Little girl's first beauty tutorial turned into a disaster

Aubrey cutting her own bangs.
Aubrey cutting her own bangs.  Photo: Facebook/Debbie Arnold

A little girl filming her first beauty tutorial will make you cringe with every cut of her scissors.

The video shows five-year-old Aubrey filming herself cutting her own bangs while her mum and grandmother were in the next room.

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Posted by Debbie Arnold on  Friday, January 15, 2016

Speaking to ABC news, Aubrey's grandmother, Debbie Arnold, said her granddaughter likes to video herself, so when she asked for help setting up with tablet she didn't think anything of it.

"She watches lots of makeup tutorials online," said Arnold. "She'll do dances, she's videotaped herself being a school teacher, all kinds of imaginative things."

Arnold gave Aubrey a basket of old makeup and left her to make the tutorial.

"We didn't even think that scissors were there," she said. "We set her up in the kitchen and we were in the next room chatting, just figuring she was having a good time - and she was."

Although Aubrey's mother and grandmother were shocked, they said it's a lesson everyone learns at some point in the lives.

"Everybody's daughter has done that at some time," said Arnold.

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The video has been viewed more than 18 million times.

As for Aubrey, her mum says: "She's mildly embarrassed but it's okay."

"She'll be crying one day when we show it to her first boyfriend though."

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