Holly Madison was in a car wreck today, and she’s got the scars to prove it.

We were pretty worried when Holly posted an Instagram photo Wednesday of the side of her face and scalp covered in what appeared to be blood and a lot of painful-looking scratches… until we read Holly’s caption and learned that it wasn’t actually blood at all: it was smoothie.

Credit: Instagram

“My car got rear ended pretty hard. Luckily, this gruesome look is just the smoothie I had in my cup holder,” Holly explained. “Wearing it around the rest of the day as zombie makeup.”

Not a bad idea, considering it looks pretty convincing (at least via Instagram filter). She’s sure to scare just about anyone she might run into looking like that. You know, discounting the fact that for someone who was in a car accident, the rest of Holly’s makeup is just about perfect.

We hope Holly’s husband, Pasquale Rotella, and their adorable 9-month-old daughter, Rainbow, wasn’t in the car, too  — we’d imagine something even as minor as being rear ended would terrify a baby. And that baby is way too cute to be put in any danger!

Wash your face and feel better soon, Holly!

Source: Instagram