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As if we didn’t already love Marvel enough, all the recent cinematic universe news has Marvel front and center in our fashionably geek brains. We have a feeling many of you might also be looking for ways to display your excitement for Marvel in your style, so we assembled some everyday cosplay outfits that perfect for showing your love of their classic heroes and villains in just about any situation.

For each outfit we found dresses inspired by Marvel characters along with some heroic cosmetics and accessories to continue the theme and really capture the spirit and style of each character.

From Captain Marvel to Iron Man, after the break you can find seven Marvel-inspired everyday cosplay outfits that will make you the stylish hero (or villain) our universe needs!

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We just can’t get enough of the Guardians of The Galaxy, so imagine our excitement when we discovered this new makeup collection inspired by the quirky team of heroes! The line was created by Geek Chic Cosmetics who named it rather appropriately “Awesome Mix.” It features six eyeshadows inspired by the film. The colors include “I Am Groot”, “Deadliest Woman In The Universe”, and “My Prince, My Starlord”. In these colors we can all save the universe and look good doing it too!

See the entire the collection after the break.

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Halloween is only a few weeks away, and that means it’s time to carve pumpkins and figure out costumes. If you don’t want to mess with pulling together a head to toe outfit this year, you can just dress up your eyes or your lips.

Makeup artist Eva Senín Pernas has some gorgeous examples of lip art creations that are themed for the holidays. She’s painted lips to look like a Jack O’Lantern, a witch, cats in a graveyard, and more. I’m amazed by how much detail she can include in such a small amount of space.

See more photos of the art after the break.

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Disney Park’s Haunted Mansion attraction has an enthusiastic following, and I admit I’m one of its fans. Haunted Mansion related merchandise gives me hot and cold running chills, and a new makeup line inspired by the spooky ride almost made me fall over and join the happy haunts. Disney recently showed off the first look at the newest Beautifully Disney collection, and it features nail polish, lipstick, and eye shadows inspired by the ride.

The above photo shows of the mini nail polish that comes with appliques featuring symbols and characters from the Haunted Mansion. The colors are: ‘Wall to Wall Creeps,’ ‘Hurry Back,’ ‘Doom Buddies’ and ‘Three Thumbs Up.’ Ahhh. We need all of it, precious.

See the lipstick and eye shadow colors after the break.

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Makeup and modeling by nickeilgenesis.

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This incredible makeup is the work of Laura Jenkinson who is a London-based makeup artist. She used her talents to turn her mouth into different cartoon characters. It’s surreal and amazing because the characters are so well-done, and look more than a little freaky when you take them in with the rest of her face.

See more pictures after the break.

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Projecting computer graphics onto surfaces isn’t anything new, but the technology is becoming more and more precise. Nobumichi Asai and his team have managed to create a system called Omote to track the movements of a human face and project images and makeup upon it to look realistic. It’s amazing that the graphics can fit over the curves and lines of a face and look natural.

Though Asai has worked with CGI projection mapping in the past, his focus has typically been on objects like buildings and cars. Omote is a new challenge, and I can’t wait to see how it develops.

Watch the technology in action in the video after the break.

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Director James Gunn wanted the make-up effects for the aliens in Guardians of the Galaxy to look genuine, and special effects makeup designer Dave White was the man who made it happen. In an interview with Co. Create he said:

“I’ve been fortunate to have been around the Marvel world for a little while,” he enthused to Co.Create. “I like to think my own artwork and style has worked well within the universe. James had very specific ideas and I would give an interpretation of what I thought would work. Ultimately, it’s down to what the director wants to see: He needs to go through that process of testing ideas to see how they read in the world he wants to create.” He continued, “There is a retro hint in the [Guardians] designs. I was very careful not to use modern creature design influences that could have fallen short in the unique world Gunn had envisioned.”

These incredible images show just how much work went into creating the fantastic aliens that were scene on-screen.

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Talented makeup artist Allison Chase is back with some creative Game of Thrones house sigil makeup designs. We’ve previously seen her create cool Harry Potter body art, and now she’s come up with palettes and patterns for the face that symbolize the sigils of the houses of Westeros. Her striking Game of Thrones series includes Houses Targaryen, Lannister, Tyrell, and more.

Photos by Matt Barnes.

See more from the series after the break.

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This time-lapse video features the talents of Emily Van Tassel who transforms an ordinary man into an ape in just over three minutes. It’s 194 seconds to be precise and the result is something worthy of Planet of the Apes. It’s all the more amazing for the fact that Emily isn’t even a professional makeup artist.

See the video after the break.

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