Warning: If you’re especially squeamish about beauty-related horror stories, you should probably stop reading now, because the below is the stuff of actual nightmares.
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Anyone who has used an eyelash curler has probably at least worried about accidentally pulling lashes out. If you’ve been curling your lashes for a long time, there’s a good chance you actually have accidentally plucked a lash or two over the years. But Reddit user Aub3912 experienced a living nightmare when she sneezed while curling her lashes and ripped out a huge chunk of her lash line.
And just in case you’re thinking, “Well, maybe she’s exaggerating, because that kind of thing always seems worse when it’s happening to you,” think again: She posted picture proof of her ordeal.
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According to Glamour, if you ever experience a similar accident, you’re not doomed to an eyelash-less life of gluing on fake lashes every single day just to feel normal. The lashes will grow back, but it takes time, of course.
Now, if you’ll excuse us, we’re going to go lock our eyelash curlers away for a bit, just to be on the extra safe side.
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