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17 Mistakes That Every Single Makeup-Wearing Person On This Earth Has Made

(...and 17 mistakes you've definitely snapped and sent to your mates.)

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1. Purchasing the wrong colour foundation for your skin tone.

When your foundation (bottom half) is totally the wrong colour for your tanned face... Gah!

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"Was I colour-blind the day that I picked this out...?"

2. Applying your makeup in bad lighting.

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You were going for the all-natural look but came out looking like you were off to a Halloween party.

3. Getting lipstick on your teeth and not realising until you take a picture.

When you're feeling cute and then see the swath of destruction on your teeth #lipstickteeth #hawt #ottawa

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And starting to question whether you have terrible friends because NOT ONE of them warned you.

4. Getting a bit too trigger-happy while tweezing.

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Goodbye, left eyebrow. Gone too soon but never forgotten xx.

5. Leaving your fake tan on for just a touch too long.

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The harrowing moment you catch yourself in the mirror and realise that you look like you've been tanning on the actual SUN.

6. Somehow getting your mascara all over your face and very little on your actual eyelashes.

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Then trying to dab it off before coming to the swift realisation that you're going to have to do your whole face all over again.

7. Ending up with clumpy spider lashes even though you've done this like a thousand times.

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So many silly faces pulled and your eyelashes still have a mind of their own.

8. Accepting that your eyeshadow is doing its own thing...

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"I was going for the morning-after-the-night-before look anyway..."

9. ...and that sometimes your eyeliner is not going to match up either.

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Sometimes life just isn't fair...

10. Applying just a little bit too much highlighter.

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You took your friend saying "let's get lit tonight" just a little bit too literally.

11. Realising that your fake eyelash is trying to make a leap for freedom.

My fake eyelash is falling off in public. I look insane

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12. Deciding your look could do with a bit more shine and then going overboard with the glitter...

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You will still be blowing sparkles out of your nose for the next two months.

13. Skipping the blending step in your contour regime.

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Being mistaken for a children's party clown is a low moment for anyone.

14. Putting on your foundation in a rush without all the necessary skin prep beforehand.

i put on foundation and my skin is dry and flaky

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15. Thinking foundation lips was a seriously good look.

Let's relegate this to the "trends that should never ever happen again" pile. Chapped lips for days!
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Let's relegate this to the "trends that should never ever happen again" pile. Chapped lips for days!

16. Forgetting to take your makeup off and waking up knowing that you've not just wronged your skin but also your pillow.

A thousand apologies x.
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A thousand apologies x.

17. And, finally, one of the biggest mistakes of all...forgetting how sticky lipgloss really is.

worst thing about lipgloss is that when it's windy you've all of a sudden got half a head of hair stuck to your mouth

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Trying to remain calm on a windy day is almost impossible.

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