Menu Join now Search
Menu

The 19 Secret Beauty...

The 19 Secret Beauty Struggles of Being a Brown Girl

#BrownGirlProbs

With thick locks, naturally tan skin and a practically flawless complexion, every brown girl is envied for being blessed in the beauty department. Little do people know that a lot of time, effort and money goes into the upkeep of all that. Here are 19 beauty struggles only brown girls understand (and manage to keep a secret, for the most part).

1. Then moment you realize you can't go any longer without shaving.

via GIPHY

2. But it's utterly pointless because you are prickly just an hour later.

via GIPHY

3. So you decide to attempt waxing yourself.

via GIPHY

4. But realize you should probably just spend $100 and get it done by a professional.

via GIPHY

5. But then have to deal with the thousands of ingrown hairs all over your body.

via GIPHY

6. When you realize that laser hair removal only works on people with light, thin hair.

via GIPHY

7. When you get your entire face threaded for $50.

via GIPHY

8. And then wake up the next morning to realize everything's growing back already.

via GIPHY

9. The moment you realize bleaching your facial hair is the way to go.

via GIPHY

10. When you go through an entire bottle of conditioner in a week, but still have half a bottle of shampoo left.

via GIPHY

11. When your bath tub clogs up again because, hair.

via GIPHY

12. When you have to blend two different kinds of foundations together to get a tone that actually matches your skin.

via GIPHY

13. When you try popping a bad pimple and it leaves a light toned scar on your face for months.

via GIPHY

14. When you try brushing your hair straight out of the shower.

via GIPHY

15. When it takes you 45 minutes to curl your hair.

via GIPHY

16. And it falls out in about 10.

via GIPHY

17. When your dark circles are accentuated every time you don't wear eyeliner.

via GIPHY

18. When you try to pull off dark lipstick and end up looking like a 40-year-old.

via GIPHY

19. When you realize it's all worth it in the end because you know you're #flawless just the way you are.

via GIPHY

 

 

Faith Brar

Faith is an Editorial/Social Media Assistant at Meredith Corporation from Boston. Her work has appeared in Shape, Fitness, Better Homes and Gardens, More and others. When not writing, Faith can be seen pounding a bag of Jalapeno chips, online shopping, out on a run or binge watching murder mysteries on Netflix with her main squeeze.

More You'll Love

Close