While the wild and unrealistic portrayals of beauty in media may make you think makeup and mental health don't mix, studies have shown there are positive mental health benefits of putting on makeup. The meditative act can lower stress levels, reduce anxiety, and promote a calmer, happier mindset - as if you needed another reason to restock your makeup bag with all the essentials!
Read on to discover why applying makeup boosts wellbeing, how you can use your daily routine to deal with anxiety and depression, and which famous beauty bloggers rely on makeup for their mental health, too.
Psychotherapists Claim The Ritual Of Applying Makeup Can Help Soothe Anxiety
Blogger Jaclyn Hill Says Doing Her Makeup Helps With Her Anxiety
One Woman Claims Makeup Curbs Her Cravings Post-Drug Addiction
Makeup Tutorials Don't Just Help You Learn New Skills
Applying Makeup Can Boost Your Creativity
Those With Social Anxiety Can Use Makeup To Show The World Who They Are