Lockdown’s biggest beauty blunders, from VERY short haircuts to dodgy fads and horror hair dye disasters

SINCE we went into lockdown, us beauty fans have had to try and replicate our monthly treatments at home – and to be completely honest, it didn’t go well.

While it seemed like a good idea to get a gel manicure at the time, the reality is that we spent MONTHS growing them out – and what we replaced them with wasn’t good either.

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And we thought nails that were too big were badCredit: spial_/Twitter

And to make matters worse, we also had to play hairdressers with our other halves in confinement.

And after several failed attempts, we can confidently say that we still don’t know how to get by with a pair of clippers.

Luckily, we’re not alone with our beauty mistakes, as social media users have been sharing the haircuts, manicures and dye jobs they’ve done during lockdown, which has backfired spectacularly. them.

And don’t even get us started on the person who managed to turn their hand purple…

Cut above the rest

    This guy was less than impressed with his partner's haircut attempts

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This guy was less than impressed with his partner’s haircut attemptsCredit: INSTAGRAM

hair-raising

    Note to self: don't give your girlfriend clippers

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Note to self: don’t give your girlfriend clippersCredit: KyleClark/Twitter

feathered finish

    And that's why you shouldn't try to layer your own hair.

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And that’s why you shouldn’t try to layer your own hair.Credit: Instagram

Lie down

    We can't imagine this woman was so happy with the haircut her boyfriend gave her

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We can’t imagine this woman was so happy with the haircut her boyfriend gave herCredit: See legend

thin razor

    Care must be taken to cut around the ears and there is THIS

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Care must be taken to cut around the ears and there is THISCredit: Reddit

Hair that!

    Did she base this on the movie Dumb and Dumber?

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Did she base this on the movie Dumb and Dumber?Credit: See legend

lyrical wax

    Always do a patch test before waxing your face, folks.

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Always do a patch test before waxing your face, folks.Credit: luluylala/Instagram

Cut

    Business in the front, party in the back

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Business in the front, party in the backCredit: Reddit

Need a hand?

    Reminder: ALWAYS wash your hands when using hair dye

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Reminder: ALWAYS wash your hands when using hair dyeCredit: Gruffaloe/Twitter

Nail in the coffin

    And that's what happens when you don't take off your nail polish

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And that’s what happens when you don’t take off your nail polishCredit: Instagram

Nailed it?

    Ever wanted to try a Tip-Ex manicure?  'Cause this is what it looks like

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Ever wanted to try a Tip-Ex manicure? ‘Cause this is what it looks likeCredit: sleepyvrgo/Twitter

bittersweet

    Maybe it's not wise to open a Sprite box when your fingernails are wet...

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Maybe it’s not wise to open a Sprite box when your fingernails are wet…Credit: jaasminelopez/Twitter

Scratch that

    Safe to say, her at-home manicure attempts didn't go well

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Safe to say, her at-home manicure attempts didn’t go wellCredit: GH0STGRLS/Twitter

For more beauty stories, when the nail bars reopen, here’s how your manicure will change — 10 things that will look a little different.

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