See Zombie Boy without Tattoos

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You may be wondering if Rick Genest’s tattoos are real, the answer is yes. Also known as “Zombie Boy,” this Canadian model has has eighty percent of his body covered, “[…] including intricate designs of an entire skeleton (skull included) and is thematically, the depiction of a body decomposing—complete with flesh eating insects. To date Genest has spent over $17,000.00 on tattooing his body and will continue until his tapestry is finished.” [1]

Vichy Dermablend commissioned Genest to do a promotional campaign for their body and leg cover makeup. Watch the video below to see Genest tattoo-free! It is an impressive transformation.

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1/2. "My Story." rickgenest.com. Retrieved on October 30th, 2011. 

Photos © Dermablend
Via Jannike Viveka

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Adriana de Barros

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Adriana has created successful projects for over 15 years in the fields of design, illustration, fashion and web. She is the Webby-winning designer and editor-in-chief of Scene 360's Illusion magazine. When not online, she is enjoying the quiet life walking her shih tzu at seaside. Follow the author @scene360, and view more articles.