But school administrators say Matt's makeup is against dress code and a distraction.
"None of my classmates found it distracting or anything and it's not extreme. I don't see why I can't wear it," said Matt Allsup, wears makeup.
"He's being sexually discriminated against. Nowhere in the rules does it say that males can't wear make-up," said Mindy Ball, Matt's mother.
Matt and his mother plan to hire an attorney to take the issue to court.