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(NEWSER) – "The dog ate my eyeliner" was apparently enough for YouTube's Rclbeauty101 to bust open a box of colored art pencils and improvise—in a video that's currently sitting at 1.6 million views—and she's not the only one.

DIYers are posting online beauty tutorials subbing in colored pencils (softened in warm water first) for eyeliner,UPI reports, while Metro adds that others are melting brilliantly hued crayons to create homemade lipstick.

But one company you might think would love the publicity is instead issuing a warning. Crayola has put out a statement on its website saying its products "are not designed, tested, or approved for this purpose" and that customers shouldn't be smearing them all over their faces in the name of beauty.

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