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This Makeup Artist Creates Tiny Masterpieces on Her Lips

Get ready to feel inadequate 😨 😨

Makeup artists are actual genies. How they can turn just about any plain face into a thing of radiant beauty is beyond us. While most of them are professionals at doing a full face beat, some of them get their online following by showing off their insane skills in one particular area. One makeup artist from the USA, Ryan Kelly, has made her mark on the beauty world with her impressive lip art. Some of which even features some of our fave celebs. Here is some of her work – prepared to be blown away.

Pout Portraits

Some of Ryan’s best-loved lip-art creations feature popular TV shows and movies. Because what better way to show off your skills than by creating images that will resonate with the public? She has done a number of Game of Thrones characters, which has been a hit not just with makeup junkies but fans of the hit show as well. And please don’t overlook the matching statement nail/s which are cute AF.

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Happy GoT day!!! Which character death would upset you the most? I think I would legit have to recover if they killed off Tyrion. (No book spoilers if you know any please) @gameofthrones I used: @nyxcosmetics Liquid Suede in Stone Fox (dark grey) as my base and then blended it with Jet Set (dark blue) and Little Denim Dress (vibrant teal/blue) for the Walker King’s eyes @mehronmakeup Paradise Paint Palette was used for his skin, vest/belt, and other various details. I played with a lot of texture on this look by adding Ice Crystals and using nail art fuzzies in black for Jon’s coat. For the nail art I painted the Stark Creat with acrylic paint, then cut and shaped it. #gameofthrones #jonsnow #got #fanart #lips #gameofthronesart #nyxcosmetics #liquidlipstick

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It’s safe to say that she loves her a bit of Westeros drama!

Ryan is also amazing at recreating iconic movie moments on her lips, which is evident from her posts featuring popular love story The Notebook

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“It wasn’t over, it still isn’t over..” Name the movie! I actually used a lot of eyeshadows on this one to get the foggy/rainy effect. I used @nyxcosmetics liquid white liner and shadow in Whipped Cream as my base and for the rain and Noah’s shirt @anastasiabeverlyhills Dip Brow in Auburn, Dark Brown, and Caramel for the outlines and hair/face details. @maccosmetics Studio Fix Concealer in NW20 for their skin tones @limecrimemakeup Venus II palette (Filter and Marsh) for the sky and ground in the background, and I wet Filter for her dress I used acrylic paint and thread for the nail art. #lipart #thenotebook #anastasiabeverlyhills #norvina #abh #limecrime #nyxcosmetics #maccosmetics

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… and her lip art featuring Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper gazing into each other’s eyes in recent hit film A Star is Born.

Another one we love has to be the cast of 90s classic Clueless.

She has also paid homage to your gran’s favourite TV show The Golden Girls. Talk about nostalgic!

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Thank you for being a friiiend!!! A lot of you ask how I get such tiny details in a small area. Truthfully, details are always difficult and time consuming. There’s no easy way out. But here’s what I did on this particular look: I found a reference photo that I liked and drew it out with some adjustments so that the proportions would work for my lips (i.e. no heads/major details between my top and bottom lip, and rounding it out in places), then made the drawing into a stencil and transferred it to my lips. (Sort of like how tattoos are done.) Then I painted it using… @nyxcosmetics Liquid Suede in Respect the Pink as my base color @limecrimemakeup Brow Pens (their super fine tips are perfect for minute details) in Baby Brown, Dirty Blonde, and Smokey for outlines and faces. @mehronmakeup Paradise Paints for the their hair, clothes, skin tone, and for the leaves #lipart #thankyouforbeingafriend #goldengirls #nyxcosmetics #mehronmakeup #limecrimemakeup

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Ryan is also clearly into celeb culture, as she has painted many a famous face on to her lips. Some standouts include a trippy portrait of singer Billie Eilish

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Tag someone who loves @wherearetheavocados! I only just discovered her, but I love her whole vibe! I used: @jeffreestarcosmetics Velour Liquid Lipstick in Venus Fly Trap for my base and @jeffreestar Liquid Lipstick in Jawbreaker for her hair @urbandecaycosmetics Vice Liquid Lipstick in Disturbed for the avocado pit @mehronmakeup Paradise Paint AQ palette for her skin and facial features @diormakeup On Stage Liner in Matte Pop Green as the lip liner/avocado skin The nails were painted with face paint and the silver “necklace” was made with silver false nails cut into letters and glued to a necklace chain. #lipstick #lipart #billieeilish #wherearetheavocados #billieeilishdrawing #jeffreestarcosmetics #urbandecaycosmetics #liquidlipstick #urbandecay #billieeilishart #mehronmakeup

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… Rihanna putting on her crown in her ‘Love on the Brain’ music video…

… Post Malone in front of some sick strobe lights…

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@postmalone in front of one of those 90’s laser backgrounds we had to pose in front of in middle school because… I felt like it? 🤷🏻‍♀️ Happy Friday! I used: @limecrimemakeup Black Velvet Liquid Lipstick @furlesscosmetics loose shadow pigments in Corrupt and Fraudulent for the neon lasers @mehronmakeup Detail Liner in White I drew the tiny Post Malone on paper, then resized printed it onto temporary tattoo paper and transferred it onto my lips. Then I colored and shaded him into life. Though I love to freehand paint, this is a much faster and more precise way to do lip art portraits without cheating toooo much 😂😝 #postmalone #lipart #furlesscosmetics #limecrimemakeup #mehronmakeup

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… And, one of TV’s most iconic moments, Kim Kardashian crying (complete with a teardrop nail design).

Consider us thoroughly impressed!

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