Quotes About Makeup

Quotes tagged as "makeup" (showing 1-30 of 57)
Marilyn Monroe
“Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.”
Marilyn Monroe

Yves Saint-Laurent
“The most beautiful makeup of a woman is passion. But cosmetics are easier to buy.”
Yves Saint-Laurent

Coco Chanel
“How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.”
Coco Chanel

Gwyneth Paltrow
“Beauty, to me, is about being comfortable in your own skin. That, or a kick-ass red lipstick.”
Gwyneth Paltrow

Katy Perry
“You think I'm pretty
Without any make-up on
You think I'm funny
When I tell the puch line wrong
I know you get me
So I'll let my walls come down, down”
Katy Perry

Tyra Banks
“I love the confidence that makeup gives me.”
Tyra Banks

Chuck Palahniuk
“She's not wearing makeup so her face just looks like skin.”
Chuck Palahniuk

Mandy Hale
“Consider the fact that maybe…just maybe…beauty and worth aren’t found in a makeup bottle, or a salon-fresh hairstyle, or a fabulous outfit. Maybe our sparkle comes from somewhere deeper inside, somewhere so pure and authentic and REAL, it doesn’t need gloss or polish or glitter to shine.”
Mandy Hale, The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass

“There are no ugly women, only lazy ones”
Helena Rubinstein

Roberta Gately
“‎Lipstick is really magical. It holds more than a waxy bit of color - it holds the promise of a brilliant smile, a brilliant day, both literally and figuratively.”
Roberta Gately

Mandy Hale
“Maybe it’s NOT Maybelline. Maybe you were just born with it.”
Mandy Hale, The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass

“When I was your age...I wish I'd known that I already had everything I needed within myself to be happy, instead of looking for happiness at beauty counters.”
Ilene Beckerman

Marian Keyes
“Failed relationships can be described as so much wasted makeup.
Forget the laughs, forget the fights, forget the sex, forget the jealousy. But take off your hat and observe a moment's silence for the legions of unknown tubes of foundation, mascara, eyeliner, blusher and lipstick who died that it might all have been possible. But who died in vain.”
Marian Keyes, Watermelon

Cheryl Cory
“For the love of God, unless you’re prepping for Rigoletto at the Met, go easy on the eyeliner.”
Cheryl Cory

Hannah Harrington
“All of them are the same type; girls with overprocessed hair and too much makeup and way too much access to Daddy’s credit cards. Girls who, if you took away the designer labels, hair dye and cover-up, wouldn’t be more than average-looking, but with all that stuff look too plastic to be pretty.”
Hannah Harrington, Speechless

Courtney Summers
“My dad used to say makeup was a shallow girl's sport, but it's not. It's armor.”
Courtney Summers, All the Rage

Rose Pressey
“I fought a killer and didn’t even smudge my makeup.”
Rose Pressey, Flip That Haunted House

Robin L. Rotham
“That really pissed me off, because I am worth it, goddamn it!”
“I know you—”
“Still talking here!”
Robin L. Rotham, Alien Overnight

Mia Fontaine
“Mia: I was sixteen when I first realized my mom was more concerned about my appearance than I was… I’ll be talking to my mom and realize she hasn’t heard a word because she’s studying my face to see if the foundation I’m using is a good match for my skin tone.”
Mia Fontaine

Crystal Woods
“When all the fights stop, so does the passion.”
Crystal Woods, Write like no one is reading 2

Katie McGarry
“Yesterday Allison bought me nail polish in the annoying shade of mauve. How can anyone look at me and think mauve?”
Katie McGarry, Dare You To

Jarod Kintz
“I like make-up sex. I find cosmetics so erotic.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

“Your bags, clothes, shoes, jewelries, makeup, and hair shouldn't determine your level of confidence in yourself; rather, let your moral values and principles be your reasons for self-confidence and unconditional self-love.
You were created by a Mighty God, and in His eyes you are a princess. So why not make Him proud and show the world your inner-beauty?”
Edmond Mbiaka,

Dean Koontz
“How obvious can it be? ... The purpose of makeup is to defy the degradations of time, and time is just a synonym for death.”
Dean Koontz, False Memory

“All the makeup in this world can never cover up an empty brain.”
Edmond Mbiaka,

Crystal Woods
“It's hard to say which I like more, the perfectly happy days or the hours right after we've ended a good fight.”
Crystal Woods, Write like no one is reading 2

James W. Bodden
“These poor girls are just bad impersonators. They look cheap, really. There’s nothing special about them. They are just reaching out to get noticed. They don’t want to be invisible anymore. They don’t want to get lost in crowds.”
James W. Bodden, The Red Light Princess

Israelmore Ayivor
“Leadership is inherent in our nature and is fundamental to our origins, our human makeup –and our destiny.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders' Watchwords

Brandon Sanderson
“Besides, just because they wore frills and makeup didn't mean they weren't dangerous[...]”
Brandon Sanderson, The Hero of Ages

Lisa Martens
“Clara smoked in the shallow pool as Lana del Rey poured from her phone. She shaded her eyes. She liked the shallow pool because she could lay out, half in the sun, half in the water, and not get her hair wet. She had black eyeliner smeared under her eyes from who-knows-when, and while she never bothered to fix it, she did apply more, so she looked permanently hung over. She liked that.”
Lisa Martens, What Grows in Heavy Rain: Winner of the 2015 Doris Lippman Prize in Creative Writing

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