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This Smudged Makeup Tutorial Instructs How to Fake a Good Sob

 - Oct 26, 2015
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While crying on command can be a difficult skill to master, this DIY smudged makeup look that replicates the look of long, fallen tears is a great one to try if you're looking to fool someone into thinking you just had a very emotional day. This makeup look cleverly emulates the look of salty tears without the need for any to be shed.

The quintessential part of any dramatic cry is the running mascara that falls down one's face. To recreate the drama of an emotional weeping session, Brit + Co created this dark grey, black and silver smokey eye look complete with bold lashes. The look is complete with a thick layer of under eye concealer to support the running makeup. Then Visine drops are placed along the water line to run the eyeliner and create fake streams of tears.