“Ewww, Makeup? You are pretty & don’t need all this”
And they both laughed.
It all felt so good initially. His jealousy & possessiveness was cute. He did not like it when she dressed up because other men looked at her, appreciated her beauty, passed on compliments & he did not like any of it!
But after a few years, it started to feel like a restriction, a limitation.
He never stopped her from dressing up or doing makeup, but never appreciated it too! Thus she never even tried!
Finally, after 5 years when she bought her first red lipstick, it felt like liberation!
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Also rad this amazing article talking about MAKEUP SHAMING by ‘feminism india’