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The Latest Beauty Trend Involves Rubbing a Condom On Your Face

Turns out, the condom is even more useful than previously thought. Instead of, you know, protecting against pregnancy and all sorts of other diseases, you can apparently also use it in your beauty routine as shown in this now viral video posted by vlogger Laila Tahri.

Inspired by the SiliSponge, a silicone makeup sponge that resembles a bra insert, Tahri came up with the bizarre hack in an attempt to prevent her Beauty Blender from absorbing, and as a result wasting, too much makeup.

"Here's why I think it's a good idea," she explained in her video on Instagram. "The SiliSponge is really popular right now and the good thing about [it] is it doesn't absorb any product, but after trying it, I still prefer a normal sponge...Then I thought, 'Maybe if I put some plastic around it, it'll work the same.'"

Surprisingly, it does. All you have to do is take a condom out of its packaging and wash off the lubrication. (Do not miss this step, or you'll regret it later!) Then, simply insert your blender into the condom, tie the end in a knot and apply your makeup as usual. It won't absorb the product but still gives you a super smooth finish. (Here, check out more bizarre Instagram beauty hacks that actually work.)

Just when you thought you'd seen it all, right? Watch Laila show you how it's done in the video below:



APPLYING MAKEUP WITH A CONDOM?! The video is now on my youtube channel. Link in my bio. _ After posting this video i found out that @lvixxen did the applying makeup with a condom first. Credit to her _ I came up with this idea because of that i love using a sponge. But it absorbs so much product. With using the condom around it HAHA it doesnt absorb any product and it applies super smooth! ________ @anastasiabeverlyhills brow pro palette (used Ebony) & modern renaissance @labelle_uk @amadea_dashurie matte liquid lipsticks Vamp Addict & Pink Latte & Nude Souffle (used on lips and eyes) @yourlashesofficial lashes Nasira @girlactik matte bronzer cabo @gorgeouscosmeticsofficial conceal it light natural @motivescosmetics shimmer powder Bombshell @zwitsalofficial baby powder @contourcosmetics all day spray @lorealmakeup infallible 24h foundation ___ Brushes @anastasiabeverlyhills 7B, A25, A3, A28, A23 @sigmabeauty F25, F66 @motivescosmetics powder @realtechniques sponge ____ @wakeupandmakeup @hudabeauty @eyelive4beauty @shimycatsmua @maryhadalittleglam @allmodernmakeup @slaysolutely @makeupforbarbies @thebeautybombb @nikkietutorials

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