Fun, Fancy Makeup

Art inspiration from beyond the grave

Day of the Dead/All Souls’ Day is celebrated in Mexico,

Italy, Spain, South America and the Philippines


Wear a flower.

Wear a flower crown.

Wear a single rose behind your ear.


Apply white face paint over your entire face. Paint hearts, flowers or other decorative designs. across your forehead and cheeks. Use sequins, rhinestones or pearls. Shade in your cheeks to give your face a skull shape.


Feel for your orbital bone to trace the hollows around the outline.


Paint the tip of your nose black to make

a “skull nose.”


Use black eye liner to draw lines from the corners of your mouth toward your ears. Paint your lips white and draw vertical lines over them to look like teeth.