Shakespeare wrote in Hamlet, "God had given you one face, and you make yourself another." In a world where facelifts, microdermabrasion, and chemical peels are de rigueur, The Bard's words have never been truer. But what was once the exclusive domain of unscrupulous doctors and overeager trophy wives with cash to burn, is now the arena of the computer graphics artist.
Submitted for your approval: thatsmyface.com, a service which uses 3D scanning and printing techniques in order to transform a photograph of anyone you wish into a photorealistic, wearable mask - for a fee.
The possibilities are limited only by your imagination: attend a party as your favorite celebrity; pin your string of ATM robberies on an annoying neighbor; take fetishistic sexual role play into a freaky but harmless new space.* And we can only hope the eventual Point Break remake utilizes this innovation to its fullest.
The site also makes custom action figures using the same technology, for that narcissistic nerd on your Christmas list.
*One can't help but wonder what kind of full, productive life Ed Gein might have lived had this technology been available to him.