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Some of our favorite nights are those spent making relatively bad decisions. Was it smart to stay out until 2 a.m. on a weeknight? Not exactly. Was it wise to have a martini or two before dyeing your hair at home? Probably not. Did you really need to binge-watch all of season three of The Wire on a Tuesday? Well, that last one's debatable. The point is some of our fondest memories are forged on those evenings when we're not making the wisest of choices.
The only complication is when you can see the evidence of these adventures on your face (or hair or neck or teeth) the next day. It's not that you're ashamed of that hickey — it's that you don't want to deal with any questions your boss might have. Ahead, 10 bad-decision beauty problems and how to fix 'em — because you look kind of crazy holding that cold spoon to your neck.
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