This Awesome Makeup Artist Transforms People Into Real Life Comic Art

Why cosplay when you could look like you've just stepped straight from the pages of a comic book? Lianne Moseley's wonderful makeup creations transform people into superheroes that look more at home in comic pages than they do in the flesh. » 2/26/15 11:00am 2/26/15 11:00am

Effects Artist Brings Neill Blomkamp's Alien Movie To Life 

What would Neill Blomkamp's much speculated about idea for an Alien movie look like in real life? One clever artist took the director's insane concept designs another step forward bringing Aliens' Corporal Dwayne Hicks back from the dead. » 2/11/15 1:30pm 2/11/15 1:30pm

See The Original Actor Cast As Freddy Krueger In His Nightmare Makeup

While Robert Englund's made-up face haunted A Nightmare on Elm Street, Wes Craven originally cast actor David Warner in the role of Freddy Krueger. Warner had to drop out due to scheduling conflicts, but not before sitting for the makeup test. » 11/03/14 9:43am 11/03/14 9:43am

This incredible, spooky Lip Art is perfect for October

The month of ghouls and creeps is upon us, and that can only mean one thing - a month of amazing Halloween inspired creativity. Kicking the scary shindig off is makeup artist Eva Senín Pernas with these wonderful Halloween scenes painted onto lips. » 10/06/14 9:00am 10/06/14 9:00am

Rocky Horror Getting A MAC Makeup Line, JUST TAKE OUR MONEY NOW

This is quite possibly the best product tie-in ever created, ever. MAC Cosmetics is unleashing a Rocky Horror makeup line—and yes, Dr. Frank-N-Furter has his own lipstick color, of course. » 9/03/14 12:20pm 9/03/14 12:20pm

Just What's In A Tube Of Red Lipstick?

Its color may seem like the defining characteristic of a tube of red lipstick. But how much of your lipstick is actually color — and how much of it is something else? » 8/21/14 12:20pm 8/21/14 12:20pm

Genius Makeup Artist Transforms Her Lips Into Cartoon Characters

It's amazing what some people can accomplish with just a little makeup on a human canvas. Makeup artist Laura Jenkinson paints cartoon characters on her lips, using her own mouth as each character's mouth. The results make us giggle. » 8/20/14 12:20pm 8/20/14 12:20pm

Outstanding Game of Thrones Make-Up Inspired By Each House

The Starks, Lannisters, Baratheons and more have never looked so fashionable! Fabulous artist Allison Chase designed these amazing GoT hair and make-up schemes inspired by all the main houses, and they're gorgeous (okay, except for House Bolton's. That one's pretty gross). Check 'em out! » 7/29/14 2:40pm 7/29/14 2:40pm

The Best Makeup Effects from Six Seasons of Face Off

A new season of SyFy's Face Off starts this week — what better way to get fired up for mind-blowing makeup skills and creature design than with a gallery filled with six seasons of top looks? Check out these great photos of zombies, werewolves, and...other things. » 7/22/14 10:49am 7/22/14 10:49am

Stop-Motion Makeup Short Tells A Story On Your Face

Super clever makeup artist Elvis Schmoulianoff has created this sensational stop-motion short that we cannot stop watching. Inspired by the street work from BLU (specifically the wonderful piece titled "MUTO") Schmoulianoff has created his own stop motion beauty. Watch! » 4/29/14 9:45am 4/29/14 9:45am

You'll Flip When You Realize This Isn't a Painting Of An Alien

Ready for something awesome? Check out this painting of an alien below (looks like oil on canvas, right?) and see if you can tell what's so special about it. » 3/22/14 6:35pm 3/22/14 6:35pm

Attending a masquerade ball? Consider wearing your own face!

We're big fans of Sandra Holmbom's work. The Swedish makeup artist can do blood and gore with the best of them, but it's her uncanny turns of visual trickery that really set her apart. And when the two combine? Well, that's when you get masterpieces like this. (Fair warning: this is some pretty graphic costume gore.) » 2/16/14 11:00am 2/16/14 11:00am

"Galaxy Chic" eyeshadow will make your eyes glitter with stardust

The "Galaxy Chic" line of BH Cosmetics eyeshadow is inspired by space. Each little eyeshadow palate is styled to look like a star, or a planet. To quote Judy Jetson, these are "outer-galactic!" » 2/10/14 8:00pm 2/10/14 8:00pm

This 2D face makeup will hijack your brain

Photographer Alexander Khokhlov and makeup artist Valeriya Kutsan combine their skills to mesmerizing effect in "2D or not 2D," a surprising photography project that transforms model's faces into mind-bending optical illusions. » 11/27/13 10:40am 11/27/13 10:40am

Watch Val Kilmer morph into Mark Twain -- YIKES

Val Kilmer gave the world an inside look into his makeup-heavy transformation for his one-man play Citizen Twain. Which we then turned into a fairly terrifying gif. Watch as Batman becomes the be-joweled Samuel Clemens. » 8/16/13 1:40pm 8/16/13 1:40pm

Self-Taught Make-up Artist Transforms Herself Into Iconic Characters

By using just the contents of her cosmetic kit, Montreal's Carly Paige can transform herself into any number of popular icons — from Mystique and Captain Jack Sparrow, to Marilyn Manson and Lady Gaga. » 8/14/13 3:30pm 8/14/13 3:30pm

This optical illusion will smash every last one of your heebie-jeebie…

Swedish artist Sandra "psychosandra" Holmbom pulls off some pretty remarkable optical illusions with makeup, but holy crap does this one take the cake — with an eldritch emphasis on "optical." » 2/26/13 2:40pm 2/26/13 2:40pm

Lovely medical illustration of the human skull painted directly on a…

Professional airbrush and bodypaint artist Lisa Berczel painted this bit of medical makeup for the International Make-Up Artist Trade Show in Los Angeles. Aside from some medical grade paper tape near the eye and brow blocking, this is all paint. » 2/24/13 2:00pm 2/24/13 2:00pm

What Frodo would have looked like as Gollum

In the original script for The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, the ginger-haired Faramir has a vision of Frodo's future, should the ring take hold of Frodo's soul. So Elijah Wood had to be done up as Frodo-Gollum. And now, here are the alleged results of that makeup monster. » 12/18/12 10:40am 12/18/12 10:40am

About Damn Time: Rick Baker gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

The man behind the creatures in such classics as Videodrome, An American Werewolf in London, Thriller, Gorillas in the Mist , Men in Black and Planet of the Apes is getting a little love from Hollywood. Rick Baker is being honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The ceremony will take place on Nov. 30th… » 11/15/12 1:40pm 11/15/12 1:40pm