Tech’s Hottest New Accessory Is a Face for Your Face


(Photo: Real-f)
(Photo: Real-f)

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An Otsu City, Japan-based company called REAL-f promises to make you the most lifelike face mask possible. Using a patented process called “Three-Dimension Photo Form,” REAL-f uses photos to construct a mask with a skin-like texture that incorporates the smallest details of your face, from freckles to bloodshot eyes. The results? Terrifying.

“I can’t tell you anymore how real The REALFACE is,” stresses the REAL-f website, and they are definitely not lying. Remember that scene inĀ Mrs. Doubtfire when Robin Williams had all that weird plaster stuff put on his face? This is like that but CREEPIER.

To make the masks impossibly lifelike, the team takes special requests such as “make it fair-complexioned” or “put moles.” As for durability? REAL-f promises it’s “Good enough.” For just 300,000 yen (about $3,200), the REALFACE can be yours.

Use cases for REALFACE include scaring anyone ages Conception to Death, putting it on your significant other during sex so it’s like you’re boning yourself, and probably some other stuff.

Unfortunately the REALHEAD product, which is a big scary bust of your head, has been discontinued. Such a shame.

Tech’s Hottest New Accessory Is a Face for Your Face