There's A Good Explanation For The Condoms On These Beauty Blenders

Condoms aren't just for safe sex anymore. They're also for smoother, cleaner makeup application.

At least that's what a few beauty vloggers are proposing, Cosmopolitan reports. Laila Tahri takes credit for inventing the condom-wrapped-beauty-blender technique, and she's got it down to a science.

This use of condoms differs from the typical one in one important way: Instead of adding lube, you've got to wash away any that's there. Then, it's pretty much the same. You stick it in the rubber and go to town.

The foundation supposedly glides over your skin more easily this way, and you won't have to worry about your beauty blender absorbing it.
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Itzayana Lizbeth, another Vlogger, decided to skip the beauty blender altogether and just fill a condom with lotion. It provided the precision to get the job done — at least better than a water-filled balloon.
Apparently, we've been wasting our money on makeup sponges when we've already got rubbers laying around.

The Internet is skeptical of this trend, though.
But some people saw it coming all along.
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