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How to make a model cry...

18 November 2010 16:06
leighmoore
Photographer


Apart from pushing levels or asking for "extras"emoticon, what's the best way to make a model cry and run her mascara?

It obviously needs to be 100% safe, what would you guys recommend?

Thanks in advance.
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Paul Ottey is off-lineSilver Member
18 November 2010 16:12
otteypm
Photographer
otteypm
Location
United Kingdom
Staffordshire


Tearstick, its like vicks vaporub. Just hold it under the eyes and they will start streaming, I have had it done to me, by a pro makeup artist though. So they will probably know the right stuff to get.

   On this shot the makeup artist just painted in the running mascara

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18 November 2010 16:17
MMM_WOW
Make-up Artist


All according as to what effect you are after, if its real crying then the tear stick works well, allthough some can find it very irratable, if its just tears you want , then Mehron's sweat and tears will do the job very well emoticon


18 November 2010 16:21
kater
Model


I can always cry if I think about something that upsets me.
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18 November 2010 16:22
leighmoore
Photographer


Thanks guys, to clarify I'm more after the run mascara look, rather than the actual tears. Similar to Paul's example and, if you've seen it, the latest GHD advert.

By the sounds of it, tear stick or vics (which irritates the poop out of my eyes) is the way to go.

Cheers.
"OH YEAH!! Well Smurfs are blue and as a result look constantly chilly!" - AliceCat.


Karen Hegarty is off-line
19 November 2010 05:05
simplydivine
Make-up Artist
simplydivine
Location
United Kingdom
Cheshire


Only trouble is with tear stick vicks etc the models actual eye will be red and blood shot , if that is the result you want then fine but if not I would suggest fake tears and painted in running mascara. Good luck with the results .


19 November 2010 05:16
tasmintaylor
Model




ran natrully no crying involved but this dosnt help you because its shot in a shower i just held face in shower fo a bit maybe it will work if u get a bottle and pour a bit on at a time then dab exess water off with a towel once have desired look


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19 November 2010 05:31
Truedefinition
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United Kingdom
Greater Manchester
Stockport

This always works for me....................   Bambi
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Bob Henshaw is off-line
19 November 2010 05:50
BobH
Photographer
BobH
Location
United Kingdom
Cheshire
Warrington

get the model to cut up an onion


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12 October 2011 15:08
belledelaney
Model
belledelaney
Location
United Kingdom
Lancashire
Blackpool

kick them ?xx i and quite alot of other models perform as well so can cry on cue but this can ruin the rest of the face so i think painting it on is the best way xx



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