The New Mom Faced Major Backlash Because She Put On Makeup During Labor

Giving birth is one of the most beautiful—and painful—things in the world, but at times it can be a long and arduous process. One woman decided to give herself a glamorous makeover while in labor and in the end, there were people who tried to drag her name through the mud over it.

The Makeup Artist

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New York makeup artist Alaha Karimi has a booming business, proven by the 110,000 followers she has on Instagram that keep up with her fabulous looks. Her clientele isn’t her number one priority, as she had someone more special entering her life.

New Mom

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Alaha and her husband were preparing for the birth of their daughter, and as the time was approaching for Alaha to go into labor, she began looking into different methods to distract her from labor. Alaha told Today, “I was Googling ways to overcome the pain, because it was just unbearable, and one of the suggestions was to put on some music and do something you love—so that’s what I did.”

The Labor

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Alaha’s labor started early in the morning and lasted throughout the entire day. She told ABC News, “I went to the hospital at 7:30 a.m., and I was in labor for a total of 10 hours that day.”

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