Why does fluorescent lighting make you look bad

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    Why does fluorescent lighting make you look bad

  • 1 It makes imperfections clearer

    Fluorescent light makes skin imperfections seem clearer, especially if it is strong. Fluorescent light can thus make you seem older and less attractive. See why do you look different in different lighting.

  • 2 It makes you look less healthy

    Fluorescent light has a low CRI, color rendering index, which is the light's ability to render true colors of objects. Fluorescent light can thus make you look pale, tired and less healthy. See why do I look ugly in mirrors.

  • 3 It takes away the pink color

    White light can take away the pink color from a person's complexion, and can thus make them look paler and less healthy. See why we look ugly in sunlight.

  • 4 Eye bags become more visible

    Fluorescent light can make eye bags very visible, especially if it's strong and present directly above the face. This can make the person look older and less healthy.

  • 5 Face lines become more visible

    Fluorescent light can make facial lines, such as smile lines and crow feet, more visible. As a result you might look less attractive and older. See why do we look ugly when we wake up.

  • 6 It leaves more shadow detail

    Fluorescent light does not usually illuminate objects well, and as a result, it leaves more shadow detail than the yellow light.

  • 7 It makes makeup look different

    Fluorescent light changes the colors of things, and as a result, make up on the face can look very different if it is applied under yellow lights. See why do I look ugly from the side.

  • 8 It can make acne more visible

    Fluorescent light can make Acne more visible to the eye. Fluorescent light can thus make people who have acne problems less attractive. See why sunglasses make you look better.