90 Inspirational Makeup Quotes That Every Girl Should Know

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Makeup or no makeup―a battle that every woman fights. But there's more to it than meets the eye. Buzzle gives some gorgeously inspiring makeup quotes. We bet you'll fall in love with makeup after reading these.
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You can't go wrong with a dramatic red pout. The best part is you can wear it in any texture that suits you. Try any of these finishes: really slick and glossy; a velvety mattfinish; a deep lip gloss or a lip stain.
― Vogue, India.
Studies say that people find women with makeup more attractive, more trustworthy, and more competent. Makeup, no doubt, gives a certain boost to confidence. Against the myth, wearing makeup in no way, means she's insecure! It's just her way of loving herself more.

From what legendary beauties feel about makeup, and their makeup routine to people who have experienced the change in mood with just a swipe of lipstick, we have some inspiring, some poignant, while some funny quotes and sayings about makeup. Yes, there are hotties who consider makeup as a choice, and not something that is obligatory, who love the idea of feeling their skin without makeup; we have a category for those too.

From Beyoncé to Coco Chanel, these girls just get the makeup things right! Let's get into our favorite world―the world of makeup!
Inspirational Makeup Quotes by Glamorous People
Beauty, to me, is about being comfortable in your own skin. That, or a kick-ass red lipstick.
― Gwyneth Paltrow
I love the confidence that makeup gives me.
― Tyra Banks
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Guys don't know the power we hold over them with the right tint of lip gloss.
- Robin Mellom
Just have fun. Smile. And keep putting on lipstick.
― Diane Keaton
All women need makeup. Don't let anybody tell you different. The only woman who was pretty enough to go without makeup was Elizabeth Taylor and she wore a ton.
― Tracy Letts
To me, beauty and makeup and color is like the finishing touch on everything.
― Marc Jacobs
One day I decided that I was beautiful, and so I carried out my life as if I was a beautiful girl. I wear colors that I really like, I wear makeup that makes me feel pretty, and it really helps. It doesn't have anything to do with how the world perceives you. What matters is what you see.
― Gabourey Sidibe
I'm not saying that putting on makeup will change the world or even your life, but it can be a first step in learning things about yourself you may never have discovered otherwise. At worst, you could make a big mess and have a good laugh.
― Kevyn Aucoin
I don't think I could live without hair, makeup and styling, let alone be the performer I am. I am a glamour girl through and through. I believe in the glamorous life and I live one.
― Lady Gaga
I live for makeup and I like wine. These are my truths!
― Drew Barrymore
I just like playing with makeup and clothes - so I really don't feel like there are rules, and if there are rules, then I think it's up to you to break them.
― Kesha
That's why I began doing makeup in the first place: I was hoping that through helping people see the beauty in themselves, I could try and find it in me.
― Kevyn Aucoin
Makeup Quotes
The best thing is to look natural, but it takes makeup to look natural.
― Calvin Klein
I feel more confident if my makeup looks good.
― Ellie Goulding
I think women should wear whatever makeup they want for themselves. Makeup should be fun.
― Emma Stone
I think that it's really nice to learn that makeup is different for every person. Everyone has a different feature on their face that they like to show off.
― Lauren Conrad
I love the entire ritual of getting dressed. When we do a fashion show, we try to send out a message; we couldn't do that without the hair and makeup. The whole is equal to the sum of its parts.
― Marc Jacobs
I don't work with a stylist, I don't work with a glam squad to get me together for the red carpet, I really enjoy the time it takes to do it myself, to choose my clothes and do my own makeup and my own hair.
― Dita Von Teese
I don't have to wear any other makeup as long as I have blush.
― Victoria Justice
We know grooming is important for people. To get their hair done, to get makeup and things like that - that makes a person feel better.
― Kenneth Williams
Men are just jealous because they can't wear makeup.
― Carolyn Murphy
Personalized beauty is about each woman being able to create her own makeup routine that complements her coloring and style.
― Bobbi Brown
Inner beauty is great, but a little mascara never hurts.
― Anonymous
To me, makeup is fashion and vice versa. What I dress and what I wear always needs to work with my makeup, which is usually the same anyway.
― Carine Roitfeld
The first thing I'll do if I want to look really crappy is, I don't wear any makeup at all.
― Michael Caine
I love glamour and artificial beauty. I love the idea of artifice and dressing up and makeup and hair.
― Dita Von Teese
I wore makeup when I was at school, and I wore makeup when glam started. I started wearing it again when punk started. I've always been drawn to wearing it. It's partly ritualistic, partly theatrical and partly just because I think I look better with it on.
― Robert Smith
If you saw me without makeup, you wouldn't recognize me.
― Cyndi Lauper
Just like I am obsessed with the history of fashion, I love reading about the history of makeup.
― Cyndi Lauper
Growing up on stage, I was introduced to makeup at a young age and I will never forget the first time I tried on a L'Oreal Paris iconic lipstick - it was instant glamour and I've been hooked ever since.
― Lea Michele
Strike the right balance between your outfit and makeup. Make a statement with one, not both.
― Madeline Zima
But when I went on the stage to do a show, I would put on makeup because I felt that it enhanced my act; it drew attention to what I was doing.
― Little Richard
I like to make my husband like me more, and he likes it when I'm wearing makeup.
― Gwen Stefani
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If you're sad or heartbroken, make yourself up, dress up, add more lipstick and attack. Men hate women who weep.
― Coco Chanel
Women have two weapons: Cosmetics and Tears.
― Coco Chanel
A woman who cuts her hair is about to change her life.
― Coco Chanel
To be honest, makeup is a big part of what I do for a living.
― Jessica Capshaw
The notion that wearing makeup is anti-feminist is silly. Cleopatra pretty much invented the eyeliner, and she ruled a kingdom!
― Natasha Scripture
Makeup is not a tool meant to make ugly things beautiful. It is meant only to magnify the beauty that already exists.
― Anonymous
I'm not shy about wearing a lot of makeup! But when I don't have to be done up, I just use a bit of concealer and maybe some lip balm.
― Khloe Kardashian
Life is short, buy the makeup.
― Anonymous
Makeup can help you capture a moment.
― Carine Roitfeld
I wake up for makeup.
― Anonymous
You know you've made it when you can dye your hair blue.
- Demi Lovato
I don't like plain nails. I get sad.
- Zooey Deschanel
Live your eyeliner, breathe your lipstick, and kill for each other.
― Lady Gaga
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
On a bad day, there's always lipstick.
― Anonymous
Life is short. Buy the lipstick.
― Anonymous
When the going gets tough, apply lipstick.
― Anonymous
Lipstick can't solve all problems. But it's a pretty great start.
― Anonymous
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I believe that all women are pretty without makeup and can be pretty powerful with the right makeup.
― Bobbi Brown
Give a woman the right lipstick and she can conquer the world.
― Anonymous
I just want to eat, sleep, and buy makeup.
― Anonymous
That's one of the things I love about makeup: You can change your whole attitude just by doing your eyeliner or lipstick differently.
― Beyonce
Love raised me. Lipstick saved me.
― Anonymous
If I'm feeling tired, I just say, 'I'm going to paint my nails purple and put some lipstick on!'
- Emma Watson
Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together.
― Elizabeth Taylor
There's no such thing as having too many lipsticks.
― Anonymous
You're never completely naked when you're wearing red lipstick.
― Anonymous
Just put on your favorite lipstick and deal with it. Life goes on.
― Anonymous
Life is too short to wear bad lipstick.
― Anonymous
The more mascara, the better.
― Anonymous
I think mascara is a must. If I'm going to wear makeup somewhere, and I'm doing it, it's usually really simple - it's just mascara and maybe a tiny bit of eyeshadow, but that's it.
― Kendall Jenner
For the love of God, unless you're prepping for Rigoletto at the Met, go easy on the eyeliner.
― Cheryl Cory
Never ask a woman with winged eyeliner why she's late.
― Anonymous
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The most beautiful makeup of a woman is passion. But cosmetics are easier to buy.
― Yves Saint-Laurent
Celebrate your inner beauty, but buy mascara as a backup.
― Payal Puri
Earlier, watching her apply mascara with ritual concentration, he'd wondered just how beautiful a woman had to be before she believed it.
― Alison Fell
I think I would probably die without my eyeliner, but besides that I'm pretty basic.
― Avril Lavigne
I love eye makeup. I really like doing a cat eye, playing with liquid liners and different colors of liners, like emerald and deep blues, combining them with black.
― Olivia Wilde
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I don't have makeup on all the time, but when I want, I have fun with my friends choosing clothes and putting nail polish on.
― Emma Watson
Funny Makeup Quotes
When life gives you lemons, apply more lipstick.
― Anonymous
Don't let anyone with bad eyebrows tell you shit about life.
― Anonymous
All I want for Christmas is You.
Just kidding baby, get me makeup!
― Anonymous
Damn chick, your face is not a coloring book. Chill with the makeup!
― Anonymous
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If someone tells you your lashes are too big. Stop talking to them!!! You don't need that kind of negativity in your life!
― Anonymous
Beauty without Makeup Quotes
A smile is the best makeup any girl can wear.
― Marilyn Monroe
Good skin is the best foundation for your makeup.
― Holland Roden
Happiness is the best makeup.
― Drew Barrymore
Maybe it's NOT Maybelline. Maybe you were just born with it.
― Mandy Hale
Whether I'm wearing lots of makeup or no makeup, I'm the same person inside.
― Lady Gaga
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
Whenever I don't' have to wear makeup, it's a good day.
― Cameron Diaz
I'm a big believer in that if you focus on good skin care, you really won't need a lot of makeup.
― Demi Moore
The sweetest thing a guy said is that I look pretty with or without makeup.
― Vanessa Hudgens
Personally, I don't ever want to depend on makeup to feel beautiful.
― Lupita Nyong'o
I feel most beautiful at night, when I take my makeup off and it's just me.
― Ashley Greene
I used to wear more makeup, but I've learned to enjoy being natural.
― Dianna Agron
I want every lady reading this to know that she's absolutely beautiful, with or without makeup!

A man can't work a skirt, mascara and blowout to light up a room the way a woman can. Use it.
― Scott Barnes
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