30+ Special Effects Makeup Transformations

is awesome, and just a little can go a long way. Got a zit? Throw a little concealer on it. Wanna feel amazing and confident? Do up your eyes the way you like them. Got no plans and a battle station full of toys? Turn yourself into a zombie. Or a comic book character. Or a Kardashian. This gallery of photos from MakeupAddiction features incredible work by professional and amateur makeup artists.

Which cool makeup appeals to you the most? While the special effects movie-style make up looks are always impressive, some of the more subtle everyday / party / special occasion faces look equally as complex and hard to emulate. These ladies and men are turning themselves into other whole people, and meanwhile, we’re over here trying to figure out Contouring 101. Way to go, MUA!