Guyanese makeup artist transforms herself into J’can dancehall acts

Makeup transformations are ordinarily astounding, but ultra-proficient makeup artist, Annada Aaliyah Anthon is building a buzz on social media with her jaw-dropping creations.

The Guyanese female is reworking herself into virtually any person, like common dancehall and reggae artistes, with a flick of her wrist and a little military of vibrant pencils, powders and palettes.

She is sharing these transformations with her extra than 43,000 followers on Instagram and 76,000 followers on TikTok and they are loving them.

“It was often my ambition. I really like undertaking make-up generally, but I in no way believed about doing artistes,” she advised Loop News.

“One particular day, I was fooling all-around. I basically did one particular with Shenseea the place I was mocking her, and at the bottom of the opinions, individuals have been calling various [names of] artistes [and] I picked Skeng.

“I explained I am going to try doing my experience like him, and when I tried out, it really seemed like him,” the spunky 20-yr-aged claimed.

Annada Anthon as entertainers Skillibeng (left) and Skeng

She said she then started to do other artistes.

“Persons are approaching me more and additional, but I am having a whole lot of warmth from my individual country. No just one in my region does not want to do interviews and these stuff with me, and my enthusiast base is additional in Jamaica,” she told Loop News

Questioned to outline “warmth”, she responded: 

“They will not like me, I you should not know why.”

The younger woman has a expanding admirer foundation in Jamaica, in particular between dancehall artistes. She lately did a make-up transformation to search like Beenie Man, recording herself as the ‘Girls Dem Sugar’ while executing ‘Dude’.

The Physician himself reposted the TikTok video of her ‘Beenie-rific’ transformation on his Instagram account with audio of ‘King of the Dancehall’ bouncing in the qualifications and offering Anthon his stamp of acceptance.

Jada Kingdom, a person of the other recording artistes Anthon has transformed herself to glance like, a short while ago executed at a stage demonstrate in Guyana and invited the younger female to be part of her.

“She termed me up and mentioned, ‘I think you should appear and chill with me,’ and she sent her quantity to me on Instagram, and I called her,” she explained.

Between the other dancehall and reggae artistes she has recreated looks of are Skillibeng, Spice, Bob Marey, D’Yani, Kemar Highcon, Ninjaman, Ding Dong, and Laa Lee.

The Guyanese make-up artiste even recreated Jamaica’s Primary Minister Andrew Holness.

Annada as dancehall artistes D’Yani, Jada Kingdom and Kemar Highcon

Born and lifted in Guyana, she even now life in the South American region. Anthon went to Tutorial Secondary in Berbice, New Amsterdam, which is situated on the jap bank of the Berbice River. The city of New Amsterdam is the regional cash of East Berbice-Corentyne, Guyana, and one particular of the country’s greatest cities, located about 100 kilometres from the capital, Georgetown.

She earlier labored as a cashier before her social media influencer job took off. Now, Anthon wishes to go abroad to hone her skills. 

“Just one of my most important strategies is to migrate from my region to an additional country in which I can develop and increase my talent. An additional a single of my future plans is to function together with some of the artistes I do (recreate) in some way,” she mentioned. 

Annada Anthon, 20, has her sights established on migrating to be equipped to hone her competencies as a make-up artist.

The youthful lady also hopes to a single working day do the job in the motion picture mecca of Hollywood as a make-up artist. 

Anthon is among the girls making use of make-up for self-expression as they tweak their seems in a mainly submit-lockdown environment. A lot of females are hungry for techniques to showcase their individuality, and when it will come to self-expression, the 20-calendar year-previous has that in abundance.

“I don’t do makeup like other persons I do makeup on my possess degree. I can not reply for all girls, but I will be in a position to solution from my perspective makeup is crucial to me coming out of a pandemic era due to the fact…let’s just say, it has assisted me make a lot of revenue and push what I want additional out there and get me to the general public,” she told Loop News

Currently, the Caribbean. Tomorrow, Hollywood movies and the earth.

By Claude Mills