Getting ready for the day – or the evening – can be … well, it depends, really. Sometimes it's fun, sometimes it's fast, and sometimes it's just tiresome. I feel that way occasionally when I'm getting ready to go out. There are days when I just need a little inspiration as I apply a fierce face and do something fabulous with my hair. You know how I give myself a boost? Music! These are the songs I listen to when I'm getting pretty. Add yours!
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1 Florence + the Machine – Kiss with a Fist
I … don't know why I like listening to this when I get ready, but I do. There's something a little punk about, plus I admit, I love the lyrics.
2 Beyoncé – Who Run the World?
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3 Prince Ft. Sheena Easton – U Got the Look
This is particularly fitting in light of Prince's recent, tragic passing. RIP, Prince. Thank you for making us all feel a little more fabulous.
4 Fergie Ft. Ludacris – Glamorous
Fergie makes me dance around the bathroom. I fully admit that I sing into my brush and pose in the mirror. Sometimes I even kiss my reflection.
5 Hozier – Take Me to Church
I've loved this song since I first saw the heartbreaking video, but the song itself also has the power to make me feel … well, like I'm the woman Hozier's singing about, actually.
6 Third Eye Blind – Semi-Charmed Life
This has been a go-to for me since high school. That beat, man. That gets me excited about getting ready.
7 TLC – No Scrubs
Same here. I don't look for boys when I go out, scrubs or otherwise (I'm married to a sugar momma, I don't need no scrubs), but this song still puts a strut in my step.
8 Lady Gaga – Marry the Night
To be honest, any of Gaga's songs will make you feel like a queen as you're getting ready to walk out the door. This one's just my favorite.
9 Shakira – She Wolf
Shakira just … god, I love her.
10 Christina Aguilera Feat. Lil’ Kim – Can’t Hold Us down
Regretfully, I am not as into Christina as I once was. That being said, this song does things to me. It puts a little extra pep in my step.
11 Rihanna – Hard
Rhi does, too. She can make a girl feel so frigging empowered.
12 Katy Perry – Part of Me
What? I can't explain it.
13 The Pussycat Dolls – I Don’t Need a Man
Ahahaha, I really don't. You don't either.
14 Queen – Don't Stop Me Now
Queen will never not make me feel awesome.
15 Panic! at the Disco – La Devotee
Everyone needs a song like this on their makeup playlist, even if it's not this particular song.
16 Taylor Swift – Shake It off
As you're applying your favorite cosmetics and feeling your look, remember this: if you don't have a single hater, you're doing something wrong.
17 Demi Lovato – Confident
This goes without saying, right?
18 Beyoncé – Single Ladies
Of course, that was before Lemonade dropped. I think Bey is going to feature even more heavily on my playlist.
How do you rock out when you're putting on makeup and getting ready to step out?
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