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You might already keep a stash of Oreo cookies on hand in case of a snacking emergency, but now you can use them for a fashion emergency too! According to enthusiastic beauty blogger Katherine Ward of xxmakeupiscoolxx, crushed up Oreo crumbs can be transformed into a concoction suitable for eyelash adornment, as she demonstrates in this delightfully entertaining DIY mascara tutorial video.

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As someone who’s never worn mascara, I’m not sure how useful this DIY project might actually be, but I certainly do find the process of turning commercially produced cookies into a functional beauty product to be fascinating. I also can’t vouch for the safety of applying cookies and other chemicals that close to your eyes, but I do admire the experimental spirit of this video!

[via that’s nerdalicious]