At What Point in a Relationship Do You Let Him See You Without Makeup?

There are many important milestones when it comes to modern-day romance. There’s the strategically sent friend request, the first kiss, the first FaceTime chat, the couple’s first Instagram upload, and the list goes on.

Lately though, I’ve been thinking about one relationship milestone in particular: the point at which your significant other sees you without makeup. Through an informal polling system (namely, forcing my friends and coworkers to divulge their secrets), I’ve deducted that the timing for this step varies greatly across the board—from a few dates to a few years!

To ignite a candid conversation on the topic I figured I’d offer my personal experience and take on the issue. Read on, and who knows? Maybe you’ll relate!