This woman put on intense makeup on during labor, and the Internet freaked out.

This woman put on intense makeup on during labor, and the Internet freaked out.
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There are lots of women on Instagram who are really good at this whole beauty thing, but Alaha Majid, a mom in New York City, bested them all by doing an incredibly complicated look while in labor. As in, while a baby was coming out of her. Her pictures ended up going viral, with over 5,000 people liking each of her labor day Instagram photos.

"I was pausing during contractions and picking up where I left off once the contractions passed," Majid said in her Instagram caption, where she also listed the products she used including multiple eyeshadow palettes, foundation, fake eyelashes, a contour kit, pomade and color for eyebrows, several liquid lipsticks, and setting spray.​

People say that giving birth is the hardest thing you will ever do. 

We would like to take a second to welcome our precious angel, Sofia Alaya Karimi, into the world. Baby Sofia was born two nights ago, on February 15, 2016 at 6:19pm weighing 8lbs 13oz and a height of 21.5 inches. Mash'allah! Both of us are doing well Alhamdullilah. She has only been a part of our lives for two days and I can't even remember what life was like before her. She has changed our lives in ways we never thought were possible and has given us the most beautiful outlook on life. How could a little human who we have only known for 48 hours, have so much impact on our lives? Both hubby and I are so in love with her that we stare at her for hours as our hearts fill with joy, and our eyes fill with tears trying to understand how we became so lucky to be chosen as her parents. Subhanallah, Mash'allah, Alhamdullilah, times a million for everything God has blessed us with! I know many people are asking for pics, and I'm sorry but her father and I have decided to keep her beautiful face private for some time to keep her all to ourselves a little while longer and keep her away from evil eyes or Nazar (it's a cultural/religious thing and I hope you all understand). Family and friends are more than welcome to reach out and come visit once we are settled in and well-adjusted. Thank you to all those who sent flowers, texts, emails, calls, etc. I haven't been able to get back to everyone individually but I will as soon as I can. Now many of you are probably wondering about this picture, LOL! It was taken the minute she was first handed to me after I delivered her, look at her little head in my palm. Yes, I went full glam lol and I'll post more pics later of me doing my makeup DURING Labor and pausing for the severe contractions lol. And yes, I wore my @hudabeauty @shophudabeauty mink lashes in "SOPHIA" since it was appropriate lol. I had a natural birth alhamdullilah so it was tough, but I'm lucky enough to have been able to experience it firsthand and am so grateful. I prayed for all of the women who are trying to conceive to get to experience this beautiful feeling as well inshallah! Again, thank you all for the sweet messages, wishes, and love! God bless!

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Obviously, lots of commenters on Instagram were like, "damn, girl."

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"What settin spray she be using'

"oh my god I love her"

"finna look like this too while I give birth"

"look how good her makeup is oml she literally jus gave birth"

"My god, honestly I respect her, being able to give birth and do makeup likes it nothing. This chicks a soldier. I remember my mum telling me after she had me her aunt told her to put lipstick on and that's the last thing she cared about, I've heard heaps of stories like that. Mad respect girl."

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But there were also some critics:

"Damn u must be really insecure about the way you look without makeup... wtff"

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"Morons.. The beauty of giving birth is looking back at your pictures and seeing your messy hair and face but a beautiful smile next to your child."

"your mom didn't use an epidural, this chick probably did. There's no way in hell you can apply or even think about makeup while in labor, it's the most excruciating pain you can imagine. I don't respect this chick because her vanity is more important that birthing a baby that isn't drugged. I respect your mother because she put you before her looks."

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But Majid has a response to that. "Anyone who has been through labor knows that it’s a waiting game," she said to BuzzFeed. "Of course I made sure my baby was well and healthy. I made sure my doctor was OK with it before proceeding with my makeup application. What I was doing didn’t put my baby at risk and it didn’t interfere with my labor one bit."

"I would actually advise other women to do the same!" she added. "Don’t make yourself miserable during labor, do something you love! As long as your doctor is OK with it, cake that foundation on and enjoy your day!"

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Or give birth while stranded in the woods. Every pregnancy is different!

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