As/Is·Posted on Nov 2, 201517 Painful Mascara Moments Every Woman Will Recognize*blinks once, eye makeup is ruined*by Chrissy MahlmeisterBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Mascara is the most beautiful gift us mortals have ever been given. carli bybel @carlibybel Mauvvvv🌸 Filmed a get ready with me video today! My go to signature look! +full contour routine 🐧 #CarliBybelPalette 04:54 PM - 24 Sep 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite I mean, clearly. It's safe to say we're all a tad obsessed with our ~magic wand~. View this vine on Vine vine.co But sometimes mascara can really, really push us to the limit. nicole @nharmon887 When he does my mascara ..... LMAO #fail #thebabe #makeup 12:20 AM - 01 Oct 2013 Reply Retweet Favorite See: Make us go insane. 1. Like those times where it ends up everywhere but on your eyelashes. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com You had one job. 2. A simple blink can literally ruin your life. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Fox 3. Sometimes it even gets in your eye. View this post on 4. And then you're stuck with this. Janel SantaCruz @JanelSantaCruz MAKEUP FAIL. 03:55 AM - 12 Jan 2014 Reply Retweet Favorite A pink eye that's not pink eye but looks like pink eye. 5. If you're super unlucky, it might even get all over your mouth. Sophia @sophia_ik I'm a fail at life, how did my mascara get there 😪 01:07 PM - 30 Dec 2012 Reply Retweet Favorite ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ 6. And if waterproof mascara gets on your lids, whew, bye forevs. View this vine on Vine vine.co You ain't gettin' that off. 7. Also, it basically ruins your hands and anything you touch thereafter. SkinnyJeansSippyCups @SJSCblog Does anyone else miss the tube sometimes? 😞 #MascaraFail 10:02 PM - 24 Oct 2014 Reply Retweet Favorite 8. Even if you're lucky enough to get it right, all that hard work can be ruined in a millisecond. libby @Libbywhite_ Guess who had to walk home from work in the pouring rain and ended up with mascara on their forehead.. 🙋🏼 04:47 PM - 16 Sep 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite Thanks 4 nothing, rain. 9. Even when water isn't involved, it's still a problem. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com IS NOTHING SACRED? 10. And god forbid you sneeze while putting it on. View this post on This is proof that Satan exists. 11. If you forget to take it off in the shower, you'll come out looking like a member of Kiss. View this post on 12. Sometimes the mascara legit falls apart before you can even get in on your face. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 13. Or it cuts you as you try to open it. Selina @_seliinaaa Sliced my finger trying to open the cap to my new mascara :( #fail 01:21 AM - 25 Nov 2012 Reply Retweet Favorite ~PRETTYYY HURTTTSSS~ 14. And what's up with it gathering just at the tip?! Olgs @igetbored Mascara fail 10:34 AM - 09 Apr 2013 Reply Retweet Favorite Hehe. Just the tip. 15. It's no wonder it's a horrifying experience for beginners. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com "I don't have enough hands." 16. Not to mention hella frustrating. View this vine on Vine vine.co 17. But hey, here's hoping you get lucky the next time you do your lashes. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com MIRACLES DO HAPPEN.