What’s the point of contouring if it’s just going to drip down my face? On those days where the humidity is booming and the sun is shining, I look like a parody YouTube makeup tutorial.

Do you expect me to walk this world completely open to you? An open book, clearly written, easily delivered. Fuck that. In a world of online profiles and the 5 second first impression swipe, you want me to show myself to you fully? What would that do? How would you survive so much honesty? So I will not.

Sure, I will probably never love looking at myself in the mirror after taking my makeup off. Or hearing girls complaining about ‘breaking out’ when they just have a couple whiteheads on their forehead. But having fought with my acne for so many years, I think the best thing to do now is embrace all the qualities it has to offer.