How To: Create Salvador Dali's "Mae West Room" makeup look for Halloween

Create Salvador Dali's "Mae West Room" makeup look for Halloween

How to Create Salvador Dali's "Mae West Room" makeup look for Halloween

Salvador Dali was a crazy old man, and we mean that in the most respectful way possible. He was, of course, the artist who painted the back of his wife's head exploding like a nuclear mushroom bomb. Exploding heads aside, he created some groundbreaking, ingenious works of art still heralded today, including the "Mae West Room."

Whether you're an art nerd or simply a lazy butt in need of a cool last minute costume, check out this video to learn how to dress up like a work of art. We can't tell you just how cool this costume is. Mae West's entire face is constructed out of the architecture of a room, with her eyes in gilded picture frames and her mouth a cushion placed in front of the two "works of art," just like in an art museum.

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Can you write instructions on how you created the frames and clock out of index cards? Please :)

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