Female Makeup Artist Transforms Into Zayn Malik, Gets Mobbed By Fans

Did she really fool a whole shopping centre full of people?

29/07/2016 11:16 | Updated 29 July 2016

A makeup artist pulled off a celebrity transformation so real, it supposedly tricked the public big time.

Alicia Goveas, 23, from Dubai, spent hours turning herself into the spitting image of Zayn Malik before hitting her local shopping centre - documenting the whole experience in an Instagram video (below).

To make it look more realistic, Goveas dressed in the pop star’s signature white T-shirt and hoodie combo and walked into Dubai’s Mall of Emirates flanked by fake security guards.

Her rouse appears to actually work, with footage showing Goveas attracting hoards of fans and requests for selfies.

Alicia Goveas

There’s currently no word on whether people really believed she was Zayn Malik, or if the whole thing just one big publicity stunt - but either way, she’s got some serious makeup skills.

Here’s Goveas before:

And after her transformation:

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