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20 Struggles You'll Recognize If You Still Have No Idea How To Do Your Own Makeup

Even Cinderella needed a fairy-godmother for this crap.

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1. You're instantly overwhelmed walking into a cosmetics store.

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Employee: "Can I help you?"

You: "No, I don’t think anyone can."

2. And when you watch a YouTube tutorial you always feel like they missed a step.

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Now where's the part where I look good?

3. False eyelashes are beyond you.

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How can you not be constantly scared that you will glue your eyes shut?

4. And you're completely baffled by more advanced techniques.

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A cut crease? Do I need scissors?

5. Applying your contour just makes you look like you have dirt all over your face.

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I don't think I can blend this out.

6. You still use the same eyeshadow palette your mom gave you in the 6th grade.

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I mean...it hasn't run out yet...

7. You're completely mystified by where girls are finding the bank roll to pay for all their expensive makeup.

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If the choice is between food or mascara...I'm gunna pick food.

8. And honestly, what even is primer??

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I don’t feel primed. I NEVER FEEL PRIMED.

9. Your winged eyeliner always looks like its gone through major turbulence.

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Where is the wind beneath my wings?

10. And you constantly use too much highlighter, which makes you feel like a Twilight vampire.

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Say it. Out loud.

I'm....a makeup failure.

11. You're never able to find your perfect foundation color.

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It's easier to find a match on Tinder than to my skin tone.

12. You always accidentally go overboard while lining your lips.

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Hopefully bee stung lips are in this season.

13. Your eyebrows are usually two different shapes after you fill them in.

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They're just like siblings. Can’t you guys just get along??

14. You always find yourself using way too much concealer.

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I just want to cover everything.

15. You just don't understand why you need 50 different brushes.

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Is one of these for my teeth?

16. Looking in the mirror and realizing you look like a clown.

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At least you now have a new potential side hustle.

17. You make the weirdest faces trying to get your mascara on.

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It helps, I swear!!

18. You always forget your makeup is on and start touching your face.

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I just want to rub my eyes without coming away with half my face.

19. Looking like you've been in a cooking accident after you try to finish with powder.

I mean, it's called baking for a reason right?

20. And you constantly feel jealous of other girls with flawless makeup.

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Sooooooooon.

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