A little late Halloween Look!

Hello my lovelies! 

So this post is going to be based around my halloween look and ideas, a little late I know I apologise but I’ve been swamped with school work and everything that’s been going on lately!! 

But better late than never I guess hey?!

So for starters unlike most years I left deciding what I wanted to be and do for halloween a little later than normal, usually I try to prepare myself at least a couple weeks in advance, you know practice my makeup and try on numerous different outfits, but this year I didn’t.. oops! 

Anyways, I went to this HUUUGGGEEE fancy dress costume store up by 14th street  with a few friends to hunt down our last minute costumes! I’ve never been in a fancy dress costume shop so big! It had floors and floors of costumes, my friend and I actually got lost in there and couldn’t find our way out! haha. Other than being lost in there for an extra hour, I was in heaven. I love any excuse to dress up so I was in my element, and being in New York City for halloween this year, woah what a bonus! We wondered around for ages picking up various different costumes, you know how fussy we can be girls! Wanting the perfect costume.. I ended up choosing the costume I picked up within the first 10 minutes of being in the store, as per usual haha. I decided to be camo-hunter. I went full out, I got the costume, the matching hat, the jacket, the props, the fake knifes and bullets, the blood and a whole load of face-paint. I probably spent a little more than I should have on my costume, but really I don’t think you can put a price on fun! And I love Halloween so what’s a better excuse!! 

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So once I had bought my costume I rushed home to google different makeup ideas that might work with my costume. I found a whole load of different makeup idea’s but none really went with my costume choice so I decided to make up my own thing. I chose something very simplistic and basic for this halloween but it still looked super effective with my costume. 

Okay, so being the fool I am I actually forgot to take a photograph of my makeup look in the morning (how annoying) so the minute I got home I took a picture, my makeup had kind of faded and some of it chipped off but it wasn’t that bad, I have some pictures of a group of friends and I so I’ll also show you those at the end of this post! 

So my basic halloween look consisted of green, brown and black face-paints, black and  red eyeshadow, my everyday wet ‘n’ wild photo focus foundation, brown mascara, shimmer bronzer and also a nice Brown lipstick to finish off the look. Oh and fake blood of course, it wouldn’t be halloween without a little bit of fake blood now would it? 😛

 

I do apologise again that my pictures are after the day was over so my makeup doesn’t look all that fresh! Sorry! :S

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step by step:

  1. I started off of my look by washing my face ensuring I had no leftover makeup on my face and then patted my face dry with a soft towel. I then used about a pea size of my good old maybeline primer which I rub all over my face.
  2. Once that has sunk into my face I go straight for my LOreal beauty blender and I dampen it and squeeze out all of the excess water. I then grab my handy photo focus foundation from wet ‘n’ wild and I place about 2 pea sizes of the foundation and spread evenly around my face and then begin to gently tap in the foundation with my damp beauty blender until it’s all evenly blended. 
  3. Normally I would use concealer here but I didn’t because my makeup look didn’t really need it but if you want to use it feel free. I then moved onto my pressed powder and I lightly applied this all over my face with a soft fluffy brush, especially in areas where I may get oily through the day just to lock in the foundation. 
  4. Then I go onto the bronzer and apply as normal down my cheekbones, to give my face a little bit of shape. 
  5. Once I’d done this I went onto my eye shadow which is where my halloween look really becomes to come together. I pick up some of my light brown eye shadow and cover the entire eyelid with this product. Once the lid is covered I then find my black eye shadow and I slowly start to work the black in from the far corners into the brown eye shadow giving it a smoky eye look. I did this until I had a nice full smoky eye look with only the brown and black eye shadows. See, I told you simple! 
  6. Okay next I moved onto my waterline, I found a lovely deep red colour eye shadow and I began to work the red into my waterline very gently giving my eyes a sore look. The red with the black and brown smoky look really compliment each other really well and made my look,  and gave my look a spooky vibe. It is HALLOWEEN after all eh? 😛
  7. I also added a tiny bit of gold right in the inside corner to make my eyes pop a little – this is optional I just love gold so much. 
  8. The next stage I applied my mascara as normal, I decided to use brown mascara for this look because I was sticking very much to browns and greens for this look so I thought why not.
  9. Now this is my starting point, this is where the face-paint comes in. This is also very simple. With the green face-paint I apply a pea size blob onto the back of my hand, now you can use a small brush to apply this but I find using my fingers is easier for me and gives me more accuracy. I get the green cream onto my finger and on my face I draw a straight line in the middle of my cheek. I then do the same on my other cheek, exactly the same. 
  10. Next I do the same but with the brown face-paint, I apply it directly above the green line on my face. Do the same on the other cheek.
  11. I then do the same with the black face-paint. I apply the black above the brown line. Do the same on the other cheek, again.
  12. This is where it gets messy. This look is nearly complete, but would not be complete without some blood! To make my hunter look a little bit more scary I decided I was going to wear my choker and make some sort of cut across my neck. Where the choker is placed on my neck I drew a faint black line with eye shadow through the gaps so.I had a guideline for my blood. 
  13. After I had the black lines in place, I got the fake blood and through the choker I gently dripped down the fake blood, drop by drop. Allowing some of the drips to go further than the others. I did this all the way along my neck giving a barbed-wired type of look. 

 

See, I told you it was that simple!

 

 

I hope you enjoyed my little step by step guide on how I created this simple halloween look. (This is my first time doing this haha) I hope you all had a great Halloween!
I’m gunna show you just a few pictures of my classmates and I, to show you what we dressed up as for Halloween! 

 

 

 

What did you dress up as for Halloween?

 

 

Warm hugs, 

Laurie loo x 

 

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