Category: Makeups

American Horror Story Coven Cordelia Burn Makeup

7 Days of American Horror Story Makeups: Day 3 (Coven)

I absolutely love using FX gelatin and I have so much fun with any makeup that I can use it with. I couldn’t think of what to do for the AHS Coven season and I almost went with Papa Legba (because who doesn’t love a good ol’ Haitian Voodoo loa?) …

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7 Days of American Horror Story Makeups: Asylum Nun Makeup

7 Days of American Horror Story Makeups: Day 2 (Asylum)

The promo shot for the Asylum season of American Horror Story is a creepy white faced nun with black tears, or maybe just pure evil, dripping out of her eyes. The makeup seemed simple enough but the promo pic I was using as a reference was so white and flawless …

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7 Days of American Horror Story Makeups: Tate Langdon Makeup

7 Days of American Horror Story Makeups: Day 1 (Murder House)

With a new season of American Horror Story coming up, not to mention it being the season to bring all previous seasons together, I thought it would be appropriate to try doing a makeup from each of the past seasons. For the first season, I obviously had to go with …

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Vampire Brow Forehead Prosthetic

Vampire Brow Forehead Prosthetic: Sculpt and SFX Makeup

I have tried sculpting and casting a vampire brow prosthetic once before and I wasn’t very happy with how it came out. I kind of just had 3 raised lines above each eye and then covered the prosthetic in a red and blue paint job. I called that one a …

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How to Create a Viral Infection with Fake Blisters : SFX Makeup

How to Create a Viral Infection with Fake Blisters (SFX Makeup)

If you saw my recent list of special effects makeup ideas for beginners, you may recall the gelatin blister technique that I included, and it’s been swirling around my head ever since I posted that list.  I kept thinking how awesome those little gelatin blisters would be for a gross, …

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Red Rose Sugar Skull Makeup

Red Rose Sugar Skull Makeup

I have done one other sugar skull makeup and I absolutely loved doing it.  I had followed a tutorial on that one and it took me a little longer than I expected.  I ended up rushing it a bit at the end and was left with a few things I …

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Zombie Makeup Using DIY Zombie Mouth Prosthetic

Zombie Makeup Using DIY Zombie Mouth Prosthetic

I have been wanting to try a zombie makeup since I starting learning how to face paint and do SFX makeup.  I’ve really been mostly just face painting up until this point with a few small SFX experiments here and there.  I’ve given myself a Pop Art Zombie face paint …

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Bruised Up Fighter Makeup using Snazaroo face paint and Mehron Bruise Wheel

Bruised Up Fighter Makeup: Trying Out My New Mehron Bruise Wheel

As I’ve mentioned in the majority of posts up until now, I’ve been using a very basic Snazaroo face paint palette with random colours like pink, seafoam green, and metallic grey.  I’ve picked up some larger sized red, white, and black compacts of the Snazaroo face paint but my kit …

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Scary Bunny Makeup with Snazaroo Face Paint

Scary Bunny Makeup with Snazaroo: More Face Painting Practice

I have been trying out different face painting tutorials and trying to teach myself how to do different SFX makeups and effects.  I’ve been pretty much just picking a random idea or tutorial I like and giving it a whirl. Because Easter was coming up at the time I was …

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Cheshire Cat Makeup - Face Painting Practice with Snazaroo

Cheshire Cat (Alice in Wonderland) Makeup with Snazaroo Face Paint

I came across an awesome Cheshire Cat tutorial by MadeYewLook and I had to try it.  The Cheshire Cat from American McGee’s Alice is the most wicked looking version of Chesh around so I thought this was just an utterly fantastic makeup. I blocked out my eyebrows in the usual …

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