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How To: Infect Yourself with Greyscale from 'Game of Thrones' for Halloween (Makeup Guide)

There aren't many people who will believe that a prosthetic zipper face or gunshot wound to the eye (disgusting as they are) are real, but greyscale from Game of Thrones? That'll really unsettle people for awhile because it totally looks like an actual, honest-to-God infection that someone in 2017 could conceivably have. Which makes it very effective come Halloween, whether it's for a full-on Princess Shireen, Jorah Mormont, or Stone Man costume, or to just infect a completely different chara...

AHS Cult: How to Grow a Beehive Out of Your Skull for Halloween

The promotional images for American Horror Story: Cult have been some of the most arresting in recent memory. They mash coulrophobia, trypophobia, and body horror together with some serious economy into a succinct, colorful, image. It's like a bad car accident that you can't stop rubbernecking. Which makes it perfect for a Halloween costume — you'll be repulsive, but no one will be able to look away. While the beehive skull hasn't made an actual appearance in Cult yet, and probably won't sinc...

Game of Thrones: DIY Lady Stoneheart Makeup Effects for Halloween

Who doesn't love the world of Game of Thrones? Whether you're a fan of the hit HBO show, or can't wait for George R. R. Martin's next novel installment, it's a story loved by nearly everyone. It's an excellent source of inspiration for Halloween costumes too, ranging from the disturbed to the beautiful. Lady Stoneheart, Catelyn Stark risen from the dead, is the perfect scary choice—bloodied, battered, and carrying a desire for vengeance.

How To: Double Your Treats This Halloween with a DIY Two-Face Makeup Look

If you're undecided on a Halloween costume, embrace your indecisiveness with a split personality Two-Face look, or go one better as an amalgamation of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, the epitome of multiple personality disorder. Or, you could literally give yourself another face, which is pretty much what German artist Sebastian Bieniek did in his recent DoubleFaced series. They're like a long-lost Picasso painting of conjoined twins on a living face, and in some cases, conjoined triplets. You can s...

How To: Blacken Out Your Teeth Using Eyeliner

If you don't have any black teeth wax on hand, the next best thing to blacking out one tooth in your mouth, or creating animal fangs, for a Halloween costume is eyeliner. Just make sure it's waterproof, non-toxic eyeliner, and you'll need to use Vaseline to seal it properly. Of course, you won't want to eat while this is applied, or it'll come off. It rubs off very easily when it's time to get rid of your black tooth/teeth.

How To: Create a Halloween leopard or cheetah face with makeup

In this tutorial, we learn how to create a Halloween leopard or cheetah face with makeup. Start by applying a white foundation to the face with a brush. After this, brush in a darker color right underneath the nostril and darken up the eyebrows. Apply a darker color on the sides of the chin, on the bridge of the nose, and on the corners of the forehead. Then, shape the sides of your face and start to blend this in, creating the face of a cheetah. Take your time when blending in, creating shad...

How To: Create a glamorous Halloween bat makeup mask

Recreate the dramatic, sexy costume in this how-to video in minutes; it's the perfect last-minute costume. Makeup artist Greg Arlt shows a way to use makeup to create a masquerade style makeup mask. You will need nude lip liner, black theatrical makeup, and glitter. Watch this video makeup lesson and learn how to duplicate this eye-catching bat mask for a Halloween costume. Create a glamorous Halloween bat makeup mask.

How To: Apply Frankenstein makeup for Halloween

Young Frankenstein makeup designer Angelina Avallone shows you how to look like Frankenstein's monster in 30 minutes. You can use a Halloween costume makeup palette to create this look (the demonstrate used one from Ben Nye). Watch this video costume prep tutorial and learn how to apply Frankenstein makeup for Halloween.

How To: Apply Tim Burton's Corpse Bride makeup for Halloween

Inspired by Tim Burton's movies, this how-to video shows a theatrical Halloween look. The cosmetics used are Bare Escentuals mineral foundation, NYX White e/s, ArtDeco e/s Base, MAC e/s in Carbon, Copperplate, Shroom, Ben Nye black eyeliner, Max Factor 2000 Calorie mascara, MAC Prep & Prime Lash, MAC Velvetella lipliner, Nars Scarlet Empress lipstick, NYX Grape lipgloss, MAC Blue Brown pigment, and Jofrika theater blood. Watch this video makeup tutorial and learn how to create a Corpse Bride ...

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