Our Halloween makeup heroines

0 Posted by - October 29, 2015 - General, Inspiration

Looking for some Halloween inspiration? We’ve compiled a short list of our Halloween Makeup Heroines (and one hero).

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Morticia Addams

Morticia Addams is a woman who’s got it all. Beauty, intelligence, a dashingly devoted husband, perfectly creepy children, and a spooky gothic mansion to call home.

Halloween Makeup Heroines: Anjelica Huston as Morticia Addams from The Addams Family Movie

Anjelica Huston as Morticia Addams from The Addams Family Movie

Get the look:

Face Atelier Ultra Foundation Pro in Zero Minus – mix with your usual foundation to achieve a pale Morticia-style base.  Can also be used as highlighter when contouring and sculpting.

theBalm Meet Matt(e) Hughes Liquid Lipstick in Loyal – the perfect matte red lip colour for a gothic look.

Blank Canvas 6 Contour & Highlight Palette – sculpt cheekbones like Anjelica Huston’s with this palette’s mix of light and dark shades.

Eye of Horus Dual Brow Perfect in Nile – the darkest shade of this brow pencil and gel duo will help you create those elegant Morticia arches.

 

The Black Swan

Natalie Portman’s amazing portrayal of disturbed ballerina Nina won her an Oscar in 2011. The Black Swan look is truly iconic, and makes for a moody Halloween makeup.

Iconic makeup: Natalie Portman in the movie's title role as the Black Swan

Natalie Portman in Black Swan

Get the look:

Face Atelier Ultra Foundation Pro in Zero Minus – mix a few drops of this with your usual foundation for the ballerina stage makup effect.

Blank Canvas Winging It Eyeliner – this pen style eyeliner will make it a lot easier to draw Natalie’s iconic ‘wing’ eyes.

theBalm Girls Lipstick in Amanda Kissmylips – replicate the deep burgundy lip colour from the movie’s makeup.

Ciate Broken Ballerina Nail Polish Set – inspired by the movie, this set includes four gorgeous nail polish shades to wear any time.

 

Lydia Deetz

One of Winona Ryder’s breakout roles, Lydia Deetz was the gloomy goth girl in Beetlejuice.

Halloween makeup inspiration - Winona Ryder as Lydia Deetz in Beetlejuice

Winona Ryder as Lydia Deetz in Beetlejuice

Get the look:

Tigi Bed Head Manipulator – mould your fringe into Lydia’s slicked-down spikes.

Sleek MakeUP i-Divine Eyeshadow Palette in Sunset – create angsty dark circles around your eyes with shades of brown and aubergine.

theBalm Meet Matt(e) Hughes Liquid Lipstick in Committed – a warm, peachy lip colour, just like Winona’s.

 

The Joker

There have been many incarnations of The Joker, but the late Heath Ledger stole the show and made the role his own in The Dark Knight.

Heath Ledger as The Joker

Heath Ledger as The Joker

Get the look:

Face Atelier Ultra Foundation Pro in Zero Minus – usually, you’d mix this with foundation to lighten the shade, but for this Halloween makeup, use it as is.

theBalm Girls Lipstick in Mia Moore – is a creamy red lipstick, perfect for creating that trademark Joker slash.

Sleek MakeUP Dominatrix ink pot – this gel eyeliner comes with a brush, but apply with fingers for that deeply unhinged irregular look.

 

The Red Queen

Helena Bonham-Carter has played many iconic roles, but perhaps the most striking makeup she’s worn has been for the Red Queen in Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland.

Helena Bonham Carter as the Red Queen in Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland

Helena Bonham Carter in Alice in Wonderland

Get the look:

Face Atelier Ultra Foundation Pro in Zero Minus – combine a few drops with a small amount of your foundation for a pale look. Make sure to apply over lips to blot out their natural colour.

Sleek MakeUP i-Quad Eyeshadow & Eyeliner in Midnight Blues – apply a wash of light blue eyeshadow over the natural brow.

Bourjois Kohl & Contour Noir Expert Pencil – use to draw on pencil-thin brows and spidery lower lashes.

theBalm Meet Matt(e) Hughes Liquid Lipstick in Devoted – draw a heart shape over your natural lips, using this bright red lip paint.

 

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