The next time you complain about applying your makeup every day, imagine not being able to ever take it off. One woman featured on TLC UK's Extreme Beauty Disasters experienced every beauty lover's worst nightmare: A makeup mistake that was impossible to remove.
Georgina, a beauty therapist from Oakham, England, wanted to simplify her morning routine by having her lip liner permanently applied to her lips. Unfortunately, she wound up with a tattoo that looked more like a stray pen mark than proper lip liner after the tattooist used a shade far too dark for her skin tone.
"It is not a nice look, it's patchy, dark, and uneven," Georgina lamented on Extreme Beauty Disasters. "People look at me like I'm some sort of freak." While "freak" seems a little strong, it's clear that this has been upsetting Georgina for a long time — especially considering her career is in the beauty industry.
Fortunately, another beauty expert came to the rescue: Karen Betts, a permanent makeup artist with 20 years of experience, was . Still, while Georgina was able to achieve her desired look, this should be a lesson to anybody seeking permanent makeup.
Before you seek out a seemingly easy beauty fix, remember to do your research first. Check out the artist's portfolio, read their Yelp and Google reviews, and ask questions about their process before letting them work on your face.