Harry Potter's Scar - Super Realistic!




Today, I'm going to show you how to scar your face! More specifically, I'm going to show you how to create Harry Potter's lightning bolt scar on your forehead. This is extremely easy and looks like a real scar!


Light Pink Dry Erase Marker - Get it here

Rigid Collodion - Get it here

That's all you need! Once you've gathered your supplies, continue to the next step!

Step 1: Video Tutorial

Watch my video tutorial above or follow the written steps here.

Step 2: Draw the Scar

Use your pink dry erase marker to draw a lightning bolt shaped scar like Harry's on your forehead. The reason we're using a dry erase marker is because if you use a regular marker, it will stay on your forehead for days.

Step 3: Apply the Rigid Collodion

Next, brush on the rigid collodion, tracing the scar shape you drew. Do one coat, wait for it to dry (about 1-2 minutes). Repeat this until you have done at least 3-4 coats. The more coats you do, the deeper the scar will look. I did 4 coats.

Step 4: You're Done! (And Also How to Remove It...)

To Remove the Scar

When you want to remove the scar, just use your fingernail at the top or bottom of the scar to to get a part of it peeled up. After that, the whole thing should peel off pretty easily. Once it's off, wash your forehead with soap and water.

That's it! Congratulations, you have a scar!

Let me know what you guys think in the comments below, and feel free to share photos of your scars!

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Thanks for viewing!



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    5 Discussions


    13 days ago on Step 4

    Does this stay on till you want to take it off?


    Question 3 months ago on Step 1

    How many scars will one bottle of the rigid colloidion make?


    1 year ago

    Wow! That look sooooooooooooo cool!


    1 year ago

    That looks surprisingly easy! Great job!