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Am I being unreasonable? To think that perhaps I shouldn't pumice my feet until they bleed... and other Style and Beauty blunders...

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Jacksmama Wed 10-Jun-09 17:17:14

Mum sent me a fab pedicure thingie - how fab, I didn't know until I had DS in the shower with me and he took it apart grin - it has a black pumicing surface and a nifty callus grater hidden inside!! So I'm happily pumicing my heels with the grater bit while keeping an eye on DS and - OUCH - grated a bit too much callus off my heel and made it bleed!! blush sad I guess I didn't realize how efficient the grater thingie was... [duh emoticon]

Which led me to think of other beauty blunders...

to wit:

AIBU to think that trimming my own fringe is NEVER a good idea?

... that plucking "just one more eyebrow hair" is also NEVER a good idea?

... that bikini waxing should be left to the professionals?

... that squeezing a spot right before a photo op amounts to terminal stupidity??

I'm sure there's more...

PortBlacksandResident Wed 10-Jun-09 17:23:07

Do not snip your backfriends cuticles so much that all ten of your fingers bleed - no matter how thickly they grow.

JohnnyTwoHats Wed 10-Jun-09 17:26:52

Trimming own fringe. Trimming DD's fringe. All photos from period in question have been hidden.

sassy Wed 10-Jun-09 17:28:17

dear god I hope I am not posting on this thread tomorrow..

Geocentric Wed 10-Jun-09 17:31:49

Poking at an ingrown hair after waxing until you open a massive wound on your leg and STILL have an ingrown hair. grin

Jacksmama Wed 10-Jun-09 17:38:14

Step away from the home-eyelash-dying kit everyone!!! <hesitates to recount own horrible experience>

PortBlacksandResident Wed 10-Jun-09 17:40:48

Oooh Geo - i love to get DHs ingrowing hairs and squeeze and pull and squeeze and pull. So satisfying for me.

Jacksmama Thu 11-Jun-09 15:53:20

It is also not the best idea to get your hair cut right before a professional photo shoot... if you have the type of hair that needs about a week to settle into a cut.

How did the eyelash dyeing go, sassy?

BeatrixRotter Thu 11-Jun-09 15:55:33

Go careful when trimming lady garden, or you might nip the skin. Twice.

Jacksmama Thu 11-Jun-09 18:57:44

Ensure that the guard is on your little pink ladygarden clippers. Otherwise you may end up with 4 mm long pubic hair. Which is prickly. Very.

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