Fair Warning: This Beauty Vlogger's Grisly Mermaid Scales Can't Be Unseen

Just wow.

It's no secret that the beauty world has become maniacal about all things majestic and our inner-7-year-old selves have been secretly loving it–until now.

Stage makeup artist Channing Carlisle has sent Twitter into a tizzy with a mermaid-inspired look that's, uh, graphic to say the least. In the image, Carlisle's leg is literally bursting open with iridescent scales in three different spots–each legion surrounded by jagged skin, bruises, and dry blood.

If you are appalled, just know that that's actually the point of Carlisle's gory stage makeup work. In fact, there's A LOT more where that came from. If your stomach can take it, see below for more of the MUA's gut-wrenching looks.

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