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Monday, October 5, 2009

The Best Way To Make Halloween Costume Makeup

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By Marlene Zubber

You can make your own homemade Halloween costume makeup, while using this resourceful holiday guide. Everyone loves creating his or her own unique Halloween appearance during this holiday season.

Of course, you can always purchase your Halloween costume makeup at the store, however, most often you are limited with the overall selection and that can even be a bit to expensive.

On top of this, there just never seems to be enough makeup in one package to allow you to achieve the look that you desire, or to leave room for any mistakes that may happen.

This guide will provide you with various recipes you can create to enhance your Halloween costume makeup at home.

One of the most popular types of makeup when it comes to Halloween is the basic face makeup. It is relatively simple to create this type of makeup from the comfort of your home.

This recipe only calls for a few ingredients such as basic cold cream, cornstarch, water and food coloring.

You will want to get one teaspoon of the cornstarch and place it in a bowl with a half a teaspoon of water. Once these two ingredients are in place, combine a half a teaspoon of basic cold cream. Once completed, stir all the ingredients together until they are blended completely.

After combining all the ingredients, you will add food coloring to reach the color you desire to use. Since you know the color you prefer, add enough food coloring until you get the correct color to suit your needs.

Fake blood is one of the most popular Halloween costume makeup items; although this recipe may seem a bit tricky, you can easily make your own fake blood. You will need liquid soap, hot water, light corn syrup and red food coloring.

In order to enhance the coloring of your blood in order to make it appear more real, you may choose to incorporate green based or blue based food coloring.

In a bowl, you will mix the hot water and corn syrup. Remember to only, add a bit of water at a time until you reach the desired consistency of fake blood.

Add a small dab of liquid soap to the mixture once you achieve your desired consistency. This helps to wash away the fake blood while cleaning up. You can then add the red food coloring as well as either green or blue to achieve a more realistic appearance. Simply store this mixture in the refrigerator until you are ready to apply it.

There you have it, the guidelines for making your own homemade Halloween costume makeup and it will not cost you an arm and a leg to use this holiday season.

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