There's a subreddit called Bad MakeUp Artists, and the photos people post in there have an "Instagram vs. Reality" vibe to them. In the sense that it's hard to imagine a person applying that much foundation or eye shadow, thinking 'Yeah, this is going to look great!' and another one glancing at the mirror and saying 'I can't wait to go out like this.' Maybe if it was for some kind of skit but that's about it. However, here they are, attending weddings and filming YouTube videos with enough layers on their face to withstand even Siberian winters. I really hope some of these looks were meant as jokes. Or at least that they were cleaned off right away.

#1

Oh Girl, No

Oh Girl, No

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TiredMomma
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3 months ago

This NEEDS to stay number one, this will be one of the only ways he can "win" something 😂🤣😂🤣

Anthony Goldstein (female)
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3 months ago

I love the way you think.

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Full of Giggles
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3 months ago

It looks like a child did his makeup. Oh wait...

Kevin Donegan
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3 months ago

On some photos you can see the tan line go right through his ear!!! The morbidly obese pathological lying vindictive narcissistic imbecile with the emotional maturity of a toddler ... and now LOSER ... the poster child for narcissism.

Linda Mountain
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1 month ago

Perfect description

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Kathryn Baylis
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3 months ago

And, like all narcissists, he thinks he looks like a real hottie. Got news for ya, drumpfy; ya fired and ya look like a pile of two day old dogshit.

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2 months ago

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Yeah, totally. People are so different. I mean, I happen to think that the VP elect looks like that. The new POTUS, for however long he remains that until the 2 day old stuff succeeds him as planned, is too sad and unstable to mock like that. His work against black progress over his career will be remembered forever, on videos. Yeah, so.... small world. Hate is everywhere.

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I'manoob!
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3 months ago

... Shaq-Laugh...fa0e12.gif Shaq-Laughing-SB-Nation-5fc8900fa0e12.gif

TiredMomma
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3 months ago

How were you able to add a gif, it won't let me at all?

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Aragorn II Elessar
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3 months ago

I saw the title of this article and immediately though “Trump”

Grumble O'Pug
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3 months ago

He probably wears something that causes a Maillard reaction. He is vile. Good riddance to bad rubbish.

Powercat
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3 months ago

I’m voting this up even though it’s clearly winning at this point 😂

Downunderdude
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3 months ago

Aaaaah! The scariest one here!

Mel
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3 months ago

Could always be worse...Pasty face doesn't work for him either. trump-5fc9...132214.jpg trump-5fc9d90132214.jpg

TiredMomma
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2 months ago

😂🤣😂🤣

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D Peterson
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3 months ago

First makeup rule I learned was to blend out so there's no line where it stops. Too bad he never learned any rules.

로희
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3 months ago

This should be number one on the list.

ML
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3 months ago

This is not fake tan. That is a lie

H Edwards
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3 months ago

According to certain sources, it's some kind of foundation

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Allison Woodfill
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2 months ago

Worse makeup job and worse President ever

Rannveig Ess
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3 months ago

I'm still, after Lo, these many years, waiting to hear an acceptable explanation of What All The Hell he's got going on there with the hair and skin tone

Raphael48
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2 months ago

I'm waiting with you, dear. I'd love to see how he keeps all that hair glued down so he doesn't look bald...

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Jill Pulcifer
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3 months ago

This reminds me of some girls I went to HS with back in the 90's when we all just bought "beige" from the drug store.

Jude Bennett
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3 months ago

Now this is pathetically bad.

Leslie Bliman-Kuretzky
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2 months ago

He looks like a ROUS from Princess Bride. Republican of Unusual Stupidity!!

Cynthia Humphreys
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3 months ago

His poor wife. Ewwww

Loki’s Lil Butter Knife
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2 months ago

She chose to marry him, so I have absolutely no sympathy for her.

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glowworm2
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3 months ago

That caption is the best!

Philly Bob Squires
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3 months ago

LOL! I just tossed a bit of my lunch!

Asper Rated
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2 months ago

Makeup, a dyed combover, bloated junk food junkie....and he and his cult thinks he's the "alpha male".

Isaac710
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2 months ago

lol. this made my day

IFXO
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3 months ago

when you just want a fake tan, but turn out to become an underbaked sweet potato instead!

Hamilton Lover
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3 months ago

Ewwwwwww

Linda HS
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3 months ago

Yikes...Hime alone face after he puts aftershave...😱

Jacques Lacroix
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1 month ago

President Cheeto

CincyReds
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2 months ago

This is absolutely awful!!

panda_legerdemain
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2 months ago

Why would one want a tan like this? I never understood!

Theo Nightingale
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2 months ago

Make it go awayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy!

Celtic Pirate Queen
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2 months ago

I saw a picture of Rudy Guiliani this morning. He's orange, like Oompa Loompa orange. Must use the same spray tanner that this jackass uses.

Create2k
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2 months ago

He is just.... gross

Perry Clouse
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2 months ago

Even Makeup doesn't help him look better

MAKtheknife
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2 months ago

Agent Orange strikes again!

Isabella Vega
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2 months ago

Maybe there are no mirrors in the White House?

just a hamilfan (hufflepuff)
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3 months ago

Lol! 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

Taylor Bentley
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2 weeks ago

lol 1k points

Raven Sheridan
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1 month ago

Just a mask to hide his true identity as one of the lizard people.

Paul Z.
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1 month ago

Garbage pail kid! Jack O'Lantern 🎃

Mary Williams
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1 month ago

At the risk of sounding sexist, he’s a 74-year-old cis male, why is he wearing make up?

Giselle Soler Turner
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1 month ago

Lmao!

backatya
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2 months ago

dumb ass

Hamilton Lover
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2 months ago

Ewwwwwwww

Todd Hollfelder
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2 months ago

I wonder if the brows are painted also?

Patty Leaton
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2 months ago

poo on my face

Yes, I’m a Bookworm
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2 months ago

This literally has one thousand points lol

sharron lynn parsons
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2 months ago

So extremely pathetic !!!

Veronica Vatter
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2 months ago

He's not really the "orange" in person. Tan with an orange tinge, but not as orange as he looks on tv

Sam Cook
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2 months ago

I support him, but I can admit that spray tan doesn't help.

Sharon Hyatt
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2 months ago

Is this TRUMP ? ? ? ! ! !

MsWickedOne315
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2 months ago

Bahhahahahahahahahahaha! An award he actually deserves!

Dhandyline Camingao
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2 months ago

Serves u better HUMPTY TRUMPY

Mary Dellenbusch
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2 months ago

He reminds me of a umpa lumpa from wiley wonka.

Damon Tripodi
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2 months ago

#1 Again

Janelle Collard
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2 months ago

Was his make-up person on vacay + he did this himself?

Johanne Trudeau
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2 months ago

Hahaha!!!!

Asper Rated
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2 months ago

Makeup, bad wig, and completely a junk food junkie. His cult thinks hes the alpha male...

Polly Culberson
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2 months ago

Oh, it isn't a wig, that's his lovely hair. He had an operation on his scalp to pull the bald parts together, leaving this wreckage behind.

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dandelion moon
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2 months ago

I wonder what he looks like without the orange film around his face

Carole Sipos
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2 months ago

You probably don’t want to go there....

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Isaac710
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2 months ago

lol. this made me

Bernice Wittwer
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2 months ago

Professional have repeatedly said that this has been photoshopped.

Bernice Wittwer
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2 months ago

This has been proven to be photoshopped.

Pamela Page
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2 months ago

I hope you feel better. This entire group is sad. Making fun of people's make-up fails ranks right up there with laughing at a fat person trying to exercise. Seems like you might want to find another way of making yourself feel superior.

Lorraine R
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2 months ago

Not really -- wearing makeup is a choice, and it looks fine if applied skillfully, but those who don't choose to learn how to do it right are just asking for it.

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SeidWolf
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3 months ago

Oh, he's always been a winner.... 😉

Ashley Wright
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2 months ago

Photoshop can make anything look bad

Paul Aasajärv
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2 months ago

I have read that once upon a time it was called "eskimo tanning"

I'manoob!
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3 months ago

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Steal his look. https://youtu.be/dWTSf-moTkw

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3 months ago

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Bunch of hypocrites. The people on this page would be the very first to shame someone for cultural appropriation, or body shaming, but it is perfectly acceptable to make fun of someone's makeup appearance. Disgusting. Either stop being so damn politically correct and trying to police other's behaviors, or practice what you preach.

Rider
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3 months ago

Found the trumpanzee

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Trump 2020!

Who? Me?
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It sure was Face Swap

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Pinsandpearls, one of the moderators of Bad MakeUp Artists, said 'bad makeup' probably means different things to different people, which is why the subreddit has such a wide variety of posts. "Typically, we're looking at makeup that isn't applied skillfully — lack of blending where appropriate, terrible foundation color match, messy lines," Pinsandpearls explained to Bored Panda. "I don't think it includes things that are maybe 'different' than you would normally see, as long as the actual application is good (editorial makeup, for example). We still allow some of those posts because it usually has a good discussion and taste is subjective, but I think there's a difference between 'different' and 'bad.' Bad is pretty obvious when you see it."

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She’s Like A Full 8 Shades Darker Than Her Arm

She’s Like A Full 8 Shades Darker Than Her Arm

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Brett
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3 months ago (edited)

Her eyebrows are sponsored by Nike

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#3

This Deserves Some Kind Of Medal

This Deserves Some Kind Of Medal

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Brett
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3 months ago

Trump is a woman now??

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"Another thing I mentioned was the color choice. If you take a look, you can probably see a lot of makeup artists and normal people are mismatching their foundations to their skin's undertone," badMUAscout highlighted. "If you're slightly off, it's probably ok. Our skin isn't one flat color and it can vary in shades throughout the day. It doesn't help that foundations oxidize and can go from perfect to pumpkin shades. While sometimes it isn't an issue, when you are paying a trained artist hundreds of pounds or dollars to do makeup, you shouldn't end up with a different undertone or a shade five times darker than your skin."

Contouring is another poor color choice often featured on the subreddit. "Contour is meant to mimic the 'shadows' you naturally have but very very slightly enhanced. We consider it to be bad when it looks like a dark stripe down the side of the face which doesn't match the natural shadows," badMUAscout explained.

#4

A Lot To Unpack Here

A Lot To Unpack Here

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Brett
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3 months ago

This is why you don’t trust 5-minute crafts

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Another moderator who helps run Bad MakeUp Artists, RedHeadedSnatch, believes that some people do submit photos to the subreddit as a joke or because they might not really like a particular celebrity or look. However, RedHeadedSnatch reminded that makeup is subjective, and there is no formula that determines whether or not an application is bad. "The only problem I have is when individuals who promote themselves as professionals but do not understand color theory, face shapes, eye shape, or use proper sanitation," RedHeadedSnatch said. "Sanitation is a huge issue because it can lead to acne, eye infections like pink eye, staph infections, and in some cases, actual bugs living in brushes. On a less severe note, it can also make the application of makeup look cakey, distort the foundation's color, concealer, and eye shadow, and cause damage to brushes."

#5

The Difference In Skin Tone

The Difference In Skin Tone

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Soodney
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3 months ago

Hey, uhm, you were pretty without that all on...you don't have to look like Arianna Grande to be pretty

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RedHeadedSnatch looks at the submitted photos from a professional makeup artist's point of view. They have their makeup license from the state of Florida and have had over 100 hours of theory and hands-on training, with written and practical application tests, so they know what they're talking about. And that is a big positive that comes from Bad MakeUp Artists. Sure, we can all laugh at the photos, but if you browse through the comments, you can find valuable information even within the jokes.

Also, the subreddit forces the industry to be more transparent. "I feel as though the market is oversaturated with people claiming the MUA status without having proper training, and that causes people to lose faith in the makeup artist industry as a whole," RedHeadedSnatch said. Let's hope Bad MakeUp Artists makes them accountable. At least a a little bit.

#6

As A Mum Id Be Raging Trying To Remove The Foundation From Her School Shirt!

As A Mum Id Be Raging Trying To Remove The Foundation From Her School Shirt!

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ML
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3 months ago

Is she stoned? Or is this another beauty standard to have dead eyes and a fish mouth?

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#7

Felt Like You’d All Appreciate A Little Satire

Felt Like You’d All Appreciate A Little Satire

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Brett
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3 months ago

Those eyebrows 😂

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#8

Buzzfeed's Geisha Makeup vs. Actual Geisha Makeup

Buzzfeed's Geisha Makeup vs. Actual Geisha Makeup

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Soodney
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3 months ago

We aren't doing clown training

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#9

James, You Can’t Be Serious With That Foundation Colour?

James, You Can’t Be Serious With That Foundation Colour?

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Soodney
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3 months ago

I man... He should actually be okay, he has some pretty nice skin without all that makeup

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#10

Yikes. You Would Think Muas For Their Show Would Do Better

Yikes. You Would Think Muas For Their Show Would Do Better

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3 months ago

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but they both look very pretty

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#11

Mexican Politician

Mexican Politician

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Brett
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3 months ago

I thought I was a wax statue at first

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#12

She Went To The Worst Reviewed Mua In Her City

She Went To The Worst Reviewed Mua In Her City

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Brett
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3 months ago

You get what you pay for

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#13

Spotted On Svu This Morning, This Poor Woman's Color Match Is Especially Heinous

Spotted On Svu This Morning, This Poor Woman's Color Match Is Especially Heinous

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Brett
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3 months ago

Yikes

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#14

If You All Thought The Last One Was Bad Have A Look At This One

If You All Thought The Last One Was Bad Have A Look At This One

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Ravenclaw Banana
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3 months ago

Going for the 'witch trials' look, huh?

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#15

I Genuinely Think This Is The Worst Thing I’ve Seen On My Explore Page

I Genuinely Think This Is The Worst Thing I’ve Seen On My Explore Page

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Philly Bob Squires
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3 months ago

Trying for the Marilyn Manson look-alike contest?

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#16

I’m A Dude And Don’t Know Anything About Makeup But I’m Assuming Your Face Isn’t Meant To Look Like You Have A Goggle’s Tan

I’m A Dude And Don’t Know Anything About Makeup But I’m Assuming Your Face Isn’t Meant To Look Like You Have A Goggle’s Tan

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Mar Jo
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3 months ago

Omg the title! I'm crying

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#17

Foundation Match Isn’t Even Close, So Muddy Too

Foundation Match Isn’t Even Close, So Muddy Too

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EA
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3 months ago

Do they think no one will notice the difference between their neck?!

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#18

She Did Her So Dirty ...

She Did Her So Dirty ...

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Brett
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3 months ago

Owch that must be a bad sunburn (I know it’s make up)

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#19

Beef That Been Left Out For Too Long Lips

Beef That Been Left Out For Too Long Lips

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Brett
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3 months ago

Got them tooth paste eye lids

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#20

It Gets Worse The More You Look At It

It Gets Worse The More You Look At It

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I'manoob!
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3 months ago

I hope that's not the actual make up and just baking powder they forgot to wipe off!!

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#21

Just No!!!

Just No!!!

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Desiree Cretan
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3 months ago

Who are they hiring to do their makeup? Are they going to a mortuary to get it done? Only dead people get makeup like this and even they look natural.

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#22

Horrific Colour Match

Horrific Colour Match

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TiredMomma
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3 months ago

I'm having trouble what's supposed to be wrong in this picture. They all look very nice.

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#23

Such Distinct Lines Around The Eyes. Shouldn't There Be Some Blending, Or Something?

Such Distinct Lines Around The Eyes. Shouldn't There Be Some Blending, Or Something?

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Andrew Gibb
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3 months ago

Do you have to have the face of a peach to be impeached?!

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#24

???

???

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Joonscrab
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3 months ago

🤡 makeup

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#25

I Feel Violated. Posted In One Of Makeup Groups

I Feel Violated. Posted In One Of Makeup Groups

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Soodney
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3 months ago

She looks like the N*zis from Raiders of the lost ark, you know, when their faces melted

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#26

I Smell Like Beef

I Smell Like Beef

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ML
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3 months ago

Would not want to meet her in a dark alley

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#27

This Look Is Giving Me Anxiety

This Look Is Giving Me Anxiety

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Joanna VINCENT
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3 months ago

whats up with the lips?

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#28

Remember: Even Celebs Ain't Save From Bad Muas

Remember: Even Celebs Ain't Save From Bad Muas

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Brett
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3 months ago

What’s a mua?

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#29

I Found These Gems Randomly On Ig, And You Guessed It, They’re British. Shade Difference, The Brows, I Could Go On

I Found These Gems Randomly On Ig, And You Guessed It, They’re British. Shade Difference, The Brows, I Could Go On

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Jude Bennett
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3 months ago

She is being done by a stylist hence the plastic glove. Model's make up is different to every day.

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#30

Wedding Glam Apparently

Wedding Glam Apparently

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EA
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3 months ago

Perfect if you’re in the bride of Frankenstein’s monster’s wedding party

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#31

Found This Today And.. I’ve Never Seen A Foundation Match This Bad

Found This Today And.. I’ve Never Seen A Foundation Match This Bad

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Ravenclaw Banana
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3 months ago

Until this post, I had never seen a foundation match that was bad.

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#32

Found On Instagram - Blushed To The Gods

Found On Instagram - Blushed To The Gods

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Capelli rosa e patate
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3 months ago

Oh my god the wonky lipstick might just kill me! SOMEBODY FIX HER RIGHT PEAK NOW

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#33

Keep In Mind He Was On A Show For Makeup Artists

Keep In Mind He Was On A Show For Makeup Artists

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Brett
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3 months ago

Jake from state farm what did they do to you?!

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#34

A Very Heavy Makeup Look

A Very Heavy Makeup Look

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Who? Me?
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3 months ago

I like her eyes though

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#35

It's Actually Just Me... The Goal Was A Purple/Yellow Look. I Tried A Disney Villain And I'm Just Ashamed

It's Actually Just Me... The Goal Was A Purple/Yellow Look. I Tried A Disney Villain And I'm Just Ashamed

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Brett
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3 months ago (edited)

“You are not a clown. You are the entire circus”

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#36

The Brows And The Shade Of The Foundation Is Awful And It Looks Like A Mess. She Looks Like She Was Slapped With Mud And Her Makeup Was Done By Krusty The Clown

The Brows And The Shade Of The Foundation Is Awful And It Looks Like A Mess. She Looks Like She Was Slapped With Mud And Her Makeup Was Done By Krusty The Clown

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Brett
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3 months ago

When you get a black eye from the milky way

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#37

...yikes

...yikes

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Brett
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3 months ago

You seem surprised

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#38

The Foundation Match... Look At Her Hair Line!!!! The Brows Are Literal Caterpillars!

The Foundation Match... Look At Her Hair Line!!!! The Brows Are Literal Caterpillars!

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Brett
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3 months ago

Those eye lashes do be curlier than some fresh curly fries

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#39

There's A Lot To Unpack Here

There's A Lot To Unpack Here

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Brett
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3 months ago

“I’m so shiny” -that one crab thing from moana

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#40

Why This Though

Why This Though

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Why? Because she enjoys it. Haters gonna hate.

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