Why Makeup Is Actually The Worst

It’s a wonderful, terrible tool. Use it wisely.

1. Because lipstick gets all over your teeth and makes you look like you’ve been munching on human body parts.

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2. Because mascara runs down your face and makes you look like an Alice Cooper groupie.

It’s also a dead give-away that you’ve been crying in the bathroom. AWESOME.

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3. Because when you go for goth you’ll probably get raccoon instead.

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4. Because blush can make it look like you took a 2x4 to the face.

“Not here or here so much. But riiiiight here.”

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5. Because blue eyeshadow is harder to pull of than you think.

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6. Because your foundation is always the wrong color and people assume you OD’ed on sunblock.

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7. Because blending is hard work.

No, I did not just eat a powdered donut. Why do you ask?

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8. Because if you rub your eyes you look like you haven’t slept since the ’90s.


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9. Because your concealer leaves traces of you everywhere you go.

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10. Because who even knows when you’re supposed to end the cat eye. WHO?


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11. Because eyelash curlers are like tiny medieval torture devices.

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12. Because lipliner makes you look like you’ve been sneaking Oreos.

Or maybe you have been sneaking Oreos? No judgement there.

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13. Because smeared makeup is the stuff of nightmares.

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14. Because glitter exists and it shouldn’t.

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15. Because red lipstick in the wrong hands is literally terrifying.

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16. Because clumpy mascara makes you look like you have spiders on/in your eyes.

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17. Because perfecting your eyebrows is too much pressure!


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18. Because makeup causes allergic reactions and breakouts.

You know what that means…MORE MAKEUP YAY.

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19. Because it will ruin everything you love.

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20. Because it’s frickin’ expenive!

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21. Because we spend forever putting it on in the morning just so we can take it off at night.

And then do the whole thing again the next day!

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22. Which is why it would be better to just never wear makeup at all.

comic by Madéleine Flores

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