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Six Actors Left Unrecognizable After Their ‘Super’ Makeup Jobs!

Jennifer Lawrence As Mystique In X-Men


Jennifer Lawrence’s first exposure to her role as Mystique, AKA Raven Darkhölme, in X-Men: First Class required her to undergo 8 hours of transformative makeup. The head of the makeup and hair department, Frances Hannon, told Business Insider that her team painted up to 20 girls’ bodies to find the perfect shade of blue for Lawrence. Hannon said that it took 6 of her personnel 7 total hours to transform the actress.


Lawrence was in high spirits throughout the process. “I know that everyone feels sorry for me, but it’s so much fun,” she said. “It’s like a sleepover, except I’m naked and getting painted.”