Worst. First Date. Ever.
I'd just bought these new, gorgeous false lashes, and I couldn't wait to show them off to the hot guy I was meeting for dinner. Granted, I had never applied or worn false lashes before, but how hard could it really be? (You know where this is going ...)
After dessert, I excused myself and went to the bathroom. When I looked in the mirror, I realized the entire strip of fake lashes was hanging off the corner of one eye. I tried to stick them back on using my mascara (reason No. 52 to always bring your purse with you to the bathroom), but they stayed loose and wiggled for the rest of the night.
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As if that wasn't bad enough, when I got home I realized that the loose strip of lashes was missing. (I still cringe every time I imagine him finding them stuck to the seat of his car.) Too bad I didn't watch this video on how to apply false lashes the right way before I left the house. Maybe then he would've called me back ...
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To console my mortified self, I asked our Facebook fans to spill their most embarrassing beauty moment. Here are some highlights:
"I'm a natural platinum ash blonde. In high school, all my friends were coloring their hair and I wanted to join the fun. I got something that said 'temporarily adds highlights of strawberry blonde color in 10 minutes.' I put it on and fell asleep. Hours later my hair was a dark raspberry purple. I tried washing it five times in a row, since the box said out in five washes, but nothing. Then my mom tried to dye it back to blonde, and it turned cotton candy clown pink and broke all over. It was 12 years before I colored my hair again." -- Cory Z.
"In junior high, I decided to take a Q-tip with some Nair on it and put it around my eyebrows, because it hurt to pluck them. Needless to say, my mother made me go to school the next day without eyebrows." -- Tatha R.
"I discovered the wonders of powdering my t-zone in high school, not realizing until I got home that the product I used had oxidized horribly, and I was an orange-colored matted mess. Of course nobody tells you these things." -- Rhonda H.
"I used to wear coat after coat of mascara to 'thicken' them, until the day my best friend's mom told me, 'You have tarantula lashes.'" -- Ashley G.
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Worst. First Date. Ever.