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This Makeup Artist Transforms Himself Into Disney Princesses

Makeup genius Richard Schaefer has some of the best Disney transformations we've ever seen.

  • It's been a Disney-heavy day here at What's Trending. First we showed you why Zootopia is not actually racist, then we challenged you to take a really hard Disney quiz, and now we're putting the cherry on this lovable cartoon sundae with the help of makeup artist Richard Schaefer.

    If you're a loyal reader of this site, you may remember our profile of Paolo Ballesteros, the guy who uses makeup and wigs to transform himself into female Game of Thrones characters. (His Cersei Lannister is a sight to behold.)

    Richard Schaefer, AKA TheOfficialAriel on Instagram, ups the ante by doing the whole dang cosplay for some of your favorite Disney princesses. Check out some of his most impressive transformations below:

  • Here's Richard without makeup.

    Princess transformation 1


  • And here's his Cinderella.

    Princess transformation 2


  • His signature Ariel...

    Princess transformation 3


  • ...and his Snow White.

    Princess transformation 4


  • That's just the tip of the iceberg. Check out Richard's Instagram for much, much more.

    Which was your favorite transformation? Could you ever pull off looking this fabulous? Let us know in the comments or @WhatsTrending on Twitter!

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