Community//

I Found My Beautiful Self.

Beauty is within us.

I’m Beautiful.

When I was three years old, my mom came home to find me playing in her makeup. I had bright red lipstick on and foundation all over my face. My mom was confused. She asked, “Why are you playing in my makeup?” I said, “Mom, I don’t feel beautiful.”

This memory has followed me for years. I have dabbled in makeup for years. I was trying to find what would make me feel beautiful. I don’t know if I ever found it in makeup.

I found someone that tells me I’m beautiful everyday. I don’t need makeup. I don’t need to alter my personality. We can find our beauty in unexpected places.I’m Beautiful…

When I was three years old, my mom came home to find me playing in her makeup. I had bright red lipstick on and foundation all over my face. My mom was confused. She asked, “Why are you playing in my makeup?” I said, “Mom, I don’t feel beautiful.”

This memory has followed me for years. I have dabbled in makeup for years. I was trying to find what would make me feel beautiful. I don’t know if I ever found it in makeup.

I found someone that tells me I’m beautiful everyday. I don’t need makeup. I don’t need to alter my personality. We can find our beauty in unexpected places. It is sometimes deep within ourselves. 

The Thrive Global Community welcomes voices from many spheres. We publish pieces written by outside contributors with a wide range of opinions, which don’t necessarily reflect our own. Learn more or join us as a community member!
Share your comments below. Please read our commenting guidelines before posting. If you have a concern about a comment, report it here.

You might also like...

Image by Unsplash.
Community//

Holiday Gifts for Keeps

by Beverly Lim
Community//

What Should I be for Halloween this year…a Clown?

by Terri Parke
Community//

Least Likely to Succeed

by Rico Aliers

Sign up for the Thrive Global newsletter

Will be used in accordance with our privacy policy.

Thrive Global
People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.

- MARCUS AURELIUS

We use cookies on our site to give you the best experience possible. By continuing to browse the site, you agree to this use. For more information on how we use cookies, see our Privacy Policy.