By now, it’s old news: If you see The Fault in Our Stars, the “sick flick” adapted from the young adult novel of the same name, you’re probably going to leave the theater sobbing. (Unless, that is, you’re Slate’s own unmoved film critic, Dana Stevens.) So how does one deal with the torrential downpour without sacrificing your preferred makeup routine?
We recreated the effects of the Shailene Woodley tearjerker in the Slate office so that those of you who have not yet seen the film—or plan on repeat viewings—will know which eyeliners are strong enough to resist the tracks of your tears. You’re welcome.
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