This Makeup Artist Paints Her Face With Actual Dead Bugs

© and courtesy of @butterflyjasmine49
© and courtesy of @butterflyjasmine49
Photo of India Irving
Social Media Editor31 January 2018

How far would you go for cool makeup? Because this beauty guru glues dead bugs on to her face.

This is not a drill. Social media makeup influencer Jasmine attaches actual dead insects to her face to create her incredibly unique and quite frankly stunning beauty looks.

From scorpions to spiders to bees and even butterflies, she combines the critters with makeup for a look that puts smokey lids and Adele-style winged eyeliner to shame.

Based in California, the self-taught makeup maven is inspired by nature, putting together looks that seem to defy the realm of possibility. While definitely creepy, especially if you’re afraid of bugs (yikes), they are really quite beautiful and, unsurprisingly, are taking Instagram by storm.

Known as the ‘Insect Eyes Art Series’, her Insta blog really is an art portfolio, showing the world that makeup is far more than what we buy in the store.

‼️REAL SPIDER‼️ Chaco Golden Knee Tarantula (Molt/Exoskeleton) SOURCE: Etsy Shop: WildThingsInc FUN FACTS: Chaco golden knee tarantula is a ground-living species that burrows when he can. Although generally sweet-natured, the Chaco golden knee, like many other tarantulas, may flick irritating hairs at people when alarmed. Lifespan: Males – 5+ years, Females – 20+ years. Tarantulas have the ability to spin silk, but unlike other spiders, they do not use the silk to make webs that catch their prey. Instead, they use the silk to line their burrows and protect their eggs. 🕷🕷🕷🕷🕷🕷🕷🕷🕷 (Secret: this look was originally intended for the black widow spider I had. The look was all ready for the spider placement but the thing is that….. I DRAW THE LINE AT BLACK WIDOWS!! She was tooooo creepy!!!) 🕷🕷🕷🕷🕷🕷🕷🕷🕷 Products Used @sauceboxcosmetics Étude palette for brow and shading. @ttd_eye lens in Mystery Red(use code Butterflyjasmine for 10% off) @duoadhesive latex free lash glue near the eye and @mehronmakeup liquid latex for the effects further from eye. Cotton for large egg sacs and @ellimacssfx ellimorph plastic for the little eggs. The webbing is a pulled apart Used dryer sheet. 🕷🕷🕷🕷🕷🕷🕷🕷🕷 #eyeart #eyelook #insectagram #insectporn #insectart #makeupinspo #makeupart #creativemakeup #phobia #eyeshadow #eyeball #motd #faceart #triggerwarning #facepaint #editorialmakeup #avantgarde #darkart #macrophotography #eyemakeup #falselashes #eotd #tarantula #goldenknee #arachnids #arachnophobia #scary #creepy #crazymakeup #trypophobia

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Don’t worry, Jasmine doesn’t kill the bugs, she normally finds them dead herself or they are sent to her (also already dead) by friends. So, basically, not only are the styles amazing but no insects are harmed in their making either. It’s a win, win!

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