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Pay £450, make corpses beautiful!

Corpses can now wear false eyelashes, hair highlights or metallic make-up. The slap is applied by specially-trained artists - with prices starting at £450. Cosmetics company Illamasqua calls it...

entertainment Updated: Jul 07, 2011 18:48 IST

A beauty firm is offering luxury makeovers for corpses that include false eyelashes, hair highlights or metallic make-up.



Cosmetics company Illamasqua, who calls it The Final Act of Self-Expression, is offering the service through a chain of London undertakers, and the make-up is applied by specially-trained artists, with prices starting at 450 pounds.



"Some people really want to express themselves even as they make the final journey into the afterlife," the Sun quoted Joe Corre, joint managing director of Leverton and Sons, as saying.



Dead Body"It can be very beautiful and touching for everyone involved," he said.