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17 People Who Have Figured Out How To Apply Makeup

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We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to show us their makeup glow-up. Here's what they sent.

1. When you finally put the bronzer down.

The orange, the bronzer, the invisible lips and brows. Oh and the eye liner. Twelve years will do a face good. – Chelseaanneb
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The orange, the bronzer, the invisible lips and brows. Oh and the eye liner. Twelve years will do a face good.

Chelseaanneb

2. An eyebrow transformation.

From 2008 to 2018.– Emilytubzw
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From 2008 to 2018.

Emilytubzw

3. A brow and lash transformation.

Oh goodness, the picture on the right is me from 2011, when I was barely touching base with makeup. Two pictures on the left are recent pics of me, thank God for lashes and eyebrows.– Slayasian
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Oh goodness, the picture on the right is me from 2011, when I was barely touching base with makeup. Two pictures on the left are recent pics of me, thank God for lashes and eyebrows.

Slayasian

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4. Conturing is changing the game.

I was 21 on the left and am 31 on the right. Definitely more contour and highlight.– Bgilb86
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I was 21 on the left and am 31 on the right. Definitely more contour and highlight.

Bgilb86

5. A makeup overhaul.

On the left was 2010 when I went through a heavy K-pop stage. On the right is 2018, I lost the bangs, went blonde, and grew some eyebrows. – Moniettemok
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On the left was 2010 when I went through a heavy K-pop stage. On the right is 2018, I lost the bangs, went blonde, and grew some eyebrows.

Moniettemok

6. Thank God for blending.

From 2009 to 2016, my poor brows.– Emilyg49072d7ff
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From 2009 to 2016, my poor brows.

Emilyg49072d7ff

7. Stunning glow up.

Two years and still learning. – Caitlind4747ac9c4
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Two years and still learning.

Caitlind4747ac9c4

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8. A makeup convert.

From being afraid of using makeup to loving makeup. – Hanninenisa
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From being afraid of using makeup to loving makeup.

Hanninenisa

9. The glow up is real.

2014 vs 2017, I'm so glad I know about brow products now. – Kaitlynnb4a44720f8
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2014 vs 2017, I'm so glad I know about brow products now.

Kaitlynnb4a44720f8

10. A true goddess.

I pretty much only did makeup to enhance my natural beauty. Then I realised I could look like a goddess, so the rest is history. – Ariannadanielles
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I pretty much only did makeup to enhance my natural beauty. Then I realised I could look like a goddess, so the rest is history.

Ariannadanielles

11. A six year transformation.

2012 vs 2018. – Kirstyg430a848cd
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2012 vs 2018.

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12. FX genius.

I’ve been doing special FX makeup for three years now. – Reesebalt
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I’ve been doing special FX makeup for three years now.

Reesebalt

13. Lipstick game stayed great.

Still have a lot to learn but I'm hoping to hone my skills even more. – Tristantl13
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Still have a lot to learn but I'm hoping to hone my skills even more.

Tristantl13

14. Because getting glam is fun.

Truly had zero interest in how I presented myself until I was 16 and even then it took me a few more years to discover how fun getting glam is.– Hannahz1234567
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Truly had zero interest in how I presented myself until I was 16 and even then it took me a few more years to discover how fun getting glam is.

Hannahz1234567

15. When you learn to leave your brows alone.

Three years difference, thank God I put down the tweezers. – Emalynw
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Three years difference, thank God I put down the tweezers.

Emalynw

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16. Practice and patience.

Six years of practice, and patience. – Katelynp43b9d67eb
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Six years of practice, and patience.

Katelynp43b9d67eb

17. Growth.

My make up routine is only a couple of minutes now and it's still mostly doing my eyebrows.– Annag4da06dd19
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My make up routine is only a couple of minutes now and it's still mostly doing my eyebrows.

Annag4da06dd19

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