Props & prosthetics

Face cast tutorial

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The do it yourself face cast!
To make sure our channel is a one-stop-shop for everything in special effects makeup we decided to do a face cast tutorial as well.Β This will be used in some of our upcoming makeups so make sure you create your own. πŸ™‚

PLEASE NOTE! ONLY USE PLASTER GAUZE ON YOUR FACE.
Do not use regular plaster mix on your skin as it may get too warm when setting.


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Gear used
Nikon D810, Nikon D5500, Nikon 15mm f/5,6 ai-s, Nikon 105mm f/2.8 MICRO VR, Final Cut Pro X, Apple Macbook Pro 15″ Retina.

Comments

  1. Breanan Hiscock

    3 weeks ago

    Can you use regular PVA glue? Or does it have to be Wood Glue?
  2. Amanda S A Melo

    2 months ago

    Bandagem injeçada,vende em matérias para hospital ou farmÑcia .
  3. It'sNotAPhaseMom

    2 months ago

    Materials?
  4. smellyboot

    3 months ago

    does my face grow if it does will it still fit
  5. I came here after two-face and I remembered the rules so as soon as Elli made a funny face I just shouted SHOT!
  6. Xmarie

    3 months ago

    What plaster is used in the video please?
  7. I need sub English πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜… But I try to understand some vocab lol love you guys😘
  8. Serenity Sandoval

    4 months ago

    What oil did you use
  9. Lexi

    5 months ago

    Okay, I understood the swedish version more. :D I was like what the heck is plaster (i googled it at the end of the video) than you said it's gips and in that moment everything finally made sense to me. :D It's gipsz in hungarian btw.
  10. Makeuplover Jess

    6 months ago

    2020 666K views
  11. Kaitlynn Garza

    6 months ago

    I like how simple and short the videos are
  12. Shaded Sith

    7 months ago

    What brand?
  13. InternalChannel

    8 months ago

    This is what 'plaster gauze' is. This is what they are using in the video. https://www.amazon.com/Plaster-Cloth-Gauze-Bandage-inch/dp/B07KBPY3JG/ref=sr_1_16?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI7tnG4br05gIVh4bACh2vJACfEAAYASAAEgKRWvD_BwE&hvadid=241912882728&hvdev=c&hvlocphy=9024288&hvnetw=g&hvpos=1t1&hvqmt=e&hvrand=7957726552937444887&hvtargid=kwd-1599338129&hydadcr=24662_10400876&keywords=plaster+gauze&qid=1578502174&sr=8-16 They are NOT using gauze and Plaster of Paris together, as many might be assuming.
  14. Robert Williamson

    10 months ago

    Is Tobias Forge doing the voiceover?
  15. Annie Lai

    10 months ago

    hii, ellinor, im a new beginner self taught visual effect artist. im just wonderring, do u dip plaster gauze into liquid latex which u apply on your face? did u mix liquid latex with water or anything too? hey just want to say that i really love your videos and tutorials, the steps is really clear. i hope u wont mind if u can list down some brands or product name for us in order to let us know which type we should get to avoid using the wrong one or some that is unsuitable for use on the skin :) and sometime it is really troublesome that my country didnt sell some kind of product that u used :( will be appreciate to that :) keep it up to u ellinor ! really love your turorial
  16. Brandace Tue

    10 months ago

    Where do you get that tilted little table that you keep the mask on? And how do you secure the mask to the table?
  17. TheLogan

    10 months ago

    Cream on beard, cream on moustache, cream on eyebrows cream everywhere ... except my sidebearns!! Doh! xD
  18. Beep Bop

    10 months ago

    wow.. that was un-impressive.
  19. Richard Cano

    11 months ago

    Could you let it dry on top of gently vibrating surface for like an hour or two at first so that it causes bubbles to rise to surface away from the face details? Or would that mess it up?
  20. Danielle Shoemake

    11 months ago

    I noticed that the inside of yours looks super smooth. I tried this and mine had the weave marks of the gauze. Was my gauze just different or did you maybe coat your inside with something? My plastered face ended up having markings from the threads.
  21. Monica Worley

    11 months ago

    This worked amazingly! I vaselined my whole face and I'm glad that I did! It came off fairly easily! I'm trying to do ellimacs Medusa so I need a face cast to so the prosthetics. Glad I looked for other videos because this one is the easiest one I found! And cheapest! Only cost me about $10 in supplies (Michael's half off one item coupon).
  22. GorgoneMedusa666

    11 months ago

    i made a face cast and a head cast but the head cast i fogot to put vaseline inside before i use the gips. i hope it works . the face cast is nice @ellimacs sfx makeup
  23. Miss Kingkong

    11 months ago

    I made one and im super happy with it, but if I have some parts in the cast that has kind of small indentations, should I apply some more plaster in those holes or does the glue do the trick? :)
  24. Nichole Ashley

    11 months ago

    Hi!!!! i love your work so much, it inspired me to try to make a face cast of my own. So far i have everything i need but my biggest concern is the oil i purchased... from a grocery store lol OLIVE OIL. Im not sure if this is the correct oil to use to remove the face mold from the face cast. Please help! Love you!
  25. Everyday Good

    11 months ago

    Can this be done with a beard and mustache as long as you Vaseline it as well, or would I need to shave?
  26. realife y retos

    12 months ago

    4:04 did someone heard that?
  27. Jason Bass

    1 year ago

    No. No. No. and no. Never apply plaster to your skin no matter how thin it is. You can seriously burn yourself or cause harm. Also, never attempt to cast your own face by yourself. You’re asking for trouble.
  28. Ava Rose

    1 year ago

    What exact products did u use
  29. Art Marquez

    1 year ago

    I love your work
  30. RedRose12

    1 year ago

    What do you dip the gauze in
  31. namrata kataria

    1 year ago

    dip the plaster gauze in what?
  32. Franchesca Pena

    1 year ago

    I just casted and molded my face today is sanding and wood glue
  33. Oh, now it clicks you're Swedish. Explains why I recognized that the plaster was from panduro πŸ˜‚
  34. smellyboot

    1 year ago

    I thought I could buy it at the store so I was searching all over for the masks, then I thought what if the mask cant fit me? then I remember I subscribed to you then I found this video, it was very helpful!
  35. Pete Brennan

    1 year ago

    Am I the only one who think the narrator sounds like Tobias from Ghost?
  36. good video, a different nearly had me rip my friend face off. sorry Daniel
  37. el o

    1 year ago

    3 TIMES I did theΒ plaster cast and not once did my plaster cast come out smooth on the inside. Nor did it build up looking fluufy & marshmallowy on the outside while applying. I wish you would link too or name the type or brand of products more completely. I'm going to try another plaster gauze. The belly cast was to rough. Love your show you two are very talented & filled with humor & light. Your voodoo doll was one of my favorite costumes. I scared a lot of people that year!
  38. kiera oke

    1 year ago

    Ive been in education for prosthetic makeup for the past 5 years, currently about to graduate a BA Honour program in this field, NEVER, and i mean NEVER, make a face cast of yourself, and NEVER put plaster bandages directly onto skin, the exothermic reaction can burn you, the bandage will absorb the moisture in your skin and make it extremely difficult to remove and if unsupervised you could seriously injure yourself. i love this channel but this is completely unethical and irresponsible to post a tutorial of something like this that isn't accurate and safe, people have to go through a lot of training before lifecasting for a reason.
  39. CSFX Makeup

    1 year ago

    Thank you so much for making this video it has really helped me
  40. lxauren

    1 year ago

    1:09 Michael Myers elliπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
  41. Clay Dude

    1 year ago

    Ok. This is a bad idea, a REALLY bad idea. If you want to cast your face, please be smart and safe about it. A good rule of thumb is to NEVER put a hard material onto a model’s (or your own) face. Plaster bandages alone will grab eyelashes, eyebrows, and even cling to skin. Then there’s the worry of the plaster bandages locking to your face (this is unfortunately common due to videos like this). Dental alginate (or better yet Body Double Life casting material) is so much safer to use directly on skin. Plaster bandages are great for making a hard shell to keep the shape of the alginate, but is NOT a good material to use directly on skin for any application. And while I’m on about safety, NEVER GLUE ANY FOREIGN OBJECTS TO/NEAR YOUR EYES FOR A MAKEUP!
  42. Timothy

    1 year ago

    Girl you dont need make up Great Video by the way πŸ‘
  43. Madison Hanson MDS

    1 year ago

    Would you be able to use paper mache instead of plaster on the face?
  44. frances coope

    1 year ago

    Ok I’m from uk here whats the oil she used to put in plaster befor filing it x
  45. Soaked in Jewels

    1 year ago

    A person would still have to use the glue first before painting the face different colors? Or vise -verse?
  46. grlsinbikinis

    1 year ago

    i'm here for my sally face cosplay :<
  47. Tanya Payton

    1 year ago

    Cover your entire face in vasaline because it clings to every baby hair you have
  48. Elli is beautiful
  49. Sven Lampe

    1 year ago

    Hello, what is the best way to protect my (long) beard, when doing this?
  50. I Am Groot

    1 year ago

    I'm from the UK pleased can someone tell me where I can get the supplies in person I don't purchase things online due to bad past experience
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  52. Aryhan Laborin

    1 year ago

    After I sealed my face cast in wood glue and let it dried. I tried making a prosthetic out of latex on the face cast and when it dried, and I was pulling it off the dry wood glue cams with it
  53. Jessica Mundy

    1 year ago

    Help why do the wood glue just lift off my cast !!!
  54. Cyberwolf74

    1 year ago

    I did this with paper mache --Water flour and newspaper dipped in strips...
  55. Pva glue is wonderful lol!
  56. Ok I have the link to your shop for your own plaster gauze. Excellent!
  57. Berzzzzerk

    1 year ago

    Can anybody please tell me if this will work if I have a beard? Like, a very short well defined beard, not viking style. I still don't want to shave it off. Can I just cover it entirely in vaseline?
  58. Katie SandstrΓΆm

    1 year ago

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  59. Rebecca Rekus

    1 year ago

    For everyone STILL arguing after all this time: I did that TODAY and I still have skin, eyebrows and all. My skin is not dry at all and I didn't have any problems whatsoever. All you have to pay attention to is that you use water below 35Β°C, use plaster gauze that is safe like the ones for pregnancy belly's and coat your face with vaseline or petroleum jelly.
    • JAM fx

      1 year ago

      There is a very specific plaster that is skin safe. There are many that are not. I disagree with youtibers promoting this technique when they dont talk about the exact products and safety procedures. People who have copied these videos with the wrong materials HAVE given themselves burns and ripped skin off.
  60. Antoniozilla

    1 year ago

    0:10 my wallpaper
  61. wizpiez

    2 years ago

    I’m terrified of doing this, because while waiting for the plaster to dry on my face, my family’s gonna make me laugh and I’m probably gonna ruin it
  62. Purgatorrri

    2 years ago

    Disclaimer: Hurts like HELL to take it off :S But it does work and once you have one you won't have to make another for some time, so there's that...
  63. Lewis Cooke

    2 years ago

    Isn't the plaster gause basically plaster of Paris which is poisonus?
    • Otis Cayson Zapien

      1 year ago

      No, there are specific plasters used for cosmetics, which are safe to use and do not poison/burn your skin.
  64. Ashleigh Fairfield

    2 years ago

    why can't we use normal gauze
  65. It’s Shai

    2 years ago

    I wish I knew how to fix a styrofoam head to make the face cast... I couldn’t find the face plaster so I got a manikin head but now I’m not sure how to prep it. Freaking out.
  66. 0:27 That sounded like auto-tune lol...
    • Elia

      1 year ago

      TheEvrLastingGmr YT πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚true
  67. TheDrblu

    2 years ago

    Ell I is so hot even with no makeup
  68. CAKRPE Roblox

    2 years ago

    Are you from Denmark?
  69. Ashley Bailey

    2 years ago

    Is memory mold or some type of clay a good substitute for this?
  70. omar tabora

    2 years ago

    Do you guys have any links to where I can order the materials needed to do this?
  71. Lenzy Films

    2 years ago

    by oil do they mean olive oil
  72. Gabriel Maximus

    2 years ago

    I wanna do this and paint it exactly like me and get a scarecrow body and just have it sitting on the sofa or looking out of the window when I leave the house πŸ˜‚
  73. Cj Cutsforth

    2 years ago

    I need a little help. Right now I'm looking for plaster gauze for casting my face and the one I'm looking at says it's good for belly casting, does that mean it's ok to put on my skin?
  74. double headed maniac

    2 years ago

    Im teaching myself SFX makeup andfor one of my prosthetics i needed a face mold. i had gitten a mask making kit a few years prior that had plaster gauze soidecided to use that. i use vasaline to cover my eyebros and any extra baby hair and started working. i had no complications untill it needed to be taken off. as my hair is quite thick, when i added the vasaline some hair didnt stick down and got pulled away(which was enevitably quite painful).so dear commenters wh are deciding to do this: although the plaster gauze didn't dry up my skin, it was ecedingly painful to remove, so unless you have the proper materials(a nice oil or vasolie as well), i would not recomend using this method.
  75. Yudi MeuMundo

    2 years ago

    Doido isso e muito legal doido.