8 Cringe-Worthy Makeup Trends Ever ...

By Lisa

8 Cringe-Worthy Makeup Trends Ever ...

We’ve seen a lot of makeup trends throughout the years and I’d just like to remind you of how far we’ve come with 8 of the worst makeup ever! You might’ve even loved one of these looks at one time and rocked the hell out of it but these days, these makeup trends just won’t fly! Take a stroll down beauty memory lane with me and let’s be sure we don’t repeat our mistakes!

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Electric Blue Eye Shadow

Electric Blue Eye Shadow Bright blue eye shadow has got to be one on the worst makeup trends ever! I’m not talking a navy blue smoky eye or something subtle and sexy; I’m talking bright blue eye frosty eyelids straight from the 1980’s! All women who were of makeup wearing age are probably guilty of committing this crime of cosmetics but thankfully we got over it and we finally moved past this blindingly bright trend!


Black Lip Liner

Black Lip Liner The black lip liner look was prevalent in the early 90’s and is definitely deserves a spot on the list of worst makeup ever! Whether you were a wannabe gangsta or just liked the look of pale lips and black rimmed lips, it wasn’t pretty either way! Lip liner can still be a big no-no if your lips are really obviously lined so make sure you avoid this blast from the past and stick to shades close to your lipstick!



Guyliner Oh man, guyliner was another popular 80’s makeup staple that is still alive and well today but is still absolutely one of the worst trends in makeup! I don’t care how hot you thought Pete Wentz looked with his lined eyes, guyliner is no bueno! Isn’t anything sacred anymore?! If you’re not rocking a whole face of makeup, leave the eyeliner to the experts fellas!


Frosted Lips

Frosted Lips There are a lot of 80’s trends on this list of the worst makeup ever but can you blame me?! The 80’s were awesome but looking back, the makeup wasn’t all that! Frosted lip gloss and lip stick make most people look freezing cold and sick so it’s really a surprise that it was so popular back in the day! I realize there are still frosted lipsticks and they are very pretty but these are a stark difference from the frosty lips of yesteryear!


Sharpie Eyebrows

Sharpie Eyebrows Sharpie eyebrows or brows that are drawn on way too thin are another one of the worst makeup trends ever! Thankfully fuller brows are hot so we don’t have to worry about this trend making a comeback anytime soon. Drawing on or having super thin brows isn’t flattering at all so even if you have naturally thin brows like myself, make sure you use a light hand and fill in brows.

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Bronzer Overload

Bronzer Overload I love bronzer and contour as much as the next chick but thick bronzer all over your face is becoming more common and it’s one of the worst makeup trends! I’m talking an oompa loompa orange faces that look unnatural and unhealthy! Celebs are even guilty of this trend so don’t feel bad if you’ve ever left the house with way too much bronzer on, I know I have!


Black Lipstick

Black Lipstick Black lipstick is definitely one of my least favorite looks and another one of the worst makeup ever! Sure it looks cool and edgy on the runway or on celebs but for us regular folks, it’s definitely not something we should walk out the door wearing on an everyday basis! Let’s save black lipsticks for photoshoots and Hollywood and stick to less morbid colors!


Spider Leg Mascara

Spider Leg Mascara Okay, so spider leg mascara might be more of a mistake rather than one of the worst trends in makeup, but it still rears its ugly head on occasion! Spider leg mascara is a result of applying too much mascara or waiting until your coats of mascara dries then loading up resulting in a very clumpy and spidery look. Remember to always apply thin coats of mascara and don’t allow them to dry before reapplying!

Were you guilty of wearing one of the looks in the 8 worst makeup ever? I know I am, I was fearless with makeup when I first started wearing it so I was quite reckless at times! What is your idea of one of the worst makeup trends? Any makeup trends you regret wearing?

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i disagree wholeheartedly about black lipstick! it's so gorgeous and i love when girls are brave enough to wear it.

its really funny to read an article about how blue eyeshadow isnt cool anymore when its right next to an ad for bright blue eyeshadow(maybelline eye tattoo).

Foundation or powder way to light for your skin tone. Remember the whole twilight vampire craze. Oh man 1/2 the ppl looked like they were living dead with the dark eyes, lipstick and then super pale foundation. Not good. Pretty and kinda cool on Halloween but come on every day?

well damn the writer of this would probably want to run me over with their car ~__~ i find a majority of these to be really cool. the first one, blue eyeshadow. that girl's makeup is astoundingly beautiful. how could someone dislike blue shadow when she used it so beautifully.

I agree on the spider legs lashes I cannot stand when I see someone like that! haha:)