Rebecca Joy Novell

The creation of a charity, from the very beginning.


My answer to this is that women should do what they please. Wear make-up, don’t wear make-up. Paint butterflies all over your forehead if it makes you happy. It really does not bother me what personal choices you make about your identity. Men, this goes for you too. Don’t let people tell you ‘make-up is for girls’. That’s those tricksy sexists again making you believe that they get to define you.

That’s really my answer in its entirety. However, a fellow author of mine on Women Make Waves believes women should wear make-up ( and so, being the argumentative little Northerner that I am, I thought I would present the other side of the debate. Here are five reasons why you shouldn’t wear make-up…

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  1. missmaddie95

    Hey! I absolutely love your blog! So much that I’ve nominated you for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award! Details can be found on my blog,

    I hope you choose to participate in the award! Happy blogging!(:

    • Rebecca Joy Novell


      Wow, thank you so much! That is amazing. You’ve made my week!

      I’ve just been reading your blog. You’re an inspiration-please keep it up.

      I particularly love when you say “I am lost. So very lost. I’m at a point in my life where I could go a trillion different directions.”

      I hope you know that everyone feels like that. Only a few people are wise enough to admit it. Read Ernest Becker, The Denial of Death if you get a chance. Hopefully keep in contact xx

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