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13 High-Maintenance Things We Do To Look Low Maintenance

Let's all just be honest for a hot second. Get more perfect hair days in less time with Living Proof.

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1. Curling and styling your hair just so you can tease it and mess it up to achieve that bed-head look.

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~totally not trying~

2. Adjusting your position in bed until the pillows look cute and you find the perfect lighting for an #iwokeuplikethis selfie.

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And the hand game covers that one pesky zit.

3. Saying "yes" immediately to a date night and then rescheduling all your plans with friends.

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Because #priorities.

4. Buying a pair of designer jeans that have been ripped to shreds for a distressed look.

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you paid HOW MUCH for them!?

5. Spending literally four hours scouring the racks of a resale store looking for the perfect vintage piece.

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Style on fleek for almost zero dollars takes patience.

6. Saving a flattering photo on your phone so you can post during peak "like" hours.

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7. Redoing your messy bun four times before answering the door to invite your boyfriend inside to eat takeout and binge-watch TV on the couch.

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"OMG WOW YOU'RE HERE BABE I WAS JUST LIKE CASUALLY SITTING AROUND LOOKING ADORABLY CASUAL."

8. Killing it in the gym five days a week so you can order a burger and French fries on date night (because you're obviously not the salad type).

9. Putting on foundation, cover up, and a little mascara (not to mention finding a flattering angle) for a #nomakeup selfie.

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10. Dyeing your eyelashes so you don’t have to wear mascara.

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11. Spending 15 minutes taking a "candid" snap and then another 15 minutes deciding on the caption.

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12. Putting on a pair of leggings before running out to do errands, looking at yourself in the mirror, and deciding to change into another pair of leggings.

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*keeps same shapeless, oversized sweater on*

13. And finally, drafting a “casual” text and getting a second opinion before sending it.

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