When you catch an Instagram makeup look that stops you mid-scroll, it can keep you up at night until you know exactly how to pull it off at home. That’s just what happened when we came upon this extremely satisfying clip from Ana Del Prete (otherwise known by her handle, @nightmaring) of a swooping eye look that seems too effortless to be real. The close crop of her bare eyelids makes a perfect canvas for her tiny brush, with which she creates an elaborate black-to-white gradient on either side of her eye in just two swipes.
The crisp, upward flick of the brush on her outer corner is hypnotising enough to watch a hundred times before realising you’re running late for work, but it also begs the question: Is this look really as easy to do as it appears? According to Del Prete, all it takes the right b