Jackie Cruz is known for her flawless makeup as Flaca on Orange Is the New Black. But how does Flaca get that look while in prison? She uses whatever she can get her hands on.
We gathered a bunch of household items — baby powder, colored pencils, markers, M&M's, coffee grounds, Vaseline, and a birthday card (you'll see) — and gave them to Jackie to make our willing test subject, Claire de Louraille, look Flaca'd out.
1.First, give that face a good cleanse with some olive oil.
Olive oil is great for facial cleansing, and it works to deal with dry hair — and that's coming straight from Danielle Brooks (Taystee on Orange Is the New Black). Jackie scrubbed down Claire's face before she was ready to work.
2.Next it's time for contouring.
Wet those coffee grinds and start laying a foundation.
3.Pepto-Bismol is useful for creating a nice highlight that will make your face pop.
Jackie also gave Claire some helpful advice on highlights in general:
You can also create a nice blush by rubbing in the Pepto on your cheeks for a flushed look.
4.Wet a colored pencil to create an eyeliner.
Jackie was excited to give Claire that signature Flaca look.
5.Use a black marker to highlight the teardrop.
6.And a red marker to get some bold, sexy lipstick.
7.Put the finishing touches on the lip with a colored pencil.
Don't forget to use a brown or black colored pencil on your brows either.
And for one last bit of glamour — scrape the glitter from the birthday cards you get in prison...
And make that glitter useful!
And there you have it!
Plus, anything left over, like M&M's, you can just eat. Duh.
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