This Makeup Artist Turns His Face Into 3D Optical Illusions

Luca Luce is a talented makeup artist who uses his expert skills to turn his own head into mind-boggling 3D optical illusions. Continue reading »

Forensic Artist Brilliantly Reconstructs A Face From An Empty Skull-Shaped Bottle Of Crystal Head Vodka

Scotland forensic artist Nigel took an empty skull-shaped bottle of high-end Crystal Head Vodka and reconstructed a face — much like he would have with an actual skull — based on it. Nigel thankfully took a series of photos documenting the step-by-step process from empty bottle to creepy reconstructed face. Continue reading »

The ‘Weird Ass Bird Found In Venezuela’ Is A Potoo, Have The Cutest Face You’ve Ever Seen

Potoos (family Nyctibiidae) are a group of near passerine birds related to the nightjars and frogmouths. They are sometimes called Poor-me-ones, after their haunting calls. There are seven species in one genus, Nyctibius, in tropical Central and South America. Continue reading »

Beautiful Chimera: South Korean Artist Paints Optical Illusions On Her Face

Artist Dain Yoon looks in the mirror to find her canvas: with the help of makeup, she makes her face appear to be transparent and merging with the sky, buildings and the landscape behind her without a drop of Photoshop!

South Korean artist Dain Yoon creates stunning illusions using makeup and body art. She has recently graduated from the National University of Arts of Korea and devoted her free time to her incredible surreal artworks. Continue reading »

The ‘Oooo Face’: That Puckered Look Every Woman Was Making Mid-Century

If you’ve seen old advertisements from the 1950s, then you know exactly what the “Oooo Face” is (not to be confused with the “O Face”). Seemingly every woman in these ads wore the expression; the lips positioned to form the long /oo/ sound. Generally, she’s wearing red lipstick and her eyes give the impression of being dumbfounded.

And it wasn’t just advertisements that had women pursing their lips – it was everywhere: album covers, pin-ups, magazine covers. Wherever an image of a woman was found, there you found the “Oooo Face”.

Let’s have a look at some of the endless examples from midcentury… Continue reading »