Digital Makeup Is Kind Of Cool And Scary

You have to watch this.

This isn't just another makeup phone app, guys.

Japanese technical director Nobumichi Asai has invented a new technology called Omote, which works a lot like a green screen—only instead of projecting a background, it projects makeup and cool graphics on a model.

The projector uses real-time face mapping technology, which allows the makeup to move with you, even when you tilt your head or blink your eyes.

OMOTE / REAL-TIME FACE TRACKING & PROJECTION MAPPING from something wonderful on Vimeo.

Okay, so the makeup doesn't literally stay with you, and it is a little creepy. But you have to admit: Computer-generated images on your face is pretty darn cool.

Also, now it's possible to look exactly like Marian Rivera, sans surgery!

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