Ouch! We all engage in a few painful beauty procedures, no matter how minimal our makeup routine is. And one of the tools that causes the most shudders--at least in our offices--is the eyelash curler. It even looks like a torture device--the way you hold it up to the edge of your lashes and press down hard. One false move....
...and you may end up like this Reddit user, who sneezed while she was curling her lashes. The sneeze must have made her jerk her hand, so she pulled a little too hard. There went half her lashes.
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I sneezed while curling my eyelashes.
Yikes, not only painful, but a beauty mistake nothing except false eyelashes can fix! Here are some more shudder-inducing pics that the woman posted.
Fellow Redditers were quick to offer advice, like coating lashes with castor oil to help them grow faster and stronger. But it may take some time for them to grow, about two months according to most experts.
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For more beauty mistakes that may be sabotaging your youthful looks, take a look at these common ones in the gallery below.
Wearing your hair too long may cause your face to look drawn, especially as you get older. (Don't believe us? Check out these 15 celebs who look MUCH younger with short hair!)