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11 Ways Make-Up Was So Much Worse In The '00s

Documenting the transition from sperm brows to scouse brows.

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With no guidance, you were left to fend for yourself.

Often with terrible consequences.

Now, everyone seems to know what took so many of us so long to figure out – how to match their foundation to their skin.

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2. Back in the '00s, contouring wasn't something people did on a regular basis, if at all.

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(Maybe for the best.)

Perhaps* we will all collectively look back on the contouring epidemic in 10 years' time and cringe.

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*definitely

3. If you had darker or yellow-toned skin, then '00s make-up didn't make you orange – it probably didn't make you anything, because most high-street brands just didn't cater to you.

4. And can we talk about sperm brows?

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Like the financial crisis and dial-up internet, this is something that should stay in decades past.

Although perhaps the pendulum has now swung too far the other way: Instead of over-plucking, it's now over-drawing.

6. But now it has been revived as the secret to life-changing transformations.

Thanks, Kylie.

Now, make-up brushes are the needy babies in your life that need to be bathed and laid to bed regularly.

After cleansing my make up brushes and sponges I leave them to dry on the window ledge #makeup #Makeupbrushes

...to a 12-step sacred ritual.

My detailed skincare routine #beautybloggers #beautytips #skincareroutine #cosmeticsfollowers #rosedamascena

But now, they've evolved into a new form of potentially lethal high art.

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Now, highlighter is your preferred method of reflecting light.

Someone ask this horse what highlighter he using 😂😂

Body glitter > highlighter? Discuss.

11. But one thing hasn't changed: Make-up is about making yourself feel good.

So if you truly love it, use all the Dream Matte Mousse and apricot scrub your heart desires.

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