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British drag queen turns himself into celebrities by using nothing but cosmetics

Seeing stars! British drag queen transforms himself into celebrities including Amy Winehouse, Miley Cyrus and Mark Zuckerberg using just make-up, wigs and coloured contact lenses

  • Alexis Stone, of Manchester, transforms himself into celebrities using make-up  
  • The drag queen is self-taught and takes less than an hour to complete his looks
  • Brighton-native was previously a designer for both Lady Gaga and Italian Vogue

A British drag queen has wowed his online following with a series of remarkable transformations into famous faces – using only cosmetics, wigs and coloured contacts.

Alexis Stone, 26, of Manchester, uses his self-taught make-up skills to turn himself into a whole host of celebrities – ranging from singing sensation Adele to Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg.

His impressive looks have gained him 836,000 followers on Instagram – and astonishingly, they often taken under an hour to create.

The fashion designer, who has worked with Lady Gaga and Italian Vogue during his career, started dabbling with make-up as a young teenager before dedicating the majority of his time into drag.

Speaking to FEMAIL, Alexis said: ‘They are all done on the first attempt. I’m normally inspired by either current news or movies. 

‘I then go on to download an image of the subject before sitting down and transforming into them straight away in around 40 minutes.’

Here, FEMAIL reveals some of the best transformations…  

Amy Winehouse pictured in 2007

You know I’m SO good! Alexis Stone (pictured left), 26, of Manchester, has wowed his online following with a series of remarkable transformations into famous faces – including Amy Winehouse (pictured right in 2007) 

The British drag queen uses only cosmetics, wigs and coloured contacts to create his transformations, such as this one of Billie Eilish

Pictured: The singer in real life

The British drag queen uses only cosmetics, wigs and coloured contacts to create his transformations, such as this one of Billie Eilish, left. Pictured right: The singer in real life

Alexis uses his self-taught make-up skills to turn himself into a whole host of celebrities, including Adele (above)

Adele in 2017

Alexis uses his self-taught make-up skills to turn himself into a whole host of celebrities, including Adele (left). Pictured right, the singer in 2017

But it's not just singing sensations and Hollywood A-listers the drag queen is interested in, as he's also turned himself into Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, pictured

Mark Zuckerberg speaks during a press conference in Paris on May 23, 2018

But it’s not just Hollywood A-listers the drag queen is interested in, he’s also turned himself into Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, pictured left, and right, in real life

The artist's impressive looks have gained him 836,000 followers on Instagram. Pictured: Alexis as Zayn Malik

Zayn Malik pictured recently in an Instagram post

The artist’s impressive looks have gained him 836,000 followers on Instagram. Pictured: Alexis as Zayn Malik, left, and the singer, seen right, in real life

Astonishingly, the transformations often taken under an hour to create. Pictured, Alexis as Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj pictured in 2018

Astonishingly, the transformations often taken under an hour to create. Pictured left, Alexis as Nicki Minaj, and right, the rapper in 2018

The fashion designer, pictured as Macaulay Culkin in Home Alone, left, has worked with Lady Gaga and Italian Vogue during his career

Macaulay Culkin in Home Alone

The fashion designer, pictured as Macaulay Culkin in Home Alone, left, has worked with Lady Gaga and Italian Vogue during his career. Pictured right, the actor in the film

Alexis started dabbling with make-up as a young teenager before dedicating the majority of his time into drag. Pictured left, the drag queen as TV personality Caitlyn Jenner

Caitlyn Jenner seen in an Instagram post

Alexis started dabbling with make-up as a young teenager before dedicating the majority of his time into drag. Pictured left, the drag queen as TV personality Caitlyn Jenner, who is seen right, in an Instagram post

Alexis said the above transformation to become Glenn Close's Cruella de Vil was one of his favourites. Pictured right, the actress in the film 101 Dalmatians

The actress in the film 101 Dalmatians

Alexis said the transformation, seen left, to become Glenn Close’s Cruella de Vil was one of his favourites. Pictured right, the actress in the film 101 Dalmatians

Using some well placed contour, shading and a realistic wig, Alexis becomes actress Megan Fox. Right, the real American actress

The real American actress Megan Fox

Using some well placed contour, shading and a realistic wig, Alexis becomes actress Megan Fox. Right, the real American actress

Alexis becomes American TV personality Kris Jenner with the help of contour and highlights and fake eyelashes

The real Kris Jenner on her show Keeping Up With The Kardashians

Alexis becomes American TV personality Kris Jenner with the help of contour and highlights and fake eyelashes. Right, the real Kris Jenner

She's no dumb blonde: Alexis becomes the singer Miley Cyrus with an acute eye for detail replicating her striking features

The real Miley Cyrus seen performing

She’s no dumb blonde: Alexis becomes the singer Miley Cyrus with an acute eye for detail replicating her striking features. Right, the real Miley Cyrus



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