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Donald Trump’s Beauty Secret Is Cheeto Dust

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Though internet is roughly 95% beauty tutorials, we've never been taught how to recreate the makeup looks of the world's leading master of contouring, Donald Trump. Until now!

On last night's episode of Late Night with Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart attempted to get into character as Trump by wearing a ridiculous feathery wig. Host Stephen Colbert, however, noticed something was off: Stewart's face still looked like a human being's. Finally, Colbert discovered exactly how one can make their face the precise shade of radioactive orange as leading Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's. The secret? Cheeto dust, smeared literally everywhere, ideally by Stephen Colbert.

Watch the full beauty tutorial below.