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Lena Dunham Woke Up In A Real Way

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Realness, via <a href="">Instagram</a>
Realness, via Instagram

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While Beyoncé may have woken up like this, Lena Dunham looks more like the above when she cracks her eyes open. We've all been there—smeared eyeliner, static-y hair, and groggy half-smile. The not-Beyoncé writer/director/actress captioned the photo, "Is this what Beyonce was singing about? (Also, pretty depressing that this look isn't even fueled by one ounce of alcohol)."

For reference, here's what she looked like before:

Thanks for sharing Lena, and just in case, here are some products for getting that makeup removed before snoozing.