10 Things Only People Who Are Always Late Because They’re Doing Their Makeup Will Understand

9 August 2016, 16:52 | Updated: 8 May 2017, 17:09

Nicky Idika

By Nicky Idika

When they hit you with that "I'm outside" text.

It’s not easy being makeup obsessed. There’s the financial burden, the time sacrifice of learning new techniques on YouTube, and, of course, the fact that you are probably always late to everything. If you spend ages doing your makeup and arriving late to everything, you’ll know these feels all too well.

1) It's basically guaranteed that you have to start getting ready like, 6 hours before your event.

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2) Sometimes your homie will hit you with the “I’m outside” text and you’ve JUST started doing your brows.

3) When people ask you why it takes ages for you to get ready and you don’t even know where to begin.via teentimes.com

4) The knowledge that, for the sake of time, this is your personal mantra:

5) Constantly doing your makeup on the bus/train/car and eventually mastering the art of applying makeup on bumpy transit

6) When people want to be annoyed with you for being late but your makeup is on 10 and they can’t help but compliment you.

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7) Constantly worrying if you’re going to be fired for being late literally every day.

8) When you start dating someone new and you act low maintenance, but then you get to know them better and have to hit em with that 42 step beauty routine so they're waiting around for literally hours while you get ready.

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9) When baking became a popular trend and you had to have a talk with yourself like, “can I really afford to add 15 whole minutes to my makeup routine?

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10) You eventually learn to look on the bright side of things.