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Strictly Come Dancing Halloween Makeup Predictions

I'm really looking forward to Strictly Come Dancing's Halloween show on Saturday 1st November. It's my favourite episode of the series as the makeup, costumes and performances are always amazing. If you haven't seen a Strictly Halloween episode then you can watch them again on you tube, well worth a look! Strictly Come Dancing 2013 saw some truly gruesome costumes and Halloween make up, including: Abbey Clancy - the makeup artist created a white masquerade ball mask and applied red lipstick to compliment it (danced the Rumba to 'Stay' with Aljaz) Natalie Gumede - she had red lips and a green shimmery forehead (danced the Viennese Waltz to 'Devil in...

Morticia Addams Halloween Makeup

Halloween is my favourite time of year, I've got a halloween wedding booking this year and I'm ready to transform the bridal party into zombies, witches and corpse brides. As a makeup artist in Manchester I thought I'd go for a different look for myself this year without prosthetics to cut costs. As I've got fair skin and long dark hair it made sense to be Morticia Addams. What You'll Need To Become Morticia Addams Eye shadow and face primer to mattify your skin White watercolour or ultra light Foundation Black liquid liner and black brow pencil False eye lashes or lashings of mascara White, grey and black eye shadow Red lipliner and plum...

Jigsaw Halloween Make Up Tips

Halloween is just around the corner, get ready to be artistic and become gory or frighening. There are plenty of zombies, witches and corpse brides around this time of year. As a makeup artist in Manchester I thought I'd go for a different look without prosthetics this year to reduce the expense. Here's What You'll Need For The Jigsaw Look Eyeshadow and face primer White watercolour Black kohl liner Black liquid liner Red, white, black and grey eye shadow Red lipliner and lipstick Powder or body paint fixer Tools, sponge, two eyeshadow brushes and a lip brush 10 Steps To Help You Create This Look Apply eye primer and face primer to ensure the make up sticks and...

How To Create Realistic Gory Scar Wounds This Halloween!

If you fancy doing something different and going all out with your halloween make up looks this year. One of the best ways is to create scar wounds. The most cost effective method is to use liquid latex, which is made of rubber, ammonia and water. It comes in a wide range of colours. It's been around for years and as a makeup artist in Manchester I've used it many times, ensure that you don't use it if you think you might be allergic to latex. If you've never bought it before, you should be able to get hold of it in most fancy dress shops or online....

Top 5 Make Up Tips To Transform Yourself Into A Corpse Bride This Halloween!

Halloween is coming up and apart from during wedding season it's the best time to be a make up artist in Manchester. I love creating gastly ghosts, gruesome ghouls and weird witchy make up looks for my clients. The corpse bride is my favourite character, it's reasonable cheap to create, so here's my top 5 tips to transform yourself! First use a face primer to smooth out your skin, this will ensure your make up stays on all evening You will need a white face paint, apply it with a damp sponge starting from the nose, work outwards Go for it with dramatic eye make up using a black eye...

Go Vintage This Weekend! Top 5 1920’s Inspired Make Up Tips

If your out this weekend and fancy trying out a new make up technique, why not try a glamorous vintage look? As a Vintage Make Up Artist in Manchester I absolutely love the 1920's style. Here's a few hints and tips on how you can create a stunning 1920's vintage look. Also I thought it would help to have a visual aid so here's one that I prepared earlier!                 Fabulous Flapper Girl Style - 1920's Start by applying your eye makeup with a primer to even out the tone on your eyelid, it will also help to keep your eye shadow in place. Many of the girls in this...

Truely Shocking Halloween Make Up!

I love Halloween, it offers a fantastic opportunity to dress up and have a lot of fun with make up. If you’re off to a party, trickle treating or to the cinema to watch a horror movie this weekend, have you decided what look your going for? [caption id="attachment_164" align="aligncenter" width="250" caption="Scary Halloween make up (and Halloween hair!)"][/caption] Lets have a look at the options: - a scary Witch with plenty of boils - a vamp Morticia Addams with pale skin and long black hair - or the original monster Bride of Frankenstein with her smoky eyes and black lips Well, if our friends Stateside are anything to go by it looks like...