Filipino Guy Creates Prosthetic Face Mask That Looks Creepy And Cool

Would you wear this?

  • Rene Aberlado of Laguna, Philippines is creating some creepy prosthetic face masks.
  • His work went viral online after his daughter posted about it on Facebook.
  • The masks are sold for only US$6 each.

As wearing face masks continue to be the “new normal”amid the coronavirus pandemic, some people are using their creativity to make things a bit more fun. Case in point, a 50-year-old from San Pedro, Laguna in the Philippines recently caught some social media attention because of his uniquely spooky mask.

A prosthetics maker by profession, Rene Abelardo created a face mask cover that looks straight from a horror movie. Now he’s selling his creation online, much to the delight of those who love his work.

The masks are “all handmade,” according to Marianne Abelardo, Rene’s daughter, who shared the now-viral photos on Facebook.

In a Coconuts Manila feature, we learn that Rene has been making prosthetics for television programs in the country for a long time now.

It looks realistic and badass!

Rene reflected:

“I started making prosthetics since I was 17 and my mentor was [art director] Maurice Carvajal. Until now, I’m still working [as one].”

“I thought of making the mask because the new normal has occurred,” he added. “I thought why not bring it to another level just for good vibes?”

The plastic masks are sold for only Php300 (US$6) each.

Since Marianne’s post went viral, however, they’re now receiving a lot of inquiries and orders so they’re working extra hard to meet the growing demand for the masks.

The good news for his newly-gained fans is that, yes, he has several more designs in mind and he promises to launch them soon. Plus he’s also willing to accept customized masks for interested customers who want him to do “any characters,” Marianne said.

In case you’re curious, you can go check out Rene’s prosthetic masks on Facebook.

Leave a Comment

Recent Posts

TikToker Shares How She Tricked Invaders Who Tried Opening The Hotel Door While She Was Alone

Someone tried to open the door from the outside. Fortunately, she remembered her dad's tip!

May 31, 2021

5-Year-Old Artist Already Getting Commissioned For Her Paintings

"You know when they say that kids are natural artists? I think she’s the perfect…

May 31, 2021

Burglary Victim Writes Heartbreaking Note Begging Robber To Return Last Photos Dog

“Please. She died a few days ago. I cannot lose those photos as well.”

May 30, 2021

Meet The Gorgeous Actress Who Portrayed Zombie Queen In ‘Army Of The Dead’

Under all the prosthetic makeup is this beautiful woman!

May 29, 2021

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience.