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Painter and makeup artist Lucia Pittalis uses her impressive talents to transform herself into movie characters and celebrities. She relies on old school wigs, accessories, and a bit of paint and makeup to turn herself into iconic celebrities ranging from Gene Wilder to Iggy Pop. No prosthetics required.

Check out more of her work below. The transformations are absolutely amazing. [click to continue…]

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Today in “things you don’t technically need but desperately NEED”, may I present Kailijumei lipsticks

These are jelly lipsticks with real flowers inside them. They come in four colors: Flame Red, Minutemaid, Barbie Doll Powder, and Pink Barbie Power. While they look clear, they go on with a color that can vary in shade depending on your body’s temperature and pH.

So mood lipstick with real flowers in them? Sign me up!

Check out more pics below. [click to continue…]

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And sloths. Terrifying monster sloths.

Lithuanian artist Saida Mickeviciute uses makeup to transform herself into creatures ranging from scary porcelain dolls to skinless monsters and everything in between.

The self-taught makeup master is currently a fashion and textiles student in the United Kingdom, and she noted during an interview with Bored Panda that she derives much of her inspiration from horror movies and Tim Burton’s work.

Check out more examples below. [click to continue…]

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The following video is YouTuber pompberry’s top 20 submission for the NYX Face Awards, which has an anime theme in this round. Pompberry chose Totoro for her stop motion makeup project, and we think she has a damn good chance of advancing. As you’ll see, even earthquakes couldn’t stand in her way. [click to continue…]

white walker makeup

In the latest episode of Bloodworks – a show that takes a behind-the-scenes look at movie makeup and special effects – host and musician Scott Ian shows us how the Game of Thrones effects artists go about making White Walkers.

As you’ll see below, the transformation is pretty incredible! [click to continue…]

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And just like that, sleep will be elusive.

You have makeup artist Chrisspy to thank for your night terrors. Perhaps the best solution is to confront your fears and try this transformation for yourself. Chrisspy will show you how in the tutorial video below. [click to continue…]

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Disney fan, makeup artist, and cosplayer Richard Schaefer is my new inspiration.

His ability to turn himself into so many different Disney princesses is seriously amazing and I love that he’s become more confident as a person by creating these cosplays.

It just goes to show that Disney princesses don’t just inspire little girls. Check out more of his work below. [click to continue…]

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If you’re into anime cosplay, Winnie Yap will teach you everything you need to know about getting the right look for your eyes. Her techniques go way beyond color contacts to include makeup and eyebrows.

Check out some of her tutorial videos below. [click to continue…]

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Photographer and artist Adriano Rodrigues partnered with model Sarah Luke and makeup artist Breeanna Nichols for a photography class project titled “Neon Dream“. Nichols covered Luke’s upper body with black paint, and then added a dash of makeup that reacts to UV light. Once Rodrigues brought out a black light, Luke was basically transformed into a walking-and-talking portrait of the night sky—or maybe a glowing city as seen from above. Check out more pics after the break…

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16-year-old makeup artist Lara Wirth, has a talent for being creepy–and I mean that as a total compliment. She’s entirely self-taught, and she enjoys using her makeup skills to transform herself into terrifying creatures. Check out more examples (and videos) below. [click to continue…]