As beauty and fashion lovers, it’s important that we not only appreciate makeup that helps us enhance our beauty, but also makeup that aims to create a certain image. For those of you who have ever watched “Face Off,” you’ve witnessed the ins and outs of the special effects makeup world– and an exciting world it is. The jobs done by special effect makeup artists never fail to amaze me.
Special effects makeup can be creepy, such as the makeup that was done for Voldemort in Harry Potter, or it can be cute, like the makeup job done on Shrek! Regardless of what it seeks to portray, special effects makeup is definitely something that should be appreciated.
One of the most talked about recent prosthetic makeup jobs was done on Brad Pitt in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. Pictured above is Brad Pitt at three different points of his life in the movie. When the movie came out in 2008, it won Academy Awards in Best Makeup and Best Visual Effects. It’s not hard to see why.
Click through the gallery to see 7 more amazing prosthetic makeup jobs! You don’t want to miss them.