Quick makeup looks for Halloween 2023
Spooky season is once again upon us, and you know what that means! It’s time for the ghouls and ghosts to roam, and a great excuse to flex our makeup looks. Still need some Halloween makeup inspiration? Here’s some quick looks to try out!
This one is for the rough and tumble ones, complete with bruises and realistic looking scars!
Step 1: Use pink eyeshadow to dab on the outline of the bruise
Step 2: Apply yellow and green eyeshadow on the center of the bruise and purple, red and blue eyeshadow on the outer layer of the bruise
Step 3: Roughly blend, but ensure that the colours are not fully blended
Step 4: Use makeup wipes to wipe off the center of the bruise, trace the outline of the cleaned area and add yellow eyeshadow in the center. You can also look at special effect bruise makeup for inspiration on what a bruise should look like!
Step 5: Use a Q-tip or bobby pins and put red food dye/red face paint on the stem to mimic a cut
Step 6: Enhance the line by drawing around it
Step 7: Do the same thing on your eyebrows, or anywhere else you want!
Step 8: Apply a neutral lipstick, and voila!
Well, this isn’t your low-effort cloth-over-human type of ghost. We’re doing ghosts that haunt your eyes. That’s right, eyebags aren’t the only things haunting your eyes now!
Step 1: Apply light or neutral eyeshadow on eyes
Step 2: Draw a water droplet shape with white face paint
Step 3: Add some arms to the water droplets
Step 4: Use eyeliner to draw the ghosts’ eyes and mouth
Step 5: Draw short eyeliner
Step 6: Add glitter under and on the inner corner of your eyes
Step 7: Draw 2 more ghosts on your cheek
Step 8: Apply neutral lipstick or brown lipstick
Try as they might, the zombie genre never seems to die – must like the zombies themselves. This one will take a bit of effort, but we assure you its all worth it!
Step 1: Tear up a cotton pad and twist it up
Step 2: Place the cotton pads on your face, and apply liquid latex over them to create fake scar tissues
Step 3: The final shape and look of the liquid latex should look be an oval
Step 4: While waiting for the liquid latex to dry, apply purple eyeshadow on the top and bottom eyelids. Make sure to put a generous amount on your lower eyelids for maximum eyebag effect.
Step 5: After the liquid latex has dried, apply pink, red, and brown eyeshadow around the scar
Step 6: Apply more liquid latex and cotton pads in the center of the scar
Step 7: Apply red, brown and black eyeshadow around the scar. If it looks bad, it’s okay! Trust the process.
Step 8: Apply red food dye or red face paint over the scar. This might stain your clothes or surfaces so be careful!
Step 9: Mix the red food dye or red face paint with water for a gnarly dripping effect
Step 10: Apply more red to your forehead and lips
Here’s a easy-to-do variation of the classic creepy clown look.
Step 1: Apply red eyeshadow
Step 2: Draw eyeliner
Step 3: Draw a triangle below your eyes and inner corner, and add a dot at the bottom
Step 4: Outline lips with black eyeliner
Step 5: Blend the outline with black eyeshadow
Step 6: Apply dark glossy lipstick to blend with the eyeshadow, creating an ombre effect
Step 7: Extend mouth with eyeliner
Step 8: Apply light blush on cheeks and heavy blush on nose
Get ready to spin some spook-tacular magic with our step-by-step guide to spiderweb-themed Halloween eye makeup!
Step 1: Draw eyeliner
Step 2: Draw 4 lines under your eyes
Step 3: Connect the lines with a curved lines to create a spiderweb design
Step 4: Apply dark eyeshadow
Step 5: Apply lip gloss
Step 6: Apply black eyeshadow over lip gloss. If you have black lipstick, you can use that instead!