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Would You Tell Someone if She Had Makeup on Her Teeth?

Telling someone that they have lipstick on their teeth is similar to telling them they have food caught in their teeth. It's embarrassing to point out, but if it happened to you, wouldn't you hope that someone would speak up and spare you the humiliation of figuring it out on your own later? If you spotted someone with lipstick on her teeth, would you talk to her about it?


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Cider-Morten Cider-Morten 8 years
I always tell, but I try to do it in a discrete way.
tigerfire21 tigerfire21 8 years
Heck no! For me, the embarassing part IS the random people who , even though they don't know me, feel compelled to point out what's wrong with my appearance.
akroque91 akroque91 8 years
It would depend on the person, but most likely I would tell the person about the make up mishap.
shepptacular shepptacular 8 years
The only person I have ever told was my mother. Most of my friends don't wear that much makeup especially lipstick..we're more of a lip gloss bunch.
tglynn tglynn 8 years
I used to do this all the time- because I would want someone to do the same for me- until I told a friend she had a small pimple on her chin (I was going to offer some concealer, or some tissue to pop it with) and she was SO ANGRY WITH ME, I almost got punched in the face!
BellaH68 BellaH68 8 years
Absolutely, I think that it shows what sort of charactor a person has. I think people who let you walk around with something in/on your teeth are shady...Sorry, but true
Autumns_Elegy Autumns_Elegy 8 years
I try to discreetly point it out. Whether its food, makeup or anything.
MissMarisol MissMarisol 8 years
Yes I would. I call it a "friend check".
MaIIaya MaIIaya 8 years
yes i would, and I hope some one would tell me if i had make up on my teeth.
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 8 years
I find it embarrassing to tell people but I always want to. I'm really working on it because I'd definitely want someone to tell me. I've seen women flip out on other people when they tell them and it's not pretty. This weekend I saw a woman who had a button open on her shirt but I didn't say anything and I'm pretty sure she noticed right after that anyway.
Glittersniffer Glittersniffer 8 years
I live by the rule of "If I would want someone to tell me, I say something". Yes, I might think twice about saying something to a stranger, but you know what, a subtle tap on the arm and a quiet "You've got lipstick on your teeth" isn't calling them out in public, and they can go correct the situation. Goodness knows I would want to know! And I actually, very discreetly and quietly, told one of my professors today, about thirty seconds before class was going to start, that she had something between her teeth. She thanked me after class!
emalove emalove 8 years
If it was someone I knew, yes...but I probably wouldn't just walk up to a stranger and tell them.
juliarose23 juliarose23 8 years
of course! the sooner she knows the better!
AmberHoney AmberHoney 8 years
Always - it's common courtesy, a lost art now-a-days.
carhornsinapril carhornsinapril 8 years
i have no problem telling people. i never get why people find it embarassing...
0danielle0 0danielle0 8 years
There was a moment last night when I thought Hillary Clinton had red lipstick on her teeth during her big speech at the DNC- all I could think was I HOPE someone is in her ear telling her to lick her teeth! There's really nothing worse... :)
bingkaycoy bingkaycoy 8 years
i do because I'd like to be told to if I do have one.
scully22 scully22 8 years
I would def tell and hope someone would do the same!
justlookaround justlookaround 8 years
it depends on the person and i have confidance with her !
DecemberBaby DecemberBaby 8 years
Yes! I would definitely tell someone! One time I put on lip gloss before meeting a friend who I had really big crush on. I was with my mom when I put the damn gloss on and I smiled at her before I got out of the car and she didn't say a word! When I got over to him and he laughed and said, "You got lipgloss on your teeth." I was so embarrassed and super pissed at my mother. I wouldn't let that happen to anyone else.
ChristinaMUFE ChristinaMUFE 8 years
Haha. I agree with Glam. That's what I do.
glam-sugar glam-sugar 8 years
I do, unless it's someone I don't like. :innocent:
Swangeese Swangeese 8 years
It depends. I wouldn't walk up to a stranger and point it out, but I would point it out to a person talking to me.
ohkate ohkate 8 years
I like to think of it as common courtesy. I've even told strangers. my favorite is when they're wearing new pants and they've left the size sticker on the pants ):
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 8 years
Well I guess it depends on the situation. Like if it was my, I couldn't!!! But like my boyfriend or friend or something...then yes :)
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