STYLE
02/28/2013 04:39 pm ET

Sandra Holmbom, Makeup Artist, Creates Amazing Optical Illusion Lip Art (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

We've seen some pretty talented makeup artists -- like Promise Phan, who transforms herself into celebrities -- but Sandra Holmbom may be in a league of her own.

The 26-year-old Swede, who admits that she really loves special effects makeup, creates a variety of elaborate designs, some of which are more realistic than others.

We caught wind of Holmbom's latest creation on art blog My Modern Met. It looks eerily like an eye, complete with the appropriate shading and eyelashes. The catch? The intricate design is actually on Holmbom's lips.

Surprisingly, Holmbom has no formal training. Instead, the makeup enthusiast taught herself and tries out different ideas for fun, posting tutorials on Youtube and photos of the finished product on her blog psychosandra.

Check out a few of Holmbom's designs in the gallery below, and click over to her blog to see the rest of her makeup photos.

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Sandra Holmbom's Makeup Art

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