15 Funny Makeup Fails ...

Heather

We've all done it, we've all looked up a makeup tutorial, we've all tried to do it and … failed. Well, I've compiled the best fails of all time! Take a look and have a laugh, these makeup tutorials will teach you maybe – to learn from a professional instead of Youtubing it all!

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What She Wanted …

What She Wanted …

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The image hilariously captures a makeup expedition gone awry. It seems like the quest for that perfectly sculpted brow transpired into an overly enthusiastic application, gifting her a pair of expressive – yet startlingly symmetrical – caterpillars. And let's not even start on the foundation shade that appears to have its own aspirations, decidedly several tones away from her natural palette. It's a classic case of aspiration meeting a more eccentric reality—every makeup enthusiast's rite of passage. But hey, practice makes perfect, and a good laugh is the fabulous silver lining to any beauty blunder.

2

Oh, the Lashes

Oh, the Lashes

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When it comes to beauty, sometimes the eyes have it – but not in the way you'd hope. Mascara mishaps and false lash fiascoes are a regular sighting for makeup newbies and overambitious beauty adventurers alike. Forget spider legs; we're talking full-on tarantula territory! Whether it's clumps that could rival breadcrumbs or lashes so heavy they're giving your eyelids a workout, it's a blink-and-you-miss-it step from fab to drab. Remember, moderation is key – unless you're auditioning for a role as a butterfly, in which case, flutter away!

3

Two Eyebrows?

Two Eyebrows?

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Looks Legit...

Looks Legit...

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Sometimes the quest to follow the latest trend ends up in a beauty blunder that is too glaring to ignore. With heavy-handed foundation that misses the neck, or eyebrows that seem to have been drawn with a free-spirited mind of their own, these faux pas are the perfect recipe for a double-take. It's all about blending, ladies, but this picture is a stark reminder that less can be so much more. Whether it's an experimental phase or a misguided tutorial, let's just chalk this up to a 'learning experience' and grab the makeup remover.

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The Hair, the Makeup … the Tongue?

The Hair, the Makeup … the Tongue?

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This image captures a beauty experiment gone awry—a cautionary tale in the quest for the avant-garde. With a teased mane reminiscent of a lioness and eyeliner that seems to have been applied during a rollercoaster ride, one can't help but wonder if a mirror was involved in this process. And let's talk about that tongue – highlighter pink and utterly perplexing. It's as if it’s trying to escape the surrounding cosmetic chaos. Just remember, less is often more when it comes to makeup application.

6

Tyra, What Happened?

Tyra, What Happened?

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What Was the Look Here Again?

What Was the Look Here Again?

8

Too Much Watercolor!

Too Much Watercolor!

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Watercolor makeup is a trend that has been gaining popularity in recent years, but it can be tricky to get the look just right. Too much watercolor can lead to a look that is more clownish than chic.

The photo featured in the article is an example of when watercolor makeup has gone wrong. The woman in the photo has used too much watercolor, resulting in an unnatural, cartoon-like look. The colors are too intense and the contrast between the colors and her skin tone is too extreme.

Watercolor makeup should be applied in a subtle way, using colors that are complementary to the wearer's skin tone. The colors should be blended together and applied in a way that is natural and not overly intense. To achieve the watercolor look, it is best to use a cream-based product as opposed to a powder. This will help to create the desired effect without looking too heavy.

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Nike Endorsement …?

Nike Endorsement …?

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So Much Rainbow...

So Much Rainbow...

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The rainbow trend can bring a burst of color and fun when done right. But here, the spectrum seems to have exploded across the face without any rhyme or reason. It's like a paint party where every guest was a color and they all had a little too much to drink before joining in on the canvas of this unfortunate person's face. This vibrant mishap is a brilliant reminder that sometimes less is more—especially when dabbling with all the colors of the wind!

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Nailed It!

Nailed It!

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The Eyes Tell All

The Eyes Tell All

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Sometimes, our pursuit to achieve the perfect winged eyeliner or the smokiest eye leads us to a point of no return, as if we've let a toddler play connect-the-dots on our face. Achieving symmetry becomes a mythical concept, turning our "sexy cat-eye" into more of a "raccoon after a rough night" look. Remember, less is often more, and practicing with a steady hand can prevent our eyes from becoming a comedic spectacle that says, "I slept through the makeup tutorial."

13

Love the Brows and Lips

Love the Brows and Lips

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The photo quite literally speaks a thousand words; it's a textbook case of when eyebrow and lip enhancement techniques tread into the territory of comedy. Boldly filled-in brows paired with an overdrawn lipstick application create a duo that's impossible to overlook. Admittedly, we all have our off days, but these beauty attempts have vaulted past 'oops' and landed squarely in 'oh no'. Remember, less is often more when it comes to makeup application. A subtle approach to defining brows and lips can enhance features beautifully without crossing into the realm of the theatrical.

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The Nude Look

The Nude Look

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When going for that flawless, natural look, it's essential to remember that less is often more. In this classic cosmetics misstep, the aim might have been to emulate the bare-faced beauty seen on runways, but the result can sometimes err on the side of ghostly if foundation shades are mismatched. The key to nailing the 'I woke up like this' visage lies in choosing the right shade and type of foundation—neither too light nor too heavy. Steer clear of cakey applications; instead, strive for a sheer, even coverage that enhances rather than masks your natural skin tone.

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More Blush Anyone?

More Blush Anyone? So, what's your fave? Have you had a makeup fail that you want to share? Post it here!

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Where Thoughts and Opinions Converge

8&12; would be good for Halloween

@jeni BAHAHAHAHAHAHAH. Funniest comment by far

So is number 13.

i actually like 8&12;

I think #14 was joking around, but the rest seriously need a makeup 101 tutorial

The second one is an April Fool's joke.

Lol these are so bad

Omgosh help 😂😂

Wow, "two eyebrows" is really a makeup fail. Not like that's unusual.

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