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.
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.
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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.
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KatieAlves has posted her amazing, UV-transforming Bride of Frankenstein makeup job to DeviantArt, along with a video tutorial for recreating the effect on your own.
The Bride of Frankenstein - Black Light Makeup
The Brazilian website "Arte do Medo" identifies this amazing eyeball face horror makeup as originating in Japan, though no other details are forthcoming.
Thanks to BB commenters FakeNina and Daemonworks, this fellow has been identified as Hikaru Cho, whose Tumblr is here
, and whose personal site is here
ARTE DO MEDO #5
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This amazing eye-teeth makeup job comes from Swedish makeup artist PsychoSandra, who has an awful lot of equally astonishing samples on her site: "Haha I thought it was a long time since I did something with my lips. Wanted to do something weird, yes, I can say that it is weird. But pretty, it's not, but I had fun anyway. That's what counts, or?!;)"
Well it was fun anyway
Here's an unsourced bit of netstuff (the shortened URL resolves to Weibo, the Chinese Twitter analog) showing an Asian woman with half her face made up, to startling effect (though perhaps her unmade-up substrate is also very asymmetrical, see this split-and-matched version).
The power of makeup (i.imgur.com)