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7 Pinterest Beauty Hack Fails That Will Make You Say "Me"

Hacks are for people who are bad at makeup, right?

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1. Hack: Reconnect Broken Lipstick Using A Lighter

Our attempt:

What went wrong: Practice on your crappy lipstick first. Vicki immediately used too much flame, burnt her finger, and dropped the lipstick she was trying to save. Hold the flame very far away. If you don't, it's kind of like if your friend got their arm broken and you pushed them in a dumpster fire to fix it.
Sarah Burton / BuzzFeed

What went wrong: Practice on your crappy lipstick first. Vicki immediately used too much flame, burnt her finger, and dropped the lipstick she was trying to save. Hold the flame very far away. If you don't, it's kind of like if your friend got their arm broken and you pushed them in a dumpster fire to fix it.

2. Pinterest Hack: Get Rid Of Tired Eyes With Red Lipstick

Our Attempt:

What went wrong: Vicki kept rubbing it in and adding concealer, but she could not get rid of the redness. Are we using bad concealer? Why won't the redness go away? This is a good hack for your living dead Halloween costume, however.
Sarah Burton / BuzzFeed

What went wrong: Vicki kept rubbing it in and adding concealer, but she could not get rid of the redness. Are we using bad concealer? Why won't the redness go away? This is a good hack for your living dead Halloween costume, however.

3. Hack: Contour This Pattern For Real-Life Photoshop

Our Attempt:

What went wrong: We don't even know. Maybe you need to be very skilled when you rub in the highlighter? Maybe we used too much? Just be careful, because you might end up looking like a ghost with caked on foundation.
Sarah Burton / BuzzFeed

What went wrong: We don't even know. Maybe you need to be very skilled when you rub in the highlighter? Maybe we used too much? Just be careful, because you might end up looking like a ghost with caked on foundation.

4. Hack: Use A Credit Card For The Perfect Cat Eye

Our Attempt:

What went wrong: The credit card is a poor tool. Yeah it kind of worked on Sarah's eyes, but when she switched to the other side of her face, the credit card acted as an unwieldy eyeliner and decorated her nose.
Vicki Chen / BuzzFeed

What went wrong: The credit card is a poor tool. Yeah it kind of worked on Sarah's eyes, but when she switched to the other side of her face, the credit card acted as an unwieldy eyeliner and decorated her nose.

5. Hack: Use Tape For Perfect Eye Shadow Application

Our Attempt:

What went wrong: Basically, being good at putting tape on your face is a talent in itself. If you can't evenly put eye shadow on, you probably won't be able to perfectly place tape around your eye.
Vicki Chen / BuzzFeed

What went wrong: Basically, being good at putting tape on your face is a talent in itself. If you can't evenly put eye shadow on, you probably won't be able to perfectly place tape around your eye.

6. Pinterest Hack: Overdraw Your Lips To Make Them Appear Fuller

Our Attempt:

What went wrong: When Sarah drew a little bit on one side, she tried to match the other side. Then that side was a little thicker, so she had to add more to the other side to even it out: hence the vicious cycle of overlining your lips.
Vicki Chen / BuzzFeed

What went wrong: When Sarah drew a little bit on one side, she tried to match the other side. Then that side was a little thicker, so she had to add more to the other side to even it out: hence the vicious cycle of overlining your lips.

7. Hack: Blow Polish Through Straws For A DIY Splash Manicure

Our Attempt:

What went wrong: Apparently you have to blow daintily.
Sarah Burton / BuzzFeed

What went wrong: Apparently you have to blow daintily.

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