19 Grooming Struggles Every Desi Girl Knows Too Well
Sorry, I can't hang out tonight since my social life is dictated by when I last waxed my arms.
Only being able to pull off bold earrings without your spectacles.
Choosing an outfit solely based on when you waxed/shaved your arms last.
Managing to look fresh as hell in your room's lighting, like, once in 12 years.
But involuntarily making eye contact with a mirror when you're outside and...
Spending half an hour curling or straightening your hair, only to look like this 10 minutes after stepping out.
Dealing with the fear of someone ringing the doorbell when you have hair oil on.
Deciding to wear a liiiittle more make-up than just eye-liner, and throwing on ONE bracelet.
Never liking your highlights/lowlights.
Being completely incapable of pulling off a dark lip without looking like an aunty ji.
Only finding inner peace in waxed/shaved legs.
Taming the wild beast on your forehead i.e. clinically insane eyebrows.
But only a week after threading, dealing with an untidy mess again.
Contemplating why the hair on your head can't grow as fast as the hair on your upper lip.
Always looking shiny in photos, no matter which "mattifying" thingamajig you put on your face earlier.
All trendy clothing is somehow uncooperative because your curves are wildly unpredictable.
Having long hair, god forbid, which will never be styled the way you want.
Being asked if you're sick when you don't wear kajal.
Losing hope on ever being able to carry off a sari like your mum can.
Once in a blue moon, waking up without a new zit.
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