It’s one thing to cosplay as Lara Craft from Tomb Raider. It’s another to look so frighteningly similar to Angelina Jolie’s old school movie version of Lara Croft that Jon Voight himself wouldn’t know the difference — like chameleon-esque cosplayer Alyson Tabbitha has done in the following set:

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My #LaraCroft #TombRaider Before and After Transformation! This is based off of the Angelina Jolie version from the movies! 🙂 . Makeup / Hair / & Costume all done by me! ~ @AlysonTabbitha . Oh man, when I put this costume on, I didn't really think it was much of a transformation, but seeing it side by side like this, really makes me proud! You can even see my attitude changes! lol More "natural" maleup looks are always so much harder to make yourself look different cause there's less dramatic makeup to hide behind! . I love this costume so much, it's one of my favorites to wear to a con, cause I feel like a badass, it's comfy, I can move around, also easy to pack! lol I'll just have to glue the props back together because them and a bunch of my other props (like my widowmaker prop) broke apart when I prop rack fell. -_- . . ❗ALSO >inb4 creepy or gross comments about boobs<❗ For any women or male cross-players interested in having an exaggerate chest for certain characters, that look like braless tiddy, I used drag queen titties from ebay! 🙂 I cut them apart & put them in a sports bra! I have a full post about it for patrons. It's like a padded bra but instead of pushing them up & together, they hang & slope! Most of my friends have tried them on when they've visted xD they are lots of fun at parties! LOL But I'm very happy to take them off afterward! xD Hope this might help someone who wants temporary exaggerated proportions for cosplay! Question answered! 😉 Any inappropriate or rude comments get you blocked! 🚫 Don't be that guy 🚫 . . . #laracroftcosplay #tombraidercosplay #angelinajolie #makeuptransformation #beforeandafter #cosplaytransformation #inandoutofcosplay

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Took this quickly right before I left to see the early showing of the new #TombRaider movie a while ago! I'll be doing a proper shoot of the full costume soon! Just gotta make more accurate boot covers! . I really love doing "simple" makeup, cause it's much harder to transform your face when you have to keep it looking "natural" so it really pushes me to study features more and learn more techniques to manipulate my face with just basic makeup! . Makeup looks like Jack Sparrow, Edward scissorhands and widowmaker, are actually easier to pull off than stuff like this, because you have more dramatic stuff to disguise your face and hide it behind! . Also I posted this pic to patreon that day over 3 weeks ago and just now publicly! lol Just yesterday I actually realized I've posted about 16 times publicly to social media since my patreon launch 2 months ago, & posted around 80 times on patreon! xD . The crazy thing is I'm not ever posting less publicly, and the quality of my content has gone up. I just have more freedom to post whatever I want, whenever I want to patreon without worrying about algorithm / reach / etc.. . A lot of people also aren't aware you can FOLLOW creators for free on there without pledging, and see all their public post! I even post more publicly on their than sm cause it's easier to keep things in 1 place! lol . Sorry if you're sick of me mentioning patreon for some reason! 😅 It's getting close to the end of the month and you'd have to pledge before April to be able to see new April content + most past content so I like to let people know! It's just nice for there to be site where you can follow creators for free to see their work, but also have the option to support what they do for bonus rewards, so they can continue doing it, and do more of it! I have a lot of respect for artist and creators, cause I know how how much heart, soul, effort, time, goes into their work, and am glad a site like patreon does too! . . #angelinajoliecosplay #tombraidermovie #tombraidercosplay #laracroft #laracroftcosplay

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So I dressed as old school Lara (swipe for more pics!) & saw the new #TombRaiderMovie last night! (thanks to my friend @indra_rojas ) and it was awesome! Alicia Vikander (Lara) was very raw and believable. It was easy to feel a connection to the character. The movie flowed at a nice pace too, easy to follow, but not too slow. I honestly loved it. And Lara is a serious badass and I felt so pumped leaving the theater! 💪💪💪 . . I'm loving the way women are being represented lately in film. (I know it's been done before) but It's nice to have SO MANY mainstream strong female leads that aren't catered to the male gaze. But something everyone can enjoy. Star wars, wonder woman, black panther, tomb raider, hunger games, and so many more, make me so proud to be a woman and make me so excited for little girls growing up with all these role models to look up to. When I was a kid I wanted to be like padme. And I can't really think of many others (Other than male characters) ! Lol . . Anyway #TombRaider was great! #happyinternationalwomensday . . *EDIT: apparently people don't read post. This is about how I loved the movie and am proud of how women are being represented. And Too many of the comments are comparing Angelina to Alicia, or me to Angelina. And the problem with that is you are using one woman as an example to put another women down. DON'T DO THAT. it's gross. You can show love for something without being rude to another. Thanks. * . . #tombraidercosplay #newtombraider #angelinajolie #angelinajoliecosplay #laracroft #laracroftcosplay

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Now that i finally have some time to myself, I have been thinking of some more casual/comfortable/good for hot FL weather costumes to wear on Thursdays and Sundays at cons! . I do have padme which is comfy, but still warm. I love how badass #laracroft is, and I could totally thrift most of the outfit! I tried a super quick makeup test, and even though I don't look much like angelina, I'm okay with that 🙂 it is just cosplay after all! I definitely need to stop trying to live up to others expectations of me, it adds way too much unnecessary pressure to a hobby I started for me, for fun! . . "***EDIT** (since some people are being really rude & missing the point) I'm not fishing for compliments by saying I don't look like her. I only uploaded my best angle because I didn't look like her in other angles. The only reason I said that is because I almost didn't even post a pic because I was worried it wasn't good enough cause people always expect me to look just like every character I cosplay, which is impossible! SO I wanted to make a statement that it really doesn't matter what other people think as long as YOU are happy with it, and it doesn't have to be "perfect" cause it's just a costume! <3" . .Wonder woman is another strong female I am going to be working on next! I just wanna cosplay all my waifus! (Like I always say, since I can't be WITH them, I want to BE them) 🤣 lol . I'm getting my motivation back guys!! It feels gooddddd! . Contacts from @uniqso . #laracroftcosplay #tombraider #tombraidercosplay

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