Easy Halloween Makeup Ideas for Non-Makeup Artists (Part 1)

Just because you’re not a makeup artists doesn’t mean you shouldn’t go all out with your costume this Halloween. You’d be surprised what you can do with a little bit of lipstick and costume face paint. Check out some easy costume ideas below!

Black Swan

Black Swan is a simple and beautiful make-up centered costume, Grab a black tutu, put your hair in a tight bun, add a tiara, and start working on those eyes. The black paint, or even eye liner, should cover from the outside if the nose to the temple in drastic, black and white, and feathery strokes.


Black Swan Makeup


A Walking Comic Book

With a bit of black and red face paint and some wash-out hair dye, you can have the best costume at any party! This comic book pop art is as simple as covering your face with red dots, drawing bold black lines along your nose, jaw, ears, hairline, and cheek bones, and coloring your hair yellow! Add simple lipstick and eye shadow to complete the look. Pair the makeup with a plain black shirt or comic book shirt for contrast or fun, respectively.



Check back with us for some more fun Halloween makeup ideas and stop by to pick up professional theatrical makeup from any of our locations in San Jose, Marin, or Santa Cruz!

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