Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 25 of 36

Thread: Venturing out into the RW "dressed". A Q for some of you.

  1. #1
    Banned Read only
    Join Date
    Apr 2012

    Venturing out into the RW "dressed". A Q for some of you.

    Many here state "it's all or nothing for me" or something very close to that. It might not include nails perhaps, but most likely means forms, a wig or longer hair with a female style or cut and Clothing and shoes of some type that are likely obviously female. Makeup and perhaps a fresh shave in various places too.

    How long does it normally take you, and have you gotten better with practce?

    Bonus Q. How much time do you normally spend "prepping" before leaving your house in "male mode"?

  2. #2
    Member nikkim83's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    My profile pic took two hours. It can take anywhere from 1 to 3 hours for me. In guy mode I can be out the door in 10 mins.
    Flickr Nickiem83
    Sephora is my drug.

  3. #3
    Silver Member stephNE's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    No. Virginia
    For the last couple years I have gone out 2-3 times a week. With all that practice, I have gotten my make up time down to about 30 minutes. So with another 20 minutes to dress and accessorize, I can be out the door in a little less than 60 minutes. I've talked with a couple of my g-g friends, and they say they can do their make up in 20 minutes if they have to, but 30-40 minutes is typical.
    But in dude-mode, I can be out the door in 5 minutes.


  4. #4
    Aspiring Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    It takes me about two hours, and only 10-15 minutes of that is make-up. I partly dress (and am made up apart from lipstick) and then use a lay-by to complete the transformation. It means I have to be absolutely certain I have everything I need with me as I don't wear it all out of the house. I once had to go back because I forgot my skirt!!! Going on holiday as Susan is so complicated I use a spreadsheet for every outfit and check off items as I pack them. This is one of the reasons I don't go out very often nowadays - it just takes up too much time.

  5. #5
    Member Andrea Renea's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Metro Hickory NC
    Takes about 30 mins to get into Andrea mode. Boy mode 5-10 Mins.

    I have developed a make up routine over time.

    Yes, I do check to see if the coast is clear before walking out the door.
    Last edited by Andrea Renea; 09-22-2018 at 06:48 AM.

  6. #6
    Platinum Member kimdl93's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Almost the Great White North...
    Lately I haven’t been venturing far into the RW, but I’ve been at this for a while now and can be presentable in a half hour

    Easy come, easy go;
    Easy left me long ago...

  7. #7
    Platinum Member Teresa's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2013
    A full shower and shave about thirty minutes and then about 15 minutes for makeup then slip the clothes on I've already chosen and ironed , grab my bag and out the door . Thats my full routine to do my daily errands . For an evening out it takes a little longer but I'm not want to spend hours pampering I'd much sooner be out among the public .

    If I'm forced to do drab , I'll still shower and shave the same because I'm stiil ready to dress as soon as I can .
    The real me ,no going back.

  8. #8
    Stop that, it's silly.... DIANEF's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2016
    Takes me about an hour for the full femme look, in drab depends if I have a shave or not. I don't do nails but pretty much everything else.
    Here today, gone tomorrow....

  9. #9
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2017
    southeastern Pa.
    Hello all, I just had some gurl time after work yesterday. I shaved at work to get smooth. Left work then went to a local park to change and start my make up. My mission was to get to a Gabes department store in Delaware. Took me over an hour, traffic was bad. I would do my makeup as I waited in traffic. I got to my destination finished my makeup and jewelry. I went into the store and was very disappointed, the place was a dump, and bathrooms didn't work. I walked out and went to a fiveguys to use their restroom. On the way back I saw a Avenue store and checked it out. As soon as I walked in the SA said I Love your sandles. I thanked her. Sorry for rambling on. I guess my point is for doing makeup on the run, it must not have been too bad. It also helps I have grown my hair really long and brush it over to the side, to a very fem look. I never got a sideways look or any negative comments. Hugs to all Faith

  10. #10
    I can only be me Samm's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    No less than an hour for me for girl mode. Usually at least an hour and a half with shower and shave. I've gotten slightly better at make up, I think. But still nowhere near where I feel I should be.
    And since I'm pretty much a slob in male mode, that only takes as long as it does to pry myself out of bed in the morning and brush my teeth. Lol

  11. #11
    Rural T Girl Teri Ray's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    I would guess it takes me between 1 and 2 hours to get into full female dress (shower, shave, Sometimes the long part is deciding what to wear.
    Teri Ray Rural Idaho Girl.

  12. #12
    Exploring NEPA now Cheryl T's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Well, it used to take me about an hour and a half when I first began going out.
    Of course I was nervous, excited and always over prepped.
    Now (not including shaving and showering) it takes me about 15 minutes to do my hair and makeup and about the same to dress. Of course it takes a little longer to DECIDE what I'm wearing, but that's normal, isn't it??

    Male mode = no shaving, quick shower, toss on something and run out the door. All in all about 20 minutes total.
    Can you see the REAL Me?

  13. #13
    New Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2018
    Nashville, TN
    Naked to out the door takes about 1 hour.

    Most of that is spent doing makeup (covering ye ole facial hair), with about 15 minutes actually getting dressed.

    The good news is that the makeup does get faster with practice, especially the fiddly bits like the eyes/lips!

  14. #14
    Miss Judy Judy-Somthing's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2015
    Over than an hour but I still don't look good enough to go out.
    "This is ME" I am not CRAZY, I'm just a GUY who likes dresses!
    Since allot of men dress up in woman's clothing that makes it a manly thing to do!
    Much more fun than fishing.
    I do construction like house building and I love CD-ing, what's the difference?

  15. #15
    Yeah Ok like whatever Tracii G's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Between here and there but mostly here close to the donuts.
    100% girl mode a couple of hours.
    Never really timed it or saw the need to.
    Head Executive Chief of the Dept of Redundancy Dept.
    Expert plumpologist

  16. #16
    Silver Member Micki_Finn's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2016
    Southern California
    It depends on how much I have to do. Usually it’s about an hour to an hour and a half for basic makeup and clothes. Actual prep time varies wildly depending on how much shaving I need to do. Anywhere from 5 minutes for the face to 30-45 minutes for full-body.

  17. #17
    Platinum Member Beverley Sims's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Lowestoft UK. Beverley was here.
    Normally a good half hour, for a freshen up about fifteen minutes.
    Work on your elegance,
    and beauty will follow.

  18. #18
    Emerging Diva Nikki A.'s Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    ne pa
    It used to take me about 1 1/2 hrs to go from drab to fab LOL. I've gotten much faster and better with the make-up, one reason I started to use a better foundation, I also got better with the eye make up.
    Overall I can go from out of bed to out the door in an hour if I put my mind to it as long as I paint my nails the night before.

  19. #19
    Silver Member Aunt Kelly's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2016
    Greater Houston
    45 minutes to 2 hours, depending on the occasion.

  20. #20
    Platinum Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Western Washington
    The clothes usually take less than ten minutes. I have a mental idea during the day of what I will wear which is always a dress, heels and hosiery, and, all the proper undergarments. My facial hair is light. It does not take much time to get a really clean shave. I have almost zero hair on my legs. Blessed with no hair follicles on the back of calves and thighs and sparse to non-existent elsewhere. My trips outside the home are evening strolls. I forego the heavy makeup. Limit makeup to lip gloss and foundation to conceal aging defects of the face. Probably from start to finish less than half an hour.

  21. #21
    Silver Member Elizabeth G's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2016
    New England
    It takes me a good hour and change for clothes and makeup. As for guy mode I'm out there door in 15 minutes or less.
    It's just the clothes... isn't it?

  22. #22
    mini kilted chick t-girlxsophie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Lanarkshire,Bonnie Scotland
    Obviously when venturing out,Ill take more time than if just at home,on average I would say it takes 20 minutes (not including shave) making sure I'm good to go. When out in drab it's mostly a 5 minute job,dependant on where I'm off to

    We look to Scotland,for all our Ideas of Civilisation-Voltaire


    A woman who loves to wear beautiful clothes is like a flower.
    A man who loves to emulate these women is a special flower-a rose
    Facebook:Sophie Johnson

  23. #23
    Member Rachelish's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2016
    On solid ground
    Based on today, it's about 60 mins including shower and shave, including half an hour on makeup, and with clothes pre-planned, then another 30 convincing myself to go out of the door . Muggle mode therefore saves around 60 mins.

  24. #24
    Member KatrinaK's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2017
    OMG you’re all so fast! It takes me 4 hours to look like I do in my photos! I do time it because it’s made me late for dinner when I didn’t. That typically includes screwing up the contour on my left cheek and having to redo part of my foundation. A stypic pencil has shaved about 30 mins of bleeding off, as I have very sensitive skin and the double shave tends to ruin my poor face! I also like to let my color correct set without powder as I was finding that setting each cream layer was adding cake batter to my complexion. I’m also notably a perfectionist when it comes to my eye makeup, contouring and lips (Okay that’s the whole face) and I tend to use a lip detail brush to get an overdraw that can cut through glass

    There’s also the whole “sweat management” issue. I’m using Mehron skin prep pro (thanks for the advice on that Diana) which is an antiperspirant, but it seems to have a weird reaction with my porefessional primer. So I just put on my girly Spotify playlist, settle into my vanity (whcich now has yummy lights and all, yay!) and dig in for 4 hours. That’s about the time my wife starts calling me “Princess”
    Last edited by KatrinaK; 09-22-2018 at 03:23 PM.

  25. #25
    Join Date
    Jul 2015
    It used to take about an hour, but with practice I've got it down to about 30 minutes.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Check out these other hot web properties:
Catholic Personals | Jewish Personals | Millionaire Personals | Unsigned Artists | Crossdressing Relationship
BBW Personals | Latino Personals | Black Personals | Crossdresser Chat | Crossdressing QA
Biker Personals | CD Relationship | Crossdressing Dating | FTM Relationship | Dating | TG Relationship

The crossdressing community is one that needs to stick together and continue to be there for each other for whatever one needs.
We are always trying to improve the forum to better serve the crossdresser in all of us.

Browse Crossdressers By State