Is Makeup Bad For You?

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  • Published on May 19, 2016
  • Should you be using makeup?
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Comments • 4 622

  • Kool Kid
    Kool Kid 3 days ago

    Well I guess my mascara from 2015 should be thrown out😂

  • Wow Peach
    Wow Peach 3 days ago

    Me:Woah that sounds awful
    Also me:*proceeds to wear a full face of makeup*

  • Butterfly's Dilemma
    Butterfly's Dilemma 6 days ago

    My mum said that makeup makes you look older over the years (not like, "ooh, I'm an adult," but like, "dear cheezus, when did I become elderly?") And I just decided to debunk it somehow. It damages your skin, she said, and I honestly cannot see where she got that from. Gonna delve into it more later.

  • Ade Adeyemo
    Ade Adeyemo 10 days ago

    90% of comment section is girls being feminists
    10% are James Charles's brothers or should I say...... HI SISTERS

  • Ji Chen
    Ji Chen 13 days ago +1

    Title:Is makeup bad for you?
    Me: As a Boish Girl Hell *Yes*
    Makeup:Am I a Joke to you?

  • Kayla Riley
    Kayla Riley 20 days ago

    I really think you should do a video on the affects of vaping for those of use that are younger that love watching this channel and also constantly get talked by our friends to do it but feel stupid when saying no over and over again ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜❤️🧡💛💚💙💜❤️🧡💛💚💙💜❤️🧡💛💚💙💜❤️🧡💛💚💙💜❤️🧡💛💚💙💜❤️🧡💛💚💙💜❤️🧡💛💚💙💜

  • Little Alpaca 26
    Little Alpaca 26 Month ago

    Where do you get the markers from cuz they *cOoL*

  • Bob Chan
    Bob Chan Month ago +1

    I don't wear makeup for good reasons. I actually had acne and if I wear makeup, the acne can get worse, the other reason I don't wear makeup is because I never really liked wearing makeup.

  • aight alexa
    aight alexa Month ago +1

    i recently used a four month old mascara and got a really painful stye. THROW IT AWAY IT EXPIRES FAST TAKE IT FROM ME IT'S WORTH IT JUST BUY ANOTHER

  • Ocean Breeze
    Ocean Breeze Month ago

    cant relate

  • Lowri
    Lowri Month ago

    Why do girls think they’re so special for not wearing makeup? If you want to wear makeup- You go girl! Make art on your face! If you don’t wear makeup- You’re cool too! We love a confident sister!

  • free gamer gr
    free gamer gr Month ago

    I believe that makeup can ruin my life

  • Joanna Delgado
    Joanna Delgado Month ago

    lmao idc

  • feet davidson
    feet davidson Month ago

    I wear eye makeup, I do my eyebrows, and lip gloss I don’t like putting on concealer and foundation bc I don’t wanna screw up my skin. But I like wearing light makeup it makes me feel more confident

  • Nickie Burkett Vlogs

    Did you just say INSECTS!

  • Maja MOŽINA
    Maja MOŽINA 2 months ago

    Anyone else wondering how 47%+36%+17%+5% equals 100%? Cause I get 105%... but I am determined that I am a moron so send help or explanation to this poor idiot :)

  • Kacchan is beautiful
    Kacchan is beautiful 2 months ago

    whoever says ''I wear make up for myself'' is a liar and probably in denial

  • Ivy Nebus
    Ivy Nebus 2 months ago

    When my friends ask me why I don’t want to wear makeup I show them this

  • Alexa Navarro
    Alexa Navarro 2 months ago

    I just noticed all these comments are from two years ago🕸

  • Alexa Navarro
    Alexa Navarro 2 months ago

    I think I’m beautiful but I still wear makeup because it’s fun to use

  • Idk what to call dis
    Idk what to call dis 2 months ago

    Did you buy make up just for this???

  • RoxxiPau
    RoxxiPau 2 months ago

    My mum always wants to force me to wearing makeup. I hate it so I was looking for scientofic arguments.
    Anyways, I just think that I don't like to look fake. Natural is always best

  • Pomeranian Bitch
    Pomeranian Bitch 2 months ago

    Yeah no shit

  • pink_sheep 101
    pink_sheep 101 2 months ago

    Lol the only makeup I would ware is mascara and lipgloss 👌

  • K-Onan
    K-Onan 2 months ago

    I won't judge people if they wear make up, but if it looks like you used 1kg of it, then that's just reallg awful

  • Darth Paiger
    Darth Paiger 2 months ago

    *_Why is everyone in the comments triggered about everything_*

  • Darth Paiger
    Darth Paiger 2 months ago

    Lol why’s everyone so triggered?? He’s just stating science and safety facts about makeup, I don’t think his intentions are to “put down women for wearing makeup”.

  • Valentina Stepanyan
    Valentina Stepanyan 2 months ago +1

    Speak english please

  • Sarah Tonin
    Sarah Tonin 2 months ago

    I don't care, I hate myself anyway

  • Snigs Skits
    Snigs Skits 2 months ago

    .... I'm​ never wearing makeup again

  • I Don't Know What To Call My Channel

    Ironically I'm taking my makeup off while watching this

  • EnderVids
    EnderVids 2 months ago

    I sont know why u ask me 🧐🧐🧐🧐

  • Dally White
    Dally White 2 months ago

    Whenever I feel like putting on makeup for fun but I don't want to damage my skin I draw an eye on my arm and do the makeup there

  • Tima Aldoseri
    Tima Aldoseri 2 months ago

    Most of my makeup I do it myself with natural ingredients... the rest I buy it from LUSH

  • Ale Haider
    Ale Haider 2 months ago

    1:30 now I can tell my sister that when she is putting on lipstick:-
    Sister:- Putting on lipstick*
    Me:- Your putting on a biological weapon on your chapped lips ahhhhhhhhahahahahhahahhhahahaiahahia!
    FBI:- Open up!!!!
    FBI:- Good Timing that we caught your sister using a biological weapon on her chapped lips!
    Me:- Thinks* I saved the world ahshahhhsahhahhhahahahha! anyway thanks.
    Thnx for reading my sh*t and wasting your time bah bye
    Markiplier Outro

  • Not an Ordinary Ailurophile

    Thank god I don't wear make-up
    *go tells mum about this*
    yes I still live with my mum

  • Brown Barbie M. G
    Brown Barbie M. G 2 months ago +2

    I belong to the 2% of female population that is natural

  • mAgical deerios
    mAgical deerios 2 months ago

    I just hate the fact that animals are tested for cosmetics they are unnecessary, and honestly people don’t need that, I think makeup is “optional” and unessasary, but we can all live without makeup.

  • Clara Smith
    Clara Smith 2 months ago

    The woman on the thumbnail looks like a clown.

  • Too Stupid
    Too Stupid 2 months ago

    The mascara thing scared me, because I’ve had mascara for years and I wear contacts😂😂😂

  • WinterxSummerXFall
    WinterxSummerXFall 2 months ago

    I just don't let makeup cause that shit can clog your pores if you don't clean it out properly.

  • Celine’s Study Vlogs
    Celine’s Study Vlogs 3 months ago +1

    Kylie’s lip kit has left the chat

  • Coade
    Coade 3 months ago

    I never wore makeup and a lot of people bully me for that. It really sucks! They say “omg you’re 16 you should wear makeup blablabla”.

  • Maria..k
    Maria..k 3 months ago

    Ok let’s just admit, no matter how advance we become... makeup will always theoretically be bad for u. Ur skin absorbs, so to tint things with chemicals and spread on ur face can’t be good

  • Gamer Girl
    Gamer Girl 3 months ago

    I don’t like makeup

  • Suejean Liao!!
    Suejean Liao!! 3 months ago

    Lmao, I spent $25 on that mascara. I am NOT throwing out after just 3 months!!

  • I'm going to Annoy you
    I'm going to Annoy you 3 months ago

    Wait, what happened to the comment section..?

  • ck
    ck 3 months ago

    (insert substance) can kill you in 2 seconds, HOWEVER

  • Karafooroo Art
    Karafooroo Art 3 months ago

    It's called washing your face

  • Bee Phenix
    Bee Phenix 3 months ago

    People: I’m not throwing away my $20 mascara!!
    Me: ur not throwing away ur mascara so I can pay $1000 hospital bills?

  • babycup 0
    babycup 0 3 months ago

    YES or NO

  • Niamh Boden
    Niamh Boden 3 months ago

    Is it just me or does the P in ASAP look just like an R?

  • One Sour Lemon
    One Sour Lemon 3 months ago

    *James Charles has left the chat*

  • Cecilia Grande
    Cecilia Grande 3 months ago

    sexually select me daddy ;)

  • Allie patten
    Allie patten 3 months ago

    2:26 Heathers fans
    “Myriad, nice.”

    Sorry no one gets my reference 😂

  • Teazlin
    Teazlin 3 months ago

    I only wear foundation, concealer, mascara and a little bit of lip gloss 😂

  • Angelica Suarez
    Angelica Suarez 3 months ago +1

    Just say Yes or No🙄

  • Adna
    Adna 3 months ago

    here i am... someone with contact lenses with a mascara tube for half a year,,, oops

  • Spaced and confused
    Spaced and confused 3 months ago

    Makeup is my passion - after breaking up with my highschool sweetheart I threw myself and my money into makeup - working three jobs to get what I wanted hehe - and now I consider myself pretty good at it - it makes me happy - so no, it’s not bad for me lol

  • quin hao
    quin hao 3 months ago

    *watches with a full face of makeup*

  • Emma Brook
    Emma Brook 3 months ago

    *wears contacts and is still using mascara from 2017* I’ll throw it out when I’m done with it

  • coco chanel
    coco chanel 3 months ago

    No

  • Just Random person
    Just Random person 3 months ago

    Jesus these comments! The video is just explaining the dangers of make up.
    They’re just warning you and I get make up is expensive sometimes but I wouldn’t just attack a channel explaining something

  • Azazel Delavin
    Azazel Delavin 3 months ago

    People tell other people who wear make up to stop wearing it but judge them right after they take it off. Beauty has high standards and personally I wear make up to look presentable in public, is it my fault i was not born a presentable face?? I wear make up to feel good about myself, I just wasn't made to feel confident in my own face. For some its for art, i do admit i enjoy putting it on and seeing how many looks i can do. I love make up, and nobody should be put you down because you like it too.

  • wow maxamillian
    wow maxamillian 3 months ago +1

    Men we have to thank the girls for wearing makeup, it saves us from seeing some hideous ugly faces. Thank you make up doing us all a favour

  • Neternis
    Neternis 3 months ago

    Welp I don’t like makeup anyways. Makes me look like I’m seeking for attention

  • InsaneYellow Animations

    I never use any makeup except when i was little

  • Hollowmoon official
    Hollowmoon official 3 months ago +3

    Of course makeup is bad for you


    People make themselves look like Oompa Loompas

  • TheGodKira
    TheGodKira 3 months ago

    Insecure MF!!!

  • Abigail Pritchard
    Abigail Pritchard 3 months ago

    I don’t wear makeup and I never will.

  • Madeleine Kamondi
    Madeleine Kamondi 4 months ago

    So what I learned was that mascara and contacts do not mix
    No worries here I don't ever wear mascara

  • Hui Juan Wee
    Hui Juan Wee 4 months ago

    Please do a is nail polish bad for u video! Thanks!

  • Maya Christian
    Maya Christian 4 months ago

    I guarantee all these people trying to stop the “if you wear makeup you’re fake" message and promote some self love shit wear makeup themselves.

  • Niko 000S
    Niko 000S 4 months ago +1

    !!!LEAD!!! !!!WTF!!! !!!RADIUM!!!

  • Eileen Lee
    Eileen Lee 4 months ago

    why do people wear makeup?!

    • HoliFish UwU
      HoliFish UwU 3 months ago

      Eileen Lee Mostly to seem more attractive

  • Heidi Désormeaux
    Heidi Désormeaux 4 months ago

    😭😭😭😭

  • Animoo Bunny
    Animoo Bunny 5 months ago

    I just use lipgloss/lipstick cause my lips will carve into my skin with pain if I don't make my lips moist.

  • ItsShyla •
    ItsShyla • 5 months ago

    *looks at 2 year old perfectly working mascara*
    Meh, oh well.

  • Ari The Limelight
    Ari The Limelight 5 months ago

    Look I'm a girl and I hate makeup and I will never wear it it really isn't necessary to change the way you look

  • Winddragon777 Dog
    Winddragon777 Dog 5 months ago

    How about not wearing make up and try eating some healthy stuff or use healthy products to prevent stuff you want to cover up in make up

    • HoliFish UwU
      HoliFish UwU 3 months ago

      Winddragon777 Dog Eating healthy isn’t going to stop you from having my face lmao

  • Enbie Vs. The World
    Enbie Vs. The World 5 months ago

    Watching this after doing my nails and dolling my eyes up.

  • yahaira campos
    yahaira campos 5 months ago

    what happens when you stop wearing makeup?

  • Luna Lovegood
    Luna Lovegood 5 months ago +2

    I don't really wear makeup but I found this rlly interesting

  • Kaleah Evergarden
    Kaleah Evergarden 5 months ago

    I just don't wear it at all. Girls at my age just over do during their time of youth. I'm 12 btw and I see girls a little older than me and the same age as me use it or they even say they have a desire for makeup. To me it makes your face look dried out and increases ance. I just want to make myself glow with makeup!

  • Miscia Tarlit
    Miscia Tarlit 6 months ago +1

    Everybody doesn't need makeup. We are already beautiful in our own natural way.

  • Meet The Mika!
    Meet The Mika! 6 months ago

    Like idk if Im only one but I just HATE makeup with passion. It hides our real face and beauty, like see idc if someone wears makeup but you wont make me do so too.

  • Pro 1988
    Pro 1988 6 months ago

    I don't wear makeup

  • True Beleivers
    True Beleivers 6 months ago

    Make-up is not good for your skin. People support putting make up on because it will "make your face more pretty" or "it can cover up your non good looking side". I don't really support putting make-up on everyday to make yourself pretty or hide your ugliness. Only because it's not good for you, it causes you to have really bad acne and ruin your skin. Putting on more makeup is not going to help it go away. I think , that people should stop using makeup as an excuse that your ugly when you truly aren't. There IS such a thing as skin care , I dont know why people can buy make up to cover up your true face and ignore the fact of buying products that can actually help your skin be cleaner and a healthy looking face. Who cares what other people say to you? your face will be healthy in a blink of an eye if you really and truly put effort into it in take care of your skin rather than use makeup.

  • Diana Cisneros Blas
    Diana Cisneros Blas 6 months ago

    what i want to know is what happens if you wear makeup everyday

  • Layla Al Omar
    Layla Al Omar 6 months ago

    Made of insects? Yuck

  • Littletwinkster AJ
    Littletwinkster AJ 6 months ago

    Thank God I don't wear makeup XD

  • Laci Forgues
    Laci Forgues 7 months ago

    So this means that most makeup has bad chemicals used in it but the bad part is so grinded or cleaned down it can't really harm you? I so was not ready for this

  • Gina Wisteria
    Gina Wisteria 7 months ago +3

    I’m a girl...and I don’t even wear make-up XD Idek why I’m watching lol

  • Maiya Coles
    Maiya Coles 8 months ago

    They only time I were makeup is halloween or a little at xmas

  • Jenna Avery
    Jenna Avery 8 months ago

    I'm glad I don't use makeup

  • Wildiful
    Wildiful 8 months ago

    Hah, no makeup for me!
    I'm a girl and I'm going makeup free forever

  • Beard Beast
    Beard Beast 8 months ago

    That's why I don't use make up products

  • Bluebunny and green frogey

    girls think there ugly when before there not but when they where makeup they look worse than if there where ugly before.

    • gacha cat
      gacha cat 6 months ago

      when girls where makeup it's because they want to (at least most of the times) and please read you comment it makes no sense

    • Bluebunny and green frogey
      Bluebunny and green frogey 8 months ago

      well 75 % of my school at lease the rest are jest in the trend

  • Lilia Tinio
    Lilia Tinio 8 months ago

    Parabens are capable of mimicking estrogens which are associated with headaches which is common for women with high estrogen levels. I experienced severe headache because of this ingredient in my makeup that's why I don't buy products with parabens often. (Just saying.) ☺

  • Butterscotch OwO
    Butterscotch OwO 8 months ago

    Once someone asked me what makeup i use...



    I never used makeup