Cosplayers - like other artists - have a learning curve they have to go through if they want to achieve greatness, but it seems that Justyna Sosnowska has found a shortcut. Don't get me wrong; I'm not saying Sosnowska (also known as Sosenka) hasn't put in the hard work, but that the combination of her incredible dedication and talent has allowed her to achieve stunning results in just 3 years.

Sosenka has a Landscape Architecture degree and her interest in SFX makeup started only in 2014, as a hobby. It quickly evolved into something much bigger, though. "I fell in love with what I do," Sosenka writes. She also thinks she has learned a lot of things along the way: "From various technical methods of mapping the images of the characters to strengthening certain personality traits such as patience, precision, succession in pursuit of the goal." This eventually led her to trying cosplay, and in this area the Pole realized her true potential.

From simple, yet perfectly executed 30-minute cosplay challenges to painstakingly intricate full-body costumes, Sosenka isn't afraid to try new things or portray a wide array of characters. Scroll down to check out what earned her over 300K Facebook followers and upvote your favorite transformations.

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Meet Justyna 'Sosenka' Sosnowska, a self-taught Polish SFX makeup artist with an interest in cosplay

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#1

Azog, Pale Orc, The Hobbit

Azog, Pale Orc, The Hobbit

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Sidney Kozlowski
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3 years ago

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#2

Maleficent

Maleficent

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Victoria Jolley
Community Member
3 years ago

Looks great!

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#3

The Mad Hatter, Alice In Wonderland

The Mad Hatter, Alice In Wonderland

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Community Member
3 years ago

Doing the dance right nowww

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#4

Majin Buu, Dragon Ball Z

Majin Buu, Dragon Ball Z

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Ok Ha-Neul
Community Member
3 years ago

omigod how???

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#5

Severus Snape, Harry Potter

Severus Snape, Harry Potter

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picklerick
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3 years ago

you took the polyjuice potion didn't you?

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#6

Chatterer, Hellraiser

Chatterer, Hellraiser

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Nancy E
Community Member
3 years ago

OMG ! I'll have a nightmare tonight with this one !

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#7

Hermiona Granger, Harry Potter

Hermiona Granger, Harry Potter

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UniversalMel
Community Member
3 years ago

The shape of your face is perfect!

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#8

Jack Sparrow, Pirates Of The Caribbean

Jack Sparrow, Pirates Of The Caribbean

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Community Member
3 years ago

Wow you really suit Johnny Depp!!

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#9

Dementor, Harry Potter

Dementor, Harry Potter

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Nancy E
Community Member
3 years ago

Another nightmare waiting to happen !

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#10

Hades, Hercules

Hades, Hercules

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alwright
Community Member
3 years ago

omg it's a cartoon come to life!

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#11

Tyrion Lannister, Game Of Thrones

Tyrion Lannister, Game Of Thrones

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picklerick
Community Member
3 years ago

what are you? a shapeshifter?

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#12

Bodypainting

Bodypainting

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Community Member
3 years ago

So cool and creepy at the same time

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#13

Na'vi, Avatar

Na'vi, Avatar

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Victoria Jolley
Community Member
3 years ago

Wow looks great

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#14

Beerus, Dragon Ball Super

Beerus, Dragon Ball Super

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Community Member
3 years ago

Telling my self that's not a painting and failing

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#15

Khal Drogo, Game Of Thrones

Khal Drogo, Game Of Thrones

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Tecia Cox
Community Member
3 years ago

That.is.so.FRIGGIN cool!!

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#16

Daenerys Targaryen, Game Of Thrones

Daenerys Targaryen, Game Of Thrones

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MonsterMash
Community Member
3 years ago

She looks more gorgeous than the original actor!

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#17

Jafar, Aladdin, Disney

Jafar, Aladdin, Disney

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Ok Ha-Neul
Community Member
3 years ago

where's iago

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#18

Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson

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Ok Ha-Neul
Community Member
3 years ago

the king

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#19

L, Death Note

L, Death Note

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Rachel Li
Community Member
3 years ago

YES

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#20

Vampire

Vampire

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Nancy E
Community Member
3 years ago

The nails are the finishing touch !

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#21

Princess Fiona, Shrek

Princess Fiona, Shrek

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Ok Ha-Neul
Community Member
3 years ago

she kinda looks...animated

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#22

Jared Leto

Jared Leto

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Ok Ha-Neul
Community Member
3 years ago

those eyes <3 <3 <3

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#23

Jasmine, Aladdin

Jasmine, Aladdin

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MonsterMash
Community Member
3 years ago

Loooooove it!

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#24

Elsa, Frozen

Elsa, Frozen

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Ana Breeze
Community Member
3 years ago

Oh my...Lovely!

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#25

Night King, Game Of Thrones

Night King, Game Of Thrones

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WaLe
Community Member
3 years ago

Ok that's it: she is actually No One. That's how she does it!

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#26

Hiro Homada, Big Hero 6

Hiro Homada, Big Hero 6

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Ok Ha-Neul
Community Member
3 years ago

aww

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#27

E.t.'s Makeup

E.t.'s Makeup

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Nancy E
Community Member
3 years ago

Ah, this one is cute !

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#28

Harley Quinn, Suicide Squad

Harley Quinn, Suicide Squad

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Ok Ha-Neul
Community Member
3 years ago

she used body pain instead of clothes for this one nice

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#29

Jon Snow, Game Of Thrones

Jon Snow, Game Of Thrones

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Kjorn
Community Member
3 years ago

the same emo-look :-)

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#30

Lara Croft

Lara Croft

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Kjorn
Community Member
3 years ago

♥♥♥

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#31

Ariel, The Little Mermaid

Ariel, The Little Mermaid

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Paladin of Shadows
Community Member
3 years ago

She kinda looks like the actress who plays red in once upon a Time in this one

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#32

Android 16, Dragon Ball

Android 16, Dragon Ball

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Tecia Cox
Community Member
3 years ago

Wha-whaaaat?

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#33

The White Queen, Alice In Wonderland

The White Queen, Alice In Wonderland

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Community Member
3 years ago

Yesss This is so untrue!

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#34

Lady Scorpion, Mortal Kombat

Lady Scorpion, Mortal Kombat

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Tecia Cox
Community Member
3 years ago

Awesomeness!

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#35

Mystique, X-Men

Mystique, X-Men

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Mark Erwin
Community Member
3 years ago

Finally, her original self. She's actually Mystique y'all.

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#36

Sfx Makeup

Sfx Makeup

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Nancy E
Community Member
3 years ago

Gore at the dinner table . UHH !

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#37

Zombies

Zombies

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alwright
Community Member
3 years ago

you might want to put some ointment on that

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#38

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp

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Community Member
3 years ago

I say you look like him!

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#39

Colossal Titan, Attack On Titan

Colossal Titan, Attack On Titan

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Ok Ha-Neul
Community Member
3 years ago

one of the best animes ever

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#40

Joker, Suicide Squad

Joker, Suicide Squad

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Tecia Cox
Community Member
3 years ago

This chick is....I don't have words she fuqqin rocks man!

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#41

Scar, The Lion King

Scar, The Lion King

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WaLe
Community Member
3 years ago

Aaawww you rocked it! That glare!!!

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#42

Valak, The Conjuring 2

Valak, The Conjuring 2

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Daniel Vulikh
Community Member
3 years ago

Also Marylin Manson.

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#43

Master Roshi, Dragon Ball

Master Roshi, Dragon Ball

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Ok Ha-Neul
Community Member
3 years ago

lol i love this

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#44

Shinigami Ryuk, Death Note

Shinigami Ryuk, Death Note

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rai mei
Community Member
3 years ago

but the hair looks like Vegeta's

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#45

Anatomical Makeup

Anatomical Makeup

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alwright
Community Member
3 years ago

looks so 3D!!!

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#46

Mistress Death, Deadpool

Mistress Death, Deadpool

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alwright
Community Member
3 years ago

pretty

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#47

Esmeralda, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame

Esmeralda, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame

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alwright
Community Member
3 years ago

ooh she is pretty

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#48

Seer, Vikings

Seer, Vikings

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Nancy E
Community Member
3 years ago

I keep telling myself these aren't real ~~~~~~~~~

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#49

Necromancer, Diablo Iii

Necromancer, Diablo Iii

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Alexis Rhoads
Community Member
3 years ago

Epic!

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#50

The Book Cover Of "Witch" By Anna Litwinek

The Book Cover Of "Witch" By Anna Litwinek

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Ok Ha-Neul
Community Member
3 years ago

those freckles <3<3

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#51

Young Bellatrix Lestrange, Harry Potter

Young Bellatrix Lestrange, Harry Potter

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picklerick
Community Member
3 years ago

less creepy more hot version.

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#52

Venom, Spiderman

Venom, Spiderman

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Rebekah
Community Member
3 years ago

Brilliant.

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#53

Thresh, League Of Legends

Thresh, League Of Legends

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Jun Santos II
Community Member
3 years ago

"What delightful agony we shall inflict" - Thresh :D

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#54

Cruella De Vil, 101 Dalmatians

Cruella De Vil, 101 Dalmatians

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Silent Skeleton
Community Member
3 years ago

It's crazy to see this next to the lara croft one and the vampire one :o)

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#55

Darth Maul, Star Wars

Darth Maul, Star Wars

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That one panda
Community Member
3 years ago

HOW?? I don't understand!

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#56

Imperfect Cell, Dragon Ball Z

Imperfect Cell, Dragon Ball Z

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Seth Gecko
Community Member
3 years ago

Wow that cell is freaking awesome

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#57

Storm, X-Men

Storm, X-Men

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Armed Bear
Community Member
3 years ago

WOW so beautiful .

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#58

Cyborg 18, Dragon Ball

Cyborg 18, Dragon Ball

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Death by Cupcakes
Community Member
3 years ago

Android*

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#59

Majin Buu, Dragon Ball Z

Majin Buu, Dragon Ball Z

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Ok Ha-Neul
Community Member
3 years ago

lol this is kinda funny

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#60

Arya Stark, Game Of Thrones

Arya Stark, Game Of Thrones

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Misterscooter
Community Member
3 years ago

Valar Morghulis

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#61

Tony Stark, Iron Man

Tony Stark, Iron Man

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Kiahna
Community Member
3 years ago

She always manages to look exactly like her character. Face shape, colour, hair, everything.

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#62

Dark Elf

Dark Elf

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Kiahna
Community Member
3 years ago

Pretty!

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#63

Raziel, Legacy Of Kain

Raziel, Legacy Of Kain

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Thomas Kolev
Community Member
3 years ago

SOMEONE REMEMBERS SOUL REAVER! That makes me happy.

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#64

Deadpool, Deadpool

Deadpool, Deadpool

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Ok Ha-Neul
Community Member
3 years ago

body pain? nice!

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#65

Pain, Naruto

Pain, Naruto

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Ana Breeze
Community Member
3 years ago

Woahhh!!

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#66

Nana Osaki, Nana

Nana Osaki, Nana

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Ok Ha-Neul
Community Member
3 years ago

i love nana

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#67

Rafiki, The Lion King

Rafiki, The Lion King

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Megaman
Community Member
3 years ago

Hacunmatata...

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#68

Grey Worm, Game Of Thrones

Grey Worm, Game Of Thrones

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Seth Gecko
Community Member
3 years ago

You would make gray worm happy

#69

Azog, The Hobbit

Azog, The Hobbit

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Francisco Rio Doce Martins
Community Member
3 years ago

Azog is an orc. A pale one.

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#70

Widowmaker, Overwatch

Widowmaker, Overwatch