Halloween is fast approaching and we bet you’re either dusting off your old costumes or getting ready to majorly scare someone this Hallow’s Eve.The popular TV series, ‘The Walking Dead’ is back this month with a new series, so we thought what better time to talk about all things Zombie! Here at Fragrance Direct, we decided to bring a little bit of glamour to one of the most popular Halloween make-up looks ‘ The Zombie. And how can we possibly add glamour to this frightening look? Read on to find out!
We asked beauty blogger Jayne, to show us how to create the Zombie make-up look using Fragrance Direct products that you can use and keep for when the Halloween festivities are over. With her blog takeover, she’ll be telling you how to recreate this popular Halloween look. When I started the Zombie make-up look, I thought I’d make it a little different and base it on a pin-up girl, so that we can still achieve the terrifying look while still being a little bit feminine!
When starting out on any on zombie make-up look you need a death-like pale base. Combining both Maybelline Dream Nude Airfoam Foundation in the shade ‘Cameo’ with the Dainty Doll Concealer Pen in the shade ‘It’s A Kind Of Magic’. I was able to begin all of my designs on an even base of pale skin. I evenly blending these two products together and generously applied it all over my face to give me that ‘dead’ look. It’s best to do this with your fingers or a sponge, if you have one!
Rimmel Scandal Eyes Eye Shadow Stick in the shade ‘Blackmail’ proved to be invaluable when it came to shading and adding depth to gaunt cheeks and eye-sockets. You don’t want to use this too heavily. Start off slowly and gently shade in areas under the eyes and along the cheek bones to really achieve that ‘dead’ look.
Line the lips with W7 Automatic Felt Eyeliner in the shade ‘Black’. I generously outlined my lips to make them stand out across the rest of the make-up look. I also used this to greatly fill in my eyebrows, making them look dark and exaggerated!
To fill in the lips, I used Rimmel Apocalips Lip Lacquer in the shade ‘Across The Universe’. I generously applied this all over the lips to double up as both glossy lips and oozing dripping blood. Be generous with this ‘ I even applied a bit on the neck, just to get the real Zombie effect!
And then it came to the ‘wounds’. For me, this is the most important part of any Zombie make-up look. For minor detailing and definition, I used the W7 Automatic Felt Eyeliner to begin drawing the fake wounds onto my face. Using the Rimmel Apocalips Lip Lacquer again, I filled in the wounds with this deep red shade to really make them look prominent. For a little bit of added fun, I used the W7 eyeliner to add a small beauty spot just under the eyes ‘ Who doesn’t love a ‘pretty’ zombie! The pin up zombie look also required a lot of TLC in order to look glamorously undead.
Maxfactor Masterpiece High Definition Mascara in the shade ‘Black’ worked perfectly to give the look that feminine charm it required, accentuating my lashes and giving them the ‘wide eyed’ look.
Using the Constance Carroll 9 Colour Eye Shadow Palette, I was able to shade my skin to different variations of green and blue. I did this by mixing shades together and then applying it over the foundation I applied earlier.
And there you have it ‘ The ‘Pin-up Zombie Look’. All in all the make-up which I used to create my zombie faces could double up perfectly on any night out as well as being used to transform you into the undead so even when Halloween has been and gone, you can use these products for your everyday make-up routine!
Will you be trying this hair raising look? What are you dressing as this Halloween? Let us know by leaving a comment below!