Halloween is a noisy and very fun holiday, despite the frightening and creepy imagery it creates. Adults and children are eagerly awaiting its coming. Traditionally, dressed up kids go home and collect sweets. If the owners of the house refuse to treat little guests, according to legend, troubles and grief await them. Halloween makeup for children is a constant attribute of a bright image. Please note that the application of festive makeup does not have to be trusted by professionals, there are many fairy-tale characters for home transformation, we will be happy to share fresh ideas for a festive transformation.
Rules and features of children’s makeup
Favorite fairy-tale characters, cartoon characters, skeletons, vampires – all this can be used to create a unique and vivid image of a child on Halloween.
In order for the reincarnation to please parents and little fidgets, you should adhere to simple but important rules:
- children’s Halloween makeup should be interesting, even cute, and not terrible and frightening for the child himself;
- to embody the chosen image, use high-quality, hypoallergenic paints and face painting;
- It is not necessary to paint over the entire surface of the face, select 1-2 small areas (on the temples, on the forehead, etc.);
- wounds, abrasions on the face, inflamed acne and age up to 3 years are contraindications for applying festive makeup;
- choose makeup with your child, consult with him so that the final result satisfies all his fantasies and leaves an exceptionally pleasant, joyful feeling from the holiday and photo session on Halloween;
- periodically let the baby rest, he should like the make-up idea, and not strain;
- applying makeup is a long and responsible occupation, so be prepared that the child will be jerky, spinning in place.
Butterfly image for a girl on Halloween
A butterfly is a great choice for a smart look. Be sure to wear wings and a brightly colored dress on the little beauty to emphasize the cheerfulness and lightness of the image.
Instructions for applying butterfly face painting for Halloween for girls:
- Apply white paint to the area of the cheekbones and forehead – this is the basis of such a children’s Halloween makeup.
- Draw the outlines of the butterfly’s wings on the face in black.
- Make the next contour of the wings brighter.
- Sponge the bright colors on the butterfly’s wings.
- I apply with a thin brush in black, depict the body and antennae of the butterfly.
- You can add sequins or rhinestones.
The image of a fairy, butterflies
A kind, bright and amazingly beautiful fairy is a favorite image of girls. For make-up, fairies use pastel, delicate, non-flashy shades. Be sure to decorate the makeup with sparkles, giving magic and harmony to a fabulous creature.
There are many variations of fairy make-up, for example, girls are madly in love with Winx sorceresses. Makeup involves the following steps:
- Use a foam sponge and light green makeup to mark the area for the bright fragment.
- Draw the outlines of the wings with white paint. Make the outlines wavy, soft and beautiful.
- Decorate the drawing with pebbles, rhinestones, sparkles.
- Prepare a suit to match your makeup.
It is quite simple to draw a doll’s face for a girl and at the same time make the image not scary, but attractive. To do this, you just need to use light and bright cosmetics that will help complement the image, and not darken it. The following instructions for applying a make-up with a step-by-step video will help you get acquainted with the rules of such a transformation, which will tell you how to make a girl a doll’s makeup for Halloween.
Another option for a fabulous transformation is the image of a princess. Suitable shades are delicate pink, blue, purple, peach and others. As a result, the result should be light, airy.
First, sketch out the outline of the pattern with an eyeliner, try to achieve maximum symmetry. Then start coloring the selected fragments.
Images of beasts
Sly foxes, tigers, brave wolves, cute, good-natured dogs or kittens are perfect for a festive evening. Use more bright, light shades in your makeup.
Try to portray the face of a pretty cat. To do this, use white makeup to select the area above the eyebrows, around the mouth. Using a thin brush, paint the mustache and fur. Point the eyes in black, giving them a slightly elongated, oblong shape, like a cat’s. Be sure to highlight the tip of your nose in black or pink.
For boys 10–12 years old, the role of a superhero is suitable. Having bought the appropriate outfit, proceed to make-up. Your task is to portray a superman mask. To do this, highlight the middle part of the face in red, make the outlines embossed, as in the original film. It is recommended to use blue, red, yellow colors.
For example, take blue makeup as a basis. Spread it evenly. On the prepared base, draw the red and yellow Superman logo in the form of the letter Ѕ.
Modern Halloween make-up at home for men
In addition to the classic Halloween reincarnation options (vampire, zombie, skeleton), do not forget about the possibility of making up for any famous character. For example, in the following master class with pictures, it is described how you can turn from an ordinary guy into a White Walker at home. Such a hero of “Game of Thrones” will appeal to all fans of the series. In addition, to make such a homemade men’s makeup, you do not need to spend a lot of time or buy expensive accessories.
Materials for creating men’s makeup for Halloween at home
- white, black and blue face painting;
- white makeup spray;
- artificial beard;
- liquid latex;
Master class with a photo of a man’s home make-up for the celebration of Halloween
Apply white makeup all over the face and neck. On the upper eyelids, draw small circles with blue face painting. Also draw black circles around the eyes (close the eyebrows with them on top). Sketch the space inside the black circle (except for the blue circle) in black.
Draw deep wrinkles on the cheekbones, cheeks and forehead with black makeup. Shade them. Add fine wrinkles all over the face and neck.
Draw the eyes of the White Walker on the blue “pupils”. Glue the artificial beard with liquid latex.
Apply white makeup to the tip of the beard and hair, give them a gray color.
Image of the Witch
The witch is an actual version of reincarnation for a festive party for adults and children. Try not to come up with too scary images, so as not to traumatize the psyche of other children. Use additional trailing warts, greenish complexion, false eyelashes for a convincing look.
The make-up of a good witch can be done like this:
- At the outer corners of the eyes, on the cheeks, apply a little pink makeup, blend its edges.
- On the applied base, draw a spider web with a black cosmetic pencil.
- Highlight some of the eyebrows, and paint over the lips with dark makeup.
- Put on a tall cap and black robe.