Filipino TV host Paolo Ballesteros has way more talent than the Ryan Seacrests or Carson Dalys we have in the US. His talent extends beyond his onscreen career. He recently started making waves off-air with his Instagram profile, where he shows off his incredible hobby.
Using makeup, wigs, and contacts, Ballesteros transforms himself into remarkably uncanny copies of celebrities. You might find it hard to believe it’s the same face under all that eyeliner and lipstick, but he’s just too good at the details.
(H/T: Design Taxi.)
These are truly transformative. I want to have him give me a makeover now. I’m barely able to get my mascara on in the morning, much less look like an actual superstar.
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In 1941, Orson Welles changed the face of the film industry — literally — by masterfully aging his titular character drastically in Citizen Kane. But at the same time, over in a television studio, makeup artist Dick Smith was taking long strides of his own and pioneering new techniques that would ultimately revolutionize the industry.
While mourning Smith’s recent passing on July 30th, we took a look back to celebrate the man who transformed so many famous faces into their unrecognizable counterparts throughout the years.
1.) Eli Wallach in I, Don Quixote (1959)
2.) Laurence Olivier in The Moon and Sixpence (1959)
3.) Anthony Quinn in Requiem For a Heavyweight (1962)
4.) Peter Sellers in The World of Harry Orient (1964)
5.) Anthony Quinn in Marco the Magnificent (1965)
6.) Hal Holbrook in Mark Twain Tonight! (1967)
7.) Fred Gwynne in Arsenic and Old Lace (1968)
8.) Dustin Hoffman in Little Big Man (1969)
9.) Marlon Brando in The Godfather (1971)
10.) Linda Blair in The Exorcist (1973)
11.) Dennis Quaid in Everybody’s All American (1988)
12.) Robert De Niro in Taxi Driver (1975)
13.) Walter Matthau in The Sunshine Boys (1975)
14.) David Bowie in The Hunger (1982)
15.) F. Murray Abraham in Amadeus (1983)
16.) Hal Holbrook in North and South (1985)
Smith’s profound impression on the film and television industry won’t be forgotten any time soon. Take that, CGI.
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The power of makeup goes beyond covering up pimples and filling in eyebrows. We saw some impressive transformations last week, but this woman is even more talented than that extremely talented man.
With a painting background, Lucia Pittalis uses stage makeup to completely morph herself into celebrities with such seamless detail. I wouldn’t want to be up against her in a costume contest.
Marlon Brando in The Godfather
Sylvester Stallone in Rambo
Walter White from Breaking Bad
Sylvester Stallone in Rocky
Lemmy Kilmister of Motorhead
Angela Lansbury in Murder, She Wrote
(via Elite Daily.)
Impressive! If I saw her as any of these people on the street, I’d ask for an autograph. You can find more of her amazing makeup transformations on her Instagram profile.
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