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Halloween Makeup Ideas: Superhero Black + Gold Mask With Red Lips

October 28, 2012

Dressing up as a superhero this Halloween? Make your own mask with a bit of black eyeliner, glitter and red lipstick for some glammed up POW!

Halloween Superhero gold black eye Mask and Red Lips

Superhero makeup with black eye mask and red lips

Products Used

• Graftobian Hi Def Glamour Creme Palette in Neutral 1 – # Glamour Girl patted into the skin with a damp sponge
• Eve Pearl Concealer Trio A
• MAC Mineralize Skinfinish in Medium Plus – to set
• Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil in Zero to outline the mask then filled in with MAC Fluidline in Blacktrack
• MAC Reflects Antiqued Gold Glitter – applied wet on eyelid and edge of the mask
• MAC Reflects Antiqued Gold, Reflects Rust and Jewelmarine Glitter – dusted randomly on lower eye area
• Makeup For Life Fake Lashes in Diva
• NARS Highlighting Blush in Albatross – on the tip of the nose to highlight
• MAC Lipliner in Cherry
• NARS Larger Than Life Lip Gloss in Holly Woodlawn

Step-by-step Instructions

1. When working with extremely dark shadows and glitter, always start with the eyes. Using a black pencil eyeliner (Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil in Zero), draw on the mask.

2. With a flat synthetic brush, fill in the area completely with a black gel liner or greasepaint (MAC Fluidline). Make sure to cover every little area completely.

3. Mix a bit of MAC Water-based Mixing Medium with looser glitter (MAC Reflects Antiqued Gold glitter), then trace over the edge of the mask using a small brush.

4. Pat the mixture onto the eyelid as well.

5. Dust other loose glitter randomly on the lower eye area.

6. Clean up the undereye area then apply foundation, concealer and highlighter as needed.

7. To prevent your eyes from disappearing behind the mask, add in a pair of false eyelashes. The bigger the better.

8. Line your lips with a red lip liner (MAC Lipliner in Cherry) and top with a red gloss (NARS Larger Than Life Lip Gloss in Holly Woodlawn).

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  • Reply Constanze October 28, 2012 at 4:15 pm

    Amazing look – love the golden glitter and the red lips! ♥

    • Reply Phyllis October 28, 2012 at 9:23 pm

      Thanks 🙂

  • Reply Jamie October 28, 2012 at 9:10 pm

    Very creative, but that must have been a pain to take off.

    • Reply Phyllis October 28, 2012 at 9:25 pm

      Haha actually it wasn’t too bad. All it took was a few pumps of my favorite TATCHA One Step Camellia Cleansing Oil and a few cotton balls soaked in Milani Instant Eye Makeup Remover…. didn’t even take 5 minutes 🙂

  • Reply Christy October 28, 2012 at 9:19 pm

    Love the look! So glam yet sexy at the same time. Did you wear this out?

    • Reply Phyllis October 28, 2012 at 9:26 pm

      Nope I dressed up as Princess Peach this year.

  • Reply Shiena October 30, 2012 at 7:36 am

    Nice girl! You look so good with that black good mask red lips

  • Reply Evelyn October 31, 2012 at 1:01 pm

    this looks beautiful and it is exactly what ive been looking for.!
    do you have a tutorial on this mask.?

    • Reply Phyllis October 31, 2012 at 3:54 pm

      Thanks Evelyn 🙂 Unfortunately I did not do a tutorial on the look but I’ll update the entry with step-by-step instructions.

  • Reply Liz February 21, 2013 at 11:26 am

    Did you use setting powder on the black mask as well, or only on your skin? I am afraid that my Too Faced setting powder will show on the black color, even though it is “transparent” (looks slightly yellow in the box)

    • Reply Phyllis Li February 21, 2013 at 2:48 pm

      No I didn’t set the mask with powder since I only wore the look for the shoot. I’d recommend the new NARS Light Reflecting Setting Powder if you want to apply a setting powder over it – it’s awesome!

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