Regular readers of my blog will know that when it comes to Halloween I am slightly bonkers in my enthusiasm. I start planning costumes and parties weeks ahead and every year try to come up with an even better costume (this year I have two)
So without further ado here is a quick step by step guide to help you turn yourself into a pin up zombie.
You will need
Grey Face crayon
Grey and black Eyeshadow
Rubber sticky backed wounds (I brought mine on a sheet from pound land)
Red Lip liner
Yes even Baba gets into the facepaint action
Prep your skin. Put a face and eyelid primer on.
Prep and Prime
Cover your face in white facepaint
Looking a bit "peaky"
Take a grey facepaint/crayon and draw in hollows in your cheeks and under the eyes.
This is what I look like with a hangover
use a brown bronzer to further define your cheekbones
Even Zombie need defined cheeks
Sweep light grey eyeshadow across your lids. Then use black eyeshadow along the socket line. Take this up at the outer corners to "cat eye" the look and blend with a brush.
A Zombie yes, but a glam one
Use black kohl under your eyes and liquid eyeliner on your upper lids winged
I have eyes again
Dapple black eye shadow along your cheek bones and through your hairline to create a battered smudgy look. You have just clawed your way out of a grave remember!
Dappled like a pony
Sweep black shadow through your brows with a slanted brush. Make eyebrows arched.
Add your wounds. the ones I brought had sticky on the back but others will require spirit gum. Blend these in with a little white paint.Add indentations with liquid latex and create stitches with black eyeshadow
Line your lips. Create a full shape and then apply a layer of red lip gloss.
Did you really think i would forgoe lippy?
Add false eyelashes and then brush over with a coat of mascara
Dab some fake blood on your wounds and lips, make your hair as huge as possible and chuck on a wiggle dress. Then chomp on some brains and have a great time!
For more Hallowen tutorials and ideas check out my Halloween Page
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