Sometimes you have to get out of your own way.

By Kelly Kamenetzky
September 22, 2016

This article originally appeared on MIMI

You may have perfected your cat eye application or figured out the trick to drawing a precise red lip, but regardless of your technical expertise in all things makeup, some mornings you simply just can’t pull it together. Foundation appears cakey, eyeliner is runny, and you’ll be damned if you your lip color stays put...and you haven’t even left the house. What gives?

Chances are you’re making some key mistakes in a mad rush to make it to work on time. While these self-sabotaging moves may feel like they came straight out of the Captain Obvious playbook, they’re beauty mistakes we all make in an effort to pull ourselves together quickly.

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