17 Foundational Truths That Every Makeup Addict Can Relate To

17 Foundational Truths That Every Makeup Addict Can Relate To

There is no such thing as "too much highlight."


Some guys may not like makeup, but ladies, that doesn't stop us from loving every part of it. If you're a makeup addict, you'll know many things to be true...

1. There is no such thing as "too much highlight"


No, there is never enough and no, no two highlights are ever the same.

2. Your backpack contains more makeup than school supplies


When someone asks for a highlighter, you'll offer them Urban Decay's Sin instead of a pink Bic.

3. You know that not all mascaras do the same thing


There is a difference between lengthening, separating, volumizing, and defining mascaras - even if they all look the same on the outside.

4. Some things you can buy from a drugstore


Let's be honest... Eyeliner and mascara can definitely be bought at CVS and they'll work just as good.

5. The debut of a long-awaited palette is more exciting than Christmas


The countdown on your phone was set for Kylie's new line instead of Christmas morning.

6. You know about any celeb makeup collaborations before they even happen


Rihanna's line was ICONIC and worth the wait.

7. You can easily tell the difference between two seemingly identical lip colors


MAC's Lady Danger and Mangrove are NOT the same.

8. You can instantly recommend makeup for someone's skin type


Tarte is little to medium weight that's good for a fair complexion compared to Urban Decay which is a little more heavy and is good for skin that's needs a little more coverage.

9. You probably know more than the Sephora and Ulta workers


It takes everything you have not to tell them that they need a different shade of blush which they'll find in the back right of the store.

10. Your inbox is filled with discounts for your favorite brands


VIB member at Sephora and platinum card member at Ulta, baby.

11. Your fav YouTubers are all MUAs


MUA Manny, James Charles, Kat Von D, Jeffree Star... They're all in your recently watched.

12. Your Instagram feed is all MUAs and makeup brands


Who wouldn't want to see a 25 second mini tutorial from @mannymua733 and Morphe's featured palettes?

13. You know that no boy is worth your favorite mascara running


Even if it's only a $9 tube from L'oreal, he's not worth it.

14. Not wearing makeup will result in at least 5 people asking if you're sick


Not sick, just bare-faced.

15. No one needs to ask you what you want for a gift


People assume that the newest makeup product is at the top of your wish list - which it is.

16. Your free time is filled with practicing makeup looks


You'll never master the sharp cut crease and perfectly-blended halo if you don't practice every chance you get.

17. Makeup is possibly your favorite part of life


The endless looks, incredible deals, awesome YouTube tutorials, and finding new and amazing products will always be your favorite part of who you are.

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To The Parents Who Deserve Every Single 'Thank You' On Graduation Day

I couldn't have done it without you.


Well, the day has finally come, the day I walk across that stage and have finally earned that diploma. Through the countless hours of studying, the numerous mental breakdowns, and the late nights, I survived.

As I sit here waiting for them to call my name, I can't help but think back on how the past four years went. I can't help but think about all that you have done for me and how I cannot thank you enough.

I couldn't have done it without you. Thank you.

Thank you for the never-ending support.

Thank you for providing me with an environment where I could grow, a place to call home, and a place to return to.

Thank you for pushing me to achieve my dreams and always supporting them no matter what. Thank you for pushing me to get through the tough times and encouraging me to challenge myself.

Thank you for being there for me through the many tears.

Thank you for reminding me that it is okay to take some time and breathe when I felt like everything was getting more and more difficult.

Thank you for teaching me how to prioritize and how to manage my time.

Thank you for the endless advice on what to do with my future, how to handle the challenges, and how to just manage being human.

I could not have gotten through those four years of school without you. I hope to be just as generous, supporting, and as loving as you are.

Thank you.

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15 Thing Only Early 2000's Kids Will Understand

"Get connected for free, with education connection"


This is it early 2000's babies, a compilation finally made for you. This list is loaded with things that will make you swoon with nostalgia.

1. Not being accepted by the late 90's kids.


Contrary to what one may think, late 90's and early 00's kids had the same childhood, but whenever a 00's kid says they remember something on an "only 90's kids will understand" post they are ridiculed.

2. Fortune tellers.


Every day in elementary school you would whip one of these bad boys out of your desk, and proceed to tell all of your classmates what lifestyle they were going to live and who they were going to marry.



You could never read this book past 8 o'clock at night out of fear that your beloved pet rabbit would come after you.

4. Silly bands.


You vividly remember begging your parents to buy you $10 worth of cheap rubber bands that vaguely resembles the shape of an everyday object.

5. Parachutes.


The joy and excitement that washed over you whenever you saw the gym teacher pull out the huge rainbow parachute. The adrenaline that pumped through your veins whenever your gym teacher tells you the pull the chute under you and sit to make a huge "fort".

6. Putty Erasers


You always bought one whenever there was a school store.

7. iPod shuffle.


The smallest, least technological iPpd apple has made, made you the coolest kid at the bus stop.

8. "Education Connection"

You knew EVERY wood to the "Education Connection" commercials. Every. Single.Word.

9. " The Naked Brothers Band"


The "Naked Brothers Band" had a short run on Nickelodeon and wrote some absolute bangers including, "Crazy Car' and "I Don't Wanna Go To School"

10. Dance Dance Revolution


This one video game caused so many sibling, friend, and parent rivalries. This is also where you learned all of your super sick dance moves.

11. Tamagotchi


Going to school with fear of your Tamagotchi dying while you were away was your biggest worry.

12. Gym Scooters


You, or somebody you know most likely broke or jammed their finger on one of these bad boys, but it was worth it.

13. Scholastic book fairs


Begging your parents for money to buy a new book, and then actually spending it on pens, pencils, erasers, and posters.



Who knew that putting yogurt in a plastic tube made it taste so much better?

15. Slap Bracelets


Your school probably banned these for being "too dangerous".

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