Makeup artist Alexys Fleming (I’ve featured her Darth Maul tutorial) recently shared an original design for makeup that captures both Medusa and her victims. Fleming goes over how to create the faux snakeskin texture and the gray stone look in the above video tutorial and provides a handy list of necessary supplies. It’s a pretty creepy transformation. You could add to the finished makeup by donning a headdress made of toy rubber snakes (you can repaint them to make them look a touch more realistic).
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