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23 Absolute Nightmares All Makeup Lovers Have Experienced At Some Point

Lipgloss + hair = HELL

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1. Neglecting to sharpen your eye pencil exaaaactly right and getting a wooden shard right in your waterline.

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😭

2. Discovering that your favorite, can't-live-without-it product is discontinued.

Fox

There is no God.

3. Dropping a lot of cash on a new lipstick and then immediately finding a dupe for a third of the price.

Fox

WOULD'VE BEEN NICE TO HAVE KNOWN I DIDN'T NEED TO SPEND 1,297 DOLLARS AND NINE CENTS ON THE PERFECT PURPLE LIPSTICK.

4. Coming back from a job interview and realizing you had lipstick on your teeth the whole time.

rodeo.net

Totes profesh. (Although how does the girl in this GIF manage to look perfect even WITH lipstick on her teeth? Mystery.)

5. Thinking your contour is perfect and then seeing yourself in office lighting.

"No, looking like a child's finger-paint drawing come to life, only drunk, IS the look I was going for, thanks."
Comedy Central

"No, looking like a child's finger-paint drawing come to life, only drunk, IS the look I was going for, thanks."

6. Trying to get your eyeliner wings even and creating two panda eyes by mistake.

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NO. NO. EVERY TIME. WHY. NO.

7. Sneezing while applying mascara.

hercampus.com

#$@%!!!!!!!!!!!

8. Falling asleep in your makeup and then waking up next to your *ahem* suitor from the night before.

Warner Bros. Pictures

You might look like a clown who just went through a car wash, but at least you're a FINE-ASS CLOWN who went through a car wash.

9. Using cover-up on a zit and only succeeding to make it 1,000 times more noticeable.

NBC

Making a literal mountain of a molehill.

10. Realizing your foundation no longer matches your skin tone.

"Damn it, winter. You ruined my entire look."

11. Dropping an open lipstick on the floor and losing it forever.

Lionsgate

"Is there a five second rule for these? Should I just scrape up the part covered in street juice?"

12. Attempting to shape your brows and accidentally removing MOST OF THEM.

BBC One

Ummm... it's... fashion?

13. Or trying to fill in your brows and accidentally creating a monster.

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14. Having a weird reaction to your makeup and discovering that it's probably because it expired 700 years ago.

Guhross.

15. Getting excited to try a "nude lip" and looking like you just made out with a sandcastle.

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Do makeup companies think we're all, like, light beige?

16. Messing up while doing what should've been an easy makeup tutorial and doubting ALL your makeup skills.

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"I'M A FAILURE. A FAILURE IN BLUE EYE SHADOW."

17. Trying some DIY Pinterest hack and accidentally ruining your skin and whole life.

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(Psssst: Maybe don't put a whole lot of cinnamon all over your face without doing a spot check first.)

18. Having to ever make the choice between perfectly applied lipstick and delicious food.

Fox / Adult Swim

Like, food is always going to win, but this ombre lip took six products, 20 minutes, and a blowtorch, so.

19. Sweating off your makeup while out and having no way to reapply it.

20th Century Fox

There has GOT to be a way to pass off "crayon left out in the sun" as a cute look!

20. Attempting to overline your lips and looking like a clown having an allergic reaction.

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Sometimes bad lips happen to good people.

21. Feeling an unseen hair somewhere on your face and taking off half your makeup while frantically trying to remove it.

Cartoon Network

"WHERE ARE YOU??? WHY CAN I FEEL YOU BUT NOT SEE YOU??? WHY DID YOU TAKE HALF MY LIPSTICK AND CONCEALER WITH YOU???"

22. Attempting to apply false lashes and ripping out half your real ones.

ABC

Cool. Fine. Great. Didn't even need 'em.

23. And, of course, discovering that your lipgloss ends up everywhere except on your lips.

youtube.com

"How did I get this in my shoes and yet not on my mouth?"

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