It has been noted that going bare faced and makeup free in public is a bit of a brave step for most women and a few select men. This is usually followed by saddened comments that we shouldn't have to feel brave about showing our natural faces, that we should be proud of who we are. There will be misogyny and feminism. There will be positive reinforcement. And there may even be some genuine attempts to change the status quo. Whatever happens, the debate will rage on and people far more qualified than I will make far more informed and eloquent arguments.
For me I decided I needed to cut down on my daily use of makeup (even the really good stuff) purely for the good of my skin. It was dry and horrible and needed a breather. And whilst I love having an extra 15 minutes in bed in the mornings it really is nice to feel comfortable in your own skin.
I've been using this gorgeous repairing moisturiser from A-Derma. Silky smooth on the skin, a whole host of complicatedly named ingredients to encourage skin repair and moisturiser ion AND only £6 from Boots so it doesn't break the bank! You can see the results yourself. No hiding from that pesky HDR camera!