Makeup FX

Makeup FX

Smooth-On's wide variety of platinum cure, skin-safe silicone rubbers are used to create realistic skin effects.  Ecoflex® and Dragon Skin® super soft silicones have become the industry standard for creating silicone masks and more.

Adding SLACKER® additive creates a 'deadened' gel-like silicone perfect for realistic applicance movement.  Ecoflex® GEL is 'pre-deadened' and makes a superb appliance filler.

Dragon Skin® FX-Pro can be used as a membrane, or is soft enough to be used as a solid prosthetic appliance.

Skin Tite® certified skin-safe silicone can be used to build up wounds and scars directly on the skin or as an adhesive for cast silicone appliances.

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Making a Silicone Gel Filled Appliance With Q-Ballz™

Making a Silicone Gel Filled Appliance With Q-Ballz™

How to create a silicone gel filled makeup prosthetic appliance using Q-Ballz™ and Ecoflex® GEL materials.

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Bullet Hole Makeup Tutorial

Bullet Hole Makeup Tutorial

How To Create a Gunshot Wound Using Ecoflex and Skin Tite Silicone and Ultimate Blood

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Making Blood Effects With The Ultimate Blood Kit™

Making Blood Effects With The Ultimate Blood Kit™

The Ultimate Blood® Kit is the most realistic and versatile liquid blood system available anywhere.

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How to Make a Silicone Gel-Filled Zombie Prosthetic

How to Make a Silicone Gel-Filled Zombie Prosthetic

How to create a silicone gel filled appliance, paint the piece, and adhere it to the actor.

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Making a Quick Silicone Wound Prosthetic

Making a Quick Silicone Wound Prosthetic

Making and applying professional quality wound prosthetics.

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How to Make a Full Head Mold with Body Double®

How to Make a Full Head Mold with Body Double®

In this body casting demonstration, Body Double® silicone is used to make a full head mold

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Making a Silicone Wound Using a Plate Mold

Making a Silicone Wound Using a Plate Mold

This step-by-step guide will illustrate how to make a flat resin plate mold that you can cast platinum silicone into.

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Making Joker Style Silicone Scar Appliances

Making Joker Style Silicone Scar Appliances

A detailed description of molding and casting these popular silicone appliances.

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Create Your Own Silicone Halloween Mask

Create Your Own Silicone Halloween Mask

Make a quick and easy brush on silicone Halloween mask that looks like it took days to create...

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What People Have Done With These Materials

Shooter Simulation Enhanced With Smooth-On Materials

Shooter Simulation Enhanced With Smooth-On Materials

St. Luke's personnel reached out to Smooth-On to assist in providing realistic moulage wounds.

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Bringing a Wild Vision Of The Joker To Life!

Bringing a Wild Vision Of The Joker To Life!

Frank Ippolito created his own vision of The Joker by creating a multi-piece silicone appliance makeup

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TODAY Show Features Ultra Realistic Silicone Masks

TODAY Show Features Ultra Realistic Silicone Masks

Rusty Slusser's highly detailed silicone masks even fool security personnel.

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Creating Monstrous Realism With SPFX Masks

Creating Monstrous Realism With SPFX Masks

SPFX masks are extremely high quality wearable masks

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Custom Silicone Genie Mask

Custom Silicone Genie Mask

Composite Effects created this blue genie mask as a custom project for a client

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Creating Professional

Creating Professional "Movie-Grade" Silicone Appliances and Skin Effects

Roberto Mestroni demonstrated his craft at a recent trade fair in Milano

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Lifelike Babies Created with Dragon Skin® Silicone

Lifelike Babies Created with Dragon Skin® Silicone

Tasha Edenholm creates hand made and "One-Of-A-Kind" lifelike babies with Dragon Skin® Silicone

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Silicone Artistry By Stevie Bettles

Silicone Artistry By Stevie Bettles

Stevie achieves extreme realism by creating appliances which visually and physically blend into the actor's skin

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An Amazing Santa Claus Transformation Makeup

An Amazing Santa Claus Transformation Makeup

Roberto Mestroni quickly transforms a 20 year old female model into 'Santa Claus’

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The Scarehouse - Pittsburgh's Ultimate Haunted Attraction

The Scarehouse - Pittsburgh's Ultimate Haunted Attraction

To maintain their reputation as one of the most advanced haunts in the U.S.,The Scarehouse incorporates Smooth-On silicones

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Animatronic Zombie Made Using Mold Max™ 10T Silicone

Animatronic Zombie Made Using Mold Max™ 10T Silicone

MisteRoboto has created an extremely realistic zombie animatronic using Mold Max® 10T

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The Many Faces Of Guy Louis XVI

The Many Faces Of Guy Louis XVI

It is simply impossible to readily discern that Guy's figures are not alive.

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The Imaginative Works of Andrea Leanza

The Imaginative Works of Andrea Leanza

Andrea Leanza is a special effects artist located in Treviso, Italy.

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Real-Life LEGO MiniFig Cosplay

Real-Life LEGO MiniFig Cosplay

Learn How Frank Ippolito Created This Weird Ecoflex® Silicone Mask

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Customer Spotlight – Zachary Weitzel

Customer Spotlight – Zachary Weitzel

Cosplayer Zachary Weitzel creates Apocalypse from X-Men.

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