Makeup might not heal wounds but it can help people live with them. And that's exactly what Armenia-born and Moscow-based beauty guru Goar Avetisyan specializes in. Avetisyan regularly gives makeovers to women suffering from cancer or severe skin conditions, and her work not only dramatically changes their appearance but boosts their confidence, too.


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Looking at the before-and-after shots of her subjects, Avetisyan's 4.6 million-big Instagram following doesn't come as a surprise. Lashings of concealer, lip liner and clouds of hairspray - as well as brilliant contouring - and they all look excited about their new looks. Scroll down to check out the unbelievable transformations and upvote your favorites.

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#3 Right After The Transformation Julia Went To The Hospital For Her Chemo Treatment. She And Her Husband Were Amazed With The Results

Right After The Transformation Julia Went To The Hospital For Her Chemo Treatment. She And Her Husband Were Amazed With The Results

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Mimis Nachbarin 3 months ago

She still is beautiful without the make up and her hair (left picture). She "just" looks tired, concerned and less happy.

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#5 Kate Has A Very Sensitive Skin, A Lot Of Moles And A Big Scar. She Was Amazed With The Transformation

Kate Has A Very Sensitive Skin, A Lot Of Moles And A Big Scar. She Was Amazed With The Transformation

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Gayle Bynum Cardosa 3 months ago

Perfectly shaped features. A very pretty woman. If I knew her I'd recommend laser resurfacing to her. I used to perform laser on people and it works very very well. It's amazing.

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#7 Vlada Had 15 Eye Operations And Really Dreamed To Have A Make Up Transformation

 Vlada Had 15 Eye Operations And Really Dreamed To Have A Make Up Transformation

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Han 3 months ago

Whatever she needs to help her feel more confident is a wonderful thing. You look amazing girlfriend!! Guys, be mindful of judging these women please. It's an article about transformation so allow them to transform into themselves.

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#9 Jekaterina Has Stage 4 Cancer, But Does Not Plan On Giving Up. Goar Decided To Give Her A Transformation As A Fresh Breath Of Positivity

Jekaterina Has Stage 4 Cancer, But Does Not Plan On Giving Up. Goar Decided To Give Her A Transformation As A Fresh Breath Of Positivity

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Ana Fuentes 3 months ago

The negative comments in this beautiful post make me angry because a lot of this women are going thru hard battles like cancer, and sometimes when you are in the dark a little of sun shine helps you. So please stop the negative comments and focus on the stories behind this beautiful women. This woman is battling stage 4 CANCER say something positive!!!

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