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A Real Person Tests 5 Wildly Popular Pinterest Beauty Tutorials

WARNING: graphic images of "marble nails" ahead.

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I mixed about 1/4 teaspoon of cornstarch with some top coat in a shot glass, stirred it around until it was a consistent texture, then applied. It actually worked pretty well! But it chips extremely easily.

Also note: Goodbye forever, shot glass. Totally ruined.

The pin: Dip your hands in various nail polish colors mixed in a bowl of water for a marbled effect

The pin suggests you cover your hands in petroleum jelly so that the polish only sticks to your nails.


As per the pin's instructions, I made a face mask/ghost visage for myself out of tissue paper. I then applied a layer of egg whites, the mask, and another layer of egg whites to my face.

The pin: Mix cornstarch, baby powder and cocoa powder for a finishing mineral powder.

Recipe: 1 tablespoon of corn starch, 1/2 tablespoon of baby powder, and a pinch of cocoa powder.

I shook the brush off repeatedly, but I was still horrified when the powder went on my skin. It was so thick! So pasty! You also can't tell from this selfie, but after the first tap the powder exploded all over the front of my dress.

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