Makeup is supposed to be fun and you certainly don't have to wait for an annual appropriate occasion like Halloween to explore its endless possibilities! Some artists become celebrities' and famous characters' doppelgangers with spectacular resemblance, while others explore spooky, horror film-worthy makeup looks, focus on a specific part of their body to create whole paintings, or try to seriously mess with our minds.

Hoa Trang, a 21-year-old makeup artist from Vietnam, uses her face and body as a canvas to create mind-boggling optical illusions. The self-taught artist started experimenting with illusions only three years ago while learning from resources available on the internet, such as video tutorials and Instagram influencers. Since these unusual transformations were niche in her home country, she was able to build a following of 115k people on Instagram.

Check out some of Trang's best instances of makeup wizardry and let us know which ones are your favorite!

More info: Instagram | Facebook | youtube.com

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Martti Laurson
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4 weeks ago

That is insane. I cannot find the nose

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Do you remember when you used to play with your mom's only lipstick she had been using for years? Those times are long gone. The makeup industry is one of the fastest-growing industries which provides tools for creating any look you can possibly think of. According to a report published by Zion Market Research in 2018, the global beauty industry was a USD 532 billion business and is expected to reach approximately $863 billion in 2024.

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Mary Hannah
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4 weeks ago

omg

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Becca Gizmo the Squirrel
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4 weeks ago

So freaky and realistic.

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LiBye
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4 weeks ago

It's kinda like the Scream, but instead, she's melting? If that makes sense.

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With all the beauty products available on the market, people turn to the internet to learn how to make use of it. Beauty bloggers, bloggers, and Instagram influencers are an easily accessible tool for anyone who wants to learn how to accentuate their own features, create glamorous looks, or just have fun. They are on a mission to make people around the globe look and—most importantly—feel good.

And when we say easily accessible—we really mean it. According to Statista, in 2018, beauty-related content generated more than 169 billion views on Youtube. And with the rise of Instagram, their social media presence is mind-blowing! Hundreds of makeup gurus have turned into modern-day celebrities and it has become a desirable way to make a living.

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Mary Hannah
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4 weeks ago

freaky

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Joslin Cunanan
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4 weeks ago

me too, but with butterfly coming out

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mr. stark i don't feel so good
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4 weeks ago

Ooooh, kinda off topic but I love her hair

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The beauty community never fails to constantly entertain makeup enthusiasts by coming up with the most bizarre and fun trends. These light-hearted viral trends spread across all platforms, and many are eager to try them. We've had halo brows, feather brows, squiggly lips, the "polish mountain" challenge which led to experiments with 100+ coats of other beauty products, and many more. The most recent was the hilarious tiny face challenge started by YouTuber and makeup artist Jaime French, who did a perfect quarantine makeup look.

And while Hoa Trang's makeup illusions are not that easy to master and to recreate, they are very easy to appreciate!

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Why?
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4 weeks ago

Get a grip on yourself!

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Why?
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4 weeks ago

She could give you a hell of a tongue lashing!

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Rylan Laborde
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4 weeks ago

Ohh this freaky nooo

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Olga Posedaru
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4 weeks ago

So cool! Gonna try it this Halloween :D

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Why?
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4 weeks ago

Just don't push her buttons!

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Charlie Moss
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4 weeks ago

This ones so cool.

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Rylan Laborde
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4 weeks ago

This one's for me CORALINE

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Sent From The Slytherin House
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4 weeks ago

*When you can't afford a mask but you can afford paint

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Brooke Purvis
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4 weeks ago

I see the trick

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Mary Hannah
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4 weeks ago

makes my skin crawl

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Koalamonster
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4 weeks ago

No thank you please.

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Isabella Diaz
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4 weeks ago

Protect yourself!

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Ally Kaye
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3 weeks ago

DECIET!!!!! LIKE IF YOU GET IT! #SandersSides

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Charlie Moss
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4 weeks ago

This makes me cringe so hard

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giraffescupcakesandlove
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3 weeks ago

I wish I could paint like this. It's so good!!

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Isabella Diaz
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4 weeks ago

Yum

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Reagan Besteman
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3 weeks ago

Beautiful

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Artlover
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3 weeks ago

CREEPY AF

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