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21 Slightly Odd Things Anyone Who Wears Makeup Has Secretly Done

We've all taken secret satisfaction in the grossness of our makeup wipes.

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1. Rejected an invitation to go out because you’d already taken your makeup off.


2. Cried over not getting your makeup right.


3. Taken a screenshot of a makeup look to copy later.

You probably have the faces of several people you don't know (but wish you did) on your phone to one day re-create.

4. Worn the exact same makeup look several weeks in a row and only slightly changed one detail to make it look like you “made effort”.

You definitely have not made any effort.
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You definitely have not made any effort.

5. Cried in the most awkward way so as not to mess up your makeup.


6. Or avoided crying all together.


7. Taken secret satisfaction in the grossness of your makeup wipe.

My dog just pulled this used makeup wipe from my bedroom trashcan and brought it to me in the living room thanks 4…

8. Resented anyone with perfect eyebrows who "never gets them done".

They have no idea how lucky they are.

They have no idea how lucky they are.

9. Panicked when you thought you lost your makeup bag or any of its contents.


10. Stared at someone for an awkward amount of time just to figure out what lipstick they're wearing.

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11. Forgone spending money on something you actually needed to buy a makeup product you never even used. Jasmin Nahar / BuzzFeed

12. Made the oddest sounds of concentration when applying mascara or eyeliner.

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It's kind of like a long, slightly creepy groan.

13. Thought about the fact you “really need to clean your brushes” without actually doing it.


It's the thought that counts, right?

14. Or bought new brushes to avoid the dreaded task of washing them at all.

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15. Spent a fuck ton on makeup just to get the free gift that comes with it if you do.

@darkhstylss I sent like $130 in sephora and all I got as a free gift was this 😂😂

16. Developed a friend crush on someone purely based on how much you admired their makeup.

Instagram: @tominamakeup

"Howwwww do you do that? Teaaaaachhhh meeeeee."

17. Used your hands to apply makeup you know you should be using a Beautyblender for.

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18. Had an existential crisis about where the hell your lip line was while applying lipstick.

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19. Bought an item of makeup without even knowing how to use it, just because you felt like you were supposed to have it.


I mean how hard can applying highlighter really be?

20. Secretly considered yourself a genius artist when you got your makeup just right.

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They should honestly give out awards for this shit.

21. And taken several selfies to commemorate the occasion.

All for your own collection, of course.
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All for your own collection, of course.