The Thrills and Chills of Makeup

Attention all makeup gurus, it’s almost that time of year again where we get to show off elaborate makeup skills!

Halloween is less than two weeks away –do you know what you’re going as? One of the top makeup lines is here to help. In the past Mac cosmetics has teamed up with special effects makeup  artist Rick Baker to create glammed up ghouls from their “Day of the Dead,” collection. Looks included fierce brides of frankenstien and realistic sugar skulls.

This year, recreate some of the hottest looks used with Mac Cosmetics to become a beautified beast. Below is inspiration from the makeup artists of Mac to help create your sinister look of the night.


Photo Credit:
Photo Credit:

If done correctly, makeup can transform anyone! Some use it to bring out their cheekbones, plump up their lips and hide blemishes — But today,  you choose to create jaw dropping special effects. In order to acheieve this look, makeup artist Matt King used :

Mac Eyeshadows shades: Crystal, Copperplate, Gesso, and Passionate

Fluidline shades: Blacktrick

Superslick Liquid Eyeliner

Opulash Optimum Black Mascara

Pro Longwear Nourishing Waterproof Foundation


Photo credit :
Photo credit :

This look is cold–literally. Makeup artist Lacie Dawn turned her human canvace into a cultivating ice queen. Put your own signature on this look when you use:

Studio careblend /pressed powder

Cream Color base shade: Pearl

Eyeshadow shades: Atlantic blue, Moon’s Reflection, Freshwater

Mineralize Skinfinish shade: Lightscapade

Pearlglide Intense Eyeliner shade: Industrial , Petrol Blue

Casual Color shade: For Your Amusement

Superslick Liquid Eyeliner shade: Nocturnal

Lipstick Shade: Stone

1 pair of 7 lash and 33 lash


Mac studio conceal and correct palette/light


Photo Credit:
Photo Credit:


The warm shades and rich undertones of this look will have people questioning if you are in fact royalty. Channel this soft, but chic, Egyptian goddess created by makeup artist Schuron Womack by using:

Superslick Liquid Eyeliner Shade : On The Hunt

Eyebrow Pencil Shade: Stud

Prep + Prime Essential Oils

Pigment Shade: Melon

Wedge Sponges

Glitter Shade : Reflect Bronze

Lipstick Shade: Sin

Lip Pencil Shade: Currant

1 pair of 3 lash

Studio Sculpt Lash



Which look will you go for?

Victoria Webster

Beauty Writer

Natural Hair lover and product junkie, Victoria is a beauty writer based in Cleveland, Ohio. As a graduate of Baldwin Wallace University, she has worked with different publications including Cleveland Magazine and The Call and Post Newspapers. She loves all things related to health and beauty. When she's not working, you can catch her looking for new beauty products to try on naturally curly hair or browsing the web for the latest beauty trends and products to feature on her website