Have you ever wanted to look like someone else? Well, Alexis Stone, an incredible makeup artist with almost 840k followers on Instagram, can look like anyone he wants. This beautiful British drag queen transforms himself into any celebrity he wishes to. Using makeup and a lot of skill, he can easily look like Angelina Jolie, for example, or Britney Spears. He even turns himself into characters from movies.
"I love the ability to transform myself into others. The ability to play dress-up every day whilst becoming someone else for a moment keeps me sane and inspires me and those around me. Studying someone’s face is what I do best and using makeup to alter mine to resemble them is part of the process," the artist told Bored Panda.
Alexis Stone also has a YouTube channel where he posts videos often and has over 175k subscribers. His content focuses on, of course, makeup and drag. You can also find some reactions to the drama going on in the YouTube community. If you're interested in checking out the makeup transformation behind the scenes, go check out Alexis' channel.
Turning into celebrities is just a small part of Alexis' makeup journey. He also does amazing glam makeup and even turns himself into scary creatures and characters from horror movies, like Freddy Krueger from Nightmare on Elm Street.
There are many posts on Bored Panda where people make themselves look like something or someone else, like this artist who transforms herself into mind-bending illusions, these sisters that do amazing makeup looks, or this cosplayer that can turn into any character. If you're interested in these kinds of things, Bored Panda is full of them!
We asked Alexis what inspired him to unleash his creativity with makeup: "Transforming and playing dress-up has always been an interest of mine even as a kid growing up watching Mrs. Doubtfire. Love studying the human face and the spaces between each other’s features."
Alexis mentioned that sometimes celebrities reach out to him when he does a recreation of them. He then feels rewarded and excited to do the next look. "I’ve had celebrities think it’s a drawing of them and occasionally get asked to appear in public as the celebrities."
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He said that it rarely takes him over 80 minutes to finish a look. When asked who is his favorite celebrity he's recreated, he mentioned that Angelina Jolie is at the top of the list.
Alexis mentioned that he is creative every day, from drag to visual arts to performances. His life is full of art. For now, he has done over 200 looks of the most famous celebrities and it doesn't seem like he is going to stop any time soon, which is great news for us.
What do you think of these transformations? Tell us in the comments and vote for your favorite ones! And if you want to see more of Alexis, click here for the previous post.