Halloween is just around the corner and I am the most hype! I have my costume nearly ready and I’ve been wearing black all month despite the 90+ degree weather where I live. These next few makeup tutorials will be some subtle Halloween inspired looks that I’ll do leading up to the big day. This one is inspired by a pumpkin!

Before we begin, here’s an FYI: I’m not wearing anything on my face. I did this look at 5:30 pm and I didn’t have anywhere to go so I didn’t want to wear my usual full face, so I apologise for my dull face and lack of sleep eyes.

Halloween-inspired look: foundation

First step: primer foundation, highlight, contour, do what you normally do for your makeup routine, because this look will focus on just the eyes.

Second step: prime your eyes as well. I’m using Urban Decay Primer Potion in Minor Sin; it’s my favorite eye primer.

Color application

Third step: You can set your lid with a nude color to help with blending, but I didn’t do that. Instead I just went straight in with the first color. I began with a very dark, almost black, gray colored shadow. I’m doing this because I don’t want to go straight in with true black and mess something up then not be able to fix it.

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Once I had the right shape, I then went on top of the gray with black.

After that I went in with more gray to kind of fade it out. I also added gray into my inner corner as a frame.

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After that I found an orange color that I liked, and it had shimmer in it which made it even better! I added this to my lid between the gray and black framing.

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Finish up with some eyeliner and mascara and you’re done with the eyes! You can top off the look with a black lip color if you’d like, and that’s what I’d do if I was going out.

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Final touch: tiny pumpkin!

As my very last step, I put a pumpkin on my cheek because it’s cute. I just did an oval in white liner then filled it in with a matte orange, I used a small brush and put a little stem and a leaf on there as well, I then used a black liner to do the lines of the pumpkin.

I think I will do a vampire look next, but if there are any characters you guys would like to see, let me know in comments!