When it comes to the cream of the crop of makeup artistry, you can’t go past these creative YouTubers who take celebrity transformations to the next level.
From Jennifer Lawrence to Keith Richards, the following beauty gurus raise the bar in transforming themselves into celebrities using your everyday makeup products and tools – and a whole lot of talent!
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Make-up artist and drag queen Elliot Joseph Rentz AKA Alexis Stone had us doing a double-take with this jaw-dropping celebrity makeup transformation into actress Jennifer Lawrence.
Having also transformed into Lady Gaga and a slew of other stars, Stone said that it usually takes him 40 to 50 minutes to complete a look, with his entire process documented in time-lapse videos on Instagram.
Liss Lacao’s celebrity transformations have taken the internet by storm, with the artist transforming herself into countless A-listers, including Gordon Ramsay, Dolly Parton, the Queen and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Lacao creates her transformations using highlighting and contouring techniques, as well as eyeshadow and shading and spends several hours on her detailed makeup looks.
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Speaking to Fox News, Lacao said of creating new looks, “I love doing the transformation. It takes me hours, but the time just flies as I’m having so much fun.”
Paolo Ballesteros is a Filipino actor and TV host who went viral for using makeup to transform into each member of the Kardashian family back in 2015.
Since then, he has used his talent to morph into other famous faces, including Mariah Carey, Megan Fox, Julia Roberts and Katy Perry.
Nepalese-American beauty YouTuber and social media influencer Promise Tamang Phan has become renowned in the beauty guru world for her creative celebrity looks that include everyone from Adriana Lima and Miley Cyrus, to Johnny Depp and Drake.
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Croatian makeup artist Marina Mamic has gone viral multiple times for her astonishing ability to meticulously use everyday makeup products to turn herself into stars such as Michael Jackson, Drake and Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow.
Cinema, theatre and music lover Lucia Pittalis combined her passion for the arts with her love of makeup to build a lucrative career in transforming into any celeb she wants.
“I buy old stuff like wigs and accessories at markets and study the characters watching photos, movies, videos,” Lucia told Bored Panda. “Then I put on some background music related to that character so that it put me in the mood and I am ready to watch myself in the mirror for hours.“