Wednesday, April 15, 2009


Today in class, the girl sitting next to me was a few minutes late, having obviously slept in past her alarm. After receiving her pass, she sat down and proceeded to unload her makeup bag on her desk. She set up a little vanity table and began to apply the make up she normally does at home during class, during another student's presentation. This has happened, with different people, in other classes, and once I saw a woman from Long Reach doing it on a school bus on the way to a field trip!

Personally, I find it rude and slightly offensive. If you don't have time to apply make-up before school, why wear it at all? I understand that it can be used to 'hide facial flaws' and 'enhance your natural assets', but I think that those sorts of things belong at home. I'm not against other people wearing make-up, but if you are going to spend time on it, wake up earlier and do it at home. It's distracting, and shows your lack of respect for the other students, the teacher, and the school to do it during class.

I don't wear make-up because I don't have the time or the patience to apply it. It bothers me that other people rely on it so much as to need to bring make-up out of bathrooms and apply it in public. Maybe it's a pet peeve, but I feel like it should be expressed.


wendybird03 said...

I'm a little suprised the teacher would let someone do that during another student's presentation.

Lotus said...

well, we sit in the back, and I don't know if you've heard, but Lindsey and I have a bad english teacher, so she felt comfortable doing it, knowing the teacher wouldn't care.