Beauty is a struggle — a very fun, often expensive struggle. Something that's super comforting about it, though, is knowing that there a bunch of other beauty fanatics out there taking on its challenges as well.

Hopefully this article reminds you that while you may be lost in a sea of skin-irritating face masks and broken concealers, you'll never be alone.

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1. When you have a legitimate meltdown when any of your product ends up somewhere that isn't your face or its container.

1. When you have a legitimate meltdown when any of your product ends up somewhere that isn't your face or its container.
Instagram |  @muapassionn

Leaking nudes is a crime, and honestly? I think the other kind of leaking nudes should be a crime, too.

2. When you're doing rituals in a forest and promising your firstborn to the devil in exchange for less blemishes, and your friend with perfect skin hasn't even heard of toner. 

2. When you're doing rituals in a forest and promising your firstborn to the devil in exchange for less blemishes, and your friend with perfect skin hasn't even heard of toner.
Twitter |  @AK1NNA

People with perfect skin should use all of the money they've saved on skin care to buy us acne-clad people apology presents.

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3. When you kill "as seen by other people" you and embrace "at home and very relaxed" you, and you feel IN. CRED. I. BLE.

3. When you kill "as seen by other people" you and embrace "at home and very relaxed" you, and you feel IN. CRED. I. BLE.
Instagram |  @someibeauty

Throw in an episode of Friends and maybe some chocolate, and it's as good as life gets.

4. When you spend so long on your brows that by the time you're ready, the party is literally over.

4. When you spend so long on your brows that by the time you're ready, the party is literally over.
Instagram |  @makeup_queens_mua

"What? I missed the whole wedding? Honestly it's probably a good thing, my eye makeup would have upstaged the bride."