One Direction: What Makes You Beautiful Meaning
Song Released: 2011
What Makes You Beautiful Lyrics
Don't know what for
You're turning heads when you walk through the door
Don't need make up
To cover up
Being the way that you are is enough
Everyone else in the room can see it
everyone else but you
Baby you light up...
anonymous Feb 29th, 2012 2:30pm report
This song is soooooo cute. Its about a guy who likes a girl because she "doesnt know shes beautiful", and thats what he likes about her. He likes that shes not cocky and arrogant about her looks, but modest and has a good personality instead. He looks past her looks and sees who she really is inside, and he finds her perosnality attractive, not just her looks. Every guy needs to be like that.
anonymous Apr 15th, 4:52pm report
This song is so basic, it makes me suicidal
anonymous May 18th, 2015 5:30am report
It's a guy singing about that he loves everything about a girl and she doesn't know that she's beautiful but if she could see through his eyes.maybe she would understand that she's wrong and she is beautiful and she just doesn't know her smile and her actions.make him fall for her and how she doesn't know that she's beautiful is the fact that makes her beautiful cause she doesn't act like she's a princess or all that she acts like a normal person and is insecure but that's why she's beautiful in the inside and on the outside
anonymous Oct 21st, 2014 10:17pm report
I don't think she's insecure, I think she's modest. And there's no mention of love. Yes, it is counter-productive. This poor girl doesn't want to be loved for her looks, and here this guy is sexualizing her just cause she exists. You should see the comments on other sites about this song. It's really kind of sad.
anonymous Jun 7th, 2014 6:28pm report
It is about girls who have insecurities and need to be told more often that they are beautiful inside and out. They sing what every girl wants to here, especially people going through hard times and insecurity. Other songs that have a similar topic by One Direction are 'Little Things' and 'Diana"
These 3 songs mean the world to me.
anonymous Jan 22nd, 2014 1:34am report
You're insecure, don't know what for," is kinda saying that he's not sure why she is insecure because she really is beautiful. The guys singing it are just about WHAT MAKES HER BEAUTIFUL!
Hope this helped :)
anonymous Nov 14th, 2013 11:21pm report
I feel this way about someone except in my case this song is about a man. He is beautiful from the inside out. He doesn't know he is beautiful on the inside. People like thst are hard to find. Even his flaws are beautiful.
anonymous Aug 7th, 2013 8:31pm report
this song is about a girl and or girls who think that they are ugly but the boy and or boys think otherwise so people who think that your ugly dont think that you are beautiful dont let people tell you otherwise (for girls) you are even beautiful without make-up dont listen to other people andont let them tell you your ugly ignore those people you are beautiful just the way you are
anonymous Jun 10th, 2013 6:10pm report
For all the women who look down on themselves and think there just not good enough. Well newsflash! There is everyone for everyone.
anonymous Feb 9th, 2013 2:42pm report
This song is about a girl who is shy/negative about herself & we're trying to make her feel better
anonymous Jan 13th, 2013 1:17am report
its about a girl that dosent show off her beauty and the guy likes for who she is/her personality
anonymous Jan 7th, 2013 1:37pm report
I think it doesn't necessarily mean she isn't beautiful, just that she isn't the kind of girl to flaunt it. I think the song is to a shy girl who doesn't recognize her own beauty & he's trying to make he realize it.
anonymous Oct 26th, 2012 10:13pm report
This song is about a boy who loves a beautiful girl. The girl as a matter of fact does not know that she is beautiful. She is not self conscious of her looks nor her figure like many other girls. Everyone but her knew of her beauty. She felt shy whenever she walks in a crowded room and when people looked at her beautiful eyes. The boy really loved her because of this and in fact referred to as 'what makes her beautiful'.
In my personal opinion, I would like every girl to be like this girl and stop acting cocky just because they are beautiful. The true value of a girl is her inside and not her outside appearence
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