Fall is fully in the air, bringing cooler weather, changing colors, and of course, what’s probably one of the most exciting holidays for students in cosmetology programs — Halloween! It’s the perfect excuse to get your creative juices flowing and show off the skills you’ve learned in school.
Check out These Wickedly Awesome Halloween Makeup Ideas
- Sugar Skull
Also called a calavera, the sugar skull look is the perfect mixture of spooky and sweet! If you’re worried about keeping it symmetrical, you can even paint just half of your face for a fun, ghoulishly girly look. Don’t feel like you’re limited to the traditional black and white look, because sugar skull makeup can be as unique, dramatic, and creative as you want it to be!
Check out these 15 sugar skull Halloween looks.
Look like you’ve stepped out of the panels of a comic book with this fun, pop-art look. It’s relatively easy to create and uses minimal makeup, and you’re sure to stand out with a POW of comic book creation. Go here for a step-by-step tutorial.
- Cracked Porcelain Doll
Cute meets creepy with this fun Halloween look. There’s so many different ways to pull off this look, especially when you pair it with the perfect outfit and accessories. Watch these eight video tutorials for some inspiration.
- Audrey Hepburn
Here’s a classic look that won’t scare anyone away. Recreate her iconic Breakfast at Tiffany’s look with glamorous, Old Hollywood style, and you’ll be sure to turn heads for all the right reasons. Watch this video tutorial to see how you can capture her timeless beauty.
Scare Up Your Creativity with These Halloween Makeup Ideas
First there was mermaid hair, now you can complete the look with mermaid makeup! You may have seen this trend on Instagram, but what you may not know is how deceptively easy it is to create this scaly, glamourous Halloween look. If you have a spare pair of fishnet stockings and some colorful eye shadow, you’re well on your way to brining your mermaid dreams to life! Check out this step-by-step mermaid makeup tutorial.
Elegant beauty without having to keep track of a mask all night, because the right makeup can hide your identity just as well as a mask can. The best part is that your mask’s design and colors are completely up to you, so feel free to personalize this dramatic, classic look. Look at these tutorials for some major mask inspiration.
Don’t get your feathers ruffled — this colorful look is perfect for Halloween! Follow this tutorial, and don’t forget to pair your makeup with some fun peacock accessories!
When it comes to Halloween makeup ideas, the only limit to what you can do is your creativity and imagination! Be sure to do a couple dry-runs with your makeup before the big day, though, to make sure you’re ready to dazzle with a wickedly awesome Halloween makeup look.
If you’re ready to turn your passion for beauty into a career, be sure to check out Health and Style Institute’s cosmetology programs! Or contact us to get started today!