Although my skin felt fresh and clean, and I smelled like a million, I felt like I looked dreary. No, let me amend that. I did look dreary. Makeup makes most every woman look–and feel–better. Even Julia Roberts and Catherine Zeta Jones look better with makeup. As a matter of fact, some women who we think are gorgeous are anything but. Makeup, cameras, and photo doctoring can turn anyone into a looker.
When I told sister Shell that I felt dreary without makeup, she said she feels that way when she doesn’t wear heels. “My legs are one of my best features and heels emphasize them,” she told me as she walked with me across 58th Street in 4-inch heels. If I wore 4-inch heels, I’d fall on my face in seconds and then I’d have to put on a lot more makeup to look good.
The world could do with a lot fewer beauty brands, but I still say: LONG LIVE MAKEUP! It’s one of my oldest friends.