Grandma turns 'glam-ma' in viral makeup tutorials
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Grandma turns 'glam-ma' in viral makeup tutorials

Meet Grandma Livia.

The 80-year-old lives in Croatia and is grandmother to makeup artist Tea Flego.

Grandma Livia stands as proof that beauty can and should be fun at any age.

Grandma Livia stands as proof that beauty can and should be fun at any age.

Photo: Tea Flego

Growing up, Flego would play with makeup for hours, always practicing on her beloved grandma.

And she still does to this day.

Now a fully-fledged industry professional, Flego uploads photos of Grandma Livia's makeovers on her Instagram account - and they've been going viral.

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Livia – dubbed 'contouring grandma' and 'glam-ma' by various corners of the internet – demonstrates the transformative powers of makeup. For this octogenarian, her falsies are lashes, not teeth. With her on-fleek eyeliner and bronzer, she plays the part of the Insta beauty vlogger to perfection.

Flego is especially skilled with the contouring brush, using it to define her grandma's cheekbones and smooth out her skin. And glam-ma seems to be loving it.

"My Granny was always my model," Flego told Buzzfeed. "She always loved makeup and it was not a problem for her.

"She is not ashamed of her wrinkles and age. But she says, 'Why wouldn't I go to the nursing home ball with full makeup and look 30 years younger?'"

Who says there's no place for OTT nail art in the nursing home?

Grandma Livia is your #contouringgoals incarnate.

Here's to Livia, ultimate sass queen.

This story was originally published in May 2016.

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