While some of us are so utterly obsessed with Halloween that we think up plans, parties and costume ideas months in advance, we’d still say that the majority of us are big ol’ procrastinators. Just like that 20-page paper you wrote in college the night before it was due, throwing together a costume on Halloween day is not uncommon. And with office parties and spooky festivities starting, well, today, we’ve got a few low-maintenance ideas for you to try, using makeup products you already own. You’re welcome.
Black eyeliner is like your fairy godmother come Halloween. You can use it to draw on whiskers and be a sassy kitty or a cute, button-nosed mouse. Create cobwebs around your eyes, a ’stache or even a skull face … the list could go on and on. As long as you’ve got some basic drawing skills, you and your liner can conquer the world … or, at least Halloween.
2. Setting Powder: NYX Studio Finishing Powder
Don’t be afraid to layer (and layer, and layer) this stuff right on to instantly become a mime, clown or a fair-faced, wig-wearing, aristocrat from the early Victorian era.
3. Red Lipstick: Giorgio Armani Lip Maestro in The Red
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