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My acne/scarring/hyper-pigmentation coverage routine for everyday wear using my special ‘3-step’ method: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PljbzaUlA8o This is a… Video Rating: 4 / 5 A short video in which I share my story and offer up a brief defense of makeup! Please like/share to get the message out there and leave a comment communicat… Video Rating: 4 / […]

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  • Annette Rivera 2 years ago

    Word for word this is exactly how I feel and what I say to others! We are
    beautiful no matter what! Acne or no acne, nobody is perfect in this world.
    We are all perfectly imperfect and able to do whatever we want to make us
    feel happy. Because after all, life is better when we are happy. God bless
    you for making this beautiful video. I hope it goes viral and everybody get
    the message! ♡ +Melanie Murphy 

  • Brielle Everdeen 2 years ago

    This was so wonderful! Thank you for sharing. 🙂 I have struggled with acne
    for 11 years and makeup was the one thing that helped me get through the
    school years..and even now! A little concealer and mascara can make an
    awful looking morning feel so much brighter. Because of makeup I can face
    the work day with more of a cheerful attitude..and not dreading what people
    may think of my flawed skin.

  • TheHollyPhase 2 years ago

    I’ve been overweight my whole life, been beaten up, constantly challenged
    and bullied so my goal was to fade into the background when I got to
    highschool. There, no one bothered me, but still hiding amongst the shadows
    in fear was not what I wanted to be a priority in my education. I took a
    step forward one day, said hi to a stranger…when nothing bad happened,
    the next day I said hi to two more. My confidence was building month by
    month. And at some point i was so far from the shadows that i actually felt
    dim in the light of personal growth. I’d worked so hard to get over empty
    threats and puss filled words that my look became sallow and aged me quite
    a bit.

    Makeup soon arrived into my life. The colours, the pizzazz, it brought from
    the brink of natural camoflauge to centre stage if I so desired. Makeup is
    the cool clothes that never fit my size, its the shoes that didnt come in
    width sizes, and its my testament to showing anyone with a cruel heart that
    yeah, I’m a big girl, I have acne, but !Snap! This girls got personality.
    Lol. 

  • x joanne 2 years ago

    Love this video!! You go girl!! Always so inspiring xx

  • Céline Gouveia 2 years ago

    I wear make up to hide my acne scars and pimples but most important, I wear
    make up because it makes me feel good !! xx Love you Melanie

  • Euph R 2 years ago

    I personally don’t wear makeup because I feel more confident without it,
    but shaming an art form that most women do/enjoy is just oppression at it’s
    most subliminal. Any song/guy that says “girl you’re prettier without it”
    is just saying “women wear makeup for men and here’s our
    extensive/paradoxical opinion on what you should or should not do.” It’s
    bullshit and people should do whatever makes them feel good, and if that’s
    makeup, more power to you! Great vid! : )

  • Jenni Wren 2 years ago

    I can completely relate to this video, very powerful! 

  • Brenda Jacobo 2 years ago

    You’re gorgeous & I share the same story as you.. Because of make up I
    don’t feel like I have to hide my face or worry that people are rather
    starring at my acne than listening to me. Pimples are evil creatures! Also
    you couldn’t have said it any better!(: People who complain about girls
    looking different with make up are the same people that drool over models
    and who disregard features we have due to acne or such. Hugs and kisses
    sent your way! (: 

  • NimaBeauty 2 years ago

    I LOVE this!! Such an inspiring message. It’s so amazing how much you’ve
    been able to use your platform for good, way to go Melanie! :)

  • Melanie Andrea 2 years ago

    WE HAVE THE SAME NAME OMG HI

  • LaurzBeauty 2 years ago

    What an inspirational video Melanie! Well done girlie 😀 I definitely agree
    with your view on make up, it definitely changes how I feel about make up.
    I’m not the kind of person who won’t leave the house without it, because
    luckily my skin is not the worst, but it definitely makes me feel more
    confident about myself when I do wear it <3 Great video Melanie hope you're
    keeping well 🙂 xox

  • Crumpets and Marmalade 2 years ago

    I’ve suffered with my skin so much the last year and it really does effect
    how you feel about yourself. I remember a woman at work said I shouldn’t
    wear so much makeup as it makes me look older, she obviously couldn’t see
    what I was trying to cover up! If makeup makes you feel confident, or even
    attractive then why wouldn’t I wear it!? I can’t leave the house without
    it, although one day I would love to.

  • RinaRunaway 2 years ago

    cool vid <3 is this Vichy powder good? I have problematic skin, I wonder if
    it works

  • JennyCThree 2 years ago

    I like make up but I do think it is problematic to expect people to wear
    it. I’m always kind of worried I will end up feeling uncomfortable without
    it, so I only wear it 50% of the time. 

  • ShaneG 2 years ago

    makeup is simply an extension of the personality. Hair, clothing and makeup
    all express something.
    Self expression is a great thing and should never be shunned

  • NakedWithoutMyLippy 2 years ago

    I wear makeup because I enjoy the experimentation aspect and covering my
    flaws. It makes me feel more confident and strangely enough I can
    concentrate and focus better when i’m wearing makeup. I loved this video.
    You are so beautiful Melanie <3 

  • JustSteph 2 years ago

    You’re an amazing person Melanie <3.
    The most important makeup item to me is concealer. I have PCOS (poly cystic
    ovarian syndrome) and I subsequently suffer from hirsutism on my chin area.
    In order to hide the spots and hyperpigmentation I get from hair removal
    attempts I can't live without concealer. It makes me happy and it makes me
    feel confident, comfortable and beautiful.
    Thank you for making this video xxxx<3

  • Kensey C 2 years ago

    This video is so beautiful Melanie! 🙂 I loved it, it made me feel
    empowered! I completely agree with your view on makeup, that it’s not to
    hide anything it’s to enhance and to bring confidence and also it’s a bit
    of fun! You go girl! 🙂 xxx

  • Roisin Thora 2 years ago

    BEAUTIFUL!!!! Such an amazing inspirational video. You are so creative!

  • DramaticMac 2 years ago

    Loved this video sweetie very real and striped back.. You are a true
    inspiration xxxx

  • Rose Kimberly 2 years ago

    Love you! sooooooooo much

  • Ela Gale ♡ A DIY Life 2 years ago

    this video is perfection! so clean and well edited with an important
    message! xx

  • Sharon Farrell 2 years ago

    Beautiful video Melanie! x

  • LetzMakeup 2 years ago

    Beautifully said Melanie 🙂 xx

  • Melanie Murphy 2 years ago

    @K Begun this was more-so for the voice over/message 😉 Besides I don’t
    have acne on my forehead, or scars 🙂 

  • Sara Bella 2 years ago

    Could you pretty please do a video on what skin routine you do ?
    Your skin is soo clear and beautiful ..
    :)

  • Renee Topanga 2 years ago

    please do a video on getting rid of acne scars!!

  • Gracie Chan 2 years ago

    I started getting acne at 11 years, still have it and its worst :/

  • ItsVinnieTV 2 years ago

    Thank you so much for these tips! Now that I started a youtube channel, I
    really want to clear up my acne so that I can feel more confident filming
    myself. I will definitely try these!

  • Swades4ever 2 years ago

    Shit, i just bought the Clinique 3 step routine,….50 bucks for nothing

  • Lorna Raindrops 2 years ago

    I’m really glad you made this video! I’ve known for a long time about these
    things like greasy hair, washing pillows, brushes, drinking water, avoiding
    sugar, eating nutrient based foods etc, even though some people say it has
    no effect, especially food, it truly does. I live by these rules and my
    skin is better, it’s not fully clear as I stress out a lot and have hormone
    issues, but it’s miles better than it was when I didn’t pay attention to
    these things. I know when I have eaten something bad for me as my face
    tingles and gets itchy, so I know it’s something to avoid. Butter, milk,
    cheese, dairy milk, crisps, haribo, gummy sweets and things like that I
    always have to avoid or my face breaks out awful! 

  • Melanie Murphy 2 years ago

    +Sara Bella I did already recently, check out my page hun! 🙂 x

  • Ji-Ye Park 2 years ago

    I love you girl 😉 !

  • Odalis104 2 years ago

    I’ve been knowing all of this and have been doing them and my skin is still
    fucked up . . 

  • Melanie Murphy 2 years ago

    @Tanisha Verma I have several! <3

  • Priyanka Mandal 2 years ago

    awwwwwwwwwwwwwww you are so gorgeous………………. love from
    india……………

  • Naomi Katrina 2 years ago

    hey beaut, how do you rove your makeup? & when’s your long-awaited video?
    😛 how’s uni? xxx 

  • Victor Mendez 2 years ago

    Her accent thoeeee.
    I’m gonna marry you…one day. 

  • ReserviorBasterds 2 years ago

    These are actually the exact same things I done a couple of years ago when
    I had severe acne and within months my skin really cleared up! Everyone
    should follow your tips instead of spending heaps of money for
    off-the-shelf products with no real results.

  • sarah barah 2 years ago

    how often do you suggest to wash your face?

  • Melanie Murphy 2 years ago

    Hey guys! Thanks for all the wonderful feedback on this video 🙂 <3 Keep
    liking and sharing it is much appreciated as it is helping lots of people!
    🙂 And here's a link to my new ACNE update with a review of some Clarisonic
    dupes: ACNE UPDATE ♥ Clarisonic Dupes for Clear Skin! New SONICLEAR + Spin
    For Perfect Skin XXXXXX hug from Ireland!

  • Samira A 2 years ago

    I SHIP YOU WITH NIALL HORAN

  • rafael mendoza 2 years ago

    You’re awesome you got a new subscriber :)

  • Kristina Macawile 2 years ago

    My lawd you should have seen my mom, she would force me to wash my face 4-5
    times a day. 

  • Namilea LOTI 2 years ago

    I think I said this on another video of yours, but geez you’re beautiful
    and your voice is awesome!!

  • ibarra arturo 2 years ago

    Honestly. Ive been researching all kinds of ways to help my acne and ive
    waisted 1 year. Ive been on google and youtube (and acne product websites)
    . All the videos said, “how to get clear skin”, “easy way to get rid of
    acne” etc etc… any ways none of them BS recipes worked. For 1 year as i
    can remember. I got sick of this fake BS on YouTube and went to a
    professional dermatologist and got medication for my acne. Its been 32 days
    and its dramatically helped my infected cystic acne. It went to 15 pimples
    on each cheek and 8 pimples on my forehead, to clear forehead and 5 pimples
    on each cheek. And its only been 32 days. The treatment last 3 months. Lol.
    I am sooooo happy i went to my dermatologist and followed up with her. Its
    not even hard. Its just a cream and a pill. Antibiotics. Not even harsh
    pill. Antibiotics are used alot for infections. So i cant wait to see the 3
    month result. Ive also got through the breakout week which is in the 3 week
    of the treatment. The breakout lasted a week or two. And after that it was
    all over with. Its not bad either. Its like 4 more pimples lol. Any ways,
    all i have to work on now is my cheeks and then the battle. Of blemishes
    begin.
    Medication im taking.

    Retin A cream (apply at night)
    Benzoyl peroxide (apply in mornings)
    Doxycycline (take one tablet a day after meal)
    Not hard at all. Better than boiling herbs and applying potatoes and other
    wierd stuff on your face like toothpaste, coffee, bakimg soda,lemon, and
    crushed headache pills.

    Hope you guys go to a professional and get rid of acne. Its a shitty battle
    to go through 

  • Melanie Murphy 2 years ago

    Guys, if yous haven’t seen my review of the SONICLEAR (which is a cheaper
    version of the clarisonic which I think is actually better as it is
    anti-microbial) check it out – it has cleared up my acne SO much and my
    skin texture is miles better! I managed to get coupon codes for my
    subscribers for 15% off, too <3 The code is built into these links --> 15%
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    Soniclear Product Page – http://mtto.tv/AV & Main Michael Todd True
    Organics Website – http://mtto.tv/AW 🙂 LOVE YOU ALL, thanks for the
    continued support on my skin-related videos! MWAH x

  • Melanie Murphy 2 years ago

    New video guys! How To Get Rid Of A Spot FAST | DreamDots Review! 🙂 I’ve
    added these dream dots to my routine they’re amazing and brand new on the
    market <3 

  • Melanie Murphy 2 years ago

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  • Melanie Murphy 2 years ago

    Guys, I uploaded a NEW video which I’d love yous to watch: A Defense of
    Makeup please thumbs up this comment for me so people can see it! Thank
    you, love yee all! x

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