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Social media has given rise to many influential makeup trends, ranging from innovative to gimmicky. But it’s not doubt that the world of beauty and makeup has exploded with the influence of social media. While most are focused on beautifying and enhancing the face, some others are getting more creative with their use of makeup. Below are some of the most creative and transformative makeup artists on Instagram!
This makeup artist has become a minor viral sensation for his incredible celebrity transformations; impersonating Paris Hilton to Zayn Malik to Wendy Williams to Johnny Depp, there’s really no limit to his looks.
A young internet artist boasting a following of more than 100,000 on Instagram, Salvia uses makeup to twist their face in unusual ways and presents a range of fashionable, unsettling, and alien-like looks.
German drag queen, Hungry, takes distorted makeup to a whole new level. Creating enchanting symmetrical patterns that rearrange the structure of the face and puzzle the eyes of her audience, Hungry has come to be known as an innovator in the drag community.
They even did Björk’s makeup for her latest album cover!
Self-proclaimed makeup illusionist, Mimi Choi, does exactly what the label says – create illusions with makeup. With a clear illustrative talent, Mimi paints her face with certain designs or textures to create detailed illusions and impressions.
With a penchant for prosthetics, this American drag queen loves to turn herself into the horrific figures and fearsome creatures we see in our nightmares. With a variety of effects and features in her transformations, including burns, lacerations, realistic ageing, horns, teeth, and heaps more, she’s a terrifying sight to bear.
Words: Michail Mathioudakis | Images: Instagram
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