22 before and after shots showing how much effort has gone into Hollywood makeupVika
The amount of time and effort, sweat, and tears that goes into making films is impressive. Just take a look at the intricacies required to apply makeup on Hollywood actors. Even characters who we think don't need serious makeup can take hours to get ready for set. Not to mention how much effort it takes to make the fantasy and sci-fi characters look believable.
To show you how much work it takes to get Hollywood grade makeup, we've rounded up some of the best before and after photos as well as step-by-step photos. For example, who knew that the creation of Thorin Oakenshield seemed like a very difficult process?
1. Naomi Grossman, American Horror Story.
2. Robin Williams, Mrs. Doubtfire.
3. Richard Armitage, The Hobbit.
4. Richard Break, Game of Thrones.
5. Charlize Theron, Monster.
6. Doug Jones, Crimson Peak.
7. Karen Gillan, The Avengers.
8. Danny DeVito, Batman Returns.
9. Arnold Schwarzenegger, The Terminator.
10. John Rhys-Davis, Lord of the Rings.
11. Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight.
12. Ron Perlman, Hellboy.
13. Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool 2.
14. Ian McKellen, Lord of the Rings.
15. Josh Brolin, Deadpool 2.
16. Roddy McDowell, Planet of the Apes.
17. Gary Oldman, Hannibal.
18. Jacob Tremblay, Miracle.
19. Jim Carrey, How The Grinch Stole Christmas.
20. Emma Thompson, My Terrible Nanny.
21. Angelina Jolie, Maleficent.
22. Tilda Swinton, The Grand Budapest Hotel.