American Horror Story Cult Season Clown Makeup

7 Days of American Horror Story Makeups: Day 7 (Cult)

Oh my goodness, this makeup… lol. For the Cult season of American Horror Story I was about an inch away from grabbing some Model Magic, digging out the bald cap I bought a while ago, and creating the honeycombed scalp from that season’s promo photos. At the last minute I …

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American Horror Story Roanoke Lady Gaga Wood Witch Makeup Final Results

7 Days of American Horror Story Makeups: Day 6 (Roanoke)

I’m always excited for each new season of American Horror Story but I get a little extra fangirly whenever I know Lady Gaga will be creeping around throughout those episodes. Doing a Scáthach (aka the Witch) makeup was an obvious choice for the Roanoke season of AHS. Products I Used …

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American Horror Story Hotel Countess Makeup (Lady Gaga)

7 Days of American Horror Story Makeups: Day 5 (Hotel)

There were a lot of possible makeups I could have done from the Hotel season of American Horror Story. I momentarily considered the Countess’ baby but I don’t think my skill level is there yet so I dismissed that one pretty quickly. Lady Gaga is so devilishly fabulous that I …

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American Horror Story Freak Show Twisty the Clown Makeup

7 Days of American Horror Story Makeups: Day 4 (Freak Show)

There were definitely more than a few options I could have attempted from the AHS Freak Show season. There were so many interesting characters to choose from but I couldn’t resist attempting a Twisty the Clown makeup. Insane clown makeup is always a blast even when that character has been …

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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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15 Incredible YouTube Channels with SFX Makeup Tutorials

15 Incredible YouTube Channels for Learning SFX Makeup

As someone who is teaching herself SFX, I spend a lot of time on YouTube trying to absorb everything I can. You can learn all the basic techniques, discover new tricks you’d have never thought of, and get insight into products you haven’t tried yet. I’ve basically enrolled in the …

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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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