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Teacher-Turned-Makeup Artist Creates Mind-Bending 3D Optical Illusions

Prepare to be wowed.


The use of makeup has gone beyond enhancing our features and hiding our blemishes. It has become a tool for total transformation and even for creating optical illusions.

Former school teacher and now makeup artist Mimi Choi has become popular for her insane makeup optical illusions. The talented 31-year-old from Canada is able to totally transform herself and others using makeup, creating mind-bending and surreal images.

Choi is especially talented in creating 3D illusions.

With well-place drop shadows, Choi is able to make certain areas of her artwork look like they’re popping out of the skin, or hollow, or receding into the body. Some of her works are realistic, while some are cartoonish.

Choi’s makeup illusions are now trending on Instagram.

Choi spoke to Allure magazine and said:

“When I do illusions now, I draw my inspiration mostly from my surroundings, photography, paintings, and emotions. I try not to look at other makeup artists’s work too much and challenge myself to produce original, unique work. My main goal each time I do a new look is to beat myself from yesterday because I’m the biggest critic and competition to myself. It’s gotten really hard to impress myself these days but it motivates me to keep trying and doing better.”

Choi has been doing makeup for three years now.

She also uses paint brushes to achieve her makeup illusions, and a piece can take as long as five hours to finish. Choi uses everyday makeup and even shares some of the products she uses in her Instagram posts.

She creates optical illusions that are inspired by many things from food to everyday objects.

Choi said regarding one of her looks:

“My sushi looks were inspired by a sushi dinner that I had. I’ve seen people paint animals on their hands before but I thought why not food?”

Of course, Choi also does wonderful glam makeup, but her illusions are very famous.

What do you think of her awesome makeup illusions? Leave a comment below and tell us about it!


Stage Mom Spends Thousands On Makeup And Skimpy Outfits For 7-Year-Old Daughter

Now she’s getting criticized by netizens for “sexualizing” her daughter.

A single mother is now being criticized after admitting that she spent thousands on makeup, fake tan, and skimpy outfits for her daughter. The stage mom claims that she wants to help her child fulfill her dream of being famous. However, many find her actions inappropriate, adding that she has been “sexualizing” her young daughter.

Jenna Eastland, 31, of Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, is a proud mother to seven-year-old Layla Thompson, a.k.a. Layla Belle. Apparently, Jenna strongly believes that Layla is destined to be a celebrity and is keen on doing everything to kick off her career in showbiz.

The proud mom revealed:

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A Couple With Low IQ Scores Lose Custody Of Children

Is it fair?

What does it take to become a parent - sense of responsibility, love, compassion and the capability to provide? A couple has lost custody just because they were not intelligent enough to take care of their children.

Eric Ziegler, 38 years old and Amy Fabbrini, 31 years old, just lost the custody of their two children because of inadequate IQ scores. The government thinks that they are not capable to take care of their kids safely and properly.

Amy and Eric lost custody of their two boys.

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40 Cosplay Photos That Will Just Blow You Away

You will definitely want to cosplay after checking them out.

When it comes to cosplay, it is almost impossible not to talk about San Diego Comic Con. It is, after all, the biggest and most popular entertainment convention in the entire planet. And every year, the event gathers all of the thousands of cosplayers from all over the world. It is basically a four-day run of fun and excitement. Of course, this year is no exception.

If you think you have seen enough superheroes on the big screen, you better think twice. Cosplayers from the convention brought their A-game and made sure that they were a beautiful sight to see. Seriously, you will have a hard time differentiating them from the superheroes in cinemas.

Thanks to BoredPanda, we have compiled a list of some of the most interesting cosplays from San Diego Comic Con 2017. They are absolutely off the charts!

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