Here’s what happened when women stopped wearing makeup for a week

BuzzFeed asked four women to spend a week without makeup and then interviewed them about their experiences. Read the rest

Amazing dazzle makeup

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Vancouver makeup artist Mimi Choi has a Hallowe'en-themed series of confounding dazzle face makeup pics in her feed that will give you the best kind of headache, and possibly some very good last-minute costume ideas. Read the rest

Makeup artist transforms herself into Han Solo

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Italian makeup artist Lucia Pittalis transforms herself into Han Solo and others in this charming video. It's a follow-up on her remarkable self-transformations into The Blues Brothers, Iggy Pop and more: Read the rest

Cool melting skull makeup tutorial

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If you start practicing now, you might be ready to debut Desi Perkins' creepy melting skull makeup for Halloween. Read the rest

Electronic makeup

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This is a demonstration of Omote, a real-time face tracking and projection mapping system. Read the rest

Makeup artist transforms herself into dead Disney princesses

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Makeup artist Shonagh Scott photographed herself as dead Disney princesses. See her full Twisted Princess series here.

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Comics about men being 'deceived' by makeup

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It is sometimes asked whether or not women wearing makeup is "deceitful" or "unfair" to heterosexual men—a way of "lying" about their beauty, rather than a personal aesthetic choice not so different from deciding to wear flattering clothes. In a wonderful series of comics on Tumblr, Megan Nicole Dong examines what it would really look like for men to be "deceived" by makeup. Read the rest

Video: Makeup artist transforms herself into her husky

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Ilana is an Israeli makeup artist who loves her Siberian Husky so much she decided to make herself look like her beloved animal companion. Read the rest

Artist paints amazing 3D illusions on his hands

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Italian makeup artist Luca Luce paints incredible 3D illusions on his hands. Read the rest

Joker hand-mask

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Watch two women compare a century of beauty trends

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YouTuber Cut Video mashed up two remarkable videos showing models cycling through 100 years of fashion trends, decade by decade. Read the rest

Learn the techniques of professional monster makeup artists with Hollywood Makeup Lab

Hollywood Makeup Lab is not a beginner’s monster makeup book. The projects are mainly for people with experience making molds and prosthetics, and who are familiar with airbrushing and different kinds of makeup. But a beginner who wants to make a killer Halloween character can learn a lot from going through this book, which covers color theory, bruises, burns, zombies, aging, hair, bald caps, fangs, and tattoos.

See sample pages of Hollywood Makeup Lab at Wink. Read the rest

Spooky lips

Just one of the many outstanding creations of Eva Senín Pernas, a talented make-up artist. (via Seanan McGuire) Read the rest

Bodypainted models blend perfectly into New York City

Triny Merry's bodypainting camouflage is incredible, like a CGI effect, but carried out with paint. The (pricey!) limited edition prints are for sale here.

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Gross-out makeup: flayed-skin domino mask

Makeup artist Psycho Sandra created an amazing, gross-out effect for her Hallowe'en costume last year: she created the illusion that she had made a domino mask of her own flayed skin. She's got a whole gallery of bloody makeup effects on her site, including a crazy zombie to die (and come back) for.

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Wonderful trompe l'oeil horror makeup

Stephanie Fernandez is a spectacular makeup artist whose trompe l'oeil horror effects demonstrate a bottomless creativity, artistic talent, and a genuine flair for the macabre. Read the rest

Gorgeous skullface makeup: Join Me in Death

IgnacioEspejo's "Join Me In Death" is a makeup/costume piece on DeviantArt, photographed by lamuchan; it's spectacular design, and beautifully shot. He says it took 2h30m to sit through the makeup, but clearly, it was worth every minute. Read the rest

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