Makeup or no makeup? Many in the community, such as @tlkghead, say, “Skip the make up!” I tend to limit makeup on rough days rather than eliminating it all together. A little mascara and lipstick help me feel a bit peppier about the day. Also, find applicators that fit into your hand with ease like these BEAKEY sponges. I do well with larger handles. On Facebook, Gale was excited to be using face cream again after finally finding an applicator that worked well for her. Beauty blogger Monica Sengupta, who has RA, offers tips on joint-friendly makeup and nail art.