Halloween Makeup and Nails Inspiration for 2013

With Halloween around the corner, and many of us attending costume parties this weekend, I just wanted to repost some of mine and Anisha’s favorite last-minute touches before everyone starts celebrating.

Vampire Makeup

Still haven’t found a costume for this year? Try this quicky Vampire Makeup Look that I sported last year:


This look was really easy and quick to achieve – I had spilled food on my original sailor costume and ended up just throwing on a vampy outfit and some thigh high boots, and then throwing this makeup together. Here’s how:

  1. Apply black eyeshadow as a base – I used myFace Cosmetics Blingtone in Black Ice
  2. Pack on some red eyeshadow all over the lid, blending it into the black to darken it up – I used a red from my Coastal Scents 88 palette.
  3. Use your black shadow with a small contour brush to deepen the crease of your eye.
  4. Create a dramatic cat-eye with black liquid or gel liner.
  5. Apply mascara generously.
  6. Fill your lips with your favorite red lipstick, and make a smudge down the side of your mouth to create the blood trickle.
  7. Use a sponge or small fluffy brush to feather your foundation around the edges of the blood.
  8. You are done! Fill in your eyebrows, contour/highlight your cheekbones however you usually do, and you are ready to party.


Berry Vampiric Nails


Anisha created this vampy ombre mani, that’s a perfect match for my Vampire makeup above, by using the following products:

  • Base Coat: CND – Toughen Up Base Coat
  • Berry: Wet N Wild – Haze of Love
  • Black: L.A. Girl Flare – Black
  • Top Coat: Seche Vite – Dry Fast Top Coat


Well, that’s all I wanted to share! Hope these tips help any of you last-minute planners. I’m off to go find some shoes to wear – This year, I’m going to be a classic bombshell bunny, and I think my makeup is going to be pretty simple – just a cat eye and some berry/fuchsia lipstick. What are you going to be for Halloween?

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  • Miranda Moss

    October 26, 2013 at 9:59 pm

    Love how the eyes and nails match! Beautiful color!

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