The Buzzfeed As/Is team enlisted the help of Virginia Hankins, author of Be A Real Life Mermaid, Founder of LA Mermaid School - Hollywood's "go to" guppy training program for new mers, and owner of Sheroes Entertainment, LLC in Hollywood to come join them on an adventure to see if underwater makeup can really be applied UNDER water. Win? Fail? Who's wearing the tail?

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