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#91 of 92 Old 09-20-2010, 04:34 PM
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Yeah, elementary school teacher. Secondary can get dicier, not because it's a requirement, but because so many of the STUDENTS wear so much make-up.

Honestly, well-kept hair (and mine is a mess today) does more for general appearance than make-up, to me.

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i think this may also be a regional thing. When I lived in the south you didn't take your morning poo without fixin' your hair and puttin' on your face. We also dressed up more. Even at a casual church people were dressed up on Sundays. In school it was not unusual to wear dresses, hose and heels (middle/high school) Now I live in the midwest and anything above a little light foundation and neutral lip gloss/chap stick is considered "going out" make up. At most of the people I work with (who are out of high school) wear a little foundation, mascara and maybe eye shadow. The old ladies wear lip stick but the younger women usually wear a little tinted chap stick at the most. If my partner shows up with make up I would guess it is left over from a night of partying or there to cover whats leftover from a night of partying. Certainly a different perspective than what i grew up with.

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