As/Is·Posted on Jul 14, 2015Women Are Posting Clown Contouring Selfies To Show The Power of MakeupIt may have started as a joke, but these clowns mean business.by Lindsey MetrusBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink YouTube user BellaDeLune recently posted a video tutorial on what she refers to as "clown contouring." View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Bella explains in her video how clown contouring is a way for her to fight back against her haters: "I cannot tell you how many times I have been called a clown and many other names and been hated on because of the way that I use this art form, and I just did this to show you what a real payasa looks like." Payasa is the Spanish word for "clown." *Note the poop emoji on her forehead. She describes the technique as "extreme color correction, highlight, and contour." View this photo on Instagram instagram.com But what started out as a joke has quickly turned into a trending technique. Women have been posting their own ~clown~ selfies all over Instagram with the hashtag #ClownContouring. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com And it turns out the results are ridiculously amazing. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Just take a look at that detail! View this photo on Instagram instagram.com What the...? View this photo on Instagram instagram.com How? View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Contouring game on fleek. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com While it's not meant for everyday wear, clown contouring is a fun way to experiment with makeup. Just ~clownin'~ around. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Want great beauty tips in your inbox twice a week? Sign up for the BuzzFeed Health & Beauty newsletter!