More than a third of women have experienced a bad beauty experience while attempting DIY treatments at home – including wonky eyebrows, streaky tan and green hair.
A study of 2,000 found fringe trims, leg waxing and applying eyelashes are among the things they have tried to carry out themselves.
But for 34 per cent it only resulted in disaster – including shaving off eyebrows, upper lip burns caused by hair removal cream and DIY highlights resulting in green hair.
Other respondents said they have experienced streaky fake tans, stubborn wax which wouldn’t come off their skin and reactions to homemade face masks.
As a result, 33 per cent ended up having to see a professional to get their mishap fixed.
Kim Priest from centre:mk, which commissioned the research, said: “The desire to get that feel good