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This woman's insane makeup optical illusions will melt your brain


THIS IS DAIN YOON, an art student from Seoul, South Korea.


A photo posted by 윤다인 Dain Yoon (@designdain) on

Her specialty? Painting these crazy optical illusions on her own face with makeup.


And that’s one of her less brain-melting ones – try this one, with both hands painted to appear transparent:

Or this one, which is completely dizzying:

도화지보다 도화지같은 내얼굴 ㅋㅋㅋ #drawing #painting #onface #mua #makeup #분장 Inspired by @mimles

A photo posted by 윤다인 Dain Yoon (@designdain) on

Yoon told Buzzfeed that it takes her between three and 12 hours to paint herself up using a mixture of acrylic paint, makeup, and body paint.

She can even expertly camouflage herself with the background:

Yoon says the “complexity of human beings” inspires her work, and she eventually wants to collaborate with fashion designers and musicians.

For now, however, she’s happy enough to make us totally question what’s real and what’s not:


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