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Cirque du Soleil Varekai Makeup

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Before Picture of Cirque du Soleil's 'Varekai' Performer
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Picture of performer before makeup is applied for Cirque du Soleil's 'Varekai'

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Cirque du Soleil productions are renowned for, among other things, makeup as dramatic as the shows' theatrics. Varekai, a Cirque du Soleil production that debuted in Montreal in 2002, definitely didn't hold back in the powder room.

Watch as Cirque du Soleil makeup designer Nathalie Gagné transforms Varekai performer Mariya Corlett from her everyday self into a work of art.

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