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Table 1 Summary of Exploratory Factor Analysis Results for Makeup Questionnaire using Maximum Likelihood Estimation

From: Development and validation of makeup and sexualized clothing questionnaires

  Factor Loadings
Item MUQ Unconfident MUQ Unease
MUQ3. If I do not have makeup on, I feel less attractive. .87 .03
MUQ6. Makeup makes me more attractive. .87 −.18
MUQ5. If I do not have makeup on, I feel less competent. .54 .31
MUQ4. I feel comfortable not wearing makeup to run errands (e.g., grocery store). .23 −.85
MUQ1. I feel comfortable not wearing makeup to school. −.11 −.74
MUQ2. I do not leave the house without any makeup on. .25 .54
MUQ7. I believe women who are not wearing makeup are less attractive. .21 .24
Eigenvalues 3.49 1.15
% of variance 49.85 16.45
  1. Promax rotation was applied. Factor loadings in bold reflect items retained. N = 403