[caption id="attachment_53758" align="aligncenter" width="1102"] 1. Cover your lids with matte white eye shadow. Create a smokey eye look using a brown or gold palette. Pencil in your brows to make them stronger and slightly thicker.[/caption]
[caption id="attachment_53752" align="aligncenter" width="1102"] 2. Paint your face and neck with a light cream foundation.[/caption]
[caption id="attachment_53753" align="aligncenter" width="1102"] 3. Contour your forehead, cheek bones, and collarbone with brown shadow. Add gold or copper highlights where you want to add a pop of shimmer. Draw giraffe spots along your forehead (peaking at the top of your nose) and down one side of your neck. The center of each spot should be lighter than the outside, use your brown and copper brow pencils here to shade in. The spots should get larger as they taper down you neck.[/caption]
[caption id="attachment_53754" align="aligncenter" width="1096"] 4. Add fake eyelashes and pencil your lips, the top lip dark brown and the bottom copper or gold.[/caption]
[caption id="attachment_53755" align="aligncenter" width="1097"] 5. Accessorize with leaves or other foliage.[/caption]
So, we know animal makeup is the hot trend in costumes this October, but this Giraffe Halloween makeup is OUT OF CONTROL. While attempting this look is definitely not for the makeup feign of heart, this video is addicting to watch. Seriously though, the spots alone are works of art. Plus, if you have a steady hand and an eye for shading, this costume is pretty much complete after the makeup. A tank top and Scary Spice style pigtail buns are all you need to complete the look!
Nicole Renard is a Senior at Chapman University studying Television and Broadcast Journalism. She’s a two-time state and national titleholder and currently Miss City of Orange for the Miss America Program. She loves dancing, running her own photography business, going to Disneyland and making baking videos for her YouTube channel. She loves ice cream and is on the hunt for the world’s best Mac & Cheese.
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