(image description: a close up of a backstage fashion show model having her makeup done. the original photograph has been cropped to only show one eye and eyebrown. the model, denisa dvorakova, has her eye closed, and is having black glitter and makeup applied to her forehead and brows.)
make up at givenchy haute couture spring/summer 2008
….oh my god.
reblogging for credit and source.
Dermatographia: overly sensitive skin
Dermatographia is a rare condition where the skin is overly sensitive to minor injuries; even light scratches will cause it to become red and raised. The person’s immune system exhibits hypersensitivity causing welts to appear (lasting about thirty minutes) when the skin’s surface is lightly scratched. In 2008, Neatorama featured artist Ariana Page Russell, who decided to use her medical condition as the basis for art..
This is so neat! I have a far-less-elaborate white ink tattoo that mimics this sort of look. For your skin to just do it on its own though, whoa…