Last night’s episode of Inside Amy Schumer involved one especially memorable skit. In “Girl, You Don’t Need Makeup,” members of a fictional boy band sing to Schumer, pleading with her to wipe her lipstick, blush, and mascara off, then, once her bare face is revealed, emphatically requesting that she reapply it. As much as the comedienne is making fun of most men’s misunderstanding of how much effort goes into looking like you #wokeuplikethis, she also makes a good point about the state of the makeup market. We’re lucky enough to live in a time when concealer, contouring powders, and BB creams are so effective at enhancing our natural states, it looks like we’re wearing nothing but the skin we were born with.
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Photographed by David Sims, Vogue, December 2011