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Makeup Turns Playboy Models From Pretty To Pin-Up

09/10/2015 10:11 EDT | Updated 09/10/2015 10:59 EDT

Adult entertainers stand out with bold makeup on the screen and the page.

But underneath it all, many of them look just like us. And makeup artist Melissa Murphy wants us to see them from both sides.

The L.A.-based artist has long posted photos of her work with nude film stars and models on her Instagram account, where she has amassed 93,000 followers.

But more recently, she began posting images of her work on Playboy shoots.

They show that, even at the highest echelon of adult entertainment, these models can be beautiful with and without makeup.

Khloe Terae, Playboy model




"The photos not only showcase my artwork but are meant to show the world we are all human," she told The Huffington Post Canada via email.

Murphy resists the word "porn" when referring to her clients. She was careful to point out in one Instagram post that calling them "pornstars" is a form of slander.

"Some are mainstream models/actresses, some are just nude glamour models," she said.

But Murphy wants people to know that her clients are "just people" ... and that with makeup, "anyone can transform."

Here are some before-and-after photos of Playboy models that Murphy has worked with, and others who work in adult entertainment:

Ashleigh Hannah, Playboy model





Tahlia Paris, Playboy model



Nicole Aniston, Playboy model




Jenna Sativa, Playboy model




Candice Leilani, Playboy model



Kissa Sins, adult film actress



Chanell Heart, adult film actress

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Adriana Sephora, adult film actress



Penelope Lynn, adult film actress



Veronica Vain, adult film actress



Kaley Kade, adult film actress



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