to favor women that take a minimalist approach to makeup, I generally regard them as more genuine.

I take the approach that if I'm tired, outlining my eyeball areas in black will fool people into thinking I am more alert, which I am not.
 
2013-02-21 07:01:09 AM

BradleyUffner: AverageAmericanGuy: I'm gonna go against the grain here and just thank the ladies for wearing makeup. No matter how good you may look without it, you look much better with properly applied makeup.

I've gotta disagree.  I much prefer a girl without any makeup at all.  Imperfections are what make us "Real", trying to hide them just comes across as either dishonest or as a lack of self-esteem.  Be proud of who you are, don't try to hide it; it's WAY more attractive.


Ladies, this goes for hair dye, too.  Let the gray shine through, you've earned them!

/excuse me while I go polish my bald head.
 
2013-02-21 07:20:00 AM
I always wonder what it would be like if evolution went a slightly different way and women ended up with facial hair and the societal expectation that they shave daily. I don't think makeup would even have been invented yet, every issue of Cosmo would be almost entirely shaving stories. "Top 10 aftershaves reviewed inside!" "Shaving horror stories! - I cut myself 10 minutes before my date!" "Which razors do celebs use!?"
 
2013-02-21 07:29:16 AM

abadabba: I always wonder what it would be like if evolution went a slightly different way and women ended up with facial hair and the societal expectation that they shave daily. I don't think makeup would even have been invented yet, every issue of Cosmo would be almost entirely shaving stories. "Top 10 aftershaves reviewed inside!" "Shaving horror stories! - I cut myself 10 minutes before my date!" "Which razors do celebs use!?"


Naw, just expect to shave everything else daily if not burn it off or rip it out with wax. No leg hair, arm hair, crotch hair, armpit hair, any other hair except for head hair, eyelashes, and eyebrows. Yes, one must have no lady mustache but also have a thick shiny mane of long flowing hair and thick glossy eyelashes.
 
2013-02-21 07:58:38 AM

gweilo8888: Well, clearly a poll about makeup application time sponsored by a company whose business is semi-permanent makeup will be completely unbiased and 100% factual.

Tomorrow from the Sun: BREAKING NEWS!! People with unpierced ears get laid less often, says poll sponsored by ear piercing company.


I remember the classic blurbs released to radio stations.. That iphone owners had more sex than droid owners.  Good advertisment and the local radio station did a good job of talking about it as if it wasnt a paid ad.
 
2013-02-21 08:00:30 AM

FunkOut: If you don't wear it, people think there is something wrong with you. They'll come up with that you're lazy/frump/lesbo/loser/nerd/depressed/backwards/unfriendly/weird etc. Wear make up all the time and then the time you don't, people ask questions like "Is something wrong? You look sick." You grow up with the image that proper grown up women wear heels, nylons, skirts, make-up, and jewelry and that those are the marks of being feminine and likeable. So there's women who think they have to do it because it's expected and if they don't, it means something is wrong with them, even though they don't like it.

It's a choice, yes, one can choose to wear hiking boots and a hoodie because they're comfortable. But don't expect to be treated as well as the woman in full make-up and the perfect ladylike outfit.


Solution - Don't give a fark what anyone else thinks and live for yourself.

One of my favorite compliments that I've ever received was that I never try to put on a show for anyone and instead just be myself without worry.

/My other favorite compliment is that my blood tastes good.
 
2013-02-21 08:08:15 AM
Of course a majority of men say they prefer women without makeup then every time someone does a study showing them pictures of women with and without makeup, the overwhelming choose the with pictures as being more attractive. The truth is the vast majority of men prefer women who are good at applying makeup to create a "natural" look, and women are well aware of this.
 
2013-02-21 08:11:12 AM
blog.groupon.co.uk

Homer! You've got it set on "whore".
 
2013-02-21 08:12:06 AM
Oh, and not everyone grows up with that as the image of what a woman is supposed to be nor thinks that the ideal woman. I'm not a fan women in heels, nylons, or most jewelery. Skirts are nice every once in a while and makeup is ok in small quantities if she feels the need/mood for it. My ideal woman and vision of ideal feminity is NOTHING like stereotypical/idealized 50's woman.
 
2013-02-21 08:40:04 AM
It takes me an hour and a half to put on my makeup.

orwhatyouwill.files.wordpress.com
 
2013-02-21 08:40:23 AM
Simpsons. Yay!
 
2013-02-21 08:52:37 AM
3.bp.blogspot.com

www.harlequinromancereport.com
So I'm a little Noir-ish, big deal.  Everything was fine until I showed up and brought my Hippie friends.  Then it was all hairy legs and armpits and everything that went with it. *sheesh* what a drag that was.
Nylons with seams, tight dresses, light perfume, 8" stilettos are the stuff dreams are made of.  The sound of stockinged legs swishing across the floor accompanied by the tap of her heels getting louder as she gets closer.
The swish of Taffeta when she gets in the car and the sound of it all when she sits and crosses her legs.

Surprisingly, it's amazing how many women have that exact same dream given the chance to live it out.  So a little make-up?  No big deal.  It's worth the wait.

Crude Perspective?  You've left your Lambo at the dealers for service and now you're impatiently waiting for the guy to finish the wax job.  What. Are. You. Kvetching. About?
In the end, it's all worth it.
 
2013-02-21 08:58:37 AM
I had a car my senior year in high school, so I stopped taking the bus to school.  Since I had a car, I was cutting it closer and closer to first bell.  One week I was late two days in a row, and was told that if I was late again, I'd get detention.   The next morning I literally woke up with 15 minutes to first bell.   I pulled on my pants and jumped in the car and had my butt in the seat for first bell with less than a minute to spare.

First period was American History II.   I sat next to a cute girl named Taryn.  Taryn looks at me and asks, "Did you just get out of bed?"  I was like, "Uh, hah."  She replied, "That's crazy, I could never do that. I get up at 5am."  I was like, "There's a 5 in the morning now? Do have a job you go to before school?"  She proceeded to tell me how she gets up so early to pick our her clothes, and do her hair and nails and makeup, blah, blah, blah....     It was such a turn off to discover that "hot" Taryn spent 3 hours every morning working on herself.
 
2013-02-21 09:00:48 AM

Marcintosh: [3.bp.blogspot.com image 148x240]


Noirish? Moreish...

img838.imageshack.us
 
2013-02-21 09:02:55 AM

foxyshadis: I'd like anyone to say this isn't worth an hour of prep time for a long night out:


Fark it, sometimes you just have to go extreme just to do it.


Yes. Through a lens that looks awesome. Up close it just looks weird.
 
2013-02-21 09:05:46 AM

gweilo8888: gweilo8888: Well, clearly a poll about makeup application time sponsored by a company whose business is semi-permanent makeup will be completely unbiased and 100% factual.

Tomorrow from the Sun: BREAKING NEWS!! People with unpierced ears get laid less often, says poll sponsored by ear piercing company.

Incidentally, ten seconds of maths says TFA is total bullshiat.

The average woman in the UK lives to 81.68 years of age. Even if you assume she applies makeup every day from the age of ten and never misses a day, that's 71.68 years of makeup use, at 365.25 days per year.

TFA claims 474 days applying makeup (average, mind you, which means half the female population spends MORE days on this task). So that's 474 out of 26181.12 days. That is 1.81% of every day of their entire life from their tenth birthday, without missing a single day.

Which means it is 0.43 hours of every day, or 26 minutes every day, from the age of ten to the age of 81.68 years.

Which is quite clearly total bullshiat. In the real world, they're claiming probably more like an hour or more for each makeup application, by the time you account for the fact that they don't start on a daily basis from ten years old, dont do it to the day they die, don't do it every day of their adult lives without fail, and don't spend the same time on it when they're 70 and crippled by arthritis in an old folks home that they did when they were 20 and out for a night on the pull.

I know it's the Sun, but seriously... Even for the Sun, what complete and utter moronic drivel.


I realize it's simple math but are there no other hobbies available?
 
2013-02-21 09:23:08 AM
Pfft. It takes me 5 minutes before work. 7 minutes if I'm going out.
 
2013-02-21 09:25:59 AM

FunkOut: If you don't wear it, people think there is something wrong with you. They'll come up with that you're lazy/frump/lesbo/loser/nerd/depressed/backwards/unfriendly/weird etc. Wear make up all the time and then the time you don't, people ask questions like "Is something wrong? You look sick." You grow up with the image that proper grown up women wear heels, nylons, skirts, make-up, and jewelry and that those are the marks of being feminine and likeable. So there's women who think they have to do it because it's expected and if they don't, it means something is wrong with them, even though they don't like it.


Bullshiat. The only pressure put on women is from themselves.

I've worked with hundreds of people. The only time I've ever heard *any* comments whatsoever about what a women was wearing (or her makeup) was if the makeup or clothing was garish and *incredibly* obvious and/or attention garnering (think Bozo the clown).

And yeah, if you wear makeup everyday and then suddenly stop wearing it, people are going to notice and ask questions, because your appearance has suddenly changed from what they're used to, not because they're trying to reinforce a societal "proper image". I worked with a guy who had very long hair. One morning, he came to work with his head shaved. I think *everyone* noticed and asked him what had happened.
 
2013-02-21 09:32:57 AM
I'm not that good at using makeup. I see women all the time who look so beautiful; they know what colors work, how to line their eyes for a sexy, dramatic look. I wish I had those skills!
 
2013-02-21 09:34:28 AM

OgreMagi: When she calls you and asks when you are leaving the bar and coming home, tell her, "In 15 minutes.  The same 15 minutes you tell me when you are putting on your makeup."


Girlfriend and I call them 'football minutes'. when I say there is 2 minutes left in the game she knows that means it could be 15 minutes. If I ask how long it will take her to get ready she responds 'X football minutes'.
 
2013-02-21 09:49:25 AM

thepeterd: Marcintosh: [3.bp.blogspot.com image 148x240]

Noirish? Moreish...

[img838.imageshack.us image 538x800]


Nice. Norish?  Dead on.
 
2013-02-21 10:29:21 AM

gweilo8888: TFA claims 474 days applying makeup (average, mind you, which means half the female population spends MORE days on this task). So that's 474 out of 26181.12 days. That is 1.81% of every day of their entire life from their tenth birthday, without missing a single day.

Which means it is 0.43 hours of every day, or 26 minutes every day, from the age of ten to the age of 81.68 years.

Which is quite clearly total bullshiat.


I'm guessing you don't have any sisters, have never had a girlfriend, and went to an all boys Catholic school which was 100 miles from the nearest woman. That is the only way I can explain your post.
 
2013-02-21 12:00:50 PM

tinfoil-hat maggie: Didn't we just have a nearly 500 post misogyny thread?


Yo
 
2013-02-21 02:43:49 PM

umad: gweilo8888: TFA claims 474 days applying makeup (average, mind you, which means half the female population spends MORE days on this task). So that's 474 out of 26181.12 days. That is 1.81% of every day of their entire life from their tenth birthday, without missing a single day.

Which means it is 0.43 hours of every day, or 26 minutes every day, from the age of ten to the age of 81.68 years.

Which is quite clearly total bullshiat.

I'm guessing you don't have any sisters, have never had a girlfriend, and went to an all boys Catholic school which was 100 miles from the nearest woman. That is the only way I can explain your post.


So you believe an *average* of half an hour a day, every day from ten years old to the grave is realistic?

I know plenty of women, and have been married to one for well over a decade. I have never yet met a woman who spends that long *every* day on makeup. Once every week or two for a special event, they might *just* hit that, but even then they wouldn't go over by much if at all.

The only way your post can be explained is that every "woman" in your life is actually a transvestite. There's no other reason they'd spend a half-hour or more daily on makeup for half of their childhood and their entire adult life.
 
2013-02-21 02:53:14 PM

gweilo8888: There's no other reason they'd spend a half-hour or more daily on makeup for half of their childhood and their entire adult life.


Teenage girls spend even more time on their makeup.
 
2013-02-21 02:57:19 PM

WhippingBoy: FunkOut: If you don't wear it, people think there is something wrong with you. They'll come up with that you're lazy/frump/lesbo/loser/nerd/depressed/backwards/unfriendly/weird etc. Wear make up all the time and then the time you don't, people ask questions like "Is something wrong? You look sick." You grow up with the image that proper grown up women wear heels, nylons, skirts, make-up, and jewelry and that those are the marks of being feminine and likeable. So there's women who think they have to do it because it's expected and if they don't, it means something is wrong with them, even though they don't like it.

Bullshiat. The only pressure put on women is from themselves.


I know you show up in just about every thread about men/women crap and try to get people riled up, so I know you really can't believe that women are the only ones who care about this feminie grooming stuff and heterosexual males all love hairy women with dreadlocks, no makeup, and who wear hemp overalls with army boots.

You must be really bored at your job.
 
2013-02-21 03:09:55 PM

gweilo8888: So you believe an *average* of half an hour a day, every day from ten years old to the grave is realistic?


My sister spends over an hour every day. My cousin spends 2-3. I also understand how averages work, so yes, I believe it is realistic.
 
2013-02-21 03:42:41 PM

FunkOut: You must be really bored at your job.


His wife is a raging coont; therefore all women are raging coonts.
 
2013-02-21 06:21:46 PM

umad: gweilo8888: So you believe an *average* of half an hour a day, every day from ten years old to the grave is realistic?

My sister spends over an hour every day. My cousin spends 2-3. I also understand how averages work, so yes, I believe it is realistic.


Bull. Shiat. We're talking makeup here, not the entire process of getting ready to go out. If it takes your cousin 3 hours just to apply makeup, they've either got Parkinson's coupled with obsessive-compulsive disorder, or they're a transvestite.

Also, you do realize they're not going to spend that same amount of time, on average, across their entire life from the age of ten, right? If it's an hour now, it'll be 30 minutes in five years, 10 minutes in ten years, five minutes in 15, and a quick dab of concealer in 20. By the time they're in their 50s, makeup will be reserved solely for special occasions.
 
2013-02-21 08:30:56 PM
I don't wear makeup. I'm not particularly pretty, so the last thing I need in the morning is to do an intense study of how not-attractive I am in order to fix it with cosmetics. My face is what it is, and I concentrate on other things.
 
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