3 easy face painting ideas for Halloween

It can be a nightmare turning your kid’s face into something spooktacular for Halloween. But here's some bloody good news! You don’t need an art degree to paint a creepy or cute Halloween face.

Follow our 3 face paint tutorials, we promise it’s easy.

And remember, should things turn out totally wrong you can always go for the toilet-paper-mummy costume.

Cobweb make-up kit €5 

Dracula make up-kit €5 

Tutorial - how to paint a dreadful Dracula

Step 1: Dab a white base all around face right up to the hairline, omitting the lips and the area around eyes and lips.

Step 2: Use the black colour to paint the eyebrows black. Continue with the area around the eyes, making the eyelid darker than below the eyes.

Step 3: Use a sponge with black colour to softly highlight the cheekbones.

Step 4: Use a pencil to softly draw two lines shaped as wrinkles on the forehead.

Step 5: Paint the lips black (or use a black lipstick).

Step 6: Use red paint or fake blood to simulate blood running from the lower lip (see tutorial for fake blood).

Step 7: Put the fake Dracula teeth in the mouth and go scare your neighbours!

Tutorial - how to face paint a skeleton

Step 1: Dab a white base all around the face. Omit the lips, the upper part of the forehead and the area around the eyes.

Step 2: Draw two circles around the eyes. Use a small paint brush and black paint to fill in the circles (make sure the model’s eyes are closed).

Step 3: Draw three ‘fractures’ from each eye (place them to your liking). Paint them with a small brush.

Step 4: Now paint two black ‘teardrops’ on each side of the bridge of the nose.

Step 5: Paint the lips black (or use a black lipstick).

Step 6: Draw two curvy lines that run from the middle of each cheek to the corner of the mouth. Now add 0.5 cm lines so the extended mouth ends up forming a scar (see model photo).

Now you’re ready to paint the town dead!

Skull make up-kit €5 

Tutorial – how to make a sugar skull

Okay, this one might take some time, consider yourself warned!

Step 1: Create a background of white paint on a damp sponge for the skull, omit the lips and the area around the eyes.

Step 2: Create a circle around the eyes. Use a small paint brush and fill in the circles with black paint (make sure the model’s eyes are closed).

Step 3: Paint small orange/black petals around the eyes.

Step 4: Move to the forehead! Draw a heart in the middle and add two black teardrops and two red dots on each side (or simply freestyle!)

Step 5: Time for the nose! Draw two ‘teardrops’ on each side of the bridge of the nose and paint them black.

Step 6: Eyes on the lips! Use a small brush and paint the lips black (alternatively, use a black lipstick).

Step 7: Draw two curvy lines that run from the middle of each cheek to the corner of the mouth. Now draw 0.5 cm lines so the extended mouth forms a scar (see model photo).

Step 8: Finish with two red dots on the chin.

You look drop-dead gorgeous!

 

Free from unwanted chemistry!

Our face paint is free from perfume and has been recommended by the Danish Consumer council THINK, which aims to help consumers avoid problematic chemicals when shopping.

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