Nina Dobrev doesn’t just have a new look: She’s a whole new person! Or, at least she appeared to be in her latest role for Funny or Die. The Flatliners actress took part in a skit for the site which required some next-level makeup skills (think 33-year-old Mandy Moore becoming a 66-year-old Rebecca Pearson on This Is Us) for a total transformation which rendered her practically unrecognizable.
Taking to Instagram, Dobrev, 29, flaunted her shocking makeover, which included an ashy blonde pixie cut wig, prosthetic wrinkle makeup, and ungodly amounts of bronzer.
“New role. My most transformative yet,” she wrote in reference to her new political spoof character, which sees her playing a “wife coach” to the brides of high-profile clients, including First Lady Melania Trump. “…Meet Karolina Petersburg,” she added.
Julianne Hough’s bestie also posted a timelapse video of process, revealing just how much work went into creating the look. While she didn’t say exactly how many hours it took, judging from the footage, which shows her switching positions and playing on her phone and laptop as multiple hair stylists and makeup artists work their magic, it certainly wasn’t a quick change.
The end result is one even master of disguise Heidi Klum would be impressed with — even Dobrev herself looks shocked.
We can’t say we blame her: Please excuse us while we remove our own jaws from the floor!
What do you think of Nina’s extreme transformation? Let us know @BritandCo!
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