Makeup Tips for Transgender People to Look More Passable
Why should I look passable? This question is often asked by many transgender women. Why can’t I just be who I want to be and wear what I like? It is very true that we should always stick to presenting our true self. However, for transgender people, the situation is a little bit different. According to the data, 1 in 15 transgender people are killed every year in America. The data is quite shocking. There are many haters everywhere. You don’t know when you will be their next target. Therefore, our purpose is to alive. What can you do if you lost your life? You can do nothing. To keep us alive, we have to follow some hetero-normative beauty standards. We have no choice but to follow. We are not living in a utopia. Now, we are going to share some tips and advice on how to look passable for transgender women.
First, learn how to do makeup. Some trans women never do makeup, while some others did it too much. Both groups can be easily clocked and found out for being a transgender. There are some differences between men and women in terms of appearance. Men usually have very rough facial skin, unshaped facial outline, very bushy eyebrows and so on. For women, their skin tends to be softer and smoother. Their eyebrows are finer. By wearing makeup, we can hide our defects and exemplify out merits. That is also what makeup is all about. We need to wear makeup. While for some transgender women, they realize that makeup is essential. But they go over too much, Wear bright eye shadows, very bright lipsticks no matter the color fits or not, super dark contour, etc. They may think this is what they think of beauty, although it is the opposite of passable. But as I mentioned above, we have to take our life danger into consideration. This essay is about how to look passable. So I am going to teach you how to do a passable makeup.
You don’t have to do a whole package, such as eyeliner, eye shadow, blusher and etc. But at least you have to do some foundation, mascara, eyebrows, highlight, lipstick, etc. It depends on your situations. If your eyebrows are very thin, you have to spend some time to draw them. Draw eyebrows may not be very easy. It takes time. But just keep practicing. Practice makes perfect. You will get there eventually. If your face outline is not very feminine, then you should use contour. Find some makeup tutorials online and learn how to do contour. Do not overdo it. If you think your eyes is not big enough, you can use some eyeliners and eye shadow to exemplify them. It can be very useful.
Makeup is vital for women, especially for transgender women. It is a very good way to look passable and more feminine. Such a good method should be used by every transgender women. Having a pretty and passable appearance can also benefit your relationship and life.