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Old 23.06.2010, 14:27
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Re: Applying "Make up" in the train

She was trying to get a make up on the way to her office on the train.........
She is gorgious, isnt't she?

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Old 23.06.2010, 14:31
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well...glad I was able to help...however package still not where it needs to be...
Cripes!! Sounds as though you might require medical assistance ...
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Old 23.06.2010, 14:34
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Re: Applying "Make up" in the train

After reading this thread I would like to report that I will continue to put on my mascara and blusher whilst on the train each morning as it is an efficient use of my time. However in ref to orginal post it was not me as I forgot that day to get my make-up out.
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Re: Applying "Make up" in the train

Then again if you have too much time to do your make up at home, the results could be disastrous

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Old 23.06.2010, 14:37
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Re: Applying "Make up" in the train

She ie is too gorgious, do you have her phone number.........

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Then again if you have too much time to do your make up at home, the results could be disastrous

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Old 23.06.2010, 14:41
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Re: Applying "Make up" in the train

Where on earth did you find that picture of my mother???
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Old 23.06.2010, 14:41
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Cripes!! Sounds as though you might require medical assistance ...
well...all depends how delicate/rough Sada will be
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Old 23.06.2010, 14:45
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Re: Applying "Make up" in the train

Its a slippy slippy slope this putting make up on a train, what next, taking drugs
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Re: Applying "Make up" in the train

I have a fairly hectic schedule from time to time and it is often a case of "either I'm late or I finish my make-up on the way there". If you have such a problem with it, move away, seriously. Of course I would never go for the mani/pedi/hairspray/perfume routine that some women actually go for (clipping toenails in the train, anyone? I have seen it happen...).

Yes, some people give me funny looks and one woman said something rather rude to me, which I simply countered with "well, you see, with me there is at least still HOPE of improvement" and a sweet smile. But I always try and sit on my own and instantly take everything out of the bag so if you come and sit by me, you know what I'm doing. And I can apply eyeliner in a moving train just fine, you just have to know where the wobbly bits of the journey are. I have also been asked where I got my eye shadow by complete strangers (MAC pigments are great for when you don't want to be super-precise and still make a statement).

On the other hand, I would never apply lipstick in public in a restaurant or spray perfume on myself in the office, which I have witnessed a lot of women doing.
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Its a slippy slippy slope this putting make up on a train, what next, taking drugs
Eye-liner is the gateway to harder make-up.
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Old 23.06.2010, 14:50
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On the other hand, I would never apply lipstick in public in a restaurant or spray perfume on myself in the office, which I have witnessed a lot of women doing.
A male friend once told me off for applying lipstick in a restaurant - is it deemed to be the height of bad manners? And I'm afraid that I often used to have the odd squirt of scent in the office and was actually complimented on it by a number of men!
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A male friend once told me off for applying lipstick in a restaurant - is it deemed to be the height of bad manners? And I'm afraid that I often used to have the odd squirt of scent in the office and was actually complimented on it by a number of men!
My French stepmum gave me a manners guide pretty much the day I could read French and they mention the lipstick in restaurant thing several times. I see how it's off putting in an open space where people are eating and where there is presumably a bathroom with a place to put your things. Have you SEEN the SBB toilets? The light is rubbish, there's nowhere to put your stuff and they often stink.

As for the perfume - are you at work to seduce men or to do some actual work? We have actually not hired a woman because her strong, liberally applied, flowery perfume put us all off... The workplace is an area where only subtle personal notes should feature, in my opinion.
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As for the perfume - are you at work to seduce men or to do some actual work?
Neither, in an ideal world.
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Re: Applying "Make up" in the train

^good answer.

I had a thread about this in the past, so many women complain that they don't get taken seriously in the workplace but how is a guy meant to see her as anything other than a potential short term mate when she is doused in scent, made up like it's her wedding day and wearing a tiny skirt without tights? There's a time and place for everything. Yes, I know you'll say that I shouldn't apply make-up in the train on that rationale but I don't know the people in the train with me so, to be honest, I don't care what they think.
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Old 23.06.2010, 15:11
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Re: Applying "Make up" in the train

Thanks! On the contrary, apply make up on the train to your heart's content - I do it all the time. Totally agree about inappropriate female dress in the workplace though. A senior lawyer where I used to work in London frequently had her boobs flowing out of flimsy tops, which I thought was very inappropriate. In fact (without wishing to boast!) I have a fairly good bosom myself but rarely let them out and would never dream of doing so in the workplace. Less is very often more!!
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Old 23.06.2010, 15:14
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Thanks! On the contrary, apply make up on the train to your heart's content - I do it all the time. Totally agree about inappropriate female dress in the workplace though. A senior lawyer where I used to work in London frequently had her boobs flowing out of flimsy tops, which I thought was very inappropriate. In fact (without wishing to boast!) I have a fairly good bosom myself but rarely let them out and would never dream of doing so in the workplace. Less is very often more!!

that's just wrong...nice boobage needs to be let out often to breath and bounce around freely!!
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In fact (without wishing to boast!) I have a fairly good bosom myself but rarely let them out and would never dream of doing so in the workplace. Less is very often more!!
I only do it when I really can't be bothered with doing anything complicated - it distracts my mostly male bosses so much, they don't get round to delegating anything more challenging than "can you, erm *trying not to stare* photocopy this"?
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Old 23.06.2010, 15:19
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I only do it when I really can't be bothered with doing anything complicated - it distracts my mostly male bosses so much, they don't get round to delegating anything more challenging than "can you, erm *trying not to stare* photocopy this"?
he he he - the things we have to do!! My husband frequently asks me to 'put my shoulders back' when having to deal with officious prxcks and, do you know what, it always works!!
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My Momma taught me it is rude to attend to private matters in public.

This would apply to all makeup (with the exception of descretely applying lipstick or a brief swipe of a powder puff), removal of body or facial hair, polishing or filing nails and NEVER should your fingers enter a body orifice - especially a nostril!!!

No, I'm not that old. I was just taught proper manners

*Oh, and never take your shoes off in the train!
You were brought up correctly, not dragged up like some.....
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Re: Applying "Make up" in the train

^hmm, yes. And my mum taught me that if you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all. Which I think is much more important advice than "thou shalt consider yourself superiour because you have the sort of leisurely lifestyle that allows you to leave the house in a state of perfection every time when en route to a venue".
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