A Mildenhall girl who filmed her discovery of a family of bugs living inside her makeup sponge is reeling after the video went viral online.
Stevie Miller’s attempt to dig out the six-legged horrors from the beauty blender has attracted 1.7 million views and thousands of shares.
After deciding to investigate a black spot in the applicator, the intrepid student cut it open with scissors and used tweezers to extract two black bugs and an insect wing, which she exhibits for the camera in her video.
The footage ends with an hysterical Stevie crying out: “I need a shower. I need bleach. I need Jesus.”
Stevie said: “It was nasty, it was just horrendous.
“There were these things coming out of my beauty blender, and I thought, someone has to see this. I didn’t expect it to get this big.”
The video on her Facebook page has been picked up by the Daily Mail, Cosmopolitan and the Huffington Post.
Of the gruesome discovery, Stevie said: “I noticed a tiny hole in the blender and assumed something was stuck in it. I tore the hole open and saw a black spot. So I pulled it out, and it was this beetle thing.
“I was creeped out to the max, but my mum was just laughing in the background.”
The blender, bought for her by her sister, came from an American manufacturer.
“People online said I hadn’t cleaned it properly, but my skin is really sensitive so I always properly clean my brushes and sponges” said Stevie.
“The hole was tiny, like a pin-prick, too small for them to have crawled in. They definitely weren’t British bugs.
“They were obviously in there having the time of their life and growing.
“I’m never, ever getting a sponge again, that’s for sure!”
Watch the full video on Stevie’s Youtube channel.
Video credit to Stevie Miller and ViralHog.com.