posted by Hollie-Anne Brooks

#NailedIt

In the name of science and our readership, we’re always up for testing the best of YouTube’s tutorials. So when we saw Katie Snooks had uploaded a rainbow tears tutorial just in time for Halloween, we knew we had to give it a go.

Our last Halloween inspired tutorial – the trippy double face – was pretty hard but we had faith we could paint on a bunch of sparkly tears. Side note: Katie, if you’re reading, we reckon you should rename this tutorial “Unicorn tears” because unicorns clearly cry multi-coloured glitter tears.

So armed with a cup of water, a pointed make-up brush and some good old Barry M pigments, we tried it out. And photographed it all for your hilarious viewing pleasure, of course.

We armed ourselves with our tools and got stuck right in.

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The first step was the eyeliner…

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And OMG we did’t do a bad job!

 

Although not as good as Katie’s superb wings, of course.

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Next, we created the tears

This part required us to use a pointed brush dipped into water and then dipped into pigment. We pressed the brush onto our waterline and away the tears went. Simple as that.

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Sadly, our pink wasn’t bright enough so it didn’t show up exactly how we wanted it to. But we were well impressed!

 

 

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Finally, we just had to do the other side to finish the look. 

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Screw you, High School art teacher who said we couldn’t paid for sh*t!

 

Not bad, right?

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So how do we rate it?

Ease: 9/10. This was easy as pie, even for us.

Reality or fantasy: Reality, baby! If we were to do this again, we’d not be lazy and go to another Boots to try and find a purple pigment and we’d also use a brighter pink one. But apart from that, we think it’s a winner.

Are we sad now?: Initially, we felt fabulous. Then, because we had so much glitter covering our eyes, we fell up the stairs and hurt our pride.