Don’t you sometimes wish you could just become someone else for a day? Us too. How about a celebrity, even? This seems to be no struggle for makeup artist Aurelio Sanchez, who uses his skills to transform into some of the most famous entertainers of the world. Mariah Carey, Lady Gaga, Cher - some of his looks are so realistic, it seems hard to notice that it’s not the celebrities themselves on Aurelio’s social media.

The talented artist has gained over 80K followers on Instagram and a whopping 675K on TikTok, so it’s safe to say that there are many people who are mesmerized by his work. Here's a picture of what Aurelio actually looks like - scroll down to see his best transformations.

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#1

Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey

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Tee with a Twist
Community Member
5 months ago

Spot on! I actually thought this was MC

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Given the chance, Fashion Life reached out to Aurelio to find out a little bit more about him and his passion. First, we asked the talented makeup artist if he had any major influences who might've helped him develop his makeup skills.

"I am always influenced by everything around me, there are so many great makeup artists that I look up to. I consider myself someone who always wants to keep learning and growing as a person and as an artist."

#2

Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson

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Kasca Miller
Community Member
5 months ago

HEHE

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#3

Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton

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Dani Alexander
Community Member
5 months ago

Woah. That’s freakishly good

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Seeing Aurelio's incredible transformations we couldn't help but ask what is the hardest part of it.

"The hardest part to my transformation is taking it all off. I genuinely do what I do with so much love and it takes hours to transform and sometimes weeks to prepare that I try to enjoy the final results as much as possible."

#4

Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande

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Dani Alexander
Community Member
5 months ago

Omg they seem to look Ariana grande more than she does!

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#5

Cher

Cher

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Quinn
Community Member
5 months ago

That’s like spot on

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The makeup artist has done a lot of transformations as you can tell but we wanted to know which one, in particular, was his favorite.

"My favorite transformation right now is definitely Mariah Carey. I grew up listening to her music and always felt in such a high place I never imagined I would now be an illusionist creating and transmitting one of my favorite artists of all time. I am so appreciative towards all of Mariah Carey’s fans for all the love and support they have given me for something I do with total respect and admiration towards Mariah Carey and her music."

#6

Kris Jenner

Kris Jenner

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Dani Alexander
Community Member
5 months ago

Why would anybody on this planet want to look like kris Jenner lmao. Did a good job tho

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#7

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga

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Linda Gilliam
Community Member
5 months ago

Wow !!!

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Doing makeup is not easy, however, for some, it can be quite therapeutic. Still, that doesn't mean there aren't any challenges.

"The most challenging part is not the makeup process but the essence of creating a character and delivering the illusion in the best possible way."

We were also curious to find out how people reacted to the artist's work online.

"I have the best supporters ever! They have given me all I have and all I continue to do. Their reaction continues to allow me to evolve, grow and become a better makeup artist and illusionist every day."

#8

Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse

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Dani Alexander
Community Member
5 months ago

🎶 Valerie 🎶

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#9

Liza Minelli

Liza Minelli

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QueenSweetPotato
Community Member
5 months ago

OMG 😲 😱

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Motivation is a really important aspect of every artist's life so we wanted to know what motivates Aurelio to continue creation.

"I receive so many beautiful comments and messages from people all over the world and that is what truly motivates me. To be able to create just a moment of happiness for even just one person is one of the things that really make me happy. I am blessed to be able to do what I love and share it with the world."

#10

Prince

Prince

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Nujoie Roberts
Community Member
5 months ago

Idk WHY but it look like Eva Longoria as Dave Navarro

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#11

Selena Quintanilla

Selena Quintanilla

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rose_colored_husky717
Community Member
5 months ago

RIP Selena

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#12

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe

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NeonDisco
Community Member
5 months ago

Sorry but I think this looks more like Tori Spelling.

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#13

Gabriela Spanic

Gabriela Spanic

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Linda Gilliam
Community Member
5 months ago

This actually looks like a real woman. I would not have known it was a man.

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#14

Gloria Trevi

Gloria Trevi

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Lovin' Life
Community Member
5 months ago

Awesome job

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#15

Alondra Garibay

Alondra Garibay

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Lovin' Life
Community Member
5 months ago

Very nice

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#16

Jenni Rivera

Jenni Rivera

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Moezzzz
Community Member
5 months ago

Yup. That's Jenny, all right!

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#17

Britney Spears

Britney Spears

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Rabbit Carrot
Community Member
5 months ago

All the others are good. This one is just scary.

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#18

Ana Bárbara

Ana Bárbara

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Lovin' Life
Community Member
5 months ago

Don't know who she is but looks beautiful

#19

Shaila Dúrcal

Shaila Dúrcal

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Sweetie Cake
Community Member
5 months ago

how

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#20

Betty White

Betty White

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J Linson
Community Member
5 months ago

This is the only one that i feel doesnt even look like her not even a little bit. Not saying the work is bad. Cuz its not. Just looks nothing like Betty White.

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