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We Tried To Do Instagram Makeup For A Week And Realized We're Not Ready For That Responsibility

"And it was...dehydrating."

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Getting your eyebrows to look like twins instead of siblings takes true talent. Talent that Instagram makeup artists have. But what happens when Ladylike tries to do Instagram-inspired makeup looks for an entire week? Well, things got a little exhausting:

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The bar was set pretty high from the beginning — I mean, look at all the beauty in these pictures:

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It's OK though, ’cause Nicole, a makeup guru, would prep these ladies for the week to come.

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For their tutorial with Nicole, they focused on their eyeshadow and eyebrows first.

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Then, they put on a little foundation and contoured their faces.

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Wait — don't forget they had to bake, giving their look a matte finish.

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They finished up their looks by putting on their eyeliner, lipstick, and eyelashes. *bats eyelashes*

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After 3.5 hours of doing their makeup, these ladies were ready to take the world by storm.

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By the end of day one, the ladies wanted to celebrate that they got through one day of absolute slayage.

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But by day three, they had no time or patience to spend on their makeup.

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But they stuck with it, and by the end of the week they were experts at Instagram makeup.

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But was it worth it?

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Ehhh, maybe sometimes but definitely not every day.

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