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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 5: In this photo illustration. a view of fidget spinners, May 5, 2017 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Fidget spinners have become the latest toy sensation and some schools have banned them because they've become a distraction. (Photo Illustration by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Fidget spinners have quickly become a worldwide phenomenon. From pets to little kids, we are sure you have seen at least one video about the toy.

Lately, the device has been used for something other than its intended use. YouTube beauty star, James Charles redefined makeup tools and has decided to use a fidget spinner.

On his Instagram account, where he has nearly 2 million followers, he went to explain how to contour while using the spinning device. Before you go on to judge Charles’ decision, he went on to explain in the caption of the video that he “thought the were so dumb at first but they really help with ADHD and they’re so fun.”

During his makeup routine, he uses the slim side of the fidget spinner in order to apply the makeup. To be honest, he does not do that bad of a job! After much buzz online, Charles went on to clarify on his Twitter account that his “last ig post is 150% a joke to get likes I hope y’all realize that anyways fidget spinners are actually good it helps me stay focused.”

This is not the only time that a fidget spinner has invaded the beauty world. Recently, nail artist Natasha Lee decided to create the world’s smallest fidget spinner. Her DIY tutorial has gained over 800,000 views and has shown people how to make the sensation out of acrylic.

The best part is that the fidget spinner can actually be used while on your nail! According to the description on the video, it only takes approximately 60-90 minutes to accomplish. Once done, not only will your nails be up to date with pop culture, but they will also look like they are from another planet.

Whatever you use your fidget spinner for, wether it is for the traditional use or to enhance your beauty, it is safe to say that they are popular in every aspect of our lives.


Sarah is a Hufflepuff living in NYC. When she is not traveling or talking to random animals, she is working as a script writer. Tweet her at @lumpyspacederp

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