Posted by Lewis on November 11, 2004
In Reply to: All Dolled Up posted by Jewel on November 11, 2004
: where did the phrase, all dolled up come from?
children's dolls are made to look artificially 'pretty' - so for a woman to put on her best face (use make-up) - she makes herself more doll-like, hence "to doll up".
Personally, most women look better without the appearance of working on the 'beauty' counter of a department store, but each to their own.
"Lip-gloss bitches suck!"
("Big Brother" reference)