Hey you all!
Hope Fall is treating you well. It is getting quite cold now in Canada and it’s gloomy already but nothing can dampen the Halloween spirit here. 😛 I’m sure you all know why Halloween is celebrated but for those who don’t, here’s a small story behind it:
There are two different stories of origin to this festival that is quite disputed – one from Pagan and the other from Christian practices.
Some say that it originated from the Celtic pagan festival of Samhain, which celebrated the end of the harvest season. Gaels believe that it was a time when the worlds between ours and the next became thin & porous allowing spirits to come through and come back to life on that day. Places were set to welcome spirits and the Gaels would offer food & drink and light bonfires to ward off evil spirits.
However, the Christian origin of the festival is that it falls a day before All Hallows/All Saints day(November 1st). Christians honour saints and pray for the souls that haven’t reached heaven yet.
The idea of dressing up spookily on Halloween came from the trick-or-treat idea where people would go door-to-door asking for food in exchange for a poem or song. Apparently, they dressed up creepily to show themselves as souls of the dead and were protecting themselves from the spirits by impersonating them.
As bizarre as that might sound(at least it did to me), everyone in Canada is busy preparing for October 31st, thinking of costumes and makeup so I decided on writing this post where I show 10 Best Halloween Makeup ideas I have seen so far. Maybe it could help you re-create the same 😀
- GLAM SKULL MAKEUP
Why settle for spooky skull makeup when you can go half GLAM!
2. WEREWOLF TRAP
Instead of doing the usual halloween makeup, try this gorgeous yet spooky werewolf version.
This requires a lot of patience considering the details it has.
4. PENNYWISE THE CLOWN from IT
Have you watched IT? The creepy clown that makes you cringe. Well, it doesn’t get creepier than this!
5. MERMAID QUEEN
Halloween can be about pretty mermaids too!
6. HARLEY QUINN
Harley Quinn never gets old! 😉
7. CRACKED FACE
What if your face could shatter just on Halloween? This is just flawless!
8. ZOMBIE APOCOLYPSE!
Old is gold so if you want to experiment with creepy zombie faces, here’s one that is spooky AF!
9. I DEER YOU
This is one of the cutest halloween makeup I came across! I deer you to try 😛
10. TRIPPY MUA
Want to look glam and spooky too? Well, here you go! This trippy MUA would like to do your makeup today. 😀
Well, these were some of the best makeup ideas I came across so far! Do you have other ideas? Share your thoughts in the comments below 😀
Nice blog and nice makeup ideas for Halloween.
LOVE the mermaid one omg. And I’ve been seeing #10 a lot on Instagram this year! Hope you go all out next year on Halloween 😀
I wish Halloween was celebrated more here.
Those are some brilliant ideas… Have you decide what you are going to be doing??
halloween is catching on here as well these days.
These look so damn Sacry ! which means its haloween !
Wow! This is a great curation of various kinds of makeup! Love it!
Whooa! What creativity! What are you planning to be this Halloween!
These are great! I especially love the werewolf one – not sure what it is about that one specifically but it feels like something I need to try!
Britt | http://alternativelyspeaking.ca