It starts with the best of intentions - you try a retinoid or a chemical peel to fight fine lines, or perhaps a few highlights to brighten up your hair, maybe a fake tan to give your skin some color safely. But it's all too easy for these endeavors to veer into territory that's just plain ugly.

Before you attempt your next brow shaping or self-tanner application, peruse this catalog of misfortunes to find out what can go wrong in the name of beauty - and how you can fix it.

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